Free Press Journal
  • Blood pressure drug can’t undo all damage

    Treating high blood pressure with antihypertensive medication can greatly reduce your risk for heart attack, stroke and heart failure, but such treatment cannot undo all of the previous damage or restore cardiovascular disease risk to ideal levels, says a study.

  • Standing tall in earthquakes

    Amarjyoti Borah visits Ahom era buildings and monuments that have amazingly withstood ravages of earthquake over centuries.

  • Vikhroli blast: Family loses 2nd member

    Mumbai : Sapna Chauhan, who had sustained 85% burns in the Vikhroli Cylinder blast, succumbed late on Friday night after her condition deteriorated. She was recuperating in the burns ward of Kasturba hospital after being shifted from Rajawadi hospital. The doctors said her body was in a vulnerable condition.

  • Clinton, Inc – Book Review

    Clinton, Inc. exposes the relationship between President Obama, the Bush family, and the Clintons —and what it means for the future; how Bill and Hillary are laying the groundwork for the upcoming presidential campaign

  • Mulund pool gets BMC nod to use bore well water

    Mumbai : The BMC has granted permission to Kalidas swimming pool in Mulund to use bore well and ring well water and has urged other pools in the city to follow suit. The civic body claims that this will result in saving up to 50 lakh litres of BMC-provided water per month, which can be utilised elsewhere.

  • Good Morning, Mr Mandela

    Zelda la Grange pays tribute to Madiba as she knew him—a teacher who gave her the most valuable lessons of her life.

  • Farmer’s daughter ends life, urges banks not to trouble her father in suicide note

    Mumbai : The teenage daughter of a tomato farmer in drought-affected Latur district committed suicide by consuming pesticide as her parents could not buy her a monthly state transport ‘bus pass’ to commute to college. In her suicide note, the girl said she could no longer see the plight of her father and does not want to add additional burden of her marriage to his troubles.

  • Jagriti Yatra: Journey of Entrepreneurs

    Roshani Shinde says that Jagriti Yatra, a socially innovative concept has given social entrepreneurship a head start

  • Legal Eagles – Book Review

    Legal Eagles examines the lives and times of India’s top seven lawyers, who fought some of the country’s landmark courtroom battles.

  • Oppn slams CM over relief fund money allotted to dance troupe

    Mumbai : The sanction of Rs 8 lakh from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for a dance troupe’s trip to Thailand generated heat on Saturday with Opposition parties slamming Devendra Fadnavis for the grant amidst a severe drought in Maharashtra even as he sought to counter the chorus of criticism.

  • ‘85% people in Vashi have Vitamin D deficiency’

    Mumbai : The Indian Medical Association (IMA) conducted a Continuing Medical Education program in Vashi to discuss the innumerable health issues faced by the people wherein they found out that 85% people are suffering from Vitamin D deficiency. They say that this will make people vulnerable to lifestyle diseases such as heart attacks, diabetes, depression, dementia and cancer in addition to its skeletal effects.

  • Mother, son found hanging from fan in Chembur apartment

    Mumbai : A mother and son were found dead in their apartment in Chembur. The Tilak Nagar police discovered the bodies hanging from the ceiling fan after neighbours alerted them of a stench emanating from the house.

  • Students oppose UGC deadline to finish degree

    Mumbai : The students’ union is opposed to UGC’s guidelines of ‘Uniform Span Period’ within which a student is allowed to qualify for a degree. According to it, a student has to finish his degree in the given term plus two years grace period. For example BA, BCom and BSc students have to finish the course within five years (3 years normal +two-year grace period). The students’ union has termed the rule unjust

  • Native Rights

    V Gangadhar takes a look at the much abused local rights issue in his satirical style.

  • Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Maharashtra finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar at the event on Saturday. BL SONI

    Amitabh, Maha minister flag off tiger conservation rally

    Mumbai : Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Maharashtra Finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Saturday flagged off a bike rally, covering four out of the six tiger reserves in the state, in support of the government’s ‘Save Tiger’ campaign.

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    Trying to mend broken relationship

    My youngest son got married 2 years ago to a woman I didn’t like. I told him how I felt but he still went ahead and got married. We don’t live together since then and no longer speak which is heart breaking, but I don’t know how to make things right. 3 months ago I heard that they had a baby girl who is my first grandchild. I

  • Dharmendra’s brother Ajit Singh Deol passes away

    Mumbai : Ajit Singh Deol, veteran actor Dharmendra’s younger brother and Abhay Deol’s father, passed away in Mumbai. Ajit, who was ailing for long, breathed his last on Friday.