Free Press Journal
  • Karti Chidambaram thanks Congress for giving him LS ticket

    Chennai:  Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram, who will be contesting the Lok Sabha polls from the Sivaganga constituency in Tamil Nadu, on Friday thanked the Congress Party for giving him a ticket.

  • MNMM booked for poll code violation

    Nashik: Police have charged the president  of ‘Mumbai Naka Mitra Mandal’ with violation of model code of conduct for alleged use of T-shirts having MNS’ poll symbol and photos of its party chief Raj Thackeray during Shiv Jayanti celebrations here on March 19.

  • Shiv Sena to contest Lok Sabha polls in UP, Bihar and Delhi

    Mumbai:  In a riposte to former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari’s recent overtures to MNS chief Raj Thackeray, the Shiv Sena today decided to field its candidates in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Delhi for the Lok Sabha elections.

  • Won’t challenge BJP in UP: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Controversy again dogged the uneasy relations between the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) amid reports here Friday that the allies may contest against each other in some seats in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Russia feeling impact of sanctions: US Treasury Secretary

    Washington:  Russia has started feeling the impact of sanctions and the new curbs announced by President Barack Obama will have serious consequences on the its economy, US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said.

  • Google encrypts all emails for a spy-free Gmail

    Washington: In a bid to stop snooping on its users, Google has overhauled its Gmail service in a big way – encrypting every single email you send or receive.

  • Indian among nine killed in Kabul hotel attack

    Kabul: An Indian was among the nine people killed in a deadly Taliban attack in a popular hotel in Kabul, sources said Friday. Four of the attackers were also killed.

  • 9/11 air pollution linked to stress disorder

    New York:  People who were exposed to a massive dust cloud of air pollution at Ground Zero when the 9/11 twin terror attacks took place are at an increased risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

  • Believe it! Humans can smell 1 trillion odours

    New York:  From freshly baked pizza or popped popcorns in a cinema theatre to fresh sea breeze or wet paint at home, our nose can actually distinguish at least one trillion different odours.

  • Satpal Maharaj quits Congress

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader from Uttarakhand, Satpal Maharaj, quit the party on Friday, with less than a month to go for the general elections.

  • Say no to drugs by not voting for Cong in North Goa: BJP

    Panaji: The Goa BJP unit has said it would remind people that the best way to say no to drugs is by not voting for rival candidate, who had been indicted in a state Assembly Committee report for alleged links with the drug syndicate in the state.

  • Parents! Your genes play key role in child growth

    Washington: Debunking the popular theory that how adults parent their children depends on the way they were themselves parented when they were children, scientists have discovered that genes actually play a significant role in parenting.

  • Notice to two JMM legislators fielded by BJP

    Ranchi:  Jharkhand assembly Speaker Shashank Shekhar Bhokta has issued notice to two JMM legislators who the BJP has fielded as its candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, an official said Friday.