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Top 5 tourist places in Kamshet

29 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 tourist places in Kamshet

Located 45 kilometers away from Pune in Maharashtra, Kamshet is a small hill station that houses age-old Buddhist caves and stunning temples including the Bhairi and Bedse Caves.

Pune: 11-year-old raped by father, brother, grandfather repeatedly over 5yrs

20 Mar 2022

India
Pune: 11-year-old raped by father, brother, grandfather repeatedly over 5yrs

In a horrifying case of child sexual abuse, an 11-year-old girl was allegedly repeatedly raped and sexually abused by her father, brother, grandfather, and distant uncle over the last five years on separate occasions, the Pune Police revealed on Saturday.

Who is Santishree Pandit, the first woman VC of JNU?

08 Feb 2022

India
Who is Santishree Pandit, the first woman VC of JNU?

Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit, a professor at the Savitribai Phule Pune University was appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor (VC) at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) by the Ministry of Education (MoE) on Monday.

Elgar Parishad case: Sudha Bharadwaj granted bail, others' pleas rejected

01 Dec 2021

India
Elgar Parishad case: Sudha Bharadwaj granted bail, others' pleas rejected

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted default bail to lawyer-activist Sudha Bharadwaj in the 2018 Elgar Parishad case.

Country needs 600 medical colleges, 50 AIIMS-like institutions: Gadkari

25 Sep 2021

Politics
Country needs 600 medical colleges, 50 AIIMS-like institutions: Gadkari

The country needs at least 600 medical colleges, 50 AIIMS-like institutions, and 200 super-specialty hospitals, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday as he called for the need to replicate the infrastructure development sector's public-private partnership model in the healthcare and education sectors.

Will mandate carmakers to introduce flex-fuel engines in vehicles: Gadkari

24 Sep 2021

India
Will mandate carmakers to introduce flex-fuel engines in vehicles: Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said that he would issue an order in the next three to four months making it mandatory for the carmakers to introduce flex-fuel engines in vehicles.

Ishwari Deshpande, 25-year-old actress, loses life in car accident

21 Sep 2021

Entertainment
Ishwari Deshpande, 25-year-old actress, loses life in car accident

A trip before getting engaged proved fatal for a Pune-based actress.

Pune airport's new terminal building to be ready by August

01 Sep 2021

India
Pune airport's new terminal building to be ready by August

The construction work of the newly integrated terminal building at Pune Airport, which is coming up at an investment of Rs. 475 crore, is expected to be completed by August next year, with 60% of the work already completed, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said on Wednesday.

Achieving advancement in technology can make India superpower: Rajnath Singh

27 Aug 2021

India
Achieving advancement in technology can make India superpower: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that if India achieves advancement in the field of technology, it can become a superpower.

Drunk woman blocks traffic by lying on road in Pune

04 Aug 2021

India
Drunk woman blocks traffic by lying on road in Pune

A young woman, allegedly under the influence of alcohol, blocked traffic by creating a ruckus on a road in Pune last night.

Pune traders protest against COVID-19 curbs, say will violate rules

03 Aug 2021

India
Pune traders protest against COVID-19 curbs, say will violate rules

Hundreds of traders in Pune today held a protest against the curbs imposed by the state government over COVID-19.

36 dead in landslides in Maharashtra, evacuation underway

23 Jul 2021

India
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

Politics
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

India
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

Sports
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

Sports
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

India
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

India
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

India
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.

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