Free Press Journal
  • 26/11 hero Praveen Teotia becomes India’s first disabled Ironman in South Africa

    Mumbai: Former Marine Commando (MARCO) and hero of Mumbai’s 26/11 terror attacks, Praveen Teotia, has apparently become India’s first disabled Ironman. Teotia (33) has recently won the title of world’s toughest and prestigious competition of Ironman Triathlon Championship 2018 in South Africa despite being physically disabled. Teotia, whose right lung is affected and is suffering…

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  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Sachin Sawant shot dead in Kandivali

    Mumbai: A 46-year-old Shiv Sena leader, Sachin Sawant, was shot dead in Kandivali east late evening on Sunday when he was returning home from his Shakha office. The incident took place between 8 and 8:30pm. “Sachin, who was popularly known as ‘bhau’, was riding pillion on a Royal Enfield two-wheeler. The rider stopped the vehicle…

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    Half-burnt body of Shiv Sena leader Prashant Nimse found in Thane

    Mumbai: A 40-year-old Shiv Sena leader of Thane (rural), Prashant Nimse, was found dead in the thickets in Bhiwandi tehsil on Friday morning. Additional Superintendent of Police Prashant Kadam told the Free Press Journal that the body was half-charred. A passer-by, who saw the body, had informed the Ganeshpuri police. Initially, Nimse’s body could not…

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  • Facebook starts new feature for Android users to recharge phones

    Mumbai: Social media giant Facebook has started a new feature for Android phone users to recharge their phones. To avail this facility, the Android user needs to have its latest version of Facebook application. The representative of Facebook India Vertika told the Free Press Journal the ‘pilot project is at present on testing phase.’ The…

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  • Mumbai: Miscreants find new way to loot, woman arrested

    Mumbai: The robbery bid of a gang of four, including a woman, was foiled outside Grant Road station on Wednesday afternoon after two passers-by timely informed Mumbai police who nabbed the lady while her three male accomplices managed to give them a slip. Two friends, carrying Rs 2 lakh, reached Grant Road from Bandra station…

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  • Maharashtra: Nagpur jail inmates can now swipe debit cards at canteen

    Mumbai: Nagpur Central Jail is the first prison in Maharashtra where the convicted inmates have now been swiping their debit cards to purchase essential items like toiletries, stationeries, clothes, fruits, bakery items prepared by prisoners, tetra pack drinks having ISI mark etc from the jail canteen. To facilitate them with their debit cards, state prison…

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  • Maharashtra: Prisons to have modified toilets, bath and visitors’ rooms

    Mumbai: The prisons department of Maharashtra has recently started intercommunication facility at visitor’s room where the relatives can now talk to their imprisoned members on phone sans any hassle. Earlier they had to speak louder to communicate as the visitors’ room is generally packed with the relatives and family members of inmates. “The intercom sets…

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  • Maharashtra: State to get first ‘fossil park’ in Gadchiroli district

    Mumbai: First of its kind of tourism destination in the country, state’s naxal-infested Gadchiroli district is set to get first fossil park. At present the project is at nascent stage as Maharashtra’s Directorate of Archaeology and Museums is gathering information and data from the concerned departments like Geological Survey of India (GSI). “The proposed Wadadham…

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    Mumbai: Beach revellers equate lifeguards to watchmen

    Mumbai: As the mercury shoots up in the city, youngsters generally rush towards the sea to take a dip in group and have fun sans knowing whether the tide is high or low. This is the crucial time lifeguards generally face to stop revellers from going deep into the sea. On Friday evening, Govandi-resident Avnesh…

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  • Mumbai: Narcotics Control Board nabs two foreign nationals with 4.3 kg of cocaine at airport

    Mumbai: The sleuths of Narcotics Control Board (NCB) have arrested two foreign nationals including a woman on Wednesday morning from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai, with 4.3 kilogram of cocaine which was concealed in the trolley bags of the duo. The duo – Michael (35) and Mariya (25) – are Peruvian nationals and landed…

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  • Mumbai: Ticketless travellers question flying squad on card swiping machines

    Mumbai: Under prime minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious initiative of ‘Digital India’, the ticket checking squad in suburban railways is not having proper gadgets like ‘Point-of-Sale (POS) machine’ to swipe debit/credit cards to collect fines from ticketless travellers in Mumbai. A Chief Ticketing Inspector (CTI), part of the fortress check squad meant to catch persons travelling…

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    Maharashtra: DMER taps students of Nashik University to pledge for organ donation

    Mumbai: The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) is spreading awareness among university students for organ and tissue donations if, accidentally, their brain is dead. As a part of its pilot project called ‘university students organ donation campaign’, the DMER has sent ‘organ donation pledge forms’ to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik…

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