Free Press Journal
  • Two Kandivali Locals Succumb To Swine Flu

    Mumbai : Two Kandivali residents succumbed to the deadly swine flu virus on Thursday and Saturday, taking the city’s death toll to 20 this year. Of this total, seven victims are Mumbaikars and 13 are visitors who had come to the city for treatment. The cause of death for both the latest victims has been identified as respiratory failure with diabetes mellitus in the case of H1N1.

  • 1.44 Crore Consumers Added To LPG Scheme In Just Over A Month

    Mumbai : Over 81 per cent, i.e. 1.44 crore, of LPG consumers in the state have been enrolled under the direct benefit transfer on LPG (DBTL) scheme, PAHAL, in just over a month, PDS officials have said.

  • Quasar bolt clinches Invitation Cup

    Mumbai : Mahesh Narredu trained Quasar bolt won the ‘The Omkar Indian turf Invitation Cup 2015’ with timing of 2:28:73 leaving his own trained BE SAFE, the Tote favourite, to finish second with the timing of 2:28:79. Pesi Shroff trained Amazing Grace placed third with a timing of 2:29:15.

  • ‘Nirbhaya Rape Accused Should Not Be Given Undue Importance’

    Mumbai : While the society is waking up to the Nirbhaya documentary that went viral on the Internet recently, the country is ushering in Women’s Day with a heightened resolve to prevent the abuse and objectification of women. In this backdrop, FPJ spoke to a success-

  • State Boosts Anti-Tobacco Campaign Aimed At Students

    Mumbai : The state government has decided to act tough against the sale of tobacco products in and around educational campuses, along with giving a thrust to the anti-tobacco campaign in schools and colleges across the state.

  • Top cueists for Indian Open

    Mumbai : Some of the world’s top cueists, led by No.1 and defending champion Ding Junhui of China, will be participating in the second edition of the Indian Open world snooker ranking tournament to be held from March 10 to 14.

  • Cctvs To Be Installed In City By Nov

    Mumbai : The long-pending process to bring Mumbai under CCTV surveillance began on Saturday when the state government made an initial payment to the engineering and construction major, Larsen & Toubro (L&T).

  • Yusuf shines in Reliance win

    Mumbai : Yusuf Pathan smashed 14 runs off 3 balls in the crucial ‘Super’ over to guide Reliance-I to victory against hosts D.Y. Patil SA ‘A’ in a thrilling semi-final encounter of the Rs 12 lakhs prize-money 11th All India Dr. D.Y. Patil T20 Cup.

  • WI batsmen should start using brains: Holding

    Perth : Pace bowling great Michael Holding on Saturday pleaded with the West Indies batsmen to start using their brains, following their four-wicket loss to India in a World Cup Pool B game at the WACA on Friday.

  • Tree Census To Be Published Online

    Mumbai : For the first time in its history, the BMC is planning to publish online the report and maps of its ongoing tree census, which would help Mumbaikars spot the exact Global Positioning System (GPS) locations and access the data of trees in their area. Besides, the GPS census will map the thousands of trees inside Aarey colony for the first time, which might give additional fuel to the fight of