Not a perfect 10: CM’s smart city plan causes confusion in PMC, PCMC

Not a perfect 10: CM’s smart city plan causes confusion in PMC, PCMC

Govt denies it goofed up, says Pimpri-Chinchwad & Pune would be developed as one agglomeration.

Hours after repair work gets over, another landslide hits expressway

Hours after repair work gets over, another landslide hits expressway

Prosecution says application not maintainable in law.

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Tucked away in Andheri is a 3-acre monastery that gets prayer requests from across the world; inside, eight Carmelite nuns who almost never step out go about their chores baking the Holy Bread for parishes across Mumbai and praying.

The heritage inventory was prepared by the Chandigarh Administration in 2011 on the directives of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.

From art installations to Facebook page, students are ‘protesting in an artistic way’

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Not a perfect 10: CM’s smart city plan causes confusion in PMC, PCMC
Not a perfect 10: CM’s smart city plan causes confusion in PMC, PCMC

Govt denies it goofed up, says Pimpri-Chinchwad & Pune would be developed as one agglomeration.

BRTS dry run: A bumpy ride on Day One
BRTS dry run: A bumpy ride on Day One

The trial run throws up glitches on 7-km Sangamwadi-Vishrantwadi stretch, bus doors refuse to open, shelters do not have electricity supply.

Maharashtra govt move  on LBT sends civic bodies into a tailspin
Maharashtra govt move on LBT sends civic bodies into a tailspin

‘CM Fadnavis’s promise to compensate with stamp duty collection is hazy’

Hours after repair work gets over, another landslide hits expressway
Hours after repair work gets over, another landslide hits expressway

Prosecution says application not maintainable in law.

FYJC: List out after final round, admission process completed
FYJC: List out after final round, admission process completed

Students will not be given any more change of college and they have to take admissions wherever they have been allotted until August 1. No offline admissions will be allowed in colleges.

Mission Smart City: Pune makes it to list of 100
Mission Smart City: Pune makes it to list of 100

Pune is among 10 cities from the state in the list of 100. Now, the PMC will apply for financial assistance for specific projects under the initiative.

Oncoplastic surgery: Women with breast cancer are happy with reconstructed ones, says study by Pune doc
Oncoplastic surgery: Women with breast cancer are happy with reconstructed ones, says study by Pune doc

As part of the study, 150 women were evaluated for a year post-reconstruction surgery, using objective, clinical and psychological parameters.

Police Crackdown: Illegal arms detection cell gets cracking,  seven pistols seized in three days
Police Crackdown: Illegal arms detection cell gets cracking, seven pistols seized in three days

Police have identified nearly 300 history-sheeters involved in firearms trade in the last five years. While 45 suspects are currently under close watch of the police.

One year after the tragedy, Malin breaks down again
One year after the tragedy, Malin breaks down again

As many as 151 persons had died in the landslide that rendered several homeless and sent a strong warning to the government to take a serious look at the vulnerable hills in Pune district.

Row over RTE Admissions: Education department team of 15 inspects schools
Row over RTE Admissions: Education department team of 15 inspects schools

Activists, however, alleged the department was refusing to commit to a time-frame for completion of the process

Pune’s record among worst: Special scheme for bridging urban-rural entrepreneurship gap fails to take off in state
Pune’s record among worst: Special scheme for bridging urban-rural entrepreneurship gap fails to take off in state

Few districts have managed to implement PMEGP scheme, introduced in ’08

Cured of thalassaemia, 7-yr-old boy dies of swine flu in Pune
Cured of thalassaemia, 7-yr-old boy dies of swine flu in Pune

Four years ago, stem cells from the cord blood of an unrelated donor were transplanted into Swaraj Jagnade’s bone marrow in a first-of-its-kind case.

After 20-yr gap, rally racer to make comeback
After 20-yr gap, rally racer to make comeback

The 50-year-old is preparing for a rally racing event to take place in Coimbatore on July 31.

Students of Malin pen their woes
Students of Malin pen their woes

For the children, the first few days are hazed and all they remember is the sudden pall of tragedy which had fallen over the whole area.

Malin’s ‘miracle’ baby a balm for wounded souls
Malin’s ‘miracle’ baby a balm for wounded souls

Rudra Lembhe, the mircale baby, is like a “hero” in the area.

PMC report card: Pollution, No. of vehicles rise; grade falls
PMC report card: Pollution, No. of vehicles rise; grade falls

Increased vehicles meant more sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide in air; noise pollution rose.

A year later, Malin seeks to bury its past
A year later, Malin seeks to bury its past

‘Where are the permanent shelters for us ?….They are giving us a place which is fraught with possibilities of another landslide’

Reconstruction and remarriage help Malin pick up the pieces
Reconstruction and remarriage help Malin pick up the pieces

The survivors of the landslide which had wiped out the village square killing more than 150 people, have been rebuilding their lives with reconstruction, marriage – and remarriage.

Our focus is detecting crime, ensuring peace, says Pune Police Commissioner K K Pathak
Our focus is detecting crime, ensuring peace, says Pune Police Commissioner K K Pathak

Pune Police Commissioner K K Pathak speaks on a range of issues like rising chain-snatching incidents, restaurant timings and drunken driving. Excerpts:

Students learn lessons on disaster management from landslide tragedy
Students learn lessons on disaster management from landslide tragedy

The important aspect of the chapter is that it encourages students to go beyond the textbook by assigning project work to them.