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36 dead in landslides in Maharashtra, evacuation underway

23 Jul 2021

36 dead in landslides in Maharashtra, evacuation underway

Thirty-six people have reportedly died in landslide incidents in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, which has been witnessing incessant rainfall over the past few days.

Pawar: Those fully vaccinated should be allowed to go out

22 Jul 2021

Pawar: Those fully vaccinated should be allowed to go out

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said on Wednesday that he was of the view that those who have received both the jabs of coronavirus vaccines should be allowed to "go out."

Pune: Two men beaten to death, woman injured over affair

17 Jul 2021

Pune: Two men beaten to death, woman injured over affair

Two men were allegedly beaten to death, while a woman, who was in a relationship with one of them, suffered injuries after family members attacked them over their affair near Chakan in Pune district.

Mumbai, Pune to host AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022

06 Jul 2021

Mumbai, Pune to host AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022

The 2022 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women's Asian Cup in India will be held in Mumbai and Pune after the AFC dropped Bhubaneswar and Ahmedabad as venues to minimize participants' traveling time and ensure an "optimum environment" for a bio-secure bubble.

Man sends hoax e-mail about bomb at Maharashtra secretariat; arrested

22 Jun 2021

Man sends hoax e-mail about bomb at Maharashtra secretariat; arrested

A 53-year-old man, upset over his child not getting admission in a school, sent an e-mail to the Maharashtra government claiming a bomb was placed in the state secretariat, which later turned out to be a hoax, police said on Tuesday.

Pune woman-son murder case: Husband's body found, suicide suspected

19 Jun 2021

Pune woman-son murder case: Husband's body found, suicide suspected

Three days after a 35-year-old woman and her son were found murdered in different areas of Maharashtra's Pune, the police on Friday recovered the corpse of her husband early morning, an official said.

Missing father a suspect in Pune double murder case

17 Jun 2021

Missing father a suspect in Pune double murder case

A day after a 35-year-old woman and her eight-year-old son were found murdered in different areas of Pune, police has formed multiple teams to probe the case.

Pune: Major fire breaks out at chemical factory; 18 dead

07 Jun 2021

Pune: Major fire breaks out at chemical factory; 18 dead

In a major tragedy, at least 18 employees of a chemical factory located in Pune, Maharashtra lost their lives while many are still missing as a massive fire broke out at the company's sanitizer manufacturing unit on Monday.

Cops walk four kilometers carrying injured woman on makeshift stretcher

03 Jun 2021

Cops walk four kilometers carrying injured woman on makeshift stretcher

A team of policemen walked four km carrying a woman on a makeshift stretcher to a hospital after she was found injured near rail tracks in the Western Ghats section between Khandala and Karjat stations in Maharashtra.

Pune woman kills mother-in-law, tries to dispose of body

24 May 2021

Pune woman kills mother-in-law, tries to dispose of body

A 22-year-old woman allegedly killed her mother-in-law by strangling her with a blouse and later tried to dispose of the body in a gunny sack with the help of her husband, Pune Police said on Monday.

Pune-based fashion designer alleges rape by Delhi man

11 May 2021

Pune-based fashion designer alleges rape by Delhi man

A 23-year-old woman, who claims to be a fashion designer based in Pune in Maharashtra, has lodged a complaint of rape against a 28-year-old man from Delhi, an official said on Tuesday.

Police Commissioner poses as common man to test police staff

07 May 2021

Police Commissioner poses as common man to test police staff

Disguised as a common man, Pimpri Chinchwad Police Commissioner Krishna Prakash paid surprise visits to three police stations under his jurisdiction to check the promptness and efficiency of the police personnel on duty at these police stations.

COVID-19: Pune doctor returns to duty day after losing father

03 May 2021

COVID-19: Pune doctor returns to duty day after losing father

In a show of utmost grit and commitment, a Pune doctor returned to duty just a day after losing his father to the coronavirus.

Several Pune women return monetary relief meant for CSWs

01 May 2021

Several Pune women return monetary relief meant for CSWs

Several women on Friday in Pune, Maharashtra who got Rs. 15,000 meant as relief for commercial sex workers amid the coronavirus outbreak, approached district authorities to return the amount.

Pune: Poultry farmer approached police as hens stopped laying eggs

21 Apr 2021

Pune: Poultry farmer approached police as hens stopped laying eggs

A poultry farmer from Maharashtra's Pune district has approached the police claiming that hens at his farm have stopped laying eggs after consuming the feed manufactured by a particular firm, an official said on Wednesday.

Facing bed shortage, Pune hospital gives patients oxygen in waiting-area

06 Apr 2021

Facing bed shortage, Pune hospital gives patients oxygen in waiting-area

Patients at a Pune hospital were provided oxygen support in the waiting area while authorities try and find a room inside.

Man masturbates in autorickshaw at woman taking son to hospital

06 Apr 2021

Man masturbates in autorickshaw at woman taking son to hospital

A 30-year-old man has been arrested by the police in Pune district, Maharashtra for allegedly masturbating in an autorickshaw while staring at a woman co-passenger.

Faced with shortage of oxygenated beds, Pune hospital creates 'triage'

05 Apr 2021

Faced with shortage of oxygenated beds, Pune hospital creates 'triage'

In an indication that the healthcare system in Maharashtra might get overwhelmed in the coming days because of the huge rise in the COVID-19 cases, a civic-run hospital near Pune was forced to set up a triage facility outside the hospital.

Pune: Curfew timings extended; eateries, malls shut for a week

02 Apr 2021

Pune: Curfew timings extended; eateries, malls shut for a week

Eateries, bars, and restaurants in the Pune district of Maharashtra will remain shut for seven days starting April 3 in view of a substantial rise in coronavirus cases, a senior official said on Friday.

Amid COVID-19 surge, fresh restrictions in Pune, Chhattisgarh, Punjab

02 Apr 2021

Amid COVID-19 surge, fresh restrictions in Pune, Chhattisgarh, Punjab

As cases of coronavirus continue to rise at an alarming rate in India, the authorities in several cities and states that are witnessing the surge have come up with fresh restrictions in an attempt to contain the spread of the deadly virus.

Pune: Massive fire at Fashion Street guts over 500 shops

27 Mar 2021

Pune: Massive fire at Fashion Street guts over 500 shops

In a tragic incident, a massive fire broke out at the Fashion Street market area of Maharashtra's Pune late on Friday night, burning down over 500 shops to ashes.

Cops turn counselor as kin reject woman after COVID-19 recovery

25 Mar 2021

Cops turn counselor as kin reject woman after COVID-19 recovery

The family members of a 70-year-old woman in Pune refused to let her return home after she recovered from a coronavirus infection in a local hospital, a police official said.

Pune sees fresh curbs in light of rising COVID-19 cases

12 Mar 2021

Pune sees fresh curbs in light of rising COVID-19 cases

Considering the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, the Pune district administration has directed schools and colleges to remain shut till March 31 and curtailed the operating time for hotels and restaurants.

Expert: One year on, prevention key to stem COVID-19 spread

09 Mar 2021

Expert: One year on, prevention key to stem COVID-19 spread

One year after the first case of COVID-19 was detected in Maharashtra, use of masks, physical distancing, hand hygiene, and vaccination remain the key tools to contain coronavirus spread, says an expert.

Be sensitive, don't publicize Pune woman's death: Bombay-HC tells media

05 Mar 2021

Be sensitive, don't publicize Pune woman's death: Bombay-HC tells media

The Bombay High Court has asked the media not to give unnecessary publicity to an incident where a woman allegedly died by suicide in Pune and her suspected illicit relations with a man, according to an order made available on Friday.

India vs England: ODIs to be played behind closed doors

28 Feb 2021

India vs England: ODIs to be played behind closed doors

The three-match ODI series between India and England, scheduled to be played in Pune, has received the green signal from the Maharashtra state government.

Pune becomes India's second worst-hit city by COVID-19 after Delhi

27 Feb 2021

Pune becomes India's second worst-hit city by COVID-19 after Delhi

Overtaking Bengaluru, Pune has once again emerged as the Indian city with the second-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases after a nearly four-month gap due to the recent spike in the coronavirus infections there.

After SII fire, BCG, rotavirus vaccine production to be hit

22 Jan 2021

After SII fire, BCG, rotavirus vaccine production to be hit

Thursday's fire at Pune's Serum Institute of India will impact the production of BCG and rotavirus vaccines in the future, the company said on Friday.

Antonio Guterres saddened by life loss in Serum Institute fire

22 Jan 2021

Antonio Guterres saddened by life loss in Serum Institute fire

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is saddened by the loss of life in a fire at the Serum Institute of India (SII) facility in Pune and hopes that the incident is fully investigated, his spokesperson said on Thursday.

Five killed in Serum Institute fire; Maharashtra government orders probe

21 Jan 2021

Five killed in Serum Institute fire; Maharashtra government orders probe

The Maharashtra government has ordered a probe into the fire that broke out at the Serum Institute of India in Pune on Thursday, killing at least five people.

Pune: Fire breaks out at Serum Institute of India

21 Jan 2021

Pune: Fire breaks out at Serum Institute of India

On Thursday afternoon, a fire broke out at the Terminal 1 gate of Serum Institute of India, Pune.

My silly mistake: Mahesh Manjrekar on his road rage incident

18 Jan 2021

My silly mistake: Mahesh Manjrekar on his road rage incident

Actor-director Mahesh Manjrekar has finally opened up about the recent road rage incident that took place in Pune, opining that the issue has been blown out of proportion by the media.

First flight with COVID-19 vaccines lands in Delhi from Pune

12 Jan 2021

First flight with COVID-19 vaccines lands in Delhi from Pune

The first consignment of Covishield vaccines reached Delhi from Pune on Tuesday, four days ahead of the launch of a nationwide drive against the coronavirus.

Coronavirus vaccine consignment awaits government nod for take-off from Pune

08 Jan 2021

Coronavirus vaccine consignment awaits government nod for take-off from Pune

On Thursday night, the Pune Airport was prepared to airlift vials of coronavirus vaccine, the first such exercise in India's massive inoculation drive.

Poor air quality may affect recovered COVID-19 patients: Experts

31 Dec 2020

Poor air quality may affect recovered COVID-19 patients: Experts

Considering that a drop in temperature deteriorates air quality, doctors in Pune city have issued a word of caution for people suffering from lung ailments, especially those who have recovered from or are currently infected with COVID-19.

Bharat Bandh will be peaceful, say farmers; government ups security

08 Dec 2020

Bharat Bandh will be peaceful, say farmers; government ups security

Farmers who have been protesting against the Centre's agricultural reforms have called for a Bharat Bandh today, which will remain in place from 11 am to 3 pm.

PM to visit three cities to review coronavirus vaccine development

28 Nov 2020

PM to visit three cities to review coronavirus vaccine development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit three cities today to review the coronavirus vaccine development and manufacturing process, his office revealed.

Onions retailing Rs. 100/kg in Mumbai, Pune; import norms relaxed

22 Oct 2020

Onions retailing Rs. 100/kg in Mumbai, Pune; import norms relaxed

As heavy rainfall has led to a shortage of onion, prices of the staple vegetable have soared to Rs. 100 per kilogram in some markets in Mumbai and Pune.

Rains fury continues: 20,000 evacuated in Maharashtra; Karnataka's situation grim

16 Oct 2020

Rains fury continues: 20,000 evacuated in Maharashtra; Karnataka's situation grim

Heavy rains continued to wreak havoc in several states on Thursday, and the condition is unlikely to improve today.

30 rain-related deaths in Telangana; showers lash Mumbai, Pune

15 Oct 2020

30 rain-related deaths in Telangana; showers lash Mumbai, Pune

After ripping apart Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, the deep depression moved toward Maharashtra, prompting the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to issue a red alert for the entire North Konkan region, that includes Mumbai and Thane, for Thursday.