Free Press Journal
  • Dhinakaran announces public meet against NEET

    Chennai : AIADMK Amma faction leader TTV Dhinakaran on Sunday announced that a public meeting would be held in protest against the common medical entrance examination NEET in Tiruchirapalli, two days after he cancelled a protest by his faction’s students wing here in view of a Supreme Court directive on the matter.

  • Mexico quake toll climbs to 90

    OAXACA: The death toll from the recent magnitude-8.2 earthquake that rocked southern Mexico rose on Sunday morning from 65 to 90 after the Governor of Oaxaca said there had been 71 fatalities in his state alone.

  • Global auditors to face tight scrutiny

    New Delhi : Global auditing firms may come under greater scrutiny for any wrong-doing as regulators mull ways to make them more accountable, with the role of such auditors — especially the Big Four — coming under the lens in various corporate misdoings.

  • Under-construction flyover caves in, 1 dead

    Bhubaneswar : A portion of an under- construction flyover collapsed near Bomikhal in Bhubaneswar killing one man and injuring 11 persons, official sources said.

  • Blue Whale: Smart phones banned in Lucknow schools

    Lucknow : Use of smart phones by children in schools has been banned in the state capital by the Education Department here in a bid to keep them away from the ‘Blue Whale Challenge, an online dare game linked to teen deaths across the world.

  • Ranchi’s smart city in fast forward mode

    Kolkata/Mumbai : Ranchi will be the first green field smart city of the nation, said Vice President Venkaiah Naidu at the venue of the Ranchi smart city. Ranchi is the first city out of 90 selected under smart city scheme to do bhoomi poojan for construction of smart city.