Free Press Journal
  • Lanka fails to get assurance from India on UNHRC resolution

    Nay Pyi Taw: Brushing aside opposition from DMK and other parties in Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa but did not give him any assurance on which way India will vote on a UNHRC resolution for an independent international probe into rights abuses during the war with LTTE.

  • Reliance General Insurance asked to pay Rs 50,000 compensation

    Thane: Holding that details on an insurance cover note was binding on the company, the District Consumer Forum here admitted a motor claim and ordered Reliance General Insurance to pay a compensation of Rs 50,000 to the complainant, towards deficient services.

  • Blackmoney:India posts IRS officers in 7 nations except Cyprus

    New Delhi: As part of its strategy to curb offshore tax evasion and promote foreign investment, India has recently operationalised seven new Income Tax Overseas Units (ITOUs) in countries like Germany, USA and France.

  • Seven charged for electoral fraud in China

    Beijing: Charges have been filed against seven suspects in an electoral fraud scandal in China’s Hengyang city, authorities said Tuesday.

  • Musharraf treason case adjourned over lawyers’ strike

    Islamabad: The hearing of former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf’s treason case was adjourned Tuesday until Wednesday as the special court judges could not reach the premises amid a boycott of the proceedings by lawyers.

  • Marital rape victim be treated equally with others: Court

    New Delhi: A victim of marital sexual abuse cannot be discriminated against only because she is the wife of the offender and has to be treated as any other rape victim, a Delhi court has observed while denying bail to a man accused of sodomising his pregnant wife.

  • Growing old? Have sex for super married life

    New York: Apart from timely medicines, regular walks and some quality time with grandchildren, add some sex to stay happily married in your silver years.

  • 424 dismissed constables in U’khand to be reappointed

    Dehradun: Over 400 police constables in Uttarakhand, who were dismissed for violating rules by applying for their job from two districts simultaneously, will be re-inducted into the force.

  • Magisterial probe ordered in encounter of suspected Naxals

    Raipur: A magisterial probe has been ordered into an encounter between security forces and Naxalites early this year in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district, in which two suspected cadres were killed.

  • Single window for film shootings in Goa: Parrikar

    Panaji: Goa government will have a single window system for clearances of film shootings in the state by enacting a legislation to this effect, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the Legislative Assembly today.

  • UNSC discusses Ukraine, Russia defends action as ‘appropriate’

    United Nations: Russia has told the UNSC that Ukraine’s deposed President Viktor Yanukovich had requested it to use Russian army to restore law and order and protect its people, an assertion rejected by Kiev which said the fugitive leader did not have authority to seek foreign help.

  • Putin calls end to snap drill of armed forces

    Moscow:  Russian President Vladimir Putin today told troops to return to their permanent bases after calling a snap drill to check their battle-readiness last week.