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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Editor's pick

Old Pune photos

Cricket facts:

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PJ of the day


After all that we have been through right now, the only thing missing would be the vaccine getting released in suppository form. 

My washing machine only accepts pajamas these days. I put in a pair of jeans and a message popped up : “Stay Home!”

Jaw dropping places on Earth


Mendenhall Ice Caves, Alaska, USA

Equal parts eerie and enchanting, these ice caves can be found less than 12 miles (20km) away from the city of Juneau in Alaska. Deep inside the Mendenhall Glacier, the tunnels were carved out by melting ice and the flow of water around the side of the glacier itself. Reaching the caverns is no easy task and visitors must hike across a vast ice field. Yet these haunting caves are worth the effort and any successful adventurers will be rewarded with a jaw-dropping sight.

A trip to the last century!


1983: U.S. Invasion of Grenada

On Oct. 25, 1983, U.S. Marines stormed Grenada to secure the safety of American nationals from the threat of the country's Marxist government. The invasion, dubbed Operation Fury, overthrew the regime in just over a week, ousting Marxist leader Bernard Coard. In this photo by Miguel Vinas, protesters hold a rally in Havana's Revolution Square to pay tribute to the Cubans killed during the invasion.


News Channel

MPC News: 'Prevent deaths due to Corona in Pune' urge of party leaders 

National Network: 60% of Indian kids go to school on feet: Survey

International News: TikTok and WeChat: The US to ban app downloads in 48 hours

City Blog Science Club link of the day

 Researchers validate clinical feasibility for CRISPR-based COVID-19 testing at the point of care

Twist and detox yoga


Friday, September 18, 2020

Jaw-dropping places on Earth


Angel Oak, South Carolina, USA

Towering up almost 65 feet (20m), this majestic tree is estimated to be around 500 years old. The Angel Oak, in Charleston, South Carolina, is thought to be the oldest living tree east of the Mississippi River. With a colossal trunk, the ancient oak spans an area of 17,000 square feet (1,579sqm), thanks to its sprawling branches and crown-like canopy.

A trip to the last century!


1982: Grace Kelly dies

Hollywood star Grace Kelly was known for hits like "Rear Window,” "Dial M for Murder,” and "The Country Girl," before marrying Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1956. On Sept. 13, 1982, Kelly drove off the road while traveling in France. She plummeted off an embankment and died soon after. This photo shows the couple saluting the crowd as they leave Saint Nicholas Cathedral after their wedding ceremony in Monaco on April 19, 1956.

News Channel

MPC News: Pune commissioner transferred to Mumbai 

National Network: Delhi riots: Court summons all 15 accused booked for a conspiracy case

International News: WHO warns Europe over 'very serious' COVID surge

City Blog Science Club link of the day

 Ecologists sound alarm on plastic pollution

Grounding yoga


Thursday, September 17, 2020

Editor's pick (Night sounds, Old Pune photos and more...)


Night music with serene ambiance:

Old Pune photo:

Cricket Facts:

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PJ of the day


We want to publicly apologize to the year 2019 for all the bad things we said about it. 


Jaw dropping places on Earth


Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona, USA

Located in Arizona, Vermilion Cliffs National Monument is a truly majestic sight. Covering an area of 293,689 acres, this extraterrestrial-looking landscape offers a sweeping canyon of billowing, multicolored rock. The natural park was created 190 million years ago when desert dunes were compacted into sandstone and slowly honed by wind and rain erosion. This ethereal wonder is one of America's greatest assets.

A trip to the last century!


1981: Lady Diana marries Prince Charles

Prince Charles, heir apparent to the British throne, wed Diana Spencer in a lavish ceremony in 1981. An estimated 750 million people worldwide watched the televised event. The royal couple divorced in 1996, just one year before Diana’s untimely death in Paris. In this photo, the royal bride is pictured at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.


News Channel

 MPC News: Thiefs looted Rs. 21 lakhs in Wakdewadi

National Network: Soldier injured on LoC in Pak firing dies

International News: Mexico identifies submerged wreck of Mayan slave ship

City Blog Science Club link of the day

 Researchers 3-D print tiny multicolor microstructure

Body positivity yoga


Wednesday, September 16, 2020

PJ of the day




Could someone tell me if the second quarantine would be with the same family or we get to exchange?

Editor's pick (cricket facts and more...)

 Cricket facts 

Yerandawana girls carrying water

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Jaw dropping places on Earth


Aurora Australis, Tasmania, Australia

Most people have heard of the Northern Lights but the dazzling show offered in the Southern Hemisphere is equally as captivating. The Aurora Australis, or the Southern Lights is a dancing curtain of light that glows in every shade from pink to green. The result of energetic electrons colliding with atoms and molecules, this otherworldly multicolored show can be seen in Antarctica, New Zealand, southern Australia, Chile, and South Africa. Check out these stunning photos of the Northern Lights.


A trip to the last century!


1980: Cowboy Ronald Reagan

In 1980, former Hollywood actor and California governor Ronald Reagan was elected the 40th president of the United States. The 69-year-old, who had secured nearly 51% of the popular vote, was the oldest person to be elected president. A few months after his inauguration, the Republican leader was shot by John Hinckley Jr. This image, taken by photographer Michael Evans in 1976, shows the soon-to-be president wearing a cowboy hat.

News Channel

 MPC News: Pune Corona update

National Network: BMC issues notice to Kangana Ranaut's Housing society, seeks details of 'main Members'

International News: John Bolton: Criminal inquiry opened into explosive memoir

City Blog Science Club link of the day

 Key role of immune cells in brain infection

10 min morning yoga


Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Editor's pick: Cricket facts and more...


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Childhood Railway Memories:

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Watch this video - simply hilarious. Aptly captures the confusion with school reopening. 😀

PJ of the day


I need to social distance myself from my fridge; I tested positive for excess weight!

Jaw dropping places on Earth


Geyzernoye Lake, Siberia, Russia

Geyzernoye Lake, also known as Geyser Lake, can be found in the Altai Republic in Siberia. This spectacular thermal spring offers vibrant teal waters and a picture-perfect surrounding landscape. Every now and then, visible concentric circles appear underneath the surface of the water, throwing out clay and sand in geyser-like eruptions. Unlike anywhere else in the world, this magnificent geyser lake has to be seen to be believed.

A trip to the last century!


1979: Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain's prime minister

On May 3, 1979, Margaret Thatcher made history by becoming Britain’s first female prime minister. Her success was aided by ongoing labor strikes known as the Winter of Discontent. Once in power, Thatcher reduced social programs and enacted sweeping privatization of public housing and mining industries. In this photo by Aubrey Hart, the prime minister appears with husband Denis and son Mark.

News channel

MPC News: Jumbo COVID hospital equipped with information management system dedication by Mayor Murlidhar Mohole  

National Network: Plastic shields, MPs seated in Galleries

International News: US West Coast fires: Trump fans flames of climate row in California

City blog science club link of the day

 Carbon-rich exoplanets may be made of diamonds

Evening yoga


Sunday, September 13, 2020

Editor's pick: A theme of nostalgia (DD Music)



Railway Childhood Memories:

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PJ of the day


Those complaining 2020 didn’t have enough holidays, what now?!


Jaw dropping places on Earth


1978: Khomeini returns to Iran triumphant

Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini began rebuilding his support while in exile, after being imprisoned and subsequently expelled from Iran in 1964. By 1978, anti-shah demonstrations were taking place as disillusioned Iranians joined the student movement in increasing numbers. The protesting led to the eventual mutiny of the army the following year, ousting the shah and ushering in the return of Khomeini. In this photo, the religious leader is pictured in prayer.

A trip to the last century!


Mount Kelimutu lakes, Flores, Indonesia

In Indonesia, you can witness a miracle of the natural world. The lakes of Mount Kelimutu frequently change color, from white to black, and green to red. Located inside Kelimutu National Park on the island of Flores, the lakes sit inside volcanic craters and look different every day of the year. The colors are triggered by mineral chemical reactions in the water.

News channel

MPC News: Pimpri News- Ten days delay for receiving medical results caused the death of a patient

National Network: 3 held for duping 250 people through fake call center since 2017: Police  

International News: Oxford University to resume vaccine trial after pause

City Blog science club link of the day

 Designed anti-viral proteins inhibit SARS-CoV-2 in the lab

Intermediate Power Yoga