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Atikh Rashid


In election season,steep rise in Dahi Handi prizes
Sun, Aug 21, 2011

Over the years,the Dahi Handi has been witnessing a gradual hike in prize money but this year,there is a big leap,with most puja mandals raising it to double the amount offered last year or even more.

Anna can safely fast for 9 days: His doctor
Fri, Aug 19, 2011

Anna Hazare can fast for at least nine days without any major health problems,says Dr Sayyad Rafique Gafoor,who has been the 74-year-old social activist’s doctor since 1983.

Protesting Ralegan Siddhi goes without food
Wed, Aug 17, 2011

No food was cooked in any of the 400-odd households in Anna Hazare’s village Ralegan Siddhi in protest against his arrest in New Delhi.

Seeds fail to germinate,farmers seek relief
Fri, Aug 12, 2011

With the monsoon arriving late in Maharashtra,agriculture experts advised farmers to go for soybean crop instead of moong and lentil.

No toilets,gram panchayat members set to lose their posts
Mon, Aug 08, 2011

Failure to build toilets in their homes in the stipulated time may cost four sarpanches,18 deputy sarpanches and 276 Gram Panchayat members their jobs.

University teachers slam biometric attendance,say system hurts flexibility
Fri, Aug 05, 2011

Professors of the University of Pune (UoP) have conveyed their displeasure over the new biometric attendance system to the vice-chancellor and registrar and refused to use the machines to register their attendance.

Member assaulted,ZP vice-president held
Sun, Jul 31, 2011

Zilla Parishad member Asha Buchke,allegedly assaulted by ZP vice-president Arun Gire during a standing committee meeting on Friday.

VAMNICOM to set up centre for entrepreneurship
Sat, Jul 30, 2011

Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Co-operative Management will establish a ‘Centre for Entrepreneurship’ to guide and help those among its students and alumni who want to start their own businesses rather than opting for jobs in the private sector.

New syllabus out for assistants’ recruitment test
Fri, Jul 22, 2011

Maharashtra Public Service Commission is reworking the syllabi for these examinations with a view to making them more suitable for the posts.

Cow milk: Wholesale prices to go up
Sun, Jul 17, 2011

The Maharashtra Rajya Dudh Vyavasaik Sanghatana has decided to hike the wholesale price of cow milk by Re 1,effective from July 21.

‘Quality of students hurt this year’
Tue, Jul 12, 2011

Offering admission to candidates based on scores in competitive exams such as CAT,MAT,XMAT,ATMA and JMET rather than in its own test has affected the quality of students joining the institute this year.

BA results today
Fri, Jul 01, 2011

After a long wait,Pune University BA results,for Second Year (SY) and Third Year (TY),will be announced on Friday.

Civic schools turn warkari camps
Sun, Jun 26, 2011

With tents on playgrounds and makeshift chulhas in the corridors,about 60 schools and colleges in the city are providing accommodation to the warkaris.

Agri varsities don’t want to conduct YCMOU courses
Sat, Jun 25, 2011

The MCAER has,in turn,forwarded the matter to the Chancellor of universities and Governor K Sankaranarayanan,whose office has promised to resolve the matter soon

Agriculture dept raids retail shops; seizes goods worth Rs 3.51 crore
Thu, Jun 23, 2011

The Agriculture Department has seized 2,623 tonnes of seeds,fertilisers and pesticides,worth Rs 3.51 crore,in raids on retail shops across the state.

Days of devotion,infra woes for towns
Wed, Jun 22, 2011

Tens of thousands of warkaris have started pouring into the temple towns of Alandi and Dehu for the annual pilgrimage to Pandhapur.

Peon builds toilets,helps his village win Nirmal Gram Puraskar
Tue, Jun 21, 2011

At the Nirmal Gram Puraskar ceremony held here on Monday,every village that got the award was represented by the sarpanch and a gramsevak.

Experts: Low scores in science,mathematics a wake-up call
Sat, Jun 18, 2011

As The students and teachers expressed shock over the low scores in mathematics and science this year,academicians say that a poor show in these subjects is a wake-up call for our education system.

Slum boy scripts a rags-to-marks story
Sat, Jun 18, 2011

Rahul Misal’s father makes a living from rags and scrap he collects. Contacted on phone on Friday evening and asked whether he was aware of his son’s SSC marks,he said he was not sure.

Right to food: ‘Authorities look to hide poverty,not address it’
Fri, Jun 17, 2011

Right to Food activists have alleged that the government was,in the garb of ‘Garibi hatao’,pursuing the agenda of ‘Garibi Chhupao’.