Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: PhD students suffering due to lack of funds for research from government and institutes

    Mumbai: Students pursuing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) are facing difficulty due to lack of funds from the government and institutes. Students have criticised the funding system based on the National Eligibility Test (NET) stating funds cannot be allocated based on technical knowledge without any consideration of practical abilities.

  • Mumbai: After losing her son to bone marrow cancer, Heena Parmar draws hope to help others

    Mumbai: After losing her son, a mother has decided to help other paediatric children suffering from cancers, by providing guidance and helping them to overcome their tension at city’s Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel. Heena Parmar, the mother of 16-year-old Sagar Parmar, lost her son two months ago at the Tata Memorial Hospital after he suffered from cancer three times in different years.

  • Mumbai: Positive response to new waste policy, says BMC

    Mumbai: Many bulk generators, which includes big housing societies, malls and commercial establishments producing 100 kg and above of waste everyday are in a state of confusion on setting up composting pits. On the contrary there are civic wards receiving positive response due to the introduction of the new policy on waste management which is enforcing bulk generators to manage their own waste.

  • Mumbai University teachers await pay even after 2 months

    Mumbai: Teachers involved in online assessment of the summer examinations have not received their remuneration from the Mumbai University (MU). Even after two months that the assessment of 477 examinations was completed through the On-Screen Marking (OSM) system, teachers are still waiting for their remuneration.

  • Mumbai: Ravindra Waikar files Rs 25 crore defamation suit against Sanjay Nirupam

    Mumbai: A defamation suit was filed in the Bombay High Court by Minister of State (MoS) Ravindra Waikar against Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam, for making ‘baseless and false’ allegations against the Shiv Sena leader. In his suit, Waikar has sought damages to the tune of Rs 25 crore.

  • Maharashtra: Narayan Rane likely to withdraw his name from MLC bypoll

    Mumbai: With fear of horse-trading and probable combined force of the Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Shiv Sena against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supported candidate, Narayan Rane, the former chief minister is likely to withdraw his name from the race of candidate to elect as member of Legislative Council (MLC).

  • Maharajas had scurried when the British “trampled” over their honour: Shashi Tharoor

    Mumbai: Former Union minister Shashi Tharoor on Thursday added fuel to the fire by declaring that the “so called valorous maharajas” had scurried to accommodate themselves when the British “trampled” over their honour and were now after a filmmaker claiming their prestige was at stake. At an event here, Tharoor was asked why his book, ‘An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India’, had a “whiff of victimhood” when he holds

  • Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: ‘Right to life paramount, not religion’, says Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: In a significant ruling, the Bombay High Court recently held the fundamental right to life to be more important than the right to religion, enshrined in the Constitution of India. The court also held that in cases of child’s custody, the ‘welfare’ of the child is of greater importance than his/her religion.

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    Maharashtra to provide security for ‘Padmavati’

    Mumbai: Standing firmly with Bollywood, the Maharashtra government on Thursday assured security to theatres which screen “Padmavati”, the upcoming epic period drama by filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali that has come under attack from critics.