Free Press Journal
  • Lokpal Bill not ‘Jokepal’: Bedi

    New Delhi: In a veiled attack on AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, Anna Hazare’s aide Kiran Bedi today said the Lokpal Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha was “certainly not a Jokepal”.

  • Modi berates Uttarakhand growth, Rahul Gandhi on Lokpal bill

    Dehradun: The BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Sunday criticised the Uttarakhand government over the state’s under-development and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi over the Lokpal Bill, saying the ruling party was hypocritical on the issue.

  • PDP, like AAP, brought in new moral factor in politics: Mufti

    Jammu: Asserting that PDP in 2002, like Aam Aadami Party (AAP) now, had introduced a new moral factor in the politics of Jammu and Kashmir, party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today recalled how the party too had taken a month to form coalition government with Congress while the state was put under a brief spell of Governor’s rule.

  • Chinese troops apprehend Indians in Chumar,Ist incident on LAC

    New Delhi: Chinese troops apprehended five Indian nationals in Chumar area of Ladakh well inside the Indian territory and took them to their side of the border, in perhaps the first such incident along the Line of Actual Control.

  • Kingfisher assets attached on tax default

    Bangalore: The Income Tax department has attached all assets of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines for failing to remit taxes amounting to Rs.350 crore, a senior official said Sunday.

  • New powers very helpful; special court being set up: Sebi chief

    Mumbai:  Armed with new powers to act against fraudsters and market manipulators, Sebi Chairman U K Sinha says the regulator has already begun utilising them in a big way and a process has been initiated to set up a special court to hear Sebi-related matters for faster prosecution.

  • MCA prez issue:HC asks Munde to file reply to Pawar’s petition

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has directed senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde to file his reply to a petition filed by NCP chief Sharad Pawar challenging a city civil court order temporarily restraining him from functioning as the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) president.

  • Mandela united entire world never seen before in history: Ahmed

    Qunu: Veteran Indian-origin South African activist Ahmed Kathrada today said anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela had united the people of South Africa and the entire world on a scale “never experienced before in history.”

  • New device clicks selfie to monitor cholesterol

    Washington: Scientists have developed a new device which enables your smartphone’s camera to read your cholesterol level instantly – by clicking a selfie.

  • Nicotine is good for you: scientist

    London: Nicotine is good for you as it makes your brain work better, a senior molecular biologist in the UK has claimed.

  • Universe on the brink of collapse?

    London: The universe may one day collapse and everything in it – including the Earth – will be compressed into a small, super hot hard ball, scientists have warned.

  • Dogs can predict human behaviour

    London: Man’s best friend is getting smarter, according to a new study which found that dogs are improving their ability to understand and even predict human behaviour.