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Journalist suicide: Husband arrested after family accuses him of mental and physical harassment

Nisha’s first husband had died of a heart attack and she had married Prashant Pise three years ago, her brother told The Indian Express.

World Science Day: India’s first Teachers Tinkering Fest on Nov 9 & 10

The fest — which will be a hands-on, one and a half-day event — aims to empower teachers with skills in experiential training through special workshops. The idea is to introduce experiential learning which is scientifically proven to be one of the most effective ways of learning where students learn by doing.


Pune: 2 arrested for stealing from city hospital

Police said that the theft took place two days ago. After receiving information, a police team led by Sub-Inspector S S Lad of Shivajinagar police station initiated investigation. They scanned the CCTV footage from the hospital and arrested the accused, both of whom are natives of Chennai, on Thursday.

Pune: Waste collectors’ children felicitated for academic results

The programme, ‘Jyoti Savitri Chi Lek’, was held at Nehru Memorial Hall and saw the attendance of 600 waste collectors, who are also members of KKPKP.

Attempt to set Guinness World Record: Singer to hold 13-hour show in 122 languages in Pune

The announcement about the show, ‘Amrutvaani’, was made by veteran music composer Pt Hridaynath Mangeshkar, who is also Manjushree’s guru, at a press conference in Savitribai Phule Pune University on Wednesday.

Pune: Special drive to encourage communities to avail benefits of financial assistance scheme

The Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Anudan scheme is applicable for destitute persons aged below 65 years, orphan children, the differently-abled, those suffering from TB, cancer, AIDS, leprosy and other critical illnesses.


Pune: Fire breaks out in bus, narrow escape for 29 passengers

According to Pune Fire Brigade officials, the fire was first reported at 8.15 pm near Ramwadi Corner. By the time fire tenders from Yerawada station could reach the spot, all the passengers had disembarked but the blaze had engulfed the entire bus.

Pune: 17-year-old girl found dead in lodge room with multiple razor injuries, male friend missing

The girl, a student in a local college, had come to the lodge earlier in the day with a male friend, said police. The youth is reportedly missing and police are looking for him.

Pune: Environment awareness centre marks one year with events on wildlife, art

The day will include events such as “All About Butterflies”, “Peacocks and People” and “Live Landscape Painting Demonstration”. Over 100 children will attend these events in three batches.

Controversy over Pimpri Chinchwad Mayor firing in air, he denies claim

The incident apparently happened after the ‘jal pujan’ at Pavana dam when the mayor and officials accompanying him were returning to Pimpri-Chinchwad. The mayor apparently fired in the air to celebrate the ‘jal pujan’.