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London: A hard Irish border, three-months of chaos at the ports as well as fuel, medicine and food shortages were expected...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday the politics of appeasement, which led to the Partition, was the...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
New Delhi: The government is mulling various options like bringing an ordinance to enforce a ban on the manufacture, sale...
Sunday, 18 August 2019

Opinion

Even after people voted against the dynasty politics, Congress Party members are not ready to think beyond the Gandhi family. The aftermath of the 2019 elections saw failure and downfall of the Congress Pa...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Conquering space, the final frontier and staying on the planet Mars to begin with, are the dreams of humans. However, long-term space travel could result in creation of a new species of human beings, accor...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Ladakh:The erstwhile state of J&K now stands divided into Union territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. The decision is well thought of. Ladakhis have a reason to celebrate. The statement made b...
Sunday, 18 August 2019

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Pune

Pune: Maharashtra Governor Vidyasagar Rao, on Wednesday, appreciated the efforts taken by the city police in reaching out to people through the Service Excellence and Victim Assistance  (SEVA) initiative....
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Pune: A team of surgeons at State government-run Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) in Pune successfully gave a new lease of life to a 34-year-old woman suffering from liver cancer. The patient, who hails from...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Pune: For the second year in a row, All India People’s Science Network and Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmulan Samiti (MANS) will be observing ‘National Scientific Temper Day’ on the death anniversary of ra...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Pune: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (M...
Pune: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (M...
“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 NCP president Jayant Patil on Sunday hit out at the BJP for poaching leaders "groomed" by his party and the Congress, likening it to "buying ready-made clothes". He was speaking on the...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Pune/Mumbai: On Friday, around 450 restaurants from Pune logged out of Zomato Gold, a premium membership programme introduced by Zomato.com in November 2017. Pune isn’t the only city, even in Mumbai, Delhi...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
PUNE: According to the divisional commissioner’s office, the death toll in flood-affected areas of Kolhapur and Sangli has reached to 55 including 27 people in Sangli district, 10 in Kolhapur district, 8 i...
Sunday, 18 August 2019

Nation

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday the politics of appeasement, which led to the Partition, was the reason for the continuance of the "evil practice" of triple talaq for so long.  Spea...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday expressed concern over what it called the "slowdown" of economy and said the country is facing a situation like that of a "financial emergency".  Congress spokesperson Abh...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
New Delhi: The government is mulling various options like bringing an ordinance to enforce a ban on the manufacture, sale and import of ENDS devices, including e-cigarettes, if it fails to get a reprieve f...
Sunday, 18 August 2019

Business

Kolkata: State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman Rajnish Kumar on Sunday said credit demand remains subdued and there is a need for stimulus in the economy.  Though lack of credit demand exists in the economy,...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
New Delhi: The Income Tax (I-T) Department has decided to adopt a more friendly approach in its dealings with the tax assessees, sources said on Sunday, following Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's call...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Thimphu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering held wide ranging talks on Saturday during which they discussed steps to further expand the bilateral partnership across s...
Saturday, 17 August 2019

Sakal Initiatives

Pune: Readers of Sakal have come forward to help flood-affected families in Kolhapur, Satara and Sangli by donating generously to...
Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Sports

Pune: Patna Pirates’s player Pardeep Narwal has turned out as the most popular player on ShareChat, India’s fastest growing regional social networking app, which is being used by kabaddi enthusiasts to get...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Pune: The Chennai leg of the Pro Kabaddi League season 7 began on a disappointing note for the home fans as Bengaluru Bulls humbled Tamil Thalaivas by a scoreline of 32-21 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor St...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Pune: Indian tennis savoured a golden day with Pune-based Manas Dhamne and Arnav Paprakar winning gold medals in the Under-12 Asian Team tennis championship in Kazakshtan. The duo representing the country...
Sunday, 18 August 2019

World

Kabul: Joy and celebration turned into horror and carnage when an Islamic State suicide bomber targeted a packed Afghan wedding hall, killing at least 63 people in the deadliest attack to rock Kabul in mon...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Thimphu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday gave a pep talk to the students in Bhutan, saying they had the power and potential to do extraordinary things, which will impact future generations.  Address...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Hong Kong: Heavy rain fell on tens of thousands of umbrella-toting protesters Sunday as they marched from a packed park and filled a major road in Hong Kong, where mass pro-democracy demonstrations have be...
Sunday, 18 August 2019

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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

Push your boundaries smartly
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body,” some say. It not only helps...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Reaping a new field
For years, the farming community remained confined to their fields. When they made...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
So Dum Good
Ask anyone to name their favourite biryani joint in the city and most would say SP’s...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Crafting culture
Artifacts have always been an integral part of Indian culture and heritage. But...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Strut your sarees
These days it’s not just enough to buy a handloom saree off the shelves. A...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
KJo’s wishlist for ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ reboot: Ranveer, Alia, Janhvi
Karan Johar has no immediate plans to work on a Kuch Kuch Hota Hai reboot, but the...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Chidiakhana’ is meant for children: Manish Tiwary
Recently, the Bombay High Court’s (HC) set an enquiry into Central Board of Film...
Sunday, 18 August 2019
The photograph of the three-year-old drowned Syrian migrant who was washed ashore in...
Saturday, 17 August 2019