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Pune: Ophthalmology Society to step up stop-blindness campaign

Training people — with a minimum qualification of Class VIII — on how to use a hand-held camera for mass screening for retinal diseases and glaucoma, the campaign will be launched across Pune, Nashik, Solapur, Miraj and Sangli.

Pune: Khadakwasla among three dams in India to become 100 per cent full during monsoon

According to the live water stock calculated till July 19, three reservoirs, including Khadakwasla, reached optimum capacity within a month-and-a-half of the monsoon this year.


Pune: RTO suspends licences of 10 car showrooms

The licences of 10 vehicle distributors in the city have been suspended by the Regional Transport Office (RTO) because they gave buyers possession of vehicles that were not registered with the RTO either temporarily or permanently.

Indian civilisation has survived because it has been knowledge-based: Nalanda V-C

Bhatkar made the statement on the occasion of the launch of of Ancient Indian Knowledge System : Archaeological Perspective, a book written by Vasant Shinde, vice-chancellor, Deccan College.

Pune: ABIL acquires land in UK to build hotel

Pune-based ABIL group has announced the completion of the acquisition process of a property in London’s Trafalgar Square. A press release issued by the group stated that they intend to use the property for construction of a hotel.

Pre-monsoon preparation: PMC appoints guardian officers to monitor each of its five zones

An office order issued by Municipal Commissioner Sourabh Rao stated that a meeting to review pre-monsoon preparations was recently held.


Heavy rains, traffic snarls hit parts of Pune, Pimpri

Pre-monsoon rain threw normal life out of gear in parts of Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad on Wednesday evening. The city recorded 19 mm rains on the day until 8.30 pm.

2 workers die after earthmover bucket falls on them

“We have registered an offence against contractors of the project for causing death due to negligence, and for not taking adequate safety measures,” said an officer from Mundhwa police station.

‘Govt machinery being exploited to victimise those who speak up against BJP and RSS’

Police said the Elgaar Parishad, held at Shaniwar Wada on December 31, had allegedly led to the violence in Koregaon Bhima on January 1 during the 200th year celebration of the Battle of Bhima Koregaon.

Pune: Reporter among two arrested for five cases of chain-snatching

A 32-year-old man, who worked as a reporter with a local magazine in Pimpri and is also an officebearer of an anti-corruption organisation, has been arrested in connection with five cases of chain snatching.