Free Press Journal
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    IIT scholar’s death: Students boycott classes

    Kanpur: Students at IIT here boycotted classes for the third day today demanding action against a doctor and the workers of the health centre at the institute over the death of an 26-year-old research scholar, even as his family demanded a CBI probe into the case. IIT Kanpur Director Indraneel Manna said the college authorities held two rounds of talks with the agitating students and they have sent the demands of the

  • No more on fast, Manipur now shuns Sharmila

    Imphal: A day after she broke her 16-year fast against a law that gives sweeping powers to the military, Irom Sharmila is suddenly finding herself virtually friendless in Manipur.

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    2002-03 blasts case convict Atif Mulla gets bail from HC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today granted bail to Atif Mulla, a convict in the series of blasts in Mumbai between December 2002 and March 2003, after observing that the accused abided by the conditions when he was out on bail during the trial. A division bench of justices A S Oka and A A Sayed granted bail to Atif Mulla on a surety of Rs 1.50 lakh.

  • Kashmir is our problem, stop blaming Pak: Cong tells Modi

    New Delhi: Congress veteran Mani Shankar Aiyar today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government to stop blaming Pakistan for Kashmir unrest as it is India’s problem and advised the ruling dispensation to initiate a parallel dialogue with both Pakistan and the separatist leaders.

  • RPF officials trying to locate the site of RBI cash heist

    Salem (TN): Railway Protection Force is investigating whether the heist of over Rs five crore RBI money in a moving train has taken place here or after it left the Salem station, a senior officials said today.

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    Profit booking drags equity markets lower

    Mumbai: Profit booking, along with negative global cues and caution over upcoming quarterly results, dragged the Indian equity markets lower on Wednesday.

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    Travelyaari raises $7 mn from GVFL, BCCL

    New Delhi: Online bus booking platform Travelyaari today said it has raised USD 7 million (about Rs 46.6 crore), led by Gujarat Venture Finance Ltd (GVFL), Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd (Times Group) and other investors.

  • PETA India files petition with NGT urging ban on ‘manja’

    Nashik: Animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has filed a petition urging the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to ban all forms of sharp kite flying strings called ‘manja’ nationwide.

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    Remo D’Souza hopes ‘A Flying Jatt’ gets U certificate

    Mumbai: Director Remo D’Souza hopes that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) will give ‘U’ certificate to his upcoming movie “A Flying Jatt”. The superhero-action film stars Tiger Shroff, Jacqueline Fernandez and professional wrestler Nathan Jones in the lead roles.

  • Wonders await if we keep momentum going: Indian hockey captain Sreejesh

    Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): The victory against Argentina on Tuesday was emphatic no doubt but the Indian men’s hockey team is not resting on the result that earned them a historic quarter final berth at the Rio Olympics. In fact, the team is only eager to win the remaining two matches in the Pool B as it will determine the opponent they will play in the last-eight contest on Sunday.

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    Will not tolerate harassment against Dalits: Vijay Rupani

    New Delhi : Condemning the Una incident where a Dalit family was flogged allegedly by ‘gau rakshaks’ for skinning a cow carcass, newly appointed Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has said his government would not accept any type of harassment towards the Dalits. In an exclusive conversation with Jagdeesh Chandra, the News head of ETV, Rupani termed the Una incident as unfortunate.