Free Press Journal
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    ‘Super’ Grand Canyon on Pluto’s moon Charon

    Washington: Pluto’s largest moon Charon is home to an unusual canyon system that’s far longer and deeper than the Grand Canyon on the Earth, a new image taken by NASA’s New Horizon probe has revealed. The deep canyon named Argo Chasma is approximately 700 km long while Arizona’s Grand Canyon is 450 km long.

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    Nuclear order will collapse if India joins NSG: China 

    Seoul: China on Friday continued to oppose India’s entry to the NSG, saying the global non-proliferation order will collapse if New Delhi joined the grouping with being a signatory to the NPT.

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    Glenmark gets USFDA final nod for anti-fungal ointment

    New Delhi: Glenmark Pharma has received final approval from the health regulator USFDA for anti-fungal ointment nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide. The company also received tentative approval for Olmesartan medoxomil, used for the treatment of high blood pressure. “Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc, USA, has been granted final approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide ointment USP, 1,00,000 units/1 mg per gram,” it said in a BSE filing.

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    PM Modi’s foreign policy has completely failed: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s foreign policy has “completely failed” and he needs to explain what he does on his “foreign jaunts”.

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    Caste-based Census data should be made public: Nitish Kumar

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday reiterated his demand that caste-based data of the Census of India 2011 should be made public to “ensure the empowerment of all those lagging behind in development”.

  • Don’t restrict yourself: Priyanka Chopra’s message to youth

    Madrid: She is 33, and is a proud recipient of the Padma Shri and a People’s Choice Award – and has made huge inroads into Hollywood. Actress Priyanka Chopra has advised youngsters to push their boundaries.

  • Post Brexit, Governor Rajan says RBI prepared for any contingency

    New Delhi: After a sharp decline in the rupee with the EU referendum indicating ‘leave’ votes slightly more than the ‘remain’, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said that he was not overly worried over Brexit, as the markets are trying to factor the consequences of this development and the central bank is ready to provide liquidity wherever necessary.

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    ‘Brexit’ camp claims M15 pencil conspiracy

    London: A pencil conspiracy theory widely dominated the social media today as voters favouring UK’s exit from the European Union appealed to Brexit supporters to carry their own pens to the polling booths to avert a plot by the spy agency MI5 to rig the votes in favour of the Remain camp.

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    NASA discovers unexpected mineral on Mars

    New York: Scientists at the US space agency NASA have discovered tridymite — an unexpected silica mineral in a rock sample at Gale Crater on Mars that may alter our understanding of how the Red Planet evolved. NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity, has been exploring sedimentary rocks within Gale Crater since landing on Mars surface in August 2012.

  • I don’t care about awards: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

    Mumbai: National Award winning actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, acclaimed for his portrayal of strong characters in content-driven films, says he doesn’t care about awards.


    Month’s rain in a few hours floods London

    London: Torrential rains and flooding swamped parts of London and Britain’s southeast on Thursday, with the fire brigade inundated with more than 300 emergency calls. Flood warnings were issued for parts of London and Essex as parts of the capital were expected to see a month’s rainfall in a matter of hours on the same day of the historic referendum on whether the country wants to stay or exit from the European

  • ‘Step Up’ series to be made for YouTube

    Los Angeles: The popular “Step Up” film franchise is getting a web series adaptation for video-sharing website, YouTube. The site declared at the seventh annual VidCon that it has given a series order for the first season of “Step Up”, the adaptation of the dance centric film franchise.

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    House Democrats stage sit-in demanding gun control laws

    Washington: In an unprecedented move, Democratic Congressmen staged a sit-in inside the well of the US House of Representatives demanding a vote on strict gun control laws in the wake of America’s deadliest mass shooting last week that killed 49 people in Orlando.

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    I am dying to get married: Salman Khan

    Mumbai: Salman Khan might evade queries about tying the knot with rumoured girlfriend Iulia Vantour but the superstar says he is “dying” to get married. The 50-year-old star says contrary to popular perception, he has always wanted to settle down but had to wait for “the other party” to agree.

  • ‘Asians remain fastest-growing racial group in US ‘

    Washington: Asians remain the fastest-growing racial group in the United States, according to new information from the Census Bureau.  The nation’s Asian population grew at 3.4 per cent between July 2014 and 2015, with migration responsible for the majority of the growth, government officials said today. There are now 21 million Asians in the United States, with Hawaii as the nation’s only majority Asian state

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    Brexit rattles Indian markets, Jaitley and Rajan seek calm

    Mumbai – Britain’s decision to opt out of the European Union (Brexit) rattled Indian financial markets on Friday, shaving some over 1,000 points, or 4 per cent, off a key equities index, while pulling the rupee below the $68 mark.