Free Press Journal
  • Election officer slaps notice on AAP over Wednesday’s incident

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party was today served a notice by the Delhi’s Chief electoral office for alleged violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) over yesterday’s violent protest outside BJP headquarters here.

  • GoAir offers business class upgrade for women travellers

    Mumbai: Budget carrier GoAir today announced a special scheme for women travellers, offering upgrade to business class for Rs 699, to mark the International Women’s Day which falls on March 8 every year.

  • HC suggests escort police cell to take undertrials to court

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked Maharashtra government to consider setting up of a separate cell in the police department to be responsible only for escort of undertrials from jails to courts for appearances.

  • Model Code may help Tatas to retain Taj Mansingh Hotel for some more time

    New Delhi: The Tata-owned Indian Hotels Company Limited is likely to get another extension to operate the iconic Taj Mansingh hotel here after the current lease expires in March as New Delhi Municipal Council, the land-owning agency, cannot hold an auction with the model code of conduct for the Lok Sabha poll coming into force.

  • First 3-D model of human fingerprint developed

    Washington: An Indian-American scientist has built the first 3-D model of a human fingerprint, an advance that could boost the accuracy of fingerprint-matching systems and improve security technology.

  • PDP demands withdrawal of sedation charge agst Kashmiri students

    Srinagar: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today demanded that sedition charge slapped against Kashmiri students in Meerut for allegedly cheering Pakistan team during a cricket match that India lost should be dropped and UP government and the university apologise to them.

  • Lankan spinners restrict Bangladesh to 204/9

    Mirpur (Bangladesh): Bangladesh frittered away a solid start as Sri Lankan spinners triggered a middle- order collapse to restrict the hosts to 204 for nine in an inconsequential Asia Cup match here today.

  • Ind-Ra ups shipping outlook to stable with negative bias

    Mumbai: India Ratings today said some signs of stability are emerging in the troubled shipping industry and also upgraded the sector to ‘negative-to-stable’ from ‘negative’ for the next fiscal.

  • CBI arrests a Union Bank official in a graft case

    New Delhi: CBI has arrested a Union Bank of India branch manager in Pune in a graft case while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 9000 from a farmer for clearing his crop loan, agency spokesperson said here today.

  • Sri Lanka upset with Mauritius over rights resolution

    New Delhi: Sri Lanka Thursday expressed concern that Mauritius, set to join a trilateral maritime security group also involving India and the Maldives, is co-sponsoring a UN resolution alleging human rights abuses during the war against the Tamil Tigers.

  • Woman kills her own babies in Pakistan

    Islamabad: In a tragic incident, the wife of an unemployed drug addict in Lahore killed her two babies as she was unable to feed them for three days.

  • Chg: Three teachers suspended over exam paper distribution

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh School Education department has suspended three teachers and issued a show cause notice to Bemetara district education officer for alleged dereliction of duty in connection with the ongoing board examination for class X and XII.

  • BJP leader joins BJD, Cong leader quits, OJM expels it gs

    Bhubaneswar: A day after poll dates are announced, Odisha today saw senior Congress leader Kamala Das quitting her party and hinting that she will join BJD while BJP leader Golak Naik joined the Biju Janata Dal and OJM expelled its general secretary-cum- spokesperson Amiya Pandav from the party for ‘anti-party activities.’

  • I am still India’s number one off-spinner: Harbhajan

    New Delhi: After 15 years of international cricket, Harbhajan Singh is still enjoying playing in domestic cricket. The 33-year-old rates himself the best off-spinner in the country and says it is a matter of time before he is recalled to the national side.

  • Parrikar’s budget helps Ramdev, RSS in Goa: Congress

    Panaji: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has made budgetary provisions for saffronisation of Goa by allowing Yoga guru Ramdev and the RSS to set up bases in the state, the Congress Thursday said.

  • Sensex hits new high of 21,525 points

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets soared to a new high of 21,525 points Thursday, led by a strong buying support from foreign funds ahead of the general elections.

  • In election season, men now seek their rights

    New Delhi: In a so-called “man’s world’, it’s the men who are seeking protection of their rights. Men’s rights groups, fighting for shared parenting in case of divorce or separation, have urged political parties to include in their manifestoes a proposal to set up a ministry of men to exclusively look into their issues.