Free Press Journal
  • Focused on Raje, Lalitgate; Rahul to visit Rajasthan

    Patna : With an aim to keep capitalise on the Lalitgate during the upcoming monsoon session of the Parliament, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is all set to visit Rajasthan.

  • HC to reconsider shifting case to Jabalpur bench

    Indore : Moved by the fears of a petitioner into the alleged Madhya Pradesh Dental and Medical Admission Test (DMAT) scam, the Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court, on Tuesday assured him of reconsidering its decision of shifting the case to the principal bench in Jabalpur.

  • June 19 floods claimed a dozen lives?

    Mumbai : The city registered 21 cases of leptospirosis in the month of July alone, out of which 12 people have lost their lives so far. Leptospirosis is an infectious disease which is contracted if a person with an open wound comes in contact with urine of an infected four-legged animal. According to doctors, this disease typically has an incubation period of 3 to 21 days, so the 12 victims who lost their

  • mobile_telecom

    DoT to conduct special audit of telcos’ quality of service

    NEW DELHI : The Department of telecommunications is going to conduct a special audit of quality of service provided by telecom operators across the country to check the problem of frequent call drops faced by mobile users, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan does the right thing, at last

    At last, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan can breathe easy. His belated decision to hand over the probe into the Vyapam scandal to the CBI ought to take the sting out of the charge that he has something to hide. The usual noisemakers of the Congress Party led by Digvijay Singh can now be expected to demand that he should step down as CM. Chouhan should ignore such critics. Having been

  • Jethmalani attacks new law on judges’ posting

    New Delhi : Noted jurist Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday attacked the Centre’s defence of the new law on appointment of judges saying it would compromise with the independence of the judiciary and give primacy to the executive.

  • IS abducts 111 Iraqi kids to be trained as terrorists

    Baghdad : Islamic State terrorists have abducted 111 school children from various districts of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul to use them in terrorist moves, a media report said.

  • High Court gag order on info in Priyanka land deal

    Shimla : The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday stayed an order of the State Information Commission that detailed information about the land purchased by Priyanka Vadra, daughter of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, at Chharabra near Shimla be given to an RTI activist.

  • US: Need for compromise between Greece, creditors

    Washington : The US has said the needs of the Greek economy remain “the same” following the referendum in the country on Sunday, for which it urged “a compromise” between Athens and international creditors to come up with a package of reforms and financing, Efe news agency reported.

  • Heart scan may predict death over next 15 yrs

    New York : A simple x-ray test that looks for early signs of coronary artery disease could help doctors identify if you are at risk of dying over the next 15 years, says a new study, reports IANS.

  • Flipkart to shut website, go app-only

    Bengaluru : E-commerce major Flipkart will go the Myntra way, the company it had acquired last year, by operating only through mobile app from September. The company’s Chief Product Officer Punit Soni told employees at a “town hall” meeting last week that Flipkart will operate only with a mobile app from September, spokesperson for the country’s largest online retailer said.

  • Murder accused caught after 4 yrs

    Indore : The Crime Branch team, on Tuesday, nabbed an absconding murder accused since 2011. The accused identified as Babloo alias Jitendra Kalyani was a resident of Harijan Colony, Palasia.

  • The foundation of the Taj Mahal, dependent on the waters of Yamuna for its strength.

    Taj Mahal’s foundation under threat, says historian

    Agra : Historian Haji Tahiruddin Tahir has said that receding water levels of river Yamuna poses a serious threat to the foundation of Taj Mahal. “The foundation of the Taj Mahal, dependent on the waters of Yamuna for its strength, is in danger because of the fast decreasing water level of the river”, he said.

  • Saavn raises Rs 635 cr from Tiger Global, others

    New Delhi : Music streaming company Saavn has closed a USD 100 million (about Rs 634 crore) funding round, led by Tiger Global Management. The fresh capital will be used to drive long-term product development and aggressive customer acquisition, Saavn said.

  • Mayweather stripped of WBO welterweight belt

    Washington :  Floyd Mayweather was Monday stripped by the World Boxing Organization of the welterweight world title he won by beating Manny Pacquiao two months ago.

  • Study offers hope of slowing ageing

    Wellington: Scientists can now finally answer the question of whether you really are as old as you feel, researchers in New Zealand said on Tuesday, reports IANS.