Free Press Journal
  • ‘CIA operatives may have been on ground in Pak for Osama raid’

    Islamabad: In a new revelation, it has now emerged that some CIA operatives might have been on the ground around Osama bin Laden’s house during the 38-minute raid in which the world’s most dreaded terrorist was killed in Abbottabad.

  • Lack of sleep can turn lovers into fighters

    Washington: People are much more likely to lash out at their romantic partners over relationship conflicts after a bad night’s sleep, a new study has claimed.

  • Prisoners doing yoga may see psychological benefits

    London: Yoga – the ancient Indian meditative practice – can improve mood and mental wellbeing among prisoners and affect their impulsive behaviour, a new Oxford study suggests.

  • Ditch cell phone to stay fit

    Washington: Glued to your cell phone? It may reduce your fitness and physical activity.

  • Persons can’t fight polls for legislative bodies from jail: SC

    New Delhi: A person, who is in jail or in police custody, cannot contest election to legislative bodies, the Supreme Court has held, bringing to an end an era of undertrial politicians fighting polls from behind bars.

  • Will talk fuel subsidy with new govt; India to Bhutan

    New Delhi: India today assured Bhutan that it will not make it “suffer” and will proceed on the issue of gas and kerosene subsidy in “full consultation” with the new government there but maintained that “careful accounting” was required to ensure proper usage.

  • Former DIG, wife get three years in jail in corruption case

    Mumbai: Three months after the special Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) court convicted former Deputy Inspector General of Maharashtra police A K Jain in a bribery case, the court today convicted him and his wife in a disproportionate assets case and sentenced them to three years’ imprisonment.

  • Ishrat family alleges threat; writes to Centre for security

    Mumbai: The family members of Ishrat Jahan, the 19-year-old college student killed by Gujarat police in a “fake” encounter in 2004, today claimed threat to their lives and wrote to the Centre demanding adequate security.

  • CBI court grants bail to industrialist involved in Jagan case

    Hyderabad: A special CBI court granted conditional interim bail today to industrialist Nimmagadda Prasad, an accused in connection with the case pertaining to quid pro quo deals involving jailed Kadapa MP and YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy.

  • ​Decision on minor’s role in Delhi gangrape July 25

    New Delhi: The Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) here Thursday deferred till July 25 its decision on the role of a minor accused in the Dec 16, 2012, gangrape case, while holding him guilty for the separate robbery charge.

  • Cong reacts cautiously to SC verdict on lawmakers

    New Delhi: Congress today reacted cautiously to the Supreme Court verdict on disqualification of lawmakers, saying it welcomed the judgement prima facie but issues raised by political parties on the matter would also have to be examined.

  • 2G case: accused oppose CBI’s plea to put Radia CD on record

    New Delhi: An accused in 2G spectrum scam case today opposed in a Delhi court CBI’s plea for placing on record a CD of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia’s taped conversations and the transcripts of her calls purportedly pertaining to radio waves allocation.