Mumbai, touted to have considerably cleaner air than most north Indian cities, has been recording far higher air pollution levels than Delhi for over two weeks now.

PUNE: As many as six swine flu patients admitted to various hospitals in the city are in critical condition and have been put on ventilator support.

Pune: The recent diagnosis of two Japanese encephalitis (brain inflammation) cases in Pune has set alarm bells ringing with medical experts calling for a close watch on the situation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Sarang Yadwadkar Vs. The Pune Municipal Corporation & Others dated 02/01/2017 regarding construction of Pune Metro route passing through the Mula-Mutha river bed.

NGT restrains the Respondents (Pune Municipal Corporation & Others) from constructing any roads, Metro or structures of any other type on Prohibited Zone inside Blue Line in the river bed of Mula Mutha within the limits of Pune Municipal Corporation till the next date (25/01/2017).

PUNE: On most days, Priti Shahane's daughters, aged four and nine years, find it difficult to sleep beyond 6am, although they are not expected to be up for school before 7.30am.

A study conducted among 10 Indian metro cities investigates the impact of municipal solid waste and animal birth control programme on stray dog population and its menaces. Its results show statistically strong and positive linkages among the variables such as human population, municipal solid waste, per capita solid waste, food waste, dog population and dogs per capita. People's general awareness and the efforts of municipalities are inadequate to control the dog menace.

For those living in the city, one must agree that the last couple of days haven't been as bright as they used to be.

The Air Quality Index (AQI) of certain areas in the city was as high as 367 micrograms of pollutant PM2.5 per cubic metre on Tuesday.

PUNE: Anti-noise campaigner Dr Taramati Pathak has written to various authorities in the city in an effort to ensure that no firecrackers are burst in residential societies.

Testing in Pune was conducted at an open ground recently. “We have submitted our report to the MPCB HQ for further analysis and the results will be declared soon,” MPCB officials said.

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