Tag Archives: Pune

Krishna Janmashtami Today: Mumbai, Pune Gear up to Thousands of ‘Dahi Handi’ Events

Hindus all over India and abroad woke up on Sunday to celebrate for Krishna Janmashtami or Krishnashtami or Gokulashtami, the annaul birth celebration of Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. The festival, which falls on the eighth day (Ashtami) of the Krishna Paksha (second fortnight) of the month of Shraavana (August–September) in the Hindu calendar, is filled with dances and ...

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North-East rocks as exodus subsides

While there is steady decline in the exodus of North-East people from the cities of Hyderabad, Bangalore and Pune in the weekend, Pakistan refuted India’s charges that the morphed pictures of Assam and Myanmar violence which sparked the crisis had originated on its soil. The Pakistani sources told IANS that these were untrue. “Instead of indulging in mud-slinging and blame ...

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Minor explosion hits Pune, one injured

Exactly two weeks after Pune witnessed series of blasts on a busy street forcing the country’s home minister to cancel his intended visit to the city, another minor explosion struck the city on Friday. Currently, the city is witnessing an exodus of the Northeastern people owing to some threats from local people. Early reports show that a five-year-old girl has ...

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5 Serial blasts rock Pune, Home Minister Shinde’s visit deferred

Five explosions rocked Pune, the second-tier city of India, on wednesday evening hours before the scheduled visit of Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to a function at Pune’s Gandharv Theatre, while the sixth explosive was defused by an alert security team, reminding similar explosions which rocked the city of Bangalore in July 2008. The bombs were placed in garbage can ...

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