Publication: Pune Mirror

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India, Japan ink pact on Varanasi

MODI IN JAPANIndia and Japan on Saturday signed the Kyoto-Varanasi partnership agreement, soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi was warmly received by his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe here.Abe and Modi hugged each other, and then fed fish in keeping ... [Published Pune Mirror - 5 hours ago]
First reported 46 mins ago - Updated 46 mins ago - 1 reports

Ear today, gone tomorrow

By: Siddhant GhatgeWith noise pollution going through the roof during the festive season, even the very young risk hearing loss.TThe Pune Municipal Corporation's (PMC) environment status report for 2013-14 has highlighted the fact that nearly all parts ... [Published Pune Mirror - 46 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Rajasthan villagers can now swipe for water

An Indian energy major and modern technology have combined to bring about a revolution in two districts of Rajasthan that were infamous due to the scarcity of potable water. Thanks to water ATMs, many otherwise arid villages here have 24x7 access to the ... [Published Pune Mirror - 5 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

A Shakespearean play written in blood

INFOCUSWith Haider, the desi Hamlet, Vishal Bharadwaj will complete his trilogy of Shakespearean tragedies, which began over a decade ago with Maqbool (followed by Omkara, based on Othello). Prod him on why he chose to flag off the journey with Macbeth ... [Published Pune Mirror - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Uneasy lies the tongue of the unsound

TELLING IT STRAIGHTFrom the man who doesn't suffer foolsIf someone were to just compile an audio or video tape of all that our folks say, they'd come to the conclusion that India is nuts. But then again, they'd be wrong. The problem with most people, ... [Published Pune Mirror - 3 hours ago]
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Faith's big feast

By : Sonia NazarethIf religious history interests you, plan a stop at San Roque, Spain, next Easter.San Roque, a little town in the province of Cadiz in the South of Spain, feels like a sun-drenched postcard of immaculate whitewashed homes, decorated ... [Published Pune Mirror - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Break Away: Rocking out at Sziget

By: Vahishta MistryHead to this music festival on the Danube before it becomes cool.Budapest is a pretty city — straddling the Danube, it grew up as two separate cities: hilly, rich Buda and flat, poorer but more artistic Pest. This state of affairs ... [Published Pune Mirror - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Acute coal shortage to hit power in north

Parts of northern India are staring at a severe electricity crisis with three power plants of state-owned NTPC running out of coal supplies and face an imminent shutdown if feedstock supplies don't improve.Northern region is facing over 5,000 MW of power ... [Published Pune Mirror - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Jihad in the time of love

By: Jyoti PunwaniPoliticians may cry foul, but couples insist that an inter-faith marriage doesn't automatically translate into conversion.He is god's good man,'' says Krishna Dhamankar of his brother-in-law Iqbal Maldar, who is busy at Dhamankar's home ... [Published Pune Mirror - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Asif Iqbal, Jihad, Religion
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Stop the noise

The 10-day Ganesh festival has started again, and it's sad to see a festival with such beautiful and noble intent get ruined by noise pollution. Revellers have completely forgotten the origins of the festival, working towards endangering social equanimity ... [Published Pune Mirror - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

10-yr-old sodomised, murdered

Neighbour strangled victim after he cried out for help when being assaulted.The body of a 10-year-old boy, who had been missing since Wednesday evening, was found at Bopdev Ghat on Saturday. Preliminary investigations revealed that the victim, identified ... [Published Pune Mirror - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

AI gah, say fliers

Commuters detained post flight in Mumbai, for tkts not paid for, despite valid boarding passes.Security in airports might be a major concern, but apparently one can board a flight without having paid for the ticket. Two Pune-based commuters were stranded ... [Published Pune Mirror - 8 hours ago]

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...use it, " says Joshi, adding that there are medicines that can treat sudden hearing loss, but they only work if action taken is within four hours. "Unfortunately, most patients fail to reach us in time. The damage by then is severe and irreversible" says Joshi
It premiered at the 2003 Toronto Film Festival and bagged immense critical acclaim, making Vishal a filmmaker to watch out for. "But I still had to compromise on my fee. I didn't only direct the film, I also co-wrote the story and screenplay and gave the music. Yet, I was not paid a single rupee for it."
...A Barbie is dressed, as part of a school project, to represent the Virgin Mary. As a wise man told me once, "Traditions must be permitted to evolve, otherwise they become relics of a past that only reminds us where we were, not where we are going." Close at hand to the bedecked doll, is a religious sculpture by emblematic local sculptor, Luis Ortega Bru...
...His wife retains her maiden name. She tried fasting during Ramzan but gave up. "She was never a devout Hindu. How can I expect her to be a devout Muslim?" he reasons

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Ear today, gone tomorrow [Published Pune Mirror - 46 mins ago]
A Shakespearean play written in blood [Published Pune Mirror - 3 hours ago]
Break Away: Rocking out at Sziget [Published Pune Mirror - 3 hours ago]
Faith's big feast [Published Pune Mirror - 3 hours ago]
Uneasy lies the tongue of the unsound [Published Pune Mirror - 3 hours ago]
Rajasthan villagers can now swipe for water [Published Pune Mirror - 5 hours ago]
India, Japan ink pact on Varanasi [Published Pune Mirror - 5 hours ago]
Acute coal shortage to hit power in north [Published Pune Mirror - 5 hours ago]
Jihad in the time of love [Published Pune Mirror - 6 hours ago]
Stop the noise [Published Pune Mirror - 6 hours ago]
10-yr-old sodomised, murdered [Published Pune Mirror - 7 hours ago]
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