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New Delhi: The Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is all set to return to power winning 287 seats in Lok...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
New Delhi, May 19 (PTI) Nearly 61 per cent voters turned out to cast their vote on Sunday in the seventh and the final phase...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
New Delhi: Voting in one of India's most acrimonious elections in decades entered its final day on Sunday as Hindu...
Sunday, 19 May 2019

Opinion

In India, every time a harvested organ is to be transported from one hospital to the other, the police create a green corridor. By this arrangement, the route to be taken by the ambulance transporting the...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
The issue of reservation has once again put students of our country in the lurch. If the expensive medical education, less number of seats in post graduation and super-specialisation wasn’t enough to devel...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Writings on the Wall is a metaphor that grew out of my travels, mostly through the poll-bound regions of India and the neighbourhood over the past 15 years. Because, even more than its big festivals, the s...
Monday, 13 May 2019

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Pune

Pune: A 55 year old patient underwent a surgery at a city-based hospital in which a tumour located inside one of his kidneys was removed. The doctors opted to remove the tumour with the help of robotic ass...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Pune: Since Pune is the cultural capital of Maharashtra, it is apt that the Pune airport authority has taken steps to promote the heritage of the State in the terminal building. The authority has installed...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Pune: Police Commissioner Dr K Venkatesham on Wednesday said that the city police will soon get a separate wing for private security and about one lakh CCTV cameras will be installed in the city. The camer...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Pune: Tata Motors announced partnering the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) fo...
“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: Maharashtra is likely to face power shortage due to depleted water stock in the Koyna dam, an official said Sunday.  While the Koyna dam's total capacity is 105 TMC, its current stock is merely 28...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Pune: Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) has again increased the number of seats by seven in land records deputy superintendent (Group-B) making it a total of 431 seats in 17 categories. Earlier...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Saturday honoured people-centric, transparent public servants with the Arun Bongirwar Public Service Excellence Awards (AB...
Sunday, 19 May 2019

Nation

New Delhi: Most exit polls Sunday forecast another term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with some of them projecting that BJP-led NDA will get more than 300 seats to comfortably cross the majority mark o...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
New Delhi: If exit polls are to be believed, the Narendra Modi government is coming back to power with full majority, but the predictions by poll survey agencies in the past have found not to be close to t...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Amaravati (AP): Over 89 per cent polling was recorded in the repolling in seven polling stations in Chandragiri assembly segment under the Chittoor Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh Sunday, official...
Sunday, 19 May 2019

Business

New Delhi: Internet activism or hacktivism -- the subversive use of Internet-connected devices and networks to promote a political or social agenda -- saw a massive drop of nearly 95 per cent from 2015 to...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
San Francisco: Giving its cryptocurrency dream a firm beginning, Facebook has reportedly set up a company called Libra Networks in Switzerland that is developing payments and Blockchain systems for the soc...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
New Delhi: Exit poll trends will set the tone for the equity markets in the initial part of the week, while the final outcome of the general elections on May 23 would build the road ahead for stocks, analy...
Sunday, 19 May 2019

Sakal Initiatives

Pune: Gagan Galaxy and Suvan Cresta societies from Bibwewadi, while Arihant Prathmesh and Unnati from Kondhwa stole the show for...
Sunday, 19 May 2019

Sports

New Delhi: Unapologetic about her same-sex relationship with a younger relative, India's fastest woman Dutee Chand is facing a tough battle of acceptance in her family. Dutee, who won two silver medals at...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Pune: Gagan Galaxy and Suvan Cresta societies from Bibwewadi, while Arihant Prathmesh and Unnati from Kondhwa stole the show for their respective areas as they stormed into the quarterfinals of the Sakal S...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Pune: Anuj Kadam and Sairaj Shotri were stretched to the distance before they registered first round wins in the fourth leg of PMDTA-KPIT Junior Champion series tennis tournament at the Metrocity Sports an...
Sunday, 19 May 2019

World

London: UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said that she is preparing to present before MPs a "new bold offer" in a last-ditch attempt to get her beleaguered Brexit deal through Parliament in early June. Ex...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Beijing: China's top diplomat Wang Yi has asked US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo not to go "too far" in its "damaging moves" against the Chinese interests, saying that both countries will benefit from coo...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Melbourne: Australia's ruling Conservative Coalition led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday made a "miraculous" comeback in the general election, defying exit polls and devastating the opposition L...
Sunday, 19 May 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

Owning a couple of sunglasses is a must not just for a tropical vacation, but also...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
If you think only Indian parents are so interfering and controlling, you can't be...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Hatsun Agro Product Ltd (HAP), a leading dairy player in India, recently launched a...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Remember that feeling when you walked into a toy store as a kid? Oh the glee! When...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Deepika Padukone looked breathtakingly beautiful in her evening look on the red...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Rasha Ranka (right) Rakesh Malhotra and Moushmi Zaveri Sanas
To give women a platform to express, engage, connect and empower, Sakal Media Group...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Kamini Khanna (right) with her actress daughter Ragini
Well-known writer Kamini Khanna launched her 16th book, Kamini Aisi Hi Hai, a few...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
‘Writing isn’t an easy job’
Sushant Singh has given many commendable performances on the big screen. His stint...
Saturday, 18 May 2019