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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.

More funds to flow into Department of Biotechnology’s kitty
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

“It’s indeed a welcome move that DBT has been awarded higher amount of money this year. However, the budget is disappointing as there was no concrete plan or budgetary allocations for Start-Ups made,” said Rajendra Jagdale

Factors influencing rainfall will be taken up for study: IITM director
Wed, Mar 08, 2017

The first phase will conclude in June this year while the background work for the subsequent phase, expected to kickstart sometime in 2018, is underway.

When winter gave ‘hill station’ Mahabaleshwar a miss
Wed, Mar 08, 2017

According to scientists at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), the difference between the maximum and the minimum temperature in Mahabaleshwar seems to be shrinking.

Maharashtra: Wheat, maize, sugarcane farmers to have a fruitful season this year
Sat, Mar 04, 2017

Experts at have hailed the increase in cultivation this year to be a result of good rains coupled with sufficient water reserves across most reservoirs in the state during this season.

National Science Day: ‘Little Einsteins’ figure out the science of everything
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

Horror shows using human skeletons and robot shows remained star attractions among students along with demonstrations of human body parts.

National science day: 2,200 tribals to ride e-cycles to schools, study under solar lamps
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

This is one of those regions of Maharashtra, which has still remained off the power grid, while the remaining regions experience long durations of load shedding.

Maharashtra civic polls: 83 per cent voters across Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur welcome EC’s move
Sun, Feb 26, 2017

This was revealed in a first-of-its-kind statewide survey, conducted by Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (GIPE) under the Maharashtra Election Commission.

PMC, PCMC polls: At IT hub, professionals come out in droves to cast their vote
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Though several IT employees are new to Pune, many of them were first time voters in this year’s civic elections.

Pune: ‘Maximum temp may hit 35 degrees Celsius-mark’
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Officials at IMD, Pune, said the maximum temperature is expected to hover around 35 degrees Celsius-mark across most parts of the state

Bombarded with WhatsApp messages, Pune voters fume
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

Relying on personal and group messages on Whatsapp, political parties are reaching out to voters virtually too

Recycling turns plastic into pillows, denims and Team India gear
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

About 1,500 kilotonnes of PET were produced in India during 2015-2016, and 982 kilotonnes in 2014-15, indicating that ample plastic resources are available to be recycled within the country.

Recycling turns plastic into pillows, denims and Team India cricket gear
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

In a first-of-its-kind study undertaken by NCL in March last year, it was estimated that the industry has the potential to generate Rs 3,486 crore annually by employing about 16,000 people.

Urge them to vote for development In PCMC Polls: Human rights group reaches out to IT professionals
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Pimpri Chinchwad is home to a sizable number of IT professionals in Pune.

Pune: Months in advance, new model to issue warnings on erratic weather conditions
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

The new model, which helps experts predict extreme weather conditions and issue area-specific forecasts for the entire country, has already been made operational.

Pune to witness hotter days: IMD
Fri, Feb 10, 2017

“Under the influence of moisture laden easterly winds, the nights have become warmer,” said AK Srivastava, head of climate monitoring and analysis group at IMD.

Soon, digital measurement of groundwater levels in Maharashtra
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

Not only will it help the officials in undertaking better planning of contingency measures, schemes for water conservation, particularly in case of higher rate of water level depletion, said the officials.

E-Seva centres in Pune asked to go digital or will be issued notices
Wed, Feb 08, 2017

Though the district officials are yet to trace all those flouting norms, they said a majority of the centres are located in Haveli taluka.