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State govt cracks down on properties in violation of RERA in Pune

India, Nov. 29 -- The state government has set up a probe committee to investigate scores of bogus property registrations in violation of the Real Estate Regulation and Development (RERA) Act, 2016. ... Read More


Dilapidated water tanks pose risks, need urgent repairs, say activists

Pune,, Nov. 28 -- A number of overhead water tanks constructed in Parvati and Janta Vasahat in 1960 are posing a risk to residents in the area due to their dilapidated condition and need for urgent re... Read More


Indapur police arrest seven for illegal fishing in Ujani dam waters

Pune,, Nov. 26 -- In a major crackdown on illegal fishing in Ujani dam backwaters, the Indapur police arrested seven persons and seized 48 sacks of dry fish from their possession. Public Works Depart... Read More


Kidnapped child returned to parents in Hadapsar

Pune,, Nov. 26 -- A one-year-old child, who was kidnapped by two women on Monday morning, was returned to her mother on Wednesday morning. The child had been kidnapped from a makeshift home belonging ... Read More


Number of prisoners released on parole in Maha falls, furlough figure rises

Pune,, Nov. 26 -- The latest Maharashtra state prisons department annual report shows that that the number of convicts let off on parole has gone down by almost half the number released in 2016-2017. ... Read More


Vegetable prices down by 40 per cent in Pune

India, Nov. 25 -- The vegetable prices which were skyrocketing during Diwali have now dropped by at least 40 per cent due to a surplus in stock arrival at the Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APM... Read More


Pune suburbs overflow with garbage post-Diwali

India, Nov. 23 -- The major suburbs of Pune are grappling with overflowing garbage dumped at public places post-Diwali. The garbage lifting work has been hit due to the non-availability of manpower an... Read More


23-year old booked for illegal sand mining

India, Nov. 22 -- The Sangvi police have lodged a case of illegal sand lifting at the confluence of Ramnadi and Mula river behind the sewage treatment plant (STP) in Aundh. The incident occurred on S... Read More


Fund crunch puts brakes on development of tourist spots in Pune region

Pune,, Nov. 22 -- The joint project of Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) and Pune district administration to develop 115 tourism spots in the district has hit a roadblock due to pauci... Read More


Wagholi and Kharadi residents in Pune choke in polluted air due to garbage burning

India, Nov. 21 -- Hundreds of residents in the eastern suburbs of Wagholi and Kharadi are facing serious issues related to rampant and large-scale garbage burning in the area. The residents, especiall... Read More