Free Press Journal
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    Anandiben Patel steps down as Gujarat CM

    New Delhi – Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Monday submitted her resignation to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) top brass asserting that the saffron party needs a fresh face in the state.

  • African couple among 4 held for supplying drugs in Punjab, Delhi

    New Delhi: Police today claimed to have unearthed a nexus between Punjab-based and foreign drug suppliers with the arrest of four persons, including an African couple, and recovered 4 kg heroin worth, Rs 16 crore in the international market, from them.

  • Pokemon Go fans shocked after update resets their progress

    London: Hundreds of Pokemon Go fans were left in disbelief after an update reset the widely popular augmented reality game, wiping out three weeks worth of Pokemon catching. After realising that downloading an update for the game had led to the application resetting itself, fans of the game took to social media to express their sadness.

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    AIADMK opposes NEET, other parties support

    New Delhi: The AIADMK today opposed in Rajya Sabha the government move to put in place a single examination for medical and dental courses through NEET while most other parties supported the step, with demands that private colleges should be monitored properly.

  • Scientists simulate nuclear explosion of asteroid

    Moscow: In a step that may help protect the Earth from potentially dangerous celestial bodies, scientists have simulated the nuclear explosion of an asteroid in such a way that its irradiated fragments do not fall on our planet. With the help of supercomputer SKIF Cyberia, the nuclear explosion of an asteroid 200 metres in diameter was simulated.

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    Maruti Suzuki hikes prices by up to Rs 20,000

    New Delhi: Country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India today hiked prices of its various models by up to Rs 20,000. The increase in price for the newly launched compact SUV Vitara Brezza will be Rs 20,000 while that of new premium hatchback Baleno is Rs 10,000.

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    No proposal before govt to carve out Vidarbha: Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said there is no proposal before his government to create a separate state of Vidarbha, an issue over which the opposition Congress-NCP as well as ally Shiv Sena targetted BJP.

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    Tata-DoCoMo deal: FinMin rejects RBI plea for FEMA exemption

    New Delhi: Rejecting RBI plea for exempting Tata-DoCoMo deal from foreign exchange Act, the Finance Ministry has said the two firms had entered into a share buyback contract in contravention of prevalent law and the case will now have to be legally settled.

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    Re-signed Australia coach Lehmann identifies 2017 India tour as main target

    Melbourne : Australian head coach Darren Lehmann, whose contract has been extended until 2019, has declared that next year’s Test tour of India is his main focus but insisted his side need to rectify their frailties in order to improve their performances on the subcontinent.

  • Vehar lake in Mumbai starts overflowing

    Mumbai: Vehar lake, one of the city-based reservoirs which supplies potable water to the mega-polis, started overflowing from the wee hours today, civic officials said.

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    Now, a triple-therapy patch to keep colon cancer at bay

    Washington D.C : A newly-developed triple-therapy patch may soon make open surgeries a history for colon cancer patients. Investigators at Brigham and Women’s Hospital developed a hydrogel patch that can adhere to tumours in a preclinical model of colon cancer, delivering a local, combination treatment as the elastic gel breaks down over time.

  • Gujarat: Police station attacked over ‘love-jihad’ video

    Surat: Enraged over a video showing them in a bad light on ‘Love-Jihad’ issue, around 200 people from the minority community stormed the Limbayat police station here demanding action against those had recorded and circulated the clip, police said today. To control the mob, police resorted to lathicharge and fired at least 24 tear gas shells last night, said Limbayat police inspector B M Parmar.

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    Aus woman can recite all Harry Potter books word-for-word

    Melbourne: A 26-year-old Australian woman whose rare brain condition gives her elephantine memory can recite every single word in every chapter of J K Rowling’s much-loved Harry Potter books. Becky Sharrock, who hails from Brisbane and is a big Harry Potter fan, has a condition called Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (HSAM), which means she remembers every moment of her life in extraordinary detail.

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    NCW summons doctor for ill-treating minor gangrape victim

    New Delhi: The NCW today summoned a doctor who conducted medical examination of the minor victim in the Bulandshahr gangrape case for allegedly ill-treating her and asking “awkward” questions and also slammed police for not including sections of POCSO Act in the FIR.

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    Maharashtra couple marry mid-air — 600-feet above valley!

    Kolhapur (Maharashtra): Marriages may be made in heaven, but this one was sanctified “hanging” mid-air — over a 600-feet deep valley! Jaideep Jadhav, 30, a mountaineer and pharma marketer, and his bride Reshma Patil, preparing for her Indian Administrative Service competitive exams, married in this unique fashion on Sunday in the Western Ghats.