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Zoo Story on your fingertips: App that gives you information on Katraj mammals
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Titled Zoo Story, the mobile app aims to provide information to kids, students, researchers, wildlife enthusiasts and tourists in an easy manner.

Pune’s elderly fight loneliness, depression, suicidal tendencies
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

After dumping parents at old age homes, many just vanish to avoid paying.

Blow by blow account- Filthy rooms, stinking toilets at Parbhani: Maharashtra Boxing Association backs women boxers into a corner
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Boxing champions endure a nightmare, reveal how they were subjected to stay in such conditions at the hostel until many opted for lodges, hotels at their own expense.

Demand for roses wilting this season
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

For rose growers, traders and those who export roses through agents, this Valentine’s Day hasn’t brought in good news.

Writer wrestles with script as no takers for India’s first Olympic winner’s story
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

It was in 2010, after researching on Jadhav’s life for two years, Shadangule wrote the first draft of the film.

Art of saying: Pune artiste pitches for revival of ‘talk theatre’
Sat, Jan 30, 2016

Pune will witness audio drama fest, a bid to revive a dying art.

Rambo Circus to mark silver jubilee next year
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Vows it will be bigger and better after irrigation department denies permission on Mutha riverbed.

Painting exhibition for visually-impaired commences today
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

The exhibition first opened up in Nehru Centre, Mumbai, nearly two months ago. It’s the first time it is being displayed in Pune. Altogether, the collection has 22 large size paintings.

Shani Shingnapur: ‘Village without doors’ shuts itself to activists, now gets together to save ‘age-old customs’
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

On Jan 26, while activists say they will land on the core shrine in a chopper to break age-old rules; villagers say this would be a breach and vow to stop them.

Pune: Bundgarden Bridge to turn into Art Plaza
Sat, Jan 23, 2016

Other sites to be restored under the Heritage Sites Mission are Vishrambaug Wada, Nana Wada, Kasba Ganpati, Mahatma Phule Mandai, among others

Pune students develop Examsy, app-solute guide for exams
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

City-based students — Joshi and Dhavalikar — have developed a mobile application Examsy, which offers database that enlists the questions asked in previous examination papers of the Pune University.

Want to give away things? Here’s the group that bridges the gap
Sun, Jan 03, 2016

Bridge Pune collects things from donors and helps it reach the needy.

Pune’s state of mind: 104 helpline flooded with calls
Sat, Jan 02, 2016

Out of 649 calls from city, 349 calls related to depression, anxiety, stress, sleep disorders, schizophrenia and relationship problems.

‘Smart & Sustainable City’ theme drives Vasundhara film festival’s 10th edition
Sat, Dec 26, 2015

Cashing in on the ongoing debate of 'smart cities', this year's Kirloskar Vasundhara International Film Festival (KVIFF) is coming up with the theme 'Smart and Sustainable : It's my city'.

Debt, despair and drought: Once their cash cows, cattle a liability now for farmers
Tue, Dec 22, 2015

Farmers flock to market to sell their livestock, complain that very few interested in buying them, that too at a low price.

1 year on, project to document sacred groves under way
Mon, Dec 21, 2015

The project aims to create a database on sacred groves that will help in making policies for conservation easier.

Pune girl wins award at art competition in China
Mon, Dec 21, 2015

The budding painter has added another feather to her cap recently by winning the Platinum Award in 44th Piangin the International Children’s Painting Competition in Tianjin in China

200 transgenders to attend today screening of film that tells their story
Sun, Dec 20, 2015

The director says that it was during filming of Koti that his own perspective towards transgenders underwent a sea change.

Repairers come under one roof to promote ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’
Wed, Dec 16, 2015

Organised by city-based eCoexist, the fifth annual festival on recycling would be held from December 16-21.

Jamuna Ke Teer profiles singer Ustad Abdul Karim Khan
Mon, Dec 14, 2015

Jamuna Ke Teer premiered on Saturday at the four-day Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav that ended Sunday night.

Bus rams into bike, 22-year-old dies
Mon, Dec 14, 2015

In another incident, a 35-year-old bike-born man was killed in Kothrud when his two-wheeler was hit by a speeding tempo at Azad Nagar on Friday morning.

Pune firm to launch car pooling mobile app; targets Pune, Mumbai, NCR
Sun, Dec 13, 2015

The app named Cloudacar will be launched this week.

‘If I had a Hindu name, my work wouldn’t have ended such’
Sat, Dec 12, 2015

Akram Feroze extends his earlier Theatre at Borders to Two Wheels of Theatre; Pune is the first stop.

Sawi showcase: Rock on! Artist captures soul of music through ‘scupltraits’
Mon, Dec 07, 2015

I am not an artist; I carbon copy the photo of the personality on granite stone. Through my collection of works, I am saluting these doyens for their contribution to the world of music.

Dev Anand fan dedicates a garden in actor’s memory
Mon, Dec 07, 2015

The garden has been named Sadabhaar Dev Anand Udyan, which means evergreen.

Puneite bags two gold medals at Kettlebell World Championship in Tokyo
Fri, Nov 27, 2015

Through both wins, Mhetre has made a new Asian record in the field of Kettlebell lifting.

Pune artist’s painting only work from India selected for IWS Biennale 2015
Thu, Nov 26, 2015

The prestigious art event had received nearly 350 entries from 38 countries across the globe.

Pune plays make it to Thespo theatre fest
Tue, Nov 24, 2015

This year, Thespo, the country’s most anticipated youth theatre festival, had received 159 entries from India and Pakistan, and the five plays that have been selected include two from Pune - Chitthi and Hero.

Mobile users flood TRAI with service, no. portability pleas
Tue, Nov 24, 2015

Between 2012 and 2014, the regulatory body received nearly 32,400 complaints against mobile service providers; Airtel leads the pack with 7,916 complaints.

Too much office work leave Puneites vacation-deprived: Survey
Mon, Nov 23, 2015

Survey released by Expedia, aimed at studying vacation habits across countries, says India is the fourth-most vacation-deprived nation in the world

From streets to celluloid: A long journey for Dombaris
Sat, Nov 21, 2015

The movie has not been released for two years due to lack of funds, says film-maker Sunil Waikar.

Grave of Mastani: Hindus call it samadhi, Muslims mazaar
Fri, Nov 20, 2015

With Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Bajirao Mastani slated for release, Pabal villagers claim that footfall has gone up because people want to know about her life.

With Swords, Oscar-Grammy nominee brings alive state’s martial art form
Mon, Nov 16, 2015

What followed was MIA contacting KriSang in April this year and sharing her interest to record a song, featuring Mardani Khel, for her music project ‘Matahdatah Scroll 01 Broader Than A Border’.

Bacardi NH7 Weekender: 60 per cent tickets sold out for music festival
Mon, Nov 16, 2015

Limited Phase 2 tickets are available on insider.in and select stores in the city that are listed on nh7.in/weekender

In Gurudwaras, no diyas were lit this year
Sat, Nov 14, 2015

As a mark of protest against desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib in Punjab, city Sikhs boycott the festivities.

Waiting for no further dip in price, customers go in for some gold indulgence
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

With three festivals considered auspicious to purchase gold, Akshay Tritiya, Gudi Padwa and Dhanteras, people are keeping an eye on the price correction, so that the moment prices fall, they can shop for gold.