Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra: Boat capsizes in Arabian Sea near Uttan coast; six swim to safety, one missing

    Thane (Maha): Six fishermen swam to safety while one was missing after their boat capsized in the Arabian Sea off the Uttan coast here in Maharashtra, police said today. The mishap took place around 9.30 pm yesterday when the seven fishermen on board the transit boat were on way to a bigger boat anchored in the deep sea, an official at the Uttan police station said.

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ashes immersed in Arabian Sea off Mumbai coast

    Mumbai: The ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee were today immersed in the Arabian Sea near the Gateway of India here in the presence of senior BJP leaders. Earlier on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah had handed over urns containing Vajpayees ashes to all the BJP state unit chiefs asking them to immerse it in rivers and seas across the country.

  • Choppy weather hits fishing, cost of seafood likely to rise

    Bhayandar : Seafood lovers may continue to cough up extra bucks for their favourite dishes. After sincerely adhering to the customary 60-day conservation period (annual fishing ban), fishermen  had started venturing into the Arabian Sea for the new fishing season since August 1. However, thanks to choppy weather conditions which is averse to sailing, hopes of netting a good catch has been dashed for the fishing community of Uttan near Bhayandar.

  • Fishermen ready to set sail the Arabian Sea as 2-month ban ends

    Bhayandar: After sincerely adhering to the customary 60-day conservation period (annual fishing ban), fishermen are all set to venture into the Arabian Sea for the new fishing season at the crack of the dawn on August 1 as the toughest time for them and their families each year will end at midnight on Tuesday (July 31).

  • Nanar, land scam, quota dominate Monsoon Session

     Nagpur : Nanar refinery project, Navi Mumbai land scam, Shivaji memorial in the Arabian sea, Maratha quota and dairy farmers’ stir dominated the monsoon session of the Maharashtra legislature.

  • Mumbai Rains Latest Updates: Some places in Mumbai-Thane region will get rains tonight

    After facing immense hot climate during the summer, Monsoon is a much awaited thing people of Mumbai are wishing for. Though Mumbai have seen some rains earlier this month, a full-fledged Monsoon is yet to arrive in the city. After dry spells in Mumbai for a week, finally Mumbaikars got some relief from humidity after it received light rainfall in yesterday night (June 21). Due to moist air flowing over the Arabian

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    2 tourists from Tamil Nadu drown while clicking selfies near Goa beaches

    Panaji: Two tourists from Tamil Nadu drowned in separate incidents while clicking selfies in the Arabian Sea near beaches in Goa, the police said today. A group of eight tourists from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu visited the Baga beach in North Goa district on Saturday evening.

  • Mumbai: First monsoon weekend claims 13 lives

    Mumbai: At least 13 persons have perished in different incidents, mostly by drowning, in the first monsoon weekend in the past 72 hours. Five persons, including four of a family, from the Immaculate Conception Colony in Borivali drowned at a beach picnic in Ratnagiri on Sunday afternoon.

  • Thunderstorms wreak havoc in 5 states, kill 80

     New Delhi : As many as 80 people have been killed in five states due to thunderstorms and lightning strikes since Sunday, with Uttar Pradesh alone recording 51 deaths, the Home Ministry said on Monday.

  • Mumbai: Maersk Line’s container ship burning since 36 hours, rescued Thai sailor critical

    Mumbai: A container ship off the Agatti island in the Arabian Sea continued to burn after more than 36 hours on Thursday, even as the condition of a rescued Thai sailor is reported to be “critical”, an official said here. The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has deployed a high-speed interceptor boat from Vizhinjam Port to pick up and rush the Thai crewman to a hospital on Thursday.

  • Mumbai: Don’t reduce Shivaji memorial’s height, people of the state will not tolerate it, says NCP

    Mumbai: Opposition Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) warned the government not to even think of reducing the height of the Shivaji statue at the international memorial in the Arabian sea off Raj Bhavan. Jayant Patil, NCP member in Assembly said if the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government reduces the height, people of the state will not tolerate it.