A series of lectures in schools and colleges was planned on the theme ‘Ask Why’, apart from the public lecture at TIFR. By Monday, over 10 lectures in schools and colleges had been completed and 18 more are planned in the next week.
While Rs 5.86 crore was granted to the university under the RUSA 1.0 scheme — first phase — the university missed out on the funds allocated to the state this year, as there was not accreditation for the university from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
M V Ramakrishnan, along with two other colleagues from the Keraleeya Kendra Sangathana in Matunga, had landed at Alleppey in Kerala on August 14 with 1,000 relief kits for the flood-affected families in Kuttanad village.
The ambitious project by the Lodha Group at Wadala had run into trouble after a group of homebuyers, who bought flats in the project, recently served legal notices to the developer as well as the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority.
Koshish was started in 2006 as a student initiative at the Mumbai campus of TISS and has grown into full-fledged social intervention for rehabilitation of people living on the streets. The project now extends to Delhi, Maharashtra and Bihar.
After a massive protest by students in February against the institute across all campuses over improper implementation of the Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship scheme (GoI PMS), the NCST had recommended the institute to waive off the dining and hostel charges for ST students.
The petitioners have now sought directions from the court that the ground to 40th floor be registered under RERA. They have also sought alternate accommodation till the demolition work of the top floors is completed.
The idea is to spread rational thought that arose during the second edition of March for Science that was held earlier this year. In Pune, the National Scientific Temper Day will be observed over two days.
On July 26, a group of flat owners, through their lawyers, wrote to Bellisimo Crown Buildmart Private Limited — a Lodha Group company — claiming that they were “forced to take possession of their flats, which were not complete as per the agreement”.
The accused, Kashinath Mandal, who hails from Jharkhand, reportedly told investigators that his friend was recently killed by alleged Naxals in his hometown and that he has since wanted to meet the Prime Minister.
OVER 6,800 in-house quota seats have been added to the pool of seats available for admission to junior colleges in the online process. Now, students have the option to apply for 99,735 vacant seats in the junior colleges across the city and suburbs.