Free Press Journal
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    ‘Kammati Paadam’ marks Dulquer Salmaan’s maiden action stint

    Chennai: Mostly known for being associated with romantic films such as “OK Kanmani” and “100 Days of Love”, actor Dulquer Salmaan will be seen in his first ever full-length action avatar in Friday’s Malayalam gangster drama “Kammati Paadam”.

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    Will take call on tightening P-Note norms soon: Sebi chief

    Mumbai: Looking to prevent money laundering, Sebi Chairman U K Sinha today said the regulator is in discussions with the industry on tightening Know Your Client (KYC) mechanism for participatory notes (P-Notes) and will take a final decision on it soon.

  • Dravid and Zaheer are my choice of Indian coach: Harbhajan

    New Delhi: Senior India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh today said former captain Rahul Dravid is ideal to be the next chief coach of the Indian cricket team with Zaheer Khan as the bowling coach. “If you ask me, then I would like to see Rahul Dravid as India coach and Zaheer Khan as our bowling coach. I believe they can make a difference with their experience. But this is my opinion. There are people who

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    Boundaries between commercial, content cinema dissolving: Swara

    New Delhi: Actress Swara Bhaskar, who is currently riding high on the success of her first solo hit “Nil Battey Sannata”, says the “typical boundaries” between commercial and content-driven films are fading away.

  • Pollard returns but T20 World Cup quartet sidelined

    St.John’s (Antigua): The West Indies selectors have named Kieron Pollard in a 14-man squad for next month’s tri-nation series, ending the Trinidadian all-rounder’s near two-year exile from the cricket team.

  • Apple top executive visits ‘solar mamas’ in Rajasthan

    New Delhi: While Apple CEO Tim Cook was busy revealing his business plans in India, a top Apple executive was in Rajasthan this week, visiting “solar mamas” and a rural school where students were imparted lessons on iPads.

  • Cyclone Roanu puts Odisha on alert

    Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday directed the administration to stay alert to meet any eventuality with cyclonic storm ‘Roanu’ likely to cross the coastal areas in the next two days.

  • Silver falters, plunges Rs 450 on global cues; gold steady

    New Delhi: Silver prices continued to fall for the third straight day, tumbling by Rs 450 to Rs 40,450 per kg at the bullion market today, in line with a weakening global trend amid reduced off-take by industrial units and coin makers at the domestic spot market.

  • New software helps robots cut through clutter

    Washington: A new software that helps robots deal efficiently with clutter to accomplish their tasks, like grabbing a milk jug from the back of the refrigerator, has been developed by researchers, including one of Indian-origin. The software not only helped a robot deal efficiently with clutter, it also showed the robot’s creativity in solving problems, researchers said.

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    Palair Assembly bypoll: TRS wrests seat from Congress

    Hyderabad: The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti today continued its winning spree as its candidate Tummala Nageswara Rao won the Palair Assembly bypoll by a margin of 45,682 votes and wrested the seat from Congress.

  • Eating fatty food in youth may up breast cancer risk

    New York: Eating a lot of of fatty food during teenage years may lead to higher breast density — a risk factor for breast cancer, warns a study.   “Overall, our results suggest possible long-term effects of fat intake during adolescence on young adult breast composition,” said one of the researchers, Seungyoun Jung from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in the US.

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    Congress appears set to grab power in Puducherry

    Puducherry: Pushing behind ruling AINRC, Congress-DMK combine today appeared to be cruising to victory winning 13 of the 30 constituencies in the assembly elections.

  • Antarctic ice loss may raise sea-level by 3 metres

    London: Current rates of climate change may trigger instability in a major Antarctic glacier, ultimately leading to a sea-level rise of almost three metres, a new study has warned. Researchers studied the Totten Glacier, a significant glacier in Antarctica. It drains one of the world’s largest areas of ice on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet (EAIS).

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    Trash piled up in Mumbai house for 8 yrs, aged woman rescued

    Mumbai: An ailing 80-year-old woman was rescued from a house filled with heaps of garbage in suburban Mulund and it required eight trucks to clear the debris piling on there for about eight years, police said today.

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    Kerala CM will be decided on Friday: Karat

    New Delhi: The new chief minister of Kerala will be decided on Friday, CPI-M leader Prakash Karat said on Thursday after the Left returned to power in the state.

  • Major earthquake may hit Jammu and Kashmir

    Washington: A major earthquake, of magnitude 8 or greater, may strike Jammu and Kashmir, endangering the lives of as many as a million people, latest geologic mapping in the Himalayan mountains of the state suggests. Scientists have known about the Riasi fault in Jammu and Kashmir, but it was not thought to be as much as a threat as other, more active fault systems.

  • AIADMK wins seven seats

    Chennai: Results for eight constituencies in Tamil Nadu were declared with AIADMK bagging seven and DMK one seat. Jayanthi Padmanaban (AIADMK) defeated K Rajamarthandan (DMK) at Gudiyatham by 11,470 votes.