Free Press Journal
  • Thane: Rs 28 lakh in old notes seized

    Thane : The Local Crime Branch (LCB) unit of the Thane (rural) police has detained three men and seized Rs 28 lakh scrapped currency notes of 500 and 1000 denomination from Mira Road on Monday afternoon.

  • Maharashtra Fisheries department tries hard to push inland fishing across state

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra fisheries department is working on all projects to increase fish production of the state. At present it gets through marine (sea) fishing 4.5 metric tonne fish while from ponds and lakes it gets 1.5 metric tons a year.
    This, however, is equal to the consumption level of the state. Therefore, to increase the production level it is now concentrating more on inland fishing activity.

  • 49 port projects awarded in FY 2017

    New Delhi: The government awarded 49 port projects with an investment of Rs 8,341 crore in the previous fiscal, which will result in capacity addition of 104 MT. This was against a target of 102 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) capacity augmentation.

  • LG looks for telco tie-ups for smart appliances

    New Delhi: South Korean consumer electronics major LG is scouting for partnership with telecom operators in India to offer its ‘smart appliances’ connected with Internet of Things (IoT) technology.

  • Nagpur Municipal Corporation stares at severe cash crunch

    Nagpur : The civic body of Nagpur Municipal Corporation NMC has a reason to worry as it faces a financial crunch. The severe cash crunch has affected its plan to make a Nagpur city into smart ones and other projects have ran deep into troubled waters.

  • Panel to explore ways to create revenue for Maharashtra

    Mumbai : The state of Maharashtra tops the charts for being most debt ridden states in the nation. To address the issue, the state government will be possibly looking out for avenues to earn more revenue. The finance department of the state has constituted a ‘high level’ committee to look out for avenues to garner more revenue for the state.

  • Mumbai: Amar Mahal flyover repair work to take 4 more months

    Mumbai: Adding to the woes of motorists on the Eastern Express Highway, the Public Works Department said that the repair work of Amar Mahal flyover at Chembur will be prolonged for more four months. Chandrakant Patil State Minister of Public Work said, “The flyover is 25-years-old and it has been made by using unisher technology which is been used more in north eastern parts of India, especially army uses such flyovers.”

  • Speeding car kills 4-year-old in Pune

    PUNE: A four-year-old girl, Ishita Vishwakarma, was killed and another kid, Sajid Shaikh, was seriously injured when a car hit them while they were crossing the road after shopping with their family at D Mart in Baner. Three others accompanying the children were also hurt in the accident.

  • Mumbai: Western Railway’s 62nd Railway Week Awards held

    Mumbai: About 209 individuals and group were conferred various awards at the recently held Western Railway’s 62nd Railway Week Awards. Inter division cleanliness shield and scrap mobilisation shield was won by Mumbai Central Division. On the other hand, Ratlam division bagged 8 efficiency shields which are the highest, for outstanding performance in various fields.

  • Maharashtra: Bridge over Savitri River to open by June

    Mumbai : The Maharashtra Public Works Department (PWD) plans to inaugurate a new bridge over Savitri River connecting the Mumbai-Goa highway. It would be inaugurated by Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport, and Udhavv Thackeray, Shiv Sena president, on June 5.