A 24-year-old businessman was arrested on Saturday on the charge of kidnapping and raping a call centre employee at an isolated location in Kharadi in the wee hours of Thursday.
Former Asia Pacific head of a prominent multinational fashion company was arrested from his Delhi home on Friday night in a cheating case registered with the Pimpri police in 2018.
(This story originally appeared in Pune Mirror on 3 December, 2021)
The active Covid-19 caseload dropped to 5,788 in the Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR) on Saturday, following higher recoveries and fewer infections since October last year.
Proper planning, preparations and cooperation among various stakeholders paved the way for smooth execution of the Covid-19 vaccine dry run in the district on Saturday, with the primary health centre in Maan, around 20km from the city, setting the tone for the drive in the rural parts.
For Balaji Lakade, medical officer, Maan primary health centre, Saturday’s dry run for administering Covid vaccine came as a surprise because he came to know about it just a day before.
State immunisation officer Dr DN Patil and state National Health Mission commissioner Dr Ramaswami N on Saturday said Maharashtra was unlikely to face any problems in transporting the Covid-19 vaccine.
The Vishrantwadi police on Friday arrested a pillion rider on the charge of abusing and threatening a sub-inspector after he was intercepted for not wearing a face mask in Dhanorie on the night of December 31.
This story originally appeared in PuneMirror on January 02, 2021
The stalemate over the Katraj-Swargate Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) corridor continued into the New Year, with neither the civic body nor PMPML agreeing on when to start the oft-delayed service.
The Covid-19 test positivity rate in the month of December in the Pune Metropolitan Region was an average 8% — the lowest in four months.
A parade of celestial events is all set to unfold this year, and sky-gazers can scout for good watching grounds, whip out their binoculars, and ready their telescopes.