Free Press Journal
  • State gets 6 weeks to fix dates on which meat can’t be sold

    Mumbai : Giving one last chance, the Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra government to decide in six weeks time the days on which there would be a ban on slaughter of animals and sale of meat in the city owing to certain festivals.

  • 500 cops to guard Justin concert

    Mumbai : Around 500 police personnel will be deployed at  D Y Patil stadium at Nerul  for Justin Bieber’s concert on May 10. Around 45,000 fans, mostly youngsters, are likely attended show.

  • 5 held on abduction over bad loan

    Mumbai  : Mulund Police on Saturday arrested five persons for revenge abduction of a person over a bad loan issue.

  • Bad Blood: FDA check on banks soon

    Mumbai : After shortage of staff and wastage of blood in the city’s blood banks, the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) and the Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are now planning to start joint inspections of blood banks followed by compliance and verification visits in all 59 blood banks located here.

  • London labour aids Police Inspector’s life-saving act

    Mumbai : Shailini Sharma (45) attached to Chembur police station saved Priyanka Jethalal Maru (32) from committing suicide at Wadala on Friday. Maru had enrolled for a training programe in London-based Hostage Negotiation and Crisis Management Training in 2008 at London and a training of two weeks organised by Mumbai police in 2010 in association with the Scotland Yard police. Excerpts:

  • ‘Fill vacant posts for disabled in govt bodies’

    Mumbai : Union Minister of State for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale on Saturday directed various central PSUs and state government bodies to fill up vacancies for disabled on priority.

  • Victims to get helpline in mid-May: Rahate

    Mumbai : The Maharashtra State Commission for Women will soon launch a helpline for counsel- ling women, who are deprived and deserted by their husbands and families.

  • Here’s how teachers are learning the art of de-stressing

    It’s not just students who fret over everything academics. Divya Nambiar delves into our nation builders’, aka teachers’, world to find out how they fight anxiety “You can’t stop a teacher when they want to do something. They just do it.”  ― J.D. Salinger

  • CST, Elphinstone Rd stations renamed

    Mumbai : The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and headquarters of the Central Railway has been renamed by adding ‘Maharaj’, while Western Railway’s Elphinstone Road station has been rechristened as ‘Prabhadevi’ station, an official said here on Saturday.

  • Stage set for pvt player’s role in rail revamp

    Mumbai : Indian Railways has joined hands with the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) to study cost-drivers of the world’s eighth largest employer.

  • Husband sends triple talaq to Pune wife on WhatsApp

    The moment I entered my husband’s house, my in-laws thrashed me. I was thrown out of the house and had no other option but to go back to my parent’s place – Sadiya Khan.

  • Art with satire: The new social media fad

    There’s been a rising trend of illustrators on social media who mix art with satire to bring home their point of view, writes Poorva Tamhane

  • Can women stand-up comics crack jokes freely?

    Once a rarity, women stand-up comic are breaking the humour barriers. Sapna Sarfare finds out whether these women still face biases while they try to poke fun at the audience

  • Maharashtra, Milk Crisis, Maharashtra Milk Crisis, Diary Owners, Kisan Sabha, Milk dairies, Milk prices, Milk producing farmers

    The Characteristics of Important Liquids and their Adjuvants (Anupand)

    Milk
    Milk Is believed to be nectar. In India, cow’s milk is one of the best types of milk available, in view of the properties of the Indian breeds of cows, followed by goat milk and buffalo milk respectively. From the health point of view, goat’s milk alleviates all three dosas. The milk of a Jersey cow (a breed of cow) is least effective in its properties. Though camel’s milk is salty in