Garima Mishra


Three athletes from Satara to attend workshop in US
Wed, Aug 02, 2017

The girls — Vaishnavi Sawant (15), Poonam Kalel (15) and Reshma Kewate (19) — will be trained at the Lake Braddock High School. Presently, the trio are being trained at the Mann Deshi Champions Sports Academy (MDCSA).

After years on paper, plan to set up Khashaba Jadhav wrestling centre gets government nod
Wed, Aug 02, 2017

In a meeting on Monday, state Sports Minister Vinod Tawde announced a Rs 3 crore grant for the wrestling centre. In 1952, Khashaba had created history by winning India its first Olympic medal in an individual sport, when he won the bronze in wrestling.

Dhrupad maestro Ustad Sayeeduddin Dagar falls silent
Tue, Aug 01, 2017

The singer, the youngest of the famous Dagar Brothers, passed away on Sunday night (around 11 pm), with his long-cherished wish of owning a house unfulfilled, at 78. Dagar had been hospitalised at the MJM Hospital for treatment of kidney infection for the past two months.

With BuddyCop and CitySafe, police reach out to women in Pune
Sun, Jun 25, 2017

Under the system, working women attached with BuddyCop can contact the assigned police officer through phone calls, WhatsApp and email. So far, nearly 10,000 working women have enrolled for the system.

Task force, self-defence lessons for working women in Pune
Sun, Jun 25, 2017

Recently, companies like KPIT, Tech Mahindra and PTC organised self-defence workshops for their respective women staffers.

Annual Sant Tukaram and Sant Dnyaneshwar palkhi processions: Age no bar, devotees swarm roads
Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Jadhav’s undying faith and devotion is shared by lakhs of devotees who walk several kilometres as part of the annual Sant Tukaram and Sant Dnyaneshwar palkhi processions.

GST on movie ticket: ‘Theatre owners will suffer irrecoverable losses; Marathi film industry to be hard hit’
Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Mohol added the GST on movie tickets will also hit the Marathi film industry in a big way.

From wheelchair to Mount Everest, a journey of grit & determination
Sat, Jun 10, 2017

First woman from Maharashtra to climb the World’s tallest peak from the North Ridge.

‘Filmmakers can, and should, explore other avenues so that their film reaches the audience’
Fri, Jun 09, 2017

Pointing out that the film industry is “unpredictable”, Menon says that many a times, distributors may like a project, but are not very sure about taking a risk and investing in it, and one has to respect that view as well.

Pune: Fireflies Festival in the spotlight as MTDC goes all out to promote Bhandardhara event
Wed, Jun 07, 2017

The pre-monsoon climate in Bhandardhara is the idyllic period for fireflies and glowworms for breeding. Looking for a mate, thousands of fireflies can be seen together on trees, glowing in their bio-luminescent lights in the dark.

After 50 days and 7,000 metres: Mountaineer warded due to chest pain during Everest expedition
Tue, May 23, 2017

He was on the way to Camp 3 when he complained of chest pain and was helicoptered to the base camp, for treatment.

No film for 9 years, National Award-winning actor turns director
Tue, May 23, 2017

Sharad Goyekar’s Babya shows how shepherd community’s kids are deprived of education & career because of their nomadic lifestyle.

‘Every family is a source’ of dangerous plastic waste choking in Pune
Thu, May 11, 2017

However, only 20 to 25 per cent plastic waste is recycled, while the remaining 60 to 70 per cent either remains in the landfills or ends up in the city’s water bodies.

Asiatic lion pair brings record footfall to Katraj Zoo, revenue scales up
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

The figures have seen a substantial rise since the footfalls recorded in the entire month of April last year —1,28,658. The revenue for the month amounted to Rs 29,17,260.

Asiatic lions pair at Katraj Zoo have a family — a firm in Pune
Mon, Apr 10, 2017

The animals have been adopted by KK Travels and the family members were related to Kedar Kasar, the owner of KK Travels.

Activists continue to guard trees in protest against PMC road-widening
Mon, Apr 10, 2017

The members are being backed by the Bhosale Nagar Mohalla Committee, Aundh Mohalla Committee and Baner-Pashan Mohalla Committee.

Maharashtra: PETA to challenge Bill allowing bullock cart races
Sat, Apr 08, 2017

Animal rights organisations are against the lifting of the ban, and allege that bulls are hit with nail-studded sticks during races and have their nose ropes yanked.

Pune: To overcome exam pressure, helplines come to rescue of young callers
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

With the Board exams approaching, she was undergoing tremendous pressure because the parents were asking her to do well but she felt she wouldn’t be able to perform well enough.

Livestock distribution supplements the income of poor farmers
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Gaolao cows are a native breed that serve a dual purpose and are used both for drought farming and milk.

A script to spread Late Prof Karve’s social message to a new audience
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Throwing light on Karve's life, Pethe said that the late professor was renowned for his intellectual, logical, scientific and rational approach.

Bulk milk coolers: A cool way to chill for dairies and farmers
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Milk is best when fresh chilled at source — and it can be done even with erratic rural power supply.

The lady of ‘Lady With The Lamp’ turns 100 today
Thu, Feb 02, 2017

On February 2, this young girl of Lady With The Lamp turns 100.

Sarhad to train unemployed Kashmiris as guides for tourists visiting Valley
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

The helpline will train 50 unemployed Kashmir-based youth to guide and support tourists visiting the Valley.

Partner watched over entangled hornbill for three days
Fri, Jan 06, 2017

Khaire added that the bird will be released in its natural habitat but not necessarily from where it was rescued.

Livestock conservation: Saving indigenous cattle from the brink of extinction
Thu, Dec 29, 2016

Techies and professionals in Pune come together to rear Tharparkar cows – a dying native breed

Lower audience turnout at auditoriums, multiplexes: A month on, some find other ways, some still struggle
Thu, Dec 08, 2016

So on that front, overall sale has gone down by nearly 35 per cent.

Pune postal department reaps the benefits of e-agro business, earns Rs 84 lakh
Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Between March and October 2016, the postal department of Pune region has earned a revenue of Rs 84,28,740 exclusively through shipping of agricultural products.

Pune: Tourist spots report dip in footfall
Tue, Nov 22, 2016

Famous Sinhagad Fort at Atkarwadi attracted around 400 to 600 visitors during the week with nearly 3,000 visitors on Saturdays and Sundays each.

Tune into country’s women pakhawaj players at fest in Pune
Sat, Nov 19, 2016

The musician said that for many years, it was a popular belief that the Dhrupad style of singing was meant only for male singers.

Demonetisation: Doctors to CAs working full time in Pune, attend anxious calls
Tue, Nov 15, 2016

At Ruby Hall Clinic, Dr Purvez Grant, chief managing trustee and cardiologist, said that some of the people from the builders' community were very stressed.

No money for entertainment? This theatre group in Pune offers ‘watch and pay later’ option
Tue, Nov 15, 2016

On November 11, Amar Photo Studio was scheduled to be performed at Vishnudas Bhave Natyagruha in Vashi.

Pune: 150 members of Jnana Prabodhini help elderly, uneducated fill up forms at banks
Tue, Nov 15, 2016

The group included a large number of students of Classes 9th and 10th studying at Jnana Prabodhini Prashala in Solapur.

Long queues at post offices in Pune; smaller ones run out of cash
Fri, Nov 11, 2016

Till almost 1.30 pm, only one counter was open for customers.

Looking for loose change, Puneites head to temples and gurudwaras
Fri, Nov 11, 2016

They ran to temples and gurudwaras, and pleaded not with God, but with the priests to provide them with change from the collection boxes in exchange of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

A Town Goes Into Hiding
Sun, Nov 06, 2016

Kolhapur may have lent its name to the famous chappal, but the industry has taken a hit with the rise of cow vigilantes.

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."