General practitioners in the state capital are upset over not being included in Maharashtra governments list of healthcare workers scheduled to get the first shot of the Covid vaccine in early 2021, but in Pune
The daily Covid-19 count has dropped below 50 in most PMC wards since the last one week, with areas under Bhavani Peth, Dhole Patil Road and Shivajinagar reporting single-digit cases over the past few days.
At least 502 of the 1,150 villages in Pune district, which had earlier recorded Covid-19 cases, have reported no fresh infections during the period ranging from five to 14 days, Pune zilla parishad (ZP) officials said on Wednesday.
The countrys largest power distribution company Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) is in financial trouble because of the mounting power bill arrears of consumers, especially residential, commercial and small industrial users.
The Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR) on Tuesday recorded 1,235 recoveries, more than double the days cases (549), pushing its total discharges above 2.99 lakh. Besides, 34 more patients succumbed to the coronavirus-related complications in the region in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 7,767.
Citizens are increasingly opting for measles-rubella or influenza and anti-tuberculosis (BCG) shots in their effort to counter or at least dull the attack of Covid-19, as they learn to live with the virus that has so far infected over 3.2 lakh people in the Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR).
Maharashtra's coronavirus count on Tuesday increased to 16,54,028 with 5,363 new cases being reported, a state health official said. The state also recorded 115 deaths during the day, taking the death toll to 43,463, he said.
Daily Covid-19 case tally in the Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR) dropped to 369 on Monday, its single-day least tally in four months, on reduced testing. This is lowest 24-hour tally in the region since June 22, when 352 people had tested positive.
Hospitals in the Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad municipal limits now have more vacant beds following the recent drop in coronavirus cases, encouraging the two civic bodies to shift focus on resuming facilities for the treatment of non-Covid patients.
An unidentified man attacked the Shiv Senas former Lonavla city chief Rahul Shetty (38) with an axe and then shot him dead in full public view at a tea stall near his house at Jaichand chowk in the hill station town, about 60km from here, around 9.30am on Monday.
A social activist from Ichalkarnji tehsil of Kolhapur district, some 230 kilometres from here, on Monday allegedly died by suicide some days after he had an argument with a civic worker and had complained against him.
A 43-year-old former president of a local Shiv Sena unit was shot dead in Lonavala hill town here in Maharashtra on Monday morning, police said. The incident took place around 10 am when the victim, Rahul Shetty, was outside his tea shop at Jaychand chowk in Lonavala, located about 70 km from the Pune district headquarters, superintendent of police Abhinav Deshmukh said.
All the 11 major dams in Marathwada, including Manjra dam that is prone to dry storage and supplies water to Latur, Sina Kolegaon and Lower Dudhna in Osmanabad district are almost filled to the designed storage capacity, thanks to a record rainfall.
The placement season has begun and preliminary figures from some top colleges paint a rosy picture despite the pandemic blues. The offers are as high as Rs 39 lakh per annum for tech students, and Rs 28 lakh for management students.
City police commissioner Amitabh Gupta on Friday told TOI that the family members of missing businessman Gautam Pashankar have handed over a note to the police, purportedly written by him, which stated that he was ending his life.