2,758 test positive for Covid-19 in PMR

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More than 3,000 people recovered from Covid-19 in Pune Metropolitan Region on Sunday, marking the rare instance in which those discharged outnumbered the positive cases in a 24-hour period.

No need to submit school leaving cert initially

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Students seeking admission for polytechnic courses do not have to submit the school leaving certificate during the online registration process, according to the State Directorate of Technical Education (DTE).

Pune: Two killed in hit-and-run accident

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Two persons died and one was injured in a hit-and-run accident, when an unidentified four-wheeler hit a motorcycle on Sus Road on Friday afternoon.

Heavy rainfall likely in parts of Maha: IMD

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Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely in parts of Maharashtra due to a low pressure area formed over north-west and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal, the India Meteorological Department said on Sunday.

Pune airport to operate for 12 hours from Oct 26

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The Pune airport will operate for 12 hours from 8am to 8pm from October 26 for one year owing to the re-carpeting work of the main runway, officials told TOI.

Maha: Five held in Bhosari murder case

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The Pimpri Chinchwad police in the early hours of Sunday nabbed five criminals on police records at Patas toll plaza on the Pune-Solapur highway while they were on the run after allegedly hacking their 20-year-old friend to death in Bhosari on Saturday night.

Pune: 9 bizmen cheated of Rs 1.63 crore

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Two persons, who claimed to be businessmen operating in Africa and residing in the city, were booked on Friday on the charge of cheating nine people of Rs1.63 crore from 2016 by ordering stationery as well as electrical goods and not making payments against them.

Maha: 'Uptick in homebuying will continue'

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Pune: 1 killed, 8 hurt in LPG cylinder blast

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One person was killed and eight others were injured when an LPG cylinder exploded in a house in Pimpri Chinchwad area of Maharashtra's Pune district on Sunday morning, police said.

Pune: MSRTC deploys 55 buses on 40 routes

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The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has deployed 55 buses on 40 routes for intra-district travel in Pune for the regular fare.

Wadarwadi likely to lose containment zone tag

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With around 35 cases reported in the past three weeks, Wadarwadi — a containment zone since May 18 — could soon be open up.

‘Rs 25L hosp fee’? Tope seeks action reports

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Health minister Rajesh Tope said on Saturday that collectors and commissioners from every district had been asked to submit weekly reports on action taken by flying squads and auditors against inflated Covid-19 treatment bills.

IMD forecasts moderate rain till Fri for Pune

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The India Meteorological Department on Sunday forecast that Pune district would receive light to moderate rain till Tuesday and moderate rainfall thereafter till Friday.

Pune: Ayurveda doctor charged with repeated rape

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The Bibvewadi police on Saturday registered an offence of rape against an Ayurveda practitioner after a 22-year-old patient lodged an FIR accusing him of sexually exploiting her for the past two years.

Ex-cop loses Rs 10k to ATM sanitization trick

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Two men diverted the attention of an 84-year-old retired sub-inspector Krushna Jairam Surve and withdrew Rs 10,000 using his debit card on the pretext of sanitizing an SBI ATM that the latter had visited at Shastrinagar Chowk on July 17 around 12.55pm.

Pune: 'Light to moderate rain for a week'

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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast an increase in rainfall for the Madhya Maharashtra region — including Pune city — over the next week.

Active cases come down as more people recover

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(This story originally appeared in Pune Mirror on August 10, 2020)

Household cooks in Pune struggle to retain jobs

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The coronavirus outbreak has adversely affected the livelihoods of domestic cooks.

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