Free Press Journal
  • AAP govt needles Congress, orders probe into CWG project

    New Delhi: In a double-barrel attack on outside supporter Congress, the AAP government in Delhi today ordered a probe into the street light purchase scam during the Commonwealth Games of 2010 in which former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit’s role had come under the scanner.

  • Now, nanoparticles as scaffold for growing stem cells

    London: Small but powerful nanoparticles can now be used to grow stem cells safely in the lab, which could lead to cheaper transplant treatments and potentially help in generating whole human organs sans the need for donors, a study said.

  • ​HC ask ED to provide Modi documents cited in showcause notice

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed the Enforcement Directorate to provide documents to sacked IPL chief Lalit Modi based on which the central agency had issued him show cause notices in July 2011 and March 2013 for alleged foreign exchange violations in the IPL tournament held in South Africa in 2009.

  • No need for fresh probe into Rajiv assassination: CBI

    Madurai: The CBI today told the Madras High Court that fresh probe into Rajiv Gandhi assassination case could be not done based “only on allegations without fresh materials supporting them.”

  • Shivanand questions Nitish sincerity to confront Narendra Modi

    Patna: Senior JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari, who has been denied re-nomination to Rajya Sabha, today attacked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar questioning his sincerity to confront BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

  • Malicious campaign against Shah stands demolished: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today claimed that with CBI not naming Amit Shah in its charge sheet in the Ishrat Jehan encounter case, Congress’ “malicious” campaign against the former Gujarat minister of complicity in the case “stands demolished”.

  • TMC cajoling Left MLAs to vote for party : CPI-M

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress workers are cajoling several MLAs of Left Front parties to vote for its candidates in the Rajya Sabha elections in West Bengal tomorrow, LF major CPI(M) alleged today.

  • Nido Tania

    Nido killing: Accused’s bail plea to be heard by special court

    New Delhi: A court here Thursday transferred the bail hearing of two men accused in the death of Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Tania to a special designated court, saying that it has no jurisdiction to hear the matter.

  • Modi’s remarks on Third Front appalling: CPI(M)

    New Delhi: CPI(M) today termed as “appalling” BJP Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi’s remarks that the Third Front idea was “third rate”, saying the political discourse would become “third rate under him”.

  • Carbide responsible for Bhopal plant, new evidence shows

    New York: Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Union Carbide Corp (UCC) have released new evidence to show its “direct role in designing and building the pesticide plant in Bhopal” where the 1984 gas disaster killed thousands.

  • Now, your body odour to be your ID!

    New York Facial recognition, fingerprints and iris scans are passe – the latest biometric identification method on the block is, hold your breath, body odour!

  • Egypt’s powerful army chief to contest presidential election

    Cairo: Egypt’s powerful army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, who ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, has said he will run in the presidential election that he is widely expected to win easily.

  • Sena leader moves HC on Adarsh, names Gadkari’s associate

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Neelam Gorhe has approached the Bombay High Court seeking invocation of Maharashtra Regional Town Planning Act, Environment (Protection) Act and Benami Transaction Act against the persons accused by CBI in the Adarsh Housing Society scam.

  • Now, sift through world temperature records via Google Earth

    London:  Curious to know whether it was a starry or a cloudy night when your grandparents tied the nuptial knots? Or whether it rained or snowed when your parents celebrated their first New Year in the hills?