Free Press Journal
  • Sharad Yadav battles Pappu Yadav in Madhepura

    Madhepura (Bihar): Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav is facing a tough fight from controversial former MP Pappu Yadav of the RJD in this Bihar parliamentary constituency.

  • Preparations on for temple festival

     Theni (TN): Arrangements are being made for the celebration of “Kannagi festival” on the auspicious Chitra Pournami day (full moon day in the month of Chitra) on May14 at the  Mangala Devi temple located in the Periyar Tiger Reserve area in Kerala.

  • Fire breaks out in PMO

    New Delhi: A fire broke out Tuesday morning at a room in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in the South Block here, officials said.

  • TDSAT upholds telcos 3G intra-circle agreement,quashes fines

    New Delhi: In a major relief to Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular, Telecom tribunal TDSAT today upheld their plea to provide 3G intra-circle roaming services, while also quashing the cumulative penalty of Rs 1,200 crore imposed on them by Department of Telecom.

  • Now, water-testing lab packed into a pill

    Washington: Researchers have solved the problem of cumbersome, expensive and painfully slow water-testing by turning the process upside-down.

  • SC reserves order on spot-fixing probe panel

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its order on setting up a panel to probe allegation of spot-fixing and betting against some of the cricketers playing the Indian Premier League (IPL) and BCCI president N. Srinivasan.

  • Five killed in bus-tempo collision

    Vadodara: At least five persons were killed today and ten others injured in a road mishap at Fartikui village here.

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    Giriraj Singh’s arrest put on hold till May 3

    Ranchi: A Jharkhand court Tuesday suspended the order for the arrest of Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh till May 3 for his hate speech during campaigning.

  • Mahbubnagar candidates seek votes claiming credit for T’lngana

    Mahbubnagar: Union minister S Jaipal Reddy, who is fighting from this seat after more than a decade, is facing the challenge of two Reddys and all the three are trying to cash in on the Telangana factor, claiming credit for having achieved statehood through their respective parties.

  • Five women in fray in Faridkot

    Faridkot: In a state where only 19 women are contesting Lok Sabha polls as against 234 men candidates, the Faridkot (SC) seat can boast of five of them in the fray with the sitting SAD MP Paramjit Kaur Gulshan taking on, among others, two contestants who share her first name.

  • ‘Even a butcher is shy’ of Modi: Laloo

    Patna: Attacking Narendra Modi, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Laloo Prasad Yadav today said that “even a butcher is shy” of the BJP leader who was aiming to become the Prime Minister of the country.

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    Sharad Yadav on a sticky wicket in Madhepura seat

    Madhepura: Facing stiff challenge from a resurgent BJP and RJD of Lalu Prasad, JD(U) President Sharad Yadav, seeking an eighth term to Parliament, is finding himself on a sticky wicket in Madhepura Lok Sabha seat nestled along the Indo-Nepal border.

  • Girls called `too fat` likelier to become obese: Study

    Washington: Researchers have found that girls who are told by a parent, sibling, friend, classmate or teacher that they are too fat at age 10 are more likely to be obese at age 19.

  • Mystery of pandemic flu virus of 1918 solved

    Washington: Researchers have now provided the most conclusive answers yet to two of the world’s foremost biomedical mysteries of the past century: the origin of the 1918 pandemic flu virus and its unusual severity, which resulted in a death toll of approximately 50 million people.

  • William Shatner receives special honour from NASA

    Washington: In honour of his support of NASA programs and science education, NASA has honoured Canadian actor William Shatner with its Distinguished Public Service Medal, the space agency’s highest award for non-government people.

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    Telangana votes tomorrow to elect first government

    Hyderabad: April 30, 2014 will be a big day for 2.81 crore voters in Telangana as they exercise their franchise for electing the first government of the new state that will formally come into existence on June 2.