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Notice to NCP leader for blocking demolition drive

April 2, 2009 2:42:42 am

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and member of legislative council Jitendra Awhad for allegedly obstructing demolition work in Thane last month.

Consumer court hits out at developers over conveyance deed

April 2, 2009 2:41:01 am

In a series of significant court orders that might come as a relief to thousands of housing societies languishing without a conveyance deed...

Cable thefts lead to disruption of train services

April 2, 2009 2:39:19 am

The theft of copper cables installed along the railway tracks has become a cause of concern for the Western Railway as this leads to track circuit failure...

Ramabai firing: clubbing of counter cases surprises lawyers,activists

April 2, 2009 2:37:36 am

The Sessions Court’s decision on Tuesday of clubbing the two counter cases in the 12- year old Ramabai firing incident has left most of the lawyers,activists and victims surprised.

A desi scale for rating autism

April 2, 2009 2:34:58 am

The Government of India will soon roll out an Indian Scale for Assessment of Autism (ISAA),commissioned by the National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped (NIMH). The Indian scale...

21-pt plan to ensure stress-free examination

April 2, 2009 2:32:57 am

A Spate of cheating,suicide and forgery cases during the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations...

‘Will seek votes on basis of UPA govt performance’

April 2, 2009 2:31:28 am

After piquing his adversaries within the party for the nomination from the South Central Mumbai constituency,Congress MP from North Central Mumbai...

Road caves in at Saat Rasta,again

April 2, 2009 2:27:44 am

Six months after a road caved in near Mahalaxmi,killing three,another cavity appeared on the same road on Wednesday,making it the third such incident in the Saat Rasta area and the sixth in South Mumbai in the past two years.

Small talk

April 2, 2009 2:18:28 am

The Rotary Club of Pune Central recently held a function wherein the winners of the traffic awareness painting competition (held by Rotary Margdarshak in partnership with the Pune Traffic Police),were felicitated.

Layer for layer

April 2, 2009 2:14:20 am

A Performance held last Friday at the Jehangir Nicholson Gallery,NCPA,had artist Monali Meher carving the words: war,violence and hatred on potato skin.

Stories from the past

April 2, 2009 2:13:09 am

When it was first scripted nearly two decades back,extremely hastily and under strict deadlines as a radio play on Mumbai Akashwani...

Arty Affair

April 2, 2009 2:11:49 am

A combo of visual treats awaits you at Indiaart gallery where an exhibition of ceramics by Manoj Sharma and paintings by Parvinder Singh is on display till April 8.

De and night

April 2, 2009 2:10:15 am

My art is not black and white,because life is full of tinges. If one would look at my creations with the eyes of feelings you'd find the colours of fire in the spirit of my paintings...

Between Earth and Heaven

April 2, 2009 2:09:15 am

Painting as a medium has the ability to transform the human soul and take one back to one’s own soul,discover oneself and be liberated,” says artist Santosh Mahadik about the first ever joint exhibition that he is holding with his colleague Sachin Akalekar on April 4.

MUCC prizes given away

April 2, 2009 2:02:46 am

The M U College of Pimpri recently held its prize distribution function. Dr R V Kirdak,director of higher education,was the chief guest.

Global Mind Sports Foundation aims to boost interest in chess

April 2, 2009 2:01:16 am

Aiming to give a fillip to the game of chess and motivate and train young talents in the game,The Global Mind Sports Foundation...

PMC collects Rs 362 crore property tax

April 2, 2009 1:51:37 am

Earning an extra income of Rs 100 crore as compared to last year,the Pune Municipal Corporation managed to collect Rs 362 crore in 2008-09 in the form of property tax till March end.

‘More awareness on autism needed’

April 2, 2009 1:50:47 am

The Special Child Trust (TSCT) is supporting Action for Autism (AFA),the pioneering national autism society in India,in celebrating the second World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) today.

Shirole worth Rs 11 cr

April 2, 2009 1:49:42 am

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the Pune Lok Sabha constituency Anil Shirole or Padmakar Gulabrao Shirole has declared assets worth Rs 11.29 crore — Rs 6.78 crore in his name and Rs 4.51 crore in his wife’s name.

City school teacher selected for US space workshop

April 2, 2009 1:48:46 am

Kanchan Karandikar,a teacher of science and mathematics at Abhinav Marathi Vidyalaya,has been selected for a weeklong workshop to be held in the US by US Space and Rocket Centre.

Suvarna tangle: With RBI nod,IOB gets cracking on April 16

April 2, 2009 1:47:50 am

Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) is all set to start its operations on April 16 with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) giving a nod to the transfer of specific assets and liabilities of the Shree Suvarna Sahakari Bank (SSSB) to the IOB.

Suresh Kalmadi in the firing line

April 2, 2009 1:46:59 am

Suresh Kalmadi,the Congress candidate for upcoming Lok Sabha election from Pune who earlier claimed that there were no differences within the local units of the party and NCP...

Digital Braille libraries unfold a new world for these students

April 2, 2009 1:45:00 am

The shortage of Braille books will now matter less for visually-impaired students in Pune and nearby areas,with the installation of digital Braille libraries by city-based voluntary organisations working for the blind.

14,000 to be screened for cervical cancer

April 2, 2009 1:44:00 am

With an aim of screening as many as 14,000 women for cervical cancer by November this year,city-based gynaecologist Dr Sanjay Gupte has been instrumental in setting up a national cervical cancer registry.

Blow whistle on corrupt officers: CBI to citizens

April 2, 2009 1:42:53 am

“We welcome anonymous callers and letters about officers in Central Government offices,public sector undertakings and various other government staff demanding bribe,” said Rishi Raj Singh,joint director,Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).