Free Press Journal

    Geeta Basra, Harbhajan Singh blessed with baby girl

    Mumbai: Actress Geeta Basra and cricketer Harbhajan Singh have welcomed their first child, a baby girl. The baby was born yesterday in London, according to sources close to the couple.

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    Kumble’s advice to vary my pace on slow wicket helped me: Amit Mishra

    Kingston: India’s leg-spinner Amit Mishra revealed that head coach Anil Kumble‘s advice to vary his pace on the slow wicket in the first cricket Test against the West Indies helped him. Mishra took three wickets in both the innings while off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin claimed seven wickets as the hosts followed on as India recorded a big win by an innings and 92 runs to take a 1-0 lead

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    Govt discussing every industry input on GST: CBEC official

    New Delhi: Each and every representation from the trade and industry on implementation of the GST Bill is being discussed and deliberated upon, a senior CBEC official today said. “The government can assure you that each and every representation received from the trade and industry is discussed and deliberated upon. It may or may not be part of the final GST law, but with a certain amount of certainty, I can say it

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    Pokemon Go now influencing baby names in US!

    Washington: It won’t be long before people invite you over to meet their baby ‘Pikachu’ as parents in the US are increasingly naming their children after characters from Pokemon Go, according to new data.

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    Gujarati writer returns award against beating of Dalits

    Ahmedabad: Gujarati writer Amrutlal Makwana has returned a state award he got in protest against the beating of some Dalit youths in the state by cow vigilantes. A Dalit writer, Makwana, 44, was given the Dasi Jeevan Shreshth Dalit Sahitya Kruti Award for 2012-13 for his work “Kharapat Nu Dalit Lok Sahitya”. The award included Rs 25,000 in cash and a citation.

  • Field trials of train collision avoidance system undertaken

    New Delhi: Railways have taken up field trials of train collision avoidance system (TCAS), which provides real-time display of signalling information inside locomotive cab, on the 250-km Lingampalli-Bidar section of Secunderabad Division.

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    Beyonce to perform at 2016 MTV VMAs?

    Los Angeles: Singer Beyonce Knowles will reportedly perform at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs). According to a fan page on Twitter, Knowles will have a special stage performance at the upcoming VMAs, reports “Beyonce will be giving a very special performance at the VMAs. Don’t miss it,” read the post on the page. “We wouldn’t make such bold statements without 100 per cent confirmation, don’t doubt us,”

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    My brother, father completely different as filmmakers: Varun

    New Delhi: Actor Varun Dhawan, who has teamed up with brother Rohit for the first time in “Dishoom“, says his brother’s style is completely different from his father, David. The 29-year-old “Dilwale” star says his father is more open to improvisations but his brother wants his artistes to stick to their characters.

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    Margot Robbie to be the next Bond girl?

    Johannesburg : Looks like Margot Robbie, who will next be seen in the upcoming film ‘Suicide Squad’, has been tipped as the favourite to be the next Bond girl. According to bookies Paddy Power, the 26-year-old actress is the top contender for the role as she is 12/1 to land the prestigious role ahead of actress Emily Blunt, who is at 16/1 while Emily Ratajkowski is the third favourite at

  • Pak court allows Mumbai 26/11 attack boat inspection

    Islamabad: A top Pakistani court has allowed the examination of a boat used by the 10 LeT terrorists to reach India for carrying out the 2008 Mumbai attack, overturning an anti-terrorism court verdict which it termed as “flawed”.

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    Goa suspends bus services to Karnataka over river dispute 

    Panaji: Following reports of anti-Goa protests in northern Karnataka over the Mhadei Water tribunal ruling, the Goa government on Thursday suspended bus services to the neighbouring state for two days.

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    Shanghai proposes strict smoking ban

    Beijing: Shanghai, China’s first municipality to pass legislation on tobacco controls, on Thursday proposed a stricter smoking bans at hotels, restaurants, airports and other public venues.

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    Auto drivers forcibly stop autos ferrying passengers

    New Delhi: Thousands of autorickshaws returned to the roads on Thursday amid a continuing strike by some unions, but passengers complained that those still on strike forced them out of the plying autos. Incidents of forcible stopping of autorickshaws were reported from several areas in the capital, making commuting difficult.