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Vijay Singh

Singh is a journalist, writer and filmmaker living in Paris

National student kills himself
Wed, Mar 11, 1998

MUMBAI, March 10: Mystery shrouds the death of an 18-year-old student of R D National College in Bandra who committed suicide on Monday nigh...

Ban on girls visiting professors’ houses
Tue, Feb 24, 1998

MUMBAI, February 23: The state department of higher education has banned female college students from visiting their male teachers' residenc...

Rs 5.20 crore UGC grant for university
Wed, Feb 18, 1998

MUMBAI, February 17: For the first time ever, a massive grant of Rs 5.20 crore has been provided by the University Grants Commission (UGC) t...

Budget committee member protests VC’s "extravagance"
Tue, Feb 17, 1998

MUMBAI, February 16: In an unprecedented move, a member of the Mumbai University Budget Committee has strongly opposed certain alleged irreg...

Politicians’ MPty promises
Mon, Feb 16, 1998

MUMBAI, February 15: Narsamahallu Kadri, a resident of Kalina slums, calls it the ``Yempty Promises Fund'' in his heavily accented tongue. B...

State dumps Shakespeare
Tue, Jan 27, 1998

®MUMBAI, January 25: William Shakespeare, Keats, Shelly, Robert Browning. Two years after the new-course English text books were ...

State dumps Shakespeare
Mon, Jan 26, 1998

®MUMBAI, January 25: William Shakespeare, Keats, Shelly, Robert Browning. Two years after the new-course English text books were ...

A `phantom thief’ walks the corridors of Jai Hind college
Sat, Jan 17, 1998

MUMBAI, January 16: A `phantom thief' seems to be on the prowl at Jai Hind college, Churchgate. Students returning to class after their vaca...

Lack of grant kills proposal for college counsellors
Wed, Jan 14, 1998

MUMBAI, January 13: Almost 90 percent of the colleges affiliated to the Mumbai University have not appointed any counsellors despite a direc...

No one cares for me, rues Sandeep
Fri, Jan 09, 1998

January 8: In a ghastly coincidence, two teenagers tried to kill themselves at almost the same time at different locations within a range of...

Latur Pattern looks to repeat success in city
Wed, Jan 07, 1998

January 6: Latur's toppers-churning machine is arriving in Mumbai - its called simply the Latur Pattern.With only 70 days left for the comme...

Suicide: Principal doubt at parents’ door
Sat, Dec 27, 1997

December 26: The principal of Bhavan's College of Arts, Science and Commerce at Andheri, D B Kadam, was worried by the increasing cases of ...

Alert: undergraduate lecturer on the loose
Sat, Dec 20, 1997

MUMBAI, December 19: Colleges across the state are being warned against a ``self-made'' English lecturer. Sudarshan Kadam - described in a ...

Govt order is principal doubt
Thu, Nov 27, 1997

November 26: Disturbed by the failure of most colleges to fill up the new post of vice-principal in junior colleges, the deputy director of...

VC’s car takes university norms for a ride
Fri, Nov 21, 1997

MUMBAI, November 20: The spanking new Opel Astra car recently purchased by the University of Mumbai for the official use of the vice-chance...

Principal alleges torture by management
Tue, Nov 18, 1997

MUMBAI, November 17: Three persons including two close relatives of the Chairman of the BMC Standing Committee Sardar Tara Singh were arres...

Varsity gives zero to NAAC manual
Fri, Nov 14, 1997

November 12: The Mumbai University's Department of Statistics has severely criticised the manner in which the National Assessment and Accre...

Varsity gives zero to NAAC manual
Thu, Nov 13, 1997

November 12: The Mumbai University's Department of Statistics has severely criticised the manner in which the National Assessment and Accre...

Shut Aksa, cry mourning kin
Wed, Nov 05, 1997

MUMBAI, November 4: Among the band of revellers at the Aksa beach this afternoon, there lay an unusual sight. Clad in spotless white, a fra...

Robbers play adult games with children’s toys
Mon, Nov 03, 1997

November 2: In the superhit film Sholay two happy-go-lucky `reel' convicts Amitabh and Dharmendra had passed off a wooden stick as a revolv...

Police bust gangs of teen robbers
Tue, Oct 07, 1997

OCTOBER 6: The Colaba police solved a record 35 cases of armed dacoities and house-breakings with the arrest of two local gangs of boys in ...

Excess teachers, no vacancies
Mon, Jul 28, 1997

July 27: Forty three university-affiliated degree colleges in the city are losing their patience over a recent government policy that has s...

"Helpful" university clerk suspended
Sat, Jul 19, 1997

July 18: A senior clerk-cum-typist from the Kalina campus of Mumbai University has been suspended for offering to forge signatures of unive...

Varsity study turns college hierarchy on its head
Fri, Jul 11, 1997

July 10: They say there are two kinds of statistics -- the kind you look up and the kind you cook up. Mumbai University's Department of Sta...

Thousands of college seats still up for grabs
Tue, Jul 08, 1997

MUMBAI, July 7: Despite the concern over the so-called `seat crunch' in degree colleges, there are still over 2000 seats lying vacant in ea...

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