Free Press Journal
  • Govt grants annual outlay of `366.48 cr for city suburbs

    Mumbai: The government of Maharashtra at the meeting of District Planning Committee approved an annual outlay of Rs 366.48 crore for Mumbai suburbs. This fund will be used for infrastructure and development work, said the guardian minister for suburbs, Vinod Tawde.

  • IMD cyclone warnings for Guj, Maha

    Mumbai : Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Mumbai has issued warnings of cyclonic circulations over the northeast Arabian Sea off north Gujarat coast at upper levels and the east-central Arabian Sea off south Maharashtra coast in a higher level.

  • Harmeet Singh is the first Sikh to become Pak newscaster

    Karachi : In a first, a Sikh man has been hired as an anchor by a news channel in Pakistan. Harmeet Singh, who is a resident of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province’s Chakesar city, has joined the Public News channel.

  • Miffed Heena knocks on NRAI’s door

    New Delhi : It was not a day well spent for Heena Sidhu as the aggrieved shooter could not not meet, and possibly discuss, with National Rifle Association of India chief Raninder Singh her exclusion from the Asian Games mixed air rifle team.

  • Tata Steel JV with Thyssenkrupp

    New Delhi : Tata Steel on Saturday said its board has approved a joint venture (JV) with German steel major Thyssenkrupp AG to combine the European steel business of both firms.

  • ‘IGI, Mumbai airports poor in punctuality’

    New Delhi : The IGI airport in Delhi, the 16th busiest in the world, ranked poorly in flight punctuality, securing the 451st position among the 513 airports worldwide, according to a study conducted by OAG, a global leader in providing flight information. The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, the second busiest in the country, fared much worse in flight punctuality as it was ranked fifth least punctual airport in the world,

  • IGNOU scam exposed, claim J&K Police

    Jammu : The crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police claimed on Saturday to have exposed a major scam at an Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) centre in Kathua district, where nearly 4,000 students were issued bogus degrees without appearing in examinations. The scam at the IGNOU centre was unearthed after the police received an input that a person – identified as Prashant Bandari – and his associates were involved in

  • Mumbai ensembles now on Unesco World Heritage Site Old and The Beautiful

    Mumbai : Mumbai’s iconic Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles has been described as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage Site. This was announced at the Unesco world heritage committee meeting in Bahrain on Saturday. The Heritage enclave is situated in South Mumbai’s historic core of the Fort Precinct and Marine Drive Precinct.

  • Flood alert in central Kashmir, 3 rain-related deaths in Jammu

    Srinagar/Jammu : Authorities on Saturday sounded a flood alert in central Kashmir even as three deaths were reported in rain-related mishaps in the Jammu region of the state. Srinagar-bound traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar high was suspended due to the lurking threat of floods in the Valley, leaving hundreds of commuters stranded, officials said. The Amarnath Yatra was halted again as both Pahalgam and Baltal routes were slippery because of the rain, a