Free Press Journal
  • Fishermen warn devotees of stingrays off Girgaum coast

    Mumbai : The city’s Ganesh devotees have been warned not to venture into deep waters at Girgaum Chowpatty during immersions as fishermen have observed the presence of stingrays in the area. Local fishermen have been assisting the civic body for the safety of devotee, ever since the 2013 stingray bite issue.

  • Cops nab vehicles thieve, seize 15 stolen mobikes

    Indore : Lasudia police, on Friday, nabbed three vehicle thieves during a routine check and recovered as many as 15 stolen motorcycles from their possession.

  • Man attacks woman, ransacks her salon

    Indore : A man attacked a woman on Thursday in Gandhi Nagar area when she tried to reason with him and discourage him from drinking.

  • Congress govt sought ban on Sanstha, says Chavan

    Mumbai : Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said the previous Congress-led government in the state had urged the UPA government at the Centre to ban the right wing outfit in 2011, but the Home Ministry did not act upon it.

  • Namkeen Cluster: Online bookings of plots begin

    Indore : Booking of plots in Namkeen Cluster started on Friday. After the introduction of Madhya Pradesh Industrial Shed Rule-2015 effective from April 1, 2015, online applications are invited.

  • Speed restriction to delay trains on Harbour line

    Mumbai : Commuters on the Harbour line will have to deal with delayed services on a regular basis as Central Railway (CR) has put in a speed restriction of 15 kmph on the tracks. The speed restriction has been implemented at two points close to two crossovers at the entry point of platform number 1 and 3.

  • Somdev leads India fightback

    New Delhi :  Somdev Devvarman’s love affair with the DLTA Centre Court continued as he helped India level the Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie against Czech Republic with an upset win over Jiri Vesley after Yuki Bhambri’s tame defeat in the opening singles on Friday.

  • Three Shahzad Lala killers held

    Indore : City police arrested three accused involved in the murder of notorious criminal Shahzad Lala, on Thursday night.

  • Devotees take ‘Shahi snan’ at Kumbh Mela

    Nashik : Amid heavy downpour, thousands of saints and devotees today took ‘shahi snan’ (royal bath) in the Ramkund here on the last auspicious day of the ongoing Kumbh Mela.

  • Rainfall gives respite from hot & humidity

    Ujjain : City once again witnessed the spell of intermittent rainfall here on Friday. For the whole day, the sun played hide & seek with rainy clouds which gave temporary respite to denizens from soaring temperature.

  • MIAL to contribute Rs 777 crore to Metro-III

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) and Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding for participation and contribution of Rs 777 Crore by MIAL towards construction and operation of stations connecting the domestic and international terminals on the Metro-III corridor. The 33.5-km Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ corridor will help connect a much-needed airport link via mass transit system.

  • Need awareness about Alzheimer’s disease

    Mumbai : City health experts’ state there is lack of awareness and understanding of Alzheimer which is the most common form of Dementia which causes problems with memory, thinking and behaviour. Owing to this, it results in stigmatization and barriers to diagnosis and care. They further emphasize that there is a high need for physicians and doctors to come ahead and spread knowledge about neurological diseases. They inform that people with Alzheimer’s

  • Heavy rains after spell of humidity

    Katthiwada : After two days long humidity, the town received downpour on Friday. The rainfall started from 10:30am lasted till late while the normal life was interrupted. People came from remote areas left in the wake of rains which led to empty markets. Friday is day for hat-bazaar and road-side shop owners had expected a good business on the day which was ruined for them by the untimely rain. The rainfall occurred

  • Nana Patekar’s outfit collects Rs 80 lakh for drought-hit ryots

    Mumbai : Actor Nana Patekar’s efforts to help drought-hit farmers of Maharashtra have began on a brilliant note, with his Naam Foundation collecting Rs.80 lakh in a day.  “We have set up an account for Naam Foundation and in a day nearly Rs.80 lakh was collected. It’s not true that people are not willing to help those affected, it’s just that they’re not assured if their money goes to the right place or