Free Press Journal
  • Dalit thrashing: Protests on, bandh evokes mixed response

    Ahmedabad: Protests escalated in Gujarat over the brutal thrashing of the community youths in Una town even as incidents of violence were reported from several places across the state. Enraged community members took out rallies in towns and cities, blocking roads, damaging buses and even a train was stopped near Vadhvan in Surendranagar district.

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    Mateo Kovacic moving out of Real Madrid: Reports

    Madrid: Real Madrid are looking to give on loan Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic, who came in the last football season from Inter Milan for about 30 million euros ($33 million), news reports said on Wednesday. Sports daily Marca reported on Wednesday that Real Madrid, with several options in the midfield which may be reinforced soon by Portuguese Andre Gomes coming from Valencia, will not require the services of Kovacic next season.

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    Turkey blocks WikiLeaks email dump on ruling party

    London: Anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks has released nearly 300,000 emails linked to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan‘s ruling AKP party, with Turkey immediately blocking access today. WikiLeaks said the emails came from the party’s web domain akparti.org.tr and mainly related to world affairs and not “the most sensitive internal matters”.

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    Don’t allow Trump to set foot in Oval Office: Hillary Clinton

    Washington: Hillary Clinton today asked American voters to make sure that her rival Donald Trump would never set his foot in the Oval Office of the White House, hours a fter the controversial billionaire was endorsed by the Republican party to be its presidential nominee. “Donald Trump just became the Republican nominee. Chip in now to make sure he never steps foot in the Oval Office,” Clinton, the Democratic party’s presumptive

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    Mohammad Shahid: One of India’s hockey greats of all time

    Mumbai: India’s hockey legend Mohammad Shahid was known not just for his excellent dribbling skills, but also considered as one of the greatest players of all time. The 56-year-old, who was battling kidney and liver problems, breathed his last on Wednesday at a Gurgaon hospital. He was part of the Vasudevan Baskaran-led Indian team that clinched the gold medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics. The legend was battling for life after a

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    HC seeks Centre’s response on “inconsistency” in rape law

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought response of the Ministry of Law and Justice on a plea which claimed that “inconsistency” has crept in through the amended rape law which protects a husband from prosecution for the offence of unnatural sex with his wife.

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    Fluctuations in ‘bad’ cholesterol may lead to memory loss

    London: Greater fluctuations in “bad” cholesterol levels are likely to cause worse cognitive function like acute memory loss in elderly adults, says a research. The findings showed that greater fluctuations in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL), or “bad” cholesterol can affect blood flow to the brain — a process which could lead to memory loss and even Alzheimer’s, according to American Heart Association.

  • Centre hopeful of GST passage in first week of August

    New Delhi:  The government said here on Wednesday it is hopeful of the passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in parliament in the first week of August as efforts are going on to win support from all political parties.

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    Cop probing Qandeel murder suspended, woman officer appointed

    Lahore: A police official probing the murder of Pakistani social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch was suspended for poor investigation and negligence and a woman inspector has been assigned to complete the task, officials said today. Homicide Unit (in-charge) Inspector Ilyas Haider who was doing ground investigation into the murder case will be replaced by woman Inspector Attiya Jaffari who is famous for conducting transparent probes into murder, rape and

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    Fadnavis slams Rane over his allegations against BJP

    Mumbai: Slamming senior Congress leader Narayan Rane over his allegation that criminals were joining the BJP, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said those who live in glass houses should not throw stones at others. While replying to a debate on the issue of the brutal gangrape and murder of a minor girl in Ahmednagar’s Kopardi village, Fadnavis also said that a picture of one of the accused shown by him during a

  • Its all praises for Nishikant Kamat’s ‘Madaari’

    Mumbai: Filmmakers like Hansal Mehta, David Dhawan and Madhur Bhandarkar, have appreciated the content and performances of “Madaari“, which they watched at a special screening here prior to its release.

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    Things to consider before getting hair transplant

    New Delhi: Don’t wish to be bald anymore and considering a hair transplant surgery? Go for an accredited medical centre, get yourself evaluated clinically and medically and more before going for the surgery, says an expert. Sanjay Parashar, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Cocoona Centre for Aesthetic Transformation, shares a list of standard practices you must look out for:

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    Rahul Gandhi dosed off in parliament during debate on dalits

    New Delhi: Hitting out at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for dozing off when the case of atrocities against Dalit youth in Gujarat was raised in the Parliament today, BSP supremo Mayawati asserted that it showed his lackadaisical attitude towards the sensitive matter.

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    Expect 50 bps cut in policy rate by March: Morgan Stanley

    New Delhi: Inflation in India is expected to fall to 4.5 per cent by next March, giving the Reserve Bank space to cut key policy rates by 50 basis points in the current fiscal, says a Morgan Stanley report. According to the global financial services major, disinflationary pressures would keep the RBI on an easing path.

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    Pema Khandu government in Arunachal passes floor test

    Itanagar: The four-day-old Pema Khandu government in Arunachal Pradesh today passed the floor test in the Assembly with 46 MLAs voting in favour of the Chief Minister and 11 members from opposition BJP voting against it. Governor Tathagata Roy hurriedly summoned the day-long session of the Assembly late last night asking Khandu to prove his majority on the floor of the House.

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    ‘Kabali’ frenzy spreads, ticket prices soaring

    Chennai: Make hay while Rajinikanth shines! This seems to be the mantra for theatre owners who are making a killing by selling “Kabali” tickets at exorbitant prices — much to the disappointment of hardcore superstar fans.

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    Interesting things you need to know about Rajnikanth ‘Kabali’

    Rajnikanth is back with a bang and style! He play’s a role of Don in the film. He once again proves that ‘Kabali’ that there is enough power in him to burn out all movies. ‘Kabali’ trailer has got more than 26 millions views on Youtube.