Free Press Journal
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    Your kid may not be as happy as you think

    London : Parents often misjudge the happiness levels of their kids as they make the estimation based on their personal feelings and not of their children’s, says a study.

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    Wolfsburg beat Bayern to win German Supercup

    Berlin:  Wolfsburg shocked Bayern with the late 1-1 equaliser to wrap up the German Supercup 5-4 on penalties at Volkswagen Arena, a media report said.

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    I’m not instinctive about fashion: Aditi Rao Hydari

    New Delhi: Actress Aditi Rao Hydari says she is not instinctive about fashion and doesn’t believe in trends. “I’m not instinctive about fashion. I don’t known what is in and what is not. I go what appeals to me. I also don’t believe in trends,” Aditi Rao said at an event here. The actress, who turned up as a show-stopper for designer Debarun Mukherjee for the 2015 edition of Amazon India Couture Week (AICW) here

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    Manohar Parrikar wants Pacheco to inform assembly of actual hiding place

    Panaji:  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said he would ask convicted legislator Francisco Pacheco to formally clarify in Goa assembly that he was not hiding at his (Parrikar’s) official residence 10, Akbar Road in New Delhi while absconding for two months.

  • Richa Chadha

    Audience don’t look for foreign stamps : Richa Chadha

    New Delhi:  Actress Richa Chadha, who is being applauded for her strong role in internationally-acclaimed film “Masaan”, says ‘foreign stamp’ on a film is not needed to gain respect from Indian audience.

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    World Archery: India’s Rajat Chauhan settles for silver

    Copenhagen: Indian archer Rajat Chauhan bagged a historic silver for India as he put up a tough fight but went down to Stephan Hansen of Denmark in the men’s compound final at the World Championships here on Saturday. He lost 143-147 even as he became the first Indian compound archer to win an individual medal at the world championships.

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    Narendra Modi pushes exports, ethanol fuel to lift sugar economy

    New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for higher ethanol content in petrol and a concerted effort to push exports in a bid to lower the current sugar surplus and protect the interests of farmers to whom factories owe an estimated Rs.15,000 crore in cane arrears.

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    Varun Gandhi for abolishing death penalty, BJP says personal view

    New Delhi:  Bharatiya Janata Party MP Varun Gandhi on Saturday came out against the death penalty, noting most of the death row convicts are Dalits or from the minorities. His party distanced itself from the stand, calling it his personal view.

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    Vyapam scam: CBI files eight more FIRs

    New Delhi:  The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday registered eight fresh FIRs in connection with its ongoing probe in the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh. The first FIR was registered against against 22 people on allegations of impersonation by certain people in respect of five candidates in the Vyapam conducted Pre Medical Test (PMT) 2011, who joined a medical college at Rewa. The second case has been registered for impersonation by certain

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    War of words between Congress, BJP over ‘Hindu terror’

    New Delhi:  A war of words broke out between the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress on Saturday over the “Hindu terror” issue, with the latter accusing the former of polarising the country.

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    Louis Berger probe: Bribes camouflaged as engineering terms

    Panaji:  Shedding new light on the manner in which money for bribes was requisitioned in the Louis Berger case, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said that a code word related to engineering was used as a camouflage for bribery demands.

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    Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers on Sunday fired at Indian positions on the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. “Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing at BSF (Border Security Force) outposts in Kotranka area of R.S. Pura sector,” a police officer told IANS. The firing began at 1.30 a.m. The BSF retaliated effectively. “Intermittent firing exchanges continued in the area till 2.30 a.m.” The officer said no casualty or damage has been reported from the Indian

  • Yakub Memon

    Supreme Court deputy registrar resigns over Yakub Memon’s execution

    New Delhi:  A deputy registrar in the Supreme Court has quit, citing his differences with the court’s verdict rejecting the last-ditch plea of Yakub Memon, the lone death row convict in the March 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, against his death warrant.

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    Over one lakh hit by floods in Myanmar

    Yangon:  A total of 114,845 people were affected by severe floods across Myanmar and 27 people lost their lives, a media report said.

  • Joe Biden

    Joe Biden considering presidential run

    Washington:  US Vice President Joseph Biden has begun to explore a possible presidential campaign, a media report said.

  • Landslide

    Six killed in Bangladesh landslides

    Dhaka:  At least six people were killed as landslides triggered by heavy rains hit Bangladesh, said a media report. “Six people were killed and several others injured in the incidence of rain-triggered landslides early Saturday,” a police official in the hilly Bandarban district, around 316 km from Dhaka, told Xinhua.  He said landslides killed six people from the same family in the district’s Lama area.

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    Rafael Nadal storms into Hamburg final

    Hamburg:  Spanish tennis top seed Rafael Nadal advanced to the final of the bet-at-home Open here with a lopsided 6-1, 6-2 victory over Italy’s Andreas Seppi on Saturday.

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    Two Indians still in IS captivity in Libya

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: Anxiety enveloped the families of two Indians who continue to remain in captivity of suspected Islamic State militants in Sirte in Libya a day after their two other Indian colleagues were released. There were no fresh developments, said sources on Saturday.