Pune News Updates: Pune city on Tuesday reported 96 fresh Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths. Among the eight circles of Maharashtra, Mumbai circle reported the highest 393 new Covid-19 cases, followed by 234 cases from the Pune circle, 144 from the Nashik circle.
The city will witness cloudy sky conditions today, with the maximum temperature expected to touch 33 degrees during the day. Thunder and light intensity rain took place during the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. The city’s air quality is forecast to be ‘satisfactory’ with the AQI value likely to remain 80.
The National Defence Academy (NDA) paid homage to Colonel Viplav Tripathi, an alumnus of the 102nd course of the tri-services academy, who was killed along with his wife and five-year-old son during an ambush by militants in Manipur on November 13.
In other news, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has collected Rs 3,190 crore in the first half of the financial year, against its estimated annual target of Rs 8,370 crore. It had a capital expenditure of only Rs 258 crore while most of its expenditure has been in the form of revenue expenditure to the tune of Rs 1,420 crore till September-end.
Meanwhile, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the state Election Commission and the Maharashtra government, asking them to file their replies to a writ petition seeking a stay on the multi-member ward system which will be followed in the February 2022 civic elections in the state.