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Saturday, May 21, 2022



Pune: Actress, 3 others booked for performing Lavani in Lal Mahal

May 21, 2022 9:34 pm

After the video of the dance went viral on social media Friday, Maratha outfit Sambhaji Brigade launched a campaign demanding action against the actress and the security guards manning the site.

Why is NCP chief Sharad Pawar meeting Brahmin community leaders in Pune today?

May 21, 2022 6:04 pm

NCP leaders including Pawar, Amol Mitkari and Chhagan Bhujbal have drawn the Brahmin community’s ire over recent remarks they made in connection with Chhatrapati Shivaji and on priests. At the meeting, Pawar will attempt to clear the air, party leaders said.

If details of Indian force’s bravery are made public, every citizen will feel proud: Rajnath on China standoff

May 21, 2022 11:20 am

Singh said that under PM Modi’s leadership “India has entered the group of countries with fastest growing economies, something that Congress governments of the past could not achieve in decades of rule”.

Pawar: Ambedkar had to take ‘bitter decision’ of leaving Hinduism

May 21, 2022 10:00 am

The veteran politician was speaking at a function where a book on Ambedkar, written by advocate Jaidev Gaikwad, was released.

Jeweller attacked in his shop, investigation on

May 21, 2022 10:00 am

Around 4.55 pm, a man came to his shop disguised as a customer and asked for jewellery. Suddenly, he attacked Soni on the head and hands with a sharp weapon. Soni was injured but kept shouting for help.

Sangam ‘B’, City FC Pune, Puneri Warriors, and Golden Feathers score easy wins

May 21, 2022 10:02 am

On the SP College ground, Sangam Y B ‘B’ rolled past F.C Beckdonho 4-0 win over, to log the highest win of the day. The one-sided Pool-A encounter had Shannon Arland (24th, 32nd) net a brace while Stallion Arland (17th) and Yash Mote (52nd) scored one goal each.

World Schizophrenia Day on May 24: ‘Dealing with schizophrenia can be tough; have learnt to accept this reality’

May 21, 2022 10:05 am

The high achiever, who graduated in physics and chemistry as her core subjects from a top university in Kerala, also cleared the exam conducted by the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India while she pursued her passion for flying.

‘Doctors being made scapegoats; transplants will come to a halt if harassment continues’

May 21, 2022 12:20 am

Indian Society of Organ Transplantation finds support in Indian Society of Nephrology in condemning the handling of Ruby Hall case

Never forget the investment the country has made in you: Rajnath to students

May 20, 2022 11:49 pm

At the convocation ceremony of Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Defence Minister stresses on importance of spiritual pursuit along with academic and professional pursuits.

Video series on pay and entitlements of Army jawans launched

May 20, 2022 3:22 pm

The maintenance of pay accounts of jawans involves efforts of the respective units where a junior commissioned officer or soldier of other ranks is posted, the records office of the regiment and the pay and account offices of the Defence Accounts Department.


Pune’s Rambo circus back in town; see pictures of breathtaking acts

May 15, 2022 6:40 pm

The circus returns with a bag of acts and performances. It is being held for the first time after Covid rules were relaxed in the city.

Delhi to Bengal: Women take to streets to protest Karnataka hijab ban in educational institutions

February 11, 2022 9:50 pm

The interest of students in Karnataka will be served better if they return to classes rather than raise protests over issues like wearing the hijab and saffron shawls in classrooms, a full bench of the Karnataka High Court has stated

Moviegoers, rejoice! Maharashtra reopens cinema halls, theatres as Covid second wave ebbs

October 22, 2021 7:35 pm

Movie theatres in Maharashtra opened on Friday with 50 per cent capacity and Covid-19 protocols in place.

Caution, celebration as Maharashtra schools reopen after Covid break

October 04, 2021 8:57 pm

Schools reopened in Maharashtra for the first time after being shut since March 2020, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Rain lashes several parts of country, Gujarat sees flooding

September 13, 2021 10:21 pm

For the national capital, this monsoon season has been the wettest in the past 46 years.

Rakhi tied to Afghan nationals, health workers: How the country celebrated Raksha Bandhan

August 22, 2021 6:28 pm

Union Minister Smriti Irani celebrated Raksha Bandhan with Cabinet colleague Sanjeev Balyan.

Pune imposes night curfew to control COVID-19 surge

April 03, 2021 10:53 pm

As Covid-19 cases are rising in the district, night curfew timings have been revised to 6 pm-6 am from the earlier 8 pm-7 am.

Fire breaks out at Pune's iconic Fashion Street market

March 27, 2021 12:56 pm

Pune Fashion Street market fire: A major fire broke out at the famous Fashion Street market in the Pune Cantonment area late on Friday night, officials said.

Express Wanderlust: Pune's Shaniwar Wada fort reopens; learn more about its history

January 12, 2021 12:54 pm

The Shaniwar Wada fort in Pune draws tourists from all corners of the country. This historical fortification was built in the year 1736, when the Maratha Empire was teeming with victories. Learn more here

Amid Covid-19, Pune's Rambo Circus opens its colourful tent digitally

August 29, 2020 11:52 am

Rambo, one of India’s biggest and oldest circuses, is fighting back the Covid-19 pandemic by taking an hour-long show – “Life is a circus – An Ode to the Greatest Showmanship” – online. It is, possibly, the first circus in India to do so.


Police detain protestors opposing Sanjay Dutt's release

February 25, 2016 5:54 am

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

February 17, 2016 2:05 pm

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

January 12, 2016 6:51 am

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.