Free Press Journal
  • Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa

    Finally TOP Scheme for Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa

    New Delhi: After much dilly-dallying, the Sports Ministry has included Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa in the TOP scheme, putting an end to the controversy surrounding the doubles duo’s complaint of bias against the Ministry and chief national coach Pullela Gopichand.

  • Senate to hold one more vote on Iran nuclear deal

    Washington: Senate Republicans will try a second time today to move ahead on a resolution rejecting the Iran nuclear deal, and the outcome is expected to be the same: Democrats are poised to block the measure and preserve President Barack Obama’s foreign policy win.

  • diabetes risk

    Drug to prevent Type-1 diabetes show promise

    New York: A drug currently used in Europe and Asia for treating gallstone-related spasms has been found effective in preventing the onset of Type-1 diabetes in mice, according to a study. Researchers believe that a similar treatment may be effective in preventing the autoimmune disorder in humans too. The study found that the buildup of a substance in the pancreas during the pre-symptomatic stage of Type-1 diabetes is essential to the development of

  • Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis

    I don’t care about a few as whole country loves me: Sania Mirza

    New Delhi: She has always found her stupendous success on court go hand-in-hand with controversies off it and that is precisely the reason why Sania Mirza is hardly bothered about what a few people have to say about her.

  • Mufti

    AAG shunted out by Mufti govt over handling of beef ban case

    Srinagar: The controversy over beef ban in J-K has intensified with Mufti government shunting out Additional Advocate General Vishal Sharma apparently for “failing to defend” its stand before the High Court which had directed strict enforcement of a 1932 law against beef sale. Law department Secretary Mohammad Ashraf Mir said Sharma has been transferred from Home Department to Education Department and it was a “normal” procedure. “Yes, he (Sharma) has been transferred. But

  • Rolls-Royce Dawn

    Rolls-Royce unveils Dawn; likely to debut in India next year

    Frankfurt: Super luxury car maker Rolls-Royce today unveiled its new open-top model Dawn that is likely to be launched in India next year. “Our new Rolls-Royce Dawn promises a striking, seductive encounter like no other Rolls-Royce to date, and begins a new age of open-top, super-luxury motoring,” Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Chief Executive Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes said while unveiling the vehicle at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

  • dharmendra pradhan

    Paswan a well respected leader, has no issue to be angry about: Dharmendra Pradhan

    New Delhi : Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said on Tuesday that fellow cabinet colleague and leader of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) Ram Vilas Paswan was a politician held in high esteem by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and refuted suggestions of the latter being unhappy with the number of seats (40) allotted to the LJP for the forthcoming assembly elections in Bihar.

  • Beef Ban

    AAG shunted out by Sayeed government over handling of beef ban case

    Srinagar: Days after Jammu and Kashmir High Court banned sale of beef, the state government has shunted out Additional Advocate General Vishal Sharma apparently for “failing to defend” its stand on the matter before the court.

  • Ranil Wickremesinghe

    Our ties with India can reach newer heights: Ranil Wickremesinghe

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday said the relationship between India and Sri Lanka can reach newer heights. At a media briefing here, Wickremesinghe said he held discussions with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi over a host of issues, such as their programme of creating one million jobs over the next five years. He said the issue of fishermen from India and Sri Lanka who often cross into

  • Narendra Modi

    Hope for progress in ties with Sri Lanka: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hoped for progress on key bilateral initiatives with Sri Lanka and said after talks with his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe that “projects will gather speed now”. Modi said that peace and stability in the region is “key to our success. When there is stability we prosper”. “We had a long discussion on different areas concerning our two countries,” the prime minister said in

  • After sulking over “better deal” to Manjhi, Kushwaha, LJP calls truce

    New Delhi: Sulking over NDA allies HAM and RLSP having got a “better deal” under the seat sharing formula for Bihar polls announced yesterday, LJP today called truce after a string of meetings with top BJP leaders but insisted “there is no smoke without fire”.

  • SHEENA Bora

    Sheena Bora case: Irresponsible coverage by TV channels, says study

    New Delhi: Media coverage of the Sheena Bora murder case reflects the “irresponsible and unethical” reporting behaviour of Indian TV news channels as it consumed one-third of the prime time coverage on six TV news channels, a study says.

  • Ali Anwar

    BJP pursuing politics of polarisation: Ali Anwar

    Patna : Janata Dal (United) (JD (U)) leader Ali Anwar on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of pursuing the politics of polarisation after the Rajasthan Government cancelled the Bakrid holiday.

  • Sushil Sharma, Tandoor case

    Tandoor murder case: High Court releases Sharma on parole

    New Delhi: Former youth Congress leader Sushil Sharma, in jail for the last 20 years for the sensational murder of his wife Naina Sahni, was today released on parole by the Delhi High Court.

  • Giriraj Singh

    BJP feels Bihar polls will unmask opposition’s corruption

    New Delhi : Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and senior BJP leader Giriraj Singh on Tuesday said the forthcoming elections in Bihar would go a long way in unmasking and exposing the corruption of the opposition, even as the main plank of the polls as far as his party is concerned is development for all. “Our agenda is to unmask the opposition and their corruption. One of our

  • Shocked, taken aback by number of seats allotted to LJP: Chirag Paswan

    New Delhi : Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan on Tuesday said that the party was not upset with the 40 seats allotted to them for the Bihar Assembly polls, but slightly shocked and taken aback, as it was not the number of seats that was promised to them.

  • NCP launches ‘Jail Bharo’ campaign to protest plight of farmers

    Aurangabad(Maharashtra) : In order to draw the attention of the state government to the plight of farmers, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) continued their ‘jail bharao aandolan’ on Tuesday in eight districts of Maharashtra.