Free Press Journal
  • Jewel heist on French highway triggers manhunt for attackers

    Paris: About 15 armed assailants attacked two vans carrying millions of euros worth of jewels on a French highway today, forced out the drivers and sped away, according to police. Gendarmes and other authorities are combing the Burgundy region southeast of Paris for the attackers, after the latest in a string of big jewel heists in France in recent years.

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    England’s Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali out with injury

    Sydney: Already out of the World Cup, England suffered further blows with all-rounders Chris Woakes and Moeen Ali being ruled out due to injury for their final and inconsequential Pool A encounter against Afghanistan on March 13.

  • Shikhar Dhawan most popular Indian cricketer on Twitter

    Hamilton: Prolific left-handed opener Shikhar Dhawan was once again the most talked about Indian cricketer on Twitter, as his ton on Tuesday helped the dedending champions beat Ireland in a World Cup Pool B encounter at the Seddon Park.

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    Kejriwal tried to poach 6 MLA’s for government formation: Rajesh Garg

    New Delhi: In a murky twist to the raging infighting in the AAP, former party MLA Rajesh Garg today accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of trying to poach six Congress MLAs to form government last year. He also claimed that Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was in touch with the Congress MLAs to lure them to float a new party and support AAP from outside.

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    The 5 Unique Dance Classes That You Can’t Miss!

    Dance is more than a fun way to fitness. There! We said it. It’s also a highly effective way to deal with stress, a means of expressing yourself, your emotions and clearing the mind, but most importantly, it gives the heart one hell of a workout. While taking dance classes might not speed track you onto the road of six packs, it helps trim abdomen fat and give you the toned legs and arms

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    7 Ways To Up Your Ab-Game

    Live in the kind of city where summer never leaves, not really. So it’s important that any curvature around the gut is actually just loose t-shirt fabric and not the soft curves of a beer belly. Sometimes, no matter how many core workouts you do, the last few traces of body fat just don’t seem to leave the ab area. All this brings up the question of how to get defined abs you can

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    Can’t hit the gym today?

    Don’t have time to hit the gym today? Here are some alternative body-weight exercises you can perform that are far more refreshing and challenging than your everyday push-ups, pull-ups, and squats.

  • Manmohan Singh’s integrity unquestionable: Congress on Coal summons

    New Delhi: Throwing its weight behind former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, summoned by court as an accused in a coal scam case, Congress today charged the BJP with making cheap political capital out of it to divert people’s attention from the “black law” on land acquisition. “Manmohan Singh’s integrity, fairness, impartiality and adherence to transparency is unquestionable”, party’s Communication department in-charge Randip Surjewala told reporters.

  • Parliamentary panel suggests to make hoax call as punishable offence

    New Delhi: The proposed anti-hijacking legislation should make hoax calls a punishable offence and provide adequate compensation for victims of hijacking, a parliamentary panel said today. The committee has also asked the government to look at adequately defining the terms ‘hostage’ and ‘security personnel’. The Anti-Hijacking Bill, 2014, introduced in Rajya Sabha in December last, was referred to the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture.

  • Sangakkara, Dilshan set up Sri Lanka’s 148-run win

    Hobart: Kumar Sangakkara (95-ball 124) became the first batsman to record four consecutive hundreds in One-Day International (ODI) cricket as Sri Lanka thrashed Scotland by 148 runs in a World Cup Pool A game at the Bellerive Oval.

  • Corp tax cut will make India competitive: Revenue Secretary

    Chennai: The proposed reduction of corporate tax rate from 30 per cent to 25 per cent over four years would make India competitive among ASEAN countries and attract more investments, Revenue Secretary Shaktikanta Das said today. Drawing a comparison, he said the corporate tax rate was 25 per cent or less in other ASEAN nations, which were India’s main competitors.

  • Pakistan court adjourns Mumbai attack trial till March 18

    Islamabad: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court holding the trial of the seven accused in the Mumbai attack case today adjourned the hearing till March 18 after it was informed that the record of the case again had been sent to the Islamabad High Court in connection with the bail plea of terror mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. “Today’s proceedings of the case could not be held after the court was informed that the record of

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    Father of Palestinian killed in Syria says son duped into IS

    Jerusalem: The father of a Palestinian youth killed by the Islamic State in Syria says his son was no Israeli spy but was tricked into joining the militants. Said Musalam says IS lured his 19-year-old son Mohamed Said Ismail with promises of women, money and cars. He says Mohamed contacted the family from Syria, saying he wanted to come home.

  • Increasing family interference in work may make you abusive

    New York: People whose family life regularly interferes with their job are more likely to become emotionally exhausted and, in turn, verbally abusive, says a study. Having a supportive boss could, however, curtail this harmful spiral.

  • David Hale to the new US envoy to Pak

    Karachi: United States President Barack Obama has reportedly named a career diplomat, David Hale, as ambassador to Pakistan. Hale is yet to be approved by the senate before he assumes office in Islamabad, reported the Dawn.

  • Xinjiang residents joining IS in Iraq, Syria

    Beijing: Residents from China’s Xinjiang province have reportedly joined the ranks of the Islamic State (IS), a top official from the Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region confirmed for the first time on Tuesday.

  • How cocaine hijacks memory

    Washington: Memories associated with drug use are a leading suspect in driving the impulses behind drug addiction and researchers have now found the mechanism that helps cocaine influence memory. The findings could lead to targeted therapy that could alter or disable the mechanism and make drug addiction less compulsive.

  • Food inflation not dependent on petrol, diesel only: Ajit Singh

    Guwahati: Assam government today said food prices were not solely dependent on petrol and diesel rates, while justifying not cutting the passenger fares of buses despite fall in crude oil prices. “Price rise of essential food items do not depend on risi g petrol and diesel rates alone,” Assam Transport Minister Ajit Singh said at the Assembly here.

  • Arunachal inches towards universal school enrollment

    Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh is close to realising universal enrolment with the percentage of children in the age group of 6-14 enrolled in school at 95 or above, five years in a row, according to a survey report. The percentage of children out of school in the age group of 6-14 years recorded in 2014 in the state is the lowest ever at 2.1 per cent, Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) facilitated by

  • In process of amending Arms Act: Centre to HC

    New Delhi: The Centre today told the Delhi High Court that it is in the process of amending the Arms Act to provide “severe punishment” for illegal licensing and possession of firearms. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) also submitted that by way of a 2012 notification it has made it mandatory that unique identification numbers (UIN) be issued for every fresh arms licence as well as those being renewed.