updated 5:52 AM UTC, Aug 22, 2017

Pune hospital launches free vaccination for girl child

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 10:41
Pune: The trend-setting Medicare Foundation Multispeciality Hospital on Tuesday launched a unique initiative -- free vaccination for all girls up to the age of five.On the first day, around one-and-half dozen girl children, some newborn and others recently born --…

Film Preservation and Restoration Workshop to start from February 26

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 17:46
Pune: The Film Preservation and Restoration Workshop India 2016 will be held from February 26 till March 6 here and will involve lectures, presentations and practical classes that will be conducted by leading international experts in the field.Recognising the urgent…

After litterateur's apology, BJP's Pune leaders withdraw stir

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 15:00
Pune: A day after literary figure Shripal Sabnis tendered a written apology for his remarks critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP's city unit on Wednesday decided to withdraw its agitation against him.Rajya Sabha MP Amar Sable - who…

Aasaanjobs launches contractual staffing services in Pune

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 16:27
Pune: After the successful launch of its contractual staffing services in Mumbai last June, Aasaanjobs - a recruitment portal for entry level and blue collar jobs - is all set to make job hunting easier for employees across cities by…

Nepalese summiteer Wongchu Sherpa's death mourned

Friday, 01 January 2016 17:04
Pune: Mountaineers here mourned the death of Nepalese climber and Himalayan rescuer Wongchu Sherpa who had scaled the world's highest mountain Mt. Everest twice. He was 52.He died in Kathmandu on Wednesday after a two-year-long battle with cancer."We are saddened…

Pune cinema cancels 'Bajirao Mastani' shows after BJP protest

Friday, 18 December 2015 12:34
Pune: A Pune multiplex, City Pride, cancelled five scheduled shows of the new Bollywood release "Bajirao Mastani" following a vociferous protest by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists on Friday.At least 200 party workers led by city vice president Jayant Bhave…

India lived up to expectations at CoP 21: Piyush Goyal

Monday, 14 December 2015 09:59
Pune: Union Minister for Power Piyush Goyal on Sunday said India had lived up to the expectations at CoP 21 in Paris in protecting the interests of developing and less developed countries."The whole world was looking at India at CoP…

Show angst against govt, not akademi: Jayant Narlikar

Thursday, 05 November 2015 15:45
Pune (Maharashtra): Eminent astrophysicist and litterateur Prof Jayant Narlikar has frowned at the return of awards by personalities from different walks of life to protest rising intolerance in the country.The incidents of 'intolerance', including the killing of Kannada literary figure…

Piaggio to open four Motoplex stores in India

Thursday, 05 November 2015 12:51
Pune: Two-wheeler manufacturer Piaggio India will open three to four Motoplex stores in the country by March 2016.Motoplex stores offer the company's most prestigious brands Vespa, Aprilia and Moto Guzzi under the same roof, said Piaggio India MD Stefano Pelle…

FTII students now plan stir moves around IFFI

Thursday, 29 October 2015 17:27
Pune: After calling off their 139-day strike and getting eminent filmmakers to join their protest, the FTII students are mulling their next move. They have dropped hints about "big plans" around the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in…