Free Press Journal
  • Three injured in blast in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: Three minors were today injured when an unidentified object, which one of them had picked and carried home, exploded in Rajasthan’s Dausa district.

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    100 samples from 2008, 2012 Olympics tested positive after reanalysis

    Rio de Janerio: About 100 doping samples collected at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London tested positive for performance-enhancing substances following a recent reanalysis, the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach has said. “I think you are aware of the many measures we (IOC) have been undertaking,” Bach said addressing a news conference after the 129th IOC session here on Thursday, reports Tass.

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    London knife attacker quiet, nice schoolboy

    London: The 19-year-old Norwegian national of Somali-origin, who is in police custody on charges of murder after going on a knife rampage in London, has been described as a “quiet, nice” schoolboy and initial probe indicate that tragic incident was triggered by mental health issues.

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    Never thought I’ll become a singer: Neeti Mohan

    Mumbai: Singer Neeti Mohan, best known for songs like “Kheech meri photo”, “Jiya re” and “Ishq wala love”, says she never thought of becoming a singer and it was her sisters — Shakti Mohan and Mukti Mohan — who showed faith in her talent.

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    Samaranch Jr., Erdener elected new IOC vice presidents

    Rio de Janeiro: Two new International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice presidents have been elected along with seven new members on the executive board at the world body’s 129th session ahead of the Rio Olympic Games here. Spain’s Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr. and Turkey’s Ugur Erdener will replace outgoing vice-presidents Nawal El Moutawakel of Marocco and Sir Craig Reedie of Britain, reports Xinhua.

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    Easier to direct film than TV show: Farah Khan

    Mumbai: Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan, who has movies like “Main Hoon Na” and “Om Shanti Om” to her credit, says she feels it is easier to direct a movie than going behind the camera for a TV series.

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    People love to share sexually explicit texts: Study

    New York: Although most people who engage in sexting expect their messages to remain private, nearly one in four persons are sharing sexual messages they receive, a study has found. Sexting was defined as the transmission of sexual images and messages via cell phone or other electronic device. For the study, the researchers examined sexting attitudes and behaviours, including sending, receiving and sharing sext messages and images, among a 5,805 single adults

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    Government pegs inflation target at 4 per cent for five years

    New Delhi: The central government on Friday notified a 4 per cent inflation target, plus or minus 2 per cent, for the next five years under the monetary policy framework agreement with the Reserve Bank of India.

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    Air pollution may shorten survival chances in lung cancer patients

    New York: Air pollution may shorten survival chances in patients with lung cancer detected at an early stage of the disease, particularly adenocarcinoma, according to a study. Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of non-small cell lung cancer, which accounts for 80 per cent of lung cancer cases.

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    Cargo plane crashes on to road in Italy

    Rome: A cargo plane crashed on to a road in Italy on Friday after overshooting the runway. The Serio International Airport in Italy’s Lombardy region was temporarily closed after the accident which took place at about 4.00 a.m., the Guardian reported. Pictures on local media showed the Boeing 737-400 aircraft belonging to courier firm DHL wedged onto a road at the end of the runway.

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    Sleep disorders may increase stroke risk: study

    Berlin: Sleep disorders such as insomnia and sleep apnea may increase the risk of stroke and hinder recovery from the condition, new research has warned. Based on literature review, the researchers recommend that people who have had a stroke or a mini-stroke, called a transient ischemic attack, be screened for sleep disorders.

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    Philippine president acknowledges abuses in drug war

    Manila: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte acknowledged abuses in a war on illegal drugs, which has left more than 400 people dead in a month and alarmed rights activists, but refused to back down from a shoot-to-kill order for drug suspects.

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    More rain expected in Odisha in next 24 Hrs

    Odisha: Incessant rain and flooding in several parts of Odisha, which has intensified in the last 24 hours due to the low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal, has wreaked havoc in the state.

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    K-pop a target in China-S Korea missile row

    Seoul: South Korea’s Foreign Minister cautioned today against escalating a missile-defence row with China that has fuelled combative editorials in Beijing’s state media and an apparent backlash against Korean TV and pop stars. “Whenever difficulties and challenges arise in South Korea-China relations… we should not over-react,” Yun Byung-Se said in a briefing to local reporters.