Free Press Journal
  • Assam’s richest poll candidate seeks comeback

    Tezpur (Assam): Entry of lottery baron Moni Kumar Subba, who is facing murder and rape cases, into the fray as an Independent is likely to make the contest here aninteresting one with the three-time former Congress MP banking on support of main opposition party AIUDF and the Nepali community to see him through.

  • Sleep apnoea could lead to elevated blood sugar levels

    Washington: Researchers have linked sleep apnoea with elevated blood sugar levels, raising fears that people with the condition could be at an increased risk of cardiovascular illness and mortality.

  • ISRO set to launch its navigational sat IRNSS 1B on April 4

    Chennai: As part of its aspirations to build a regional navigational system equivalent to Global Positioning System of the US, ISRO is set to send its second satellite from Sriharikota tomorrow, which would help put in place the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System.

  • US jury indicts Rajya Sabha MP in bribery conspiracy

    Washington: In an unprecedented case, a Chicago jury has indicted a Congress party Rajya Sabha MP in an alleged international conspiracy to bribe state and central government officials in India to allow mining of titanium minerals.

  • US call Burma to end curbs on humanitarian staff

    Washington :  The US has called on the Burmese government to lift travel restrictions on the humanitarian staff so they may resume work in Rakhine State, which has been hit by ethnic and religious violence.

  • Japan issues tsunami alert after Chile quake

    Tokyo: Japan issued a tsunami alert early today following a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake thousands of kilometres away across the Pacific Ocean in Chile, but said it was not likely to cause damage.

  • Chandy slams Modi for dragging Sonia into marines’ case

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has sought an apology from BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for dragging Congress President Sonia Gandhi into the Italian marines’ case by levelling “unfounded allegations” against her.

  • ECI seeks panel to remove Punjab DGP

    Chandigarh: After receiving a number of complaints, the Election Commission has sought formation of a three member panel to replace Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) Sumedh Saini in the run up to the Lok Sabha polls slated for April 30 in the state.

  • A keen contest in the offing

    Kozhikode: A keen contest is on the cards in Vadakara Lok Sabha constituency, traditionally a CPI(M) bastion, in Kozhikode district, where the brutal murder of Revolutionary Marxist Party leader T P Chandrasekharan two years ago still remains a talking point among the people.

  • EC initiates probe into delay in clearance to Modi plane

    BHOPAL: Election Commission of India has set up a probe on the BJP’s complaint regarding delay in giving clearance to the aircraft of its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. Chief election commissioner VS Sampath sought reasons for delay in clearance to plane, said sources.