• Registration of frontline workers closes in 4 days, 1.13L names in division so far 22 Jan 2021 07:47 Pune: The registration for frontline workers, who are part of phase 2 of Covid vaccinations, is set to close by January 25 midnight. Pune division — comprising Pune, Satara, Solapur, Sangli and Kolhapur districts — has so far registered 1.13 lakh names on …
  • Startup ecosystem thriving: MCCIA 22 Jan 2021 07:47 Pune: Participants at a monthly meeting of MCCIA’s startup incubation cell said their real-life solutions had already shown results, especially during peak lockdown last year. “One startup we mentored launched the ‘Third Eye’ application, which was used to …
  • 4 in vehicle rob man of cellphone 22 Jan 2021 07:45 Pune: An autorickshaw driver, along with his three accomplices, hit the arm of a 33-year-old man with a stick and fled with his cellphone worth Rs8,000 in the early hours of Wednesday. The man, Sharad Jadhav of Malegaon in Nashik district, suffered …
  • COVID-19 | Nearly 4,000 more recoveries, 2,886 new cases in Maharashtra 22 Jan 2021 05:52 Recoveries continued to outpace cases in Maharashtra on Thursday, with as many as 3,980 COVID-19 patients being discharged as opposed to 2,886 new cases. With 52 more fatalities, the State’s death toll has climbed to 50,634. The total case tally has …
  • 'Maasaab' all set to release on Jan 29 22 Jan 2021 03:25 Mumbai (Maharashtra)[India], January 21(ANI/NewsVoir): After winning hearts at various Indian and international film festivals, Maasaab is making its way towards the theater on 29th January, 2021. Multiple award winning director who is also a well …
  • Maharashtra: Avian flu in poultry birds of 16 districts 21 Jan 2021 23:37 The National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases in Bhopal, a nodal body for testing cases of bird flu, on Thursday confirmed that poultry birds (chicken) in 16 districts of Maharashtra have died due to Avian Influenza. Bird flu has been found in …
  • Maharashtra bird deaths: Toll stands at 12,752 21 Jan 2021 09:21 WITH 4,479 bird deaths recorded in Maharashtra on Tuesday, the toll has risen to 12,752 in the past 12 days. Of the total, 4,351 poultry birds were found dead across the state, the highest toll in a day since January 8. Of them, around 3,700 poultry birds …
  • Coronavirus | Need not fear COVID-19 inoculation: Maharashtra Health Minister 21 Jan 2021 05:36 Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Wednesday said while the 54% vaccination turnout across Maharashtra on Tuesday was not up to the mark, it was not particularly unsatisfactory. He clarified that there was a technical problem with the Co-WIN app, which was …
  • Vaccinations surge in state, rural areas push up numbers 21 Jan 2021 01:21 Pune/Nashik/Kolhapur: Covid-19 vaccination in Maharashtra improved on Wednesday, largely due to the enthusiastic participation of beneficiaries from the rural areas. By 7pm, the state had reported vaccination of 18,166 beneficiaries, about 68% of …
  • Vaccination Day 3: Walk-ins, rural push see Maharashtra turnout jump to 68% 21 Jan 2021 00:48 In the three days of vaccination since January 16, a total of 51,650 health workers have been vaccinatedMUMBAI: The third day of Covid-19 vaccination on Wednesday saw an impressive surge in the number of recipients in the state—68% as compared to 52% the …
  • Zydus Cadila starts enrolment for phase 3 trial of covid jab 20 Jan 2021 18:11 Zydus Cadila has begun enrolling and dosing participants for the phase 3 trial in India to determine the efficacy of its covid-19 vaccine ZyCov-D, two executives at the drugmaker said, in a step that could bring India closer to greater availability of …
  • Gram panchayat polls: AAP-backed candidates foray into rural politics, win 96 seats 20 Jan 2021 10:42 Tasting electoral success for the first time in Maharashtra, Aam Aadmi Party-backed candidates won 96 seats in the state gram panchayat polls, the results for which were declared on Tuesday. The AAP-backed candidates had contested 300 seats in 13 districts …
  • Zydus Cadila starts enrolment for phase 3 trial of covid-19 vaccine 20 Jan 2021 10:29 “We started enrolment and dosing of participants from Saturday. The enrolment and dosing happens between 9 am and 5 pm," the principal investigator at one of the sites said. Also Read | Why server stacks are the new realty play Zydus Cadila plans to …
  • Maharashtra gram panchayat election results: AAP wins 96 seats, 41 in Yavatmal 20 Jan 2021 06:54 <p>AAP had contested 300 seats across 13 districts. (File photo)<br></p>MUMBAI: The Aam Aadmi Party secured 96 seats in the gram panchayat elections in Maharashtra, opening its electoral account in the state. It secured 41 seats in …
  • Maharashtra: 53 per cent of targeted recipients get COVID-19 vaccines amid glitches 20 Jan 2021 06:22 By PTI MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said that 14,883 healthcare staffers, or 52.68 of the targeted beneficiaries for the day, were administered COVID-19 vaccine doses across 274 centres in the state as the inoculation drive resumed after …
  • Court asks govt to explain Bembla pipeline corruption allegations 20 Jan 2021 01:17 Nagpur: Expressing concern over allegations of corruption and unethical practices in Rs302 crore Bembla-Yavatmal Amrut Water Supply project, the Nagpur bench of Bombay high court on Tuesday directed Maharashtra government to explain its stand on the …
  • Maharashtra’s wellness rate nears 95%; active cases go below 50,000 20 Jan 2021 00:22 A robust 4,516 recoveries reported on Tuesday saw Maharashtra’s active COVID-19 cases decline below the 50,000 mark to reach 48,406. The State recorded 2,294 fresh cases, taking the total case tally to 19,94,977. As many as 50 fatalities saw the death toll …
  • To push development in remote Hingoli village, PhD holder from Spanish university contests GP polls, wins 19 Jan 2021 15:35 Little did 36-year-old Dr Chitra Kurhe know that five years after returning to the country in 2016, armed with a doctorate in political science from the University of Santiago in Spain, she would be contesting the Gram Panchayat elections at the remote …
  • Won 70 gram panchayat seats in Maharashtra, says AAP 19 Jan 2021 15:35 The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday said it has made a “spectacular debut” in the recently concluded gram panchayat polls by winning 70 seats across rural Maharashtra. At least 300 party members contested the elections, the party said. In a press release, the …
  • Piramal gallop away with Southern Command Polo Cup 19 Jan 2021 09:26 Mumbai ASC and Piramal team and the Dynamix Achievers dished out a thriller, at the Amateur Riders' Club Southern Command Cup Polo Championship at Mahalaxmi Racecourse here recently. It was mixture of mixed fortune in the three chakkars as ASC, Piramal …
  • Maharashtra: Nod given to reopen schools for Classes V-VIII from Jan 27 in state 19 Jan 2021 05:32 The School Education department Monday issued a notification to allow schools across the state to reopen for Classes V to VIII from January 27, days after Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad expressed her intention to do so. The notification said the state …
  • Maha panchayat poll results 2021 live updates 18 Jan 2021 10:20 The districts and the district-wise number of gram panchayats where polling is being held are as follows: Thane (158), Palghar (3), Raigad (88), Ratnagiri (479), Sindhudurg (70), Nashik (620), Dhule (218), Jalgaon (783), Ahmednagar (767), Nandurbar (86), …
  • Maharashtra records over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases 17 Jan 2021 21:03 Maharashtra reported just 2,342 COVID-19 recoveries on Sunday as opposed to 3,081 fresh cases as the active case tally again rose incrementally to 52,653. The total case tally has now reached 19,90,759. With 50 more fatalities, the State’s total death toll …
  • 71 health staffers refuse to get the shots in district 17 Jan 2021 20:41 Beneficiaries wait in the observation section inside a makeshift facility at Yamunanagar Municipal Hospital in Talawade on SaturdayPune: A total of 71 frontline health workers in the district refused to get the shots on the first day of the nationwide …
  • Nashik: Woman booked for misbehaving with cops 17 Jan 2021 10:12
  • Maharashtra's mini-general polls to test Uddhav Thackeray's MVA govt 16 Jan 2021 08:22 Image Source : PTI Voters show their identity cards as they wait for their turn to cast their votes for Gram Panchayat election, at Varunji village in Karad. A mini-general election at the grassroots level was completed without major incidents in 14,234 …
  • Maharashtra panchayat poll held peacefully 16 Jan 2021 05:37 Polling in 14,234 gram panchayats across 34 districts of Maharashtra took place on Friday. The polling, which continued from 7.30am to 5.30pm all over, ended at 3pm in two naxal-hit districts of Gadchiroli and Gondia. The elections were by and large …
  • Maharashtra: Schools to open for classes V to VIII from January 27 16 Jan 2021 05:33 Schools in Maharashtra, shut since last March due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will reopen for classes V to VIII from January 27. While Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray gave his go-ahead to the decision, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) issued a …
  • Six centres, including Aundh hospital, to provide Covaxin 15 Jan 2021 11:44 Pune/Mumbai: Six vaccination centres in the state will administer Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin to roughly 6,000-9,000 beneficiaries once the drive kicks off on Saturday. The six are four medical colleges and two hospitals. The two are district hospitals in …
  • Over 50% of 44 dead bird samples in state test positive for avian flu 15 Jan 2021 11:44 Pune: The animal husbandry department on Thursday stated that over 50% of the 44 dead bird samples in Maharashtra had so far tested positive for avian influenza. The department received the test results of the 44 samples on Thursday. Thane district had the …
  • Polling under way for GP elections in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 06:07 Image used for representational purposeMUMBAI: Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in Maharashtra began on a peaceful note on Friday morning, an official said. The polls, being held with Covid-19 protocols …
  • 382 birds reported dead in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 04:31 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 15 (ANI): Cases of bird flu are spreading in Maharashtra with 382 bird deaths reported from nine districts on Thursday, taking the toll to 3,378 across the state. According to the state department, samples of birds …
  • Bird deaths now in Raigad, toll rises to 3,378 in 24 districts 15 Jan 2021 03:07 The number of districts that recorded unexplained bird deaths in Maharashtra increased to 24 on Thursday, with Raigad recording three poultry birds deaths that may be linked to Avian Influenza or bird flu. The number of dead birds in the state since …
  • Real estate stimulus: Govt sweetens pot for Mumbai builders 14 Jan 2021 21:17 The rush to avail the benefit of concessional premiums announced by the state government may see a sharp rise in approvals sought for building projects in Mumbai in the first eight months of 2021. This is because the government on Thursday further …
  • Centre clears purchase of 83 Tejas Mk-1A for Indian Air Force 14 Jan 2021 06:31 New Delhi: In a big push to “Make in India”, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on Wednesday approved the procurement of 83 Tejas Mk-1A fighter jets for the Indian Air Force from Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, in the largest-ever indigenous military …
  • Nashik: Polls in two gram panchayats called off over auction of posts 14 Jan 2021 03:19 The State Election Commission (SEC) has cancelled polling in two gram panchayats in Nashik and Nandurbar districts, just two days before it was slated to be held, after receiving evidence of public auctioning of the posts of sarpanch and members. In a …
  • Maharashtra rural polls: Panchayat seats for sale, EC scraps 2 ‘auction elections’ 14 Jan 2021 03:14 In many pockets of Maharashtra, where elections to gram panchayats are scheduled to be held on January 15, democracy is up for sale — to the highest bidder. Complaints and videos of auctions for panchayat seats prompted the Election Commission on Wednesday …
  • Reeling from coronavirus, Asia's poultry farmers battle bird flu outbreak 14 Jan 2021 00:08 MUMBAI/TOKYO, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Asia’s chicken farmers are confronting the region’s worst bird flu outbreak in years, with the deadly virus affecting farms stretching from Japan to India, roiling some poultry prices and showing no signs of easing. …
  • First bird deaths in district after avian flu outbreak 14 Jan 2021 00:01 Pune: Thirteen poultry birds and nine crows were found dead on Tuesday and Wednesday in the district, its first instance of unexplained mortality since the government confirmed outbreak of avian flu in Maharashtra earlier this week. Eight samples from Pune …
  • Maharashtra: No Covid vaccine for minors, pregnant women, says Rajesh Tope 13 Jan 2021 15:38 Image Source : ANI Maharashtra: No Covid vaccine for minors, pregnant women, says Rajesh Tope Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Wednesday that the 'Covishield' vaccine will not be administered to people under 18 years of age, pregnant …
  • ‘Maharashtra will receive 9.83 lakhs vaccine doses in first batch’: D N Patil 13 Jan 2021 08:45 Dr D N Patil, from Directorate of Health Services, coordinates Maharashtra’s entire vaccine programme — from measles and rubella vaccination for children to regular polio drives. Since the last few months, he has been working on training health workers, …
  • 16 Maharashtra districts report bird deaths, culling begins in Latur 13 Jan 2021 08:45 Sixteen districts in Maharashtra have reported cases of bird deaths so far, with Yavatmal, Amravati and Bhandara reporting fresh cases on Tuesday. With this, 1,839 bird deaths have been reported since Friday. Officials also reported 200 poultry bird deaths …
  • Maha gets 9.63 lakh doses from Serum Institute 13 Jan 2021 02:18 A truck transports vaccines from SII to Pune airport on Tuesday to be flown to different statesMUMBAI/PUNE: Mumbai will receive its first consignment of the Covid-19 vaccine from Pune early on Wednesday, officials said. The BMC is expected to get …
  • 26 mm stone removed from 3-yr-old rescued beggar girl 13 Jan 2021 02:03 26mm stone removed from the bladder of beggar girlSurat: The doctors at the New Civil Hospital (NCH) on Tuesday removed a 26mm stone from the bladder of the three-year-old beggar girl rescued by Anti Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) of city police on December …
  • State sees 2,936 new COVID-19 cases, 3,282 recoveries, 50 deaths 13 Jan 2021 00:54 Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 2,936 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally of infections to 19,74,488, the State health department said. With 50 more people succumbing to the viral disease, the cumulative death toll in the State mounted to 50,151, an …
  • Kumbh Mela 2021 dates: Everything you need to know 12 Jan 2021 16:01 Kumbh Mela 2021 dates: India is a vast land of many different cultures, traditions, rituals, and festivals. One such important festival is the auspicious Kumbh Mela pilgrimage that happens once every 12 years, and whose exact time and place depend on …
  • 11 UK returnees test positive for new coronavirus strain in Maharashtra 12 Jan 2021 09:40 Image Source : PTI 11 UK returnees test positive for new coronavirus strain in Maharashtra  As many as 3,519 travellers from the UK have undergone RT-PCR tests in Maharashtra so far, and 76 of them tested positive for COVID-19, including 11 who were found …
  • Nashik man held for attacking traffic cop 12 Jan 2021 08:12
  • Vaccine doses for state expected from Tuesday, over 500 vaccination sites ready: Maharastra health director 12 Jan 2021 04:35 Maharashtra Director of Health Dr Archana Patil on Monday said the state was expecting vaccine doses from Tuesday, and arrangements are being made to transport the doses to regional centres in the state. A total of 511 vaccination sites have been readied …
  • Rickshaw driver slaps traffic cop, arrested 12 Jan 2021 04:24 Accused was stopped by officials near Moshi on Pune-Nashik road for flouting rules; agitated for being confronted, he attacked, abused the officers; case is registered in Bhosari MIDC PS In an alleged case of violation of traffic rules that took place in …
  • Digital broker Upstox eyes 3-4x growth in customer base in 2021 12 Jan 2021 02:33 Ratan Tata- and Tiger Global-backed digital broker Upstox is eyeing a customer base of 6-8 million by end-2021 as it rides on the trend of record number of first-time retail stock owners opening trading accounts in the country, co-founder and CEO Ravi …
  • Uddhav instructs district administrations to provide proper information on bird flu 11 Jan 2021 23:06 Appealing to people to desist from spreading rumours on H5N1 avian influenza which has been detected in some parts of Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday directed the respective district administrations to communicate proper information …
  • Auto driver held on charge of abusing traffic warden 11 Jan 2021 07:06 Pune: The Bhosari MIDC police on Saturday arrested an autorickshaw driver on the charge of abusing a traffic warden when the latter tried to stop him for jumping a traffic signal at Dehu Phata in Moshi on the Pune-Nashik highway. Ajay Jadhav (30) of …
  • Coronavirus Live News: COVID-19 infections top 90 million confirmed cases 11 Jan 2021 04:17 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Trust COVID-19 vaccines, no need for unnecessary questions, says Rajasthan Health Minister Ahead of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in the country, Rajasthan Health Minister Dr Raghu Sharma hit out at those …
  • Mumbai air quality turned worst in October 2020, says MPCB data 10 Jan 2021 20:14 According to the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), October was the most polluted month in terms of Mumbai’s air pollution in 2020. During that month, the average air quality index (AQI) was 149 (moderate) in Mumbai, followed by 147 in November. …
  • As wine sales lose fizz, wineries to reduce crushing capacity 10 Jan 2021 15:44 Wine sales have been affected by about 35 to 40 per cent in the country due to the Covid pandemic. Therefore, wineries will collectively reduce their crushing capacity by about 8,000 to 10,000 tonnes this year. On average, 25,000 tonnes of wine grapes are …
  • Foresters trap leopard on outskirts of Nashik 10 Jan 2021 08:58
  • State aims for 51,000 daily vaccinations at 511 centres 10 Jan 2021 05:26 Pune: The state health department aims to vaccinate nearly 51,000 beneficiaries daily when Covid-19 inoculation drives begin for the priority groups. Dr Archana Patil, director of state health services, said the drives will be carried out via 511 …
  • Aurangzeb not secular: CM Uddhav Thackeray 09 Jan 2021 12:35 MUMBAI/NASHIK: Despite the Congress—the Shiv Sena’s ally in the Maha Vikas Aghadi government—opposing the renaming of Aurangabad, CM Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said there was “nothing new” in the Sena’s demand that the city be called ‘Sambhajinagar’ …
  • Pune receives record rainfall for January in 73 years 09 Jan 2021 12:20 Pune on Friday surpassed the city’s all time January rainfall record of 73 years. With 32.5 mm, Pune city (Shivajinagar) broke the all-time rainfall (24 hours) record for this month. Till now, the city’s wettest January day was January 23, 1948 (22.3mm). …
  • Nothing new in calling Aurangabad as Sambhajinagar: Uddhav Thackeray 09 Jan 2021 09:26 Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said there was nothing new in referring to Aurangabad as Sambhajinagar. His statement comes amid Congress's stiff opposition to renaming Aurangabad as Sambhajinagar, after the elder son of …
  • SPPU gets show-cause notice on reopening circular 09 Jan 2021 02:30 Pune: The state directorate of higher education issued a show-cause notice to Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) on Thursday demanding to know on what basis was the reopening for colleges declared through a circular on January 4. The notice stated …
  • Total 75 persons detected with new UK mutant strain in India 09 Jan 2021 01:53 Altogether 4,858 people have been traced who travelled between India and the UK after the cases of infection by new variant came to light New Delhi: The total number of people who tested positive for the new UK strain of the coronavirus reached 75 on …
  • Dist fatality rate remains high as Covid-19 deaths reach 4k 09 Jan 2021 01:51 Nagpur: The number of Covid-19 deaths reached 4,000 in the district on Friday. The district’s case fatality rate (CFR) is high compared with average of state and country. The district registered seven fatalities on Friday taking the toll to 4,000. Of these …
  • Mumbai receives unseasonal rain; AQI remains ‘very poor’ for second consecutive day 08 Jan 2021 22:42 Mumbai received unseasonal rainfall on Friday, making for the second instance of rainfall in the month of January in the past decade. Generally, Mumbai does not receive rain during January, however, it did not help improve the city’s air quality. With a …
  • Maharashtra: Internet a hurdle in rural areas, smooth Vaccine dry run in most 08 Jan 2021 22:40 While urban areas of the state mostly ran a smooth vaccine trial on Friday, some rural and tribal regions reported connectivity issues with the Co-WIN software and possible difficulty in handling beneficiaries who suffer severe adverse effects after they …
  • Two key BJP leaders join Shiv Sena in Maharashtra 08 Jan 2021 12:09 In a setback for the BJP, two key party leaders in Nashik joined the Shiv Sena on Friday. According to sources, the defection of Vasant Gite, a former MLA from the Nashik Central Assembly seat, and Sunil Bagul is expected to weaken the BJP’s influence in …
  • Centre approves Rs 8,528 crore for national highways in Maharashtra 08 Jan 2021 08:25 The Centre has approved Rs 8,528 crore for national highway projects in Maharashtra. The decision was made at a meeting held between Union minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari and chief minister Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai on Thursday. …
  • Nashik rural police hold blood donation camp 08 Jan 2021 07:37
  • Cloudy sky & spells of rain leave mango, grape growers in a spot 08 Jan 2021 06:04 Pune: The constant clouding, lack of sunshine and the intermittent spells of rainfall this winter have left mango and grape growers in Maharashtra in trouble. Cloudy skies have reduced mango flowering by 30% affected mango flowering in parts of Konkan. …
  • Untimely January rain over Pune and Nashik to continue till Jan 9 08 Jan 2021 05:44 Pune city and neighbouring areas have reported light rainfall since Thursday afternoon. Thunderstorm activity was also reported at Nashik, Mahabaleshwar and Raigad districts during the evening hours. Pune city (Shivajinagar) recorded 3mm rain between 5.30 …
  • Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani special train to speed up from Jan 9 07 Jan 2021 20:48 New Delhi [India], January 7 (ANI): The Central Railway on Thursday announced that the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT)-Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani superfast special train will speed up and have an additional halt at Gwalior from January 9 …
  • Govt's last-mile fund SWAMIH readies stressed realty projects for delivery 07 Jan 2021 08:46 MUMBAI: A targeted federal financing pipeline to complete stuck housing projects is helping India’s middle- and low-income homebuyers, with two large last-mile initiatives already nearing completion since the special liquidity window was created late 2019. …
  • DM to get rid of traffic snarls, encroachments 07 Jan 2021 02:51 CHHAPRA: After joining as the new district magistrate (DM) of Saran on Wednesday, Dr Nilesh Ram Chandra Deore said his priorities would be to solve problems like traffic snarls, poor drainage system and encroachments. He would also ensure that vending …
  • Maharashtra’s active case tally surges again; 2,570 discharged 07 Jan 2021 02:24 The pendulum swing in cases and recoveries continues in Maharashtra with the State reporting 4,382 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as opposed to just 2,570 patients being discharged. The active cases once more breached the 50,000 mark to reach 50,808. The …
  • Joined conspirators on Army duty: Malegaon blast accused Prasad Shrikant Purohit to HC 07 Jan 2021 01:42 Malegaon bomb blast case accused Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court, through his lawyer, that he was collecting intelligence for the Indian Army as part of his duty by attending conspiracy meetings for the …
  • Nashik: Central Prison gets RO water plant 06 Jan 2021 18:29
  • Pune start-up helps farmers make crops more resilient to changing climate 06 Jan 2021 18:21 The rising instances of untimely or heavy rainfall, and fluctuating temperatures are among the weather vagaries that have plagued Indian farmers in recent times. Such inclement weather not only damages standing crops but also severely hampers seasonal …
  • Rohingya living in UP on fake papers held 06 Jan 2021 16:54 Myanmar native Azizul Haq was arrested from Sant Kabir Nagar in Lucknow.LUCKNOW: Acting on intelligence inputs from the central and international agencies, Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad (UPATS) arrested one Azizul Haq from Sant Kabir Nagar on Wednesday. …
  • Moët Hennessy appoints Ipsita Das as managing director in India 06 Jan 2021 10:42 Moët Hennessy India, a part of French conglomerate LVMH - Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, on Wednesday announced the appointment of Ipsita Das as managing director, India. Moët Hennessy portfolio of brands in the Indian market includes wines and spirits such …
  • Immunisation drive: Poor internet connectivity in Maharashtra tribal districts to pose challenge, officials raise concern 06 Jan 2021 00:46 With the upcoming large-scale immunisation against Covid-19 depending on an online software, several districts have raised concerns about procedures to follow in remote areas with zero mobile coverage and connectivity. In Maharashtra most of these poor- …
  • 4 patients benefit from year’s first organ donation 06 Jan 2021 00:04 Pune: The city registered the year’s first multi-organ donation at Jehangir Hospital on January 4. The husband of a 47-year-old brain-dead woman donated her vital organs, including her heart, lungs, liver, and kidneys, to benefit four patients with end- …
  • Pune: Organs donated by family of 47-year-old brain dead woman save 4 lives 05 Jan 2021 19:02 At least four lives were saved with the organs donated by family members of a 47-year-old woman, who died at Jehangir Hospital on January 3 of an intracranial bleed. The transplants were performed on January 4. The heart and lungs were harvested and flown …
  • Fresh Covid lockdown in Europe cast shadow on India’s grapes exports 05 Jan 2021 13:05 The fresh coronavirus lockdown in European countries has cast a shadow of uncertainty on India’s grapes exports, the season for which is set to start next week. While orders have come for exports, most are uncertain about how the season would pan out as a …
  • Will EU regulation of Mancozeb sour India’s grape exports? 05 Jan 2021 09:57 The All India Grape Exporters Association (AIGEA) has predicted that the European Union’s (EU) regulation on Mancozeb would affect table grapes export from India. The Association has demanded that the government of India must take up the matter with EU. …
  • 62 teachers test COVID-19 positive as schools reopen in Maharashtra's Nashik 05 Jan 2021 09:40 Image Source : PTI Schools reopen in Nashik; 62 teachers contract COVID-19 Schools for students studying in Classes 9 to 12 reopened in Nashik district of Maharashtra on Monday after a gap of more than nine months. With the development, as many as 62 …
  • India: Facebook, police... 05 Jan 2021 07:50 With the help of Facebook Ireland Headquarters, Mumbai Police Cyber Cell and Dhule Police saved the life of a 23-year-old man who was trying to die by slitting his throat on Facebook Live video, said Mumbai Police. After receiving an alert from the …
  • Schools reopen in Nashik; 62 teachers contract COVID-19 05 Jan 2021 05:00
  • Nashik: Woman held for killing 7-year-old son 05 Jan 2021 00:24
  • Maharashtra CM meets health officials, discusses logistics of vaccination process 05 Jan 2021 00:09 A day after the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) approved restricted emergency use of two vaccines, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray held a meeting on Monday to discuss the distribution and logistics of the Covid-19 vaccination process. “ …
  • Back from UK, 8 persons test positive for mutated variant in Maharashtra 05 Jan 2021 00:09 Eight persons in Maharashtra who returned from United Kingdom recently have tested positive for the B.1.1.7 lineage, a new mutation responsible for widespread transmission in the UK. The eight — five from Mumbai, one each from Pune, Mira Bhayander and …
  • 3-week state budget session in Nagpur if situation normal: Dy speaker 04 Jan 2021 23:50 Assembly deputy speaker Narhari Zirwad was in the city to attend the inaugural function of Maharashtra legislature’s secretariat office at Vidhan Bhavan on MondayNagpur: As the winter session of the state legislature could not be held in the city due to …
  • Colleges under SPPU to begin offline from Jan 11 04 Jan 2021 23:43 Pune: Practicals, theory, industrial training projects and dissertations of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in the 800 colleges affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) in Pune, Nashik and Ahmednagar will start from …
  • 35% senior pupils in PCMC areas show up 04 Jan 2021 23:43 Pimpri Chinchwad: All the 18 secondary schools run by the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation resumed with at least 30-35% students on Monday. Schools had arranged all safety protocols from thermal guns to sanitizers. Social distancing protocols were …
  • Gang admits to murdering cab driver 04 Jan 2021 23:43 Pune: A five-member gang arrested from Ranjangaon on the suspicion of committing a dacoity at a petrol pump in Loni Kalbhor has admitted to their involvement in the murder of a cab driver. The suspects, all from Ranjangaon, had hired a cab on January 2 for …
  • UK virus strain takes toll on Nashik veg exports 04 Jan 2021 10:22 Exporters in Nashik send the vegetable supplies to the Mumbai airport by road. The vegetables are then sent to other countries by air.NASHIK: The more infectious strain of the coronavirus, that has recently been detected in the United Kingdom, has …
  • Nashik sees 30% drop in containment zones 04 Jan 2021 07:50
  • Missing Nashik teen reunited with family 02 Jan 2021 17:22 The Vashi police have traced a 17-year-old boy who left his house in Nashik on December 28 as he was unable to cope with online classes amid the pandemic. The police said the Class XII student left a note that he was leaving out of his own will and would …
  • Cops zero in on wanted Nashik man 02 Jan 2021 00:07 Pune: The police on Wednesday arrested a real estate agent from Nashik. Avinash alias Abhijit Madhukar Ugade (35) was wanted in a rape case registered with the city police in 2008. A special court on Thursday ordered the arrested suspect’s 14-day judicial …
  • Highs, lows of Nashik’s Covid fight in 2020 01 Jan 2021 09:27
  • National bravery award winner boy goes missing 20 May 2017 11:07 Mrityunjay Bose, DH News Service, Mumbai/Jalagaon May 20 2017, 15:50 IST The boys - Nilesh (12) and Ganpat (7) - are missing from Muktainagar in Jalgaon district and there are fears that the duo could have been kidnapped. PTI file photo. A national …
  • Maharashtra bird deaths: Toll stands at 12,752 21 Jan 2021 09:21 WITH 4,479 bird deaths recorded in Maharashtra on Tuesday, the toll has risen to 12,752 in the past 12 days. Of the total, 4,351 poultry birds were found dead across the state, the highest toll in a day since January 8. Of them, around 3,700 poultry birds …
  • Vaccinations surge in state, rural areas push up numbers 21 Jan 2021 01:21 Pune/Nashik/Kolhapur: Covid-19 vaccination in Maharashtra improved on Wednesday, largely due to the enthusiastic participation of beneficiaries from the rural areas. By 7pm, the state had reported vaccination of 18,166 beneficiaries, about 68% of …
  • Pune: Over 2 lakh children of migrant cane harvesters deprived of mid-day meals for months 21 Jan 2021 00:55 Over 2 lakh children of migrant cane harvesters are unable to access either their mid-day meals or their share of ration, as schools in Maharashtra are yet to reopen completely after the pandemic forced them to shut down almost a year ago. Due to lack of …
  • Maharashtra: 53 per cent of targeted recipients get COVID-19 vaccines amid glitches 20 Jan 2021 06:22 By PTI MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said that 14,883 healthcare staffers, or 52.68 of the targeted beneficiaries for the day, were administered COVID-19 vaccine doses across 274 centres in the state as the inoculation drive resumed after …
  • Maharashtra: State to resume vaccination today, sessions 4 days this week with target of 1.14 lakh shots 19 Jan 2021 05:33 After a break of two days over Co-WIN software glitches, Maharashtra is set to resume vaccination drive from Tuesday with a total of four sessions slated to be held this week. The other sessions this week will be held on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in …
  • Women take the lead at Singhu, say there is no question of going back 19 Jan 2021 02:39 From manning the stage, guarding the entry with sticks to coordinating the day’s events, women took the lead at the Singhu border protest on Monday to mark Women Farmers’ Day. By morning, several women arrived from Punjab’s Amritsar, Mohali and Khanna and …
  • MVA, BJP claim big gains in gram panchayat polls 18 Jan 2021 21:50 The ruling tripartite Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) has claimed to have won in more than 80% of the 12,711 gram panchayats where elections were held on January 15. Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) too has said that it emerged victorious in more than 6,000 …
  • Maha panchayat poll results 2021 live updates 18 Jan 2021 10:20 The districts and the district-wise number of gram panchayats where polling is being held are as follows: Thane (158), Palghar (3), Raigad (88), Ratnagiri (479), Sindhudurg (70), Nashik (620), Dhule (218), Jalgaon (783), Ahmednagar (767), Nandurbar (86), …
  • Maharashtra's mini-general polls to test Uddhav Thackeray's MVA govt 16 Jan 2021 08:22 Image Source : PTI Voters show their identity cards as they wait for their turn to cast their votes for Gram Panchayat election, at Varunji village in Karad. A mini-general election at the grassroots level was completed without major incidents in 14,234 …
  • Maharashtra panchayat poll held peacefully 16 Jan 2021 05:37 Polling in 14,234 gram panchayats across 34 districts of Maharashtra took place on Friday. The polling, which continued from 7.30am to 5.30pm all over, ended at 3pm in two naxal-hit districts of Gadchiroli and Gondia. The elections were by and large …
  • Polling under way for GP elections in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 06:07 Image used for representational purposeMUMBAI: Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in Maharashtra began on a peaceful note on Friday morning, an official said. The polls, being held with Covid-19 protocols …
  • Bird deaths now in Raigad, toll rises to 3,378 in 24 districts 15 Jan 2021 03:07 The number of districts that recorded unexplained bird deaths in Maharashtra increased to 24 on Thursday, with Raigad recording three poultry birds deaths that may be linked to Avian Influenza or bird flu. The number of dead birds in the state since …
  • Nashik: Polls in two gram panchayats called off over auction of posts 14 Jan 2021 03:19 The State Election Commission (SEC) has cancelled polling in two gram panchayats in Nashik and Nandurbar districts, just two days before it was slated to be held, after receiving evidence of public auctioning of the posts of sarpanch and members. In a …
  • Maharashtra rural polls: Panchayat seats for sale, EC scraps 2 ‘auction elections’ 14 Jan 2021 03:14 In many pockets of Maharashtra, where elections to gram panchayats are scheduled to be held on January 15, democracy is up for sale — to the highest bidder. Complaints and videos of auctions for panchayat seats prompted the Election Commission on Wednesday …
  • Maharashtra: Among 484 medical facilities audited, 90% don’t have NOC from fire dept 14 Jan 2021 03:14 In an assessment carried out across 484 government hospitals and other medical facilities in Maharashtra after a fire in Bhandara district general hospital killed 10 newborns, officials have found that except for a small handful, none of these facilities …
  • Dismissed cop, 4 others held under MCOCA 14 Jan 2021 00:01 Pune: The crime branch of the city police on Tuesday arrested five men, including a dismissed policeman, under the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA). The arrested have been identified as former police naik Parvez Jamadar (39), …
  • 16 Maharashtra districts report bird deaths, culling begins in Latur 13 Jan 2021 08:45 Sixteen districts in Maharashtra have reported cases of bird deaths so far, with Yavatmal, Amravati and Bhandara reporting fresh cases on Tuesday. With this, 1,839 bird deaths have been reported since Friday. Officials also reported 200 poultry bird deaths …
  • Dead poultry bird samples test positive for bird flu in Maharashtra 11 Jan 2021 00:25 Maharashtra became the latest in the line of states to report cases of Avian Influenza after samples of dead poultry birds tested positive for the H5N1 virus late Sunday. This is the first time that the state has witnessed a case of bird flu since 2006, …
  • 30 crows fall prey to strange disease 10 Jan 2021 18:16 No bird flu, says animal husbandry dept. Nearly 30 crows have died in Ghatkopar and other places in the last one month due to a strange disease. Abhay Rane, who works for Mangalvardhini, an animal welfare organisation based in Ghatkopar, said, “These days …
  • State aims for 51,000 daily vaccinations at 511 centres 10 Jan 2021 05:26 Pune: The state health department aims to vaccinate nearly 51,000 beneficiaries daily when Covid-19 inoculation drives begin for the priority groups. Dr Archana Patil, director of state health services, said the drives will be carried out via 511 …
  • Explained: The return of bird flu 09 Jan 2021 02:01 After bird flu (avian influenza) was confirmed in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh, high alert has been sounded in Maharashtra. Several states, which have been reporting deaths of birds, including crows and migratory species …
  • 12 epicentres of bird flu identified in Kerala, Rajasthan, MP, Gujarat, HP 07 Jan 2021 23:57 NEW DELHI: With thousands of birds dying in several states due to Avian Influenza (or bird flu), the Centre on Wednesday tried to allay fear about transmission of the disease from poultry to humans. Though there is no direct evidence that AI viruses can be …
  • Serum Institute yet to receive order from Centre to dispatch Covishield doses 07 Jan 2021 21:05 Even as preparations are underway at the Centre for the largest vaccination drive against Covid-19, the Serum Institute of India is yet to get the order to dispatch the consignment of its Covishield vaccine doses. “We have not dispatched the vaccine doses …
  • Around 15 birds found dead in Thane 07 Jan 2021 03:28 Mumbai: At least 16 birds were found dead at Vijay Garden Society, Kavesar and Hill Garden, Kokanipada in Thane today (January 6). The locals from the area informed concerned civic authorities that the birds were lying dead since morning. Sandeep Malvi, …
  • Maharashtra BJP to challenge council poll results before EC: Chandrakant Patil 06 Jan 2021 20:13 STATE BJP president Chandrakant Patil on Wednesday announced the party will file a petition before the Election Commission against “rampant malpractices” in last month’s council polls for graduate and teacher constituencies in Maharashtra. Addressing the …
  • Maharashtra medical colleges and hospitals to hire private firms to provide class IV workforce 06 Jan 2021 20:12 The medical education and drugs department is set to do away with fresh appointments of class IV workers such as helpers and ward boys across all state medical colleges and attached hospitals. From now, private companies will be hired to provide …
  • Maharashtra BJP chief alleges malpractices in last year's MLC polls 06 Jan 2021 11:08 By PTI MUMBAI: Alleging irregularities in the conduct of Legislative Council elections held for six seats in Maharashtra last year, in which the BJP had suffered a setback, state unit chief Chandrakant Patil on Wednesday said he would approach the Election …
  • Immunisation drive: Poor internet connectivity in Maharashtra tribal districts to pose challenge, officials raise concern 06 Jan 2021 00:46 With the upcoming large-scale immunisation against Covid-19 depending on an online software, several districts have raised concerns about procedures to follow in remote areas with zero mobile coverage and connectivity. In Maharashtra most of these poor- …
  • Maharashtra CM meets health officials, discusses logistics of vaccination process 05 Jan 2021 00:09 A day after the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) approved restricted emergency use of two vaccines, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray held a meeting on Monday to discuss the distribution and logistics of the Covid-19 vaccination process. “ …
  • Mum covid hosps to work as vaccination centres 04 Jan 2021 15:06 The jumbo covid-19 care centres to be transformed into mega-vaccination centres in Mumbai. (file photo)MUMBAI: The jumbo Covid-19 care centres set up in Mumbai after the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak will now be transformed into mega-vaccination centres by …
  • Pune administration happy with vaccine dry run 03 Jan 2021 16:39 75 people were involved in the process at three sites; experts feel happy about smooth procedure The district administration successfully completed its first dry run for COVID-19 vaccination on Saturday wherein software and technical parts involved in the …
  • Internet glitches hit rehearsals at few remote sites 03 Jan 2021 00:22 All 75 beneficiaries, who were registered, attended the dry run on SaturdayPune: Vaccination dry runs at remote sites on Saturday were largely problem-free except for one prominent hitch: spotty internet connectivity. A critical component of Covid-19 …
  • Vaccine dry run in Maharashtra: Over 300 people, 12 centres, 4 districts 02 Jan 2021 21:13 Maharashtra concluded a dry run of vaccination on over 300 people on Saturday in 12 vaccination centres across four districts. State officials said the procedure ran smoothly except for an internet lag in some areas. While each centre was prepared with a …
  • Covid vaccination: Dry run across India, who will get it first, how to register | Key points 02 Jan 2021 19:20 Image Source : PTI Health workers during the dry run of COVID-19 vaccination, at a health care centre in Kamakshipalya of Bengaluru. As India gears up to launch the world's largest immunisation drive, almost all states and Union Territory (UT) …
  • Probe into ‘auction of village sarpanch post’ in Nandurbar 02 Jan 2021 18:04 Nandurbar district authorities have launched an investigation into an alleged open auction held recently in a village for the post of sarpanch. A video of the alleged auction had gone viral on social media a few days ago with activist Anna Hazare decrying …
  • India Rehearses For Massive Coronavirus Vaccination Drive 02 Jan 2021 17:05 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 1Shares Vardhan assures people on safety of vaccine New Delhi/Chennai- As it came closer to the roll-out of the first COVID-19 vaccine, India held a dry run by all states and union territories on Saturday in preparation …
  • India rehearses for massive coronavirus vaccination drive; Harsh Vardhan assures people on safety of vaccine 02 Jan 2021 16:12 As it came closer to the roll-out of the first COVID-19 vaccine, India held a dry run by all states and union territories on Saturday in preparation for a massive vaccination drive, with Health Minister Harsh Vardhan appealing to people not to be misguided …
  • Covid-19 vaccine dry run: How the massive drill was held across India 02 Jan 2021 13:02 In anticipation of a vaccine for the novel coronavirus that is just one step away from being approved by India’s top drug regulator, select hospitals across the country conducted an inoculation dry run Saturday. The nationwide rehearsal was to understand …
  • Maharashtra: COVID-19 vaccine dry run carried out in four districts 02 Jan 2021 12:58 MUMBAI: A dry run to assess the readiness of the mechanism laid out for the COVID-19 immunisation drive, which is expected to begin soon, was conducted on Saturday in four districts of Maharashtra. The exercise was conducted at identified health centres in …
  • Maharashtra reports 3,524 new cases of COVID-19 today 02 Jan 2021 08:35 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 1 (ANI): Maharashtra reported 3,524 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 19,35,636.According to the state health department, 4,279 people were discharged after recovering …
  • Pune dist sees lowest Covid deaths in 4 months 02 Jan 2021 04:10 While region clocks 572 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, 740 patients recover from the infection With only four deaths recorded in Pune district on Friday, the first day of the New Year seems to have brought in some relief, as this happens to be the lowest …
  • Maharashtra to conduct COVID vaccine dry run in THESE districts on Jan 2 02 Jan 2021 02:46 Image Source : FILE Maharashtra to conduct COVID vaccine dry run in four districts on Jan 2 Maharashtra Health Department will conduct a dry run for the COVID-19 vaccine in four districts -- Pune, Nagpur, Jalna, and Nandurbar districts on January 2, state …
  • Maharashtra: 4 dists to hold mock Covid vaccination drive today 01 Jan 2021 20:56 Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Friday said the state will hold a two-hour-long dry run for Covid-19 vaccination at Nandurbar, Pune, Jalna and Nagpur on Saturday. In each of the 12 centres allocated in the four districts, 25 people will be vaccinated on a …
  • COVID-19 dry run to be conducted tomorrow in Maharashtra 01 Jan 2021 18:20 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 1 (ANI): As the country awaits a Coronavirus vaccine, the Maharashtra Health Department will conduct a dry run tomorrow in four districts of the state to ensure effective preparedness for its rollout. The districts of …
  • Pune, Nandurbar, Jalna & Nagpur to hold vax drills 01 Jan 2021 01:21
  • Vaccination dry run tomorrow in Pune, Nandurbar, Jalna, Nagpur 01 Jan 2021 01:21
  • Maharashtra: Avian flu in poultry birds of 16 districts 21 Jan 2021 23:37 The National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases in Bhopal, a nodal body for testing cases of bird flu, on Thursday confirmed that poultry birds (chicken) in 16 districts of Maharashtra have died due to Avian Influenza. Bird flu has been found in …
  • Two youths drown in Tapi River boat capsize 21 Jan 2021 23:35 Surat: In a tragic incident, two youths drowned in the Tapi river after their boat capsized near Uttaran area in Surat city on Thursday afternoon. Three others, however, managed to swim ashore. According to Fire and Emergency department officials, the …
  • Maharashtra bird deaths: Toll stands at 12,752 21 Jan 2021 09:21 WITH 4,479 bird deaths recorded in Maharashtra on Tuesday, the toll has risen to 12,752 in the past 12 days. Of the total, 4,351 poultry birds were found dead across the state, the highest toll in a day since January 8. Of them, around 3,700 poultry birds …
  • Pune: Over 2 lakh children of migrant cane harvesters deprived of mid-day meals for months 21 Jan 2021 00:55 Over 2 lakh children of migrant cane harvesters are unable to access either their mid-day meals or their share of ration, as schools in Maharashtra are yet to reopen completely after the pandemic forced them to shut down almost a year ago. Due to lack of …
  • Gram panchayat polls: AAP-backed candidates foray into rural politics, win 96 seats 20 Jan 2021 10:42 Tasting electoral success for the first time in Maharashtra, Aam Aadmi Party-backed candidates won 96 seats in the state gram panchayat polls, the results for which were declared on Tuesday. The AAP-backed candidates had contested 300 seats in 13 districts …
  • White collar offences more serious than muder and dacoity, says Bombay HC 20 Jan 2021 10:42 Observing that ‘white collar offences are more serious than offences like murder and dacoity,’ the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High court rejected petitions filed by four businesspersons who were booked for a ‘fraud’ evading Goods and Services Tax (GST) …
  • Maharashtra gram panchayat election results: AAP wins 96 seats, 41 in Yavatmal 20 Jan 2021 06:54 <p>AAP had contested 300 seats across 13 districts. (File photo)<br></p>MUMBAI: The Aam Aadmi Party secured 96 seats in the gram panchayat elections in Maharashtra, opening its electoral account in the state. It secured 41 seats in …
  • Maharashtra: 53 per cent of targeted recipients get COVID-19 vaccines amid glitches 20 Jan 2021 06:22 By PTI MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said that 14,883 healthcare staffers, or 52.68 of the targeted beneficiaries for the day, were administered COVID-19 vaccine doses across 274 centres in the state as the inoculation drive resumed after …
  • To push development in remote Hingoli village, PhD holder from Spanish university contests GP polls, wins 19 Jan 2021 15:35 Little did 36-year-old Dr Chitra Kurhe know that five years after returning to the country in 2016, armed with a doctorate in political science from the University of Santiago in Spain, she would be contesting the Gram Panchayat elections at the remote …
  • Won 70 gram panchayat seats in Maharashtra, says AAP 19 Jan 2021 15:35 The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday said it has made a “spectacular debut” in the recently concluded gram panchayat polls by winning 70 seats across rural Maharashtra. At least 300 party members contested the elections, the party said. In a press release, the …
  • Maharashtra: Bird deaths cross 6,000 since Jan 8 in state 19 Jan 2021 05:36 The number of bird deaths in Maharashtra has reached 6,816 since January 8. After the confirmation of bird flu deaths by the ICAR-National Institute of High-Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal, close to 10,000 poultry birds and 500 eggs have been …
  • Maharashtra Gram Panchayat poll: Several heavyweights fail the poll test in their own backyard 19 Jan 2021 05:36 A former chief minister, a serving state party chief, and an Union minister were among those who suffered defeat in their own backyards in the Maharashtra Gram Panchayat polls, which saw several established village panels bite the dust. In Karad South, …
  • MVA set to dominate, BJP, Sena neck and neck for top position 19 Jan 2021 02:39 As the counting of votes polled in Maharashtra gram panchayat elections continues, the BJP is slightly ahead of the Shiv Sena in a tight race for the single largest party, with the NCP following close behind. The elections were not fought on party symbols, …
  • Election held after 30 years: Popatrao Pawar’s panel sweeps Gram Panchayat polls in Hiwrebazar 18 Jan 2021 23:44 Residents of Hiwrebazar in Ahmednagar district have once again reposed their faith in the development model, resulting in the Popatrao Pawar panel sweeping the Gram Panchayat polls. Pawar (61), a Padma Shri awardee, recieved a thumping majority with all …
  • Maharashtra Gram Panchayat polls: Setback for some senior leaders, triumph for others 18 Jan 2021 23:44 While some panels backed by political heavyweights won in the Gram Panchayat elections, others were defeated. A look at prominent leaders who had a stake in the Gram Panchayat elections, and how they fared. A panel of BJP and NCP was defeated by the Shiv …
  • Maha panchayat poll results 2021 live updates 18 Jan 2021 10:20 The districts and the district-wise number of gram panchayats where polling is being held are as follows: Thane (158), Palghar (3), Raigad (88), Ratnagiri (479), Sindhudurg (70), Nashik (620), Dhule (218), Jalgaon (783), Ahmednagar (767), Nandurbar (86), …
  • Maharashtra starts toll free number for bird flu 17 Jan 2021 23:34 NEW DELHI: Amid rising bird flu cases in the state, Maharashtra government has started a toll free helpline for farmers to report any unusual mortality of birds after confirmation of avian influenza cases in poultry in Central Poultry Development …
  • 71 health staffers refuse to get the shots in district 17 Jan 2021 20:41 Beneficiaries wait in the observation section inside a makeshift facility at Yamunanagar Municipal Hospital in Talawade on SaturdayPune: A total of 71 frontline health workers in the district refused to get the shots on the first day of the nationwide …
  • Bird death count surpasses 5,000-mark in Maharashtra 17 Jan 2021 20:41 Pune: The number of bird deaths in the state crossed 5,000, as 982 poultry birds were found dead in Thane, Raigad, Satara, Sangli and Ahmednagar, among other locations, on Saturday. The animal husbandry department officials said more bird samples from the …
  • Consumption of well-cooked chicken safe: Centre asks states to rethink poultry sale ban 17 Jan 2021 11:11 Image Source : PTI New Delhi: Workers unload chickens at Ghazipur Murga Mandi, in New Delhi, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. The Central government on Saturday requested the state governments across the country to rethink the ban on the sale of poultry and allow …
  • Maharashtra: Nine districts report flu in poultry birds 16 Jan 2021 11:54 THE NATIONAL Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal, a nodal body for testing bird flu cases, on Friday confirmed the cause of poultry birds’ (chicken) death in Nanded, Pune, Solapur, Yavatmal, Ahmednagar, Beed and Raigad districts to …
  • Maharashtra's mini-general polls to test Uddhav Thackeray's MVA govt 16 Jan 2021 08:22 Image Source : PTI Voters show their identity cards as they wait for their turn to cast their votes for Gram Panchayat election, at Varunji village in Karad. A mini-general election at the grassroots level was completed without major incidents in 14,234 …
  • Maharashtra panchayat poll held peacefully 16 Jan 2021 05:37 Polling in 14,234 gram panchayats across 34 districts of Maharashtra took place on Friday. The polling, which continued from 7.30am to 5.30pm all over, ended at 3pm in two naxal-hit districts of Gadchiroli and Gondia. The elections were by and large …
  • Just an exam between 100 women and soldier’s duty 16 Jan 2021 02:18 Pune: A written exam is all that needs to be cleared by a hundred women, mostly from rural Maharashtra, to achieve their dreams of joining the Indian Army. They had attended the first women’s recruitment rally for soldiers on general duty conducted by the …
  • Polling for 649 gram panchayats in district records over 80% turnout 16 Jan 2021 02:00 POLLING for 649 gram panchayats in Pune district on Friday saw over 80 per cent turnout. Officials said all safety protocols in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic were followed during the polling, which began at 7.30 am and ended at 5.30 pm. The results will be …
  • Study centres hike rent to outstation pupils’ dismay 15 Jan 2021 11:44 Pune: Civil services aspirant Vilas Kadam returned to Pune from Ahmednagar about a week ago after the dates of the state examination were announced by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission. As he settled in his rented room, he enquired with his regular …
  • Over 50% of 44 dead bird samples in state test positive for avian flu 15 Jan 2021 11:44 Pune: The animal husbandry department on Thursday stated that over 50% of the 44 dead bird samples in Maharashtra had so far tested positive for avian influenza. The department received the test results of the 44 samples on Thursday. Thane district had the …
  • Polling under way for GP elections in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 06:07 Image used for representational purposeMUMBAI: Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in Maharashtra began on a peaceful note on Friday morning, an official said. The polls, being held with Covid-19 protocols …
  • 382 birds reported dead in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 04:31 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 15 (ANI): Cases of bird flu are spreading in Maharashtra with 382 bird deaths reported from nine districts on Thursday, taking the toll to 3,378 across the state. According to the state department, samples of birds …
  • Bird deaths now in Raigad, toll rises to 3,378 in 24 districts 15 Jan 2021 03:07 The number of districts that recorded unexplained bird deaths in Maharashtra increased to 24 on Thursday, with Raigad recording three poultry birds deaths that may be linked to Avian Influenza or bird flu. The number of dead birds in the state since …
  • 238 more birds die in Maharashtra, samples sent for testing 14 Jan 2021 10:51 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 13 (ANI): A total of 238 more birds died in various districts of Maharashtra on Wednesday, including poultry birds and crows. The State Animal Husbandry Commissioner office said in a press release that samples of all …
  • Maharashtra: Covaxin shots to be administered in 9 centres, Covishield in 358 venues 14 Jan 2021 09:29 Nine vaccination centres have been selected to administer Covaxin shots, manufactured by Bharat Biotech, in Maharashtra. The J J hospital in Mumbai, B J Medical College in Pune as well as government medical colleges in Solapur, Ahmednagar, Nagpur, Kolhapur …
  • Maharashtra bird toll rises to 2359, 481 in a day 14 Jan 2021 03:19 The number of bird deaths in Maharashtra since January 8 has reached 2,359 with 481 deaths recorded across the state on Wednesday. Of the 481 cases, 455 were poultry birds. Of these, 294 birds died in Yavatmal, 18 in Latur, three each in Beed and …
  • ‘Peepal trees around Pune airport more tolerant to air pollution’: Study 13 Jan 2021 23:36 Like humans, trees also have the capacity to tolerate a certain level of pollution in their surroundings. A study to understand the tolerance to air pollutants among trees growing around the Lohegaon area of the city has found that peepal trees are the …
  • Pune gets 1.13 lakh vaccine doses, 8 hospitals in district to vaccinate healthcare workers 13 Jan 2021 23:36 Of the 9.63 lakh Covishield vaccine doses for Maharashtra, a total of 11,240 vaccine doses have been set aside for the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS). A total of 7,930 vaccine doses have been allocated for AFMS in Pune while 1,610 have been set aside …
  • Gram panchayat polls: Model village in Ahmednagar to witness elections after 30 years 13 Jan 2021 14:33 For the first time in three decades, model village Hiwre Bazar in Ahmednagar district is set to see a contest in the January 15 gram panchayat elections . The drought-prone village has earned the distinction of being a model village for its efforts on …
  • 16 Maharashtra districts report bird deaths, culling begins in Latur 13 Jan 2021 08:45 Sixteen districts in Maharashtra have reported cases of bird deaths so far, with Yavatmal, Amravati and Bhandara reporting fresh cases on Tuesday. With this, 1,839 bird deaths have been reported since Friday. Officials also reported 200 poultry bird deaths …
  • State to cull 80k birds from today in Parbhani; all 36 dists on alert 12 Jan 2021 12:57 Mumbai: With more than 1,200 avian flu deaths confirmed in Maharashtra, the government has ordered culling to begin on Tuesday in the most infected clusters starting with a village in Parbhani district in Marathwada where close to 80,000 birds will be …
  • Latur poultry birds died of avian influenza: Animal husbandry dept 12 Jan 2021 12:57 Pune: The animal husbandry department, Maharashtra, has declared Latur poultry bird deaths as confirmed cases of avian flu and is likely to implement all protocols, including humane culling of poultry birds, in the infected zones at two places in the …
  • Mumbai, Thane report cases of bird flu, BMC issues guidelines 11 Jan 2021 23:55 A day after Maharashtra became the latest in the list of states that reported bird flu cases, three crows found dead in Mumbai and 17 birds in Thane tested positive for Avian Influenza on Monday. While samples of crows and herons from Mumbai, Ghodbunder in …
  • Uddhav instructs district administrations to provide proper information on bird flu 11 Jan 2021 23:06 Appealing to people to desist from spreading rumours on H5N1 avian influenza which has been detected in some parts of Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday directed the respective district administrations to communicate proper information …
  • Sambhaji Bhide visits memorial at Vadu Budruk with followers 10 Jan 2021 05:24 Pune: Shiva Partisthan president Sambhaji Bhide visited the Sambhaji Maharaj memorial at Vadhu Budruk village with his 25 followers on Saturday, nine days after the muted observation of the 203rd anniversary of the Koregaon Bhima battle at Perne village. …
  • SPPU gets show-cause notice on reopening circular 09 Jan 2021 02:30 Pune: The state directorate of higher education issued a show-cause notice to Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) on Thursday demanding to know on what basis was the reopening for colleges declared through a circular on January 4. The notice stated …
  • Mumbai receives unseasonal rain; AQI remains ‘very poor’ for second consecutive day 08 Jan 2021 22:42 Mumbai received unseasonal rainfall on Friday, making for the second instance of rainfall in the month of January in the past decade. Generally, Mumbai does not receive rain during January, however, it did not help improve the city’s air quality. With a …
  • Maharashtra: Internet a hurdle in rural areas, smooth Vaccine dry run in most 08 Jan 2021 22:40 While urban areas of the state mostly ran a smooth vaccine trial on Friday, some rural and tribal regions reported connectivity issues with the Co-WIN software and possible difficulty in handling beneficiaries who suffer severe adverse effects after they …
  • Centre approves Rs 8,528 crore for national highways in Maharashtra 08 Jan 2021 08:25 The Centre has approved Rs 8,528 crore for national highway projects in Maharashtra. The decision was made at a meeting held between Union minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari and chief minister Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai on Thursday. …
  • Girl alleges sexual assault by father 08 Jan 2021 06:02 Pune: A 34-year-old woman on Thursday lodged a complaint with the Pimpri police accusing her husband (39) of sexually assaulting their minor daughter for the past seven years. According to the complaint, the incident came to light last month when the …
  • Untimely January rain over Pune and Nashik to continue till Jan 9 08 Jan 2021 05:44 Pune city and neighbouring areas have reported light rainfall since Thursday afternoon. Thunderstorm activity was also reported at Nashik, Mahabaleshwar and Raigad districts during the evening hours. Pune city (Shivajinagar) recorded 3mm rain between 5.30 …
  • Taps to run dry in many areas this Friday 06 Jan 2021 00:04 Pune: Water supply would remain suspended in most parts of the city on Friday to facilitate maintenance and repairs of the pumping stations. The areas getting water from Parvati water works, Wadgaon water works, Chatushrungi/SNDT/Warje water works, …
  • Colleges under SPPU to begin offline from Jan 11 04 Jan 2021 23:43 Pune: Practicals, theory, industrial training projects and dissertations of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in the 800 colleges affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) in Pune, Nashik and Ahmednagar will start from …
  • Tracked down over 40% of 2,300 missing persons in Dec: Ahmednagar Police 02 Jan 2021 21:13 In December 2020, Ahmednagar Police traced 1,011 persons of 2,301 who had been missing since 2015 or later. Through operation Muskaan, the missing persons, which included 621 women and 390 men, were reunited with their families, Ahmednagar Police said. The …
  • 9,206 TB cases found in Maharashtra after month-long drive 02 Jan 2021 00:14 Following a month-long drive, the Maharashtra government has detected at least 9,206 new tuberculosis (TB) cases in the state. The maximum cases were detected in Thane (988), Pune (647) and Ahmednagar (539). The state government began door-to-door …
  • Motorcyclist booked on charge of kidnapping, raping 20-yr-old 02 Jan 2021 00:07 Pune: The Vishrantwadi police on Thursday launched a search for a motorcyclist after a call centre employee (20) lodged an FIR accusing him of kidnapping and raping her at an isolated place in Kharadi in the wee hours of Thursday. “The survivor and the …
  • Koregaon Bhima battle’s 203rd anniversary held on a low-key note at victory tower 02 Jan 2021 00:07 Pune: The 203rd anniversary of the battle of Koregaon Bhima was observed on a low-key note on Friday at the “Jai Stambh” (victory tower) at Perne Phata on Ahmednagar highway, about 27km from here, in the wake of the Covid-induced situation. “Till 1.30pm, …
  • Maharashtra Deputy CM, others pay tributes at Koregaon Bhima war memorial 01 Jan 2021 13:04 Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and some other leaders paid tributes at the ''Jay Stambh'' near here on Friday on the 203rd anniversary of the Koregaon Bhima battle. State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, Power Minister Dr Nitin …
  • Maharashtra Dy CM, others pay tributes at Koregaon Bhima war memorial 01 Jan 2021 12:17 Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and some other leaders paid tributes at the 'Jay Stambh' on Friday on the 203rd anniversary of the Koregaon Bhima battle. State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, Power Minister Dr Nitin Raut were also among …
  • Security tightened at Jaystambh to prevent crowding for ‘symobolic’ programme today 31 Dec 2020 18:38 Ahead of the ‘symbolic’ programme to mark the 203rd anniversary of the battle of Bhima Koregaon on January 1, security has been beefed up at the Jaystambh in Perne village and surrounding areas to prevent crowding In view of the Covid-19 outbreak. On …