The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) is in talks with the PCMC and industries in the area to set up a Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) to treat the 6 lakh litre of industrial effluents generated daily from nearly 296 small-scale industries in the area.
The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) has organised a festival of short films by eminent director Buddhadeb Dasgupta from January 4 to 6, as part of the centenary celebrations of Indian cinema.
Rakesh Mehta, a Pune based entrepreneur, Managing Director of Bit Mapper Integration Technologies is a man to be looked upto. People of his stature celebrate birthdays hosting lavish parties but that his not his style. Rakesh decided to celebrate his 55th birthday in a very different way by running 55Km on a Sunday morning when people […]
As 2013 begins, Pune has much to look forward to in a sporting sense. The year 2012 was good for the city with Gagan Narang clinching bronze at the London Olympic, city girl Sayali Gokhale winning the national badminton champion and Michelle Kakade conquering all the five deserts in the world in gruelling endurance races.
Green Hills Group, a trust that works in rainwater harvesting and tree plantation, has come up with a cellphone-based application in creating biodiversity database of the hills in Pune.