Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Indian coast guard rescues severely injured SL fisherman

    Mumbai: On receiving a request from Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre, Colombo, the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre, Mumbai on February 27, assisted an injured fisherman on board Sri Lankan fishing vessel, which was at 100 Nautical Mile west of Suheli Par Island.

  • Mumbai: Uddhav Thackeray inaugurates two mobile health check-up clinics, ATH card

    Mumbai: People speaking against Narendra Modi are dispelled, why attendants speaking against Jawans are not dispelled said Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thakare at the inauguration of Two Mobile Chikitsa Vahini (Mobile Health check-up Clinics) and Any Time Help (ATH) Card for civic services and School Students were given laptops organised from the funds from South Central Mumbai ward Shiv Sena candidate and member of parliament Rahul Shewale in the presence of former

  • Holi 2018: Mumbai celebrates every festival in unique way

    Mumbai: Mumbaikars, who are known to celebrate Holi and Dhuleti in a colourful way, had yet another year of unique celebrations. While most of them celebrated the culture and tradition, many engaged in a trend-setting Holi celebration.

  • Mumbai: Radio Jockeys play ‘black and white’ Holi, paint speed-breakers for city

    Mumbai: While the city was busy preparing for Holi, Radio City launched a fortnight-long #BlackandWhiteHoli campaign which is aimed at improving road safety in Mumbai. Spearheaded by popular radio jockeys, the initiative aims at reducing road accidents by painting the speed breakers and zebra crossings in the city.

  • PNB scam: CBI arrests retired PNB chief auditor Bishnubrata Mishra

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Bishnubrata Mishra, a retired chief internal auditor in the Punjab National Bank scam worth Rs.11,400 crores. Mishra was arrested by the CBI on Thursday. He was produced before the special CBI court and remanded to police custody until March 14. Mishra was responsible for concurrent audit for 2011-2015 at PNB Brady House branch at Fort.

  • Congress vs BJP in Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections

    A near draw in Madhya Pradesh

    The results of the two high-profile by-polls for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly give both the Congress Party and the BJP plenty of reason to mull over the electoral strategy ahead of the crucial Assembly polls in the State later in the year. The Congress might have managed to retain the two seats falling in the pocket-borough of Jyotiraditya Scindia, but the much reduced margin of victory in both does not reflect a

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    Mumbai: MahaRERA dismisses allottee’s complaint for delayed possession of flat

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) dismissed a allottees complaint regarding delayed possession after it came to the fore that the complaint was made against a different developer who is not associated with the project work. The authority said the dispute between both the parties is of a civil nature and it will not be able to resolve the same.

  • Congress’s peevish boycott

    It is not surprising that the Congress Party boycotted the meeting of the Lokpal selection committee. The reason cited by the leader of the party in the Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, was bizarre. In a letter to the Prime Minister on Thursday, he took umbrage at being called as a special invitee. He refuses to appreciate that as the leader of a party which does not command the requisite one-tenth of the

  • Economic growth alone is not enough

    Economic growth has not led to increase in real wages because it promotes capital-intensive production. The Modi Government, like its predecessor UPA Government, is pursuing economic growth as a path to securing welfare of the people. Assumption is that economic growth leads to increase in the wage rates and improved standard of living of the people. The ground reality, however, is very different. The rate of growth has increased substantially after we

  • Mumbai: Man hit on Karjat-bound train, GRP and RPF form a team to trace accused

    Mumbai: A 32-year-old man survived with grievous injuries on his right forearm after a stone hit him while travelling on a local train on Thursday night. The Government Railway Police (GRP) officials said they are investigating the incident and have formed a team including Railway Protection Force (RPF) and city police to trace the accused.

  • The importance of Donald Trump Jr’s India trip

    The Trump Organization is involved in more than 24 countries in America, Asia and Europe. It has been claimed authoritatively that it “has more business entities in India than in any other foreign country”.

  • Holi 2018: Festival passes peacefully as city sees fewer injuries

    Mumbai: Holi celebrations on Friday saw a fewer people reporting to hospitals’ Outpatient Department (OPD) with complaints such as skin irritation and eye injuries. However, 52 patients were brought in to the casualty ward until Friday evening. About most of them suffered an eye irritation due to Holi colours, while two required hospitalisation after a road accident as none suffered a serious injury.

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    HSC Exams: Student appearing for HSC board examination provided computer for taking exam

    Mumbai: For the first time, a student of Class 12, who is appearing for HSC board examination, has been provided a computer for taking his exam. Anurag Thombre, a student with Learning Disability (LD), has been taking all his board examination papers of Arts stream on a computer, instead of using a pen and paper.

  • Bhima-Koregaon violence: RSS-linked committee blames police apathy

    Mumbai: In what can be termed as the next step of the conspiracy, Forum for Integrated National Security (FINS), a reputed think tank and Fact Finding Committee (FCC) on Bhima-Koregaon caste riot, whose office bearers are associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), has given clean cheat to Hindu outfit leaders Milind Ekbote and Sambhaji Bhide from direct involvement in riot. The FCC has pointed fingers to the apathy of police department

  • PNB Scam: PNB not shown as creditor in US bankruptcy filing by Nirav Modi companies

    New York: The Punjab National Bank is not shown as a creditor in the bankruptcy documents filed in a court here by three companies affiliated with Nirav Modi. But the document acknowledges that the filing of criminal complaints by PNB regarding allegations of “unauthorised loans” to Modi and affiliated foreign companies were the “events leading” to the filing of the bankruptcy petition.