Free Press Journal
  • Chandila paid Rs.12L for spot-fixing in IPL-5: Police

    New Delhi: Ajit Chandila was allegedly paid Rs 12 lakh by a bookie for spot-fixing in the last year’s IPL but the attempt to manipulate matches failed as the cricketer could not play many matches, Delhi Police sources claimed today.

  • No more harassment of innocent in tackling terror: Govt

    New Delhi: In the wake of NIA filing charge sheet against four suspected members of right-wing groups for the 2006 Malegaon blasts, the Centre today promised to take necessary steps to stop harassment of innocent while tackling terror.

  • Soon, at-home urine tests for prostate cancer

    Washington: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a method to identify biomarkers for prostate cancer in urine that could make early screening for the disease as easy for men as personal pregnancy testing is for women.

  • UPA did lot of positive work, but scandals were a setback:Omar

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said the four years of UPA government at the Centre has witnessed a lot of positive work, but admitted that successive scandals were a setback to it.

  • WB govt to take over 2 Saradha-owned TV channels, Left opposes

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government today decided to take over scam-tainted Saradha Group-owned two television channels facing closure even as the opposition CPI(M) protested the move, questioning how a state government could own a TV channel.

  • Batla House case: Blast accused called as defence witnesses

    New Delhi: An alleged Indian Mujahideen militant, facing trial in the 2008 Batla House encounter case here, has been allowed by a local court to make two other suspected modules of the outfit as witnesses to counter the prosecution case against him.

  • UPA govt not keen on passing Food Security, Land Acquisition bills: BJP

    New Delhi: Countering the government’s and Congress’ allegations that the NDA has been an irresponsible and disruptive Opposition, BJP today said the Manmohan Singh dispensation is not keen on passing the Food Security and Land Acquisition bills and trying to put the blame on it.

  • Ishrat case: Accused Gujarat IPS officer seeks default bail

    Ahmedabad: A suspended IPS officer accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case sought default bail today from the special court here, after the CBI which is investigating the case, failed to file a chargesheet within 90 days of his arrest.

  • Brain can be trained in compassion: study

    Washington: People can be trained to become more compassionate using an ancient Buddhist technique of meditation, scientists say.

  • Speedy new dinosaur discovered in Canada

    Toronto: A new quick-footed herbivorous dinosaur, that roamed the Earth 77 million years ago, has been discovered in Canada.

  • Indian-origin boy wins National Geographic Bee contest in US

    Washington: Sathwik Karnik, a 12-year-old Indian-American boy, has won the prestigious National Geographic Bee contest after getting all five questions right as the children of community members continue to dominate the geography bee and the spelling bee competitions in the US.

  • ‘India must accept enviable friendship between China and Pak’

    Beijing: Pakistan continues to play pivotal role in China’s South Asia policy and India “must accept” this “enviable friendship” as Beijing cannot scale down its ties with Islamabad merely because of New Delhi’s feelings, an official daily here said today.

  • Chennai Corporation seals three stands in MAC stadium again

    Chennai: Days after the Supreme Court’s interim relief to Tamil Nadu Cricket Association expired on May 14, Chennai Corporation officials today sealed three stands at the M A Chidambaram stadium here.