Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Maritime institute files complaint to BMC over lounge bar in its vicinity

    Mumbai: The Indian Shipping Corporation Ltd’s sister group, the ‘Maritime Board’ of Powai is complaining time and again to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and other government bodies to remove a bar named ‘Rumour Lounge’ previously called ‘Rude Lounge’ which is just a few meters away from the educational institute.

  • Mumbai: Powai college molester had flashed at another girl too

    The crime against women in Mumbai has been increasing day by day. Be it molestation or even flashing private parts, shocking instances have been on the rise. In a recent case, a 27-year-old serial molester was arrested. The accused has been identified as Kishore Deodhare, and a resident of Malvani in Malad west. On July 13, Kalpesh apparently has done the same thing at two different places.

  • Affordable housing at unaffordable rates

    Mumbai : The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA), which aims to provide affordable housing, is offering flats whose value is the same as the current market value for this year’s lottery.

  • BMC elections: Stinking, congested Kanjurmarg seeks a makeover

    Mumbai: Home to the plush Hiranandani towers and several shopping malls, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) S ward (Bhandup, Vikhroli, Kanjurmarg and Powai) is struggling to solve issues like Kanjurmarg dumping ground and widening of the LBS Marg. The S ward, spread across 64sq km, is one of the largest wards of the city with 14 electoral wards out of which 80 per cent have been reserved for women category.

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    4 cool events you should look forward to this week in Mumbai

    Mumbai never fails to charm us. The city always keeps us entertaining with some cool events every week. But still we are super-excited for this week. Why? Well, the week has all things nice and a complete package to suit everyone’s interest! Read on to know more.

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    7 things that make Powai’s PBWA durga puja so special

    Durga puja is not just a festival; it is an emotion for the Powai Bengali Welfare Association (PBWA). It is said that durga puja marks the victory of good over evil and is the perfect time to let the bad things slide. And this true meaning is perfectly mastered by the PBWA. Currently in its 11th year, the PBWA is celebrating the fest in true spirit from creating the largest pandal to organizing a

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    5 vantage spots to head for last darshan of Ganesha

    Thousands of devotees will hit Mumbai’s roads for the annual Ganesha procession on Anant Chaturdashi –falling on September 15 this year. If you have missed the darshan of your favourite trunk god and want to catch a glimpse, then you can head to these 5 spots.

  • Akanksha Kondalkar shines in St. Andrew’s win

    Mumbai : Dimunitive Akanksha Kondalkar was in her element right from the start as St. Andrews junior college thrashed Bombay Scottish (Powai)  4-0 to storm into the girls under-17 quarterfinals of the Subroto Mukherjee Cup football tournament (for Suburban schools) of Maharashtra government’s DSO (Divisional Sports Office), organized and sponsored by Vision Sports Reconnect and Fairplay Sports Management at Francis D’Assisi high school ground (Borivali) ground here on Monday.

  • Powai murder: Man ends life after killing wife

    Mumbai: In a tragic case, a 40-year-old man from Powai killed his wife with a hammer and then committed suicide by hanging himself in their house at Powai last evening. Police sources said that the husband, Suresh Beej, had been married to Preeti for the last eight years and he was a casual labourer. “However, despite being married for eight years, they did not have any children and this was a reason

  • Allegation on private nursing home in Mulund for the death of women

    Mumbai: The family member of a 51-year-old woman have alleged medical negligence against a private nursing home at Mulund, when she died recently while undergoing treatment for excessive bleeding and was to be operated.

  • Viren, Daksh shine with 2 goals each in Powai Cup Football Tournament

    Mumbai :  St. Francis D’Assisi HS, Borivali lads bagged the top honours in the boy’s under-8 category in the Powai Cup instant summer (boys’ under-8 & under-10) football tournament, hosted by Kooh Sports at the New Hiranandani School ground, Powai.

  • Two held in Powai rape, murder case

    Mumbai : In a major development in the brutal murder of a four-year-old girl whose body was found dumped near the MTNL office in Tunga Village near Powai, the Police arrested two men on Friday.

  • Powai and Mankhurd rape, murders may be linked

    Mumbai : The Mumbai police are now looking at a possibility that the rape and murders that took place at Mankhurd and Powai on two young girls within a week may be connected. They also suspect that a paedophile may be on the loose in the area.

  • Authors from Holkar City set world record

    Indore : City authors, Anil Samotiya and Kunal Marathe have set a world record for the highest number of audience present at a book trailer launch event, which was organised in Mumbai on Sunday. The event was awarded the title of the ‘Largest Congregation on Book Trailer Launching’ by the Golden Book of World Records (GBWR).

  • BMC set to spend addl sum on Powai lake beautification

    Mumbai : Apart from Rs 5 crore sanctioned in the budget 2016-17 for Powai lake beautification, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is set to spend an additional undecided sum of money for the maintenance of the lake. It intends to convert Powai Lake into a tourist spot by developing attractions such as boating, a promenade, cycling tracks, gardens, and a musical water fountain.

  • Robson turns down chance to coach ISL franchise

    Mumbai : Former England football captain Bryan Robson on Thursday disclosed that he turned down offers to coach in Indian Super League because of his commitments to the Premier League’s glamour outfit Manchester United as its global brand ambassador.