City briefs

Heritage conservation seminar on Dec 10-11

The Pune Municipal Corporation, Indian Heritage Cities Network Foundation, Embassy of France and UNESCO have joined hands to organise a seminar of economics and heritage conservation scheduled on December 10 and 11 in the city. The seminar will focus on increased relevance of the heritage conservation.

Book release anniversary review on Sunday

The Tej Gyan Foundation will hold a book review on the anniversary of the launch of the book, Vichar Niyam - The Great Law of Life. The event will be held at Nehru Memorial Hall from 1-4 pm on Sunday. Actor Mohan Agas will be present on the occasion.

Medical check-up to mark Sonia's birthday

To mark Congress president Sonia Gandhi's birthday, a medical check-up of chiefs of social and voluntary organisations has been organised at Poona Hospital on Saturday, said Congress MLC Mohan Joshi in a release. "If we take care of these people, they will continue to take care of the masses," Joshi said.

Free online eye check-up, correction test launched

Titan Eye Plus has launched a "free online vision" correction test which will help in tracking problems in eyesight. To take the free online test, participants have to visit the website at, stated a press release.

World Disabled Day observed at PRC

A special programme to mark World Disabled Day was organised under the aegis of HQ Southern Command and HQ Pune Sub Area on Friday, said a release issued by the Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Defence. The function, held at Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre (PRC), Kirkee, was presided over by Maj Gen Harinder Singh, MG Medical Southern Command. Over 150 disabled serving and retired soldiers of all the three services and children of the ASHA School and Cheshire Home attended the function.

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