Free Press Journal
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    How to manage diabetes during fasting

    New Delhi: Diabetic patients who fast during Ramadan are likely to be at risk of major health complications. Hence they should fast only if their doctors consider them fit enough, experts say. The month-long period that is typically marked by long fasting hours during daylight hours is followed by grand feast each evening after sunset (Iftaar), which can be continued till pre-dawn (Sehri).

  • Download YouTube videos overnight on cheaper data rates

    New Delhi: Video streaming service YouTube on Thursday rolled out a new feature ‘Smart Offline’ that lets a user download a video at cheaper night data rates offered by mobile operators in India, reported IANS.

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    Green light makes you snooze, while blue disturbs your zzz…

    Washington D.C: If you thought that a calming blue color would help you sleep better, then think again. Turns out, green is the go-to lighting hue, reports ANI. A research team from the Oxford University has shown how different colours of light could affect our ability to sleep.

  • Bacteria hair make excellent electrical wires: study

    Boston: Scientists have found that the hair-like nanoscale filaments on some bacteria have electrical conductivity comparable to that of copper, an advance that may lead to low-cost, non-toxic, biological components for light-weight electronics. Although proteins are usually electrically insulating, hair-like nanoscale filaments (called pili) on the surface of Geobacter bacteria exhibit metallic-like conductivity.

  • Eden to host first day-night Test in India

    Kolkata: The venerable Eden Gardens ground will play host to the first ever day-night Test in the country when India take on New Zealand later this year, a senior Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) official confirmed on Thursday.

  • India look to fine-tune ahead of Rio at Hockey Champions Trophy

    London: India will look to make the most of the Hockey Champions Trophy, the final major tournament before the Rio Olympics, when they kick off their campaign in the six-nation tournament against reigning champions Germany here on Friday. Of the six teams competing in London, five will be in action in the Rio Games, to be held between August 5-21, and the players will get a great opportunity to present their case

  • Anju accuses minister of insulting her; CM bats for colleague

    Thiruvananthapuram: Olympian and Arjuna awardee Anju Bobby George today accused Kerala Sports Minister E P Jayarajan of allegedly insulting her with “corruption” charges even as Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan came out in support of his Cabinet colleague. Jayarajan, who denied the charge, found himself at the

  • Merc hit-and-run: Teen challenges JJB order to try as adult

    New Delhi: A teenager, who allegedly ran over a 32-year-old marketing executive while driving his father’s Mercedes, today moved a Delhi court challenging the Juvenile Justice Board’s (JJB) order to try him as an adult. The boy, who turned major just four days after the April 4 incident, claimed that at best he could be booked for alleged offence of causing death by rash and negligent act and it was not a

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    CBI forms SIT team to probe VVIP chopper scam, Mallya case

    New Delhi: In a move to expedite probe of some high-profile cases, CBI today formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by an Additional Director which will exclusively investigate important cases like VVIP chopper scam and alleged loan fraud by beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallaya.

  • Amid NSG rivalry, Pakistan says it wants cordial ties with India

    Islamabad: Even as Pakistan was lobbying hard to scuttle India’s bid for the Nuclear Suppliers Group, the country’s top foreign affairs advisor on Thursday said that Islamabad was willing to have cordial relations with other countries, including neighbour India.

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    Kamat denies reports of objecting Chidambaram’s RS nomination

    New Delhi: Former Congress MP Gurudas Kamat on Thursday denied media reports wherein it was said that he had objected to the nomination of former finance minister P. Chidambaram to the Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra and Narayan Rane’s nomination for the MLC elections.

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    Banks in J&K ban smoking in premises, ATMs

    Srinagar: With the Jammu and Kashmir government giving directions for strict enforcement of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, banks in the state today banned smoking in all their workplaces and ATMs. The state’s J-K Bank, issued a circular to all its offices and branches asking officials to ensure strict ban on smoking, besides seeking action against the violators, a spokesperson of the Voluntary Health Association of India, said here.

  • Over 32 mn Twitter passwords may have been hacked

    New York: Soon after the news of Twitter co-founder Evan Williams’s account hack surfaced on Thursday, another report said that hackers might have used malware to collect more than 32 million Twitter login credentials. According to the report on technology website, these credentials are now being sold on the dark web.

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    RSS ‘unleashing violence’ in my hometown: Kerala CM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today accused RSS of unleashing violence in his hometown of Pinarayi in Kannur district even as BJP alleged he was spreading lies to cover up the “political violence”.

  • ‘Callous’ BJP insensitive towards nature: Congress

    Bengaluru (Karnataka): All India Youth Congress in-charge Suraj Hedge today lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on culling of animals and said the ‘callous’ government is directionless and insensitive to a lot of issues related to nature.