Free Press Journal
  • Best year for cadaver donations recorded

    Mumbai : This year seems to be the best for cadaver donations as the city reported one more cadaver donation on Friday after family of a 44-year-old woman gave consent for donation of liver and kidneys. With this, the total count of cadaver donations has gone up to 20 so far this year as compared to 42 donations last year.

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    Finally, twelve-car rakes for Harbour

    Mumbai : On Friday at 6 am, the first 12-car local was operated on the Harbour line. The local started from Vashi to Wadala station. The 12-car local got a good response from the commuters, said Central Railway officers. The CR on Friday has introduced only one Siemens rake which will give 14 services in a day. However, a study of 10 days, CR is likely to introduce one more rake. Central Railway

  • No bail for the 6 accused behind Deonar dump fire

    Mumbai : Observing that the investigations are in its initial stage, a sessions court of Mumbai, rejected the bail application filed by six accused out of the total 29 arrested in connection with the Deonar dumping ground fire which resulted in health issues for thousands of people across the city.

  • Mumbaikars make a beeline for Amsterdam!

    Mumbai : As temperatures soar in the city, Mumbaikars are searching for cooler destinations overseas to escape the heat and Amsterdam in the Netherlands has emerged as the favourite, according to a report.

  • Will Vijender remain unbeaten?

    London :  He has promised another knockout show but Indian boxing star Vijender Singh’s unbeaten run will be put through a tough challenge when he squares off against experienced Frenchman Matiouze Royer in a super middleweight contest here today. Vijender has won all his four bouts via Technical Knockouts in under three rounds.

  • Swamy wants his expunged words restored

    NEW DELHI : It is not in his blood to lie low: recently nominated BJP member Subramanian Swamy (76) has challenged the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman’s decision expunging his remarks on two consecutive days on Wednesday and Thursday.

  • 8 cops hurt as foreign drug peddlers hurl stones; 2 held

    Mumbai : Two foreign nationals have been arrested late night on Thursday when the Crime Branch of Mumbai Police launched a combing operation to curb the rampant business of drug peddlers, who are mostly active in Wadi Bunder area of the city.

  • DPS notices to dissenting parents, demands Rs 1 cr compensation

    Indore :  Taking strict cognizance of statements and activities of a few dissenting parents, Delhi Public School (DPS), Indore issued them notices demanding Rs 1 crore as compensation from those concerned for quantified damages to the reputation of the school and its management.

  • Indian women in Archery final

    Shanghai :  Indian women recurve team shocked top seed Germany 5-3 to set up a gold medal clash with Chinese Taipei in the first stage of Archery World Cup at the Yuanshen Stadium here on Friday.

  • Guj water to quench Marathwada thirst?

    Mumbai : The state government is contemplating on opting for the river linking way to find a solution to the water crisis in the Marathwada region whereby water from Gujarat would be brought into the reservoirs of Marathwada.

  • ICICI board OKs partial stake sale in ICICI Pru Life via IPO

    MUMBAI:  The board of directors of ICICI Bank approved a partial stake sale of its shareholding in the life insurance arm via listing of the company on the stock exchanges, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Chanda Kochhar said.

  • Traffic crimes: Minors, parents to face penalty

    New Delhi : Traffic violations like minors behind wheels and drunk driving should be dealt with stricter penalties and punishment, state ministers have opined.

  • Shelar demands FIR against those guilty in Adarsh case

    Mumbai : Welcoming the Bombay High Court order in the Adarsh case, Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar, on Friday, demanded that the state government now needs to first lodge First Information Report (FIR) against the guilty before probing the alleged irregularities in the Adarsh scam.

  • UPL Q4 net profit up 25% at Rs 552 cr

    New Delhi: Agrochemical firm UPL has reported a 25% increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 552.02 crore for the quarter ended March, on account of higher income. The company had reported a net profit of Rs 440.06 crore in the same quarter of the previous fiscal. Total income from operations rose to Rs 4,339.72 crore in January-March from Rs 3,624.33 crore a year ago, the company said in a regulatory filing.

  • Inter linking of rivers must to tackle drought

    New Delhi : Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Friday made a strong pitch for focusing on inter-linking of rivers (ILR) to tackle drought as she referred to water crisis in Maharashtra’s Latur.  Bharati, who chaired ninth meeting of special committee for inter-linking of rivers here, also sought to dispel “misconceptions” that ILR will affect flow of sweet water of rivers and said the programme intends only at transferring extra water flooding rivers

  • Sea link to be shut for 2 days

    Mumbai : The Bandra–Worli Sea link will be shut for 2 days due carrying out renewal / resurfacing by bituminous material.

  • Under-marking complaints won’t be accepted: DAVV

    Indore :  Months after scrapping reevaluation system, the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Friday notified that complaints pertaining to under-marking would not be entertained during review of answer books.

  • ‘Over 300 kg Ephedrine prepared at Pithampur’

    Indore :  The DRI sleuths have tightened noose around three peddlers, who were arrested with 236 kg banned drug, Ephedrine, from Pithampur recently. The DRI came to know that at least 300 kg of banned drug was prepared in the plants and is probing their other links.