Free Press Journal
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    Juventus to compensate Nike with $2.2 million

    Turin: Juventus will have to pay two million euros ($2.2 million) to compensate their former kit provider Nike for including a third star on the club’s jersey during the 2012-13 season in reference to wining the Serie A 30 times, although the Italian football federation only recognises 28 of them following the 2006 Italian football scandal.

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    6 ISIS men conspired to carry out terror acts: NIA to court

    New Delhi: Six suspected ISIS operatives were allegedly conspiring to carry out terror activities in national capital and adjoining regions and during Ardh Kumbh in Haridwar to terrorize people, the NIA today told a special court.

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    Uttarakhand to reduce use of plastic, ban spitting at public place

    Dehradun: Uttarakhand government will soon frame laws aimed at minimising pollution caused by use of plastics and putting a ban on spitting and garbage dumping in public places. The decision was taken by the state cabinet at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Harish Rawat here late last evening.

  • Tech innovations that could change life

    Tech innovations have again come to the forefront as users be it old or young are trying to keep themselves updated. Chandragupta Amritkar says that there are technological innovations bound to change our live in 2016 and beyond.

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    When do boys choose to play with a ball, not doll

    London: Children as young as nine months-old prefer to play with toys specific to their own gender — boys with cars or balls and girls with dolls or cooking pots, says a new study. The study, published in the journal of Infant and Child Development, showed that in a familiar nursery environment significant sex differences were evident at an earlier age than gendered identity is usually demonstrated.

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    Piaggio to launch Aprilia SR 150 scooter in Aug,priced Rs 65k

    New Delhi: Italy’s Piaggio Group is set to introduce the Aprilia brand of scooters in India next month with the launch of Aprilia SR 150 to be tagged at an introductory price of Rs 65,000. The Aprilia SR 150 has been designed and engineered in Italy and will be manufactured at Piaggio’s India plant in Baramati, Maharashtra.

  • Gold import nearly halves to $3.90 bn in Apr-Jun

    New Delhi: Gold imports fell by about 48 per cent to USD 3.90 billion in the first quarter of the current fiscal, which  is expected to keep a lid on the current account deficit.

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    Ola to extend its customer base with ‘Ola Lux’

    New Delhi: Bengaluru-based taxi aggregator Ola has been on an overdrive after launch of the uber-cool luxury cars feature ‘Ola Lux’ that intends to extend its customer base with category of cabs such as Jaguar, Mercedes, Audi, Toyota Camry, Fortuner and BMW.

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    ‘World’s first farmers in Iran are ancestors of South Asians’

    Berlin: The earliest farmers from the Zagros mountains in Iran, are the ancestors of modern day South Asians, and not of Europeans as was earlier believed, a new study has found. Sedentism, farming, and agriculture was invented some 10,000 years ago in a region between southeastern Anatolia, Iran, Iraq and Syria, an area traditionally labelled as the Fertile Crescent.

  • Senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Jai Ram Ramesh addressing media at party office in New Delhi on Monday.

    Don’t rule Kashmir at gunpoint: Congress cautions Centre

    New Delhi: The Congress Party on Monday lashed out at the Centre for treating civilians like militants and asked the ruling dispensation not to rule the Kashmir Valley at gunpoint.

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    Turkey dismisses almost 9,000 officials after failed coup

    Istanbul: Turkey has dismissed almost 9,000 officials including a massive number of police officers after a failed coup targeting the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the state-run Anadolu news agency said citing the interior ministry. A total of 8,777 public personnel including 7,899 police, one provincial governor and 29 governors of towns have been dismissed, the ministry said.

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    Idea cuts 67 pct rates on 4G, 3G BIG Internet Packs

    New Delhi: Continuing with its efforts to drive mobile internet penetration and adoption across the country, Idea Cellular announced slashing the rates of its 4G, 3G BIG Internet packs by up to 67 percent, providing more value to heavy internet users who consume data packs of 2GB to 10 GB.

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    GIFT City attracts global IT-ITeS firms

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City), India’s only global financial and IT hub, is attracting interest from global and domestic information technology companies to set up operations here. “World class infrastructure development at GIFT City coupled with Gujarat Government’s favorable IT/ITes (information technology and Information technology enabled Services) policy generating interest from such firms,” GIFT City said in a statement.

  • Over 1,000 residents evacuated after chlorine leak from tanker

    Ahmedabad: More than a thousand residents of Prahladnagar locality in Kheda district were asked to vacate their houses today following chlorine gas leak from a tanker belonging to the city’s civic body, officials said.

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    Maharashtra’s Nirbhaya: Opposition ruckus, protests across state

    Mumbai: Amid uproarious scenes in the Maharashtra assembly, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday made a detailed statement on the gang-rape and murder of a schoolgirl which evoked memories of the abhoring 2012 Nirbhaya case of Delhi. While the government rejected an adjournment motion sought to be moved by the opposition in the assembly, protests were held in several parts of Maharashtra condemning the incident which occurred on July 13 in Kopardi village

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    Navjot Sidhu quits as RS MP, AAP welcomes move

    New Delhi: BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who was nominated to the Rajya Sabha by the Narendra Modi government, on Monday tendered his resignation from the House of Elders sparking off speculation that he may join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). “Navjot Singh Sidhu, nominated member, resigns from Rajya Sabha,” Gurdeep Singh Sappal, OSD to the Vice President Hamid Ansari said in a tweet.