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.
THE FIRST year junior college (FYJC) admissions hit yet another roadblock Wednesday after the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court allowed minority colleges to surrender in-house quota seats under the Central Admission Process (CAP).
Rajendra Shinde, who heads the Botany department at St Xavier’s College, Mumbai, is set to become the first non-Christian principal of the college. In September, Shinde will take charge of the college that turns 150 this year.
The MMRDA will also help the university in utilising the Transferable Development Rights (TDR) it received in exchange for the 34,000 sq mt land provided to build two roads connecting BKC to Vakola and Santa Cruz-Chembur Link Road.
Many applicants, who had scored above 85 per cent, missed out on the sought-after colleges after their quota seats (minority, in-house and management) were left out of the online admission process after a high court order.