Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Despite existing issues, BMC to setup 390 new pre-primary schools

    Even though the existing balwadis (pre-primary school) are facing a tough time, due lack of teaching staff, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has planned to open around 390 new balwadis in Mumbai.  A senior official of BMC education department, told Indian Express that, “The civic body runs schools in all wards, but compared with the number of schools in the city, pre-primary schools are very few. This prompts parents to enrol their children

  • Air India privatisation gets a boost as KKR, Warburg Pincus show interest in acquisition

    India’s national carrier, Air India’s privatisation bid has got another boost as Private equity funds KKR and Co. and Warbug Pincus are the latest to express interest in acquiring Air India’s businesses, according to two people directly aware of the development in the acquisition process. The two buyout firms have separately sought details of the proposed privatisation process of the national carrier that was cleared by the union cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra

  • Builders can’t delete uploaded documents, says MahaRERA

    Now, according to new order issued by the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), developers can’t delete documents once uploaded on the website. Developers now will have to be extra careful while uploading any documents for registration, as the new orders from the RERA says that documents once uploaded by the promoter during registration or project update cannot be deleted. The real estate lobby is not happy with the new orders. RERA as

  • Mumbai: Deadly pothole claims woman bikers life, Aditya Thackeray assures action

    Mumbai: In another case of death occurring due to potholes, a woman biker from Bandra lost her life after her vehicle crashed into a pothole on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway on Sunday afternoon. The dreadful accident happened on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway yesterday when the three bikers were on their way to Jawhar, the victim fell and got cruhed under a truck. The mishap occurred near Veti village, around 100 km from Mumbai, when victim Jagruti

  • Mumbai: Students can get learner’s driving licenses from colleges!

    Mumbai: In a good news for students, colleges can soon issue learner’s driving licenses to students to drive two and four-wheeler vehicles from their institutions without visiting Regional Transport Offices (RTO) or hiring an agent. The RTOs will conduct online tests in city colleges and if the students pass they will receive the learner’s licenses. Last week, the Maharashtra Motor Vehicle Department (MMVD) issued a circular with policy guidelines to all the RTOs regarding

  • ICC Women’s World Cup: How Indian women’s team missed a golden opportunity to win the world title

    The ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 came to a riveting end on Sunday at the Lord’s. The final between India and England was played in front of a packed Lord’s crowd. England women’s team fought tooth and nail and won the final by nine runs against a resurgent, fiery Indian women’s team. The finale went down to the wire and at the end of the day cricket was the real winner. Indian eves won

  • See Pictures: Sara Ali Khan’s breathtaking appearance at Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla ‘Wedding Special’ fashion show

    B-town Nawab Saif Ali Khan’s dearest daughter Sara Ali Khan is all set to make her Bollywood debut in Abhishek Kapoor’s ‘Kedarnath’ opposite Sushant Singh Rajput. However, the actress has already started making headlines with her hot and sexy pictures of gym or party. The new comer has always been spotting many times with other star kids like Jhanvi Kapoor and others.

  • Mumbai branch of Thalassa eatery in Khar gets closure notice from the brand owner due to misappropriation of funds

    The Greek eatery Thalassa’s Mumbai branch has run into trouble with the owner. The owner wants to shut down the the restaurant over the allegations of funds misuse. Mariketty Grana, the woman from Greece set up the eating joint over 10 years ago. Grana has sent notice to Bruder Hospital Pvt. Ltd, her partner for the Mumbai restaurant in Khar, to “cease and desist“ from operations. The notice says that the directors Grishu Mutneja

  • 2017 Hyundai Verna: All You Need To Know

    The 2017 Hyundai Verna is all set to go up against its age old arch rival, the Honda City, in an all-new avatar. Though the automaker has just revealed official sketches and a teaser video of the new Verna, it is fairly easy to assume what the India-spec model will pack since features and mechanicals will be shared with the Elite i20 and the Creta. Also, it has already been introduced in Russia, North America and

  • We can excel if we try to

    Aeschylus, a contemporary of Socrates, Lao-tsu, Zoroaster, Buddha and Confucius, who lived during the 5th century B.C. wrote: “Neither does anyone, however many wounds he may have received, die unless he has run his allotted term of life; nor does any man, though he sits quietly by the fireside under his own roof, escape his fated doom.” In other words, birth or death is not in our hands. There is a time

  • Book on Ujjain’s past glory released

    Ujjain: Veteran journalist and writer Ramesh Dixit (80) has penned a book detailing places of worship of all religions in the city. It also contains information about famous poets, authors, sportspersons, theatre artists and others of Ujjain.

  • Ujjain: Homeguards save youth from drowning at Ramghat

    Ujjain: A 26-year-old youth from Indore, Neeraj Vaishnav, was saved from drowning by homeguards at Ramghat. He had come to Ujjain along with his seven friends to visit Mahakaleshwar without informing his parents.