Free Press Journal
  • Sports Ministry issues show cause notice to PCI

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Friday issued a show cause notice to Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) as a result of numerous complaints and media reports of ill-treatment of athletes and poor conduct of the National Para-Athletic Championship, which was held in Ghaziabad last month.

  • Online travel portals join hands for GITF

    New Delhi: In an effort to boost online holiday bookings in India, the Indian travel industry has joined hands to host the Great Indian Travel Festival (GITF) to be held from April 18 to April 26.

  • Red sanders smugglers

    Chittoor firing: HC orders fresh post-mortem of 5 victims

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court today ordered fresh autopsies for another five victims of the police firing in Seshachalam forests of Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh state on April 7. Yesterday it had ordered fresh post-mortem of victim Sasi Kumar, a Tamil Nadu-based labourer, upon his wife’s application. The division bench of Chief Justice Kalyan Jyoti Sengupta and Justice P V Sanjay Kumar passed the direction today after relatives of five more victims

  • Salman Khan

    Arms Act Case: Court summons Salman Khan

    Jodhpur: Bollywood actor Salman Khan has been directed to appear in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate here on April 23 for recording of his statements in the Arms Act case in connection with the 1998 blackbuck poaching incident. Chief Judicial Magistrate Anupama Bijlani asked his counsel to ensure Khan’s presence in the court after the examination of four witnesses, associated with the FSL examination of the arms in question, was completed today.

  • R K Pachauri

    Pachauri’s plea to visit Greece to be heard on Monday

    New Delhi: A plea by sexual harassment accused and environmentalist R.K. Pachauri seeking permission to travel to Greece for an international conference on water conservation will be heard on April 20, a court said here on Friday.

  • CBI files supplementary charge sheet in a Saradha case

    Kolkata: CBI today filed a supplementary charge sheet before a court here in a Saradha chit fund scam case naming former Congress MP Matang Sinh and a close aide of Saradha Group chief Sudipto Sen. The charge sheet, filed before Alipore Court judge Haradhan Mukherjee, also contained the names Sen’s aide Shibanarain Das and four companies owned by Matang Sinh, namely NE Multimedia, NE Television, Positive Radio and Impulse Production for offences under

  • Goa govt to shift 120 patients from psychiatry institute

    Panaji: The Goa government has decided to shift 120 patients, who have recovered, from state-run Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour (IPHB) in order to pave way for new admissions. Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today said patients, who have recovered and have not been taken by family members or caretakers for a long time, will be shifted to a state-run asylum and that the step has been taken in view of facilitating rising

  • Cong spreading negative propaganda on land bill: Solanki

    Ahmedabad: Lok Sabha member from Ahmedabad-west Kirit Solanki today alleged that Congress was trying to gain a political mileage by spreading negative information against the land acquisition bill. Referring to Congress leader Jairam Ramesh’s statement here that his party would soon start a country-wide protest and the original land acquisition act passed during the UPA rule should not be altered, Solanki said the laws are meant to be changed.

  • M Venkaiah Naidu

    Venkaiah Naidu urges opposition to support land bill

    Hyderabad: Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday appealed to the opposition parties to support the land acquisition bill and other important legislations to be taken up during the second half of the budget session of parliament, beginning next week.

  • IPC suspends PCI, sports ministry issues notice 

    New Delhi: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for an indefinite period following “individual conflicts at the national level between different groups and persons”.

  • Saina Nehwal

    It won’t be easy but I hope to be No.1 for long: Saina

    Bengaluru: It won’t be easy to hold her recently-acquired number one position in the world rankings but ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal says she is confident of a long reign at the top and is prepared to put in the extra effort for it. “It will be tough maintaining the number one ranking, but people should respect that I have been the first one to reach number one slot,” Saina told PTI in

  • Delhi Daredevils

    Daredevils look to continue momentum against Hyderabad Sunrisers

    Visakhapatnam: Having snapped their prolonged losing streak, Delhi Daredevils would look to carry forward the momentum when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in their IPL cricket match, here tomorrow. Delhi’s fighting win over Kings XI Punjab was just the kind of boost the side needed after losing close matches against Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings.