Free Press Journal
  • Pran No More

    Dadasaheb Phalke awardee and Veteran Bollywood actor Pran died on Friday evening at Mumbai Lilavati Hospital after prolonged illness.

    The 93-year-old actor was given the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest honour in Indian cinema, on May 10 this at his residence in Mumbai.

  • Shameful that Modi is justifying the riots: CPI-M

    New Delhi: The CPI(M) today lambasted Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for “justifying and trivialising” the 2002 riots, saying he was not ready even now to express regrets for it.

  • Lal Masjid:Court orders registration of case against Musharraf

    Islamabad: In further legal trouble for the beleaguered Pervez Musharraf, the Islamabad High Court today ordered the registration of a case against the former military ruler for his alleged involvement in the Lal Masjid operation.

  • New method ‘starves’ cancer cells to death

    London: Scientists have discovered a new potential treatment for cancer which kills tumours by starving them and leaves the body’s healthy cells undamaged, unlike traditional therapies such as radiotherapy.

  • NASA discovers blue planet 63 light-years away

    Washington: NASA scientists have discovered a blue planet that possibly rains glass, orbiting a star 63 light-years away, marking the first time an exoplanet’s true colour has been determined.

  • NASA spots Pluto’s largest moon Charon

    Washington: Pluto’s largest moon Charon has been spotted for the first time, in a cosmic snapshot captured from nearly 885 million kilometres away.

  • Higher BMI increases risk of gallstones

    Washington: Elevated body mass index (BMI) is tied to increased risk of gallstone disease, especially in women, a new study has claimed.

  • Sad music evokes positive emotions

    Tokyo: People like listening to sad music because it actually evokes positive emotions, according to a new study.

  • Next Indo-Pak conflict could be in Afghanistan: Blackwill

    Washington: Asserting that there has been no change in the attitude and policy of Pakistani military towards India, a former American diplomat has said the next frontier of conflict between the two nations could be Afghanistan.

  • HC asks Maha govt if it knows the national anthem

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked the Maharashtra government if it knows India’s national anthem, while hearing a PIL seeking withdrawal of class X and XII text books in which the word ‘Sindh’ has been replaced by ‘Sindhu’.

  • ‘Hindu nationalist’ is an oxymoron: Khurshid to Modi

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today took a dig at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for describing himself as “Hindu nationalist”, saying it is an oxymoron.

  • Cong in Kerala backs Chandy, CPI-M no to joint panel idea

    Thiruvananthapuram: Making it clear that a leadership change over the solar scam is not on the cards, the Congress in Kerala today reaffirmed its support to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, as the CPI (M) asserted that the LDF would carry on with the agitation for his resignation.

  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: HC notice to CBI on lifer’s bail plea

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought a response of CBI on the bail plea of former Municipal Corporation of Delhi councillor Balwan Khokhar who has been convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for killing five Sikhs in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

  • Modi has all prime ministerial qualities: Sangma

    Shillong: Narendra Modi has “all the qualities of a prime minister”, former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Agitok Sangma said Friday adding that the Gujarat chief minister will become prime minister provided the BJP has the numbers in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

  • Rape incidents a concern for people planning to visit: envoy

    New Delhi: The media coverage of rape incidents in India has caused “some anxiety” among Australian women who plan to travel to India, Patrick Suckling, Australian High Commissioner to India, said today.

  • Railgate: Bansal’s nephew denied bail

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today dismissed the bail plea of former Railway Minister P K Bansal’s nephew Vijay Singla, suspended Railway Board Member Mahesh Kumar and five others in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case.