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Pune techie, wife and four-year-old child found dead inside flat

The tragedy has shocked the residents of Basant Bahar. A neighbour told mediapersons that the couple and their son were friendly to everybody.

Pune

Pune: IT professional, wife, child found dead in home

Police suspect that the couple might have committed suicide but are uncertain about the cause of the child's death, officials said.

Pune

A year before Lok Sabha polls, the race to get BJP ticket from Pune is a tight one

With their focus on the Lok Sabha ticket next year, many aspirants in the BJP have started to re-connect with their voters.

Pune

PCB charging too much to allow road digging work in its jurisdiction: MSEDCL

MSEDCL officials said that they had applied for permission for digging up roads to lay underground cables, as part of the Integrated Power Development Scheme.

Pune

DRDO lab in Pune provided key parts for Agni-5

The DRDO official said, “The special vehicle on which the 50-tonne missile is mounted, and which provides good mobility, has been designed by VRDE in Ahmednagar.”

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Pune I-T Commissionerate sees 2nd highest growth in tax collection

The region has recorded a gross corporate tax collection of Rs 15,257.60 crore for the financial year 2016-17, and till January 17, 2018, the collections stood at Rs 19,332.00 crore.

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56 cats seized from Pune flat: Bombay HC asks state govt to file reply in three weeks

Family harassed by police and ‘animal welfare officers’, claims woman

Pune

Chandni Chowk project: NHAI asks PMC to speed up land transfer process

The PMC has planned a Rs 420 crore project of constructing multilevel bridge at Chandni Chowk to ease the traffic problem.

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PCMC denies increments to top official for ‘misbehaving with colleague’

Civic officials added, “As a senior officer, it was Kulkarni’s duty to ensure the safety of the colleague but he failed.”

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After IIT-Bombay team suggests changes: Three years on, PCMC’s plans for BRTS launch postponed again

BRTS in-charge says a report ‘clearing all doubts’ to be presented in HC Feb 5

Pune

ASI who ‘killed’ three remanded to 12 days in police custody

Police probe has revealed that Shinde was involved in gambling and had a dispute with one of the victims over money.

Pune

Pune: After report about ‘unsafe & unhygienic’ women’s toilet at labour office, minister sanctions funds for a new one

On January 11, The Indian Express had highlighted the absence of a functional woman’s toilet in the office.

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Pune: 25 eateries unhygienic; in some, customers left after seeing the kitchen

Fact-finding teams inspect over 90 eateries, find many ‘irregularities’

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Pune: Neglected for years, Shivaji Market to undergo major repairs, hawkers asked to shut shop

After day-long meet, PCB chief and team visit market; find chaos, garbage and many illegal stalls

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Pune petrol pump first one in state to be sealed for ‘fraud, cheating customers’

At least two other petrol pumps in the state are also likely to be sealed as they had also tampered with the fuel dispensing machines to cheat customers, said the All India Petrol Dealers’ Association.

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Pune: Science and Technology Park gifts 2 water ‘ATMs’ to Karnataka village

The scheme was introduced in Maharashtra and, in its maiden attempt, set up such ‘ATMs’ at some railway stations.

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Police book youth over 22-year-old’s ‘suicide’ at SPPU hostel

The student, identified as Reshma Ravindra Gaikwad (22), was a postgraduate student of Botany and a native of Parner taluka in Ahmednagar district. She was found hanging from the ceiling in her room in L3 building of the girls’ hostel.

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Pune: Muslim organisations, scholars welcome Centre’s decision to abolish Haj subsidy

In the past, a section of the Muslim community had called the subsidy, worth almost Rs 700 crore every year, a ‘blot’, as the Quran states that members of the community should perform Haj only if they can afford to do so.

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To generate solar power & save Rs 91 lakh a year, PMC identifies 14 civic buildings

The PMC is also trying to identify more civic buildings to generate additional 176 KWP to achieve its target of 1 MW of solar energy via rooftop solar panels.

Pune

From 2 to 50 in 5 years: Heart transplants pick up pace, but restricted to only a few centres

A heart transplant centre requires considerable infrastructure, surgical expertise and high standards of follow-up care.

Pune

Pune: Reserve police constable kills three in firing at Daund

While the exact motive behind the shooting is still unclear, the police said that personal rivalry could be one of the reasons.

Pune

We’re preparing men and machines for ‘tomorrow’s war’, says Lt Gen Soni

Lt Gen Soni was speaking during Veterans’ Day celebrations by the Southern Command, organised at the Bombay Engineer Group and Centre in Khadki, which were attended by a large number of veterans from the armed forces, as well as war widows.

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Pune: Overcrowding at Sanas ground hits budding athletes

Pune civic administration officials say they are aware of problem, but rules do not allow them to deny anyone admission to the ground. On many occasions, athletes cannot do regular practice  or use these special tracks due to the crowds, which includes

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7-hour delay leaves 171 passengers stranded at Pune airport

Passengers claimed that GoAir staffers at the airport “only made piecemeal announcements”. They kept assuring us that the flight will depart in an hour, a passenger claimed. The GoAir 283, which was scheduled to depart at 7.40 am on Sunday, de

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For better forecast, new system to study clouds near Bhopal

In 2016, IITM had tied up with Sagar University in MP, located about 200 kms north of Bhopal where experiments on carbon emitting sources and composition of greenhouse gases were carried out.

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Builder shot dead in Pune

Teams from local police station and the Crime branch has launched a parallel probe into the case. Cops were yet to ascertain the motive but said that they suspect the incident to be fallout of an extortion bid.

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Inter-School tournament: PCMC school wins hockey meet

In the shootout, St Ursula HS had Abhishekh Nair, Kaif Sayyed, Jaskaran Singh gain success, while the losers had Pankaj Singh and Islam Shaikh score.

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Lawyer Satyendra Verma dies at 62

Satyendra Verma was popular as “Satishbhau” among family and friends. In 1986, he had contested Pimpri-Chinchwad’s first civic elections on a Congress ticket, but was defeated by a small margin.

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PM Modi, Rahul-themed kites to dot the sky this year

Shopkeepers said implementation of the Goods and Services Tax may have delayed the production of kites but has not impacted the sales. If anything, sales have seen an upward surge. 

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India’s first IT trade union registered in Pune, aims to fight ‘illegal layoffs’

While work is in progress for the registration of FITE chapters in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Telangana, the Pune chapter is the first one to be officially recognised as a trade union, said Elavarasan Raja, general secretary, FITE, Maharashtra.

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Ambedkarite Students Association holds protest in London

The students also demanded the release of Ambedkarites arrested by police over the violence and justice for the victims of the Bhima Koregaon “caste attacks”.

Pune

Koregaon Bhima residents rally around 23 year old student ‘wrongfully’ arrested over violence

Ganesh Shevale’s family and friends say he was watching a film at the time of riots, has selfie to prove it.

Pune

To help drug-resistant TB patients, state to spend Rs 15 crore on their nutrition plan

The latest step towards fighting TB comes after the government's earlier effort under the 'Arogyavardhini' project -- when it provided ready-to-eat food packets for patients resistant to TB drugs -- did not fetch a positive response in Mumbai.

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Yesteryear’s stars grace opening ceremony of PIFF; festival offers film screenings, masterclasses & more

At the ceremony, held at Citypride Multiplex, Kothrud, three men were honoured for their significant contributions to Indian cinema. Sholay director Ramesh Sippy and film producer Ramesh Prasad received the ‘PIFF Distinguished Award’, while p

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