Free Press Journal
  • Chinese thinktanks call for close Sino-India ties

    Beijing: Influential Chinese think tanks have called for a new type of great power relationship between China and India similar to the ties Beijing wants to have with the US.

  • SC for Gavaskar as Board chief, suggests barring CSK, RR from IPL

    Sunil Gavaskar
    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday proposed the name of former India captain Sunil Gavaskar to replace the incumbent Narayanaswami Srinivasan as the BCCI head and suggested that Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals be kept out of the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) that starts April 16.

  • India abstains from voting on UNHRC resolution against Lanka

    Geneva: India for the first time today abstained from voting on an “intrusive” US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC which adopted it by 23 votes in favour and sought an international inquiry into alleged war crimes in the last stages of conflict with the LTTE in 2009.

  • Gulbarg embezzlement case: Teesta, hubby move Guj HC for bail

    Ahmedabad: Social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and son of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, Tanvir today approached the Gujarat High Court seeking anticipatory bail in alleged Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case.

  • 6 killed, 7 injured in copycat knife attacks in China

    Beijing: Six people were today killed and seven others, including two children, injured in twin copycat knife attacks in China, including the capital Beijing, in the latest assault carried out by disgruntled people.

  • SC to states, UTs:Implement law to eradicate manual scavenging

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked all the state governments and Union Territories to fully implement legislation for eradicating manual scavenging and take action against violators, while issuing directions for education, employment and rehabilitation of affected people.

  • RTE Act: HC warns Principal Secy to file counter urgently

    Chennai: The Madras High Court today warned the Principal Secretary, Education Department that it is giving last opportunity to file counter to a petition seeking implementation of the Right to Education Act in letter and spirit, including the school managements of CBSE.

  • IT dept to closely monitor high transactions:official

    Chennai: As part of tightening its vigil on the use of unaccounted money during the campaign for the Lok Sabha polls, the Income Tax department would closely monitor high level transactions across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, a top official said here today.

  • 2 IM terrorists from Pakistan held in UP

    Lucknow: Two Indian Mujahideen terrorists from Pakistan have been arrested from Gorakhpur in eastern Uttar Pradesh and were planning to target policemen ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, police said today.

  • Jaitley questions logic behind Rahul’s BJP balloon jibe

    Amritsar: A day after Rahul Gandhi’s BJP balloon jibe, Arun Jaitely today wondered whether the Congress leader’s remark was an “astrological prediction” or based on some rational political thinking.

  • Srinivasan discusses with experts, continues to remain mum

    New Delhi: Stung by the Supreme Court’s sweeping proposals to cleanse the game, under-fire BCCI President N Srinivasan is learnt to have had telephonic conferences with his colleagues and legal experts on the future course of action.

  • Independent Rajya Sabha member supports Modi for PM

    New Delhi: Rajeev Chandrashekhar, an independent member of Rajya Sabha, today came out in support of Narendra Modi for Prime Ministership, contending the country needs the “decisive leader with abilities” to deal with the challenges it faces.

  • RBI rate hike to push cos over default cliff: India Ratings

    Mumbai: Interest rate hike by the Reserve Bank in the short-term will push more corporates over the “default cliff”, which can force up to 15 per cent of top 500 companies in severe distress and loan defaults, India Ratings warned today.

  • How Google can plan your healthy meal!

    Washington: Type apple vs orange in your google web browser and you instantly get the nutritional information of these fruits, displayed side by side in a chart.

  • Delhi HC bars export of Natco’s generic cancer drug

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has barred the export of generic kidney and liver cancer medication, Sorefenat, manufactured by Natco Pharma Ltd on the plea of German drug major Bayer Corporation.

  • Goa Congress to ask Karnataka to ban Sri Ram Sene

    Panaji: The Congress in Goa Thursday said it will ask its party’s government in neighbouring Karnataka to ban the Sri Ram Sene for its opposition to “secular” culture.

  • Ties with India should move forward holistically: Pakistan

    Islamabad: Pakistan today said a consensus is being built here among all stakeholders to strike a deal on liberalised trade with India, underlining that bilateral ties should move forward “holistically and not in bits and pieces”.

  • It will be ‘haar haar Modi’ May 16, says Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress Thursday issued a point-by-point rebuttal of BJP leader Narendra Modi’s accusations against the party at a rally in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday.