Pune Weather Forecast highlights, Pune Covid-19 Cases and Traffic highlights Updates: Pune region recorded the highest 1973 cases in Maharashtra today, followed by 843 from the Nashik region, PTI reported. According to a state health department official, Maharashtra recorded 4,654 covid cases taking the tally to 64,47,442. Among the 170 fatalities reported in the state, the Pune region recorded the highest 91. Pune city has 281 cases and 42 deaths.
Meanwhile, addressing students and researchers at the Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), Pune, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said the institute should get due recognition as ‘national importance’ for its contributions. He urged scientists to publicise their researches and spread awareness about their work among the public. DIAT is a deemed university of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
The Defence Minister also attended an event at the Army Sports Institute (ASI) in Pune, and felicitated gold medallist javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, among other Tokyo Olympic participants from the Armed Forces. The ASI stadium was also named after Chopra in the minister’s presence.