Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: It is a home away from home for Moshe

    Mumbai: For Moshe Holtzberg, it was a homecoming of sorts. Only the Nariman (Chabad) House, the scene of the terror attack that left his parents, Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, dead, is for him no longer a repository of just happy memories. He was about to turn two years old when his parents were killed during the siege. On Tuesday, nine years later, accompanied by his maternal and paternal grandparents, the 11-year-old had

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    Reduce the cost of sanitary napkins: Bombay High Court tells Maharashtra government

    Mumbai: Voicing concern over health hazards faced by women, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Maharashtra government to consider cutting down the high prices of sanitary pads. The court also asked the government to make them available for women at cheaper and concessional rates. A division bench of Justice Naresh Patil and Justice Nitin Sambre issued a notice to the Woman and Child Welfare Department of the government and asked it

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    Mumbai: BMC starts 34 fire inspection cells across city

    Mumbai: The BMC finally started 34 fire inspection cells across Mumbai to keep a check on the commercial and the residential premises following the fire safety norms or not. After the Kamala Mills fire which killed 14 people and Sakinaka farsan workshop blaze killing 12 labourers the civic corporation set up these inspection cells to check fire safety lapses if any.

  • Mumbai: Now, check out map of city’s slums on SRA’s website

    Mumbai: Mumbaikars will now be able to view slum clusters in the city on a map uploaded on the web. This map is uploaded by the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) on their website and has so far identified at least 2397 slum clusters in the city.

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    Mumbai: BMC proposes hawking pitches near Raj Thackeray’s bungalow and MNS office, likely to stir up storm

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is almost certain to kick off a political storm with its proposal to have hawking pitches at Dadar’s Keluskar Road, which houses Raj Thackeray’s bungalow ‘Krishnakunja’. Raj-led Maharashtra Navnriman Sena (MNS) party office – ‘Raigad’ situated at Padmabai Thackrey Marg in Dadar also has 100 proposed hawking pitches. therefore, it seems these proposed pitches might create stir as MNS is well known for its violent action

  • Mumbai: Deadline for Elphinstone and Currey Road FOBs extended by fifteen days

    Mumbai: Mumbaikars will have to continue using the narrow Foot-over-bridges (FOBs) at Elphinstone and Currey Road stations since the railway ministry has pushed back the deadline for completion of new FOBs. The deadline for the FOBs which are being constructed by the Indian Army has been extended from January 31 to February 15.

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    Elections likely in six months, be prepared: CM Devendra Fadnavis tells BJP party workers

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has asked the leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to ensure the backward class do not get wrong message about the party and it’s activities. While addressing party functionaries at Vasant Smruti, party office at Dadar on Tuesday, Fadnavis also appealed them to be prepared for election in the next six months.

  • Tuli surrenders: Threat to arrest his wife works 

    Mumbai : Yug Tuli (28), the co-owner of Mojo’s Bistro, the restaurant where it is suspected the Kamala Mills fire originated, surrendered before the NM Joshi Marg police station on Tuesday early morning.

  • Three killed after head constable opens fire

    Pune: Three persons were today killed when a head constable of the India Reserve Battalion (IRB), posted at the State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) camp, allegedly opened fire on them at Daund town near here, a police official said.