Free Press Journal
  • Thai party tells US, UN about ‘undemocratic moves’

    Bangkok: A Thai government party Thursday sent a letter to US President Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, saying Thailand’s democratic rule had been effectually thwarted and disrupted by “undemocratic” elements.

  • Complaint against Big B for promoting superstition in TV Ad

    Mumbai: A complaint was filed today in a magistrate’s court here against Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and a few others for allegedly promoting “false beliefs” in a TV advertisement.

  • Rahul promises to create 100 mn jobs

    Kohima: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Thursday promised to create “100 million jobs” for the unemployed youth of the northeastern states if his party again comes to power at the centre.

  • HC orders inquiry by Retd Judge into Rs 6000 cr tribal schemes

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today ordered an inquiry by a retired High Court Judge M G Gaikwad into the alleged financial irregularities in tribal welfare schemes in Maharashtra during the period 2004-05 to 2008-09.

  • Antulay’s resentment taken up at Cong-NCP panel meet: Malik

    Mumbai: NCP today said the issue of senior Congress leader A R Antulay’s open support to the rival PWP’s candidates in Raigad and Mawal Lok Sabha constituencies had been taken up at the co-ordination committee of the two coalition partners.

  • ‘WhatsAppitis’ is a real disease: Lancet

    London: What if you are told that excessive chatting or texting on ‘WhatsApp’ messenger service can hamper your health to an extent that you get a thumb disease! “WhatsAppitis” is real, and happening.

  • RIL shuts Jamnagar paraxylene unit for maintenance

    Mumbai: Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has closed one of the  three paraxylene producing units at its Jamnagar refinery complex in Gujarat for maintenance, the company said Thursday.

  • Modi attacks Nitish on Bodh Gaya terror strike

    Gaya: Targeting Nitish Kumar, BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today alleged that the Bihar Chief Minister had failed to prevent the terrorist attack at Bodh Gaya last year because of ‘vote bank’ politics.

  • 12 killed in Malda road accidents, several injured

    Malda (WB): Twelve persons, including two women and three children were killed and 48 others were injured in two separate road accidents on National Highway 34 near Malda town since last night, police said today.

  • Pakistani Taliban demand release of 400 captives

    Islamabad: Maulana Samiul Haq, a member of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)-nominated negotiating committee for peace talks said Thursday that the Taliban have demanded the release of up to 400 prisoners.

  • Poll panel to watch out for ‘dummy’ candidates

    Gurgaon: If any candidate in the Lok Sabha polls acts as a ‘dummy’ and campaigns for another aspirant, action under the Indian Penal Code will be initiated against the dummy, an election official said Thursday.

  • Sensex scales new high for fourth straight session

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday touched a record high of 22,307.74 points, surpassing its previous record high of 22,172.20 points hit Wednesday.

  • Cong files plaint against AIADMK candidate for abusing PC

    Sivaganga: Congress has lodged a complaint with police against AIADMK candidate of Sivaganga constituency P R Senthilnathan, alleging he used abusive language against Finance Minister P Chidambaram during electioneering.

  • Autism may begin in the womb: study

    New York: Conditions for autism may develop even before birth, in the second and third trimester of pregnancy, a new study has found.