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10 Oct 2018

Health & Wellness

Pune: 4-year-old gets India's first successful skull implant

In what makes for a medical marvel, doctors in Pune have successfully replaced 60% damaged skull of a 4-year-old girl, making it India's first.

06 Oct 2018

Indian Penal Code

Pune: Hoarding-frame collapses, man killed right after immersing wife's ashes

A 40-year-old man, who was returning home after immersing his wife's ashes, was among the four people killed when a hoarding in railway station premises fell on vehicles on the adjoining road in Pune today.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends house arrest, no SIT formed

After the Supreme Court, on September 20, reserved its judgement on the case challenging the arrest of five activists in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence, the apex court, today, extended the activists' house arrest by another four weeks.

20 Sep 2018

Navi Mumbai

Maharashtra: MSEDCL to set up 500 electric vehicle charging stations

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) plans to set up 500 electric vehicle charging stations across Maharashtra to encourage the use of green energy by automobiles.

20 Sep 2018


Pune: Two minor girls raped; one dies in hospital

Two minor girls were allegedly raped by a man and a 17-year-old boy in Pune on Sunday and one of them died of injuries inflicted during the assault days later, the police said.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends house arrest, fixes final hearing

After extending the house arrest of activists arrested in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence of January 1 twice, the Supreme Court, on Monday, extended the house arrest of the five activists again till September 19.

16 Sep 2018


Pune: 14-year-old forced to watch porn by school principal

A case was registered against the principal of a Pune school after he forced a 14-year-old boy to watch porn and then tried to molest him.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends activists' house arrest again

Following its September 6 decision to extend the house arrest of activists arrested in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence, the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, again extended the activists' house arrest till the next hearing, scheduled for September 17.

02 Sep 2018


GoAir Bengaluru-Pune flight suffers technical glitch; forced to make emergency-landing

A Pune-bound Airbus A320neo plane of GoAir from Bengaluru had to return back on Saturday after it suffered a technical snag.

Pune Police claim Bhima Koregaon violence was pre-planned

In a new development in the Bhima Koregaon violence, the Pune police have now claimed that it was pre-planned.

29 Aug 2018


#MeTooMiddleClass: Why we should wear this tag with pride

Do you smell the hypocrisy of hashtag activists? Do you think terms like 'tolerance', ' secularism', 'Urban Naxals' are created to divide the country for vote-bank politics?

29 Aug 2018


Bhima-Koregaon case: Varavara Rao's arrest operation 'illegal', claims Rao's family

The arrest of Left-leaning poet and writer Varavara Rao and searches at his two daughters' residences were "illegal", claims Rao's nephew, N Venugopal.

28 Aug 2018


Bhima-Koregaon violence: Police detain several with 'Maoist links'

Since Tuesday morning, Pune police have raided the houses of many people with 'Maoist links' and detained several suspects across India.

24 Aug 2018

Mumbai Police

Mother reunited with kidnapped child, thanks to Mumbai police

Showing exemplary coordination, two women-police teams from different police stations helped reunite a four-month-old child with his mother.

22 Aug 2018


Pune: Disturbed over eve-teasing, 16-year-old girl commits suicide

A teenage girl died today while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Baramati in Pune district, days after she allegedly attempted suicide over sexual harassment, the police said.

Dabholkar case: Main shooter got training in Maha, K'taka

The alleged main shooter arrested in the Narendra Dabholkar killing case received "shooting training" at various places in Maharashtra and Karnataka, the CBI told the court of Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) AS Mujumdar in Pune on Sunday.

14 Aug 2018

Air Pollution

Unbelievable! Bengaluru, India's Garden City, more polluted than Delhi

Air pollution is no longer Delhi's domain.

13 Aug 2018


Pune, most livable city in India: Ease of Living Index

Pune has been ranked first in the Ease of Living Index launched by Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today, with Navi Mumbai ranking second, and Delhi languishing at 65.

11 Aug 2018


Pune: Man exploded crude bomb outside girlfriend's home after breakup

A 20-year-old man, along with his friend, was arrested for allegedly exploding a crude bomb outside the house of a teenage girl with whom the accused claimed to be in a relationship earlier.

09 Aug 2018


Astronomers discover distant radio galaxy ever using Indian telescope

Astronomers have used an Indian telescope to discover the most distant radio galaxy ever known, located at a distance of 12 billion light years.

04 Aug 2018


This poor farmer-turned-entrepreneur today owns a Rs. 14L car!

A man in his 50s alights from his Honda Civic car and instructs his subordinates to start the day's work, while he'd supervise.

29 Jul 2018


Option-less parents of mentally-challenged children opening cure homes themselves

Every parent worries about their children's future despite their financial disposition, so they will their properties and arrange for their children's financial comfort.

28 Jul 2018


Pune: 36 sexually assaulted kids rescued from Madrasa, Maulana arrested

The police rescued 36 children from a madrasa in Pune's Katraj Kondhwa area after reports of sexual abuse surfaced. A maulana named Rahim has been arrested.

15 Jul 2018


Hit by vacancies, NGT plans to hear cases using video-conferencing

Crippled by the delay in appointment of experts and judicial members, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) is planning to conduct hearings through video-conferencing to decide the environmental cases pending in its regional benches.

12 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

Sadhu Vaswani Mission head, Dada Vaswani, dies at 99

Spiritual leader Dada JP Vaswani, head of the Sadhu Vaswani Mission, died today due to old age-related ailments, a mission member said. He was 99.

11 Jul 2018


Group denied entry into Pune bar for wearing slippers, shorts

A group of people was denied entry into Pune-based Agent Jack's Bar as some of them were wearing slippers and shorts.

11 Jul 2018

New York City

82-year-old Indian man to finally cut fingernails after 66 years

Shridhar Chillal, an octogenarian from Pune, will finally perform an ordinary chore that he hasn't done in the last 66 years - cut his fingernails, the longest in the world.

05 Jul 2018

Women Safety

This school asks girls to wear white/skin colored underwear

The MAEER's MIT School in Pune has some bizarre ideas for "security" of its students. For one, safety apparently lies in the color of girls' underwear.

29 Jun 2018


Next on Maharashtra government's radar: Tetra packs and multi-layered packaging

The Maharashtra government, which last week enforced a statewide plastic ban, is now mulling bringing tetra packaging and multi-layered packaging under its ambit.

24 Jun 2018


Pune: Woman dies after drinking bottle-gourd juice, doctors issue precautions

Pune doctors have advised people against consuming bitter vegetables, as a local woman passed away reportedly after drinking the juice of a bottle gourd.

24 Jun 2018


Maharashtra plastic ban Day-1: Rs. 7L collected as fine

Maharashtra entered a new era yesterday, figuratively, as a ban on several plastic and thermocol items went into force.

21 Jun 2018


Before Mumbai, Pune to get "world's largest Hyperloop demonstration track"

Virgin Hyperloop One, which is aiming to build a high-speed hyperloop between Mumbai and Pune, has other tasks at hand first. Like a Rs. 3,000cr project for a 15-km-long hyperloop demonstration track in Pune.

20 Jun 2018

Venkaiah Naidu

Two-day conference on agriculture to be inaugurated by Vice-President Naidu

Agriculture experts and economists will deliberate upon creating an enabling policy framework, agricultural trade policy, transfer of technology from labs to land, and agricultural credit and insurance at a two-day conference in Pune tomorrow that will be inaugurated by Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu.

20 Jun 2018


#CareerBytes: 7 top-rated medical colleges for undergraduate courses in India

A career in the field of medicine is one of the most preferred options among science students in the country.

16 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu

Humanity just died: One-year-old girl raped and killed in Pune

A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a one-year-old girl before killing her in Loni Kalbhor area near Pune, police said yesterday.

11 Jun 2018


Pawar wasn't expected to 'stoop down to this level': Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today slammed NCP chief Sharad Pawar for suggesting that the BJP was playing a "threat letter card" to gain sympathy.

30 May 2018


Pune: Balancing sports and academics, national-level player scores 91.4%

Balancing sports and academics, a Pune student scored an impressive 91.4% in this year's CBSE class X exams.

22 May 2018


Grandparents aren't nannies, raising children parents' responsibility: Pune court

Favoring senior citizens, a Pune family court ruled that grandparents shouldn't be thought to be babysitters.

21 May 2018


Pune: Rape-accused escapes as four police officers 'guard his ward'

In a rather strange incident, a 21-year-old prisoner, accused of raping a minor in 2015, escaped 'watchful' eyes of four Pune police officers.

16 May 2018


Instagram live video captures Pune youth dying in crash

Netizens in India actively use Instagram's live video feature to broadcast everything from parties to concerts to protests.