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Once a Mumbaikar… Always a Punekar

Who am I? A pop-quiz to myself!

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11 kinds of Rickshaw-wallas in Pune

We set out looking for the various kinds of Autowallas in Pune. We found 11.

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Is Marathi Cinema coming of age?

  Not since the Mahesh Kothare-Laxmikant Berde or Sachin-Ashok Saraf era has Marathi cinema enjoyed as much prominence and popularity as it is currently witnessing. Remember De Dana Dan or Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi? Classics, no? But think back to most movies made during this time and a common theme emerges: bumbling heroes who find […]

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Pune's rainy week

[View the story “Pune’s rainy week” on Storify]

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We're 5! Thank you!

We are 5! And we have you to thank for it. Among others! Celebration time!

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Ah, the rains and the pains

Pittering and pattering, the rain has finally arrived at our doorsteps. And in our living rooms if we forgot to shut windows! Worst of all, it has entered into our shoes and socks. And these don’t dry out that fast. But this is no complaint box article. I love the rain as much as the […]

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Some Common Sense Requests

One of my pet peeves against Pune’s administration is the continued treatment of the city as a small town. We still seem to be run as if we’re a town of pensioners and some small family businesses. Fact is, that Pune is now a top 10 city in the country. And it has been for […]