Free Press Journal
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    Non-subsidised LPG dearer by Rs.61.50, jet fuel cheaper 

    New Delhi: The price of non-subsidised cooking gas cylinder a consumer buys on exhausting the subsidy quota, was hiked by Rs.61.50 per cylinder on Tuesday while aviation turbine fuel (ATF) rates were marginally reduced by 1.2 percent.

  • RBI

    Uptick in retail inflation warrants vigilance: RBI

    Mumbai: Uptick in retail inflation in the last two months, especially in non-food items, warrants vigilance, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan said today. “While oil prices, barring geopolitical shocks, are expected to remain benign for a few quarters more, the uptick of CPI (Consumer Price Index) inflation excluding food and fuel for two months in succession warrants vigilance,” he said in the 5th bi-monthly monetary policy review for 2015-16.

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    WICB throws its weight behind embattled Sunil Narine

    St. John’s (Antigua): The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has given Sunil Narine its full backing after the beleaguered off-spinner was banned from bowling in international cricket because of an illegal action.

  • Venezuelan football team threatens to quit

    Caracas: The 15 members of Venezuela’s football team have said that they would not continue representing their country in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers unless the coaching staff and directors of the national federation are replaced.

  • Uncapped pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile in Australia’s Test squad

    Melbourne : Australia replaced injured left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc with uncapped right-arm seamer Nathan Coulter-Nile on Tuesday in their 12-man Test cricket squad to face the West Indies in the first match starting in Hobart from December 10.

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    I want to dominate globally: Priyanka Chopra

    Mumbai: After making a mark in Bollywood, actress Priyanka Chopra is spreading her wings internationally through her music and TV show and has the intentions of dominating the global scene. Priyanka is managing her career both in Bollywood and Hollywood with an aplomb. Abroad she is busy with her American show “Quantico” while back home here in India she has a film – “Bajirao Mastani” up for release.

  • Sporting Lisbon chief says Carrillo will not go at zero cost

    Lisbon: Sporting Lisbon president Bruno de Carvalho has warned that Peruvian international Andre Carrillo, away from the first team as his contract was not renewed, will not leave the Portuguese football club at zero cost.

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    Amy Schumer has some ‘dirty’ fantasy for Bradley Cooper

    Washington: Amy Schumer always manages to make her audience laugh out loud and she even has some fantasies and what if we say she has some secret sex fantasy for Bradley Cooper?

  • Priyanka Chopra scores four mn followers on Instagram

    Mumbai: As Priyanka Chopra scored four million followers on Instagram, Bollywood’s ‘Desi Girl’ sent out love to her virtual family, and thanked her admirers for showering her with love and appreciation.

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    ‘Vicky Donor’ Telugu remake to go on floors this month

    Chennai: The Telugu remake of critically-acclaimed Hindi film “Vicky Donor” is set to go on the floors later this month. Starring Sumanth, the film will be directed by Mallik Ram. “We will start shooting from the first or second week of December,” Mallik told IANS, adding that the lead team is yet to be finalised.

  • Portugal coach hails Ronaldo’s Ballon d’Or nomination for 8th time

    Lisbon: Portugal head coach Fernando Santos believes that the nomination of captain Cristiano Ronaldo on the shortlist of best footballer in the world in 2015 is “more than fair” recalling that it is the eighth time that the Real Madrid star has been in the top three finalists for the Ballon d’Or award.

  • Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton reunite

    Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton reunite post Thanksgiving

    Washington: Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton might have celebrated Thanksgiving separately, but just days after it the estranged duo united. During their meet, the 46-year-old songstress took the wheel while the 39-year-old country superstar rode shotgun, reports Us magazine.

  • Borussia Dortmund’s Aubameyang leads Europe’s goal scorers

    Bilbao (Spain): Borussia Dortmund’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang currently tops Europe’s goal scorers with 24 goals in all football competitions, while Athletic Bilbao’s Spanish striker Aritz Aduriz came in second with 20 goals overall.

  • diving

    Free diving while holding breath may harm your heart: Study

    New York: Do you love diving while holding your breath for a prolonged period? Read this carefully. Athletes who engage in free diving – descending hundreds of feet below the surface of the ocean while holding their breath – undergo significant cardiovascular changes, reveals a study.

  • Hard to find another Tiago: Atletico coach Diego Simeone

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone has said that “it’s hard to find another Tiago” hoping for a quick recovery for the Portuguese international ahead of the end of the football season, after it was announced that he will be sidelined for four months due to injury.

  • sugar

    Spoonful of sugar before long running kills fatigue

    London: If you are a long-distance runner and feel “marathon fatigue” quite often, try a spoonful of sugar first and hit the ground running like never before.

  • Chinese yuan

    Chinese yuan becomes fifth IMF reserve currency

    Beijing: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has decided to include the Chinese currency, the yuan, in its Special Drawing Rights (SDR) basket, a media report said on Tuesday.