Tag Archives: Pune

Pune Police Ask Organisers of Kanhaiya Kumar’s Meet to be Fool-proof on Structure, Capacity

When JNUSU leader Kanhaiya Kumar was invited by Progressive Students Youth Action Committee, their application for permission from the Pune Police came with pre-conditions such as structural safety and seating capacity as his Nagpur event was packed beyond its capacity. Pune police said the permission will be denied for April 24 event unless a fire and structural safety audit of ...

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IPL 2016 Schedule: Pune, Rajkot to replace suspended CSR, RR teams

The IPL 2016 will have two new teams from Pune and Rajkot to replace Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals for the next two years. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said the two new franchises will choose the players. Pune has the advantage of bidding for the first player since their bid at Rs.10 crore is ...

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Ancestral diets can increase risk of diabetes, says new study

Ever wonder why you are obese or suffer from cardiovascular disease(s) even after following a proper diet? A new study led by an Indian scientist says that poor diet followed by the ancestors is to be blamed for. Anandwardhan A. Hardikar, the associate professor at the University of Sydney along with associates from the National Centre for Cell Science, KEM ...

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IITM Researchers Say Global Warming Behind Monsoon Decline Over a Century

As India eagerly awaits for a better monsoon every year, the gradual decline in the rain-fed agricultural states is alarmingly visible, making meteorologists to link it to the possible global warming. Pune-based Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) has noted in its latest research paper that the rapid warming in the Indian Ocean has been weakening the monsoon consistently with ...

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Indian Metros Host 255 Malls but 90% Bleeding in Losses

According to property consultants JLL India, out of 255 malls in major Indian cities, merely 10 percent are running in break-even or profitable condition, while the rest are bleeding and making huge losses or loosing stream fast. Giving initial figures for Delhi NCR region, the report said out of 100, just 12 are making sense in the capital region known ...

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WHO approves Pune Institute Vaccine for Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) has opened the door to routine immunization of infants in sub-Saharan Africa by approving a vaccine manufactured by Pune-based Serum Institute of India Ltd (SIIL) that has all but got rid of the deadly meningitis epidemics. In the four years since its introduction in Africa, MenAfriVac vaccine, which is both innovative and affordable, has had ...

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Bangalore Tops List of Overall Sweets Consumption: Survey

Gurgaon, a metro hub with techies and service sector employees tops the list of traditional sweets’ consumers and Bangalore is the overall highest sweets consumer, revealed a survey conducted recently. In oerall sweet consumption, Bangalore is followed by Mumbai, Delhi and Gurgaon. Food ordering portal Foodpanda.in recently conducted a survey across the country and the findings reveal the sweets consumption ...

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Krishna Janmashtami Today: Mumbai, Pune Gear up to Thousands of ‘Dahi Handi’ Events

Hindus all over India and abroad woke up on Sunday to celebrate for Krishna Janmashtami or Krishnashtami or Gokulashtami, the annaul birth celebration of Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. The festival, which falls on the eighth day (Ashtami) of the Krishna Paksha (second fortnight) of the month of Shraavana (August–September) in the Hindu calendar, is filled with dances and ...

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North-East rocks as exodus subsides

While there is steady decline in the exodus of North-East people from the cities of Hyderabad, Bangalore and Pune in the weekend, Pakistan refuted India’s charges that the morphed pictures of Assam and Myanmar violence which sparked the crisis had originated on its soil. The Pakistani sources told IANS that these were untrue. “Instead of indulging in mud-slinging and blame ...

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Minor explosion hits Pune, one injured

Exactly two weeks after Pune witnessed series of blasts on a busy street forcing the country’s home minister to cancel his intended visit to the city, another minor explosion struck the city on Friday. Currently, the city is witnessing an exodus of the Northeastern people owing to some threats from local people. Early reports show that a five-year-old girl has ...

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5 Serial blasts rock Pune, Home Minister Shinde’s visit deferred

Five explosions rocked Pune, the second-tier city of India, on wednesday evening hours before the scheduled visit of Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to a function at Pune’s Gandharv Theatre, while the sixth explosive was defused by an alert security team, reminding similar explosions which rocked the city of Bangalore in July 2008. The bombs were placed in garbage can ...

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Spice Mobility launches MI-350 Android Smartphone in Pune

S. Mobility, an Indian mobile internet company of the Spice group, has launched a 3G & 2G Dual Sim Android smartphone Mi-350 in Pune. Powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread, it claims a powerful battery backup that lasts up to 7 days. Mi-350 is powered by a 650MHz Turbo Processor and is loaded with features like Google task bar & Facebook. ...

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