Free Press Journal
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    Rare meteorite responsible for Mercury’s origin: Geologists

    New York: Based on an analysis of cooling rate and the composition of lava deposits on Mercury’s surface, a team of geologists has found that the planet likely has the composition of an enstatite chondrite — a type of meteorite that is extremely rare on Earth. The new information on Mercury’s past is of interest for tracing the Earth’s early formation, according to Timothy Grove from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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    Telangana CM plans protest in Delhi over high court issue

    Hyderabad: Amid a raging row over appointment of Andhra origin judges in Telangana, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao plans to stage a protest in Delhi to demand immediate bifurcation of the high court.

  • Declaration under ‘Income Declaration Scheme’ is ‘confidential’: Jaitley

    New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling on the nation to declare their undisclosed income by September 30, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today assured that declaration under the ‘Income Declaration Scheme’ is confidential and will not be shared with any other authorities.

  • Celebs move SC for decriminalising consensual homosexuality

    New Delhi: Some high-profile celebrities, who claim to be part of the LGBT community, have approached the Supreme Court seeking quashing of section 377 of the IPC which criminalises homosexuality in the country, a plea that is likely to come up for hearing tomorrow.

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    Indian men’s team climbs to fifth spot in hockey rankings

    Lausanne: India’s men’s team climbed to the fifth spot of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) rankings on Tuesday. The rankings were released after the conclusion of the hugely entertaining 2016 Hockey Champions Trophy in London. In the men’s tournament final, India were pipped by reigning world champions Australia 1-3 via penalty shoot-out and had to settle for their maiden silver medal in the meet earlier this month.

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    Al-Qaeda praises Orlando gunman; asks jihadists to target whites

    Washington: Al-Qaeda has praised Orlando gunman Omar Mateen but criticised him for targeting gays, saying lone wolf jihadists should attack white Americans and avoid minorities so that no one mistakes their terror assaults for hate crimes. In an article in the latest edition of its online magazine Inspire, Al-Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), called for more “self-directed” Muslim terrorists to kill in America.

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    Market tries to recover from Brexit blow, Sensex up 122 pts

    Mumbai: Bargain hunting bailed out markets today as the Sensex rebounded by almost 122 points, taking comfort from a positive close in Asia despite contagion fears of the Brexit fallout looming large.

  • Brexit

    English language may be dropped by EU after Brexit

    London: The English language may be one of the casualties of Brexit as it emerged that no state other than the UK has registered it as a primary language among the 28 countries within the European Union. English has been the top choice for European Union (EU) institutions but Britain’s vote to leave the union last week could trigger a ban on its use.

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    ‘Anna’ will inspire people to have pure thoughts, says Anna Hazare

    Mumbai: Social activist Anna Hazare says “Anna”, a biopic on his life, will inspire viewers to lead a life with pure thoughts. He praised the film’s director and lead actor Shashank Udapurkar. “This film is not fictitious. It is not that the script is made out of imagination and then a film is made on it. This is practical. The film is based on what happened on the ground and because of

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    Kriti Sanon denies holidaying in Thailand with Sushant

    Mumbai: Actress Kriti Sanon has denied reports of vacationing with “Raabta” co-star Sushant Singh Rajput in Thailand, insisting she is at home with her sister. There were reports that Sushant and Kriti were holidaying in Thailand as they were in the South East Asian country together to train in mixed martial arts for their upcoming film “Raabta”.

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    Is Facebook stalking you to suggest new friends?

    New York: Ever surprised by finding a person whose face you remember but not the name until the “People you may know” feature on Facebook told you about him/her? This is probably because Facebook stalked you and used your phone’s location to suggest new people you could befriend. The accuracy that this feature shows has surprised as well as disturbed Facebook users for some time now.

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    Smartphone apps putting Indians’ privacy at risk: Norton by Symantec

    New Delhi: Nearly one in two Indians have granted access to contacts and mobile data in exchange for free apps and close to 40 per cent have granted access to their camera, revealed global leader in cyber security Norton by Symantec on Tuesday. Commissioned with 1,005 Indian smartphone and tablet users aged 16 and above, the findings from the Norton Mobile Survey shed light on the security gaps and the privacy risks

  • Single dose of this drug could improve memory

    New York: A single oral dose of a drug that is already being used to treat a type of blood disorder could also improve our memory, suggests new research.

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    Al-Qaeda wanted to swap PM’s abducted son for Zawahiri’s women

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s former premier Yusuf Raza Gilani’s son Ali Haider Gilani, who was recently rescued by the American forces in Afghanistan, has said that he was kidnapped by al-Qaeda to force government to free some women family members of the terror group’s chief Ayman al-Zawahiri. Ali, who was kidnapped by six militants from Multan after an election rally in May 9, 2013, said he was first taken to the industrial town of