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Get your Act together to check ragging, state tells institutes

Tuesday 24 September '13

Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) issues notification asking institutes to follow anti-ragging Act
BMC's draft policy on cell towers arbitrary, say cellular operators

Saturday 21 September '13

A copy of the letter has also been submitted to the chief minister.
Days of cellphone towers on schools, hospitals may finally be over

Wednesday 18 September '13

The draft signed by BMC chief Sitaram Kunte says that permission to install only one tower on one building/wing of the building will be given.
New Act mooted to allow univs to set up sub-campuses abroad

Tuesday 17 September '13

Final draft to be placed before Cabinet: Tope
Panel to study 4 proposals for self-financed varsities

Thursday 12 September '13

The higher and technical education department has set up a scrutiny committee to examine the first four detailed project reports (DPRs) it received for setting up self-financed universities in Maharas...
Bus-ting barriers

Sunday 8 September '13

Sunita Bhogale has been driving bus ferrying kids for the last six years
Child rights panel wants criminal action against headmaster who offered liquor to minors

Saturday 7 September '13

The Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) has recommended that as a punitive measure
Child rights panel wants criminal action against headmaster who offered liquor to minors

Saturday 7 September '13

According to the report, these students misbehaved with girl students under the influence of alcohol.
Child labour a serious matter, needs to be dealt on priority: Rights panel

Thursday 5 September '13

The Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR), while acting on a complaint by an NGO on the difficulties of rescuing children working in factories, said employers and manage...
Do not deny education to children on linguistic grounds: Rights panel to state

Thursday 5 September '13

The Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) has directed the state government to take appropriate measures to ensure that children are not deprived of education on the bas...
'City's youth live on plastic money, 80% don't track spend'

Monday 2 September '13

Living life on credit is the mantra of the city’s youth, shows a new study, which concludes that while 75 per cent of those surveyed owned a credit card.
IIT-B chemical engg students get an 'honour code' to go by

Friday 30 August '13

Unethical behaviour by students of IIT Bombay’s chemical engineering department will attract strict penalties, ranging from ‘fail’ grades to rustication for a certain period
PG language courses at varsity fail to catch fancy of students

Thursday 29 August '13

Experts attribute lack of interest to ‘Vocationalisation’ of education sector, lack of permanent faculty
Few takers for post-graduate courses in country's commercial capital

Wednesday 28 August '13

The number of post-graduate students has seen a compounded annual growth rate of less than five per cent over the last four years in Mumbai University.
Sitting on a Time Bomb

Tuesday 27 August '13

A floating population and home to some of the oldest commercial hubs like Bhendi Bazaar and Crawford Market, C-Ward is an urban planner’s nightmare.
Urdu textbooks for Classes 10 and 12 riddled with errors

Monday 26 August '13

These are a few examples of glaring errors in the state's Urdu textbooks for Classes 10 and 12 this year.
Students from 4 cities top list of those clearing IIT

Tuesday 20 August '13

Four cities have accounted for nearly a third of the total students who qualified in the Joint Entrance Examination - Advanced (JEE-Advanced) of the IITs this year.
Vacant seats show ignored benchmarks

Tuesday 13 August '13

The All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE), which gives approval to these institutes, has washed its hands of the matter saying it cannot stop clearing new colleges if they fulfill the crit...
Vacant seats show ignored benchmarks

Tuesday 13 August '13

AICTE which gives approval to these institutes, has washed its hands of the matter
Street vendors in Mumbai worst off in country, reeling under multiple debts: Study

Tuesday 13 August '13

Mumbai has the highest concentration of hawkers in the country.

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