Free Press Journal
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    It’s a big day for us: Salman’s sister on his acquittance

    Mumbai: Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan Sharma today said it is a big day for the family as the Rajasthan High Court has acquitted him in two cases related to poaching of Chinkaras in Jodhpur in 1998. The 50-year-old actor’s appeal against the sentence in the two cases related to poaching of Chinkaras was allowed by the High Court, which acquitted him in both the cases.

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    I always value myself as an all-rounder: Ashwin

    Antigua: It was Ravichandran Ashwin’s efforts with both the bat and ball which helped India secure their biggest win outside the sub-continent and the Chennai spinner said he values himself as an all-rounder. India on Sunday beat the West Indies in the first Test by an innings and 92 runs, with Ashwin picking up figures of 7/83.

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    Woman can join and serve in Territorial Army: Centre to HC

    New Delhi: Women can join and serve in Territorial Army (TA), in its railway engineer regiments, and will also be considered for honorary commissions, the Centre has told the Delhi High Court.

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    Renault Lodgy World Edition launched At Rs 9.74 lakh

    French carmaker Renault added the ‘World Edition’ of the multi-purpose vehicle Lodgy to its Indian line-up on Monday. The car will be offered in two engine options of 85PS and 110PS at Rs 9.74 lakh and Rs 10.4 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) respectively, informed a press release.

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    Mercedes-AMG SLC43 India launch tomorrow

    The burbling and growling AMG family in India is about to get one more addition tomorrow in the form of the SLC43. The roadster will be the very first Mercedes-AMG model to be christened with the ‘43’ nomenclature and it is the successor to the SLK55 AMG.

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    ‘Mars rover Curiosity can now fire laser on its own’

    Washington: For the first time, NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover can fire its onboard laser all by itself, mission scientists say. New software is enabling ChemCam, the laser spectrometer on Curiosity, to select rock targets autonomously – the first time autonomous target selection is available for an instrument of this kind on any robotic planetary mission.

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    Dhabolkar murder case: CBI to seek Virendra Tawde’s custody

    Mumbai: Maharashtra CID would seek custody of Virendra Tawde, alleged member of right-wing group Sanatan Sanstha who has been arrested in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar murder case, to ascertain if there was a conspiracy linking the killings of activist Govind Pansare and Dabholkar, the probe agency informed the Bombay High Court today.

  • China-US

    US, China hold NSA-level talks after SCS verdict

    Beijing: The US today called for “candour and openness” ahead of NSA-level talks with China here, the first such high-level political dialogue since an international tribunal rejected Beijing’s expansive claims over the strategic South China Sea. US National Security Advisor Susan Rice began her visit here by holding talks with her counterpart Yang Jiechi after China’s outright rejection of the tribunal, questioning its legality.

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    Facebook censored links to DNC emails disclosed by Wikileaks

    New York: Social networking giant Facebook has admitted to have blocked links to more than 19,000 leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) that Wikileaks released last week, offering a glimpse of the split between the DNC and former presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders, media has reported.

  • Ashish Vidyarthi got role in ‘24’ by chance

    New Delhi: One of silver screen’s renowned villains, Ashish Vidyarthi, who will be seen playing a dreaded drug Mafia in the second season of Anil Kapoor-starrer ‘24,’ has revealed that he got the part just by chance.

  • Singapore to shame other errant banks after 1MDB saga

    Singapore: Singapore’s central bank chief vowed today to name and shame other banks engaged in money-laundering after a scandal involving Malaysian state fund 1MDB hurt the city-state’s financial reputation. The money-laundering lapses uncovered during a 15-month investigation into fund flows linked to 1MDB are “simply unacceptable”, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) managing director Ravi Menon told a press briefing.

  • Narsingh demands CBI probe into doping scandal

    New Delhi: A defiant Narsingh Yadav today demanded a CBI probe into the doping scandal which has jeopardised his participation in the Olympics, alleging that a conspiracy has been hatched to scuttle his Rio dream.