Malls, multiplexes in Pune toe line but PMC's auditoriums continue to charge parking fees

India, June 24 -- While on one hand Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has threatened to file "extortion cases" against malls and multiplexes for charging patrons for parking on the premises, civic body... Read More

Sant Tukaram and his teachings are passed on to generations

India, June 23 -- The Sant Tukaram Maharaj Sansthan office inside the temple at Dehu is bustling with final preparations for the upcoming Ashadi wari pilgrimage that will begin with the Palkhi journey... Read More

Rains likely in Pune from today; advisory issued to not sow seeds

India, June 23 -- On Saturday, the southwest monsoon advanced further into parts of central Maharashtra, Marathwada and Vidarbha, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), bringing news ... Read More

Journey of freedom fighters, now showing at 240-year-old wada in Pune

India, June 22 -- As far as heritage structures in Pune go, Nana wada, built by Nana Phadnavis, aka Balaji Janardan Bhanu, a minister in the reign of the Peshwas, bears a certain practical decadence i... Read More

80 astronomers graviate to NCRA, Pune for future roadmap

India, June 17 -- Eighty international astronomers from 12 countries and 20 from India have registered to be a part of the annual meeting of International Pulsar Timing Array Collaboration, which will... Read More

Poultry matter: How this Pune society achieved zero garbage

India, June 15 -- What used to be a muck-filled corner of Bopodi's Shanta Niketan Housing Society, is now a beautiful garden space with 98 chickens. The garden space is utilised by both adults and kid... Read More

A matter of solidarity:1,150 Pune doctors join nation-wide strike

India, June 15 -- At least 1,150 doctors in Pune joined a nation-wide one-day strike on June 14, from 8 am to 5 pm, to condemn attacks on resident doctors and junior doctors in West Bengal. The Mahar... Read More

Societies in Pune struggle with non-functional rainwater harvesting systems

India, June 14 -- Residents of several societies across the city, which have been fitted with rainwater harvesting systems by builders post 2004 after it was made mandatory, reveal that none of the ra... Read More

HT spotlight: Poor response to rainwater harvesting in Pune

India, June 14 -- Rainwater harvesting is mandatory for larger societies in Pune since 2007, yet, statistics from Pune Municipal Corporation's (PMC) property tax department reveal that the number of p... Read More

Pune civic body's cycle plan goes off-track as Mobike quits

India, June 14 -- The ambitious bicycle plan of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and Pune Smart City Development Corporation Ltd (PSCDCL) which was launched in 2017 is on the verge of shutting dow... Read More