State moves first to clear land title mess

Decks have already been cleared for setting up of an independent land titling centre in Pune.

YASHADA to train elected women representatives

In the first batch, more than 200 members will be trained, who in turn will train the EWRs at taluka levels.


Three firms get showcause notices for polluting rivers

The panel is gathering information on industrial pollution and will prepare an agenda by March-end.

Animation short film on RTI wins award,to hit 4,500 theatres

Titled Chakravyuh,the three-and-half minute short-film has been directed by animation filmmaker Dhvani Desai

UID: After changes in norms,officials expect more response in Phase II

Only 32-35% registration in Phase I in Pune dist. In Phase II,UID aims for at least 80% registrations.

Kalam backs solar power,lauds Gujarat efforts

His advice for Pune; strike a balance with environment,promote cycling,walking to save environment


Child labour report: Plan to roll out in 6 months

With YASHADA readying the child labour report sought by the district administration,district collector Vikas Deshmukh has asked the administration to roll out the plan in six months.

State to allocate more funds to tackle child labour

The state government has decided to allocate more funds to the labour department this year to tackle the rising issue of child labour in the state.

District collectors to submit updated disaster mgmt plan by May 30

Ahead of the monsoon,district collectors have been directed to submit updated disaster management plan to Principal Secretary before May 30.

Programme on disaster mgmt to help Army,civil admin improve response

The Southern Command Headquarters has organised an interaction between the Army and the civil administration,aimed at strengthening the policy framework and institutional mechanisms for better response in times of disasters.