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Pune's 'tyre killers' to prevent wrong driving deemed too risky

Pune's 'tyre killers' to prevent wrong driving deemed too risky

The spikes - used in several parts of the world - are angled on one side and wreck tyres of vehicles coming from the opposite (wrong) side.

Apr 04, 2018, 08:06 AM IST
Forced to strip while frisking at MIT Pune, allege students; govt orders probe

Forced to strip while frisking at MIT Pune, allege students; govt orders probe

The strip-search was done on the pretext of preventing the students from carrying chits inside the examination centre.

Mar 05, 2018, 15:17 PM IST
Watch: Pune tea seller, who earns Rs 12 lakh per month, wants to create jobs​

Watch: Pune tea seller, who earns Rs 12 lakh per month, wants to create jobs​

The Pune-based Yewle Tea house has become one of the renowned stalls in the city.

Mar 05, 2018, 08:01 AM IST
What's wrong in HRD Minister's argument on Darwin Theory: Students quizzed in exam

What's wrong in HRD Minister's argument on Darwin Theory: Students quizzed in exam

The IISER, in an examination, asked what was wrong with Union minister Satyapal Singh's argument criticising Charles Darwin's theory, with the dean of the institute said that the question was "aimed

Feb 24, 2018, 15:50 PM IST
Pune woman becomes grandmother with dead son's preserved semen

Pune woman becomes grandmother with dead son's preserved semen

A Pune-based woman's world came to an unexpected standstill when her son succumbed to cancer two years ago in Germany. But her joy knows no bounds now.

Feb 15, 2018, 17:06 PM IST
Odisha CM urges Centre to introduce Bhubaneswar-Pune flight

Odisha CM urges Centre to introduce Bhubaneswar-Pune flight

Odisha Chief Minister on Wednesday urged the Centre to introduce direct flights between Bhubaneswar and Pune.

Feb 07, 2018, 20:21 PM IST
3 members backing ban on virginity test ritual thrashed in Pune

3 members backing ban on virginity test ritual thrashed in Pune

Three members of 'Stop the V ritual', a WhatsApp group created to spread awareness against the practice of determining the virginity of a bride on the wedding night, were on Sunday thrashed by

Jan 22, 2018, 10:18 AM IST
Pune: IT engineer beaten to death over parking space dispute

Pune: IT engineer beaten to death over parking space dispute

An IT engineer on Saturday died after he was allegedly beaten with an iron rod and stones over a parking space dispute here.

Jan 22, 2018, 07:14 AM IST
Shocking! 80-yr-old woman raped in Pune, accused absconding

Shocking! 80-yr-old woman raped in Pune, accused absconding

In a shameful incident, an eighty-year-old woman was raped at her home in Pune's Talawade. The incident took place on January 13.

Jan 20, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
Cat burglary? Bombay High Court asks Pune police to reply to allegation that they seized 56 cats

Cat burglary? Bombay High Court asks Pune police to reply to allegation that they seized 56 cats

The cops and activists allegedly seized the cats in September 2017.

Jan 19, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
Stop virginity tests! Youngsters spreading awareness through this WhatsApp group

Stop virginity tests! Youngsters spreading awareness through this WhatsApp group

A group of youngsters from Kanjarbhat community in Pune have come together to form a WhatsApp group - "Stop the 'V' ritual" - to spread awareness against the practice of determining the virginity of

Jan 16, 2018, 11:04 AM IST
Bhima Koregaon violence: Pune Rural police arrest three more, 51 arrested so far

Bhima Koregaon violence: Pune Rural police arrest three more, 51 arrested so far

Pune Rural police on Wednesday arrested three people in connection with the death of a man during Bhima Koregaon violence.

Jan 10, 2018, 19:55 PM IST
Bhima Koregaon: Buses stoned, schools, shops shut during Pune bandh

Bhima Koregaon: Buses stoned, schools, shops shut during Pune bandh

Several private schools remained shut in Pune as a precautionary measure despite there being no official holiday being declared for educational institutions.

Jan 03, 2018, 13:07 PM IST
Dalit protest throws traffic out of gear in Mumbai and Pune; Riot police called in

Dalit protest throws traffic out of gear in Mumbai and Pune; Riot police called in

Clashes between members of Dalit and Maratha communities from January 1 resulted in large-scale protests by the former a day later.

Jan 02, 2018, 15:50 PM IST
Several buses vandalised in fresh violence in Pune

Several buses vandalised in fresh violence in Pune

The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation on Tuesday suspended all the bus services to several districts in the state in view of the violence during the 200th-anniversary celebrations of the

Jan 02, 2018, 15:03 PM IST
1 killed in violence near Dalit rally in Pune, Union Minister asks Maharashtra CM to intervene

1 killed in violence near Dalit rally in Pune, Union Minister asks Maharashtra CM to intervene

More than five lakh people, mainly from the Dalit community, had assembled in Pune this year for the 200th anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon battle.

Jan 02, 2018, 09:32 AM IST
8-year-old gang-raped by five minors in Pune, search on

8-year-old gang-raped by five minors in Pune, search on

In yet another horrific incident, an 8-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by five minors in Pune, reports said on Friday.

Dec 22, 2017, 10:35 AM IST
Four killed in road mishap on Pune-Satara road

Four killed in road mishap on Pune-Satara road

Four persons were on Monday killed when their car collided with a truck on the Pune-Satara road.

Dec 12, 2017, 00:38 AM IST
Four killed in a car crash at Pune-Bangalore Highway

Four killed in a car crash at Pune-Bangalore Highway

Four people, including a woman, were killed in a road accident at Pune-Bangalore Highway near Katraj in Pune on Monday.

Dec 11, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
Sex racket run by a call centre busted in Pune, 3 held

Sex racket run by a call centre busted in Pune, 3 held

The racket was exposed by the social security cell of the crime branch of Pune police.

Dec 10, 2017, 14:53 PM IST

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