Saturday, May 30, 2015

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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.

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.