Anjali Marar

Articles By Anjali Marar

Indian circus companies struggling to survive: ‘Neither recognised nor respected’

The Rambo Circus is among the handful of circus companies in India that have survived over the years, says Sujit Dilip, owner of Rambo Circus, who feels that it is high time the government recognise circus and its artistes.

50 dead in 4 states; IMD says normalcy by Friday

Several parts of the country, including Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Delhi, and some areas in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, had seen intensive thunderstorms and lightning events over the last two days.

Pune: TIFR-NCRA team captures better radio image of Sun

Solar flares or similar sun-related events are known to cause widespread outages to Earth’s communication systems, navigation and satellite operations, power supply and can cripple life beyond immediate repair.

18 months on, Honey Mission boosts beekeeping with production worth Rs 1.91 crore

As per data, northeast and central zones of India reap maximum benefits; 8,208 direct jobs created nationwide as on February this year.

IMD’s first monsoon forecast this week: Why it’s important but not the final word

The first forecast, like the one that will come this week, only gives the percentage of LPA that is likely to take place during the season. IMD comes up with a follow-up forecast, usually in June, in which it gives the region-wise and month-wise distribution of rainfall.

Despite challenges, beauty of the project was empowering tribals with education: Prakash Amte

Dr Prakash Amte on his experiences of running a clinic, school in Gadchiroli.

Pune: Month after launch of service number 112, most callers seek police or medical help

The national emergency service has been launched in 16 states and UTs

J-K govt reaches out to its students in Pune, discusses problems they face

The initiative comes weeks after a spate of attacks on some Kashmiri students, in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed in south Kashmir on February 14.

Ganga more polluted than before, Namami Gange mere beautification, says Waterman of India

There are more than 352 districts in the country, spanning 16 states, including Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Maharashtra, which are facing drought-like situations, he said.

NIRF Ranking: SPPU adjudged 10, Fergusson College slips to 27th position nationally

Other universities in Pune that have featured in the top 100 national universities are Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth (46), Symbiosis International University (SIU) (56) and Bharati Vidyapeeth (62).

Pune-based heart transplant survivor funds kidney transplant of 14-yr-old, donates Rs 7 lakh

Kirpal shared another successful organ transplant story. At Fortis Hospital, Chennai, where Kirpal underwent the heart transplant in October last year, a 21-year-old man who suffered from heart and lung failure was admitted. Kirpal, through her foundation, paid a sum of Rs 5 lakh for the man’s operation.

Pune: New govt should be committed towards promoting scientific temperament, says scientific community

VK Saraswat, former chief of Defence and Research Organisation (DRDO) and a member at NITI Ayog, said that Indian scientists have for long adopted the “additive and repetitive” approach while undertaking researches, which are mostly restricted to the basic sciences.

Using biometric system, SPPU to limit access to another gate, only main gate to stay open for ‘outsiders’

People who have not been registered in the biometric system will have to use the main gate located on the Ganeshkhind road which is an additional travel of over 4 km either via Ganeshkhind road crossing Breman circle or use Khadki cantonment road.

IMD predicts heat waves, summer hotter this year

Rajasthan and parts of western India will experience hotter days ahead, and minimum temperatures will also be on the higher side than what is recorded normally, the forecast states.

Pune institute works on model to improve crop insurance

There are a few insurance companies in India that deal with crop insurance and the Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd is the largest of them, with a 60 to 65 per cent share of the market.

Drought-hit farmers of Marathwada turning to green pastures of west Maharashtra

The farmer says that his income had seen a spike over the last two years, a part of which, he said, could be attributed to bee-farming that he had taken up to supplement his earnings.

Pune: BORI gets Rs 9.13-crore boost for research on ancient Indian culture and languages

“The study of ancient texts holds great importance in society today as it forms a means to better understand both our past as well as our present. The discovery and preservation of these texts will ensure that Indological research continues to grow and thrive as an academic field in our country,” Murty said.

Maharashtra HSC, SSC exam: Maximum cases of cheating reported from Aurangabad, Latur divisions

In Nagpur, police had busted a gang involved in tampering with the bar codes on answer sheets and misrepresenting real candidates at the examination centres.

Maharashtra: Demand for tankers at all-time high, over 3,000 supplying water to 2,485 villages

Pune district, which generally does not face acute water shortage like Marathwada, this summer is reeling under one of the worst dry spells. Currently, water stock in the five main dams supplying water to Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad is between 40 and 60 per cent.

Maharashtra: Act to prevent misuse of groundwater one step closer to reality

The Act was supposed to be implemented last year but saw several delays. The state government’s nod to most of the regulations is a crucial step forward, said GSDA officials.