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Bombardier to roll out its first train from Savli plant later this year

January 16, 2009 2:20:37 am

The Bombardier Transportation India will roll out the first train from its Savli (Vadodara) plant in the third quarter of 2009.

24 hours of kite flying on Uttarayan claims 48 lives

January 16, 2009 2:19:40 am

The Makarsankranti celebrations in Ahmedabad on Wednesday proved fatal for two and packed the hospitals with emergency cases caused by manjha cuts.

Naturally yours

January 16, 2009 2:18:45 am

To say that climate change is the next major world crisis would be the understatement of the year.

Off field

January 16, 2009 2:17:51 am

It wouldn't be inappropriate to say- one can separate cricketer from cricket,but not cricket from the cricketer.

Dostana’s sole award is probably a landmark event

January 16, 2009 2:16:56 am

It was a first in the history of Indian cinema. A film featuring two men as a gay couple (albeit fake) bagged the Nokia 15th Annual Star Star Screen Award as the Best Couple.

Lack of donors,set-up make cadaver transplant a failure

January 16, 2009 2:15:43 am

In the absence of willing donors,the doctors wanting to make cadaver transplant a success in Gujarat have been facing difficult times.

Two youths held for stealing cellphones

January 16, 2009 2:14:43 am

The police,on Thursday,arrested two youths involved in mobile phone snatching. The police also nabbed two more youths involved in the gang and seized 33 mobile phones,worth Rs 49,000.

IT employee arrested in Rs 29 cr cheating case

January 16, 2009 2:14:36 am

The Hinjewadi police on Thurday arrested Nilesh Dattatray Kedar,employee of the software firm Senate Technology Private Limited,in the alleged Rs 28.91 crore cheating case.

Crisis forces man to dump diamond industry,take up real estate

January 16, 2009 2:14:05 am

Unable to cope with the continuing crisis in the diamond industry,a diamond firm owner has diversified from diamonds to real estate.

Seven held for running illegal lottery scheme

January 16, 2009 2:13:39 am

The city police have arrested a gang of seven persons for allegedly operating an illegal lottery scheme in Koregaon Park area.

50 Armymen decorated with medals

January 16, 2009 2:13:08 am

The investiture ceremony of the Indian Army's Southern Command was held at the Town Hall in Gandhinagar on Thursday,wherein 50 awards were given to officers and personnel below the officer ranks.

PIFF: Lake Tahoe is best int’l film,Gabhricha Paus best Marathi film

January 16, 2009 2:12:47 am

The Chief Minister on Thursday announced that the film city in Kolhapur will be developed with the help of private sector partnership to promote the regional cinema.

Civic utility looks to replace recently purchased batteries

January 16, 2009 2:11:45 am

The Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) board on Wednesday asked the company to submit a technical evaluation of the company’s recent purchase of a brand of batteries. Last month,an employee had suffered burns when a battery burst. According to the sources,the battery was new. After this,three other battery equipment burst as employees were working […]

PMPML board meet withholds fare slash

January 16, 2009 2:10:53 am

The board of directors of the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited,which met on Wednesday,did not take any decision on reducing the current bus fares.

Dawood’s brother-in-law in police custody

January 16, 2009 2:10:39 am

The Bhoiwada metropolitan court on Thursday remanded Zanzeb Khan,Dawood Ibhrahim’s brother-in-law,to police custody till January 19 in a case of attempted murder.

Sena son faces MNS challenge in Kurla bypoll

January 16, 2009 2:09:54 am

The upcoming by-election in ward number 160 at Kurla on Sunday will be extremely crucial for the ruling saffron combine and the Opposition.

CM to NCP: call off unholy alliance with BJP,Sena

January 16, 2009 2:09:09 am

Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Thursday urged the Nationalist Congress Party to call off the “unholy alliance” with the Shiv Sena and BJP in the local civic body.

Central Railway offers compensation to 26/11 victims

January 16, 2009 2:08:09 am

The Central Railway (CR) has paid compensation amounting to Rs 5.19 crore to the victims of the terror attacks. According to Shriniwas Mudgerikar...

Thaw in relations between Congress,NCP in air

January 16, 2009 2:07:44 am

If the words spoken at a public function by leaders of Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party are anything to go by a thaw in the strained relations between the two seems very much in the air.

Arms licence to leaders: court seeks govt reply

January 16, 2009 2:07:17 am

Following a public interest litigation seeking to revoke the arms licence granted to two persons,including a Bihar minister,the Bombay High Court on Thursday...

Promote profit with integrity: Kalam

January 16, 2009 2:06:07 am

Calling the Satyam scandal a setback,former President APJ Abdul Kalam has asked the corporate sector to make greater disclosures,have well functioning boards and ‘not make the mistake of taking the loyalty of the Indian investor lightly’.

HIV takes root in Yerawada: 13 prisoners test positive

January 16, 2009 2:04:05 am

Thirteen out of the 165 prisoners or eight per cent of Yerawada central prison who voluntarily underwent tests for HIV between October and December 2008 have turned out to be HIV positive.

UNICEF report highlights grim condition of women,children in state

January 16, 2009 2:04:04 am

The United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) flagship report,State of the world’s children- 2009,has recognised the experimental programme,undertaken two years back,on reducing maternal and child mortality in the tribal belt of rural Maharashtra.

Addl Director General’s stolen car found in Marol

January 16, 2009 2:03:12 am

Additional Director General (Establishment) Ahmed Javed’s white Bolero,which was stolen on Tuesday night,was found on Thursday noon by the MIDC police.

Puneites welcome move to drive luxury buses off city roads

January 16, 2009 2:02:26 am

For citizens of Pune used to braving congested roads and chaotic traffic situations every day,the crackdown by the city traffic police on the illegal entry of inter-city luxury buses into the city has indeed come as a huge and welcome relief.