Free Press Journal
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    Fixing drug prices helped consumers save Rs 5K cr: Govt

    New Delhi: Consumers have saved nearly Rs 5,000 crore on account of the government fixing the prices of medicines under the Drugs Price Control Order 2013, government said today.

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    SCS: China says ‘will never accept settlement plans by third party’

    New Delhi: Continuing aggressive stand on maritime sovereignty in the South China Sea, China has said it will never accept any kind of dispute settlement by the third party and will never accept the settlement plans or ideas imposed upon Beijing.

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    Mirza-Hingis storm into Rogers Cup quarters

    Toronto: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis produced a sublime performance as they marched into the quarter-finals of the women’s doubles event at Rogers Cup in Toronto on Friday.

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    Jet Airways asked to pay compensation to flyer

    Thane: The Thane District Consumer Forum has ordered Jet Airways to compensate a flyer for failing to provide services under one of its promotional schemes. Forum President Sneha S Mhatre and member N D Kadam, in their order delivered on July 26, directed the airline to pay

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    CBI files charge sheet against 2 Vyapam case accused

    New Delhi: CBI has filed charge sheet against a candidate and a middleman for allegedly helping 29 examinees in getting admission to MBBS course through forgery and impersonation in pre-medical test conducted in 2008, 2009 and 2011 by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board also known as Vyapam.

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    Changes in darshan timings of Rameswaram temple announced

    Rameswaram (TN): The famous lord Ramanathaswamy temple here, which is thronged by devotees from acros the country, will remain closed for darshan during daytime on August 6 and 12, in view of annual festivals. On August 6, on the occasion of Adithapasu festival, the temple will be opened at 2 am and closed around 6 am after the idol of goddess Parvathavardhini ambal is take out on a procession, a press release

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    Bollywood stars are not driving Marathi cinema ahead: Sachin

    Mumbai: Noted actor Sachin Pilgaonkar says Marathi cinema is growing because of its innovative content and not due to the presence of stars like Salman Khan, Riteish Deshmukh and Vidya Balan in its films. Pilgaonkar has mainly acted and directed films in Marathi. “Marathi cinema is not growing because of stars like Salman Khan, Riteish Deshmukh or Vidya Balan who have acted in films here. With all due respect to these stars

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    Dalits refuse to dispose of dead cattle, demand protection

    Ahmedabad: Protesting against the thrashing of Dalits in Una, members of the community traditionally engaged in skinning and tannery work have refused to dispose of the dead cattle in several parts of Gujarat demanding that they be provided protection and I card by the government to prevent harassment from ‘gau-rakshaks’.

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    At one point I was messed up and frustrated: Hard Kaur

    New Delhi: Rapper Hard Kaur says that there was a time in her life when she felt frustrated and messed up, which is why she took a long time to return to singing. The 36-year-old “Glassy” hitmaker was in the capital to promote her new single “Sherni”, with which she has turned music producer.

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    Temporary reprieve for Indian from Indonesian firing squad

    Jakarta/New Delhi: Indian national Gurdip Singh who was set to be executed by Indonesian authorities for drug smuggling has won a temporary reprieve as he was not among the four prisoners executed by a firing squad early on Friday in that country. Gurdip Singh was convicted along with 13 others and due to be executed at the Nusa Kambangan prison island.

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    Government serious about curbing rising cyber crimes: Rijiju

    New Delhi: At a time when cyber attacks are growing and cyber criminals are targeting organisations, we must not compromise when it comes to security, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiran Rijiju said on Friday. The Union Home Ministry is always open to incorporate ideas and suggestions from various stakeholders, he added, inaugurating the ninth annual summit on Cyber and Network Security in the capital.

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    Naidu launches ‘Mission Harita Andhra Pradesh’

    Vijayawada: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today launched ‘Mission Harita Andhra Pradesh’, with the theme ‘green cover for a happy living’, by planting saplings at Sunkollu village under Nuzividu mandal in Krishna district. Interestingly, Harita Andhra Pradesh was a pet project of late chief minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy but Chandrababu has now made it a ‘mission’ with a new slogan Vanam-Manam (forest and we).

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    Geelani, Farooq arrested ahead of march to Jamia Masjid

    Srinagar: Police today arrested separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq as they tried to march from their residences to historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of the city.

  • Sonakshi Sinha croons for ‘Akira’

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha has lent her voice for a song in her upcoming film “Akira”. And she says going behind the mike for the movie was a “very spur of the moment thing”.