Alifiya Khan


Moment of glory for Marathi debutant filmmakers at National Film Awards
Sat, Apr 14, 2018

Dharmadhikari, the founder of Natak Company who was called a theatre revivalist by Forbes Magazine, said he was pleasantly surprised when he heard Dhappa’s name during the live announcements.

RTE logjam: Parents say schools still refusing admissions, deadline extended
Wed, Apr 11, 2018

Fed up of the rejections and faced with the prospect of losing the seats allotted to their children, scores of parents thronged offices of the education department in Pune.

Pune: Parents of Amanora School students call up child helpline, allege discrimination
Tue, Apr 10, 2018

While some parents called up the child helpline to report the incident, the school principal has denied the charges of discrimination. While some parents called up the child helpline to report the incident, the school principal has denied the charges of discrimination.

Families in Food: Puneri Plate
Sun, Apr 08, 2018

A restaurant that continues to rustle up authentic Pune dishes after it first set up shop.

Maharashtra Board: Junior College Teachers Association refuses to hand over corrected HSC answersheets
Fri, Apr 06, 2018

‘State should ensure solution soon or Class XII results could be delayed’

Maharashtra: SPPU ranks nine in NIRF, jumps two positions from 2017
Wed, Apr 04, 2018

SPPU’s overall score across these five categories is 58.24, with the highest score in GO (84.55) and the lowest in perception (15.04).

Stand-up comic Rahul Subramanian’s act pulled out of Pune Comedy Festival after threat
Tue, Apr 03, 2018

On Twitter and Facebook, Rahul Subramanian has spoken about the episode, the criticism it has received and even threats from the DJs.

Pune: After students’ complaints, FDA intervention, SPPU to overhaul mess and canteen facilities
Mon, Apr 02, 2018

The SPPU’s decision comes after the university administration received several complaints about the poor quality of food.

RTE admissions: Maharashtra sanctions Rs 138 crore to pay pending dues to private schools
Sat, Mar 31, 2018

The directorate has also been instructed to submit ‘utilisation certificate’ for the Rs 138.28 crore within eight days of the release of funds.

Paper leaks: CBSE announces re-tests, students ‘disheartened’
Thu, Mar 29, 2018

While, Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar has assured that the re-test won’t be tough, students are not so sure. Some of them have already started filing online petitions, urging the government and the board to reconsider their decision.

FDA members, experts to help improve food quality at SPPU canteen
Wed, Mar 28, 2018

A few days ago, a student found a dead lizard in the canteen food, following which the FDA conducted an inspection of the canteens at the university.

SPPU: Changes in PG admissions likely from next academic year
Tue, Mar 27, 2018

The committee has been mainly appointed to review the ordinances that allow students to take admissions into any post-graduate course, irrespective of whether they studied the particular subject at an under-graduate level or not.

Now, we have freedom to offer more new courses and restructure existing ones, says SPPU Vice-Chancellor
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

SPPU Vice-Chancellor Dr Nitin Karmalkar spoke to The Indian Express on what autonomy means, his vision for the future and the university’s chances of being selected as one of the coveted 10 Institutes of Eminence.

Bhaurao Karhade: Little Mister Sunshine
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

With his second film, Baban, in theatres now, National Award-winning filmmaker Bhaurao Karhade on his long trek from his village to behind the camera.

RTE: State seeks proposal to appoint administrators to run errant schools
Sat, Mar 24, 2018

In Pune, which usually sees the highest number of admissions in the state, 10,228 students have been given allotments for RTE seats in the first lottery round this year. Only 3,642 confirmed their admissions until March 23, a day before the original deadline.

Savitribai Phule Pune University: Delay in setting up student facilitation centre, unfair quota in management council discussed 
Mon, Mar 19, 2018

The meeting saw heated discussions over several subjects, including unfair application of reservation quota in selection of management council representatives and loss to the university because of a delay in setting up a student facilitation

SPPU budget for 2018-19: Focus on students’ overall development
Sun, Mar 18, 2018

University’s budget for this year Rs 549 crore, about Rs 29 crore less than last year’s budget

Why 60 per cent colleges in Maharashtra don’t have NAAC grading
Sun, Mar 18, 2018

NAAC is an organisation that assesses and accredits higher education institutions (HEIs) in India. It is an autonomous body funded by the UGC of the Government of India, headquartered in Bengaluru.

Fresh off the Oven: A legacy bakery in Panchgani tries to keep up with the times
Sun, Mar 18, 2018

What’s still popular, though, are the traditional items like the cream rolls, jam tarts and the butter beans — shaped like a bean with a strawberry cream-filled centre and topped with generous amounts of chocolate cream.

Amid reports of CBSE ‘paper leak’, Pune students worry about re-test: ‘It’s not fair’
Fri, Mar 16, 2018

School principals said they also received calls from a few parents after the news broke, but they weren’t sure whether the information should be shared.