Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

DIPTI SINGH

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In London, Maharashtra minister pitches for mother tongue in schools
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Educationists here said the minister’s views were difficult to implement.

‘55% students feel attire and behaviour of women provoke men’
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Survey conducted by a Mumbai NGO among 6,168 students on various social issues and democratic values.

A day after students fell ill, Matunga school, mid-day meal agency face BMC inquiry
Thu, Jan 15, 2015

24 school students had suffered from food poisoning after consuming the khichdi that was served to them.

Eye on Karnataka parts, MU professor calls for second ‘Samyukta Maharashtra Andolan’
Wed, Jan 14, 2015

The “cause” now has seen participation from several pockets in Mumbai.

East India Company, Bombay Talkies, Tatas… a family tree forms
Tue, Jan 13, 2015

An assistant professor traces missing links in the lineage of Mumbai’s oldest notable families.

Plain talk: Now for some real science
Sun, Jan 11, 2015

Five scientists look at the science we missed at the Indian Science Congress.

Ancient India at forefront of inventions: Ram Naik at closing ceremony
Thu, Jan 08, 2015

Naik spoke on how ancient India was at the forefront of research and inventions in various fields.

‘Education system should be a buffet rather than a thali’
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

There should be emphasis on providing quality education at one-third the cost of international level.

‘Mapping can be used to decongest cities and help in better planning’
Tue, Jan 06, 2015

MOM director said, “This is first time any spacecraft has survived the Van Allen radiation belts.’’

Day 1: ISRO, DRDO stalls draw most crowd
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

The exhibition spread across approximately 15,000 square metres has participation of around 260 premier organisations.

Yunus shares vision of shoving ‘poverty into museums’
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

Yunus wanted to help the poor avail loans, which needed a guarantor.

ISRO, DRDO stalls biggest draw on Day One of Pride of India exhibition
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

Pride of India exhibition is open to public from today, coincides with 102nd Indian Science Congress.

Stampede at Andheri college festival
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

Another police team received information that drugs were being sold outside the college premises.

MU asks students to ‘vacate’ hostel rooms to accommodate foreign guests
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

The Indian Science Congress will be held in Mumbai from January 3 to January 7.

Maharashtra village bars women from wearing ‘maxi or nightie’ outdoors
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

However, after several women in the village opposed the diktat, local police intervened in the matter.

Navi Mumbai village decree asks women wearing ‘maxis’ to pay Rs 500 in fine
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

One of members of the group said that 'such kind' of attire is the reason behind all the crimes against them.

Rights panel raps police for ‘shoddy’ probe
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

Three class IX students had fled the premises and were later found dead in a river.

Thousands in city, all roads lead to Chaitya Bhoomi
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

Architect of the Indian Constitution Ambedkar will be given state honours on his 58th death anniversary.

Number of failures on rise, MLC wants system scrapped
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

Hundreds of students have managed to 'just pass'.

Colleges can’t enforce dress code, says varsity
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

While the college principal justified the move and called this a “disciplinary measure”, students called it a 'Taliban Style' diktat.

IIT-B begins final placement, no. of recruiting firms jumps 17%
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

At a time when the job market continues to be sluggish, the number of companies interested in hiring Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) students has risen by almost 17 per cent this year. IIT-Bombay, which began its final campus placement on Monday, saw an impressive response from companies across the world and is expecting an […]

Soon, a database to prevent fake student enrollments
Mon, Dec 01, 2014

The census revealed that around 1,40,000 students were bogus.

With 42% vacant posts, MU gets UGC warning to hire or face stoppage of grant
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

In letter sent to all varsities, commission asks them to put up ads to soon fill their respective vacancies.

KVs in city to continue German as a ‘hobby’ or additional subject
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Several parents said the change could have been introduced in the beginning of the academic year.

New pitch: ‘Dream in Mumbai, but make it come true in Gujarat’
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Over the last few years, Gujarat has tried to pitch the state as a preferred investment destination.

New pitch: ‘Dream in Mumbai, but make it come true in Gujarat’
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Come to Gujarat, invest, go home to Mumbai to sleep: CM Anandiben’s Chief Secretary.

South Mumbai schools’ students to celebrate ‘No School Bag Day’ on November 21
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

The event is being organised under the Rashtriya Madhymik Shikshan Abhiyan (RMSA) .

A 7-year research behind Jiyo Parsi
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

One of every five Parsi Indian males and one out of 10 Indian Parsi females are unmarried by over 50 years of age.

Dwindling numbers force Parsis to pen their own multiplication theory
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

The campaign urges Parsi couples to get medical help under the Jiyo Parsi scheme that funds infertility treatment for couples.

Exams began on Monday but students of 20 colleges yet to receive hall-tickets
Wed, Nov 05, 2014

BMS students were permitted to appear based on hall-tickets issued by their respective colleges. Varsity said they’d have it soon

Two days before exams, Kalina college students shocked to learn their admission was ‘never done’
Sun, Nov 02, 2014

Though students of Alkesh Dinesh Mody Institute of Management Studies had submitted the examination forms and fees, it was not updated on MU’s online system by the institute

Here for ‘their CM’, supporters soak in Mumbai before ceremony
Sat, Nov 01, 2014

The swearing-in ceremony was also a good opportunity for many to visit Mumbai.

Passengers stage dharna at airport after GoAir cancels two flights at the last minute due to technical snag
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Most of the 90 passengers had a connecting flight to Patna and Ranchi at 5.10 from New Delhi.

One Raj Bhavan’s wisdom: RTI only if it is in public interest
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

It states that it was issued as per the advice of the state’s legal department and that it was based on a judgment of the Karnataka High Court.

MNS draws a blank in Mumbai, stares at dead end
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Raj Thackeray’s party loses all its six seats in city.

MU V-C walks out of senate meet, members cry foul
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

During debates on contractual teachers and several colleges collecting additional fees, he expressed lack of control over moderating the meeting.