Anjali Marar

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Maharashtra: After plenty of rain, groundwater level rises in 67 per cent wells, shows GSDA report

In all, 20,754 wells, mostly located in talukas in districts outside Marathwada, show increased groundwater levels, reveals GSDA’s Probability Drinking Water Scarcity Report of October 2019.

Kolkata: Governor Dhankhar blames Mamata govt for poor show at science festival

It is learned that no support was extended by the state government to the event with an estimated budget of Rs 25 crore. As a result, several scientific sessions were seen running behind schedule and received a poor response from the audience.

Roles of state & chancellor must be limited for varsities to prosper: Bengal Governor

"The situation of education here is of great concern. The roles of Chancellor (that is the Governor) or the State government in their functioning must be kept limited," said Dhankhar.

As Pune institutes shine with science displays, few takers for SPPU at IISF

The India International Science Festival (IISF) saw a host of bustling stalls put up by several national-level scientific institutions functioning under the Department of Science and Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and Ministry of Earth Sciences.

Bengal not co-operating with Centre to curb air pollution: Babul Supriyo

In August this year, MoEFCC disbursed over Rs 47,436 crore to all states under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) scheme. The scheme is aimed at improving the forest cover.

IISF begins in Kolkata: Scientists have responsibility towards future, long-term solutions needed, says PM Modi

Calling modern lifestyle “superfast”, Modi urged Indian scientists to plan and take up research whose results will offer long-term solutions to problems plaguing society.

1,598 students at astrophysics lecture set new Guinness Record

The attempt by the student community was dedicated as a salute towards the efforts of legendary scientists like Meghnad Saha and CV Raman.

‘Science succeeds when taken to common masses,’ says Harsh Vardhan

Earlier, Indian scientists did not have suitable platforms to showcase their research and developments to the world, especially the younger generation, remarked the minister.

Pune: NCL scientists ‘upset’ over administration’s decision to send key officials on poll duty

As many as 294 staffers from NCL were assigned election duty by the Election Commission of India (ECI) during the polling held on October 21 and counting completed on October 24.

In a first since 1965, two cyclones over Arabian Sea bring rain to Maharashtra

For the first time since 1965, two cyclonic storms have prevailed simultaneously — Cyclone Kyarr and Cyclone Maha — over the Arabian Sea.

Rain to delay onset of winter in Maharashtra

Last week, Cyclone Kyarr caused widespread rainfall over south Konkan and Goa. IMD officials on Wednesday said that yet another depression had formed in the Arabian Sea, which is likely to bring more rain in the coming days.

‘We want students to learn skills that will be useful for rest of their lives’

Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research (IISER), Pune, has been ranked 20th among the top 100 Young Universities globally as per the Nature Index, rankings that were released recently. Prof Jayant Udgaonkar, director, IISER, Pune, tells The Indian Express what makes IISERs fare better in both education and research.

Explained: How Cyclone Kyarr has affected western India

The cyclone formed over the Arabian Sea on Friday. It fell under the ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ category, with wind speed going up to 170-180 km/hour. This system was brewing at a location about 200 km off Ratnagiri on Maharashtra coast since early this week.

Chinchwad in Pune: Jagtap secures third victory, rebel Kalate says would have won if he contested on NCP ticket

Sources said the initial rounds of counting had been close, with Kalate trailing by 5,000-7,000 votes. It was in the afternoon, when it was about the 16th round of counting, that Jagtap began widening the lead, they added.

Continuous rain over Maharashtra delays kharif harvest

Though monsoon withdrawal was completed on October 16, Maharashtra has since been experiencing continuous rain, which has made it difficult for farmers to plan harvest.

Pune: Shopping, outstation trips affect turnout

But the city Congress unit has blamed the administration for the low turnout and for not being able to woo people to vote in large numbers.

Light rain, thunderstorm and lightning likely over Pune on polling day today

The rainfall recorded between 8.30 am and 8.30 pm on Sunday in Pune city was 12.9 mm.

Severe lack of knowledge about patenting among researchers, faculty: SPPU V-C

SPPU vice-chancellor Nitin Karmalkar said, “Often, researchers and faculty limit themselves to just publishing research papers in journals. There is a severe lack of knowledge about the need for patenting prevailing in the academic community.”

Northeast monsoon onset on Oct 17: IMD

The southwest monsoon has not fully withdrawn from parts in the central, east and western regions of the country so far.

CoEP sets up Mitr, a centre to help students deal with stress and anxiety in college

All senior students from the second, third and fourth years will specially interact and mingle with the junior-most batch in the college, as part of ‘I Care We Care’ programme.