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1 hr ago | India.com

Weekend breaks: Five visually appealing treks in Mumbai

Rain-drenched vistas, verdant green rolling hills, swirling mist and walk through the rains - if these are the incentives, then nothing can stop you from hitting the trekking trail.

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5 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Vaccine Billionaire Cyrus Poonawalla Joins Race For London's...

Cash-rich pharma billionaire Cyrus Poonawalla who got wealthy making low-cost vaccines that his Serum Institute of India sells around the world, has put in a $937 million bid for London's Grosvenor House Hotel.

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9 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Cantonment areas in Pune to have cheaper petrol and diesel

The LBT may no longer apply to fuel stations in cantonment areas, possibly leading to citizens rushing there for cheaper fuel With the rollback of local body tax in cantonment areas seeming likely, Punekars can now look forward to a dip in petrol and diesel prices there.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

DNA India

The monsoon might have finally arrived but it has got along with it potholes and bad roads

Pune: With Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Coorporation area receiving spells of incessant rains for last few days, potholes are seen emerging on city roads, some at important junctions within the twin town.

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DNA India

July rainfall helped agriculture to revive in the country, says Agromet

PUNE: The ongoing rainfall activity in Maharashtra and adjoining states has not only helped in improving water levels in dams but it has also helped the agriculture sector to revive.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Dabholkar probe: Now, accused says black magic used

The accused claims that self-styled godman Manish Thakur performed black magic on him during his interrogation, in the presence of former commissioner Gulabrao Pol and an ACP It's almost as if someone has performed black magic on the Pune police.

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The Times of India

ET: Poonawalla, Sultan in fight for Sahara hotel

"If people in India can get donkeys married to get rains, why won't they call us?" said Arvind Sharma who works for a company in field of cloud seeding.

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The Indian Express

Pavana rising: PCMC restores once a day water plan, PMC still undecided

Even as the Pune Municipal Corporation led by Vikas Deshmukh remains undecided on bringing relief to the citizens from water cut, the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation announced that it was scrapping the alternate day water supply plan and restoring once a day water plan.

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Nerve News

Bombay HC upholds conviction of Pune rogue driver

The Bombay High Court Wednesday upheld the conviction of Santosh Mane, a state transport corporation driver who had mowed down nine pedestrians and injured 37 others in Pune in 2012.

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DNA India

Home guards turn robbers, millionaires

For a little over 9 months, two men multi-tasked three hours a night and by the time the police arrested them, Mayur Waghmore and Dipesh Shirke had amassed a one BHK flat in Pimpri, gold worth Rs22 lakh, three sporty bikes and a sedan car worth Rs8 lakh.

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India.com

Musicologist Mohan Nadkarni dies in New Zealand

Mumbai, July 23: Mohan Nadkarni, a renowned Indian musicologist, died in Auckland, New Zealand, Tuesday following a brief illness, his son Dev said.

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DNA India

Pune Speak Up : Mum is the word in case of flight MH 17

In the aftermath of the Malaysian Airline plane disaster, dna asks readers whether India should join the West's attempts to unseat Moscow from G20 India should maintain neutral stand India is expected to play a larger role than it is currently playing.

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DNA India

Illegal banners continue to cloud the city sky

PUNE: Usually before his birthday, Nationalist Congress Party leader and deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar gives orders to his supporter on not to put up banners for his birthday wishes.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Indian Express

Three trusts in district told to return unused govt land

Of the 11 trusts from Pune under the scanner - including educational trusts - three have been directed to return government land by the Maharashtra Public Accounts Committee "for breach of permission and not using the land for specific purpose in the given time-frame."

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Express India

Bengaluru, Chennai and Pune lead Indian office market: Key takeaways

Approximately 8 million sq. ft. of office space was leased across eight major cities during the quarter.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

DNA India

Q & A: Terror attacks a result of easy access says, Institute of IED Management principal, Jamal Khan

Principal and Commandant, Institute of IED Management , Mohammed Jamal Khan has been the key person in carrying professional forensic examinations of multiple IED blasts in the country.

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DNA India

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena men who beat Bharti Vidyapeeth professors surrendered to Pune police

Nine Maharashtra Navnriman Sena members including a sitting corporator, accused of beating up of three Bharti Vidyapeeth college professors on April 15, surrendered before the police and were granted bail on Monday.

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The Indian Express

Ex-CP says ready to face probe into allegations of use of black magic

Former Pune commissioner of police Gulabrao Pol on Monday said he is ready for any probe into allegations of a seance allegedly conducted by a team working under him including serving and retired cops for solving the murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar.

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Express India

Maha to follow Rangarajan panel formula for cane price

Farmer agitations for better cane prices may soon be a thing of the past in Maharashtra.

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Express India

Volkswagen Pune plant rolls out the 400,000th car

Summary The 400,000th car to roll out was the recently launched Polo Highline powered by the new 1.5-litre TDI engine... Volkswagen Pune plant has reached a milestone - it has rolled out over four lakh cars in a span of over five years.

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