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Donations and Dakshinas: Priests, religious teachers feel cash crunch too
Thu, Dec 08, 2016

"The offerings in the donation box are an important source of livelihood. As these donations have gone down considerably, it is going to affect our earnings."

Pune: Increase e-awareness, say experts
Mon, Dec 05, 2016

Police inspector Sunil Pawar of the Cyber crime cell of Pune police said, “There is a ground rule of keeping your basic financial data safe.

Nagrota attack: In Solapur, a 5-year-old lights father’s pyre
Fri, Dec 02, 2016

Major Kunal Gosavi (33) was among the Army men killed in the terrorist attack on the Army camp at Nagrota in the early hours of Tuesday.

Major’s and jawan’s families question security arrangements in army camps
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Outside the old ancestral house of the Gosavi family in Pandharpur, his teary-eyed father sits as relatives and friends come to console the family members.

He always dreamt of joining the Armed forces, say Major Gosavi’s teachers from Pune, Pandharpur
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

"He was passionate about joining the Army since his school days. I remember him as boy good at his studies but also a naughty lad," said one of his teachers.

Nagrota attack: Pain immense, but proud he died fighting, says a father
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Two officers among 7 personnel dead.

Defence officials on cyber threats: Cyber attacks can cause more damage than conventional forces, say Experts
Sun, Nov 27, 2016

With almost all sectors — railway networks, communication and stock markets among others — heavily dependent on data communication and storage, experts fear that a cyber attack on any of these is capable of causing more damage than conventional forces.

26/11 and beyond: Tracking ‘online’ modules, lone wolf operatives’ a major challenge
Sat, Nov 26, 2016

In the last one year, various agencies probing terror cases have questioned some suspects living in Pune, including foreign nationals and even local residents, who had started believing in the propaganda of the Islamic State (IS) to establish a ‘Caliphate’.

India, China begin joint military exercise
Thu, Nov 17, 2016

The two-week exercise will focus on ‘transnational terrorism’ and counter-terrorism operations in ‘semi-urban scenarios’

Demonetisation effect: Crime figures see a dip in Pune
Tue, Nov 15, 2016

Police observe a drop in narcotics sale, prostitution, extortion and illegal sale of firearms.

Missing AN-32 aircraft: Flight Lieutenant’s  parents seek answers, allege negligence
Tue, Nov 08, 2016

“We fear that the July 22 incident will happen again as there are over 100 AN-32 in operation."

With all five suspects dead, 2014 Faraskhana blast case likely to be closed
Wed, Nov 02, 2016

The blast had taken place in the parking area of the Faraskhana police station in July 2014, when a low-intensity improvised explosive device, planted on a motorcycle, had exploded.

BSF to probe constable’s death in Machil
Mon, Oct 31, 2016

The family members of Koli were informed that his body would be brought to Pune by Sunday night via Delhi and taken to Islampur town in Sangli by road

BSF jawan Nitin Koli’s kin say he was to come home on leave
Sun, Oct 30, 2016

Nitin Koli, hailed from a farmer family in Dudhgaon village in Miraj tehsil of Sangli district in Maharashtra and is survived by his wife Samapada and two sons Devraj (4) and Yuvraj (2).

Balewadi slab collapse: Three months on, dead workers’ kin await compensation
Sat, Oct 29, 2016

After a sessions court in Pune rejected the bail applications of the six accused persons, they moved the Bombay High Court through their lawyers for seeking anticipatory bail.

Chakan cotton unit fire: No equipment, basic safety measures in place: police
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Police officials said further loss of life was averted as the fire was brought under control soon.

Five killed in fire at cotton recycling unit in Chakan
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

The fire started at Sana Enterprises cotton waste unit, located on Chakan Talegaon Road, around 9.45 am.

BJP leader Sachin Shelke murder: Talegaon remains a hotbed of family feuds, contract wars
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

Families battle it out over land holdings; industrialisation, contract wars and Mumbai underworld connections only add to the problem.

BJP leader’s murder: Talegaon remains a hotbed of family feuds, contract wars
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Families battle it out over land holdings; industrialisation, contract wars and Mumbai underworld connections only add to the problem

IAF warns private flight operators: Take clearance or face action
Wed, Oct 12, 2016

“The Air Force Station Pune is one of the premier joint user aerodromes and an international airfield. It not only houses IAF aircraft but also civil aircraft."

Pune: 99% vehicles on E-way violate speed limit, says study
Wed, Oct 12, 2016

A team of independent researchers conducted the study in September; activists say Intelligent Traffic Management System still not implemented.

Religious teachers keep Army motivated with one prayer— duty towards nation
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

The recruit religious teachers for the Army are selected through a separate selection process and undergo the training at the INI, which is located within the campus of the College of Military Engineering (CME) at Dapodi in Pune.

Just before Maharashtra govt dropped public prosecutor, defence had filed for discharge
Tue, Oct 04, 2016

The Pune city police had tapped a phone conversation between the two on December 27, 2010 and had released the details of the conversation two days later.

Satish Shetty murder: RTI activist’s brother moves Bombay HC, says CBI probe ‘compromised’
Mon, Oct 17, 2016

Sandeep Shetty, brother of slain RTI activist Satish Shetty has made CBI director Anilkumar Sinha and investigating officer Vijay Kumar Shukla respondents in the petition.

We’ll bring our soldier back, says Manohar Parrikar
Fri, Oct 14, 2016

He was addressing the media after a programme on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan organised by Pune Cantonment Board on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.

No prosecutor in CBI case that involves brother of Pratibha Patil
Wed, Sep 28, 2016

Gajendra Patil along with former MP Ulhas Patil was named as accused in murder of Cong leader Vishram Patil.

New Nuclear Biological Chemical Training Facility to come up at INS Shivaji in Pune
Tue, Sep 27, 2016

The training facility building will house a modern NBC simulator and well equipped, sophisticated NBC laboratories for creating real life scenarios.

Father of Uri terror attack martyr: I want my two other sons safe, am I wrong?
Tue, Sep 20, 2016

Shankar is seated at their home in Galande Vasti hamlet near Jashi village, 70 km from Satara town. Not far from the house, his son’s last rites will be performed with full military honours on Tuesday.

Defence veterans call Pakistan the perpetrator, want strategic response
Mon, Sep 19, 2016

Terrorism has become Pakistan’s foreign and defence policy towards India, say army veterans.

Pune: NDA nixes bid by civilian faculty to form association; they say will fight
Tue, Sep 13, 2016

NDA, a premier joint services training academy in the country, imparts pre-commissioning training for cadets of the Army, Navy and Air Force.

PCDA(O) tells Army Officers not to open suspicious mails
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

The office had earlier issued an advisory regarding suspicious messages about a phone application developed by the office.

CBI files Dabholkar murder chargesheet, names arrested doctor as key conspirator
Thu, Sep 08, 2016

Dabholkar was murdered by two motorcycle-borne assailants while he was on a morning walk on Onkareshwar Bridge in Pune.

Into thin air
Sun, Sep 04, 2016

Constables Tarkeshwari and Dinesh Rathod’s ‘Everest conquest’ has now been certified a Himalayan hoax, prompting a relook at rules from Pune police to Nepal Tourism Ministry. What lies behind is a long quest for fame

Sena duo in dock: Maharashtra drops prosecutor in case it sought to withdraw
Sat, Sep 03, 2016

Move comes months after state govt’s failed bid to shut the case in which Sena’s Neelam Gorhe, Uddhav’s PA are accused of plotting riots

Pune: Now, dummy candidates appearing for government recruitment exams under CID lens
Wed, Aug 31, 2016

26-year-old activist finds information regarding 1,000 ‘fraud’ cases from Maharashtra through RTI

PMC gets rap for denying additional water supply to Air Force Station
Tue, Aug 30, 2016

Chief Secy questions PMC for not addressing the need of 22 lakh gallon to the station; civic body says helpless as water has to be provided to residential areas.