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Indian police arrest two gym teachers over alleged child rape

Indian police have arrested two gym instructors over the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl at a top school, a crime that has sparked protests by outraged parents, a senior officer said on Tuesday .

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Pune blast: Bike thieves could hold key to case

Investigative teams are trying find out who stole the cop's bike which was used to hide explosives; they feel this could give them a crucial breakthrough in the July 10 blast case While the state Anti-Terrorism Squad has not achieved any major breakthrough in the Faraskhana-Vishrambaug blast case, sources from investigative agencies said that ... (more)

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The Indian Express

30 per cent vehicle growth in 3 yrs but no infrastructure to match

As traffic at key road junctions gets worse, figures obtained from the traffic police show that the vehicles under Pune city jurisdiction rose by about 30 per cent in Pune and PCMC areas from 30 lakh to around 39 lakh in three years.

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The Indian Express

NIV calls for early samples to detect dengue type

With a rise in number of dengue patients, scientists at the National Institute of Virology have urged Pune Municipal Corporation to send blood samples of suspected dengue cases within five days of infection to make it easier to identify the serotype.

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Hindustan Times

Maharashtra Dhangars want ST tag govt in fix

A weeklong protest by members of the Dhangar community for their inclusion in Scheduled Tribes category turned violent on Monday after agitators burnt a state transport bus and damaged a police van.

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DNA India

Poultry staff looted of `4.5 L on auspicious day

Pune: On the night of Gatari Amavasya, a small poultry businessman's staff was allegedly attacked by gang of six unidentified men and they took away Rs4.50 lakh.

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Bharti expands 4G network

Bharti Airtel, India's largest mobile operator by subscribers, has launched 4G services in Nagpur, the Economic Times writes.

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Express India

There will be increased retail presence over next few years: Harman India country head

With two large development centers in Pune and Bangalore, Harman India has made significant investments in the country to offer customers here customised audio and infotainment solutions.

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DNA India

Youngsters more prone to hepatitis, say docs

Pune: If you think you are safe from Hepatitis-you need to reconsider. According to a research conducted by World Health Organization's , 2 billion people have been infected with hepatitis B and more than 150 million have chronic Hepatitis B infection.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

504 drunk drivers caught over two days in Pune

The traffic police's preparation in the run-up to Gatari Amavasya seems to have paid off, with the department nabbing as many as 504 drunk drivers on Friday and Saturday.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Thieves strike UoP to saw sandalwood but authorities are busy shifting blame

Last Tuesday, a gang of 10 smugglers came sniffing for the wood on campus and chopped a tree, but fled when the varsity guards spotted them.

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DNA India

Rain visits Lonavala, so does traffic

Pune: The enthusiasm of tourists from Pune and Mumbai resulted in traffic jams in Lonavala as incessant rains put the brakes on the traffic flow towards the hill station.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

DNA India

Chhagan Bhujbal benefited financially from Maharashtra Sadan contract: Kirit Somaiya

After Shiv Sena's Thane MP Rajan Vichare tried to force a chapati into the mouth of a Muslim IRCTC employee during Ramzan, the party had said that the incident was not about religion, but about the pathetic condition of New Delhi's Maharashtra Sadan.

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The Indian Express

Blasts from the past: Cops still groping in the dark

Unsolved cases - Be it the ST bus blast in Manchar in 2009, the suspicious explosion in Deccan Towers in 2006 or posters put up by 'Maoists,' police yet to make headway.

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The Indian Express

Walse-Patil's official vehicle purchased by flouting norms

The issue came to the attention of the Auditor General of Maharashtra, who had passed strictures against the move.

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DNA India

All veggies that shine are not healthy and here is why

Pune: Remember the advice of doctors to stock up on greens that will make you healthy? Not always true as proved by a recent raid by city's Food and Drugs Administration officials.

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DNA India

Accident warnings go unnoticed in Lonavala

Pune: Despite appeals to follow precautions laid down by the Lonavala city police for people visiting various tourist spots, three incidents of drowning-related injuries and deaths have taken place in the last two weeks.

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DNA India

Budding chess players will get to witness live action says organising ...

Pune is gearing up for yet another big show down when the Junior World Chess Championship unfolds here from October 5. Aniruddha Deshpande, has been appointed as the organising secretary of this 15-day international contest, which comes to city after a decade.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

DNA India

Activist complains to Election Commission of India over election expenditure

Pune: Activist Vishwambhar Choudhari has filed an online complaint to the Election Commission of India .

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DNA India

Nashik Security Press supply ends stamp shortage

Pune: The RTI activists and those who need Rs 5 and 10 court fee stamps have a good news, as shortage of these stamps is coming to an end.

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