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  • Pune: Mumbai Police arrests 3 Chhota Shakeel's gang members plotting to kill BJP leader's relative 17 hours 13 minutes ago

    Pune: Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Thursday arrested three people from Chhota Shakeel's gang who had plotted to kill a BJP leader's relative in Pune. Two of the accused are shooters from the Chhota Shakeel gang named Hussein Shaikh and Ganesh Bilare and the third accused Amin Shaikh is an ex...
  • Somdev ousted but Myneni and Yuki move to quarters in Pune Yesterday

    Pune: Somdev Devvarman suffered yet another early defeat but Saketh Myneni continued his impressive run by storming into the singles quarter-finals of the ATP Pune Challenger tournament, here on Wednesday. Third seed Somdev, who is enduring a tough season, lost 3-6, 6-7(3) to Czech Adam Pavlasek in one hour and 35...
  • Indian Air Force grounds entire Sukhoi-30 fleet, safety checks on 2 days ago

    New Delhi: India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fleet and each aircraft is undergoing a thorough technical check following a recent crash near Pune. The fleet of about 200 twin-engine Su-30s would be back in air only when they are cleared by the technical review. "The fleet has been grounded and...
  • ISL 2014: FC Pune City under scrutiny for alleged breach of rules 4 days ago

    Mumbai: FC Pune City found themselves under scrutiny for fielding more foreign players than allowed during their 0-5 drubbing at the hands of Mumbai City FC in their Indian Super League match. Pune lost their second consecutive match of the ISL at the DY Patil Stadium on Saturday and they may...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP sweeps Pune city, wins all eight seats 5 days ago

    Pune: In a show of strength, BJP bulldozed the opposition - NCP, Congress and estranged ally Shiv Sena - to win all the eight Assembly seats in Pune city. The party wrested five new seats out of eight while retaining three where all its sitting MLAs won with convincing margins, contrary...
  • ISL: FC Pune City's Mutu rejects reports of being denied Indian visa 5 days ago

    Adrian Mutu, who has a three-month deal with FC Pune City to play in the Indian Super League, has dismissed reports that he was denied a visa at the Indian embassy in Bucharest that claimed he turned up to apply visibly drunk - sources told IBNLive Sports. However, confusion still...
  • ISL: Moritz hat-trick guides Mumbai City FC to win 5 days ago

    Brazilian striker Andre Francisco Moritz scored Indian Super League's first hat-trick as hosts Mumbai City FC thumped FC Pune City 5-0 in a crucial encounter. ...
  • Shiv Sena worker shot dead near Pune 5 days ago

    Pune: A Shiv Sena worker was shot dead on Saturday night by unidentified persons at Punavale near Pune, police said. Raju Dashile, a 'shahkha pramukh', was sitting outside his office when some unidentified persons opened fire at him and fled, they said. Dashile was rushed to a hospital in Chinchwad where he...
  • ISL: Moritz scores hat-trick as Mumbai City FC thrash FC Pune City 5-0 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Brazilian striker Andre Francisco Moritz scored Indian Super League's (ISL) first hat-trick as hosts Mumbai City FC thumped FC Pune City 5-0 in a crucial encounter at the DY Patil Stadium here on Saturday. Indian forward Subash Singh and French defender Johan Letzelter were the other scorers for the Peter...
  • As it happened: Mumbai City FC vs FC Pune City, ISL 2014, Match 6 5 days ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) In what could be termed as the Maharashtra Indian Super League derby, Mumbai City FC and FC Pune City will lock horns with both teams seeking a win after an unimpressive start in the franchise-based football tournament. Both were winless in...
  • ISL: Mumbai City, FC Pune City look for first win in derby clash 6 days ago

    Mumbai: In what could be termed as the Maharashtra Indian Super League derby, Mumbai City FC and FC Pune City will lock horns here on Saturday with both teams seeking a win after an unimpressive start in the franchise-based football tournament. Both were winless in their lung openers played away from...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos and FC Pune City squander scoring chances in tame draw October 15, 2014

    The third match of the inaugural Indian Super League played between Delhi Dynamos and FC Pune City on Tuesday ended in a goalless draw. ...
  • I am happy with the performance of our team, says FC Pune City coach October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: After holding Delhi Dynamos to a goalless draw at their home turf, FC Pune City coach Franco Colomba said that his team made many mistakes but he was happy with their performance in their first match of the Indian Super League. "I am happy with the performance of our...
  • ISL 2014: FC Pune City hold Delhi Dynamos to a goalless draw October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The third match of the inaugural Indian Super League played between Delhi Dynamos and FC Pune City here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday ended in a goalless draw, with the hosts left to rue a number of missed opportunities to score and in the end splitting...
  • Snapshot: Sukhoi crashes near Pune village, pilots safe October 14, 2014

    Pune: An Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jet Su-30MKI crashed at village near Pune on Tuesday evening. The incident happened at village Theoor around 6.30 pm. Both the pilot and the co-pilot ejected safely. The plane was reportedly on a training sortie when it crashed into a field. ...
  • IAF fighter jet Su-30MKI crashes near Pune October 14, 2014

    Pune: An Indian Air Force fighter jet Su-30MKI crashed at village Theoor near Pune on Tuesday evening. Both the pilot and the co-pilot have ejected safely. The plane was on a training sortie when it crashed into a field. It crashed while coming in for landing at a distance of approximately...
  • As it happened: Delhi Dynamos vs FC Pune City, Match 3 October 14, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Delhi Dynamos are high on star value and besides Alessandro Del Piero, who is also the league's most expensive player, it has national team stars such as Francis Fernandes, Steven Dias along with Danish Strikers Mads Junker and Morten Skoubo....
  • ISL: It's Del Piero vs Trezeguet as Delhi Dynamos host FC Pune City October 14, 2014

    It will be a reunion of sorts for the cynosure of all eyes Alessandro Del Piero and David Trezeguet as the Capital gears up to host the star-studded Indian Super League(ISL) with Delhi Dynamos taking on FC Pune City on Tuesday. Del Piero, the Juventus legend and a World Cup winner...
  • Capital city awaits Del Piero, Trezeguet magic in ISL October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: It will be a reunion of sorts for the cynosure of all eyes Alessandro Del Piero and David Trezeguet as the Capital gears up to host the star-studded Indian Super League (ISL) with Delhi Dynamos taking on FC Pune City here on Tuesday. Del Piero, the Juventus legend and...
  • ISL 2014: David Trezeguet excited about India's football renaissance October 14, 2014

    Talking about his team's prepration ahead of FC Pune City's opening Indian Super League match against fans' favourites Delhi Dynamos on Tuesday, the fomer French striker David Trezeguet said that he is excited about being part of India's football renaissance and that his team is looking very sharp and is...
  • ISL bandwagon reaches Delhi as Dynamos take on FC Pune City October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Having received a tremendous boost with a glamorous opening night action in Kolkata, the Indian Super league (ISL) bandwagon reaches India's capital city on Tuesday when Delhi Dynamos host FC Pune City in the third match of the inaugural football tournament at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium. Both teams, ahead...
  • ISL could open the doors for Indian players: David Trezeguet October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: FC Pune City's marquee player and France's World Cup winner David Trezeguet on Monday said the experience of playing alongside overseas stars in the Indian Super League will help the local players in making the cut in the overseas leagues. Talking about his team-mates on the eve of his...
  • Kashmir flood shadows Indian Super League October 11, 2014

    India gets ready for the Indian Super League but it's a bittersweet moment for Pune FC player Mirajuddin whose home state Kashmir dealing with the aftermath of the floods. ...
  • ISL Opening Ceremony: Eight rhythms of India to represent teams October 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Going beyond Bollywood music, eight soccer teams of the Indian Super League (ISL) will be represented by eight types of 'desi' rhythms at the gala opening ceremony on Sunday. Eminent musician Salim Merchant of the Salim Sulaiman duo told PTI that with ISL they are trying to break all rules...
  • Know your ISL team: FC Pune City October 10, 2014

    The Pune-based franchise of the Indian Super League is co-owned by former Serie A champions ACF Fiorentina and the Rajesh Wadhawan Group, while Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan became the third stake-holder as late as October 9 after Salman Khan clarified that he does not own the Pune franchise. There had been...
  • Actor Hrithik Roshan joins FC Pune City as co-owner October 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan on Thursday joined the Indian Super League (ISL) bandwagon as he became a co-owner of FC Pune City, one of the eight franchises that will be competing in the tournament starting Sunday. The Rajesh Wadhawan Group-owned Pune franchise announced its association with the star. Roshan said, "I...
  • ISL will take Indian football to next level: Davide Colomba October 9, 2014

    Pune: Italian footballer Davide Colomba, who is midfielder for Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Pune City, believes that the inaugural tournament will be a step towards improving the quality of football in the country and help bridge the gap to the game's elite countries. "In Europe, football is a modern...
  • Foreign players excited by Indian Super League: Kostas Katsouranis October 8, 2014

    Greece's Katsouranis, who is the only footballer in the ISL to have played in the 2014 World Cup, says he is excited to take up the new challenge with FC Pune City. ...