Free Press Journal
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    Scotland will protect its EU interests: Sturgeon

    Edinburgh: Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Saturday that the Scottish government will seek “immediate discussions” with the European Union to “protect Scotland’s position in the bloc” after the UK voted to leave. Addressing reporters after a cabinet meeting to discuss the Scottish government’s response to Britain’s Brexit vote, Sturgeon stopped short of announcing a second independence referendum.

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    Swamy asks Kejriwal to come clean on his IIT admission

    Thiruvananthapuram: BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Saturday continued to target Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, asking him to come clean on how he got admission to IIT Kharagpur. Distributing copies of the records of information sourced through RTI on the issue, Swamy, at a press meet here, said the response “it’s not available” was received on a question on the basis Kejriwal entered the BTech programme and his All India Rank in

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    Pressure mounts for Jeremy Corbyn to resign

    London: In the wake of UK’s Brexit vote, several Labour Party politicians on Saturday called for party leader Jeremy Corbyn to step down, holding him responsible for a poor referendum campaign and labelling him incapable of winning a general election. Leftist Corbyn, who has struggled to win full party support since taking over the reins of the party in September 2015, is due to give a speech about the future of his

  • Hafiz-Saeed

    Will wage ‘jihad’ to ‘free’ Pak rivers from India: Saeed

    Lahore: JuD chief and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has said he will wage a “war” against India to get Pakistani rivers “freed”. “We are going to wage jihad (war) against India to get our rivers freed,” Saeed said while addressing a gathering of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) workers in Sialokot district of Punjab Province yesterday.

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    School refuses admission to boy, Judge offers to pay fees

    Mumbai: A Judge of the Bombay High Court has asked a school to consider giving admission to a student in Junior KG on payment of Rs 10,500 fees in instalments as his widowed mother cannot afford to give the entire amount at one go, failing which he offered to pay from his own pocket. Justice V M Kanade, sitting in a division bench along with Justice M S Sonak, at a hearing

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    Italy to EU after Brexit: change or risk collapse

    Rome: Italian ministers warned today that the European Union must change direction or risk collapse after Britain’s vote to leave the bloc. “The unthinkable is happening,” Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said. “A double reaction to Brexit is under way, one financial, one political. The financial one, at least until now, is limited. I am more worried about the political  one.

  • Drunk driver runs car over man sleeping in house, dies

    Rameswaram (TN): A man driving a car allegedly under inebriated condition died and another seriously injured after the vehicle rammed into a roadside house at Thangachimadam here today. Police said Ibrahim Shah lost control of the vehicle and hit an electric pole and crashed into the house running over a middle-aged man, Manikandan who was asleep, and injured him seriously.

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    PM Narendra Modi launches Smart City Projects

    Pune: Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi on Saturday evening inaugurated various ‘Smart City Projects’ under the Smart Cities Mission at a function here. Modi launched 84 such projects including 14 for Pune, for various other cities across the country, at an investment of around Rs 2,000 crore.

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    War of the Consoles: Who will pave the way for the future of Virtual Reality?

    New Delhi: Among the myriad of games at the E3 gaming convention, Sony and Microsoft might have just initiated the biggest shakeup in the gaming industry for years to come, the introduction of Virtual Reality Consoles. Whenever these two consoles heavy heads come face to face, a war is not far behind, and who could wish for a finer battleground than E3.

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    30 ISIS militants’ along with three civilians killed in clashes in Afghanistan

    Kabul: At least 30 ISIS militants were killed during clashes in eastern Nangarhar province while three civilians also lost their lives in the clash. The incident took place on Friday in the restive Kot district after the ISIS loyalists launched a coordinated attack on police check posts of the Afghan Local Police (ALP).

  • J-K: Hizbul Mujahideen module busted, three terrorists arrested

    Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir): The Shopian Police on Saturday busted the Hizbul Mujahideen module. The police also arrested three militants during the operation and recovered ammunitions from them.

  • Alia Bhatt

    Hopefully Hollywood will be my next destination: Alia Bhatt

    New Delhi: Starting her journey in showbiz with “Student of the Year” in 2012, Alia Bhatt has come a long way with hit films like “Highway”, “2 States” and her recent release “Udta Punjab”. The actress says she wants to work around the globe and hopes “Hollywood” turns out to be her next destination. From veteran actors like Shashi Kapoor, Kabir Bedi, Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor and Lillete Dubey to

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    CRPF jawan, journalist booked for objectionable Whatsapp post

    Bahraich (UP): A CRPF jawan and a journalist have been booked for posting objectionable comments on a social media group, a senior officer said here today.     Superintendent of Police Salikram Verma said a local journalist Alok Pathak had created a group ‘Nyaya ka Prahari’ on Whatsapp in which a number of people were made members.

  • Shraddha injures ankle on ‘Half Girlfriend’ set

    New Delhi: Shraddha Kapoor, who is leaving no stone unturned to perfect her role of a basketball player in the upcoming movie ‘Half Girlfriend’, has injured her ankle during shooting.

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    Sky is the limit for investments in India: Jaitley

    Beijing: Sky is the limit for investments in India and its economic growth is sustainable because it has a lot of distance to cover, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said
    today. “It (growth) is sustainable for the reason that India has lot of distance in terms of economic growth to cover,” Jaitley, who is here on a five-day visit, told Chinese state-run CCTV in an interview. In view of this a lot of potential

  • Curiosity-Rover

    NASA to drive Curiosity to potential water sites on Mars

    New York: The US space agency is planning to drive the Curiosity Rover towards water sites on the Martian surface to further investigate the long, seasonally changing dark streaks briny water in the hope of finding evidence of life. “It is not as simple as driving a rover to a potential site and taking a scoop of soil,” said Jim Green, NASA’s director of planetary science.

  • Incessant rains lash Mumbai; heavy spells predicted in 48 hrs

    Mumbai: Rains continued to lash Mumbai for the third consecutive day today, slightly disrupting suburban train services, even as the Met department predicted heavy showers over the next two days in Mumbai, Konkan and Goa region.

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    Vijayan keeping media away, says Congress

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is following in the footsteps of Prime Minister Narendra Modi by keeping the media away, state Congress president V.M. Sudheeran said on Saturday. Sudheeran, interacting with the media here, said: “It’s somewhat strange that Vijayan is for some unknown reason not showing up before the media”.