Mohammad Yunus becomes first 'Sakaal' person of the year

Pune, Nov 18 : Nobel laureate and doyen of rural credit, Muhammed Yunus has been felicitated with the first 'Sakaal' Person of the Year award by Maharahstra-based Sakaal group of publications.

Mumbai suburban train service undergoes revamp

Maharashtra's Achalpur city tense after stone pelting of Goddess Durga idol

President to arrive in Amravati

President Pratibha Patil

KVIC to Establish 3 Centres in Maharashtra

A senior commission functionary has stated that the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) will establish 16 more ‘Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries’ centres in the rustic areas, comprising three centres in Maharashtra,.

J S Mishra, KVIC CEO, said in Maharashtra, the centres would be established at Nanded in the Marathwada, Sindhudurg in Konkan and Bhadravati in the Vidarbha. This will raise the total number of KVIC centres to 95.

Orphanages in Pune keep video records of their children

Pune (Maharashtra), Sep 26 : The Society of Friends of Sassoon Hospital (SOFOSH) and Bhartiya Samaj Seva Kendra (BSSK), the two orphanages in Pune, have come up with a novel way of maintaining records of their children by using video technology.

The videos of the orphans would be saved in compact discs (CD) and will contain detailed information about the infants, which will be help to those who adopt them.

The CDs will trace the growth of a child from their first day in the orphanage.