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Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, rift within BJP fold, Congress senses opportunity in Pune

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, whose name has been doing the rounds for the Pune seat, denied that he will be contesting.

In 18 days, Helmetless riders in Pune fined in 1.35 lakh cases

After several failed attempts in the past to fully implement the helmet rule in the city, the Pune City Traffic Police had launched an intensified drive with largest possible resource allocation and specific goals since first day of the year.

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‘Pimpri-Chinchwad is ready for team inspection under Swachh Survekshan’

A central team is set to visit Pimpri-Chinchwad to inspect the city and its level of cleanliness, under the Swachh Survekshan. Dilip Gawde, additional municipal commissioner, tells The Indian Express that since it is a ‘surprise visit’, they are keeping their fingers crossed

Collective apathy leads to deaths of hapless labourers at construction sites

Collective apathy leads to deaths of hapless labourers at construction sites

Pune: Cops seek ban on protests at Shaniwar Wada, other spots

Pune City Police is investigating the alleged Maoist links of the organisers of Elgaar Parishad, a one-day conference held ahead of the 200th commemoration of the Battle of Bhima Koregaon.

Sambhaji statue ready: PMC seeks corporators’ nod to finish paperwork, install it in civic park

The proposal to make a statue, on the basis of a picture in Budhbhusan, a book written by Sambhaji himself, was presented by Member of Legislative Council Anil Bhosale years ago. The plan was approved by the district administration in August 2014 and the City Improvement Committee of PMC approved the proposal in June 2015.

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Police bust ‘sex racket’ at Pune spa, rescue 4 women from Thailand

At 6 pm on Thursday, a team from the Vimantal police station raided the spot and rescued four women from Thailand, who were in their 30s and 40s, and sent them to a rescue home.

Pune: Over 1,000 two-wheeler riders died in 5 years, only 3 had helmets on, says police

The police believe that two-wheeler deaths could be avoided if city residents became serious about using helmets while riding a two-wheeler.

Maratha protests: Woman who climbed bus to give ‘inflammatory’ speech among 59 arrested by SIT

Police are looking for more people who delivered speeches that allegedly provoked the crowd.

In 2018, Pune recorded highest number of H1N1 deaths in Maharashtra: data

Across the country there were a total of 13,447 cases of H1N1 virus and 969 deaths according to the latest update of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

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Landslide on Mumbai-Pune Expressway kills two, five injured

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

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Police detain protestors opposing Sanjay Dutt's release

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

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

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.

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