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Dipti Sonawala


Maratha Kranti Mook Morcha: While some shops stay shut, others do brisk business
Thu, Aug 10, 2017

The lakhs of participants of the Maratha Morcha who poured into Azad Maidan throughout the day may have been inconvenient for vehicles and pedestrians, but were a boon to vendors and shopkeepers who saw brisk business through Wednesday.

Wi-fi, solar-powered generators, washing machines soon at MU hostels
Mon, Apr 07, 2014

In a meeting held on April 3, a decision to improve amenities in students’ hostel was taken by university officials.

‘Ruia College charging capitation fees’
Fri, Mar 28, 2014

Students’ Grievance and Redressal Cell has asked the college to refund the money collected from the complainant.

Schools just won’t get their RTE Act together
Wed, Mar 26, 2014

The landmark Right of Children to Free & Compulsory Education (RTE) Act was introduced in Maharashtra in 2010, but most schools are flouting the law that mandates reserving 25 per cent of their seats for poor children.

MU clears Rs 427.11-crore budget for 2014-15 amid protests by senate members
Sat, Mar 22, 2014

The university has focused more on allocating funds towards various development projects, for which Rs 10.82 crore has been allocated.

With Rs 1.6 crore sponsorship,IIT-B Techfest gets bigger this year
Thu, Jan 02, 2014

Of the 1.6 crore collected around 1.3 crore will be used to pay for the lecturers’,artists’ travel fare and fees of some artists.

State govt grants aided status to 4,500 divisions of unaided schools
Mon, Dec 30, 2013

Teachers from 500 unaided school divisions in Mumbai stand to benefit

Supercars to rev up Techfest’s appeal this year
Mon, Dec 30, 2013

Over a lakh people are expected to visit the technological and innovation fair at IIT Bombay

Few takers for madrassa modernisation scheme
Mon, Dec 30, 2013

Only 160 of 1,880 Madrassas in the state have applied for the Rs 2.5-lakh aid under the ‘Dr Zakir Hussain Madrassa modernisation scheme’ ;deadline extended again

Mid-day meal case: Suppliers,bakery face action
Fri, Dec 27, 2013

FDA finds 4 times the prescribed colour in cupcake samples from school

‘Unaided minority schools may not reserve seats’
Thu, Dec 26, 2013

Academicians criticise move,say schools will resort to profiteering

Uproar over singer’s ‘sexist’ slurs at IIT-B
Tue, Dec 24, 2013

Palash Sen made the comments during concert at Mood Indigo.

Euphoria’s Palash Sen apologises day after his ‘sexist’ remark at IIT-B sparked row
Tue, Dec 24, 2013

Palash said: “Some students took offence to what I said. I apologise for that. It was meant to be humour."

State exempts principals,teachers from supervising mid-day meals,experts slam move
Tue, Dec 24, 2013

The move,however,has invited criticism from activists and academicians.

Parents ask wards not to have mid-day meal at Sakinaka school
Mon, Dec 23, 2013

School stops scheme; claims number of students who took ill inflated

Girl with learning disability may lose an academic year
Thu, Dec 19, 2013

As the board exam approaches,the girl’s case is still pending with no decision taken on it yet.

MU to award marks to BSc-IT students who were given less time to write exam
Wed, Dec 18, 2013

The varsity has also sought an explanation from the six colleges for the goof-up.

Panel raises doubts on functioning of ashram shalas
Wed, Dec 04, 2013

They said ashram shalas across the state need to be checked thoroughly by the state government.

Girl with learning disability eased out by school,alleges mother
Wed, Dec 04, 2013

The girl was denied permission to appear for board exams privately since it is meant only for those students who have left school in the month of July.

Panel slams cops for minor accused’s custody
Wed, Dec 04, 2013

A young photojournalist was gangraped by five men in the Shakti mills compound on August 22 .

Panel puts onus of students’ safety on principals
Wed, Dec 04, 2013

Was hearing case of minor’s rape in a school bus,mid-day meal issue

Mid-day meal: BMC issues showcause notice to school
Wed, Nov 27, 2013

493 children were taken ill after they consumed cup cakes provided by the school.

Mid-day meal tragedy: BMC sends notice to school
Wed, Nov 27, 2013

As many as 493 children were taken ill Monday after they consumed cupcakes provided by the school as mid-day meal.

School education dept sits on new guidelines
Tue, Nov 26, 2013

The state’s school education department has been sitting on the revised guidelines on the mid-day meal scheme.

Mid-day meal tragedy: All pass the buck
Tue, Nov 26, 2013

The school,BMC,agency and school education dept blame each other.