Free Press Journal
  • PAC slams Defence Ministry, Maharashtra govt for Adarsh scam

    New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel has rapped the Defence ministry and the Maharashtra government for “monumental failure” at all levels of governance with certain officials abusing their position leading to the Adarsh Housing Society scam.
    The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in its draft report on the Adarsh scam has said a group of select officials holding key posts subverted rules and regulations as also facts and took the ruse of welfare of servicemen,

  • Pak targets Indian posts along Poonch, Samba sectors

    Jammu: Pakistan Army today opened fire at Indian forward posts along the LoC in two separate sectors of Poonch and Samba districts of Jammu and Kashmr, in fresh incidents of ceasefire violation.

  • Taste in music changes with age

    London:  Our taste in music alters – softens even – as we get older, according to a new Cambridge study.

  • Now, robotic leg with a natural gait

    Washington:  Scientists are developing a new computer-controlled bionic leg that can help amputees walk more ‘naturally’.

  • Goa withdraws ‘controversial’ RTI circular

    Panaji: The Goa government today decided to withdraw and redraft its ‘controversial’ circular on the Right to Information (RTI) after it drew flak from activists over the compulsory clause to produce an additional affidavit on citizenship.

  • PM’s visit to China: Border pact to prevent face-offs likely

    New Delhi: Seeking to prevent face-offs between the two armies along the LAC, India and China are expected to sign Border Defence Cooperation Agreement during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s three-day visit to China starting from October 22.

  • Astrology, vaastu and 100-feet long stage for Modi’s UP rally

    Kanpur: A vaastu compliant stage that is 100-feet long, astrologers propitiating the gods and invitations sent through social networking sites – the BJP has pulled out all stops to make its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s maiden rally in Uttar Pradesh at Kanpur Oct 19 a success.

  • New York: The much anticipated initial public offer by microblogging site Twitter is likely to hit the US stock market on November 15, claims a research report.

  • NRI youth’s death: Crime Branch to further probe the matter

    New Delhi: Crime Branch will conduct further investigation into the death of a 24-year-old NRI student Anmol Sarna under mysterious circumstances following an alleged drug party with friends, Delhi Police has informed a court here.