Free Press Journal
  • Dalit student suicide

    Dalit suicide: Dialogue is only way out: University VC

    Hyderabad: University of Hyderabad interim Vice Chancellor Vipin Srivastava on Monday said that only by going forward can the Rohith Vemula suicide issue reach a logical and acceptable conclusion.

  • Sania, Bopanna enter quarters of doubles events

    Melbourne: Indian tennis stars Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna advanced to the quarterfinals of the women’s and mixed doubles events respectively after notching up contrasting victories with their partners at the Australian Open here today.

  • isis

    No official communication on ISIS plot to attack Goa: Police

    Panaji: Even as media reports claimed that the suspected ISIS members arrested in the recent nationwide NIA crackdown had revealed their plot to attack Goa, the state police today said they were yet to receive any formal communication in this regard.

  • MLA Sarfraz Alam

    Bihar govt has nothing to do with Alam’s bail: JD-U

    Patna: The Janata Dal (United) on Monday said it had nothing to do with the bail of its MLA Sarfraz Alam, who allegedly misbehaved with a woman on a train, and slammed media for asking the government about it.

  • terrorist

    LeT militant arrested

    Srinagar: A Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant was arrested from Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, a police official said today. Basharat Ahmad Shah was arrested last evening from an orchard in Chadoora, 20 kms from here, the official said.

  • spicejet_airlines

    SpiceJet announces cheaper deals

    New Delhi: Low cost carrier SpiceJet on Monday announced its cheaper deals for domestic base fares as low as Rs. 826 and overseas base fares starting at Rs 3026. The tickets can be booked from today till Wednesday for travelling between the start of February till April 12.

  • India to build satellite tracking station in Vietnam

    New Delhi: India is all set to build a satellite tracking and imaging centre in southern Vietnam to provide Hanoi a full time access to pictures from Indian earth observation satellites that cover the region, including China and the South China Sea.

  • Amid declining electoral fortunes, Guj BJP awaits its new head

    Ahmedabad: Plagued with leadership issues, Gujarat unit of BJP is finding it difficult to choose its new president at a time when the party is going through its worst phase after 2001 in the wake of Patel quota agitation and loss in local bodies polls.

  • Oommen Chandy

    Solar scam: Chandy appears before probe panel

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday appeared before a probe panel in connection with the solar scam.

  • Victoria Azarenka moves into last eight of Australian Open

    Melbourne: Former World No.1 Victoria Azarenka had her toughest match of the Australian Open tennis tournament thus far but took out Barbora Strycova 6-2, 6-4, to reach the quarter-finals here on Monday.

  • Security beefed up in and around Kolkata for R-day

    Kolkata: The security in and around the city as well as in the various districts of West Bengal has been beefed up in view of the Republic Day celebration tomorrow. With the Intelligence Bureau’s alert of possible suicide bomb attacks by a Bangladesh-based terror group in 23 cities, including Kolkata between January 23-26, the security has been tightened to avoid any untoward incident, a senior officer of Kolkata Police told PTI.

  • ‘Comedy Nights…’ last episode was emotional: Akshay Kumar

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar was the last celebrity guest on “Comedy Nights with Kapil”, which aired its final episode yesterday, and the superstar says bidding adieu to the popular TV show was an emotional task.

  • Decoded: How key defence protein triggers cancer

    London: A team of Swiss and Russian scientists has decoded how a defence protein that fights viral infections in our body takes advantage of a weakness in our DNA replication process to induce mutations in our genome, leading to cancer.

  • A radical retirement plan

    Radical retirement is giving up work as a drudgery taking up work as an excitement, writes TENSING RODRIGUES.

  • I am shy in real life: Sunny Leone

    Mumbai: Going by her onscreen persona Sunny Leone comes across as a bold and outgoing woman in real life but the actress says she is a shy person. “When I am at an event or at a function or award show I get really shy. I am sure it is hard for people to believe that I am shy in real life. Sunny in real life is not outgoing always as people see on television,” Sunny told PTI.

  • Cellphone can take a toll on your love life

    Johannesburg: If you’re guilty of spending too much time on your cellphone, then you may want to change your ways soon as a recent survey confirms that cellphones are capable of ruining your romantic relationships.