Free Press Journal
  • Govt plans to install CCTV cameras to curb corruption

    New Delhi:  To curb entry of touts at government offices and bring transparency in administrative functioning, Delhi government plans to keep an eye on all such workplaces through CCTV cameras.

  • ARvind Kejriwal

    AAP’s Kejriwal says not to give Lok Sabha tickets to party MLAs

    ARvind Kejriwal
    NEW DELHI – Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal, himself a legislator from the New Delhi constituency, today ruled out giving tickets for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections to any of his party’s sitting Members of Legislative Assembly in Delhi.

  • SSC candidates withdraw 21-day-old strike

    Kolkata: Following assurances from the state government that they would be absorbed soon, over 200 empanelled candidates of the West Bengal School Service Examination, 2012 today ended their 21-day-old hunger strike demanding job appointments.

  • ‘Faulty’ Volvo design led to fire mishap: AP CID investigators

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh police Crime Investigation Department (CID) said here today that “faulty” design of Volvo buses is among the three major causes for a fire which engulfed a luxury bus and claimed 45 lives on October 30 last year, near Palem in Mahabubnagar district.

  • PM to meet Hasina, Rajapaksa on BIMSTEC sideline

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet the prime minister of Bangladesh and the president of Sri Lanka during the BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) summit in the Myanmarese capital next week.

  • Hold LS polls in UP under Central forces: Congress to EC

    Lucknow: Alleging the Samajwadi Party-led government in Uttar Pradesh was carrying out large-scale transfer of administrative officials ahead of Lok Sabha polls, the Congress today demanded holding of elections in the state under watchful eyes of the Central forces.

  • HC rejects Saquib Nachan’s plea for discharge in blast cases

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has rejected the discharge plea of Saquib Nachan, a former secretary of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) who is an accused in three bomb blast cases, observing there is enough evidence against him.

  • Pro-Tamil, Cong supporters clash over Rajiv case

    Chennai: Tumultuous scenes were witnessed today outside Satyamurthi Bhavan here, the headquarters of the State Congress unit when workers of a pro-Tamil outfit tried to storm it to condemn the Union government over the Rajiv Gandhi Assassination case convicts’ release issue.

  • Short-Term Debt: 3-mo CD rates up on firm issuances; 1-yr unchanged

    MUMBAI – Rates on three-month certificates of deposit rose today due to persistent rise in issuances ahead of annual closure of accounts, dealers said. Rates on three-month CDs ended at 9.82-9.90% against 9.79-9.83% on Tuesday.

  • Akash missile test fired for third time

    Balasore (Odisha): For the third time in a span of five days, India successfully test-fired the indigenously developed surface-to-air missile Akash missile system from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha today.

  • Navy Chief quits over spate of mishaps

    New Delhi: Navy Chief Admiral D K Joshi today resigned taking “moral responsibility” over the spate of mishaps involving naval warships in the last seven months.

  • Salman khurshid

    BJP seeks apology from Cong over Salman Khurshid’s “impotent” remark

    Salman khurshid
    NEW DELHI – The Bhartiya Janata Party today demanded an apology from the Congress leadership for the controversial remark of External Affairs Minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Tuesday when he called BJP’s prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi “napunsak” (impotent) for his inability to control communal riots in the state during

  • Now, smartphone-controlled hearing aid!

    New York: A tiny new hearing aid that is controlled by a smartphone app has been developed, eliminating the need for wearers to carry a pendant-like device.

  • New record set for data-transfer speeds

    New York: Researchers have set a new record for data transmission over a multimode optical fibre – sending data at a rate of 64 gigabits per second.

  • Indians in US facing hardship in getting visa: INOC

    Washington: The INOC has  complained to the Indian government about the functioning of the visa processing service provider at its diplomatic missions in the US and sought immediate intervention of External Affairs Minister in resolving the issue.

  • Robocop to stop perverts on trains in Japan

    Tokyo: In an unusual move, the Japanese police has recruited a ‘Robocop’ on public trains to protect women commuters from perverts.