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Lewis was 87 when his last movie, "Max Rose," came out in 2013, playing a jazz pianist who questions his marriage after learning his wife of 65 years may have been unfaithful.

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Taapsee Pannu says that she takes "ownership" of every films she works in and therefore feels pressure on every Friday morning whenever her movie is hitting the box office. Taapsee is currently excited for the trailer launch, on Monday, of her much-awaited film Judwaa 2.

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Mersal Audio Launch is one of the biggest film event of the year for Kollywood. From the lead actor Vijay, director Atlee, music composer AR Rahman to the who's who of film fraternity were present at the Grand affair. The complete Mersal album was launched at the event with stunning performances.

Technology

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According to an article written and tweeted by astronomer Katie Mack, the latest data seems to hint that black holes may form an essential part of the formation of galaxies.

Scientists have for long been trying to look for alternative strategies to keep a lid on rising temperatures in a more immediate time-frame.

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Comio, a new Chinese smartphone brand backed by Topwise Communications, wants to take things slow in India for now. Comio unveiled three smartphones in India – P1, S1 and C1 –in the sub Rs 10,000 category. All the three devices will be up for grabs offline as well as online.

Pune News

Pest control professionals have key role in public health: United Phosphorus Limited Chairman R D Shroff
Pest control professionals have key role in public health: United Phosphorus Limited Chairman R D Shroff

Pest control professionals must participate in government efforts to control diseases spread by pests and also educate people on the importance of pest control, Shroff said

Pune: Heart transplants give new lease of life to two
Pune: Heart transplants give new lease of life to two

Dr Anvay Mulay, head of the cardiac transplant team at Fortis hospital, performed the heart transplant. Pune-based cardiovascular surgeon Dr Sanjeev Jadhav performed the paediatric heart transplant

Liquor licence cancelled: Pune baner restaurant starts ‘Pay as You Please’ policy
Liquor licence cancelled: Pune baner restaurant starts ‘Pay as You Please’ policy

On August 4, the collector had issued an order, cancelling liquor licences of two major joints — Effingut Brewerkz and Teddy Boy — at Deron Heights

PMPML Board approves hike in fine on ticketless commuters
PMPML Board approves hike in fine on ticketless commuters

he transport body has also decided to clamp down on those “misusing” the passenger passes, by increasing the fine to Rs 500 per day, if a passenger is found to be using a tampered or expired pass

Pune NGO to train students, graduates in communication, public speaking
Pune NGO to train students, graduates in communication, public speaking

The two-month-long training workshop will be conducted at Girme High School in old Wanowri Bazar Road and is set to commence in the second week of September

9 injured as acid container breaks in Katraj factory, Pune, owner booked
9 injured as acid container breaks in Katraj factory, Pune, owner booked

he injured have been identified as Kumar Kavi (19), Kumar Shivprasad (21), Meena Soni (40), Mathura Rathod (40), Sunita Nagre (35), Suman Mohite (57), Anil Gautam (39), Ajay Kamble (19) and Baydabai Khadse (50)

10 break-ins reported in Pune
10 break-ins reported in Pune

Four FIRs have been filed in this regard at Khadak, Warje and Kothrud police stations

Ghai, Shatrughan to inaugurate 29th Pune Festival on September 1
Ghai, Shatrughan to inaugurate 29th Pune Festival on September 1

The event will be inaugurated on September 1 at 4.30 pm by film director Subhash Ghai and actor-cum-MP Shatrughan Sinha at Ganesh Kala Krida Rangmanch

Rain pounds Pune, water woes till next summer as good as over
Rain pounds Pune, water woes till next summer as good as over

Rains in the last two days have replenished water stock to 25 TMC

Deccan Queen cancelled today due to power block
Deccan Queen cancelled today due to power block

An official statement issued by the Central Railway said while the Deccan Queen has been cancelled on Sunday, Sinhagad Express, Pragati Express, Sahyadri Express, Hyderabad Express and Kolhapur-Mumbai Express would be routed via Karjat-Panvel-Thane.

Six additional districts under Regional Passport Office, Pune
Six additional districts under Regional Passport Office, Pune

Apart from the six district which Pune had under its jurisdiction namely Pune, Ahmednagar, Solapur, Satara, Sangli and Kolhapur; the new additions to the RPO are Latur, Osmanabad, Nanded, Parbhani, Jalna and Beed.

FTII organises workshop on gender sensitisation
FTII organises workshop on gender sensitisation

Students of 2016 and 2017 batch participated in the workshop along with members of faculty. The topics covered in discussions were idea of sexuality, gender perception in society and laws on sexual harassment.

DGP Satish Mathur inaugurates Central Traffic Management Centre building
DGP Satish Mathur inaugurates Central Traffic Management Centre building

The Pune City police have also prepared a short film for creating awareness about the action taken through CCTVs installed at important traffic junctions. Police officials and staff have acted in this short film, which was also released by DGP Mathur.

Mashelkar inaugurates innovation lab at Trinity
Mashelkar inaugurates innovation lab at Trinity

Dr Mashelkar also admired the efforts taken by KJ Educational Institute to bring rural youth into the mainstream education and added that in today’s world we have to invest in adventure capitalists rather than the venture capitalists.

Fire breaks out at Kwality Restaurant in Camp
Fire breaks out at Kwality Restaurant in Camp

Fire brigade officials said that eight workers were inside the restaurant when the fire broke out. Six of them had come out safe before the fire brigade reached the spot. The other two were rescued by the firemen.

Dabholkar murder case: 4 yrs on, wait for justice continues
Dabholkar murder case: 4 yrs on, wait for justice continues

The duo had shot dead Dabholkar on August 20, 2013, around 7.25 am on the V R Shinde bridge in the city. For three years, there was no clue about the murder. On June 10, 2016, the CBI arrested Sanatan Sanstha seeker Virendra Tawde.

‘Category-wise’ admissions begin: For aspirants, every second counts
‘Category-wise’ admissions begin: For aspirants, every second counts

The admissions, set to take place online, have been divided into three categories — First, Second and Third — depending on the percentage of marks received by students in Class X examinations.

A tribal woman fights for her people’s right to amenities like water, electricity
A tribal woman fights for her people’s right to amenities like water, electricity

After reaching the village, Pednekar discovered that Kevari did not confine her efforts to her village, but also reached out to help the tribals of the nearby villages. Impressed, Pednekar decided to document Kevari’s story in a short film.

Khot announces committee to draft format of new party
Khot announces committee to draft format of new party

Speaking to The Indian Express, the minister of State for Agriculture Sadashiv (Sadabhau) Khot, said the name of the committee members will be announced in seven days.

‘Spreading Hope’ joins hands with DaVita for organ donation awareness
‘Spreading Hope’ joins hands with DaVita for organ donation awareness

“This Chronic Kidney Disease has changed the way I look at life. It has given me a new purpose and that’s how I started ‘Spreading Hope’…,” said Lourd Vijay, who got diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease in 2013.

Help centre to provide free legal consultancy to sex workers
Help centre to provide free legal consultancy to sex workers

“The women who are in this profession often get trapped in legal issues. They do not get proper advice and remain bereft of the legal matters,” said Pradeep Ashturkar, Secretary, Pune District Legal Services Authority.

Fake marriage proposal: Woman duped of Rs 14.25 lakh by online fraudsters
Fake marriage proposal: Woman duped of Rs 14.25 lakh by online fraudsters

Police said the victim woman holds M A and B.Ed degrees. She had posted her details on an online marriage portal. In June this year, she got an online friend request from a person claiming his name as Jerry Terry.

ACB books two policemen for ‘demanding’  Rs 5,000 bribe
ACB books two policemen for ‘demanding’ Rs 5,000 bribe

The complainant in this case is a motorcyclist who met with an accident in the jurisdiction of the Hadapsar police station, a few days ago. The motorcycle was later kept at the Hadapsar police station.

Injured trekker airlifted to Chandigarh, still critical
Injured trekker airlifted to Chandigarh, still critical

Padmesh Patil had gone for trekking to Stok Kangri in Leh and was seriously injured when he fell 300 ft from a height of 6,000 metre on Stok Kangri.

After positive response from residents PMRDA to go ahead with Mahalunge township first
After positive response from residents PMRDA to go ahead with Mahalunge township first

PMRDA was planning to develop Mahalunge township as a model for total 20 townships that it aims to develop along the proposed ring road around Pune. The Mahalunge township aims to develop a total of 719 acre land belonging to 800 villagers.

PMC chief seeks panel approval to invest municipal bond funds in fixed deposit
PMC chief seeks panel approval to invest municipal bond funds in fixed deposit

According to civic administration, the PMC needs to pay the interest on municipal bond after every six months so the amount can be kept in fixed deposit for one to five months.

Check on reckless driving by PMPML bus drivers: Fresh recruits to clear ITDR driving test
Check on reckless driving by PMPML bus drivers: Fresh recruits to clear ITDR driving test

Until now, at the time of the fresh recruitment, PMPML’s existing staffers used to conduct the driving tests which were prone to error and bias.

Ganesh Festival: 125th year celebrations mired in controversy
Ganesh Festival: 125th year celebrations mired in controversy

“The programmes for the celebration of Ganesh festival is solely being decided by the ruling BJP. Their only aim is to get publicity to the party through the programme,” said Opposition leader and NCP corporator Chetan Tupe.

Woman booked for ‘beating’ traffic cop files ‘molestation’ complaint against him
Woman booked for ‘beating’ traffic cop files ‘molestation’ complaint against him

The 20-year-old woman who was booked, along with her father, for allegedly beating a traffic policeman on duty has now lodged a cross complaint of molestation against the same policeman.

Race Around Austria: 3 Puneites among 7-member team which supported Indian cyclists
Race Around Austria: 3 Puneites among 7-member team which supported Indian cyclists

The two Indian cyclists were supported by a seven-member crew that included three Puneites — Chaitanya Velhal (team coach), Divya Tate (crew chief) and Monish Deshmukh.

Hit by shortage of funds, PMC to review its public welfare schemes
Hit by shortage of funds, PMC to review its public welfare schemes

The PMC has been implementing 24 different schemes for the empowerment of the urban poor, backward class community as well as disabled and widows through its urban community department.

Four years after accident, she gets justice: Less than 3 then, girl who lost leg in mishap gets Rs 32 lakh compensation
Four years after accident, she gets justice: Less than 3 then, girl who lost leg in mishap gets Rs 32 lakh compensation

The victim’s father, who had filed a case of negligence against the driver and the civic body, said he received a compensation of Rs 32 lakh last week, three months after the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) ruled in the former’s favour.

Scanty rains in Vidarbha affects orange production, fruit set to be costlier
Scanty rains in Vidarbha affects orange production, fruit set to be costlier

On an average, Maharashtra reports around 1,24,000 hectares of orange orchards with the state cornering 9 per cent of the country’s production.

Pune man falls on trek to Leh, ‘critical’
Pune man falls on trek to Leh, ‘critical’

Padmesh Patil has been admitted to SNM Hospital in Leh and is said to be in critical condition. Co-trekkers are trying to arrange an air ambulance to shift Patil to Delhi, said Umesh Zirpe of Giripremi.

Wholesale grain market hit by confusion over GST, sales fall by 40 percent
Wholesale grain market hit by confusion over GST, sales fall by 40 percent

Confusion persists about branded and registered branded commodities

Teen who saved 10-year-old girl from drowning felicitated
Teen who saved 10-year-old girl from drowning felicitated

A Class Vth student, Muskan Pathan, fell into the flooding Kukadi Canal when Vaibhav jumped to save her. Express