Free Press Journal
  • Pak Army chief Kayani meets Nawaz Sharif

    Lahore: Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani today met Prime Minister-designate Nawaz Sharif for over three hours, exchanging views on regional situation and the war on terror.

  • Senior cop indulged in ‘undesirable activities’: CBI

    New Delhi: Arrested CBI officer Vivek Dutt, a key member of the Coalgate scam probe team, had indulged in “undesirable activities” in connivance with other accused to settle a cheating case in lieu of “illegal gratification”, the probe agency has said in its FIR.

  • SIT to seek SC guidance on Kodnani death penalty issue

    Ahmedabad: After a U-turn by the Gujarat government on the death penalty for former minister Maya Kodnani and nine others, convicted in 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, the SIT has decided to seek Supreme Court’s guidance on the issue.

  • IPL spot-fixing case: Police dispatch teams to 4 cities on money trail

    New Delhi: Delhi Police today dispatched teams to Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Hyderabad to track the money trail in the IPL spot-fixing case even as it conducted raids for the second time at the Faridabad residence of Ajit Chandila, one of the three arrested cIPL spot-fixing case: Police dispatch teams to 4 cities on money trailricketers.

  • Delhi Police raid Chandila residence for further clues

    Faridabad: A six-member team of Delhi Police’s Special Cell today raided tainted cricketer Ajit Chandila’s Prahladpur residence for further clues on spot-fixing issue that has lead to crickter’s arrest.

  • Doon girl tops ICSE board exams with 99 per cent marks

    Dehradun: Bhuvanya Vijay, a girl from Dehradun, has done Uttarakhand proud by emerging the all India topper this year in ICSE class XII board exminations with 99 per cent marks.

  • Siddaramaiah expands ministry, leaves out ‘mining-tainted’ aspirants

    Siddaramaiah expands ministry, leaves out ‘mining-tainted’ aspirants : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Saturday inducted 28 members into his five-day-old ministry, keeping out two strong but mining-scam hit aspirants for cabinet berths.

  • NHRC notice to Har over 6 villages not sending girls to school

    New Delhi: The NHRC has sought explanation from the Haryana government over reports that six village panchayats in Mahendergarh district have decided not to send their teenage girls to school due to recurring instances of eve-teasing.

  • India to convey concerns over incursion to Chinese Premier

    New Delhi: India will convey its concerns over the recent Chinese incursion in Ladakh sector at the highest level tomorrow when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh holds talks with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang, who is arriving here on a three-day visit.

  • Sarabjit case: Pak judge appeals for online submissions

    Lahore: A Pakistani judge investigating the murder of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh has appealed to Indian nationals having information about the matter to file written submissions with relevant documents within seven days.

  • Vitamin C does not alleviate gout: study

    Melbourne: Scientists have found that Vitamin C does not significantly lower uric acid levels in gout patients as previously believed.
    Researchers from the University of Otago, Christchurch found while vitamin C supplementation, alone or in combination with gout drug allopurinol, appears to have a weak effect on lowering uric acid levels in some gout patients, it does not reduce uric acid (urate) levels to a clinically significant degree in patients with established gout.

  • Argentina’s former dictator dies behind bars

    Buenos Aires: Gen. Rafael Videla, the emblematic figure of the military junta that ruled Argentina from 1976-83, died Friday inside the jail where he was serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity, prison officials confirmed. He was 87.

  • Depression doubles stroke risk in women

    Melbourne: Depressed middle-aged women have almost double the risk of suffering from a stroke, a new study has warned.

  • US working with India in developing nations on social progs

    Washington: The United States is increasingly working with India to jointly work towards development of social welfare programs in developing and third-world countries, a top Obama Administration official has said.