Free Press Journal
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    Samsung launches India’s first tablet with ‘iris recognition’

    New Delhi: South Korean electronics giant Samsung on Wednesday launched India’s first iris recognition-powered 7-inch tablet that can be used for various authentication-related processes like e-KYC (Know Your Customer), e-Sign and other government services like Jan-Dhan Yojana and e-Citizen.

  • Trump wins Washington primary, one step away from nomination

    Olympia (US): Donald Trump today easily won the Washington state primary and was tantalisingly close to clinching the Republican presidential nomination to set up a likely clash with Democratic party front-runner Hillary Clinton in the November polls. Trump’s victory, however, was overshadowed by the clashes between anti-Trump protesters and police outside his event in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

  • Gold losses sheen, hits 6-week low on global cues

    New Delhi: Continuing its losing falling streak for the second straight day, gold prices slumped by another Rs 370 to trade at a six-week low of Rs 29,200 per ten grams at the bullion market today in tandem with a weakening global trend amid muted demand from jewellers at spot market.

  • Consultation paper on internet telephony in a month: Trai

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator Trai will come out with a consultation paper on internet-based telephone service in a month. “We are brining out consultation paper soon on internet telephony. It is a matter of weeks…a month,” Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Chairman R S Sharma told PTI when asked about the regulator’s views on calls made through mobile applications.

  • Petitions challenge Act on admitting 51 pc minority students

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has admitted a batch of petitions challenging constitutional validity of certain provisions of an Act which require minority educational bodies to admit not less than 51 per cent of the sanctioned strength of minority students in the state.

  • Brazil congress approves deficit spending proposed by interim government

    Brasilia: Brazil’s Congress early today approved a deficit spending plan proposed by the interim government of President Michel Temer after 16 hours of debate. The government says it is facing a record 170.5 billion reais (USD 48 billion) primary budget deficit in 2016, far higher than suspended president Dilma Rousseff’s earlier fiscal target of a 97 billion reais deficit.

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    Acting gives me a kick: Radhika Apte

    New Delhi: “Phobia” star Radhika Apte says a genuine love for acting is what brought her to the film industry and not the dream of becoming a big Bollywood star.

  • Woman throws three kids into well, jumps to her death

    Mumbai: A 28-year-old woman, who was ‘harassed by her in-laws’ for money, allegedly threw her three minor children into a well and then jumped herself into it in Marathwada region of Maharashtra, police said today.

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    Nitish cautions NDA not to indulge in ‘time pass’

    Patna: Taking a jibe at the NDA regime as it moves closer to completing two years in office, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government, which has done nothing so far, should at least try to make up for it in the remaining term and fulfill the ‘ache din’ promises made to the nation.

  • Lankan Prez to leave for Japan today to attend G7 Summit

    Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for Japan today to participate in the G7 Summit. The 42nd G7 Summit will be held on May 26-27, 2016, in Kashiko Island, Shima, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Leaders of Group of Seven member states – Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK, USA, and representatives of the European Union will attend the summit.

  • I’ve become infamous for falling in love: Pulkit Samrat

    Mumbai: Actor Pulkit Samrat says he has now become “infamous” for falling in love too many times. The actor, who will be seen romancing Yami Gautam in upcoming film “Junooniyat”, quipped that he has fallen in love many times.

  • Astronomers spot original seeds of monster black holes

    London: In a major step forward in understanding how supermassive black holes were born after the Big Bang, an Italian team of researchers has identified two objects in the early Universe that seem to be the origin of these cosmic giants.