Free Press Journal
  • Try juveniles above 16 years as adults, says ministry

    New Delhi: The Women and Child Development Ministry has proposed that juveniles above the age of 16 years, involved in heinous crimes like murder or gang-rape, be tried as adults.

  • Rupee ends 13 paise higher at 62.31 against dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee gave up mid-session gains to close 13 paise higher at 62.31 against the US currency today after the RBI said the entire dollar demand from oil marketing companies was back in the market.

  • Sensex up 106 points to 1-month high on GDP, manufacturing

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex rose 106 points today to the highest level in a month after data showed economic growth in the second quarter was better than expected and manufacturing activity expanded last month.

  • Nitish backs Art 370, slams BJP

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today slammed BJP for raking up the issue of Article 370 for Jammu and Kashmir terming it as part of an effort to again “draw a line of division”.

  • ‘Article 370 is the unifying factor in Jammu-Kashmir’: Saifuddin Soz

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Congress Chief Saifuddin Soz on Monday asked what had the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) done when they were in power on Article 370 that provides subsidised benefits and a special status to the people of the state, while asserting that it is the unifying factor in the state.

  • Complaint against Lekhi over leaking journalist’s name

    Panaji: A lawyer Monday submitted a complaint to the Goa Crime Branch against BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi for allegedly leaking the name of the woman journalist who has accused Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal of sexual assault.

  • Fear may be passed down in genes

    London: Parents, please note! You may pass down your fears to your children and grand children, a new study has found.

  • New smartphone app to track meteorites

    Melbourne: Researchers have developed a new smartphone app that lets space enthusiasts track fireballs and meteors as they enter the Earth’s atmosphere.

  • ‘Messy children make better learners’

    Washington: Attention, parents! The messier your kids gets while playing with food, the more they may be learning, a new study has found.

  • Jayalalithaa objects to bill against communal violence

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday voiced her strong opposition to the Prevention of Communal (Access to Justice and Reparations) Bill, 2013, saying it trampled on the authority of the states.

  • Loophole in monitoring of social media: Delhi EC

    New Delhi: Delhi’s Election Commission today admitted that there was a loophole in monitoring of social media and said a strong mechanism was needed to deal with such communication which was at present virtually “impossible” to keep track of.