Pune, September 16 Army hurdle over, natural gas by first week of October
Pune is all set to get piped Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in time for the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG).

With the Army having given clearance for the Dehu Road stretch of the pipeline project, Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) and Maharashtra Natural Gas Limited (MNGL) are hopeful that 50 city buses would be able to run on CNG by October, as scheduled.

Pune, September 15 The Pune Municipal Corporation

Pune, September 15 Used syringes, needles, bandages, body parts pile up at city hospitals, with no place to dump the waste in
It was a crackdown on a racket involved in the disposal of spray cans, but it is hospitals that are suffering

Pune, September 10 The latest to join the green brigade in the city, the jewellers may gift every customer, who purchase gold from them on Dassera (buying gold on Dassera is considered auspicious), a Shami tree sapling.
The Department of Social Forestry has proposed to distribute about one lakh saplings of Shami tree to the Pune Jewellers Association, which is considering gifting the saplings to those who buy gold from them on Dassera which will fall on October 9. The idea is to urge people to plant more trees and save the dwindling Shami trees from vanishing.

Mumbai, September 09 Publishes pamphlets asking people to use artificial ponds;

Pune, September 07 Glitch at Loni terminal server cuts off supply, repair staff work on holiday
A technical glitch at the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) server at the Loni terminal affected diesel supply to the city, creating a sudden shortage. The glitch happened on Saturday and forced officials at the terminal to work on Sunday as well to restore regular supply.

Pune, September 05 Kumar Sublime, a project by Kumar Builders at Kondhwa, received the prestigious five-star eco-housing rating certificate from Municipal Commissioner at a function held recently. Arun Nigvekar and Prashant were among those presenton the occasion.
The certification has been initiated for the first time in the city. For the 5 star eco housing rating, the minimum criteria is 800 points. This is an interim certification till the completion of the project, said a press release.

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Pune, August 27 Use soluble clay and vegetable dyes to make 20,000 idols for festival
The forthcoming Ganesh festival may be an environment-friendly one, thanks to the efforts of the Directorate of Social Forestry through its National Green Corps (NGC).

Over 800 schools across the state have made 20,000 eco-friendly Ganesh idols

Pune, August 25 Civic body proposes to raise Rs 2,600-crore urban transport fund for metro, Rs 2,300 crore for ring road land acquisition