Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: ATS detains man from Madhya Pradesh in ISIS case

    Mumbai: The Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) of Maharashtra Police detained Abid Shaikh (26) from Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday for his alleged links with the banned outfit, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’ film set torched in Kolhapur

    Kolhapur:The police on Wednesday registered a complaint against 40 unknown people for vandalising and setting fire to the sets of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film ‘Legends of Padmavati’ that was being shot at Mhasai Plateau in Kolhapur. In the wee hours of Wednesday, a mob set ablaze equipment, period clothes and animal fodder that were brought in for the shooting.

  • Mumbai: Ex-MP refutes land scam allegation

    Mumbai: The Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Vijay Darda, refuted the allegation made by the Nagpur based social worker Paknaj Thakur, regarding the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation’s (MIDC) land. Darda told FPJ, “They have raised this issue six months ago at the state and central level, but none of the officials have bothered to reply them because they all know these allegations were baseless and rubbish.” Darda alleged that Thakur had written to the

  • Unseasonal rain in Beed, lightning claims three

    Mumbai: Three persons died after being struck by lightning in Beed district of Maharashtra which received unseasonal showers on Wednesday afternoon. The rain may have damaged standing crops, district officials said.

  • Mumbai: Stem cell treatment heals burn injuries, scars in few weeks

    Mumbai: A man ended up with serious burn injuries on his face, chest, abdomen and hands due to a chemical spill  in February, working in the chemical factory. He has now recovered within two weeks with help of the ‘stem cell treatment.

  • Mumbai: Four thieves held, 7 cars recovered

    Mumbai: Mumbai city and its surrounding areas have recently been experiencing a spate of motor vehicle thefts. The Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Vinaykumar Rathod said that these thefts predominately include Swift Desire cars. Four people have been arrested in this case and seven cars have been recovered worth Rs 54 lakh.

  • Mumbai: 200 new traffic signages to come up

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Traffic Police (MTP) has requested Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials to float a tender to install Variable Messaging Signage (VMS) at various arterial roads of the city. These are the electronic signages that will run traffic alerts which motorists will be to read and help to change their route. The Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Milind Bharambe told the Free Press Journal that the request was made almost two months ago and

  • Mumbai: Poisar river dug up to build flyover

    Mumbai: With an aim to reduce the vehicular traffic at SV Road in Kandivali (west), the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started constructing a new vehicular bridge above the Poisar nullah. This bridge which is proposed to be around 125 metre long will connect the Poisar subway road to Kandivali (west) railway station.

  • ‘MammoAlert’ a novel way to diagnose breast cancer

    Mumbai: A California-based POC (Point of Care) Medical Systems Inc on Wednesday unveiled a rapid, portable breast cancer screening test known as ‘MammoAlert’ which is based on its Pandora CDx micro fluidics-based platform. MammoAlert will be launch in India by July 2017.

  • Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj Ji

    Meditation- The Best Medicine

    It is now being widely accepted all over the world that stress or mental tension is the killer number one because it causes high blood pressure, heart diseases, asthma and many other psychosomatic diseases and even cancer if its duration or frequency is more than an individual can withstand.

  • Women’s Day Special – Let’s talk women empowerment!

    Women’s empowerment is more than a social need. It is an imperative for half of the population, a driver of economic growth and a potential curb to crime. On the occasion of Women’s Day, The Free Press Journal and Indo American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) organised a panel discussion on ‘Women Empowerment’. IACC office bearers Madhulika Gupta and N V Srinivasan delivered the opening and closing speeches, respectively.