Free Press Journal
  • Extremely Backward Class votes may be deciding factor in Bihar polls: Neerja Chowdhury

    New Delhi: The political mercury is shooting up in Bihar, as this the election season. Political parties are busy branding themselves as saviors of the victimised class of the country’s third biggest state — Bihar — whose big rural population will play a major role in choosing the next government.

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    Sharad Yadav seeks fast-track hearing of Dadri killing

    New Delhi: Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav on Saturday said incidents such as the Dadri killing should be listed for fast-track hearing and the decision should be delivered within three months.

  • Players object to video game characters’ ‘unrealistic physiques’

    Washington D.C.: As per a recent study, players object to extreme physique of video game characters. College students playing Japanese fighting video games often object to the unrealistic depictions of the characters, drawn with exaggerated and highly sexualized physiques, but they say the mechanics of the game itself are more important to them.

  • Powder to instantly stop bleeding comes closer to reality

    Washington D.C.: A team of researchers has created a self-propelled powder to stop bleeding. University of British Columbia (UBC) researchers created the first self-propelled particles capable of delivering coagulants against the flow of blood to treat severe bleeding, a potentially huge advancement in trauma care.

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    ‘Gym-replacing’ exercise pill could be a reality soon?

    Washington D.C.: Not a fan of gymming? Then, you may be happy to know that scientists may be one step closer to developing a pill that delivers the same health benefits as a work out. Everyone knows that exercise improves health, and ongoing research continues to uncover increasingly detailed information on its benefits for metabolism, circulation, and improved functioning of organs such as the heart, brain, and liver.

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    Reject those who divide society: Sonia Gandhi

    Bhagalpur: Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today asked people to reject those who divide society and make false promises and alleged that there was match fixing between his party and the RSS on quota issue. Addressing her maiden poll rally in Kahalgaon near here for the upcoming Bihar polls, she attacked BJP on the issue of reservation and said her party is committed to the Constitutional policy

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    Induction of Rafale fighter jets expected soon: IAF Chief

    New Delhi: India Air Force Chief Marshal Arup Raha announced on Saturday that the induction of Rafale fighter jets is expected soon and that the IAF requires 6 more squadrons of Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft.

  • Venus Williams

    Venus lifts Wuhan Open title as Muguruza retires injured

    Johannesburg: Former world number one Venus Williams bagged her second title of the season after Garbine Muguruza was forced to retire during the second set of the Wuhan Open final on Saturday. Venus was leading 6-3, 3-0 when her Spanish opponent pulled out of the match due to an ankle injury sustained during her semi-final clash against Germany’s Angelique Kerber. The American also admitted that she would have had a tough match against Muguruza

  • David Beckham

    Beckham backs Giggs as Van Gaal’s successor at Man U

    Johannesburg: Former Manchester United footballer David Beckham has backed Ryan Giggs to succeed Louis van Gaal as the next manager of the Old Trafford club. Describing Giggs as a ‘manager material’, Beckham said that his old teammate has got the ability to be a top manager, Sport24 reported. Beckham said that Giggs had learnt from Sir Alex Ferguson over the years and is currently learning from the Dutchman, insisting that United fans would undoubtedly

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    Kenya reacts with fury as more athletes test positive to doping

    Nairobi: National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) chairman Kipchoge Keino is worried by the increasing number of the country’s top athletes doping and warned it will taint the nation’s reputation at the Rio Olympics. Keino said the country is expecting to enter over 60 athletes in the 2016 Rio Games, with track and field providing over 45 competitors, reports Xinhua.

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    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+: Bigger, faster and smarter than the S6 

    South Korean electronics giant Samsung is still leading the Android race and its launch of the S6 edge+ has again helped it claim the top slot at least in the smartphones category. The company launched the S6 edge+ 32 GB edition in August, within six months of the S6 edge, priced at Rs. Rs.57,990. Here is our analysis:

  • IOC organises meeting over pregnancy, motherhood among athletes

    Lausanne: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has convened a three-day seminar here as it believes that there is a need for a better understanding of pregnancy and motherhood among elite athletes. The conclusions of these discussions, with the participation of 16 leading experts, will be published next spring in the British Journal of Sports Medicine and the IOC website, Efe reported. The experts are trying to “consolidate for the first time their

  • Ravindra Jadeja

    All-round Jadeja gives Saurashtra a bonus point in Ranji game

    Rajkot: Riding on a superb all-round performance by Ravindra Jadeja, Saurashtra today thrashed Tripura by an innings and 118 runs to bag a bonus point from their Ranji Trophy Group C game here. Having already choked the Abhijit Dey-led side to 11 for three while following on at the end of Day 2, left-arm spinner Raindra (5-45) bagged three more scalps on the final day to skittle out the visitors for 86.

  • Gold bounces back above Rs 26k mark on heavy buying

    Mumbai: Snapping a four-session downtrend, gold witnessed a smart rebound from its 1-1/2 month low and recaptured the significant Rs 26,000 barriers at the bullion market here today. Domestic sentiment turned highly buoyant following a reversal of the downtrend seen in global commodities after recent steep fall, triggering frantic bouts of buying spree from jewellery stockists and retailers as well as good festive seasonal support.

  • Bayern midfielder Vidal could play against Dortmund

    Berlin: Chilean international midfielder Arturo Vidal has returned to Bayern Munich club training and could play on Sunday in the key match of the German football league against Borussia Dortmund. “Vidal has returned to training today,” Efe quoted Bayern head coach Pep Guardiola as saying on Friday. Vidal, who joined Bayern from Italian champions Juventus, felt knee pain during the match with Dinamo Zagreb that the Bavarian outfit won 5-0 on Tuesday

  • UEFA collects more info on Atletico-Benfica tie before sanctions

    Madrid: The Union of European Football Assocations (UEFA) is collecting more information on the incidents at the match in the second round of the Champions League between Atletico Madrid and Benfica, which saw a fire started and the throwing of fireworks onto the pitch here, before opening disciplinary procedures. UEFA sources confirmed on Friday to Efe that the Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Committee will not begin this process until they collect more

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    Samarth, Aman shoot 73 in windy conditions at Asia-Pacific

    Hong Kong: Indian golfers Samarth Dwivedi and Aman Raj carded identical three-under 73s in windy conditions resembling a gale to be tied 39th and tied 47th after the third round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships here today. That may well also end up being their final position as the forecast for the final day is grim weather. The organsiers announced that while they will try to complete the final round, but they also added that in case play is not completed on

  • Australia’s Lindsay Kline dies aged 81

    Sydney: Former Australian Test player Lindsay Kline has died aged 81, Cricket Australia said of the man best remembered for facing the last ball of the first tied Test match. Slow, left-arm spinner Kline, who took part in 13 Tests between 1957 and 1961, played 88 first-class matches in which he took 276 wickets at 27.39. He died on Friday, Australia’s cricketing authority said.