Free Press Journal
  • Jilted lover sets minor girl on fire, 1 held in Odisha

    Kendrapara (Odisha): A jilted  allegedly sexually abused and set a 15-year-old girl on fire after being rejected by her at Kharinasi village in Kendrapara district of Odisha.

  • Tweet for free on Vodafone network for 3 months

    Mumbai: As part of its initiative to drive mobile internet adoption in the country, telecom giant Vodafone today partnered with Twitter to offer subscribers free access to the microblogging website for three months.

  • BCCI’s hasty probe comes under attack

    New Delhi: A day after its probe panel handed out clean chits to IPL owners in the spot-fixing scandal, the BCCI today came under sharp attack for not taking police inputs before completing its “hasty” investigations, prompting fresh calls for the cash-rich body to be brought under RTI ambit.

  • FIPB nod to Jet-Etihad deal may face rough weather

    Mumbai: FIPB clearance to Jet-Etihad deal is likely to face rough weather with a BJP MP saying he would raise the issue in Parliament and Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy threatening to move court.

  • China rock-band singer arrested for threat post on microblog

    Beijing: A female singer of a rock band in China was arrested after she posted a message in her microblog website threatening to blow up government offices, apparently to vent her anger against authorities.

  • Alcohol affects men and women differently

    New York: Alcohol has different effects on men and women as gender influences which emotions drive heavy drinkers to drink, and how they feel the next day, a new study has found.

  • Eyes are 500 million years old: study

    Melbourne:  Our eyes are at least half a billion years old – a good deal older than the brain – a new study has found.

  • Indian-Americans celebrate 100 years of Gadar movement in US

    Washington: Hailing the contribution of leaders of the Gadar movement in India’s freedom struggle, Indian-Americans from across the US have called for remembering their sacrifices annually on Memorial Day.

  • Israel, Palestinian peace talks to resume tomorrow in US

    Washington: Israeli and Palestinian officials will resume long-stalled peace talks tomorrow, giving US Secretary of State John Kerry his first concrete achievement after six months of shuttle diplomacy.

  • Dec 16 gangrape: Accused claims defence witnesses detained

    New Delhi: An accused in the December 16 gangrape and murder trial today claimed before a special court here that some defence witnesses, who were to depose in his favour, were being “detained illegally” by Bihar Police.

  • Indian democracy in danger: Hazare

    Jaunpur: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare today said that democracy in India was in danger and stressed on the need for saving it.

  • Indian democracy in danger: Hazare

    Jaunpur: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare today said that democracy in India was in danger and stressed on the need for saving it.

  • Court asks police chief to probe allegation against cops

    New Delhi: A court here has asked the Delhi Police Commissioner to initiate probe into allegations that some cops have been threatening a witness not to depose against Tihar jail authorities in a CBI inquiry into the death of an undertrial and had even implicated him in a false case.

  • Cong indulging in vote-bank politics: BJP

    New Delhi: Accusing Congress of indulging in vote-bank politics, BJP today said the country’s security has become a matter of concern because of this approach of the ruling party and the nation has become “helpless”.

  • 30 percent MPs have criminal cases, says report

    New Delhi: About 30 percent of Lok Sabha members and 17 percent of Rajya Sabha members have criminal cases pending against them, said a report which noted that the probability of winning an election by a candidate with criminal record is higher than that of one with a clean background.

  • Congress govt failing to provide security to people: AGP

    Guwahati: With five explosions taking place in Assam in a week, including the one at Paltan Bazar here, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) today accused the Congress government of failing on all fronts, specially in providing security to the common people.