Free Press Journal
  • Construction of Metro line in Mumbai more difficult than elsewhere

    Mumbai: Citizens and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) have stated that the construction of a metro project in Mumbai is difficult compared to other cities. On one hand, commuters have been constantly complaining about the traffic congestion at the Link Road due to the ongoing construction work of the Metro 2A (Dahisar to DN Nagar) line. On the other, DMRC said there is much more work going on than commuters

  • Venus Williams oldest Wimbledon finalist for 23 years

    London: Venus Williams became the oldest Wimbledon finalist for 23 years on Thursday as the American star ended Johanna Konta’s history bid with a masterful 6-4, 6-2 win.

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    Maharashtra government to set up policy research institute

    Mumbai: The state government has paved the way for setting up the Maharashtra Policy Research Institute (MPRI) that will assist the government in research that meets global standards for policy programmes, schemes, legislations and evaluate the existing schemes, laws and weed out dated policies, programmes and laws.

  • Mumbai: Motorcycle-borne youth flashes at college girls

    Mumbai: Some college girls alleged that a motorcycle-borne youth flashed at them in Powai on Thursday. The incident took place at 11.45 pm when a 19-year-old college girl and her two friends were walking on foot near Galleriya mall in Hiranandani area.

  • Mumbai: MSRDC gives Rs 60 Lakhs to farmer for Samruddhi Corridor land

    Mumbai: The first-of-its-kind direct purchase scheme of land for Samruddhi Corridor was registered in Hingna tehsil of Nagpur district on Thursday. Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) compensated Rs 59.11 lakh for around 1.25 hectares to Ram Sahu, who became the first project-affected farmer to get benefit under direct purchase of land scheme through negotiations.

  • No tie-up with JD-U: Sushil Modi

    New Delhi : Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday ruled out any tie-up with the JD-U in Bihar even if it snaps ties with the RJD, whose leader Lalu Prasad and his kin are facing corruption allegations.

  • Ex-BCCI Prez Anurag Thakur tenders unconditional apology

    New Delhi : Former BCCI president Anurag Thakur on Thursday tendered a fresh “unconditional” and “unequivocal” apology in the Supreme Court, saying it was never his intention to undermine the majesty of the apex court.

  • Tejashwi Yadav blames media for scuffle, assures investigation

    New Delhi : Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav has denied the media reports that his security personnel manhandled the media persons on his instructions on Wednesday in Patna. While blaming media persons for initiating the scuffle and hitting the Health Minister, the Deputy CM defended his security personnel for protecting him and assured that the matter will be investigated.

  • Shastri to pitch for Arun despite Zak’s presence

    New Delhi : Back at the helm as chief coach of the Indian cricket team, Ravi Shastri is likely to pitch for the return of bowling coach Bharath Arun despite the presence of Zaheer Khan in their ranks.

  • Irom Sharmila to tie the knot

    Kodaikanal (Tamil Nadu) : Finally, Irom Sharmila, the indefatigable fighter against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Manipur, has decided to tie the knot.

  • RaGa’s tweets rattle BJP

    New Delhi : The Bhartiya Janata Party leaders are rattled by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s taunting tweet on Wednesday on the Amarnath tragedy as PM Modi’s “personal gain” at the cost of “India’s strategic loss and sacrifice of innocent Indian blood.”

  • Govt calls all-party meet on China standoff, Kashmir

    The government is likely to put its best foot forward by sharing all requisite intelligence information about the Amarnath attack and ongoing efforts such as the massive manhunt launched to reach out to the hideouts in South Kashmir’s Pampore areas.

  • Actor Dileep faces public ire as police continue probe

    Aluva (Kerala) : Malayalam superstar Dileep, arrested in connection with the abduction and molestation of a popular actress, was on Thursday taken by police to three places in Thrissur as part of collecting evidence, and faced an angry crowd each time.

  • ‘Disappointed’ with drama over coach selection: Prasanna

    Kolkata :Former India off-spinner Erapalli Prasanna on Thursday said he is “disappointed” with the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) — comprising Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and V.V.S. Laxman — for dilly-dallying over choosing the national cricket team’s new coach.

  • Prime Minister to review FDI policy today

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy on Friday with a view to removing bottlenecks to overseas inflows, sources said.

  • BJP consults RSS; PM talks to senior ministers on V-P poll

    The Congress and 17 other opposition parties have already chosen Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi (in pic), a former West Bengal governor and a retired bureaucrat & diplomat, as their joint candidate.