Free Press Journal
  • Swamy raises questions on proposed draft ordinances

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today termed the proposed draft ordinances “ultra vires” of the Constitution and urged President Pranab Mukherjee to seek legal opinion before promulgating them.

  • Yuvraj fashions Punjab victory with majestic 96

    New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh showed requisite patience before exploding as his sparkling unbeaten 96 scripted Punjab’s six-wicket win over Delhi in the second north zone match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here today.

  • Gold down on reduced off-take; silver rebounds

    Mumbai: Gold prices posted marginal drop today following lack of firm demand from retail consumers and investors amid sluggish global sentiment.

  • Western Ghats: LDF strike hits normal life in upland districts

    Idukki/Kalpetta (Ker): A day-long strike called by CPI(M)-led LDF in upland Idukki and Wayanad districts of Kerala against implementation of Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats conservation hit normal life today.

  • Rebekah Brooks admits paying for story on Saddam Hussein

    London:  Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper empire in the UK, has admitted paying a British official for a story on Saddam Hussein’s threat to swamp the country with anthrax poison in 1998.

  • Chinese army to abolish martial art stunts

    Beijing: Chinese Army has decided to abolish some of its iconic martial-arts stunts like smashing bricks over soldiers’ heads to let troopers to focus more on modern warfare.

  • Kalyan Singh will join BJP tomorrow

    Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh will officially make a return to the BJP fold at Narendra Modi’s “vijay shankhnad rally” here tomorrow.

  • Reliance Communications announces association with World T20

    Bangalore: Reliance Communications Limited, a leading telecom service provider, today announced their association as global partner for the fifth edition of ICC World Twenty20 tournament, to be held in Bangladesh from March 16 to April 6.

  • Red Cross to conduct Lanka disappearance survey

    Colombo: A needs assessment survey in Sri Lanka for families of individuals who disappeared during the nearly three-decade long civil war in the country will be carried out by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

  • HPCL Nishi Vasudeva takes over as HPCL chief

    New Delhi: Nishi Vasudeva today became the first woman to head a blue-chip PSU when she took over as the Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL).

  • Woman, 2 daughters killed in room collapse

    Amethi: A woman and her two daughters were killed and three others seriously injured when a room in a mud house collapsed in the Salon area here in Raebareli district, police said.

  • Food combinations that hinder digestion

    London: Fruit with porridge in the morning or a dairy smoothie for breakfast have for long been considered a healthy and nutritious breakfast, but such items can cause digestion.

  • Five reasons why couples argue on holiday!

    London: Vacations are supposed to be a time for enjoying a perfect time with your significant other. But sometimes you can end up having arguments.

  • Let readers imagine smell for your food ad!

    New York: How does your brain react when you look at a picture of a mouth-watering chocolate pastry or a freshly baked double-cheese pizza? You almost smell it, right?

  • Modi is a symbol of destruction: Union Minister

    Chennai: Playing down M Karunanidhi’s praise for Narendra Modi, Union Minister E M Sudarsana Natchiappan today said the Gujarat Chief Minister was a “symbol of destruction” and he can never become the Prime Minister.