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DoPT asks PIOs not to divulge personal info of RTI applicants

Thursday 9 January '14

PIOs have been asking firms to give info to applicants.
Parties sound poll bugle in Pune

Wednesday 8 January '14

AAP scouts for candidates for Pune and Maval.
Employers now look at what students do on social media sites

Monday 6 January '14

Major companies are now looking at the data shared on social networking sites too to decide on the selection process, say placement officers.
Slowdown? Not at all, Pune bucks the trend

Monday 6 January '14

Demand for freshers and those with 0-5 years of experience rising, IT, ITES & auto sectors lead the pack: Job portal surveys
First socio-economic survey of transgenders begins

Saturday 4 January '14

NGO Samapathik Trust will be targeting the various fairs flocked by transgenders in large numbers
Realty business stares at slowdown

Sunday 29 December '13

The multi-crore realty business in Pune seems to be staring at a possible slowdown as many new projects are being shelved.
Rising backlog and official apathy affect efficacy of RTI Act

Thursday 26 December '13

The RTI cell of YASHDA received no response from public authorities when it sought applications for gooD practices
ATM security still lax as banks turn a ‘blind eye’

Sunday 22 December '13

Are the police and the banks serious about ensuring security at over 2,000 ATMs ?
To reach out to rural areas, AAP & SSS may forge a pre-poll alliance in state

Saturday 21 December '13

The party has started exploring possibilities of entering into a pre-poll alliance with the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana.
500 engineers join hands to light up houses of Vidarbha farmers

Friday 20 December '13

So far 250 solar lamps have been distributed to the farmers' families in Yavatmal, Amravati and Washim.
AG audit finds flaws in lease of govt land

Thursday 19 December '13

Breach of lease terms in 36 cases; in 19 cases leases were not renewed.
Fearing further drop in onion prices, farmers seek lifting of export ban

Wednesday 18 December '13

After the spiralling of prices in the middle of the year, area under onion cultivation increased by 10 per cent in the state.
German language teaching hit by paucity of teachers

Wednesday 18 December '13

With Pune hosting more than 300 German companies, the German presence is at an all-time high.
LS polls: AAP to contest in all seats in state

Monday 16 December '13

Plans afoot to field a young candidate for Pune; candidates’ list to be finalised on Dec 22.
After Supreme Court order, govt gears up to check misuse of beacons

Sunday 15 December '13

Presently, 79 amber beaconed vehicles are allowed including commissioners, collector, mayors and vice-chancellor.
Miffed with govt, Warkaris to campaign against Cong, NCP

Saturday 14 December '13

The murder of Dr Narendra Dabholkar had forced the state government to pass the ordinance.
After 10 years, Lower House passes anti-superstition Bill

Saturday 14 December '13

Maharashtra is the first state in the country to pass such a law.
AAP leaders meet Anna but not allowed to share dias

Thursday 12 December '13

The team however was not allowed to share Hazare’s dias. Rai said he would join Hazare’s fast from Friday.
Day 3 of Anna’s fast: Bedi backs draft Lokpal Bill, AAP leader calls it a joke

Thursday 12 December '13

Kiran Bedi and Vishambhar Chowdhury have welcomed the draft, Kumar Vishwas called the draft ‘jokepal’.
Anna supporters divided on Lokpal

Friday 13 December '13

Anna will not have to fast for the Bill, we will ensure it would be passed, said Vishwas.


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