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Stadium in Maharashtra's Pune to be named after Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra

The stadium will be named as 'Neeraj Chopra Army Sports Stadium' in the Pune Cantonment area. The official naming ceremony of the stadium is scheduled for August 23

Published on 21st August 2021
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Construction major JCB India to support children's education of employees who succumbed to COVID

The company said, from April, over 2,000 employees and their families have been vaccinated at camps held across its Ballabgarh, Pune and Jaipur facilities

Published on 11th June 2021
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ICMR to make home COVID testing kits available in the next few days

Earlier on Thursday, Pune's Mylab Discovery Solutions launched India's first-ever self-testing kit for COVID-19, which has received the approval of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

Published on 20th May 2021
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AYUSH-64 drug useful in treating mild to moderate COVID-19 cases: AYUSH ministry

Addressing a virtual press conference, Arvind Chopra, director, Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Pune, said the trial of the drug in this direction was conducted at three centres

Published on 29th April 2021
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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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