Free Press Journal
  • Power tariff subsidy, other AAP govt initiatives to stay

    New Delhi: Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, who is now administering Delhi after President’s rule was imposed, today made it clear that none of the decisions and initiatives taken by the AAP government will be scrapped, including the 50 per cent subsidy on power tariff.

  • Queen Elizabeth II with Dame Helen Mirren (L)

    Queen meets ‘Queen’ at Buckingham Palace

    London: Queen Elizabeth II hosted a galaxy of Hollywood stars, including former James Bond actor Roger Moore, at the Buckingham Palace where she also met Dame Helen Mirren who has played the British monarch on stage and screen.

  • BJP to boycott UP Governor’s address to Assembly tomorrow

    Lucknow: Opposition BJP today claimed the Uttar Pradesh Government has “failed” on all fronts and it would boycott the Governor’s joint address highlighting the SP led government’s achievements in the state Assembly tomorrow.

  • Tejpal alleges political vendetta

    Panaji: Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, who has been accused by his junior colleague of sexual assault, today alleged he has been framed because of “political vendetta.”

  • Lok Sabha passes bill to divide Andhra amid bedlam

    New Delhi: Amid pandemonium and a television blackout of the proceedings, the Lok Sabha Tuesday passed a bill that seeks to carve out a Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh.

  • BJP supports Telangana, opposes way of passing bill

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday stressed it favours a separate Telangana state but expressed reservations over the manner in which the bill to create it was passed in the Lok Sabha.

  • Italian envoy in India called home for consultations

    New Delhi: Italy Tuesday called its Ambassador to India, Daniel Mancini, for consultations on the trial of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen with the country’s defence minister saying that Indian authorities have hit “the limit”.

  • Technique that can move inaccessible brain tumours!

    New York: A research team led by an Indian-origin doctor has ‘hijacked’ the way cancer lures healthy cells. Now, with the help of a novel technique, the team is ready to drag tumours cells out from the cancer’s clutches!

  • Stop violence to take forward peace talks, Pak tells Taliban

    Islamabad/Peshawar: The Pakistan government today expressed its inability to carry forward peace talks with the Taliban after the execution of 23 troops and asked the banned group to immediately cease all violent activities.

  • 3 killed, 59 hurt in Thailand clashes

    Bangkok: Three persons, including a policeman, was shot dead and 59 others injured today as Thai police raided an opposition rally site to reclaim areas taken over by demonstrators seeking to overthrow Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

  • Spit-test can predict risk of depression in teen boys

    London: Cambridge scientists have identified the first biomarker for clinical depression after they found that high levels of stress hormone in spit can indicate a serious risk of developing psychiatric disorders in teen boys.

  • Karthik, Balaji star in India Cements’ narrow win

    Mumbai: Seasoned Tamil Nadu cricketers Dinesh Karthik and Laxmipathy Balaji played lead roles in India Cements’ exciting 10-run victory over State Bank of Mysore (SBM) that earned them a smooth passage into the semifinals of the 50-over BCCI Corporate Trophy today.

  • Jaganmohan Reddy

    Jagan says murder of democracy, calls for Andhra bandh

    New Delhi:  YSR Congress leader Jagan Mohan Reddy today termed the passage of the Telangana Bill in the Lok Sabha as a “murder” of democracy and called for a bandh in Andhra Pradesh tomorrow in protest.

  • Somdev moves to second round, Saketh goes down fighting

    New Delhi: Second seed Somdev Devvarman brushed aside the challenge of wild card Karunuday Singh in straight sets to advance to the second round while Saketh Myneni put up a spirited fight before going down in the ONGC-GAIL Delhi Open, here today.

  • Amit Mishra should have been given a chance: Ghavri

    Mumbai: Leggie Amit Mishra, who has been virtually a passenger with the Indian touring team without getting into the playing eleven, should have been tried out by the team management during the New Zealand series to show his mettle, said former India pacer Karsan Ghavri here today.