Free Press Journal
  • 12 killed, 23 injured as bus hits tree in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur: Twelve persons, including a woman, were killed and 23 injured when the private bus they were travelling in hit a roadside tree on NH-53 in Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh today.

  • 26/11 case: HC seeks info on steps to award bomb squad men

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked Maharashtra government to inform what follow up action it had taken after the state Director General of Police wrote to the Centre recommending gallantry awards to police bomb disposal squad, who risked their lives during the 26/11 terror attacks.

  • Gold, silver drop on sluggish trade, global cues

    Mumbai: Gold prices maintained its sluggish momentum at the domestic bullion market today on subdued stockists and investors off-take as well as mute local buying interest in the backdrop of weak global trend.

  • Low-birth weight babies likely to be shorter adults

    Melbourne: Babies born with very low birth weight tend to be shorter, have fewer friends and achieve less academically as young adults than their peers, a new study has found.

  • Jaipal meets Sonia amid hectic activity on Telangana Bill

    New Delhi: At a time when YSR Congress Party has intensified its campaign to muster support from opposition parties to defeat the Telangana Bill in Parliament, Union Minister S Jaipal Reddy today met Sonia Gandhi and discussed issues relating to carving out of the new state.

  • Won’t tolerate groupism: Mulayam to SP leaders

    Lucknow: Sending out stern warning against rivalry within the party, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today asked party leaders to mend their ways or be ready to face action.

  • No question of arbitration in chopper deal case: Antony

    New Delhi: There is “no question” of India getting involved in the arbitration process initiated by AgustaWestland in its Rs 3,600 crore chopper deal, which is facing the threat of cancellation, Defence Minister AK Antony said here today.

  • Trinamool can fight 2014 polls alone: Mukul Roy

    Kolkata: After registering a victory in the municipal polls, West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) Monday asserted it was ready to fight the 2014 general elections on its own.

  • Delegation from China’s Palace Museum to visit Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Palace Museum in China has expressed interest in collaborating with the Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR) here, an autonomous institute under the state government, in its academic programmes.

  • Sting operation row: AAP files criminal defamation complaint

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) today filed a criminal defamation complaint in a Delhi court against the CEO of news portal “Media Sarkar” for releasing a “doctored” video allegedly showing some AAP candidates accepting funds through illegal means.

  • Yeddyurappa in verbal bout with Speaker over Shaadi Bhagya

    Belgaum: Former Chief Minister and KJP President B S Yeddyurappa was today locked in a verbal duel with Assembly Speaker Kagodu Thimappa and staged a dharna in the well of the House over Shaadi Bhagya yojana on the opening day of the winter session here.

  • Cong wants to break the thick wall of poverty: Rahul

    Pushkar (Raj): To ensure that the underprivileged reaped harvest of growth, there is need to demolish the “thick wall” of poverty, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said today.

  • Scientists build flying jellyfish-like machine

    Washington: Scientists have developed a small vehicle whose flying motion resembles the movements of a jellyfish, an advance that may enable miniaturised robots for surveillance and search-and-rescue in future.

  • Sensex surges 388 points; second-best performer in Asia

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex surged 388 points to post the second-biggest gain among Asian stock indices today as crude oil prices fell after Iran agreed to curb its nuclear programme to get relief from sanctions.