Free Press Journal
  • K.C. College holds orientation for first year media students

    The Department of Mass Media, KC College, welcomed the first year students of BMM, MACJ and MAEMA at the orientation programme held last week. The ceremonial lighting of the lamp was done by Principal Manjula Nichani accompanied by Head of the Department Manjula Srinivas.

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    Brexit: Britons need better leadership

    There are many deeply worrisome aspects of Brexit, one particularly so. There are fault-lines in the functioning of democracies not only in the United Kingdom but elsewhere as well.

  • Immaculata 2016: Vying to be Mumbai’s best school

    ‘Immaculata’ is an event of the students for the students & by the students. It’s an open platform given to them to unfold their innumerable potential and capabilities and better their Best year after year.

  • Sushant Ravva ousts Aditya

    Mumbai : Mumbai Suburban’s Sushant Ravva showed his fighting qualities in abundance while putting out Pune’s Aditya Rahalkar 13-15, 15-12, 15-14 in the fourth round of the boys under-15 singles singles of the Sub-junior Badminton Selection Tournament, at DY Patil Sports Academy. But there was no stopping the top seed Rohan Gurbani from Nagpur, as he virtually toyed with Punite Thakore before winning 15-10, 15-6.

  • Sharapova out of Rio

    Lausanne : The Court of Arbitration for Sport said today it has put back its ruling on the two-year doping ban for Maria Sharapova for two months to September, ruling the tennis superstar out of the Rio Olympics.

  • John slams 4 in Remackyn’s win

    Mumbai : Denny John’s four goals was the highlight of Remackyn SA’s facile 6-0 win against I.C. Colts FC in a fifth round league match of the inaugural Borivali Premier Football League (BPFL), organized by the Borivali Sports Foundation, and played at the St. Francis D’Assisi Ground, Borivali (W).

  • Alliance Warned

    An indication of how the three-party alliance is working in Kerala comes from the monthly bulletin of the State’s Pradesh Congress. The bulletin charges each of the three parties with dispensing patronage with a view to building up its own power and says that this, if persisted in, can well be the end of the coalition Government. In brief, the substance of these charges is that the member- parties of the coalition

  • Sanction to Raj Govt’s mine with riders: Jairam

    NEW DELHI : Former Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday claimed he had cleared a coal mine allotted to the Rajasthan Government in Chhattisgarh with a rider in July 2011 that the rights of individuals and community under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 shall have to be met.

  • Sabarimala row may go to Apex Court’s Statute bench

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday indicated that it may refer to a five-judge constitution bench the issue of the centuries-old practice of barring entry of women between 10 and 50 years of age to the historic Sabarimala temple, saying it pertains to violation of Fundamental Rights.

  • VIT-Chennai holds Convocation 2016

    Justice D. Murugesan, member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) delivered the convocation address at VIT University’s Chennai campus. He said that though we have many advantages of social media on internet, like education, awareness and being informed of various good things, enhancing learning opportunities, social benefits and job opportunities, it has negative impacts as well.

  • Car sales down 5.18%, passenger vehicle up 2.68% in June

    New Delhi : Car sales declined by 5.18 per cent in June although passenger vehicles sales in the country grew by 2.68 per cent driven by robust uptake of SUVs, including Maruti Suzuki’s Vitara Brezza and Hyundai’s Creta.

  • Supreme Fighters emerge MSL Champs

    Best players: Cadet boys: T.K. Srikanth (Supreme Fighters), Junior girls: Diya Chitale (High Tide), Junior boys: Mandar Hardikar (High Tide), Veterans: Kiran Salian (Kool Smashers), Women’s: Madhurika Patkar (MTC Royals), Men’s: Noel Pinto (MTC Royals), Best Overall Player: Sanil Shetty (Kool Smashers)
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  • ‘Third eye’ soon for train drivers to avert mishaps

    NEW DELHI : The Railway Ministry has decided to equip the train drivers with a ‘third eye’ to avert train collisions, derailments and accidents on the unmanned railway crossing.