Free Press Journal
  • Mobiles imported for R&D exempted from radiation norms

    New Delhi: The radiation norms for mobile handsets will not be applicable on import of devices for research and development purposes or on gifts sent by people living abroad, the Department of Telecom has said.

  • Lanka’s northern province to revive talks with Rajapaksa

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Tamil-dominated northern province has unanimously agreed to revive the stalled direct talks with President Mahinda Rajapaksa to find a political solution to the problems of the minority community.

  • Denied LS ticket, Alemao threatens to contest as independent

    Panaji: Hours after the Congress high command announced Goa candidates, a senior state leader Churchill Alemao today threatened to contest as an independent challenging the party’s decision to nominate Aleix Reginaldo Lourenco as the South Goa candidate.

  • EC notifies LS polls in Karnataka April 17

    Bangalore: The Election Commission Wednesday notified single phase elections to the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka April 17.

  • Sting operation row: court records statement of AAP member

    New Delhi: A court here today recorded the statement of an AAP member in a criminal defamation complaint against the CEO of a news portal for allegedly releasing a “doctored” video showing some party candidates accepting funds through illegal means before last year’s assembly polls in Delhi.

  • Seizures in AP till date surpasses 2009 poll cash recoveries

    Hyderabad: Unaccounted hard currencies and valuables seized in Andhra Pradesh since the Model Code of Conduct came into force for the upcoming elections, have already crossed entire cash recovery figures of 2009 polls, officials said today.

  • Azad to contest from Udhampur: Soz

    Jammu: Ghulam Nabi Azad is likely to contest from Udhampur Lok Sabha seat, Jammu-Kashmir Congress Chief Saif-ud-Din Soz, said here today.

  • Women half as likely as men to study science: survey

    Paris: Women are being put off careers in science by stereotypes and are less than half as likely as men to apply for degrees in the field, said a study published today.

  • Sleep loss means loss of brain cells

    Washington: Sleep loss may be more serious than previously thought as it can cause permanent damage to brain cells, a new research has claimed.

  • Narendra Modi

    Congress rules out supporting Arvind Kejriwal against Narendra modi

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi could be in for a tough fight in Varanasi with the Congress declaring its resolve to put up a formidable candidate against the BJP’s PM nominee in the Lok Sabha polls and ruling out support to AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal.

  • Stress turns men self-centered, women more social

    London: Men and women do not react to stress in the same way, according to a new study which found that stressed males tend to become self-centered while stressed females are more social.

  • Ananth Kumar, Union Minister Muniyappa file nominations

    Bangalore: BJP leader Ananth Kumar, Union Minister K H Muniyappa and JDS state President A Krishnappa filed their nominations, as the process for the April 17 Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka was set in motion today.

  • Congress will field strong candidate against Modi: Anand Sharma

    New Delhi: Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Wednesday said the Congress will field a strong candidate against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi, and added that the party will fight to win the seat with all its might.

  • LS polls: People have to decide between sincere work and showoffs, says Sibal

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal, who has been given a ticket by the Congress from the Chandni Chowk constituency for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, on Wednesday, said that people have to decide between a candidate who has worked for them and others who are showing-off.