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  • Pune FC beat Bengaluru FC 3-1 in I-League Yesterday

    Pune FC beat defending champions Bengaluru FC 3-1 in a second round encounter of the Hero I-League Football Tournament at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Saturday. For Pune FC, Darko Nikac (9th min), Luciano Sabrosa (25th min) and Raju Yumnam (82nd min) were the scorers. For the home team, Eugeneson Lyngdoh (90th...
  • BJP, Congress makes offshore casinos as by-poll plank Yesterday

    Panaji: Locked in the Panaji bye-election battle, rivals BJP and Congress have made offshore casinos as their poll plank with both the parties mudslinging at each other on the issue. While Congress Goa Chief Luizinho Faleiro had on Thursday said that they will suspend licences of all offshore casinos issued by...
  • Bengaluru FC take on Pune FC in I-League 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: After starting their campaign with a draw, pressure will be on Bengaluru FC to register their first win of the season when they take on Pune FC in an I-League match here on Saturday. Bengaluru will be hoping to make amends in their performance as their supply chain to their...
  • I-League: Time for Bengaluru FC to deliver the goods 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: After an uninspiring goalless draw with Dempo a week ago, champions Bengaluru FC will be under pressure to deliver when they face Pune FC in the second round of the I-League on Saturday. A missed penalty by skipper Sunil Chhetri and a clutch of wasted scoring chances saw BFC just...
  • Pune FC sign Portuguese playmaker Figueira Marcelino 2 days ago

    Pune: Pune FC have completed their foreign quota with the addition of seasoned Portuguese playmaker Edgar Carvalho Figueira Marcelino for the remainder of the 2014-15 I-League season. The 30-year-old midfielder joins Pune FC after a brief stint with FC Goa in the Indian Super League (ISL), and adds valuable experience to...
  • Cartoonist RK Laxman still in critical condition 5 days ago

    Mumbai: The condition of the noted cartoonist RK Laxman, who is undergoing treatment at a Pune hospital, remains critical, doctors said. The Dinanath Mangeshkar Hospital at Pune said in a statement this evening that Laxman is on "mechanical ventilator, on drugs to maintain his blood pressure". "Currently his medical condition is critical...
  • Pune: McDonalds suspends staff member for throwing out homeless child from restaurant January 17, 2015

    Pune: Taking action for throwing out a homeless child from its restaurant in Pune, McDonalds on Saturday suspended the staff member involved in the incident. The action comes after the Maharashtra government intervened in the matter. Earlier in the day, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the government will gather the...
  • I-League: Salgaocar rally to hold Pune FC to a 1-1 draw January 17, 2015

    Margao: Salgaocar FC rallied in the second half to hold Pune FC to a 1-1 draw in the opening encounter of the I-League football tournament, here on Saturday. Pune FC, who dominated the first half took the lead in the 44th minute, through Anthony D'Souza. But Salgaocar fought back in the...
  • McDonalds restaurant in Pune throws out street child, says such people not allowed, govt to probe January 17, 2015

    Pune: Maharashtra government will probe the shocking incident where a homeless child was thrown out of the McDonalds restaurant in Pune. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, "I will get back to you after I enquire into the incident. I don't have all the pertinent information with me yet." Describing the incident...
  • Pune: McDonalds staff throws street child out of restaurant, says 'these kind of people aren't allowed' January 17, 2015

    Pune: In a shocking incident, a street child in Pune was thrown out of a McDonalds restaurant when he entered to buy a Fanta float. The boy was accompanied by a woman to the restaurant, who later discussed the incident on Facebook. Describing the incident, the woman said that she along...
  • Pune: Man shot, stabbed to death; murder caught on camera January 9, 2015

    Pune: In a gruesome case of murder, a young man was shot and stabbed with a knife by relatives of his in-laws on the streets of Pune on Thursday. The brutal attack was caught on CCTV cameras. The police has said that the victim was married to a girl against her...
  • Sanjay Dutt returns to jail in Pune, doesn't surrender and comes back to Mumbai January 9, 2015

    Pune/Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who returned to Yerawada Central Jail in Pune Thursday to serve the remainder of his term after 14-day-long furlough ended and there was no response to his request for an extension, however did not surrender. Maharashtra home ministry officials said that they were awaiting a reply...
  • Chhetri's brace takes Bengaluru FC to Fed Cup semis January 5, 2015

    Vasco: Sunil Chhetri scored a brace for Bengaluru FC to sink Pune 2-1 as English coach Ashley Westwood's boys marched into the semi-finals of the Federation Cup at the Tilak Maidan here on Monday. Going into the Group B encounter, Bengaluru needed a stalemate to secure a place in the play-offs,...
  • Banks need more autonomy to make commercial decisions: Arun Jaitley January 3, 2015

    On the day two of the Bankers meet in Pune, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said, "There are unacceptable levels of NPAs in some cases, and the banks have to be given a sufficient amount of leeway to deal with commercial issues with a commercial mindset." ...
  • India needs reforms in banking sector, more autonomy for state banks: Arun Jaitley January 3, 2015

    Pune: India needs to "conceive" several reforms in the banking sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday on the sidelines of a two-day banking retreat. Jaitley added that there is a need to give greater autonomy to banks and that non-performing loans in some cases was "unacceptable". "There is a need...
  • After Bengaluru blast, several cities put on high alert December 30, 2014

    Following the blast in Bengaluru, an alert has been issued across several cities in the country. Mumbai is also among the cities on alert, following Intelligence Bureau's specific inputs regarding these 5 SIMI men who are believed to have carried out the Pune blast. ...
  • Lisa Ray to glam up Pune Fashion Week 2014 December 17, 2014

    Pune: Indo-Canadian actress Lisa Ray will walk for ULKA SB at the forthcoming fifth season of Pune Fashion Week here. The 'Bollywood Hollywood' star will sport one of the creations from designer Ulka Bafna Vohra's latest collection titled 'Nirbheek' on Friday, read a statement. The collection, which consists of floor length lehengas,...
  • Pune: Unseasonal rainfall delays the Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav December 14, 2014

    Unseasonal rainfall in Maharashtra has hit normal life. Pune's biggest music festival, the Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav in Pune also had to be postponed midway due to heavy rainfall. ...
  • Escaped SIMI members major security threat, CCTV shows them fleeing after Bijnor blast December 14, 2014

    New Delhi/Mumbai: As the five operatives of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) who escaped from a jail in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa in October 2013 emerge as the biggest internal security threat to India, CNN-IBN has accessed CCTV footage which shows the five fugitives after an explosion in Bijnor in...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters FC beat FC Pune City to book their place in the semis December 9, 2014

    Kochi: Iain Hume's 23rd minute goal proved the decisive winner as Kerala Blasters beat Pune City FC by a solitary goal and book a semi-final spot in the Hero Indian Super League football tournament on Tuesday. By virtue of the win, the Sachin Tendulkar co-owned side collected 19 points after their...
  • As it happened: Kerala Blasters FC vs FC Pune City, Match 54, ISL December 9, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) As the Kerala Blasters FC players try to focus on the must-win match against Pune City FC at the Nehru Stadium and attempt to progress to the Indian Super League semi-finals, a lot of things could distract their heads. The Blasters...
  • Dos Santos strike keeps Delhi Dynamos in hunt for ISL semis December 6, 2014

    Pune: Brazilian winger Gustavo dos Santos' magical left-foot kept Delhi Dynamos in contention for a semi-final berth as they defeated Pune City FC by a solitary goal in the 13th round encounter of the Indian Super League. Dos Santos, who scored his fifth goal in the tournament, broke the deadlock in...
  • As it happened: Delhi Dynamos FC 1-0 vs FC Pune City December 6, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Delhi Dynamos badly need full points to remain in the hunt for a semi-final berth as they lock horns with FC Pune City in what promises to be a thrilling encounter. While both the teams have the chance to inch closer...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos need a win to stay in hunt for spot in top four December 6, 2014

    Pune: Sixth placed Delhi Dynamos badly need full points to remain in the hunt for a semi-final berth as they lock horns with FC Pune City, two rungs above on the ladder, in what promises to be a thrilling Indian Super League encounter with both sides likely to go all...
  • ISL 2014: FC Pune City canter past Mumbai City FC December 3, 2014

    Pune: FC Pune City rode on Dudu Omagbemi's double strike to record a convincing 2-0 win over Mumbai City, the result virtually knocking the visitors out of a semifinal reckoning while keeping alive the home side's chances in the Hero Indian Super League on Wednesday. Dudu rose to the occasion with...
  • As it happened: FC Pune City vs Mumbai City FC, ISL Match 48 December 3, 2014

    Languishing at the bottom of the Indian Super League table, FC Pune City and Mumbai City FC take on each other at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex on Wednesday, hoping to boost an outside chance for a berth in the semi-finals. In their last encounter, host Mumbai, led by their...
  • ISL: At bottom of table, Mumbai, Pune clash for redemption December 3, 2014

    Pune: Languishing at the bottom of the Indian Super League (ISL) table, FC Pune City and Mumbai City FC take on each other at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here Wednesday, hoping to boost an outside chance for a berth in the semi-finals. In their last encounter, host Mumbai, led...
  • Fight against Corruption December 1, 2014

    CJ Tinu Thomas exposes corruption and malpractices at the RTO in Pune on camera. ...