Free Press Journal
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    File SLP in Salman case in SC, advises Rajasthan law officer

    Jaipur: Rajasthan’s Additional Advocate General K.L. Thakur on Saturday said that he had recommended the state government appeal in the Supreme Court against acquittal of Bollywood actor Salman Khan by Rajasthan High Court in the 18-year-old chinkara poaching cases.

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    Anurag Kashyap to take a class on Censorship 

    It hasn’t been too long ago that Anurag Kashyap took a historical stance against censorship and a right one and came out with winning glory. Udta Punjab, being one of the films that Anurag’s co-partnered firm Phantom was terribly endangered by the Censor Board, stood up as a united voice for the desperate need of revision of censorship rules for films in India.

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    Don’t adopt selective approach to fighting terror: US to Pakistan

    Islamabad: After it announced withholding $300 million military aid to Islamabad, the US has urged Pakistan to target all militant groups and not adopt a “selective approach” to combating terror. “Pakistan has taken and is taking steps to counter terrorist violence, and certainly focusing on those groups that threaten Pakistan or its stability. The military has shut down some of these safe havens,” US State Department deputy spokesperson Mark Toner said during

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    Afghan govt. committed to eliminating terrorists from Badakhshan: Abdullah Abdullah

    Dhaka: Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday said that terrorists will be eliminated from Badakhshan province in the near future, after he held a meeting with senior security officials. The Chief Executive’s media office in a statement said that Abdullah Abdullah asserted that security of Badakhshan is a top priority for government and that they will leave no stone unturned to ensure the safety of its residents.

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    Pakistanis splash over $800 mn on Dubai property

    Islamabad: Pakistanis bought property worth three billion United Arab Emirates (UAE) dirhams (around $816 million) in Dubai during the first half of this year, behind Indians and Britons who spent seven billion and four billion dirhams respectively, a Pakistani daily said on Saturday. In the last two-and-a-half years, Pakistanis have invested over 18 billion dirhams in the Dubai realty market, Dawn online said, quoting the Dubai Land Department reports in the UAE

  • Clinton says Trump's praise of Russia raises 'national security issues'

    Pants on fire, run baby run!

    Washington: One was “fired” up, the other had “pants on fire” as the Republican red and Democratic blue combatants began the 100-day dash in the White House 2016 “game of throws.” “No more Mr Nice Guy” — seriously — said Donald Trump aka “Dangerous Donald” to rivals as he threw punches at press, pundits, the president and politicians for piling up on him for picking up on hapless Pakistani-American parents of a

  • Tennis: Japan’s Nishioka in Atlanta Open semis

    Washington : Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka stunned Horacio Zeballos 6-4, 6-4 to reach his maiden ATP Tour semi-final at the Atlanta Open tennis tournament here. Nishioka did not drop a serve as he posted his most dominant victory so far in a week that also saw him oust fourth seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov on Friday, reports Xinhua.

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    Isinbayeva claims discrimination by Olympic Officials

    Moscow: Russia’s two-time Olympic pole-vaulting champion Elena Isinbayeva has claimed that she will not give up training as long as there is any chance that she can take part in the Rio Olympics. In November 2015, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accused Russia of violating anti-doping rules and recommended that the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the sports governing body, eliminate all Russian athletes from participating in all contests under its

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    Markets end flat despite positive cues

    Mumbai: Despite India on the verge of a major economic reform, healthy inflows of foreign funds and supportive global cues, the Indian equity markets closed flat during the last week.

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    Rio Olympics:35 protesters detained in Sao Paulo

    Sao Paulo: Brazilian military police has detained at least 35 people in Sao Paulo protesting against the 2016 Olympic Games. On Friday, 100 protesters gathered at the Paulista Avenue (Avenida Paulista), the financial heart of the country. Clashes occurred as they proceeded towards the city center, reports Efe.

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    India should do everything to bring him back: Ansari’s mother

    Mumbai: Indian government must do everything it can to bring back Hamid Nehal Ansari, lodged in a Pakistani jail since 2012 and was attacked at least thrice by the inmates in recent months, his mother said. “We have come to know through media and our advocate also informed us that such an incident has happened with Hamid,” said Fauzia Ansari, mother of the 31-year-old engineering and management graduate from Mumbai, who

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    Modi government serious ‘threat’ to democracy: AAP

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday said that the central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become a “threat to the democratic and federal structure of the country”.

  • Another bomb found in Manipur after Friday blast

    Imphal: A powerful bomb weighing 3.5 kg was recovered here on Saturday morning near the place where an explosion on Friday injured one CRPF trooper and a two-year-old girl.

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    Katju completes first interim report on Lodha panel reforms

    New Delhi: Former Supreme Court Justice Markandey Katju has already prepared a first interim report on behalf of the BCCI based on the Justice Lodha panel recommendations, which is now binding after the Supreme Court verdict on July 18. He will be handing over the said report to the BCCI president Anurag Thakur at a formal event tomorrow.

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    Single people have richer social lives: study

    Los Angeles: Single people have richer social lives and more psychological growth than those who are married, according to a new study which found that individuals who are not in a relationship have a heightened sense of self- determination. “The preoccupation with the perils of loneliness can obscure the profound benefits of solitude,” said Bella DePaulo from University of California, Santa Barbara in the US who conducted the study based on earlier studies,