Mainstream American media and yoga experts have mourned the loss of BKS Iyengar, calling him one of the greatest yoga gurus who was instrumental in bringing the physical and spiritual exercise to West.
Activists of Dhangar community on Thursday resorted to "chakka jam" (halt traffic) agitation at various places in the district, including Pune city, in support of their demand for reservation under ST category.
Maharashtra cooperation minister Harshavardhan Patil Friday suffered an eye injury after some activists from Dhangar community threw ink at him at a function at Bhigwan in Indapur tehsil of Pune district.
Bombay High Court reserved its order on Thursday, on the quantum of punishment to be awarded to a driver who mowed down nine people and injured 36 others while driving a state transport bus in 2012 even as the state demanded the death sentence for him and the defence pleaded for leniency.
A week has passed since the terrible landslide that swallowed Pune`s Malin village. 22 more bodies were recovered from in the last 24 hours from under the debris, taking the death toll in the 30 July disaster to 152.
The death toll in the Malin village landslide continued to mount steadily with the recovery of 106 bodies so far, as National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) personnel continued rescue operations for the fifth day, negotiating inclement weather, rain and slushy terrain.
Maharashtra`s worst landslide disaster in Malin village of Pune district has claimed the lives of 82 people, half of them women, officials said here Saturday. Another estimated 130 villagers are still trapped or missing.