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Ride-hailing major Ola on Friday said it has resumed its services in Pune with necessary safety and precautionary measures. Along with Pune, Ola will also be offering its services across major cities such as Mumbai, Nashik, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Solapur, and Amravati.

A 50-year-old coronavirus patient succumbed to the infection in state-run Sassoon Hospital here in Maharashtra on Friday morning, taking the toll in Pune district to 48, an official said.

The coronavirus death toll in Pune rose to 20 on Thursday after two more patients succumbed to the disease in the Maharashtra district, officials said.

With some of the 100 selected smart cities lagging behind in implementing projects under the Mission, the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has decided to pair up 20 best cities with 20 worst performers. The move is aimed at improving the rank of cities whose performance is not up to the mark despite having availability of sufficient funds for the execution of various projects.

A 17-year-old boy was allegedly kidnapped and killed by his friend for a ransom of Rs 40 lakh in Maharashtra's Pune city, a police official said on Sunday.

In a protest against his non-inclusion in the Maharashtra ministry, the supporters of party MLA Sangram Thopte attacked on the Congress office in Pune out of which nineteen have been arrested, police said on Wednesday.

Shrawan had worked with aspiring actor Subhash Yadav and then filed a molestation case against him after their film got released, he said.

Shiv Sena activists ransacked the office of a private insurance company in Maharashtra's Pune city on Wednesday, while demanding that it clear the insurance claims of farmers who suffered crop losses, police said.