Army Commander visits AFMC, Military Intelligence School
Pune: Lt. Gen. JS Nain, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Southern Command visited the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) and Military Intelligence Training School and Depot (MINTSD) in Pune on Saturday
Pune: Lt. Gen. JS Nain, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Southern Command visited the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) and Military Intelligence Training School and Depot (MINTSD) in Pune on Saturday.
LGen Nain interacted with AFMC faculty and toured the skills lab which houses simulators, mannequins and state-of-the-art equipment for medical training. He interacted with cadets on an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course (ACLS), medical and nursing cadets.
The army commander visited the MINTSD and appreciated the systematic and effective training provided at the school.
Punjab farmers hold back wheat stocks in hope of better prices
CCEs are conducted annually to obtain an accurate estimate of the yield of major crops. CCE data shows a decline of about 11% in crop yield. With 5.92 lakh tons arriving so far, tMogar recorded a 22% drop from the previous year, when 7.51 lakh tons of wheat were sold at mandis. A progressive farmer, Baldev Singh, also confirmed that wheat farmers were holding back some stocks, but warned them of pest attacks.
Local Pune-Lonavla trains record 45% passenger occupancy
Pune: Even though the Pune rail division manages only 13 people between Pune and Lonavala after the easing of Covid restrictions, the passenger occupancy rate is 45%. About 21 locals used to run on this road before the Covid outbreak. As of Tuesday, 13 trains daily operate 26 ferries between Pune and Lonavala and the number was 21 trains and 42 ferries before the pandemic.
Byculla Zoo Penguin Keepers: Caring for Oreo and Oscar is the ‘highlight’ of our career, they make us happy
Mumbai: Visitors to Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan, also known as Byculla Zoo, are drawn to the enclosure where one-year-old penguin chicks Oreo and nine-month-old Oscar are housed. Oreo was born to penguin couple Daisy and Donald on May 1, 2021. His parents are now 7.5 years old. Dr Madhumita Kale, who leads the six-member team caring for the penguins, has been the Humboldth penguins’ vet since they arrived in Mumbai in July 2016 and leads the team of three vets and three zookeepers.
Increase in sales of electric vehicles on Akshaya Tritiya: Pune RTO
PUNE A decent number of vehicles have been sold and registered for Akshaya Tritiya this year in the Pune division, with 2,668 two-wheelers and 1,697 four-wheelers registered in the last eight days. The numbers are high compared to the last two years of the Covid-19 pandemic. Still, fewer vehicles have been registered this year according to the Pune Regional Transport Authority due to a shortage of supply compared to demand.
Ultimatum loudspeaker: It’s now or never, Raj urges citizens to complain
Mumbai “It’s now or never,” Maharashtra Navnirman Sena leader Raj Thackeray tweeted on Tuesday as he called on his “fellow Hindus” to broadcast Hanuman Chalisa whenever they heard prayers in mosques. Though toned down, Raj stuck to his ultimatum and taunted his cousin and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray whether he wanted to listen to his late father Balasaheb Thackeray or Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar.