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Pune: ILS student ends life after failing exams

Wednesday 8 January '14

Saumitra Dhoble was on vacation in his hometown Nagpur when the results were declared.
Employers now look at what students do on social media sites

Monday 6 January '14

Major companies are now looking at the data shared on social networking sites too to decide on the selection process, say placement officers.
Slowdown? Not at all, Pune bucks the trend

Monday 6 January '14

Demand for freshers and those with 0-5 years of experience rising, IT, ITES & auto sectors lead the pack: Job portal surveys
Ambulance owners threaten to go on strike, want RTO to revise tariff

Saturday 4 January '14

Say new rates fixed by the transport office too low, demand a minimum of Rs 16 per km.
Govt schemes don’t reach 93% backward caste Muslims: Study

Saturday 4 January '14

Report says 79% have no caste card, madrasas not preferred educational institutions, average family size is 4.6 members
Move to grade schools yet to take off, minister promises action

Thursday 2 January '14

The issue will be taken up on priority basis this year.
Denial of seat by minority schools: Lawyer to file PIL

Monday 30 December '13

A public interest litigation on the issue of denial of admission to children belonging to religious minority sections of the society in minority schools will be filed after court opens after vacation.
HC verdict on unaided minority schools to be challenged in SC

Monday 30 December '13

‘Ambiguities persist over aided and unaided status of schools with primary and secondary sections’
Good start to CoEP placements, 72 companies visit campus

Thursday 12 December '13

The college is in the last stages of talks with bigwigs like Facebook, LinkedIn and Adobe.
AAP urges Anna to rethink his stand

Monday 9 December '13

The Pune unit of AAP has urged social crusader Anna Hazare to change his stand and support the party.
RTE implementation slow, only 321 schools seek reserved quota fund

Saturday 7 December '13

There are 1,191 private aided and 996 private unaided schools in Pune district.
NCC tragedy: 10 months on, Parag Ingle still in coma

Tuesday 26 November '13

Parag Ingle was accidentally shot in the head by his teacher.
Board plans to make TET certificates available online

Tuesday 26 November '13

It will be easier to convert the certificates into online forms as it has never been done before.
Computers with community support system to be set up in ZP schools

Tuesday 19 November '13

Through this initiative, 3,746 schools will get at least one computer per school by March-end.
Scientific fraternity of Pune elated at top honour for Rao

Sunday 17 November '13

Prof Rao was my chemistry teacher in the 70s when I was in IIT Kanpur.
End to neglect, state set to revive teacher education

Saturday 16 November '13

The DIETs came into being in 1996 and since then there has been no upgradation process.
Our role cut to training teachers, no time for research: DIET principals

Saturday 16 November '13

Of the 363 sanctioned teaching posts, 161 are vacant. Of the 491 positions in non-teaching staff.
IIM-A, SIRF to compile data on innovative teaching methods

Saturday 16 November '13

Two workshops were also organised by IIM-A and SIRF at two District Institutes of Education and Training (DIET).
MSCERT: Special books for Class IX ‘under-performers’

Sunday 3 November '13

For students who faired poorly in the baseline exams held earlier this year. The text books are for Marathi, English and mathematics.


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