Free Press Journal
  • Rape attempt by watchman in Mumbai: Cops seek details of recruitment

    A shocking incident that took place on Friday, where a temporary watchman was arrested for attempting rape and murder of a 50-year-old woman. The police now have sought details of recruitment procedure that was followed by the security agency to hire that watchman at the Andheri building.

  • Shivaji Memorial: PWD clears L&T’s Rs 3,826-cr bid, project could cost Rs 5,000 cr

    The tallest statue in the world, that of Shivaji will be erected in Arabian Sea by 2020 but that will happen at a huge cost. The government had estimated Rs 2,500 crore for phase 1 of the memorial and the Public Works Department (PWD) approved L&T’s Rs 3,826 crore bid to construct the phase 1. L&T’s bid of Rs 3,826 crore is Rs 1,326 crore more than the government’s estimate and that could

  • TAVR surgery done first time in Mumbai

    MUMBAI: A team of doctors from Mumbai successfully performed Maharashtra’s first Valve in Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) on a 60-year old man.

  • Falsely implicated activist gets Bombay High Court relief

    Mumbai: Observing that an accused has invited the wrath of the hawkers and the municipal staff due to his activism, the Bombay High Court stayed the trial proceedings against him.

  • Mumbai: Uddhav Thackeray wants honour for Savarkar

    Thane: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday demanded that ‘Bharat Ratna’, the country’s highest civilian award, be conferred on the late revolutionary and freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

  • Family of 3 ends life in Navi Mumbai

    Mumbai: In a tragic incident, a husband and wife along with their 15-year-old daughter committed suicide at their residence at Kamothe in Navi Mumbai on Sunday morning.

  • Thane fruit-seller’s murder case cracked, four arrested

    Mira Road: With the arrest of four persons from a remote village in Jharkhand, sleuths of the Thane (rural) police claimed to have solved the murder of fruit vendor Shyamu Lahori Gaud (40) who was shot dead at his tenement in the MIDC area of Mira village on April 6.

  • Thane: New lines soon, but rain water harvesting a concern

    Bhyandar: With the completion of the 75 MLD water supply project, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has geared up to accept online requests for new water lines from April 30, which was banned since 2011.

  • Mumbai: Heat takes its toll on birds

    Mumbai: The scorching heat is not only taking a toll on humans but also the birds in the city. The increasing temperature which has been above 35 degree Celsius since the past few weeks seems to have affected the birds the most.

  • Mumbai: Transfer of BEST GM hurts revival plan

    Mumbai: The transfer of the general manager of Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) has left the plan for financial revival of the undertaking hanging.