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New Delhi: As many as 4,072 mobile towers will be set up by the government in 10 Naxal-affected states to improve telecom...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
NEW DELHI: Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday criticised the Centre for the fuel...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Bengaluru: H.D. Kumaraswamy was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Minister of a Janata Dal-Secular-Congress coalition...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Opinion

For politicians leading various regional parties all over India, all roads led to Bengaluru on Wednesday. Karnataka CM HD Kumarswamy’s swearing in ceremony got converted into a political show of strength f...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
This year marks a quarter century of the ratification of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) - an agreement among 196 countries to conserve the earth’s biological diversity while ensuring it is us...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
The drama revolving around the Karnataka state elections refuses to fade away. The assembly election results were not able to provide a clear mandate to any party. The BJP emerged as the single largest par...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018

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Pune

Pune: An incident of paper leak of first year engineering mechanics paper of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has been reported at MIT, Kothrud. The question papers were sent across to the institute...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
PUNE: There is a possibility that those staying in rural parts of the country may get their letters late, as Grameen Dak Sevaks (GDS) attached to rural post offices have gone on indefinite strike across th...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
PUNE: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) appears to have made Pune its base to monitor all future poll-related activities. The State Assembly and Lok Sabha elections will be held next year.  The NCP has...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
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November 8, 2016 will be forever etched in our memory. Coming to terms with the...
A glimpse of Dussehra festivities in Kolhapur takes you back in time   T...
There are several things about Gauri Lankesh and her murder – or more aptly, ass...

Maharashtra

Mumbai: NCP leader Niranjan Davkhare today submitted his resignation as a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Council, quit the party, and said he was going to join the BJP. He was quitting the Sharad Pa...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
PUNE: Farmers from the Kalamb taluka of Osmanabad are on a hunger strike since Monday at the entry gate of Sakhar Sankul, the State Sugar Commissionerate, in Shivajinagar. The farmers, who sold their sugar...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
PUNE: There is no red alert in Maharashtra for the Nipah virus. However, the State government has asked the Health Department to be on a high alert as a preventive measure.  Many people travel to Kerala du...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Nation

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Congress unit today said a "warlike situation" was prevailing along the International Border and Line of Control in the state as heavy shelling and firing from across the borde...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Tuticorin (TN): A man was killed in fresh police firing on anti-Sterlite plant agitators today, while some others were injured in clashes with security personnel in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin town, a day after...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on Wednesday that all police stations along the national highways have been alerted to check the entry of illegal immigrants entering Manipur. The Chief M...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Business

Look around yourself and you’ll realise that mobiles have become an essential part of our lives. Though smartphones gained popularity only over the last few years, India is the fastest growing smartphone m...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday seized assets worth Rs 20.87 crore belonging to the director of Dabur India Limited under Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) for holding assets abroad....
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
New Delhi: Domestic air passengers will soon be able to avail of full refunds and additional compensation for flight delays/cancellations as the government on Tuesday put in the public domain a new 'passen...
Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Sakal Initiatives

PUNE: Bollywood stars Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Dino Morea, Shabbir Ahluwalia, Karan Wahi and Pune football players will...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Sports

New Delhi: Pune's Ankita Raina crashed out of the French Open qualifiers with a 3-6 6-7 defeat at the hands of Evgeniya Rodina of Russia in the women's singles first round in Paris on Tuesday. After losing...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Pune: PCMC and Vikram Pillay Academy (PCMC&VPA), Railway Police Khadki, Pune Magician and PSC ‘A’ scored easy victories on the day one of the 9-A-side hockey torunament at Major Dhyanchand Hockey Polig...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Mumbai: Harmanpreet Kaur led Supernovas got the better of Trailblazers  in a historic Women’s T20 match, which preceded the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League between the Chennai Super Kings and...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018

World

Canberra: More than 200 Commonwealth Games athletes and officials remain in Australia after applying for refugee visas, with another 50 staying in the country illegally. The figures were revealed by Immigr...
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has squandered the economic growth opportunity in the past because of political instability, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said, asserting that "tanks and missiles" alone cannot sav...
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Washington: US President Donald Trump praised Gina Haspel, who has taken over as the first-ever woman director at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). At the swearing-in ceremony on Monday at CIA headqua...
Tuesday, 22 May 2018

#MySpace

Whatcha doing?” asked the wife, looking at me standing in front of the TV, “Why are you standing at attention?” “The Finance...
- by Robert Clements
Saturday, 3 February 2018

Art & Culture

Bollywood’s iconic actress Sridevi’s death in February came as a shock, not just to...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
As we rushed to pick up water bottles before we boarded the inaugural flight (April...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
High-paying jobs, air-conditioned cabins, high posts and fancy corporate looks are...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
One of the most loved shows on television — Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai — has taken a...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
A after making her impact in the South film industry, Amyra Dastur is set to impress...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Known for its original content, Viu, over a period of time, has left no stone...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Deb Medhekar’s Bioscopewala sheds light on burqa boxing which is still practised in...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
In memory of Menaka
A noted artist in her own right is paying tribute to another performer, who has now...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018