Free Press Journal
  • Devotees, beware of jelly fish bites at Ganpati immersion sites

    Mumbai: A day after scores of jelly fish were found washed up at Dadar Chowpatty, the Maharashtra Fisheries Department has decided to undertake a survey of the shore to find out if any more harmful organisms are present which are likely to cause injuries to devotees coming for Ganpati immersions at the city’s beaches.

  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    FAITH — Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    If you have complete faith, there are no questions. If you have no faith there is no point in asking any questions because how can there be any faith in the answer you receive?

  • Mukesh Ambani visits Lalbaughcha Raja with family

    Mumbai: Seeking blessings for his new telecom venture, Jio, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani visited Lalbaugcha Raja with his family, on the fifth day of the Ganpati festival. While most city-based celebrities visit the pandal during the auspicious eleven-day festival, Lalbaugcha Raja also draws devotees from all over the country during these days.

  • Zodiac Circle Illustration

    Your daily horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- An imperfect use of your energy will bring some health issues. Be ready for some oppositions and criticisms that might leave you uncomfortable. Court cases have to handle with care today.

  • Now, every school in Mumbai will have its own website!

    Mumbai: With the idea that every school must have its own website, the School Education and Sports Department of the state has kick-started its generic website initiative.

  • Bold and Beautiful: Acid victim walk the New York Fashion Week ramp

    New York: Sending a powerful message of resilience and courage, an Indian teenager from Mumbai, whose face was brutally disfigured in an acid attack, walked the ramp at the prestigious New York Fashion Week here, winning hearts with her message that beauty is not skin deep.

  • Rajnath Angry At Kashmir Spoilers

    Home Minister complains to PM and Amit Shah about unnecessary briefings by leaders like Ram Madhav, the party’s pointsman and his own MoS Kiren Rijiju (more…)

  • Clashes in Kashmir, army to be deployed in valley

    Srinagar: Dozens of civilians were injured in clashes with security forces in continuing protests in the Kashmir Valley on Friday as the army was set to be deployed in the restive southern districts. Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in Panaji that the situation in the valley was “under better control than earlier” and “will be under complete control” in coming days.

  • Facebook backs off on censorship censor nude girl

    San Francisco: Facebook on Friday reversed its decision to censor an iconic Vietnam War photo of a naked girl escaping napalm bombing, after the move set off a wave of outrage, including from Norway’s prime minister.

  • In Sweden, Parrikar to negotiate Gripen deal

    New Delhi : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar may look for buying Gripen fighter aircraft during his trip to Sweden later this month in what could be the first major defence deal with the country since after a 1987 Bofors gun purchase bombed with the kickback charges that brought down Rajiv Gandhi government.

  • Pakistan PM to raise Kashmir issue at UNGA

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will raise the issue of India’s “excessive use of force” against civilians in Jammu and Kashmir during the upcoming United Nations General Assembly session, a statement from the PM House said on Friday. “The Prime Minister has expressed grave concern during today’s meeting over India’s use of excessive force in occupied Kashmir,” said a spokesperson from the Prime Minister House, adding that the issue will be

  • Under fire, rlys likely to rollback ‘flexi fares’

    New Delhi : The government is likely to roll back the “flexi fare” pricing of railway tickets on three premium trains after coming under widespread attack including within the BJP, informed sources said.

  • NEET: We are anxious and depressed, say state medical aspirants

    Mumbai: When the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) was imposed on students at the eleventh hour this year,  they chose to face the challenge. Many of them, from state boards, studied the CBSE syllabus of two years in just two months.

  • SC to examine validity of 10% quota in Gujarat

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday decided not to quash the admissions already given under the Gujarat ordinance on 10% reservations to the economically weaker sections (EWS) before it was quashed by the High Court last month. It, however, warned against any further implementation of the notification qua admissions and government appointments.

  • Padamsee painting sells for Rs 19 crore, sets record

    New Delhi : Akbar Padamsee’s ‘Greek Landscape’ fetched a record Rs 19.19 crores at Saffronart’s evening sale here, making it the most expensive painting by the artist ever to sell at an auction. “Padamsee’s ‘Greek Landscape’ trumped all expectations. The 4.3 x 12 foot canvas, estimated at Rs 7-9 crores, doubled its upper estimate. The winning bid surpassed the previous world record of Rs 9.3 crores, set by Sotheby’s in 2011 for ‘Reclining

  • Murder: Cops must have a third eye, fumes HC

    Mumbai: While hearing a plea alleging inaction of police in solving the murder case of a 53-year-old woman, the Bombay High Court on Thursday pulled up the investigating team saying that the police must not look at a case from the common man’s perspective and should have a third eye.

  • Scotland Yard to ‘assess’ Keith Vaz’s sex scandal

    London : Scotland Yard on Friday said it will “assess” the case of UK’s longest serving Indian-origin Labour MP Keith Vaz to see if any criminal offences were committed by him after a British tabloid published allegations that he hired two male prostitutes and made references to drugs. The Metropolitan Police stressed that no investigation has been launched yet and that the issue has been referred to its “Special Enquiry Team” after it