Free Press Journal
  • Xi, Modi to meet on sidelines of SCO summit in Tashkent

    Beijing: President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Tashkent beginning tomorrow during which India is expected to seek China’s support for membership of the NSG. “We will release relevant information in due course,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said today. The spokesperson said the two leaders would be meeting on the sidelines of the SCO summit in the

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    Zimbabwe elect to field against India in third T20I

    Harare: Zimbabwe skipper Graeme Cremer won the toss and invited India to bat in the third and final T20 International at the Harare Sports Club here on Wednesday. Following the 10-wicket thrashing in the second encounter, the hosts have gone in for three changes with Vusi Sibanda, Tendai Chatara and Timycen Maruma coming in for Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Sikandar Raza and Taurai Muzarabani.

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    CRISPER screening reveals Zika weaknesses

    New York: With the help of genetic screens using the groundbreaking genome editing technology CRISPR/Cas9, scientists have discovered human proteins that Zika virus needs for replication and survival. These findings represent potential therapeutic targets that could help to treat and prevent Zika, dengue and other emerging viral infections.

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    Valvani, charged with insider trading, commits suicide

    Washington: Sanjay Valvani, an Indian-origin hedge fund manager charged with insider trading last week, has been found dead at his home in an apparent case of suicide, a media report said on Wednesday. Valvani, 44, who worked as a portfolio manager with hedge-fund firm Visium Asset Management LP, was accused of trading on confidential information about generic-drug approvals, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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    India to tap Israel’s renowned drip irrigation expertise

    Jerusalem: India will tap Israel’s globally recognised drip irrigation skill during the upcoming visit of Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti to the country aimed at
    exploring possibilities of using technological expertise in water management. A well established leader in water management, desalination and recycling techniques, Israel has set a template for reusing wastewater for irrigation. It treats 80 per cent of its domestic wastewater, which is recycled for agricultural use and constitutes nearly

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    ACB grants bail to NCP’s Chhagan Bhujbal

    Mumbai (Maharashtra): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Chhaggan Bhujbal was on Wednesday granted bail by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in the Maharashtra Sadan and Mumbai University library cases.

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    Officials say debris found on Australian island not MH370

    Canberra: Debris found on an Australian island earlier this month is not from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, investigators said today. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau was notified on June 9 that the debris had been found on Kangaroo Island off the southern Australian coast. The bureau, which is running the search in the southern Indian Ocean on Malaysia’s behalf, said it had recovered the part but Boeing, the maker of the

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    Time to relieve Neymar of Brazil captaincy: Alberto

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil’s 1970 World Cup winning captain Carlos Alberto has urged new national coach Tite to relieve Neymar of the captaincy. The Barcelona forward was named captain by former coach Dunga when the latter took charge of the Selecao for a second time after the 2014 World Cup, reports Xinhua. But Alberto said Tite feels that it is time for a change. Tite replaced Dunga as the national team coach

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    Argentina beat US to enter Copa America final

    Houston: Argentina thrashed US 4-0 in the semi-finals of the Copa America Centanario football tournament at the Reliant Stadium here on Wednesday. Centre forward Gonzalo Higuain (50th, 86th minutes) struck twice while Ezequiel Lavezzi (3rd) and Lionel Messi (32nd) also found the target for the 14-time Copa America champions. Higuain is now the highest scorer in the tournament with four goals in five matches.

  • Yoga not just about physical exercises: Ravi Shankar

    Brussels: Yoga is not just about physical exercise and it seeks to bring harmony in one’s environment, Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar told the European Parliament here.

  • ‘Make yourself a co-accused’, AAP tell LG

    New Delhi: Attacking Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, AAP today wrote to him demanding that he and ACB chief M K Meena be made “co-accused” in four cases pertaining to alleged scams during the Sheila Dikshit government including one that is related to prices of natural gas from the KG basin.

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    Anushka Sharma lives her GoT moment

    New Delhi: Like every other person, Anushka Sharma too has had a high on ‘Game of Thrones’ mania, and hence she decided to have her own GoT moment.

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    Euphoria’s new single ‘Halla Bol’ trending high

    New Delhi: ‘Euphoria’s new single ‘Halla Bol,’ released on June 21, is trending high on microblogging site Twitter, with over 3000 tweets just in a day.

  • Kerala govt seeks Rs 400 cr from Centre for forest dept works

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has sought Rs 400 crore financial aid from the Centre for various activities of the forest department, including infrastructure development and rehabilitation of forest dwellers.