Free Press Journal
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    Philippine government, rebels begin tentative peace deal

    Kuala Lumpur: Representatives of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) met on Saturday in Malaysia to mark the launch of the Implementing Phase of a peace agreement. The deal, called the Mindanao Peace Agreement, seeks to resolve a decades-long conflict between the Philippine government and the MILF, who have sought a separate state in the Bangsamoro area of the island of Mindanao, EFE news reported.

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    It was not my moment: Dutee Chand

    Bhubaneswar: Indian sprinter Dutee Chand, who failed to qualify for the 100m semi-finals in the Rio Olympics, said on Saturday her timing was not to up to the mark due to which she failed to qualify. “It was just not my moment… thanks for trusting n having faith,” tweeted Dutee.

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    Nitish conducts aerial survey as Ganga water level rises

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today conducted an aerial survey of four districts after the water level in Ganga river swelled following heavy downpour in the past few days. A state Disaster Management Department release said in view of threats of flood following the rise in the water level of Ganga, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today conducted an aerial survey of Patna, Nalanda, Jehanabad and Gaya districts and was also scheduled to

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    Kangana pays tribute to Indian armed forces

    Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut has paid a tribute to the Indian armed forces in a video. The anthem titled “Love your country” released on Friday online. It also focuses on social issues such as rape, female infanticide, child marriage, dowry and even apathy, read a statement.

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    IS claims Quetta bomb attack that injured 13

    Quetta (Pakistan) : The Islamic State (IS) militant group has claimed responsibility behind a roadside bomb blast apparently targeting a judge that injured 13 people in Quetta, the SITE Intelligence Group said. Thursday’s explosion on a bridge located in the city injured four police personnel and nine passers-by, in an attack.

  • Jerusalem: The Holy Capital

    Anand & Madhura Katti are mesmerised with the Israeli capital’s cobbled stone lanes infused with modern streets.

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    Postal department to work on Sunday for sending rakhis

    Mumbai: Sending rakhi to brothers will be more convenient this year as the Mumbai Postal Region has decided to arrange special delivery on August 14 (Sunday) to ensure rakhi mails reach people on time. Saturday being semi-closed holiday, followed by Sunday and August 15, which is again holiday for Independence Day, entire Mumbai City, Thane/Navi Mumbai, and major post offices of Palghar and Raigad districts have decided to arrange  special delivery on

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    Psych! Outwit Your Friends

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    Messi says he will again play for Argentina’s national team

    Buenos Aires: For the love of his country, Lionel Messi has reconsidered his decision to quit international soccer and will continue playing for Argentina’s national team. Messi said yesterday that he is returning despite “a lot of problems” involving the country’s federation, which is mired in financial chaos and under FIFA intervention.

  • The Bottom Line

    How does one take an important decision, especially when the choices are multiple or at times difficult? Gayatri Ramnathan tells us how she decides what her bottom-line is in making any choice.

  • Surreal: The truth about pain and sorrow

    We are consciously or unconsciously living in the state of pain and sorrow without caring to inquire into its cause and without examining it closely, writes Viloo H. Adajania

  • Rio Olympcis 2016: Losing medals, losing face

    In its log association with the Olympic Games India had lost quite a few medals. But at the Rio Games in 2016 for the first time, its leader and the leader of the Olympic delegation lost his face. What happens now, wonders V Gangadhar

  • Expert opinion on planning for a child

    Planning a baby is never an easy task. Sapna Sarfare asks doctors to give in some advice to help remove any confusion and let couples become happy parents

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    Art & Heritage from Nehruvian era

    Art and architecture, rituals and symbols crafted during the Nehruvian era echo not only inherited colonial structures of the mind, but also the concerns and priorities of a newly emerging nation, writes Seema Bawa.