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Government officials welcome PM Narendra Modi at the Lohegaon airport on Saturday. Modi landed at SII’s Hadapsar campus at 4:45 pm via a special helicopter.(HT PHOTO)
Government officials welcome PM Narendra Modi at the Lohegaon airport on Saturday. Modi landed at SII’s Hadapsar campus at 4:45 pm via a special helicopter.(HT PHOTO)

At Serum, Modi discusses vaccine production, ramping up capacity

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2020 05:23 PM IST
Modi landed at SII’s Hadapsar campus at 4:45 pm via a special helicopter from Pune’s Lohegaon airport
Major hospitals do not show any vacant ventilators, including Bharati hospital, Deenanath Mangeshkar hospital, Ruby Hall Clinic, Noble hospital and Sahyadri Hospital(HT PHOTO)
Major hospitals do not show any vacant ventilators, including Bharati hospital, Deenanath Mangeshkar hospital, Ruby Hall Clinic, Noble hospital and Sahyadri Hospital(HT PHOTO)

Shortage of ventilators in hosps; new cases add pressure on infra

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Steffy Thevar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Patients who test positive for virus take a longer time to recover if they end up on ventilators, say city doctors
As Bhalke’s health deteriorated, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday afternoon visited the hospital to take review of his health. After Pawar’s visit, Dr Grant briefed the media and cleared that his health is very critical.(HT PHOTO)
As Bhalke’s health deteriorated, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday afternoon visited the hospital to take review of his health. After Pawar’s visit, Dr Grant briefed the media and cleared that his health is very critical.(HT PHOTO)

NCP MLA Bharat Bhalke dies due to post-Covid complications; cremated in Solapur dist

By Abhay Khairnar
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 04:25 PM IST
Bhalke had been a MLA for three terms and was a close associate of Sharad Pawar. He had defeated prominent leaders like Vijaysinh Mohite Patil and Sudhakar Paricharak in the previous elections
Schools reopened in rural area after pandemic Covid-19 on Monday, November 23, 2020.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Schools reopened in rural area after pandemic Covid-19 on Monday, November 23, 2020.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

YourSpace: Schools must remain closed until a vaccine is available, say Pune readers

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 04:22 PM IST
The administration had to postpone the decision to resume classes in schools in Pune following opposition from parents and teachers. Though the civic body claims to be prepared to tackle the anticipated second wave of Covid-19 in January-February is not reopening of schools exposing an assemblage of students, staff and those related to running the institution to a possible virus risk? Pune readers share their views...
The government received many complaints in this regard especially that of 1,000 such bogus registrations at the sub registrar office, Hadapsar on a single day.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
The government received many complaints in this regard especially that of 1,000 such bogus registrations at the sub registrar office, Hadapsar on a single day.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)

State govt cracks down on properties in violation of RERA in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 04:20 PM IST
Government in a recently issued government resolution ordered the inspector general of registration and stamps to constitute a squad to investigate complaint made before the state
When Uddhav Thackeray was sworn in as chief minister of Maharashtra on November 28 last year, six others also took an oath with him though none of them was from Pune.(PTI)
When Uddhav Thackeray was sworn in as chief minister of Maharashtra on November 28 last year, six others also took an oath with him though none of them was from Pune.(PTI)

MVA govt completes a year: Hits and misses of Pune development projects

UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 04:15 PM IST
Most big projects like the proposed airport at Purandar, extended routes for metro rail, High Capacity Mass Transit Route and ring road have not seen any development, while a project like Hyperloop has been scrapped
The complainant was identified as Jameel Shaikh, (57), a resident of Kondhwa Khurd(Getty Images/iStockphoto/ FOR representation only)
The complainant was identified as Jameel Shaikh, (57), a resident of Kondhwa Khurd(Getty Images/iStockphoto/ FOR representation only)

Pune policeman loses Rs 1.3 lakh in card cloning fraud

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 04:33 PM IST
The card of the complainant was cloned from an ATM in Pune Camp area where he lives, according to the police.
A total of Rs 5,72,500 was stolen from the vault of the bank ATM.(PTI/ FOR Representation only)
A total of Rs 5,72,500 was stolen from the vault of the bank ATM.(PTI/ FOR Representation only)

Two strike ATM at Baner, decamp with Rs 5.7 lakh

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 04:35 PM IST
The theft came to light when customers trying to withdraw money from the ATM could not do so and approached the bank.
The main suspect in the case is Sangale’s roommate Arvind Yadav. The police are on a lookout for Yadav, a native of Uttar Pradesh.(HT PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATION ONLY)
The main suspect in the case is Sangale’s roommate Arvind Yadav. The police are on a lookout for Yadav, a native of Uttar Pradesh.(HT PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATION ONLY)

Labour contractor’s body found in Mulshi; roommate missing

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 04:29 PM IST
The deceased was identified as Ganpat Sadashiv Sangale (24), a resident of Kalas in Indapur
Ajay Dake (C) had sent a sketch of PM Modi along with a letter.(HT PHOTO)
Ajay Dake (C) had sent a sketch of PM Modi along with a letter.(HT PHOTO)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi responds to Parbhani sixth grader

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 04:19 PM IST
PM encouraged Ajay Dake that he should utilise his creativity for the betterment of the society
Image for representation.(AFP)
Image for representation.(AFP)

Oxford Covid-19 vaccine: Serum Institute to apply for emergency authorisation in 2 weeks

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 08:43 PM IST
University of Oxford and AstraZeneca on Monday said that their Covid-19 vaccine was up to 90 per cent effective in late-stage clinical trials.
SII’s chief executive officer (CEO) Adar Poonawalla took to Twitter and thanked Modi for his visit to discuss in detail the complex challenges yet to come and review the status of vaccine production.(ANI Photo)
SII’s chief executive officer (CEO) Adar Poonawalla took to Twitter and thanked Modi for his visit to discuss in detail the complex challenges yet to come and review the status of vaccine production.(ANI Photo)

‘Had good interaction’: PM Modi visits SII to review Covid-19 vaccine development

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 07:58 PM IST
“Had a good interaction with the team at Serum Institute of India. They shared details about their progress so far on how they plan to further ramp up vaccine manufacturing. Also took a look at their manufacturing facility,” Modi wrote on Twitter.
The men allegedly threatened the complainant that he will not be able to run the company without paying them a monthly sum of Rs 22,000(Getty Images)
The men allegedly threatened the complainant that he will not be able to run the company without paying them a monthly sum of Rs 22,000(Getty Images)

Six arrested for extorting money from HR professional in Chakan

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2020 05:11 PM IST
A complaint in the matter was lodged by Shrimant Bharat Nikam (22), a resident of Kharabwadi, Chakan
The ICAI has prepared for thermal scanning, hand sanitisation, wearing of face masks, maintaining social distancing, following all the guidelines given by the central and state governments(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The ICAI has prepared for thermal scanning, hand sanitisation, wearing of face masks, maintaining social distancing, following all the guidelines given by the central and state governments(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

ICAI adds more centres for CA exams

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Dheeraj Bengrut
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2020 05:01 PM IST
The CA exams began on November 21 last week, all the safety arrangements were made by the ICAI at examination centres
A healthcare worker collects swab samples from passengers at a Covid-19 testing centre at the Pune International Airport, on Saturday.(HT PHOTO)
A healthcare worker collects swab samples from passengers at a Covid-19 testing centre at the Pune International Airport, on Saturday.(HT PHOTO)

271 passengers tested in 3 days at airport, only nine Covid-19 +ve

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 05:07 PM IST
On the first day, 130 flight passengers did not have a negative RT-PCR report with them and so, they were tested
While many members were wearing face mask, the six-feet social distancing norm was missing(HT PHOTO)
While many members were wearing face mask, the six-feet social distancing norm was missing(HT PHOTO)

Social distancing norms flouted during protests held in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Jigar Hindocha
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2020 04:55 PM IST
Members of various trade unions, on Thursday, held protests against recently approved labour and farm laws
The injured man was identified as Sameer Hatagale who was with his friends from the SRA building near Dandekar bridge where they all live.(Getty Images)
The injured man was identified as Sameer Hatagale who was with his friends from the SRA building near Dandekar bridge where they all live.(Getty Images)

Father, son arrested for attempted murder

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2020 04:48 PM IST
The accused were identified as Harshad Ganesh Jategaonkar, (21), who works in a local restaurant
The businessman had allegedly taken money from Kamble and had failed to return it.(Getty Images)
The businessman had allegedly taken money from Kamble and had failed to return it.(Getty Images)

Three arrested for kidnapping businessman

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2020 04:46 PM IST
A complaint in the matter was lodged by Vikas Kamble (36), who lives in Lohegaon
Similarly, the three large-sized overhead water tanks constructed by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) are dry for the past two years due to lack of water supply in the area.(FILE PHOTO/ FOR REPRESENTATION ONLY)
Similarly, the three large-sized overhead water tanks constructed by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) are dry for the past two years due to lack of water supply in the area.(FILE PHOTO/ FOR REPRESENTATION ONLY)

Dilapidated water tanks pose risks, need urgent repairs, say activists

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 04:39 PM IST
The PMC water department has put up boards with warning signs stating, “Threat to life due to dilapidated condition” at the entrance of the water tanks.
The facility is only the third IEEE Milestone recognition for an Indian contribution.(HT PHOTO)
The facility is only the third IEEE Milestone recognition for an Indian contribution.(HT PHOTO)

GMRT observatory, located near Pune gets international recognition

By Dheeraj Bengrut
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 04:36 PM IST
With GMRT users covering over 40 countries and the fact that it was designed and built entirely in India, the IEEE India office and IEEE Pune section initiated a proposal to nominate the observatory for the prestigious international recognition
Pune police conducted a rehearsal for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's convoy ahead of his visit to Serum Institute in Pune, India, on Friday, November 27, 2020.(Racindra Joshi/HT)
Pune police conducted a rehearsal for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's convoy ahead of his visit to Serum Institute in Pune, India, on Friday, November 27, 2020.(Racindra Joshi/HT)

PM Modi’s Pune visit to cover only SII

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Khairnar
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 04:34 PM IST
According to the district officials, the prime minister will not attend any public programme and the media is not allowed to cover his visit to the pharmaceutical unit.
A sex worker performs thermal screening of a man before he enters her residence at red light area in Budhwar Peth.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
A sex worker performs thermal screening of a man before he enters her residence at red light area in Budhwar Peth.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

No bank accounts leave sex workers in Pune worried about receiving Rs 15,000 aid from MVA govt

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 04:31 PM IST
MVA government’s decision to provide financial help to sex workers was a welcome move since they were facing an unprecedented financial crisis due to the Covid-19 pandemic
Ruby Hospital’s Dr PK Grant said, “Bhalke is admitted for post Covid-19 treatment. His condition is very critical and we are trying our best to improve his health.”(HT PHOTO)
Ruby Hospital’s Dr PK Grant said, “Bhalke is admitted for post Covid-19 treatment. His condition is very critical and we are trying our best to improve his health.”(HT PHOTO)

NCP MLA Bhalke critical, admitted to Pune’s Ruby Hall Clinic

By Abhay Khairnar
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 04:22 PM IST
Bhalke is the MLA from Mangalwedha assembly constituency from Solapur district. He was tested Covid-19 positive on October 30. He recovered, but later developed kidney-related problems
With the district machinery overburdened with the coronavirus situation, detection of new leprosy cases and providing medication and treatment to existing patients were not carried out. Timely treatment provides relief from future complications for patients.(Hindustan Times)
With the district machinery overburdened with the coronavirus situation, detection of new leprosy cases and providing medication and treatment to existing patients were not carried out. Timely treatment provides relief from future complications for patients.(Hindustan Times)

Leprosy detection drive in Pune hit by Covid cases overload

By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 04:17 PM IST
While more than 600 new leprosy patients could be detected in the district during last year (2019-2020), this year only 118 new cases were reported
The woman died on impact caused from the frying pan(Getty Images)
The woman died on impact caused from the frying pan(Getty Images)

Man held for killing wife with frying pan during domestic fight

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2020 04:54 PM IST
The woman was seen lying in a pool of blood at the entrance of their two-room house
Schools in the rural parts of Pune district reopened for classes 9 to 12 on November 23 following all safety precautions. However, attendance has still been very low.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Schools in the rural parts of Pune district reopened for classes 9 to 12 on November 23 following all safety precautions. However, attendance has still been very low.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

Pune ZP to take responsibility for students’ safety

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Dheeraj Bengrut
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2020 04:28 PM IST
In a bid to provide an assurance to parents, the Pune Zilla Parishad (ZP) education department has decided to take responsibility
The complainant has identified seven of the accused(Getty Images)
The complainant has identified seven of the accused(Getty Images)

Midnight firing at Nigdi: One injured, 4 held, 3 absconding

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 04:33 PM IST
Both the victims are residents of Sriram Housing Society in Ota scheme area of Nigdi
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