Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: BMC ignores residents’pleas and goes ahead with parking policy

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) went ahead and finalised the parking policy during an internal meeting held on Monday. The suggestions put up by the residents of South Mumbai during a discussion with BMC chief Ajoy Mehta last month didn’t find any mention in the policy of the BMC. One of the primary pleas of the residents was to reduce the tariff for residential areas, the civic administration was adamant the

  • Seven killed in Maharashtra as driver falls asleep

    Ahmednagar: Seven persons were killed when a speeding Bolero crashed into a divider and rammed into an oncoming truck near Dhangarwadi here early on Wednesday morning, police said. Around 4 a.m., the vehicle, headed towards Aurangabad, lost control and hit the truck bound towards Ahmednagar after crashing through the divider, Vilas Kanawade of the MIDC Police Station here said. All the victims killed were fast asleep in the vehicle, while the driver

  • Manchester Arena blast: This is what we know so far

    The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the Manchester bombing, saying a “soldier of the Caliphate” carried out the blast that tore through a crowd of fans at an Ariana Grande pop concert, killing 22 persons, a US terror-tracking organisation said on Tuesday.

  • Roger No M(o)ore: 5 famous Bond films of the legend

    Sir Roger Moore passed away at the age of 89 leaving behind a grand body of work including the role of James Bond which he made his own between the years of 1973-75. The British actor was not only the oldest actor to portray 007 but the longest-running taking over from George Lazenby after On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969).

  • Bipasha Basu opens up about her views on motherhood

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu, six month ago, was rumoured to be pregnant. But, she was unhappy with the rumour and said “I wish people would respectfully leave these major life decisions to us.”

  • Fostering innovation by strengthening the roots of future entrepreneurs

    Out-of-the-box ideas, the determination to strike on their own, dreaming big and differentiating themselves are traits that are possessed by some young budding leaders, whom we can spot in B-Schools today. With close to 50% of the population under the age of 25 years in India, we are gearing up for a boom of young entrepreneurs. This has given thrust to many reputed management schools to create entrepreneurship cells and incubators. Though IIMs were

  • NADA bans top Indian athlete for possessing meldonium

    New Delhi: A top Indian athlete was handed a provisional suspension by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) on Wednesday after testing positive for banned performance-enhancing substance meldonium.

  • MBA in Pharma and Healthcare- A Unique Opportunity

    The field of pharmaceutical and healthcare is growing exponentially. On the one hand it offers huge career opportunities and on the other, it has many challenges. The industry constantly looks for the talented young graduates. But B. Pharma or B.Sc. degree alone cannot give the opportunities to students to make career in this field. The industry looks for managerial capabilities. These capabilities can be developed by the students by going for a

  • Neutral venues concept has no takers among Ranji captains, coaches

    Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) concept of playing the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy matches at neutral venues received a thumbs down from most quarters at the captains’ and coaches’ meeting here on Tuesday.

  • Soft skills necessary for B-school students

    This is a theme that has been around for some time, and yet seems unlikely to go away. In the early days of the MBA education, the emphasis was more on quickly transferring considerable knowledge, with a secondary emphasis on application-led skill building. Possibly, the Case Study method was the most important skill building pedagogy, for a couple of reasons. First, the competition to get admission to an MBA programme was quite stiff and

  • Brims confer wings to its PGDM students to fly high

    Today organizations are operating in multiple environments and dealing with varied culture, thanks to the globalization which has brought the world closer. This has led to the rising expectations of the organizations from the employees; companies are looking for employees who can be the strategic partners for their business. To bring this transformation, management education plays an important role. Management education can transcend across geographical and cultural boundaries and at the same

  • Indian cricket team to watch ‘Sachin…’ together

    Mumbai: The Indian cricket team will be coming together to watch the special screening of legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar’s biography “Sachin: A Billion Dreams”.

  • The management institutions of tomorrow

    We live in times that are as complex as they are interesting. On one hand, a new wave of innovation is changing the way businesses are run. From robots to nanotechnology to 3D printers, the very idea of a shop floor is under some challenge. In services, we know that the biggest accommodation provider owns no property, the biggest taxi ride provider owns no cabs and some of the biggest content driven sites create