After going through a difficult time meeting the drinking water demands of the city,Pune Municipal Corporation has decided to rejuvenate existing water bodies in its jurisdiction along with finding new sources of fresh water.
Keeping alive its tradition of rewarding staunch loyalists,the Shiv Sena on Monday announced former deputy mayors Chandrakant Mokate and Mahadeo Babar as their Assembly poll candidates for Kothrud and Hadapsar respectively.
The river beautification project of the Pune Municipal Corporation has hit a roadblock with the first phase of dredging of Mutha river held up due to non-availability of land to stack the dredged material between Sangam bridge and Bund Garden bridge.
The notification for the October 13 Assembly elections will be issued on Friday but the real action will not begin for a while as most parties are adopting a wait-and-watch policy to minimise defections from their rank and file.
Major political parties,which have already completed the first round of interviews with probable candidates for the Assembly polls,are staring at a rebellion from those who may lose the race for the party ticket.