Pune On Thursday, the BEE and Prayas Energy group conducted a day-long seminar among stakeholders on the successful implementation of the recently announced 'Bachat Lamp Yojana' scheme by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE).

Pune A month after 27 trees were illegally cut by the Survey of India (SOI) in its Maharashtra and Goa Geo-spatial Data Centre on Alandi Road, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is about to serve them a second notice indicating judicial action against them. Activists, however, term it as delay by the PMC in forwarding the case to court, which is the ideal procedure.

Pune The pollution display boards across the city could soon look different.


THE child sex ratio (below six years) has been on the decline in the country and villages and districts are now hitting a new low. Pune city, and district, has clearly made its choice and opted for the male child.

This paper describes the development of poverty lines in India, from the 19th century to the present, and assesses their limitations as an indication of poverty.

Faced with an encroaching city, old world farmers created

A national mission to make investments in 63 Indian cities over seven years has run half its course, but there are concerns about how projects are being chosen and whether all the money and effort will finally deliver an improved and inclusive urban environment.

Surface ozone variability at Pune (an urban location) and nearby rural locations has been studied using KI solution chemical method. The measurement showed well-marked diurnal cycle of ozone concentration with minimum at sunrise and maximum at noon hours.

Pune Tells civic body to seek public opinion on non-motorised transport component

Pune The World Bank on Thursday approved Rs 160 crore to the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) for executing the non-motorised transport projects on the pilot Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) lanes along with showing interest in the ambitious Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) initiative by the civic administration for improving the public transport in the city.