Free Press Journal
  • Death sentence for six accused Sonai triple murder

    Nashik : All six accused in the Sonai triple case were sentenced to death by hanging by the Nashik additional sessions judge R R Vaishnav on Saturday. The six convicted persons have been charged with the pre-planned and cold-blooded murder of 3 Dalit men, one of whom was in love with one of the convict’s daughter.

  • Kamala Mills fire Three held

    Mumbai : The NM Joshi Marg police have arrested three more persons on Saturday in the Kamala Mills fire incident, in which 14 people were killed and 55 injured.

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    In a first, students from civic schools participate in Int’l Finance Olympiad

    Mumbai : For the first time, over 31 students of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools have been qualified at the regional level for the International Finance Olympiad (IFO) examination. More than 120 students of civic-run schools are also competing in English, Mathematics and Science Olympiad examination and will represent India at the international level.

  • Doctors advise runners to take extra care

    Mumbai : Marathon runners on Sunday would wake up to a colder morning as the temperature is likely to drop by two degrees Celsius. On Saturday, the minimum temperature went down to 20.2 degrees Celsius. Doctors asked people to take precautions and protect themselves from cold winds.

  • To boost development, south Mumbai needs a separate budget provision

    Mumbai : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is all set to present the budget for the new fiscal year — 2018-19 — by February. South Mumbai, which comprises six civic wards and receives highest footfall, in reality falls short of budgetary allocations for development work.

  • Exploring the ground reality of Zilla Parishad schools across Maharashtra

    Mumbai : Amidst the early morning cool breeze, with sweaters and scarfs tightly woven around their heads, thousands of children from distant villages of Maharashtra walk up to various Zilla Parishad (ZP) schools. Emerging from low caste communities, economically weak backgrounds and unstable domestic environments, these children fight odds everyday just for one agenda ‘to learn, to study and get educated’.

  • Politicos unite in support of Bhujbal, to protest during  the budget session

    Mumbai: Politicians from various parties, who are ‘supporters of Bhujbal’, will come to Mumbai in the budget session of the legislative assembly. The supporters have accused the government of political vendetta and said, “Bhujbal has been sent to jail out of political vindictiveness.” This decision was made by Bhujbal’s  supporters, who held a meeting in Nashik.