Free Press Journal
  • The rise of the rupee: Where now?

    The rupee has strengthened against the USD by around 1% during the period March 31, 2017 to April 27, 2017 on account of continued foreign inflows into the Indian markets. The Euro has appreciated against US dollar by around 2% during the same time period.

  • Do not interfere in Muslim laws: Abu Azmi

    So much hue and cry on triple talaq is uncalled for. Any interference in our Muslim Personal Law is strictly not acceptable, tweets the SP leader.

  • NGO to help students study English through DVDs

    Mumbai : In an attempt to teach the English language to both teachers and students in the primary section of vernacular schools, the Bombay Community Public Trust (BCPT) has provided DVDs for free.

  • Man held for raping minor girl

    Mumbai: A 50- year-old man has been arrested by the Byculla police on Saturday for raping a minor girl repeatedly for the past six months and impregnating her.

  • Kaali Peeli union opposes CNG deadline change to Ola and Uber

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Taximan Union, representing the black and yellow (kaali-peeli) taxis, are up in arms against the state government with the latter giving a fresh deadline extension to the application based taxi services.

  • Pakistan PM sacks aide over news leak, army vetoes move

    Difference between army and govt came to the fore after the military rejected Nawaz Sharif’s (pix) notification to sack special foreign affairs assistant Fatemi following findings of a probe panel.

  • Session on GST from May 21

    Mumbai : The special session to ratify State Goods and Service Tax (SGST) was scheduled in mid-May. It will now be held from May 21 to 23 in Mumbai.

  • Sarpanch’s wife debarred from puja in Ahmednagar

    Nashik : The wife of a sarpanch (village head) was not allowed to participate in a puja conducted at temple in Sugaon-Khurd  village of Akole tehsil of Ahmednagar during an annual fair, sparking condemnations from women activists.

  • Now, an app to keep blood sugar in check!

    The app can help people with Type 2 diabetes to keep a tighter rein on their blood sugar levels, the key to managing the disease,

  • Nitin Gadkari inaugurates India’s first cross belt sortation technology at Mihan

    Nagpur : It was most awaited opportunity for the press to see the Mihan revive. The Mihan Multi Modal and International Hub based in Nagpur which was caught between bureaucratic red tapism and policy logjam. The logjam policy during the erstwhile Government had brought the Mihan to a grinding halt.

  • Priority to active rain water harvesting units for new lines

    Bhayandar : Taking serious note of the Free Press Journal news report (New lines soon, but rainwater harvesting a concern) published on April 24, 2017, highlighting the apathetic attitude of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) towards rainwater conservation, the civic administration has finally rolled up its sleeves to take up the issue on a priority basis while awarding new water connections, especially in newly constructed buildings.

  • New judges for Sheena Bora & Malegaon cases

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court has undertaken a reshuffle of the judiciary with the result that as many as 131 district judges have been transferred to other courts. This will result in new judges hearing some key cases, including the Sheena Bora murder case, the Chhagan Bhujbal money laundering case and the one involving the 2006 Malegaon blast.

  • India’s first book village to come up in Maharashtra’s Bhilar

    Mumbai : A hamlet in Satara district of Maharashtra, popular for its strawberries is all set to embrace the tag of India’s first ‘village of books’, a concept inspired by Britain’s Hay-on-Wye, a Welsh town known for its book stores and literature festivals.

  • TV model dies in road mishap

    kolkata: Popular model and TV prime time host, Sonika Chauhan was killed while actor Vikram  chatterjee was injured when the car in which they were travelling met with an accident in Kolkata on Saturday. Police said the car mounted the pavement while trying to avoid an approaching car from a nearby lane.

  • Residents rehabilitated at Mankhurd bound to live in ‘worse’ condition

    Mumbai : Around 68 ‘project affected people’ of Rafi Nagar Nullah have been rehabilitated by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to their new residence at Mankhurd. However they are living in abyssal conditions, without electricity and water connections.

  • CM chairs meeting on Purandar airport

    Mumbai : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday chaired a meeting here to review progress for Chhatrapati Sambhaji Raje International Airport in Purandar, Pune.