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Police raid bar in Pune, 300 detained for consuming illegal liquor


Festivities at a party turned sour early on Sunday morning as police raided a bar cum restaurant and detained almost 300 guests for consuming illegal alcohol.

According to police officials, the owner

NE exodus: Four arrested for circulating inflammatory SMSes

Four persons have been arrested by the cyber crime branch of city police in connection with inflammatory SMSes circulated here to allegedly foment violence against north-eastern people.

The SMSes ha

Peace eludes Pune post abortive bomb blasts; NE people attacked

The spectacle of fear-stricken residents from North East swarming Pune railway station in a desperate bid to head for their home states, has had a benumbing effect on the second capital of Maharash

Low intensity blast in Pune, one child injured

A low intensity blast took place at the Laxmi Tara Complex at Dangee Chowk in Pune on Friday evening.

According to television reports, a five-year-old child has been injured in the untoward incident.

MMS on Assam violence is doctored, say Pune Police


The MMS depicting purported footage of violence in Assam, which was in circulation in the city for the last few days, was bogus, police said here on Thursday.

The police also said that no untoward in

Pune blasts: Injured man being quizzed by ATS


The lone injured person in the August 1 serial bomb explosions here — Dayanand Patil — discharged after treatment, is now being questioned further by the ATS officials, who have taken over the probe from the city crime branch, police sources said on Wednesday.

Sport should be made a part of school curriculum: Gagan Narang

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London Olympic bronze medallist Gagan Narang on Wednesday said that sports should be made a part of school curriculum and asked others states to take a leaf out of Maharashtra and Haryana's books as f

Cops ready with sketches of two Pune blast suspects


Maharashtra Police has prepared sketches of two persons who may have planted explosives in Pune as investigators suspect the involvement of at least three persons in executing the August 1 serial bomb blasts here.

Crime branch, ATS probing Pune serial blasts: R.R. Patil


Maharashtra home minister R.R. Patil on Thursday said investigating agencies were probing all angles to determine whether any terror outfit was behind the low intensity serial bomb blasts that rocked Pune last night.

CCTV cameras at blast sites non-functional


Investigators trying to string together bits of evidence in the serial low-intensity blasts in the city have hit a hurdle as some CCTV cameras at the explosion sites have been found to be non-function

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