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New Delhi, Jun 19 (PTI) NDA nominee Om Birla was on Wednesday unanimously elected speaker of the Lok Sabha with Prime...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
PUNE: Generations of school students have grown up with textbooks having the image of a mother cutting vegetables in the...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
SOUTHAMPTON: Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan was on Wednesday ruled out of the ongoing World Cup and replaced by young...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Opinion

In a peculiar post-Lok Sabha poll and pre-assembly poll season, Maharashtra has been witnessing some weird political incidents which are unprecedented and have created waves in the political sphere. Two se...
Monday, 17 June 2019
The Modi-Shah-BJP establishment has an aversion to anyone but the faithful using the expression ‘Gujarat Model’ to characterise their methods. We can see where they are coming from. Their critics have trad...
Monday, 17 June 2019
On June 5, we all did our bit, as a part of the United Nations’ (UN) World Environment Day, to preserve, protect and care for the environment, and once again, drew attention to the importance of looking af...
Sunday, 16 June 2019

Live Updates

Pune

Pune: The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has rushed to start the service to lift construction and demolition waste (C&D). The civic body has also started a helpline for the purpose of lifting and tra...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Pune: The Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal (PMPML) administration has claimed that Metro work and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses are the reasons for the increasing operational loss of PMPML. In the...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Pune: Pune has been experiencing phenomenal growth in the past several years. This demand was complemented by the increase in flights from Pune resulting in remarkable growth in not just the passenger numb...
Wednesday, 19 June 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

PUNE: Generations of school students have grown up with textbooks having the image of a mother cutting vegetables in the kitchen, while the father reads a newspaper, but this will now change in Maharashtra...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought response from the Maharashtra government on a plea challenging an order of the Bombay High Court dismissing a petition against 16 per cent quota for Maratha...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Pune: In a move to benefit skilled persons from economically underprivileged sections of the society, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) has decided to remove the requirement of minimum ed...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Nation

NEW DELHI: As the government toys with the idea of holding simultaneous polls to Lok Sabha and state assemblies, the Law Commission has recommended a tough legal framework for such a gigantic exercise. The...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met leaders of various political parties having representation in Parliament to explore possibilities of holding Lok Sabha and assembly elections togeth...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi turned 49 on Wednesday and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was one of the first political leaders to greet him on his birthday. In his response, Gandhi thanked Modi...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Business

MUMBAI: The BSE Sensex ended modestly higher on Wednesday after a highly volatile session as investors largely remained on the sidelines ahead of the US Fed's interest rate decision. After rallying nearly...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
MUMBAI: Snapping a four-day losing streak, the benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty closed marginally higher on Tuesday after a choppy day of trade. The Sensex closed 85.55 points, or 0.22 per cent, higher a...
Tuesday, 18 June 2019
NEW DELHI: The RBI will examine concerns around its strict data localisation rules that require storing of customer data exclusively in India without creating mirror sites overseas, the government said Tue...
Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Sakal Initiatives

The city is mostly crowded with two and four wheelers. And there’s hardly any space for kids to play. The Viman Nagar Women’s...
Thursday, 13 June 2019

Sports

SOUTHAMPTON: Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan was on Wednesday ruled out of the ongoing World Cup and replaced by young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant after failing to make enough recovery in a fresh asses...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
London: 1983 World Cup triumph is referred to as the turnaround moment for Indian cricket where the pushovers became a side with grit and determination to win. India lifted the World cup after defeating We...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
London: Somewhere in between the brilliance of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, the knock of KL Rahul went unnoticed. The flamboyant batsman stood up to the task by showing his brilliance to the cricketing wo...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019

World

MELBOURNE: Victoria on Wednesday became first state in Australia to enact Euthanasia laws that would now allow terminally ill patients suffering from intolerable pain to legally ask their doctor for lethal...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Washington: US President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign with a jam-packed rally in Florida on Tuesday, urging his supporters to "keep this team in place" for four more years a...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
WASHINGTON: A team of astrophysicists, including one of Indian origin, has found that the Moon, where NASA will be sending astronauts by 2024, contains clues to the ancient mysteries of the Sun, which are...
Tuesday, 18 June 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

Barkha Bisht Sengupta joins the cast of  ‘Chandragupta Maurya’
The actress, who was last seen in the Vivek Oberoi-starrer PM Narendra Modi, has...
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Sunny Kaushal, Nushrat Bharucha and Vijay Varma in ‘Hurdang’
After Mental Hai Kya and Jabariya Jodi, producer Shaailesh R Singh is all set to...
3 min 26 sec ago
Ed Sheeran unveils full tracklisting for his LP
Global megastar Ed Sheeran has unveiled the official tracklisting for his upcoming...
3 min 26 sec ago
‘I don’t want my characters to enter my personal space’
Shahid Kapoor is one of the finest actors in Bollywood, who has won the audiences’...
Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Step out in style
Now that sunny days are over and monsoon is here again, Punekars are all geared up...
Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Burger and fries make a happy meal
What a start to the week? Taylor Swift just released the music video for her new...
Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Prose, poetry and petrichor
Monsoon evokes different kinds of emotions. Romance, happiness, loneliness,...
Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Rajiv Kumar plays a eunuch
While he takes over an hour to get ready every day, actor Rajiv Kumar says that he...
Tuesday, 18 June 2019