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Ruchika Thakur

  • Pune has a big hand in grooming me as a musician, says India's Raw Star contestant Mansheel Gujral

    Pune-girl Mansheel Gujral makes her place in the reality show India's Raw Star. The show is an unconventional singing reality show consisting of 10 contestants, which will have Yo Yo Honey Singh as their mentor. Mansheel, who is a sound engineer also, speaks about her musical aspirations.

    Monday, 11 August 2014 - 6:13am
  • Pune professors become part of a space camp

    They did the moonwalk, the space walk, repaired a space ship, grew vegetables in 'space' and came closest to feeling like Sunita Williams! Two teachers from Pune were part of a three member delegation to a space camp the U.S. Space & Rocket Centre in Huntsville, Alabama, USA.

    Friday, 1 August 2014 - 3:32pm
  • To Park or not to park, dna checks out the safety measures taken by the police station across the city after the recent blasts

    dna checks out the parking-safety measures taken up at important police stations in the city

    Monday, 21 July 2014 - 9:41am
  • She wants to go back and take her husband along, but no money in hand has left this Congolese woman helpless

    Pune: An African woman is stuck in Pune as she doesn’t have any money left to transport her dead husband’s remains back to her home. Repeated attempts to take him home have failed. A citizen of the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa, whose husband was suffering from cancer died at government...

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014 - 9:32am
  • DNA iTry living with Rs47 a day

    The Rangarajan panel recently gave a report that anybody spending more than `47 in a day in cities is not poor. Although `47 includes spending on the basic necessities like food, shelter and clothing, we decided to concentrate only on one of the three, that is food, to find out where and how much...

    Monday, 14 July 2014 - 5:30am
  • KG student hurt as school bus driver slams brakes

    A 4-year-old boy was severely injured on Tuesday as the school bus driver slammed brakes bringing bus to a sudden halt. On Tuesday, when Yadnesh Khedkar, studying in senior kg section of Sinhagad springdale school, Wadgaon, was returning home from school, the driver suddenly brought the bus to a...

    Thursday, 10 July 2014 - 7:33am
  • Woman traffic cop manhandled by rider

    Pune: In a shocking incident that took place on Tuesday, a woman traffic constable alleged that she was roughed up by a man who identified himself as an 'IPS selected person' after she had stopped for breaking a traffic signal.The constable Vanita Kamble alleged that she was manhandled by the biker...

    Wednesday, 9 July 2014 - 5:52am
  • Age is no bar for these mountaineers from Pune

    Pune: Mountaineering is a sport that is picking up in Pune in a big way and age is no matter for the budding mountaineers. Age is an issue of mind over matter, if you don’t mind it doesn’t matter and proving the idiom right are two members of a group of 21 Punekars who had left for a trek to Mount...

    Wednesday, 2 July 2014 - 8:38am
  • Pune becomes Punyanagari as chants of Dnyanoba Mauli and Gyanba Tukaram echo through it

    Chants of Dnyanoba Mauli and Gyanba Tukaram echo throughout Pune as the palkhis of Sant Dnyaneshwar and Sant Tukaram arrive in the holy city

    Sunday, 22 June 2014 - 9:42am