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Pimpri: Three COVID-19 patients found to be negative in first test, await second one
Fri, Mar 27, 2020

The family members of one of the patients – wife, mother and two children – had also tested positive and were admitted to another city hospital.

Pune: Shortage of experienced hands, PCMC to seek help of retired civic doctors
Wed, Mar 25, 2020

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

Pune: Violators of home quarantine will face legal action, six months in jail, says PCMC chief
Tue, Mar 24, 2020

The civic chief said 10 residents were served notices under Section 188 for violating home quarantine norms. “We have served notices to 10 residents, who were told to remain under home quarantine but violated the orders,” Hardikar said.

Pune: Yes Bank transfers PCMC’s Rs 984 crore deposits to Bank of Baroda account
Sat, Mar 21, 2020

A top official of Yes Bank told The Indian Express, “We had received permission from the RBI to transfer the amount. Therefore we transferred the amount through NEFT process to Bank of Baroda, which is as per PCMC’s request...,” he said.

PCMC struggles to tackle COVID-19, needs more ventilators, protective gear for health staff
Wed, Mar 18, 2020

The Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) is trying to procure 'personal protective equipment' (PPE) kits for medical staff who are handling patients in isolation wards set up the civic body.

Coronavirus outbreak: Maharashtra government mulls lockdown in Pune, Pimpri
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

“I spoke to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday about the proactive steps that need to be taken to stop coronavirus from spreading. The government might soon make a decision in this connection as it was already planning to move faster,” said Chavan.

Pune: Residents complain of disruptive levels of loudspeaker use on Holi
Thu, Mar 12, 2020

“The loudspeakers were played at full volume throughout the day on Tuesday. How can the police permit the playing of loudspeakers at such high volumes, especially at a time when SSC exams are underway?” said V Landge, a city resident.

On March 8, Pune’s Aditya Tiwari to be among those honoured as ‘world’s best mommy’
Thu, Mar 05, 2020

Tiwari adopted 22-month-old child with special needs in 2016; now on a mission to guide and motivate parents like him.

Pune: Flyover wing ready but BJP, NCP spar over inauguration
Wed, Mar 04, 2020

Meanwhile, a grade separator in the same area, for which only finishing touches remain, is said to be part of the same tussle, PCMC officials added.

Pro-CAA speaker gets police security without asking for it over ‘perceived threat to life’
Wed, Mar 04, 2020

“The CAA is not a threat to any citizen. Nobody will lose citizenship if the CAA is implemented. There is no need for any groups to fear and, therefore, protest against it,” he said. Nirgudkar claimed that the state government was also in favour of the CAA.

Shiv Sena says no to locals demanding revival of stalled refinery project in Ratnagiri
Tue, Mar 03, 2020

The ruling Shiv Sena said the refinery could not be planned at the original site, though it could be relocated somewhere else in the Konkan region.

Pune: Hours after boy recites poem urging farmers not to end lives, father kills self
Sun, Mar 01, 2020

Officials from Pathardi police station said Batula probably ended his life because of the pressure of mounting debts.

Elgaar Parishad probe: ‘Pune cops connected to case will be quizzed if they were under pressure from top’
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

“All former and current Pune police officials are under the scanner,” said Anil Deshmukh, adding the Home departmnt has started reviewing the cases filed by Pune police, following a meeting he held with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar in January.

Senior cop defends Elgaar Parishad probe: ‘Had documents, evidence against accused’
Thu, Feb 20, 2020

Asked why Sharad Pawar was repeatedly criticising the Pune police for its investigation into the case, Ravindra Kadam said that question should be directed at the person concerned.

Three tenders floated, but no response: PCMC parking policy remains on paper
Wed, Feb 19, 2020

In its over four-decade-long existence, PCMC has never had a parking policy in place. Local residents park their vehicles wherever they get some space.

Maharashtra: 27 ministers, 172 MLAs face criminal charges
Fri, Feb 14, 2020

An analysis of the affidavits filed by the 288 candidates, who fought the 2019 Maharashtra Assembly elections and became MLAs, reveals that 40 per cent of them are facing serious criminal charges.

Pune: MSME eye ‘stimulus package’ to re-energise sector
Wed, Jan 29, 2020

Major demands include refinance facilities, better infra in industrial areas, interest rate cuts, relief in filing GST returns, stringent implementation of MSME Act

Nana Patekar: Farmers don’t need just loan waivers, they are not beggars
Thu, Jan 23, 2020

“If politicians don’t give money, it won’t matter. Farmers don’t need loan waivers, we need to give them emotional support and comfort them. We need to talk to them. Loan waivers alone will not help, farmers are not beggars,” Patekar said during an open interview session at an event in Chinchwad on Wednesday.

As Sena debunks his claim, Prithviraj Chavan says ‘won’t reveal names’
Thu, Jan 23, 2020

Prithviraj Chavan insisted that the “Sena did approach the Congress,” but refused to go into details.

Sena did approach Cong…won’t reveal leaders names: Chavan sticks by coalition claim
Wed, Jan 22, 2020

"I will not reveal names of the leaders who approached us. If I do, then I will be betraying confidence that they (Sena) showed in me," Chavan told this paper.