Free Press Journal
  • AP: Baby girl stepped on by cop amid spat, dies

    Sangaredddy (AP): A four-month-old girl died today in Medak district of Andhra Pradesh after she was allegedly stepped on by a policeman amid a verbal duel with her father at home.

  • CPI-M names 14 more Lok Sabha candidates

    New Delhi: The CPI-M Wednesday named 14 more Lok Sabha candidates, taking the total announced thus far to 88 across the country.

  • Happiness not valued equally across cultures

    Melbourne: Many individuals and cultures tend to be averse to happiness, fearing that enjoying the moment will cause something bad to happen later on, a new research has found.

  • Modi can’t escape moral responsibility for Guj riots: Pawar

    New Delhi: NCP chief Sharad Pawar today said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi cannot escape “moral responsibility” for the 2002 post-Godhra riots notwithstanding the “clean chit” given to him by a court.

  • AAP to hook Goa voters with cheap fish as bait

    Panaji: There’s nothing fishy about this – just building on past gains. If the promise of ‘bijli’ (electricity) and ‘paani’ (water) netted admirers galore for the AAP in Delhi, the party may use cheap fish in Goa as a lure to hook in voters.

  • 62-yr-old man gets 5yrs jail for sexually assaulting minor

    New Delhi: A 62-year-old man has been sent to five years in jail for sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl by a Delhi court which said the man was keeping an eye at the child’s movement and enticed her on finding her alone.

  • Maldives probes reported spotting of missing Malaysian jet

    Male: Maldives police have launched an investigation into reports that residents of the remote island of Kuda Huvadhoo in Dhaal Atoll saw a “low flying jumbo jet ” on March 8 morning after a Malaysia Airlines plane went missing.

  • ‘Sex Selfie’ enters bedroom, explodes on social media

    London: At a time when ‘Selfie’ has become a new buzzword on various social media platforms, a surprising number of men and women are increasingly posting ‘sex selfies’ while engaging in the real act.

  • Some data deleted from pilot’s flight simulator: Malaysia

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian authorities today said some files were found deleted from the flight simulator found at the house of the pilot aboard the missing jetliner and experts are trying to retrieve the data that could be crucial for solving the aviation mystery.

  • India welcomes Congress backing for Sikhs in US military

    Washington: India has welcomed the move by over 100 US lawmakers asking Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel to allow Sikhs to serve in the American armed forces with their articles of faith such as turbans and beard.

  • New smartphone gaming app can reduce anxiety

    Washington: Playing a science-based smartphone gaming app for just 25 minutes can reduce anxiety in stressed individuals, scientists claim.

  • Nilekani opposes over regulation of private sector

    Bangalore: Infosys co-founder and Congress candidate for Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat Nandan Nilekani today said he supports job reservation in public sector, but the private sector should not be over-regulated and instead be encouraged to be more proactive about inclusion.

  • Four women, child among 7 killed in Pak blasts

    Peshawar: At least seven people, including four women and a child of the same family, were today killed in two separate blasts in Pakistan’s North Waziristan and Peshawar.

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    Filmmaker Prakash Jha to script own poll destiny

    Patna: Claiming that after dealing with actors it was “time to deal with politicians”, filmmaker Prakash Jha today said he had returned to politics because he felt the need to give pace to positive change in Bihar under Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

  • Not fielding any independent candidate against Gadkari: Uddhav

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today dismissed reports that his party may field a decoy candidate against former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari who is contesting his maiden Lok Sabha election from Nagpur seat.