Monthly Archives: June 2011

Central Bank of India issues smart cards for villagers with help of Pune’s DSK Digital

Pune based information technology company DSK Digital has rolled out a project to issue smart cards to the residents of Velu village in Maharashtra’s Pune district as part of the financial inclusion process steered by Central Bank of India (CBI), … Continue reading

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Phone & web-based healthcare service HealthLine 24×7 comes to Pune

HealthLine 24×7, a phone and web-based healthcare information assistance service, which was already operational in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru, is now available in Pune too (in addition to Chennai and Kolkata), reports the Economic Times With a database of more … Continue reading

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Pune’s @Sudhanwa Joglekar named to Wikimedia Grant Advisory Committee

The Wikimedia Foundation, the organization which runs Wikipedia, has created a “Grants Advisory Committee” consisting of members of the Wikimedia community, whose role would be to help the Wikimedia foundation decide which grant requests to accept, help improve grants, ensure … Continue reading

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CEO of Pune-based Pubmatic discusses Google’s Admeld acquisition

Recently, Google acquired AdMeld. AdMeld is one of the main competitors of Pune-based online advertisements optimization platform Pubmatic. Now, Rajeev Goel, CEO of Pubmatic discusses the implications of this this acquisition Excerpts: Over the past several years, PubMatic has evolved … Continue reading

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Pune entrepreneur develops cap with solar-powered fan to keep you cool

A Pune entrepreneur, Vivek Bhatia, has successfully started manufacturing a solar-powered mini-fan attached to a cap that can keep people cool on hot summer days, reports DNA India. The fan with plastic blades is fitted on the cap’s bill. A … Continue reading

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300 women re-start their career with women scientists fellowship scheme of GoI

The Times of India, Pune reports: As many as 300 women scientists, who had left their careers midway, have been brought back to the research field, courtesy the women scientists fellowship scheme (WOS-B), an initiative of the department of science … Continue reading

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myEshala.com covered on SaamTV – See video on YouTube

myEshala, a Pune based elearning software provider focused on SSC students, which we covered on PuneTech earlier, and Millenium school, the people behind myEshala.com, were featured on a program called Education Express on Saam TV. myEshala has taken excerpts from … Continue reading

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Tata Power to develop a floating solar power plant in Pune

Tata Power, in association with an Australian power company, is planning on developing a floating solar power station in one of the lakes near Pune. This will be the first such power plant in India, reports DNA Why water? Floating … Continue reading

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