Free Press Journal
  • Viswanathan Anand

    Anand beats Baramidze in Grenke Chess

    Baden-Baden (Germany):  Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand got some consolation after scoring a regulation victory over David Baramidze of Germany in the sixth and penultimate round of Grenke Chess Classic, here.

  • Beyonce

    Beyonce bags three Grammy Awards

    Los Angeles: Singer Beyonce Knowles dominated the R&B categories by winning Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song for “Drunk in love” at the 57th Grammy Awards ceremony held at the Staples Center here Sunday night.

  • Rohtak rape incident: Women’s Commission to demand death penalty

    New Delhi: Haryana Women Commission has decided to recommend death penalty for the perpetrators of brutal rape and murder of a mentally challenged Nepalese woman in Rohtak. Kamlesh Panchal, Chairperson of the commission who visited the victim’s family said she would demand exemplary punishment for the perpetrators. Panchal told the family members that the commission has taken note of the issue and will demand that the accused be nabbed at the earliest, tried and hanged.

  • baby

    Class 6 girl delivers baby in hostel, two arrested in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar : Two teachers of a tribal welfare school in Odisha were arrested after a class VI student delivered a baby in its hostel, police said Monday. The headmaster and hostel superintendent were arrested Sunday for negligence of duty, not informing the administration about the incident and trying to suppress the matter, said Jeypore sub-divisional police officer Rajendra Senapati.

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi, Narendra Modi

    All eyes on Governor Tripathi in Bihar

    Patna : With Bihar Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi returning here from Kolkata Monday, the focus has shifted to Raj Bhawan from the prevailing political crisis in the state’s ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U).  After meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has made it clear that he would not give in to the demand for his resignation and rather seek a vote of confidence.  His party’s rival camp led

  • Nuclear deal

    No Mishap Liability on Nuclear Suppliers?

    It seemed magical that the ticklish issue of fixing liability in the Indo-US civil nuclear deal (in the event of a nuclear accident) which had been hanging fire for over six years was seemingly resolved over a cup of tea when US President Obama met Prime Minister Modi recently on a much-heralded visit to India.

  • More Swiss cheese but govt still stuck with old names

    Mumbai:  No black money is flowing back into the country but a new list of more such clandestine Indian account holders is already out. Predictably, the new list too includes names of businessmen and politicians — 1200 of them.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Arun Jaitley on black money: 60 prosecutions have been launched

    New Delhi: Govt has put in vigorous efforts towards digging black money during the last 6-7 months. Most of the names revealed in the list today are known to the government. Some new names have been revealed whose veracity would be checked by authorities. Had met top Swiss authorities in Davos, agreed with them that admission by assesses would be considered additional evidence.

  • Bihar CM meets Modi, refuses to step down

    New Delhi : Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has dug in his heels and is banking on BJP’s support to fight his battle for survival against his one-time mentor and former chief minister Nitish Kumar.

  • Modi puts the development onus on states

    New Delhi : Putting the onus of development on the states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India cannot advance without all its states advancing in tandem.

  • N-fine print: Liability not with suppliers

    New Delhi : The fine print of the India, US nuclear deal is out: It says that foreign suppliers of reactors cannot be sued by victims of a nuclear accident for damages. Rather, it is only the operators of a plant who can be taken to court. The suppliers, however, can be held liable through the operator, who has a right to recourse under Clause 17b of the Indian law.

  • Youth caught filming ladies in lounge toilet

    Mumbai : An 18-year-old housekeeping staff of a plush lounge in Andheri was taken into custody by the Amboli police on Sunday night after the youth’s mobile — which was in video shoot mode — was found inside the women’s toilet.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP unwinds; BJP keeps up the pretense

    New Delhi : The BJP put up a brave face on Sunday and downplayed the exit poll results that have projected a majority for AAP in the Delhi Assembly elections.

  • Nirbhaya replay: Search for beasts

    Chandigarh : Protests erupted in Haryana’s Rohtak town on Sunday, which is 75 km from the national capital, after details emerged of the barbaric manner in which a mentally-challenged Nepali woman was raped and murdered. The protestors were livid over the tardy pace of the investigation and blamed it on the inertia of the Haryana Police and the state government.

  • Srini wants to still lord over BCCI

    Chennai : BCCI’s president-in-exile, N Srinivasan, is learnt to be tinkering with the idea of lording over the world’s richest cricket body by getting interim president Shivlal Yadav elected at the much-awaited annual general meeting of the cricket regulatory agency on March 2 in Chennai. Yadav is perceived to be Srinivasan’s man.

  • MSD, Sakshi name baby daughter Ziba

    Adelaide : Mahendra Singh Dhoni and wife Sakshi have named their daughter Ziba, according to reports in NDTV. It is a Persian word, which means beauty. Sakshi gave birth to a baby girl at a private hospital in Gurgaon on Friday. The baby was due in March but was born almost a month earlier.

  • Good start crucial for India: Wright

    New Delhi: Former India coach John Wright feels that MS Dhoni and his men can do well in the cricket World Cup beginning on Saturday and a difficult build-up to the showpiece event would not matter much if they regain confidence by having a good start. “I am not in the (Indian) team now and so the critical thing is how the things are going inside the team. You might have an

  • India not a champion side: Amarnath

    Mumbai: Making a critical assessment of the Indian team’s recent performance in Australia, former India cricketer Mohinder Amarnath said the team looks jaded and hardly look like a champion side. “One game can turn around things. But I have my doubts. To be very honest, they don’t look like a champion team. When you see champions team, it’s like West Indies and Australia. You win some you lose some that’s fine. But