Free Press Journal
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    Yasir Shah sparkles as Pakistan thump Bangladesh by 328 runs to clinch Test series

    Dhaka: Man of the match Azhar Ali’s maiden double hundred and Yasir Shah’s attacking spin bowling helped Pakistan beat Bangladesh comprehensively by 328 runs to clinch the two-match Test series 1-0 on the fourth day in Dhaka on Saturday. With the victory, Pakistan signed off from their otherwise miserable Bangladesh tour on a winning note. The tourists had earlier suffered 3-0 whitewash in the ODI series and lost the lone T20 match at the hands of

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    Charlize Theron opens up about relationship with ‘love of her life’ Sean Penn

    London: Charlize Theron has opened up about her relationship with the “love of her life” Sean Penn. The 39-year-old actress, who is delighted her performance in the new Mad Max movie ‘Fury Road’ has finally “put women on an equal playing field,” said that she’s been having much more fun working on her next film, a weepy love story, the Mirror reported.

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    Yoga guru Baba Ramdev expresses dismay over lobbying for Padma awards, Nobel Prize

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday expressed disappointment over the political lobbying that goes into attaining national awards like the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan and the Nobel Prize. “Starting from Padma Shri to Padma Bhushan and Vibhushan to the Nobel Prize, it is true that the best of the lot win it, but it also goes without saying that major lobbying is indulged in to secure these awards. Political demagogues use their

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    Pakistan air chief Sohail Aman: Helicopter went out of control before landing

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Saturday said the Mi-17 helicopter which crashed killing two foreign envoys, spun out of control due to a mechanical fault moments before landing. The air chief said that the helicopter’s behaviour was normal just prior to landing when it suddenly went out of control, Geo News reported.

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    Why polls got British election wrong

    London: Despite a plethora of voter surveys and newspaper articles suggesting a close fight between the Conservatives and the Labour party, the May 7 British election has thrown up results that have sent political pundits into a tizzy. The results heralded another term for incumbent Prime Minister David Cameron. So, how come they all got it so wrong?

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    DUSU asks CM Kejriwal for univ spl buses, infra upgrade

    New Delhi: Delhi University Students Union’s (DUSU) office-bearers today met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and submitted an eight-point memorandum of demands to him, which include university special buses and upgrading of colleges’ infrastructure. “We submitted an eight-point memorandum of demands to the chief minister, who has assured us of looking into the issues raised by us including improvement of infrastructure in Delhi government colleges,” DUSU President Mohit Nagar said.

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    French navy ships make first China visit since 2013

    Shanghai: Two French warships docked in the commercial hub of Shanghai today, which diplomats said marked the first visit to China by French naval vessels since 2013. The “Dixmude”, which serves as a helicopter carrier, and the frigate “Aconit” pulled into port at a naval base in northern Shanghai today morning, greeted by Chinese military officers waiting on the dock with flowers and a band.

  • A man watches smoke rising from an empty burning building, belonging to an army school, where a Pakistani army helicopter crashed in Gilgit, Pakistan, on Friday.

    Diplomats crash: Shot down or technical fault?

    It is difficult not to believe the claim of Tehreek-e-Pakistan Taliban that the Pakistani military aircraft that crashed in the jungles of Pak-occupied Kashmir killing seven people including the ambassadors of Norway and the Philippines was brought down by a missile fired by them from shoulder-length. The terror outfit claimed that its target was Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who was travelling to the same resort by another helicopter. The Pakistani Taliban has held a grudge against

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    Wooing Bollywood part of J&K’s fight against wrong perceptions

    Srinagar : The Jammu and Kashmir government is going to rope in the Bollywood film industry to revive Kashmir as an “ideal place for film shooting so as to give a fillip to the tourism sector in the state and fight against perception mismanagement”.

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    Monica Sehgal ‘proud’ of her culinary skills

    Mumbai : Actress Monica Sehgal, who plays Radhika Mishra in soap opera “DostiÂ…YaariyanÂ…Manmarzian” likes experimenting with food recipes and says she “feels great” when she gets compliments for it.

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    ‘Parvarrish’ season 2 in pipeline?

    Mumbai : Overwhelmed by the positive response to TV show “Parvarrish – Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi”, producer DJ’s Creative Unit is reportedly coming up with its sequel.

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    Arms cache recovered from militant hideout in Kashmir

    Jammu: Security forces have busted a militant hideout and recovered arms and ammunition in the border district of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir. “Based on specific inputs, a joint operation was carried out by Rashtriya Rifles (RR) battalion and the police in Kakora forest in Rajouri district last evening,” Defence spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta told PTI.

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    TV stars want to celebrate Mother’s Day every day

    Mumbai : Their mother means the world to them and so, TV stars like Gunjan Utreja, Delnaaz Irani and Jay Soni believe that Mother’s Day, which is celebrated on second Sunday in May, should be every day.

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    Clashes in Egypt kill 4 people

    Cairo: At least four people, including a policeman, were killed today in clashes between security forces and the banned Muslim brotherhood supporters in Egypt’s Damietta city. The clashes erupted when security forces launched a raid to arrest people allegedly involved in the acts of violence that took place last week in the city, a security source said.

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    Six injured in Jammu and Kashmir explosion

    Srinagar: Six civilians were injured in Jammu and Kashmir when a grenade lobbed by the militants exploded, police said. The explosion took place at Shopian in south Kashmir.

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    ‘Chaar cutting’ to release on May 29

    Mumbai : “Chaar Cutting”, a compilation of four short stories including “Skin Deep”, written by filmmaker Vikramadiya Motwane of “Lootera” fame, is set to release on May 29.

  • A Nepalese earthquake survivor receives medical attention for an infected broken leg as his wife sits alongside in Chautara, about 80 kms from Kathmandu in the central Sindhupalchok district. (RIGHT) Nepalese children pinch their nose as they walk over debris covering a dead body on the outskirts of Chautara, about 80 kms from Kathmandu in the central Sindhupalchok district.

    Nepal to rebuild property within two years: Koirala

    Kathmandu: Nepal will reconstruct all private and public properties destroyed by the devastating earthquake within two years, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said as he called on citizens, neighbouring countries and migrant workers to lend their helping hands to the government. A National Reconstruction Fund of Rs 200 billion would be mobilised to reconstruct the structures that were destroyed by the powerful 7.9-magnitude temblor two weeks ago, Koirala said addressing the Parliament yesterday.