Free Press Journal
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    Corporate espionage case: CBI names PwC as a suspect

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation named consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers as a suspect in the corporate espionage case. Earlier on Friday, a Delhi Court had sent two government officials, Lala Ram Sharma and Ashok Kumar Singh arrested by the CBI in the corporate espionage case to police custody for five days.

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    Jet Airways to launch new flights to Doha from Kerala

    New Delhi: Private carrier Jet Airways will launch tomorrow two new flights to Doha from Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram, which will provide greater connectivity to the Gulf region. The new flights, to be operated on the Thiruvananthapuram-Doha and Kozhikode-Doha sectors, will initially fly three days a week and then from June 1 they would be converted into daily services, Jet Airways said in a release today.

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    India, US concerned over Maldivian ex-president’s sentencing

    New Delhi/Colombo: India and the US expressed concern over the sentencing of former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed to 13 years in prison for the military’s detention of Criminal Court Chief Judge Abdulla Mohamed in January 2012. “India deeply concerned at developments in Maldives, monitoring situation closely,” Syed Akbaruddin, spokesman of the external affairs ministry, tweeted.

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    Google software problem leaks 2,82,867 domain owners’ personal details

    Washington: A Google software problem has inadvertently leaked the email addresses, names and phone numbers of 2,82,867 Google Apps domain owners who had chosen to keep the information private. According to PCWorld, the breach involved a database “whois” that stores contact information for people who have bought domain names.

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    NCP fields R R Patil’s widow Suman Patil for Tasgoan by-poll

    Mumbai: Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) today decided to field Suman Patil, widow of late R R Patil, for the Assembly by-election from Tasgoan seat scheduled for April 11. The candidature of Suman Patil was announced by senior NCP leader and former deputy CM Ajit Pawar at the constituency in western Maharashtra today, where the bypoll has been necessitated by the death of her husband, a former deputy chief minister, on February 16.

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    Maoist arrested, 3,000 gelatin rods seized in Bihar

    Patna: Police have arrested a hardcore Maoist and seized 3,000 gelatin rods, 7,000 detonators, some carbines and a big consignment of ammonium nitrate on Saturday from near a village in Bihar’s Rohtas district, an officer said. Rohtas Superintendent of Police Sandeep Lande said that police were tipped off that some Maoists had gathered at Chunhatta village under Nauhatta police station and planning for a big operation in the district.

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    Dropping Raina’s catch was turning point: Brendan Taylor

    Auckland: Zimbabwean stand-in skipper Brendan Taylor rued dropping the catch of Suresh Raina, as it turned out to be the game changer against India in their last World Cup Pool B game at the Eden Park here. “It was crucial drop catch there,” Taylor said referring to Raina’s catch spilled by Hamilton Masakadza.

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    Bhumi Pednekar, Arjun Kapoor in YRF’s next?

     Mumbai: It’s truly said that life changes every Friday in Bollywood film industry and newbie actress Bhumi Pednekar is an example of it! The actress recently made her debut on the big-screen in ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’, which has got good reviews all over, along with Ayushmann Khurana.

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    Why Taapsee Pannu wants to retire young?

    Mumbai : Young actress Taapsee Pannu, who was last seen in ‘Baby’ along with Akshay Kumar and Rana Daggubatti, says that she would never be seen playing an actor’s mum on the big-screen for which she plans to retire young!

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    Aamir wants to get into direction

    Mumbai : It’s noticed that Bollywood’s very own perfectionist actor Aamir Khan devotes his personal attention to most of the aspects of his films, which are more about quality rather than quantity.

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    “Women are extremely interesting to explore”

    Mumbai :Filmmaker MILAN LUTHRIA tells SURABHI RAWAT that it was perhaps his DIRTY PICTURE that emboldened the industry to put their money on women-centric films, confident of the returns.

  • Islamic State will not be rolled back overnight: CIA chief

    Washington: Describing the dreaded Islamic State as well-armed and well-financed, America’s CIA has said that the terrorist outfit will not be rolled back overnight and it will be a long-term struggle. “ISIL is well-armed and well-financed. Its fighters are disciplined, committed, and battle-hardened. Left unchecked, the group would pose a serious danger not only to Syria and Iraq, but to the wider region and beyond, including the threat of attacks in the homelands of the

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    Mamata Banerjee promises swift action against gang rape of nun

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today described the alleged gang rape of a nun in a Nadia convent earlier today as “horrific”, promising a CID inquiry into the incident. “We strongly condemn the incident that took place at the Ranaghat Convent,” she said. “We have ordered a CID probe. The agency will be examining all aspects of this horrific crime. Swift, strongest action to be taken against the culprits”, the Chief Minister added. Reports said

  • Republicans: Barack Obama ignores Iran expansion to get deal

    Washington: Republicans hammering the Obama administration about nuclear talks with Iran have stepped up their criticism on a second front: accusing President Barack Obama of being so keen to strike a deal that he’s ignored Iranian moves to expand its influence across the Middle East. Republican Party hawks maintain that Obama wants so much to burnish his legacy with an agreement to restrain Iran from becoming a nuclear-armed state that he is not pushing

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    The enigma of police queries to Rahul’s staff

    New Delhi : The reported visit of a Delhi police team to the office of Congress heir apparent Rahul Gandhi in party headquarters, New Delhi,  and the inquiries they made there on his physical appearance, in particular about the colour of his eyes and his hair colour, are extremely baffling.

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    Twitter buys livestream app maker Periscope

    San Francisco: Twitter said today it had purchased the maker of the video streaming app Periscope, amid what seems to be surging interest in live video sharing. “Excited to officially welcome @periscopeco to the Twitter team. Can’t wait for everyone to see what they’ve built!” tweeted Twitter product vice president Kevin Weil. Twitter did not release details about the deal, but media reports said Twitter was paying between USD 50 million and USD 100 million

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    Australia beat Scotland by 7 wickets

    Hobart: Australia defeated Scotland by seven wickets in their final round robin Pool A match of the cricket World Cup here today. Opting to bowl, Australia bowled out Scotland for 130 in 25.4 overs, and then chased down the target with 208 balls to spare.

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    Serena Williams credits Nelson Mandela’s inspiration for Indian Wells return

    London: World number one Serena Williams has confessed that former South Africa president Nelson Mandela had an immense impact on her life, saying that he was one of the reasons behind her decision to compete in Indian Wells for the first time in 14 years. Williams had a harrowing experience during her title win over Kim Clijsters in 2001 at Indian Wells, where the former was racially abused by spectators before the finals.