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Friday, August 14, 2020



Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune Coronavirus Live Updates: With 12,608 new infections, state tally at 5.7 lakh

August 14, 2020 8:42 pm

Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune, Thane Coronavirus (Covid-19) News Live Update: With a rise of 12,608 cases on Friday, Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally rose to 5,72,734, the state health department said. The death of 364 patients during the day marked the fatality count at 19,427.

Maharashtra Coronavirus highlights: Can't allow Jain temples to open amid pandemic, Uddhav govt tells HC

August 14, 2020 11:40 am

The number of active cases in Mumbai is 19,047. Pune city reported 1,665 new cases along with 19 deaths.

Pune: No pandal this year, Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati mandal to install idol in temple

August 10, 2020 9:49 pm

Pune's Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati mandal gets lakhs of visitors during the festival, as well as substantial amount of donations offered by the devotees.

Pune: IISER’s low-cost ventilator heads for mass manufacturing

August 07, 2020 7:58 pm

As the Covid-19 case load increased during March and April, hospitals were falling short ventilator support for critical patients. This led the scientists to prepare a prototype which was ready for trial within three weeks.

Over 100 healthcare professionals unite under Doctors for One Health initiative

August 06, 2020 9:31 pm

The initiative will act as a network for these professionals to endorse integrated healthcare – termed One Health by the World Health Organisation – to highlight the connect between the environment and human and animal health.

As cases surge in Nagar Road-Vadgaonsheri, PMC cancels weekly off of local ward office staff

August 04, 2020 9:13 pm

The PMC has set up various cells at the ward-office level for work related to containment of Covid-19. The entire staff has been entrusted with the responsibility to contain the infection in the ward area.

Maharashtra Coronavirus Highlights: State reports 11,088 new cases, 256 deaths

August 12, 2020 12:15 pm

Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune, Thane Coronavirus (Covid-19) Highlights: BMC has started the second phase of sero-surveillance study in the city to assess the spread of Covid and information about antibodies developed by the people.

Pune: 'Sassoon Hospital to have 850 beds for Covid patients by August 10'

August 03, 2020 10:23 pm

Focus on stepping up bed strength at private hospitals, recruiting manpower

Pune: AAP, social organisations plan protest against Rs 300 crore investment in planned Covid facility

August 03, 2020 9:53 pm

During a recent meeting with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in Pune, MLAs across party lines had complained about the paucity of beds for Covid-19 patients and the “exorbitant prices” being charged by private hospitals in the area.


Virat Kohli warms up with Men in Blue in Pune ahead of India's second Test

October 10, 2019 7:10 am

Ahead of the second Test match against South Africa in Pune, the Indian cricket team had their team practice session at the Gahunjhe Stadium amidst the fans.

Landslide on Mumbai-Pune Expressway kills two, five injured

July 19, 2015 9:15 pm

The landslide stuck near the Adoshi tunnel around 12 noon, stopping traffic on both Pune and Mumbai side of the Expressway.


Police detain protestors opposing Sanjay Dutt's release

February 25, 2016 5:54 am

Pune, Feb 25 (ANI): The Pune police on Thursday detained protestors opposing the release of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt from the Yerawada jail. The 56-year-old, who has spent 42 months in prison, walked out of jail around eight months ahead of time - the reprieve was granted on grounds of good behaviour. The security outside the Yerawada jail has been tightened in view of Dutt's release. Meanwhile, a PIL has also been filed in Bombay High Court by social activist Pradeep Bhalekar, seeking a stay on early release of the 56-year-old actor. The PIL says several convicts secure good-conduct reports from prison authorities but are not granted remission or early release. Reportedly, the actor has been out on parole for 90 days in December 2013 and again in August last for 30 days for personal reasons.

Body of girl who died in Russia arrives in Mumbai

February 17, 2016 2:05 pm

Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): The body of a girl who died in a fire incident in Russia arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday. In the shocking tragedy, two medical students from Maharashtra died of suffocation after a fire broke out in their institute in Russia on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Karishma Bhosale (20) from Pune and Pooja Kallur (22) from Nerul. BJP leader Kirit Somaiya was seen condoling the family members of the girl.

Use 'Swadeshi' products to help retrieve black money: Ramdev

January 12, 2016 6:51 am

Pune, Jan 12 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday talked about the issue of black money at a Yoga Camp in Pune and said that in order to bring back the black money, the people of the country should boycott all foreign products and use ‘swadeshi'products. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tried to bring about a revolution by giving swadeshi products its due importance.