Elections 2016

Garima Mishra

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Marathi director dipped into his life as chemist to make National Award-winning film
Sat, Apr 30, 2016

According to Deshmukh, the film is based on a real life incident that he experienced as a chemist in 2003.

Leopard attacks up in April-May in Junnar area: Forest officials
Sat, Apr 30, 2016

‘Sugarcane cutting months witness many deaths due to man-animal conflicts’

Muslims cut Bakri Eid expenses, donate money for farmers
Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Just a few days before Bakri Eid in September, the members of a group named Nav Vichar Andolan decided to float the idea of doing something unique for the society.

Breaking 400-year-old tradition, women enter Shani Shingnapur inner sanctum
Sat, Apr 09, 2016

The Shani Shingnapur Temple Trust has allowed women to enter the temple following a Bombay High Court order.

Qualifications no bar: MD, MBA, MCA, LLB among women prisoners at Yerawada jail
Fri, Apr 08, 2016

Of the 282 women prisoners at Yerawada, there are 13 graduates, nine post-graduates with professional qualifications; 122 worked before jail term.

Foot entangled in a kite string, teen becomes immobile for months
Mon, Apr 04, 2016

According to Prajakta, when people heard her son’s cries, they rushed to help him and sought parents’ mobile number. They also tied a scarf to his injury, which stopped the bleeding to some extent.

Pune: French photographer documents decade-long research in Ayyanar cult
Mon, Apr 04, 2016

Recently, a 35-minute documentary film made by her, titled ‘From Earth to Earth’, was screened at the Creative Club, Bhosale Nagar.

Pune artiste’s play gets selected for Egypt theatre festival
Sat, Apr 02, 2016

The play, written and directed by Deshmukh, is performed by Krutika Deo and is produced by AAIBA Formless, a design studio based in Mumbai.

Pune trekker enters Limca Book of Records
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

81-yr-old Gopal Lele earns accolades for being oldest trekker to reach Rupin Pass.

Now, an app that tracks call drops
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

Pune-based HR professional Amol Dhar feels that the idea of the mobile app that tracks call drops is the need of the hour.

8-minute film Kosh tries to break century-old myths linked to menstruation
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

After bagging awards at the Flicks Film Festival, the team is now planning to send the film for London Film Festival as well.

‘House arrest’: Residents of Lane 7, Prabhat Road struggle to step out
Sat, Mar 26, 2016

Housing bungalows & societies, road dug up for concretisation; physically challenged & the elderly feel ‘we have been imprisoned’.

Pune: LED lights to save bulls, farmers from accidents
Sat, Mar 26, 2016

DFPCL, along with their creative agency Xebec Communication, launched the initiative last month as a pilot project in Daund taluka near Pune.

Picture this: A docu-fiction to chronicle life and works of Bhalchandra Nemade
Mon, Mar 21, 2016

While the film was shot in August and September, currently the project is in a post-production stage.

Pune: At 103, she religiously runs her ‘puja stall’ she set up 70 years ago
Wed, Mar 16, 2016

Indukrishna Nalavade, a permanent fixture right outside the Kasba Ganpati Temple in Kasba Peth, follows a strict routine.

Now, audio guides to disseminate info about artifacts at Tribal Museum
Wed, Mar 09, 2016

On entering the museum, one encounters various artifacts that represent the facets of tribals in the state.

Traditional artworks by Rabha women on road to revival
Thu, Mar 03, 2016

Rabhas traditionally depend on agriculture and non-timber forest produce. Women of the community, although skilled in traditional weaving, are shy in nature and were thus unable to bring their works to the art aficionados so far.

India is in a critical situation in terms of film archiving, says US expert
Wed, Mar 02, 2016

Senior curator Paolo Cherchi Usai speaks about the need, challenges and technicalities of film preservation and restoration, where India stands, the damage done so far and how film preservation can emerge as a career option in future.

Acharya Atre fan finds place in India Book of Records
Mon, Feb 15, 2016

Till date, Bokil has organised 42 exhibitions which celebrate the works of Atre, a renowned Marathi poet, writer, educationist, politician, filmmaker and noted orator.

A tale of 20 historical towns: Pune students document lesser-known facts for exhibition
Mon, Feb 15, 2016

The 20 places that have been covered by the students include Menawali, Sadar Bazar, Bidar, Talegaon, Dhamdhere, Phaltan, Bhor, Junnar, Ahmednagar, Pandharpur, Goa and Saswad.

Zoo Story on your fingertips: App that gives you information on Katraj mammals
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Titled Zoo Story, the mobile app aims to provide information to kids, students, researchers, wildlife enthusiasts and tourists in an easy manner.

Pune’s elderly fight loneliness, depression, suicidal tendencies
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

After dumping parents at old age homes, many just vanish to avoid paying.

Blow by blow account- Filthy rooms, stinking toilets at Parbhani: Maharashtra Boxing Association backs women boxers into a corner
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Boxing champions endure a nightmare, reveal how they were subjected to stay in such conditions at the hostel until many opted for lodges, hotels at their own expense.

Demand for roses wilting this season
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

For rose growers, traders and those who export roses through agents, this Valentine’s Day hasn’t brought in good news.

Writer wrestles with script as no takers for India’s first Olympic winner’s story
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

It was in 2010, after researching on Jadhav’s life for two years, Shadangule wrote the first draft of the film.

Art of saying: Pune artiste pitches for revival of ‘talk theatre’
Sat, Jan 30, 2016

Pune will witness audio drama fest, a bid to revive a dying art.

Rambo Circus to mark silver jubilee next year
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Vows it will be bigger and better after irrigation department denies permission on Mutha riverbed.

Painting exhibition for visually-impaired commences today
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

The exhibition first opened up in Nehru Centre, Mumbai, nearly two months ago. It’s the first time it is being displayed in Pune. Altogether, the collection has 22 large size paintings.

Shani Shingnapur: ‘Village without doors’ shuts itself to activists, now gets together to save ‘age-old customs’
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

On Jan 26, while activists say they will land on the core shrine in a chopper to break age-old rules; villagers say this would be a breach and vow to stop them.

Pune: Bundgarden Bridge to turn into Art Plaza
Sat, Jan 23, 2016

Other sites to be restored under the Heritage Sites Mission are Vishrambaug Wada, Nana Wada, Kasba Ganpati, Mahatma Phule Mandai, among others

Pune students develop Examsy, app-solute guide for exams
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

City-based students — Joshi and Dhavalikar — have developed a mobile application Examsy, which offers database that enlists the questions asked in previous examination papers of the Pune University.

Want to give away things? Here’s the group that bridges the gap
Sun, Jan 03, 2016

Bridge Pune collects things from donors and helps it reach the needy.

Pune’s state of mind: 104 helpline flooded with calls
Sat, Jan 02, 2016

Out of 649 calls from city, 349 calls related to depression, anxiety, stress, sleep disorders, schizophrenia and relationship problems.

‘Smart & Sustainable City’ theme drives Vasundhara film festival’s 10th edition
Sat, Dec 26, 2015

Cashing in on the ongoing debate of 'smart cities', this year's Kirloskar Vasundhara International Film Festival (KVIFF) is coming up with the theme 'Smart and Sustainable : It's my city'.

Debt, despair and drought: Once their cash cows, cattle a liability now for farmers
Tue, Dec 22, 2015

Farmers flock to market to sell their livestock, complain that very few interested in buying them, that too at a low price.

1 year on, project to document sacred groves under way
Mon, Dec 21, 2015

The project aims to create a database on sacred groves that will help in making policies for conservation easier.