Free Press Journal
  • We are not competing well with China: Rahul Gandhi in Princeton

    New Jersey: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has said that India is not competing well with China. Rahul, while addressing students at the Princeton University on Tuesday, said that it was very important for India to compete with China expeditiously as it is moving ahead with ‘tremendous power.’

  • Maharashtra: 26 rescued as five boats capsized near Ratnagiri

    Due the heavy rainfall that started yesterday, five fishing boats which entered Arabian sea near Ratnagiri capsized. The rescue operation was conducted by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Tuesday.

  • Class 2 student murdered in a school in Gurugram

    Mumbai: Police officers will attend PTA meetings in city schools

    Mumbai: Mumbai police officers will attend Parents-Teachers Association (PTA) meeting of all the schools in the city. This decision by Mumbai police has been taken in the light of the murder of a seven-year-old boy at Gurgaon’s Ryan International School earlier this month. Police stations across the city will designate a buddy pair of officers for each school and their job apart from attending the PTA meetings is to stay in touch with school’s

  • Two infiltrators killed along Indo-Pak border

    Amritsar: Two armed infiltrators were killed and a possible bid to breach the Indo-Pak border foiled by the BSF in Punjab today. The border guarding force said it has recovered the bodies of the two. An AK-47 assault rifle, a pistol and over two dozen bullet rounds were recovered.

  • Mumbai rains: BMC blames IMD for August 29 deluge

    Mumbai: While city is still facing the heavy lashes of the rain, the BMC and IMD are still playing blame game for August 29 deluge, which paralysed the city.

  • In Picture: Emraan Hashmi shares this childhood memory which will make you laugh with his caption

    He has been known for his bold content in Bollywood films and was termed as the ‘serial kisser’ for the number of kisses he shared with his female co-stars. Emraan Hashmi tried to break free from the image and soon became a star with some unconventional content to his credit. However, the image related to the risqué content seems to precede him but that doesn’t affect the

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    Mumbai: MHADA lottery winners still await Ocs, as time passes over 2 years

    Mumbai: In yet another case of apathy shown by the civic body, MHADA over the last two years has close to 700 people from the 2015 and 2016 lottery who haven’t received Occupation Certificates (Ocs) and it has put their life in distress. This is not the first occasion of ineptness shown by the civic body.

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    This year, Thane will be doing the Garba to RJ Malishka’s ‘Sonu’

    Thane: The Navratri festival is a big event in Thane where somewhere there is Dandia and Garaba, or somewhere one can see ‘Bhondla’ of Maharashtra. One can also find, the Durga puja festival in some parts of the city. Thane is all geared up to welcome Goddess Durga with ‘jagran’ and by playing Garba or Dandiya.

  • Gautam Rode plays a ‘bit complex’ role in ‘Aksar 2’

    Mumbai: Actor Gautam Rode says his character in the forthcoming film “Aksar 2” has several shades and so, he is nervous how the audience will react to his “bit complex” role. In the suspense thriller, Gautam, known for shows like “Saraswatichandra” and “Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya”, does not play the quintessential bad guy, but he doesn’t play by the book either.

  • Use of Twitter by Maharashtra ministers slows down

    Mumbai: The extensive use of social media, especially Twitter, by BJP leaders during poll campaigns has slowly slipped into simple re-tweets and greetings in the case of most ministers in Maharashtra. As the BJP-led state government is set to complete its three years in office, a close look at the ministers’ Twitter handles shows that they have largely become one-way communication, just like any other government department.

  • Mumbai: Students ‘design’ a new career option

    Mumbai: Students have begun to opt for courses like design, fashion and communication over the usual standard streams of education. Courses like product design, communication and interior decoration have received popularity and students are considering these courses as a career option.

  • Karan Joseph suicide case: Mumbai police interrogate Rishi Shah for hours

    Mumbai: The CEO of Crossbones media Rishi Shah was questioned at Bandra police station till late Tuesday night in connection with the suicide of pianist Karan Joseph after Mumbai Police Commissioner asked investigators to probe the unnatural death case with all possible three angles including suicide, its abetment or murder.

  • RK Studio Fire: Kapoor brothers to re-build the destroyed stage 1 area

    Mumbai: After the tragic incident happened in iconic RK studio, Chembur on September 16, entire Kapoor family went into deep sorrow, Reportedly, the fire which was broke out had destroyed the whole stage 1 area of the studio. Moreover, Rishi Kapoor took to Twitter to confirm about the incident and also clarified that no injury or casualty had taken place. However, as per the reports, the

  • Congress MLA offers to pay for CCTVs in Mumbai schools

    Mumbai: Congress legislator from Chandivali Arif Naseem Khan on Monday announced plans to sponsor CCTVs in economically weak schools, especially in slums, “to ensure that students’ security is not compromised in any manner”.   The former state minister also appealed to all legislators and parliamentarians of Maharashtra to come forward with similar sponsorships for poor schools in the wake of the September 8 murder of a seven-year old student of Ryan International School in

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    Improving Mumbai suburban train services top of my agenda: Piyush Goyal

    Mumbai: Praising the job done by his predecessor Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister for Coal and Railways Piyush Goyal claimed that Mumbai city was his priority in terms of scaling of railway infrastructure. He also added that India had invested heavily in the safety issue.