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Dipti Sonawala


Chaos over Diwali holiday schedule in schools
Wed, Oct 23, 2013

State school education minister Rajendra Darda had declared November 1 to November 18 as the Diwali vacation for primary and secondary sections.

Teachers’ body demands review petition of HC order
Wed, Oct 23, 2013

Regularisation unfair for NET/SLET-qualified candidates,claims body

Leopard attack: Parents,teachers blame civic body
Sun, Oct 20, 2013

Say BMC has not provided bus service for children. At present,students have to walk for over 45 minutes to get to school.

Senators slam MU authorities for series of goof-ups in examinations
Wed, Oct 16, 2013

The senators have demanded the university to cancel its contract with state-owned Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation.

Scrap MKCL’s contract,demand senate members
Mon, Oct 14, 2013

The senators demand that the varsity cancel the contract with the Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Ltd .

Student unions sore over varsity move to scale down internal marks
Mon, Oct 14, 2013

Policy was introduced after academics demanded review of internal assessment; new norm is applicable to all semesters of UG & PG courses

‘University to blame for lack of accreditation’
Thu, Oct 10, 2013

In response to an RTI query,MU has stated that of the 679 affiliated colleges,only 178 have permanent affiliation.

Will follow safety rules only after law is enacted,say school bus owners
Tue, Oct 08, 2013

The state transport department had framed a new policy and submitted it in court last month.

‘Leopards avoid humans; they attack when stressed or injured’
Mon, Oct 07, 2013

Vidya Athreya,group coordinator and a wildlife biologist with Centre for Wildlife Studies (CWS) and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) of India-Bangalore, Sunetro Ghosal,an anthropologist and co-investigator with MfSGNP,along with Sunil Limaye,field director,SGNP,talk about challenges they face in tackling the issue of man-animal conflict in the city

Activists on leopard awareness drive
Wed, Oct 02, 2013

The team will now conduct an awareness programme for residential societies in the areas.

Guiding light
Sun, Sep 29, 2013

Patel runs a library and free guidance centre for civil service aspirants

Mixed response to regulatory framework for pre-schools and playgroups
Thu, Sep 26, 2013

The policy also includes standards like one classroom measuring at least 35 sq m,with a minimum outdoor space of 30 sq m,for a group of 30 children

MU notice to engg college for violating norms
Thu, Sep 26, 2013

Panel report says management,principal involved in irregularities

Its boundary wall in ruins,MU moves to fortify campus
Tue, Sep 24, 2013

Officials from the security department alleged that there are times when their duty hours stretch to 32 or 40 hours.

Dirty water,bad roads raise the heat
Tue, Sep 17, 2013

R-Central Ward,famous for its greenscape,faces chronic problem of contaminated water and traffic bottlenecks and the residents are angry about it,finds Dipti Sonawala

Top official regrets extra holidays for Ganpati
Tue, Apr 08, 2014

Three days after his office added two extra days to Ganesh Chaturthi holidays for schools,school education director Sarjerao Jadhav said Tuesday they had made a mistake by giving in to political pressure

Zoologists to request UGC to update guidelines on dissection
Thu, Sep 12, 2013

'2001 amendment on dissection of animals should be taken into account'

Top official regrets extra holidays for Ganpati
Wed, Sep 11, 2013

Education director says should not have given in to political pressure

Mumbai school sues student’s parents for Rs 1 crore,says they gave it bad press
Fri, Sep 06, 2013

Parents had filed a police complaint against two teachers for chaining,beating son.

School sues student’s parents for Rs 1 crore,says they gave it bad press
Fri, Sep 06, 2013

After a Dadar school filed a defamation suit seeking nearly Rs 1 crore as damages,the civil court has summoned the parents of a Class II student on September 16