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Pune: Place in Maharashtra, India
Pune, formerly known as Poona, is the second largest city in the Indian State of Maharashtra, after Mumbai, and the eighth most populous city in India, with an estimated population of 7.4 million as of 2020. It has been ranked as "the most livable city in India" several times.

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Indian Army, Aseem foundation collaborated to organize women's cricket tournament in Anantnag [Video]

Indian Army, Aseem foundation collaborated to organize women's cricket tournament in Anantnag

Indian Army 19 RR in collaboration with Pune based NGO, Aseem foundation organised a women's cricket tournament in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district. 4 women cricket teams participated from..

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Maharashtra: Heavy rainfall lashes Mumbai, Pune; causes waterlogging, traffic [Video]

Maharashtra: Heavy rainfall lashes Mumbai, Pune; causes waterlogging, traffic

Heavy downpour lashed several parts of Maharashtra. Waterlogging was witnessed in many areas of Mumbai. Flood-like situation occurred near Sion police station and King's Circle in Mumbai. Normal life..

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Watch: Patients at Pune's Jumbo COVID Center perform Yoga [Video]

Watch: Patients at Pune's Jumbo COVID Center perform Yoga

Patients admitted at Pune's Jumbo COVID Center performed yoga along with their regular treatment. Hospital administration has included yoga sessions in the daily routine of the patients. Doctors..

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Gandhi Jayanti: Chief Ministers, Governors pay tribute to Bapu [Video]

Gandhi Jayanti: Chief Ministers, Governors pay tribute to Bapu

The nation is celebrating 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Oct 02. Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Edappadi Palaniswamy, Deputy Chief Minsiter O Panneerselvam and Governor Banwarilal Purohit..

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Watch: India made laser-guided anti-tank guided missile successfully test-fired [Video]

Watch: India made laser-guided anti-tank guided missile successfully test-fired

India successfully tested fired the indigenously made laser-guided anti-tank guided missile in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar. It was the second such successful test firing of the missile, having a range of..

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COVID patient allegedly goes missing from hospital in Pune, kin protest [Video]

COVID patient allegedly goes missing from hospital in Pune, kin protest

A 33-year-old woman patient allegedly went missing from COVID-19 jumbo hospital in Maharashtra's Pune. Patient's kin staged protest against hospital authorities. Her mother said, "My daughter has been..

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Two Pune artists are on a mission to clean and paint the city [Video]

Two Pune artists are on a mission to clean and paint the city

Sneha Chakraborty and Kartik Sharma hope to paint more than 100 public walls in Pune, and eventually include AR features to each painting. Watch the video for more details.

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Maha Dy CM Pawar reviews ongoing construction work of Pune Metro [Video]

Maha Dy CM Pawar reviews ongoing construction work of Pune Metro

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar reviewed ongoing construction work of Pune Metro on September 17. He is in Pune to attend weekly review meeting on COVID-19 that will be held later today...

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Covid: 3 vaccines at clinical trial stage in India; SII’s phase 3 trial soon [Video]

Covid: 3 vaccines at clinical trial stage in India; SII’s phase 3 trial soon

Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Dr Balram Bhargava said three vaccine candidates are at different clinical trial stages in India. Covid-19 vaccine candidates being..

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Covid patient dies at home in Pune, body carried on handcart for cremation [Video]

Covid patient dies at home in Pune, body carried on handcart for cremation

A Covid-19 patient died at home in Pune after being unable to get a bed in any hospital. The patient from Khanapur village of Pune died on September 11. "He died because he could not get a bed in any..

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COVID-19: No ventilator bed, no ambulance man dies at home in Pune [Video]

COVID-19: No ventilator bed, no ambulance man dies at home in Pune

In Pune, the body of a COVID-19 patient, who failed to get a ventilator bed in any hospital eventually died at home. He was taken to the crematorium on a hand cart due to the alleged unavailability of..

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Ajit Pawar holds meeting as Pune records highest single-day Covid cases spike [Video]

Ajit Pawar holds meeting as Pune records highest single-day Covid cases spike

Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar met Pune district officials to discuss the Covid crisis. Pune recorded 4,935 new Covid cases on Friday and remains the worst affected city with over 2,11,225 cases...

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COVID: Dy CM Ajit Pawar holds review meeting with Pune's district officials [Video]

COVID: Dy CM Ajit Pawar holds review meeting with Pune's district officials

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar held review meeting with District Administration officials of Pune over COVID-19 situation on September 11. The total cases in Pune risen to 2,06,290. Number of active..

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Artists stage protest over theatres being completely shut in Pune [Video]

Artists stage protest over theatres being completely shut in Pune

Artists staged protest in Pune over theatres being completely shut form past 6 months. Artists are facing financial crisis as 'art' is their only source of income. But due to corona induced lockdown,..

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'Sero survey, more antigen tests to be done in Pune': Prakash Javadekar [Video]

'Sero survey, more antigen tests to be done in Pune': Prakash Javadekar

Union minister Prakash Javadekar spoke on sero survey and increasing testing in Pune. Javadekar said that print and social media will notify people to not spit and wear masks. There would be fine of Rs..

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Shocking!! Entire bus stop stolen in Pune, Rs 5000 reward announced for anyone who finds it

The incident left Netizens in hysterics, and people are still wondering how the theft took place.
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Floods in western Maharashtra leave 27 dead

Heavy rain on October 14 that caused flooding across western Maharashtra left 27 people dead across Pune, Satara, Sangli, Solapur, and Kolhapur districts, officials confirmed on Friday. Solapur..
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Police books 2 Pune doctors for molesting woman colleague at COVID-19 facility

A Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) official said the two accused doctors were hired by an agency that is managing the said facility.
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Serum Institute CEO lauds PM Narendra Modi's COVID-19 vaccine vision day after challenging Centre on pandemic response

It is to be noted that the Serum Institute of India is all set to begin phase three trials of the Covishield Vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University at Sassoon General Hospital in Pune.
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Laser-guided ATGM successfully test-fired, Rajnath Singh says India proud of DRDO

The missile has been developed by Armament Research & Development Establishment (ARDE) Pune in association with High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) Pune, and Instruments Research &..
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Phase 3 human clinical trial of Oxford vaccine begins in Pune

The phase-III human clinical trial of the Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Oxford University, and manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII), began at the state-run Sassoon General Hospital..
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Serum Institute of India to resume clinical trials of AstraZeneca-Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine after DGCI nod

The Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) is all set to resume the clinical trials of AstraZeneca-Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine candidate AZD1222 after receiving permission from the Drugs Controller..
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NIA charges Kashmiri couple, Pune girl arrested for 'affiliation with IS'


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India will have 'approved' Covid vaccine by 2021 Q1: Report

India is on course to have an "approved" vaccine within the first quarter of calendar year 2021 and Pune- based Serum Institute of India (SII), the world's largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, is..
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Oxford Covid vaccine trail: Vital signs of volunteers normal, says doctor

Two men, aged 32 and 48, were given the first shot of the 'Covishield' vaccine, being manufactured by Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), at Bharti Vidyapeeth's Medical College and Hospital on..
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WB govt allows flights from 6 cities with high COVID-19 cases from Sept 1

Earlier, the Kolkata airport has announced an extension on restrictions of flights arriving in Kolkata from six cities--Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur, and Ahmedabad, till August 31 in view of..
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Phase 2 trial of Oxford Covid-19 vaccine candidate set to begin from today

​The observer-blind, randomised controlled study to determine the safety and immunogenicity of "Covishield" on healthy Indian adults will begin at Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College and Hospital in..
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How COVID-19 has dialled down Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations across India

For the first time in 127 years, Pune's Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati will hold the 10-day Ganeshotsav inside the temple premises.
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National Expert Group discusses vaccine development with domestic manufactures

National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration on Monday met leading domestic vaccine manufactures- Serum Institute of India, Pune; Bharat Biotech, Hyderabad; Zydus Cadila, Ahmedabad; Gennova..
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Ammunition Factory Khadki in Pune sends first consignment of 40 mm UBGL ammunition to BSF

This ammunition is fired from a launcher fitted under the barrel of 5.56 mm Rifle (INSAS). 40 mm UBGL ammunition is designed and manufactured by Ammunition factory, Khadki with the components sourced..
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Serum Institute caps proposed vaccine price at Rs 225/dose

Pune-based Serum Institute, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, has set a ceiling price of $3 per dose for the proposed Covid-19 vaccine for India and low-and middle-income countries..
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Serum gets DCGI nod for Phase 2 & 3 trials

India’s apex drug regulator has allowed Pune-based Serum Institute of India to conduct late-stage — Phase 2 and 3 — human trials in India for the Oxford University Covid-19 vaccine candidate.
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India records 54,736 new COVID-19 cases; tally crosses 17-lakh mark

Maharashtra - the worst affected state from the infection has reported 9,509 COVID-19 cases and 260 deaths today, taking total cases to 4,41,228 including 2,76,809 recoveries and 15,576 deaths. The..
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At least 400 suspected COVID-19 deaths went unaccounted in July, says Pune Mayor

As per the data provided by the Health Ministry, Maharashtra, the worst affected state from the COVID-19 infection, has a total of 1,50,966 active cases and 14,994 deaths.
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WB govt extends restriction on flights to Kolkata from six cities till Aug 15

Earlier, on July 17, flight operations to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur, and Ahmedabad were suspended on the request of West Bengal government till July 31.
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MSBSHSE Pune SSC Result 2020: Maharashtra Board to declare class 10 result this week at mahresult.nic.in

Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE), Pune will declare the result of Senior Secondary Certificate (SSC) exam this week at mahresult.nic.in. Once declared,..
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SC dismisses plea against home delivery of alcohol in Pune, Nasik

"We are not interested to hear this petition. Liquor is not an essential thing, why we should make an urgent order," a bench of the apex court, headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar said.
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Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune emerge as new urban Covid hotspots

Among India’s nine largest urban centres (with 5 million plus population), it is now Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune that are witnessing the most rapid rise in Covid cases while the earlier epicentres..
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West Bengal Lockdown: Ban on passenger flights to Kolkata from 6 cities extended till July 31

Flight operations to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur and Ahmedabad were suspended from July 6 to July 19 on the request of West Bengal government.
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Maharashtra: Five Yerawada Jail inmates escape from temporary prison in Pune

According to the jail administration, all five were new prisoners who were lodged in a temporary prison built in a hostel near Yerawada jail.
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India gets its first desi pneumonia vaccine

India has got its first locally developed pneumonia vaccine, reducing its dependence on imports for immunisation against a disease that contributes to most deaths in children under five years of age...
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NIA arrests two from Pune for propagating ISIS ideology, building cadre


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UP, parts of J&K, B’luru, Pune back in lockdown mode

Citing “good public response” to its first weekend lockdown, UP on Sunday decided to continue with the concept of a stop-start shutdown for two days each week till it gets a grip on the spread of..
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More cities to come under lockdown as India's Covid tally surges to nearly 8.5 lakh

As the country's Covid-19 tally rose to nearly 8.5 lakh, authorities were getting ready to reimpose lockdown for varying periods in more cities, including in Bengaluru and Pune, in the coming days,..
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10-day Pune lockdown from July 13 in two phases: Here is what will be allowed in each phase

10-day complete lockdown in Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad and some parts of rural Pune will be imposed in two phases, a senior official said. Here is what will be allowed in each phase.
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10-day complete lockdown in Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad from July 13 as COVID-19 cases rise

Only shops related to essential services like dairy, medical stores and hospitals will remain open, Pune Divisional commissioner Deepak Mhaisekar said.
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Flights from Delhi, 5 other cities can’t land in Kolkata

The civil aviation ministry has announced suspension of flights to Kolkata from six cities with a high incidence of Covid-19, including Delhi and Mumbai, with effect from Monday in accordance with a..
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Gold standard of protection: Pune man gets mask made of gold worth Rs 2.89 lakh

The face mask is made of gold and costs Rs 2.89 lakh.
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Create infrastructure in UP, Bihar to decongest Mumbai: Sena

An editorial in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' claimed that nearly 1.50 lakh migrant labourers, who went to their native places during the lockdown, have returned to Maharashtra as they "do not have any..
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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: Govt expresses concern over spike in cases in Mumbai, Pune


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