Pune: Cheaper hydrogen can cost a ‘bomb’ in safety, health

Pune: Cheaper hydrogen can cost a ‘bomb’ in safety, health

Most balloon sellers in city are using highly inflammable hydrogen, which costs a tenth of permitted and much safer helium, shows a Newsline investigation.

Pune: Irrigation dept releases water from Khadakwasla, Sena hits the streets

Pune: Irrigation dept releases water from Khadakwasla, Sena hits the streets

“The decision to release water for Daund and Indapur was taken after considering all aspects. The water would be discharged till May 19,” said Saurabh Rao, district collector.

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It has also drawn up an ‘action plan’ to inspect all the buildings in the vicinity.

On April 24, ozone levels hit 75 parts per billion or 150 µg/m³, the first sharp rise seen during the scheme, from around 62 parts per billion or 124 µg/m³ the preceding day.

Nitin said he had put together the project with a shoebox he got from a neighbour and a roll of cotton his brother got for him.

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