Free Press Journal
  • Cops probing Bollywood, Tollywood links in IPL spot-fixing

    Mumbai: Mumbai police today grilled a casting director who sent photographs of models to S Sreesanth and has summoned a Telugu film producer having business links with the tainted India pacer for questioning in connection with its probe into the IPL spot-fixing scandal.

  • IPL betting: Cops to probe if Pak bookies have terror links

    Mumbai: City police, who have arrested six bookies in connection with the IPL betting, today told a local court that they would investigate if the Pakistanis with whom the bookies were in touch had any terror links or connections with the organised crime syndicates.

  • India, China agree to push forward talks on border row

    New Delhi: Taking stock of “lessons learnt” from the recent Chinese incursion in the Ladakh region, India and China today decided to strengthen the mechanism to prevent such incidents in future and to “push forward” the talks for an early settlement of the contentious border dispute.

  • India, China agree to push forward talks on border row

    New Delhi: Taking stock of “lessons learnt” from the recent Chinese incursion in the Ladakh region, India and China today decided to strengthen the mechanism to prevent such incidents in future and to “push forward” the talks for an early settlement of the contentious border dispute.

  • Dr Rajesh Talwar refutes CBI charges, claims he was asleep

    Ghaziabad: Dentist Rajesh Talwar, a co-accused in the murder of his teenaged daughter Aarushi, today claimed he was asleep on the night of the crime, refuting charges by CBI that recurrent internet activity from his room indicated he was awake.

  • Rs 20L seized from Chandila’s cricket kit

    New Delhi: Investigators today seized Rs 20 lakh stacked in a cricket kit kept in the house of a relative of arrested cricketer Ajit Chandila whose voice samples along with that of two bookies were taken to match with tapped conversations in the IPL spot-fixing scandal.

  • Ginger may relieve asthma symptoms

    New York: Purified components of the humble ginger have properties that can help asthma patients breathe more easily, a new study has found.

  • Respect Indian sense of national pride: Chinese media

    Beijing: Underlining that China’s “surrounding environment” will suffer if India becomes another Japan or Philippines in confronting it, Chinese media today called for understanding and respect for “Indian sense of national pride”.

  • For the elderly in US, poetry blunts the pain of isolation

    Chicago: A woman in her seventies takes the microphone to recite a short poem, which, she warned the men present, was on the hazards of flirting. “Cheda na karo ate jatein raston mein, pale pad gayi to mushkil hogi” (Do not flirt with every girl who crosses your path, if she falls for you, you will have a problem).

  • I should have quit presidency to lead PPP in polls: Zardari

    Islamabad: President Asif Zardari has said that he should have quit his position and led the Pakistan People’s Party’s campaign in order to ensure a better performance in the just concluded general election.

  • Chicago NRIs meet extends support to Kejriwal’s party

    Washington: A group of Indian-Americans from as many as 20 cities held a meeting in Chicago over the weekend and extended full support to the political movement of change being spearheaded by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led by social activist Arvind Kejriwal.

  • Israel is world’s largest exporter of drones: study

    Jerusalem: Israel is the world’s largest exporter of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in terms of number of systems sold earning a whopping USD 4.6 billion in sales during the last eight years, excluding a major deal with India for the upgrade of unmanned aircrafts, according to a study by a business consulting firm.

  • Appointing Amit Shah UP incharge not a crime: Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: BJP President Rajnath Singh today appeared defensive on appointment of Narendra Modi’s close confidant Amit Shah as general secretary incharge of Uttar Pradesh, saying giving him the responsibility was “not a crime” and it was not done under any pressure.

  • In a first, NCC expedition scales Mount Everest

    New Delhi: The first-ever expedition of the NCC to Mount Everest created history when its two teams scaled the world’s highest peak May 19 and 20, an official said Monday.

  • Dutt will be in ‘anda’ cell at Arhur road jail for some time

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt will remain in the ‘anda’ (egg-shaped) cell in the high-security block at the Arthur Road jail here for some time, a top police officer said today, as authorities in Maharashtra debate whether to shift him out of Mumbai.

  • NDA alliance intact: Nitish

    Patna: The ruling NDA alliance in Bihar is intact, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said today, seeking to end speculation of strain in ties between JD(U) and BJP.

  • 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Zaibunissa surrenders

    Mumbai: Zaibunissa Kazi, a convict in the March 1993 serial blasts case, surrendered in Mumbai court Monday afternoon, three days after a judge issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against her.