Monday, Apr 27, 2015



53% structures in Pune not quake-resistant: PMC report
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

IWDMP prepared in 2012 says city is in seismic zone III & could experience quakes of magnitude 7 on Richter scale.

Eye on 100, PMC to opt for credit rating exercise
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

The objective of the rating is to make a report of the financial status of the civic body.

Govt steps in with priority plan, Sinhagad to sport a new look
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Earlier efforts falling flat was attributed to lack of coordination between various departments.

People’s say in civic works takes a hit
Sat, Apr 11, 2015

PMC slashes allocation under participatory budget scheme, activists slam the civic body

Centre praise may prod corporators to extend SWACH
Sat, Apr 04, 2015

The SWACH initiative was started in 2007 after the waste-pickers in the city came together.

Riding high on BJP promise to abolish LBT, defaulters soar
Fri, Apr 03, 2015

BJP govt has failed to act, PMC coffers worst hit in last 6 months.

PMRDA in but cantonment boards out of its ambit
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

For effective functioning of the PMRDA, the office would be established at the new building of PCNTDA in Akurdi with immediate effect.

New equation in Pune civic body: NCP joins hands with MNS
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

The last day for filing of nomination papers for elections to the chairpersons’ post of four civic panels was on Tuesday.

State govt ‘strikes back’, threatens CID probe
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Bapat says panel to finalise DP ‘legal’, PMC overshot deadline.

PMC to hike rates for house registration
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

For the change of property ownership the charges would be a minimum of Rs 1,000, double of the Rs 500 levied earlier.

PMC wakes up, orders inquiry into ‘brazen parking loot’
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Pune Newsline had on Wednesday highlighted how private contractors were charging more parking fee than permitted.

Illegal jump in parking fee on PMC terrain
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

Puneites are being looted by the excessive parking charges imposed by private contractors

Lakaki silt removal back on track, PMC to seek expert help
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

Hydrologists like B B Chaugule had been opposing the desilting plan arguing that it would wipe out the rare algal species found in Lakaki lake.

PMC representatives propose to light up Maratha warrior king’s statue with gas torch
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

The PMC had installed an electric torch near the statue of Annabhau Sathe near Sarasbaug earlier.

Committee divided on draft development plan of old city limits
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

The special general body meeting for the draft DP has been called on Friday when it will be tabled for a final decision.

‘If AAP can do it, we can too’
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Demoralised following loss in LS, state polls parties in Pune enthused by AAP’s win.

Pawar slams BJP govt over ‘ghar wapsi’, glorification of Godse
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

The NCP chief, however, did not make any direct reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Fiscal-end fund diversion, from PMC projects yet to start
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

Left unused, the funds would lapse.

Farmers’ demand helps PMC dispose of wet garbage but dry waste yet to be taken care of
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

The civic admin had been supplying 250 tonnes of wet waste everyday to farmers as per their demand.

Crackdown on illegal religious structures puts PMC in a spot
Sun, Jan 25, 2015

City Engineer Prashant Waghmare said the civic administration had adhered to rules while taking action.

Rahul Gandhi should have joined Manmohan cabinet: Prithviraj Chavan
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

There were few party leaders who wanted Rahul Gandhi to take on the responsibility of PM, he said.

BJP corporator takes up project to install Surya Namaskar statues
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

The project is inspired by the initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to promote yoga.

Corporators’ bid to keep nursing homes open thwarted by PMC chief
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

As per the Bombay Nursing Home Registration Act, it is mandatory for a hospital or nursing home to register it with the civic body.

No to JNNURM funds hurts PMC projects
Wed, Jan 14, 2015

Rs 171 crore for previously approved Parvati water works to be spent from civic exchequer now

As garbage bins spill over, parties hunt for answers
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

Bapat says will take up issue with Devendra Fadnavis.

5 years & contract over but ITS never put to use in city
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

To monitor the 70 cameras installed for the ITS, a control room was set up at Swargate.

Irrigation department demands Rs 162 crore for water from dam
Sat, Jan 03, 2015

Civic administration has started work on project to draw water from Bhama Askhed Dam through pipeline.

Green signal for Metro rail
Wed, Dec 31, 2014

Work on the much-awaited Metro rail project set to start in 2015 as BJP is under pressure to deliver.

PMC proposes to restrict scholarship scheme to urban poor students
Wed, Dec 31, 2014

To check rising expenditure on scholarships to meritorious students of Class X and Class XII, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) administration has proposed to restrict the scheme only to students from urban poor families having a maximum earning of Rs 1 lakh per year. The administration has also proposed increasing the minimum eligibility for beneficiaries […]

PMC scouts for expert to redesign enclosures at Katraj zoo
Sat, Dec 27, 2014

A new master-plan has been prepared as per the norms laid down by the Central zoo authority

Its garbage disposal paths choked, PMC struggles for a way
Tue, Dec 23, 2014

After ban on dumping of waste in open, PMC had been finding it tough to process waste generated in city.

‘Art of hoarding’ reaches a peak in Shivajinagar
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Civic activist Vihar Durve said the commercial aspects of the business are reflected on permission sought for billboards.

Waste disposal: PMC finds land in Pisoli, seeks nod for Rs 32-lakh annual rent
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

Civic administration has submitted proposal to standing committee

Changed equations between ex-allies begin to show impact in local politics
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

BJP backs NCP move to spend civic funds on BRTS, but ruling alliance partner Congress opposes.

Full medical expenses for former corporators, spouses sought
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

The proposal was put forth after it was noticed that a few former corporators had passed away due to their inability to bear their medical expenses

SWACH gets parliamentary committee’s thumbs-up
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

Impressed by door-to-door waste disposal, panel to recommend inclusion of initiative in PM’s campaign