Free Press Journal
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    Actor Jaaved Jaaferi to be AAP candidate in Lucknow

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    New Delhi: Film actor Jaaved Jaaferi will be the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) candidate in Lucknow against BJP Chief Rajnath Singh as the party today announced its 13th list of candidates for 22 Lok Sabha constituencies.

  • Climate warming may hit India’s food security system: Report

    New Delhi: High levels of warming resulting from continued growth in greenhouse gas emissions may hit India’s food security system with a global report warning that the impact could be “more severe” on the country’ rice and maize production.

  • 2016, 2018 EurAsia Cup in Malaysia

    Kuala Lumpur: After the astounding success of the inaugural EurAsia Cup golf, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak Monday announced that the biennial competition will take place here in 2016 and 2018.

  • Salman is hot: Sonam Kapoor

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor, who had teamed up with Salman Khan in her debut movie “Saawariya”, will work with him once again in Sooraj Barjatya’s next directorial. She praised the superstar as “hot” and said the film will be “double dhamaal”.

  • Switzerland probes top banks for currency manipulation

    Zurich: Switzerland said today it was investigating a range of banks, including domestic leaders UBS and Credit Suisse along with top global houses, over suspicions they manipulated currency markets.

  • Sonakshi tweets to campaign for father Shatrughan

    Patna: Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha’s daughter actress Sonakshi has found a unique way to campaign for her father’s re-election to Patna Sahib Lok Sabha seat.

  • Pakistan seeks US surplus defence equipment in Afghanistan

    Islamabad: The US Monday said it had under consideration a Pakistani request for American defence equipment worth some $7 billion that shall be rendered surplus once US troops withdraw from Afghanistan this year-end.

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    Saina & co face toughest draw in 4th India open

    New Delhi: Ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and K Srikanth will be country’s best bets when they compete in a world class field at the USD 250,000 India Open Super Series, which will get underway with the qualifiers at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here tomorrow.

  • Rajnath, Modi to campaign in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: BJP national president Rajnath Singh and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address two separate public rallies in Odisha on April 2 and 4 respectively, a party release said today.

  • Venkataswamy’s sons join Cong, Rayapati in TDP net

    Hyderabad: Padapalli Lok Sabha member G Vivekananda and his brother and former minister G Vinod broke away from the TRS and returned to the Congress fold today even as the TDP posted a prize catch with Rayapati Sambasiva Rao embracing it.

  • Cong plays down absence of Lalu in Rahul, Sonia rallies

    Patna: Playing down the absence of RJD chief Lalu Prasad in election meetings of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul in Bihar, the state Congress today refuted any rift in the alliance and reminded that there was no example of joint address by the two leaders.

  • Trinamool will control Delhi: Mamata

    Kolkata: Claiming that her Trinamool Congress will control the new government at the centre, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday asserted that her regime would leverage the strength to ensure the state was not deprived of central funds.