Friday, Mar 27, 2015



8 alumni among winners, FTII retains its National Award niche
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

The National Award, says Narain, has become a “beautiful yearly national ritual”.

Moving On
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

One went to him for Best Director and the other to Mahavir Sabbanwal for Best Sound.

Oral literature yet to find place at tribal research institute
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Artiste, scholar rue lack of documentation of tribal art forms; TRTI says will look into matter.

Not just metros but small towns too go the eco-friendly way this Holi
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

In the past 11 years, the demand for safe Holi colours has gone up manifold.

Documentary tracks Mali’s sole woman train driver
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

A 28-minute film, La Fille Du Rail (The Railway Girl), by french student opens Students’ Film Festival at FTII.

Dabholkar, Pansare attacks: Voices of protest echo in Delhi
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

After staging Socrates to Dabholkar via Tukaram on 1st death anniversary of Dabholkar, activists of Maharashtra take play to Capital.

Valentine’s Day not confined to couples: Survey
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

Survey conducted by covered 4,700 individuals across 11 cities.

Pune heritage sites part of campaign to ‘shed light’ on Tibetan flag
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Aims at highlighting ‘the Free Tibet’ by making flag recognisable as 'a symbol of freedom & resistance’.

At KP, no visible scars but it’s not business as usual
Sun, Feb 08, 2015

Shopkeepers of North Main Road near German Bakery register steep fall in sales, attribute it to fewer visitors.

She shifts heavy loads, her story moves audience
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

People raise funds through screening of Babai, a documentary film on the octogenarian porter.

From France with love, CREAtivity with strings attached
Sat, Jan 31, 2015

‘Life-sized’ puppetry, poetry, music and action gel into one in Pacotille, a play by France-based CREA

Hunting as a pack, 4 tigers overturn jungle laws
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Documentary Girl Gang of Telia will be aired on Discovery Channel at 9 pm today.

NetaG, an app way to solve civic problems of city
Wed, Jan 14, 2015

The mobile app allows people to report problems to political leaders, assures senders of anonymity.

Cleanliness drive reaches Sinhagad Fort, with drones and music
Tue, Jan 13, 2015

As part of Swachh Pune - Swachh Bharat campaign, 40-odd people cleans part of the city every Sunday.

Missing from PIFF platter, promised Kebab & Horoscope
Sun, Jan 11, 2015

Falling Star instead of Stations of The Cross; English subtitles missing from Turkish, Croatian films

Gwalior Gharana singer Pt Mohanrao Karve dies at 90
Sat, Jan 10, 2015

In 1934, Karve conquered hearts as a child artiste in film Bhakta Prahlad.

Veteran Gwalior Gharana singer Pandit Mohanrao Karve passes away
Fri, Jan 09, 2015

A renowned name in the field of Hindustani classical music, Pune-based legendary Gwalior Gharana vocalist Pandit Mohanrao Karve passed away in Pune on Thursday (January 8).

“I’ve never carried a wig from one set to another,” says award-winning actor Rohini Hattangadi
Fri, Jan 02, 2015

Rohini Hattangadi talks about playing Kasturba in Gandhi, and how the mother roles she has essayed are different from one another

The Many Shades of Violence
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

Abhijit Mazumdar’s Yeti is the only Indian film to be showcased at the 32nd Torino Film Festival

Deven Verma: Foodie, racing enthusiast and movie buff who detested ‘cheap comedy’
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

Born on October 23, 1937, in Mumbai, Verma’s family moved to Pune while he was in his pre-teens.

Veteran comedian Deven Verma dies at 77 in Pune
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

Veteran Bollywood comedian Deven Verma passed away in Pune on Tuesday following a cardiac arrest.

‘Either you let me continue Kathak or I will join the Army’
Fri, Nov 28, 2014

In the city for a Kathak workshop, Mamta Maharaj, daughter of Pandit Birju Maharaj, talks about her father as her guru and how dance is her life

450-yr-old festival in Chinchwad gets a green touch
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

A group of ornithologists has decided to use the platform to create awareness about the environment

His Father’s Son
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Pt. Suhas Vyas remembers his father Late Pt. C.R. Vyas on the 90th birth anniversary of the Hindustani classical vocalist

Bard and the chamber of secrets
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

A musical concert in the city brings together music, poetry and theatre, revolving around the works of William Shakespeare

Courting a legend
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

The play Umrao, directed by Hidayat Sami, presents the tale of the famous 19th century courtesan and poet Umrao Jaan, with a contemporary twist

Ragging — still an ugly truth of city colleges, rampant but not reported
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Between April 17, 2012 and October 29, 2014, the National Anti-Ragging Helpline received 30 calls from Pune students

Knot in focus
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

The play Marriage-ology looks at matrimony from eight different points of view

Indians addicted to smartphones, says survey
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

People based out of Pune have the highest tendency of buying gadgets like smartphones and laptops.

Puneites top users of gaming, music, movie apps on the go: Survey
Mon, Oct 27, 2014

As many as 95 per cent Indian respondents feel that their smartphone is very or of critical importance to their daily lives.

Celebs who couldn’t vote in LS polls relieved to find names on voter list
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Police Commissioner Satish Mathur too could not vote last time as his name was also missing from the list.

Little Big Steps
Mon, Sep 22, 2014

Under the Every Child Counts campaign spearheaded by Door Step School, nearly 40 children of Chakrapani Vasti, a slum in Bhosari, have got admissions in a PMC-run school under RTE Act

Reading session to give Gaza conflict another look
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

The 10-minute play, Seven Jewish Children, has seven scenes that span 70 years of Jewish history.

String theory
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

Shakir Khan, son of sitar maestro Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, on his music albums and his closeness to classical music

Sons of the soil
Fri, Sep 05, 2014

The play A Peasant of El Salvador, which depicts the atrocities of civil war as seen through the eyes of a farmer, will be staged for the first time in the city

City book-enthusiasts to lose another bookstore – Chapter &Verse
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

However, after her husband passed away, Gordhandas increased the stock of books.