Inter-Services Athletics Championship at Army Sports Institute,Pune from Sept 7 to 10

Top athletes will be seen in action during the four-day championship.(HT/PHOTO) Army Sports Institute (ASI) is set to host 69th Inter-Services Athletics Championship at their campus from September 7 to 10. Top athletes- Subedar G Lakshamanan (National Champion 1,500 metres and 5,000 metres), Junior Warrant Officer Nirmal Noah Tom (400 metres National Champion), Havildar Avinash Sable (gold medallist in the Asian Championship in 3,000 metres steeplechase) Petty Officer and shot putter Tejinder Singh Toor (gold medallist at the 2018 Asian Games) will be seen in action during the four-day championship.…

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Pune institute’s Milky Way research gets boost from Infosys

India’s unique research project focused around the study of universe, formation of stars, galaxies and interstellar dust got a big boost recently, owing to the financial aid extended by software giant Infosys and three international institutions. The Pune-based premier research institute — Inter-University Center of Astronomy and Astrophysics — which is currently designing a highly sensitive Wide Area Linear Optical Polarimeter (WALOP)-will receive Rs6.5 crore from the Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys. The IUCAA has also received over US$ 3 million from the National Science Foundation of USA,…

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Pune: After missing 1st, institutes gear for NIRF second round

After missing the first round of the first-ever National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), most top city institutions have finally learnt their lesson and are now participating in the second edition of the competition. Although the city is nicknamed the Oxford of the East, academicians here were in for a shock when prominent universities/colleges failed to feature on the Top 100 list of the biggest universities and colleges in the first-ever NIRF released by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) in April 2016. This, despite the fact that the…

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