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6 events in next 4 days: science, maths, cleantech, IP and open source

The events in Pune in the next four days are a great example of the diversity of Pune in the “science and technology” sector. Far too often, we assume that technology means software technology, but Pune does have much more. NCL is one of the top institutes in the country for chemical technology, and has […]

Research Institutions in Pune

Pune is well-known in India and internationally for being a hub of education and research. It has a wide range of academic & research institutions spanning various domains in science, technology, medicine, agriculture, arts, humanities, law, finance, etc. This blog article is an attempt to list out these various institutions.

Will foursquare be the next big thing after Twitter in Pune Social Media?

It appears that location-based social networking site foursquare.com is generating high levels of excitement amongst a section of the Pune tech community.

Pune Corporator uses SMS to stay in touch with constituents

This is an example of effective use of technology in public life in Pune. Sakaal Times reports that first-time corporator Rajendra Gorde, is using SMS to not only stay in touch with his constituents but also to provide them with useful information. Excerpt: Rajabhau, as he is popularly known, has created a personal data-bank of […]

IEEE Innovation Symposium: Engineering Pune’s future via Education, Employability, Entrepreneurship, and Environment: 5 Dec

What: IEEE Pune subsection presents an Innovation Symposium with a Panel discussion & an open house on “Innovation: A perspective for engineering Pune’s future via Education, Employability, Entrepreneurship and Environment When: Saturday, 5th December, 9:30am to 4:30pm Where: Hotel Deccan Rendezvous, Apte Road, Shivajinagar Registration and Fees: Rs. 250 per person (includes lunch). To register […]

Participatory Budgeting in Pune – Propose your additions to your local ward’s budget

(This is a guest post by Sanskriti Menon, who is a Programme Diretor, at the Center for Environment Education, Pune. PMC is now not only allowing citizens to suggest additions to the local budgets, but the form can be filled online (and that is why this item does belong to PuneTech.) The what, why and […]

Can we use technology to solve some of Pune’s problems?

Unmesh Mayekar urges the community to start a series on PuneTech where everyday problems (plaguing Pune) are taken and an attempt is made to address them using technology.

Event packed weekend in Pune: Proto volunteers, tweetup, Android, much more – 6th June

This weekend promises to be very hectic for techies in Pune with at least 6 events planned. If you did not know about at least 4 of them, you have not been paying attention – PuneTech has already written about the tweet-up (6:30pm), the Marathi localization meeting (6pm), the presentation on Google Android, and the […]

Pune’s Tech Mahindra wins Satyam bid

According to news reports today, Pune based Tech Mahindra has won the Satyam bid. Here is the coverage in The Economic Times “Tech Mahindra wins bid for Satyam Computers” Image via Wikipedia The other rivals in the race were L&T InfoTech and the American billionaire Wilbur Ross. This news is already being covered in great […]

PuneTech’s April Fools Prank – Pune handling recession better than Bangalore

Following in the footsteps of such respected media houses as the BBC and the Guardian, PuneTech yesterday played an April Fools’ Day prank on its readers. Click here if you cannot see the video above. It’s different from yesterday’s news clip. We claimed that Pune is expecting growth in revenues in spite of the recession, […]