Free Press Journal
  • markand katju

    HC refuses CBI probe into Katju’s claim,says blog is not proof

    New Delhi: Statements in a blog are personal opinion which cannot be treated as an evidence, the Delhi High Court today said and dismissed a plea for a CBI probe into allegation by Justice (Rtd) Markandey Katju who had blogged that a former CJI had made “improper compromises” to favour a High Court judge despite adverse IB report against him.

  • prakash javdekar

    ‘Politicos often get insignificant info unlike RTI activists’

    Panaji:  Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today said public representatives were being provided “less important” information and stressed that they should be treated “on par” with RTI activists when it comes to disclosure of information.

  • Canada keen to be reliable partner of India in energy supply

    New Delhi: India and Canada Tuesday sought to boost their cooperation in a range of areas including education and nuclear cooperation with visiting Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird expressing his country’s desire to be a reliable partner in meeting India’s energy needs.

  • Ebola infected

    Heathrow airport starts screening for possible Ebola cases

    London: London’s Heathrow airport began Tuesday applying new precautionary measures to detect possible cases of Ebola virus disease in passengers arriving from West African countries affected by the deadly virus.

  • ISRO to launch Polar Vehicle Satellite on Oct 16

    New Delhi: The Indian Space research Organisation (ISRO) is scheduled to launch its Polar Satellite Vehicle, PSLV- C26, on October16 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

  • Telecom Ministry working with Andhra govt. to restore communication link

    New Delhi: Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that his ministry was working in full tandem with the Andhra Pradesh government to ensure restoration of communication link in four districts of the state which were affected by Cyclone Hudhud.

  • At UN, India calls for action on twin digital divides

    United Nations: India has called on the international community to tackle the twin digital divides — that between developed and developing nations and that between men and women in developing countries.

  • Pakistan exercising letter diplomacy to UN will not work: MEA

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Tuesday questioned Islamabad’s sincerity on holding serious dialogue over Jammu and Kashmir, driving home the point that Pakistan’s efforts to elicit a strong response from the United Nations has failed.

  • Hrithik Roshan

    Nervous? No more, says Hrithik

    Mumbai: You’d expect an actor to get a tad nervous before a film’s release. But for Hrithik Roshan, ‘nervousness’ is a feeling that doesn’t exist anymore.

  • SAARC observers for Maharashtra polls

    New Delhi: Observers from six SAARC countries will witness the Maharashtra elections Wednesday, as part of their efforts to study the election process in India.

  • 50 killed in anti-IS airstrikes, clashes in Iraq

    Baghdad/London/Beirut: At least 50 people were killed Tuesday in clashes and airstrikes against IS positions in Iraq, a security source said, even as the fight against the Sunni radical group continued in neighbouring Syria.

  • Valcke seeks sports ministry’s support for 2017 U-17 World Cup

    New Delhi: FIFA secretary-general Jerome Valcke Tuesday urged Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal to support the 2017 U-17 World Cup to be staged in India and also asked the sports minister to help improve the football infrastructure in the country.