Free Press Journal
  • NAIR Doctors, health activists surprised at suspension

    Mumbai :  Those connected with civic hospitals are aghast at the suspension of three junior doctors at Nair hospital for telling relatives of a Mazgaon crash victim to get HIV, hepititis-B and prothrombin tests done from a private lab.

  • MSIC initiates probe against PIO for delaying RTI info

    Mumbai :  The Maharashtra State Information Commission (MSIC) has directed Additional Chief Secretary (Home) to initiate a disciplinary enquiry against the Public Information Officer (PIO) of Prisons department for failing to provide the information on time, to a 2006 train blast accused.

  • MMRDA, S Korea to jointly develop eastern Mumbai

    Mumbai :  The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has signed an agreement with South Korea for the preparation of a master plan for developing the eastern parts of the city along the proposed 126-km long Virar-Alibaug multi-modal corridor.

  • ‘Chitale panel will not probe graft in scam’

    Mumbai :  With an eye on the upcoming elections, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has finally clarified his stand on the investigation of the irrigation scam.  In what is a first public admission, the CM has admitted that a committee headed by Madhavrao Chitale would not investigate the corruption in the scam, but would only suggest ways to rectify previous mistakes and improve the implementation of irrigation projects.

  • One more nurse contracts TB

    Mumbai: Yet another 20-year-old nursing student who is in her second-year from Nair hospital has contracted tuberculosis. This is the third such case that has been reported at the the Nair hospital.

  • Office space absorption to reach 132mn sq ft by 2017

    Mumbai :  Bullish on the revival of the economy after general elections, real estate consultancy firm Cushman & Wakefield expects nearly 132 million sq ft of office space, across the eight major metros, to get absorbed by 2017.

  • We plan to bowl out WI quickly: Bhatt

    Shimoga : Left-arm spinner Bharghav Bhatt, who picked up three wickets today, said it was imperative for them to polish off the West Indies tail to be in advantageous position in the second Test.
    West Indies A, which won the first ‘Test’ against India A, were 283 for six at the end of day one.
    “My team still needs to take last four wicket to get hold of the match,” Bhatt told reporters after day’s play.

  • SCRIBE ATTACK: Police arrest 6 men

    Mumbai :  The MIDC police on Wednesday arrested six people in connection to the attack on Marathi TV journalist Vilas Bade.

  • Fertility problems? Don’t skip breakfast!

    Jerusalem : Eating a good breakfast can help women overcome problems of infertility, a new study has found, according to PTI. Eating more calories in the morning, rather than evening, can assist in tackling reproductive difficulties, researchers said. The study by researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University found that a big breakfast increases fertility among women who suffer from menstrual irregularities.

  • India has third highest botnet infection rate

    New Delhi :  ZeroAccess, which is one of the largest known botnets in existence, has infected more than 1.9 million computers globally on a given day in August this year with India having the third highest infection rate after the US and Japan, cyber security firm Symantec has said.

  • Mumbai bully their way into semi-finals

    Rohit, Smith help the Indian side seal their place in the T20 cup final-four on the back of a superior run-rate:

  • Tata Comm to ink deal with Etisalat to boost network

    Dubai : Tata Communications will enter into a partnership with UAE’s telecom giant Etisalat to build a multi-service regional network infrastructure accessed from Etisalat’sSmartHub facility in the UAE, says a report.
    This new multi-service regional network infrastructure includes a core network node in the Smarthub that provides improved connectivity between Etisalat’s Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Ethernet and Internet Protocol (IP) services and the Tata Communications global network.
    This would enable direct routing of traffic between the