Free Press Journal
  • Bayern Munich beat Dynamo Dresden 3-1 in practice match

    Munich German champions Bayern Munich overcame courageous third division club Dynamo Dresden 3-1 in a practice match. Three days after the successful start into the Bundesliga season 2015-2016, Bayern defeated third division side Dynamo Dresden thanks to the goals by Arjen Robben, Arturo Vidal and Juan Bernat. Pascal Testroet scored the consolation for the hosts in front of 30,730 spectators just before the end of the match on Monday, reports Xinhua.

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    8 killed, 10 injured in landslide in Himachal Pradesh

    Manikaran (HP): Eight persons were killed and ten others injured when a building adjoining the historic Manikaran Sahib Gurdwara caved in due to a massive landslide this afternoon. Kullu Deputy Commissioner Rakesh Kanwar confirmed that eight bodies which were buried under huge boulders have been extricated while search is on for more. Eyewitnesses claimed that the dead could be more than ten in number as a large number of people had taken shelter in

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    Paes-Wawrinka in Cincinnati Masters second round

    Cincinnati: Leander Paes and his Swiss partner Stan Wawrinka rallied from a set down to beat Kevin Anderson and Jeremy Chardy in a hard fought men’s doubles first round clash at the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament here.

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    AIADMK workers protest against TNCC Chief, burn his effigies

    Coimbatore: Hundreds of AIADMK workers, led by MLAs today staged demonstrations at various places in the city and burnt effigies of TNCC Chief E V K S Elangovan, protesting his alleged remarks against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa recently. Led by MLA Arukutti, some 400 AIADMK workers gathered at Thudiyalur and raised slogans against Elangovan and sought an apology for the remarks, police said.

  • FTII calm after ghearo of director by students

    Pune: An uneasy calm prevailed this morning on the FTII campus here after the “gherao” of its director Prashant Pathrabe last night by the striking students and police intervention to release him from the office cabin.

  • Not a single case of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Goa

    Panaji: Not a single case of mother-to-child HIV transmission has been reported during the last year in Goa, as compared to the national average of five per cent, a senior official said today. “The results of the tests were encouraging in Goa. Only five out of 8,000 pregnant women tested for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) were found to be positive in 2014.

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    Narendra Modi declares 1.25 lakh crores special package for Bihar

    Arrah: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a special package of Rs. 1.25 lakh crores for Bihar. “On the holy land of Babu Veer Kuwar Singh and Jay Prakash Narayan, I promise you today that the government in Delhi will give Bihar 1.25 lakh crores.” said Prime Minister Modi while addressing a rally in Arrah.

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    Third veteran on fast-unto-death over delay in OROP

    New Delh: Notwithstanding “advice” from Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to put off their stir, a third veteran today joined the fast-unto-death by ex-servicemen as part of the agitation to press for implementation of ‘One Rank One Pension’ (OROP) scheme. “Havildar Ashok Chauhan has also gone on fast-unto-death in support of OROP. Those at Jantar Mantar have tried to dissuade him, but he is not relenting,” Col Anil Kaul (Retd), media advisor to United

  • ‘New Lovers’ Miranda Kerr, Evan Spiegel get cozy on beach

    Washington DC: Miranda Kerr seems to be really cool in flaunting her love for Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel as the duo was spotted getting cozy on the beach during their Venice vacation. In some of the candid pictures the Victoria’s Secret model, who was wearing black tiny bikini, and her 25-year-old internet entrepreneur lover in board shorts was seen kissing and hugging one another on the Corsica beach, E! Online reported. Notably, Kerr, who

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    Is Madge ‘troublemaker in paradise’ between Gwyneth, Beyonce’s friendship?

    Johannesburg: Madonna is presently driving a wedge between close pals Gwyneth Paltrow and Beyonce as the actress is reportedly upset with her singer friend getting close to her enemy Madonna. The source informed that the ‘Iron Man’ star was not at all happy with her 33-year-old singer friend with how she’s becoming with her enemy following her recent appearance in her latest track ‘Bi–h I’m Madonna’, News24.com reported. A source close to the 42-year-old

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    Suu Kyi concerned at Myanmar ruling party putsch

    Naypyidaw: Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi raised fears today for crucial November elections as the government tried to calm political tensions after the surprise ousting of the ruling party chief. Last week’s dramatic removal of Shwe Mann as head of the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) was seen as a decisive swoop by President Thein Sein and his military allies to tighten their political grip before the polls.

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    Hillary Clinton, Kris Jenner to start new season of DeGeneres’ show

    Los Angeles: Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton, reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai will begin the upcoming 13th season of Ellen DeGeneres’s popular chat show “The Ellen Show”. “These three women are changing the world,” DeGeneres posted on Twitter on Monday along with a photograph of the trio, reports variety.com.

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    Selena Gomez turns Gwen Stefani’s adviser in ‘The Voice’

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Selena Gomez is teaming up with singer Gwen Stefani on season nine of singing reality show “The Voice”, serving as her adviser. The news was shared on Monday on the Twitter account of “The Voice”, reports accesshollywood.com

  • 15 suspected militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes

    Islamabad: At least 15 suspected militants were killed by airstrikes near the the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. The airstrikes were carried out in Khyber region’s Rajgal area, Dawn online reported.

  • Why drug to quit smoking may not work wonders

    New York: Even a drug that helps people kick the butt may not increase the number of those who do so, says a new study which suggests that inspiring smokers to quit is as important as aids that enable them do so. The study found that introduction of a new prescription smoking-cessation drug varenicline in 2006 has had no significant impact on the rate at which US adults successfully quit smoking.

  • Sanskrit summer camp attracts Chinese intellectuals

    Beijing: A group of 60 Chinese intellectuals have enrolled at the Hangzhou Buddhism Institute for a free summer camp to study Sanskrit, the ancient Indian language. The trainees were selected from more than 300 candidates and cover a broad sphere of professions, reported Xinhua.