Entertainment

Rangasthalam features Ram Charan and Samantha Akkineni.

Directed by Sukumar, Ram Charan and Samantha Akkineni starrer Rangasthalam is a period romance set in the year 1985. The film is expected to release in March 2018.

Roopesh Peethambaran, nivin pauly, richie

Roopesh Peethambaran has accused of affecting box office performance of Malayalam star Nivin Pauly's Richie with his comments on social media.

Anushka Sharma debuted opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.

Anushka Sharma got married to Virat Kohli on December 11. Interestingly, just a day later her debut film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi also completes nine years. This marks Anushka's nine years in Bollywood too.

Technology

Internet economy, South-east Asia, Google, e-commerce, ride-hailing services, smartphone users, Uber, Grab, digital payment services, internet startups, monthly active internet users, online merchants

Across travel, ride-hailing, e-commerce and media, the South-east Asian internet economy will rise to a value of 50 billion by the end of the year, says a report co-authored by Google.

Smartphone devices, Apple, smartphone sensors, Samsung, fingerprint scanner, Xiaomi, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Sensors, biometric sensor solution, premium smartphones, navigation, augmented reality, virtual reality, Huawei

Given the requirement of smartphones in the market to support multiple uses, mobile devices have been found with as many as 15 sensors to meet consumer needs.

Microsoft Cloud services, Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Dynamics 365, LinkedIn Sales Navigator, digital transformation, Microsoft Relationship Sales solution, cloud stack, engineering services, data insights

Microsoft's enterprise cloud services got its first customer, as datacentre maintenance firm Park Place Technologies has become its first client.

Pune News

Patient-friendly: 305 doctors make it to database
Patient-friendly: 305 doctors make it to database

The forum is a non-profit society, set up by people from various professional and social backgrounds, that aims at bridging the trust deficit between patients and doctors.

Queer and Allies Art Festival: Breaking walls through art
Queer and Allies Art Festival: Breaking walls through art

“We have received good responses from other cities, including Delhi, which are interested in hosting future editions. Our main issue is getting permissions to host events and gaining rights to screen movies,” added Konnur.

IMD installs Automatic Weather Observation System on 10 metre mast at Mangalore airport
IMD installs Automatic Weather Observation System on 10 metre mast at Mangalore airport

The Met department is currently involved in calibrating temperature and pressure sensors, transmissometers (for visibility) and plans to procure instruments required for up to 70 airports, given the newer airports being planned.

Special campaign on to enroll disempowered communities
Special campaign on to enroll disempowered communities

A special meeting was organised by Samapathik trust and John Paul Slum Development Programme trust for transgenders. Bindumadhav Khire, coordinator at Samapathik trust, said a total of 150 transgenders were living in the city.

Kakade warns of taking PMC to court over water project
Kakade warns of taking PMC to court over water project

The PMC was raising funds through municipal bonds to implement the project that includes supply, installation, commissioning and operation of the 24×7 water supply system mainly to reduce water loss and ensure equitable water supply to the city.

PMC on lookout for organisations to run shelter homes for street children
PMC on lookout for organisations to run shelter homes for street children

Civic body has put a condition that once admitted, children should not be found begging again

Housing societies fail to hold polls, prompt SCEA to issue 1,450 letters
Housing societies fail to hold polls, prompt SCEA to issue 1,450 letters

Speaking about the notices, Chaudhari said they were issued to housing societies as many of them have failed to intimate the authority about the term of expiry of their executive bodies.

Special scheme of auto fare: RTO asks Pune police to register complaint against Ola ad
Special scheme of auto fare: RTO asks Pune police to register complaint against Ola ad

The scheme of Rs 29 for four kilometres, Acharya said, has adversely affected the business of the auto-rickhsaws who were complaining of heavy losses. The spokesperson of Ola was not available for comment.

Five hundred deaths in five years: Why Katraj bypass remains travellers’ nightmare
Five hundred deaths in five years: Why Katraj bypass remains travellers’ nightmare

Accidents common during early morning hours; police blame overspeeding, activists clamour for scientific investigation into accidents and corrective steps

Gold worth Rs 17.87 lakh seized, man arrested at Pune airport
Gold worth Rs 17.87 lakh seized, man arrested at Pune airport

“The gold recovered from the passenger was seized under the belief that the same was attempted to be smuggled into India and was liable for confiscation…,” said Bharat Nawale, Deputy Commissioner (Customs).

Three of Mumbai family among 4 killed after car hits truck
Three of Mumbai family among 4 killed after car hits truck

Police said that Rushikesh Mane was driving the car. Around 4 am, he is suspected to have lost control over steering, due to which the speeding car collided on a truck on the same route in Jambhulwadi area.

Mills have paid 44% of FRP due to farmers so far during 2017-18 crushing season
Mills have paid 44% of FRP due to farmers so far during 2017-18 crushing season

Khatal also called for the creation of buffer stock to help stabilise the prices. With talks of a bumper crop in the offing, millers are apprehensive about a further drop in sugar prices.

Dummy candidate racket: SIT nabs cop who tried to scuttle probe, ‘bribed’ CID fingerprint expert
Dummy candidate racket: SIT nabs cop who tried to scuttle probe, ‘bribed’ CID fingerprint expert

In April this year, the state government had formed the SIT. It was given the mandate to probe around 50 cases registered in the state, including 10 in Pune

Farmer suicides cross 900 mark in Marathwada
Farmer suicides cross 900 mark in Marathwada

According to Aurangabad divisional commissionerate, of the 907 suicides since January, Beed district has seen the highest suicide figure of 187, followed by Nanded at 141, Aurangabad 125, Osmanabad 119 and Parbhani 118.

Four killed in car accident in Pune
Four killed in car accident in Pune

Police said that the victims from the family — a couple and their son — were on their way back from Satara after dropping their daughter at her college. 

A Night At School: Nigdi school keeps the tradition of campfire alive in the city
A Night At School: Nigdi school keeps the tradition of campfire alive in the city

The campfire started with an inauguration ceremony. Savita Birajdar, in-charge of secondary school, Ravindra Mungase, principal of primary school and Leena Vartak were present for the ceremony.

‘Jews greatly contributed to India’s development’, says history scholar
‘Jews greatly contributed to India’s development’, says history scholar

There are 4,500 members of Jewish community in Maharashtra. Synagogues, schools, libraries, warehouses, cotton mills run by Jew entrepreneurs, statues and other public utility buildings all portray typical Jewish architecture.

Clinical Establishments Act will hurt people more: IMA
Clinical Establishments Act will hurt people more: IMA

“When the intellectuals of a country come out in protest, something is going wrong somewhere in the system,” said Wankhedkar, adding that a priority of his as President of the IMA would be to strengthen the public healthcare system in India.

Prarthana Samaj spreads its wings on social media
Prarthana Samaj spreads its wings on social media

The Brahmo Samaj movement had played a very important role in the Bengal renaissance with many of its leaders going on to play a crucial role in many spheres of society.

Undertrial attacked by three inmates inside Yerawada jail
Undertrial attacked by three inmates inside Yerawada jail

According to police, the incident took place around 3 pm outside CG Barrack. Police said that inmates from the barrack were being taken out as part of the daily routine when the attack took place.

Five-year-old boy ‘sexually abused in school’
Five-year-old boy ‘sexually abused in school’

An officer said the mother noticed changes in the boy’s behaviour when he returned from school during this period. In August, the boy had also told one of his teachers about a man who took him to a room inside the school.

Pune tops state in ‘over-exploitation’ of groundwater
Pune tops state in ‘over-exploitation’ of groundwater

Under the real-time mapping, chemical composition and analysis of the water, the depth up to which the water seeps, along with the area-wise deviation in the groundwater will also be tracked by the geologists.

Chinchwad: 20-year-old spends two hours on high tension pole
Chinchwad: 20-year-old spends two hours on high tension pole

Soon after he was noticed by residents, the Fire Brigade was pressed into action, but even the trained men from the fire fighting team had a tough time getting Khan down from the pole.

Women’s compartment in Pune-Lonavla local unguarded; men often hop in; thefts common
Women’s compartment in Pune-Lonavla local unguarded; men often hop in; thefts common

During the journey from Akurdi to Shivajinagar, one man got into the ladies coach with his family at Chinchwad station, where the train halted for nearly ten minutes, sitting down comfortably for almost the same time.

Local trains spell nightmare on wheels for commuters: ‘Delayed’ becomes a routine affair
Local trains spell nightmare on wheels for commuters: ‘Delayed’ becomes a routine affair

Harsha Shah of Railway Pravasi Group said that while there have been pending demands of additional local trains, considering the increasing commuter population, the way existing local services are being run is putting off the passengers.

Telecom fraud: Calls worth Rs 45.5 lakh in 7 days, to 63 countries
Telecom fraud: Calls worth Rs 45.5 lakh in 7 days, to 63 countries

CBI books woman engineer with BSNL and director of a Jaipur-based company; suspects had hacked into the Primary Rate Interface line provided to MSCERT

NH7 weekender: On Day 2, mix of veteran & new artistes keeps crowd enthralled
NH7 weekender: On Day 2, mix of veteran & new artistes keeps crowd enthralled

Such was the scene on Day 2 of the Bacardi NH7 weekender festival at Mahalaxmi lawns, where Grammy award winning artistes jammed on one stage, with local outfits wowing the crowd on another.

‘16 years after notification, district human rights courts yet to be formed’
‘16 years after notification, district human rights courts yet to be formed’

“There were 20,165 pending cases with the State Human Rights Commission in 2016. SHRC alone can’t do all the work, so there is an urgent need of functional district human rights courts, for speedy and accessible justice for the victims.”

Motorists claim petrol ‘mixed with water’, oil firms refute charge
Motorists claim petrol ‘mixed with water’, oil firms refute charge

Most complaints from rural areas of Pune, Satara: AIPDA

Pune: Cop, ex-NCP corporator arrested for gambling
Pune: Cop, ex-NCP corporator arrested for gambling

Police said the club had an advanced security system, and patrons were allowed to enter it only after getting their membership cards and fingerprints scanned.

Man tries to board train, loses hands
Man tries to board train, loses hands

Shailendra Sahani, a relative, said: “He works with the private agency involved in the stone crushing work. His wife stays in Deoria and his two brothers are currently in Chennai. His wife has been informed.”

Cop and former NCP corporator arrested
Cop and former NCP corporator arrested

Police said the club had an advanced security system, and patrons were allowed to enter it only after getting their membership cards and fingerprints scanned. Several CCTV cameras were also installed inside the club.

Irrigation minister, Fadnavis’S PA and cook too were onboard
Irrigation minister, Fadnavis’S PA and cook too were onboard

Close shave for CM as helicopter makes forced landing moments after take-off

19-year-old student designs solar-powered ‘cycle-car’
19-year-old student designs solar-powered ‘cycle-car’

The cycle weighs approximately 10 kg, with most of the weight coming from the dual batteries each of 12V capacity and the solar panel, which powers the headlight at night.

Bacardi NH7 Weekender: Mix of desi-videshi acts dominates Day 1
Bacardi NH7 Weekender: Mix of desi-videshi acts dominates Day 1

If one had to summarise the first day, then probably Desi meets Videshi would be the right term for the festival which was attended by hundreds of people.

Will help Indian industries enter global space market: ISRO chief
Will help Indian industries enter global space market: ISRO chief

Kiran Kumar on lack of funding: ‘Don’t have resources to cater to long-term research’