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C-DAC develops electronic pill box to improve tracking of tuberculosis
Mon, Jul 31, 2017

Not only will the information add to the real-time data of the disease being gathered, but also help improve the treatment adherence in this hilly terrain, where a large number of suffering patients live in inaccessible areas.

Vocational education and training dept to impart skill-based training
Sat, Jul 29, 2017

The two centres where the maiden training will be held are Shree Manilal Nanavati Vocational Institute for Women and Renuka Swarup Memorial High School, Sadashiv Peth, the training programme will impart necessary skills to these women,

NGT seeks details of tree felling along National Highway-4
Wed, Jul 26, 2017

NGT ordered the Maharashtra State Road Development Authority (MSRDA) on Monday to submit, in writing, all details of the trees felled for road widening project at National Highway-4, near Dehu Road. The project has hit several stumbling blocks so far.

Pune district records highest surplus rainfall so far this year
Mon, Jul 24, 2017

With the southwest monsoon having improved and become active over the state since last week, Pune has recorded more than 70 per cent more rainfall than normal, along with Nashik district in Madhya Maharashtra.

Pune scientist on IPCC panel to study oceans
Sat, Jul 22, 2017

Roxy Mathew Koll, a senior scientist working at the Centre for Climate Change Research at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), will be among a team of scientists from across the world which will review all recent studies carried out on oceans.

What students want: Freedom to ‘shop’ for credits, skill-based courses, personality development
Sat, Jul 22, 2017

In 2004, SPPU adopted a credit-based learning system for its post-graduate courses, which is now used in every course at the varsity. A popular concept abroad that is now being embraced by Indian universities, V-C Karmalkar calls it the ‘reality of future learning systems’.

Fire at Indus Magic Lab: NCL orders internal probe into safety system at MAGIC lab
Fri, Jul 21, 2017

In a statement issued on Thursday, the NCL management has also decided to probe the readiness of this lab, which was manufacturing soft chemicals for industry despite being under renovation for the last three years.

Monsoon covers country, takes longest since 2011
Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Commenting on the monsoon’s advance, A K Srivastava, head of the climate monitoring and analysis group at IMD, Pune, said, “Monsoon has made good progress so far, making timely arrival at most regions. However, there was a 10-day delay for Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.”

CA Exam result: Three Pune boys among top 30
Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Mumbai’s Raj Seth tops the country with 78.75%; 45 have qualified from state

Pune to host international ‘Maharashtra Open’ tournament next year
Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Top players, including Federer, likely to play at the event

Professional degree status to 9 of 12 agriculture courses in Pune
Mon, Jul 17, 2017

The professional courses now include agriculture, horticulture, agriculture engineering, sericulture, forestry, food technology, biotechnology, home or community science food nutrition and diabetes.

Devkund waterfall closed to tourists for 3 months
Sat, Jul 15, 2017

After hitting headlines for the soaring temperatures this summer, Bhira in Patnoos village of Raigad district is in the news again — this time because of excess inflow of tourists, mostly young bikers from Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad.

Heavy to very heavy rains in parts of state: IMD
Sat, Jul 15, 2017

After a fortnight-long lull, the Southwest Monsoon has returned to its active phase, with northern regions of Maharashtra and Konkan now reporting heavy to very heavy rains since Thursday.

Fire in Indus MAGIC lab: CSIR rubbishes NCL fact-finding team’s findings on fire that gutted MAGIC lab
Fri, Jul 14, 2017

“The CSIR committee has raised serious objections to several findings submitted by the NCL’s fact-finding internal committee...,” said sources.

CoEP team warns Malin residents: Watch water level near your home
Thu, Jul 13, 2017

“More than 50 per cent of the houses were constructed in recent months and it is the first monsoon for these settlements. On inspecting the slightly older constructions, we found no faults in those,” said a team member.

Maharashtra to wait for good spell of rain
Tue, Jul 11, 2017

Data by IMD during the last ten days indicate how sparse rainfall has pushed several rain-deficient districts of Vidarbha and south Maharashtra in the no-rainfall category for this time of the season. Situation likely to change by July 13; Pune’s surplus rainfall figures down to 32 per cent from 77 per cent

Joint project by centre, world bank: Project to improve groundwater levels in 2,000 villages across state
Sat, Jul 08, 2017

The cost of the Rs 6,000-crore project will be shared equally by the World Bank and the Union Ministry of Water Resources. The first phase of the project is already underway in Bundelkhand since April. 

Three months after fire destroyed lab, NCL takes steps towards safety audit
Thu, Jul 06, 2017

Highly-placed sources told The Indian Express that while talks with a private firm were still on, many senior scientists and top NCL officials had admitted that there had been a considerable delay in taking the step.

‘Israel has great fascination for India, its culture and history’
Wed, Jul 05, 2017

Interestingly, Bahulkar said, the university department of East Asian Studies has a dedicated faculty for Sanskrit literature. It also offers courses in Indian regional languages, such as Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu, while they conduct special summer courses in Marathi, he added.

Ministry ropes in city institute to improve royal jelly production
Wed, Jul 05, 2017

The move comes after the Ministry for Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) decided to take dedicated efforts towards improving the production of royal jelly across the country.

4 yrs on, largest fish market awaits permanent building
Mon, Jul 03, 2017

Unhygienic conditions such as an overflowing nullah, heaps of garbage on the street is affecting business, say traders.

In June, Pune gets more than it bargained for: 50 per cent excess rain
Sat, Jul 01, 2017

Pune district is among the top five districts in the state to have reported good rainfall; it now falls under the excess rainfall category for this time of the season.

Safety norms ignored, blow torch left behind: The mystery of NCL MAGIC lab fire deepens
Thu, Jun 29, 2017

‘Renovation work went on for four years, scientists were denied access, fire incidents common in NCL’

In tribute to Gokhale, his Pune residence to become a museum, showcase his life
Wed, Jun 28, 2017

A museum, dedicated to Gopal Krishna Gokhale, will come up on the campus of Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (GIPE). The museum has a special link to the eminent social leader — it will be located in the house where Gokhale lived in the early 1900s.

NCL develops ‘solution’ to wash off germs from fruits, veggies
Tue, Jun 27, 2017

A team of scientists at CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) has developed a technology, where a quick two-minute wash with the organic solution, mainly made of vegetable oil extracts, will make food healthier for consumption.