Free Press Journal
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    Humans caused temperatures in world’s warmest seas to rise

    London: Greenhouse gas emissions have caused the Indo-Pacific Warm Pool – the largest area of warm water in the world – to get hotter and increase in size, scientists have warned. The pool stretches about 14,484 km along the equator and 2,414 km from north to south. It is an area of ocean with an average temperature of more than 28 degrees Celsius and can reach up to 30 degrees in places.

  • I will think about Hollywood if offered good roles: Sonakshi

    Mumbai: While her contemporaries Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone are doing films in the West, actress Sonakshi Sinha is in no rush and says she will think about doing a Hollywood movie if offered a powerful role.

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    ICC decision on LBW brings relief to bowlers

    Edinburgh: In what comes as a major shot in the arm for bowlers, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has approved amendments in the leg before wicket (LBW) decisions of the umpires concerning the controversial decision review system (DRS). The decision was taken after the global governing body’s annual meeting concluded in Edinburgh on Saturday under the chairmanship of former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief Shashank Manohar. Besides that,

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    Asean MPs urge Myanmar to protect Muslim minority

    Nay Pyi Taw: Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) urged the Myanmar government to end discrimination against the Muslim minority in Myanmar. The call comes after repeated incidents that targeted the country’s Muslim minority population, including an anti-Muslim protest by thousands of Buddhists and monks, in Rakhine state on Sunday, EFE news reported.

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    Big budget films lack talent: Sayani Gupta

    New Delhi: Actress Sayani Gupta, who garnered positive response for her debut film “Margarita, with a Straw” and later on appeared in Shah Rukh Khan starrer “Fan”, feels big-budget creations of showbiz lack talent.

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    Sunny Leone making her singing debut?

    Mumbai: It seems actress Sunny Leone, who was last seen on screen in the movie “One Night Stand”, is geared to make her singing debut.

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    Thai junta on guard for violence, fraud as referendum looms

    Bangkok: Thailand’s junta leader today said security centres have been opened across the country to prevent unrest and voter fraud during next month’s referendum on a divisive re-write of the kingdom’s constitution. Former Army Chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha seized power two years ago from the elected government of Yingluck Shinawatra in the latest act in the bitter political drama that has gripped Thailand for a decade.

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    Mamata assures crackdown on cattle smuggling, opium trade

    Kolkata: In wake of the deadly terror attack in Dhaka, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday called for all parties to play a constructive role in tackling terrorism and assured of a crackdown on cross-border smuggling of cattle and the opium trade.

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    Selfie elbow becoming new medical condition

    New York: Be warned if you are an avid selfie-taker since capturing that perfect selfie can put you at risk of developing “selfie elbow” which is slowly becoming a real medical condition, says a report. Like tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow, an addiction to selfie-taking can cause a pain in your primary pic-snapping elbow, a media report said on Monday.

  • Veteran Congress leader Uma Shankar Mishra dies

    Lucknow: Veteran Congress leader Uma Shankar Mishra, who had been in charge of many an election campaign of the Gandhi clan from the Rae Bareli parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh, died on Monday.

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    Arbitration court to fast-track Russia’s plea over athletes

    Lausanne: The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has decided to fast-track the Russian Olympic Committee’s (OCR) petition in defence of track and field athletes who want to perform at the Olympic Games in Brazil next month, the CAS announced on Monday. The sides have agreed on the accelerated procedure of hearing the lawsuit, a decision on which will be announced no later than July 21, the CAS website said, reports Tass.

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    Pogba sad to see Buffon in tears after Italy exit Euro 2016

    Paris: France’s star midfielder Paul Pogba has admitted that he felt extremely sad to see his Juventus team-mate Gianluigi Buffon crying following Italy’s European Championship elimination, but expressed his delight to make it through to the semifinals of the tournament.

  • Section 144 clamped ahead of Kejriwal’s visit to Malerkotla

    Sangrur (Punjab): Ahead of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s visit to Malerkotla this evening, the Sangrur district administration has clamped Section 144 prohibiting the assembling of more than 10 people in wake of the protests launched by the Shiromani Akali Dal and the Congress over alleged involvement of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Naresh Yadav in the June 24 sacrilege incident.

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    Lalu Prasad-Paswan take jibes at each other

    RJD president Lalu Prasad Yadav called Ram Vilas Paswan an old man, the latter reteriated by stating that Lalu had failed ten times in university exams.

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    SC reserves order on big diesel cars ban

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order on pleas for lifting its ban on registration of diesel cars with engine capacity of 2,000 cc and above in the NCR even as the central government argued for it as while opposing imposition of any environment cess.

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    Jail looms as Pistorius to be sentenced for murder

    Johannesburg: Disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius could return to jail on Wednesday, when a judge is set to sentence him for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago. Pistorius was freed from prison in the South African capital Pretoria last October after serving one year of a five-year term for culpable homicide — the equivalent of manslaughter.

  • Congress a sinking ship without a captain: BJP

    New Delhi BJP today called Congress a “sinking ship without a captain” as it hit back at Congress for calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a ‘poster boy for broken promises’, saying the opposition party was speaking out of frustration as Modi’s work was being “hailed” everywhere.

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    Two Islamic State suspects detained at Istanbul airport: report

    Istanbul: Two suspected Islamic State jihadists have been detained at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, the Dogan news agency reported, less than a week after it was hit by a triple suicide attack. Dogan said the two suspects held late yesterday were Kyrgyz nationals, identifying them only by their initials, K.V and F.M.I, aged 25 and 35 respectively.

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    Mohammed Shami is an ideal bowler for Test matches: Kohli

    Bengaluru: Virat Kohli is delighted that a skillful fast bowler like Mohammed Shami is back in the team as he has the ability to hit the “perfect Test match length”, which would be necessary for the upcoming tour of West Indies. Shami had been out of international cricket for more than 15 months post 2015 ICC World Cup, where he bowled with an injured knee. He later underwent knee surgery and was