Free Press Journal
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    Renato ready to live Olympic dream for Brazil

    Rio de Janeiro: Beijing Guoan midfielder Renato Augusto has said that he is “100 percent ready” to live his Olympic dream for Brazil, despite suffering the effects of jet leg after a 36-hour journey to Rio. The 28-year-old arrived here on Thursday, several days later than most of his Brazil teammates due to commitments with his Chinese Super League club, reports Xinhua.

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    New rare form of hereditary colon cancer identified

    London: Researchers have discovered that mutation in a gene can led to a form of hereditary colon cancer which was not identified earlier. The researchers discovered genetic changes in the MSH3 gene in patients and identified a new form of colon cancer. “The knowledge about molecular mechanisms which lead to cancer is also a precondition for the development of new targeted drugs,” said Stefan Aretz from University of Bonn Hospital in Germany.

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    Six sadhus booked for abetting youth’s suicide

    Nashik: Six sadhus hailing from Uttar Pradesh have been booked for allegedly driving a 20-year-old follower to commit suicide in 2015, police said today. Offences were registered against them yesterday at Adgaon Police station under sections 306 (abetment of suicide) and 34 )acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of IPC.

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    Directors don’t see me in different roles: Irrfan

    Mumbai: Irrfan Khan may be known for his versatility, but the actor rues that directors often don’t visualise him in different roles and stick to a particular image created by the industry. “When you do a film, a role, you create an image and industry wants to use that image and give you similar parts. If you keep on doing it, you keep on pumping that image,” Irrfan told reporters

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    Yahoo rolls out upgraded messenger app for Windows, Mac

    New Delhi: Yahoo on Friday rolled out the upgraded messenger app for Windows and Mac, allowing users a fast way to send not only messages but also photos and animated GIFs. The updated version of the app has been introduced after its successful launch in December last year, Yahoo said in a statement on Friday.

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    SpiceJet asked to deposit Rs. 580 cr in Share Purchase Agreement dispute

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday directed SpiceJet to deposit Rs. 580 crores in Share Purchase Agreement dispute. The amount has to be deposited with the court in five installments over a period of five months. The High Court’s order comes on a plea filed by Kalanithi Maran and his Kal Airways Pvt. Ltd against SpiceJet  regarding a share-transfer dispute.

  • Eicher Motors scrip jump over 6% on encouraging Q1 earnings

    Mumbai: Eicher Motors’ scrip today jumped over 6 per cent after the company posted 58.61 per cent rise in consolidated net profit for the quarter ended June 30. The scrip soared 6.2 per cent to Rs 22,382.15 – its 52-week high – on BSE. At NSE, shares of the company moved up 6 per cent to touch its one-year peak of Rs 22,376.25.

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    Gurgaon traffic nightmare:Thousands of people stranded on NH-8

    Gurgaon: Thousands of office goers and other commuters were today stranded in Gurgaon as heavy rains led to waterlogging on National Highway-8 causing massive traffic jams, forcing authorities to shut down schools in Delhi’s satellite city while some offices too declared it an off.

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    India should not hold dialogue with Pak: Samajwadi Party

    New Delhi: With Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh scheduled to visit Pakistan next week for the SAARC meeting, the Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday said dialogue with Islamabad will yield no results. Samajwadi Party leader Narensh Agarwal said Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s statement in favour of the terrorists has spoilt the relationship between the two Asian neighbours.

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    Church attacker threatened France in new video

    Paris : A jihadist involved in the brutal killing of an elderly priest pledged to attack France in a newly released video, as Catholic bishops called for a day of prayer in a nation shaken by the latest assault. The assailant has been named as 19-year-old Abdel Malik Petitjean, who was listed in June on France’s “Fiche S” system of people posing a potential threat to national security after he tried

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    Kejriwal gets bail in defamation case in Punjab

    Amritsar: A court in Amritsar on Friday granted bail to Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal and two other party leaders in a defamation case filed by Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia. Kejriwal, along with AAP leaders Sanjay Singh and Ashish Khetan, who were co-accused in the defamation case, were present in the jam-packed court room here.

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    Goa government admits to drop in fish catch

    Panaji: The Goa government on Friday admitted to a drop in fish catch this year in the state on account of a decline in the haul of sardines. “A shortfall is observed for the season from July 2015 to June 2016 in marine fish catch production. The main reason for the shortfall is due to the reduction in the catch of oil sardines,” Fisheries Minister Avertano Furtado told the assembly.

  • “My role is a surprise element in ‘Mohenjo Daro'”, says Narendra Jha

    Be it the daily soap ‘Begusarai’, ‘Aamrapali’, ‘Supercops vs Supervillains’ or blockbuster film like ‘Haider’, ‘Ghayal Once Again’, ‘Shorgul’, ‘Raees’ and ‘Mohenjo Daro’, Narendra Jha leaves no stone unturned when it comes to his profession which is fullfilled by sheer dedication and hard work. The hard working actor in an exclusive interview with Mamta Sonar talks about his new film and many more…

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    SC rejects Rajpal Yadav’s plea, asks him to surrender

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav’s petition and directed him to surrender for not paying money to a businessman despite giving repeated undertakings. Yadav was sent to 10 day-judicial custody by the Delhi High Court for filing a false affidavit. The actor, who had earlier spent four days in judicial custody, will now have to serve the remaining six-day term.

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    Cheers! Music can bring your beer alive

    London: There is no doubt that soothing music lifts your mood and makes a perfect evening but popular songs in a bar can also impact how much you enjoy your beer. According to researchers led by Felipe Reinoso Cavalho from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and University of Leuven (KU Leuven) in Belgium, music can influence how much you like the taste of beer.