Free Press Journal
  • BEST Electric buses

    Mumbai: Soon, Island city to get 40 new electric buses

    Soon, Island city will get 40 new electric buses, out which 20 will be AC buses. These buses will be on hire basis. According to a report in DNA, these buses will be hired on wet lease basis under Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) & Electric Vehicles (FAME) India scheme. These buses will be operated between Colaba and Sion/Mahim, using the electric supply from BEST cables.

  • Mahim Creek to be clone of Sabarmati river

    Mumbai: Mahim creek to be clone of Sabarmati river front

    Mumbai: Imagine! The Mahim creek as a replica of the Sabarmati river front where you will get a 360-degree view of the city skyline from a watch tower. A floating cafeteria and an underwater aquarium with exotic fishes will be the other fixings. This tourist hub may not be a distant dream as the BMC has already rushed a team of five members to Gujarat to study the Sabarmati river promenade. The Mahim replica

  • Mumbai: CCTV cameras in Mahim Church divide opinion among Catholic community

    Mumbai’s Catholic communities seems divided, after surveillance cameras were found in St Michael’s Church, Mahim, women’s washroom. Two women have filed a police complaint against the Church management, in which they accused the priests of voyeurism and stalking.

  • ganesh visarjan

    Mumbai: Waste to be collected in sand pits at chowpattys’ during Ganesh visarjan

    Mumbai: Citizens, especially devotees of the Ganeshotsav, have claimed that the waste from the mobile toilets installed at various beaches for visarjan day are dumped into an open sand pit on the beach itself. The pits are then covered by sand and people walk on it without realising what lies underneath. This year the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) aims to treat the solid waste the next day itself.

  • Mumbai: Former Additional Collector bags flat in SRA project

    Mumbai: One of the apartments of a slum rehabilitation project in Mahim was sold to former Additional Collector (City) Radhakrishna Ghame’s wife two years before the project even got approval from the Slum Rehabilitation Authority.

  • Dumped bikes on footpath irk Mahim residents

    Mumbai : In a clear case of brazen encroachment of footpaths and depriving citizens of their right to walk in Mahim, residents of Santosh building near Mahim police station have written to the ward officer and Mahim traffic police asking them to take action against the bikes dumped outside the police station. However, ward officer, Ramakant Biradar, who is also the Assistant Municipal Commissioner of G-North ward says that it is not

  • Mumbai: Mahim Church turns tonnes of flower offerings into biogas

    In today’s times people are moving towards, recycling things and using it as compost, many residential societies have already adopted process of degrading waste. Now even church have followed the same path. St Michael’s Church in Mahim has adopted a unique way to reuse its waste.

  • Mumbai: 8 years on, Mahim subway to open soon

    Mumbai: Eight years after the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) shut the Mahim subway, on Thursday, it finally woke up to the residents’ woes and decided to open the subway after deploying security guards by next week.

  • Jamnabai Narsee advance

    Mumbai : Jamnabai Narsee (Juhu) teams entered the quarter-finals of the under-16 girls and boys team championship events in the Mumbai School Sports Association (MSSA) inter school badminton tournament hosted by Bombay Gymkhana and Badminton Gurukul under the aegis of Greater Mumbai Badminton Association (GMBA). The girls team of Jamnabai Narsee convincingly defeated J.B. Vachha high school (Dadar) 2-0 while, the boys comfortably beat Don Bosco (Matunga) 2-0 to advance with ease.

  • Mumbai corporation: Development overdrive won’t be fruitful

    Why does the state government need another security law? And, given that there are many central laws in place, should the state government have one of its own? These are critical questions. It also is somewhat strange that the government is insisting that every private building, including small residential buildings, should have CCTV. Surely that is a decision best left to the building’s owner, the residents and the society. Security is important,

  • RPF arrest three for battery box theft at Mahim

    Mumbai: The Railway Police Force (RPF) recently arrested three people for stealing 18 batteries of 120-AH from the Mahim Electrical Sub-Sectioning station. Due to the theft of 18 batteries of 120-AH capacity from the Mahim Electrical Sub-Sectioning station, around 60 services were cancelled and almost 100 delayed on June 20.

  • BEST eyes 23 unexploited plots for revenue generation

    Mumbai: Appoints a consultant to survey all properties owned by the under taking .The cash starved Brihan Mumbai Electrical Supply and Transport (BEST) on Wednesday appointed a consultant to survey all properties owned by the undertaking and offer advice on how to maximise revenue from commercial exploitation of these premises. FPJ had reported the decision taken by BEST in our edition dated March 23.

  • “Sharpen your brain before you start studying”

    Fr. Francis de Melo, Director – St. Xavier’s Technical Institute and Xavier Institute of Engineering, Mahim, tells students today, in an interview with Shraddha Kamdar

  • Minor fire breaks out in Mahim, 2 injured

    Mumbai : A minor fire broke out in an industrial estate in Mahim on Saturday afternoon which left two people injured. When the fire brigade control room received a call around 2.20 pm, they sent a total of two fire engines and one tanker to the spot to douse the fire. Further, fire officials stated that the fire had started in an approximately 300sq meter commercial outlet of Kakkad Industrial Estate.