Free Press Journal
  • Pak court rejects Musharraf’s bail in judges’ detention case

    Islamabad: Beleaguered former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf’s bail plea in the judges’ detention case was today rejected by an anti-terrorism court, even as another court ordered his release in the 2007 Benazir Bhutto assassination case.

  • Can a pill help prevent brain ageing?

    New York: A pill that can mimic the beneficial effects of calorie restriction may help prevent brain ageing and even prolong life span, a new study has claimed.

  • Guptagate:India says plane landed after proper ‘authorisation’

    Pretoria: After a top Indian diplomat was accused of “manipulation” by South Africa to obtain permission for landing of an aircraft chartered by a well-connected Indian family at a military air base here, India has said there was proper “authorisation” and that some wedding guests on board the plane had invitation for bilateral engagements.

  • CBI files charge sheet in DA case against Koda

    New Delhi: CBI today filed a charge sheet against former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda for allegedly amassing disproportionate assets worth Rs 8.42 crore during his tenure.

  • Betting scandal: CSK honcho Meiyappan may be quizzed

    Mumbai: With more murky dealings emerging during the custodial interrogation of Vindoo Randhawa, Mumbai police probing the IPL betting scandal may question Gurunath Meiyappan, CEO of Chennai Super Kings, with whom

  • ‘Yadav planned to play in Bangladesh league’

    New Delhi: Former Ranji cricket player Baburao Yadav, arrested in the IPL spot fixing scandal, had planned to play in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) with the help of one of the arrested bookies, police said Wednesday.

  • Bhatia also fixed matches of rebel ICL: police

    New Delhi: A “smooth talker”, bookie Sunil Bhatia, arrested in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, ran a temple in Nagpur eyeing the offerings made by believers and induced a cricketer who was just earning Rs 2,000-3,000 after being banned by BCCI into manipulations, police claimed today.

  • Delhi Lokayukta indicts Sheila for “misuse” of public money

    New Delhi: Delhi Lokayukta today indicted Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for allegedly misusing government funds for carrying out an advertisement campaign with a “political purpose” ahead of assembly elections in 2008.

  • No oneupmanship between Delhi, Mumbai cops in IPL probe: Patil

    Mumbai: Dismissing any issue of oneupmanship between Delhi and Mumbai police in connection with the investigation into the IPL spot-fixing case, Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil today said that both the police teams were cooperating with each other.

  • ‘Chandila was to do spot fixing in another IPL match’

    New Delhi: Ajit Chandila of Rajasthan Royals was about to spot-fix in another Indian Premiere League (IPL) match too  for which he had taken Rs.15 lakh from a Punjab-based bookie, police claimed here Wednesday.

  • Geetika suicide: HC summons records, asks police to reply

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today summoned the trial court records and asked the city police to respond to a plea of co-accused Aruna Chadha seeking quashing of fresh charges, including abetment of rape, against her in former airhosetess Geetika Sharma suicide case.