Free Press Journal
  • Researchers spot vulnerabilities in Apple iOS

    New York – An international team of computer science researchers has identified serious security vulnerabilities in the iOS operating system used in Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices.

  • Rajan has no degree in economics, Patel has a PhD: Swamy

    New Delhi: Expressing his approval over the selection of Urjit Patel as the new Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy has said that he has high hopes from Raghuram Rajan’s successor.

  • T. G. L. Iyer

    Get whatever you want — T.G.L. Iyer

    A pediatrician once told me: “On the average a child will fall over 240 times before succeeding to stand up. Nature whispers to the child not to quit because if it quits, it will only fail.”

  • Daily horoscope for 26 August 2016

    Aries:- You are generous, determined independent today. Your social quotient will peak. You are standing rock solid when everyone else is flapping. There will be a happy family life.

  • Dadar: The nosiest

    With over 3,300 mandals (organising units) arranging ‘Dahi Handi’ events across Mumbai and adjoining areas, policevideo-recorded the competitions to ascertain if there had been violation
    of the SC order. Pics: BL Soni/Agencies

  • She had her eyes on them!

    Mumbai:  While city Govindas were busy in celebrations of the Dahi Handi festival, activist Swati Patil, the lady responsible for the 20 ft cap on the height of pyramids, was continuously keeping tabs on the violators.

  • Fewer casualties this year…

    Mumbai : Even as the Govindas made human pyramid and tried to smash the Dahi Handi at various places in the city, there were very few persons who suffered injuries as compared to last year.

  • Govt eyes CSR activities to develop 1K villages in State

    Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis with industrialist Ratan Tata, mega actor Amitabh Bachchan, Anand K Mahindra and other top business leaders, owners of corporate houses and film celebrities at Mantralaya in Mumbai on Thursday to urge them to take up developmental works in drought-prone villages of the state. PTI

  • Firm blacklisted by MCGM signs Metro-3 contract

    Mumbai : J. Kumar Infra Projects Limited which has been blacklisted in the road repair scam by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), has now signed an agreement with the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MMRC) for Phase-3 of the city metro. J Kumar is also the contractor for the Metro 2A corridor from Dahisar to DN Nagar.

  • HC directs ACPs to probe missing 11 under-trials

    Mumbai : On Thursday, the Bombay High Court directed the Additional Commissioners of Police, from both Mumbai as well as Thane to conduct an inquiry in the missing case of 11 under-trials, from the Thane Central prison, since 2010.

  • Auto strike: Don’t let it affect citizens, HC to State

    Mumbai : Voicing concern over the life of the citizens, the Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the State government to ensure that the strike called by autorickshaws and taxis on August 29, make no effect on the normal lives of the citizens. The directions came from a division bench presided by Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice Mahesh Sonak, which was hearing a public interest litigation filed by advocate Pravin Upadhyay.

  • Haji Ali: HC judgment today

    Mumbai : After hearing the matter for nearly two years, the Bombay High Court is likely to pronounce its judgment over the public interest litigation which has sought entry of women in the inner sanctum of the famous Haji Ali Dargah in South Mumbai, on Friday. A division bench presided by Justice Vidyasagar Kanade and Justice Revati Mohit-Dhere, which is hearing the PIL filed by foun-ders of the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan is

  • Leather bag fiasco: Police making sketch of accused

    Mumbai : The Mumbai police, which is investigating the ‘leather bag’ fiasco following a Metropolitan Magistrate’s order, is now making a sketch of the auto rickshaw driver and three people who allegedly heckled creative director Barun Kashyap while he was on the way to his office in an auto-rickshaw from suburban Andheri last week.

  • Konkan Rly bonanza for travelers during Ganesh fest

    Mumbai : Konkan Railway has decided to run number of special trains during this year’s Ganesh festival, in co-ordination with Central Railway and Western Railway. This year, Konkan Railway has taken special care to announce special train services well in advance and on specific days when maximum rush is expected so that passengers can plan their journey and book their tickets to avoid last minute rush at booking windows. Konkan Railway has planned

  • Expect domestic cruise service this Oct

    Mumbai : Four months after it was proposed, the city will finally see its first domestic cruise service. The Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB) is likely to start its domestic cruise services this October. These services will operate from Ferry Wharf in Mumbai to Dighi port in Raigad district.

  • WR to run 3 spl trains for Durga Pooja, Diwali fest

    Mumbai : For the convenience of pass-engers during festive occasion of Durga Pooja, Dussera and Diwali and with a view to meet the travel demand during the season, Western Railway (WR) will run three superfast special trains bet-ween Mumbai Central-Luck-now Jn, Bandra (T)-Gorakhpur and Bandra (T)-Jammu Tawi, with total 40 services. These trains will be fully reserved and will run on special fare with special charges.