Free Press Journal
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    Balloon vendor killed in cylinder blast, 7 students injured

    Thane (Maha): A balloon seller today died and seven students were injured after a cylinder used for filling gas in balloons exploded at a school in Kalyan town here, police said. The management of Arya Gurukul School, where the incident occurred, had hired the balloon seller for the annual sports day, they said.

  • Reformists among candidates for Iran’s top clerical body

    Tehran: Prominent reformists were among hundreds of candidates who signed up to run in elections for Iran’s top clerical body, an official said, challenging the dominance of the assembly’s conservative majority.

  • Smart intel system is ‘sharp weapon’ to deal border terrorism

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today asked the troops of border guarding force SSB to sharpen their snooping skills and ensure that terrorist groups are not able to “gather” or carry out their nefarious anti-India designs along borders with Nepal and Bhutan.

  • You don’t have the right to vulgarity: Jaitley to Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Hitting out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today accused him and AAP leaders of lowering the level of public discourse saying vulgarity is not a right available to people in positions. Under relentless attack from Kejriwal and AAP leaders on alleged corruption in Delhi cricket body DDCA, he said the Aam Aadmi Party’s success in Delhi seems to have misled the Congress party that vulgarity brings

  • Collusion of BJP, SP to create communal tension over Ram temple: BSP

    New Delhi: Responding to the fresh load of stones in Ayodhya, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Sudhindra Bhadoria on Thursday said that it is the collusion of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Samajwadi party (SP) to create communal tension on the Ram temple issue.

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    Dale Steyn admits struggling Proteas need `good guidance`

    London: South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn has admitted that his side have been struggling at the moment, insisting that they need ‘good guidance’ in order to be back on track ahead of their Test series against England.

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    Nitish seeks ban on 15 year-old diesel vehicles in Bihar

    Patna: Expressing concern over the alarming level of air pollution in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has directed concerned officials for banning 15-year-old diesel vehicles in the state capital among other measures to improve the situation.

  • What have I done wrong: Kirti Azad asks PM Modi

    Ahmedabad: BJP MP Kirti Azad today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene after he was suspended by the party for attacking Arun Jaitley on the DDCA row, and indicated he may seek a court-monitored probe against the Delhi cricket body.

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    Music therapy helps recovery from respiratory disorders

    New York: Music therapy can increase effectiveness of standard rehabilitation that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic respiratory disorders receive, said a new study.

  • Thai court hands Myanmar men death for British tourist murders

    Koh Samui (Thailand): Two Myanmar migrants were sentenced to death today for murdering a pair of British holidaymakers on a Thai island, in a case that sullied the kingdom’s reputation as a tourist haven and raised questions over its justice system.

  • New biological mechanism that causes cancer found

    New York: In a landmark study, researchers have found that unusual changes in the instructions for how the genome folds up on itself could be a completely new biological mechanism that underlies cancer.

  • Crows too know how to make and use tools!

    London: If you thought only humans or primates can forge and use tools, you are wrong. Crows can make, use, and even store for re-use certain tools while foraging for food, a new study shows.

  • Syria ready to enter Geneva peace talks: Walid Muallem

    Beijing: Syria is ready to participate in peace talks in Geneva aimed at ending its brutal civil war, the country’s foreign minister said today during an official visit to China.

  • US tornadoes kill three

    Washington: At least three people were killed and 40 injured as multiple tornadoes hit parts of Mississippi state in the US, the media reported on Thursday.

  • Not been offered ‘Sultan’: Kriti Sanon

    Mumbai: Actress Kriti Sanon, who has been appreciated for her work in filmmaker Rohit Shetty’s latest release “Dilwale”, says she has not been offered a part in Salman Khan-starrer “Sultan”.  A media report suggested that Kriti is wary of signing “Sultan” as then she would have to sign up as a Yash Raj Films talent.