Free Press Journal
  • Cong promises double decker flyovers, unified command for Delhi

    New Delhi: Double decker flyovers, developing NCR as a Common Economic Zone and a unified command for governance of Delhi are some of the promises made by ruling Congress today in its assembly election manifesto.

  • Last chance for Anand to defend title in World Chess C’ship

    Chennai: With four games to go, defending champion Viswanathan Anand will probably have one last chance in the ninth game to defend his title against challenger Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the ongoing World Chess Championship here tomorrow.

  • Provide aid to VO Chidambaranar’s grandson: Vasan

    Tuticorin: Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan has instructed the V O Chidambaranar Port authorities to provide financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh to A Sankaralingam, grandson of freedom fighter V O Chidambaranar, to meet his medical expenses.

  • Prashant Bhushan apologises to Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court took exception to counsel Prashant Bhushan’s comment that it was hesitant in taking action against Attorney General G.E. Vahanvati, but later Wednesday accepted his apology that he did not intend to lower the esteem of the court or hurt judges.

  • IED found on Assam train, defused

    Guwahati: The Kamakhya railway station in Guwahati Wednesday escaped a major tragedy after some passengers spotted a bomb in a train’s coach and informed the police.

  • BJP will win in 4 of the five states going to polls: Rajnath

    Jaipur: BJP President Rajnath Singh today said the Congress-led UPA government has failed on all fronts — from poor economic situation and worsening internal security to bitter diplomatic relations with neighbouring countries.

  • SC drops contempt proceedings against Gen V K Singh

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today dropped contempt proceedings against former Army Chief V K Singh after he unconditionally apologised and withdrew entire statements made by him towards judiciary relating to the verdict on his age row.

  • Malala Yousafzai gets EU’s Sakharov human rights prize

    aLondon: Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assass nation attempt last year, today received the EU’s Sakharov human rights prize at a ceremony in Strasbourg.

  • ‘Strong evidence in treason case against Musharraf’

    Islamabad: There is strong evidence to support the charge of high treason against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and his punishment could be either the death penalty or life imprisonment, the Pakistan government’s top law officer said today.

  • Google’s Nexus 5, Nexus 7 hit Indian shores

    New Delhi:  Smartphone enthusiasts can now buy the latest Nexus 5 and the Nexus 7 in India from the Google stable in India, priced Rs 28,999 onwards.

  • NDFC gears up to tackle cyclone ‘Helen’ in AP

    Hyderabad: Six teams of National Disaster Response Force are being deployed in four coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh as cyclonic storm ‘Helen’ is expected to cross the Bay of Bengal coast near Kavali tomorrow evening.

  • Children in India want stronger anti-violence laws: Survey

    New Delhi: Children in India opine that stronger anti-violence laws will contribute towards curbing violence against them, according to a recent survey focusing on children’s views from across the world.