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  • Pune traffic police hold helmet awareness drive

    In order to promote the use of helmets in Pune, the Pune traffic police branch kicked off a helmet awareness campaign in the city from Friday. Total 27 police officers and 180 police personnel participated in a bike rally which was taken out by the Pune traffic police.

    Sunday, 10 August 2014 - 4:44pm
  • National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) announces completion of rescue operation at Malin

    PUNE: After working day in and day out constantly for a week and extracting 151 bodies from debris, the officials of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) finally announced that the rescue operation at Malin village is over on Wednesday evening. The rescue teams of NDRF did not find a single body...

    Thursday, 7 August 2014 - 10:26am
  • Good Samaritans at work in Malin

    PUNE: It was the seventh day on Tuesday when the work of removing debris and extracting bodies at Malin village was still going on these two persons are working day in and day out to help the rescue teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to speed up the rescue operations even in the rain.

    Wednesday, 6 August 2014 - 11:02am
  • Pote family loses members of 3 generations to tragedy

    Pune: On July 31, when three-month old baby survived in the Malin tragedy she was called miracle baby. Little did the three-month-old baby knew that her crying would help the rescuer locate her and her mother. Similarly, Pote family was hoping that their nine-month old baby boy is saved in this...

    Tuesday, 5 August 2014 - 10:34am
  • Rain falls with epidemic rider, villages put on alert

    Streams from affected area flowing into water bodies used by nearby villages

    Tuesday, 5 August 2014 - 10:31am
  • A mourning Raksha Bandhan: Brother loses sister in Pune landslide

    Twenty-six-year old Vijay Shelkande had bought a sari for his youngest sister to gift her on Rakshabandhan, however before he could gift her the sari, tragedy struck and he lost her sister. Vijay could not control his emotions when he identified his sisters body which was extracted by the team of...

    Tuesday, 5 August 2014 - 8:25am
  • National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) uses human life detector, Netra at Malin

    Pune: While the continuous rain and muddy area is causing great hurdles for the rescue teams at Malin village, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is making use of state of art equipment like human life detector system and unmanned aerial vehicle known as Netra to find people trapped under...

    Friday, 1 August 2014 - 10:27am
  • Pune losing its green cover to slums: Environment Status Report (ESR)

    PUNE: Pune city is losing its green cover, thanks to the increasing number of slums and conversion of agriculture land into non agriculture for construction purpose. The issue of impact on gree cover has been highlighted in the latest Environment Status Report (ESR) of Pune Municipal Corporation....

    Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 10:14am
  • Pune’s rivers, nullahs running out of breath

    Pune: You are living in a city with water bodies which have minimal oxygen in them. This is mainly due to the untreated water released in the rivers and nullahs. The latest environment status report (ESR) published by Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has mentioned that the quality of water in the...

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 10:53am
  • Activist complains to Election Commission of India over election expenditure

    Pune: Activist Vishwambhar Choudhari has filed an online complaint to the Election Commission of India (ECI). He has pointed out that neither the websites of any of the political parties nor that of the ECI have displayed the details of expenditure of party candidates and the parties during the...

    Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 10:58am