Free Press Journal
  • Dialogue with Guru

    The nature of real Dharma

  • Eastern Ghats and the mesmerising quaint train journey

    Strap: A scenic journey through pristine terrain and their lively tribal people leaves UDAY K CHAKRABORTY in awe of its serene beauty and lesser-known treasures

  • World Music Day 2018: Music education in India beginning to make a mark

    Despite being the soul of the country, music has been treated in India more as a vocation than a profession, but that’s changing now as Pritha Banerjee reports how educational institutions are imbibing music into their curriculum

  • Bipolar disorder: It’s not just about mood swings

    Off late, several celebrities have come forward and admitted having diagnosed with bipolar disorder, which affects more than eight million Indians, but it’s still largely misunderstood. Vibha Singh speaks to experts to shed light on the disorder

  • Pride Month 2018: Getting LGBTQ into the mainstream

    Pride Month is celebrated in June to commemorate the Stonewall riots of 1969, which served as a turning point in the LGBTQ movement. While Pride Month involves a celebration of sexual diversity, it is also an opportunity to fight discrimination and discuss concerns about Inclusive Workspaces, writes Mallika Iyer

  • How to stay fit and fine at 40 plus

    People in their 40s need to pay extra attention to their health. Here are a few habits one can adopt after 40 to be fit and fine

  • Shiv Sena, Uddhav Thackrey

    Shiv Sena demands action against RBI Governor

    Mumbai : The Shiv Sena pounced on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday, seeking to know “what action the (current) Finance Minister Piyush Goyal has taken against the RBI governor and chiefs of banks” which have been defrauded by big industrialists who have fled the country.

  • Govt makes plastic mandatory for road construction, BMC reluctant

    Plastic waste will be added to a hot mix of asphalt, commonly known as tar and other material. According to experts, plastic roads have better longevity, require less maintenance and have better water resistance as compared to roads built with conventional material.

  • Railways to act against violaters

    Mumbai: The Railways has said that it would initiate action against those violating the Maharashtra government’s plastic ban which came into effect from Saturday.

  • TMC nets Rs 95,000 in fines

    Thane :In a massive drive that began on Saturday, the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) began seizing banned plastic and collected Rs 95,000 in fines from traders and shopkeepers on the first day. The drive began in the morning around 7 am and went on well beyond noon.

  • MANY SHOPS STAY shut out of FEAR

    Mumbai : Saturday marked the first day of the statewide ban on plastic. Many shops in the city remained shut for fear of being penalized and lack of clarity on what plastic packaging material was allowed.

  • `3.69L penalty collected in Pune

    Pune: The Pune Municipal Corporation collected fines worth Rs 3.69 lakh and seized over 8,000 kilograms of plastic items on the first day of the plastic ban that came into effect across Maharashtra today, a civic corporation official said.

  • Cong ignored devpt of cities: Modi

    Prime minister sounds poll bugle from city, virtually launches BJP’s CAMPAIGN ahead of state assembly polls Urban Infra: UPA govt spent ` 95,000cr in 10yrs NDA govt spent ` 2.3L cr in 4yrs

  • MEXICO SCENT KNOCKOUT BERTH

    Notch second win, battle past South Korea by the odd goal in three