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Pedestrians walk past stores in Zaveri Bazaar, Mumbai. ADB expects the growth to pick up to 6.5 per cent next year on supportive government policies.(Bloomberg)

ADB cuts India’s growth forecast to 5.1 per cent for FY2019; projects 6.5 per cent for next year

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2019 11:49 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India last week in its bi-monthly monetary policy review has cut India’s GDP forecast to 5 per cent from 6.1 per cent citing weak domestic and external demand.
Shriya, the daughter of actors Sachin and Supriya Pilgaonkar, insists she was a good kid and didn’t require strict parenting
Shriya, the daughter of actors Sachin and Supriya Pilgaonkar, insists she was a good kid and didn’t require strict parenting

Personal Agenda with Shriya Pilgaonkar: The worst thing about a Bollywood party is that you cannot be 100 per cent honest!

Hindustan Times | By Drishti Vij
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 09:02 PM IST
The Mirzapur actor also reveals her favourite takeaway from working with Shah Rukh Khan
Voters stand in line at a polling station during the third phase of India's general election in Guwahati on Tuesday.(ANI photo)
Voters stand in line at a polling station during the third phase of India's general election in Guwahati on Tuesday.(ANI photo)

66 per cent cast vote in third phase of LS polls; one killed in Bengal

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2019 09:49 PM IST
Election Commission officials in Delhi put the voting percentage at 66 per cent till 8 pm. Final figures are likely to change as queues of voters were seen at several centres even after the scheduled time for voting ended.
Supreme Court pronounced its verdict on the constitutional validity of the controversial Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act.(HT Photo)
Supreme Court pronounced its verdict on the constitutional validity of the controversial Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act.(HT Photo)

SC seeks EC’s response on Opposition leaders’ plea for tallying of 50 per cent of EVMs with VVPAT

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2019 10:17 AM IST
A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna listed the plea of the opposition leaders for March 25 and asked the EC to depute an officer to assist the court.
The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation has only 395.39 hectares under its custody.(HT REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO)
The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation has only 395.39 hectares under its custody.(HT REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO)

70 per cent of Pimpri Chinchwad municipal corporation land encroached upon

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2019 04:59 PM IST
 According to the RTI information received, PCMC owns 1,167.79 hectares (unit of measuring land),out of which 772.50 hectares has been encroached upon.
There are 50 lakh tonnes of sugar stocked from last year’s production and the increased production this year is creating concern for farmers.(HT/ PHOTO)
There are 50 lakh tonnes of sugar stocked from last year’s production and the increased production this year is creating concern for farmers.(HT/ PHOTO)

Sugar production in Maharashtra up by 13.29 per cent by January 6, Pune topped the state sugar production

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 05:09 PM IST
Pune region has produced 199.74 lakh quintals of sugar and has topped the state in sugar production, followed by Kolhapur with 117.82 lakh quintals
Pune airport registered the third highest growth percentage in passenger flow in 2017-18.(HT/PHOTO)
Pune airport registered the third highest growth percentage in passenger flow in 2017-18.(HT/PHOTO)

2018, the year that was: Lohegaon airport expected to grow at a rate of 15 per cent in 2019

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2018 03:09 PM IST
A comparative study of the growth figures of other main airports of the country suggests that Pune airport registered the third highest growth percentage in passenger flow in 2017-18. It was ranked 10th in 2016-17
The private bus operators in Pune have increased the bus fare for journeys to various places in and around Maharashtra by 15-20 percent .(HT PHOTO)
The private bus operators in Pune have increased the bus fare for journeys to various places in and around Maharashtra by 15-20 percent .(HT PHOTO)

Private bus operators in Pune hike fare by 15-20 per cent

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 02:43 PM IST
They have cited fuel price and manpower cost among various reasons for the fare hike
Dr Sanjay Pathare, medical director, Ruby Hall clinic(HT/PHOTO)
Dr Sanjay Pathare, medical director, Ruby Hall clinic(HT/PHOTO)

#sayyestohelmets: Accidents due to two wheelers are 60 per cent more compared to four wheelers in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nozia Sayyed
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 03:48 PM IST
Dr Sanjay Pathare from city-based hospital Ruby Hall clinic observed that most accident cases that come to the hospital are of the younger population between 20 and 40 years who avoid wearing a helmet
The water level in Khadakwasla dam has dropped to 57.25 per cent.(HT/PHOTO)
The water level in Khadakwasla dam has dropped to 57.25 per cent.(HT/PHOTO)

Water level in four dams of Pune drop to 61per cent

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2018 02:50 PM IST
Water woes: weak monsoon during September failed to fill up dams: officials
India's captain Virat Kohli has been rested for the Asia Cup 2018.(AFP)
India's captain Virat Kohli has been rested for the Asia Cup 2018.(AFP)

Captaincy is about 60 per cent off field homework, Ricky Ponting’s advise for Virat Kohli

New Delhi | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2018 06:27 PM IST
Ricky Ponting made the comment in reference to India captain Virat Kohli’s leadership skills in the context of India’s recently-concluded Test tour of England, which the visitors lost 1-4.
Rise in fuel prices and an increase in salary for MSRTC staff has left the organisation under financial strain according to Diwakar Raote, state transport minister.(Hindustan Times)
Rise in fuel prices and an increase in salary for MSRTC staff has left the organisation under financial strain according to Diwakar Raote, state transport minister.(Hindustan Times)

Fuel price rise: MSRTC to hike fares by 18 per cent from June 15

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Jui Dharwadkar, Pune
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 02:28 PM IST
MSRTC has also decided to fix ticket fares in multiples of Rs 5. The tickets sold at Rs 7 would become Rs 5 and that sold at Rs 8 will become Rs 10.
Pune generates nearly 1,600 tonnes of garbage every day, of which 250 tonnes is wet garbage, 850 tonnes is dry, while 5,00 tonnes is mixed. Twelve per cent of the garbage consists of plastic.(HT File Photo)
Pune generates nearly 1,600 tonnes of garbage every day, of which 250 tonnes is wet garbage, 850 tonnes is dry, while 5,00 tonnes is mixed. Twelve per cent of the garbage consists of plastic.(HT File Photo)

Plastic waste in Pune down by 48 per cent, reveals NGO Swach survey

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2018 04:06 PM IST
A Swach team visited all 15 wards of the PMC and scrutinised garbage collected by waste pickers over three consecutive days at the beginning of May. 
Scorching heat” has been affecting the supply of vegetables from surrounding districts to Pune, according to APMC officials.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Scorching heat” has been affecting the supply of vegetables from surrounding districts to Pune, according to APMC officials.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

Market watch: Leafy vegetable prices up by 20 per cent in Pune this week

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2018 03:22 PM IST
On Sunday, only 150 trucks carrying vegetables arrived at APMC Pune, which resulted in a sharp hike in prices.
Water level in the Pavana dam dropped to 39.92 per cent on Monday. Residents of Pimpri-Chinchwad are likely to face water cuts during summer because of this.(HT PHOTO)
Water level in the Pavana dam dropped to 39.92 per cent on Monday. Residents of Pimpri-Chinchwad are likely to face water cuts during summer because of this.(HT PHOTO)

Water level in Pune’s Pavana Dam depletes to 39 per cent

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2018 02:45 PM IST
Irrigation department officials, however, claim the water in the Pavana dam will remain at this level till the end of June and only a delay in this year’s monsoon, which begins in July, will create a water-supply issue for Pimpri-Chinchwad.
Summer takes a toll on green leafy vegetables.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)
Summer takes a toll on green leafy vegetables.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)

Cost of leafy vegetables increase by 15 per cent in a week in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 04:32 PM IST
Soaring prices hit family budget
The move will encourage students with disabilities to pursue a future in medicine.(PTI)
The move will encourage students with disabilities to pursue a future in medicine.(PTI)

Medical Council reserves five per cent medical seats for students with disabilities

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2018 02:41 PM IST
The circular includes 21 disabilities like partial loss of hearing, muscular dystrophy, thalassemia, dyslexia, cerebral palsy and Parkinson’s disease among others and is no more limited to physical disabilities.
Swadheen Kshatriya at an interaction session organised by the National Society for Clean Cities on Saturday.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Swadheen Kshatriya at an interaction session organised by the National Society for Clean Cities on Saturday.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

88 per cent of RTS applications have been responded to and disposed off on time, says Swadheen Kshatriya

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 04:27 PM IST
The Maharashtra Right to Services Act ims to provide the delivery of transparent, efficient and timely public services to the eligible persons in the state of Maharashtra and to bring transparency and accountability in the departments and agencies of the government and other public authorities.
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