Free Press Journal
  • Not personal matter: Preity clarifies on Ness Wadia case

    Mumbai:  In a detailed clarification, Bollywood actress-businesswoman Preity Zinta has publicly opened up about her reason to file a police complaint against businessman and her former beau Ness Wadia on her Facebbook page answering every question and doubts in people’s mind.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Jayalalithaa hopes for higher water level at Mullaperiyar

    Chennai:  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Wednesday expressed hope that the Mullaperiyar Dam supervisory committee will restore the dam’s water storage level to 142 feet during the current monsoon period.

  • Ramdin holds top order batsmen responsible for defeat

    Bridgetown (Barbados): Captain Denesh Ramdin has scolded frontline batsmen on the West Indies for not transforming their starts into substantial scores during the third and deciding Test match against New Zealand here.

  • Indian truck driver jailed for fatal accident

    Singapore: A 36-year-old Indian national  was today jailed for four weeks for driving a truck into a man directing traffic along an expressway.

  • French ex-leader Nicolas Sarkozy charged with corruption

    Paris:  France’s former president Nicolas Sarkozy has been charged with corruption and influence peddling, French prosecutors said today, a dramatic move in a criminal probe that could wreck his hopes of a political comeback.

  • Consumer forum pulls up man for filing false case

    New Delhi:  A consumer forum here has pulled up a man for abusing the “process of law” by filing a “false” case against an insurance firm to get policy benefits even after its expiry.

  • Property worth lakhs of rupees gutted in fire

    Lakhimpur:  Property worth several lakh rupees was today gutted when a double storey godown cum residential building caught fire in Guljarnagar locality here, police said today.

  • Youth commits suicide in Muzaffarnagar

    Muzaffarnagar:  A 25-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his house here, police said today.

  • Disposable linen, automatic doors in premier trains planned

    New Delhi:  Disposable linen in Rajdhani trains, automatic closing doors in Shatabdi and fire suppression system in passenger coaches are some of the proposals set to be announced in the Rail Budget 2014-15.

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    Govt seeks report on forensic doc allegation in Sunanda case

    New Delhi:  The government today sought a detailed report from the AIIMS on the reported allegation by a senior forensic doctor that he was pressurised to manipulate the report of the autopsy of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor.

  • Sunanda Pushkar death row: Harsh Vardhan seeks report

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Wednesday that he has sought a report from the AIIMS director following media reports that a forensic expert has cited allegations in the death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.

  • Six killed in Pakistan road accident

    Islamabad:  At least six people were killed Wednesday when a passenger bus overturned after colliding with a motorcycle in Pakistan’s Punjab province.

  • 3 killed, 1 injured in road accident

    Thane (Maha):  Three persons were killed while another person sustained grievous injuries when their car rammed into a container near Kasheli bridge here early this morning, police said.

  • UN concerned over use of children as human shields by Maoists

    United Nations:  The UN has expressed concern over the killing and maiming of children who continue to be recruited and used as human shields by Maoists in India and over the threat of sexual violence against girls within Naxalite ranks.

  • Snooping row: India summons top US diplomat

    New Delhi:  Reacting strongly to reports of BJP being spied upon by US National Security Agency (NSA), India today summoned a top US diplomat here to raise the issue, saying it was “totally unacceptable” that an Indian organisation or Indian individual’s privacy was transgressed upon.

  • NSFs should be accountable: Sonowal

    New Delhi:  Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal says he is not against the autonomy of the National Sports Federations but wants them to be accountable.