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New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a blanket ban on e-cigarettes in the country with complete suspension of...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday set an October 18 deadline for completion of all arguments in the protracted Ram-...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
New Delhi: Over 70 per cent of Indians in urban areas find the armed forces the most trustworthy profession, while a...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Opinion

Padmashri Dr HR Nagendra, S-VYASA Chancellor, VYASA President and Chairman of  Advisory Committee, World Assembly on Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy and the Yoga guru of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, spea...
Sunday, 15 September 2019
Everywhere we go these days, there’s only one talk of the town which is, ‘new traffic rules and hefty fines’ under the Amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act which was passed recently. Social media sites are...
Sunday, 15 September 2019
India has the largest youngest population in the world under the age of 25 years. Yet, awareness about mental health issues have always taken a back seat in the country.  We have a lot of changes to make t...
Sunday, 15 September 2019

Live Updates

Pune

PUNE: Although, the government has been emphasising on importance of research in the Higher Educational Institutions, the changing policies have affected the PhD admissions in Savitribai Phule Pune Univers...
Thursday, 19 September 2019
PUNE: For the first time, five major transplants simultaneously took place at Sahyadri Super Speciality Hospitals, Nagar Road, as a 23-year-old student gave a new lease of life to three patients. After the...
Thursday, 19 September 2019
PUNE: Dr Nanasaheb Parulekar Memorial Award has been declared and it will be given to Sakal Media Group’s Agrowon Senior Reporter Manoj Kapade, Sakal Nashik edition reporter Naresh Halnor and Mumbai editio...
Thursday, 19 September 2019
Most of us have experienced Geet Ramayan, the collection of Marathi songs chrono...
“I tune in to my television set every evening since past few days and if there i...
A lot of speculation is happening in media and out on the field about whether th...
November 8, 2016 will be forever etched in our memory. Coming to terms with the...

Maharashtra

MUMBAI: Ahead of the Assembly polls, the Congress has demanded that elections be conducted using ballot papers instead of electronic voting machines (EVMs). The party also  sent a list of 44.61 lakh allege...
Thursday, 19 September 2019
PUNE: Several environmentalists have raised concerns about the protection of environment and biodiversity as the State government recently released a notification for carrying out planned development in th...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Solapur: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said those who left the party would lost their political relevance in the coming Assembly elections in Maharashtra. Several NCP leaders including former minis...
Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Nation

BENGALURU: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday flew in the Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru, becoming the first defence minister to fly in the indigenously-built light combat...
Thursday, 19 September 2019
Lahore/Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday rejected India's request to allow Prime Minister Narendra Modi's VVIP flight to use its airspace for his upcoming visit to the US via Germany, citing "the current si...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Ranchi: Seeking to put to rest the controversy over his remarks on Hindi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said he has never asked for imposition of Hindi anywhere in the country but advocated it...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Business

PUNE: City-based Steamlok Engineering, manufacturers of customer-friendly steam engineering products on Wednesday, launched its Zero Leak Float Trap ‘SLFT75’, which ensures self seating of valves and enabl...
Thursday, 19 September 2019
Mumbai: Equity markets found firmer ground on Wednesday after two days of steep declines as easing crude oil prices and a recovering rupee shored up investor confidence. After a range-bound session, the 30...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
New Delhi: The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) on Wednesday notified the recent decisions to relax foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in sectors such as coal mining, cont...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Sakal Initiatives

The idea of setting up an organisation to encourage and assist needy, meritorious and deserving students with financial aid and...
Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Sports

NEW DELHI: Asian Games gold medallist Amit Panghal (52kg) and Commonwealth Games silver medallist Manish Kaushik (63kg) confirmed medals for India by entering the semi-finals at the AIBA Men’s World Champi...
Thursday, 19 September 2019
PUNE: Asian Games gold medallists Lakshman Singh and Rishi Narain, who achieved international glory for India when golf was still at a nascent stage, are back together 37 years since their famous triumph a...
Thursday, 19 September 2019
NEW DELHI: With a little more than six weeks to go for the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers Odisha, International Hockey Federation and Hockey India on Wednesday announced that the sale of online tickets for...
Thursday, 19 September 2019

World

KABUL: A powerful early morning suicide truck bomb devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing as many as 20 people and wounding more than 90 others, an official said. The Taliban, w...
Thursday, 19 September 2019
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday named special envoy for hostage affairs Robert O'Brien as the new National Security Adviser to replace John Bolton, who was fired last week. O'Brien has b...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Kuala Lumpur/New Delhi: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday said that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi did not request the extradition of radical preacher Zakir Naik, but India rebutte...
Tuesday, 17 September 2019

#MySpace

At last, a walk that I desired in Moscow, and I hope I would have taken one more  before you read this. In the next few hours, I...
Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Art & Culture

After 1920 and Raaz, filmmaker Vikram Bhatt’s launched the poster of his next horror...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Filmmaker Karan Johar’s last venture — Lust Stories on the web was much talked about...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Leading experts believe we could be entering a potentially devastating post-...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Both big and small organisations across the globe are working for various causes...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
India shines abroad
Indian triathletes and Army personnel, L Biten Singh and Raghunath Mali, recently...
Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Gender bender
The term ‘intimacy’ has come to connote many meanings, starting with one’s body,...
Tuesday, 17 September 2019
A taste of Punjab
Most of us dream of pursuing our passion but because of family pressure, the need of...
Tuesday, 17 September 2019
The Chainsmokers & Martin Garrix to headline Sunburn 2019
American DJs and production duo The Chainsmokers and Dutch DJ Martin Garrix will be...
Tuesday, 17 September 2019