Free Press Journal
  • Another hooch tragedy averted?

    Mumbai : It seems the Mumbai Police have been more active past the Malvani hooch tragedy that took a toll of 104 lives last year. As on Tuesday, the Dharavi Police booked a man along with his tempo which allegedly carried nearly 420 liters of methanol.

  • Man held for duping blind jobless man

    Mumbai: The property cell of Mumbai police arrested a man for duping a visually impaired person by promising him a job in the railways. The victim, Punargal Devendra (29), is a yoga teacher and visually challenged, stays in Wad-ala. He met accused Rama-nar Pillai (57) and told De-vendra that he works for the Railways and could get him a job as a yoga teac-her for the department. Devendra handed over Rs 25,000

  • Priests, Purohits hand memo to CSFOC Chairman

    Ujjain : Akhil Bharatiya Pujari Mahasangh handed over a memorandum to Central Simhastha Fair Organising Committee (CSFOC) Chairman Makhan Singh in protest of the neglecting priests and purohits of local importance.

  • MMRDA invites bids again to sell TDR

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has invited bids to sell 30,000 sq meters of transfer of development rights (TDR) which they have generated from slum rehabilitation projects at Goregaon and Jogeshwari.

  • Charity show for kidney patient organised

    Ujjain: Bhagat Singh Sevadal organised charity show at the Gopal Mandir Chowk. The show was organised for aid to kidney patient Sundar Thakur, resident of Bhargava Marg. Amritesh Trivedi informed that Anil Kahar and other presented singing performances for charity. Minister Paras Jain, MLA Mohan Yadav, Vice chairman of Jan Abhiyan Parishad Pradip Pandey, corporators Anita Rathore and Rinku Belani were present as guests. The guests also announced aid for the patient.

  • Mumbai police rescued 1,917 children and women last year

    Mumbai : Mumbai Police, in a year-long massive crackdown on persons employing children for begging, have registered a record number of cases and have made arrests of people involved in human trafficking. In 2015 alone, around 1,917 children and women were rescued which is much higher than past five years.

  • BSNL to start hot-spots at 7 locations in city by March

    Indore : Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has announced to start hot-spots at 6 locations in the city by March this year. This will help in giving faster internet.

  • IIT-I invites research projects from industry

    Indore : The Indian Institute of Technology, Indore has invited research projects from industries with an offer to arrange for financial support of up to 75% of the total project cost.

  • Get more decibel meters to check noise pollution: HC to govt

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court today directed Maharashtra government to take steps to procure 1,843 decibel meters for the police to ensure there is no violation of noise pollution rules during festivals, public addresses, processions and so on.

  • 42nd National Junior Kabaddi C’ship

    Ujjain : Exciting matches of Kabaddi were witnessed at Kshir Sagar stadium during 42nd National Junior (Boys & Girls) Kabaddi Championship here on Monday. The match played between the teams of Himachal Pradesh and Delhi got tied while Uttarakhand lost a match by 75 points against Uttar Pradesh.

  • Maha on high alert after Pathankot terror attack

    Mumbai : Maharashtra government has beefed up security at vital installations in Mumbai, places of worship and those frequented by tourists as per instructions from the Union Home ministry after the terror attack at the Pathankot Air base in Punjab.

  • Maha govt to hold meet with corporates on CSR spending

    Mumbai : To explore the possibility of aligning Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) spending with the development priorities of the state, Maharashtra government will be holding a conference with corporate houses on January 9.

  • Kerosene DBT can result in 40% savings on under-recoveries

    Mumbai : The proposed extension of the direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme to kerosene could result in an estimated savings of up to 40 per cent on under-recoveries if implemented nationally, says a report.

  • Students interact with cops to mark Raising Day

    Bhayandar : As a part of the Maharashtra Police Raising Day celebrations, students from various educational institutions, along with members of local social organisations, visited the Kashimira police station on Monday where they were told about self-defense techniques and explained the technical aspects of using weapons in the police armoury.

  • Visitors to get smart parking facility at Simhastha

    Ujjain : Visitors arriving to join the grand religious congregation of Simhastha will get the facility of smart parking. Fair Authorities would display the availability of the space on screens at different parking lots of the Simhastha area. Mobile app will also help visitors to know the availability of parking. A visitor arriving in the city should know that up to which point his vehicle would go inside the fair area when

  • Activist seeks enforcement of new animal transportation rules

    Mumbai : An activist of People For Animals (PFA) has urged the Maharashtra police and state transport department to ensure proper implementation of the new rules notified for livestock transportation.

  • Hindus of Pak origin also want Indian citizenship

    Gandhinagar : Hope springs eternally in the human heart and the granting of Indian citizenship to Pakistani singer Adnan Sami has raised the aspirations of over 50,000 Hindus of Pakistani origin who have been in Gujarat for over three decades on a long term visa.