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Blasts roar near Donetsk airport in Ukraine; ceasefire on the verge of collapse

September 07, 2014 2:50 pm

Blasts powerful enough to be heard in downtown Donetsk came from the area near the airport.

Putin calls for talks on 'statehood' for eastern Ukraine

August 31, 2014 6:56 pm

Russia has previously only called for greater rights under a decentralised federal system to be accorded to the eastern regions of Ukraine.

Putin withdraws request to use force in Ukraine

June 24, 2014 9:00 pm

Putin needs to show his support for Poroshenko's peace plan ahead of the European Union' summit on Friday to avoid further Western sanctions.

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Bombay HC holds shuttler entitled for wild card entry to international tournament, flags BAI’s ‘repeated mistakes’

Updated: August 17, 2022 12:21:43 am

Prathamesh Kulkarni was initially enlisted in the female category. Though his name was deleted from the list of female players, it was not entered in the male category and there were mistakes with regard to his date of birth.

‘Main conspirator’ woman’s mother among five more arrested

Updated: August 17, 2022 12:21:31 am

The police said while the family was opposed to the relationship, the man and the woman were adamant to be with each other.

IMA Pune to host event on holistic well being of women on Aug 27-28

Updated: August 17, 2022 12:21:18 am

The conference will be a combination of academic excellence and cultural extravaganza, and its theme would be 'Women's Holistic Well being', Dr Meenakshi Deshpande, president, IMA Pune, and organising chairperson for the event, said.

Maharashtra: Nearly 200 people cheated in ‘rice puller’ metal scam, suspended railway cop arrested

Updated: August 17, 2022 12:19:57 am

Police said that the accused cheated gullible people, promising them large returns on investment in ‘rice puller’ metal by saying that it had rare powers and was used by NASA

Air India launches direct flight between Pune and Ahmedabad

Updated: August 17, 2022 12:19:39 am

Introduction of the new route between Ahmedabad and Pune has been made possible by the restoration of Air India’s aircraft that had been grounded due to the Covid-19 pandemic and other reasons.

Pune records most cases, deaths as state sees rise in swine flu infections

Updated: August 17, 2022 12:19:24 am

Until mid-August, at least 1,449 persons have been detected with swine flu in the state; 43 of these patients have succumbed to the infection.

Elgaar case documents link Surendra Gadling to ‘Maoist money during demonetisation, hawala fund’

Updated: August 17, 2022 12:19:08 am

The ED will be recording Elgaar Parishad case accused Surendra Gadling’s statement in Taloja Jail between Aug 17 and 19, sources said, adding that properties in the name of Gadling and his wife are also under ED scanner.

Gujarat Assembly polls: Congress announces ‘page commandos’ to take on BJP’s page committees

Updated: August 17, 2022 12:16:52 am

With Assembly elections around the corner, the instruction came at the party's 'maru booth maru gaurav' (my booth, my pride) event in Surat Tuesday.

Explained: Milk price hiked; where in India is milk the cheapest now — and why?

Updated: August 17, 2022 12:13:01 am

Bengaluru is the city where you can get milk cheaper than anywhere else in the country. What started out as an incentive for Karnataka’s dairy farmers 14 years ago has ended up as a subsidy for milk consumers in Bengaluru.

Explained: All about F-INSAS, Nipun mines, LCA — the new systems handed over to the Army

Updated: August 17, 2022 12:12:29 am

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday handed over two new weapons – the Nipun mines, the Landing Craft Assault (LCA) and the F-INSAS system – to the Army. What are these new weapons, and why are they critical to the Army's modernisation plans?