Free Press Journal
  • Rajnath Singh was in the dark about Pak team’s visit

    New Delhi : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh did not have any prior information that a Joint Investigation Team from Pakistan would be visiting India to probe the terror attack on Pathankot airbase. “I have come to know through media that the Pakistan team is coming. We are fully prepared,” he said on the sidelines of a function here.

  • State Budget: It is farmers all the way

    Mumbai : Taking a cue from the Union Budget which had a rural focus, Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Friday presented a farmer-friendly budget for 2016-2017, even as he took care not to impose any major tax burden on the urban settlers.

  • ONGC are Elite Champs, AI Colts win Super title

    Mumbai : Mumbai FC’s substitute striker Rohit Mirza dashed defending champions Air India’s hopes of retaining their title by scoring a late winner deep into stoppage time to secure a close 1-0 win in the concluding Elite Division league match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2015-2016 and played under floodlights at the Cooperage ground, Parel on Friday.

  • Jadhav shines in Twister SC’s win

    Mumbai : A gutsy allround show by Yogesh Jadhav featured in Twister Sports Club’s upset win over fancied MCC (Blue) – their first- in the five-team double-leg Twister-MCC-Pro40 League-season-3 at the Oval Maidan here on Friday. Yogesh top scored with 28 in Twister’s score of 83 and then captured five for 11 off six overs with his leftarm spinners as MCC (Blue) were bowled out for 55.

  • Dr Anand Rai submits resignation papers

    Indore: Citing harassment by divisional commissioner Sanjay Dubey, Vyapam scam whistleblower Dr Anand Rai on Friday handed over his resignation to Health Minister Narottam Mishra in Bhopal.

  • RSS clarifies stand on gays, dubs it immoral

    New Delhi : A day after kicking up a controversy by justifying homosexuality at an India Today conclave, RSS Joint General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabale on Friday qualified his sympathetic comment to describe it as a “socially immoral act.”

  • Anil Mundhe & S. Appoorwa emerge victorious

    Mumbai : Institutions Pune based Jain Irrigation’s Anil Mundhe & Hyderabad based Former World & National Champion S. Appoorwa of LIC claimed Men & Women singles titles in the All India Carrom Federation organised and Maharashtra Carrom Association hosted & Bank Of Maharashtra & Siscaa Carrom Boards Sponsored 13th Inter-Zonal National Carrom Championship held at Brahman Seva Mandal Hall, Dadar, Mumba. This Championship is held under guidence of Shivkumar Lad-President, Arun Kedar-Hon. Secretary,

  • Nitin Gadkari announces Maritime India Summit 2016

    Mumbai :  Union Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari announced the Maritime India Summit 2016 (MIS 2016) from April 14-16, 2016, an event happening for the first time by the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. It will provide a unique global platform for investors to explore potential business opportunities in the Indian Maritime Sector. MIS 2016 is being organized at Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai, India. The summit will have

  • Art Space – “Veiled – Space”

    Solo show of recent paintings by Mumbai based young contemporary artist Umesh Patil. With a Government Diploma in Fine Art from the L. S. Raheja School of Art, Mumbai, Umesh has gradually grown from his textural and colour-juxtaposed compositions to a maturity in technique, approach and rendering. This is the artist’s second solo outing and the canvases depict a vocabulary of patient indulgence and rarified nurturing. His canvases are referenced from his

  • Art space – Untitled 16

    “Untitled 16”, an exhibition of paintings by Mumbai based young contemporary artist Vijay Bondar. This show will be inaugurate by Pankajatai Gopinath Munde – Minister of Rural Development, Women and Child Welfare on March 22 at 5.30 pm. Speaking about his work, Vijay Bondar says, “I am interested in the transformation of natural processes to the visual senses and intrigued by patterns found in nature and the elucidation of such patterns through

  • Moments of Bliss

    “Moments of Bliss”, 3rd solo show of sculptures by Mumbai-based eminent artist, Manjari Goenka. This show lends focus to emotions that people experience in moments of their daily life; and the divinity that the artist sees in them. Manjari’s creations in Bronze and mixed metal are semi-realistic in form. They are largely inspired by forms of human expression and spirituality. They are brilliant examples of how traditional can converge with contemporary.

  • Government to borrow Rs 3.55L cr in H1

    New Delhi: The government will borrow Rs 3.55 lakh crore from the market during April-September, which is 59% of the total gross borrowing pegged for fiscal 2017, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said.

  • Tradition and Change

    A well-known artist from Pune, Gajraj Chavan will display his latest work on Tradition and Change in Acrylic on canvas. Gajraj Chavan has been impressed by the diverse cultural traditions and vignettes of the social life led by numerous tribals in Maharashtra such as Warli, Thakar, Katkari etc., different perceptions of the simplicity of their life in tribal areas, their basic needs and containments achieved after fulfilment of the same in company

  • A soulful event

    Actress-singer and social worker Tinaa Ghaai had recently invited the jury members of Dada Saheb Phalke awards at Iskon Hall, Juhu. Runa Laila came especially from Dhaka to be a part of this event. Actor-MP Manoj Tiwari also came from Delhi to be a part of this event. Other guest who attended the function were Udit Narayan, Sunil Pal, Manoj Desai of Gaiety Galaxy Cinemas, Yogesh Lakhani of Bright Outdoor Media, Anees

  • Ameet Mehta named Best Legal Advisor

    Advocate Ameet Mehta was awarded “Best Legal Advisor – National Real Estate Award” by jury of Accommodation Times for year 2015-2016. The Award was presented to him at Nehru Science Centre, worli.