Free Press Journal
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    China’s 1st robot parking lot to be ready in Oct

    Beijing:  China’s first parking lot, that will use an automated guided vehicle (AVG) robot to park the cars in just two minutes, will open in east China’s Nanjing in October, the robot maker said today. Drivers guide their cars on to the laser-guided AGV robot which is in the shape of a movable platform, and it places the vehicle in an available port.

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    China’s first panda cub born through natural mating this year 

    Beijing: A seven-year-old giant panda has given birth to a cub through natural mating at a breeding centre in China for the endangered species, becoming the first to be born this way in the country this year. The giant panda gave birth to a cub yesterday at China Conservation and Research Centre for Giant Pandas (CCRCGP).

  • Cong leaders to urge high command to take action on Bhuniya

    Kolkata: As embattled Congress MLA Manas Bhuniya refused to resign as PAC chairman despite pleas by his party colleagues, the state Congress leadership has decided to approach the high command to look into the matter and take suitable action.

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    Two held as details emerge about France truck attacker

    Nice: French investigators arrested two more people today as they pieced together details about the motives and preparations of the Tunisian who rammed a truck into a crowd in an IS-claimed attack that killed 84. Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel visited the Nice promenade with his rented truck on the two days before he smashed the vehicle into a crowd of people watching Bastille Day fireworks in the French Riviera city

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    Turkey coup: US warns against ‘insinuations’ of involvement

    Ankara: The US has warned Turkey against “public insinuations” of American involvement in a failed military coup, saying such claims were “utterly false and harmful” to their relations. After Turkey’s Labour Minister suggested Washington’s involvement in the coup, Secretary of State John Kerry said the US was “willing to provide assistance conducting investigation in the attempted coup, but that public insinuations or claims about any role by the US are utterly false

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    Turkey rounds up plotters after thwarting anti-Erdogan coup

    Istanbul: Turkish authorities rounded up dozens of senior military personnel and judges in a ruthless crackdown today, after thousands massed in the streets nationwide overnight to denounce a coup aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. World leaders including US President Barack Obama have strongly condemned the attempted putsch but also urged Turkey to respect the “rule of law” in its aftermath, especially after pictures emerged showing the rough treatment of some coup

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    Turkish troops seek asylum in Greece following failed coup

    Ankara: Eight Turkish soldiers seeking political asylum in Greece, where they arrived by helicopter hours after the failed coup d’etat in Turkey, on Sunday appeared before the district attorney. Speaking to the private television channel, Skai, the lawyer who represented the soldiers, said they denied involvement in the failed coup, but feared an unfair trial if they were to be extradited to Turkey, Efe news reported.

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    ‘Talk to AK’ nothing but marketing gimmick: BJP

    New Delhi: Taking a potshot at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s interactive session, titled ‘Talk to AK’, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said it was nothing more than a marketing gimmick.

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    1936 Berlin Olympics: Games with a taste of Nazi propaganda

    Mexico City: Despite Adolf Hitler using the 1936 Olympic Games to showcase Nazi propaganda, the competition was a success from the technical and sporting point of view. The Games of the XI Olympiad, as it is officially known, was held in Berlin between August 1 and 16 with 3,963 athletes (331 of them women) from 49 countries participating in 129 events, reports Xinhua.

  • NGT directs Aviation Ministry to provide information on flights at IGI Airport

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Sunday directed the Civil Aviation Ministry and aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to provide data on domestic and international flights at the IGI Airport with details of their departure and arrivals.

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    Mixed doubles toughest, but India’s best bet of Olympic medal: Sania

    Mumbai: With just 18 days to go for the world’s biggest sporting extravaganza — the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janerio — India’s tennis star Sania Mirza on Sunday pointed out that though mixed doubles is the toughest event, there is no doubt that it is the country’s best bet of winning a medal at the Games.

  • Service tax mop-up in Mumbai jumps 23 pc in Q1

    Mumbai: Service tax collection by the city zone department in the first quarter has increased by 23 per cent, which has helped it surpass the target by nearly 4 per cent for the period.

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    Rio 2016 chief: Nobody can control what is happening in world today

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil’s top Olympic official Carlos Nuzman has said there was no way to completely guarantee public safety during next month’s Rio Games.  But Nuzman vowed on Saturday that organisers would provide the best possible security to athletes, officials, local residents and an estimated 500,000 visitors, reports Xinhua.

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    Don’t mess around with youth, education: Kejriwal warns Centre

    New Delhi: “Don’t mess around with the youth and education” in order to avoid a “perilous” future, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today warned the Centre and attacked it for “reducing” the Central education budget which he said would “ruin” the country.

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    ‘Star Wars’ secrecy is annoying: Mark Hamill

    London: Actor Mark Hamill, who will reprise his role as Luke Skywalker in the sequel to “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, reveals he is contractually forbidden from divulging anything about the movie. “It can be annoying and intrusive,” he said. “You get call sheets, there’s no names, everybody’s got a number! You’re number 11. You’re 33. You’re looking at the call sheets wondering who’s working today, and it’s like, ‘Oh, I loved

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    Steven Spielberg follows gut instinct while making movies

    London: Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has revealed he sticks to his intuition when he reads film scripts and then decides if he is interested in the project. Spielberg, 69, said it takes a “very” tiny whisper for him to decide if he is going to do a film, reported Contactmusic.

  • Enough of delay, work together to pass GST: TMC

    Kolkata: Asserting that there has been enough delay in passing the Good and Services Tax (GST) Bill, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) has urged both the Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to get their acts together and pass the long withstanding bill.

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    John and I will make a good pair in ‘Dostana 2’: Varun

    Mumbai: Varun Dhawan and John Abraham have teamed up for the first time for upcoming buddy-cop thriller “Dishoom”, and the “Dilwale” actor says he would now love to do “Dostana 2” with his co-star. “Dostana” featured John and Abhishek Bachchan in lead roles and had a famous scene where the “Dhoom” star was wearing trunks on the beach.