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Bishnupur by-poll may hold key to LS results

February 26, 2009 3:02:00 am

It is an acid test for both the ruling CPM as well as the Opposition as the Bishnupur West Assembly seat goes to the polls today.

EC bans poll campaign in schools,parties up in arms

February 26, 2009 3:00:54 am

All political parties today closed ranks following an Election Commission directive banning campaigning in school premises.

Mayhem at sop opera as govt plays Santa Claus

February 26, 2009 2:59:59 am

Finance Minister Asim Dasgupta’s press conference at Writers’ Buildings today where he announced the revised pay and allowances for the state government employees turned into a rally,with hundreds of the babus turning up at the venue to listen to the announcements.

Scientifically correct

February 26, 2009 2:34:12 am

Commemorating the legacy of Dr C V Raman,the country celebrates February 28,the day he invented Raman Effect as The National Science Day.

Online capers

February 26, 2009 2:32:41 am

If it’s one of those boring days and you don’t know how to get through it,try this. Just key in the words ‘virtual model’ on any internet search engine and see the huge number and variety of responses that come up.

The 100th inning

February 26, 2009 2:30:28 am

Almost a year-and-a-half has passed since they first staged their show Black and White in Pune. Now when the show has traveled across the globe and is back in the city with a bag full of accolades..

UoP directory

February 26, 2009 2:28:02 am

On its diamond jubilee being celebrated this year,University of Pune has decided to come up with a directory of individuals associated with its department of adult,continuing education and extension.

Take up translation: Nemade

February 26, 2009 2:27:10 am

While the University of Pune’s year-old-plan to start a translation academy is yet to see the light of the day...

HSC exams from today

February 26, 2009 2:26:20 am

The Higher Secondary Certificate examination that begins from Thursday has 11,84,226 students appearing for the exam from 5301 junior colleges in Pune,Nagpur,Aurangabad,Mumbai,Kolhapur,Amravati,Nashik and Latur divisions.

‘DSC personnel should shoulder additional responsibilities’

February 26, 2009 2:25:25 am

Defence Security Corps personnel should be prepared to take on additional security responsibilities in view of the current security scenario across the country...

UoP to review non-teaching staff recruitment process

February 26, 2009 2:24:23 am

The University of Pune has decided to review the whole process of recruitment of the non-teaching staff that started last year and is still going on,after it found an anomaly in the process.

PSI Dipali Borade honoured

February 26, 2009 2:23:20 am

Twenty-five-year-old Dipali Navin Borade,a housewife,who became a police sub inspector after clearing the Maharashtra Police Service Commission examination...

Many Pinkys smile in Pune too,thanks to Smile Train

February 26, 2009 2:21:29 am

Pinky had a big smile when she,as the protagonist of the documentary Smile Pinki,played a critical role in winning an Oscar for her American director.

Of every 4 colleges,3 have no coach in wannabe sports city

February 26, 2009 2:20:36 am

In what is being projected as a sports city in the making,the colleges — where the real stars are born — don’t have proper sports facilities.

Now,SMS your complaint to PCMC

February 26, 2009 2:19:30 am

Ten years after the Citizen’s Charter was given a quiet burial,the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation has decided to dig it out and put it back on track as the “SMS grievances redressal system”.

Two big parties,many potential poopers

February 26, 2009 2:18:27 am

As in the past,the Pune Lok Sabha seat will witness a tussle between the Congress and the BJP. But the old rivals are staring at a clutch of smaller parties that threaten to rock their boat.

Down: one-way threat to bus utility earning

February 26, 2009 2:17:02 am

The traffic police wants one-way traffic on the Fergusson College Road and the Jungli Maharaj Road from March 5; city bus utility Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) is crying foul.

How green is my sky

February 26, 2009 2:05:52 am

Airplanes are the favourite whipping boy of every environmentalist,but Kati Ihamäki of Finnair claims to be a smaller culprit.

In Bloom

February 26, 2009 2:05:09 am

Breathe. That’s the message White Champa designs send out.

Yours lovingly

February 26, 2009 2:04:05 am

In April 2007,as the art world raked in the riches of a booming market,painter-sculptor Mithu Sen made an audacious offer— “Send me a letter of love and I’ll gift you a free painting in the medium of your choice.”

Movers & Shakers

February 26, 2009 2:03:01 am

They are the trio that breaks into groovy open-hand dances under frosty blue neon lights in Anuraag Kashyap’s Dev D.

Different Note

February 26, 2009 2:02:10 am

He has brought alive a variety of character roles in films such as Dil Se and Maqbool. He has also let his pen do most of the talking when he wrote dialogues for movies like The Legend Of Bhagat Singh and lyrics for Black Friday and Tashan.

Woman convicted for abetting daughter-in-law’s suicide

February 26, 2009 1:58:38 am

The court of Additional Principal Sessions Judge P B Desai has convicted a 45-year-old woman for abetting the suicide of her 22-year-old daughter-in-law following a prolonged mental and physical harassment.

CPI to hold rally for diamond workers today

February 26, 2009 1:57:43 am

The Communist Party of India will hold a rally in Gandhinagar on Thursday demanding benefits for the affected diamond workers in Gjarat.

Pakistan must be taught a lesson in a way it understands: Modi

February 26, 2009 1:56:48 am

Accusing the UPA government of handling Pakistan with kid gloves post terror attacks in Mumbai,Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today said that the neighbouring country must be taught a lesson in a language it understands.