Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Police to keep strict vigil on eve-teasers during Navratri

    Bhayandar: The festive season has started and the Mira Road division of the Thane (rural) police is leaving no stone unturned in keeping a stringent vigilance on eve-teasers during the nine nights of Navratri Utsav at the various venues across the twin-city.

  • Indore: `Life flourishes near rivers: Sumitra Mahajan

    Indore: Taking forward their initiative of saving rivers in the ‘Rally for Rivers’, Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev urged people to join the initiative during an event organised at Daly College, on Friday. With a beautiful composition for rivers, classical dancers of the school in blue attire, presented some sequences.

  • Height barriers to installed on Mumbai-Pune expressway to avert accidents

    Mumbai: In a bid to avert accident in ghat section of the Mumbai-Pune expressway, the Highway Police will soon install height barriers to restrict heavy and other multi-axle vehicles entering the first lane. The Maharashtra state highway police has been working on this project for the last four months to install the height barriers between Khalapur and ghat section on the E-way.

  • Indore: ‘Diary is a vessel to life and literature’

    Indore: Celebrating the literature and art of writing on ‘Dear Diary Day’, CREATE Stories held a programme at Scholar’s Paradise School on Friday and chatted with children about old dairies. Starting from school diaries that were used for notes and reminders, they chatted about personal diaries and quality of writing.

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    CM Shivraj lays foundation of solar plant at Raja Bhoj Airport

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan laid the foundation stone of a solar plant for Raja Bhoj Airport in Madhya Pradesh. Along with this the Chief Minister also hoisted a 100-feet high national tricolour at the Raja Bhoj Airport, which will remain illuminated for 24-hours.

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    CM Devendra Fadnavis urges Centre to bring SRA scheme under PMAY

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has urged the Centre to bring the state’s Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY) so that it can get subsidy to create more affordable housing stock.

  • Indore: Kahn carries 75: untreated water: Sadguru

    Indore: Terming Kahn River as nullah, founder of Isha Foundation Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev has said at least 75 per cent of untreated water of the city enters into it regularly. Sadhguru’s ‘Rally for Rivers’ launched from Coimbatore on September 3 reached here on Friday to spread awareness about depleting rivers.

  • Mumbai: MBMC’s health department suspended negligent doctor over teen’s untimely death

    Bhayandar: The health department of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has suspended medical officer Dr Snehal Narwade and terminated the services of a nurse identified as Pallavi Bandagle appointed on contractual basis after the inquiry team probing the untimely death of a 17-year-old girl at the Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Civic Hospital on September 11 in their preliminary findings found them negligent in performing their duties.

  • Mumbai: Unemployment forces couple to commit suicide

    Mumbai: In a tragic accident, an unemployed couple living in Mumbai’s Malad area committed suicide on Friday evening. The couple ended their lives by hanging from the ceiling of their house at around 8: 30 p.m.

  • Indore: Goyal to lay foundation of Khandwa-Sanawad project

    Indore: Railways Minister Piyush Goyal will visit the city next month and most probably will lay the foundation of gauge conversion (GC) work of Mhow-Khandwa section.  He will also start GC work of Fatehabad-Ujjain section and second bridge on Gambir River in Ujjain.

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    Man tries to blacken Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde’s face at Satara

    Mumbai: A member of the Dhangar community tried to throw black powder at Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde in Satara on Friday. Tawde was in the Western Maharashtra city, about 250 km from here, for an event, when a person, later identified by police as Maruti Jankar, approached him with black powder and attempted to throw it at him.

  • Donald Trump, Kim are like ‘children in a kindergarten’: Russia

    Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has likened the war of words between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to a kindergarten fight between children. The North Korean leader earlier labelled Trump “mentally deranged” and a “dotard” after Trump threatened to destroy his country.

  • Indore: Freedom struggle & New India vision to be showcased

    Indore: On the diamond jubilee of Quit India Movement an exhibition showcasing country’s freedom struggle and also vision about New India to be achieved in 2022 would be inaugurated, on Saturday. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Union Minister of State for Women and Child Devlopment Dr Virendra Kumar would inaugurate the exhibition at Gandhi Hall at noon, which would remained continued till September 27 and would also remain opened from 11

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    Rani Mukherjee gets BMC notice for illegal construction

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has served stop work notice to popular Bollywood actor Rani Mukherjee for illegally covering the terrace of her bungalow situated at posh Juhu Tara Road and constructing more rooms without seeking prior permission from the civic body. A senior civic officer stated that the actor took permission for conducting renovation work but she illegaly carried out some work due to which the notice has been served.

  • Indore: Crime Round Up: 9 women police PCRs deputed

    Indore: To maintain law and order during the Navratri, DIG Harinarayanachari Mishra instructed patrolling by 9 women PCR vehicles across the city from Thursday. According to police, to curb cases of molestation and eve-teasing during Navratri at Garba pandals in the city, they pressed into service nine PCR vehicles with female constables and one male constable.

  • Congress wings clipped in Rajya Sabha

    The Congress is well and truly facing a diminution in status in the Rajya Sabha after having enjoyed the fruits of being the single largest party. Close on the heels of its favoured Vice-President and Upper House leader Hamid Ansari having been replaced by BJP stalwart Venkaiah Naidu, with the Congress and the BJP standing level in terms of numbers in the Rajya Sabha with 57 seats each as a fallout of recent biennial

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    Bombay High Court slams state government for not providing land to National Law University

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government’s failure to allot a decent plot to set up the National Law University (NLU) in the city has once again invited the wrath of Bombay High Court. This is the second time that the HC has pulled up the government for failure to provide land to NLU, which has been forced to function from one floor in a Powai-based building.

  • India’s reply to Abassi in UN aptly stinging

    The breathtaking response of India’s First Secretary to the United Nations Eenam Gambhir to the belligerent address of Pakistan’s new prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abassi at the UN General Assembly has left India’s supporters and critics equally spellbound. Exercising India’s right of reply to Abassi’s call for a special envoy to Kashmir while alleging that the “struggle of the people in the region is being brutally suppressed by India,” she said Pakistan is now