Free Press Journal
  • Singapore teen blogger jailed for posting offensive videos

    Bangkok : A 16-year-old blogger was sentenced to four weeks in prison in Singapore for posting offensive videos on YouTube in a trial that attracted much criticism from human rights organisations.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Vyapam Scam: CBI probe in Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s own interest

    It cannot go on like this. Not any longer. Not under any circumstances. Whether the seemingly unending series of deaths of those somehow connected to the Madhya Pradesh Examination Scam, or the Vyapam scam, as it has come to be called, are natural or induced, the credibility of the Shivraj Singh Chouhan Government crucially depends on the probe being handed over to the CBI. Without casting an aspersion on the CM in

  • App to detect eye disease early

    Washington : Researchers have developed an application that can detect eye diseases like diabetic macular edema, reports IANS.

  • RBI: PSBs need higher fund infusion to deal with NPAs

    New Delhi : Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor R Gandhi said public sector banks need higher capitalisation than budgeted to strengthen balance sheet and dealing with NPAs, reports PTI.

  • Kerala may hand over Iranian boat seizure case to NIA

     Thiruvananthapuram : The Kerala government is likely to hand over the probe into the spotting of an Iranian fishing boat off the state coast on Sunday under suspicious circumstances to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

  • A spectrometer that fits inside smartphones to spot skin illness

    Washington : MIT scientists have created a spectrometer small enough to fit inside a smartphone camera that could enable the devices to diagnose diseases, especially skin conditions, or detect environmental pollutants, says PTI.

  • A S Dulat

    Former RAW chief A S Dulat’s personal glory at nation’s cost

    Every writer is too painfully aware that it isn’t enough to be lucid and creative; reaching out to potential readers also involves a bout of creative marketing in which reviews, author interviews and media coverage all play a role. To that extent, the onrush of publicity surrounding former RAW chief A.S. Dulat’s reminiscences of the Vajpayee years is only natural. I haven’t as yet secured my copy of the book but judging

  • Protests seeking Stephen’s Principal sacking intensify

    New Delhi : Students and teachers of Delhi University and women’s rights activists on Monday stepped up their protests against St Stephen’s Principal Valson Thampu demanding that he resign over his handling of the research scholar molestation case.

  • Five supermassive black holes found

    London:  Five supermassive black holes that were previously hidden by clouds of dust and gas have been discovered by astronomers who suggest that millions of concealed monster black holes exist in the universe, says PTI.

  • cash-for-vote scam TDP MLA arrested

    Hyderabad: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Telangana on Monday arrested TDP legislator Sandra Venkata Veeraiah in the cash-for-vote case.

  • What mechanism evolved to avoid doctors’ strikes? HC asks State govt

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday sought to know from the Maharashtra government what mechanism it has evolved to prevent inde-finite strikes declared time and again by doctors across the state while claiming that their demands have not not fulfilled.