Free Press Journal
  • ICC confirms T20 World Cup squads

    Dubai: International Cricket Council today confirmed 15 of the 16 men’s squads for next month’s ICC World Twenty20 to be held in Bangladesh.

  • Mind it! Your cat has super freaky vision

    London: Your pet kitten is able to see things your eyes can’t – in ultraviolet. In other words, the secret behind the feline vision ‘superpower’ is ultraviolet light (UV) detection!

  • Jot down etiquettes for wearing Google Glass

    New York: With an aim to address how people should use Google’s wearable technology, the firm has revealed the first official etiquette kit for its Glass device.

  • Thai court prevents govt from using force as protests rage

    Bangkok: A Thai court today ordered the government not to use force to quell protests against embattled Premier Yingluck Shinawatra, a day after a police crackdown left five people dead and 70 others injured.

  • First dinosaur fossil found in Malaysia

    Kuala Lumpur: Scientists claim to have unearthed the first known dinosaur fossil in Malaysia – the tooth of a fish-eating predator at least 75 million years old.

  • Hiranandani files suit in HC against daughter, seeks Rs 50 cr

    Mumbai: Leading real estate businessman Niranjan Hiranandani has filed a suit in the Bombay High Court seeking to restrain his married daughter Priya Hiranandani Vandrevala from using the name ‘Hiranandani’ in her business.

  • Kejriwal abandoned Delhi for his electoral ambitions: Lovely

    New Delhi: Congress today hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party and accused its chief and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of “abandoning” the city at the mercy of bureaucrats to further his own political ambitions.

  • Kejriwal askes Jung to start SIT probe on anti-Sikh riots

    New Delhi:  AAP’s convener and former Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today requested Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to set in motion the process of setting up the Special Investigation Team (SIT) for probing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots by officially notifying it.

  • People from any religious background are free to adopt child: SC

    New Delhi: Irrespective of their religious background, people are free to adopt children, the Supreme Court ruled today paving the way for adoption of child by persons hailing from Muslim community even though it is not allowed under their personal law.

  • Tripura unveils deficit budget for 2014-15, no new taxes

    Agartala: Tripura Finance Minister Badal Chowdhury today presented a deficit budget for 2014-15 with an estimated total expenditure of Rs 12,404.77 crore and total receipt of Rs 12,246.11 crore, while announcing no new taxes.

  • AAP too is for neo-liberal economy, says CPI-M

    New Delhi: The AAP provides no alternative to India’s neo-liberal economic polices but only pursues “the chimera of being a ‘honest’ variant of the same”, the CPI-M said Wednesday.

  • ‘Gujarat coast ‘highly sensitive’; security needs revamp

    New Delhi: Terming the Gujarat coast as “highly sensitive”, a Parliamentary panel has recommended tothe Union Home Ministry to fill up infrastructural and logistical gaps to tighten coastal security in the state as it is facing a hostile atmosphere.

  • Survivor says no wrong in release of Rajiv case convicts

    Sriperumbudur : A deeply maimed survivor in the dastardly suicide attack that killed Rajiv Gandhi today said there was nothing wrong in releasing the prisoners as they had undergone punishment for over two decades.

  • Khurshid to meet Aziz in Maldives tomorrow

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will be holding talks with his Pakistani counterpart tomorrow on the sidelines of a SAARC meeting in Maldives amidst assertions here that the bilateral meet should not be construed as resumption of comprehensive Indo-Pak talks.