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Pune: Lieutenant Colonel arrested in Army soldier recruitment paper leak case
Tue, May 18, 2021

A serving Army officer of Lieutenant Colonel rank has been arrested in connection with the soldier recruitment paper leak case, which had come to light in the last week of February and has till now led to close to a dozen arrests, including of serving Army officers and personnel.

IAF, Navy mobilise assets for emergency response to cyclone Tauktae
Mon, May 17, 2021

The IAF has deployed its various transport assets for airlift of rescue teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the cargo required for its rescue missions.

En route to illegal markets abroad, red sandalwood worth Rs 6 crore seized in Pune; 5 arrested
Tue, May 18, 2021

The cases by Forest department and other investigating agencies have revealed that it is smuggled to foreign countries via sea routes from various Indian ports and also by road via Nepal and other places across the border.

Cops often deployed for high-risk duties: Maharashtra Police report over 6,300 cases, 71 deaths in last one month
Tue, May 11, 2021

Since the beginning of the lockdown, the state police force has been deployed in various high-exposure and high-risk duties such as guarding the boundaries of districts, containment zones, isolation wards, quarantine facilities and hospitals.

In mission mode, IAF and Navy deploy assets for carrying oxygen containers, testing equipment and medical supplies
Tue, May 11, 2021

IAF and the Navy are currently in mission mode and have deployed their various assets for carrying oxygen tankers and also for transport of various Covid-19 testing equipment, systems needed for emergency treatment and various other materials required in the fight against the pandemic.

Indian Air Force steps up efforts to airlift oxygen containers
Mon, May 10, 2021

The IAF has stepped up its efforts to assist the civil administration by transporting oxygen containers and medical supplies required in the fight against the pandemic.

Insulating material in ceiling, ducts led to Serum building blaze spread: report
Wed, May 05, 2021

Five workers -- who were part of the welding and air-conditioning crew at the building, which had recently been completed -- were killed in the fire

Explained: What is Maharashtra’s two-child norm for government employees?
Fri, Apr 30, 2021

What is the 'two children' service rule for Maharashtra government employees, what are its provisions which, among others, mandate a declaration to be filed by the employees, and how has its enforcement been?

Armed guard, escort for oxygen generation plants and transporting vehicles in Pimpri-Chinchwad
Tue, Apr 27, 2021

The deployment is being monitored by the 'O2 Coordination Team' comprising senior police officers from various police jurisdictions.

Pune: Security deployed at oxygen plants, escort team for vehicles
Tue, Apr 27, 2021

The deployment is being monitored by the 'O2 Coordination Committee' comprising officers from various stakeholder establishments.

Pune Police uses tweets to highlight cops on duty, life during pandemic
Mon, Apr 26, 2021

For the past couple of weeks, the Pune Police has started tweeting under various heads, capturing the lighter and candid moments of its personnel.

Adding a tinge of humour to lockdown: how Pune Police is using Twitter to spread Covid awareness
Sun, Apr 25, 2021

From sharing stories of funny excuses given by people to bypass lockdown norms to spreading awareness about Covid-appropriate behaviour, Pune Police have been using the micro-blogging site to engage with the people of the city.

IAF mission amid oxygen crisis: Four empty containers flown from Pune Air Base to Jamnagar
Sat, Apr 24, 2021

Officials said the IAF is currently in mission mode and has deployed its various assets for carrying tankers of medical oxygen to be refilled and also for transport of various COVID testing equipment and other systems required in the fight against surge.

No distinction in medical services for serving, retired: Army Commander to veterans
Sat, Apr 24, 2021

The Army Commander’s letter comes at the time when a huge spike in the number of daily Covid cases is being reported across the country, leading to immense straining of health infrastructure.

Attack on wildlife activist puts spotlight back on Pangolin smuggling
Wed, Apr 21, 2021

On April 16, activist and honorary wildlife warden Rohan Bhate and a team of the forest department, led by probationary assistant conservator of forest Amarjit Pawar, laid a trap and rescued a pangolin from a group of men at Umbarwadi in Gadhinglaj village of Kolhapur district.

Maharashtra: As cases among inmates rise, prison dept ramps up testing, plans to restart temporary jails
Thu, Apr 15, 2021

Since the pandemic began, 44 of the 47 prisons in Maharashtra have reported Covid-19 infections and the total number of cases among the inmates till now is 3,116, of which 2,911 have recovered, seven have succumbed to the infection and 198 are active cases as on Wednesday night.

Complete curfew in Pune, domestic help among essential workers allowed
Thu, Apr 15, 2021

The PMC on Wednesday gave permission to domestic help, drivers, cooks and attendants of senior citizens and ailing citizens to commute on all days, from 7 am to 10 pm.

Active Covid cases in Maharashtra police force almost triple in three weeks
Mon, Apr 12, 2021

As on Sunday, the 2 lakh-strong force of Maharashtra has reported a total of 36,089 cases and 368 deaths while the number of active cases is 2,950. These numbers include both officers and constabulary staff.

Dept of Defence Production ‘violating’ conciliation settlement, federations complain to Chief Labour Commissioner
Thu, Apr 01, 2021

In spite of strong opposition from the three main worker federations, the Ministry of Defence is moving forward to convert the OFB into a 100 per cent government-owned corporate entity.

Explained: Why summer months spark off more fire incidents
Thu, Apr 01, 2021

The months of January, February and March this year have reported 123, 180 and 244 incidents of fire in Pune municipal limits, respectively.

Pune: Fire breaks out at ground floor of SCERT building, no casualties
Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Officials from Pune Fire Brigade said that the fire was reported around 1.45 pm on the ground floor of the SCERT building located on Kumthekar Road in Sadashiv Peth area of Pune.

Pune: 54 arrested in cases of attack and vandalism faced by MSEDCL staffers during recovery drive over unpaid bills
Thu, Mar 25, 2021

The agency had said that because of the severe financial crunch it was facing, there was no choice but to start taking the stringent step of cutting power connections.

Tightrope of high-risk duties & trying to stay safe: How Pune cops navigated the pandemic year
Wed, Mar 24, 2021

The 8,600-strong Pune City Police have, till now, reported 1,597 Covid-19 cases, of which 105 officers and personnel are active cases as on Tuesday.

Maharashtra Police reports surge in daily cases, takes stock of safety norms, SOPs
Fri, Mar 19, 2021

As on Friday, the two lakh-strong police force of Maharashtra has till now reported a total of 31,746 cases and 346 deaths while the number of active cases is 1,086.

Explained: What is the case of bank data theft that Pune police is probing?
Thu, Mar 18, 2021

Pune police said their cyber crime wing had arrested eight persons, including four IT engineers and a Marathi actor-filmmaker, for allegedly trying to sell data of five bank accounts of corporate entities containing deposits of over Rs 216 crore.