Free Press Journal
  • Fishing ban from June 1 by Fisheries Department

    Bhayandar : To facilitate breeding of fish during the spawning season, the fisheries department has geared up to impose the 2-month long annual monsoon fishing ban from June 1. A circular to this effect has been issued.

  • MBMC adds shopping power for students to buy school items

    Bhayandar : After introducing the direct-cash-transfer scheme, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has now added shopping power for municipal school students to purchase educational material and uniforms from the outlets of their own choice.

  • FDA notice to pharmaceutical firm for using imported sweeteners

    Mumbai : After the seizure of chemicals worth Rs 42 lakh from a chemical company in Bhiwandi last week, the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) of Maharashtra has now sent a notice to a major pharmaceutical company for using imported food sweeteners in medicines without license.

  • POLITICAL DIARY : Why did Kattapa kill Bahubali?

    The special session ratified Goods and Services Tax (GST) during three-day session last week. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said it was a historic day. But the session will be remembered for the famous statement ‘Why Did Kattapa Kill Bahubali’, the famous suspense of movie ‘Bahubali’. People got answer of this question in sequel ‘Bahubali -2’. But when Eknath Khadse, former BJP minister asked the same question in Lower House, it had the

  • Cult leader still in jail, girls not going back to parents

    Mumbai : The Crime Branch of Mumbai Police probing the case of “cult leader” Sunil Kulkarni has told the victims (two young girls daughter of a complainant) to withdraw the domestic violence case registered with Malad police station.

  • Online assessment: Mumbai University system adequate?

    Mumbai : Changing with the digital transformation is essential but is it adaptable and practical? Both teachers and students have not welcomed the recent process of the Mumbai University of checking all the examination papers online. While teachers find this process straining and stressful the students fear that a minor technical glitch might just disrupt their fate.

  • Swine flu claims 221 in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Swine flu has claimed as many as 221 lives in Maharashtra so far this year with Pune accounting for more than one-fourth of the fatalities, a government official said on Saturday.