Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra software couple chucks Rs 30 lakh pay packet to open ‘tea shop’

    Nagpur: This is one couple who decided to give up the comfort zone of fat-pay packets, Rs 30 lakh annualy between them to venture into an unknown realm — starting a tea shop The duo — Nitin V. Biyani, 36 and wife Pooja, 34 — embarked on their journey after considerable thought and intellectual inputs from their elders, especially Pooja’s father.

  • 10 summer special trains will run between Mumbai, Varanasi

    Mumbai: The Central Railway will run 10 summer special trains on special charges between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Varanasi to clear the extra rush of passengers during summer 2018. The operations of these weekly trains will start from April 24, 2018, and continue till May 23, 2018.

  • Mumbai: Man dies after tree falls on him

    Mumbai: A 38-year-old man died after a tree fell on him at Dadar in central Mumbai, a fire brigade official said today. The incident took place yesterday afternoon when the victim, Dinesh Sangle, was passing by Mumbai Marathi Granth Sangrahalay Road, the official said. “A Gulmohar tree from an adjacent housing society cracked at its trunk and fell on Sangle while he was walking.

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    Mumbai Crime: Inspired by Bollywood movie ‘Oye Lucky Lucky Oye’, two youths broke into high rises, stole expensive items

    It’s been said that movies inspire people. Abhay Deol starrer ‘Oye Lucky Lucky Oye’ based on ‘super chor’ Davinder Singh, alias, Bunty Chor, inspired two youths from the city for all wrong reasons. Ghatkopar police arrested two youths for breaking-in into people’s house and stealing their valuables. The police have recovered Rs 5.85 lakh worth of valuables from the duo.

  • Khwaja Yunus Case, Mumbai, Mumbai court, Mumbai sessions court, Khwaja Yunus custodial death case

    Khwaja Yunus case: Mumbai court keeps decision on adding accused in abeyance

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court on Thursday kept its decision on an application filed by the Maharashtra CID seeking to make some police officials accused in the Khwaja Yunus custodial death case “in abeyance”. Additional Sessions Judge V S Padalkar said he was keeping the decision in abeyance till the Supreme Court gives its ruling on a special leave petition in connection with the case.

  • bombay high court, mumbai, mumbai metro, metro 3, Metro II-B, MMRDA

    Bombay High Court: We can’t decide if Metro should be underground or not

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday said it cannot decide if the proposed Metro II-B line connecting the western and eastern suburbs of the metropolios should be underground or above the ground and asked the city planning body MMRDA to examine the issue within ten days.

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    Maharashtra: Over 24K govt officials applied for crop loan waiver

    Mumbai: More than 24,000 government officials were found to have applied for the Maharashtra government’s Rs 34,000 crore crop loan waiver scheme, even though they were clearly not eligible as per the norms. “More than one lakh applications were filed by people who do not comply with some or other criteria. Surprisingly, 24,221 of them were state government officials,” a senior government official said on Thursday.

  • Mumbai, BMC, social activists, silence zone, no sound zone, silence,

    Mumbai: Activists say 110 fresh silence zones only on paper, seek clarity

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has identified 110 new silence zones across the city but noise activists feel the zones have only remained on paper. State urban development department had notified 110 spots in December 2017, but BMC has not marked the spots by putting up boards.