Tag: Pune

Expert panel recommends nod to SII for phase 2/3 trials of Covovax on children aged 2-17

An expert panel of India’s Central Drug Authority on Tuesday recommended granting permission to Serum Institute of India (SII) for conducting phase 2/3 trials of...

Quota demand: Members of Maratha outfits gather in Solapur without police nod for protest

Over 1,000 members of various Maratha outfits gathered in Maharashtra‘s Solapur city on Sunday, despite no permission from police, to take part in a protest...

Warming of Arabian Sea raising cyclone frequency

(This story originally appeared in on May 18, 2021) Back in November 1940, when cyclones didn’t have names, the Arabian Sea threw an unprecedented, untimely...

How taking care of children with Covid-19 poses extraordinary challenges

How do you carry your five-monthold infant to have a nasal swab taken, when you know it makes the hardiest adults recoil? How do you...

Maharashtra reports 66,836 COVID-19 cases, 773 deaths, 74,045 recoveries

Mahara shtra on Friday reported 66,836 new coronavirus cases, a little less than the day before, but the deaths jumped by over 200 to 773,...

COVID appropriate behaviour not being followed in 50 most-affected districts in 3 states: Government

Central teams have reported non-adherence of COVID-19 appropriate behaviour in almost all of the 50 most-affected districts in Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Punjab, the Union health...

Covid-19: Pune to go under mini lockdown from tomorrow; Restaurants, bars, malls to be shut for a week

Eateries, bars and restaurants in Pune district of Maharashtra will remain shut for seven days starting April 3 in view of the spike in coronavirus...

Maharashtra again reports more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases; 51 die

After slipping below 5,000 for a day, new COVID-19 cases again crossed the 6,000-mark in Maharashtra on Tuesday on the back of a spike in...

Bihar Assembly building at 100: Iconic landmark was designed by A M Millwood

Patna: The Bihar Legislative Assembly building — originally called the Council Chamber — which recently completed its centenary, was designed by A M Millwood in...

‘Z+ security’ for pandemic era’s vials of gold

(This story originally appeared in on Jan 12, 2021) MUMBAI: In a pandemic-stricken world, an antidote is worth its weight in gold. And like gold,...

LLP Settlement Scheme: Tax professionals seek extension for CFSS and LLP Settlement Scheme till March

Mumbai: After the deadline for filing tax returns by businesses has been extended till February 15, the company secretaries and chartered accountants are seeking extension...

From sippers and sweaters to mail and mulaqats, how prisoners are being kept waiting for basics

(This story originally appeared in on Nov 29, 2020) Letters from wife? Rejected. Sipper for Parkinson’s patient? Court hearing awaited. Warm clothes to deal with...

Skoda Auto Volkswagen resumes production at Aurangabad plant

Mumbai: Skoda Auto Volkswagen India on Thursday said it has resumed production at its Aurangabad plant with reduced manpower and has also commenced work on...

Authorities in rural Maharashtra concerned over influx from cities

MUMBAI: A number of Maharashtra districts have expressed concern over the state Home departments decision to issue travel passes to those who wish to return...

Keeping options open, UP migrants hope CM gives them jobs at home

LUCKNOW:Back to their native state in Uttar Pradesh, migrant workers from different parts of the country stare at an uncertain future. At the Charbagh railway...

Maharashtra stays firm, no easing of lockdown for Mumbai & Pune

MUMBAI: Any hopes of some easing of curbs for Mumbaikars during the nationwide lockdown that has been extended by two weeks were dashed on Saturday...

Coronavirus Mumbai cases: Mumbai could see a surge in virus cases similar to that in Italy or NY soon: Officials

MUMBAI: The next six days are going to be extremely crucial for Maharashtra’s and specifically Mumbai’s COVID-19 trajectory and will determine whether the city will...