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Varsity professor suspension: Minister seeks report from V-C

Thursday 9 January '14

Meanwhile, the protesting students were detained by the BKC police. They, however, continued to protest at the campus.
MU panel revises attendance rules

Wednesday 8 January '14

A five-member committee of the university will look into the new rules.
Suspended professor vows to fight till the end

Tuesday 7 January '14

Professor Neeraj Hatekar (47), who was suspended Saturday by the Mumbai University on the grounds of violating the code of conduct and for moral turpitude, is considered one of the finest professors ...
Fresh row erupts over varsity elections as students’ body moves court, says it’s an ‘eyewash’

Tuesday 7 January '14

Earlier, candidates claimed to have received threats from political parties.
Mumbai University clears bifurcation

Tuesday 7 January '14

‘Move will help better management of affiliated colleges’
With Rs 1.6 crore sponsorship, IIT-B Techfest gets bigger this year

Thursday 2 January '14

Of the 1.6 crore collected around 1.3 crore will be used to pay for the lecturers’, artists’ travel fare and fees of some artists.
Supercars to rev up Techfest’s appeal this year

Monday 30 December '13

Over a lakh people are expected to visit the technological and innovation fair at IIT Bombay
Few takers for madrassa modernisation scheme

Monday 30 December '13

Only 160 of 1,880 Madrassas in the state have applied for the Rs 2.5-lakh aid under the ‘Dr Zakir Hussain Madrassa modernisation scheme’ ;deadline extended again
State govt grants aided status to 4,500 divisions of unaided schools

Monday 30 December '13

Teachers from 500 unaided school divisions in Mumbai stand to benefit
Mid-day meal case: Suppliers, bakery face action

Friday 27 December '13

FDA finds 4 times the prescribed colour in cupcake samples from school
‘Unaided minority schools may not reserve seats’

Thursday 26 December '13

Academicians criticise move, say schools will resort to profiteering
Uproar over singer’s ‘sexist’ slurs at IIT-B

Tuesday 24 December '13

Palash Sen made the comments during concert at Mood Indigo.
Euphoria's Palash Sen apologises day after his 'sexist' remark at IIT-B sparked row

Tuesday 24 December '13

Palash said: “Some students took offence to what I said. I apologise for that. It was meant to be humour."
State exempts principals, teachers from supervising mid-day meals, experts slam move

Tuesday 24 December '13

The move, however, has invited criticism from activists and academicians.
Parents ask wards not to have mid-day meal at Sakinaka school

Monday 23 December '13

School stops scheme; claims number of students who took ill inflated
Girl with learning disability may lose an academic year

Thursday 19 December '13

As the board exam approaches, the girl’s case is still pending with no decision taken on it yet.
MU to award marks to BSc-IT students who were given less time to write exam

Wednesday 18 December '13

The varsity has also sought an explanation from the six colleges for the goof-up.
Panel raises doubts on functioning of ashram shalas

Wednesday 4 December '13

They said ashram shalas across the state need to be checked thoroughly by the state government.
Girl with learning disability eased out by school, alleges mother

Wednesday 4 December '13

The girl was denied permission to appear for board exams privately since it is meant only for those students who have left school in the month of July.
Panel slams cops for minor accused’s custody

Wednesday 4 December '13

A young photojournalist was gangraped by five men in the Shakti mills compound on August 22 .


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