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NEW DELHI: Upping the ante over the Rafale issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Saturday alleged that Prime Minister...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
NEW DELHI: The French government has said it was in no manner involved in the choice of Indian industrial partners for the...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
NEW DELHI: Petrol prices continued the upward movement across the metro cities on Saturday with the cost inching closer to...
Saturday, 22 September 2018

Opinion

We now have sufficient evidence to say that there is a humongous scam in the Rafale deal. Except that this ‘scam’ is spelt as ‘stupidity’. If you find ‘stupidity’ too strong, you can choose a euphemism if...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
WHAT’S THE AIM OF THE CHARTER? One unique aspect of this Charter is that it is prepared by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). The preamble of the Charter states that the Charter is formed on the...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
In India, four million people are afflicted with some form of Dementia and this number is expected to triple by 2050.  World Alzheimer’s Day, on 21 September, is a focal point for charities and research or...
Saturday, 22 September 2018

Live Updates

Pune

Mumbai: The State Education Department has directed all schools to get training for rescheduled syllabus of Std I and VIII through Vande Gujarat, a TV channel run by the Gujarat government. However, Educat...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Pune: The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has decided to conduct socio-economic survey of newly merged villages. Before making the Development Plan (DP) of these merged villages, the corporation wants com...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Pune: The first set of e-toilets was on Thursday set up on Jangli Maharaj (JM) Road opposite Hotel Shiv Sagar.  People can use these toilets by inserting a coin of 50 paisa or Rs 1, 2, 5 or 10. It is linke...
Saturday, 22 September 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

Pune: Now, it has been cleared that State government will give 3 TMC (Thousand Million Cubic feet) to Pune Mahanagar Regional Development Authority (PMRDA) from Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) quota.  Vij...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Mumbai: The right-wing organisation Sanatan Sanstha has sent a legal notice to NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik over a news report, alleging defamation. Malik's statements in a report published by a Marathi ne...
Friday, 21 September 2018
Mumbai:  To preserve a wildlife habitat alongside  Maharashtra Samruddhi Mahamarg (MSM), Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dehradun-...
Friday, 21 September 2018

Nation

NEW DELHI: The government Saturday said it did not have any role in the selection of Reliance Defence as partner by Dassault Aviation for the Rafale deal after it came under attack over former French presi...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
NEW DELHI: Petrol prices continued the upward movement across the metro cities on Saturday with the cost inching closer to the Rs 90-per-litre mark in Mumbai. In the financial capital of the country, petro...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
NEW DELHI: Upping the ante over the Rafale issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Anil Ambani jointly carried out a Rs 130,000 crore "surgical strike"...
Saturday, 22 September 2018

Business

Mumbai: The BSE Sensex tumbled about 280 points to close below the 37,000-mark Friday after investors were jolted by an over 1,000-point plunge in afternoon trade.  The 30-share benchmark, which opened on...
Friday, 21 September 2018
New Delhi: The World Bank Group (WBG) on Friday approved its largest country program for India with a likely assistance of $25-30 billion by fiscal 2021-22 to help India's transition to a higher middle-inc...
Friday, 21 September 2018
New Delhi: The BJP-Congress spat over bad loans of banks continued on Friday with former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram blaming the government's "heavy-handed" approach to the NPA problem for the sh...
Friday, 21 September 2018

Sakal Initiatives

PIMPRI: The field of designing is unique, and hence it is necessary to keep innovating through novel ideas while working in it,...
Thursday, 6 September 2018

Sports

Dubai: India dished out another comprehensive performance to thrash Bangladesh by seven wickets in a Super Four stage match of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Friday. Skippe...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Melbourne (Sakal Times): Anirban Lahiri, who ended his season in the second leg of the FedExCup play-offs has been the playing partner, Shubhankar Sharma has opted for the 2018 ISPS HANDA Melbourne World C...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Spain (Sakal Times): Aditi Ashok, who has played very few full-field events on the Ladies European Tour this year, put herself into contention with rounds of 66-68 on the first two days of the Estrella Dam...
Saturday, 22 September 2018

World

Tehran: Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 24 people and wounding 53 others, local media reported.  No group immediately claime...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday expressed "disappointment" at India's response calling it "arrogant and negative" after New Delhi called off talks between the foreign ministers...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday expressed deep disappointment at India's decision to cancel a meeting between Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi...
Saturday, 22 September 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

The Unlikeliest Best Friends!
History always throws up surprising alliances. Who would have thought that a Muslim...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
13 Reasons WHY...
Reason 1 — We’re always searching and it’s addictive. Last week I wasn’t able to...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Cornucopia of characters
Parents give their children all kinds of names, some of which are downright...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Drawing money
Successful animation feature films draw in the young and old alike, with humour and...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
The enchanting valley
For decades, Bhutan, the tiny Buddhist Kingdom, has remained an enigma. There was a...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Places of interest
Actress Amyra Dastur, who has been busy with her back-to-back shoots and gearing up...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Magical cave
I have been told often that everything in Rishikesh has been there ‘from the time...
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Guru Randhawa isn’t just a popular Bollywood musician and singer. He is also the...
Friday, 21 September 2018