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15 May 2018


Mumbai-Pune journey through the hyperloop? Might be possible soon!

If British billionaire Richard Branson had his way, Indians would soon be making a Mumbai-Pune journey in sci-fi mode: through a high-speed hyperloop.

08 May 2018


Have 6-years+ experience? Head to Bengaluru, get paid Rs. 11.1L/annum

Bengaluru pays a mid- or senior-level professional the highest with the annual average CTC hovering around Rs.11.1L, followed by Pune, Mumbai, Delhi and Hyderabad.

14 Apr 2018


Failed to solve math problem, teacher pierces 8-year-old student's throat

A government school teacher has been booked in Karjat, some 65 kms from Mumbai, for apparently thrusting a wooden cane down the throat of a class 2 pupil for failing to solve a mathematics problem.

10 Apr 2018


18 killed as truck rams into barricade on Pune-Satara highway

At least 18 people were killed and another 14 injured when the truck they were in ran into a barricade on the Pune-Satara highway early this morning.

14 Mar 2018

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking remembered by his Indian student in unique way

"Physically bound to the wheelchair, Stephen Hawking reached out into the depths of the universe with his mind and decoded the mysterious cosmos for the common people" - that is how an Indian Astrophysicist Somak Raychaudhury remembered his teacher, Hawking.

05 Mar 2018

Shiv Sena

Frisking of girls at MIT-Pune: Parties seek probe, demand action

A probe has been demanded by the Shiv Sena, Congress, and NCP, on Monday into the alleged frisking of girl students at a school run by a Pune-based institute, while they had come there to appear for class 12 examinations.

04 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Maharashtra entrepreneur earns Rs. 12L/month just by selling tea

Who would have thought that selling tea can be lucrative business? Now an entrepreneur in Maharashtra has proved people wrong.

01 Mar 2018


Maharashtra: Jail awaits those who propagate virginity test

The uber-patriarchal custom of having young brides tested for virginity in the Kanjarbhat community has attracted attention of the state government, which has directed the Maharashtra police to take action on suo motu basis.

23 Feb 2018


IISER asks students why HRD minister was wrong about evolution

HRD MoS Satyapal Singh's controversial comment on Charles Darwin's theory of evolution has made it to exam question papers in Pune's premier Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER).

21 Feb 2018


Meet the girl behind Maharashtra's 1% employment reservation for orphans

In January, Maharashtra became the first Indian state to give 1% reservation in jobs to orphans who don't have any documentary proof validating their socio-economic standing.

19 Feb 2018


Mumbai to Pune in 20mins: Hyperloop will make this happen

Soon, the travel time between Mumbai and Pune will be cut down to just 20 minutes from the current three hours. This would be made possible by building a hyperloop transportation system.

17 Feb 2018

Bombay High Court

Pune builder arrested for swindling investors of Rs. 230 crore

A Pune builder and his wife were arrested from a New Delhi hotel on Saturday for duping more than 2,000 investors to the tune of Rs. 230 crore.

13 Feb 2018


Indian woman, six-time world record-breaker, skydives in a saree!

Shital Mahajan Rane from Pune has broken several records. At 23, she's is the youngest woman to jump over the North and South poles without trials.

09 Feb 2018

Human Trafficking

Doctor who sold babies as "social service" arrested in Pune

Two days ago, a doctor and his wife were nabbed in Kolhapur's Ichalkaranji for selling a baby, but officials suspect the racket goes deeper.

Pune call center which cheated 11,000 Americans busted

Pune police busted a call center scam in the Koregaon Park area earlier this week and arrested three men running the operations.

03 Feb 2018


Pune's Shruti Shrikhande tops UPSC CDS exam among girls

Shruti Shrikhande, a 22-year-old from Pune, has topped the Combined Defence Services (CDS) examination among girls, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) recently announced.

31 Jan 2018

Indian Railways

150 "Google Stations" offering free Wi-Fi deployed across Pune

Two years after launching free public Wi-Fi initiative called "Google Station" to bring millions of Indians online, Google has partnered with engineering and construction giant Larsen & Toubro to bring 150 "Google Station" hotspots to Pune.

31 Jan 2018

Health & Wellness

This Pune doctor performs free cleft lip surgeries on children

Unarguably, one of the noblest professions in this world is of a doctor's.

16 Jan 2018


Woman seeks return of 56 pet cats from Bombay HC

A Pune based fashion designer has moved the Bombay High Court seeking the return of her 56 pet cats, that were allegedly taken away by vigilantes from her flat.

03 Dec 2017


IIT-B and Toronto University to make Pune AI-powered Smart City

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is literally changing the world as it's being increasingly applied in more and more fields.

20 Nov 2017


Egg prices sky-rocket across India. Will we get relief soon?

If you go grocery shopping regularly, you would surely have noticed that egg prices have shot through the roof.

23 Oct 2017


Pune: Two-year-old abducted, sexually assaulted, strangled

The body of a two-year-old in Pune was found a few metres away from her home hours after being kidnapped. Primary reports suggested she was sexually assaulted and strangled.

11 Oct 2017


Anupam Kher appointed new FTII chairman

Actor Anupam Kher has been appointed the new chairman of Pune's Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).

05 Oct 2017


Pune: 4 stray dogs burnt alive; 16 poisoned to death

In a shocking incident of extreme animal cruelty, at least four stray dogs were tied with a rope and burnt alive while 16 others were poisoned to death last week in Pune's Baner in Maharashtra.

15 Sep 2017


Engineers' Day: The Indian legends making us proud

Not many people know this, but the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna awardee Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya is commemorated as Engineers' Day.

26 Aug 2017


India's first calf born through surrogacy in Pune farm

A healthy male Gir breed calf "Vijay" was delivered by a surrogate mother cow in Pune on 20 August.

16 Aug 2017


Maharashtra: 3 dead, 117 govindas injured in Dahi Handi celebrations

In a rather unfortunate instance, Dahi Handi celebrations in Maharashtra were marred with several govindas getting injured.

21 Jul 2017

Road Accidents

Pune techie bleeds to death while onlookers click photos

In yet another case of public apathy, a 25-year-old youth Satish Prabhakar Mete, succumbed to death as he did not receive timely help from passersby at Indrayaninagar corner in Bhosari, Pune.

04 Jul 2017


This 102-year-old Pune doctor works 10 hours a day!

Dr. Balwant Ghatpande, who turned 102 this year, is counted among oldest practising doctors in Pune.

11 Jun 2017


Mumbai's BJP leader wants Gateway of India to be renamed

BJP MLA Raj Purohit wants Mumbai's iconic Gateway of India to be renamed to 'Bharatdwar'. Purohit earlier wanted Marine Lines railway station to be changed to Mumbadevi.

16 Apr 2017


Maharashtra's Sex Ratio: Sex Ratio at birth declines to 899

The sex ratio in Maharashtra has declined by eight points in 2016 compared to 2015, a state health department report has revealed.

22 Mar 2017

Cyrus Mistry

Tata planning to export toned-down version of 1040 bhp truck

Giving a push to its commercial vehicles business, Tata Motors is planning to export a toned-down version of its 1040 bhp truck that it recently showcased at a race in Noida.

17 Mar 2017


Mumbai metro intervenes in Kalanagar's decongestion plans

The Metro 2B corridor (DN Nagar-Bandra-Mankhurd) is interfering with the construction of one of the 3 flyovers meant to decongest the traffic at BKC junction.

27 Feb 2017


Arrests made in Army recruitment exam leak

21 people have been arrested from Pune, Nagpur and Panaji in connection with leaking papers of an army recruitment exam: among those arrested include a retired army officer and a paramilitary officer.

23 Feb 2017


Plagiarism case against Rangoon

Production-house Wadia Movietone Pvt. Ltd has taken the 'Rangoon' makers to court, alleging the character played by Kangana Ranaut is copyright violation of 'Fearless Nadia', a famous Australian stunt actor.

16 Feb 2017

Cyrus Mistry

Tata Motors, Microsoft sign tech deal

In a joint statement, Tata Motors and Microsoft India said they would engage in strategic collaboration in technology to improve drivers' experience.

04 Feb 2017

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

'Discrepancies of Rs 27 crore n AAP's donation records': IT

IT department has found discrepancies in audit reports of AAP donations of up to Rs 27 crore.

04 Feb 2017

Cyrus Mistry

Tata launch TAMO, first product in March

Tata Motors has launched a sub-brand named TAMO, focusing on passenger vehicles segment.

03 Feb 2017

New Zealand

Mumbai boy repeatedly stabs molester before escaping

A Class IV student of Deedee's Madrassa in Sewri repeatedly stabbed a teacher with a pen, who was trying to sodomize him, before escaping.

28 Dec 2016

Navi Mumbai

Mumbai: a city for outsiders, an emotion for Mumbaikars!

Seizure of new currency notes continues to make headlines as police seized Rs.45 lakh in Rs.2000 currency notes from Thane, on Tuesday.

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