Pune: Childline addresses 41 cases of child sexual abuse among minors this year

Pune: Childline addresses 41 cases of child sexual abuse among minors this year

Director of Dnyan Devi Childline, Anuradha Sahasrabudhe, says incidences of child sexual abuse are on the rise and those involved are either minors or known relatives.

Pune smart city project: Two-year MoU signed with European body

Pune smart city project: Two-year MoU signed with European body

PSCDCL has signed a two-year MoU with EBTC to leverage European Smart City solutions for the Pune Smart City project.

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Investigators are scanning the property dispute dating back to 1984 allegedly involving Teotia and the three persons.

Supplementary chargesheet filed on Friday, includes 41 witness statements

The two officials from Bangladesh will interrogate arrested Islamic State (IS) operative Masiuddin alias Abu al-Musa.

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PMPML to change colour of buses
PMPML to change colour of buses

The PMPML would get new buses in its services and there are plans to get them in a new colour, said the managing director of PMPML, Kunal Kumar.

PMC, SWACH, get award from PM Narendra Modi
PMC, SWACH, get award from PM Narendra Modi

At the Indian sanitation summit, the award to PMC and SWACH was received by Radhabai, field worker of SWACH, alongwith mayor Prashant Jagtap and municipal commissioner Kunal Kumar.

Boy steals laptop from school in Pune
Boy steals laptop from school in Pune

School staffer Suresh Ishwar Zende (55), resident of Solapur Road, lodged a complaint in this case at the Lashkar police station, after the theft came to light on Thursday.

Mahindra Agri invests in Pune-based agro start-up
Mahindra Agri invests in Pune-based agro start-up

MD and CEO of Mahindra Agri Solutions, Ashok Sharma, said this is the company’s first such investment in an agri start-up.

Bajaj Auto workers’ union to go on a day’s strike in Pune
Bajaj Auto workers’ union to go on a day’s strike in Pune

Dilip Pawar, president of the union, said in a press release that wage agreement talks for April 2016 to March 2019 period have been going on for the last six months.

Pune: 22 pubs get notices for entertainment tax evasion
Pune: 22 pubs get notices for entertainment tax evasion

The district entertainment department has been carrying out drives against such pubs and hotels that are not following the rules as they evade the entertainment duty.

Pune Municipal Corporation to focus on community toilets
Pune Municipal Corporation to focus on community toilets

Wherever construction of personal toilets is not possible, the PMC would develop a community toilet with a new model

Pune Municipal Corporation launches Open Data portal with free real-time data access
Pune Municipal Corporation launches Open Data portal with free real-time data access

The Pune Data Store endorses Union Government’s Open Government Data platform… The site would provide data sets to help understand the city and develop solution to Pune’s problems.

Grasslands should not be termed ‘waste lands’, urges new study by Pune Wildlife Division
Grasslands should not be termed ‘waste lands’, urges new study by Pune Wildlife Division

The study has recommended that it should be termed ‘golden lands’ as it is a crucial resource for people and wildlife like the Great Indian Bustard, wolves and a host of biodiversity.

Permanent task force to tackle malnutrition, Says Devendra Fadnavis
Permanent task force to tackle malnutrition, Says Devendra Fadnavis

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Thursday said a permanent task force of a Group of Ministers will be set up to address the problem of malnutrition. Taking serious note of the malnutrition death in Palghar district, he said, “The solution to the problems of malnutrition will not be confined to Palghar alone but across the state.” […]

Meet the Muslim family offering ‘seva’ every Navratri for 15 years in Pune
Meet the Muslim family offering ‘seva’ every Navratri for 15 years in Pune

The family is locally known as Usmanbhai Gilder and Sons.

Five Pune-based self-help groups booked
Five Pune-based self-help groups booked

Police have booked Markandeya, Pratiksha, Balaji, Chameli and Ramji under sections 406, 420, 34 of the IPC

Pune: BJP leaders in a race to see who inducts most members from other parties
Pune: BJP leaders in a race to see who inducts most members from other parties

Recently, BJP leader in the Pune Municipal Corporation Ganesh Bidkar managed to rope in sitting corporator of the ruling NCP, Dhawade and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena’s Rajendra Barate.

Ahead of Pune civic polls, corporators rush to get funds to complete their projects
Ahead of Pune civic polls, corporators rush to get funds to complete their projects

The projects include installing the tallest flagpost of the state at Katraj lake to develop it as a tourist destination, in addition to the routine development works in the area.

Pune Police to organies 100-km-long human chain to mark traffic awareness day
Pune Police to organies 100-km-long human chain to mark traffic awareness day

The traffic awareness day is mainly aimed at spreading awareness about road safety norms and basic rules.

Pune cops arrest youth who robbed visitors at Vetal Tekdi
Pune cops arrest youth who robbed visitors at Vetal Tekdi

According to the police, Kishor Punjabrao Wadekar, a resident of Wadarwadi, has two more accomplices — Roshan Pavar and Sachin.

Pune Police chief ‘shocked’ by viral video of man assaulting girl, her mom
Pune Police chief ‘shocked’ by viral video of man assaulting girl, her mom

The accused, Milind Kale (45), was granted bail on Tuesday after a one-day police custody.

RTO in Pune collects Rs 1 lakh fine for truck modified for playing music during Ganesh festival
RTO in Pune collects Rs 1 lakh fine for truck modified for playing music during Ganesh festival

RTO took the action following a report submitted in this case by the Chandan Nagar police station.

PMC works on road safety plan, will rope in pvt party
PMC works on road safety plan, will rope in pvt party

“The objective is to check the number of accidents taking place on city’s roads. We will first implement the plan for roads that are at least 12 metres wide,” said Rajendra Raut, from PMC.

IAF woos youngsters with interactive drive, kick-started in Pune
IAF woos youngsters with interactive drive, kick-started in Pune

The IAF conducts induction publicity programmes in different parts of the country through Disha, to spread career and induction related information for officers’ cadre.