Normally associated with the legendary cafes with strong tea and khari (salted pastry), the word 'Irani' has been proving to be a headache for police in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Goa, for more unworthy reasons.
The Bombay High Court today directed Maharashtra Government to provide medical screening facilities at Pune and Nagpur airports to detect Ebola virus among passengers arriving from affected countries, on the lines of existing amenities at Mumbai and Delhi airports.
A lively performance depicting 'Ganesh Vandana' by noted actress Hema Malini and her daughter Esha marked the inauguration of Pune Festival, an annual cultural extravaganza as part of the ongoing Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations.
A PIL in the Bombay High Court on Friday sought action against: former Pune Police Commissioner Gulabrao Pol for allegedly taking the help of 'tantriks' (occultists) to crack the murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar.
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.