Dabholkar murder: CBI seeks court nod for polygraph tests on two Sanatan members

Dabholkar murder: CBI seeks court nod for polygraph tests on two Sanatan members

Two unidentified motorcycle-borne youths had shot Dabholkar dead on August 20, 2013 while he was on a morning walk, around 7.15 am, on the Omkareshwar bridge, near the Balgandharva auditorium, in Pune.

Pune: Citizens meet Javadekar, protest against biodiversity park

Pune: Citizens meet Javadekar, protest against biodiversity park

The committee also assured that they were ready to plant and protect trees on hilltops and hill slopes if the government gives construction permission. The minister accepted the memorandum, but did not gave any assurance.

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday said he was the “wall” between the Centre and his ministers.

All India Police Duty Meet is the first major achievement for Pune in the Computer Awareness convention and has raised the morale of the police personnel in the city.

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MSBSHSE offers counselling sessions, helpline for SSC/HSC students
MSBSHSE offers counselling sessions, helpline for SSC/HSC students

“The counselling service has started to ensure that if students have any doubts regarding the exams or need help with syllabus, then they can call on this number,” says MSBSHSE.

In a state of limbo: Work on new family court building stuck for lack of funds

Chief judge SS Sawant has written to Bombay HC that several infrastructural works remain incomplete.

Dabholkar murder: CBI seeks court nod for polygraph tests on two Sanatan members
Dabholkar murder: CBI seeks court nod for polygraph tests on two Sanatan members

Two unidentified motorcycle-borne youths had shot Dabholkar dead on August 20, 2013 while he was on a morning walk, around 7.15 am, on the Omkareshwar bridge, near the Balgandharva auditorium, in Pune.

Poona Club faces Rs 2.53 cr penalty for misuse of land
Poona Club faces Rs 2.53 cr penalty for misuse of land

Pune district administration has issued a notice against Poona Club for misuse of land and have demanded a penalty of Rs 2.53 crore from them for violating the conditions

Pune: Citizens meet Javadekar, protest against biodiversity park
Pune: Citizens meet Javadekar, protest against biodiversity park

The committee also assured that they were ready to plant and protect trees on hilltops and hill slopes if the government gives construction permission. The minister accepted the memorandum, but did not gave any assurance.

‘Palliative Care should be integrated with National Health Scheme’

He said every terminally ill patient has the right to get palliative care and denying it amounts to human rights violation.

Polls for mayor, deputy mayor on February 25

The PMC had sought appointment of divisional commissioner to conduct the election and deputed Abhishek Krishna, Managing Director of PMPML, to be the returning officer for the election.

NCP, BJP defer meeting on PMC’s water hike proposal
NCP, BJP defer meeting on PMC’s water hike proposal

The civic administration had proposed a 50 per cent hike in water charges for the next fiscal year and a five per cent hike after that for the next 20 years.

Murud tragedy: Students start Facebook page to ‘tell the truth’
Murud tragedy: Students start Facebook page to ‘tell the truth’

Meanwhile, 10 days after the tragedy, lectures resumed for the Bachelors of Computer Science students on Friday, albeit in a sombre atmosphere.

Storytelling shared experience, brings people close: Emily Parrish
Storytelling shared experience, brings people close: Emily Parrish

Renowned professional storyteller from the UK, Emily Parrish (Hennessey), visited the British Council as part of the India Story Telling India Tour 2016 and shared her experiences about story telling. “I still remember the images that formed in my mind when I attended a storytelling class taken by Vayu Naidu, an Indian raconteur based in […]

Music therapy course to begin in city soon, intro session on Saturday

The bodies claim this will be India’s first scientifically designed course in the therapy, which will be spread over four months and will have lectures twice in a week.

Pune: Banning alcohol not enough, govt must do more, says activist Paromita Goswami
Pune: Banning alcohol not enough, govt must do more, says activist Paromita Goswami

Paromita Goswami, an activist from Chandrapur, has raised concerns over the problems likely to come up after the ban on alcohol in Chandrapur, as decided by the state government. At an award ceremony in the city, Goswami said the government’s decision of banning liquor in Chandrapur district is appreciable, but the administration is completely ignorant […]

Pune: After city activist’s letter, President asks state govt to probe MKVDC ‘corruption’
Pune: After city activist’s letter, President asks state govt to probe MKVDC ‘corruption’

For the past few years, Rameshan has been alleging irregularities in the way the corporation has awarded contracts for construction of dams, and demanding a thorough probe into them.

Pune: To boost revenue, plug leakages, civic body to restart GIS-based property tax survey
Pune: To boost revenue, plug leakages, civic body to restart GIS-based property tax survey

Project to include door-to-door assessment survey and GIS-based mapping of property, PMC says will make collection transparent.

Women’s grievance redressal cell busy playing matchmaker to live-in couples
Women’s grievance redressal cell busy playing matchmaker to live-in couples

Around 25 per cent of the cases that come to the Women’s Grievance Redressal Cell of Pune city police are pertaining to the live-in relationships, the officers from the cell say.

Pune: State Revenue Dept to revise land rates to educational institutions, charitable bodies
Pune: State Revenue Dept to revise land rates to educational institutions, charitable bodies

The institutions pay only 25 per cent of the RR rate and the revenue department is set to revise the rules and make them pay the market rate_which will fill the state coffers.

PMC contractor blamed for gas leakage in Model Colony
PMC contractor blamed for gas leakage in Model Colony

Fire brigade and MNGL staff rushed to the spot on receiving the information and controlled the situation by stopping the gas leakag

Talegaon: Villagers reap crores after land acquisition
Talegaon: Villagers reap crores after land acquisition

Records show that 287 hectare of land have been acquired and total disbursement made is Rs 331 cr.

Pune: Event to find a companion for senior citizens finds many takers
Pune: Event to find a companion for senior citizens finds many takers

According to Vaishali Desai, honorary coordinator of Dignity Foundation, an organisation that works for the cause and care of the senior citizens, “We often come across elderly people who have lost their spouse and lead lonely lives.

Sassoon hospital reopens creche for children of working mothers
Sassoon hospital reopens creche for children of working mothers

There should be adequate safe play area outside. In the centre, there should be sleeping facilities for children i.e. mattresses, cradles, cots, pillows and other basic infrastructure.