Free Press Journal
  • BMC elections 2017: 12,000 EVMs to be procured for Mumbai civic polls

    Mumbai : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is leaving no stone unturned in facilitating better services for the voters for the civic polls in February. The BMC body has procured a total of 12,000 Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) from the State Election Commission (SEC) which would be brought from Sindhudurg, Raigad and Ratnagairi districts.

  • Ujjain: Railway safety and security discussed at talk show

    Ujjain: Railway Board has launched a month-long awareness programme on the safety and securities in railways. A discussion on the same was organised by the Ratlam Division of Western Railway at Ujjain railway station on Thursday.

  • Ujjain: Divyang matrimony meet held, 25 couples get engaged

    Ujjain: At least 25 young couples got engaged during a matrimonial meet for Divyang people organised by the administration in association with various non-government and social organisations at Astha Garden on Thursday. The meet was well received by the family members of the specially-abled people. Participants came to attend the event from across the state.

  • Amazon pulls out offensive Bapu flip-flops

    New Delhi : After Amazon withdrew a Tri-coloured doormat offensive to Indian sensitivities from its Canadian platform in the face of warnings by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, the e-commerce major has now also pulled out flip-flops bearing the picture of Mahatma Gandhi, a senior official said on Thursday.

  • Zakir Naik to be summoned for grilling: NIA

    Mumbai : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is scanning the details of 78 bank accounts of Zakir Naik, his NGOs – Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) and UK-based IRF International.

  • Jallikattu: Tamil Nadu to witness dusk to dawn shutdown

    Chennai: With the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam failing to provide a solution for conducting Jallikattu, the State is set to witness a dawn-to-dusk shutdown on Friday that will be unusual in the annals of recent history in the country.

  • NIA says LeT not JeM behind Uri, Handwara attacks

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today claimed that terror attacks at army installations in Uri and Handwara in Jammu and Kashmir were carried out by Pakistan-based outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

  • Mumbai: Road safety event organised by RTO

    Mumbai : The need for bringing out an institutional framework for addressing the cause for road accidents in the city was discussed at the road safety programme organised by the officials from the Regional Transport Office (Wadala) conducted at International Institutions of Population Science in Deonar on Thursday.

  • Mumbai: GRP men rob cash from rail passenger

    The GRP officials tried to offer Rs 20,000 to the victim to settle the matter. The case has not been registered yet because of the GRP’s relcutance.

  • Mumbai: SEC unveils mascot to promote voting

    Mumbai : Elections of 10 municipal corporations and 25 Zilla Parishads along with 283 Panchyat Samitis would be held on February 16-21. To create awareness among voters of the state, state election commissioner introduced index finger as their official mascot symbol in the presence of governor Vidyasagar Rao along with other dignitaries on Thursday.

  • Nagpur HC suspends BJP’s Gadchiroli MLA

    Mumbai : The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Thursday, has suspended Bharatiya Janata Party’s legislator Dr Gangaram Holi from his post. The HC found him guilty in contesting the 2014, assembly poll while serving in the government job. Dr Holi was a government medical officer of Gadchiroli Zilla Parishad. Dr Holi also represents Gadchiroli assembly constituency which is reserved for Scheduled Tribes.

  • Mumbai: Civic school in dark as BMC-BEST spar

    Mumbai : A tussle between the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) has led to a deadlock for the civic school in the seventh lane of Kamathipura area. This school was being constructed since the last five years and was to be inaugurated in July last year. Now with the delay of electric supply and the implementation of code of conduct, the school will not be inaugurated for another

  • Mumbai: Snarls, encroachment top civic issues in Bandra

    Mumbai : Prominently known for well-known eateries and sea-facing promenades, Bandra, has more problems of poor traffic arrangements and encroached footpaths that lead to long traffic snarls in this area.  There is also a problem of high volume of vehicles plying in this area due to the Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

  • Sadhguru, Isha foundation, final stretch of your life, last step, peace of mind,

    Absolute attachment is realization

    Many so-called spiritual teachings are given that essentially say, attachment is bad, so do not get attached to anything. These kinds of teachings and misunderstandings have come because of the pain people go through with attachment.