Follow Us:
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

In shock after his mother died of Covid, award-winning Pune artist paints her face on canvas

June 23, 2021 10:26:02 pm

Azharuuddin Inamdar used to document nature, now he survives on pills and memories

maharashtra curfew, maharashtra curfew section 144, maharashtra vaccine shortage, maharashtra curfew news, maharashtra curfew guidelines, maharashtra janata curfew, uddhav thackeray, maharashtra lockdown, maharashtra covid curfew

Maharashtra to disburse over Rs 170-crore aid for Cyclone Tauktae rehabilitation

June 23, 2021 10:24:40 pm

This is the second consecutive year when the state has faced the brunt of a cyclone. In June 2020, Cyclone Nisarga hit Alibaug and affected coastal districts of Raigad, Ratnagiri and parts of Pune.

Pune News, Pune latest news, Five arrested in Pune, petrol pump manager, india news, indian express

Pune: Five arrested for robbing petrol pump manager of Rs 8.74 lakh cash

June 23, 2021 10:14:59 pm

One of the accused was also a staffer at the petrol pump, with whom the other four developed a good rapport and then planned the crime, police said.

‘Devoid of merit’: Maharashtra govt urges HC to dismiss pleas challenging GR against quota in promotion

June 23, 2021 10:11:33 pm

The state said that since the apex court is already seized of the matters challenging the May 7 GR, the “HC should not interfere in the petitions which are devoid of merit.”

pune, COVID-19 pandemic, organ donation, Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee, Pune Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee, organ donors in india, india news, indian express

Pune ZTCC first in state to launch online organ donation pledge form

June 23, 2021 10:08:23 pm

At Pune's Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee, which allocates donated organs, authorities said they were able to list only 13 brain dead patients till date as donors.

Pune: Woman falls off tractor, crushed to death under its rear wheel

June 23, 2021 10:02:01 pm

Police have identified the deceased as Nanda Yadav, a resident of Tarawade Vasti in Mohammadwadi.

More than 6,000 nurses in Maharashtra hospitals on strike over poor wages, delayed promotions

June 23, 2021 10:07:39 pm

Earlier this year, members of the Maharashtra State Nurses Association had said that the government had announced three new medical colleges but an adequate number of nurses have not been appointed for them.

Gujarat HC relief to IAF corporal served with notice for ‘refusal’ to take Covid vaccine

June 23, 2021 9:58:11 pm

The 28-year-old corporal, Yogendra Kumar, moved the high court after the IAF served him the notice on May 10, seeking an explanation on why he should not be terminated from service for his refusal to take the Covid-19 vaccine.

Gujarat Congress, Hardik Patel, Hardik Patel news, Gujarat news, india news, indian express

Ahmedabad sessions court order: Hardik can travel out of Gujarat without permission, for a year

June 23, 2021 9:52:29 pm

On Wednesday, additional sessions judge BJ Ganatra relaxed the bail condition, exempting Hardik from such permission for a period of one year.

How vaccination helped bring down number of Covid cases and deaths in Maharashtra police

June 23, 2021 9:52:53 pm

According to Additional Director General of Police (Administration) Sanjeev Kumar Singhal, over 90 per cent of about 2 lakh police personnel in the state have had their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine while 70 per cent personnel have taken both the doses.

Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi to appear before Surat court on Thursday

June 23, 2021 9:34:04 pm

The case pertains to his remarks at a Lok Sabha election rally at Kolar in Karnataka on April 13, 2019. During the rally, Rahul had said, “Why all the thieves have Modi in their names whether be it Nirav Modi, Lalit Modi, and Narendra Modi?”

Haryana farmers lock horns with govt over tubewell connections, threaten strike on June 26

June 23, 2021 9:32:43 pm

“The electricity authorities have given a contract to a private company for the installation of electricity connections for tubewells, which has become a reason for delay in issuance of the new connections,” said BKU leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni, while submitting a memorandum to the government in this regard.

Mysuru sole district in Karnataka under total lockdown, TPR three times that of state

June 23, 2021 9:15:20 pm

Mysuru to date has reported nearly 1.65 lakh Covid-19 cases and 2,046 official deaths. Of these, over a lakh new infections and 963 fatalities were recorded from the second week of April this year as part of the second wave.

Maharashtra: BJP leaders meet Governor over two-day Monsoon Session, say govt ‘violating constitutional duties’

June 23, 2021 8:52:53 pm

The BJP also urged Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to direct the government to appoint a Speaker in the state assembly. The constitutional post has been vacant for 15 months.

Tik Tok

Scolded over TikTok obsession, Delhi girl runs away from home, traced in UP

June 23, 2021 8:48:49 pm

Police said she left home because she wanted to “become a TikTok star” and was fed up with being scolded by her family over studies. The girl took a train from Delhi on June 17 and reached Etawah.

Punjab: Government doctors threaten strike over reduction of non-practicing allowance

June 23, 2021 9:23:02 pm

On Wednesday, the doctors also submitted memorandums to Deputy Commissioners across the state in order to lodge their protest.

Pune, Covid-19

Ex-sarpanch, his team of youngsters start special Covid care centre for children in Manchar

June 23, 2021 9:34:21 pm

Located around 60 km from Pune, Manchar has witnessed an uptick in infections during the second wave.

Pune Rural Police constable found dead, suicide suspected

June 23, 2021 8:13:13 pm

Police have lodged a case of sudden death pending probe into causes and the sequence of events leading to it. 

Drug peddler held from Pune railway station with mephedrone worth Rs 2 lakh: Cops

June 23, 2021 7:51:09 pm

A team from the Anti-Narcotics Cell received a tip-off about a person who was selling contraband drugs in the Pune Railway Station area and the bus stand located next to it.

Anil Deshmukh case: Allowing CBI to probe transfers without HC mandate will demoralise police, says Maharashtra

June 23, 2021 7:37:08 pm

On June 21, the CBI had told the HC that the Maharashtra government, by not cooperating and refusing access to certain documents sought by it with regard to an FIR against Deshmukh, was in contempt of court.

Walk-in vaccination gathers steam at Delhi govt centres

June 23, 2021 7:36:29 pm

Malviya Nagar MLA Somnath Bharti said all but four of the full-time government school vaccination centres in his constituency providing shots to the 18-44 category now have walk-in registration.

Udyog Nagar factory fire: Extreme heat, unstable structure hamper police ops to find 6 missing

June 23, 2021 7:13:54 pm

Around 8 am Monday, Delhi Fire Services had rushed to the spot with 33 fire tenders. While six workers were rescued, six remain missing, according to families of labourers employed there.

Bengaluru woman duped of Rs 1 lakh after being promised Rs 1 crore in return of antique coin

June 23, 2021 7:22:29 pm

The resident of Sarjapura put a one-rupee coin from 1947, India's year of independence, for sale on an online marketplace and an unknown person offered her Rs 1 crore and asked her to pay for various transfer charges.

Flesh trade racket busted; 3 held, 2 women rescued in Vadodara

June 23, 2021 6:43:52 pm

The Special Operations Group (SOG) has been keeping a watch on flesh trade rackets operating through various websites as part of an ongoing drive.

Tamil Nadu, Farmer assault, police assault

TN cop arrested for allegedly beating up farmer who later succumbed to injuries

June 23, 2021 6:45:10 pm

Taking suo motu cognisance of the incident, the state human rights commission has asked the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Salem Range to submit a report on the incident in four weeks.