Free Press Journal
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    Attempts are on to saffronise everything: Mamata Banerjee

    Kolkata: Expressing concern over the rise of ‘cow protection’ vigilantes, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asserted the peoples’ “right to choice” and warned against the bid to “saffronise everything”. Addressing a party rally in the city, the Trinamool Congress supremo strongly condemned the brutal assault on four Dalit youths in Gujarat’s Una town and affirmed any such attempt in Bengal will not be tolerated.

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    ‘Brain stimulation may curb food cravings’

    Toronto: Noninvasive stimulation of a specific area of the brain may reduce food cravings – particularly for high-calorie diet, new research suggests. However, there is not yet consistent evidence to show that brain stimulation can reduce actual food consumption, according to the research review by Peter A Hall, of University of Waterloo in Canada, and colleagues.

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    Scientists reconstruct detailed 3D eyes from single photo

    New York: A new 3D technique developed by Disney Research can capture the crucial yet subtle details of the eyes with just a single facial scan or even a single photo. The method requires far less time and hardware than existing eye capture techniques because it employs a parametric model of the eye. The model can reproduce the variations in the size and shape of the eyeball, the spots, craters and banding

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    HC declines to restrain ‘Kabali’ release

    Chennai: The Madras High Court today declined to restrain release of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer ‘Kabali‘ on a petition filed by a film distribution firm seeking compensation for losses reportedly incurred by them over distribution of the actor’s previous film ‘Lingaa’.

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    Why treatment outcome is worse in obese cancer patients

    New York: Examining why obese patients fare worse than leaner patients across many cancer types, a new study has found that cancer stem cells not only use fatty tissue as a robbers’ cave to hide from therapy, but actively adapt this cave to their liking. Leukemia stem cells “hide” in fatty tissue, even transforming this tissue in ways that support their survival when challenged with chemotherapy, the study found.

  • BJP won’t compromise over women’s dignity, will act against Dayashankar

    New Delhi: Union Minister Uma Bharati and other BJP leaders today said that by acting strictly against its leader Dayashankar Singh for his derogatory remarks against Mayawati questioning her character, the party has shown it will not compromise on the issue of dignity of women.

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    Dalits across India see me as “devi”: Mayawati

    New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati on Thursday said the Dalits across the nation see her as a ‘devi’, adding the ongoing protests over suspended BJP state vice-president Dayashankar Singh’s derogatory slur on her is a testament to this fact.


    Russia sending smallest ever Olympic contingent to Rio

    Moscow: Russia will send their smallest ever Olympic contingent to the upcoming Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro since the disintegration of the Soviet Union.  On Wednesday, the executive board of Russia’s National Olympic Committee endorsed the membership list of the team. It will file the application within two days with the International Olympic Committee. 

  • Panama to ask US to declassify files on 1989 invasion

    Washington: Panama has said it would ask the US government to declassify files pertaining to the December 1989 invasion in which a military action led to the capture of dictator Manuel Noriega for drug trafficking and left between 500 and 5,000 persons dead, the media reported on Thursday.

  • Incidents against Africans not racial, says Sushma

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday said the recent incidents of violence against Africans in the country were not racial in nature and that it is taking steps to ensure the safety of African students in India.

  • I am not holidaying with Hrithik: Sussanne Khan

    The media is flooded with reports of Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne holidaying together with their two sons in London. Some section of the press even sees this as a prelude to a reunion between the estranged couple.

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    Hooch tragedy: Akhilesh hikes compensation to Rs 5 lakh

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today hiked the ex-gratia to Rs five lakh from Rs 2 lakh for the kin of those who died after consuming spurious liquor in Etah and Farrukhabad districts.

  • NASA’s new institute to explore ways to protect astronauts

    Washington: The US space agency has established a new institute charged with researching and developing innovative approaches to reduce risks to humans on long-duration exploration missions, including NASA’s “Journey to Mars”.

  • Emraan Hashmi Raaz Reboot

    There is a misguided perception that kissing and bikini’s sell a film: Emraan Hashmi

    Emraan Hashmi is back at it. The smooch which has become as much as part of personality as Anil Kapoor’s mooch, refuses to leave him alone. Having decided some time ago not to kiss his leading ladies any more Emraan has had to eat back his own words and lean back on the liplock on public demand in his last film ‘Azhar’. Now the trailer of ‘Raaz Reboot

  • Revealed Why Hrithik Roshan sent cupcakes to Sunny Leone

    The sultry Sunny Leone, who has been missing from the silver screen for some time now is being spoilt for choices, courtesy Hrithik Roshan. Before you let your imagination loose, let us clarify that we are talking about the yummy cupcakes that Hrithik Roshan had sent to Sunny Leone.