Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai Rains: Heavy rains lash city, disrupt rail, air traffic

    Mumbai: The heavy rains which lashed the city since Tuesday afternoon caused major delays in local train services on all three lines. The local train services on all three lines were running late by at least 20 minutes. On Tuesday, the local train services on the Harbour line were delayed as a tree fell on…

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  • Indore: After brief relief, City temp soars

    Indore: After a brief relief from humidity, mercury once again went Northward in the city. The maximum temperature in the city was recorded on Tuesday at 33.4 degrees Celsius. The city witnessed intermittent rains and overcast conditions for last couple of days which helped the mercury reach below the normal level, which gave the much-needed respite…

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  • Mumbai: Metro security staff demand government postings, go on a strike

    Mumbai: At least 40 Maharashtra Security Force (MSF) staffers went on a strike and staged a demonstration at Ghatkopar metro station on Tuesday. The staffers were demanding to make them permanent government enployees as they were currently appointed as contract employees. The strike by the security staff did not affect the commuters and the services…

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  • Indore: Symposium on Expressions of Spatial Characteristics in Urban Context by IIID

    Indore: Winner of various international awards for innovative architect, Ashwin Lovekar has said the space around us has been shrinking swiftly and it is important to re-use the available space suitably to improve the living standards. Lovekar was addressing one-day symposium organised by the Indore chapter Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID) on ‘Expressions of…

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  • Mumbai: Defeated aspirants lobby for MBMC seats

    Bhayandar: Hectic lobbying is on in the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), Shiv Sena and Congress to bag the five seats reserved in the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) for nominated corporators.  Since the number of corporators each party can nominate depends on the number of seats won, the BJP with 61 corporators will be able to…

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  • Indore: Crime Round Up: Major fire breaks out in Chhoti Gwaltoli area

    Indore: A major fire broke out at three shops and an auto garage in busy Chhoti Gwaltoli area on Monday night. Goods worth lakhs were gutted in the blaze. However, no causalities were reported. The fire broke out at 2 am at Universal Campus of Chhoti Gwaltoli. Local residents saw the smoke emanating from Ejaj…

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  • Indore: ‘Take each step keeping in mind big picture’

    Indore: Toppers of Colonel’s Academy, Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) and St Mary’s Higher Secondary School were felicitated on Tuesday by Free Press. At a well-attended programme hosted by Colonel’s Academy, children were encouraged to share their experience and methodology adopted for securing top marks. School anchors expressed their delight about the news world. They welcomed Colonel’s…

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  • Mumbai: MMRDA have finalised 10 major corporate consortia.

    Mumbai: In the final race to win the contract for the construction of Mumbai Trans Harbour Link project, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) have finalised 10 major corporate consortia. The Free Press Journal had earlier reported MMRDA had received 17 bids from contractors to construct 3 packages of the 22-km long Mumbai Trans…

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  • Maharashtra government says OC no longer mandatory for Housing Societies

    Mumbai: In a move that will give major relief to nearly 50,000 housing societies in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, the state government has agreed to waive the prerequisite of having an Occupancy Certificate for getting the deemed conveyance of the plot. Earlier, the officials at the registrar’s office insisted that housing societies must submit the…

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  • Bhopal: VC, students ‘oppose’ tourism dept effort to take over Minto Hall

    Bhopal: MP Tourism department team had to face tough resistance from ABVP activists when the officials went to take possession of Minto Hall (Old Vidhan Sabha), where currently Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University is running. The members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) protested as the officials asked the authorities to vacate the building when…

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  • Bhopal: Muslims submit memorandum for Rohingiyas’ safety

    Bhopal: Expressing concern that Prime Minister Narendra Modi never talked to his counterpart in Myanmar for peace, Muslims on Tuesday submitted a memorandum in which they said that central government should withdraw affidavit from Supreme Court regarding Rohingiya Muslims. They submitted the memorandum to SDM at Budhwara area where they had staged a sit-in. The…

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  • Bhopal: Four seniors found ‘guilty’, served notices

    Bhopal: Four senior students of Gandhi Medical College have been served show cause notices on Tuesday in connection with ragging on campus. The college anti-ragging committee has prima facie found these students guilty of ragging the juniors and has handed over the case to Koh-e-Fiza police. The four seniors involved in the ragging incidents have…

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