Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra government to open three new NICUs in state

    Nagpur: The Maharashtra government will be opening three Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) to curb the child mortality rate in the state. Of the three units, two will be in Vidarbha (Chandrapur and Amravati) and one in Nashik, said Maharashtra Health Minister Deepak Sawant on Thursday. He said 230 incubators will be provided to government hospitals across Maharashtra for better treatment of new borns. Sawant, who was in Nagpur to take a review

  • Rs 5 crore reward for cops who worked during August 29 deluge

    Mumbai: As a mark of appreciation, the Maharashtra government has decided to give Rs 5 crore reward to police personnel who worked untiringly during the deluge of August 29 to ensure safety of citizens and for the good work done in the last few months.

  • Mumbai: At least 10 lakh bank accounts of farmers are fake, says Chandrakant Patil

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil today said at least 10 lakh bank accounts of farmers are fake and will not get any benefit of the loan waiver. The minister further claimed that most of these accounts were earlier opened by banks or credit societies for siphoning off the loan amount.

  • Maharashtra govt to probe Bhendi Bazaar building collapse

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government will conduct an inquiry into the Bhendi Bazaar building collapse in which at least ten people lost their lives, state minister Subhash Desai announced today. The five-storey building, located at Pakmodia street near JJ Hospital, with 12 rooms and six warehouses on the ground floor, crumbled at around 8.30 am today.

  • Maharashtra government’s apology on pollution accepted

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday breathed some respite as the Bombay High Court accepted its ‘unconditional’ apology for accusing senior-most judge, Justice Abhay Oka of being ‘biased.’ The government was pulled up in an earlier hearing after it had apologised by filing an application but on Tuesday, it filed an affidavit and apologised to Chief Justice Manjula Chellur, Justice Oka and the entire institution of HC.

  • Mumbai: Chembur boys hostel roof leaks, hundreds of students left stranded

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government Santh Eknath boys hostel of Chembur which houses around hundred boys have experienced bad day during heavy rainfall on Tuesday. The roofs of the hostel room had leakage and floors were wet, leaving no space for students to protect themselves from heavy downpours.

  • Maharashtra government eyeing Shakti Mill land to fund its loan waiver

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government is eyeing the Shakti Mill land —which was in the spotlight after a brutal gang rape in 2013— to fund loan waiver for farmers. The government estimates it can raise up to Rs 38,000 crore if it is able to sell the sprawling mill land, which is under litigation, located in Mahalaxmi, South Mumbai.

  • Mumbai: AAI to swap 40-acre land for Metro

    New Delhi: The Airport Authority of India (AAI) will transfer 40 acres of its land at its remote receiving station at Dahisar for a Mumbai Metro shed in exchange of equal land at Gorai from the Maharashtra government.