Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, Maharashtra's Pune district launched the "Covid-Free Village" Contest to curb the spread of COVID-19 and its Omicron variant.
Pune Covid Curbs: In light of the rise in COVID-19 cases, the administration in Maharashtra's Pune district has issued prohibitory orders for over 50 tourist spots in the region, an official said on Tuesday.
Pimpri Chinchwad Police in Pune district on Thursday arrested a retired Army soldier and two others for allegedly cheating three youngsters by promising to arrange jobs for them in the Border Roads Organization (BRO) .
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Tuesday said the administration has decided to shut schools for Classes 1 to 8 in Pune district till January 30 due to the rise in COVID-19 cases.
Five out of over 5,000 persons who were among those who visited the Jaystambh military monument in the district on Saturday tested positive for COVID-19 in rapid antigen tests, officials said.
Undeterred by the rising number of COVID-19 cases and restrictions, lakhs of people paid tributes at the Jaystambh military monument in Pune till Saturday afternoon to mark the 204th anniversary of the Koregaon Bhima battle amid tight security.
Ahead of the 204th anniversary of the historic battle of Koregaon Bhima on January 1, the Pune district administration has issued a prohibitory order, under which putting up hoardings or banners in the villages around the memorial has been banned.
Three people were killed and 15 injured after a truck dashed into a bus that went on to hit another vehicle on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway under Khopoli police station limits, an official said on Sunday.
A one-and-a-half-year-old girl, who had tested positive for the Omicron variant of coronavirus in Pimpri Chinchwad area of Pune district of Maharashtra recently, has been discharged from hospital after recovering from the infection
A court in Pune has stayed its order directing the police to register a case under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act against Mayor Murlidhar Mohol, an advocate representing the mayor said on Thursday.
The Pune district administration on Sunday imposed section 144 of the CrPC in view of the stone-throwing that took place in some parts of Maharashtra recently post protests on Friday against the violence in Tripura in late October.
Three people were killed and 11 injured after a tanker scraped past a seven-seater vehicle, which went off the road, and then rammed into an empty container near Navle bridge on Katraj-Mumbai road on Friday evening, a police official said.
Five armed robbers looted over Rs 1.80 crore in cash and gold jewelry from a branch of the Bank of Maharashtra in Pune district in broad daylight on Thursday, police said.