Free Press Journal
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    Fans to have good month as Fawad Khan Festival is happening!

    New Delhi: Here’s an announcement for all the Fawad Khan-fans in India, keep your weekends free for almost a month as a festival dedicated to the ‘Khoobsurat’ actor is kicking off this weekend.

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    16 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

    Rameswaram (TN): Sixteen Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, the fourth such incident this week, a Fisheries Department official said today.

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    Lahiri aims to shine in blockbuster summer run of Major events

    Sentosa (Singapore): Indian star golfer Anirban Lahiri will be aiming for a summer to remember as he prepares to tackle three of the biggest tournaments of the season starting with The Open at Royal Troon next week.

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    Liam Hemsworth named PETA’s sexiest vegan

    Los Angeles: “Hunger Games” star Actor Liam Hemsworth has been named PETA’s sexiest vegan. The 26-year-old actor has been recognised for his hunky looks and plant-based diet by the animal rights organisation, who also bestowed the honour on singer/songwriter Jhene Aiko, reported People magazine.

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    How a touch screen helped a paralysed chimp walk again

    Tokyo: In a first, Japanese scientists have used a computer programme and a touch screen device to encourage a paralysed chimpanzee to walk again, showing that euthanasia need not be the only option for animals injured in captivity. Researchers of the Primate Research Institute at Kyoto University in Japan use chimpanzees’ interaction with computers and touch screens to study the cognition and perception of these primates.

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    Cop killed in Bangladesh Eid congregation blasts

    Dhaka: A policeman was killed and 12 others injured on Thursday during blasts near Sholakia ground at Kishoreganj district, before Eid prayers began at Bangladesh’s largest congregation.

  • Louisiana officer fatally shoots suspect, sparking protest

    Baton Rouge: A Louisiana police officer shot and killed a black man during a confrontation outside a Baton Rouge convenience store, authorities said, prompting hundreds to protest at the site where the man died.

  • Obama to leave more troops than planned in Afghanistan

    Washington: Citing “precarious” security situation and an increasing threat from the Taliban, President Barack Obama today announced that the US will station 8,400 troops in Afghanistan when he completes his term, reversing his previous plan to leave behind just 5,500 soldiers in the war-torn country.

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    Serena, Venus braced for Wimbledon final push

    London: Serena and Venus Williams can book places in the Wimbledon final today, seven years after they last slugged it out for a Grand Slam title.

  • Britain feared India-Pak nuclear war in 2001

    London: The UK feared an India-Pakistan nuclear war in the wake of the terror attack on the Indian Parliament in 2001 and tried to “persuade and cajole” the two countries to pull back from a military confrontation, according to evidence presented to an inquiry into the 2003 Iraq war made public today.

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    Maha: Fadnavis ministry expansion tomorrow

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will expand his Cabinet tomorrow. The 20-month-old Fadnavis government will fill up portfolios rendered vacant after the resignation of senior minister Eknath Khadse over corruption charges last month.

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    Eid celebrated with great enthusiasm across country

    New Delhi: Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety in various parts of the country today. The festival marks the culmination of the fasting holy month of Ramzan.

  • Double car bomb attack kills six near Aden airport

    Aden: At least six people were killed in a double car bomb attack today targeting a military base adjoining Aden international airport in southern Yemen, according to a military source who blamed jihadists.

  • IS warns of more attacks in Bangladesh in new video

    Dhaka: The Islamic State terror group today issued a new chilling video warning the Bangladesh government of more attacks in the country and across the world until Shariah law is established globally, saying last week’s gruesome attack on a cafe here was just “a glimpse”, reports PTI

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    Chilcot’s Iraq war inquiry report delivers damning verdict on Blair

    London: Tony Blair led Britain into an ill- planned, badly executed and illegal war to oust Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein based on “flawed intelligence”, an inquiry into the US-led 2003 invasion today said in a damning indictment of the former prime minister’s decision to go to war.

  • IPS celebrates its 29th foundation day

    Indore: Indore Public School (IPS) celebrated its 29th foundation day on Tuesday with enthusiasm, exuberance and excitement. “Students put up entertaining acts, skits and musicals. The energy and vigor was palpable in the performances that they staged,” said a school official.

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    Radisson Blu organises Marathi Food Festival

    Indore: All those who wish to savour the traditional Marathi cuisine may dash to Radisson Blu Hotel which is hosting the Marathi Food Festival from July 6 to July 17. As per information, the menu boasts off various vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies including starters, main course and desserts along with interactive live counters and themed decoration.