Big price tag on PMC firefighting gear

The Pune Municipal Corporation is to be equipped with a fully functioning firefighting system that will consist of 1,500 sprinklers and 1,500 smoke detectors, fire hydrants, a water storage system and fire extinguishers. The total project cost involves about Rs 1.68-crore which will provide the facilities to 18 different administrative branches of the PMC.

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Pune Municipal Corporation

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Underage drinking draws police attention

Three months after liquor was served to minors at a party, the Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has started its probe into the incident which involved Hotel Riverview at Mundhwa and Maya Lounge, Wagholi Road serving alcohol to students of class IX, X, and XI.


Read the whole story in Pune Mirror.

Pune shivers in record cold

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) recorded a temperature of 7.9  °C in Pune city on Monday.This temperature was 6.4°C below normal and was recorded as the lowest temperature of the season so far.It was only way back in 1975 that the temperature dropped  this low in November. Looks like Punekars are in store for a chilly winter this year.

 Read Indian Express’ article for more.