Free Press Journal
  • Dayanidhi Maran

    Illegal telephone exchange case: Anticipatory bail to Dayanidhi Maran

    Chennai: The Madras High Court today granted interim anticipatory bail to former Telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran, prime accused in the illegal telephone exchange case. Justice R Subbaiah granted bail for six weeks, subject to the condition that Maran appears before the CBI tomorrow and cooperate with the agency in the investigation to the case.

  • Jairam Ramesh

    ‘Criminal nexus’ between Lalit Modi and Raje family: Ramesh

    New Delhi/Jaipur: The Dholpur Palace row escalated today with the Congress raising the pitch for the sacking of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, saying there was a “criminal nexus” between her family and former IPL boss Lalit Modi, a charge rubbished by the BJP. On a day of claims and counter claims, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh told reporters in Delhi,”There has been a criminal nexus between Lalit Modi and the Vasundhara

  • Why stop at Mohammad Ali when you can enjoy Ramadan food at Bohra Mohalla

    The season of Ramzan has its popular dominated pockets like Mohammed Ali Rd., Bhendi Bazaar, Minara Masjid, Pydhoni etc. We take you through a delicious trip at Bohra Mohalla, a journey of mouth watering delicacies that will make your trip totally worth it. As we drive through the lusty food joints we tend to skip some amazing places that have the best food to offer. Here at Bohra Mohalla you can go back in time

  • Negligent driving: Court frees man, says police probe “shoddy”

    New Delhi: A man, accused of allegedly causing the death of a person by negligent driving, has been acquitted on grounds of “shoddy” probe by the police, with a city court saying it reflected their “callous attitude” even when a person has lost his life.

  • Mayawati

    Time to re-think on alliance: Mayawati to BJP allies

    Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati today accused BJP government at Centre and states of not following “raj dharma” and asked the allies of the saffron party especially in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir, to reconsider their alliance. “The BJP governments in the states and centre are not following the raj dharma with regard to acting in the interest of the poor and needy and so its alliance partners, specially Punjab’s Akali Dal and J&K’s

  • Sudhir-Mungantiwar

    Maharashra to form Non-Banking Financial Services institution

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has decided to form a non-banking financial services (NBFS) institution to utilise the surplus money with state-run corporations in form of bank deposits. “The total amount invested by 57 corporations is Rs 40,819 crore in form of bank deposits. Banks give them interest of about 5 to 5.5 per cent. I am of the opinion that it is not the job of government-owned corporations to sit on people’s money

  • Nokia

    Airtel inks 4-year deal with Nokia for 3G services

    New Delhi: Telecom operator Bharti Airtel has selected Nokia Networks for the rollout its 3G services in five telecom circles and network expansion in three zones. Under the four-year contract, Nokia will provide its equipment and services to Bharti Airtel’s infrastructure.

  • CCEA may extend ban on onion hoarding by 1 year tomorrow

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs may consider tomorrow a proposal to extend by one year the ban on hoarding of onions beyond a prescribed limit. The validity of the order, that empowers states to impose stock limits on traders for holding onion and ban hoarding beyond the set limit, expires on July 2.

  • Djokovic, Williams, Sharapova

    Djokovic, Williams, Sharapova reach second round at Wimbledon

    Wimbledon: Top tennis stars Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova all reached the second round on the opening day’s competition of Wimbledon here.  Defending champion Djokovic, the World No.1, dispatched Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 on Centre Court on Monday, reports Xinhua.  “It is great to be back in the cradle of our sport. We have this tradition that the champion opens on Centre Court. It is a privilege and an

  • sebi

    Sinha asks MF agents to behave on fees, warns of stern action

    Mumbai: Capital markets watchdog Sebi today came down heavily on mutual fund players over higher agency commissions they charge from customers, warning that if they don’t behave, nothing stops it from taking punitive and corrective actions.

  • adhar-Housing-logo

    Aadhar Housing Finance offers housing loans without income proof

    Kolkata: The Mumbai-headquartered Aadhar Housing Finance Limited (AHFL) company has come up with a new home loan scheme for the low income group whereby the borrowers will not have to furnish income proof documents to avail housing loan.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Lewd comments make Mashrafe shut Facebook fan page

    Dhaka: Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Bangladesh’s One-Day International (ODI) skipper who steered his side to a new era of success, has deactivated his official Facebook fan page. He told bdnews24.com that he was irked by the abusive comments on a photo uploaded by his teammate Nasir Hossain and the move was to protest and stand by his colleague.  Hossain had uploaded a photo on his fan page of his return home with his

  • Ravi Shastri

    Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have tremendous mutual respect: Ravi Shastri

    Mumbai: Indian team director Ravi Shastri has quashed reports of unrest in the dressing room over captaincy issues and said Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have “tremendous” mutual respect between them. “What people don’t realise is that there is tremendous mutual respect there between Virat Kohli and M.S. Dhoni,” Shastri was quoted as saying by bcci.tv on Monday. “When M.S. was at his prime as India’s Test captain, Virat was only a

  • Sensex

    Sensex provisionally ends with gains of 136 points 

    Mumbai: The Indian equity markets which were subdued throughout the intra-day trade on the back of Greece loan default, bounced back and provisionally closed in the positive territory .

  • RLSP leader arun kumar

    JD(U) seeks public apology from RLSP leader Arun Kumar

    Patna: The JD(U) today asked Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) president Arun Kumar to tender a public apology for his “chest breaking” remark against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar or be prepared for legal action. “RLSP president Arun Kumar should either seek public apology for making uncharitable remarks against the CM or be prepared to face court case,” state JD(U) spokesman Neeraj Kumar, MLC, told PTI.

  • Medplus

    MedPlus goes online, plans 200 outlets in Bengal

    Kolkata: Pharma retailing major, MedPlus today launched online medicine portal and app to expand its reach through e-commerce. “During the last decade we witnessed a remarkable transformation in consumer behaviour. The online portal and app will help consumers in more flexible means for medicine ordering,” Medplus Founder Madhukar Gangadi said.

  • facebook

    Can Facebook be the `new media` school?

    Washington DC : Scientists have claimed that social-networking sites such as Facebook can help students learn scientific literacy and other complex subjects which are often left behind in the time-strapped classrooms. Michigan State University researchers conducted first-of-its-kind study, where they found that high school and college students who engage in vigorous, intelligent debate about scientific issues in a voluntary Facebook forum were able to learn better than normal kids. Researcher Christine Greenhow said that

  • MERS, Virus

    Scientist identify first-ever likely treatments for deadly `MERS`

    Washington DC : Scientists have identified the first-ever possible treatments for deadly virus Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). University of Maryland School of Medicine and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., scientists have found and validated two therapeutics that show early promise in preventing and treating the disease, which can cause severe respiratory symptoms, and has a death rate of 40 percent. These therapeutics are the first to succeed in protecting and treating animal models of the