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MH370 mystery: As debris floats up, Pune family waits for answers
Mon, Aug 03, 2015

The family was torn apart after the tragedy 16 months ago.

Probe on against 28 education officers for filing false documents
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

At least 32 persons who joined in 2013 as education officers in the state had submitted false documents to get the job, said the complaint.

No takers for 60,000 engineering seats
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

This means, almost 38 per cent of the seats in the state will remain vacant even this year.

Education dept advances several crores to staff ‘without documents’
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

The inspection was carried out for the period between May 1, 2012, and November 30, 2014.

Radio FTII manager faced probe for ‘harassment’
Sat, Jul 25, 2015

Chandekars aid he was disturbed and felt threatened to even enter the institute after being gheroed by the students on Monday.

Terror to handloom, UGC issues guidelines
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

UGC has asked universities to avoid “elements” in the syllabus which may “advance the agenda of terrorism” to telling them to use “handloom fabric” for ceremonial dresses in their new notification.

New FTII director offers olive branch to students on strike
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

Students’ body to protest outside Parliament.

After 2nd round, 58,000 engineering seats vacant
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

There are a total of about 1,64,000 seats for various engineering courses in the state.

FTII director to be picked in July 13 meet
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

The current director, D J Narain, was appointed in 2011 for a three-year term and later given a one-year extension, which ends on July 18.

Days before her wedding, minor girl picks school over marriage
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

Standing up against her parents, villagers, 16-year-old chooses to go back to school to pursue her study.

Despite court order, FTII society member won’t pay up director who shot docu for her
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

What is worse is that even after a five-year long court case, which Nandan won, Ghaisas is yet to pay him his dues.

FTII Row: Strike is to uphold things we stand for… FTII’s survival
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

Newsline reporter zooms in on FTII campus through a wide lens.

On popular demand, FC reintroduces abnormal psychology after 6 years
Sat, Jun 20, 2015

The college had discontinued the course after students started to feel they had ‘similar symptoms’.

Despite HC order, schools refuse RTE admissions
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Parents say they are being ‘humiliated’ by schools.

Fergusson college: 200 queries over ‘mistakes’ in admission procedure
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

‘We have an admission committee and grievance redressal committee... Secondly, parents can come and speak with me directly, if they have a problem,’ said principal Ravindrasinh Pardeshi

Not just chief, four more in FTII panel pass Sangh test
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Anagha Ghaisas, who has a strong RSS background and whose husband was a long-serving Sangh pracharak, has made documentary films supporting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and about Ayodhya.

Same old question of transgender students in new admission session
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

While many colleges have a separate column for the third gender in the application forms, they lack facilities like toilets.

Maharashtra SSC results 2015 declared, girls outperform boys in class 10th exam
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

Students can check their results on www.mahresult.nic.in and www.maharashtraeducation.com .

Online admission a must for management quota too in minority colleges
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

Jadhav said that colleges who failed to develop their websites by Monday would face action.

40% children’s homes in state face closure as govt withholds funding
Mon, Jun 01, 2015

There are around 80,000 children in the 703 planned children’s homes in the state.

RTI Blues A Decade On: A father’s fight for justice goes abegging
Sun, May 24, 2015

Ten years after RTI Act came into being, applicants still face hurdles in getting information.

Students suffer as CoEP, MSEDCL lock horns over power repair work
Mon, May 18, 2015

The college authorities believe that MSEDCL should repair the damaged cable, the power utility is citing rules and regulations to put the onus on the college.

Top Maoist K Muralidharan’s wife, friends question police secrecy
Sun, May 17, 2015

Jenny talks about a former husband of 17 yrs, much of that time spent apart.

NGOs running children’s homes seek dues, go on hunger strike
Thu, May 14, 2015

The protesters are also frustrated with the callous attitude of the women and child development ministry.

Education department ignores CAG rap, set to pick same company again
Tue, May 12, 2015

Country’s top auditor had slammed awarding contract for online admissions to class 11 to MKCL.

Dam fails to give relief to drought-hit farmers
Mon, May 11, 2015

As government fails to build the canal system to take the water to the farmers.

No system in state to track out-of-school children
Sat, May 09, 2015

There is a huge need for a proper grievance redressal mechanism to address the issue.

‘Some good from unpleasant work; they spend on children’s schooling’
Tue, May 05, 2015

Lack of social security, exploitation at work and lack of government assistance are the main problems faced by female domestic workers in the city, the report stated.

Jnana Prabodhini seeks special status; stumped education dept wonders- What is ‘special’?
Mon, May 04, 2015

The MSCERT has written to all other SCERTs in the country asking them to give their definition of special schools.

14 new junior colleges seek nod
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

The admissions to class XI would be conducted in a centralised online mode and the preparations were under way, officials said.

Dadra & Nagar Haveli seeks state affiliation for its Marathi schools
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

The letter says that till now, the schools which had Marathi medium were affiliated with the Gujarat board.

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.