Thursday, Mar 05, 2015

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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'.

Teachers’ union writes to samiti, CM to penalise colleges submitting forged documents for fee hike approval
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

The union, through its letter dated January 25, has urged the samiti to penalise such institutes.

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 […]