Free Press Journal
  • BCCI clocks Rs 350-crore net income in FY13

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board posted net income of Rs 350 crore, while its gross revenue stood at Rs 950 crore during the fiscal 2012-13.

  • Move to promulgate ordinance against black magic “hasty”: VHP

    Mumbai: The VHP today alleged that the Maharashtra government’s decision to clear a proposal to promulgate an ordinance for enacting a bill against black magic, blind faith and superstition has been taken in “haste”.

  • VHP threatens dire consequences if ‘kosi parikrama’ is stopped

    Mumbai: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) said here today that the 84th ‘kosi parikrama yatra’ at Ayodhya would take place as per schedule and the Uttar Pradesh government would have to face dire consequences if it tried to obstruct it, a VHP spokesperson said.

  • Cong cries foul, links stalling of Parliament to food bill

    New Delhi: With the motion to suspend agiating MPs from Andhra Pradesh in Parliament turning into a fiasco, Congress today virtually accused the Opposition of betrayal and threatened to “explore other options” if the food security bill remained in limbo.

  • VHP blames ‘jihadi mindset’ in UP govt for row over yatra

    Allahabad: Vishwa Hindu Parishad today blamed “elements with a jihadi mindset” in Uttar Pradesh government for the controversy over its proposed yatra and claimed that the march was a “non-political effort” towards installation of a Ram temple in Ayodhya.

  • Bo puts up defiant show at trial, calls key witness a mad dog

    Beijing: Disgraced Chinese Communist Party leader Bo Xilai sprang a surprise on the first day of his high profile trial today by defiantly going back on his earlier testimony, calling a witness a “mad dog” and describing his wife’s evidence against him as “laughable”.

  • Let’s talk rather than suspend dialogue: Pakistan

    Islamabad: Pitching for  continuation of talks with India, Pakistan today said all channels of communication should be kept open as suspending dialogue serves the purpose of only those who do not wish to see peace between the two countries.

  • Early human ancestors had a taste for spicy food

    London:Our early ancestors were spicing up their food with garlic mustard nearly 7,000 years ago, according to new study on the surprising complexity of Stone Age cuisine.

  • Now, count the calories in your food before you eat

    New York: The New York health department has launched a free mobile app to help cooks calculate how many calories are in the food they prepare and find ways to reduce the calorie counts.

  • 2G: Ambani resiles from statement, denies knowing Swan Tel

    New Delhi: Appearing before a Special Court hearing the 2G scam, industrialist Anil Ambani today deposed as a prosecution witness but CBI began cross-examining its own witness after he “resiled” from a statement made during the probe.

  • Human foot not as unique as originally thought

    London: Mechanisms of the human foot are not as unique as originally thought and have much more in common with the flexible feet of other great apes, scientists have found.

  • Solar scam: BJP fires fresh salvo

    Kozhikode: BJP’s Kerala unit today alleged that the 21-page statement of prime accused in the solar scam Saritha S Nair had been sabotaged at the behest of a state minister and Congress MLA.

  • Politics and business don’t go hand in hand: Digvijay

    Bhopal: Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh today said politics and business cannot go together as politicians often fare badly as entrepreneurs and asserted there was nothing wrong in Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra doing business as he was not into politics.

  • Modi following Hitler’s tactics to grab power: Digvijay

    Bhopal: Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh, who has been unsparing in his criticism of Narendra Modi, today compared him to Adolf Hitler saying he was following the disgraced dictator in many ways to grab power.