Free Press Journal
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    Murray reaches Queen’s Club final

    London: World No.3 Andy Murray reached his fourth Queen’s Club final after beating Viktor Troicki 6-3 7-6 (7-4) in a delayed semi-final here on Sunday.

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    Bangladesh bowl out India for 200 in second ODI

    Mirpur (Bangladesh): Bangladesh bowlers skittled out India for a mere 200 runs in 45 overs in a rain-hit 47-overs-a-side match in their second One-Day International (ODI) here on Sunday.

  • Waiting for Sanjay Dutt to come back: Arshad Warsi

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi has confirmed that the third part of “Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.” will be made and the makers are only waiting for its protagonist Sanjay Dutt to come out of jail and start working on the project.

  • London, Bangkok, New York, most searched travel spots by Indians

    New Delhi: London tops the list of most searched global summer holiday destination by Indians followed by Bangkok and New York according to a recent survey. Against the three all-time favourite destinations London, New York, and Dubai, cities like Abu Dhabi and Bangkok along with Paris and Toronto are fast becoming hotspots for Indian travellers, according to global travel search site Skyscanner.

  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav during the All India Yuva Yadav Mahasabha National Convention at Birla Auditorium in Jaipur on Friday

    CM gives Rs 1 lkah to Pratapgarh brothers,family promised home

    Lucknow: Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today provided Rs 1 lakh cheque and a laptop to the two brothers from Pratapgarh and another student from Mainpuri, who cleared this year’s IIT-JEE with good ranks. While felicitating the three students – Pratapgarh brothers Brijesh Saroj and Raju Saroj, and Manpuri student Abhieshek Kumar Kamalvanshi – Akhilesh also said their families would be provided house under the Lohiya Grameen Awaas Yojana.

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    Forces violating laws in name of search for militants: CPI

    Imphal: The Manipur unit of CPI today alleged central security forces have violated all laws in the state in the name of searching insurgents in the aftermath of the June 4 ambush in Chandel district. Addressing a press conference at Irawat Bhavan here CPI state secretary Dr M Nara Singh accused the BJP-led NDA government for creating a complex situation in the state and strongly condemned the comments of Defence Minister who termed

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    BJP’s ally declares its chief as CM candidate in Bihar

    Patna: The Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), a Bharatiya Janata Party ally, on Sunday decided to project its party chief and union Minister Upendra Kushwaha as chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Bihar assembly polls.

  • Money

    Time only till next week to exchange pre-2005 rupee notes

    New Delhi: June 30 will be the last day for exchanging pre-2005 currency notes, including those of Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 denominations, at banks, the Reserve Bank of India has notified.

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    Rajya Sabha bypoll: BJP nominates M J Akbar from Jharkhand

    New Delhi: BJP national spokesperson M J Akbar will be the party’s candidate for by-election to a Rajya Sabha seat from Jharkhand. “BJP president Amit Shah has decided that M J Akbar will be the party’s candidate for the Jharkhand Rajya Sabha bypoll,” a party statement said.

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    Yoga is mentally healing, says AMU VC

    Aligarh: The vice chancellor of the AMU on Sunday said he had been performing yoga for over 40 years and found it soothing and mentally healing.

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    Four more FIRs filed against B S Yeddyurappa

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Lokayukta police have registered four more FIRs against BJP vice president B S Yeddyurappa and others for alleged illegal denotification of land in and around here during his tenure as chief minister.

  • United Bank mulling to shift treasury department to Mumbai

    Mumbai: Kolkata-based lender United Bank of India is mulling at shifting its treasury department to the financial capital of the country in order to stay closer to the market. “In Kolkata, we are away from the market. Your only source of information is (trading) screen. How much can you gain by watching the screen?” the bank’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer P Srinivas told PTI.

  • Shaadi.com eyes global presence; scouts for acquisitions

    Mumbai: Online matrimonial portal Shaadi.com has set its sights on building a global presence, and is ‘actively scouting’ for acquisitions in the casual dating and match-making segment. The company is keen to make inroads into the overseas market through acquisitions and could complete one soon, a company executive said.

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    Devendra Fadnavis govt to end ‘inspector raj’ in factories

    Mumbai: As part of its objective of ensuring ease of doing business in Maharashtra, the Devendra Fadnavis government has decided to make it easy for industrial establishments to implement various statutory safety norms. The Industries Department has formulated changes in the procedure of visits by factory inspectors and boiler inspectors to industrial units, a senior official told PTI.

  • UK army parachutist rescues teammate mid-air after chute fail

    London: In a dramatic mid-air rescue, a parachutist with the British Army’s Red Devils stunt team saved the life of a fellow jumper after his parachute failed during a stunt jump. Corporals Wayne Shorthouse, 32, and Mike French, 34, faced catastrophe as they tried to perform a stacking display at Whitehaven Air Show in Cumbria, northern England.

  • Millions of dog mummies found in mass grave in Egypt

    London: Archaeologists have unearthed a mass grave next to an ancient temple in Egypt that once contained nearly eight million mummified dogs and puppies. Ancient Egyptians built the temple and catacomb in honour of Anubis, the jackal-headed God of death, in Saqqara, a burial ground in the country’s ancient capital of Memphis.

  • 11-year-old in Austria locks parents out over pizza

    London: Austrian police had to intervene in an unusual household dispute after an 11-year-old boy locked his parents out of their home in a fit of rage for making him pasta instead of pizza for lunch. Police were called in to negotiate with the argumentative boy after he took exception to the fact that his mother had made him pasta and not pizza.