Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra: Kho-kho team manager held for player’s death

    Thane: The manager of a kho-kho team from Ahmedanagar was arrested on Friday by Thane’s Kapurbawdi police for allegedly being responsible for the death of one of the team members in a road accident in 2016.

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    Indore: Breaking the taboo: Victims need love and support, not rejection and fear

    Indore: Breaking myths and sharing causes of AIDS to commemorate World Aids Day, students of Paul Institute of Professional Studies staged a nukkad natak (street play) ‘My Health My Right’ at Musakhedi Square and Barah Pathar Square on Friday. Presenting accurate details about HIV/AIDS, students aptly narrated scenes to bring change in mindset of people.

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    All civic works to be completed by June end, Thane Commissioner’s promise to citizens

    Thane: Municipal Commissioner Sanjeev Jaiswal called an urgent meeting on the holiday of Eid. The officers were called and given a time limit for completing all major projects sanctioned by the Thane Municipal Corporation by end of June 2018. Meanwhile, a decision was also taken to set up a special committee comprising Chief Account and Finance Officer, Municipal Chief Auditor and City  Engineer, in order to reduce the delay in the process

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    Indore: In death, 32-year-old gives new lease of life to three

    Indore: Indore has created history again by becoming the only city in central India to make a record of creating ‘Green Corridors’ for the 28th time in last two years to save several lives. Three more Green Corridors were prepared on Friday for speedy transportation of vital organs of a 32-year-old Pratyush Vyas.

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    WOW! Bhumi Pednekar to host Star Screen Awards

    Bhumi Pednekar has had a fantastic year with two back to back blockbusters Toilet – Ek Prem Katha and Shubh Mangal Savdhan and is currently one of the most watched out young talent in Bollywood! Her rising popularity is further visible with her being signed on to host the prestigious Star Screen Awards.

  • Mumbai: Alert RPF helps 12-year-old lost boy reunite with family

    Mumbai: The continuous announcements made at Thane station initiated by Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel helped a 12-year-old boy to reunite with his family members on Thursday morning. The boy was travelling with his family members and was separated from them as he could not alight from the train due to the peak hour rush.

  • Gujarat BJP boots out 24 party members

    Ahmedabad: Ahead of high-voltage Gujarat Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state unit has suspended 24 of its members for their involvement in anti-party activities. The BJP reportedly on Friday suspended former MPs Bhupendrasinh Prabhatsinh Solanki, Kanye Patel and Bimal Shah along with 21 others. The suspension of the 24 members from the party seemed to be a well-calculated move of the party.

  • Select post offices in Maharashtra begin Aadhaar enrolment

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra circle of the Department of Posts has started its Aadhaar enrolment facility at select post offices across the state. The facility was inaugurated at the GPO by Chief Post Master General (CPMG) H C Agrawal on Thursday. Four-year-old Soham Sonawane became the first individual to get enrolled for his Aadhaar card at the GPO.

  • Mumbai: Movements at sea being closely monitored after Hafiz Saeed’s release

    Mumbai: The Vice-Admiral (Western Command) of Indian Navy, Girish Luthra, on Friday told the media, all the movements at sea are being closely monitored in coordination with other agencies including Air Force and Coast Guard and the ‘surveillance at sea has been intensified. This development comes after Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attacks, was released from Pakistani jail, is alleged to have spewed venom against India and threatened to work

  • NIA arrests Manipur-based terrorist from Delhi

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a member of a Manipur based terrorist organisation – Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) from Delhi.

  • Mumbai: MNS workers arrested for vandalising Congress office near Azad Maidan

    Mumbai: The face-off between Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and the Congress turned ugly on Friday with MNS leader Sandeep Deshpande and seven other party workers being arrested for vandalising the Mumbai Regional Congress Committee office near Azad Maidan on Friday morning.

  • GDP growth up but too early to celebrate

    As people, there is an uncanny predictability about the way we, especially the middle class, react to peaks and troughs in the economy. It makes one wonder whether we jump to conclusions too fast. We are either euphoric or overly despondent in judging economic trends. When the country’s growth rate slipped to 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of this year, all hell broke loose. Doomsday forecasters ruled the roost pointing

  • Make the most of private health care

    The Niti Ayog has said that after the path-breaking reforms of Goods and Services Tax, Bankruptcy Code and Real Estate Act, the Government now needs to initiate the reforms in the health and education sectors. The Gorakhpur tragedy of few months ago had also highlighted the shoddy state of our government health system. It appears that certain doctor was running private hospitals under the ownership of his wife. The Government Hospital was