Free Press Journal
  • Ishrat case:MHA not convinced CBI has proof against IB officer

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry is not convinced that the CBI has evidence to arrest or prosecute a top Intelligence Bureau officer in the conspiracy to carry out the fake encounter in which Ishrat Jahan and three others were killed in Gujarat nine years ago.

  • Ban on testing of cosmetics on animals

    New Delhi: Testing of cosmetics and its ingredients on animals was today banned in the country by a top regulatory body to stop cruelty on them.

  • Re rebounds to 59 level; up 80 paise Vs dollar

    Mumbai: In tune with surge in stocks, the rupee today rose by a staggering 80 paise, its biggest single- day gain in last nine months, to close above the 60-mark at 59.39 amid signs of strong fund inflows on hopes that US Fed will not begin tapering monetary stimulus soon.

  • Hindu terror remark: Court seeks affidavit from complainant

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today gave a last opportunity to a person to file an affidavit to show why he wishes to summon Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi as witnesses in his complaint against Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde for his alleged “Hindu terror” remarks made at Jaipur early this year.

  • Won’t allow high-rises in Delhi as long as I’m alive: Dikshit

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today continued to oppose Union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath’s push for vertical growth in the city, saying she won’t allow construction of high-rise buildings as long as she is “alive”.

  • Kashmir-issue an internal matter of India: Khurshid

    Srinagar: Asserting that Kashmir problem is an internal issue of India, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today said there is a mechanism within the country to address all issues and outside forces need not meddle in them.

  • Gujarat Cong leaders meet Prez, seek Bokhariya’s removal

    New Delhi: Gujarat Congress leaders today met President Pranab Mukherjee and made a strong plea for dismissal of state Water Resources Minister Babubhai Bokhariya following his conviction by a sessions court in a case of illegal mining.

  • Manipal gangrape accused sent to five-day police custody

    Udupi (Karna): A court here today remanded in five-days police custody one of the three accused arrested in connection with the abduction and gangrape of a 22-year old medical student from Kerala a week ago.

  • Now, ‘antisocial’ app to avoid friends!

    New York: A new smartphone app that can inform you where your friends are and suggest best possible routes to avoid them has been developed by a US student.

  • Uttarakhand flood: 7-storey building collapses

    PATIALA: A seven-storey building situated on the bank of Alaknanda river near Gurudwara Govind Ghat in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand collapsed but there is no report of any casualty.

  • Babies can read each other’s moods

    Washington: Babies as young as five months old can understand each others’ emotional signals, a new study has found.

  • Bible signed by Einstein sells for USD 68,500 at auction

    New York: A Bible signed by physicist Albert Einstein, in which he refers to the book as an “inexhaustible” source of wisdom and solace that deserves frequent reading, has fetched USD 68,500 at an auction here.