Free Press Journal
  • Midnight Raid: Court asks IO,DCP to get sanction against Bharti

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today issued notice to DCP and gave last chance to the investigating officer (IO) to get prosecution sanction against AAP leader Somnath Bharti in the case of alleged molestation of African women during his midnight raid here last year.

  • Sarita Devi, Milkha Singh

    Sarita’s Asiad incident brought bad name to country: Milkha Singh

    New Delhi:  Legendary sprinter Milkha Singh today criticised boxer Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal during the Asian Games victory ceremony last year, saying that her act had brought bad name to the country.

  • Sonia Gandhi

    ‘Sonia’s book never banned, it wasn’t allowed to publish’

    New Delhi: Publisher Roli Books, set to release Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s biography, said Friday said the book was never banned in India but its Spanish publisher had found “the atmosphere was not right” to publish it in 2008.

  • Quietly, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu Outrace Gujarat

    On the face of it, signing 21,000 MoUs (imagine the paperwork) and capturing Rs. 25,00,0000 crore ($415 billion) of investment intentions is a big deal. The bigger the numbers, the bigger the sense of achievement. The larger question is: does it matter? And more importantly, does it really help?

  • ABVP calls Malda bandh tomorrow

    Malda (WB): The Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), students’ wing of BJP, has called a 12-hour bandh in Malda district tomorrow in protest against beating up of some its cadres allegedly by Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad in Gour college here.

  • Eoin Morgan

    Magnificent Morgan takes England to 234 against Australia

    Sydney:  Captain Eoin Morgan struck a superb century to rescue England after a top-order collapse and single-handedly take his side to a respectable 234 all out in the opening match of the cricket tri-series, here today.

  • Lucknow schools upto Class 8 to close due to cold

    Lucknow: In the wake of intense cold conditions in the state capital, the district administration today ordered closure of all the schools upto class 8 till January 21.

  • 2 arrested in Berlin on suspicion of supporting terrorism

    Berlin: Berlin police say they have taken two men into custody on suspicion they were recruiting fighters and procuring equipment and funding for the so-called Islamic State terrorism group in Syria.

  • Charlie Hebdo Cartoon

    Pak religious groups observe black day

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s religio-political groups were observing black day today to protest against a French satirical magazine which republished cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, considered as unIslamic by Muslims.

  • Depression

    Social stress: A barrier to empathy between strangers

    Toronto: Feeling stressed in the presence of strangers curbs the ability to express empathy – the capacity to share and feel another individual’s emotions – in animals and humans alike, says a study.

  • 12 held in France attacks probe

    Paris: French authorities detained 12 people overnight in the suburbs of Paris, a judicial source said today, in connection with last week’s Islamist attacks that killed 17 people.

  • UNCS reform: Negotiations to begin anew

    United Nations: General Assembly President Sam K. Kutesa said Thursday a diplomat appointed by him is working with UN members to produce a document that will be the basis of negotiations on reforming the Security Council and make a “qualitative difference” to the long-delayed process.

  • How the brain maps visual targets

    Toronto: York university researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have discovered how a map in the mid-brain region remembers the location of visual targets even as the eyes follow another object.

  • Watch 3D movies soon without 3D glasses

    London: Austrian scientists have invented a sophisticated laser system that creates a 3D effect without the need for special glasses.

  • 2 Pak-Americans charged with attempt to murder US Marshals

    Washington:  Two Pakistani-American brothers, locked up since 2012 on terror charges, have been accused of attempting to kill two US Marshals while they escorted them within the courthouse complex in Miami, prosecutors said.

  • Unwieldy media adds to Obama Republic Day security concerns

    Media management is a tough call in India which is known for its vibrant Press and super active 24/7 channels. The task becomes manifold challenging when the Chief Guest at the Republic Day is none other than the charismatic US President Barack Obama.

  • J Jayalalitha - D-Day verdict

    Life lived overcoming challenges and miseries is special: Jayalalitha

    Chennai: Waging a legal battle against her conviction in an assets case, AIADMK General Secretary and former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today invoked her party founder, the late M G Ramachandran and said that a life lived overcoming challenges and miseries was special.