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Stopped earlier, PMC may go ahead with water cuts across Pune soon

The civic body may have to take the step as water in the dams near the city has been drying up in the intense heat.

At 41.1 degrees, Pune sees hottest April day since 2013

Both the day and night temperatures recorded in most parts of Maharashtra on Wednesday were above normal by 3 degrees to 5 degrees Celsius, with Marathwada and Vidarbha remaining the hottest regions.


Over 50 per cent Pune voters stay away; 1.25 lakh new voters, but only 40,000 more votes cast

The Pune Lok Sabha constituency comprises the assembly segments of Vadgaonsheri, Shivajinagar, Kothrud, Parvati, Pune Cantonment and Kasbapeth. 

Starpower at the ballot: Amol Palekar, Subodh Bhave cast their votes

Palekar had been unable to vote in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as he had found his name missing from the voters’ list.

Soldiers turned farmers: Punjab’s tryst with India’s southernmost tip completes 50 years

Located more than 140 km away from the Sabang island in Indonesia and 640 km away from Myanmar, the Campbell Bay is a strategically important island located at least 1,250 km from the Indian mainland.

Baramati: Sharad Pawar dares BJP to uproot NCP

The constituency goes to polls on April 23, the third of the four-phase elections in the state.


Maharashtra records lowest procurement of chana by govt

The procurement program is seen as having more success in other states when compared to Maharashtra. Telangana has seen the best procurement, with government agencies buying 34,500 tonne of gram from 21,833 farmers.

Private sugar mills to take legal action over Maharashtra govt’s refusal to provide grant

In 2014-15, the central government had come up with a soft loan scheme for the sugar sector given the drastic fall in sugar prices.

Pune: Forest dept rescues two leopard cubs from sugarcane farms, reunites them with mothers

Camera trap footage installed by the Wildlife SOS team captured the mother leopard slowly approaching the cub. After removing the covers from the safe box, it picked up the cub by the scruff of the neck and retreated into the sugarcane field.

Quran suggests women can enter mosques: Couple who filed SC plea

Based on the couple's appeal, the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Centre, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board and the Central Waqf Council, and directed them to file their replies within four weeks.

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Landslide on Mumbai-Pune Expressway kills two, five injured

The landslide stuck near the Adoshi tunnel around 12 noon, stopping traffic on both Pune and Mumbai side of the Expressway.

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Police detain protestors opposing Sanjay Dutt's release

Pune, Feb 25 (ANI): The Pune police on Thursday detained protestors opposing the release of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt from the Yerawada jail. The 56-year-old, who has spent 42 months in prison, walked out of jail around eight months ahead of time - the reprieve was granted on grounds of good behaviour. The security outside the Yerawada jail has been tightened in view of Dutt's release. Meanwhile, a PIL has also been filed in Bombay High Court by social activist Pradeep Bhalekar, seeking a stay on early release of the 56-year-old actor. The PIL says several convicts secure good-conduct reports from prison authorities but are not granted remission or early release. Reportedly, the actor has been out on parole for 90 days in December 2013 and again in August last for 30 days for personal reasons.

Body of girl who died in Russia arrives in Mumbai

Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): The body of a girl who died in a fire incident in Russia arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday. In the shocking tragedy, two medical students from Maharashtra died of suffocation after a fire broke out in their institute in Russia on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Karishma Bhosale (20) from Pune and Pooja Kallur (22) from Nerul. BJP leader Kirit Somaiya was seen condoling the family members of the girl.

Use 'Swadeshi' products to help retrieve black money: Ramdev

Pune, Jan 12 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday talked about the issue of black money at a Yoga Camp in Pune and said that in order to bring back the black money, the people of the country should boycott all foreign products and use ‘swadeshi'products. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tried to bring about a revolution by giving swadeshi products its due importance.