Free Press Journal
  • Rahul Dravid declines India coaching job

    Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar wants Rahul Dravid to take up the highly challenging job of India coach but the former captain is not ready as yet to assume the mantle from under-fire incumbent Duncan Fletcher because of “time constraints”.

  • Modi doesn’t have a magic wand: Parrikar

     Narendra Modi does not have a magic-wand and will take time to correct the ills triggered by “ten years of misrule” by the UPA government, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Friday.
    The chief minister was speaking at a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) students convention here.

  • Huge disparity in remuneration: Priyanka Chopra

     Successful actress Priyanka Chopra, who has been part of hits like “Fashion”, “Barfi” and “Dostana”, Friday said an actress’s fee may not be on par with her male counterpart, but she is hopeful that soon their remuneration will get better.

  • Court picks holes in Tejpal’s CCTV defence

    Former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal’s defence – the CCTV footage outside the elevator – does not hold water, the Bombay High Court bench said here Friday while rejecting his bail plea in a sexual assault case. Justice Utkarsh Bakre said at this stage the CCTV footage “does not help the applicant prove his innocence”.

  • Lack of sleep can cause heart disease (March 14 is World Sleep Day)

     How you sleep is a major determinant of how well your heart functions. A new study carried out on cardiac patients at the Sir Gangaram Hospital here revealed that around 96 percent of patients who have cardiovascular problems have sleep apnea.
    Sleep apnea, which is clinically called Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS), is a type of disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or

  • Malaysia widening search for missing plane

     Malaysia will expand its search   for the missing passenger jetliner, acting Minister of Transport Hishamuddin Hussein said here Friday even as the multinational forces continued scouring seas and lands for the seventh day.

  • Rahul in UPA 2 govt would have been good for Congress: Deora

    Mumbai: Union Minister and Congress leader Milind Deora today said if Rahul Gandhi had joined the UPA government in 2009, it would have made a big difference to the fortunes of the party which is bracing for a tough electoral battle beginning next month.

  • Gowda takes exception to Modi’s jibes at Third Front

    Bangalore: Taking umbrage at Narendra Modi’s repeated acidic attacks on Third Front, former Prime Minister and JDS chief H D Deve Gowda today said BJP’s PrimeMinisterial candidate should not “cross limits” in his speech.

  • Did not attend rally because of low turnout: Hazare

    New Delhi: Two days after he left Mamata Banerjee red-faced, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare today said he had skipped the ‘joint’ rally here with the Trinamool Congress chief because even 4000 people had not come to attend it and he had been misled.

  • Guj: FIRs against Kejriwal convoy for ‘evading’ toll tax

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat police has lodged two separate complaints against AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal’s convoy in connection with alleged non-payment of toll tax during his ‘fact finding’ tour in the state last week.

  • Bengal to set up legal assistance cells for consumers

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government along with NGOs is in the process of setting up Consumer Assistance Bureaus across the state to help tackle unfair trade practices and initiate legal proceedings, a minister said here Friday.

  • Court denies bail to Tejpal

    Panaji: Former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal’s bail plea in a case of sexual assault was Friday rejected by the Bombay High Court bench here which said it apprehended that the senior scribe would flee from justice and tamper evidence.

  • GJM leader among three held in Darjeeling

    Siliguri: Three Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists, including central committee member Bimal Dorjee, were arrested from West Bengal’s Darjeeling district in pursuance of pending warrants against them, police said Friday.

  • Non-bailable arrest warrant issued against Musharraf

    Islamabad: A special court in Pakistan formed to try former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf in a high treason case issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against him Friday after he failed to appear in court again.

  • Delhi’s young to vote for jobs, women’s safety

    New Delhi: The young in Delhi want jobs and are most likely to vote for a party that makes the city safe for women, treats all communities equally, curbs corruption and checks rising food prices.