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Monday, August 1, 2011

Watch Out : Danger Ahead

Baner road is getting more dangerous as the monsoon approaches. People are worried but PMC is still working.


Last year, due to the heavy rains, various parts of Pune faced problems. One of these areas was Baner road. There was water lodging on the road making it impossible for the commuters. Pune Municipal Corporation take up this task and said to complete the work before monsoon. Now, when the monsoon has arrived, people from this area didn’t see any major change in the condition.

Work is Worship :Bhanupratap Barge

“Work is worship” this is the motto of the Senior Inspector of Police, Bhanupratap Barge. He is looking after the Social Security Cell and Juvilience department. Recently, he has got the President award for the achievements in his field.


He has done his B.A. from Fergusson College, Pune in the year 1983. Later he joined police in 1985. A year later he was shifted to Mumbai and was there till 2005 until, he came back to Pune in 2006. During the training period, he has won prize of best cadet in “Revolver Shooting”. In the year 1987, at Dongri Police Station, he, along with his team, seized brown sugar totally 200.640 kg valued Rs. 220 crore in International Market. He has been the bodyguard to Shri Amitabh Bachchan and Shri Balashaeb Thakrey.

When the first Anti Terrorist Squad to combat terrorism and to control Gangwar. During this, he raided infamous Dagdi Chawl and arrested four most wanted members of Arun Gawali gang along with AK-47, revolvers, pistols and four hand graneds. In the year 1991 at Lokhandwala Complex dreaded gangsters affiliated to Dawood Ibrahim gang, Maya Dolas, Deelip Buwa and five others killed and two AK-47 assault rifles, two .30 SLRs, pistols and revolvers seized from them.

Cityblog Open Tennis

A concept based on the International Tennis Foundation (ITF) Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) launched 10’s the CityBlog-Anutej Group trophy junior national and state ranking tennis tournament. This concept is famous in European and American countries but is new to Indian culture.


This concept was launched with a feeling to make the game more popular among the young with the use of special balls of lower compression. These balls bounce lower and don’t move much making it possible for the player to hit it. Sunder Iyer, MSLTA treasurer and tournament director, says, “The benefits are immediate. Within an hour kids are rallying, having fun and psyched for more. They’re playing real tennis and having real fun. This will help more under-10 children to play the game and avoid dropouts from the game between 8-12 years”.

Corruption everywhere but solution nowhere

The whole nation is supporting the cause that Anna Hazare and Ramdev Baba has taken in their shoulders. But the big question is, will this dream will see the light?


It’s been a while, when everyone is talking about Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev. Debate is on in every news channel about the issues these people have taken. Every day, every news paper and channel covers the update on the issue. Every individual is paying attention to the result of ‘Lokpal Bill’. But one thing which everyone is neglecting is that this issue is not related to the ministers and upper management but our daily life gets affected with this.

Come here and settle here

ne would find only few societies which allows good amenities with good residents who not only stay in the same society but also lives like a family. ‘Clarion Park’ is among those few societies. It is located in D. P. Road, Aundh. As one enters the society can feel positive vibrations. The society is clean and green. It is like any other society if you go with the building but there is deep connection within the people living in those building.

Sakshat is here

Government has launched its tablet PC in educational institute for the students and teachers at the economical rates.


After the market is hit by the Tablet PC by various international companies, government has seen the necessity to lunch its own Tablet PC, Sakshat, at the economical rates in educational institutes making it possible for every possible individual to use it for the better study.

Sakshat will cost only $30 that means only 1,500 INR. This device is considered as revolution and supports multimedia content, Zip-Unzip feature, PDF Reader, SciLab, OpenOffice and a browser for social networking websites like Facebook and Myspace but still not confirmed if we can use it as a gaming device.

Real Vs Virtual and Back to School

There was a time when children used to come home and run out for playing with friends. These days, they come home and sit in front of computers, video games or play stations. Technology has changed so much that it has changed the way of living of children too.


AadeshBhandari, a student of class 3, is having a power glasses. His father, Dhanesh Bhandari says, “He used to come from school and sits in front of computer playing games. No matter how much we shouted, he never used to move from his place. He used to play for at least 3 hours continuously”. Aadesh says, “I have such good games in computer from fighting to race, I never feel time once I start playing. I also don’t have many friends to play”.

Take Care

As the monsoon approaches, the climate is changes. In this sudden change of climate babies needs some extra care and precautions. Dr Anivash Bhore gives some tips.


The climate change has just started. Summer has gone and monsoon is just coming. This is the time, when there are lots of viruses and bacteria travel in the air. Infant’s and kids are the more soft victims of these. Dr Avinash Bhore, a child specialist from Baner, shares few tips on how can children can be taken care.

A Thrilling Jungle , Bhimashankar

Bhimashankar Temple is located in the village of  Bhorgiri 50 km North West of Khed, near Pune, in India. It is located 127 km away from Shivaji Nagar (Pune) in the Ghat region of the Sahyadri hills. It takes four hours to reach there. Bhimashankar is also the source of the Bhima river, which flows south east and merges with the Krishna River near Raichur. Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary located here is a popular weekend getaway from Mumbai and Pune.




‘Let’s eat out' says Pashan

With the latest eateries in area, residents are Pashan are able to enjoy different kinds of food.


Pashan has grown itself in recent years. The area with the barren lands has been covered with buildings. With such a development, the area has grown itself with different amenities. The area is having a mixed crowd of families, bachelors and professional. With such a crowd Pashan has different kinds of eat-out places considering the taste of the people.

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