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‘Those battling depression are not alone, they can put up a fight against it’

In an interview to The Indian Express, Akash Dhanurkar talks about his latest book, Kanya — Green Ocean of Regression

‘We need to develop tech for space missions beyond solar system’

Anil Bhardwaj, director of the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), said that India’s second lunar mission has relayed ‘never seen before’, very high-resolution images of craters on the Moon’s surface.


Maharashtra: Sangli, Kolhapur mills brace for rough start to crushing season

Maharashtra’s cane crushing season is expected to start on November 25 — making it the most delayed start ever.

Maharashtra: Top 4 of state open chess tournament to compete at nationals in December

The players will now represent the state at the National Chess Championship, which will commence from December 9 in Sikkim.

Pune: 19 innovators awarded for ‘unique, off-beat’ solutions

The seventh National Conference on Social Innovation (NCSI) recognised the work of 19 innovators from across India among more than 100 entries.

‘Lack of awareness makes people believe that yoga is just asanas’

Pune’s own yoga festival was inaugurated by Subodh Tiwari, CEO of Kaivalyadham Yoga Institute, Lonavala.


‘Grapes in local markets contain unsafe levels of pesticides compared to exported ones’

Sanjay D Sawant, V-C of Dr Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth suggested that greater awareness needs to be created among the farming community about the hazards of over usage of pesticides and insecticides.

Alliance Air flight to Pune cancelled, passengers brought by road from Nashik

Pune airport, which is a defence airport, closes civilian traffic everyday for a few hours to let Air Force carry out its regular drills.

Pune: 19-yr-old engineering student dies in two-wheeler mishap, classmate injured

Police have registered a case against the deceased student, Vaibhavraj Bibinkumar, on charges of rash driving, causing grievous hurt and endangering life.

Pune Metro: 65% work done on two priority routes; civil work to be completed in 2 months

Gearing up for undertaking the most difficult stretch of the route, the Pune Metro is all set to start the underground tunnel construction for the route from Shivajinagar to Swargate from the first week of December.

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Virat Kohli warms up with Men in Blue in Pune ahead of India's second Test

Ahead of the second Test match against South Africa in Pune, the Indian cricket team had their team practice session at the Gahunjhe Stadium amidst the fans.

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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Sanjay Dutt reaches home to a rousing welcome

It was nothing short of a festival for friends, fans and well-wishers as they arrived in hordes to welcome their favourite Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt who is making his return home after finishing his jail term. The locality where Sanjay Dutt lives bore a festive look with banners welcoming the actor placed at every nook […]

Sanjay Dutt released from jail, offers prayers at Siddhivinayak temple

Actor Sanjay Dutt walked free from Pune’s Yerawada Jail on Thursday morning after completing his prison term following his conviction in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. From May 2013, the 56-year-old actor had been in jail – as prisoner number 16656 – to complete 42 months out of a total of five years of […]


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.