Free Press Journal
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    Rape accused lynched in Dimapur

    Kohima: A rape accused succumbed to internal injuries after he was beaten up by a mob in Khekiho village under Dhansiripar police outpost in Dimapur district of Nagaland, police said today. The deceased, identified as Hussain Ali (35), allegedly confined a minor girl in his house and raped her, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Dimapur, Shouka Kakheto said. The victim, a minor non-local girl residing at Khekiho village, had gone missing on July 11. Villagers started searching for

  • Nashik clash: Situation under control

    Nashik: Two days after a youth was killed in police firing and eight policemen were injured in a stone- pelting incident following clash between two groups, the situation in trouble-hit Harsul town has been brought under control, police said today. “The situation is well under control and extra police force has been deployed to ward off any untoward incident,” District Superintendent of Police (Rural) Sanjay Mohite said.

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    Former US President George H. W. Bush ‘stable` after breaking neck bone

    New York : Former U.S. President George H. W. Bush reportedly fell at his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine, and broke a bone in his neck but the injury is not ‘life threatening’, his spokesman Jim McGrath has said. He added that Bush had been hospitalised, was ‘very stable’ and would be treated with a neck brace, reported the CNN. “We are not expecting a long stay,” said McGrath. The former president turned 91 last

  • Shinzo Abe

    Japan lawmakers pass security bills despite public anger

    Tokyo: Controversial security bills that opponents say will undermine 70 years of pacifism and could see Japanese troops fighting abroad for the first time since World War II passed through the powerful lower house of parliament today. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition was left alone to vote after all main opposition parties walked out of the chamber in protest, a move intended to reflect widespread public anger over the legislation.

  • Supply-Chain-Management

    The Role Of SCM In The Retail Of Today

    With the retail market booming, retailers across the nation put on their thinking caps to make the best of the opportunities at hand. Supply chain management, also coined as SCM plays an integral role in the entire process. We took a trip down this retail road to see the latest in the views on supply chain management, the changes that should be implemented, the fast changing trends of the consumer, and the

  • drug

    New drug shows potential to cure and prevent malaria

    New York: A drug currently being tested on humans shows potential to cure malaria in a single dose and offers promise as a preventive treatment as well, new research says. The compound, invented by an international team of researchers, including Indian-origin Pradipsinh Rathod from the University of Washington, is the first to cripple a critical protein that the malaria parasite needs to survive at different stages of its complex life cycle, the study

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    Enticing gamers with the Asus X555 range laptops

    Giving the gamers in India some added choice and a lot of excitement; Taiwanese tech company Asus launched two models of its X555 laptops in India. These being the X555LJ-XX177H and the X555LJ-XX132H they’re set to give gamers in India an affordable yet great alternative to invest in. They start at a good price of Rs.28,999 and the X555LJ-XX177H is available at most large retail stores, the latter – X555LJ-XX132H will have

  • Alzheimer

    Simple test to spot Alzheimer’s risk

    New York: An affordable non-invasive test that detects electrical activity in the brain may be used to spot people who are at the risk of Alzherimer’s, say researchers. Electroencephalogram (EEG) technology can be used to measure cognitive deficits in people with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI). Individuals with aMCI are at twice the risk of others in their age group of progressing to Alzheimer’s disease, but currently no conclusive test exists to predict

  • Sony Alpha A 7 II

    Unraveling the Sony Alpha 7 II

    Bursting out of the subtle bubble, Sony has been raving about its new 7 series of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras especially the Sony A 7 II. Having said that, the company is justified in being excited, as the cameras are truly a work of art. Launching itself this year – The Alpha 7 II has a design that stands apart from most other cameras. This enables it to have a faster autofocus performance.

  • Nuclear deal not prelude to normal US-Iran relations

    Washington: The agreement reached with Iran on its nuclear programme is not a prelude to a normalisation of relations with Iran or to formal cooperation with Tehran in the fight against the IS, US President Barack Obama has said. Obama, on Wednesday, attempted to pre-empt critics by stating that the deal “meets the national security interests of the US and its allies”, and reminded that the sole priority has always been to

  • Turing Phone

    Unhackable, unbreakable, waterproof smartphone developed

    Washington: A new smartphone that is unhackable, waterproof and built from a special liquid metal alloy that is stronger than titanium and steel has been developed, its makers claim.

  • NASA, Pluto

    Pluto has 11,000 feet high, young ice mountains: NASA

    Washington: NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, which successfully made a historic flyby of Pluto, has discovered young ice mountains on the dwarf planet which are as high as 11,000 feet and about 100 million years old. New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator show a range of youthful mountains rising as high as 11,000 feet (3,500 meters) above the surface of the icy body, NASA said.

  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani

    Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s no to Eid party an affront to Pakistan: Daily

    Islamabad: Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s refusal to attend an Eid Milan party hosted by the Pakistan High Commission in India is “an affront to Pakistan’s diplomatic efforts and will be a setback in the newly-opened talks with India”, a daily said on Thursday.  An editorial in The Nation rued that “when it comes to diplomacy over the issue of Kashmir, Pakistan just can’t seem to get it right”.

  • 50 school students injured as bus overturns

    Perambalur (TN): Fifty students of a private school were today injured when their bus overturned near the bus-stand here. The police said the driver of the bus, carrying about 60 boys and girls, lost control of the vehicle and it overturned. They said 27, who were seriously injured, were admitted to a hospital while the rest were treated as out-patients.

  • Supreme Court notice to centre on land ordinance plea

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the central government on a petition challenging the second repromulgation of land ordinance to amend the 2013 land acquistion law to relax the process of acquiring land. An apex court bench of Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel issued notice after senior counsel Indira Jaisingh told the court that the government’s action makes a mockery of the constitution as

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    A higher standard of time with the LG watch Urbane

    LG is aiming higher with the introduction of the G Watch Urbane. A beautiful blend of luxury packed in with the latest version of Android wear, the LG G Watch Urbane is a notch high than the previous G Watch. The G Watch Urbane is aimed at pleasing those with a flair for lifestyle. It comes in two very pleasing colors (silver and rose gold) and a variety of different straps that make

  • Pakistan Firing

    Four civilians injured in Pakistani firing

    Jammu: Four people working on their fields in villages near the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir were injured in Pakistan firing on Thursday, a day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the region. “Four persons working on the fields were injured in Pakistan firing in R.S. Pura sector today (Thursday) morning,” a police officer told IANS. The injured were identified as Balvinder Singh, Roop Lal, Sandev Kumar and Varinder Kumar.

  • Satish Upadhyay

    Increase in VAT exposes ‘dual face’ of AAP: BJP

    New Delhi : Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Thursday asserted that the increase of Value Added Tax (VAT) by the Aam Aadmi Party Government in Delhi has exposed the dual face of the party. “This once again exposes the dual face of AAP Government. Delhi government did not bring any provision of VAT in the budget. They have presented the people of Delhi the gift of inflation. This government has totally failed

  • Amarnath Yatra

    Batch of 1,727 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath yatra

    Jammu: A fresh batch comprising 1,727 pilgrims today left from the base camp here to the cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas amid tight security. The batch, with 1,238 men, 407 women, 32 children and 50 sadhus, left in a cavalcade of 44 vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar base camp here at 4:45 AM today, a police official said. The convoy for the yatra has already crossed Chenani on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. With today’s

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    Pakistan targets border villages with mortar bombs, four injured

    Jammu: Pakistani Rangers today indulged in heavy firing and mortar shelling on five border outposts and some villages in Jammu district which left four persons injured, a day after a woman was killed in the ceasefire violations prompting India to lodge protest with Pakistan. BSF troops retaliated “effectively” to the Pakistani firing which came ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit to Jammu tomorrow.