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Fewer buses for ‘Pune Darshan’, no takers for airport bus services
Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Despite several demands, PMPML has not deployed more buses for the service

Nissim Kanekar interview: ‘Peek into how galaxies like Milky Way looked 12 billion years ago’
Thu, Apr 20, 2017

The astronomical interferometer of radio telescopes in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile provided new insights on how normal spiral galaxies, like the Milky Way, looked in their very nascent stages, 12 billion years ago.

Pune: BORI to launch e-library of rare books, manuscripts
Thu, Apr 13, 2017

According to the institute’s honorary secretary, Maitreyee Deshpande, the biggest challenge in digitising these century-old books is handling the delicate pages, particularly while scanning.

Sightseeing in Pune, tourists have to make do with PMPML’s airport buses
Thu, Apr 13, 2017

The special city-tour buses are fully air-conditioned, have a wider window for sightseeing, an audio system so that the guides can interact with tourists, along with a TV and music system for entertainment.

Pune: Temperature set to cross 41 degree Celsius 
Thu, Apr 13, 2017

“The winds from these regions are influencing day temperatures over north and Madhya Maharashtra regions, which is why Pune and adjoining places are experiencing hotter days,” said senior meteorologist.

When lightning will strike: Air Force to share real-time information with IMD
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

Last year, 424 people died following lightning strikes in the country; both Odisha and Madhya Pradesh reported over 100 deaths.

PCMC planetarium: Soon-to-be lair for space enthusiasts
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

Officials at Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), which is spear-heading this science facility, are hopeful of attracting not just students but also tourists to the planetarium.

CIRT now authorised body to check vehicle emissions
Mon, Apr 03, 2017

CIRT recently signed an MoU with FEV India, and from now powerstrain testing and certification facilities will be used by CIRT scientists.

Pune: Used to extreme heat, villagers take soaring mercury in their stride
Sun, Apr 02, 2017

To counter the soaring temperatures, village sarpanch Vijay Mhamunkar is trying to create awareness about the possible fallout of such extreme heat.

Pune: Raigad village records highest temperature in the country on March 29
Sun, Apr 02, 2017

Bhira is one of the five villages in the district, surrounded by the Sahyadri ranges on three sides. And that, too, helps the mercury's high jump every year.

Early heat wave grips country
Sat, Apr 01, 2017

According to weather experts, last month’s heatwave was an uncommon phenomenon for the coastal region.

City sizzles, Puneites grumble
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Pune suffers hottest March in 10 years

Pune: Hotter summer ahead, warns IMD
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

The heatwave continued to prevail over these parts for the third consecutive day, with officials at the India Meteorology Department (IMD) issuing an alert on Tuesday.

Committee to probe what caused two fires at NCL lab in three hours; foul play, sabotage ruled out
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

NCL director Ashwini Kumar Nangia has constituted an investigation committee to probe the incident.

Pune astronomers part of Milky Way-like galaxy discovery team
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

"Since last three decades, until this discovery, we were under the impression that there could be small galaxies,” Nissim Kanekar NCRA Researcher.

Mumbai-Pune Highway: Residents blame narrow grade separators for road congestion
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

The situation worsens during weekends, leaving the adjacent service road congested.

Pune teams up with private agency to set up weather stations for farmers
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

The India Meteorological Department (IMD), on the other hand, already has 675 AWSs across the country.

NCL to supply free water purifiers, oxygen machines for tribals in Palghar, Thane
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

This is where the cost-effective machines developed by Genrich Membranes Pvt Ltd come in handy. The company supplies these oxygen enriching machines to NCL.

Two-fold spike in foggy days in Delhi since ’80s: Study
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

The transport sector — road, rail and air — was affected across north India. Scientists claim the region as one of the largest fog-covered zones in the world.

PMC starts smart city journey, converts scrapped PMPML buses to ‘Toilets for Her’
Mon, Mar 20, 2017

‘Toilets for Her’ is the latest initiative undertaken by the civic body, aiming to provide better public toilet amenities for women

Lightning activity not commonly seen in March, says IMD
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

According to authorities at IMD, lightning and thunderstorm are more likely to occur during April and May, known as pre-monsoon season.

CMET to develop flexible batteries for gadgets
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Experts have suggested that these “bendable” batteries, which are also light weight, have a wide range of applications that can be used in space.

Monsoon declining over north Madhya Maharashtra: IMD
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

The areas affected include districts in north Madhya Maharashtra — Nashik, Nandurbar, Dhule and Jalgaon and some parts of Ahmednagar.

Maharashtra: 30,000 Jal Surakshaks to monitor groundwater at micro-levels
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

There are about 44,000 villages in the state and it is an uphill task for the agency to monitor the ground water table for nearly double the number of wells.

Respite from heat, light rain expected in Pune next week: IMD officials
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

Experts also said that night temperatures in the city may fall considerably below normal and drop to 11 degrees Celsius in the next two to three days.

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