Monday, Apr 27, 2015

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Sexual exploitation, beggary & abuse, children take it all
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

An organisation that works for the rescue and rehabilitation of children who are exploited has come out with some shocking data.

MH-CET result: Poor show yet again, 75% score less than 50%
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

The CET, with total marks of 200, was held on March 14 and 15 and the result was declared on March 25.

In Pune district, nearly 2 lakh children toil as workers, a third are girls
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

In Pune district, 1.66 lakh children are main workers while over 30,000 children are marginal workers.

Parking issue: Fergusson College ‘evades’ RTI query, fails to furnish details
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

College is a public authority and cannot deny information on any ground, say RTI activists.

Girls’ project to reduce accident impact
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

he project won the second prize at the DIPEX competition in Nashik.

Training plan for teachers to march ahead of times
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

In a couple of months, the training module will be made in collaboration with SCERT.

Songaon boy tops GATE, set to realise his engineering dream
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Bhushan completed his schooling from an English-medium school in Songaon, Rahata.

Fee hike issue escalates as another school increases amount for 2015-16
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

In the latest case, a School, which had hiked fee in academic year 2014-15, once again has increased the fee.

Board exams start on Tuesday, parents file complaint against D Y Patil School for holding back hall tickets
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Parents say school has set condition before them to pay up ‘illegally hiked’ fee if they want students to take exams.

PMC Budget 2015: No provision for counselling civic school students
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

In the 300-odd PMC schools across the city, there are 55 counsellors helping nearly one lakh 60,000 students.

Pali pals at Pune varsity: A legislator, an MNC exec, a retired GM & many more
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Department currently has more than 300 Indian students, and most of them are professionals or retired people.

Making bullets in a factory, he now takes a shot at IPL
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

Having lost his father when he was 12, Dominic was busy fending for family when delhi daredevils picked him up.

Varsity: No private PhD degrees to be entertained till new rules drafted
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

PhD online examination was held at 54 exam centres under Savitribai Phule Pune University on Sunday.

Satara official withdraws notice on Valentine Day, faces probe
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

Circular ordered February 14 as a day to praise the mothers and sing a Marathi poem about them.

Project launched to ensure children of sugarcane factory workers attend school
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

The dropout rates among children of sugarcane factory workers are high due to the migration the job involves.

Disability dept to govt: Ensure test kits for hearing problems in rural health centres
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

Dept to send proposal to fund cochlear surgeries, to increase prize money for class X, XI toppers with special needs

Syllabus revamp likely for special kids
Sun, Feb 08, 2015

As per Pawar, there are around 750 schools for children with special needs catering to 35,000 students.

Start-up by 4 CoEP students gets 1,000 users in 5 months
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

Bhookkad.com was launched on August 18, 2014 with tie-ups with 10 restaurants from Pune.

Zilla Parishad plans committee to study sexual harassment in schools
Thu, Feb 05, 2015

The city has seen four reported cases of sexual violence against school students in the current academic year.

Daily wager’s son stamps his logo on new education policy
Mon, Feb 02, 2015

His father worked at a local garage for Rs 10 per day, and his mother is a housewife.

Schools exempted from RTE Act, EWS kids in pre-primary told to pay fee of last 2 years
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

From Class I, fee to be paid by state govt; parents and schools a little wary.

Malaysian Airlines MH 370: The Endless Wait
Sun, Dec 28, 2014

The family of a passenger of the Malaysian Airlines aircraft that disappeared in March this year is still seeking answers.

Number of schools flouting norms drops to 71
Sun, Dec 28, 2014

There is a one per cent margin of error because data is still in the final stage of compilation.

The Endless Wait: The family of a passenger of the Malaysian Airlines still seeking answers
Sun, Dec 28, 2014

The family of a passenger of the Malaysian Airlines aircraft that disappeared in March this year is still seeking answers.

Tawde puts a stop to weekly press briefings of education commissioner
Tue, Dec 23, 2014

Vinod Tawde allegedly directed the commissioner not to hold his weekly press conference.

‘Average age of drug addicts is decreasing and it’s alarming’: Mukta Puntambekar, project director of Muktangan De-addiction Centre
Mon, Dec 22, 2014

With smoking, drinking getting glamorized and accepted, school students take to whitener sniff, crystel meth.

School announces interview dates, gets notice for violating RTE Act
Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Officials promise to keep hawk’s eye on all schools

70% of new schools opt for other boards
Sat, Dec 20, 2014

No new Marathi medium school was sanctioned for academic year 2015-16 in Pune.

A fight with drug addiction that caught PM’s attention
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Shrikhande became famous after PM Modi mentioned his story of his battle with drug addiction on Mann Ki Baat.

Sports made compulsory but dearth of instructors in Pune university colleges
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

Each student will be charged Rs 20 annually and sports activities will be encouraged.

Mid-day meal: PMC overestimates attendance, incurs Rs 3-crore loss
Mon, Dec 15, 2014

2011 order to pay SHGs preparing the food the cost for meals of 85% students every day

‘Rebuffed’ by schools, ZP officials say it’s RTE effect
Sun, Dec 14, 2014

A Hutchings school official refused to comment saying that the principal was not available and will only join duty on Monday.

Of 44,326 students out of school in state, 22,551 are children with special needs
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

Lack of facilities and special educators make these children in age group of 6-13 years stay at home

Notices to 35 schools for defying RTE norms
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

'After the review, we will talk to the deputy director and take concrete steps which may include closing down the schools,' added Raut.

Notices to 35 schools for defying RTE norms
Mon, Dec 01, 2014

35 private schools in Pune city have been deemed illegal by the Pune Municipal Corporation Education Board

Only 123 temporary teachers for 17,600 special children
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

According to the Rehabilitation Council of India, the teacher pupil ratio for special educators is 1:8.