The internal complaints committee (ICC) of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) probed a sexual harassment complaint against Prof Vijayakumar P and recommended that he “should be removed from service at the institute within a month as per the service rules laid out in TISS bylaws”,
A bamboo-based initiative - ‘Model bamboo village’ — started by Science and Technology Resource Centre (STRC) at Gondwana University in Gadchiroli — seeks to turn villagers into entrepreneurs, and subsequently transform their village economy.
A student of BSc (IT) at KES College in Kandivali, Prabhu solved nine such Rubik’s cubes sitting inside a pool of Goregaon Sports Club on December 9, last year. He completed the feat in just one minute and forty eight seconds.
According to the current structure, a BMC school, in order to become a part of the MIEB, is required to pay Rs 20,000 as affiliation fee (for three years), Rs 10,000 for annual quality maintenance audits and Rs 25,000 per teacher for their training every year.
"For more than 300 examinations we conduct, the University has to assess less than 100 papers for each... Now, we have appointed one person to ensure that for the examinations, the results are announced on time," Vice-Chancellor Dr Suhas Pednekar said.
Maharashtra ISC topper and city girl Mihika Samant is among the 16 students across the country who share the second rank in the merit list of the Class XII examinations, results of which were announced on Tuesday.
People with cerebral palsy are often unable to walk independently or write or speak clearly. Mamta, who had to balance her studies with physiotherapy sessions to manage these symptoms, scored 452 out of 500. She was exempted from the Math paper and gave her other exams orally.
Chaudhari took over as the director last week, succeeding Devang Khakhar, who served in the post for two consecutive terms. He has been a professor and artificial intelligence researcher in IIT-B’s department of electrical engineering for the past 29 years.
Naqvi, who spoke for close to 20 minutes, said that the proportion of terror activities and riots in the country has reduced substantially after the Modi government came to power. He also referred to the increase in Haj quota secured by the Modi government.