Free Press Journal
  • Thane: Mumbra rape case stuck in political tussle

    Thane: The rape case in Mumbra has stuck in a political tussle. The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) and National Congress Party (NCP) has been alleging each other over the issue.

  • China, China fire

    China: 18 dead as fire breaks out in karaoke lounge; arson suspected

    Beijing: A fire tore through a karaoke lounge in southern China today, killing 18 people and injuring another five in a suspected arson case, police and state media said. The blaze took place after midnight in a three-storey building in Qingyuan City, Guangdong province, and was put out shortly before 1:00 am local time, according to the police.

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    Mumbai: IDOL students face delay in FYBCom, FYBA semesters

    Mumbai: Students of Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) of Mumbai University (MU) appearing for semester examinations of First Year Bachelor of Commerce (FYBCom )and Arts (FYBA) faced inconvenience on Monday. Students received their hall tickets just one day before the examination and the paper was delayed due to non-availability of staff.

  • Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman

    Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman attend SCO meet in China

    Beijing: The meetings of the defence and foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), being attended by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, began here today.

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    MahaRERA directs developer to pay interest to home-buyers for delay in handing flat

    Mumbai: In a huge relief to at least seven home buyers, the Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) directed a developer to pay interest for delayed possession by three years. The RERA bench acted on a complaint filed by seven home buyers regarding delayed flat possession even after them paying at least 90 per cent of booking amount.

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    Mumbai: Central Railway plans to ban use of plastic at railway stations

    Mumbai: In order to ban usage of plastic on the railway stations, the Central Railway (CR) authorities have planned to replace plastic glasses with the paper glasses in the suburban trains and station in the city. A senior railway official said this week they will be conducting a meeting to take a decision on the complete ban on usage on the railway station and its surroundings.

  • Mumbai: MHADA seeks action against 25 firms for posting wrong information

    Thane: The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) on Monday filed a written complaint to Mumbai Cyber Police for seeking action against 25 web portals . The owner of these websites have been accused for posting wrong information regarding the MHADA lottery.

  • Railways, Mumbai, BMC, Monsoon, Mumbai Monsoon, Monsoon preparation

    Railways, civic body review monsoon preparedness works in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Senior railway officials on Monday said that pre-monsoon works, to ensure heavy rains don’t stall train traffic in the metropolis and adjoining regions, had begun and a review was carried out by the civic body chief and general managers of Western and Central Railways.

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    Daily Horoscope for Tuesday, April 24, 2018

    Want to know what’s in store today for you? Read our Daily Horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan, and find out what your Sun Sign says about the day that will be.

  • IPL 2018: 5 Talking points from Kings XI Punjab’s stunning last over win over Delhi Daredevils

    It was the same old story for Delhi Daredevils as they lost to Kings XI Punjab by four runs at Feroz Shah Kotla in IPL 2018. Despite controlling the match for better part of the game, Delhi couldn’t quite get over the finishing line and are still languishing at the bottom of the table. On the other hand, Punjab continued their winning march and are leading the league standings.

  • Mumbai, BMC, BMC hospitals, sevices of BMC hospitals, health services

    Mumbai: BMC looks to improve services at its hospitals

    Mumbai: In a bid to strengthen peripheral hospitals of the city, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is mulling to invest nearly Rs 150 crore for the upliftment of the health services in the city. The civic body intends to spend this amount for various purposes like recruiting around 600 new staffers in the various department of hopsital, purchasing machinery and enhancing the current infrastructure of the hospitals.

  • Impeachment motion against CJI: Congress self-goal

    The rejection of the impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra by the Vice-President and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, M Venkaiah Naidu, on Monday, was expected. For, the charges lack substance. These were based on mere innuendoes and doubts, not on facts. The movers’ pique and anger against the CJI for not ensuring a favourable order in the Judge Loya death case was behind the petty and revengeful move.

  • Mumbai, rape case, veteran actress files rape case, businessman, juhu police station

    Securing justice for daughters is imperative

    Sexual violence against women in India rose to the forefront internationally after the December 16, 2012 gang-rape of a paramedic student in Delhi. The protests and outrage that erupted across the country and elsewhere after the horrific sexual crime came to light were so intense and widespread that the then UPA government almost lost control over the narrative. Now, nearly five and half years after ‘Nirbhaya’, sexual violence against women is once

  • Commonwealth: A last throw of the dice

    London this week was preoccupied with the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting. It is an event made particularly special because this is probably the last occasion the Queen will perform her ceremonial role as the Head of the Commonwealth, an honour she inherited from her father King George VI, when the old British Commonwealth was redefined in 1948 to accommodate the newly-independent colonies, particularly India.

  • Nanar refinery: Subhash Desai asserts land acquisition has been cancelled, CM Fadnavis says he has no such authority

    Mumbai: The Rs 3 lakh crore petrochemical project at Nanar is becoming a personal spat between chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray. The latest provocation came from Shiv Sena leader Subhash Desai who is also the Industries Minister when he asserted that the land acquisition notification of May 18, 2017, for the project has been “cancelled.”

  • Sheena Bora murder case: My life is unsafe in prison, someone is planning to kill me, Indrani Mukerjea tells court

    Mumbai: Indrani Mukherjea, prime accused in the Sheena Bora case, on Monday played the ‘victim’ card and made a shocking revelation before a special court. She claimed that someone is hatching a conspiracy to kill her in the jail. However, a CBI officer trashed her contention saying that she is only building up a ‘ground’ for bail.