Free Press Journal
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    ‘Stop pretending we’re friends’ Zayn Malik to Naughty Boy

    London: Singer Zayn Malik has fallen out with his musical collaborator Naughty Boy, telling him to “stop pretending we’re friends”. The 22-year-old former One Direction star, who was seemingly upset after a brief snippet of his new music video “No Type” mysteriously appeared online, took to Twitter to slam the musician, reported The Daily Mirror.

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    Microsoft plans celebratory global debut of Windows 10

    Orlando: Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating software is “going to transform how we use devices”, the technology giant’s India-born CEO Satya Nadella said, as he announced plans for its celebratory global debut this month. Windows 10 will be launched across the world on July 29 amid global fan celebrations, joint efforts with thousands of retailers, including all Microsoft store locations, a new global advertising campaign and a new year-long initiative to celebrate people and

  • Don’t impose service tax on overflights: IATA

    New Delhi: India should not apply service tax on overflights by foreign airlines, extra baggage, global distribution systems and international tickets, world airlines body IATA said today, as it suggested smarter regulation to make it easier for the industry to do aviation business here. “The application of Service Tax should be aligned with a principle that it does not apply to services rendered outside of India including those for overflight charges, global distribution

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    Yes Bank gets RBI nod for setting up IBU in GIFT City

    New Delhi: Yes Bank has received approval from RBI to set up IFSC Banking Units (IBUs) in Gujarat International Finance Tec (GIFT) city. Establishing the IBU will propel the bank’s growth plans further by providing it access to international financial markets, as well as provide a comprehensive product suite to its corporate clients requiring foreign currency funding, Yes Bank said in a statement today.

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    Eating wild mushrooms can lead to liver failure

    Toronto: Foraging and eating wild mushrooms can result in liver failure and even death because mistaking toxic mushrooms for edible varieties is common, says a study. “Distinguishing safe from harmful mushrooms is a challenge even for mycologists,” said Adina Weinerman, Division of General Internal Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, with co-authors. The study focuses on a previously healthy 52-year-old immigrant woman of Asian descent who had foraged for wild mushrooms

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    Rajahmundry stampede: Rajnath condoles families of victims

    New Delhi:: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday expressed heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of the stampede that took place at the Pushkaralu ghat in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh. Singh took to twitter to share his thoughts.

  • Ramadan delicacies in Kolkata you cannot miss

    Kolkata as a city is synonymously known as the city of joy. And it is especially for food lovers as well. The city brings to mind street food like Jhal Murie and Puchka, Rasgullas and Mishiti Doi. People usually associate Kolkata with Durga Pooja. Although during the holy month of Ramadan it has a different side to offer with a whole range of  cuisine present which comes at the forefront in the evenings. A cuisine introduced

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    Greece debt crisis: Alexis Tsipras to confront parliament with eurozone bailout deal

    London : Day after securing an agreement at the eurozone summit, Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras now faces the task of steering the third bailout offered by the EU leaders through the parliament and rally support from coalition partners.  Four legislations including pension and VAT reforms have to be passed by tomorrow, reported the BBC. Defence Minister Panos Kammenos, a junior coalition partner, has already declared that he will not back the measures. If

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    Give us donations to run Party: Kejriwal to public

    New Delhi: Claiming that AAP had run out of cash, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today appealed to the public to pitch in with money to help run the party’s daily expenses, indicating that its donations had taken a major hit. Kejriwal justified his public appeal saying that AAP does not intend to fill its coffers adopting “wrong means” and would like to be steadfast in its vow to practise honest politics.

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    Drug abuse reduces grey matter in women but not men

    New York: Drug abuse has long-term effects on brain volume in women but not in men, a study says. The researchers found that brain structures involved in reward, learning and executive control showed vast changes in women even after a prolonged period of abstinence from drug use. “We found that after an average of 13.5 months of abstinence, women who were previously dependent on drugs had significantly less grey matter volume in

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    Greek banks shut till Thursday

    Athens: The Greek government has announced that the bank closures introduced on June 29, will be extended to July 16 (Thursday), a media report said. A statement issued by the finance ministry on Monday said the banks will remain closed also on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.  The statement was issued after the European Central Bank’s (ECB) governing council decided during a teleconference held earlier on Monday to leave the financing cap

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    ‘Gundaraj’ is prevailing in UP, alleges Prashant Bhushan

    New Delhi : Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday alleged that ‘gundaraj and jungle raj’ prevails in Uttar Pradesh, where there is a serious threat to the lives and liberty of the people. Bhushan, who was reacting on the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) Government’s move to suspend senior IPS officer Amitabh Thakur on various charges, including violating official disciplinary norms, said there is a situation of ‘gundaraj and jungle raj’ in Uttar

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    Chennai Super kings, Rajasthan Royals suspended for two years

    New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) teams Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) were banned for two years by the Supreme Court appointed Justice Lodha Committee here on Tuesday.  Former CSK team official Gurunath Meiyappan and Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra were also suspended for life from any cricketing activity by the committee. Meiyappan and Rajasthan Royals co-owner Kundra were earlier found guilty of betting in the 2013 Indian Premier

  • Verdict will restore people’s faith in IPL, says Mukul Mudgal

    New Delhi: The suspension of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals is only a temporary setback to the IPL and the Lodha Committee verdict will actually help restore people’s faith in the League, says Justice Mukul Mudgal, who headed the Committee which probed the IPL betting scam.

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    IPL fixing: We have worked to best of our ability : Justice Lodha

    New Delhi : Justice R. M Lodha, who is heading the committee appointed by the Supreme Court to decide the fate of the IPL franchises Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR), on Tuesday said that the panel has examined all the facts and worked to the best of its ability. “We have worked to the best our ability,” Lodha told the media here. The committee will later today pronounce the punishment

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Arvind Kejriwal appeals for donations for ‘impoverished’ AAP

    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday appealed for donations for the Aam Aadmi Party, claiming that the political organisation has become impoverished after winning the assembly elections in the national capital. “After we came to power, our funds got exhausted. Now we want funds to run our party and we want it from the public. The public has funded us and we never took any money under the table.

  • Minor sexually assaulted in Pathankot

    Pathankot: A 12-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted by a government employee here, police said today. The victim had gone to a central government-run dispensary for treatment on Saturday evening when the accused, nursing assistant Fidonola Janardan, offered him some sweets and took him to a secluded place, police said. Janardhan then sexually assaulted the teenager and fled from the scene, they said, adding, the boy revealed about the incident to his parents who lodged the

  • Gurunath Meiyappan, Raj Kundra

    Gurunath Meiyappan, Raj Kundra banned from cricket for life

    New Delhi: Former Chennai Super Kings (CSK) team official Gurunath Meiyappan and Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra have been suspended for life from any cricketing activity by the Supreme Court-appointed Justice Lodha Committee here on Tuesday.  Meiyappan and Rajasthan Royals co-owner Kundra were earlier found guilty of betting in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL).

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    Amarnath Yatra resumes as weather improves

    Jammu: The annual Amarnath Yatra Hindu pilgrimage resumed on Tuesday as the weather improved, police said. The yatra remained suspended for two days due to inclement weather and blockade of the Jammu-Srinagar highway.  “The highway has been re-opened after two days as landslides triggered by heavy rains were cleared off the road,” a police officer here told IANS.  A fresh batch of 4,633 pilgrims left for the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday.  Pilgrims at