Free Press Journal
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    Touching lives: A doctor’s effort to educate ragpickers

    Jaipur: Every afternoon between 3 pm and 5 pm, the community centre at Neem Ka Thana town in Sikar district comes alive. Scores of children — all ragpickers — get busy studying, thanks to paediatrician Govind Singh Chappola who has opened the free study centre for them.

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    Hrithik Roshan sends flowers to Arjun Rampal

    When Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne Khan ended their 14-year-long marriage in 2014, there were whispers in the industry about her closeness to Arjun Rampal being one of the reasons behind the divorce.

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    Eight unknown facts about Alia Bhatt 

    Karan Johar auditioned 400 girls before casting Alia Bhatt in Student Of The Year: Just when you thought star kids had it easy. Alia Bhatt had to battle it out amongst 400 other aspiring actresses to land the lead in SOTY.

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    Deadly fungal infection research paves way for cure

    Washington DC: They may be generally viewed as annoyances, but it turns out, fungal infections can be life threatening. Some experts estimate that tens of thousands of patients die every year from these infections. Now, a new study at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) has provided new insights into one of these microbes, the Mucorales fungi, which can cause fatal infections, says ANI.

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    American cellist teams up with sitar-sarod musicians for tour

    New Delhi: American cellist Barry Phillips has teamed up with sitar-sarod player duo Lakshay and Aayush Mohan for the Golden Symphony three-city tour of India, reports PTI. “It was a great experience and I am thankful for much appreciation from you all. I hope that the audience would love our creation of Fusion music and we continue to come up with similar concepts to make this tour a memorable one, Phillips said.

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    Meeting Saif was ‘fairytale come true’ for Kareena

    Like every girl, Kareena Kapoor Khan had a dream – to have the perfect fairy-tale romance, which came true after meeting Chhote Nawab, Saif Ali Khan, reports ANI. According to a report in a leading fashion magazine, the 35-year-old actress said, “Yes, and as it turned out, he is a prince, which fits my fairytale metaphor perfectly, but he didn’t have to be one – I mean, he would have

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    Malaria drug shows promise in cancer treatment

    London: A readily and cheaply available malaria drug may help treat a wide range of cancers, including lung, bowel, brain, and head and neck cancer, new research has found, says IANS. Inspired by the promising results in mice, the researchers have now started testing the effects of the drug on humans. “This is an exciting result. We have now started a clinical trial in Oxford to see if we can show the

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    Now, win $49 lottery to own this island resort

    Melbourne: Have you ever fancied owning an island resort? Here’s your chance, as a family in Australia is casually raffling off their own tourist trap on the island of Kosrae and each ticket costs around 49 USD, reports ANI. Doug and Sally Beitz, who spent two decades developing the 16-room Kosrae Nautilus Resort in Micronesia, is selling it all just to be closer to their family in Australia, reported. Any one from

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    Failure of just a few cells may lead to diabetes: Study

    London: Diabetes may be due to the failure of a privileged few cells, rather than the behaviour of all cells, suggests new research, says IANS. “This study is interesting as it suggests that failure of a handful of cells may lead to diabetes,” said co-lead researcher Guy Rutter from Imperial College London.

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    ASUS Zenfone Max: Packs a power punch

    New Delhi: As smartphones come out of the league and become powerful with high-definition screens and professional camera technology, they certainly lose when it comes to battery power. With a powerful 5000mAh battery, the ASUS Zenfone Max smartphone is here to help heavy smartphone users on the go.

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    How to get rid of peeling fingertips

    New Delhi: Fingertips are used to carry out day-to-day activities like writing, cleaning utensils, cooking and typing. If they end up peeling, ensure to control anxiety, stay away from the allergen and adopt a healthy lifestyle, says an expert.

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    Suicides in educational institutions not higher than society at large

    New Delhi: Suicide rate in premier educational institutions in India is not higher than the society at large, but the government is determined to prevent recurrence of such incidents, the HRD ministry today said citing studies conducted by the IITs, reports PTI. Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Mahendra Nath Pandey said in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha that this is a serious matter and

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    Separatists’ Anantnag march foiled; Geelani, Mirwaiz detained

    Srinagar: Authorities today foiled an attempt by separatists to march to Anantnag town from here by taking their leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq into custody even as protesters made a bid at over a dozen places across Kashmir to defy curfew.

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    Pak police arrest Qandeel’s sister, cousin

    Lahore: Pakistani police today arrested sister and cousin of Qandeel Baloch for their “possible involvement” in the murder of the social media celebrity who was killed by her brother for protecting the family’s ‘honour’. “Shahnaz and Haq Nawaz, the sister and cousin of Qandeel, have been taken into custody for investigation in her murder case,” an investigation officer told reporters.

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    Centre conspiring to frame AAP MLAs: Dilip Panday

    New Delhi: A day after two of its MLAs were arrested under different charges, the AAP today said it will file a writ petition in the Delhi High Court compiling all “false” cases in which its legislators have been “framed”. AAP’s Delhi unit convenor Dilip Pandey said prima facie the MLAs are being booked under a “conspiracy”.

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    Vietnam’s rubber-stamp assembly re-elects Quang as president

    Hanoi: Tran Dai Quang was sworn in as Vietnam’s president for the second time in four months after being re-elected today by the country’s rubber-stamp National Assembly. Quang, who was first elected president in early April by the outgoing assembly, won 485 votes from the 494 deputies of the Communist Party-dominated assembly, the government said on its website.

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    Nepali President paves way for formation of new government

    Kathmandu: Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday removed constitutional impediment in the formation of a new government under the Transitional Provisions of the Constitution, and paved the way for a successor to assume office after the incumbent prime minister stepped down.

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    B-Town hails Salman’s acquittal in poaching cases

    Mumbai: Several Bollywood celebrities including filmmakers Subhash Ghai and Ram Gopal Varma have welcomed the Rajasthan High Court’s decision on superstar Salman Khan’s acquittal in two 18-year-old chinkara poaching cases. Salman had appealed before the Jodhpur bench of the high court challenging a lower court verdict in 2006 handing him a one and five-year term in the two separate cases of poaching.

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    Dalit youth dies in police raid in Surat, locals allege murder

    Surat: A 25-year-old Dalit youth died under mysterious circumstances during a raid conducted on a gambling den by police in Dabholi area here, sparking a backlash by locals who attacked a sub-inspector accusing him of “thrashing” the youth.