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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.

Malin Village: Geologists sound a word of caution
Tue, Jun 27, 2017

It was in July 2014 that heavy rains had triggered a major landslide that killed over 150 villagers and left many homeless.

Malin, nearby areas record ‘highest’ 97 mm rainfall
Mon, Jun 26, 2017

The Met department has issued a warning of occurrence of heavy to very heavy rainfall over the Konkan and Vidarbha regions at isolated places throughout this week.

Pune colleges focus on improving student-teacher interactions
Sun, Jun 25, 2017

In addition to the Vishakha Committee, the college has two other committees that work towards preventing and reporting any untoward incident on the campus.

NEET result 2017: Super 30 aspirant hopes to pursue both UPSC and medicine
Sat, Jun 24, 2017

NEET result 2017: Farmer’s son gets free tutoring from NGO run by BJ Medical College students

Pune boy Abhishek Dogra secures 5th rank in NEET
Sat, Jun 24, 2017

Dogra had also secured the all-India ninth position in the entrance exam to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS); its results were announced last week.

Pune weather: ‘Over a week’s delay in monsoon inevitable’
Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Progress likely after June 23.

A year after ISRO launch: CoEP gets Rs 50 lakh for Swayam Phase II
Wed, Jun 21, 2017

Being centred around solar sails, or equipment that make use of solar energy instead of electricity to charge the payload, the main objective in this later phase is to demonstrate orbit manoeuvering using solar sails, said a member of the Swayam team.

Maharashtra: Growing farm distress takes sheen off wari
Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Kamble is just one among hundreds of distressed farmer warkaris (pilgrims), who are leaving the city for Pandharpur on Tuesday, as part of the annual Sant Tukaram and Sant Dnyaneshwar’s palkhi procession.

Country’s first Aerosol Flare Testing Lab to come up in Pune
Sun, Jun 18, 2017

The Aerosol Flare Testing Lab will develop the right kind of seeding chemical materials in the flares, which are used during seeding processes. This lab will also test available flares for their potential to form cloud droplets, so that a level of maximum optimisation could be obtained.

With high-end German radar, IITM begins three-year cloud experiments over Solapur
Sun, Jun 18, 2017

IITM has signed an MoU with the Sinhagad Institute in Solapur, to get an appropriate site to set up the radar in its campus, and make it operational during the experiment. When asked about the radar's specialities, experts said it was one-of-its-kind, available for cloud and rainfall research in India.

Pune scientists extract carbon from wild flowers
Fri, Jun 16, 2017

To help make better, cheaper supercapacitors.

Heavy rain lashes Pune, causes waterlogging
Thu, Jun 15, 2017

Rainfall, which began after 8.30 am, was recorded at 51.8 mm until 8.30 pm

Maharashtra SSC results 2017: Children of Pune wastepickers a step closer to their dreams
Wed, Jun 14, 2017

In this year's SSC results that were released on June 13, children of wastepicker have performed well. They aspire to study in top colleges of the city and support their families

Pune records 27mm rain in less than four hours
Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Monsoon makes a timely arrival in the city and its surrounding areas.

IIT-JEE Advanced 2017 results: Pune’s Akshat Chugh ranks second in the country
Mon, Jun 12, 2017

With a score of 345/350 in IIT-Mains, Akshat had also ranked seventh in the country and had topped in Pune. He is now preparing for the multiple rounds of counselling sessions, in line with the admission process for the course.

Come 2018, upgraded GMRT will open new windows on the universe
Mon, May 29, 2017

"About 75-80 per cent of the upgradation of the existing electronics and systems of the GMRT has been completed."

GMRT: Leopards, interfering mobile signals, rail line that threatens to go through it
Mon, May 29, 2017

Peacock, fox, scorpion, leopards, snakes are often spotted in the GMRT campus, given the vast expanse of natural vegetation that is available.

Swachh Maharashtra Mission: State advances deadline, mission faces herculean task
Sun, May 28, 2017

Of the 384 urban local bodies in Maharashtra, over 200 have been certified open defecation free.

Rapid progress likely; monsoon may reach Goa, Maharashtra before time: IMD
Sun, May 28, 2017

Officials at the IMD, Pune, said the weather models indicate that the monsoon will progress rapidly after June 4.

Pune startup to develop low-cost prosthetic hand
Mon, May 22, 2017

For the last one-and-a-half years, this four-member team at Dee Dee Labs, a Pune-based startup, has been working on developing myoelectric arm.

The heat is on: Pre-monsoon showers give city a miss, Puneites brave it out
Sat, May 20, 2017

Till the end of the month, heatwave conditions are likely to continue over Vidarbha, where the maximum temperature currently ranges around 46 degrees Celsius.

‘Good morning’ teams race against deadline to stop open defecation in urban Maharashtra
Fri, May 19, 2017

These teams have been asked to not only monitor areas where the practice is still prevalent, but also check whether local residents had access to toilets

Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan: 5,000 new villages to be covered
Fri, May 19, 2017

Following two consecutive seasons of poor monsoon in 2014 and 2015, the state government had introduced Jalyukta Shivar in December 2015