Garima Mishra


Maharashtra’s only residential akhara for women to train wrestlers for the Olympics
Sun, Oct 23, 2016

“We have unanimously taken the decision to identify Jog Maharaj Vyayamshala as the main training centre to train women for the Olympic Games of 2020 and 2024."

Pune: Visually challenged cricketers put their best foot forward
Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Pune’s Amol Karche contributed 32 of the 190 runs in 20 overs for the Maharashtra team, in a match against the Madhya Pradesh team.

No show for 2 years, PMC to now give sports scholarships worth Rs 20 lakh
Fri, Oct 14, 2016

Sheetal Sawant, president, PMC Sports Committee, said that in order to attract more applications from across the city, a small change has been made in the scholarship application.

Animal sterilisation programme in Pune: Dogs dying of negligence, allege welfare volunteers
Tue, Oct 04, 2016

On October 1, Saurabh Kalokhe filed a police complaint with the Chaturshringi police station, alleging that a sterilised stray dog died due to negligence by a veterinarian Dr Vivek Manganale.

Pune: School shows way with CCTV cameras, GPS in its buses
Thu, Sep 22, 2016

The school also organises counselling sessions by their school counsellor wherein the drivers are counselled on the appropriate ways of behaving with the children and parents.

Maharashtra Ganesh Utsav: This Ganpati immersion, get to know ghat names too
Fri, Sep 02, 2016

To educate youth, Shri Tulshibaug Ganesh Utsav Mandal takes up initiative of installing nameboards of ghats

Maharashtra: Institutes using National Award titles in names get Centre’s warning
Thu, Sep 01, 2016

Pune Newsline had highlighted the issue last month; some of these institutes had taken out the titles after the report

Pune Venturers claims to be the first in Maharashtra to scale Mt. Indrasan
Tue, Aug 30, 2016

Those who participated in the summit are Anil Retawde, Jamir Shaikh, Umesh Sonar, Rajendra Yelwande, Sudhir Gaikwad, Rupali Kothe, Pranita Dafal, Suresh Polekar and Ravindra Ghotne.

IITM Pune scientist run 1,300 km; support Aussie endurance athlete for kids’ education
Fri, Aug 19, 2016

Mahajan will be joining the Australian endurance athlete, Samantha Gash from Melbourne, in her endeavour titled #RunIndia to run 3,800 km across India to raise money for children’s education for World Vision India.

Barred for visitors, the Murlidhar temple is where azaadi was visioned
Mon, Aug 15, 2016

The story goes that some time in the late 1920s, when young freedom fighters Chandrashekhar Azad and Bhagat Singh were in Pune to meet Rajguru, they chose this temple for their secret meetings.: Historian Mohan Shete

Running high on Budhia Singh, Pune boy Mayur Patole makes education his goalpost
Fri, Aug 12, 2016

A Grade VI student, Mayur says he aspires to be a doctor one day.

This play takes you into NoRhino world
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

Bhide is all set to stage a Marathi play named NoRhino that talks about various aspects that have contributed to decrease in the count of rhinoceros and showcases how the animal’s life is under threat.

Spat breaks out between Maneka Gandhi, activist over Rambo Circus
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

Minister accuses activist Naresh Kadyan of ‘sabotaging’ Rambo Circus animals’ rescue operation.

Khashaba Jadhav: Forgotten story of India’s first individual Olympic medallist
Sun, Jul 31, 2016

KD Jadhav, India's first Olympic individual medallist was a short and wiry wrestler from Maharashtra, who took on and trounced bigger adversaries.

Violating SC order, institutes in Maharashtra rampantly use Padma titles
Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Activist Naresh Kadyan recently lodged a complaint with online grievance cell of the Ministry of Home Affairs alleging contempt of court by educational institutions in Pune named after Vikhe-Patil, DY Patil

Disturbed by rising crime against women, man sends 93 postcards to MPs urging action
Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Has been writing postcards to the President daily since April 2013 questioning him if every family is safe in India

Pune couple lights up over 100 lives after son’s death in road accident
Mon, Jul 25, 2016

The Pune couple donated eyes of their 13-year-old son immediately after his death; Two years on, they have set up an orphanage and a senior citizen home in his memory.

Padkai farming: A thing of past for Ambegaon farmers after debt pile-up
Tue, Jul 19, 2016

A change in government’s policy has led to the scheme being abandoned mid-way with many being left in the lurch in want of unpaid bill.

Villages around Malin in Ambegaon taluka of Pune district continue to live in the shadow of danger
Mon, Jul 18, 2016

A GSI survey after the Malin landslide had identified around 20 villages which might face landslides.

1961 Pune flood: New book documents trials of survivors
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

At Balgandharva Rangmandir, Kharate launched a Marathi book penned by him — Kahani Panshet Purgrastanchi — which covers the problems the Panshet flood victims faced and the measures taken by the government to resolve them.

Tech firm in Pune ties up with restaurants, NGOs and serves up on a plate zero-food wastage app
Fri, Jul 08, 2016

Inculcating the ‘zero-food wastage’ message among residents, this app allows the foodies headed to restaurants/eateries earn reward points for not wasting food they are served.

Three Pune girls selected for international wrestling championship in China
Tue, Jul 05, 2016

Kurash kushti is a traditional martial art sport that originated from Uzbekistan.

Palkhi procession: Virtual dindi walks for a noble cause this year — Save Water Campaign in Pune
Thu, Jun 30, 2016

Facebook Dindi, started in 2011 by Swapnil More, the 11th descendent of Sant Tukaram, gives live update of the palkhis.

An app-solute answer to civic issues: LocalTalks to connect you with MLAs
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

The issue would be directly addressed to the local MLAs based on the location of the issue shared by the users, following which the status of the issue becomes ‘open’ (by default).

In NGO-circuses battle, animals face the brunt
Mon, Jun 27, 2016

Jamuna Circus’s loss was also bigger because within the first week after confiscation, eight animals — seven puppies and one adult dog — passed away in the NGO’s custody.

Rambo Circus animal shows to resume soon
Mon, Jun 27, 2016

The loss was not only an emotional but also hurt the Circus’s earnings, which dipped by at least 70 per cent, leaving the owner struggling to pay its dues.

Pune’s Rambo Circus gets interim custody of confiscated animals
Tue, Jun 21, 2016

Though AWBI had sought the permission to return the animals in one week’s time, the court ordered it to do so latest by Wednesday, June 22, before 1 pm.

Baromas — movie set in Vidarbha captures plight of farmers, youth
Mon, Jun 20, 2016

Directed by Dhiraj Meshram, a graduate from the Film and Television of India (FTII) and currently an Associate Professor of Film Production at the institute, portrays the plight of farmers and youth residing in rural India.

Bombay HC orders animal welfare board to issue fresh showcause notice to Rambo Circus
Fri, Jun 17, 2016

On May 27, the Sangvi Police had confiscated 22 animals of Rambo Circus following allegations of cruelty and unlawful performance acts made by several NGOs to AWBI.

Germany-based adopted woman’s search for her mother ends in Pune
Thu, Jun 09, 2016

Shireen Alpa Potthast, a social worker in Germany, tracks down her biological mother in a village

Animal rights and wrongs: Confiscation of animals from city circus raises question of ‘rights’
Fri, Jun 17, 2016

22 animals were seized from Rambo Circus, which has questioned the raid and filed a complaint

Former Maharashtra wrestling champion to make a debut on big screen in lead role
Thu, Jun 02, 2016

Directed by Nitin Rokade, Taleem is set in the period 1960-1980, which was the golden era of Indian style wrestling played on mud.

Pune: A campaign that stresses need of public toilets for women
Tue, May 31, 2016

The survey covering areas from Nal Stop to Natawadi and including places like Patil Estate, Shivajinagar, Ghole Road, Kamla Nehru Park, Khilarewadi, FC Road, JM Road, Deccan and others, revealed some startling facts.

Maharashtra HSC results: Visually-challenged students in Pune make their mark
Thu, May 26, 2016

As many as 15 students who had come to Niwant appeared for the HSC exam and have passed.

He wrote his papers with his feet, and scored 73%
Thu, May 26, 2016

Though he is allowed to take a writer for his exams according to the rules, Sahil has been able to manage without one so far.

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.