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Book collection drive takes libraries to villages in Marathwada, Vidarbha

So far, he said the initiative had benefited over 25 villages, among which 10 had no access to library infrastructure.

Pune: Many dengue, viral fever cases because of lack of hygiene on campus, claim Fergusson students

Ahead of their semester-end exams, scheduled to start in less than a fortnight, students claimed that at least 20 of them have tested positive for dengue, while many more suffered bouts of viral fever.

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Pune: Fergusson College begins exhibition to mark 50th anniversary of ISRO, Apollo 11 mission

The exhibition covers topics such as ‘solar missions’, ‘to infinity and beyond’, ‘rocket propulsion’, and ‘lunar missions’, among others.

Many responsibilities, more expenditure: Why Pune's Fergusson hiked fees after 30 years

The decision did not go down well with a section of the student community, which staged a protest and even went on a two-day hunger strike, forcing the college administration to defend its decision and promise to support students from underprivileged backgrounds.

Pune: New masters course in data science at Fergusson College

Applicants require a BSc in any field but preferably in mathematics, statistics or computer science. The course is an 80-credit course with 24 credits in each semester. Students will explore statistics in depth and technological advancements in the field.

Pune: Fergusson students from drought-affected areas slam DES

According to the students, the college administration has turned a blind eye to the sufferings of students coming from drought-hit areas by refusing to give them relief in various fees, even after the Pune University issued circulars to the effect.

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Pune: Fergusson staff told to raise funds for RSS-linked NGO’s drought relief work

While DES and the college claimed that the fund-raising work was “voluntary”, college staffers of various ranks told The Indian Express that it did not seem so.

Maharashtra: University tag for Fergusson

The college, run by the Deccan Education Society and established by stalwarts like Lokmanya Tilak and Gopal Ganesh Agarkar, had earlier received the nod from the University Grants Commission for the new tag.

Students’ wing and social groups condemn puja on Fergusson College campus

A section of the staffers, present during the protest, said the college was being “targeted” by people with vested political interest. A similar puja was also underway at Modern College on the same day, but it was completed peacefully.

Students form group to promote films shunned by major distributors

A group of 40 media students from the Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc) course all went for the movie on the day it was released, and they have now taken it upon themselves to encourage others to watch Kaasav, which in their view has great content but suffers due to lack of support from major producers and distributors.

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