Jitu Rai wins gold as Army marksmen dominate Shooting Nationals
Jitu Rai wins gold as Army marksmen dominate Shooting Nationals

Asian and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jitu Rai walked away with the individual as well as team gold medal in 50-metre men's pistol with Army marksmen dominating proceedings at the 58th National Shooting Championship, here on Sunday.

When comedian Deven Verma left us teary-eyed!

Comedy is not everyone's cup of tea, neither all are blessed with this exceptional trait. Bollywood's veteran actor Deven Verma however, ranks on a higher pedestal, when talking about great comedians in the history of Indian cinema.

Veteran comedian Deven Verma passes away at 78

The popular face in Hindi cinema, known for tickling the funny bone of movie lovers during the golden period - Deven Verma - breathed his last this morning in Pune. The 78-year-old actor suffered a cardiac arrest, initial reports suggest.

Jaundice grips Sambalpur, water samples to be sent to Pune

With jaundice spreading in Sambalpur, Odisha's health department will send water samples to National Institute of Virology in Pune for laboratory test.

Sukhoi-30s cleared for flying after being grounded for a month: IAF
Sukhoi-30s cleared for flying after being grounded for a month: IAF

India's frontline combat aircraft Sukhoi-30 fleet, which was grounded after a crash near Pune, will be back in air "within a week's time", Air Force Chief Arup Raha on Friday said.

With broom in hand, Sharad Pawar joins PM Modi's Clean India drive

Extending his support to BJP beyond Maharashtra legislature, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday took a broom in his hands in a gesture signalling a new found bonhomie between the two parties.

India, China to hold army exercise from Nov 16 in Pune

India and China will hold a joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise from November 16 in Pune that will focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops along the border in Ladakh region.

India, China joint exercise 'Hand-in-Hand 2014' to commence from Nov 16

In continuation of the series of joint exercises between India and China, the exercise 'Hand-in-Hand 2014' is all set to commence at Pune's Aundh Camp on November 16.

Reconciling posture between BJP, Sena indicates reunion: Pawar

NCP president Sharad Pawar who has offered an unconditional outside support to the BJP government in Maharashtra, on Saturday said the reconciling posture between the ruling party and its estranged ally Shiv Sena is indicative of their reunion to form a ministry.

Coimbatore, Pune among 100 Kushal Centres across the country

Coimbatore and Pune are the first among the 100 Knowledge Upgradation Centres for Skilled Human Action and Learning Action (KUSHAL) proposed by the HRD ministry.

Mulling Varanasi for branch of central water research station: Uma Bharati

The government is mulling a proposal for opening a branch of the Central Water and Power Research Station in Varanasi with a view to intensifying study and research on rivers in the region, Union Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharati said here on Wednesday.

Gadkari inaugurates IDTR

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Saturday inaugurated the Institute of Driving Training and Research (IDTR) which has been set up to promote road safety with focus on training drivers to reduce accident rate in the country.

India-centric CTL won't clash with IPTL: Vijay Amritraj
India-centric CTL won't clash with IPTL: Vijay Amritraj

The inaugural Champions Tennis League (CTL) from Nov 17-26 to be played across six cities in India won't have any clash of interests with the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), though, both will have franchises based out of New Delhi, former Indian tennis star and CTL promoter Vijay Amritraj said Friday.

Modi to attend Maha BJP govt swearing-in

Officials of the Protocol department in Mantralaya here are in a quandary over seating arrangement for Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he attends the swearing-in of the BJP government here later this week.

India grounds Sukhoi-30 fleet; safety checks on
India grounds Sukhoi-30 fleet; safety checks on

India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fleet and each aircraft is undergoing a thorough technical check following a recent crash near Pune.

Thane to soon get an open prison

The Thane Central Jail premises will be soon housing an open prison in addition to the existing infrastructure here, Director General of Prisons, Meera Borawankar has said.

India-China joint military exercise in November

Indian and Chinese soldiers will take part in a joint exercise next month, weeks after a standoff between the two countries in Ladakh.

MHA puts states on alert to ensure security during festival season

Anticipating religious tension during the coming festival season, the Centre today asked all states to ensure proper security at places of worship and communally sensitive areas.

India, China likely to hold joint army exercise next month

India and China are likely to hold a joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise next month in Pune that will focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops in along the border in Ladakh region.

BJP sweeps Pune city, wins all eight seats

In a show of strength, BJP bulldozed the opposition - NCP, Congress and estranged ally Shiv Sena - to win all the eight Assembly seats in Pune city.