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How Vivek Gurav's Pune Ploggers are taking the war against waste to new levels 

Vivek Gurav who formed the Pune Ploggers group speaks about his campaigns of picking different sorts of waste and letting people change their age-old habit of littering around the city

Published on 17th March 2021
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Pune extends night curfew amid rising COVID cases, schools to also remain shut till March 14

In Pune, the total number of cases are 4,06,453, total recoveries are 3,87,527. The active cases in Pune till Saturday are 9860 while the death toll is at 9235

Published on 28th February 2021
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Students elated as schools for classes V to VIII reopen in Pune after 11 months

Students at Pune Municipal Corporation's (PMC) Pandit Dinadayal Upadhyay Vidyamandir, Paud Phata were very enthusiastic to be back again in the school premises

Published on 1st February 2021
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Karnataka-based NGO GiftAbled helps diffabled people in rural areas hone skills, earn livelihood

Prarthana Kaul, Founder of GiftAbled speaks about the work her team is doing to help people with disabilities earn a decent livelihood in rural parts of Karnataka, Pune and Kolkata 
 

Published on 18th January 2021
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Rural connect: How Pradeep Lokhande has been working for education and employment in India's villages for three decades

Pune-based Pradeep Lokhande and his story is worth recounting at regular intervals to remember that India resides in its villages and it's there that we have to work the hardest. Read on for more

Published on 12th January 2021
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COVID-19 vaccine dry run to be conducted tomorrow in 4 districts of Maharashtra

The districts of Pune, Nagpur, Jalna, and Nandurbar have been selected for the dry run, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope informed after a meeting with senior health officials

Published on 1st January 2021
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Survey shows 66 per cent single women do not make their own financial decisions

The findings are from the LXME Survey 2020, which interviewed 1,250 women aged between 25-54, across cities like Mumbai, Bengaluru, New Delhi, Mangalore, Pune, Jaipur, Kolkata, Indore

Published on 8th December 2020
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Pooja Apte makes footwear out of scrap tyres through her sustainable brand Nemital. Here's why

Based out of Pune, Nemital employs local cobblers to make shoes out of upcycled tyres, thus reducing pollution caused by burning

Published on 15th November 2020
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Only 1 in 4 training institutes in India are willing to invest in going digital despite pandemic, finds study

The survey was conducted in Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Noida, Bhubaneswar, Lucknow, Kanpur, Anand Nagar, Surat and Visakhapatnam 

Published on 13th November 2020
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How this 26-year-old from Pune is procuring low-cost tabs for government school students to study during the pandemic

Pune-based Ankit Virdi launched EduReach India in August to help further his mission. And currently, he has targetted two schools in Pune whose students he will help with the funds he receives 

Published on 15th October 2020
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Student body condemns Fergusson College’s 145 per cent fee hike amid COVID pandemic

The students point out that the College has only academic autonomy and not financial autonomy therefore technically cannot increase the fees

Published on 5th October 2020
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Here's why PadCare Lab's sanitary napkin disposal system can change the way we look at women's health

PadCare Labs, founded in 2018, has already set up plants in a few locations across pune and a few across the country

Published on 10th September 2020
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Why you'll be addicted to the mobile games developed by this NIT Warangal-incubated start-up 

A student of NIT Warangal himself, co-founder Aniruddha Srinivas Joshi is from Pune and is working for the start-up remotely, just like all the other team members are. Check out their cool games 

Published on 23rd August 2020
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Over 250 students pen letters of solidarity to jailed prof Hany Babu on his 54th birthday

The English professor was arrested on July 28 for alleged links to the Bhima Koregaon violence, ten months prior to that, his house was raided by the Pune Police

Published on 18th August 2020
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COVID-19 cases haven't yet peaked or even plateaued: AIIMS Director

Three vaccine candidates are in different stages of human clinical trials in India — one developed by University of Oxford by Pune's Serum Institute of India, the other inactivated virus vaccine

Published on 12th August 2020

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