The festival had received as many as 1,600 entries, of which 89 films from 45 countries were shortlisted for competitions in three categories. Kharat’s film was shortlisted for the ‘Ecology section,’ and beat out 35 other films to win the top prize.
Arvind Shaligram, registrar, SPPU, said, “Now that this circular has been issued, we can start the process of constituting the boards as the BoS has both nominated members and elected members.."
A number of schools in Maharashtra have been complaining that the reimbursement from the government, in lieu of the fees waived for the EWS children, had not been coming, as a result of which it had become difficult for them to continue operations.
There are an estimated over 5.1 lakh untrained teachers in government and government-aided schools across the country. The exact numbers for Maharashtra are not known but it is believed to be in several thousands.
The CAP committee has found that of the 267 junior colleges in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad that have 584 divisions, at least 64 have not received even a single admission this year.
“The response to the murder of Gauri Lankesh is so farcical. It is play acted. At some point, the government has to hit back and say this is not the way,” said Sinha.
The Hindu Jan Jagruti Samiti has been claiming that Hindu tradition demanded that the immersion of idols be done in flowing water. It has argued that immersing them in tanks, because of environmental concerns, was against religious traditions
Responding to Sinha's comments on the murder of Gauri Lankesh and the protest that followed, Chaturvedi immediately responded by saying that calling the death and protest farcical is unfortunate on part of the ruling party.
Repeated extension of admission dates due to delay by MU in declaring results; final round of admissions in November. The bigger worry that colleges have is that the number of students opting for law course admissions might be fewer.
Portions of two buildings — 1138, 1139 — at Saifee Lane in Camp that belong to the community have been declared as unsafe by the PCB, who has served eviction notices on the tenants as well as the trust.
Simranjit Singh Ahluwalia, who had secured admission in a flying school in New Zealand, had booked a Qantas Airways flight from Mumbai to New Zealand, which had two layovers, at Singapore and in Sydney.
Jaykumar Prasad, a manager at Forbes Marshall, was scheduled to catch a 2.30 am flight to UK for which he left home at least nine hours early. Yet, even he had to return from the express highway.
Less preference for buffaloes, more takers for goats
Meanwhile, 48-year-old Sagar, who has been a teacher for the last 24 years, recalled his initial days when he joined the school as an art teacher, when the school ran from 6-7 small rooms on the premises of a temple.
Defiant schools to skip baseline tests, call them ‘illogical’
For the last 20 days, some students of Master of Social Work (MSW) at KIoSS have been sleeping in makeshift tents outside the boys’ hostel.
Since students scoring 60 per cent and above are eligible for this round, any student with scores above 300 will now be able to take these seats, most of whose cut-offs are 85-90 per cent and above.
On August 4, the collector had issued an order, cancelling liquor licences of two major joints — Effingut Brewerkz and Teddy Boy — at Deron Heights
Similarly, at most top colleges, seats are available for the FCFS round — Symbiosis (8), Sir Parshurambhau Jr College (68), S M Choksey (24), BMCC (3) and so on
At least 1,059 students have not got a single allotment in any college despite five rounds of admissions, including a special round which is currently ongoing.
The victim’s father, who had filed a case of negligence against the driver and the civic body, said he received a compensation of Rs 32 lakh last week, three months after the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) ruled in the former’s favour.
Deadline for applications extended from Aug 14 to Aug 21
The university has said students cannot be allowed to do post-graduation in a subject in which they don’t have graduate qualifications.
There are close to 90 aided colleges in Maharashtra and last year, the state was considering shutting down 25 of these colleges, three of them from Pune district, as there were few takers for the seats.
AT SP College, Principal Dilip Sheth said the institute is still receiving applications for post-graduate seats in “popular courses” such as Mathematics and Psychology.
About 30,000 students are expected to fill forms for the 41,086 seats available for Round IV. A special round of admissions will be held after the ATKT results are declared. Experts have advised students to choose wisely.
In a notice sent on July 31 to the administrative officer of the PMC education board, Dinkar Temkar, DyDE Pune, has stated that despite being reprimanded on repeated occasions against making it mandatory for students to buy stationery from specific vendors, such complaints are being received by the department.
The teachers are said to be from different departments under the Science and Management faculty.
Many principals, meanwhile, said they have been inundated with students’ queries over the last few days.
he department has refused to grant admission to students who didn't take Hindi as a special subject during graduation, and this is likely to lead to a situation where many available seats could go vacant despite several students applying for them.
There have complaints such as no response from staffers at the exam department despite repeated queries, and multiple paper leaks in the engineering stream through social media platforms in the past in the University.
The much-awaited process for admissions to MPhil and PhD seats has finally been announced by the SPPU authorities and the number of vacancies is less than half the number of seats available last year. The process will begin from Wednesday (July 26).
At Fergusson College, the cut-off for Arts seats dropped by three marks, to 476 in Round II from 479 in Round I. Yet, the cut-offs remained high compared to the Science stream seats, whose cut-off for Round II was 474, a sharp drop from the 482 mark cut-off in Round I.
In 2004, SPPU adopted a credit-based learning system for its post-graduate courses, which is now used in every course at the varsity. A popular concept abroad that is now being embraced by Indian universities, V-C Karmalkar calls it the ‘reality of future learning systems’.
Filmmaker Govind Nihalani on his directorial debut in Marathi cinema and censorship
From 2,626 schools affiliated to the state board of education in 2004, to 3,405 schools in 2017, the number has seen a sharp rise.