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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.”
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.
“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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.