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  • MNS, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, Raj Thackeray, Ajit Pawar, Pune, Paani Foundation, Water Cup, Paani Foundation water cup, Satyameva Jayate Water Cup

    MNS chief Raj Thackeray targets Ajit Pawar at Pune’s Paani Foundation Water Cup

    Mumbai: The third edition of the Paani Foundation’s ‘Satyameva Jayate Water Cup’ turned into a podium for political sabre-rattling with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray taking potshots at the erstwhile Congress-NCP government as well as the current Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)- Shiv Sena coalition over the State’s irrigation woes.

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    NCP leader Deepak Mankar surrenders before police in realtor suicide case

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Deepak Mankar from Pune, who had been absconding since June after being booked for abetting the suicide of a local realtor, surrendered before Pune Police on Wednesday. Mankar surrendered before Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Jayashree Gaikwad at the Lashkar police station, after the Supreme Court had rejected his anticipatory bail on July 24.

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    Maratha Quota Stir: Cases lodged against 3,000 agitators in Chakan, Khed

    Mumbai: Normalcy returned to the industrial area of Chakan outside Pune City on Tuesday, after two days of violence by Maratha agitators. Two cases have been lodged against nearly 3,000 persons under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections pertaining to rioting, arson and the use of criminal force to deter a public servant from discharging his duty, among others, at Chakan and Khed police stations.

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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.