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Germans Giving Pune a Better Poo Experience, Literally
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Germans Giving Pune a Better Poo Experience, Literally

December 14, 2016

In year 2012, when the word ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ was yet to be coined, a group of four individuals bicycled from Germany to India to raise funds for a project to help eliminate the problem of Open Defecation in India. In the next two years, they hitchhiked across continents to raise funds for building dry-composting toilets for a residential tribal school near Pune.

Befikre. Why did I watch it?
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Befikre. Why did I watch it?

December 11, 2016

I’ve recently subjected myself to a spate of bad films. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil was top of this list. Never mind what everyone said about he sensitive handling of “unrequited love” and all that bull. It’s a disconnected movie with over-the-top performances and a very weak story. It starred Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai and Anushka […]

Artist line up for 64th Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav Announced
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Artist line up for 64th Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav Announced

November 24, 2016

The artist line up for the upcoming 64th Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav was announced by Shrinivas Joshi, Executive President of the Arya Sangeet Prasarak Mandal during a Press Conference held in the city today. This prestigious and the one of its kind festival of Indian Classical Music will have new logo from this year, which has been designed by noted calligraphy artist Achyut Palav. The new logo was also unveiled on the occasion.

Indian Television Academy School of Performing Arts opens its doors to Pune
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Indian Television Academy School of Performing Arts opens its doors to Pune

October 05, 2016

Wish to step into the industry of Bollywood? Worry no more as the Indian Television Academy School of Performing Arts (ITA SPA) has got this dream of yours achievable and all covered for you. ITA School of Performing Arts is a premier institute for providing education in performing arts in India which was conceptualized by Mr. Shashi Ranjan and Mrs. Anu Ranjan in 2011.

Pune’s 12 Yr Old Publishes Her First Book – ‘Statement’ by Kavya Khemka
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Pune’s 12 Yr Old Publishes Her First Book – ‘Statement’ by Kavya Khemka

September 17, 2016

As much as the love and comfort of introducing your child to their first ever possible fairy tale continues to remain, the growing urge to get your child acquainted with the current affairs that are at stake has become more prevalent in this era. Scarcity of the natural resource- water, for example, is one such issue that we are dealing with on a daily basis. Here we have our very own young city girl,Kavya Khemka who has addressed this issue through her very first fiction novel ‘Statement’.

Picnic Evenings at JW Marriott Pune
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Picnic Evenings at JW Marriott Pune

September 09, 2016

We all look forward to our picnic outings once in a while. But now you don’t have to go too far to enjoy your day out. Introducing a never before concept, JW Marriott Pune is offering a culinary retreat right in the heart of the city.