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  • I-League: Pune FC down United SC 3-2 in a thriller April 27, 2015

    Loni: Pune FC fought back from a goal down to defeat United SC 3-2 in a thrilling U19 I-League final phase encounter at the DSK Football Field on Monday. In a hard-fought game, striker Biswajit Sarkar (10th minute) gave United SC an early lead before Pune FC struck thrice towards the...
  • I make music for everyone; don't categorise anyone into Hindus or Muslims: Atif Aslam on performing in India April 27, 2015

    Indore: Popular Pakistani musician Atif Aslam might not have been able to entertain his fans in Pune with his rock numbers and melodious tracks as his concert had to be cancelled, but he says he has no grudges and has only love to share with his Indian fans. Aslam's concert was...
  • I-League: Mohun Bagan beat Pune FC 2-0 April 25, 2015

    Pune: Jeje Lalpekhlua and Katsumi Yusa scored one goal each as Mohan Bagan defeated Pune FC 2-0 in an I-League Round-19 encounter at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex in Balewadi on Saturday. Striker Lalpekhlua (5th minute) and winger Katsumi (76th) handed Pune FC their fifth loss of the season and the...
  • I-League: Bengaluru FC strike twice to down Pune FC April 21, 2015

    Pune: Pune FC played gracious hosts on Tuesday as they let in two first-half goals to defending champions Bengaluru FC who thus tucked into third place in the I-League standings. Goals by Shankar Sampingiraj in the very first minute and CK Vineeth (43rd) set up Bengaluru's seventh win in 14 outings...
  • IPL 8: Pune, Mumbai to host playoffs, final in Kolkata April 20, 2015

    The Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune and Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium were allocated the eliminator and the second qualifier games of the 2015 Pepsi Indian Premier League at the season's first governing council (GC) meeting in Delhi on Monday (April 20). Pune, which is Kings XI Punjab's home ground this season,...
  • I-League: Pune FC down Dempo FC 2-1 April 18, 2015

    Margao: Pune FC scored a hard-fought 2-1 win over Dempo FC, in an exciting match which saw both the teams reduced to 10-men, to move to third place in the Hero I-League on Saturday. Pune FC scored a goal in each half through Drako Nikac (9th minute) and Fanai Lalrempuia(68th) at...
  • As it happened: KXIP vs DD, IPL 8, Match 10 April 15, 2015

    After losing their opening encounter to Chennai Super Kings by a mere run, the Jean-Paul Duminy-led side was undone by Rajasthan Royals by 3 wickets in their backyard at the Feroz Shah Kotla and their winless run was stretched to 11 games for over two seasons in the cash-rich league. It's...
  • East Bengal edge past Pune FC 3-2 in I-League April 11, 2015

    Pune: In a goal-feast at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex on Saturday, East Bengal emerged victorious as they edged past Pune FC 3-2 in a hard-fought I-League contest. The Nigerian duo of Ranti Martins and Dudu Omagbemi scored one each and Harmanjot Singh Khabra scored the other for the visitors...
  • Pune FC maintain unbeaten home run, down Salgaocar FC 1-0 April 7, 2015

    Pune: Pune FC maintained their unbeaten home run and logged a stunning 1-0 win over Salgaocar FC in an I-League Round 15 encounter at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex in Balewadi on Tuesday. Playmaker Ryuji Sueoka scored the only goal of the game in the 83rd minute which handed Pune FC...
  • Air quality of Mumbai, Delhi to be very poor next few days April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Air quality of Delhi and Mumbai will be "very poor" in the next few days, particularly on Tuesday and Wednesday, due to a dust storm which originated in the Gulf region last week. According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), a body under the...
  • I-League: Pune FC held to a 1-1 draw by Bharat FC April 4, 2015

    Pune: Pune FC and Bharat FC played out a 1-1 draw in the first-ever I-League Pune derby at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex at Balewadi on Saturday. The I-League Round-14 encounter lived up to expectations as the majority Pune FC fans were entertained throughout the 90-minutes with some end to end...
  • Jet Airways launches daily flights to Abu Dhabi from Pune, Ahmedabad March 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Private carrier Jet Airways launched daily international flights to Abu Dhabi from Pune, Ahmedabad and Mangalore. It is the first time that Jet Airways has offered international flights from Ahmedabad and Pune, a release said. The new services rolled out offer an enhanced air connectivity from India to...
  • Pune FC take on Royal Wahingdoh in I-League March 28, 2015

    Shillong: Pune FC will look to maintain their 100 percent record against Royal Wahingdoh when they face the north-east side in an I-League Round 13 encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday. Playing their second away game in a row, third-placed Pune FC (16 points) will also be eager...
  • Ten-man Mumbai FC hold Pune FC to draw March 22, 2015

    Mumbai: Down to 10 men half an hour into the game, a stubborn and determined Mumbai FC defended stoutly to hold Pune FC to a 1-1 draw in a rough and tough I-League football match on Sunday. The home team, who went ahead in the fourth minute itself through a spectacular...
  • Pune FC eye win against Mumbai FC in I-League March 21, 2015

    Pune FC will aim to log full points when they take on hosts Mumbai FC in a 12th-round match of the I-League football tournament at the Cooperage Ground on Sunday. Pune are currently placed second in the league table (15 points) above sixth-positioned Mumbai FC (11 points). Pune will go into the...
  • Pune: IAS officer arrested for raping, molesting minor girls March 20, 2015

    Pune: A 58-year-old IAS officer has been arrested for allegedly raping and molesting four minor girls, police said on Friday. M H Sawant, the Director General of Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research, lived in Shivajinagar here and sometimes visited his father-in-law's flat near a school at Hingane Khurd. Sawant used...
  • MIT claims mutation in H1N1 strain, NIV denies March 12, 2015

    A new study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology claims that there has been a mutation in the H1N1 strain and this mutation explains the current surge in cases. The National Institute of Virology in Pune has however DENIED any kind of mutation. Doctors in India claim that a full-fledged...
  • Anna Hazare leaves for Wardha ahead of 'padyatra' March 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Social activist Anna Hazare, who has announced a 1,100-km padyatra (foot march) to put pressure on the Central government against 'anti-farmer' provisions in the Land Acquisition Bill, on Sunday left for Wardha to hold deliberations on the march. "Annaji left from Pune for Wardha, where he will attend a...
  • Hyderabad & Pune beat Mumbai & Delhi in quality of life: Survey March 5, 2015

    London: A rapid rise in population has triggered a decline in the quality of life in India's commercial hub Mumbai and capital New Delhi, both of which are trailed by emerging Tier-2 cities of Hyderabad and Pune in a new global survey. The 'Mercer 2015 Quality of Living rankings' evaluated...
  • Pune FC beat Royal Wahingdoh 1-0, go to top of I-League table February 28, 2015

    Pune: Pune FC defeated Royal Wahingdoh FC 1-0 in an I-League Round 8 match to move to the top of the points table here on Saturday. A first-half strike from Thongkhosiem Haokip (27th minute) proved to be the difference between the two sides in a hard fought encounter on a rainy...
  • Is the government prepared to tackle Swine Flu? February 13, 2015

    Swine Flu has now claimed 407 lives this year, 216 in the first 10 days of February itself. Most deaths have occoured in Rajasthan and Gujarat but cases are being reported from across the country. Tami Flu the vaccine needed to cure the virus is running short in most places. ...
  • Pune added to IPL match hosting venues February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Pune and Chennai have been added to the list of host venues for this season's Indian Premier League T20 cricket tournament, scheduled in April-May, after missing out on the distinction in 2014 due to different reasons. "At the request of King's XI Punjab, we have decided to allot two or...
  • I-League: Mohun Bagan edge past Pune; Salgaocar beat East Bengal February 8, 2015

    Kolkata: Defender Pritam Kotal's late strike ensured a 1-0 win for city giants Mohun Bagan over Pune FC in a I-League encounter on Saturday. In other matches, Salgaocar FC beat East Bengal 3-1 at Goa, while Royal Wahingdoh held another Goan outfit Dempo SC 1-1. At Kolkata's Salt Lake stadium, Haitian defender...
  • Pune FC to host Mumbai FC in I-League January 31, 2015

    Pune: Pune FC will be keen to maintain their impressive form when they take on arch-rivals Mumbai FC in an I-League Round 4 encounter at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex in Balewadi here on Sunday. Coming into the game after a dominant 5-2 win over Shillong Lajong FC, Pune FC will...
  • I-League: Haokip hat-trick powers Pune to a 5-2 win over Shillong January 29, 2015

    Pune: Thongkhosiem Haokip scored a hat-trick as Pune FC drubbed Shillong Lajong 5-2 in an I-League match in their first home match of the season here on Thursday. Haokip proved to be the star of the day as his side showed no mercy to their opponents in their Round 3 match...
  • Pune FC takes on Shillong Lajong in I-League January 28, 2015

    Pune: Pune FC will be motivated to build on recent dominant form when they face Shillong Lajong FC in their first home game of the new I-League season at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex here Thursday. Going into Round 3, Pune FC will be confident after a dominant 3-1 win over...
  • My father was a very informal man, says RK Laxman's son January 28, 2015

    Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman's son Srinivas Laxman on Tuesday said that his father was very informal man and was very open with them. Laxman, creator of the iconic 'Common Man', died at the age of 94 in a private hospital in Pune on Monday evening after a brief illness. ...
  • Remembering RK Laxman and his 'Common Man' January 27, 2015

    Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, creator of the iconic "Common Man", died at the age of 94 in a private hospital in Pune on Monday evening after a brief illness. ...
  • Being RK Laxman: Legendary cartoonist, creator of 'Common Man', passes away January 26, 2015

    Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, creator of the iconic "Common Man", died in a private hospital on Monday evening after a brief illness, his family said. He was 94. ...
  • Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman dies at 94 in Pune January 26, 2015

    Pune: Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, creator of the iconic "Common Man", died in a private hospital on Monday evening after a brief illness, his family said. He was 94. Laxman, brother of late novelist RK Narayan, is survived by writer wife Kamala, retired journalist son Srinivas and daughter-in-law Usha. He was...