Free Press Journal
  • ‘Government, bureaucracy mistrust at peak’

    Mumbai : During the Independence era, there was immeasurable level of trust between the government and people, stated former railway board, Chairman, Vivek Sahai. However, that trust was lost within 17 years.

  • PC’s comments on Kashmir: Cong accuses Modi of distorting facts

    New Delhi : Even the Congress was carried away by Prime Minister Modi’s attack on its senior leader P Chidambaram’s comment on Kashmir autonomy that it lost no time in disassociating itself from his views on Kashmir.

  • Most LED bulbs found to be spurious in India: Survey

    New Delhi : As the government promotes use of LEDs to save energy, lighting manufacturers’ body ELCOMA has raised concern over “spurious” LED products, which do not comply with the safety standards of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). Market research firm Nielsen found that 76 per cent brands making LED bulbs and 71 per cent of those making LED downlighters are not following the safety standards. The study, based on survey of

  • Why no separate schools for children with autism: SC

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court has questioned the lack of separate schools and distinctly trained teachers for students who suffer from autism, blindness and deafness. The apex court observed that it is “impossible to think” that children, who are disabled or suffer from any kind of disability or are mentally challenged, can be imparted education in mainstream schools along with normal children, reports PTI.

  • Indian-origin surgeon saved me from blindness, says UK’s ex-PM

    London : Britain’s former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has credited an Indian-origin eye surgeon with rescuing him from complete blindness. Dr Hector Chawla gets a special mention as an “old friend” in ‘My Life, Our Time’ written by the former Labour party leader who was Prime Minister between 2007 and 2010, when he lost the general election and David Cameron led Conservative party went on to set up a coalition government with

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    Tata Steel posts Q2 net profit of Rs 1,018 crore

  • Activist murder case: SC cancels ex-BJP MP’s bail

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday cancelled the bail of former Gujarat BJP MP Dinubhai Boghabhai Solanki, an accused in the 2010 murder case of RTI activist Amit Jethwa, till the examination of eight key eye witnesses and ordered day-to-day trial.

  • Hadiya is not under house arrest: Father

    Kottayam: The father of Hadiya, a 24-year-old Hindu woman from Kerala who converted to Islam, on Monday denied his daughter was under house arrest and said he will produce her before the Supreme Court on November 27, reports IANS.

  • No case against Kamal Haasan for tweet: Cops

    Chennai : Veteran Tamil film actor Kamal Haasan can breathe easy as the Chennai police have concluded that there is no cause for initiating criminal action against him for having tweeted advising caution on consuming nilavembu kudineer, a herbal concoction prescribed in Siddha system of medicine for curing / preventing dengue.