Free Press Journal
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    Universe may have fewer galaxies than expected

    Washington DC: A new study has shown that Universe may contain fewer galaxies than what was expected. According to Michigan State University associate professor Brian O’Shea, earlier estimates had placed the number of faint galaxies in the early universe to be hundreds or thousands of times larger than the few bright galaxies that they could actually see with the Hubble Space Telescope.

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    LG’s new touchscreens to make laptop thinner, lighter

    Washington : LG’s display subsidiary has announced that it is bringing drastically thinner, lighter touchscreens for notebooks later this year.  According to the engadget.com, with full HD (1080p) resolution, the Advanced In-Cell Touch (AIT) screens substitute a touch panel layer for a touch sensor built into the LCD itself, which will makes it thin. It’s the same tech found in smartphones like LG’s G4. The new tech will make it thin by 25

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    Facebook tests a dedicated GIF button for sharing GIFs in Messenger

    Washington : Facebook has been testing a dedicated GIF button which allows the users to find and send GIFs in two taps. A dedicated GIF button will make sharing GIF much easier than the current setup, in which users are required to download and use a dedicated app in addition to Messenger just to share content. According to the Techcrunch.com, the GIF button, which began appearing last week to some of Messenger’s 700 million

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    Man parading in Britain with IS flag did not break law: Police

    London: A man, who paraded in London with an Islamic State (IS) flag wrapped around him, was found not guilty of breaking any law, police said. Some images were posted on a Korean forum after a tourist spotted a man walking outside Parliament Square on Saturday with an IS flag draped around him.  The man carried a little girl on his shoulders, who was also waving a smaller IS flag, as he

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    A month into Maggi fiasco, instant noodles sales crash 90%

    New Delhi: One month after the ban of Maggi, instant noodles sales in India have crashed by over 90 per cent to just about Rs 30 crore from Rs 350 crore a month earlier, according to industry estimates. With the key category facing an uncertain future, food processing industry players are worried that this could have an impact on their overall investment plans, while companies are now facing ‘increased harassment from safety inspectors’,

  • Green Carpet at the 2015 IIFA Awards Part-1

    The IIFA Awards had showcased some stunning outfits worn by our celebs which got heads turned at the Green Carpet. The effortless fashion won millions of hearts. Here’s what they wore at the ceremony.

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    Kurdish forces repel IS attacks in northern Iraq

    Baghdad: Kurdish security forces and US-led coalition aircraft on Monday repelled overnight attacks by Islamic State (IS) militants on three villages in Iraq’s northern province of Kirkuk, a provincial police chief and a medical source told Xinhua news agency. Dozens of IS militants carried out attacks before dawn on positions of Kurdish forces, known as Peshmerga, in the villages of Mujamaa al-Shahid, Mariyam Beg and Murra, which is located some 30 km

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    Nawaz Sharif to lead Pakistan at SCO summit

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will lead the Pakistani delegation at the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Russia on July 9-10, officials said on Monday. The prime minister will also hold important bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the SCO summit at Ufa, the foreign ministry said. Pakistan holds observer status in SCO and is seeking a full membership.  “As an observer state, Pakistan has been making substantive contribution

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    Sensex provisionally closes more than 115 points up

    Mumbai: Indian equity markets on Monday pared initial losses and soared despite prevailing anxiety on account of Greece through Sunday’s referendum rejecting the terms for a new bailout package.

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    Banks may find it a little easy on profitability: Fitch

    New Delhi: Pressure on profitability of public sector banks is likely to come off this year due to improved asset quality even as the last fiscal was challenging enough. “Pressure may begin to ease, aided by bond treasury gains and peaking of asset-quality pressures while a meaningful recovery in earnings is unlikely in the short term,” said Fitch in a report titled ‘Indian Banks Report Card: FY15’.

  • Qatar economy largest among GCC: expert

    Dubai: Qatar is the fastest growing economy among the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and it is expected to grow by more than 7 per cent this year, according to a noted banker. Doha Bank Group CEO R Seetharaman gave insight on GCC economies and said Qatar’s economy is expected to grow by more than 7 per cent in 2015.

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    Exhibiton of R K Laxman’s cartoons in Ker Lalithakala Akademi

    Thrissur (Ker): Cartoon buffs in Kerala now have a rare chance to peep through the legendary creations of iconic cartoonist late R K Laxman. An exhibition, organised in memory of Laxman at the state-run Lalithakala Akademi here, is wooing a large number of people from various walks of life.

  • The 2015 IIFA Awards Winners

    The 2015 IIFA Awards, which is known as the 16th International Indian Film Academy Awards honored the best films on 5th June 2015 and carried its official ceremony on 7th June 2015 in Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was aired on Indian television on 5th July 2015 on Colors TV channel at 8 pm.

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    Vyapam scam: SIT protecting CM Chauhan: Brinda Karat

    New Delhi: Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Monday alleged that the SIT probing the Vyapam scam is protecting Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, adding her disbelief over an impartial investigation.

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    St. Stephen’s row: Valson Thampu ready for CBI probe

    New Delhi: Amid criticism following the sexual harassment charges levelled against the bursar by a research scholar, St. Stephen’s College principal Valson Thampu on Monday said the institution was ready for a judicial or CBI probe into the matter.

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    13 Haryana kickboxers make Indian team

    Faridabad : Thirteen athletes from Haryana have been selected in the Indian team for the Asian Kickboxing Championship to held next month in Pune . The tournament will be held in Pune between August 1 and August 9. The winners will qualify for three major international events in 2017 — the 5th Asian Indoor and Marshal Art Games, the World Combat Games and the World Games. Santosh Kumar Agarwal, General Secretary of the Haryana Kickboxing Association, said

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    De Gea set to return to United pre-season training

    London: Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea will return to Manchester United pre-season training when he returns from his holiday in Madrid. De Gea is expected to sign for Real Madrid this summer after telling teammates of his desire to leave the English Premier League (EPL) club. The 24-year-old failed to respond to an offer of a 200,000 pound-a-week new contract, but won’t depart before United’s preparations for the new season start next

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    Scribe’s death: Doctors ‘reserve’ opinion on autopsy

    Jhabua (MP): After the Madhya Pradesh government agreed to get the viscera samples of deceased TV journalist Akshay Singh tested at AIIMS in Delhi, a panel of doctors that conducted the autopsy on the body at the Dahod General Hospital in Gujarat have “reserved” their opinion on the cause of death, police said today.

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    Lionel Messi and Co. return home sad

    Buenos Aires: The Argentine football team returned home sad after losing 1-4 in penalty shootout to Chile in the Copa America final. Only a few fans waited at the Ezeiza International Airport here on Sunday night to welcome the team back home, and the players and technical staff did not make any comments on the final, reports Xinhua.  Local press expressed disappointment on their front covers.”Argentina did little to break the defeat streak,”