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Pune: Gold smuggling has increased in the past few months at the city airport. Smugglers are using new modus operandi to...
Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Pune: According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), heavy rainfall will continue in the State till August 25. In...
Wednesday, 22 August 2018
New Delhi/Pune: Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) took a U-turn on its decision to conduct National Eligibility...
Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Opinion

The media is abuzz these days with horrendous stories of child sexual abuse, the most recent incidents being of abuse in shelter homes in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. While the trauma experienced by the girls...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Will the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in the run-up to the 2019 general elections, ride on the name of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died on Thursday after a prolonged illness aged 93? V...
Monday, 20 August 2018
The day Imran Khan takes oath as prime minister of Pakistan — even as Gen. Zia-ul-Haq’s 30th death anniversary is being observed — should be ideal for me to tell this still mostly-untold story of a dramati...
Monday, 20 August 2018

Live Updates

Pune

Pune: Under the Swachh Bharat Mission, recently a 1,000 sq ft area at Jafreen Lane which is under Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) limits, where garbage was being dumped from past several years, has been now cl...
Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Pune: From past 18 years, city-based sculptor Rajendra Deshmukh of Shree Natraj Arts, who exports idols of Lord Ganesh to the Non Resident Indians (NRI) staying abroad, claims that the demand for plaster o...
Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Pune: A man came from office at night and noticed that his one-month-old baby was struggling to breathe and had turned blue and cold. Without wasting time, he started giving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (...
Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Washington: US President Donald Trump has told British Prime Minister Theresa Ma...
Pune: Two Puneites recently made the country proud in the 1st Okinawa Karate...
NEW DELHI: Bugles sounded the last post, uniformed soldiers gave a gun salute...
PUNE: Giving respite to those suffering from knee pain, Ruby Hall Clinic,...
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: The State government has sought permission from Enforcement Directorate (ED) to demolish Nirav Modi’s bungalow constructed illegally at Alibaug on Tuesday.  The government has written to the ED ask...
Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Mumbai/New Delhi: Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Gurudas Kamat passed away in a private hospital in New Delhi following a massive heart attack on Wednesday, party officials said. He was 6...
Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Mumbai: Amidst the ongoing crackdown on right-wing activists by the CBI and ATS, the Samajwadi Party on Tuesday demanded a ban on the Sanatan Sanstha and its leaders. Maharashtra SP President Abu Asim Azmi...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Nation

CHANDIGARH: Facing criticism over his recent visit to Pakistan to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Imran Khan as prime minister, Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said today that it was not a "p...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
New Delhi: In a critical observation on Indian Railways' accounting system, a parliamentary committee has pulled up the national transporter for not following its own rules and regulations for efficient ex...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court today asked the Delhi Police to file a status report on a plea challenging anticipatory bail given to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in a case related to his wife Sunanda Pu...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Business

Bengaluru: In collaboration with Chinese tech giant Alibaba, digital payments major Paytm on Tuesday launched its AI Cloud computing platform for developers, start-ups and enterprises in India. This platfo...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
New Delhi: Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday told WhatsApp CEO Chris Daniels to comply with the Indian laws and take "suitable" steps to prevent misuse of the instant messaging platform in t...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Mumbai: The key Indian equity indices - S&P BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 - traded on a flat-to-positive note during the mid-afternoon session on Tuesday. Their subdued performance came after they sca...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Sakal Initiatives

With over 315 people dead and property worth Rs 4,800 crore getting destroyed, Kerala is reeling under unprecedented destruction...
Sunday, 19 August 2018

Sports

Pune: Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Pune City has signed English centre back Matthew Mills to strengthen their defence for the 2018-19 season.  The club announced today his inclusion in the team throug...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Palembang: Debutant teenager Saurabh Chaudhary clinched India's first shooting gold of the 18th Asian Games, fetching the top honours in the men's 10m air pistol event here today. The 16-year-old Chaudhary...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Jakarta: In yet another spectacular show, the Indian women's kabaddi team thrashed Indonesia 54-22 in their last group tie of the 2018 Asian Games here on Tuesday. After registering victories in all of the...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018

World

Kabul: A series of rocket attacks shook the Afghan capital on Tuesday during President Ashraf Ghani's address to the nation on the eve of Eid-ul-Zuha. There were no reports of casualties in the attacks and...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday thanked cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu for attending his oath taking and called those targeting him in India as "doing great disserv...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Islamabad: Pakistan's new Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said that there was a need of "continued and uninterrupted" dialogue with India, which was the only way forward for the two neighbo...
Monday, 20 August 2018

#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

Over the hills and far away
As one heads for Panchgani, climbing through Pasarani Ghat, the newly established...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
A blend of traditional and modern
In India, fashion for men is limited mostly to formal/ wedding wear. However, young...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Revolutionising fashion
The clothing industry accounts for 10 per cent of global carbon emissions, and...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
City lights
I often get surprised looks when I tell people  that Mumbai is my favourite city in...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Timeless beauties
Don’t we all know (and adore the fact) that ‘Diamonds are a girl’s best friend’? The...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Small is big
Travel opens your mind to possibilities and perspectives; it acts as a muse, serving...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Express what you feel
Art is an immersive process and there are a few who have an innate ability to...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Dad looking forward to watching ‘Happy Phir Bhag Jayegi’: Sonakshi
Sonakshi Sinha, who is geared up for the release of her new film Happy Phir Bhag...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018