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Pune: Metropolis in Maharashtra, India
Pune, also known as Poona, is a bustling metropolis in the Indian State of Maharashtra and the eighth most populous city in India, with an estimated population of about 7.4 million as of 2020. It has been ranked as one of the most livable cities in India several times.

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COVID-19: This Pune man gets mask made of gold worth around 3 lakh [Video]

COVID-19: This Pune man gets mask made of gold worth around 3 lakh

Meet a man from Pune who owns a mask made of pure gold. Shankar Kurade, a resident of Pimpri-Chinchwad of Pune district, has got himself a mask made of gold worth Rs 2.89 lakhs. Kurade said, "It's a..

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Rain lashes parts of Pune, more showers expected [Video]

Rain lashes parts of Pune, more showers expected

Rain lashed parts of Pune in the evening of June 28. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted 'generally cloudy sky with moderate rain' in the city today.

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Pune village bans 'Made in China' products [Video]

Pune village bans 'Made in China' products

A village in Pune has adopted a resolution to boycott Chinese products, and ban selling and purchasing of products made in China over border tensions. The decision is taken by Kondhawe-Dhawade..

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PLA trying to occupy ground position on basis of its idea of LAC: Former Ambassador to China [Video]

PLA trying to occupy ground position on basis of its idea of LAC: Former Ambassador to China

While speaking to media in Maharashtra's Pune via video conferencing on June 17, the former Indian Ambassador to China, Gautam Bambawale commented on India-China violent face-off in Galwan Valley on..

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India will have to make reappraisal of foreign, defence policy towards China: Gautam Bambawale [Video]

India will have to make reappraisal of foreign, defence policy towards China: Gautam Bambawale

While speaking to media in Maharashtra's Pune via video conferencing on June 17, the former Indian Ambassador to China, Gautam Bambawale commented on India-China violent face-off in Galwan Valley on..

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Army officer among 6 arrested for possessing Indian and foreign currency [Video]

Army officer among 6 arrested for possessing Indian and foreign currency

On the basis of the credible input, the crime branch of Pune on June 10 arrested six persons, including one serving military personnel in possession of multiple denominations of fake Indian and foreign..

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Pune teen commits suicide after he wasn't allowed to watch cartoon show: Police [Video]

Pune teen commits suicide after he wasn't allowed to watch cartoon show: Police

In a bizarre yet tragic incident, a 14-year-old boy in Maharashtra's Pune committed suicide after he was allegedly denied access to TV to watch cartoon show by his mother. The family lives in Bibwewadi..

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Pune store labels products as 'Swadeshi', 'Videshi' to support Aatm Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan [Video]

Pune store labels products as 'Swadeshi', 'Videshi' to support Aatm Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan

In efforts to give a push to 'Aatm Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan', a cooperative departmental store in Pune took a unique step. To make people aware about Indian and foreign brands, city store named Grahak..

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Watch: Mob stages protest at Pune's Pimpri Chinchwad containment zone, FIR registered [Video]

Watch: Mob stages protest at Pune's Pimpri Chinchwad containment zone, FIR registered

FIR registered against unknown people in connection with a violent protest staged by locals at a containment zone in Pimpri Chinchwad area of Pune. The protestors were demanding removal of lockdown..

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Water Logging takes place in several parts of Pune due to continuous rain [Video]

Water Logging takes place in several parts of Pune due to continuous rain

Due to continuous rain in Pune, water logging has taken place on the streets of the city. Water was collected on the roads of Pune's Kondhwa area. Vehicular movement was also halted due to water..

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Cyclone Nisarga will weaken into deep depression within next 3 hours: IMD [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga will weaken into deep depression within next 3 hours: IMD

As cyclone Nisarga made landfall in Maharashtra and Gujarat, Director General of India Meteorological Department, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said that Nisarga will weaken into deep depression within the next..

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Several societies flooded after heavy rain lashed out in Pune [Video]

Several societies flooded after heavy rain lashed out in Pune

Several societies were flooded with water after heavy rain lashed out in Pune on June 03. People faced issues as water came inside the houses in Pune's Wadgaon Sheri area. Multiple houses were half..

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Cyclone Nisarga likely to make landfall near Alibaug in Maharashtra: IMD Pune [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga likely to make landfall near Alibaug in Maharashtra: IMD Pune

Head of Weather Department, IMD Pune, Dr Anupam Kashyapi on Cyclone Nisarga said the cyclone is likely to make landfall near Alibaug on June 03. At the time of landfall, wind speed is expected to be..

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Amphan Cyclone: NDRF Chief SN Pradhan confirms deployment of 24 teams on hot standby [Video]

Amphan Cyclone: NDRF Chief SN Pradhan confirms deployment of 24 teams on hot standby

NDRF Chief SN Pradhan on the backup preparations for Amphan Cyclone said that we have kept additional back up too. He confirmed that 6 NDRF Battalions - 11, 9, 1, 10, 4, 5 have been identified for it...

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Gold standard of protection: Pune man gets mask made of gold worth Rs 2.89 lakh

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Create infrastructure in UP, Bihar to decongest Mumbai: Sena

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Army pays tribute to soldier who died in Ladakh during road construction

The mortal remains of Naik DSV Sachin More, who lost his life during the construction of a road and bridge in Leh was given full military honours at the Pune airport where it arrived on Friday evening...
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Flight operations at Mumbai airport suspended till 7 pm as severe Cyclonic Storm 'Nisarga' crosses Alibagh

As of 2:30 pm, Nisarga lay centred over coastal Maharashtra, close to east-southeast of Alibagh, 75 km southeast of Mumbai and 65 km west of Pune.
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Amid rising COVID-19 cases, domestic flight services resume after two months

The very first of these flights took off from Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi today at 5 AM and landed in Pune at 6:42 AM.
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Scientists map alternative dwarfing genes in wheat that can eliminate problem of stubble burning

Scientists at Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune - an autonomous institution under science ministry - have mapped two alternative dwarfing genes in wheat that can eliminate rice crop residue..
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COVID-19 live updates: 193 new cases in Pune take total to 4,370

The total number of confirmed cases crossing the 1 lakh-mark on Tuesday.
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2 firms get govt nod to produce desi swabs for cheaper Covid-19 test kits

India has started manufacturing indigenous swabs for Covid-19 testing, with two firms —Tulips and a Mumbai-based Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) — getting a green signal from the Indian..
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57-year-old cop dies of COVID-19 in Mumbai; govt concerned with virus outbreak among police ranks

As many as 11 police personnel in Maharashtra have now died of COVID-19 till now, of which eight are in Mumbai alone, while one each is from Solapur, Nashik, and Pune.
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Endless caravan of misery as migrants trudge home

All along the 800km, Pune-to-Bhopal stretch of the Mumbai-Agra NH, thousands upon thousands of migrant workers, children in arms, stumbling along, are stretched out in unending lines. Almost every..
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National Institute of Virology develops 1st indigenous antibody detection kit for Covid-19: Harsh Vardhan

The National Institute of Virology in Pune has successfully developed the first indigenous antibody detection kit for Covid-19 that will play a critical role in surveillance for coronavirus infection,..
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15 districts account for 64% of Covid-19 cases, says Niti Aayog CEO

Fifteen districts are contributing 64% of the Covid-19 cases in the country and out of these five account for 50% of the cases, according to Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant. These five districts include..
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NDRF plugs gas leak as PM takes stock of crisis

The Centre rushed a chemical and biological team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) from Pune to Visakhapatnam where at least 11 people died after a gas leak from a polymer plant.
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5,200 rail coaches ready as Covid care centres

The Indian Railways has kept 5,231 coaches ready to be used as Covid care centres across the country. These coaches can be deployed across 23 states and in major cities, including Delhi, Mumbai,..
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Coronavirus outbreak: These 10 cities together account for 59% of India's total COVID-19 cases

Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Pune, Chennai, Indore, Thane, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kolkata have recorded 31,233 cases.
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Coronavirus in India LIVE updates: COVID-19 death toll in Pune reaches 100

The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in India crossed the 35,000-mark on Friday, while the death toll topped the 1,152-mark as well.
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Covid-19: Pune co plans to start vaccine production next month

Pune-based Serum Institute, credited with affordable and innovative therapies like pneumonia and dengue monoclonal vaccines, plans to price the proposed Covid vaccine at around Rs 1,000 per dose in..
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Coronavirus in India LIVE updates: With two more fatalities in Pune; COVID-19 death toll in Maharashtra mounts to 283

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Run special trains for migrants in Maharashtra after lockdown: Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar has urged railway minister Piyush Goyal to run special train services from Mumbai and Pune to ferry migrant workers stuck in Maharashtra to their native..
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Coronavirus in India LIVE updates: 25 hospital staff, including nine nurses, test positive for COVID-19 in Pune

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Coronavirus latest updates: Entire Pune & Pimpri Chinchwad declared containment zone


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Entire Pune declared a containment zone

The combined metropolitan area of Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad was declared a containment zone late Sunday and sealed till April 27, making the twin cities with a total population of over 7.5 million the..
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Pune firm first in India to get government funding for Covid vaccine

The company, enrolled with the Union ministry under its Seed Support System scheme with the Technology Development Board, will conduct tests on wild mice to check efficacy of the two AV agents. The..
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Maharashtra Police books 156 foreigners, who attended Tabligh event in Delhi, for violating visa norms

15 cases have been filed in different police stations of Mumbai, Thane, Amravati, Nanded, Nagpur, Pune, Ahmednagar, Chandrapur and Gadchiroli districts.
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Coronavirus: Modi calls up Pune nurse, thanks her for efforts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up a nurse from the civic-run Naidu Hospital, which has been treating COVID-19 patients, and applauded the work done by the hospital staff to fight the pandemic, a..
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Coronavirus: Cops enforce lockdown with blows & insults

An inquiry was ordered into the death of a 49-year-old ambulance driver on Friday after he was allegedly hit by police in Pune on suspicion that he was ferrying passengers illegally in his vehicle..
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Pune-based firm develops testing kit for faster confirmation of Covid-19 cases

In what may go down as an important solution in India's fight against coronavirus, Pune-based Mylabs Discovery Solutions has created an indigenous solution to test patients for COVID-19 that can halve..
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A suspected coronavirus patient sitting on the first row of a plane led to such scare that all passengers disembarked from the rear exit and the captain via the cockpit. This happened on an AirAsia..
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Two more persons in the state — one from Mumbai and the other from Pune — also tested positive on Tuesday, taking the state’s count to 41. Of the 40 people now in public hospitals in the state,..
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India’s count of coronavirus cases rose by 18 to 62 with eight testing positive from Kerala, five from Maharashtra, four from Karnataka and one from J&K on Tuesday. A Pune couple, their daughter, one..
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