Free Press Journal
  • Tejpal’s family showing CCTV footage to everybody: Prosecution

    Panaji: Goa Police today told Bombay High Court that kin of Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, accused of raping a junior woman colleague, were showing CCTV footage related to the case to “everybody” in Delhi.

  • New drug may stop heart attack without side effects

    Melbourne: Scientists claim they are a step closer to developing a new drug to stop heart attack in its tracks and reduce the damage caused, without any side effects.

  • Gestures can help children learn math better

    Washington: Children who use their hands to gesture during a math lesson gain a deep understanding of the problems they are taught, according to a new research.

  • London to test ‘smart’ pedestrian crossings

    London: London is set to become the first city in the world to test ‘smart’ crosswalks equipped with sensors and cameras to make crossing roads easier and safer for pedestrians.

  • G-7 asks Russia to cease efforts to change status of Crimea

    Washington: Ahead of the referendum in Crimea on its merger with Russia, G-7 countries in a strongly worded statement asked Moscow to “cease all efforts” to change the status of the strategic Ukrainian peninsula.

  • Gangpur-Odisha, Maharashtra enter final of hockey nationals

    Lucknow: Gangpur, Odisha and Maharashtra will face each other in the title clash of Division B after registering hard-fought wins in their respective semifinals of the fourth Hockey India Senior Men National Championship, here today.

  • Building collapses in New York, 11 people injured

    New York: At least 11 people received minor injuries when a building partially collapsed after an explosion today in the East Harlem neighbourhood of New York City, officials said.

  • Book leaders indulging in hate speeches: SC to police

    New Delhi: Holding hate speeches of social, political and religious leaders based on religion, caste, region or ethnicity a “menace” to society, the Supreme Court today asked law-enforcing agencies to book such persons.

  • Compensate victims of crime in 2 weeks: HC to Delhi govt

    New Delhi: Terming as “unacceptable” delay in payment of compensation to victims of crime, including rape, the Delhi High Court today directed the city government to disburse within two weeks the funds recommended by the state legal services authority.

  • Unclaimed bag throws cops into tizzy

    New Delhi: Police personnel were thrown into a tizzy after they received a call about an unclaimed bag which was found this evening in a three-wheeler in the busy Karol Bagh area of Central Delhi.

  • ACRI issues guidelines for public servants of elections

    Itanagar: The Arunachal Chapter of RTI India (ACRI) has urged the chief secretary to make it mandatory for public servants, whose kith and kin are contesting the forthcoming elections to declare their assets, properties, insurances, bonds, security deposits and cash in hand, including their bank account details, in order to avoid conflict of interests.

  • Ringing phones don’t lead to any conclusion about missing jet

    Beijing: Hopes of anguished relatives of 239 people on board the missing Malaysian plane were dashed after a tech expert dismissed the Theory of the Phantom calls, saying ringing phones does not lead to any conclusion.

  • BJD’s 1st list has 3 royals,1 cine-star, 1 sportsman

    Bhubaneswar: First list of BJD candidates released today for Lok Sabha and assembly polls includes name of three family members, a cinestar and a hockey player while Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik would contest from his home turf Hinjili in Ganjam district.

  • Broadcast min in talks to free DTH spectrum, ease TV licensing

    Mumbai: Ministry of information and broadcasting is in talks with other ministries to free spectrum for direct to home broadcasting services and to expedite process of granting of broadcasting licences, Secretary Bimal Julka said at annual FICCI Frames conference.

  • CIL executives to go on 3-day strike from tomorrow

    New Delhi: Coal India employees will go on a three-day strike starting tomorrow and fuel production could be the first casualty, adding to the woes of the company that is struggling to meet the output target of 482 million tonnes for this fiscal.

  • Sindhu, Kashyap enter second round of Swiss Open

    Basel: Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and Anand Pawar got off to winning starts, notching up victories in their respective opening round singles matches at the the USD 125,000 Swiss Grand Prix Gold tournament here today.