Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Drought in sight, 25 MP dists record scanty rainfall

    Bhopal: As less than a month of this year’s monsoon season remains, drought threat has started looming large over half the districts of the state following scanty rainfall this year. Twenty five districts out of 51 are staring at drought ahead. The districts which have deficit rainfall till date since June 1 cannot recover despite current rainy trend across the state.

  • Mumbai: Two men assaulted over business rivalry

    Mumbai: Two men have been booked for assaulting two persons at Shivaji Nagar at Govandi on Sunday night. The incident took place on Sunday night at 10:40 pm. Sarfaraz Tufail Ahmed Shaikh (31) and his brother Salman Tufail Shaikh (30) were assaulted by the accused Mohammed Shaikh (35) and his friend Salim Khan (37) at Baiganwadi at Govandi. The incident occurred at the residence of Salman on plot number 40 at Baiganwadi.

  • Maharashtra: 57 complaints on RERA website

    Mumbai: Nearly a month after the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) started a complaint window on its website, 57 complaints have been registered against developers across the state. A senior official said that majority of the complaints have been registered against realty projects in Pune.

  • Mumbai: 4 years into session, National Law University still in chaos

    Mumbai: A national-level university that has no infrastructure of its own like no chairs or benches for its students to sit would be a common scenario in some rural areas, but what if such a situation prevails in a cosmopolitan city like Mumbai?

  • Mumbai: A mandal where you can pay for the Ganesh idol only after 2030

    Mumbai: The idol at popular sarvajanik Ganesh mandal of Mumbai suburb considered as “the king Of Andheri” is booked till 2030. Many believe that King of Andheri and King of Lalbaugh are iccahapurti Ganpatis (whatever you pray the God listens and fullfils them). Therefore, at King of Andheri, the devotees as part of their devotion donates the 8.5 feet tall idol to the mandal from past many years.

  • Fans blast MTV for cutting short Chester Bennington’s tribute at VMAs

    New Delhi: A moving tribute was paid to late Chester Bennington and Linkin Park by actor Jared Leto at 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. But, the tribute made the fans really angry with the network as they cut the segment short.

  • Mumbai University marks commerce students as absent in various papers

    Mumbai: Commerce students of MU are in a fix. Even though their results are announced, the university has put them in reserve as they have been marked absent in various papers. Mumbai University (MU) sources revealed that this error was caused as some of the answer sheets were assessed offline despite the entire process was ought to be completed online with the new On-Screen Marking (OSM) online assessment system.

  • North Korea test-fires ballistic missile over Japan

    Tokyo: North Korea, on Tuesday morning, launched ballistic missiles, which has reportedly passed over Japan, has broken into three pieces and fallen 1,180 kilometers from Cape Erimo into the waters off Hokkaido.

  • Maharashtra: Career of over 1000 FYJC students hangs in balance

    Mumbai: Even after six rounds of admissions for the First Year Junior College (FYJC), students are still running around struggling to get a seat. Around 1,200 students claimed that they have been been fooled and thrown out of the admission process without their knowledge.

  • Indore: Govt signals at scrapping degree completion period

    Indore: In a major relief to college students, state government has signalled at doing way with the existing system of completing undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in fixed time periods. A letter received from department of higher education (DHE) at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya on Monday stated that the government is considering scrapping of the maximum time period for completion of degree courses.

  • Maharashtra, HIV, Anti-HIV pills, Sex, Unprotected Sex, WHO, World Health Organisation, PEP, post-exposure prophylaxis

    38% decrease in HIV cases in Maharashtra, yet state stands second in transmission rate

    Mumbai: Maharashtra ranks second followed by Delhi and Gujarat where HIV is transmitted through blood and blood products. Doctors said National Aids Control Organisation (NACO) records indictated that  most of the time, hospitals do not follow the its guidelines of NACO on infected needles.

  • bombay high court, maharashtra, aurangabad, maharashtra government, swine flu, DMER, Directorate of Medical Education and Research

    Swine flu virus wreaks havoc in Maharashtra, Gujarat

    Mumbai: While the national capital, Delhi, recorded 1,066 cases of swine flu – the human respiratory infection caused by an influenza strain that started in pigs – in the last month alone, Gujarat and Maharashtra seem to be the worst affected, in terms of infections and deaths.

  • Indore: ’Time running out, utilise unspent UGC grant fast’

    Indore: Concerned over non-utilisation of a significant portion of University Grants Commission (UGC)’s grant allocated to Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), vice chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad on Monday informed heads of teaching departments that Rs 5 crore funds are still lying unutilised and the same will lapse if not spent in a month. “September 30 is the deadline for spending the grant. Time is running out. Act now and think of

  • Mumbai, Subhash Desai, Shiv Sena leader Subhash Desai, industrial land, industries minister, denotification, land acquisition

    Maharashtra: One-man panel to probe into minister Subhash Desai’s land dealings

    Mumbai: The state government has appointed former Additional Chief Secretary (Home) K P Bakshi to head the one-man committee to probe allegations against minister Subhash Desai for the illegal de-notification of land belonging to Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC).

  • Indore: ‘Organise at least one-week training for teachers every year’

    Indore: While changing our lives, technology has transformed education system as well by making itself the most important way used in modern communication. Considering the radical change in transmitting information, many schools have started training their teachers to help them educate children about latest software, applications and computer functions.

  • Mumbai: 2nd extension for committee probing jail superintendent

    Mumbai: A five-member committee, which probed the allegations of sexual harassment against the suspended Thane prison superintendent Hiralal Jadhav, has been granted another extension of three months to submit report, an official said on Monday.