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India

Kolkata blocks flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Chennai, Ahmedabad

West Bengal has reported 20,488 COVID cases and 717 deaths so far, of which the Kolkata tally stands at more than 2,000 people with 402 deaths

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Business

Passenger flies IndiGo plane as fog renders pilot incompetent

On being told visibility in Delhi was poor, IndiGo realised that the pilot in the roster for flight 6E-6571 did not have adequate training foggy conditions

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Sci-Tech

Hyperloop: Mumbai to Pune in 35 minutes

Hyperloop systems are intended to move passengers and/or cargo at airline speeds at a fraction of the cost of air travel

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India

Walls collapse again, killing 6 in Pune, 18 in Mumbai

The caving in of a compound wall due to heavy rains in Malad of Mumbai killed at least 16 people while six people were killed and four others were injured as a wall of Sinhgad College of Pune collapsed

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India

Wall collapse: 2 builders sent to police custody till 2 July

Vipul Agarwal and Vivek Agarwal, the developers and partners in Alcon Landmarks, were arrested on Saturday after a portion of a 22-ft-high compound wall of a housing society collapsed on adjoining shanties of construction workers following incessant rainfall

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India

Pune wall collapse following non-stop rain kills 15

Pune had received 73.1 millimetres of rain on Friday which is the the second highest rainfall in the month of June since 2010

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Elections India

4 reasons why Rahul Gandhi was hit by ‘Modi-Modi’ slogan in Pune

The Congress president tried to handle the situation going out of control with pro-Modi slogans reverberating in the arena by saying, ‘No problem, I have no problem with this.’

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Sci-Tech

Pune woman becomes grandmother with dead son’s preserved semen

Pune: A Pune-based woman’s world came to an unexpected standstill when her son succumbed to cancer two years ago in Germany. But her joy knows no bounds now. She became a grandmother to twins born via surrogacy methods using her son’s cryo-preserved semen. Doctors at Pune’s Sahyadri Hospital performed the in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) procedure and […]

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India

Pune-based radicalised girl detained in Kashmir

Srinagar: A radicalised Pune-based teenage girl was detained by the Jammu and Kashmir Police last night following an intelligence input that she wanted to join banned ISIS terror group, police said here today. The girl identified as Sadiya Anwar Shaikh, who turned 18 in November last year, had come from Pune and was staying in Bijbehara […]

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India

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Protestors disrupt train services in Mumbai

Mumbai: The anger over marking the 200th anniversary of Bhima Koregaon battle in Pune district of Maharashtra continued today as protestors disrupted suburbs and local train services on the Harbour Line. The protesters blocked roads in several areas of Mumbai, forced shops to shut down and also attacked a journalist of a television news channel. […]