Sunday, Apr 19, 2015



Defer MA exams, say civic staff assigned poll duty
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

The examination for MA in Marathi was scheduled for April 22.

Cafe Mondegar, Mondy’s to patrons, faces closure
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Mumbai Port Trust’s deadline to the management to vacate Metro House ends on Sunday, April 19.

Education board updates Class V syllabus, e-learning, gender equality is the new focus
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

State board officials say training of teachers will begin from April 15.

SSC, HSC schools in a fix after board refuses to pay generator bill
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

The managements have have been running from the board office to the education officer as neither of them is willing to pay.

Explained: Plugging leakages
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

Newsline explains what subsidy means to a middle class family and how subsidy scheme works.

State lags in implementing RTE quota: IIM report
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

According to the report, the enrollment rate of Maharashtra is below the national average too.

Finally, 1,681 ‘permanently unaided’ schools eligible for grants
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

Of the total primary and secondary schools in Maharashtra, 1,681 schools have been deemed eligible for grants.

MU to issue eviction notice to AITA for ‘commercialising campus’
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

Mumbai University Vice-Chancellor Rajan Welukar said it was true that AITA had failed to abide by the MoU.

Students threaten to move HC after director rejects plea for re-test over state-CET errors
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Over 57,000 candidates took the test, conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education on March 14 and 15.

Progress slow, senate members slam women’s cell
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Senate members alleged that such delays are indicative of ‘gender insensitivity’ among university authorities.

Leave IITs alone, can’t talk to 36 applicants in a day and choose directors: Anil Kakodkar
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

As many as 37 candidates for the director’s job at IIT Patna, Bhubaneswar and Ropar had been shortlisted.

Innovation festival kicks off at Nehru Science Centre
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

Exhibition is part of a three-day event, Innovation Festival, inaugurated by nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar.

Mumbai University budget to focus on development spends
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

The university presented its Budget on Wednesday.

Nightlife Debate: Street food wee hours business looks to expand
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

From chaiwallahs on bicycles to popular Khau Galli stall owners, prospect of all-night customers excites most.

Varsity sets up panel to draw up code of conduct for faculty
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

University told Senate members at the meeting on Tuesday that a five-member committee has been set up to frame guidelines.

Women drivers coming soon for school buses
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

The association has written to the Regional Transport Offices (RTO) to provide special licences and badges for women drivers.

Five schools may face action for flouting norms on principal’s age
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Several notices had been issued to these schools earlier regarding the violation of retirement age regulations.

Marathi vs Gujarati debate heats up as people take to streets in Girgaum bandh
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Gawde accused the MMRC of parcelling off Girgaum to the “vegetarian lobby” of Gujaratis.

Teachers’ union supports Shetty charge, alleges corruption in college recruitment
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

The teachers alleged the office of the deputy director needlessly delays approval process of junior teachers, opening window for such exploitation.

State scraps decision to re-verify eligibility of unaided schools for grant, teachers call off strike
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Around 1,343 schools were shortlisted as eligible to receive grants till the month of November last year.

ICSE paper leak: No re-exam, board forms fact-finding committee for investigation
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Besides uploading a message on its website, board sent a detailed note addressing all its principal, informing them about the same.

Mumbai varsity V-C row: Governor urged to withdraw order allowing Welukar to resume work
Sat, Mar 07, 2015

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice of India H L Dattu and Justice A K Sikri noted a 'prima facie' case in favour of Welukar.

HSC exams: 20 % drop in copying, 240 cases reported in 10 days
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Officials said that 173 cases of copying and malpractices were reported on the very first day of the HSC exams in 2014.

As delays plague RTE registration, some schools drop out of online process
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

According to officials, in just the past year, 35 schools sought minority status which they were granted.

Contribute to Make in India campaign: Rao to varsities
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Calls for ‘Teach & Study in Maharashtra’ initiatives, seeks ‘participation of varsities’ in Swachh Abhiyan.

Now, MNS students’ wing wants state to make Marathi Bhasha Diwas compulsory in colleges
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

In an RTI reply to the MNVS, Mumbai University has stated that last year, only 164 of 741 affiliated colleges celebrated the day.

Colleges, varsities must stay away from political gimmicks: Vinod Tawde
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

'They must appoint officer who can work on their behalf for various follow-ups.'

MNS students’ wing wants schools to mark February 27 as Marathi Bhasha Diwas
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

MBD is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Marathi laureate and poet V V Shirwadkar.

Zoologists from MU, other varsities want UGC to revise dissection guidelines
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

The guideline issued by UGC in 2011 was based on Wildlife Protection Act 1972 sans 2001 amendments.

Mumbai varsity’s V-C Rajan Welukar told to stop coming to work
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

There has been a controversy over Welukar’s eligibility for the post that began in 2010 with his appointment.

‘School bus drivers to be banned from smoking soon’
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The Association will start removing faulty school bus staffers from the 2015-16 academic year.

BMC’s ‘open spaces’ plan fuels turf war
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Over 30 institutions exhibited ignorance about BMC 'development plan' and said they won’t give up.

School kids’ plan for plastic roads excites BMC, meeting soon
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

The students will construct a road with recycled waste plastic.

AIB show: State censor board issues notice to stadium
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

The culture department has now pulled this “censor rule” as it looks to probe the AIB comedy show.

Parents scout for project-makers as homework turns serious ‘business’
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

Parents blame schools for assigning ‘difficult’ and ‘age-inappropriate’ homework.

6 start-ups impress IIT-B panel, get Rs 10 lakh in 10 mins
Mon, Feb 02, 2015

With an aim of helping start-ups raise funds, IIT-Bombay launched ‘10-Minute Million'.