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Sunday, March 29, 2020



Coronavirus outbreak: PMC to survey every person who returned from abroad in March

March 28, 2020 10:47 pm

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), as per state directives, has chalked out its plan to visit the residence of each person who has returned from abroad since March 1.

18-yr-old held for moving around in the guise of policeman during lockdown

March 28, 2020 7:29 pm

The police found him dressed in a white T-shirt with the logo of the Maharashtra police and green trousers and carrying a fibre stick.

Armed with masks, soaps, Pune youth reaches out to policemen, daily wage earners in wake of lockdown

March 28, 2020 6:41 pm

Under the banner of National Youth Union, these volunteers have a taken to distributing masks, hand soaps and gloves to daily wage earners, as well as policemen.

Movement during lockdown: Cops to give QR codes for approved exemption requests

March 27, 2020 10:10 pm

The initiative has been taken to speed up the process of people seeking exemption from restrictions on movement during the lockdown.

Pune reaches out to feed the hungry, the stranded, the homeless

March 27, 2020 8:42 pm

Pune is reaching out to the underprivileged as the lockdown, which was preceded by the Janata Curfew as well as the restrictions imposed by the state government, leaves thousands without work, home and food.

Demand for biscuits, instant noodles soars

March 27, 2020 6:50 pm

No cooks, no restaurants, people look for easy-to-cook food packs.

Pune: Housing societies begin fumigation, 'needless waste of chemical', says PMC

March 27, 2020 1:08 am

According to the Pune Municipal Corporation, if the disinfecting chemical is used injudiciously, it will cause a shortage later on.

Patients leave YCM Hospital as surgeries postponed, isolation ward on premises

March 26, 2020 7:38 pm

As of Thursday, the number of patients admitted to the hospital stands at 350.

Pune: Shortage of experienced hands, PCMC to seek help of retired civic doctors

March 25, 2020 11:20 pm

Among the retired doctors are those who had worked successfully to tacke the H1N1 scare in 2009.

No new positive cases in Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, state toll at 122

March 26, 2020 12:27 am

Since January 18, a total of 2,988 people have been hospitalised in various isolation wards across the state, of which 2,531 samples tested negative.


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.