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Jammu farmers to directly sell organic apples in Pune this weekend

According to farmers from the region, the maximum returns earned from local markets is between Rs 40 to Rs 45 per kg, even for top-grade apples. With limited facility to store and preserve these perishables locally, farmers earn very little in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pune’s top spine surgeon killed in E-way accident: Bus driver who fled the scene arrested

The incident took place when the group had halted on the side of the road to change a punctured tyre, and Dr Khurjekar and Bhosale had stepped out of the car.

Pune: Month-long ‘SPPU Fitness Movement’ launched for students on campus

“The idea is to make students aware of the importance of fitness and engage them in physical activities. We plan to conduct three such programmes in an academic year,” said Deepak Mane, head, Department of Physical Education.

Pune corporators want dedicated location on PMC building’s lawn to hold demonstrations

The civic administration had proposed to not allow anyone in the civic building without permission, citing that free access was leading to “unnecessary problems in the smooth functioning” of the PMC office.

‘Urge to live’, ‘optimism’ — Pune migrants show high resilience to cope with challenges: Study

“The mental trauma of arriving in a new area, finding work, earning money, looking after family and ensuring there is a roof over their heads all add to the daily stress,” Raghvan said

Maharashtra govt, Zipline and Serum Institute announce 1st instant drone delivery service

The state government’s vision is for Zipline to establish a total of 10 distribution centres across Maharashtra in phases over the next several years.

Subodh Bhave remembers his classmate, Dr Khurjekar: ‘He was so full of life, I don’t think he knew what stress was’

Dr Khurjekar was killed in an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Sunday night. On Tuesday, several close relatives, friends, doctors, students, patients, well-wishers and acquaintances bid a tearful farewell to the chief spine surgeon of Sancheti hospital.

For converting wet waste to vermicompost, Pune civic bodies to get Rs 1,500 per tonne from state govt

In a resolution, the state government said if any civic body wanted the incentive, it would have to submit the vermicompost for testing with the agriculture department every three months.

At junctions of Smart City, an ‘intelligent’ system to help manage Pune’s many traffic problems

The ITMS system, which has already been implemented in Mumbai, uses state-of-the-art monitoring equipment and Artificial Intelligence programmes to help police find more efficient ways of managing traffic.

Maharashtra govt to give financial aid to flood-hit families for paying rent

Flood-affected families in urban areas will receive Rs 36,000 while those in rural areas will receive Rs 24,000 so that they can pay the monthly rent of their temporary houses.

On the run for 4 months, KCB vice-president Manish Anand arrested

Nearly four months after he went absconding, Pune police arrested Khadki Cantonment Board (KCB) vice-president Manish Surendra Anand (37) for allegedly threatening to kill a contractor

Pune: On the eve of his 44th birthday, city’s top spine surgeon killed in road accident

The accident took place sometime between 10.30 pm and 10.50 pm on Sunday at Somatane near Talegaon Dabhade when the three doctors were on their way back from a medical conference in Mumbai, along with the driver of the hired cab.