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17-year-old murdered by gang of three over wearing of mask

India, April 8 -- PUNE A 17-year-old boy was brutally murdered near Chakan by three youths, including two minors. The accused were angry as the victim had asked them to wear a mask due to the coronavi... Read More


98 detonators found at garbage collection centre in Shirur

India, April 8 -- PUNE A cache of 98 detonators was found at a garbage centre in Shirur. Pune rural police have begun an investigation. Police Inspector Praveen Khanapure, in-charge of Shirur police ... Read More


FIR over credit card fraud filed by Hinjewadi police

India, April 8 -- PUNE An FIR has been registered on Thursday by the Hinjewadi police station, under the Pimpri Chinchwad police commissionerate, against unidentified persons for allegedly stealing cr... Read More


Giving powers to housing society heads to tackle Covid gets mixed response in Pune

India, April 7 -- The state government's decision to give temporary powers to the chairpersons and secretaries of housing societies to allow them to ensure that Covid patients are quarantined in their... Read More


Pune collector seeks military assistance for additional Covid patient beds

India, April 5 -- District collector Rajesh Deshmukh has written to General Officer in Commanding (GOC-in -C), Dakshin Maharashtra and Goa Sub Area, requesting additional beds at the Army Institute of... Read More


No plan to reintroduce e-pass system: Pune Police

India, April 3 -- PUNE The implementation of the 6 pm to 6 am curfew has brought the focus back on e-pass, a system which the police had introduced last year during the lockdown period for those inter... Read More


Pune police book nine under MCOCA

India, April 3 -- PUNE The Pune police have booked gangster Shubham Kamthe of Hadapsar, along with eight other gang members under the provisions of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOC... Read More


Pune police to focus on patrolling, nakabandi to avoid crowding

India, April 2 -- PUNE The city police will focus on patrolling and carry out nakabandi operations to avoid crowding at public places, as a part of the precautionary measures adopted by the administra... Read More


Hoteliers begin to cut support staff due to loss of revenue

India, April 1 -- PUNE Hoteliers in the city are contemplating axing 10 per cent of support staff, following the loss of business due to the new curfew restrictions. All hotels, bars and restaurants c... Read More


Judge of local court in Pune held for taking bribe on pretext of favourable decision, sent to police custody till April 5

India, April 1 -- PUNE Wadgaon Maval judicial magistrate (first class) Archana Jatkar, whose role was under scanner by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly taking bribe on the pretext of fav... Read More