Free Press Journal
  • `Uncapped` Joseph named in Windies Test squad against India

    Kingston: Uncapped fast bowler Alzarri Joseph has been named in the 14-man West Indies squad for the second Test of the four-match series against India beginning on Saturday at Jamaica’s Sabina Park.

  • Indonesia to execute 14 death row prisoners tonight

    London: The Indonesian authorities have directed the spiritual advisers and families of inmates on death row to prepare for executions tonight as coffins were ferried to the prison island of Nusa Kambangan this morning.

  • Meet the $99 Lulla doll that parents are desperate to buy

    London: A doll that is designed to soothe fussy babies at bedtime, which usually sells for 99 dollars, has become so popular that desperate parents are willing to pay triple the price.

  • My green eyes got me ’24’ role: Sumit Kaul

    Mumbai: Actor Sumit Kaul was left surprised when he was informed that his green eyes lent the perfect mischief to his personality that was needed for the second season of crime-thriller series “24”.

  • Bhagwant Mann turns ‘unapologetic’ after offering ‘unconditional apology’

    New Delhi: After offering “unconditional apology” to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for exposing Parliament security by uploading live video on Facebook, Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann in a volte face on Thursday said he had made no mistake, and thus, the matter should be closed.

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    Akshay makes ‘Dishoom’ cameo super entertaining for friend Sajid

    It is a known fact that Akshay Kumar’s role in tomorrow’s release ‘Dishoom’ is basically, a cameo. In his new look, Akshay Kumar appears in a super entertaining scene that is also pitched as a highlight of the John Abraham and Varun Dhawan starrer. It is also a known fact that Akshay consented to come on board for the part mainly for his friend, Sajid Nadiadwala.

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    BJP’s women wing stages protest against Mayawati in Lucknow

    Lucknow: The BJP’s women wing staged a protest here on Thursday against BSP supremo Mayawati over her inaction against party cadres for insulting the family members of expelled saffron party leader Dayashankar Singh. The agitators jostled with the police and tried to break the barricades. Carrying placards in their hands, they were also seen raising slogans against the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister.

  • Oldest evidence of cancer spotted in 1.7 million-year-old fossil

    Johannesburg: Overturning a common perception that cancer is a modern disease, researchers in South Africa have detected the most ancient evidence of cancer in the fossil of a hominin, or bipedal human relative who lived approximately 1.7 million years ago.

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    Biocon initiates ‘Ek Prayaas’ nationwide awareness program on Hepatitis C

    New Delhi : Biocon branded formulations business announced the launch of a new patient support program ‘Ek Prayaas’ through a nationwide awareness drive for Hepatitis C on the occasion of ‘World Hepatitis Day’ on July 28th. Biocon’s Virology Division set up in April 2015 is driven with a mission of saving lives with a prime focus on HCV. The ‘Ek Prayaas’ program in collaboration with healthcare professionals will organize a nationwide HCV

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    Nargis Fakhri breaks her silence about quitting Bollywood

    The gorgeous and stunning Nargis Fakhri, who was last seen in the comic caper ‘Housefull 3′, has been ‘out of the circuit’ for some time now. Needless to say that, many interpreted that as her departure from Bollywood forever.

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    No plans to quit: Nargis Fakhri on leaving Bollywood

    Mumbai: Nargis Fakhri has shot down rumours claiming that she plans to leave the industry. The actress says these are all “baseless rumours” and has “no plans to quit”. Nargis on Thursday took to Twitter to share that she is looking forwrad to completeing her assignments in the US and will also start promoting her upcoming film “Banjo” in few weeks.

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    New drug may treat both diabetes and bone loss

    New York: Researchers have developed a new class of compound that has shown promise in treating both diabetes and bone disease. In addition to its more obvious ills, Type-2 diabetes is a condition closely associated with bone fractures, increasing the risk of fractures twofold. To make matters worse, certain anti-diabetic drugs further increase this risk, particularly in postmenopausal women, severely limiting their treatment options.

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    Menopause, insomnia may accelerate ageing

    New York: Menopause and insomnia may make women age faster, revealed a dual study. The dual research, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and Biological Psychiatry, suggested that menopause and insomnia can increase risk for ageing-related diseases and earlier death in women.

  • Silver climbs Rs 603 a kg on positive global cues

    New Delhi: Silver prices went up by a whopping Rs 603 to Rs 48,725 per kg in futures trading today as participants widened their positions, tracking a firm trend in global market.

  • 12 elephants to be relocated to Corbett from Karnataka  

    Rishikesh (U’khand): Twelve domesticated elephants are likely to be relocated soon from Karnataka to Uttarakhand’s Corbett Tiger Reserve to beef up security of big cats along the southern boundary of the sanctuary which is porous.

  • Asian Paints shares jump nearly 9% post Q1 earnings

    Mumbai: Shares of Asian Paints today surged nearly 9 per cent after the company reported 18.46 per cent increase in consolidated net profit for the first quarter ended June 30, 2016.