Garima Mishra

Articles By Garima Mishra

Three athletes from Satara to attend workshop in US

The girls — Vaishnavi Sawant (15), Poonam Kalel (15) and Reshma Kewate (19) — will be trained at the Lake Braddock High School. Presently, the trio are being trained at the Mann Deshi Champions Sports Academy (MDCSA).

After years on paper, plan to set up Khashaba Jadhav wrestling centre gets government nod

In a meeting on Monday, state Sports Minister Vinod Tawde announced a Rs 3 crore grant for the wrestling centre. In 1952, Khashaba had created history by winning India its first Olympic medal in an individual sport, when he won the bronze in wrestling.

Dhrupad maestro Ustad Sayeeduddin Dagar falls silent

The singer, the youngest of the famous Dagar Brothers, passed away on Sunday night (around 11 pm), with his long-cherished wish of owning a house unfulfilled, at 78. Dagar had been hospitalised at the MJM Hospital for treatment of kidney infection for the past two months.

With BuddyCop and CitySafe, police reach out to women in Pune

Under the system, working women attached with BuddyCop can contact the assigned police officer through phone calls, WhatsApp and email. So far, nearly 10,000 working women have enrolled for the system.

Task force, self-defence lessons for working women in Pune

Recently, companies like KPIT, Tech Mahindra and PTC organised self-defence workshops for their respective women staffers.

Annual Sant Tukaram and Sant Dnyaneshwar palkhi processions: Age no bar, devotees swarm roads

Jadhav’s undying faith and devotion is shared by lakhs of devotees who walk several kilometres as part of the annual Sant Tukaram and Sant Dnyaneshwar palkhi processions.

GST on movie ticket: ‘Theatre owners will suffer irrecoverable losses; Marathi film industry to be hard hit’

Mohol added the GST on movie tickets will also hit the Marathi film industry in a big way.

From wheelchair to Mount Everest, a journey of grit & determination

First woman from Maharashtra to climb the World’s tallest peak from the North Ridge.

‘Filmmakers can, and should, explore other avenues so that their film reaches the audience’

Pointing out that the film industry is “unpredictable”, Menon says that many a times, distributors may like a project, but are not very sure about taking a risk and investing in it, and one has to respect that view as well.

Pune: Fireflies Festival in the spotlight as MTDC goes all out to promote Bhandardhara event

The pre-monsoon climate in Bhandardhara is the idyllic period for fireflies and glowworms for breeding. Looking for a mate, thousands of fireflies can be seen together on trees, glowing in their bio-luminescent lights in the dark.

After 50 days and 7,000 metres: Mountaineer warded due to chest pain during Everest expedition

He was on the way to Camp 3 when he complained of chest pain and was helicoptered to the base camp, for treatment.

No film for 9 years, National Award-winning actor turns director

Sharad Goyekar’s Babya shows how shepherd community’s kids are deprived of education & career because of their nomadic lifestyle.

‘Every family is a source’ of dangerous plastic waste choking in Pune

However, only 20 to 25 per cent plastic waste is recycled, while the remaining 60 to 70 per cent either remains in the landfills or ends up in the city’s water bodies.

Asiatic lion pair brings record footfall to Katraj Zoo, revenue scales up

The figures have seen a substantial rise since the footfalls recorded in the entire month of April last year —1,28,658. The revenue for the month amounted to Rs 29,17,260.

Asiatic lions pair at Katraj Zoo have a family — a firm in Pune

The animals have been adopted by KK Travels and the family members were related to Kedar Kasar, the owner of KK Travels.

Activists continue to guard trees in protest against PMC road-widening

The members are being backed by the Bhosale Nagar Mohalla Committee, Aundh Mohalla Committee and Baner-Pashan Mohalla Committee.

Maharashtra: PETA to challenge Bill allowing bullock cart races

Animal rights organisations are against the lifting of the ban, and allege that bulls are hit with nail-studded sticks during races and have their nose ropes yanked.

Pune: To overcome exam pressure, helplines come to rescue of young callers

With the Board exams approaching, she was undergoing tremendous pressure because the parents were asking her to do well but she felt she wouldn’t be able to perform well enough.

Livestock distribution supplements the income of poor farmers

Gaolao cows are a native breed that serve a dual purpose and are used both for drought farming and milk.

A script to spread Late Prof Karve’s social message to a new audience

Throwing light on Karve's life, Pethe said that the late professor was renowned for his intellectual, logical, scientific and rational approach.