Monday, 5 December, 2022

Topic: Pune

Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale dies in Pune hospital

Gokhale, 77, was admitted to the Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital here earlier this month following health complications and breathed his last on Saturday.

24 vehicles damaged, 8 hospitalised: How pile-up on Mumbai-Bengaluru highway unfolded

The accident occurred on the Navale bridge due to suspected brake failure of a truck when it was moving towards Pune, a police official said.

‘Chun Chun ke Marenge’, says Maharashtra BJP MLA Nitesh Rane to PFI protestors in Pune

The protestors had gathered outside the district collectorate against the nationwide crackdown on PFI. Rane alleged that they had raised slogans in support of Pakistan

Why Burberry is Congressman’s new Khadi, and Rahul meets cupids on ‘Bharatiya Jodi Yatra’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Rawalpindi reunion—Pakistan is celebrating 90-year-old Pune woman’s homecoming after Partition

Reena Varma had been trying to obtain a visa since 1965 to visit her Rawalpindi home. Finally, now her dreams have come true thanks to social media.

‘No demand’: In Covishield’s home Pune, 1.41 lakh doses at private centres about to expire

Private hospitals in Pune municipal limits are staring at major vaccine wastage, blame free government drives and strict rules for booster eligibility and second dose gap.

Gandhi’s encounter with a young Romila Thapar in Pune that inspired her activism

In 'The Psychology of a Patriot', journalist Saket Suman delivers an account of modern India, tracing the evolution and contestation of patriotism.

Kerala reports first case of Zika virus, 13 others suspected to be positive

A 24-year-old woman, with no travel history outside the state, was diagnosed with the mosquito-transmitted disease. She recently delivered a baby on 7 July.

This 16-year-old Star Trek-Star Wars fan from Pune has captured epic, viral image of Moon

Prathamesh Jaju has been dabbling in astronomy and astrophotography since age 13, and is part of one of India’s oldest amateur clubs, Jyotirvidya Parisanstha.

Pune paradox: Why vaccine & virus research hub is among worst-affected by Covid

Pune is home to Serum Institute of India and National Institute of Virology. But it’s second only to Mumbai in the number of Covid infections reported in Maharashtra.

On Camera


PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
A cashier checks Indian rupee notes inside a room at a fuel station in Ahmedabad | Reuters file image

Rupee falls to 81.75 against dollar, loss on stop losses and dollar outflows

The rupee was down 0.5% to the dollar and has been an underperformer among Asian peers. The offshore Chinese yuan was up 0.9%, leading Asian currencies higher.


Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.