February 19, 2009 3:30 am

Flying has been his passion and it's got him so involved that every weekend,Dilip Kotecha drives down to Pune's vicinity and paraglides back to town.

February 19, 2009 3:29 am

When he played Joseph the dreamer at the age of six,little did he anticipate that one day he would go on to interpret dreams or for that matter materialise each dream he has ever seen.

February 19, 2009 3:28 am

Pinki Sonkar gives a puzzled expression when you ask her what an Oscar means. After a little prodding from her father,she smiles and replies...

February 19, 2009 3:27 am

If you are given a choice between a ramp show by Anamika Khanna and Rajesh Pratap Singh,both at the same time...

February 19, 2009 3:26 am

It’s hard enough to decipher English rap in a Bollywood song. But it gets much tougher when the singer is rapping in French. The title track of Delhi 6 features multiple voices...

February 19, 2009 3:25 am

Kay Kay Menon has the uncanny ability to slip into the skin of the most ordinary character — whether he’s portraying a Naxalite or a disgruntled Bengali husband.

February 19, 2009 3:23 am

The Sports Authority of India,on behalf of the Ministry of Youth affairs and sports,Government of India will award scholarships for the year 2008-09 in the following categories...

February 19, 2009 3:22 am

Angels High School beat NES,Ramanbaug on the basis of their superior first innings lead in the Kohinoor Karandak Cricket Tournament organised by Pune District Cricket Association and played at the Fergusson College cricket ground on Wednesday.

February 19, 2009 3:21 am

The general body of the Pune Municipal Corporation appointed eight new members for the civic standing committee on Wednesday.

February 19, 2009 3:20 am

Piaggio India recently launched pre-owned Apé vehicles venture under the brand name – Apé Life – where one can buy or exchange used Apé vehicles under one roof. This is the first venture of its kind in the sub 1-ton market.

February 19, 2009 3:19 am

Arogya Sena,an organisation that takes up social health related issues has strongly demanded that criminal charges under culpable homicide be fixed against officers of the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board...

February 19, 2009 3:18 am

Wine lovers can now relish those cuisines that go well with their favourite drink. Vallée de Vin,a Nashik-based wine maker is eyeing Pune to start exclusive wine bars that will food on a platter.

February 19, 2009 2:53 am

In a major security breach,as many as 17 children including 16 juveniles broke the window pane of the observation home and escaped on February 13.

February 19, 2009 2:50 am

Due to power block between Pune-Lonavla,a few local trains will be running late from February 19 to February 23.

February 19, 2009 2:48 am

"For the last five to six months we have been hearing about the Memorandum of Understanding. We would be more happy if the Indian Overseas Bank officials conducted a meeting and gave us an assurance directly...'' This is how Shrikant Limaye...

February 19, 2009 2:47 am

The new points-based system,applicable for students’ visa will enable the United Kingdom to control migration more effectively...

February 19, 2009 2:46 am

The University of Pune has successfully implemented the online exams for around 20,000 students of 57 engineering colleges affiliated to the university.

February 19, 2009 2:45 am

“Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) being one of the prime cantonments of India,my effort as its chief will be towards making it the number one cantonment in the nation,” said D K Malik,the new chief executive officer (CEO) on Wednesday.

February 19, 2009 2:44 am

It is that time of the year when thoughts about annual appraisals hover on the minds of most employees.

February 19, 2009 2:43 am

After last year’s bitter experience,the district irrigation department has urged the civic bodies to take steps to ensure efficient use of water so that there is no repeat of water scarcity due to delayed monsoon.

February 19, 2009 2:42 am

An employee of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) was found hanging in a toilet block on the second floor of its headquarters in Shivajinagar on Wednesday morning.

February 19, 2009 2:41 am

After district collector Chandrakant Dalvi cracked the whip,some government employees have started construction of toilets at their residences.

February 19, 2009 2:40 am

Pune is aiming for a safari park each for leopards and deer,with the former planned under the jurisdiction of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and the latter on the terrain of the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation...

February 19, 2009 2:29 am

‘Daras tere ki pyaas mann laagi’,a shabad album by two teenage sisters,Jasleen Kaur and Gurleen Kaur,was released by Sardar Hardeep Singh,Member,SGPC,at the Chandigarh Press Club on Wednesday.

February 19, 2009 2:28 am

Comedy has a way to appeal to large audience and Seduction,a play by city-based theatre group,Virasat,was no different.

February 19, 2009 2:27 am

Dance knows no language,no religion and no boundaries. All it knows is passion,” says Valerie Green,an international dancer and choreographer,as she takes seat at the UT Guest House for a conference.

February 19, 2009 2:26 am

Connecting souls through sound...isn’t it the most natural thing to do,communicate,but sans words,” it’s almost heavenly,this musical philosophy of Conductor David Murphy. For him,music is the sole reason for existence...

February 19, 2009 2:24 am

It was dull day for Chandigarh players as Nishchay Rawal and Ajay Yadav bowed out in the quarterfinal in the boys' Under-16 and Under-18 categories in the AITA Super Series Championship...

February 19, 2009 2:24 am

When 17-year-old city golfer Rahul Bakshi did not take part in the ongoing All India Amateur Championship being held at Kolkata...

February 19, 2009 2:22 am

The main round matches of the Harvest Tennis Academy (HTA) — AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament commenced today at the sprawling HTA campus at Jassowal,Ludhiana.

February 19, 2009 2:21 am

Reacting to reports in the media about the decision of the Punjab government to present a vote-on-account instead of a regular budget,Manish Tewari,Congress national spokesperson called this the height of misgovernance by the SAD-BJP combine.

February 19, 2009 2:20 am

Top seed Shivika Burman of Bengal was made to sweat by Karnataka’s GK Shweta in the Central Excise AITA Open Grasscourt Tennis Championship 2009 being played at the Central Excise Athletic Club here.

February 19, 2009 2:20 am

Tightly fought contests and some unexpected results were the order of the day at the LG All-India Amateur Golf Championship that is being played at the par-72 Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) here.

February 19, 2009 2:19 am

Care for animal and protection for environment (CAPE) rescued a baby python today. Dr Sandeep Jain,member of the Punjab State Board for Wildlife and chief coordinator...

February 19, 2009 2:19 am

With just a few days to go for the I-League second-leg derby,East Bengal are in a dilemma over whom to choose as the goalkeeper — in form Abhra Mondal or India No 1 Subrata Paul.

February 19, 2009 2:17 am

The city police today nabbed a migrant with blank paper cut out in shape of money. The accused,Rakesh Kumar,a resident of Bihar,was wandering outside the State Bank of India branch,near Fountain Chowk,when he was apprehended by two policemen.