Free Press Journal
  • Telangana bill

    Lok Sabha passes Telangana bill amid din

    New Delhi: Amid pandemonium, the Lok Sabha Tuesday finally passed a bill aimed at carving out a Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh.

  • AAP issues clarification on survey

    New Delhi: Embarrassed by the faux pas which saw AAP’s National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal and another leader Shazia Ilmi wrongly quoting a report from Transparency International to claim that corruption has declined in Delhi, the party today issued a clarification stating it was “misinformed” about the survey.

  • Indian-origin girl in UK grows beard due to medical condition

    London:  A 23-year-old Indian-origin girl in the UK, who has a condition that causes excessive hair growth, is challenging conventional ideas of female beauty by sporting a beard and says it makes her feel more feminine.

  • No ears but man listens, talks on mobile

    Jaipur: A 30-year-old man has no external ears or a visible ear canal but listens and talks normally.     This is rarest of the rare birth defect, and as the man from Dausa can communicate, it means his middle and internal hearing organs appear to be normal, said Dr Neeraj Kasliwal, prominent ENT surgeon and head of department at Fortis Hospital here.

  • Telangana Bill passage should not send wrong message: Raju

    New Delhi: Holding that there are severe shortcomings in the current form of Telangana Bill, Union Minister M Pallam Raju today said it should not be passed in a manner that sends a wrong message and permanently hurt sentiments.

  • Judicial custody of suspected LeT operatives extended

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today extended till March 4 the judicial custody of two suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba operatives, who were arrested from Haryana’s Mewat region in December last year.

  • Hearing of Musharraf treason case resumes

    Islamabad: A special court in Pakistan formed to try former president Pervez Musharraf for high treason resumed its hearing here Tuesday.

  • I’ll remember the innings for rest of my life: McCullum

    Wellington: He became the first New Zealand batsman to score a triple hundred and skipper Brendon McCullum today said the epic innings will be etched in his memory for the rest of his life.

  • Tackling appetite may prevent obesity

    London: An infant’s hearty appetite may appear as a healthy sign but could signal a predisposition to obesity, scientists have warned.

  • Deadly ‘superbugs’ spreading fast at Indian holy sites: Study

    London: In May and June when millions of pilgrims throng Rishikesh and Haridwar in Uttarakhand to take holy dip, levels of antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs’ have been found 60 times greater than other times of the year, shows research.

  • Rowling pens second crime novel under pseudonym

    London: JK Rowling, celebrated British author of the popular Harry Potter series, has penned her second crime novel under a pseudonym to be published in June.

  • No democracy in Congress, says Modi

    Davengere (Karnataka): One family controls the Congress and there is no democracy in the party, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Tuesday.

  • Day after being charged with rape, Tejpal fails to get relief

    Panaji: Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal today failed to get any relief from the Bombay High Court, which deferred hearing of his bail plea till next month, a day after he was charged with rape and sexual assault of a junior journalist colleague in November last year.

  • Foray into politics not easy at all: Medha Patkar

    Bhopal: Social activist and Aam Aadmi Party candidate for upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Mumbai north-east seat, Medha Patkar today said her decision to enter the electoral fray was very tough.

  • ​B’desh arrests suspected al-Qaeda man over Zawahiri message

    Dhaka: Bangladesh today arrested a suspected al-Qaeda conduit saying he had received and circulated a recent message from the outfit’s chief Ayman Al-Zawahiri calling on the country’s Muslims to launch a jihad against western nations.