Maharashtra

Sonai 'honour' killings case: Nashik court sentences six to death

A local court in Nashik on Saturday sentenced six convicts to death in the 2013 Sonai honour killing case.<p>The three youths were brutally killed in …

Crime

Vidarbha and Gujarat, the Ranji Trophy underdogs

Vidarbha, captained by Faiz Fazal, recorded its first Ranji Trophy win since being founded as a cricket team in 1957. Here’s a look at the champions …

Ranji Trophy

Pune: Couple, their four-year-old son found dead inside apartment in Baner-Pashan area

Jayeshkumar Patel and his wife Bhumika were found hanging while the child appeared to have died because of poisoning, the police said.<p>A software …

Crime

Konkan refinery turning into a political slugfest

Mumbai: The proposed west coast refinery and petrochemical complex in Konkan seems to be gaining a political mileage. Days after Maharashtra …

India

Maharashtra: CBI conducts searches at 32 places for alleged exchange of demonetised notes

It was also alleged that the bank officers replaced the original small cash books with new summary books which reflected false entries to accommodate …

India

Maharashtra: At least 26 children fall ill after eating biryani at madrassa

Five of the students were in a critical condition and had to be taken to a hospital in Mumbai.<p>At least 26 children fell ill on Wednesday after …

India

Nashik Arms Haul: Accused didn’t hope to find such huge cache of arms at UP store, say police

Say gang managed to steal 25 rifles, 17 revolvers, 2 pistols and 4,136 rounds of bullets as weapon owners had submitted firearms as per local poll …

Crime

BRIEF-Pitti Laminations Begins Commercial Production At Aurangabad Plant

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Western India

India state government securities issued in 2017/18

India state government securities issued in 2017/18<p>Jan 17 (Reuters) - The following are the details of Indian State Government Securities Issued for …

India

Xoriant Opens New State-of-the-Art Delivery Center in Pune

(Attn.editors: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PRNewswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the …

Innovation

Siblings from Maharashtra Start WhatsApp Group to Protect Women from Virginity Tests

Two siblings from Maharashtra, 26-year-old Priyanka Tamaichekar and 21-year-old Siddhant Indrekar, started a small movement to help the women of …

Archaic

Irrigation work: 88 per cent tenders quote lower rates in Maharashtra

In its last budget, the state government had earmarked Rs 7,272 crore for completion of 38 irrigation projects within a year. However, sources in the …

Devendra Fadnavis

Konkan Refinery Project: It's BJP vs rest

The fault lines have become evident as the ruling BJP has been pitted against its ruling partner Shiv Sena, opposition parties and NGOs over the …

India

IndiGo puts passenger on wrong flight; he lands in Nagpur instead of Indore

A passenger wrongly boarded the flight 6E-774 instead of 6E-656 and landed in Nagpur instead of Indore airport.

Aviation

UP Police look at Maharashtra FSL to replicate forensic infrastructure

UP Director General (Technical Services) Mahendra Modi (right) with K Kulkarni, acting director of Maharashtra FSL, in Mumbai last week. (Express …

India

Maharashtra: At least four dead after boat carrying 40 school children capsizes off Dahanu

Thirty-two children were rescued but the toll is likely to increase, local reports said.<p>At least four children died after a boat carrying 40 school …

Refugees

Maharashtra roads ‘deadliest for big cat’

<b>Mumbai:</b> Maharashtra was the deadliest state for leopards in terms of road and train accidents, as per data by the Wildlife Protection Society of …

Wildlife

Ferry carrying schoolchildren sinks in India, killing 2

Author: Associated PressSat, 2018-01-13 03:00ID: 1515839169235543200NEW DELHI: Indian police say a ferry boat carrying schoolchildren sank in the …

New Delhi

BJP's Ashish Deshmukh seeks Devendra Fadnavis govt's stand on Vidarbha statehood, MLA says he has 'options open' - Firstpost

<b>Mumbai:</b> While saying he has other options open, BJP MLA Ashish Deshmukh, facing a show cause notice for 'anti-party remarks', on Thursday said …

India

Dalit protests: How Mumbai was shut down

Alleged anti-Dalit violence in Bhima-Koregaon sets off series of protests in India's financial hub.<p><b>Mumbai, India</b> - On January 1 each year, members of India's Dalit community gather to mark the 1818 battle of Bhima-Koregaon<p>In that fight two centuries ago, low-caste Dalits sided with the British army …

South Asia

Pune, meet us for Points And Pints on January 13, 2018

2018 has just about begun and what is a better time to catch up on all things Points but with some Pints along. We are hitting Pune later this week, …

InterAct

Burnt body of 27-year-old found in Jalna village

The burnt body of a 27-year-old man was found in Ambad tehsil, Jalna district, early on Monday, the Marathwada police said.<p>The deceased, Anant …

Bird flu virus spotted in Bengaluru, Maharashtra border on alert | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

The state machinery is on alert for bird flu after poultry was detected with the avian influenza virus in Bengaluru. The Maharashtra public health …

Public Health

Inter-state drugs racket busted, 3 held with Meow-Meow worth Rs 16.5 lakh

The Thane police claim to have busted an inter-state drug racket and arrested three people along with the high quality Mephedrone (MD or Meow-Meow) …

India

Uber rickshaws: Two years after shutting down, Auto services to be relaunched in Bengaluru, Pune - Firstpost

<b>New Delhi</b>: Cab-hailing major Uber is re-launching its AUTO service in India, almost two years after shutting down the offering in March 2016, …

Uber

SA's Anderson loses in Maharashtra Open final

2018-01-06 17:43<p>Kevin Anderson (Getty Images)<p>Pune — Gilles Simon won his first major ATP Tour title since 2015 when the Frenchman defeated …

Sport (South Africa)

Mumbai Crime: Tax inspectors write exam as dummies, held

The Byculla police have arrested two tax inspectors posted at the Kolhapur tax office while they were appearing for the final tax assistant 2017 exam …

Trends

Watch how Maharashtra came to a standstill due to Dalit protests!

About The Video<p>Maharashtra remained on edge due to Dalit protests across the state after violence erupted in Pune’s Koregaon region on 31st December. …

India

Red-hot Anderson into Maharashtra Open final

2018-01-05 18:48<p>Kevin Anderson (AP)<p>Pune - Top seed <b>Marin Cilic</b> of Croatia crashed out of the ATP Tour's Maharashtra Open on Friday, losing in three …

Tennis

Krishna and the divine flower

“Parijat Haran”, which was presented by the second year students of the National School of Drama recently at Abhimanch, is a part of the repertoire …

Spirituality