Free Press Journal
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    Salman Khan: Controversy’s child

    Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has caused a public uproar by telling reporters that shooting his upcoming movie was so grueling that he felt like a raped woman. The actor’s analogy struck a painful chord in India, where sexual violence against women is rampant but was largely unmentioned until just a few years ago. While the topic is still taboo in some places, a protest movement has erupted in cities with demand for

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    Atif Aslam croons from Karachi

    Atif Aslam who is known for his versatile singing capability and an heart hitting voice is back this year with a sad song. Atif recorded the song for an upcoming Bollywood film ‘Sweetie Desai weds NRI’ which stars Himansh Kohli and Zoya Afroz in a lead role. Atif Aslam has last crooned for ‘Jeena Jeena’ from ‘Badlapur’.It’s a sad romantic track and the makers were very keen on only Atif to sing

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    Gulshan’s fight to overcome his fears

    Gulshan Devaiah who is seen doing a cameo in Junooniyat had a tough time while shooting on the Ferris wheel for the film. Being an acrophobic and an actor is not easy as work makes you do things that you’re super scared to do.

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    ‘Folk balladeer’ brings the magic of music on streets

    Street performances as an art form have existed since time immemorial, with musicians, dancers, magicians and a plethora of artistes exhibiting their craft in public. In India too, street art has pervaded in the ethos and cultural stream through a variety of styles. One such artiste is “folk balladeer” Pratyul Joshi, a multifaceted singer and street performer who has charmed audiences with his blend of folk and contemporary rock.

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    Scratching womb lining may help couples trying to conceive

    Wellington: Scratching the lining of the womb may double the chances of a successful pregnancy, new research suggests, reports IANS. Endometrial scratch is a procedure used to help embryos implant more successfully after in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) in patients who had failed cycles despite transfer of good quality embryos.

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    New camera can take images at speed of light

    Washington: Scientists have improved upon a new camera technology that can image at speeds about 100 times faster than today’s commercial cameras and could enable imaging of ultrafast processes involving neurons, combustion and stars, says PTI.

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    Anushka denies reports of meeting Kohli in Bengaluru

    Actress Anushka Sharma was not in Bengaluru to meet test skipper Virat Kohli unlike media reports. It has been reported that, Anushka, who is currently waiting for the release of her forthcoming film “Sultan”, had taken some time out from her busy schedule to meet Indian cricketer Virat Kohli in Bengaluru. However a statement issued on behalf of the actress stated that the reports are “completely untrue”.

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    Playing cards effective in stroke rehab

    Toronto: Activities such as playing cards and repeatedly throwing a foam ball or wad of paper into a wastepaper basket are just as effective in helping people regain strength and co-ordination following a stroke as playing virtual reality games, a new study has found, according to IANS.

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    Fitness bands undervalue exercise by 40%

    Melbourne: Fitness freaks, take note! Popular wrist-worn tracking bands may underestimate exercise levels by up to 40 per cent, a new study has found, says PTI.

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    Kids born to single mothers are well-adjusted: study

    London: Children born to single mothers are generally well adjusted, with positive feelings about family life, although they do raise questions about the absence of a father, a new study has found, says PTI. “Indeed, at the age at which children begin to understand their family circumstances, they continue to function well,” said Sophie Zadeh from University of Cambridge in the UK.

  • New faces to be inducted in Union Cabinet tomorrow

    New Delhi: Several new faces, including some from dalit community, are likely to be included in the expansion and reshuffle of the Union Council of Ministers tomorrow, an exercise being done with an eye on the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and a few other states next year.

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    Controversy over statins risking thousands of hearts

    Washington DC: A period of controversy over the risks and benefits of statins, covered widely in the UK media, was followed by a temporary increase in the number of people stopping their statin treatment, finds a recent study, says IANS. The increase in stopping was seen among patients taking statins for existing heart disease (known as secondary prevention) as well as patients at high risk of developing disease in the next 10

  • Maharashtra school molestation case: Kishore Darda arrested

    Nagpur: Academician and Jawaharlal Darda Education Society Secretary Kishore S. Darda, who was facing protests for allegedly protecting teachers accused of sexually abusing young students in a society-run school, was arrested early on Monday, an official said.

  • Kejriwal accuses SAD-BJP of playing “communal politics”

    Gurdaspur, Jul 4 (PTI) Close on the heels of AAP MLA Naresh Yadav being booked in connection with an alleged sacrilege incident, Arvind Kejriwal today accused the ruling SAD-BJP alliance in Punjab of indulging in communal politics.