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Idol-ising rock!

January 17, 2009 2:12:16 am

Once,there were frequent rock concerts and winners and then there was Rock On,the film. Ever since,rock music has established its unofficial rule over the hearts and minds of the youth of the country.

Well said

January 17, 2009 2:11:00 am

When Ashutosh (Gowarikar) first offered me with role I wasn't very convinced I should it. But when I discussed the project with Suzanne...


January 17, 2009 2:05:45 am

In yet another food festival conjured up by chefs at Le Meridien,the Indian fondness for Mexican food has been explored...

Down foodie creek

January 17, 2009 2:04:36 am

It surely was a culinary journey down the Ganges last week when Oh! Calcutta,the recently launched eatery on Dhole Patil Road,that is fast gaining popularity,came up with Ganges Grill...

Tapping tapas

January 17, 2009 2:03:24 am

The cosmopolitan culinary influence in Pune is on a zenith,as the city boasts of cuisine from across the world. Be it Italian,French,Mexican or the good 'ol Chinese,you name it and you've got it right here in the city.

SNDT city campus goes on one-day token strike

January 17, 2009 1:59:38 am

The students,teachers and non-teaching staff of SNDT College of Arts and Commerce,College of Home Science and BEd College...

Osho foundation loses ‘Osho’ trademark

January 17, 2009 1:57:49 am

The Osho International Foundation (OIF) Zurich,that is largely run by the Pune Meditation Resort’s management team,have lost the trademark of the word Osho in the US in a court case spanning almost a decade.

Loadshedding to be reduced by mid-February

January 17, 2009 1:56:06 am

State Energy Minister Sunil Tatkare on Thursday said that there would be a reduction in loadshedding by one more hour by mid-February...

Gujarat invites Symbiosis to open campus

January 17, 2009 1:54:50 am

The Symbiosis International University has been invited by the Gujarat Government to open its campus there,close to the capital city of Gandhinagar.

‘State Horticulture Development Board soon’

January 17, 2009 1:53:40 am

In an effort to look at promoting best management practices and improve productivity,the horticulture ministry of the state is planning to form a Maharashtra State Horticulture Development Board.

In bad times,300 jobs up for grabs,courtesy Bhosari SSI

January 17, 2009 1:51:50 am

In times of economic meltdown which has affected thousands of industries,a small scale industrialist from Bhosari has stepped forward to prove his mettle.

Pune doctors’ families will take in spoilt UK teens,teach them values

January 17, 2009 1:48:29 am

Two “overindulged and spoilt” British teenagers will try and learn values and ethics from the families of six Pune doctors.

Enough of Pune pattern: no truck with NCP in general polls,says BJP

January 17, 2009 1:47:07 am

A day after Chief Minister Ashok Chavan appealed to the NCP leadership to break its alliance with Shiv Sena-BJP,thereby disrupting the controversial Pune pattern...

Rent rebate after phones go dead

January 17, 2009 1:45:43 am

The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has issued an interim circular to give a “rent rebate” to 22,700 customers whose telephones had gone dead for three or more days in a row.

Ex-student sues college for dropping lectures

January 17, 2009 1:43:17 am

A former student of Wigan and Leigh College has moved the District Consumer Court,demanding a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for its reported failure to conduct lectures for the first-year mass media course in 2007-08.

City police go shopping for security with Rs 5 crore

January 17, 2009 1:41:39 am

In the wake of increased security threats,Pune police are going shopping and plan to spend over Rs 5 crore over the next couple of months.

Now,autos catch strike fever

January 17, 2009 1:38:11 am

After transporters and oil sector officers,it was the turn of a section of the city’s autorickshaw drivers to go on strike on Friday,with a threat to do so again if the traffic police remained “high-handed” with them.

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.

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.

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.

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.