Free Press Journal
  • US Open : It’s all Serena in all-Williams clash

    New York : Serena Williams turned her 30th career meeting with her sister Venus into a one-woman showcase, reaching the US Open fourth round with a 6-1, 6-2 victory.

  • Patrick Cutrone goal seals Milan win over Roma

    Milan : Substitute Patrick Cutrone scored a last-gasp winner to give AC Milan their first win of the season at their San Siro stadium with a 2-1 victory over Roma.

  • Mumbai’s Nayan Chatterjee shines in JK Tyre racing championship

    Coimbatore : Mumbai’s Nayan Chatterjee and the Chennai duo of Vishnu Prasad and Joseph Mathew shone on the opening day of round 2 of the JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship, winning their respective races in great style at the Kari Motor Speedway here on Saturday.

  • High-end CCTV cameras installed in the city to curb rash driving

    Police source said that CCTV cameras installed at many locations in November 2016 have either stopped working or have a few defects in them. To fill in the void created by a batch of CCTV units, a new set of CCTV cameras with ANPR feature were ordered in a proposal sent to the Home Department.

  • Gita, Upanishads, Vedas  should be introduced in  edu curriculum: Tawde

    Mumbai : Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawade on Saturday said he was of the view that Bhagwad Gita, Vedas and Upanishads should be introduced in education curriculum in schools so that students can derive knowledge and benefit from their rich contents.

  • HC: Hsg societies cannot indulge in profiteering biz

    There is no bar for any member to pay donation to the society, however, it should be voluntary, without any compulsion and coercion. No manner of transfer fees can be charged under the pretext of donation,” Justice Bhatkar ruled.

  • ‘Can’t call activists Naxals based on emails, letters’

    First of all, we all respect the Indian Constitution and our democracy. Be it a Naxal or anyone, all have to respect democracy. Having said this, it is not right to call scholars, lawyers and human rights activists Naxals just based on some alleged emails and letters.

  • Tarun Sagar, a monk known for his controversial sermons

    Mumbai : Jain monk Tarun Sagar passed away at a temple here early on Saturday after a prolonged illness, an official said. He was 51. Sagar, who was suffering from jaundice and other ailments, breathed his last at around 3am at the Radhapuri temple in New Delhi.

  • CM appeases Sena by offering key state positions

    Mumbai : The state government has finally announced 21 political appointments to 16 state-owned corporations, two state authorities and a state minority commission. It should be noted that the BJP has been trying to sending feelers to the Shiv Sena by appointing its party members to key posts, such as the chairman of minority commission, the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) chairman and chairman of the Mumbai Board of MHADA.

  • Mono rail resumes after 10 mths, tickets dearer

    Mumbai : Mumbai’s monorail, which had shut down in November last year, after a fire, resumed services on Saturday. This news comes as a relief to the commuters, especially those in Chembur and Wadala. The extension work of the monorail to Arthur Road has also resumed.

  • City’s garbage collection drops to 7,000 mt

    Mumbai : The Mumbai city total garbage collection has dropped from 9,000 metric tonnes to 7,200 metric tonnes, after BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation began taking stern action against fraud contractors carrying mixed debris.

  • Palji Talji, 83, is state’s first India Post bank a/c holder

    Mumbai : Palji Talji, 83, was beaming with joy on Saturday morning after he received the code to operate his account in the India Post Payment Bank (IPPB). He is the first person in Maharashtra to open his account at the IPPB. Dressed in a beige-coloured safari suit, this proud octogenarian showed off the card which contained a code to access his account.

  • Docs to govt: Include chapters on organ donation in schools 

    Indore :Gastroenterologists and liver transplant experts from across the country urged government to include chapters on organ transplant and liver diseases in the school curriculum to make people aware about the disease and its early prevention.