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    MHADA’s Pune board lottery is set for June 30

    Mumbai: The Pune board of the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) has received at least 20,000 applications for 3,139 apartments and 29 land parcels located in Pune for its upcoming lottery, likely to be held on June 30. Of the total number of applicants, at least 10,000 applicants have paid the deposit amount. This is considered one of the biggest lotteries offering the largest number of flats outside Mumbai.

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    Pune: PM never said Rs 15 lakh will be deposited in people’s accounts, says Amar Sable

    Pune: BJP Rajya Sabha MP Amar Sable has stated that PM Narendra Modi never said Rs 15 lakh would be deposited into the the accounts of every citizen of the country. He accused the opposition parties of creating “misunderstanding” and “confusion” in the minds of the people by spreading “disinformation” about this issue.

  • Scared of Artificial Colours and Flavours in Cakes – 3 Things to Know

    Who doesn’t love to indulge time and again in a delicious piece of cake? Be it chocolate truffle cake that melts in the mouth, or light yet creamy fresh fruit cake, every bite of these irresistible treats leave you wanting for more, doesn’t it? With talented bakers, chefs and cake artists relentlessly working on inventing new flavours, today we have hundreds of unique flavours available in the market. Add to that the use of

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    Book calling Tilak ‘father of terrorism’ is an insult: Pune Mayor

    Pune: Reacting to the incident where freedom fighter and prominent activist Bal Gangadhar Tilak, also known as Lokmanya Tilak, was mentioned as the ‘father of terrorism’ in a Class VIII book, Pune Mayor Mukta Tilak said that it was an insult to the freedom fighters who laid down their lives for the country. Mukta, who is the wife of Lokmanya Tilak’s great-grandson Shailesh Tilak, told ANI, “Lokmanya Tilak served the country for

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    On summer camp, three students from Chennai school drown in Pune dam

    Pune: Three students from a Chennai school, who had come to Pune in Maharashtra for a summer camp with their classmates, drowned in the Mulshi dam, located around 50 kms away from here, police said on Thursday. The deceased trio were part of a group of 20 students of Chennai’s ECS Matriculation school who were visiting the dam along with their teacher.

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    Pune notches up another distinction: Vehicles overtake human population figures

    Pune: Pune has notched up another distinction: The total number of vehicles here has surpassed the human population, considered a first for any urban area in the country, officials said. While the population stands at approximately 3.5 million (35 lakh), the number of registered vehicles for the area is now 3.62 million (36.2 lakh) under the Regional Traffic Office MH-12, said RTO chief Babasahen Ajri.

  • Pune: Transgender allegedly barred from entering Phoenix Marketcity

    Pune: A Pune-based transgender was allegedly barred from entering Phoenix Marketcity here on Thursday evening. Speaking to ANI, the victim, identified as Sonali Dalvi, alleged that security guards at the entrance refused to proceed with her security check and claimed that the mall’s policy did not allow transgenders to enter the premises.

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    Engineer-Teacher duo embarks on bike ride from Pune to Scotland

    Pune: A mechanical engineer from Arrah, and a teacher from Canada have embarked on a unique journey to cover the distance from Pune to Scotland with the vision of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’— one world one family. Arrah’s Prashant Kumar met Ben Reid-Howells at an art workshop in Pune last year. With the wish to help people, the duo decided to take a bike ride and carry out a series of projects under “Vasudhaiva

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    Pune: ‘Village of books’ aim to break language barrier

    Pune: Bhilar, a small hamlet between the picturesque Panchgani and Mahabaleshwar hill stations in Maharashtra, turned into a paradise for bibliophiles last year after being declared as India’s first ‘village of books’. The artistically decorated libraries, spread across the ‘Pustakanche Gaav’, or the ‘village of books’, in Satara district are now set to cross the language boundaries and add books of Gujarati, Hindi and English languages to the shelves to cater to