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New Delhi: Intensifying its battle against the Modi government over the Rafale deal, the Congress on Monday moved the...
Monday, 24 September 2018
LUCKNOW: With the NDA government under attack from the Congress on Rafale deal, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday...
Monday, 24 September 2018
KOLKATA: India has the potential to more than triple its trade with its South Asian neighbours to $62 billion against its...
Monday, 24 September 2018

Opinion

The conversations on development have finally moved beyond the barriers of GDP and entered the arena that caters to the needs of the citizens of the nation. With the release of the Social Progress Index 20...
Monday, 24 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

MUMBAI: Maharashtra, Goa and Andhra Pradesh have shown willingness to preserve decommissioned aircraft carrier Viraat, a senior Navy official said on Monday. Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Western Naval Comma...
Monday, 24 September 2018
Mumbai: As many as 18 people drowned Sunday in various parts of Maharashtra during the immersion of idols on the last day of the Ganesh festival, officials said Monday.  Three deaths each were reported in...
Monday, 24 September 2018
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

Nation

LUCKNOW: With the NDA government under attack from the Congress on Rafale deal, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday said that following "clarifications" from former French president Francois Hollande,...
Monday, 24 September 2018
AMETHI: Firing fresh salvo at the prime minister on the Rafale deal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday charged country's "chowkidar" Narendra Modi with snatching away money from the poor and handing i...
Monday, 24 September 2018
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday referred to a five-judge constitution bench the plea challenging practice of female genital mutilation among Dawoodi Bohra Muslims.  A bench comprising Chief Justice Dip...
Monday, 24 September 2018

Business

MUMBAI: The S&P BSE Sensex lost nearly 600 points during the mid-afternoon session on Monday, with heavy selling activity in banking, finance and auto stocks. Similarly, the NSE Nifty50 also was down o...
Monday, 24 September 2018
NEW DELHI: Seeking to calm the nerves of worried investors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Monday that the government would take all measures to ensure adequate liquidity for non-banking financial comp...
Monday, 24 September 2018
Mumbai: Petrol retail rates finally breached the Rs 90 mark in Mumbai by touching Rs 90.08 per litre here on Monday, but stood much higher elsewhere in the state, industry officials said. Federation of Mah...
Monday, 24 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

Abu Dhabi: Mustafizur Rahman held his nerve to bowl a fantastic final over as Bangladesh eked out a three-run win over a gutsy Afghanistan to tay afloat in the race for the Asia Cup final.  Afghanistan yet...
Monday, 24 September 2018
Dubai: Skipper Rohit Sharma and his deputy Shikhar Dhawan showed their mastery in white ball cricket with stylish hundreds as India took a giant stride towards summit clash of Asia Cup with a comfortable n...
Monday, 24 September 2018
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

World

WASHINGTON: India's reluctance to hold talks with Pakistan will not stop Islamabad from closing doors on its efforts to promote peace in the region, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said, days aft...
Monday, 24 September 2018
Washington: A second woman has reportedly accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, a charge that can further complicate the confirmation process of US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee. ...
Monday, 24 September 2018
Washington: The ongoing trade war between the US and China has escalated after American President Donald Trump's administration's new 10 per cent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods kicked in on Monda...
Monday, 24 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

Magical cave
I have been told often that everything in Rishikesh has been there ‘from the time...
Monday, 24 September 2018
‘I am who I am. Bold or not, is for others to decide’
Her name evokes immediate interest and guarantees eyeballs. But author Shobhaa De,...
Monday, 24 September 2018
It is all about equality
Amit Khanna’s new web series — Still About Section 377 — is making waves, just like...
Monday, 24 September 2018
Where the geniuses meet
College of Engineering, Pune (COEP), which is ranked among the top engineering...
Monday, 24 September 2018
Just a minute!
A youngster drops out from one of the top institutes in the country and sets up a...
Monday, 24 September 2018
A new journey of love
Amidst controversies, Salman Khan Films’ LoveYatri is all set to release on October...
Monday, 24 September 2018
The much-acclaimed film series, Jungle Ke Baahubali, is premiering on Epic Channel...
Monday, 24 September 2018
The Unlikeliest Best Friends!
History always throws up surprising alliances. Who would have thought that a Muslim...
Saturday, 22 September 2018