Free Press Journal
  • MCI asked to look into bribery charges against doctors

    New Delhi: Amid allegations of some doctors’ accepting bribes to prescribe branded drugs, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said Medical Council of India has been asked to look into the issue.

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    Robin Williams brought dignity to male crying: Kamal Haasan

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, whose “Chachi 420” was based on actor Robin Williams “Mrs. Doubtfire”, mourns the death of the Oscar-winning star and also credits him for revolutionising the portrayal of men on the big screen and bringing dignity to male crying.

  • Youth gets 1 year jail for injuring traffic policeman

    New Delhi: A 20-year-old youth who grievously injured a traffic policeman by ramming his bike into the cop when he was signalled to stop has been sentenced to one year in jail by a Delhi court which said that it was a “grave” act.

  • Recommendation to confer Bharat Ratna on Dhyan Chand

    New Delhi: Recommendations have been received for conferring the Bharat Ratna on hockey great Major Dhayan Chand and they have been forwarded to the Prime Minister’s Office, Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • Man held in China for spreading rumours on mobile messg app

    Beijing: A man has been arrested in China for allegedly spreading rumours on a mobile messaging app, the first such detention after authorities imposed new restrictions on instant messaging services in the country.

  • Now track bodies of kin who die abroad online

    New Delhi: To alleviate the mental trauma of families whose kin die abroad, especially among the millions of expatriates living in the Middle East, the government Tuesday launched an online system for “facilitating transportation of the mortal remains” of such Indians.

  • Assam to observe Mourning Day on Aug 16

    Guwahati: Assam will observe state Mourning Day on August 16 to mourn the tragic death of the innocent persons, mostly children, killed in bomb blast on August 15, 2004 at Dhemaji.

  • Govt may opt for UMPP bidding route for coal mine auction

    New Delhi: In a move that may attract more private investments and bring in greater transparency in the coal sector, the government is likely to auction mines through international competitive bidding route currently adopted for awarding ultra mega power projects.

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    Oscar winner Robin Williams found dead

    New York: Oscar winning US actor Robin Williams was found dead Monday in his home in California, authorities said. It is said to be a case of suicide.

  • Proud to be 33, married and working with big stars: Kareena

    New Delhi:  Married actresses not getting good roles is a thing of past in Bollywood, according to Kareena Kapoor Khan, who says her career did not suffer any setback after she tied the knot Saif Ali Khan and she still gets to work with top stars like Aamir, Salman Khan and Ajay Devgan.

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    No objection if court asks CBI to probe MPPEB scam: Gaur

    Bhopal:  Expressing satisfaction over the STF probe in the MPPEB scam, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur has said the state government would not have an objection if a court hands over the inquiry to CBI.

  • Goa to restore dilapidated forts

    Panaji:  The upcoming tourism masterplan for Goa will include restoration of several forts which are in a dilapidated condition, State Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said today.