Free Press Journal
  • Workplace daylight exposure tied to sleep, quality of life

    Washington: Workers exposed to daylight in office sleep longer at night, record more physical activity and have a higher quality of life than their peers working inoffices with no daylight exposure, a new study has claimed.

  • Six dead as gunman goes on rampage in California

    Washington: At least six people were killed as a gunman went on a rampage in Southern California, before being shot down by the police at a college library, some three miles away from where US President Barack Obama was attending a fundraiser.

  • Verdict on Salman’s appeal in hit-and-run case on June 10

    Mumbai: A Mumbai sessions court will on June 10 deliver its verdict on actor Salman Khan’s appeal against a magistrate’s order for his retrial in the 2002 hit-and-run case under stringent charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder.

  • IPL spot fixing: Court allows Delhi Police to quiz Vyas

    New Delhi: A court here today allowed Delhi Police to quiz in custody for 10 days alleged bookie Ramesh Vyas, who was arrested by Mumbai Police in IPL spot fixing case, to unearth the conspiracy.

  • College student gang-raped, killed in Bengal

    Kolkata: A 20-year-old college student was gang-raped and murdered in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district, triggering protests. Three people have been arrested, police said Saturday.

  • Ramdin charged for conduct contrary to the spirit of the game

    London: The ICC today charged West Indies’ Denesh Ramdin for conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game during a Champions Trophy match against Pakistan but the wicket-keeper batsman has pleaded not guilty and faces a hearing on Monday.

  • Naxal issue: BJP seeks comprehensive strategy from govt

    Panaji: Ahead of the all-party meet called by the government to discuss the naxal situation, BJP today said it will serve no purpose unless a comprehensive strategy is devised to deal with the problem.

  • BJP says not against Food Bill, finds faults in its draft

    Panaji: Insisting that it is not against the Food Security Bill, BJP today said Congress is making “baseless allegation” that the main opposition party is blocking the proposed law, even as it faulted the draft legislation on a “lot” of provisions.

  • Evidence by hostile witness cannot be rejected in toto: SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has said that evidence tendered by a prosecution witness would not get entirely erased merely because the prosecution has chosen to treat him as hostile – someone who has gone back on a statement made earlier.

  • Congress is using CBI: BJP

    Panaji: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said the closure of a disproportionate assets case against Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s former personal secretary Vincent George has proved that the CBI is being used as a political tool.

  • Pro-Modi protesters demonstrate outside Advani’s residence

    New Delhi: As senior BJP leader L K Advani chose to skip the National Executive meet in Goa, a group of Narendra Modi supporters today staged a protest outside the residence of the party veteran for “opposing” greater role for the Gujarat Chief Minister.

  • NaMonia not the reason for skipping BJP meet: Yashwant

    New Delhi: BJP leader Yashwant Sinha today said he had chosen to stay away from the party’s National Executive meeting in Goa not because of ‘NaMonia’, an oblique reference to aversion to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Advani’s no-show: Congress take potshot at divided BJP

    New Delhi: Congress today took a dig at BJP over the a sence of its senior leaders, including party veteran L K Advani, at the Goa meet, wondering whether those who are unable to manage their own party can run the country.

  • Advani skips BJP National Executive meet

    Panaji: Opposed to Narendra Modi’s elevation in the party, senior BJP leader L K Advani today stayed away from the National Executive which looks set to make the Gujarat Chief Minister the chief of campaign committee.

  • SP can’t bail out ‘Terror’ accused

    Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s attempts to strengthen the support for his party from the Muslim community received a blow on Friday (June 7) when the High Court stayed the government order to withdraw cases against persons accused of indulging in terror activities.