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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.

PMC to conduct counselling session for school bus drivers, parents, principals
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Psychologists will hold counselling sessions and traffic police officials will talk about rules, regulations and punishment.

School toilets come under strict watch
Thu, Nov 06, 2014

Swachh Bharat Campaign: Onus of ensuring clean, functional toilets on principals, centre heads

MHRD to review its land requirement policy
Wed, Nov 05, 2014

The committee has also been asked 'to recommend norms and criteria for determining the land requirement.

Kerala: ‘Kiss of Love’ gets thumbs up from Malayali youth in Pune
Mon, Nov 03, 2014

‘Free Thinkers’, a group of youths active on social networking website Facebook, organised the protest.

Ragging — still an ugly truth of city colleges, rampant but not reported
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Between April 17, 2012 and October 29, 2014, the National Anti-Ragging Helpline received 30 calls from Pune students

Handbook to integrate special kids into regular classrooms on anvil at SCERT
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

At present, there are 681 schools for 9,000 differently-abled students in the state.

Pawar bastion decks up for Modi
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

The Special Protection Group surveyed the area along with local police for about 12 hours on Monday.

IIM data shows dip in CAT registrations
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

There are colleges which give out degrees, which are later declared invalid by higher authorities.

With his own start-up, CoEP student races ahead in app world
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

The moment you pass a grocery store, it will remind you that you need milk.

State likely to ban leather shoes in govt schools
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

CBSE had issued an advisory to its schools banning leather shoes and asking the staff and students to wear eco-friendly canvas shoes.

Health schemes for schools: No nodal officer yet to ensure coordination
Mon, Sep 22, 2014

MHRD had last month directed state to appoint a nodal officer for better coverage of the health schemes in schools

‘Negligent’ DHE incurred Rs 37.35 cr loss: CAG Report
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

The department was to frame an evaluation method for students and pay the contractors under the scheme.

Salary bill 10.34 cr on ‘surplus’ teachers with nowhere to serve
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

Mumbai submitted a proposal to close two government-aided junior colleges; DDE office rejected the offer.

Boom time back for students of city’s top engineering colleges
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

Annual salary packages offered see a 20% hike, start-ups get lukewarm response for students.

Schools in district ‘cold’ to speech reveals report
Sun, Sep 07, 2014

It was clarified by the Ministry of Human Resource Development that the speech was not mandatory in all the schools.

Many city schools not to show PM’s Sept 5 speech
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

Symbiosis International School official said Our school ends at 4 pm but on September 5, we have a holiday.

Scholarship woes continue to haunt poor students
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

Thousands of students belonging to SC, other backward communities forced to pay fees to colleges; officials say money will be refunded

BARTI plans biometrics to secure caste validity certificate data
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

The BARTI is also planning to make a database of all caste certificates and caste validity certificates.

Pune University NSS students to plant trees in hilly regions to avert landslides
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

The varsity has a 45, 000 strong team of NSS students of which almost 50 per cent are girl students.

Bar Council moots training course for aspiring judges
Mon, Jul 28, 2014

The classes will be held at six revenue divisions and Goa and each batch will contain 110 candidates per batch.