Maha: Man loses Rs 1.81 lakh to cyber fraud

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 16:00:59 IST - pune

A 32-year-old man in Nagpur in Maharashtra has lost Rs 1.81 lakh moments after he shared the OTP for purchasing medicines online over the phone, police said on Tuesday.

O2 concentrator library to give gadget for free in Pune

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 04:11:00 IST - pune

The civic body has launched an “oxygen concentrator library”, under which Covid-19 patients would get the gadget free of cost at their homes or in hospitals.

Not a single Covid case in 138 villages of Buldhana

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 04:32:00 IST - pune

Buldhana district in west Vidarbha’s Amravati division is one of the top three worst-hit districts in the region due to Covid-19. But, there is a silver lining. Total 138 small villages in the remote parts of the district have not reported even a single case of Covid-19 right since the onset of the pandemic.

PMC to boost water supply in Lohegoan-Porwal Road area

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 04:15:00 IST - pune

The civic administration is conducting a detailed technical survey and studying various options to boost water supply in Lohegaon-Porwal Road and Sathe Wasti area.

Covid orphans 12 kids in Aurangabad, 231 lost one parent

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 04:45:00 IST - pune

The pandemic has caused irreparable loss to as many as 12 children below the age of 18 years in the Aurangabad district as they have lost both parents to Covid-19. The district has another 231 children who have lost either their father or mother to Covid-19.

Curbs strain ties of Pune grain traders & eatery owners

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 04:08:00 IST - pune

The prolonged Covid restrictions have started showing signs of strained relationship between the restaurant/eatery owners and the wholesale grain merchants, supplying raw material to the former.

PMC removes over 5 tonnes of hyacinth from Mula river

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 04:14:00 IST - pune

The Pune Municipal Corporation has removed nearly five tonnes of water hyacinth from the surface of the Mula river near Holkar bridge, which falls under the Khadki cantonment limits, in the past four days.

8 bids for Maha’s vax tender, mostly for Sputnik V

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 04:14:00 IST - pune

The state government said on Tuesday that it had received eight bids for supply of vaccines and that it had sought additional details from the companies as these were all intermediaries. It said no response was received from any of the manufacturers.

Maha ‘won’t defy’ nat'l policy on jabs for pregnant women

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 04:04:00 IST - pune

A day after the BMC decided to allow pregnant women to get the Covid vaccine, the state has made it clear that it won’t defy the national policy that at present allows vaccination only for lactating mothers.

Pune: Cyclone Tauktae hits supply of veggies

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 04:24:00 IST - pune

The Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) has reported a 10-15% increase in the prices of all vegetables, including leafy greens, onions and tomatoes, at the Market Yard here. The price hike was blamed on a disruption in supply for the past two days in Pune district in the wake of cyclone Tauktae.

Experts flag use of antibiotics in mild Covid cases

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 06:10:59 IST - pune

All current treatment guidelines have stated that antibiotics should not be used in patients with non-severe Covid-19. But experts say those with mild illness are being rampantly prescribed drugs such as azithromycin and doxycycline by doctors. Antibiotics, if used unnecessarily, can destroy good gut bacteria and disturb the body’s microbiological balance, they point out.

Pune: Actor’s father injured in bid to resist burglar

Posted on Wed, 26 May 2021 04:17:00 IST - pune

The Pimpri Chinchwad police on Tuesday arrested a man on the charge of trespassing into the flat of a prominent Marathi film actor’s father (63) in Nigdi to commit robbery and attacking him with a knife.