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PCMC to construct houses for weaker sections

PCMC to construct houses for weaker sections

PUNE: Pimpri Municipal Corporation(PCMC) will be constructing 838 affordable houses for economically weaker sections(EWS) under Prime Minister Awas Yojana(PMAY) at Akurdi and Pimpri on the total expenditure of Rs 85.4 crore. The standing committee of approved these two projects at a meeting held on Friday that was chaired by chairperson […]

Food and water bowls installed for all strays

Food and water bowls installed for all strays

PUNE: An organization looking after the various needs of pets ?PetKliye?, recently rolled out an initiative to set up food and water bowls for stray animals across the city. The startup is run by Sohail Inamdar, Devashish Gogoi and Rutuj Mutha who started the ?Bin to Bowl? initiative two months […]

Man held for opening fire after minor car accident

Man held for opening fire after minor car accident

PUNE: The Pimpri police on Saturday arrested a 28-year-old man from Chakan for firing at a catering contractor after their cars met with a minor accident. The contractor, Shantaram Chavan, escaped unhurt in the incident, which occurred late on Friday night at Ambethan village, near Chakan. The suspect, Nilesh Mandekar, […]

PCMC set to create fibre cable network of 750km

PCMC set to create fibre cable network of 750km

CHINCHWAD : The for online connectivity is set for a major fillip in Pimpri with PCSCL board of directors approving allotment of contracts worth Rs 255 crore on Friday. The allotted contracts included that for smart intelligent technical components (SITC), Wi-Fi, smart kiosks and variable messaging display (VMD). ?The decision […]

Shop staffer held for peeping into trial room

Shop staffer held for peeping into trial room

PUNE: A garment shop attendant was arrested on Tuesday night for peeping into a trial room through the gap between its roof and walls when a 25-year-old woman was changing clothes. The woman, a resident of Pimpri, had visited the shop on MG Road in Camp on Tuesday evening for […]

Private land for PMPML to park its buses

Private land for PMPML to park its buses

PUNE: The (PMPML) is looking for private land to park, wash and maintain the buses that are parked on a stretch of road between Congress Bhawan and Dengle Bridge because of lack of space at the Tanajiwadi depot. PMPML director Siddharth Shirole told TOI that the hunt has been launched […]

Leopard rescued in Pimpri Budruk

Leopard rescued in Pimpri Budruk

PIMPRI : The forest department rescued a five-year-old female leopard on Friday in village near Chakan in Khed taluka. It was then sent to the leopard rescue centre in Manikdoh. Pradeep Kasare, round forest officer, Chakan, said, ?The villagers informed us at around 5.30pm that they saw a leopard near […]

PCMC panel approves Metro extension DPR

PCMC panel approves Metro extension DPR

Pimpri Chinchwad: The standing of Pimpri Municipal Corporation on Tuesday approved the detailed project report (DPR) for the extension of the Pimpri-Swargate Metro route to Nigdi. The DPR has pegged the cost of extension at Rs1,253 crore. The meeting was chaired by committee chairperson Mamata Gaikwad. The PCMC also reiterated […]

Cops nab duo, recover booty worth Rs 19.5L

Cops nab duo, recover booty worth Rs 19.5L

PUNE: A timely tip-off that five men travelling in a car were planning to steal cash from an ATM helped a police team in arresting two criminals and solving 20 cases of burglaries, thefts, robberies and dacoity with police stations across the city. The suspects have been identified as Arjunsingh […]

Pune: Earlier shift for IT firms gains ground

Pune: Earlier shift for IT firms gains ground

PIMPRI : An association of residents and employees working in Hinjewadi wants the to start their shifts between 7am and 9am to reduce traffic snarls on the roads leading to the tech hub. The Hinjewadi Employees And Residents Trust (HEART) also wants separate lanes for cars, two-wheelers, cabs and autorickshaws, […]