Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: 200 civic officials to keep an eye on plastic ban offenders post-deadline

    Plastic ban: 355 units close down voluntarily in 12 days

    Mumbai : Acccording to a survey carried out by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), as many as 355 plastic and thermocol (styrofoam) manufacturing units have closed down voluntarily in the state in merely twelve days of the state government enforcing a ban on manufacturing, selling and use of variety of plastic goods.

  • Railways await govt nod to act against plastic ban violators

    Mumbai: Over two weeks after the railway authorities requested the Maharashtra Environment Ministry to authorise them to act against the plastic ban violators and penalise them, they are still waiting for a response.

  • Sweden get royal boot

    Maguire and Alli headers take England to semi-finals after 28 years

  • Facebook stock at all-time high despite data breaches 

    San Francisco : Despite the massive Cambridge Analytica data scandal and a couple of users’ privacy issues owing to internal bugs, Facebook stock closed at an all-time record high of $203.23 on Friday.

  • No record of 280 births at St Teresa charity home

    450 pregnant women were admitted in various homes, run by the order founded by St Teresa, here between 2015 and 2018, but there are records of only 170 childbirths and no information about the remaining 280.

  • Sena attacks BJP over Nagpur waterlogging

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Saturday attacked its estranged ally, the BJP, after nine hours of rain in Nagpur led to extensive water-logging in the city and disrupted proceedings of the Maharashtra Assembly.

  • IDA takes over 52 shops of Money Centre

    Indore : Indore Development Authority on Saturday took over Money Centre, a commercial complex located along Ranjit Hanuman temple road, and sealed all its 52 shops. The IDA sealed the shops amidst ruckus created by shopkeepers with help of large police force led by two CSPs, three thana in-charge and more than 100 policemen of four police stations.

  • May hails ‘breakthrough’ at make-or-break Brexit meet

    London : British Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday hailed a “breakthrough” after hours of being locked in with Cabinet ministers at her official country retreat of Chequers to chair what was dubbed as a “make-or-break” Brexit meeting.

  • Uneven road causes another truck rollover

    Mumbai: In yet another minor accident at Lalbaug on Saturday morning, a truck slipped and overturned due to rains and an uneven road surface. Nobody was injured in the accident, which occurred opposite Mukta A2 cinemas, Jaihind, at 11.45pm. The truck was headed in the south-bound direction. According to Rajendra Chikale, Senior PI, Kalachowkie Police, “Nobody was injured. We informed the BMC officials to inspect the road at the flyover since the

  • Brazil ‘haven’t learnt anything’ from 2014: Local media

    Rio de Janeiro : Brazil’s media has directed sharp criticism at the national football team after their 1-2 quarter-final defeat by Belgium, a result that dumped the World Cup favourites out of the sport’s showpiece event in Russia.

  • gold jewellery

    Maid steals jewellery worth `10L, arrested

    Indore : A woman was arrested on Saturday for stealing jewellery worth Rs 10 lakh from the house where she worked as maid servant. The police have recovered stolen jewellery from her.

  • MANIT teachers association split

    BHOPAL : The newly formed MANIT Teaching Staff Association split into two factions in the very first meeting on Friday. Though the meeting was mandated to build pressure on the director of the institute but professors started blaming each other when issue of promotion was raised.

  • Centre should approach court over confusion on services, says Kejriwal

    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the Supreme Court’s July 4 order made it clear that his government had the power to transfer or post bureaucrats and if the Centre, represented by the Lt. Governor, was in any confusion they should approach the apex court.