Free Press Journal
  • Lakme Fashion Week 2018: Trends to steal from this year’s LFW

    Fashion stylist Shagun Gandhi nudges you in the direction of layers, print discord and shine As usual, besides stars on the runway, there were trends galore to spot at the Lakme Fashion Week 2018. The recently concluded Winter/ Festive edition showcased styles that are just waiting to take over our festive wardrobe. Being the hottest…

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  • Narendra Modi in Jaipur: PM calls Congress ‘bail gaadi’, says party leaders out on bail

    Jaipur: Launching a scathing attack at the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that people have nowadays started calling the party as ‘Bail Gaadi’ as some of their prominent leaders are out on bail. Addressing the public gathering here, the Prime Minister said, “Congress ko aaj kal kuch log ‘bail-gaadi’ bolne lage hain….

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  • Google offers $3 million in grants for Indian non-profits

    New Delhi: In its effort to bridge the learning gap in India, Google.org – Google’s philanthropic arm, on Thursday announced additional grants of USD 3 million to Central Square Foundation and The Teacher App. Together with the partner Non-governmental organisations (NGOs), Google.org will help them scale their existing initiatives and fund content creation and teacher…

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  • Election Commission backs ‘one candidate, one seat’ PIL in Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has supported a plea filed in the Supreme Court that seeks a restraint on candidates from contesting from more than one seat. At present, a candidate can contest from maximum two constituencies in Lok Sabha and Legislative Assembly polls. The EC filed an affidavit in the Supreme…

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  • Fashionably fraud! The Copy Cat debate heats up

    Plagiarism is a bane of the creative world of fashion designers and yet there are some who consider if flattering. The ongoing debate heats up when we have fingers being pointed and some dirty secrets spilt, writes Shubarna Mukerji Shu Not so long ago, Rohit Bal was going ballistic about Seema Mehta, a designer who…

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  • mumbai, dharavi, dharavi revamp projectm dubai, dubai based firm, MBM, Modern Building Maintenance Company, Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Fifth sector of Dharavi revamp to soon get recreation ground

    Mumbai: The fifth sector of Dharavi revamp which is currently being redeveloped by Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) will soon get a recreation ground and a Pay and Park area. The land which belongs to Tata Power Company was recently handed over to MHADA with a condition of no construction on the land….

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  • mumbai, dharavi, dharavi revamp projectm dubai, dubai based firm, MBM, Modern Building Maintenance Company, Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis

    Mumbai: More than 330 flats under Dharavi revamp lying vacant for over 15 years

    Mumbai: Even as slum dwellers of Dharavi await redevelopment of their shanties to better structures, more than 330 flats measuring 225 square meters at Dharavi’s Shed Colony are lying vacant since the past 15 years. The flats were constructed by Shivshahi Punarvasan Prakalp Limited (SPPL) in 2002 for giving temporary accommodation to slum dwellers under…

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  • Mumbai: MMRDA plans to build three flyovers to de-congest Chheda Nagar

    Mumbai: In order to de-congest heavy traffic at Chheda Nagar, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has planned three flyovers and one road work to be constructed. The planning authority will spend Rs 249.29 crore on the flyover project. The tenders for the project have been floated in October and the submission date is in…

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  • Mumbai: Bhiwandi-Kalyan to get flyover next year

    Mumbai: Two years after the contract was awarded, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has completed 62 per cent of the construction of a 3-km flyover on the Bhiwandi-Kalyan Road. The road witnesses several accidents and daily traffic congestion due to its multiple connectivity to the Nashik Highway, Vasai Road and the industrial area…

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  • Mumbai: Virar to Alibaug Multimodal corridor to get 600 hectares land from CIDCO

    Mumbai: In a major respite to the proposed Virar to Alibaug Multimodal corridor project, the CIDCO has principally agreed to give nearly 600-hectare land for construction of the 128-kilometer corridor. The land was earmarked by CIDCO for its Navi Mumbai Airport Influence Notified Area (NAINA) township project. However, the authority has only verbally agreed to…

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  • Maharashtra, State streamlines norms, sale of flats, maharashtra government, real estate

    Maharashtra government plans to remove incompetent SRA developers

    Mumbai: After rolling out a plan to issue loans to developers of stalled Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) projects, the housing department of the state government is planning to eliminate incompetent developers which are unable to continue the project despite proper funding. The government is planning to consider another proposal to tender out the stalled projects…

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