Free Press Journal
  • Over 34,000 cos under RBI scanner: Govt

    New Delhi:  The Reserve Bank is looking into particulars of more than 34,000 firms allegedly running businesses on lines of Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC) without authorisation from the banking sector regulator, the government said.  The list of these companies was shared by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs with the RBI, Minister of State for Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply.

  • Boy born with no ears has pair made from his ribs

    London : In a pioneering medical procedure, a nine-year-old boy in the UK who was born without any ears has had a pair created from his own ribs. Kieran Sorkin, from Hertfordshire, was born deaf and also had a rare condition which meant he did not have fully formed ears — just small lobes where his ears should be, reports PTI.

  • City Water Supply

    After a series of broken promises and what appeared to be endless waiting, the Bombay Municipal Corporation has at last decided to pass on to the citizens the first fruits of the Tansa-Vaitarna Project….The linking of Tansa and Vaitarna with ninety-six inch pipes only increases the quantitiy of water available for distribution. To carry the extra water available and to see that it is fairly distributed in all

  • Braving deep river, parents take their kids to school

    Vasai : When some countrymen are planning to travel to Mars for vacations some others have to shoulder their kids in chest-level water to reach them to school. Parents and kids from Sharjahmori village have to go through this life-taking activity every monsoon when water level rises in the Chinchoti river as the road and the bridge are yet to be constructed.

  • THE IMPERSONAL VIEW

    THERE is nothing personal about any aspect of your personal experience. Dare to become aware of the fact that every aspect of your personal experience is a completely impersonal affair. If you want to be free, I encourage you to look, to see and discover for yourself the ultimately impersonal nature of every single aspect of your personal experience. For some this may be obvious. But for most, to come to terms

  • B-town mourns Robin Williams’ death

    Hearing the sad news of Hollywood actor Robin Williams being found dead in his house in California our fellow B-towners were quick to respond to the tragic news. Calling him ‘mad genius’ and ‘bundle of joy’, many Bollywood celebrities mourned the death of their ‘favourite’ Oscar-winning actor  who is known for his films like ‘Dead Poet’s Society’, ‘Good Will Hunting’ and ‘Good Morning Vietnam’. Here is what some of the celebs posted