Free Press Journal
  • Gosspping

    Do women talk more than men? It’s all about context

    Washington: Men do the talking when groups are larger while women speak more in small groups, according to a new study which challenges the stereotype that women are more talkative than men.

  • Mayawati condemns Akhilesh for slashing funds to women’s commission

    New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday criticised Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for slashing the budget allocation for women’s commission after an Right to Information (RTI) query revealed that the state government has constantly slashed its budget allocation to the state women’s commission but has enough funds to purchase two Mercedes cars and two Land Cruisers.

  • Kamal Nath

    Scribe meeting Saeed: Cong accuses govt of cover-up

    New Delhi: Congress today accused the government of a “massive cover-up” on the issue of journalist Ved Pratap RPT Pratap Vaidik meeting terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan.

  • money

    Blackmoney: Over Rs 1 lakh cr illegal income detected

    New Delhi:Government has detected over Rs one lakh crore of undisclosed income in the last financial year, a figure more than double as compared to the search and seizure action undertaken by the Income Tax department during 2012-13 to check black money.

  • China’s GDP grows 7.4 percent in H1

    Beijing: China’s economy grew 7.4 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2014, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced Wednesday.

  • Oomen Chandy

    Kerala awaits centre’s nod for own airline

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the state’s own airline – Air Kerala – will become a reality as soon as the central government gives its nod for the project.

  • Next BRICS Summit to be held in Russia

    Fortaleza (Brazil): The next year’s BRICS Summit will be held in the Russian city of Ufa after the grouping’s successful meeting in Brazil that saw an agreement being reached on establishing a development bank and a contingency reserve arrangement.

  • Government blocks Rajya Sabha discussion on Israel-Palestine row

    New Delhi: The government Wednesday refused to discuss the Israel-Palestine conflict in the Rajya Sabha, saying “no discourteous reference should be made to a friendly nation”, adding “we have friendly relations with both the countries”.

  • Gaza Bombing

    Uproar over fighting in Gaza strip rocks RS

    New Delhi: Proceedings in Rajya Sabha were disrupted today as the opposition pressed for a debate on the Gaza situation but the government steadfastly refused saying it could impact upon India’s diplomatic ties with Israel and Palestine.

  • Li-fi record data transmission of 10Gbps achieved

    Washington: A Mexican software company has managed to transmit audio, video and Internet across the spectrum of light emitted by LED lamps – at a data transfer rate of 10 gigabytes per second.

  • Highest pendency of CBI cases in Delhi

    New Delhi: Special CBI courts in Delhi have highest pendency of anti-corruption cases filed by the agency with 765 of them under trial, Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Dhoti issue: TN CM warns action against errant clubs

    Chennai:  Decrying the action of a private club imposing a dress code and denying entry to a dhoti-clad Judge as an “insult” to Tamil culture, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said the government would enact a new law in the current session to curb such practices.

  • Is Haryana headed for early elections?

    Chandigarh: With political activity in Haryana reaching a feverish pitch, there are indications that assembly elections in the state are round the corner.

  • Post-Budget, MFs fear redemptions worth Rs 2 lkh cr

    New Delhi: Concerned over additional tax proposals made in the Budget 2014-15, mutual funds fear that redemptions in investments worth over Rs 2 lakh crore that could put a huge burden the banking sector.