Pune News

Sugar export: Only 24% target met as crushing season enters last leg

Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank (MSC) Bank, the apex cooperative bank for the state, had given its nod for exports by allowing mills to avail a loan at 14 per cent interest for the gap amount, but scheduled commercial banks did not follow suit.

Contractor arrested over death of three workers in slab collapse at Pimple Gurav temple

Police have said that the work was being carried out illegally in spite of the civic body issuing a stop work notice earlier. Workers at the site were not given the requisite safety equipment such as helmets, safety shoes and nets, said police.

Pimple Gurav: 3 workers killed as stone slab collapses at temple

THE Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has launched a probe to find out whether the temple in Pimple Gurav area, where three workers died on Wednesday when a stone slab collapsed on them, was constructed legally

Pune sees season’s coldest and decade’s hottest day in Feb

Similar trends were recorded in central Maharashtra, Marathwada and parts of Vidarbha. At 39 degrees Celsius, Beed remained the hottest city in Maharashtra.

Teltumbde questioned by Pune police again

Teltumbde was arrested on February 3 after his anticipatory bail was rejected by a Pune court, but released hours later when a city sessions court termed his arrest ‘illegal’. He had then moved the High Court to seek pre-arrest bail.

Pune civic body to register births and deaths online

The system centralises data management of all recorded events for birth, death and stillbirth registrations, said Dr Kalpana Baliwant, sub-registrar and assistant medical officer of the PMC’s birth and death registration department.

Protesting FTII students seek I&B’s intervention, accuse administration of targeting those who speak up

On Monday evening, the FTII students’ body sent a letter to the secretary, I&B, and joint secretary (films), alleging that the institute’s administration was trying to intimidate the protesting students.

Pune: Man booked for placing Sambhaji Maharaj statue at civic park

Members of the Sambhaji Brigade had claimed that the act of vandalism was carried out as a “protest” against Raj Sanyas, a play based on Chhatrapti Sambhaji’s life written by Gadkari in 1915.

In J&K, external drivers overwhelm internal influences: Lt Gen Saini

Lt Gen Saini was speaking on the sidelines of the Investiture Ceremony of the Southern Command, during which medals for gallant operations and distinguished service were awarded to officers and soldiers, and best-performing units were given citations.

27 more women’s special buses to join PMPML fleet soon

Of its total fleet of about 2,098 buses, 350 to 400 buses remain off the road due to various reasons on an average day. Breakdowns also result in shrinking the number of trips.

500 expert trainers to train 15 lakh construction workers under MahaRERA initiative

The training of the first 50 experts started on Tuesday at a specially-designed training facility, both of which were inaugurated by Chatterjee at Nanded City. This training facility contains tools display area, classrooms, activity hall and workshop.

Yoga, naturopathy graduates protest against GR, demand Dr prefix added to their names

The state government’s recent resolution that yoga and naturopathy graduates cannot be registered as medical practitioners and cannot use the prefix “Dr” with their names has disappointed the Indian Naturopathy and Yoga Graduates’ Medical Association (INYGMA).