Priyanka Sahoo


Author at The Indian Express

Mumbai: School buys Kodak House, says will retain colonial charm
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

Even as preparations are on to convert the neo-classical building into a school, the prime focus is on its conservation.

TISS teachers contract termination: Students worried, director to meet UGC tomorrow
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

With the removal of these teachers, who were research guides for MA, PhD and MPhil students, some will be assigned new guides mid-term.

TISS terminates contract of 25 teachers, cites lack of UGC funds as the reason
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Last month, the director had also written to students asking them to stay away from ‘JNU-like’ disruptions on campus.

Maharashtra: Annual fee for professional courses cut by 20 per cent
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Fee Regulating Authority has finalised fees for over 6,000 courses

RTE admission: More than 1,200 students not eligible this year, say officials in BMC
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Of the 3,270 students allotted seats, only 1,993 have secured their places. The rest are out of the race for this year, according to a government resolution released earlier this year.

Transform Maharashtra contest: Irrigation model of ‘MI6’ makes waves
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

MI6’s model has made it to the top 20 under the ‘Jai Kisan: Drought-free Maharashtra’ theme.

MCI asks Maharashrta govt to conduct medical admissions: Pvt, deemed colleges to move SC
Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Meanwhile, the Maharashtra government, which has decided to go ahead with the MCI order, has issued notifications to all private and deemed medical colleges.

Maharashtra: Power consumption up as mercury soars
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd recorded 20,503 MW, at least 1,000 MW higher than peak consumption of last summer, on March 14

Mumbai University to live-stream lectures to colleges in remote areas
Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Forty affiliated colleges, which need infrastructure assistance, have been identified from suburban Mumbai, Ratnagiri and Thane for the project.

Mumbai: Doctors up in arms against assault
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

The youth wing of Indian Medical Association (IMA), Maharashtra and the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) have organised the protest.

Budget approved: 2nd year in row, Mumbai University projects more income than expense
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

New courses; children of single mothers and martyrs to get free education.

Activists oppose captive jetty in Ratnagiri
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

he EIA was prepared for I LOG by Bhagavathi Ana Labs Pvt Limited, a Bureau Veritas company.

AICTE clears one entrance exam for engineering
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

The regulation was among a series of decisions taken by the AICTE to overhaul the engineering education system.

Maharashtra state govt may take over admissions to dental colleges
Tue, Mar 14, 2017

After MCI order, DMER confident High Court, which will hear the matter today, will side with it

New filmmaking courses at Mumbai University have no proper syllabus
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

While vice-chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh announced that the course will take off in July, teachers and officials have said that the course was announced without a roadmap.

Maharashtra HSC exams: Messages about leaks, re-exam add to students’ woes
Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Question papers of at least four HSC subjects were found circulating on WhatsApp minutes before exams began.

International Women’s Day: Meet Anita Dandekar, a woman with many firsts to her credit
Wed, Mar 08, 2017

Eldest among four siblings, Anita remembers having a knack for mathematics and hence deciding to pursue engineering much to the dislike of her conservative grandmother.

Now, HSC maths paper shared on WhatsApp before exam
Tue, Mar 07, 2017

This is the fourth question paper to be leaked since the HSC examinations began on February 28.

TISS students told to stay away from Ramjas College protests, ‘disruptive forces’
Tue, Mar 07, 2017

"TISS cannot afford to get dragged into problems — DU and JNU are very powerful institutions and they can afford to engage in matters of the kind that is happening there."

Higher Secondary Certificate paper leaked again: After Marathi, questions of SP exam shared on social media
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

A fresh complaint was filed with the Vashi police on Saturday, a day after the state board made a complaint about the leak of a Marathi paper on the social media on Thursday.

Maharashtra: Amended state universities Act comes into force
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

The universities can now resume their statutory bodies after a hiatus of over a year.

How to start all over again, learn from a funeral for start-ups
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

At least 800 start-ups set up post-2011 have shut down

MSBSHSE: Maharashtra Board exams begin today, 150 more centres in Mumbai for Class 12 this year
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Over 3,39,000 students will appear across 557 centres.

Barrister Nath Pai Marg : Road with a colonial and socialist past
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

The oldest available records show that the stretch was first called Reay Road after Lord Reay, the governor of Bombay between 1885 and 1890.

Team of five SPJIMR students develops cheaper bionic arm
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

The business pitch that promises to make prosthetics more affordable won accolades at the Bangkok Business Challenge last week.

Mumbai workshop on drug delivery technologies: ‘Researchers, industry must work together to bridge gap between discovery, delivery’
Sun, Feb 26, 2017

The workshop was the first such event held by IIT-B in association with the Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association (IDMA) and the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI).

BMC Elections 2017: 50-seat jump for BJP; Sena citadel breached
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Office-bearers stepped out after noon to dance to drum beats and burst firecrackers to mark the BJP’s lead in 40 wards — a feat that Sena’s Sanjay Raut had doubted that the BJP was capable of.

Campus Buzz: Students go bird-spotting on their campuses in city
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

The birds spotted were then added to a global list through a platform called ebird. “The data collected will be analysed globally,” said Saurabh Sawant, the Maharashtra coordinator of the project.

Online portal to connect Mumbai University alumni to be launched soon
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

The varsity has tied up with employment-oriented social media site Linkedin

BMC elections 2017: Usual suspect for worst turnout, Malabar Hill sees heavy voting too; 47.25% polling recorded
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

While polling started at a slower pace in the morning, more people came post noon. By late afternoon, long queues had formed outside the polling booths, with some voters having to wait for as long as an hour.

Maharashtra: DTE provides third gender category to applicants
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Three years after the UGC asked universities and colleges to add transgender as a third gender category in the application form, the Maharashtra state DTE has added the category for admissions to the academic year 2017-18

IIT-B student exchange programme gets popular
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Over the past two years, the number of students applying for exchange programmes have gone up by more than 50 percent, according to a survey released by the student magazine Insight.

Mahagenco proposes separate solar feeders for farmers
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

In a bid to achieve its target of generating 2,500 MW through renewable energy by 2022, Mahagenco has decided to go the public-private partnership way

Events lined up to celebrate David Sassoon library foundation day
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

A musical concert, a flute recital programme and poetry narrations in both Gujarati and Marathi are on the cards too. The programmes will be live streamed on the library’s Facebook page.

Strict checks on quality of hostel food, say Mumbai colleges
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Residents of all three hostels have a single mess where they get a variety of food and beverages at subsidised rates.

Indian Youth Science Congress: ‘We must know enough Sanskrit to decode Vedas’
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Scientist says community must keep India’s past in mind.