Free Press Journal
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    Punjab bans comedy film ‘The Legend of Michael Mishra’

    Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Thursday announced a ban on the screening of comedy film “The Legend of Michael Mishra”. “The Punjab government has suspended the exhibition of the film with immediate effect for two months and during such suspension, it shall be deemed to be uncertified film in the state,” a spokesman of the state government said.

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    Sonia undergoing treatment for shoulder injury

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital following dehydration and fever, is also undergoing treatment for a shoulder injury, said a doctor. An internationally acclaimed team of shoulder experts comprising of Sanjay Desai from Mumbai and Prateek Gupta from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital are attending her, said D.S. Rana, Chairman (Board of Management) Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.

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    Telangana CM misguiding people on irrigation projects: Cong

    Hyderabad: Telangana Congress today alleged that Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is “misguiding” people by claiming that some of the irrigation projects initiated during the erstwhile Congress government, were during his own rule. The state Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC), in an open letter to Prime Minister Naredra Modi, who is scheduled to visit Telangana on August 7, said the scheme ‘Mission Bhagiratha’ slated to be launched by him, is an old initiative

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    Upen Patel appears as guest judge in ‘India’s next Top Model’

    Mumbai: Actor Upen Patel, who has previously appeared on “Bigg Boss 8” and “Nach Baliye 7”, will next be seen as a guest judge on popular reality show “India’s Next Top Model Season 2” The modelling reality show, an adaptation of “America’s Next Top Model”, features model-actress Lisa Haydon and celebrity photographer Dabboo Ratnani as judges.

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    Duck-billed dinosaur had arthritis 70 million years ago

    New York: Scientists have discovered evidence of arthiritis in the fossilised elbow of a 70-million-year-old duck-billed dinosaur, suggesting the condition is not a modern malady. The finding is the oldest recorded case of septic arthritis – a condition in which a joint becomes inflamed, often from bacteria or fungus, researchers said.

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    India has 18 judges per ten lakh people

    New Delhi: There are 18 judges per 10 lakh people as compared to 50 judges recommended by the Law Commission in its 1987 report which the Chief Justice of India had recently cited seeking an increase in the judges strength. According to the data put out by the Law Ministry in public domain, the judge to population ratio in India stands at 17.86 judges per 10 lakh people.


    Rajnath flies back home after attending SAARC meet in Pak

    Islamabad: Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh left for New Delhi this afternoon after attending the seventh SAARC Home Ministers meeting in Islamabad. During his terse speech, Singh launched a veiled attack on Pakistan, saying mere condemnation of terrorism and individual acts by terrorists was not enough.

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    Filmmaker Farooqui gets 7 yrs jail for raping American woman

    New Delhi: Bollywood film ‘Peepli Live’ co-director Mahmood Farooqui was today sentenced to seven years imprisonment by a Delhi court for raping a US researcher here last year. Additional Sessions Judge Sanjiv Jain awarded the minimum jail term prescribed for the offence to Farooqui, who was produced in the court in custody.

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    Muslim woman kicked out of US store for wearing veil

    Chicago: A 32-year-old Muslim woman has accused a US department store of discrimination after she was asked to leave the retail outlet for wearing the traditional Islamic veil or the ‘niqab‘. Sarah Safi, from Gary, Indiana, was wearing a niqab, a veil that covers the face, leaving only the area around the eyes clear, when she entered a Family Dollar store.

  • Akhilesh ready for CBI probe in Bulandshahr gang rape case

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of politicising the recent gang-rape of a mother-daughter duo off a national highway in Bulandshahr and said he was ready for a CBI investigation.

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    Interstate gang of women thieves busted in Kota, 10 arrested

    Kota: An interstate woman gang allegedly involved in a number of burglaries was busted by the local police with the arrest of eight women and two men, police said today. The accused were arrested yesterday by a special police team at Ridhi-Sidhi colony on Bunedi road under Kunhadi police station area, they said.

  • Close shave for security personnel as Naxals detonate IED

    Raipur: A group of security personnel had a close shave today as Maoists detonated a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) blast on a densely-forested route in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bijapur district, police said. No one was injured in the explosion. The rebels exploded landmine between Tarrem-Sarkeguda under Basaguda police station limits when a joint team of CRPF and its elite unit CoBRA was patrolling the region, a senior police official said.

  • SAIL implements VRS; 1,038 employees take the offer

    New Delhi: India’s largest steelmaker SAIL today said 1,038 employees took its Voluntary retirement Scheme (VRS), which will have a one-time financial impact of Rs 213 crore on the firm.

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    Profit booking, Asian cues dent equity markets 

    Mumbai: Profit booking, along with negative Asian indices and a weak rupee, dented the Indian equity markets during the late-afternoon trade session on Thursday.

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    ‘Aam aadmi’ will very soon reject AAP: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress Party on Thursday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of giving false hopes to the people and said that the ‘aam aadmi’ would very soon reject the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) if it does not mend its ways.