Free Press Journal
  • Chandrababu Naidu

    Naidu tapes: AP Police slaps notices on 12 telecom firms

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Police, probing the case of alleged tapping of phones of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, ministers and others by Telangana government, has slapped notices on 12 telecom firms here asking their representatives to appear before it.

  • Mohammad Hafeez

    Mohammad Hafeez called for chucking again

    Colombo: Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez once again faces a harrowing task of getting his action cleared after the off-spinner was called for chucking during the team’s 10-wicket win against Sri Lanka in the first Test at Galle. This is Hafeez’s second offence within a year after the all-rounder’s action was reported by the match oficials post his two-wicket haul in the first innings against the hosts, according to an ESPNcricinfo report. According to ICC regulations, a bowler,

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Doctors’ demands genuine, should have been addressed earlier: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: With over 2,000 doctors of Delhi hospitals launching an indefinite strike, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said most demands of the striking doctors are “genuine” and that he has directed the Health Department to implement them.

  • Bank Strike

    Bank employees’ June 24 strike postponed 

    Chennai: A strike called by All India Bank Employees Association (AIEBA) on June 24 to press for the demands of employees of associate banks of State Bank of India (SBI) has been postponed, said a top union leader.

  • Fake currency racket busted, 5 held

    Nashik (Maha),: Nashik police today claimed to have busted a fake currency racket with the arrest of five members of a gang. Five persons were arrested yesterday by the Kalwan rural police for allegedly circulating fake currency notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 at the Saptashrungi temple at Nandui in the district, Kalwan police Sub-Divisional Officer Sachin Gunjan said today.

  • andy murray queens tournament

    Andy Murray better prepared for Wimbledon post winning fourth Queen’s Club title

    Johannesburg : Britain number one Andy Murray believes he is in better position now than he was when he won the Wimbledon title in 2013. Murray bagged a record-equalling fourth Queen’s Club title after crushing big-serving Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-3, 6-4 in Sunday’s final. This was Murray’s third ATP title of 2015 after his victories on clay in Madrid and Munich. Reflecting on his win, Murray said that he played better as the

  • NDA Govt gradually weakening NDMA: M Shashidhar Reddy

    New Delhi: The NDA government is gradually weakening the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) by taking away its proactive role in disaster prevention and then in relief work, its former Vice-Chairman M Shashidhar Reddy said here today. He accused the government of downsizing the number of
    NDMA’s members and downgrading its status in order to make it weaker.

  • Tiger Shroff

    ‘Fitness freak` Tiger Shroff wants to incorporate yoga in daily life

    New Delhi : Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff recently attended a yoga event along with his ‘Heropanti’ co-star Kriti Sanon at Subhash Ghai’s acting school in India’s showbiz capital Mumbai. The 25-year-old actor also performed yoga on the occasion of World Yoga Day and said he really wants to incorporate yoga in his daily life. Whilst addressing the media, Tiger said, “I am really thankful for being invited at the event and yoga is something that

  • Prithviraj Chavan

    Prithviraj Chavan says he was unaware of Maria-Lalit Modi meet

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said he was not aware of the visit of Mumbai police Commissioner Rakesh Maria to London and his meeting with former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi last year. “I was not aware of Maria’s visit to London and his meeting with Lalit Modi. Such trips are cleared at the level of Home Minister. I wasn’t briefed about it,” Chavan, who was the Chief Minister last

  • Bing

    Microsoft updates Bing’s video search

    Washington: Microsoft has given a makeover to its Bing video search feature. According to the Verge, new features include larger, easier-to-identify video thumbnails and the users can even preview videos straight from the results to get an idea of what they are looking at. For that, the users just have to move their cursor over a result to watch a small bit of the video. In addition, Bing shows additional information on each result. Users

  • Pitcairn Island passes gay marriage but has no wedding plans

    Wellington (New Zealand): Pitcairn Island, a tiny speck in the Pacific that’s home to just 48 people, has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage but has no gay couples wanting to wed. First settled in 1790, Pitcairn is a British Overseas Territory that has some legal autonomy and is often considered the world’s smallest country by population. Islanders are descended from the mutineers of the British navy vessel Bounty and their Tahitian companions.

  • landslide

    Ratnagiri landslide: 12 feared buried in debris

    Ratnagiri (Maharashtra) : At least 12 people are feared to be buried in the debris after three houses collapsed following a landslide in Dabhol village of Maharashtra’s Ratnagiri district. The landslide is said to have taken place at 3: 30 a.m. due to heavy rainfall. The rescue operations are on and the NDRF teams are on their way.

  • Obesity, Kids

    Don’t blame obesity for falling fitness level in kids!

    London: Child fitness levels are falling at an even faster rate than earlier feared – and this time there is evidence it has nothing to do with obesity, shows a study. The study follows the 2009 study that showed child fitness declined by eight percent over the previous 10 years.

  • S African telecoms regulator in spat over Tata-led Neotel sale

    Johannesburg: South Africa’s telecom industry has locked horns with the regulator of communications over its approval of the sale of Tata-led company Neotel to the country’s biggest mobile operator Vodacom. Telecom regulator Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) said that they are unperturbed about criticism over its approval of the sale of Neotel to mobile operator Vodacom.

  • MH17

    Australia, Malaysia and Netherlands to mark MH17 anniversary

    Canberra: The Australian, Malaysian and Dutch governments will hold services on July 17 to mark the first anniversary of the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives, Australia’s prime minister said today. Australian lawmakers would be recalled to Parliament House for the national service and a plaque would be unveiled in the House of Representatives’ gardens inscribed with the names of all victims, Prime Minister Tony Abbott

  • coal

    Govt transfers ECs of 19 coal blocks of total 29 so far

    New Delhi: The Centre has so far transferred the environment clearance (EC) of 19 coal blocks out of approved 29 mines from the earlier allottees to the new successful bidders including JSW Steel, GMR Chhattisgarh Energy, Jaypee Cement and Ambuja Cements among others.

  • Yoga

    Multimedia exhibition connects yoga with spirituality

    New Delhi: A circle painted half in black and and other half in white, with numerous blue birds emanating from the centre, is surrounded by birds in black and white. In the painting, “Kendra Within,” the birds, represent thoughts, where white symbolises good thoughts, black, evil and blue, which dominates the centre, stands for enlightenment. It seeks to emphasise that great destinations are found within, at the centre of the self and that this eternal inner destination

  • Black Money

    Blackmoney: Compliance window to be short and out soon

    New Delhi: Government is soon expected to notify a “small time” compliance window for those holding undeclared assets or black money abroad to voluntarily declare these to the taxman and come clean. Sources said the window period could be notified by the end of this month or by early July and the time given could be as short as two months.

  • Sunanda Pushkar, BS Bassi

    Sunanda death case: SIT conducts polygraph test on six persons

    New Delhi : Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi on Monday said that the Special Investigation Team (SIT) has conducted polygraph test on six persons in connection with the death case of Sunanda Pushkar. “Our investigation is continuing. During investigation, whatever requires to be done will be done. And so far, we have already carried out polygraph test on six persons. If there is any requirement, we will conduct further tests,” Bassi told the