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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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Harvey Weinstein me too

The entertainment industry has been doing things a certain way for decades, and not every aspect of it has been quick to change. Even as Harvey Weinstein was found guilty Monday of two felony sex crimes, Hollywood largely remains a man’s world.

Al Pacino Hunters

Hunters, which features veteran actor Al Pacino and Logan Lerman in the lead, is about a group of Nazi hunters who track down and kill several SS soldiers hiding out in the United States.

Gautham Vasudev Menon age

As Gautham Vasudev Menon turns a year older, we chat with him over a steaming hot cuppa green tea.

Technology

iQOO 3 first impressions

iQOO 3 has 48MP quad-camera setup at the back and includes a Super AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate. We spent some time with iQOO 3 and here’s our first impressions of the 5G phone.

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Reliance Jio vs Vodafone-Idea vs Bharti Airtel: Jio recently launched Rs 49 and Rs 69 plans. Here is a comparison of other similar plans with Vodafone and Airtel.

Samsung Galaxy M31 launched in India

The new Galaxy M31 sticks to the same formula, a phone that leans heavily on display quality, battery life and, oh yes, the affordable price tag. But this time, Samsung has also made emphasis on the camera -- and the results are just amazing.

Pune News

AAP launches campaign in Pune on ‘Kejriwal model of development’
AAP launches campaign in Pune on ‘Kejriwal model of development’

The AAP launched its nation-building campaign across the country on February 11 after the Arvind Kejriwal government made a massive comeback in Delhi.

Pune: Few takers for SPPU’s intellectual property rights funds, Rs 26.91 lakh spent in last 10 years
Pune: Few takers for SPPU’s intellectual property rights funds, Rs 26.91 lakh spent in last 10 years

For filing and processing IPRs, patenting and related formalities, the university allocates a sum of Rs 10 lakh for each academic year. Recently, the budget was revised to Rs 20 lakh per academic year.

Pune: 29-year-old man who ran Dive unit had started as aide to arrested drug-maker
Pune: 29-year-old man who ran Dive unit had started as aide to arrested drug-maker

Officials believe that the drugs manufactured at the unit were sold at various cities, including Pune and Mumbai, besides in nearby states.

MNS workers in Pune booked for vigilante-style raid on homes
MNS workers in Pune booked for vigilante-style raid on homes

The accused has been booked under Indian Penal Code sections 143 (unlawful assembly) 147 (rioting), 448 (trespassing) and 506 (criminal intimidation) among others.

Pune: Four minors among five of family allegedly raped by godman
Pune: Four minors among five of family allegedly raped by godman

Over a period of one month, the accused repeatedly molested, sexually abused and raped the five victims on the pretext of rituals to “remove a spell of black magic” cast on them and also “find hidden wealth”, the police said.

Gangster Ravi Pujari made extortion, threat calls to Pune builders, says police
Gangster Ravi Pujari made extortion, threat calls to Pune builders, says police

The gangster had allegedly sent Shetty, his henchman, to meet a Pune-based builder and his manager at a city hotel on November 16, 2013, for “settling” a dispute over a piece of land in Kharadi.

Koregaon Bhima case: Inquiry panel may summon NCP chief for deposition
Koregaon Bhima case: Inquiry panel may summon NCP chief for deposition

Advocate Ashish Satpute, the lawyer for the commission, confirmed that justice (retired) J N Patel, chairman of the commission, said that Pawar has already filed an affidavit in the matter and will be called.

Pune: Three picked up on suspicion of being Bangladeshis turn out to be Indians
Pune: Three picked up on suspicion of being Bangladeshis turn out to be Indians

The incident took place on Saturday morning when about 50 MNS workers, led by party leader Rahul Gawli, barged into a building in Balajinagar area of Dhankavadi.

Women in Data Science Pune 2020: Conference seeks to answer how AI tech can be used for ‘social good’
Women in Data Science Pune 2020: Conference seeks to answer how AI tech can be used for ‘social good’

The conference will also be held in 150 other cities across the world on February 29. It is a global initiative of the Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME) department of Stanford University, said Sucheta Dhere, one of the organisers.

Pune-Mumbai Expressway records steady decline in fatal accidents
Pune-Mumbai Expressway records steady decline in fatal accidents

Project to achieve ‘zero preventable deaths’ to be replicated on other highways in Maharashtra.

In 4×4 space, dancer duo to perform at contemporary art fest in Mexico
In 4×4 space, dancer duo to perform at contemporary art fest in Mexico

Surendra Tekale from Pune and J Dayanand Akhilesh from Bengaluru to perform duet.

Last seen leaving Pune campus on Feb 16, 23-year-old IISER student goes missing
Last seen leaving Pune campus on Feb 16, 23-year-old IISER student goes missing

The incident came to light on February 19, when some of Himanshu’s classmates noticed that he didn’t appear for the ongoing examinations on two consecutive days. Institute authorities have now filed a missing complaint.

Pune: As revenues dip, PMPML intensifies campaign to attract more passengers
Pune: As revenues dip, PMPML intensifies campaign to attract more passengers

In recent weeks, the PMPML has stepped up efforts to increase revenue generation by taking steps such as marking a ‘Bus Day’ every month, trying to push sale of passes and bring down cancellations.

IMD: Winter over in Maharashtra, day temperatures set to rise more
IMD: Winter over in Maharashtra, day temperatures set to rise more

Last week, day temperatures rose to such an extent that some pockets in Konkan experienced heat wave-like conditions. Dahanu, Vengurla, Ratnagiri and Mumbai were among the hottest places along the coast, where temperatures soared to 38 degrees Celsius.

Largest cave fish found in Meghalaya: International study with Pune scientist finds mention in Mann ki Baat
Largest cave fish found in Meghalaya: International study with Pune scientist finds mention in Mann ki Baat

Referring to the recently-concluded COP13 Convention on Migratory Species held in Gandhinagar, the Prime Minister announced that India will chair the convention for the next three years.

Activist Trupti Desai gets death threat over her demand to arrest Indurikar Maharaj
Activist Trupti Desai gets death threat over her demand to arrest Indurikar Maharaj

“I have received the death threat through email from a supporter of Indurikar Maharaj,” Desai told The Indian Express. “The mail carries a threat that I will be cut into pieces… I have submitted a complaint to the Pune police”.

Pune: 3 ‘drunk’ men arrested for manhandling inspector, verbally abusing cop
Pune: 3 ‘drunk’ men arrested for manhandling inspector, verbally abusing cop

The incident took place at Somji Chowk in Kondhwa when a police team from the local traffic division was conducting checks on Mahashivratri.

Pune: MNS workers raid homes of 3 men, cops detain them over ‘illegal Bangladeshi’ suspicion
Pune: MNS workers raid homes of 3 men, cops detain them over ‘illegal Bangladeshi’ suspicion

One of the men claimed the cops called up his mother in Hooghly, and asked her to get local policemen to confirm that he was her son and an Indian.

Pune: In separate incidents, 3 women duped of over Rs 33 lakh online
Pune: In separate incidents, 3 women duped of over Rs 33 lakh online

A 75-year-old woman has been allegedly cheated of nearly Rs 75,000 by an online fraudster, who sent messages for updating the Know Your Customer (KYC) details of her PayTM account, police said.

‘Many things we believed turned out not to be completely true’
‘Many things we believed turned out not to be completely true’

Distinguished Professor at Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics and his wife Vasanthi Padmanabhan, have decided to explore the “uncharted” territory of the early history of science for an educated and informed reader.

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