A car fell into water

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Two Tourists Dies In North Goa; Car Falls Into Creek

Two tourists, who belong to Pune, died after their car went down a stream in Arpora, North Goa, on the morning of September 20 at 5:20 AM. The victims have been identified as Shubham Dedge (28) and Ishwari Deshpande (25). As per Anjuna Police Station Inspector Suraj Gawas, “Primary investigation suggests that the mishap took place because the driver lost control of the car.”

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 08:28 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Goa, Pune, Tourist, accident

Courtesy: The Indian Express

VIL

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VIL Achieves Download Speed Of 1.5 Gbps In 5G Trails

In its 5G trials on government allocated 5G spectrum in Pune and Gandhinagar, Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) has managed to achieve the downloading speed of up to 1.5 Gb/s with low latency on the mm-Wave spectrum band. Reportedly, it will improve video streaming/broadcast and online gaming experience. Sharing the achievement, VIL CTO Jagbir Singh said, ''We're pleased with speed and latency results in the initial stages of the 5G trials".

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 05:22 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: VODAFONE IDEA, 5G trails, Downloading Speed, Pune, Gandhinagar

Man handcuffed

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Pune Teenager Steals Rs 4.16 Lakh Worth Gold From His Own House To Buy Gaming Gadgets

A 16-year old teenager from Pune has committed an almost "perfect crime" by stealing 160 grams of gold jewellery from his own house. The gold ornaments were sold to jewellers by three of his friends. It's reported that he gave them Rs 1000 for each item sold. Moreover, he used the rest of the money to buy online gaming gadgets and smartphones. He also posted pictures with the cash on social media. The theft was discovered by his mother while… read-more

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 - 09:00 AM / by Athira Chandran

Tags: Caught Stealing, Gold Jewellery, Pune, Online Games

Courtesy: Punekar News

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Pune Sex Racket Case: Two Arrested, Eight Women Rescued

A sex racket operating out of Pune's Kanak Spa, located near Baner area was busted on September 8. Reportedly, around eight women, lured into sex trafficking were rescued who belong to different parts of the country. However, the racket was only confirmed after a decoy customer who was sent by the police, confirmed it, leading to arrests. Besides, an FIR has been lodged at Chaturshringi police station, and the accused have been arrested.

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 - 04:31 PM / by Athira Chandran

Tags: Sex Racket, busted, Pune, flesh trade

Courtesy: The Indian Express

A minor girl.

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11 Arrested For Gang-rape Minor Girl At Multiple Locations In Pune

In a shocking incident, Pune Police has arrested 11 people so far including six autorickshaw drivers, two railway employees, and three others, for gang-raping a 13-year-old girl on August 31. Reportedly, an accused, autorickshaw driver who offered the service to drop the girl home had called others to rape the minor. However, the victim was taken to the hospital and is said to be stable.

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 - 03:48 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Gang-Rape, Pune, Minor, pune police

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Black Magic

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Black Magic Conducted On Woman To Ensure Birth Of Male Child: Pune

Chakan police station has filed a case against a woman’s husband, mother-in-law, and a godman for allegedly stripping her, smearing her body with ashes as a part of a black magic ritual. The godman confirmed that the ritual would enable the 31-year-old lady to give birth to a male child. Her in-laws even harassed her for dowry. They all have been booked under IPC sections 354, 498(a), 323, 504, 506, 34, 3, and 25.

Tue, 31 Aug 2021 - 05:26 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Pune, Black-magic, male child, Harrasment

Courtesy: ANI

Vaccine

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Over 1000 New Covid Cases Registered In Pune

Pune reported 1050 fresh covid cases on August 29 while 898 are recovered and got discharge from the hospital. Almost 69,475 people have been vaccinated in Pune. Dr Bhagwan Pawar, District Health Officer stated that out of 9089 active cases of coronavirus only 4593 were hospitalized and the rest 4496 remained at home isolation. Out of fresh cases almost ten people died.

Sun, 29 Aug 2021 - 07:36 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid-19, Coronavirus Vaccines, Pune, District Health Officer

Courtesy: Punekar News

Jayant Sathe

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86-Year-Old Man Quits Job In His Quinquagenarian Age To Follow Passion

Jayant Sathe hailing from Maharashtra's Pune has been making ceramic dolls for almost 30 years. Originally an engineer, the 86-year-old man left his job at 55 and got into what he always wanted to do, art. He specifically learned Japanese dollmaking and started creating Japanese and Indian dolls. "The inspiration came to me to make handmade dolls after I came across Chinese-made Japanese dolls in Mumbai," he stated.

Sat, 21 Aug 2021 - 04:27 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Jayant Sathe, ceramic dolls, japanese, Pune

Courtesy: ANI News

fire

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Fire Leaves Two Severely Injured In Maharashtra's Pune

Two people sustained severe burn injuries after a fire broke out in a Chemical Storage Facility located in the outskirts of Pune on the night of August 7. The fire also left a few vehicles and bushes outside the facility gutted. The fire was extinguished by the Pune fire department, with assistance from the "PMRDA". The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

Sun, 08 Aug 2021 - 05:41 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Chemical Factory, Fire, injury, Pune

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Zika Virus

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Pune Records First Case of Zika Virus In 50-Year-Old Woman

Following Kerala, Maharashtra has reported its first case of Zika virus infection in a 50-year-old woman from Pune's Purandar. However, the woman endured full recovery and her family members are reported to be safe. Reportedly, the team of the National Institute of Virology (NIV) visited Purandar who collected the blood samples confirmed the case. Notably, Aedes mosquitoes are the source of the virus, which also causes Chikungunya.

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 - 11:41 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Zika Virus, Maharastra, Chikungunaya, Pune, Mosquitoes

Courtesy: NDTV