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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.

February 1 tragedy sees little change at Murud, safety still a concern
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

Lack of safety equipment for lifeguards, watchtower, standard beach safety measures highlight how the govt agencies have failed to deliver the promises.

Murud beach incident: Tourism takes a hit after tragedy
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

November to May are considered ‘tourist season’ in Konkan.

Pune-Mumbai Expressway accident: Police to seek report on consumption of intoxicants after every accident
Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Police reportedly found a small packet of what was suspected to be marijuana in the car.

Jail Watch: Yerawada prison security set to get Israeli makeover soon
Tue, Jul 26, 2016

After Nagpur jail break last year, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had visited Israel and this led to the co-operation in prison security.

A film from the Indian Army that pays tribute to ‘green’ Armour
Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Directed by a city engineer, the short film, which gives the message of planting more trees, has been posted on the Indian Army’s FB page.

Malin landslide: In barren patches, villagers recall how tragedy silenced them
Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Farming takes a hit; villagers say everything changed with the landslide.

Malin landslide: Heavy machinery rumbled, Agri dept turned a deaf ear, says RTI activist Suresh Talekar
Tue, Jul 19, 2016

RTI activist Suresh Talekar, who filed a complaint against the department, says probe should have been initiated.

Curbing noise pollution: PMC to map silence zones, cops to have sound meters
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

Significantly, the civic body would be giving sound meters to police to initiate action against offenders.

Satish Shetty murder: Investigating officer called Shetty from a proxy number
Sat, Jul 09, 2016

Sandeep Shetty, brother of slain RTI activist, says Andhalkar’s role should be probed.

Martial music to our ears, fused with a dash of state history
Thu, Jul 07, 2016

THE MARCHING song ‘British Grenadiers’ or sounds of military instruments like drums, pipes and saxophones have exhilarating and enlivening parallels in Maharashtra’s martial history. Be it the Powadas – or narrative ballads from the history of Maratha kings or the motivating song Mard Aamhi Marathe Khare written by great Marathi poet GD Madgulkar or the […]

Shetty murder: Despite ‘enough material’, CBI fails to file chargesheet in land scam case
Wed, Jul 06, 2016

Sandeep Shetty, brother of the slain RTI activist, says probe in this case has been “compromised”.

Reality check: Why death stalks travellers on the Expressway
Sun, Jul 03, 2016

14 years and over 1,400 deaths later, basic tenets of traffic safety still not being followed

Everest climber from Kolkata says his photograph was morphed
Thu, Jun 30, 2016

On June 17, a group of mountaineers approached Pune Police Commissioner Rashmi Shukla and gave a written complaint alleging there were several discrepancies in the claim made by the police couple.

Four parcels with explosive material in 11 months; Pune police remain clueless
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

Sambhaji Brigade wants police to question Sanatan Sanstha seeker Tawde arrested in Dabholkar case

Narendra Dabholkar murder: Virendra Tawade in net, CBI steps up hunt for Sanstha veteran Sarang Akolkar
Wed, Jun 15, 2016

Agency officials say the two discussed Dabholkar in their emails.