Free Press Journal
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    Two proteins controlling growth of heart identified

    London: Researchers have identified two proteins that can control the growth of heart and help in designing new strategies to treat cardiac failure caused by excessive growth of the organ. The proteins – p38 gamma and p38 delta – that control heart growth have been identified by researchers led by Guadalupe Sabio from the National Centre for Cardiovascular Research in Spain.

  • UN council meets African Union for Burundi crisis talks

    Addis Ababa: UN Security Council ambassadors and African Union leaders met today for crisis talks on Burundi, after the government refused a proposed AU force to stem violence in the troubled country.

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    Hurriyat Conference chairman Geelani slams ISIS

    Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani today said the chances of Islamic State expanding its operations to Kashmir were “almost zero” and dismissed the terror outfit’s reported claims in this regard.

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    Won’t reclaim the award: Ashok Vajpeyi

    Jaipur: Veteran poet Ashok Vajpeyi said on Saturday he wouldn’t reclaim the award he has returned to Sahitya Akademi citing intolerance in the country.

  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Warrant issued against Sadhvi Prachi

    Muzaffarnagar: A local court today again issued a warrant against VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi for not appearing before it in connection with a 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case. The Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Sitaram issued a bailable warrant against Sadhvi Prachi and directed her to appear before the court on February 21 in the case.

  • No evidence found against Punjab SP: NIA

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency has cleared from suspicion senior Punjab Police officer Salwinder Singh, who was being probed by the NIA in connection with the Pathankot terror strike, after lie-detector and other tests found nothing adverse against him.

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    Rebound in oil prices, equities to stiffen rupee: Experts

    Mumbai: Rebound in equity markets, coupled with strengthening crude oil prices and hopes of an interest rate cut are expected to stiffen the Indian rupee in the coming week, experts said on Saturday.

  • Ease of doing business still work in progress: Jaitley

    Davos: Confident of pushing GDP growth higher and continuing the reforms agenda, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said one main reform which is still work in progress is ‘ease of doing business’ in India and steps are under way on that front.

  • Chinese economy won’t see hard landing: Lagarde

    Davos: The Chinese economy is unlikely to see ‘hard landing’ and it would be in the interest of the world that China returns to a sustained growth path, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said today. She also said the fourth industrial revolution currently underway would bring about a major change in the world and would require change in the way GDP is calculated.

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    Ex-CIC hails move to bring transparency in RBI’s functioning

    Mumbai: Former CIC Shailesh Gandhi has hailed Governor Raghuram Rajan’s move to bring in transparency in the Reserve Bank’s functioning, but cautioned that it will happen only when RBI follows the Supreme Court’s recent judgment in letter and spirit with regard to furnishing information on commercial banks.

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    70 fliers offloaded from flight for ‘unruly behaviour’

    Hyderabad: At least 70 passengers were offloaded from a Raipur-bound Indigo flight at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here last night on the grounds of “unruly behaviour”, following which the fliers lodged a complaint with airport police alleging they were harassed by the airline staff.

  • Shuttler Sindhu battles into Malaysia Masters final

    Penang (Malaysia): Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu remained on course for her fifth Grand Prix Gold event as she advanced to the women’s singles final of the Malaysia Masters after battling past top seed Ji Hyun Sung in three games on Saturday.

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    First away game for Real Madrid coach Zidane

    Madrid: Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane faces another test of his ability as the Spanish football giants play their first away game since he replaced Rafael Benitez in the dugout when they travel to play Real Betis in La Liga on Sunday.

  • Pandey’s ton guides India to consolation win

    Sydney:  Riding on a splendid unbeaten century by young Manish Pandey and Rohit Sharma’s 99, India chased down a mammoth 331-run target in a nail biting finish to win the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) by six wickets against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground here on Saturday.

  • Vigilance Court orders registration of case against Minister

    Thrissur (Ker): In a setback to the Congress-led UDF government in Kerala, a court here today ordered the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau to register a case against Excise Minister K Babu over corruption charges against him in the bar bribery scam.

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    Netaji files: Family hails declassification

    New Delhi: Rejoicing over the declassification of files of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, his family members said now India is transparent.

  • Students say PM’s remarks ‘insulting’, vow to step up stir

    Hyderabad: Terming as “insulting” Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks over suicide of dalit scholar Rohith Vemula, agitating students of Hyderabad Central University today vowed to step up their stir and said the PM’s “inaction” reflected his “political interests”.