Free Press Journal
  • No ‘Z’ security for ‘Aam’ CM

    New Delhi : Some things never change. Delhi chief minister designate Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday refused to accept the security cover that he is entitled to by virtue of the office he would be holding.

  • Governor delays decision, BJP hopes to play its hand

    New Delhi : Frustrated over the delay in Bihar Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi coming to a decision over the JD(U) claim that Nitish Kumar be allowed to form the government, the party paraded 128 MLAs before President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday evening.

  • Nitish Kumar

    HC stays Nitish election as leader

    Patna : In a setback to Nitish Kumar, the Patna High Court on Wednesday passed an interim order staying his election as Janata Dal (U)’s legislature party leader.

  • Barack Obama

    ISIS: Obama seeks nod on use of force

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Wednesday sought a three-year authorisation of forces against the Islamic State group, saying if it is left “unchecked” it will pose a threat beyond Middle East, including the US homeland. The White House, however, ruled out any long term, large scale commitment against ISIL and reiterated its focus on training and increasing the capabilities of the local forces. In a letter to lawmakers, Obama said granting him

  • AK: A working CM & it is not even Day 1

    New Delhi : With a massive 67 out of 70 seats under his belt, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal (now nicknamed AK-67) has not wasted any time before getting chief ministerial ahead of his high profile swearing-in ceremony at the Ramlila Maidan this Saturday.

  • IT notices slapped on AAP, Congress

    New Delhi : Just a day before the Aam Aadmi Party swept the Delhi Assembly polls, it was served with a notice by the Income Tax Department.

  • Tax likely on mobile bill in State Budget

    Mumbai : Soon you may have to pay an additional tax on your mobile phone bill as the state government is considering introducing a proposal to this effect in the budget session. At present, mobile users have to shell out service tax on their bills. The additional tax, which will help the government mop up funds, is still being computed. It is also yet to be given a name.

  • US cop leaves Indian partially paralysed

    Washington : A 57-year-old Indian was partially paralysed in the US when a police officer forced him on the ground after receiving report of a “suspicious person” looking into the garages of several homes.

  • Zimbabwe stuns Lanka, Pakistan down England

    Sydney : New Zealand hammered home their status as World Cup dark horses with an emphatic 134-run warm-up win over South Africa on Wednesday while whipping boys Zimbabwe stunned Sri Lanka by seven wickets.

  • Co-hosts to go all out to claim maiden cup

    Christchurch : Six semi-final appearances, good form, players most suited for One-Day International (ODI) cricket and most importantly, playing at home makes New Zealand one of the strongest challengers for the World Cup title.

  • Top contenders on home soil

    Adelaide : Australia’s rich pedigree of being the most successful team at the World Cup with four titles makes them a strong contender to reclaim cricket’s showpiece trophy on home soil. They failed to qualify for the knock-out phase in 1992, when they co-hosted the event with New Zealand for the first time, and are under pressure to win on their home pitches, starting Feb 14.

  • Batsmen put personal milestones before team: Research

    Melbourne : Cricketers who are close to reaching personal milestones are likely to bat more conservatively, according to a new study of more than 3,500 ODI matches.

  • Games mascot in Records Book

    Thiruvananthapuram: National Games mascot Ammu, the Great Hornbill, has immortalised itself by finding a mention in the Limca Book of Records.

  • UP thrash Mumbai, inch closer to semis

    Mumbai : Uttar Pradesh Wizards trounced Dabang Mumbai 5-1 to take a firm step towards the semi-finals of the Hockey India League at the Mahindra Stadium on Wednesday.

  • ADP discusses pass issue

    Indore : A meeting was held to discuss release of vehicle passes to two private luxury cars in the airport, on Wednesday. The APD and an officer of the CISF attended the meeting. According to airport sources, the accountability for the mistake was also discussed. Sources said that it was informed to the APD that he had no right to issue such passes to private vehicles. It may be recalled that the

  • Blind murder mystery solved, two held

    Dhar :  The Amjhera police have solved the blind murder mystery of a family and succeeded in apprehending the accused. The reason behind this sensational murder was property dispute. The accused has been identified as Rajesh Prajapat, elder brother of deceased Mukesh and his brother in-law Arjun.

  • Dutee breaches meet mark again

    Thiruvananthapuram : Controversial teen sprinter Dutee Chand cornered glory by clinching the women’s 100m gold with a new meet record as athletes continued to raise the bar in the blue-riband track and field events of the 35th National Games on Wednesday.

  • Wushu team cries foul

    Thiruvananthapuram : Delhi’s wushu team cried foul at the ongoing National Games claiming that one of its players was robbed of a win due to partial refereeing.

  • Alternative medicines can prevent Swine flu

    Indore : The H1N1 virus is playing havoc across the nation and Madhya Pradesh is worse hit. Such is the scare of the disease that people are taking all possible measures and are also trying all kinds of traditional and alternative medicines.