Free Press Journal
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    Three Congress, one SP MLAs join BSP

    Lucknow: A day after BSP stalwart Swamy Prasad Maurya joined the BJP, three Congress and one Samajwadi Party MLAs walked over to the Bahujan Samaj Party on Wednesday. BSP leader Naseemuddin told reporters that Nawab Qazim Ali and Mohammad Muslim, legislators from Swar in Rampur district and Tiloi in Amethi, had joined the BSP unconditionally.

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    Sharmila under supervision of JNIMS doctors; on liquid diet

    Imphal: Manipur’s ‘Iron Lady’ Irom Sharmila, who broke her 16-year-old hunger strike yesterday, is now under supervision at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) and has been put on a special liquid diet.

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    High BP now more common in lower-income countries

    New York: Three-quarters of the world’s adults with hypertension live in low- and middle-income countries and may lack access to proper care, says a study. The researchers found that more than 30 per cent of adults worldwide live with high blood pressure, and 75 per cent of those adults live in low- and middle-income countries.

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    Kumbh Mela to conclude tomorrow

    Nashik (Maha): The year-long ‘Kumbh Mela’ which began here and in Trimbakeshwar last year, will conclude tomorrow. The ‘Kumbh Mela’ was started on July 14 last year after a grand flag-hoisting ceremony, Satish Shukla of Nashik Purohit Sangh, said. The ceremony was attended among others by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Trimbakeshwar.

  • 11 newborns dead in Baghdad hospital blaze

    Baghdad: At least 11 premature babies were killed today in a fire that tore through one of Baghdad’s largest maternity hospitals, medical and security sources said.

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    HDFC bank denying zero balance accounts to Gurgaon villagers

    Gurgaon: A few branches of HDFC Bank in the rural areas of Gurgaon are declining to open accounts with zero balance for students, farmers and labourers under Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) scheme, applicants said here.

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    Burhan Wani more dangerous dead than alive: TMC

    New Delhi: A day after the government came under increased pressure from the Opposition in connection with the issue of Kashmir unrest, the Trinamool Congress on Wednesday said Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani was more dangerous on internet than on streets, adding that he was more dangerous dead than alive.

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    ‘American Horror Story’ teasers misdirect, say makers

    Los Angeles: Still looking for clues in the new teaser trailers for season six of “American Horror Story”? The makers say they have deliberately kept the teasers to ‘misdirect’. The new season of FX’s hit TV series “American Horror Story” will premiere on the channel in September, and in India, it will air on Star World Premiere.

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    Indian chef wins US-based culinary show

    New York: Aarthi Sampath, the Chef De Cuisine (head chef) of Michelin-starred chef Vikas Khanna’s Junoon Restaurant here, has won the American competition-based reality show “CHOPPED”. She was announced the winner during the show’s episode that went on air on Tuesday on Food Network.

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    Accenture, LinkedIn to organise ‘Hackfest 2016’

    New Delhi: Global professional services company Accenture and LinkedIn on Wednesday announced today will jointly host “HackFest 2016”, a platform for students to solve real-world business and human challenges through innovative ideas. The non-stop, 20-hour challenge will be held in Bengaluru on September 24-25.

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    China launches satellite to keep watch on its seas

    Beijing: China on Wednesday launched a high-resolution satellite for the protection of its maritime rights as the South China Sea dispute continues to simmer. The Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging satellite was launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in northern Shanxi province on Wednesday.

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    Playing Pokemon Go may be good for your health: expert

    London: Playing Pokemon Go may be good for health as the widely popular augmented reality game is making people exercise more, a UK doctor has claimed. According to an article in medical journal The BMJ, the location-based game is not marketed as a health app but gamers do a lot of walking while playing.

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    NGT slams Agra administration over encroachment

    Agra: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed the Agra administration and government agencies for submitting wrong details pertaining to encroachment in the flood plains of the Yamuna here.

  • Film on Kejriwal to premiere at Toronto fest

    New Delhi: “Udegi Dhool”, a political thriller that chronicles the spectacular rise of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next month.

  • ATM robbery: Romanian held in Mumbai; to be brought to Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram: A Romanian national, who along with two other foreigners is suspected to be involved in the hi-tech ATM robbery in which a number of people lost money here, has been arrested in Mumbai, police said today. The accused, whose pictures were released by the police here yesterday, was taken into custody by the Mumbai Police late last night.

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    No selfies in front of national memorials from Aug 12-18

     New Delhi : Ahead of the Independence Day, the Tourism Ministry has issued an advisory to all states wherein it has issued guidelines putting a restriction on taking selfies in front of national memorials from August 12 -18. The ministry has issued advisory to all states as part of security measures being taken in view of the Independence Day and the ‘Bharat Parv‘ event.