Free Press Journal
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    Secured, hacking-free cloud service is what India needs

    New Delhi: While the world is witnessing cloud data breach incidents more often — micro-blogging website Twitter being the latest one — and governments the world over are looking for ways to ensure data security, India has also joined the chorus for a safe, secured cloud experience.

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    Explore space on your phone with NASA’s Apple TV app

    Washington: The US space agency has released its popular NASA app for a new platform – the fourth-generation Apple TV – that will provide you access to NASA TV on your TV as well live views from the International Space Station (ISS), reports IANS. This version joins the app’s other versions available for iOS in iPhone and iPad versions, Android and Fire OS. The NASA app, available for free in the App

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    Befriending a grownup on social media not a bad choice

    New York:  Ever received a friend request from your mother, father or math teacher? It may sound weird, but adding adults, from teachers to parents, to a teenager’s social media can fundamentally shift his or her online behaviour, a new study says, according to IANS.

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    Purab Kohli excited about ‘Rock On 2’

    The most awaited sequel of the year ROCK ON 2 recently wrapped up its shoot in Mumbai at the iconic location of Gateway of India. The shoot was a fun and filled with adrenaline for the entries crew as they shot the final song at the location. The team wrapped up the shoot on a high and Purab Kohli, who plays the drummer, is most certainly excited to have the audiences see

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    High-tech India-British monsoon experiment raises hopes & questions

    Bengaluru: A high-tech monsoon experiment in the Bay of Bengal (BoB) in which British scientists will release underwater robotic vehicles, called gliders, and monitor them through aircraft packed with instruments has been security cleared at the highest level, a senior government official has said – but questions still remain, reports IANS. The month-long air-sea campaign, slated to begin on June 24, will see the deployment of two ships, six gliders (diving to

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    Sayani Gupta’s ‘Mala’ to be premiered at MAMI

    After having won accolades for her performance in LEECHES, Sayani Gupta is at it again. This time the talented young actress has won herself the Best Actress award for MALA, a short film at the Bangalore International Film Festival. The film will premiere at this year’s MAMI. The film has already traveled to Cannes 2016 and is a short directed by Kaushik Roy.

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    Sooraj Pancholi’s fashion funda

    You spot him ever so often cutting a dapper figure at film events and airports. Sooraj Pancholi is quite the well-turned out star, even though the word he would use to describe his personal style is ‘simple’.

  • Men can’t stay away from smartphones even for 20 secs!

    London: People can not stay away from their smartphones for an average of 44 seconds, with men lasting only 21 seconds before reaching for their devices, a new study has found. Researchers from Universities of Wurzburg in Germany and Nottingham-Trent in the UK found that participants left in a waiting room on their own lasted an average of just 44 seconds before touching their smartphones.

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    Siddharth Malhotra believes in growing with the audience

    For someone who evidently has his mentor Karan Johar’s protective hand above him, Sidharth Malhotra is not exactly letting the confidence go to his head. Instead he believes he is growing more mature, understanding what kind of films are being accepted and what the audience likes.

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    Shraddha Kapoor’s ‘Love Talk’ on Farhan Akhtar

    Shraddha Kapoor is icily furious when asked about all the speculation surrounding her supposed link-up with Farhan Akhtar. She bites out that there’s a limit to everything and things could not just be cooked up on whim. Sounding cautious, she points out that when discussing such link-ups, people’s sentiments must be considered and the feelings of those involved should not be brushed off.

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    Nearly 10 million US adults severely nearsighted: Study

    New York: An estimated 9.6 million adults in the US are highly myopic, or severely nearsighted, finds a new study.  The findings showed that, nearly 820,000 are suffering from progressive high myopia — a degenerative form of myopia. Further, women appeared to be at greater risk for complications of high myopia. An estimated 527,000 women have that condition compared to 292,000 men.

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    ‘China will not let US have its way in South China Sea’

    Beijing: Accusing the US of playing “extremely destructive role” by wading into the South China Sea dispute, a flagship Chinese daily today said Washington has “chosen a wrong opponent” to make forays into the region and Beijing will not let Washington “have its way”. “Conveying a so-called message about security through the exhibition of military might and furthermore describing the events as an act of deterrence is something that the US has

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    Pakistani qawwali singer Sabri shot dead

    Karachi: Renowned Pakistani qawwali singer Amjad Sabri was shot dead here on Wednesday when unknown gunmen fired at his car, the media reported. The attack took place in Liaquatabad area, Dawn reported.

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    Low thyroid hormone in pregnancy ups schizophrenia risk in kids

    London: Babies born to women with low levels of a thyroid hormone during pregnancy may be at an increased risk of being affected by neurodevelopmental disorder, finds a new study. Low maternal free thyroid hormone (fT4) concentrations leads to hypothyroxinemia — a common condition in pregnant women.

  • Guj HC seeks govt affidavit on petitions against EWS quota

    Ahmedabad The Gujarat High Court today asked the state Government to file an affidavit in response to four petitions challenging the 10 per cent reservation in government jobs and educational institutes for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) of the general category.

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    Afghan Taliban release some kidnapped bus passengers

    Kandahar: The Taliban have released 21 of some two dozen hostages pulled from their vehicles on a highway in southern Afghanistan, officials said today, a day after they were abducted by the militants. The passengers were kidnapped in Washer district of volatile Helmand province as they were travelling on a bus and two trucks from southern Kandahar to western Herat province. Officials said yesterday that an estimated 25 people were taken.

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    Japan election campaign kicks off, Abe pushes economic plan

    Tokyo: Japan’s parliamentary election campaign kicked off today as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling party seeks a mandate for his economic policies amid opposition criticism that the lives of the ordinary people are not improving. As more than 380 candidates took to the streets across the nation, pleading for votes from vans outside train stations and shopping arcades, Abe opened the campaign with a pledge to proceed with his “Abenomics” plan to

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    Priyanka downplays hype surrounding ED’s notice to Vadra

    New Delhi: Priyanaka Gandhi took a jibe at the critics for creating unwarranted hype surrounding the Enforcement Directorate’s notice to her husband Robert Vadra over his alleged involvement in land scam in Rajasthan’s Bikaner city and said the over enthusiastic media broke the news yesterday while the copy has been received today.

  • Passing GST needs political will: CII President

    Bengaluru: Industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) President Naushad Forbes on Wednesday said it is a matter of political will to pass the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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    HI seeks 10 weeks time to respond on DCW notice to Sardar

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) today sought 10 weeks’ time to respond to the Delhi Commission for Women’s notice on the allegations of sexual harassment against Sardar Singh but firmly threw its weight behind the Indian captain by questioning the complainant’s “belated” charges.