Free Press Journal
  • Bank of Maharashtra will shut down its Latur office

    Mumbai: Bank of Maharashtra is all set to close its Latur office with an objective to control cost. This would mean all the activities handled by Latur district office will have to be taken care by Solapur office. The bank which is put under Reserve Bank of India’s prompt corrective action (PCA), had already reported…

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    Maharashtra government likely to have policy for micro plastic by December

    Mumbai: After a ban on single-use plastic products, the state government might look at banning micro plastics. This means your face wash, detergents, some fabrics and so on will be impacted by any new policy in micro plastic. At present, the state government is looking at ways to promote recycling of plastic along with plastic…

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  • Mumbai, Bhavan’s Nature and Adventure Centre, Animals, species of Animals, World of Pets exhibition, Bhavan's college, American Origin birds

    Mumbai: 200 species of animals greet you at Bhavan’s Nature and Adventure Centre

    Mumbai: Red-and-green macaw named Goldie, is a celebrity at Bhavan’s Colleges ‘World of Pets’ exhibition. It is one among the many American origin birds that have made Bhavan’s Nature and Adventure Centre, Andheri their home until May 1. At present, there are more than 200 species of such animals and birds that have travelled all…

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  • Reliance Infrastructure-Astaldi wins bid for Versova-Bandra sealink

    Mumbai: The Reliance Infrastructure and Italian firm Astaldi’s joint venture has won the bid for Versova-Bandra Sealink. Reliance Infra has already been awarded the bid for 32.32-km-long Wadala-Ghatkopar-Thane-Kasarvadavali Metro. This sea-link project, worth about Rs 7,500 crore, is expected to be completed within five years. In 2016, this same project was worth Rs 5,500 core. “It has been…

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    Maharashtra state forms committee to look into plastic ban

    Mumbai: Just a day after Bombay High Court rejected a stay on plastic ban, the Maharashtra government has started working on ways to ease the pain of this ban. The government formed 12-member committee consisting of various plastic associations as a first step. Speaking to the Free Press Journal, chairman and convener for committee on…

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  • Mumbai: Shah’s 63 Moons to take legal action against freezing of operational A/Cs

    Mumbai: Wearing a black ribbon on their sleeves and name tag of the company on their chests, around 600 employees of 63 Moons (formerly Financial Technologies) gathered at Azad Maidan. This solidarity was to protest against the directives of t he Economic Offenses Wing (EOW) Mumbai, to freeze the operating accounts of the company. Speaking…

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  • Mumbai Plastic ban: Plastic industry may take legal route over ban imposed by Maharashtra government

    Mumbai: After chief minister Devendra Fadnavis rejected demand to revoke the ban on plastic items, the industry is now considering to take the legal route. “Our legal department is studying the matter. We are waiting for few more days to understand the stand of the government,” said Hiten Bheda, President, All India Plastics Manufacturers’ Association…

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  • Misleading paid news is of concern, not targeted audience in social media: Ex Election Chief S Y Quraishi

    Mumbai: Segmentation of target audience in social media is not an issue but spreading wrong news is, stated former Election Commissioner of India, S Y Quraishi. He was in the city to launch a book. On the backdrop of the Cambridge Analytica’s episode, Quraishi said, “If it is a paid news which is misleading the voter…

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    Transport Saga: To reduce traffic, order passed restricting movement of heavy vehicles in SoBo

    Mumbai: With an aim to reduce traffic caused due to increase in vehicles and also due to on-going infrastructure projects, the office of the Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic) passed an order restricting movement of heavy vehicles in South Mumbai. This decision has impacted the transporters dearly with a drop of up to 20 per…

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  • Port of Montreal bets on rising India-Canada trade

    Mumbai : The Port of Montreal, which has entered into a partnership with Mundra Port, is betting on an increase in trade between Canada and India. The Canadian port is keen on working with other ports in India even though it has limited its number of agreements in India, said Tony Boemi, Vice President, Growth and…

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  • ‘Need to collate data for effective use of cold chain’ – Ravichandran Purushothaman, President, Danfoss India

    Mumbai : Like any other sector or industry, data is going to be important for cold chain sector too. Data analytics will be a key for effective management of various resources in the cold chain, said Ravichandran Purushothaman, President, Danfoss India. Other essentials in the cold chain would be multi-commodity storages, energy-efficient equipments, among others. Speaking…

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