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After spending a night being wholly disconnected from his kin, 26-year-old Tabish Rafiq Mir, made it to his workplace in...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Pune: Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer and former Municipal Commissioner of Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad and Mumbai...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Pune: The collective water stock in the four dams – Khadakwasla, Panshet, Temghar and Varasgaon – has increased by 1.5 TMC...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020

Opinion

One aspect of the Narendra Modi government’s National Education Policy (NEP) has caused some consternation and debate. It is the prescription that children hereon should be taught in their mother tongue, r...
Monday, 03 August 2020
Clash with China at the Galwan valley, casus belli with Pakistan, Foreign Minister and Home Minister of Bangladesh cancelling their trip to India, Malaysia and Indonesia criticising India for passing Citiz...
Saturday, 01 August 2020
China has inked a top-secret three-year agreement with Pakistan to develop biological weapon warfare projects. These would include several research projects related to the deadly anthrax bacteria which wil...
Monday, 27 July 2020

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Pune News

Pune: Daund Sub-Divisional Officer Pramod Gaikwad has ordered an FIR against Pyramid Hospital in connection with complaints of denying treatment to three COVID-19 patients. The case will be filed under sec...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Pune: After four-and-half months, the shopping malls reopened in the city on Wednesday; however, the fear of the coronavirus and stringent rules saw them receiving a lukewarm response. Management of variou...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Pune: A jail employee has been booked for abusing and threatening the Deputy Superintendent of Yerawada Central Prison. The jail employee has alleged that despite knowing that he has a one-year-old son at...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Most of us have experienced Geet Ramayan, the collection of Marathi songs chrono...
“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...

Lifestyle

Pune: After four-and-half months, the shopping malls reopened in the city on Wednesday; however, the fear of the coronavirus a...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
As we celebrated entering the new decade with a lot of enthusiasm, little did we know that in a matter of weeks, the world wou...
Monday, 03 August 2020
Actress and former beauty queen Manushi Chhillar shared that, for her, the festival of Raksha Bandhan has always stood for gen...
Monday, 03 August 2020

Art & Culture

"Cinema is an edited reality and a mirror of society. While society decides morality, films are desperate to connect with the...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
A writer's legacy lives through his stories and ideas. These stories are inspired by the world that we live in. But even as ti...
Friday, 31 July 2020
Veteran singer A R Rahman in a recent chat transpired the reason for why he has been composing fewer Bollywood numbers in rece...
Saturday, 25 July 2020

Maharashtra News

Mumbai: Maharashtra on Wednesday witnessed a new high of 334 Covid-19 deaths in a day even as the new coronavirus cases across the state zoomed above 10K-mark, health officials said here. The previous peak...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Mumbai: Heavy rains have created a havoc in Mumbai and its neighbouring areas as the red alert was already notified issued for extremely heavy rainfall in the city for Wednesday. Meanwhile, heavy to heavy...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Mumbai: The Bhumi Pujan of Ram temple at Ayodhya made the dream of many generations come true on Wednesday. It was a matter of great providence to be witness to this momentous event, stated Former Maharash...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Pune: University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited Expression of Interest (EOI) from the eligible faculty members for developing and running the courses on SWAYAM. Any faculty member in a duly recognized...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020

Nation

The emotions vary when you discuss Kashmir at this time of the year. Often controversial, the stories related to the abrogation of Article 370 varies from grief to elation. However, talking of the brighter things, the Kashmiri journalistic fraternity, for sure have another achievement to flaunt about. From the gloomy streets of Kashmir, comes an exceptional multimedia journalist named Ahmer Khan. Ahmer's recent...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Pune: In its first, bands from Army, Navy and Indian Force will celebrate the 74th Independence Day with their musical performances across the country.  The performances are intended as gestures of gratitude and appreciation of the nation towards the Corona warriors who have been steadfastly fighting to stop the spread of the Coronavirus in the country even at the risk of their lives.  Tri services Band will be...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Handwara (J&K): Rejecting Pakistan's efforts to create a false narrative about abrogation of Article 370, hundreds of Gujjars, Bakarwals and other Kashmiri sightseers from Kupwara, Tangdhar and Handwara on Wednesday celebrated Bangus Awaam Mela to comemorate the first anniversary of scrapping of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir The Annual Fair saw participation with great fanfare for two days since it...
Wednesday, 05 August 2020

Business

New Delhi: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on Tuesday announced the launch of Favipiravir, under brand name FluGuard, at Rs 35 per tablet for the treatment of mild to moderate cases of Covid-19 in India....
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
Pune: Tractor manufacturer, Sonalika Tractor has recorded the highest ever domestic growth of 71.7 per cent and overall (domestic and exports combined) 10,223 tractors sales in July month. Domestic sales s...
Saturday, 01 August 2020
San Francisco: As global software major Cognizant implements a programme to improve cost structure amid Covid-19 and optimises its team, the headcount of the company reduced by 10,500 in the second quarter...
Friday, 31 July 2020

Sakal Initiatives

Pune: Committee members of the Ruturang society in Aranyeshwar area distributed fruit baskets of 'Seven Mantras' to other members in the society who have been advised to stay in isolation at home. The initiative was undertaken by the members to boost the immunity of those who have mild symptoms of COVID-19 and need to recover faster. Seven Mantras...
Thursday, 16 July 2020

Sports

With 46 days left for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has received a shock as the title sponsor VIVO has withdrawn itself from the IPL. The tech...
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
New Delhi:  Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh recently jogged down the memory lane and recalled the time when he came to know that he is not going to be a part of the squad for 2019 World Cup. Yuvraj p...
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
Rahul Dravid and Kevin Pietersen were two contrasting yet supremely effective batsmen of their times. Their careers coincided in the mid-2000s when both were among the key players of their respective sides...
Monday, 03 August 2020

World

Ahead of the UN tribunal's verdict in the 2005 assassination of Lebanon's former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, a bomb blast shook Beirut on Tuesday, reports said. According to the BBC, the explosion was in...
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
Islamabad: On the eve of the first anniversary of the revocation of the contentious Article 370 and Article 35A, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan unveiled a new political map which includes the UT of J...
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
Moscow: The Russian Ministry of Defence has said that a Covid-19 vaccine that it developed in partnership with the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology appears to be safe...
Tuesday, 04 August 2020

#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 will be busy packing and ensuring that I do not leave anything behind, before I head to the airport, ready to leave this beautiful country with a heavy heart. Before bidding goodbye, two administration ladies from the...
Tuesday, 17 July 2018