Free Press Journal
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    Spain seeks urgent answers from UK after nuclear sub collision

    Madrid: Spain said today it had asked London for “urgent” explanations after a British nuclear submarine collided with a vessel off the coast of Gibraltar, forcing it to dock in the disputed territory. The incident sparked environmental fears as well as concerns it could lead to yet another diplomatic row between London and Madrid, which wants Gibraltar back centuries after it was ceded to Britain in 1713.

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    Proposal seeking discussion on Govinda KC’s demands, filed at Nepal Parliament

    Kathmandu: Nepali Congress lawmaker Gagan Thapa on Thursday filed a proposal of public importance demanding the Parliament begin discussions on demands raised by Dr Govinda K. C., who has been staging fast-unto-death for last 12 days demanding reforms in Nepal medical education sector.

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    Rescue boat with 22 migrant bodies aboard heading to Sicily

    Rome: The humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders says a rescue vessel is bringing the bodies of 22 migrants to Sicily after they perished aboard a smugglers’ boat. The bodies of 21 women and one man were found today in a pool of fuel at the bottom of the boat. The same rescue effort saved 209 people who were aboard two rubber dinghies. The organisation said today that the survivors and bodies will arrive in

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    Suhail Nayyar aka ‘Jassi’, taking his first step in Bollywood

    Hearing the title of the film, Suhail Nayyar mistook Udta Punjab to be a Punjabi film. In fact he even wanted to audition for Tommy Singh’s part which was played by Shahid Kapoor. Playing Shahid’s brother in the film, Jassi, Suhail Nayyar says Shahid inspired him to work hard. He talks to Viraj Sawant about his journey from fearing the stage to taking acting as

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    My father cut me off when I was 18: Sonam

    Actress Sonam Kapoor says her father and actor Anil Kapoor had cut her off when she turned 18, compelling her to take her own decision in her personal as well professional life. She added that “every misstep and every triumph” in her journey in the showbiz has been her own.

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    116 killed or missing as rains create havoc in China

    Beijing: As many as 116 people were either killed or missing in fresh bout of rainstorms in China which has caused havoc, flattening homes, disrupting power and traffic besides triggering evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people, according to official figures released today. Forty-two people were killed and 74 remained missing in torrential rains in central and north areas since yesterday, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

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    Priyanka Chopra wants to be an achiever

    Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is scaling new heights internationally, says she doesn’t want to limit herself and aspires to be an achiever, adding that “there is no luxury of quitting to be an achiever”.

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    Saina seeded fifth at Olympics

    New Delhi: Star India shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded fifth while her compatriot P V Sindhu is seeded ninth in the women’s singles at the upcoming Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro. Kidambi Srikanth, meanwhile, has received a ninth seeding in the men’s draw. Saina is world no. 5 and Sindhu is ranked 10th in women’s singles, Srikanth’s ranking is 11th in the world in men’s singles.

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    Mourinho tips Allardyce to bring success for England

    Shanghai: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes that Sam Allardyce is the best person to coach the England national team but must be given the right support. Currently the manager of English Premier League club Sunderland, Allardyce is set to be ratified as a successor to Roy Hodgson on Thursday and Mourinho is convinced he can deliver.

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    2 Kabbadi players injured as police constable opens fire

    Moga (Punjab): Two kabaddi players were seriously injured when a police constable allegedly fired at them while they were on their way to Lande village, police said today. Lakhwinder Singh (22) and Varinder Singh (22) were on their way to Lande village from Dosanjh village in Moga yesterday when the accused, Paramdeep Singh, allegedly intercepted their vehicle and opened fire at them resulting in injuries to the two.

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    Askme’s investor Astro to pay off outstanding dues before cut-off date

    Askme Group has been surrounded by various controversies like non-payment of dues and counterfeit products, lately. Additionally, the company is going through transition as its principal investor – Astro Holdings is exiting the company.

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    CAS upholds ban on Russian athletes

    Lausanne (Switzerland): The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday rejected the Russian Olympic Committee’s appeal against the ban on its athletes from track and field competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. “CAS rejects the claims/appeal of the Russian Olympic Committee and 68 Russian athletes,” the CAS said in a statement, reports TASS.

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    Status quo on SC/ST reservation for job promotions

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre on a plea alleging that it has failed to adhere to its earlier order of maintaining status quo with regard to reservation in job promotion for Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes.

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    Prosecution to appeal against Oscar Pistorius’ six-year sentence

    Johannesburg: South African prosecutors said today they would push for a longer sentence for Oscar Pistorius, describing his six-year jail term for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp as “shockingly too lenient”. After he was sentenced earlier this month, Pistorius’ lawyers said the double-amputee Olympic sprinter would not appeal against the term, which was criticised by many activists as too short.

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    Kalashnikov found in raid linked to Nice attack

    Nice (France): French police found a Kalashnikov rifle and a bag of ammunition in the basement of a man held in connection with the Bastille Day truck massacre, a source close to the case said today. The raid was carried out as part of the investigation into a 22-year-old man believed to have received text messages from Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel on the night of the attack, discussing the supply of weapons.