Free Press Journal
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    Rahul Gandhi targets Modi government over price rise

    New Delhi: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday charged the Narendra Modi government with gross failure to keep prices of essential commodities under control. Gandhi also challenged Prime Minister Modi to announce a date by which the prices of essential commodities like dal and vegetables will decrease.

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    No concrete evidence about missing AN-32 plane: Parrikar

    New Delhi: “Several inputs and leads” regarding floating objects have been picked up but there is no concrete evidence so far with respect to missing AN-32 aircraft of the IAF, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told the Lok Sabha today.

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    Hepatitis cases reported more during monsoon: Experts

    Mumbai: Nearly 60 per cent of hepatitis cases are detected during monsoon with each year approximately 200 new cases being reported, medical experts said here on World Hepatitis Day today. “Every year approximately 200 new cases are reported on hepatitis and during monsoon their number is even higher. We need to focus on prevention of hepatitis E in general and during pregnancy as well as prevention of hepatitis C,” said Dr Roy Patankar,

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    Ruling, Opposition parties spar over Khadse row in Mah Council

    Mumbai: The ruling and Opposition parties today engaged in a war of words over the alleged telephonic conversations between former Maharashtra Revenue minister Eknath Khadse and underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

  • Suresh Prabhu inaugurates Deen Dayalu coaches

    Central Railway’s CST-Panvel fast corridor faces hurdles

    Mumbai: The Central Railway’s much-awaited Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus-Panvel fast corridor has hit a roadblock as the divisional administration has found few “hurdles” in implementing the project and has expressed its concerns to top officials.

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    Distressed Maharashtra fishermen await new policy

    Nagpur: Around one lakh fishermen and their families in Maharashtra are reeling under distress as the state government has failed to come out with a new policy for fishing rights and contracts. The contracts ended in June this year and despite orders from Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to formulate a fresh policy, the Fisheries department is yet to act, thereby leaving the fishermen community in lurch.

  • Mumbai: Girl beaten up in local train; four detained

    Mumbai: Four women, who allegedly roughed up a 20-year-old girl student in a Churchgate bound train from Virar, were today detained after being identified by the victim, police said.

  • AAP

    Bail granted to AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday granted bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatullah Khan, who has been arrested for allegedly threatening a woman. He has been asked to furnish a personal bond of Rs. 50,000.

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    Govt. counters Rahul, throws light on ‘inflation mafia’ during UPA

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday countered Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s assertion that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) only make false promises and asked the latter to introspect the ten-year-rule of the former UPA regime which in nexus with the ‘inflation mafia’ harmed the interest of the common man.

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    Labour Min concerned over ‘misleading views’ on Child Bill

    New Delhi: Labour Ministry today expressed serious concern over comments from some organisations on certain provisions of the Child Labour Bill that prohibits employment of children below 14 years, terming these as “ill-informed”.

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    Rains continue, major rivers flowing above danger mark in UP

    Lucknow: With southwest monsoon remaining normal and heavy rains lashing various parts of Uttar Pradesh, major rivers of the state such as the Sharda and the Ghagra are flowing above the ‘red’ mark at Palia Kalan and Elgin Bridge respectively.

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    Djokovic to compete at Rio, shrugs off Zika concerns

    Johannesburg : World number one Novak Djokovic has said that he would play in next month’s Rio Olympics despite increasing fears about the Zika virus. While insisting the threat by Zika virus has been overstated, the Serbian said he is looking forward to take all necessary precautions heading into the Summer Games, Sport24 reports.