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Pillion rider dies as bike skids on speed breaker

Pillion rider dies as bike skids on speed breaker

PUNE: A 24-year-old youth riding a motorcycle slipped into a coma while his 25-year-old friend sitting pillion was killed when their speeding vehicle skidded after crossing a partly visible speed breaker near Wadia bungalow at Yerawada on the Ahmednagar Road around 2am on Thursday. Shibu Sarkar has been admitted to […]

Padma Vibhushan for Babasaheb Purandare, AM Naik

Padma Vibhushan for Babasaheb Purandare, AM Naik

PUNE: Noted author, orator and Maratha history scholar, ‘Shivshahir‘ , and the non-executive chairman of Larsen & Toubro Limited, Anilkumar Manibhai Naik, are among the four recipients of this year‘s , India‘s second highest civilian award. Ashok Laxmanrao Kukade, who originally hails from Pune and has done pioneering work in […]

2 cycles for girl who walks 14km for education

2 cycles for girl who walks 14km for education

PUNE: City Corporation Limited on Friday presented an electric cycle to standard IX student Krishna More who walks 14km daily from home to school in Palchil village in Raigad district and back. Palchil is about 150 km from Pune. The corporation took cognisance of TOI?s report ?Six days a week, […]

Swine flu kills 11 in 23 days in Maharashtra

Swine flu kills 11 in 23 days in Maharashtra

PUNE: Swine flu has reared its head in eight districts of Maharashtra and claimed five lives in Nagpur and three each in and Pune between January 1 and January 23. The maximum number of people, 29, have tested positive for the air-borne virus in Nagpur, followed by Kolhapur (9), Nashik […]

Motorcycle skids as speed breaker partially visible

Motorcycle skids as speed breaker partially visible

PUNE: Speeding biker lost control over his bike after crossing a speed breaker near the in the early hours of Thursday because the white marks on it had faded. He slipped into a coma and his friend, , died. Sarkar and Das were going from Shastrinagar Chowk to Gunjan Talkies […]