Call drops plague Pune the most among the seven cities the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India conducted tests in.The city fares worst on this front vis-à-vis Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Surat, Bhubaneswar and Indore.
A woman was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly inflicting burn injuries on a 14-year-old boy with a hot spatula near her house at Balaji Udyamnagar in Vadgaonsheri around 7am on Monday.The boy, Gaurav Anandrao Kadam, is a Standard VII student.
Scorching heat coupled with last year’s deficit rainfall pushed up tanker demand in Pune region to 300 on Wednesday with Sangli leading the chart with 119 tankers.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau on Wednesday arrested Vitthal Dhepe, the office superintendent of Pune Municipal Corporation’s school board, for accepting a bribe of Rs 28,000 from a self-help group member for settling a cooking bill of Rs 70,000.
Madhumita Ghosh and her family are all set for the annual get-together on Thursday that commemorates Nababarsha — the Bengali New Year. Like Ghosh, there are hundreds from other communities who are looking forward to the day that promises to be fun-filled for all.
Four local trains and a Karjat-bound passenger will remain cancelled on Friday due to a four-and-half hour mega block scheduled in the Pune-Lonavla section. Several long distance trains will be regulated at various stations during the block and will run late as those .
Increasing interaction with citizens and educating them on their rights when it comes to police matters figures high on the agenda of new Pune police commissioner Rashmi Shukla.
The civic administration is seeking budgetary approv for development works costing Rs 1,227 crore at one go, expecting the model code of conduct to be imposed in December for the next civic municip elections.
Hinjewadi police have booked three men for allegedly offering a senior citizen medicines laced with sedatives and cheating him to the tune of Rs 4 lakh, promising to cure his ailmentwas suffering from an ailment which the suspects had promised to cure.
Parents of some students of Euro School in Wakad lodged an FIR against the institution on Wednesday for allegedly detaining their children on its premises. As per the FIR, the school last week had allegedly detained students in the school library.