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Print organ donation pledge on I-cards of students, MU tells colleges.

Saturday 16 November '13

From the next academic year, colleges affiliated to Mumbai University have been instructed to print an organ donation pledge on the identity cards of their students.
Revamped Nehru Centre library to open today

Thursday 14 November '13

The idea is to make the reading area a lively and attractive space for adults and children.
Towers of contention

Wednesday 13 November '13

In the last 24 months, there have been at least seven policy drafts by the three agencies.
MU policy to help students in matters beyond curriculum

Monday 28 October '13

a first in state, the policy aims to encourage students to give up tobacco, alcohol and impart sex education.
9-year-old autistic child can study in regular school, says panel

Wednesday 23 October '13

MSCPCR rejects Jamnabai Narsee’s plea to shift the child to a special school.
9-year-old autistic child can study in regular school: Panel

Thursday 24 October '13

The commission observed that the matter was dealt under the provisions of the Right to Education Act.
BMC says no towers within 100 m of schools, hospitals; state proposes easing it to 3 m

Wednesday 23 October '13

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) guidelines issued on August 1 do not specify any such safe distance for installation of antennaes.
Man who keeps a keen eye on cyclones

Tuesday 15 October '13

IIT-B's Prof Kapil Gupta, the first to warn NDMA about Phailin, is known as perennial researcher by colleagues, students
The little grandmaster

Sunday 13 October '13

At 8, Ruhaan Mahindru is state chess champion and part of Indian team in U-8 world youth chess championships
IIT-B looks beyond ‘geekiness’ to ensure job-fit students

Thursday 10 October '13

3 external agencies gauge students on body language, communication skills, influence of mother tongue.
Half IIT qualifiers have fathers in government services, business

Monday 7 October '13

Most of the successful candidates had educationally qualified fathers.
Ailing activist gives consent to Jaitapur nuclear project, aides allege betrayal

Sunday 6 October '13

Gavankar, 60, is suffering from lung cancer, and cites ill-health for the move.
Ailing activist gives consent to Jaitapur nuclear project, aides allege betrayal

Sunday 6 October '13

Pravin Gavankar, 60, is suffering from lung cancer, and cites ill-health for the move.
IIT-B's 'Eureka' moment: Over 100 foreign entries

Saturday 5 October '13

In all, 5,800 entries to vie for a prize money of Rs 45 lakh
‘Important for scientists to publish work globally’

Friday 4 October '13

Recipient of this year’s Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prize, Dr Eknath Ghate and Dr Amol Dighe, said that in science, it is important to publish and publicise one’s work globally.
‘Important for scientists to publish work globally’

Friday 4 October '13

Ghate specialises in number theory, a branch of pure mathematics.
‘Important for scientists to publish work globally’

Friday 4 October '13

Dr Eknath Ghate and Dr Amol Dighe recipient of this year’s Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prize, said that in science, it is important to publish and publicise one’s work globally.
SSA: 63.44% teachers’ posts vacant in state

Thursday 3 October '13

MHRD report has Maharashtra among top 10 states with most vacancies
Less than 2% depts at state polytechnics are valid: Report

Friday 27 September '13

MSBTE says most of the 450-odd institutes have not taken cognisance of its directions on accreditation
In a first, policy for child artistes on anvil

Friday 27 September '13

MSCPCR:Draft policy says these children should be told about their rights; stresses on child labour

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