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07 May 2021

Pune Police

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

Bombay High Court

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

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

United Nations (UN)

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.

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.

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.

03 Sep 2020

Union Health Ministry

Pune institute develops 'immunity-boosting' room freshener to limit coronavirus spread

A Pune institute has developed a herbal-based room freshener to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Union Ministry of Defence said on Thursday.

25 Apr 2020


Mumbai, Pune lockdown may extend till May 18: Health Minister

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Saturday that the lockdown in Mumbai and Pune may extend till May 18.

29 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

I apologize for taking harsh steps, but lockdown necessary: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday morning addressed the nation through his radio show Mann ki Baat.

21 Mar 2020

West Bengal

Health Ministry authorizes private labs to test for COVID-19

Under guidelines issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Health Ministry authorized select private laboratories in India to test for coronavirus disease COVID-19.

15 Feb 2020

Air India

AI pilots spot jeep, man on runaway, take-off, avert disaster

A major disaster was averted this morning at the Pune airport when pilots, flying an Air India flight, spotted a jeep and a man on the runaway.

03 Jan 2020


IndiGo ordered to compensate fliers who found cockroach on flight

An IndiGo flight from Pune to Delhi on December 31, 2018, turned horrifying for two passengers, who found a cockroach on the aircraft.

27 Dec 2019

Navi Mumbai

Pune DIG booked for molesting friend's minor daughter at party

Deputy Inspector-General (Motor Transport) Pune has been booked for allegedly molesting a minor at her birthday party.

10 Nov 2019


Housemaid flooded with job offers after business card goes viral

With a slump in economy and increasing unemployment rates, landing a job today has become difficult, especially for semi-skilled resources.