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Oh please!

Of chocolate sandwiches & scarves

There’s also traffic, fashion and nightlife that make Pune what it is. I love some of it and hate some of it. I left home out of boredom. Working as a freelance writer in the comfort of my home (town), I knew I wanted more from life. So, when I decided to move out, I […]

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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 […]

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IPL

Warriors are back

Before I start, I would like to mention that Pune was never the first IPL team I have rooted for. Almost all of us Punekars were ardent fans of Mumbai or some other teams. I too, was one to support a Maharashtrian team which was led by God himself. However, it was 3 years later […]

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The art of writing: Sudha Menon

You had an illustrious and enviable career as a journalist, when and how did the thought of leaving it come to mind? Was it a tough decision? In early 2010, a few months after I walked away from full-time job as a journalist, the idea of this book formed in my mind. But the seeds […]

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This is Sadashiv Peth

A true Sadashiv Pethi talks about the typical traits and culture of Pune 30!

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Things we hope happen in 2013

The Punekar welcomes 2013 with some hopes and wishes for the coming year.