Free Press Journal
  • N Srinivasan BCCI

    Address conflict of interest between BCCI, IPL: SC to Srini

    New Delhi:  The Supreme Court Monday asked if sidelined BCCI president N. Srinivasan was not in a position of conflict while also holding a franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

    “You are a person who is managing the show. You are also having a team in IPL. Your are the owner of a team (Chennai Super Kings) in IPL. Would it

  • Modi leaves for SAARC Tuesday, meeting with Sharif not ruled out

    New Delhi: A likely meeting between Prime Minster Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the SAARC summit has lent added interest to the meeting of the eight-member bloc of South Asian nations to be held in Kathmandu Nov 26-27.

    The prime minister leaves Tuesday for Kathmandu to attend the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

  • Delhi playschools told to admit 25 percent poor kids

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Monday said playschools in the capital, which have been allotted land at concessional rates, will have to admit 25 percent of students from the weaker sections of the society on a free basis.

    A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice R.S. Endlaw said that if any school is found flouting this rule, the

  • Our outgoings costs are much more than tariff, BSES tells SC

    New Delhi: Power discoms BSES Rajdhani and Yamuna Monday told the Supreme Court that there was a mismatch in the cost of the power supplied by it to the consumers in the national capital and the tariff it was getting for the same, leaving a big revenue gap.

    “Our outgoings are much more than the returns we got for supplying power,” the

  • Dog Human

    Dog and human brains have ‘voice areas’ in same places

    London: Both dogs and humans have dedicated brain areas for voices, and they react in similar ways when processing emotional cues, a new study suggests.
    The findings suggest that voice areas evolved at least 100 million years ago, the age of the last common ancestor of humans and dogs. The study offers new insight into humans’ unique connection with our best friends in the animal kingdom and helps explain the behavioural and neural mechanisms that

  • Nicole Kidman

    I like playing vamp: Nicole Kidman

    Los Angeles:  Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman, who stars as a villain in the new Paddington Bear film, says she is happy to play “the bad girl”.

  • MPs from C’garh discuss botched surgeries issue with CM

    Raipur: The issue of botched tubectomy surgeries in Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur district was discussed during a meeting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members from the state, chaired by Chief Minister Raman Singh.

  • Harbhajan Singh

    Bhajji did a great job in making his action legal: ICC CEO

    New Delhi:  Asserting that the timing of the crackdown on illegal actions is not a conspiracy, ICC CEO David Richardson lauded Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh for correcting his bowling action after being called twice in his career and making it absolutely legal.

  • Luizinho Faleiro

    Navy has land for golf courses, not for airport expansion: Congress

    Panaji:  If the Indian Navy has surplus land to build golf courses, it can certainly offer some land critical for the extension and upgradation of the Dabolim airport, state Congress president Luizinho Faleiro said Monday, adding to the controversy over building a second airport in Goa.

  • Fisherman

    10 Indian fishermen caught bartering with Pak anglers

    Jamnagar:  Ten fishermen on two boats were caught while allegedly exchanging food articles with Pakistani fishermen off Okha coast near International Maritime Boundary with the neighbouring country by the Indian Coast Guard.

  • Amit Shah

    Amit Shah cautions against Cong-RJD-JD(U) alliance in Jharkhand

    Adityapur (Jharkhand):  BJP President Amit Shah today charged Congress with promoting corruption in the Jharkhand and also in the country and urged voters to be cautious against the “unholy” alliance of Congress-RJD-JD(U).

  • Mani Shankar Aiyar

    Mani Shankar Aiyar wants assessment of Obama’s actions

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Monday said that the focus should be on what the US President Barack Obama has done towards the joint declaration that was issued when the latter visited India in 2009 rather than giving importance to the invitation being sent to him for the Republic Day parade.