Free Press Journal
  • BEST to offer cashless ticketing from Dec 10

    Mumbai : Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) kick started an awareness campaign of mobile ticketing on Saturday. It is a week-long training programme for conductors is being held at bus depots across the city and suburbs.

  • JJ ambulance drivers accept banned notes

    Mumbai : The 16 ambulance drivers of Sir Jamshedji Jeejebhoy (JJ) Post Mortem Centre have decided to accept old currency notes from relatives of dead patients to ensure they are not harassed in their emotional period. In the background of problems people are still facing due to demonetisation, this is a welcome suo moto decision on part of the ambulance owners. Moreover, in case of new born deaths, they will not

  • Khadiwala Sq: Myriad problems add to chaos

    Indore : Traffic at Khadiwala square, one of the busiest in the city, is really a mess. Multiple problems add to the chaos on the road on a daily basis.

  • Khares bask in glory of Pranjal’s new success

    Indore : A city lad, studying in IIT-Mumbai, has been offered a package of Rs1.25 crore by US firm, Uber USA.  Currently, 21-year-old Pranjal Khare is in a party-mood. His parents, relatives and friends are overjoyed with his achievement. “He has brought laurels to the city through his hard work and dedication,” said one of his friends.

  • A civic school with a digital classroom worth replicating

    Mumbai : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Education Committee chairperson Hemangi Worlikar visited Urdu medium BMC schools in Shivaji Nagar of Govandi on Thursday to visit its digital classroom.

  • ‘Manchester United still away from EPL title’

    Manchester : Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that the English Premier League (EPL) title is still far away but his team is working in the right direction to achieve it.

  • Differently-abled conned by NGO create ruckus at Ravindra Bhavan

    BHOPAL : More than 1500 differently-abled persons from all over the state, who had reached the Ravindra Bhavan on Saturday to attend a programme organised by a little-known organisation, created a ruckus when they realised that they had been fooled.

  • Special court rejects bail plea of Michael Ferreira

    Mumbai : In a setback to the world billiards champion Michael Ferreira and three other accused in the QNet multi-level marketing scam, a special court rejected their bail pleas.

  • Black money riddle stumps government

    New Delhi : The Finance Ministry’s calculations of black money have gone awry. Its estimate was that Rs 3 to 4 lakh crore will not return to the system as the hoarders of this much accountable money will not be able to account for source of the high denomination scrapped currency notes with them.

  • Can Aziz break the ice in talks?

    Sharif’s Foreign Affairs Advisor exchanges pleasantries with Modi, but talks uncertain 

  • After ‘historic victory’, Trupti Desai enters Haji Ali Dargah

    Pune : After a group of around 100 women and social activists entered the inner sanctum of the Haji Ali Dargah earlier on November 29, Bhumata Brigade activist Trupti Desai and others visited the holy place on Saturday.

  • Kandivali woman hangs herself, leaves no suicide note behind

    Mumbai : The Samata Nagar police is investigating the mysterious suicide of a 23-year-old management student found hanging in an apartment at Thakur Village in Kandivali (E) on Friday night.

  • Now, killer queues for motorists at toll plazas

    Mumbai : As toll booths resumed their operations from December 2 midnight, long queues were seen on all the toll plazas, including the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, old highway between the two cities and Vashi toll booth on Sion-Panvel highway.