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DIPTI SINGH

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‘MNS stand has never been anti-north Indians’
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

While Thakur complex is dominated by Congress voters, the slum pockets have often been inclined towards the Shiv Sena.

Anandiben speech heats up Marathi vs Gujarati debate
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Patel began to read a speech in heavily accented English, then switched over to Gujarati.

Election duty hampering HSC exam work, say junior college teachers
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

Board officials have assured that they are trying to resolve the matter and are in touch with the collector.

Mumbai among top hometowns of foreign students in US: Think-tank
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

The study by Brookings said that 27 per cent of Mumbai’s students in the US are pursuing engineering degrees.

For BJP’s safest seat in Mumbai, MP Shetty picks Vinod Tawde
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

Tawde will contest from the Borivali Vidhan Sabha constituency, earlier represented by Gopal Shetty.

‘Ailing teachers should be exempted from poll duty’
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

Teachers’ bodies will also urge EC to exempt those aged over 50 years from election duty.

‘Over-age’ principals: Education inspector seeks withdrawal of NOC to five schools
Mon, Sep 22, 2014

Some schools claimed that they have new principals and still they are receiving notices by the department.

Programme held for transgenders to increase their awareness on legal aid
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

Transgenders, attending an event aimed at improving awareness of their legal rights, said that from denial of housing to criminalisation, they faced a series of hurdles compounded by the lack of legal aid. The Ulhasnagar Taluka Legal Services Authority along with community-based organisation (CBO) Kinnar Asmita and the student social workers of the Tata Institute […]

5 top schools get notice for principals past retirement age
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Schools say they are not aided by govt and so not bound by its rule

No more holidaying for teachers in name of meets
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

No more extended leaves for academic meets, says Government Resolution.

Absent from school for a day, nine-yr-old ‘beaten up’ by teacher
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

School principal Madhavi Naik said the school management would investigate the matter.

MU: Senate members to protest IDOL’s move to discontinue freeship schemes
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

Some senate members of the Mumbai University have threatened to protest against the decision of the university’s Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) to discontinue various freeship schemes from the current academic year. Senate members said the move would discourage many students from poor backgrounds from pursuing higher studies. University officials have, however, maintained […]

MU set to become India’s first varsity to get its own ship
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

The vessel will be of 20 metres in length, nine metres breadth and three metres in depth, and will have a crew capacity of 15.

Estate agents withdraw eviction notices sent to 25 Nigerian students
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

The estate agents cited restrictions from the police as the reason for serving the notices.

Estate agents ‘fear’ the cops, not the Nigerians
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

The agents have now placed the onus on the local police, which in turn say they had not indulged in any racial profiling.

Nigerian students in Mumbai colony told to move out
Wed, Sep 03, 2014

ACP Kishor Jadhav said no eviction notices had been sent by the police.

Seats reserved under RTE vacant in 67 per cent schools
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

In first two rounds of admissions, BMC could fill only 2,329 of 6,392 vacant seats

No official word on plan to screen PM’s speech: Schools
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

Prime Minister’s address to students will be broadcast to nearly 20 crore youngsters across India, says HRD ministry

MU’s grievance cell conducts hearings in two cases
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

Two major cases which involved allegations of student exploitation and cheating by Nalanda Law College.

3 boys drown while trying to flee hostel
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

According to police, the school authorities had reported about the boys going missing on Monday night.

Fearing de-recognition, Goregaon school re-admits eight underprivileged students it expelled earlier
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Parents of these students said the school has been trying to get their wards out since they were admitted.

Most MU colleges ignore order to send anti-ragging reports
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Only 250 of the 711 colleges affiliated to Mumbai University have been abiding by an order asking them to provide annual reports on the anti-ragging campaign being implemented in their respective colleges. Last year, the Student Welfare Department (SWD) of the Mumbai University had issued an order based on guidelines laid down by the University […]

Many MU depts yet to update websites with info mandated by RTI Act
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

MU registrar Dr M A Khan said it was a grave lapse on the part of the departments.

Round III ends in a day, RTE quota still has few takers
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

The admissions which began on August 16 will end on Friday, August 22.

To save time, MU to email copies of answer scripts to students who apply for re-evaluation
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

It is the students right to get the photocopy of the answer-sheet within a given time frame as per the high court guidelines.

MU lowers cut-off marks for Kashmiri migrant students by 10%
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

It was in March 2013 when the HRD ministry first recommended these concessions for Kashmiri migrant students.

City schools eye global gains
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

In another gradual yet marked shift, an increasing number of students from Indian education boards have been switching over to international schools

Mass Media students ask MU to revoke 75:25 semester system
Wed, Aug 06, 2014

The students claim that the 75:25 system has very few practicals and leans more on the theory aspect.

Sena, MNS unions cling on to rented civic school classrooms despite BMC notices
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

Civic education department to take back all classrooms that were given for non-educational purposes.

Expel boy who slashed senior’s throat, parents tell Malad school
Thu, Jul 24, 2014

The Dindoshi police registered an attempt to murder case against the aggressor.

Senate members slam MU for failing to deliver 15,000 marksheets, students in lurch
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

University officials, however, maintained that while a majority of the marksheets had been dispatched,

College teachers’ federation stages protest to press for pending demands
Tue, Jul 22, 2014

The teachers, who have also written to President Pranab Mukherjee on the issue.

City school makes self-defence compulsory for Std VIII-XII
Mon, Jul 21, 2014

The training is based on composition of techniques taken from karate, aikido, kickboxing and krav maga

Goa school won’t expel 23 orphans, parents withdraw 18 students
Thu, Jul 17, 2014

The parents accused the school management of instilling fear in the minds of the students.

Goa school expels 13 HIV+ orphans, some parents say expel 23 others too
Tue, Jul 15, 2014

The first group of 13 children, aged between 6 and 15 years, have been moved to a school in North Goa.

‘Unauthorised’ MBA course at HR college under lens
Sun, Jul 13, 2014

Principal said that no MBA course was offered so far.

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