Free Press Journal
  • Being fit, eating right

    Good health goes a long way in building a good personality. For most, being healthy is about having a beautiful and sexy body. If only it was that simple! True fitness, like true beauty, comes from within. If you’re healthy from inside, it transforms not just your body but your personality as well.

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    Giriraj regrets racist remarks against Sonia Gandhi

    New Delhi: Union Minister Giriraj Singh was today forced to express regret in the Lok Sabha for his racist remarks against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, after vociferous protests on the issue. “I never meant to offend anyone. But if my comments hurt anyone’s sentiments, I regret it,” Singh said when Speaker Sumitra Mahajan asked him to respond after the House saw loud protests by Congress members, who termed his remarks as an insult

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    LS felicitates Saina and Sania

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha today felicitated badminton star Saina Nehwal and tennis player Sania Mirza for creating new records in the sport, saying the “stupendous” achievements are a matter of national pride. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said Saina has become the first woman badiminton player from India to achieve number one rank in women’s singles while Sania has become the first woman tennis player from India to achieve the world number one rank in

  • Mallikarjun Khrarge

    Withdraw land ordinance: Congress tells government

    New Delhi: Charging that the land acquisition ordinance was being brought through the “backdoor”, the Congress on Monday asked the government to withdraw the temporary legislation that was brought “against” the will of the people.

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    Court accepts charge sheet in documents leak case

    New Delhi: A court on Monday took cognizance of the charge sheet filed against 13 accused in the case relating to the leak of documents from the petroleum ministry.

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    Sensex closes nearly 2 percent down

    Mumbai: Below-expectation quarterly results coupled with negative global cues led to a benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closing the day’s trade on Monday incurring heavy losses. It closed 556 points or nearly 2 percent down.

  • Aus business leaders to showcase their expertise in India

    Melbourne: A delegation of business leaders from Australia will showcase in India their expertise in service industries and key sectors like healthcare, IT and cleantech in a bid to further strengthen bilateral trade ties. The five-day Victoria Week Trade Mission, comprising over 20 business leaders from Australian state of Victoria, aims to encourage business partnerships to build the profile of Victorian expertise in service industries and showcase the key sectors of health and

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    Now, NASA climate scientists hunt for alien life

    Washington: After more than 30 years of studying the Earth, a team at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York will adapt its global climate model to simulate conditions on potentially habitable exoplanets.

  • Ashoka Buildcon raises Rs 500 cr from institutional investors

    New Delhi: Ashoka Buildcon today said it has raised Rs 500 crore by issuing the shares to institutional investors. The company, in a regulatory filing, said the Qualified institutional placement (QIP) committee of the company which held its meeting has approved the allocation of 2.84 crore equity shares to the qualified institutional buyers amounting to approximately Rs 500 crore.

  • Human Pyramid

    How to assemble perfect human pyramid found

    London: Physics students in UK have calculated the formula for a perfect human pyramid and found that the best suited candidates to achieve maximum height are groups of men, women and children. The human pyramid is a popular party game as well as a formation used in cheerleading and gymnastics which involves participants kneeling together to form a row, forming a base for another tier of participants who kneel or stand on their

  • Hindu temple vandalised in US

    New York: A temple was vandalised in the US, “horrifying” both Hindus and non-Hindus who have offered to help the temple clean the damage, media reports said.

  • 3 soldiers killed in Egypt explosion

    Cairo: At least three army men, including an officer, were killed and another soldier injured today when their vehicle was targeted in a roadside bomb blast in Egypt’s restive North Sinai province. The explosion took place in the city of Rafah, killing three soldiers and injuring a conscript, medical sources said. The Sinai-based Ansar Bait el-Maqdes which changed its name to Sinai Province after it pledged allegiance to Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility

  • Most women will post sixth selfie on Facebook: Survey

    London: If you are yet to figure out which selfie your girlfriend is finally going to like, read on. According to a survey, most young women will hit the delete button five times before selecting a selfie, which is good enough to post online.

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    ISIS appeal much less in India : US security expert

    Kolkata: India’s religious diversity and tolerance are acting as a buffer against the ISIS, whose appeal is “much less among the Indian population” compared to other countries, US expert on terrorism Gary Lafree said today. “Being a visitor to this country, its religious diversity and expression is really fascinating. So many religious groups living in harmony is actually a buffer, as ISIS is trying to create a wedge between Islam and other religions,”

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    Court refuses to hear R K Pachauri’s plea to travel abroad

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today refused to hear the plea of TERI Director General R K Pachauri, who is facing sexual harassment allegations from a woman employee, to travel abroad for the Global Water Summit in Greece after the complainant questioned the maintainability of his plea. Additional Sessions Judge Raj Kumar Tripathi granted liberty to Pachauri to withdraw his plea and move a fresh application before the metropolitan magistrate having territorial jurisdiction

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    Property market to improve by Mar 2016, help developers: Fitch

    New Delhi: Global rating agency Fitch today said the likely upturn in the country’s investment climate and reduction in interest rates will improve the property market by the end of March 2016 and provide relief to the debt-ridden developers. “The property development sector (will) be a key beneficiary of reductions in housing loan interest rates by several domestic banks in April 2015,” the agency said, adding that they would also boost credit growth.

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    Nepal mountaineer sets off to place Hughes’ bat on top of Everest

    Johannesbur: A Nepalese mountaineer has set off on a journey to scale Mount Everest for a third time in order to pay homage to former Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes by taking the late batsman’s bat and jersey to the pinnacle.

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    Windies fight-back no shock to England’s Ian Bell

    St. George’s (Grenada): England batsman Ian Bell has said the West Indies’ fight-back to force a draw in the first Test of a three-match series last week didn’t “surprise” his team.