Free Press Journal
  • CBI to examine Airbus EVP Kiran Rao in London

    New Delhi: CBI will send a team of its officials to London to examine Executive Vice-President of Airbus Kiran Rao in connection with its probe into alleged irregularities in over Rs 8,000-crore deal for supplying 43 aircraft to the erstwhile carrier Indian Airlines in 2005.

  • Decision on toll, LBT soon, says Chavan

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said a policy decision on levying the toll and Local Bodies Tax will be taken before the ongoing monsoon session ends.

  • Secretaries list expectations, highlight urgent issues to Modi

    New Delhi: In his meeting with the secretaries of all government departments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the top bureaucrats space and time to voice their expectations from the new administration besides listing areas needing urgent attention.

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    Sri Lanka reacts strongly to Jayalalithaa’s genocide remarks

    Colombo: Sri Lanka today reacted strongly against the genocide remarks made by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa against the country over the Tamil issue and said it will make formal objections to India over her comments.

  • 22 British hospitals got food linked to baby poisoning

    London: While government hospitals in developing countries are usually looked down upon, hospitals in a country like Britain too are not an exception to their share of shortcomings.

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    England stay in semifinal hunt with 2-0 win over Malaysia

    The Hague (Netherlands): England played tactical hockey to overcome a strong challenge from Malaysia with a 2-0 win and stay in contention for the semifinals of the men’s World Cup here today.

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    33 Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka

    Colombo: Sri Lanka today freed 33 Indian fishermen arrested for allegedly poaching in the country’s waters, days after President Mahinda Rajapaksa ordered their release as a goodwill gesture.

  • SC to hear plea against four-year-old’s rape, murder

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on June 10 a plea by Rajasthan resident Kalu Khan seeking the stay of his death sentence for allegedly raping and murdering a four-year-old girl.

  • Pawar backs demand for CBI probe into Munde’s death

    New Delhi: NCP chief Sharad Pawar today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate a CBI probe into the death of former Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde to bring out the “facts” and assuage the feelings of the BJP leader’s supporters.

  • Three held for sexual assault bid on minor boy

    New Delhi: Three people, including a minor, have been arrested for kidnapping a six-year-old boy from his house in the night and attempting to sexually assault him, police said Thursday.

  • Sena-BJP to bring white paper on finances on poll win: Khadse

    Mumbai: Describing the Budget presented by Maharashtra government as a “ritual” by a “demoralised” dispensation, the BJP today said it would publish a white paper on state’s finances if voted to power after the assembly polls later this year.

  • CBI to send teams to record statements of Goa, WB Governors

    New Delhi: CBI will soon send teams to examine West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan and his Goa counterpart B V Wanchoo as “witnesses” in connection with its probe in the VVIP helicopter purchase deal.

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    Rahul, Varun take oath one after another in LS

    New Delhi, Jun 5 (PTI) Rahul and Varun Gandhi on the opposite sides of the political spectrum took oath as members of the 16th Lok Sabha one after the other.

  • Cook up quick, fun corn flakes meals

    New Delhi: Are you bored of eating or serving the mundane corn flakes and milk breakfast? Or do your children run away at the sight of corn flakes? It’s time to be innovative!

  • SHASHI THAROOR

    Cong distances itself from Tharoor’s praise of Modi

    New Delhi: Congress today distanced itself from party spokesperson Shashi Tharoor’s effusive praise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi but he made it clear he was not his fan.

  • Crime against women should be dealt with seriousness: Dimple

    New Delhi: In the wake of controversial comments made by her father-in-law Mulayam Singh Yadav and husband Akhilesh Yadav after the Badaun incident, Uttar Pradesh MP Dimple Yadav today termed the rising cases of crime against women as an important “social issue” which needed to be taken up with “seriousness”.

  • Brazil braces for waves of Cup protests

    Rio De Janeiro: With a week to go before the World Cup kicks off, Brazilian authorities are bracing for waves of public protests over the cost of staging the event.

  • No point thinking about criticism, can’t stop it: Rohit

    New Delhi: With some fine performances in all three formats of the game, Indian batsman Rohit Sharma says he has answered most of his critics quite emphatically in the past one year but cannot really do much about those who keep thinking about him like obsessive lovers.