Free Press Journal
  • CSK post 148/9 against RCB

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) posted 148 for nine against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Monday.

  • mumbai bullion

    Gold futures rise on positive Asian cues

    New Delhi: Gold prices rose by 0.37 per cent to Rs 28,734 per 10 grams in futures trade in evening session today as speculators enlarged their positions, taking positive cues from the Asian markets. The exchange opened for the evening session as it remained closed in the morning for ‘Budha Purnima”‘.

  • Coal Scam

    Coalscam:Court to consider CBI’s supplementary report on May 8

    New Delhi: A special court would consider next week the supplementary final report filed by CBI in a coal blocks allocation scam case allegedly involving Vikash Metal and Power Limited (VMPL) and others. Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar would take up on May 8 the final report filed by the agency on April 7 in pursuance to court’s last October order refusing to accept the closure report and directing it to further probe

  • IG ‘caught’ while trying to copy in LLM exam

    Kochi: A top IPS official was asked to leave the examination centre by the invigilator near Kochi today after he allegedly tried to cheat during the LLM examination. Inspector General, Thrissur range T J Jose, however, rejected the charge after Television channels in the state aired the story in a big way.

  • Lost bag containing Rs 1 lakh returned to owner by CISF

    New Delhi: CISF officials have returned a lost bag containing Rs 1 lakh cash to its rightful owner, who forgot it at a Delhi Metro station. The incident happened late night on May 2 at the Rithala Metro station when a person handed over an unattended bag found inside a coach to on-duty Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officials who, after security checks, took the custody of the bag and handed it over

  • Undertrials attack cops on being asked to submit cellphone

    Rae Bareli: Undertrials lodged in district court lock-up today created a ruckus and clashed with policemen, injuring some of them, when an inmate was pulled up for carrying a mobile phone. Brijendra Sonekar, an undertrial in a murder case brought to the lock-up for a court hearing from district jail, was found in possession of a mobile phone by policemen on duty, ASP Ram Murat Yadav said.

  • 16-yr-old girl raped by neighbour in Haryana

    Faridabad:  A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour while she was sleeping in her house here, police said today. Victim’s father, a resident of Fatehpur Chandela, yesterday complained that his daughter was raped by his neighbour, Udham Singh, on April 30, police said. While the girl was asleep, the accused entered her room easily as the door was not locked from inside and raped her. He also threatened her of dire

  • AAP in yet another row as Vishwas faces allegations from woman

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party was today hit by another controversy as its leader Kumar Vishwas was accused by a party volunteer of not dispelling “false rumours” of his having an illicit relationship with her, saying it has ruined her reputation. The Delhi Commission for Women summoned Vishwas and his wife, asking them to appear before it tomorrow after the volunteer approached it. The woman claimed that she had also written separate letters

  • Narendra Modi

    Chinese take to yoga; to be discussed during Modi visit

    New Delhi: The Chinese are taking to yoga in a big way, if what their officials here say are an indication. Of late, yoga has been gaining ground in China despite its traditional tai chi fitness practice. Even First Lady Peng Liyuan is said to be learning and practising yoga.

  • J-K govt not to issue PRC at school level

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government today sought to put at rest the controversy over issuing Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) at school level saying it will follow the legal procedure and certificates would not be issued at educational institutions.

  • Is internet on brink of collapse?

    London: The internet is heading towards a ‘capacity crunch’ and could reach its limit in just eight years, say scientists.

  • Earthquake

    Nepal quake toll surges to 7,365

    Kathmandu: The toll across Nepal from the devastating April 25 earthquake has surged to 7,365, according to the latest update by the country’s home ministry. According to the update, the number of injured people has reached 14,355. The highest number of deaths has been recorded in the Sindhupalchowk district, which currently has soared to 2,838, while in Kathmandu the toll has steadily risen to 1,202.

  • John Kerry

    John Kerry calls for unity to defeat terrorism

    Nairobi: US Secretary of State John Kerry called for unity in the face of terror attacks today, as he visited a memorial in Kenya to the 1998 bombing of the US embassy. The embassy bombing by Al-Qaeda was the worst attack in the east African nation by Islamist militants, killing 213 people. “The terrorists who struck on August 7, 1998 failed utterly in their purpose, which was to implant fear in the hearts of the Kenyan people

  • Breast Cancer

    New lingerie to make breast cancer survivors feel `sexy`

    Washington: An American fashion graduate and a breast cancer survivor came up with an innovative idea and launched a special lingerie line for breast cancer survivors to make them look sexy even after their surgeries.

  • Was surprised by court order to search my residence: Parrikar

    Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said he was surprised after a local court issued a warrant to search his official residence in Delhi to trace former Goa minister Francisco Miccky Pacheco, who is reported to be absconding after conviction in a 2006 assault case. “It was a surprise to me. I had moved into my official residence the earlier day,” said Parrikar, responding to a question today.

  • Asthma

    Asthma may be easier to control than previously believed

    Washington: If you suffer from asthma then you know that controlling the condition is the key to ensuring good quality of life. Now, scientists have come up with a bunch of tips and to help you do just that.

  • Penguins

    Penguins `crap` over snow melt it

    Washington : Scientists have found that penguins use their feces to melt snow in their breeding grounds.