Free Press Journal
  • AAMEF welcomes SC directive for CBI probe into Saradha scam

    Guwahati: The All Assam Media Employees Federation today welcomed Supreme Court’s directive for a CBI probe into the multi-crore Saradha scam in Assam, West Bengal, Odisha and Tripura and appealed for compensation for media employees of the group.

  • Huge quantity of explosives recovered in Birbhum

    Suri (WB): Around 15 quintals of gelatin sticks and 500 detonators were seized during a raid on a village in Birbhum district bordering Jharkhand today, police sources said.

  • Sperm approaching egg

    World’s oldest sperm discovered in Australia

    Melbourne: Scientists have discovered the world’s oldest and best-preserved sperm from tiny shrimps, measuring a massive 1.3 millimetres and dating back to 17 million years in Australia.

  • jenson_button

    Button not ready to call curtains on F1 career yet

    London: McLaren driver Jenson Button has revealed that he won’t be calling the quits on his Formula One career after his 15th season even though he is out of contract with his current team.

  • Close to 100 entries for MRF Supercross

    Chennai: The 10th edition of the MRF MoGrip-FMSCI National Supercross championship has attracted almost 100 entries for each of the six rounds to be staged across the country.

  • 200 detonators, 150 gelatine sticks seized; one arrested

    Virudhunagar(TN): Two hundred detonators and 150 gelatin sticks were today seized from a house near Cuddalore, 180 km from here, and one person arrested in this connection, police said.

  • Joshna makes last 16 of British Open squash

    Hull (England): India’s Joshna Chinappa scalped four-time champion Rachael Grinham, the 15th seed from Australia, 3-2 and entered the pre-quarterfinals of the women’s singles in the British Open squash championship here.

  • UP bans victory processions, steps up security

    Lucknow: Prohibiting victory processions in the state, the UP administration today geared up for the Lok Sabha elections results on Friday, directing police and other agencies to ensure tight security, especially for the candidates.
    In a meeting chaired through video conferencing, state Chief Secretary Javed Usmani said to prevent any tension and violence disturbing the counting process, crowd should not be allowed to gather outside the counting stations and vehicle movement be restricted

  • Four Left parties demand repoll in 3200 booths on WB

    New Delhi: Four Left parties today demanded immediate re-poll in around 3200 polling booths in West Bengal, alleging massive rigging by the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC).

  • Lahiri eyes Major spot at Philippine Open

    Manila: Asian Tour Order of Merit leader Anirban Lahiri will be aiming to fulfil his ambitions of competing in a Major by winning the USD 300,000 ICTSI Philippine Open, the region’s oldest National Open, which
    starts on Thursday.

  • India Ratings downgrades GMR Hyd airport’s project bank loan

    Hyderabad: India Ratings and Research has downgraded GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd’s Rs 798 crore secured project bank loan, following a regulatory order that barred collection of user development fee (UDF).

  • Bolt to make season debut next month

    Paris: Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt is set to make his return to the track next month, around the middle of the international track and field season.

  • TDP sweeps zilla parishad polls in Seemandhra

    Hyderabad: After the municipal elections, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) also swept the rural body elections in Seemandhra while it was a close finish between the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and the Congress in Telangana.

  • Nine die in road accident near Mysore

    Bangalore: Nine people, among them three children and three women, were killed Wednesday when a speeding truck collided with a mini bus near Mysore, police said.