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New Delhi: The government has decided not to go ahead with Air India stake sale in an election year and will provide...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
New Delhi: The PDP-BJP alliance in Jammu and Kashmir was described by late PDP founder Mufti Mohammed Sayeed in 2015 as...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
SRINAGAR: After the BJP pulled out of the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, a surprised Chief Minister Mehbooba...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Opinion

When I saw the news about the killing of Shujaat Bukhari on television, I was shocked. I spoke to him last month exactly on May 18. I was not acquainted with him. The Central government declared a  truce (...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
The biggest argument against granting full statehood to Delhi is Arvind Kejriwal himself. If an election leads to the elevation of what a former Union Home Minister, Sushil Kumar Shinde, called a “yeda” Ch...
Monday, 18 June 2018
The United Nations Human Rights Council’s report on Kashmir is so fatally flawed it was dead on arrival. Debating its accuracy, fairness, methodology or motives is a waste of time. Its fatal flaw is politi...
Monday, 18 June 2018

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Pune

Pune: Skill Development Centre and Shantanurao Kirloskar Chair of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) recently organised a 10-day entrepreneurship workshop for paraplegic soldiers to make them self-suf...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Pune: The Institute of Sports Science & Technology (ISST) conducted a seminar on Saturday on careers in sports management, sports sciences and fitness at Dr Kalmadi Shamarao High School Auditorium in K...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Pune: Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the first international conference on ‘Bariatric Endoscopy Surgery Trends (BEST) METASURG 2018’, an initiative of National Indian...
Tuesday, 19 June 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

MUMBAI: A farmers' group has taken its fight for higher remuneration and other issues to the Supreme Court, where it has filed a petition challenging an Article in the Constitution which it claims is again...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
PUNE: Officials of the PMRDA on Monday said that the high-capacity passenger and cargo hyperloop Pune-Mumbai route is expected to support 150 million passenger trips annually.  Maharashtra Chief Minister D...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
MUMBAI: Anushka Sharma took a passerby to task when he allegedly threw garbage on the road and her husband Indian cricket skipper Virat Kohli recorded the incident in a video that has now gone viral on soc...
Monday, 18 June 2018

Nation

New Delhi: The Governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir was imminent after the three-year-old state government collapsed today with the BJP pulling out of its alliance with the PDP.   The Union Home Ministry w...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
New Delhi: The PDP-BJP alliance in Jammu and Kashmir was described by late PDP founder Mufti Mohammed Sayeed in 2015 as meeting of the "north pole and south pole" but the BJP's exit three years later spark...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
SRINAGAR: After the BJP pulled out of the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, a surprised Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday submitted her resignation to Governor N.N. Vohra. Immediately after...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Business

New Delhi: The government has decided not to go ahead with Air India stake sale in an election year and will provide required funds for its operations, a senior official said today.  The decision comes les...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump escalated a growing trade war with China by unveiling plans today to impose 10 per cent tariffs on an additional USD 200 billion worth of Chinese goods. With the world...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
MADRID: Rupert Stadler, the Chief Executive of German carmaker Audi, was arrested on Monday in connection with an investigation into the diesel emissions scandal. German prosecutors named Stadler and one o...
Monday, 18 June 2018

Sakal Initiatives

Pune: Sakal Times Young Buzz has organised a fun activity for pre-primary students before schools begin new academic year. Sakal...
Sunday, 10 June 2018

Sports

New Delhi: India's top singles player Yuki Bhambri was forced to concede his opening round match against higher-ranked Milos Raonic of Canada at the Queens Club Championship in London because of a knee inj...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Moscow: It is difficult to look beyond a certain Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portugal captain scored a spectacular hat-trick against Spain last week in an 'Iberian Derby' that ended in a 3-3 draw. The Real...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Moscow: David de Gea is the first player in the history of Manchester United to win the Sir Matt Busby Fans' Player of the Season for three successive seasons (2014, '15, '16) and won that award at the end...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018

World

The Hague: Dutch judges today threw out a bid by British expatriates to take a landmark case demanding rights as EU citizens after Brexit to Europe's top court.  The Amsterdam appeals court found in favour...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Athens: India and the EU must persuade the world that there is no difference between the "good" and "bad" terrorists, President Ram Nath Kovind said today as he called for sanctions on state sponsors of te...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
London: Pakistan continues to be ahead of India when it comes to possessing nuclear warheads, with China having double the quantity, according to a report by a leading Swedish think-tank.  Pakistan is beli...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018

#MySpace

I wrote this postcard on Sunday night, after Germany’s shocking 1-0 defeat by Mexico. As they say, the celebrations in Mexico...
Monday, 18 June 2018

Art & Culture

The trailer of Excel Entertainment's Gold will be attached to Rajkumar Hirani...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
I am a very character driven costume designer
A biopic is about relatability and there is no point if people can’t relate to it,”...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
During Saturday Nights On the Run II tour, Beyoncé and JAY-Z took the mic to...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Kangana and Anurag reunite for 'Imali'
It was filmmaker Anurag Basu who introduced Kangana Ranaut to Bollywood. The actress...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
A mentorship programme for theatre enthusiasts
The International Association for Performing Arts and Research (IAPAR) Mentorship...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Camaraderie & Collaboration
When sitar, tabla, tanpura, harmonium and vocals get together, magic awaits you. But...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
For the love of football
With 2018 FIFA World Cup underway in Russia, football frenzy is at its peak across...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Sumeet and Swara on next project
Not many people know that Veere di Wedding costars Sumeet Vyas and Swara Bhaskar...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018