Free Press Journal
  • AIIMS Telemedicine service comes a cropper

    BHOPAL : The Telemedicine Service launched by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Bhopal is gasping for breath. The service was launched for providing medical services in remote areas through telephonic and satellite links is floundering owing to poor coordination between the state Health Department and AIIMS. The scheme has failed to achieve its primary objective of providing medical consultancy in remote areas through calls and video conferencing.

  • Never wanted to join Aresnal, says Benzema

    Bordeaux: French striker Karim Benzema has said that he was never interested in a move to English Premier League (EPL) club Arsenal, and wants to stay with Real Madrid.

  • Mumbai will get no meat for four days

    Mumbai : After Mira Bhayander, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) allegedly wanted the sale of meat to be banned for eight days in Mumbai, too. However, the administration has declared that the BMC’s abattoir will remain shut only for four days during Paryushan and for Ganapati Festival.

  • Clean chit to builder without demarcation of Kaliasot riverbed

    BHOPAL: Giving clean chit to developers and builders, the state government, in its reply to NGT, said that Virasha Heights neither violated any norms nor made any encroachment on Kaliasot riverbed. The next hearing will be held on September 16. While Virasha Heights, during previous hearing on September 4, had filed an application with NGT stating that survey team of district administration has completed demarcation of its premises and found no construction

  • Delhi teenager gangraped by 10 people in Jaipur hotel

    New Delhi : A 17-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by ten persons at a hotel in Jaipur, where she was taken to – on the pretext of job – by a couple who lives in her neighbourhood at outer Delhi’s Mongolpuri area. The girl managed to escape from the hotel and came back to Delhi within 24 hours after which she reported the matter to the police.

  • Rahul Gandhi to lead save farmers’ march in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar : In a bid to strengthen the party in Odisha, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi is slated to lead a “save farmers march” in Bargarh district during his two-day visit to state starting on September 10. “Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to embark upon a two-day visit to Odisha on September 10 and 11 for which a series of programmes have been lined up,” Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Prasad Harichandan said

  • New PCC: Cong high command unhappy

    BHOPAL : A dispute erupted over formation of new PCC headed by its president Arun Yadav reached party vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday.

  • Women suffer gender bias even 60 yrs after independence: HC

    New Delhi : Expressing anguish over “vile views” about women aired by people well placed in society and rape victims preferring to suffer silently than report to the police, Delhi High Court on Monday warned that “the buck should stop here” as women have continued to suffer gender bias even six decades after Independence.

  • West’s dilemma akin to India’s in ’71

    The distressing photograph of the body of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a beach in Turkey has raised a very difficult question for European nations: Can compassion and humanitarian ideals dictate national policy?

  • Mohan Bhagwat

    Saffron agenda shelved for the moment

    The certificate given by the RSS to the Narendra Modi government that it is moving in the “right direction” has come in the nick of time for the BJP. Any hint that its mentor is unhappy would have been disastrous at a time when the government’s “prudent gradualism”, to quote the economist Jagdish Bhagwati, was reminiscent of saffron fellow-traveller Arun Shourie’s description of the BJP as a “kati patang” or a floating

  • On mission of joining the dots, Maria has a friend in Ribeiro

    Mumbai :  For top cop of Mumbai, Rakesh Maria, every minute counts these days as he has been trying to unravel what can be termed as the most complex investigation in his career. A murder mystery spread across five states, Assam, Delhi, Meghalaya, Mumbai and West Bengal needs to be solved before he steps out from his Crawford Market office on September 30 to take a new assignment.

  • Osteoporosis high among Indian men

    New Delhi :  Not just women, men in India have also reported high incidence of Osteoporosis as per a health survey which has claimed that over 80 per cent of 73 lakh men screened were found to have alarmingly low levels of vitamin D in their blood which is essential for maximising bone health, reports PTI.

  • The 5% discount model has not yielded desired results. In fact, it leads to hammering of the stock” - top finance ministry official

    Sensex slumps below 25k to 15-mth low on weak rupee, poor monsoon

    The fall of rupee to an over two-year low, persistent concerns over slowdown in Chinese economy and lingering worries over monsoon weighed on market sentiment, taking the two benchmark indices below important psychological levels.

  • Walking home alone? Get a virtual company with this app

    Washington :  If the thought of walking home alone worries you anytime, here comes a public safety mobile phone app that offers you a virtual company by allowing your friends or family members to a keep an watch over you, reports IANS.

  • HIV pill protects 100% of participants in study

    Washington :  Researchers following over 600 people who took an HIV prevention pill for more than two years have found that 100 per cent of them remained free from the virus even in high-risk environments, says PTI.

  • Samsung launches Galaxy Note 5 phablet

    New Delhi :  Samsung on Monday launched its next phablet – the Galaxy Note 5 – starting at Rs. 53,900 and extending the flagship Note series of smartphones, reports IANS.

  • BoI celebrates 110th foundation day

    Ujjain : Bank of India (BoI) Ujjain Zone celebrated 110th foundation of BoI, here on Monday. The bank gifted 5 water purifier and water coolers to the Vice-chancellor of Vikram University, Prof Pandey.

  • For lawyers, experience matters more than knowledge of law

    New York :  A good lawyer can turn things around for his or her clients even in trying circumstances and a new research has found that it is experience, not a deep knowledge of law, that helps lawyers make the difference in a court of law, says IANS.