Free Press Journal
  • CBI might file final report in Aircel-Maxis case

    New Delhi: CBI is likely to file next week its final report in the Aircel-Maxis deal in which former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanithi are accused.

  • Don’t think a woman should wear a veil in court: Malala

    London: Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education says she does not think a woman should wear a veil in court or where it is necessary to show her identity.

  • Sebi to accept UIDAI electronic KYC as address, identity proof

    Mumbai: Market regulator Sebi today said it will accept e-KYC (Know Your Client) service of UIDAI as a valid proof of identity and address for opening accounts with brokerage firms, mutual funds, portfolio managers and other capital market entities.

  • Talwars using dilatory tactics, says SC rejecting their plea

    New Delhi: Rajesh and Nupur Talwar have been adopting dilatory tactics to prolong the trial against them in twin murder case of their daughter Aarushi and servant Hemraj, the Supreme Court said today, rejecting their plea for reports of polygraph, narco-analysis and brain-mapping tests of their three helpers who were the initial accused in the case.

  • Centre rules out Prez rule in AP, power situation worsens

    Hyderabad: As protests continued in violence-hit Seemandhra region, the Centre today ruled out imposition of President’s rule in Andhra Pradesh and also indicated that ESMA may be clamped after power outages worsened disrupting essential services and transportation.

  • Terror detention directive was for all minorities: Shinde

    New Delhi: Under attack from BJP, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today insisted that his directive to states to ensure that no innocents are wrongfully detained in the name of terror was not specific to Muslims and he meant youths from all minority communities.

  • Modi is a “rabid face” of RSS, Brinda Karat

    Bangalore: CPI-M Politburo member Brinda Karat today termed BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as a “purveyor” of communal politics and said he represents the “rabid face” of RSS.

  • ​I was betrayed: Ex-Andhra DGP on not getting extension

    Hyderabad: A week after his retirement, former Andhra Pradesh DGP V Dinesh Reddy today said he was “betrayed and back-stabbed” as he was not given an extension despite “assurances” from Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar.

  • Six teams formed to trace Asaram’s son Narayan Sai

    Ahmedabad:  The Surat police has formed six teams to trace self-styled godman Asaram Bapu’s son Narayan Sai, whose whereabouts are not known after complaints of sexual assault were filed against the father-son duo by two sisters.

  • Babies learn to anticipate touch in the womb

    London: Babies learn to anticipate touch while in the womb and how they touch their face and head could indicate how well they are developing physically and psychologically, scientists say.

  • New tool to help robots ‘see’ better

    Washington:  A statistical tool can improve ‘vision’ in robots by helping them better understand the objects in the world around them.

  • Scientists create Martian clouds on Earth

    Washington:  Martian clouds float on Earth! MIT scientists have created Mars-like conditions within a three-story-tall chamber in Germany to form Martian clouds on Earth.

  • CBI closes corruption case against Mayawati

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday closed its investigation into alleged corruption charges against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, officials said.