Free Press Journal
  • BMC admin faces flak

    Mumbai : BMC’s improvements committee chairman Prakash Gangadhare alleged that the civic administration has failed to seriously consider the resolutions passed by the committee in its meetings.

  • MRVC to adopt CST to improve amenities

    Mumbai : Facilities for the commuters on railway stations including Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) is all set to improve as these stations will now be adopted by the Public Sector Undertakings (PSU) of the railways for improving public amenities on the stations.

  • MSCB scam: Pawar gets 10-day reprieve

    Mumbai : Senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar has got a 10-day reprieve in the inquiry related to Maharashtra State Co-operative Bank (MSCB) Scam.

  • Lalu invites Manjhi to join fight against BJP

    Patna : A day before the ‘Janata Parivar’ constituents go into yet another huddle to remove irritants in the path of their merger, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday caused disquiet in JD(U) with remarks that former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi be part of the ‘broader unity’ against BJP.

  • Nitin gadkari

    Gadkari smells conspiracy behind his name appearing in CAG report

    New Delhi : Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari sees a conspiracy behind a recent CAG report naming him even though the draft audit report did not mention his name. “The draft report which went to the (New and Renewable Energy) Ministry (for comments), my name was not there, but it is there in the printed final report,” Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister said.

  • High BP is driving heart ailments in India: study

    Washington : Hypertension or high blood pressure is the most common cardiovascular risk factor among Indians followed by diabetes, tobacco use and high cholesterol, a study of outpatient care in India has found, reports PTI.

  • Irrfan calls Kangana “chaat ki dukan”

    Even before releasing the film for its audience, ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ has received a lot of praises from the film industry.

  • 500 cops to be counselled on health

    Mumbai : In the wake of a recent survey conducted by the Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) which revealed that 70 per cent policemen consume tobacco, 500 policemen from the city on Friday will be counselled on subjects touching stress-management and health maintenance by city-health experts from Tata Memorial Hospital and CPAA.

  • Vadra robbed farmers’ land to accumulate wealth: BJP

    New Delhi : War of words between BJP and Congress on the issue of Robert Vadra and his massive wealth accumulation can never end. In a latest attack on Vadra, the BJP on Thursday said that he had ‘robbed’ farmers’ land to set up his companies.

  • BMC earns Rs 60 lakh from sale of DP copies

    Mumbai : Though the State government has stayed the Development Plan (DP) of the city, the civic body earned a revenue of nearly Rs 60 lakh against the sale of DP copies.

  • Jacqueline to inspire fitness enthusiasts

    Actress and fitness buff Jacqueline Fernandez is now the Training Ambassador for a global sportswear giant. Jacqueline’s fitness mantra includes an amalgamation of sports, yoga and dance routines. Being so appropriate as per the criteria, the sportswear brand has signed Jacqueline Fernandez as their training ambassador.

  • Athawale pitches for union ministry

    Mumbai : RPI chief Ramdas Athawale was seen pitching for his inclusion in the Union ministry even as the BJP announced formation of a co-ordination committee of smaller alliance partners on Thursday. Athawale said at Satara that he is not interested in being minister in the State Cabinet and looking forward to inclusion in the Union Cabinet. He also grumbled that the BJP leaders accept the conditions put forth by the allies

  • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Sings For Hamari Adhuri Kahani

    Mohit Suri who is known for his romantic hit films in Bollywood and also for possessing an ear for melodious music, has done it again with the music of ‘Hamari Adhuri Kahani’. The film stars, Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan and Rajkummar Rao. As soon as Mohit heard Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s soulful song ‘Zaroori tha…’ (he had heard the song much before it became a raging blockbuster), he decided to incorporate it

  • Religions in China should be without foreign influence: Xi Jinping

    Beijing : Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned that religions must be independent from outside influence and asked domestic religious groups to pledge loyalty to the state, amid warming up of China’s ties with the Vatican after decades of hostility.

  • RIL, BP give up 2 more blocks; tally down to 4

    New Delhi : Reliance Industries and its partner BP plc have surrendered two more oil and gas blocks, reducing their tally to four exploration acreages from 21 they held four years back.  “During the year, RIL opted to relinquish two blocks KG-DWN-2003/1 and CY-PR-DWN-2001/3 as part of the ongoing effort to high grade its upstream asset portfolio,” the company said in its annual report.