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As part of the curtain-raiser of IISF organised by National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), chief guest AB Pandit, Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai vice-chancellor delivered an online talk on “Expected impact of the new National Education Policy (NEP) and National Innovation and Start-Up Policy (NISP) on Future Research.”(Bloomberg/Representative Photo)

Covid-19 virus type has changed since June, says expert in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Namrata Devikar
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 07:20 PM IST
In June and July as per our studies, in Nashik, Pune and Satara districts there were four different types. However, as we stepped into unlock there was only 20B found, says Dr Yogesh Shouche
The Pune rural police crime branch arrested two men for duping a man from Daund of Rs 3,80,000 under false pretext of providing employment in the Indian Navy.(AFP)
The Pune rural police crime branch arrested two men for duping a man from Daund of Rs 3,80,000 under false pretext of providing employment in the Indian Navy.(AFP)

Two arrested in fake defence recruitment racket

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2020 03:12 PM IST
The suspects were identified as Nitin Tanaji Jadhav, 30, a resident of Kalpananagar in Baramati, and Akash Kashinath Dange, 25, of Bhadali Budrukh in Phaltan area of Satara district.
The discovery is the first since 1894, when a species from the genus was found in the Western Ghats.
The discovery is the first since 1894, when a species from the genus was found in the Western Ghats.

New cat snake species found; named after Uddhav Thackeray’s son

Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 04:26 AM IST
The discovery is the first since 1894, when a species from the genus was found in the Western Ghats. The findings were published in the Journal of Bombay Natural History Society on Thursday.
Mahabaleshwar is currently the wettest location in the country this monsoon with over 8,000 mm rainfall in less than four months.(HT image)
Mahabaleshwar is currently the wettest location in the country this monsoon with over 8,000 mm rainfall in less than four months.(HT image)

MSRDC set to develop New Mahabaleshwar

Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 03:57 AM IST
The state urban development department issued a notification on Friday under the Maharashtra Regional Town Planning Act, 1966, appointing MSRDC as a “special planning authority” to develop the hill station across 52 villages of Jaoli, Patan and Satara tehsils in Satara district.
Lamaj, a small hill station in Satara district situated on the backwaters of Koyana dam, has crossed 10,000 mm rainfall mark this monsoon and emerged as the “rainiest place” in the country.(HT FILE PHOTO/ REPRESENTATIVE)
Lamaj, a small hill station in Satara district situated on the backwaters of Koyana dam, has crossed 10,000 mm rainfall mark this monsoon and emerged as the “rainiest place” in the country.(HT FILE PHOTO/ REPRESENTATIVE)

This hill station in Satara district received 10,000mm monsoon rainfall, highest in the country

Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 02:40 PM IST
As of September 13, Lamaj received cumulative rainfall of 10,117 mm this season, according to the data released by the district agricultural department, Satara. India Meteorological Department (IMD), Pune, confirmed the figure.
Devotees take part in a procession to immerse idols of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea, marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival at Lalbaugh in Mumbai.(HT Photo by Pratik Chorge)
Devotees take part in a procession to immerse idols of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea, marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival at Lalbaugh in Mumbai.(HT Photo by Pratik Chorge)

One drowns, 5 missing during immersion of Ganesh idols in Maharashtra

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 08:57 AM IST
One Soma Shivanakar drowned in a pond while immersing an idol of Lord Ganesh this morning in Dolsar village of Bhandara district, an official said.
Pawar will be meeting the chief minister (CM) Devendra Fadnavis with a charter of demands for flood-affected victims on August 20.(HT image)
Pawar will be meeting the chief minister (CM) Devendra Fadnavis with a charter of demands for flood-affected victims on August 20.(HT image)

Will hit the roads to get relief for flood victims, says Sharad Pawar

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Faisal Malik
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 03:14 AM IST
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said that the party will start an agitation if their demands of providing relief to floods victim are not met.
Pune, India - Aug. 8, 2019: Flood situation in Kolhapur, India, on Thursday, August 8, 2019. (Anil Velhal)
Pune, India - Aug. 8, 2019: Flood situation in Kolhapur, India, on Thursday, August 8, 2019. (Anil Velhal)

‘Timing of dam water release led to Maharashtra floods’: Officials

Mumbai | By Ketaki Ghoge
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 03:19 AM IST
Officials as well as independent experts admitted it was not just heavy rainfall in the Krishna river basin, where the districts are situated, that led to the floods
According to the police, the deceased were residents of Dharwad district in Karnataka.(HT photo)
According to the police, the deceased were residents of Dharwad district in Karnataka.(HT photo)

Six of family killed as jeep rams tree on Bengaluru-Mumbai highway

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 03:01 PM IST
A family of six and two others were killed on Wednesday morning in a road accident that occurred near Kashi village in Satara district of Maharashtra.
An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter Scale rattled Satara district of Maharashtra. (PTI Photo)
An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter Scale rattled Satara district of Maharashtra. (PTI Photo)

4.8 magnitude earthquake jolts Maharashtra’s Satara district

Satara, Maharashtra | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 10:27 AM IST
The quake struck at around 7:47 am with the depth of 10 km. No casualties have been reported so far.
The state has only 16.38% water left in the dams, whereas Marathwada, one of the worst-hit regions, has only 4.87% water left in all its reservoirs.(HT Photo)
The state has only 16.38% water left in the dams, whereas Marathwada, one of the worst-hit regions, has only 4.87% water left in all its reservoirs.(HT Photo)

Visit drought-hit areas, submit reports by May 21: CM Fadnavis’s order

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 04:50 AM IST
Meanwhile, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday resumed his tour of drought-affected areas, visiting villages in Satara district, interacting with farmers and visiting camps where the state provides fodder and water to cattle.
Each reading centre has a display unit, a cabinet with books, seating facilities and CCTV cameras keeping a vigil eye.
Each reading centre has a display unit, a cabinet with books, seating facilities and CCTV cameras keeping a vigil eye.

Ambernath comes together to get ‘City of Books’ tag

Hindustan Times | By Ankita G Menon, Ambernath
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2019 12:30 AM IST
Supported by the Ambernath Municipal Council (AMC), locals are crowdsourcing books and setting up reading centres at strategic points, all for free.
Saurabh Shirish Pawar(HT Photo)
Saurabh Shirish Pawar(HT Photo)

Toppers’ talk: Saurabh Pawar 3rd in all-India UPSC exam for Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, shares tricks of the trade

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2019 04:39 PM IST
The other rules that he followed was not using mobile phone while studying, focussing on understanding concepts rather than mugging up, practicing writing answers and making it presentable using innovative ways
The S-curve, right after the tunnel on Khambatki ghat on Pune-Bengaluru highway, has been identified as an accident -prone spot by the highway police.
The S-curve, right after the tunnel on Khambatki ghat on Pune-Bengaluru highway, has been identified as an accident -prone spot by the highway police.

NHAI’s deadly S-shape curve near Pune: 117 accidents, 73 deaths and 50 letters, no action yet

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2018 02:02 PM IST
The S-shaped stretch from Khambatki ghat on the Satara-Pune patch of National Highway number 4 has two curves and a steep slope, often making it difficult for drivers to negotiate the turns.
The Supreme Court recently ruled that preliminary investigation should be completed before FIR is registered on a complaint under the SC/ST Act(HT FILE)
The Supreme Court recently ruled that preliminary investigation should be completed before FIR is registered on a complaint under the SC/ST Act(HT FILE)

Atrocities Act: Concern must be over implementation of law, not misuse, says complainant

Hindustan Times | By Surendra P Gangan
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2018 12:35 AM IST
Cites his own case, saying authorities failed to implement provisions of the Act
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