Free Press Journal
  • Nice terror attack: 5 kids still critical

    Nice: Five children were fighting for their lives after the truck attack in Nice, including an unidentified 8-year-old boy who is possibly a foreigner, said a hospital spokeswoman.

  • Calif. schools to have richer content on ancient India

    Washington: Education board in California in the US has approved a new school curriculum framework which will include richer content on ancient India and Hinduism for the first time and remove text inaccurately depicting Islam.

  • Beautician commits suicide in Ghatkopar

    Mumbai: On Thursday evening, Priyanka Jagannath (24), allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan of her beauty parlour at Garden Lane in Ghatkopar (W).

  • Karjat woman ends life after dowry harassment

    Mumbai: Karjat police arrested a husband and in-laws for alleged abetment of suicide of a 48-year-old woman on Friday evening. Darshana Kanta Dhule had allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison on Thursday evening at her marital home.

  • Mumbai monsoon seems to have slowed down in its second month

    Mumbai: After making a grand appearance in its first month, the monsoon seems to have slowed down in its second month. The amount of rainfall recorded on Friday was 10.0mm in Colaba and 1.1mm in Santacruz.

  • No heavy rains in Mumbai for next five days: IMD

    Mumbai: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday stated that heavy rainfall in not predicted in the city in the next five days. IMD also stated that there would be moderate rainfall in the city in the next 24 hours.

  • Stop water cuts now: Vishwasrao writes to Mumbai Municipal Commissioner Chief

    Mumbai: After the seven lakes that feed the city have received satisfactory water from the upper reaches, Trushna Vishwasrao, Leader of the house in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), on Saturday, has written to Ajoy Mehta, the Municipal Commissioner, to lift the water cuts imposed on the city.

  • One dead in road mishap at Mankhurd Link Road

    Mumbai: One person died on the spot in a mishap on Mankhurd Link Road on Friday evening. The deceased Ajay Ishwar  Kamble (30) was crossing the road when a trailer rammed across him.

  • Maha govt demands ‘relief’ over GST bill

    New Delhi: The Maharashtra government has demanded compensation of Rs 14,000 crore over the possible loss of revenue after the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill.

  • Only 12 per cent children secure RTE admissions in Round 2; dates extended

    Mumbai: Only 198 out of 1,618 children who were allotted a seat, secured admission in the second round under the Right to Education (RTE) Act. July 16, (Saturday), was the last day for admissions in the second round for 25% admissions under RTE. The dates however have been extended to July 20 (Wednesday) because of the low number of admissions. This is the second time the date was extended – earlier it was

  • Gastroenteritis cases on rise in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Water and food contamination are resulting in a high number of cases of gastroenteritis in the city even as health care professionals have cautioned that affected persons must take medical advice soon after seeing the symptoms.

  • Pune ‘Goldman’ murder: Nine in police

    Pune: Police on Saturday said Pune’s multi-millionaire Datta D. Phuge was beaten to death by his son’s friends after luring him to a fake birthday party because Phuge reportedly owed them Rs. 1,50,000.

  • Indian Navy’s only Ocean going sailboat Mhadei returns Goa port

    Mumbai: The Indian Navy’s only Ocean going sailboat, Mhadei, returned to her homeport, Goa, on Thursday. A team of six young women officers from the Navy registered a thrilling historic first when they returned to Goa successfully after a voyage to Mauritius.

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    PM dangles kerosene carrot at CMs meeting

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dangled the carrot of grant to the states, equal to 75% of subsidy saved by reducing the kerosene consumption.