Free Press Journal
  • ‘Emotional maturity needs to be tested while selecting cops’

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has said it was “unfortunate” that India was still following British era recruitment process and selecting police personnel on basis of only physical strength and fitness and advised devising of a procedure which would include criteria like emotional maturity and psychological tests.

  • Cinnamon may boost your kid’s learning ability

    New York: Is your kid finding it difficult to memorise lessons at school? Worry not, as feeding cinnamons, a delicious addition to toast, coffee and breakfast rolls might help improve learning ability, says a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

  • How did asteroid impact wipe out dinosaurs?

    Tokyo: While it is widely accepted that an asteroid impact caused the mass extinction of dinosaurs and other life forms, researchers have been stumped by the process of how. In other words, they had figured out the killer, but not the murder weapon.

  • China playing ‘king’ maker in Nepal politics

    Kathmandu (Nepal): A visiting Chinese delegation is having hectic negotiations in Kathmandu’s Yak and Yeti hotel, trying to build a consensus behind Prime Minister Oli.

  • Assam: Army neutralises three NDFB(S) terrorists in Kokrajhar

    Kokrajhar: Based on specific intelligence, the Indian Army in the wee hours of Sunday morning launched a series of joint operations with the Assam Pollice in Kokrajhar, in which they neutralised three top terrorists of the outlawed group National Democratic Front of Bodoland(Songbijit).

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    Pak model Qandeel’s brother arrested, confesses to killing her

    Lahore: The brother of Pakistan’s social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch has been arrested in Punjab province for strangulating to death the 26-year-old model for “dishonouring” the family’ reputation, the latest case of honour killings that plague the country.

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    IDS: Taxmen to seek info from suspected black money holders

    New Delhi: Tax authorities plan to seek details from various entities against whom there is specific information of having undisclosed assets, as part of the domestic black money disclosure scheme.

  • Arunachal crisis: Under fire BJP shifts blame on Congress

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday lashed out at the Congress for levelling baseless allegations on the Centre over the ongoing political crisis in Arunachal Pradesh and advocated that the grand old party should instead introspect the reasons behind the present state of affairs.

  • Customs clearances to get paperless from 2017

    Mumbai: Imports will become easier from the next year as the CBEC is planning to go paperless and move towards a completely integrated Customs system for facilitating documentation and fast-tracking clearances of consignments.

  • CIC notice to Rajnath, Mayawati, Karat, Pawar, Sonia

    New Delhi: The Central Information Commission has issued fresh notices naming top leaders of six national parties — Rajnath Singh, Mayawati, Sonia Gandhi, Prakash Karat, Sharad Pawar and Sudhakar Reddy — asking them to appear before it in cases filed by activists for not responding to RTI queries.

  • Delhi saved over Rs 350 crore on 5 flyovers: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that the government has saved over Rs 350 crore in building five flyovers across the national capital since the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) took charge in February 2015.

  • 90 days paid leave for victims of sexual harassment

    New Delhi: Women central government employees who have filed complaints of sexual harassment can now get a paid leave of three months during the pendency of inquiry, the government has said.

  • World rallies behind Turkey

    US advises support for elected government, while Iran calls for unity

  • Exiled Muslim cleric denies involvement

    Ankara: Fethullah Gulen (in pic), a Muslim cleric who lives in exile in the US state of Pennsylvania and who once was an ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has condemned the ateempted military coup attempt and denied any involvement in it.

  • China kicks off military drills amid SCS tensions

    Beijing: Amid the South China Sea tensions, Chinese military kicked off large scale military exercises pressing troops from the five theatre commands of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) simulating real battle conditions. The military drills will last will last until September and aimed to boost the military’s “trans-regional” capabilities, state run Xinhua news agency reported.