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Sunanda Mehta


Night without end
Thu, Jun 25, 1998

PUNE, June 24: It was the longest night Ansari Siraj Hussain ever experienced - and definitely the most traumatic too. As the 27-year-old tr...

Some handiwork this!
Mon, Jun 22, 1998

PUNE, June 21: When Dr V S Patil, MS, tells you that he is obsessed with hands, you do not consider it a very unusual affinity, considering ...

Vox Britannica!
Sat, Jun 20, 1998

PUNE, June 19: Everything about him is propah British. The deep voice, the heavy accent, the wry sense of humour and, of course, the typical...

Score of environmental ups and downs so far in 1998
Fri, Jun 05, 1998

UPA battle to revive river Mula and clear it of the vast cover of hyacinth was waged by the combined forces of CME, BEG and KCB. The hyacint...

Turning Point
Wed, Jun 03, 1998

Naval Pestonjee, mechanical engineer turned botanical expert Twenty two years is a long enough period to make one used to a certain kind of ...

Snack time at Take 5
Sat, May 30, 1998

PUNE, May 29: Take 5 has gone where few pizza and burger joints have dared to go - in the Deccan area. It is located on Ghole road just befo...

Pune finds it’s man at last
Sat, May 30, 1998

PUNE, May 29: ``Last but certainly not the least, we have contestant number 21...'' declared the vivacious compere Rakshanda Khan at the Mr ...

A gem of a collection
Tue, May 26, 1998

PUNE, May 25: The stone his hand caresses is no diamond or even a ruby. It is a modest agate. Yet Captain (retd) P S Chandiok would not trad...

Pedestrians: An endangered species
Thu, May 21, 1998

Who is the pedestrian? He is the man on the road-literally and figuratively.The common man who depends on his two legs as the main mode of t...

It’s Boogey time, folks!
Wed, May 20, 1998

The hall reverberated with the very catchy beat of Shweta Shetty's Ore Ore and the 13-year-old who was vigorously gyrating to the beats coul...

Homing in on Jha
Thu, May 07, 1998

What are your predominant feelings as you bid adieu to Pune after an eventful three years?``These three years have been full of activity. Th...

My Den — Sujata Dharap
Mon, May 04, 1998

Etching out her own work space with a difference is acclaimed artist Sujata Dharap, daughter of the well-known art master Bal Wad. With her ...

Road show drives people to vote right
Wed, Feb 18, 1998

PUNE, Feb 17: At first glance, it seemed pretty innocuous. A crowd of passers-by gathered round what seemed like just another roadside tamas...

Headlong into life
Tue, Feb 17, 1998

Poornima Iyengar's day begins in the wee hours of the morning as she rushes through her routine to make it to her 8.15-am German intensive c...

Homeward bound
Tue, Feb 10, 1998

Pune, February 9: A few years ago, Jhumkee Iyengar was biting her nails over a vital decision regarding the final design of a television mod...

Apple that struck Newton may inspire budding Indian scientists
Tue, Jan 20, 1998

PUNE, January 19: As you enter the vast quadrangular central courtyard of the Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA)...

Police, RTO crack down on errant auto drivers
Wed, Dec 03, 1997

PUNE, Dec 2: Determined to ensure the safety of school children travelling by auto-rickshaw, the Pune Police Commissionerate and the Region...