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Avrodh is a retelling, sans any jingoistic and provocative dialogues or scenes, of how the government and armed forces worked tirelessly to avenge the killing of 19 soldiers at an Army base camp in Uri.

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Vidya Balan owns the material that she is given, course-correcting every time she tends to slip into being mannered. The supporting cast is fine.

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The songwriters released the video days after raising concerns about lack of credits for their work on various music streaming platforms.

Technology

Reno4 Pro launch, OPPO, fast charging

OPPO Reno4 Pro also promises a host of other features that will take the market by storm. With its 3D Borderless Sense Screen that curves 55.9 degrees and sleek design, the Reno4 Pro is going to turn heads.

The CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google faced an onslaught of questions posed by a 15-member panel of democratic and republican lawmakers at the historic hearing on Capitol Hill.

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OnePlus 8T can be one of the first devices to run Android 11 out-of-the-box. Android 11 is expected to surface in the third quarter of 2020 which can be in September as well. 

Pune News

Help patients’ kin get hospital bed or face action: Pune District Collector
Help patients’ kin get hospital bed or face action: Pune District Collector

District collector Naval Kishore Ram said he has been getting complaints that private hospitals as well as the civic-run YCM hospital were turning away patients without guiding or directing them to hospitals where beds are available.

Senior citizen robbed of Rs 3.3 lakh in Market Yard
Senior citizen robbed of Rs 3.3 lakh in Market Yard

Police said the complainant works for a businessman in Market Yard. He was going towards the Pune People’s Cooperative Bank, Market Yard, on a motorcycle to deposit the cash, which was collected at his workplace.

As new cases rise in PMC areas, so does recovery rate
As new cases rise in PMC areas, so does recovery rate

Despite the steady addition of new patients, the number of active patients, compared to the total number of cases, has dropped in the last 12 days, because of the higher number of recovered patients.

Covid death toll in Maharashtra Police touches 100; total cases over 9,000
Covid death toll in Maharashtra Police touches 100; total cases over 9,000

Of the 100 police personnel who have succumbed to the infection, eight are officers and 92 constabulary staff. A large portion of the police force continues to be deployed to enforce restrictions at containment zones and at hospitals and Covid Care Centres across the state.

Pune: KEM Hospital to conduct sero surveillance to monitor Covid transmission at Vadu
Pune: KEM Hospital to conduct sero surveillance to monitor Covid transmission at Vadu

The study is being funded by the RESPIRE unit of the University of Edinburgh along with Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI). The RESPIRE unit is a global health research unit focusing on respiratory health in Asia.

Maharashtra: 17-year-old family member held for teen’s murder in Khed
Maharashtra: 17-year-old family member held for teen’s murder in Khed

During the probe, police found that a 17-year-old relative of the girl, who is her cousin’s son, had gone to the family of the girl and informed them about her death when others were still ascertaining the details

In fight against Covid, PMC allots specific roles to top officers
In fight against Covid, PMC allots specific roles to top officers

While Ramchandra Hankare has been heading the PMC’s health department, the state government has roped in additional health officer Nitin Bilolikar as cases in the city rise steeply, with PMC reporting among the highest cases in India

Maharashtra govt gives Sassoon Rs 31.14 crore for recruiting intensivists, physicians
Maharashtra govt gives Sassoon Rs 31.14 crore for recruiting intensivists, physicians

An order issued on July 28 has given the approval to outsource personnel appointment for six months. Work is underway to step up the bed strength, sources said. The capacity in the 11- storey building is 530 beds and the district administration is hoping to increase it to 850.

Elderly couple found dead, police suspect murder-suicide pact
Elderly couple found dead, police suspect murder-suicide pact

Deputy Commissioner of Police Pornima Gaikwad said, “We have found a note in the house which states that they were ending their lives because of their prolonged illness, and no one else should be held responsible for their act. The note has signatures of both of them.

Pune: No ventilator bed at 10 hospitals for patient with Covid symptoms
Pune: No ventilator bed at 10 hospitals for patient with Covid symptoms

Pune District Collector Naval Kishore Ram said he will order an investigation as to why Shaikh was turned away from so many hospitals. “This should not have happened. We need to probe this thoroughly and set up an effective mechanism,” he said.

Pune: Elderly couple found dead in their apartment
Pune: Elderly couple found dead in their apartment

Deputy Commissioner of Police Pornima Gaikwad said that a suicide note was found in their house which said that they were ending their lives because of their prolonged illness.

SSC Class X results to be declared today
SSC Class X results to be declared today

This year, 17,65,898 candidates registered for the exams, which took place from March 3 to 23. Of them, 9,75,894 were boys and 7,89,898 girls.

Oxygenated bed capacity in Pimpri to double by August 10: PCMC chief
Oxygenated bed capacity in Pimpri to double by August 10: PCMC chief

Meanwhile, the PCMC commissioner has appointed two IRS officers, N Ashok Babu and Ravindra Chavan, to check the bed management and medical bills of private hospitals. The Divisional Commissionerate had deputed the two officers to PCMC.

Maharashtra: CM to visit Pune soon to review Covid-19 response, says Ajit Pawar
Maharashtra: CM to visit Pune soon to review Covid-19 response, says Ajit Pawar

“The increase in the number of patients in Pune district is a result of huge increase in testing. The situation in Pune is under control,” said Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said at a video-conference meeting held in Mumbai with Union minister Prakash Javadekar.

Jehangir Hospital nurses withdraw boycott, resume duty
Jehangir Hospital nurses withdraw boycott, resume duty

“We have restored our services… during the two days, we were unable to take in more admissions. However, the hospital has nearly 145 Covid positive patients and they are recovering well,” said Vinod Sawantwadkar, CEO of Jehangir Hospital.

Pune: Shortage in private hospitals as nurses leave for Middle East countries, govt jobs, home
Pune: Shortage in private hospitals as nurses leave for Middle East countries, govt jobs, home

Hospital authorities said some nurses had quit either for better opportunities in Middle East countries or left to join short three-month contract jobs at government medical facilities.

Pune civic body to incur expenses of private medical practitioners treating Covid patients
Pune civic body to incur expenses of private medical practitioners treating Covid patients

“It has been noticed that private medical practitioners at their clinics have stopped providing service…This has put pressure on the existing health infrastructure being utilised for treating patients,” said Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar.

Silver umbrella, donation box stolen from Vighnahar Ganesh Temple in Ozar
Silver umbrella, donation box stolen from Vighnahar Ganesh Temple in Ozar

Officials from Pune Rural police station said the incident took place between 2 am and 3 am. Security cameras installed inside the temple show two persons, with their faces covered, breaking into the sanctum sanctorum and fleeing with the silver umbrella.

Pune: Centre to give 100 ventilators to PMC, help it set up ‘jumbo’ Covid centres
Pune: Centre to give 100 ventilators to PMC, help it set up ‘jumbo’ Covid centres

“Union minister Prakash Javadekar has assured 100 ventilators to the PMC for treatment of critical Covid-19 patients in the city. They would be dispatched in batches,” said Mayor Murlidhar Mohol after a video conference with Javadekar and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar.

Analysis of daily cases in Pune: Maximum growth rate in Nagar Road-Vadgaonsheri ward at 94.2%
Analysis of daily cases in Pune: Maximum growth rate in Nagar Road-Vadgaonsheri ward at 94.2%

In the growth analysis of daily Covid-19 cases in 15 ward offices, Nagar Road-Vadgaonsheri ward office area has the fourth lowest of 2,269 patients registered so far, but a surge in new patients in the last two weeks made it the fourth highest with active cases at 968.

Focus should be on building cyclone-resilient infrastructure along coastline: Experts
Focus should be on building cyclone-resilient infrastructure along coastline: Experts

Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, director general, India Meteorological Department said that the IMD was working with ISRO and the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to develop a space-based cyclone communication system especially for fishermen who venture into the deep sea.

Pune: PCMC directs YCM hospital to file FIR against corporator and others
Pune: PCMC directs YCM hospital to file FIR against corporator and others

In a span of less than 24 hours on Sunday, doctors and nurses were allegedly abused and threatened thrice. The first two of the three incidents occurred on Sunday morning and in the afternoon.

PMC benefits from public awareness, records 11.6% patients reporting for testing on their own
PMC benefits from public awareness, records 11.6% patients reporting for testing on their own

“Maximum 81.2 per cent patients were identified through contact tracing, while awareness raised by the civic body helped 11.6 per cent patients report their symptoms on their own,” said Mayor Murlidhar Mohol.

Hope cases in Pune will come down by mid-August: Divisional commissioner
Hope cases in Pune will come down by mid-August: Divisional commissioner

Meanwhile, ramping up bed strength has enabled the administration to add 1,107 oxygenated beds and, as against 2,216 10 days ago, there are a total of 3,323 oxygenated beds, and 171 more ICU beds with ventilators.

Pune: CCI gets good response after unlocking, reports record sales of cotton
Pune: CCI gets good response after unlocking, reports record sales of cotton

The Covid-19 pandemic brought sales to a standstill as demand from both domestic and international markets tanked. The CCI auctions its stock daily to traders bidding for the same.

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