Free Press Journal
  • India-born Stanford don wins Marconi Prize

    Bangalore:Arogyaswami Joseph Paulraj, India-born professor at Stanford University in the US, is the winner of the Marconi Prize 2014 for his pioneering work on developing wireless technology to transmit and receive data at high speed.

  • Media is corrupt: Parrikar

    Panaji: In a blistering attack on media, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has alleged that most national news channels were being backed by the Congress.

  • Sunanda Pushkar too strong to commit suicide: Son

    New Delhi: Rubbishing various speculation surrounding his mother Sunanda Pushkar’s death, her son Shiv Menon today said she was “too strong” to commit suicide and died due to an unfortunate combination of media stress, tensions and a wrong mix of different medication.

  • India surrender top ODI ranking after back-to-back defeats

    Hamilton: India were today dethroned as the number one ODI team after they suffered an agonising 15-run defeat in a rain-truncated second cricket one-dayer against New Zealand, who have now taken a 2-0 lead in the five-match series here.

  • Man held for killing wife

    Bhopal: A man was arrested for allegedly killing his wife here, police said today.

  • HC refuses to hear plea seeking quashing of Kejriwal’s nomination

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today refused to entertain an NGO’s plea seeking quashing of the nomination of Arvind Kejriwal for alleged illegalities in his affidavit filed before the Election Commission before the 2013 Assembly polls.

  • Police registers case against Ileana Citaristi

    Bhubaneswar:  A case has been registered against the Italy-born Odissi dancer and Padma Shri awardee Ileana Citaristi for allegedly misbehaving with a student at the dance school run by her at Bindu Sagar area here.

  • Jaya sanctions Rs.6.12 cr for restoring amenities in shrines

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today sanctioned Rs.6.12 crore and ordered upgrading basic amenities and carrying out restoration work in temples and at the Iraniyal palace in Kanyakumari District.

  • ​Telangana activists pull down Vijayawada MP from dais

    Hyderabad: Two pro-Telangana activists disrupted a meeting organized to oppose bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh here Wednesday by pulling down Member of Parliament L. Rajagopal from the dais.

  • Ancient seabird fossil links New Zealand with Antarctica

    Wellington: A fossil of one of the world’s oldest flying seabirds has been found in New Zealand, linking the country to Antarctica when it was still being formed, scientists announced Wednesday.

  • Delhi CM Kejriwal hospitalised

    Ghaziabad: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who led a two-day sit-in, was hospitalised here Wednesday, a hospital official said.

  • Man sets himself ablaze at collectorate; condition serious

    Madurai: A 52-year-old man created a flutter at the Collectorate when he set himself ablaze to protest against the alleged false complaint given by relatives over a property dispute and refusal to give him his share of the property.

  • AAP leader apologises for remarks against Kerala nurses

    Kochi: Aam Admi Party (AAP) Executive Member Kumar Viswvas, whose alleged derogatory remarks against Kerala nurses sparked a controversy, today tendered an apology, saying it was never his intention to hurt the feelings of any one.

  • Pressure mounts for action against Bharti

    New Delhi: Pressure today mounted for removal of Law Minister Somnath Bharti after one of the African women assaulted in a midnight raid in south Delhi accused him of having led the group that barged into her house and attacked them.

  • Delhi transport minister defends Somnath Bharti

    New Delhi: Delhi Transport Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj Wednesday defended Law Minister Somnath Bharti on the issue of trying to bust a sex-and-drug racket last week.

  • Former Pak Taliban head among 50 killed in military operation

    Islamabad: The former interim chief of the Pakistani Taliban was among 50 militants, including 36 foreign fighters, killed in heavy air strikes in the lawless North Waziristan region, military sources said today.