Free Press Journal
  • Civic school teachers with a mission for quality education!

    Mumbai: Contrary to the belief that municipal schools lack good teachers, we find teachers from the city’s municipal schools go out of their way to give a better quality of education to their students.

  • Pro-Vidarbha outfit sets deadline for statehood to meet demand

    Mumbai: An outfit seeking statehood for Vidarbha region on Tuesday criticised the BJP-led governments in Maharashtra and at the Centre for not showing “political will” to resolve the decades-long issue and gave them a deadline of January 1 to meet its demand.

  • Thane police look for bike lifter who steals on demand!

    Bhayander: Sleuths of the Thane (rural) police are on the lookout for the kingpin of a gang involved in stealing bikes as per the demand and preferences of prospective customers who don’t mind buying them at throwaway prices.

  • Robbery case cracked in Bhiwandi

    Mumbai: The Bhiwandi police detected a robbery case of Rs 6 lakh on Tuesday.  The accused arrested have been identified as Ravi Ashok Prajapati (19), Jigar  Rajesh Harijan (19), Kalpesh Verma (18),  Jai Singh (20) and Nasseruddin  Akram Khan (30). According to the Bhiwandi police, Rs 6,17,500 have been recovered so far.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- There is likely to be a focus on career. People around you like to help you. There will be some difficulties in domestic place and at work place. Health problem may rise today.

  • Decades-old massive water tank rediscovered by history professor

    Mumbai: In a rare instance, Avkash Jadhav, a city corporator and professor of history at St. Xavier’s College, has rediscovered a massive 2.50 lakh liter water tank which was lying unused since decades at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sanghralaya (CSMVS). Professor Jadhav, a nominated councillor from Shiv Sena, posted his discovery on his Facebook account saying, “Apparently, it was constructed in the pre-independence period and it is primarily to be used

  • MCGM to miss pothole fixing deadline again

    Mumbai: The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) is yet to achieve its target of repairing potholes before September 15 when the devotees will bid adieu to Lord Ganesha.

  • Fadnavis soothes Maratha concerns over ‘social issues’

    Mumbai: Alarmed by a slew of rallies by Marathas demanding amendments in Atrocities Act and quota, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said his government was taking steps to resolve “various social issues” concerning the politically powerful community.  The rallies have assumed significance in the view of forthcoming elections to civic bodies in state. “The government has taken a serious note of the morchas being taken out across the state. The morchas

  • Cauvery: Madness over water sharing

    The river water wars between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu took a violent turn on Monday after Kannadigas rioted in Bengaluru and other parts of the State, protesting against the release of water from the Cauvery to Tamil Nadu as per the apex court order.

  • Mahatma Gandhi: Of private affairs and public life

    Amid the raging controversy over the sexual transgressions of a minister in the Aam Admi Party in Delhi and his subsequent removal from the cabinet, an important debate has been raised over the private life of a public figure. The AAP spokesperson has sought to argue that if there is no offence under the law and an act such as sex is consensual, it is not punishable by authorities who control the

  • Fanai, Udanta join Mumbai City FC

    Mumbai : Mumbai City FC announced the signing of the talented Indian pair of Lalchhuanmawai Fanai and Udanta Singh for the third season of Indian Super League (ISL) 2016.

  • Anna Hazare, Arvind Kejriwal partnership is over

    Anna Hazare is disappointed with his one-time disciple, Arvind Kejriwal. The hope with which “I was looking at Arvind Kejriwal is over,” the Gandhi-wannabe has said. He should have anticipated his disillusionment, for he had called Kejriwal “power hungry” even before he became the Delhi chief minister.

  • Akshat, Aditi, Pritha win thrillers to emerge champs

    Mumbai : Mumbai Suburban duo Akshat Jain and Aditi Sinha, and Pritha Vartikar of Pune fashioned exciting wins to emerge champions, in the Bombay YMCA 4th Maharashtra State Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, at the University Pavilion.

  • From the Archives

    Plastic Galahads

    What’s the matter with Madras? And what is right with Tamil Nadu? Madras has carried on with the name for a few centuries and is none the worse for it.

  • India 4th in open and 5th in women : Gold for USA

    Chennai : The US won the gold medal on a better tie-break score over Ukraine while the top-seeded Russia won bronze at the 2016 World Chess Olympiad open category at Baku, Azerbaijan, on Tuesday.

  • Sahil Kumar ruled out of Track Asia Cup

    New Delhi : India suffered a huge blow ahead of the third edition of the Track Asia Cup, starting here on Tuesday, with World No.6 cyclist Sahil Kumar being ruled out due to an injury.

  • Rafath Habib in second round

    Mumbai : Chennai-based Rafath Habib of Railways registered impressive back-to-back wins to enter the second round, in the Otters Club All India 9-Ball Pool Tournament.

  • Russian hack team targets WADA, Williams sisters, Simone Biles

    Moscow : A Russian hacking group has alleged that American tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams and Rio Olympics gold medallist gymnast Simone Biles were allowed to consume banned substances by World Anti-Doping Agency after claiming to have accessed WADA’s database.

  • Playing under floodlights is smart decision: Paes

    Indian captain Anand Amritraj hinted that Saketh Myneni could be Paes’ partner for the doubles rubber in the World Group Davis Cup play-off tie, in which he thinks the hosts have a “good chance” to earn a point against the formidable Spain. Not only India but Spain are also undecided about the doubles combination as the two captains said the pairings would depend on proceedings of the first day. Spanish captain Conchita