Pune City-based World Institute of Sustainable Energy (WISE) recently organised a conference on

Pune Experts are of the opinion that sedentary lifestyle and environmental pollution also contribute to cancer

With 928 persons seeking radiation therapy at Ruby Hall centre in 2007 and 1258 in 2008, the number of cancer

Pune Unable to resolve the issue of an alternate site for dumping garbage, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) -- exploring other means for disposal of garbage -- will install 12 biogas plants in the city by December-end. These plants are expected to process 63 metric tonnes of garbage by the end of 2010.

Pune The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has allocated 0.4 million metric standard cubic metre per day (mmscmd) of natural gas for the city, which has been linked to Dahej pipeline. Speaking to reporters here on Friday, Apurva Chandra, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas said that the pipeline was ready and CNG and PNG (piped natural gas) are now available.

Pune Spurred by the energy audit that has shown the way to saving power, the Pune Municipal Corporation has decided to take up the energy audit of all its buildings from hospitals, schools, gardens to the one lakh street lights in the city so that it could reduce its electricity bill of Rs 1.75 crore per month.

Pune The survival of Pune

Pune As the Pune Municipal Corporation has proposed to take over the Peshwe Energy Park from the Maharashtra Energy Development Authority (MEDA), the famous Phulrani train, which will be completing 53 years of operation on April 8, will be back under PMC

Pune, July 10 Petrol supplies already down 25%, diesel 50% as oil firms have cut purchases in response to rising global crude prices

Pune, June 26 Showing a half-hearted approach in its decisions, the standing committee of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) on Tuesday withdrew a decision that it had passed last week. The committee pulled out the contract of installing modern street lighting energy management system from one of the three private companies. The project is to be carried out on a number of city roads under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission.

It's not unusual to see the streetlights burning bright even in broad daylight. While on the one hand the Pune Municipal Corporation is supporting the