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Honeybees threatened by manmade disease

          When it comes to pollination or the natural process of transfer of pollen grains that are responsible for production of new trees and plants there is no other greater agent than honeybees. Across the world Honeybees are responsible for pollinating crops that make more than half of our diet. Had it not been honeybees, creation of new plants would have been difficult. But in the last

बंध नायलॉनचे

पूर्वी एकत्र कुटुंबपद्धतीमध्ये माणसांमधील नात्यांची वीण घट्ट होती. पण आताच्या या वेगवान आयुष्यात कुठेतरी ही वीण विरत चालली आहे आणि ती घट्ट ठेवण्यासाठी माणसाला कधी कधी कुत्रिम गोष्टींचा आधार घ्यावा लागतो. ह्याच पार्श्‍वभूमीवर आम्ही सर्वांनी एक उत्कृष्ट चित्रपट बघितला तो म्हणजे ’बंध नायलॉनचे’. जतीन वागळे यांचे सुंदर दिग्दर्शन, महेश आणि मेघा मांजरेकर यांचा दूहेरी भूमीकेमधील जबरदस्त अभिनय व त्यांना सुबोध भावे, श्रृती मराठे, सुनील बर्वे, संजय नार्वेकर तसेच बालकलाकार प्रांजल


Couple of weeks back we all heard Aniruddha Bapu talk about the movie Drishyam during his weekly pitruvachan at Shree Harigurugram. Hence on the following weekend we all in our family decided to watch it. And what we saw left us in admiration of its story, acting, direction and mainly the message that it wants to send across to us. The movie showcases how a common, middle-class family gets shattered

युक्रेन का विस्फोट - भाग १

’युक्रेन की समस्या की वजह से तीसरा विश्वयुद्ध भडक सकता है।’ – लिओनाईड क्रैवचुक, युक्रेन के स्वतंत्रता संग्राम के अग्रणी नेता एवं देश के पहले राष्ट्रपति पहले और दूसरे विश्वयुद्ध के कारणों पर गौर करें तो क्रैवचुक की बात खोखली नहीं लगती। विश्वयुद्ध हो या विश्व में लंबे अरसे तक चलनेवाले अनेक संघर्ष; इनमें से अधिकतम की शुरुआत कुछ विचित्र तथा उस संघर्ष से सीधे संबंध रखनेवाली घंटनाओं से नहीं

Kudos to Vedant Sawant for his record-breaking swimming feat

On Sunday, January 17, 2016 Vedant Vishwanath Sawant,  a 9-year old kid from Vashi, had the glory of bagging title of the fastest swimmer between Elephanta Islands to Gateway of India in the under-10 years age category. A student of class IV, Vedant has a keen interest in swimming. In this solo attempt of his, he swam a distance of 14 kilometres at a stretch finally reaching Gateway of India. 

फेसबुक प्रोफाईल टाईमलाईन - भाग ३

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The World of Twitter

As we all know that from past many years Sadguru Aniruddha Bapu has been elaborating on the importance of Social Media in today’s times. The New Year Issue of Dainik Pratyaksha of the year 2014 was completely dedicated to the very topics of Social Media titled “Social Media – Mature and Appropriate Use”. In the Agralekh of this issue, along with other topics Bapu had specifically mentioned about use of

Seminar on ‘ Twitter ’ organized by Aniruddha’s House of Friends

The recently passed Juvenile Justice Bill has been in discussion for over 3 years. The Bill was passed by the Indian Parliament just a couple of days back. It was a long overdue but a welcome happening. But had it not been ‘Social Media’ the Bill would have struggled to see the light of the day. But amongst the whole of social media, Twitter played a very important part. It

Flooded Chennai Airport

Chennai experienced heavy rains through the month of November. This was followed by a heavy downpour on the first day of December that resulted in 500 mm of rainfall in the city in in a single day. The city was flooded as a result of this. More than 500 people died and over 1.8 million people were displaced. The damages are estimated to be more than 15,000 crores. The rapid

Ratnagiri Gas & Power Private Limited (Dabhol) power plant resumes operations

The Ratnagiri Gas & Power Pvt. Ltd. (RGPPL) commonly known as Dabhol power plant at Ratnagiri resumed its operations and began supply of electricity to railways recently. The plant saw its completion in the year 2001 with a capacity of 1967 MW electricity. It was built at a cost of 12000 crores and has been working on and off since its construction in 2001. After the original owners Enron, stepped