Free Press Journal
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    Panchayat in Lalu’s village bans jeans, mobiles for girls

    Patna: The panchayat in the RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s native village in Bihar’s Gopalganj district has barred girls from using mobile phones and wearing jeans and T-shirts, an official said Wednesday.

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    Kejriwal to contest from New Delhi

    New Delhi: AAP chief and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will contest the upcoming assembly elections from his New Delhi constituency, the party said Wednesday.

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    Web application to regulate sale of acid

    New Delhi: The government Wednesday announced a web application to regulate the sale of acid and to categorise acid attacks as ‘heinous crimes’.

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    Yechury asks Pranab not to approve ordinances

    New Delhi: CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury Wednesday urged President Pranab Mukherjee not to approve ordinances in “grave violation” of parliamentary proceedings.

  • Malak leads team to victory in golf championship

    Kolkata: Pune-based Moinuddin Malak led his team comprising amateurs Nikhil Sonwal, Karan Verma and Neha Agarwal to victory at the first Pro-Am events of the McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2014 at the Royal Calcutta Golf Course(RCGC) here Tuesday.

  • Users can now see song lyrics above search results on Google

    Washington: Google has introduced a feature where it will provide the song lyrics above the search results in North America wherein the lyrics would be reportedly recorded in the Google Play Store.

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    Cabinet approves resumption of allocation of coal blocks

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the resumption of the allocation of coal blocks, and also sent an ordinance on an amended insurance bill to President Pranab Mukherjee.

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    Rajnath Singh to visit Assam following Bodo violence

    New Delhi: In wake of the deadly attack by Bodo militants upon villagers in Assam, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be visiting that state to hold a meeting with Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and senior officers of the state government and unified command at Guwahati.

  • Pakistan plans to organise tri-series with SA, SL in UAE

    Karachi: The Pakistan cricket authorities have stepped up their efforts to revive international series for its upcoming players and plan to organize a tri-series with South Africa and Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates next year.

  • Ex-AAP MLA’s house burgled

    New Delhi: The house of former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Vandana Kumari was burgled of Rs.5.50 lakh in cash and some jewellery, Delhi Police said Wednesday.

  • Trial in Salman’s hit and run case should end by Jan: judge

    Mumbai: The sessions court which is hearing the 2002 hit-and-run case involving the actor Salman Khan today allowed the prosecution to re-examine a witness, but asked it to wrap up the trial before the end of January 2015.

  • IS captures Jordanian pilot after plane downed over Syria

    Beirut: The Islamic State group captured a Jordanian pilot today after his warplane from the US-led coalition was reportedly shot down while on a mission against the jihadists over northern Syria.

  • Lakhvi appeals to Pakistan govt for release

    Islamabad: Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the key planner of 2008 Mumbai attacks, today submitted an application with the Pakistan government seeking an end to his detention under a public security order slapped on him soon after being granted bail in the 26/11 case.

  • Obama lauds Northern Ireland power-sharing agreement

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has praised the agreement reached between the parties of Northern Ireland and the governments of Britain and Ireland, and hoped that it would help vanquish the problems of the past.

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    Cricketer Dilshan backs Rajapaksa in Lanka Presidential poll

    Colombo: Sri Lankan cricketer Thilakaratne Dilshan today announced his support for the incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is seeking a record third-term in the upcoming presidential poll early next month.

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    Mamata agrees to handover Rabindra Sarovar Stadium for U-17 WC

    Kolkata: West Bengal government today agreed to handover the Rabindra Sarovar Stadium to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) following its request to develop it into an international-standard venue to host the Under-17 FIFA World Cup to be held here in 2017.