Free Press Journal
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    Paes snubbed as Bopanna picks Myneni for Rio Olympics

    New Delhi: Ace Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna on Friday picked Saketh Myneni instead of veteran Leander Paes as his men’s doubles partner for the upcoming Rio Olympics.

  • Saina, Srikanth reach semis of Australian Open

    Sydney: Saina Nehwal dug deep for a fighting win over Thai rival Ratchanok Intanon while Kidambi Srikanth too continued his good run to make the semifinals of the USD 750,000 Australian Super Series Badminton tournament here today.

  • US christens PM’s vision of Indo-US ties as ‘Modi Doctrine’

    Washington: Describing the just concluded US visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as “historic”, the Obama administration has christened his vision of Indo-US ties that has overcome the “hesitations of history” and working for the betterment of the global good as “Modi Doctrine”. “The most important outcome in my mind of the visit this week and of the years of effort that preceded it is the clear and compelling vision that was

  • Thousands flock to funeral of Muhammad Ali

    Louisville (Kentucky): Thousands of people have gathered to pay their last respects to boxing legend Muhammad Ali who passed away at age 74 a week ago. The two-day funeral began on Thursday at the Freedom Hall arena where Ali had some of the best bouts at the dawn of his distinguished boxing career. Some 14,000 free tickets were issued to attend the jenazah, reports Tass.

  • Caitlyn Jenner planning surrogate child?

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner is reportedly planning to have a child through a surrogate. The “I Am Cait” star is already a father to six children — Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Brody Jenner, Casey Jenner, Brandon Jenner and Burt Jenner.

  • Clinton campaign gets big boost after Obama’s endorsement

    Washington: Hillary Clinton received a big boost to her White House ambitions after top Democrats led by President Barack Obama endorsed her amidst a latest opinion poll showing America’s first woman presidential candidate ahead of her Republican rival Donald Trump. Soon after Obama endorsed former secretary of state Clinton, the Clinton Campaign said they would canvass together in Wisconsin on June 15.

  • Maldives jails ex-VP for plotting to kill president

    Male: Former Maldives deputy leader Ahmed Adeeb has been jailed for 15 years for plotting to assassinate the president, the latest in a string of prosecutions of senior politicians and opposition figures in the troubled island nation. Adeeb was convicted late yesterday of attempting to kill President Abdulla Yameen by setting off a bomb on his speedboat last September, his lawyer said.

  • South Korea sends military vessels to repel Chinese boats

    Seoul: South Korean military vessels started an operation today to repel Chinese fishing boats illegally harvesting prized blue crabs from an area near Seoul’s disputed sea boundary with North Korea. Four naval and marine boats were in neutral waters around South Korea’s Ganghwa island to chase away about 10 Chinese boats.

  • BJP will emerge victorious in UP courtesy ‘Modi wave’: Suresh Prabhu

    New Delhi: Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has sounded a note of confidence ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls scheduled in February next year, saying the BJP will definitely emerge victorious in the Samajwadi Party-ruled bastion courtesy a wave in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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    Evidence on abott’s role in tiger trafficking: Thai authorities

    Bangkok: Thai authorities today said they have enough evidence against the now infamous Tiger temple’s abbot and have asked investigators to trace the Buddhist monastery cum Tiger zoo’s earnings, reportedly over USD 30 lakh annually.

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    Hindu monastery worker killed by suspected Islamists in Bangladesh

    Dhaka: An elderly Hindu ashram worker was today hacked to death by suspected Islamists in Bangladesh, becoming the fourth person from the minority community to be killed in a series of brutal attacks on secular activists in the Muslim-majority nation. Nityaranjan Pandey, 60, who was working as a volunteer for the past 40 years at the Thakur Anukul Chandra Satsanga Paramtirtha Hemayetpurdham Ashram, was murdered this morning in Pabna’s Hemayetpur Upazila.

  • Throwing yourself into life

    The only reason why you cannot involve yourself and throw yourself into every situation that happens in your life is because you are so deeply identified – you have become like a vested interest. Your involvement questions and threatens who and what you are, so if a situation is not going the way you think it should be going, your very identity is threatened; it becomes a very insecure and fearful situation

  • Eros Now Enables ‘Watch Offline’ Feature on Android Devices

    London, UK – June 9, 2016: Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today that Eros Now, its digital over-the-top distribution service for Indian language entertainment, has enabled its ‘Watch Offline’ feature on all Android devices for premium Eros Now subscribers at no additional charge. The service shall soon be available across all iOS devices as well.

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    Singapore PM defends government Internet blockage

    Singapore: Singapore’s prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has defended the country’s controversial decision to cut off civil servants’ work computers from the Internet, calling the move “absolutely necessary” to keep information systems secure.

  • Eros Now Launches on Apple TV

    London, UK – June 9, 2016: Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today that Eros Now, its digital over-the-top distribution service, has now expanded availability of the service to the Apple TV media platform.

  • Ajit Jogi’s new party could affect political scene in C’garh

    Raipur: The election to Chhattisgarh Assembly is over two years away, but former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi’s recent announcement to float a new party has led to speculation about its possible impact on the state’s bipolar politics dominated by BJP and Congress.

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    Boxing legend Muhammad Ali to be laid to rest

    Louisville: Muhammad Ali will be laid to rest Friday, the culmination of a two-day farewell for the beloved boxing legend and civil rights hero who electrified crowds the world over.