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Rehab of hawkers: TISS to begin pilot study in Chembur, Vile Parle

Saturday 10 August '13

Six months after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) first proposed to rope in Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to look into the rehabilitation of hawkers in Mumbai, it has been final...
IIT JEE success skewed in favour of urban, high-income students

Thursday 8 August '13

Analysis reveals students from higher-income families enjoyed greater success in JEE 2012.
Education in Maharashtra: Tech, MBA take a back seat

Wednesday 7 August '13

Maharashtra, once a key education destination, grapples with vacant seats in colleges.
Proposal to change hiring rules for forensic science labs pending for over two years now

Monday 5 August '13

BSc, MSc students at institutes of forensic science currently not eligible
Now, owner NOC must to set up cellphone tower on building

Friday 2 August '13

DoT guidelines, however, do not require operators to obtain consent of 70% of members of a society.
Minor claims torture by mother, panel orders probe

Sunday 28 July '13

Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) has asked the district child protection unit (DCPU) and Dr Samir Dalwai, a developmental pediatrician
Release of funds to improve engg colleges delayed

Sunday 28 July '13

State is struggling to fill seats
Read this to read better

Sunday 28 July '13

The Eternal Library helps individuals, offices and businesses set up, manage and run reading spaces
Minor claims torture by mother, panel orders probe

Sunday 28 July '13

Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) has asked the district child protection unit (DCPU) and Dr Samir Dalwai
Release of funds to improve engg colleges delayed

Sunday 28 July '13

State is struggling to fill seats
IIT-B contest to stimulate hunger for robotics

Saturday 27 July '13

Aim is to hike vegetable yield to feed increasing population
IIT-B contest to stimulate hunger for robotics

Saturday 27 July '13

Aim is to hike vegetable yield to feed increasing population
Nothing in footage to show autistic child was tortured: Panel

Thursday 25 July '13

Even as family members of an 11-year-old autistic child have complained he was physically tortured and traumatised by his therapist
20K MBA, 53K engg seats may find no takers

Saturday 20 July '13

Despite the directorate of technical education (DTE) conducting multiple rounds of admission, 23,286 management and 53,022 engineering seats have not been filled in the state.
Over 200 IIT seats find no takers

Thursday 18 July '13

Most vacancies in courses not perceived to guarantee best jobs, fat cheques
Child rights commission cries for attention

Thursday 18 July '13

A recent letter to Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) accuses a housing society of subjecting a five-year-old to “emotional, mental and sexual harassment” after he ur...
IIT-B’s advisory to parents may be ‘net’ loss for students

Tuesday 16 July '13

IIT Bombay, stating that students tend to get distracted by excessive gaming or internet browsing, has written to parents
Surgeons in 3 Mumbai hospitals conduct India's first domino kidney transplant

Tuesday 16 July '13

The transplant involved five patients and a donor from the family of each.
Most OBC students take quota route

Monday 15 July '13

Only a few candidates from the Other Backward Class have secured a seat in an institute of their choice in the open category this year in IITs.
Most OBC students take quota route

Monday 15 July '13

The exact figure would be compiled only after the round three of admission gets over

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