Free Press Journal
  • Fed-up with crying, mom kills 6-month-old son

    Thane : A 25-year-old woman from Bhiwandi in Thane district of Maharashtra allegedly killed her six-month-old son as she was fed up with his constant crying due to ill-health, police said on Saturday.

  • Choppy weather hits fishing, cost of seafood likely to rise

    Bhayandar : Seafood lovers may continue to cough up extra bucks for their favourite dishes. After sincerely adhering to the customary 60-day conservation period (annual fishing ban), fishermen  had started venturing into the Arabian Sea for the new fishing season since August 1. However, thanks to choppy weather conditions which is averse to sailing, hopes of netting a good catch has been dashed for the fishing community of Uttan near Bhayandar.

  • Mega block on CR, WR today

    Mumbai : The Central Railways and Western Railways will conduct a mega block on their respective suburban sections to carry out maintenance work on Sunday.

  • Panwasa to get water supply pipeline after 2 years of struggle

    Ujjain : Leader of Opposition in UMC, Rajendra Vashishtha, informed that municipal commissioner has sanctioned a project for installation of water supply pipeline for city’s Panwasa area. The project estimated cost is Rs 110 lakhs. He said that residents of Panwasa area along with corporator Atmaram Malviya have been struggling for the water supply pipeline for the past two years but mayor Meena Jonwal had not sanctioned it.

  • 46-yr-old man found dead in Mankhurd

    Mumbai : A 46-year-old man was found murdered in Mankhurd on Saturday morning. Bakhruddin Shaikh (46) was found dead at his rented flat at Sai Krupa society in PMGP colony, Mankhurd. Shaikh, who runs a printing press at Mankhurd, had returned home on Friday at 8 pm and was alone at his residence since Friday night. When Shaik’s wife, Noor, returned home on Saturday morning at 10 am, she was shocked to

  • US suspends military training with Pak

    Islamabad: The Trump administration has suspended over a decade-long military training programme of Pakistani personnel at the US institutions, a media report said on Saturday, days after Isla­ma­bad and Moscow signed an agreement to allow Pakistani troops to receive training at the Russian defence centres.

  • CIDCO announces lottery for 14,000 affordable houses

    Thane: The City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO), a state planning agency, on Saturday announced a lottery for 14,838 affordable apartments in the Navi Mumbai area.

  • Bol-Bachchans rob woman in Bhayandar

    Bhayandar: After a brief lull, the notorious Bol-Bachchan gang seems to have raised their ugly head in the region, yet again. The victim, a 50-yr-old woman, was relieved of her gold jewelery worth more than Rs 40,000 by two  miscreants here in broad daylight on Friday.

  • MBMC on Mission Green: City waste to be used as fertilizer

    Bhayandar : Burdened with a herculean task of disposing off more than 450 metric tonnes garbage every day, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has now rolled up its sleeves to launch a multi-pronged strategy aimed at reducing the quantum of waste.

  • CIA cables detail probe at base run by CIA director

    Washington: Newly declassified documents graphically describe how an accused Al Qaeda operative was stripped naked, repeatedly slammed against walls, waterboarded and confined in boxes for hours at a covert detention site that CIA Director Gina Haspel briefly oversaw after 9/11.

  • Sapling plantation drive held for greenery

    Indore : A sapling plantation drive was organised behind Omaxe Hills township on Saturday. Men and women from different areas joined the drive.