Articles about Pune
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.