Ardhra Nair

Articles By Ardhra Nair

FTII strike: Rs 6 lakh going down the drain daily

Students too are hard-pressed for money, having spent savings on protests.

Private aided schools: Govt asks for report on vacancies for recruitment of teachers through CET

Through a circular issued on August 20, the directorate of primary education’s office has asked all education officers in the state to make a complete report on number of vacancies.

Centre chooses Pune university to host global meet on higher education

The meet will have an attendance of over 70 vice chancellors from the country, experts from the field of education, officials from MHRD and delegates from foreign universities.

Right to education: Next year onwards, 25 per cent quota admissions to start from December

A review of all the schools registered for online admissions will be taken to check the number of seats allotted under the quota, said Mane.

Scheme for rural school kids dumped for want of funds

He added, “There were as many as 3,500 students from Classes 6 to 8 in all the 43 schools.”

Grievance redressal to soon start in education sector

For tackling the out-of-school children problem, Bhapkar has come up with the unique application of the toll free number.

Reality check on learning ability: Baseline survey in schools by month-end

As part of the survey, all the primary school students from Class 2 to 8 will be required to appear for a test that will also be applicable to schools under other boards.

National award winning film on child abuse to be shown in PMC schools

The women and child development ministry and the Central Board of Secondary Education have endorsed the movie. The movie would be telecast soon, said ministry officials

MH370 mystery: As debris floats up, Pune family waits for answers

The family was torn apart after the tragedy 16 months ago.

Probe on against 28 education officers for filing false documents

At least 32 persons who joined in 2013 as education officers in the state had submitted false documents to get the job, said the complaint.

No takers for 60,000 engineering seats

This means, almost 38 per cent of the seats in the state will remain vacant even this year.

Education dept advances several crores to staff ‘without documents’

The inspection was carried out for the period between May 1, 2012, and November 30, 2014.

Radio FTII manager faced probe for ‘harassment’

Chandekars aid he was disturbed and felt threatened to even enter the institute after being gheroed by the students on Monday.

Terror to handloom, UGC issues guidelines

UGC has asked universities to avoid “elements” in the syllabus which may “advance the agenda of terrorism” to telling them to use “handloom fabric” for ceremonial dresses in their new notification.

New FTII director offers olive branch to students on strike

Students’ body to protest outside Parliament.

After 2nd round, 58,000 engineering seats vacant

There are a total of about 1,64,000 seats for various engineering courses in the state.

FTII director to be picked in July 13 meet

The current director, D J Narain, was appointed in 2011 for a three-year term and later given a one-year extension, which ends on July 18.

Days before her wedding, minor girl picks school over marriage

Standing up against her parents, villagers, 16-year-old chooses to go back to school to pursue her study.

Despite court order, FTII society member won’t pay up director who shot docu for her

What is worse is that even after a five-year long court case, which Nandan won, Ghaisas is yet to pay him his dues.

FTII Row: Strike is to uphold things we stand for… FTII’s survival

Newsline reporter zooms in on FTII campus through a wide lens.