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Pune: Science and Technology Park gifts 2 water ‘ATMs’ to Karnataka village
Wed, Jan 17, 2018

The scheme was introduced in Maharashtra and, in its maiden attempt, set up such ‘ATMs’ at some railway stations.

Pune: Overcrowding at Sanas ground hits budding athletes
Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Pune civic administration officials say they are aware of problem, but rules do not allow them to deny anyone admission to the ground. On many occasions, athletes cannot do regular practice  or use these special tracks due to the crowds, which includes people taking walks, children and hundreds of aspiring policemen.

For better forecast, new system to study clouds near Bhopal
Mon, Jan 15, 2018

In 2016, IITM had tied up with Sagar University in MP, located about 200 kms north of Bhopal where experiments on carbon emitting sources and composition of greenhouse gases were carried out.

C-DAC, BSNL to design network solutions for cities
Sat, Jan 13, 2018

BSNL’s network will spearhead technological solutions for transport, waste and water management in Pune; Smart Cities on radar

No funds crunch in science, says Harsh Vardhan; scientists disagree
Wed, Jan 10, 2018

The minister was in Pune to attend an event at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology. In August last year, hundreds of scientists from various institutions had taken to the streets to complain about the lack of funds for research activities, among other issues.

In his debut as an author, Captain Akshay Morab narrates his tryst with Himalayas
Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Morab credited his maiden attempt at writing to his elder brother Abhay, who, he said, inspired him to pen down his experiences

A suburb steps forward: This year, Pimple Saudagar set to go plastic-free
Mon, Jan 01, 2018

The mission is collectively being spearheaded by the residents and shopkeepers in this area with the help of corporator Vitthal Kate, whose team has been working on this idea since 2015

A year of scientific strides, a link to Nobel
Sun, Dec 31, 2017

In the year 2017, India’s scientific community achieved several feats, on both the national and global turfs.

‘If Gandhi was alive, his satyagraha would have been against littering’
Sat, Dec 30, 2017

Subodh Kerkar, a medical doctor-turned artist, has attempted to spread awareness about the hazards of plastic.

Mercury drops to 9.4, cold year-end awaits Pune residents
Fri, Dec 29, 2017

The minimum temperature is likely to hover around 9 degrees Celsius in Pune until December 31, according to the IMD.

NITI Aayog to also focus on non-communicable diseases, says Dr Paul
Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Dr Vinod K Paul, member (health and nutrition), Niti Aayog was visiting the city to be part of the 83rd Anniversary General Meeting Programme of the INSA on Wednesday

‘Political polarisation, silence of scientists affecting research and development in India’
Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Speakers at 83rd INSA meet express concern about paucity of funding, outdated scientific models

83rd INSA meet: ‘Political polarisation, silence of scientists affecting research and development in India’
Thu, Dec 28, 2017

“Science is under attack, due to the pernicious political landscape, coupled with the practiced scientific model, which is at least a century old and finds no relevance in the 21st century,” said a senior member of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA).

Regional airports gear up for UDAN
Tue, Dec 26, 2017

UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) is an initiative of the government aimed at development of regional airports.

Udan scheme: IMD wing to supply instruments to airports
Tue, Dec 26, 2017

The IMD operates 57 aeronautical meteorological stations, along with 17 aerodrome meteorological offices in the country.

Riding high on nature love, father-son duo to pedal to Cochin in 11 days
Mon, Dec 25, 2017

The residents of Pune will cover 1,450 km with the sole aim to promote riding among people of all age groups; dawn-to-dusk ride to be completed in two phases.

Northeast monsoon season largely normal for southern states
Sat, Dec 23, 2017

Cyclone Ockhi, which originated in the Bay of Bengal, could have brought rain over larger areas of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and even Andhra Pradesh.

Pune agency intentionally submitted false evidence on tree cutting: NGT
Fri, Dec 22, 2017

In this affidavit, the MSRDCL had listed a total of 188 trees, which would be affected at the time of road widening of NH-4, a 4-km stretch between Dehu Road and Nigdi.

NH-4 road widening: NGT finds ‘false’ information in state agency’s affidavits on tree felling
Thu, Dec 21, 2017

In the affidavit, the MSRDCL had listed a total of 188 trees, which would be affected at the time of road widening of NH-4, a 4-km stretch between Dehu Road and Nigdi.

In 10 hours, 2.5 tonnes of e-waste collected from PCMC areas
Tue, Dec 19, 2017

900 kg cellphone chargers and LCD TVs among top contributors

Not just for brain, walnuts may be good for batteries too
Thu, Dec 14, 2017

According to the study team, 63,000 hectares of land is under cultivation of walnuts in Kashmir. Of the total 36,000 tonnes of organic waste generated from the farm produce, 15,000 tonnes is contributed by walnut shells alone.

For sale of Khadi items and honey Centre to set up Khadi plaza in Pune
Thu, Dec 14, 2017

MSME ropes in Coir Board and Jharkhand govt for supply of products to ‘first-of-its-kind’ plaza

Captured in 2 petabytes, 23,000 hours of beloved music, dance and cultural pieces
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

In addition to the digital repository, there is a ‘back-up’ as well, as all the audiovisual content has been saved on tapes.

IMD installs Automatic Weather Observation System on 10 metre mast at Mangalore airport
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

The Met department is currently involved in calibrating temperature and pressure sensors, transmissometers (for visibility) and plans to procure instruments required for up to 70 airports, given the newer airports being planned.

Pune tops state in ‘over-exploitation’ of groundwater
Mon, Dec 11, 2017

Under the real-time mapping, chemical composition and analysis of the water, the depth up to which the water seeps, along with the area-wise deviation in the groundwater will also be tracked by the geologists.

19-year-old student designs solar-powered ‘cycle-car’
Sat, Dec 09, 2017

The cycle weighs approximately 10 kg, with most of the weight coming from the dual batteries each of 12V capacity and the solar panel, which powers the headlight at night.

Will help Indian industries enter global space market: ISRO chief
Sat, Dec 09, 2017

Kiran Kumar on lack of funding: ‘Don’t have resources to cater to long-term research’

Tackling e-waste the ‘microbial’ way
Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Scientists extract up to 92 per cent metals from disposed mobile chargers

Cyclone Ockhi past Lakshadweep, landfall likely in Maharashtra, Gujarat in 2 days
Mon, Dec 04, 2017

The coastal areas of Sindhudurgh, Ratnagiri, Thane, Mumbai and a few locations in north Maharashtra are likely to experience heavy clouds and rainfall in the next two to three days.

Pune lab develops batteries that can get fully charged in half an hour
Mon, Dec 04, 2017

A team of scientists, led by R Vaidhyanathan of city-based Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research (IISER), have developed a battery material of unique configuration suiting the next generation lithium-ion (li-ion) battery.

IMD forecasts rainy start to week
Mon, Dec 04, 2017

Cyclone Ockhi heads to Maharashtara-Gujarat coast; 28 more with 321 fishermen rescued along state coastline

Climate change impact on wind speed may lead to more power generation, says IIT-B study
Sat, Dec 02, 2017

The IIT-B study also derived that wind potential is set to increase substantially over the next three decades, with Rameshwaram topping at 29 per cent higher wind energy generation capacity, followed by Jakhau (24 per cent) and Kanyakumari (19 per cent).

Pune: Central Bee Research and Training Institute parlour to launch two new variants of honey
Wed, Nov 29, 2017

There are three major suppliers of honey to this Pune centre, all are government-recognised non-government organisations located in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.

Tech for heavy and public vehicles to cut harmful emissions in the pipeline
Mon, Nov 27, 2017

The additional cost incurred for either completely scrapping the engine-run vehicles or replacing engines can now be saved, the team said.

District fares ‘poorly’ in implementation of welfare schemes
Thu, Nov 23, 2017

1.22 lakh families live below poverty line in the district

Studying seismic activity: ‘Epicentre zone shifting towards Warna reservoir’
Thu, Nov 23, 2017

With only 50 per cent energy release, Koyna region likely to witness more mild earthquakes, measuring less than 5 on Richter Scale, in future