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Divyani arrest: After US court's denial, Khobragade's lawyer 'considers' other options

Thursday 9 January '14

Indictment against Khobragade will have to be filed before or on January 13.
CoEP’s satellite launch postponed to March

Wednesday 8 January '14

After being in the pipeline for several months, ISRO and CoEP had signed an MoU for the launch of the satellite.
LPG booking: Elderly not happy with IVRS

Tuesday 7 January '14

The consumers, especially senior citizens, are demanding an effective alternative system.
Disabilities fail to hold Manali back as she promotes book penned by mother

Saturday 4 January '14

Book narrates the journey of Manali from an all dependent girl to the winner of the President’s award as the ‘most creative girl’ for her project on water purification method
Country’s first girls’ school continues to face govt neglect

Friday 3 January '14

Legal battle over relocation of affected parties gets delayed as government pleader ‘skips’ hearings.
Higher education sector continues to ignore women for top posts

Wednesday 1 January '14

While the school-level education system has firmly women at its forefront, the same is not true when it comes to higher education sector.
‘Don’t get hooked to hookah, liquor; drink milk and have healthy celebrations’

Tuesday 31 December '13

With Near Year celebrations a few hours away, different organisations and experts have pitched in to dissuade youths from booze binges and revelry using waterpipe-tobacco smoking, commonly called hook...
UGC moots tough measures to safeguard students’ interests

Saturday 28 December '13

Head of universities shall be liable for ‘strict action’ for failing to enforce these regulations.
Online reforms in education gets a big push forward

Friday 27 December '13

UoP has started online delivery of question papers and extended the barcoding system to 12 of its Departments
Animation short film on RTI wins award, to hit 4,500 theatres

Wednesday 25 December '13

Titled Chakravyuh, the three-and-half minute short-film has been directed by animation filmmaker Dhvani Desai
Govt move to collect data on Maratha community students in colleges evokes mixed response

Saturday 21 December '13

The demand for inclusion of Maratha community into Other Backward Class (OBC) category has reached the educational terrain.
Skill development mission panel fails to meet even once since last year

Friday 20 December '13

A committee set up two years ago in Pune to implement the National Skill Development Mission (NSDM), a flagship scheme of the Centre, has not met even once in this year, a reply to the RTI query filed...
‘Colleges fleece students and evade action by hiding price’

Tuesday 17 December '13

Aravind Pathak, a professional who wanted to pursue law, said he spent Rs 200 on a prospectus.
UoP in ‘dark’ about GR that restricts price of college prospectus to Rs 20: RTI reply

Tuesday 17 December '13

The University of Pune has been in the ‘dark’ about the Government Resolution that prohibits affiliated colleges from charging not more than Rs 20.
25 missing in U’khand floods declared dead

Thursday 12 December '13

The Uttarakhand government has sent a list of deceased persons, whose death certificates would be issued soon.
Scent of the ragas

Thursday 12 December '13

Indian classical music has different ragas as per moods.
National Marathi literary meet set to be an ‘NCP show’

Wednesday 11 December '13

Literature enthusiasts angry, say writers and poets will be lost in the crowd of politicians at the event
HC passes strictures against use of autonomy by CoEP

Tuesday 10 December '13

The petition had challenged the “inaction” on the part of the state government to take note of the complaints with regard to teacher.
To tackle graft, colleges to have vigilance panels

Sunday 8 December '13

Anti-ragging committee, women protection committee are some of the panels colleges that should be set up.
MANS campaign in schools against firecrackers help save Rs 17 crore

Sunday 8 December '13

Campaign was also supported by big names like Sachin Tendulkar, social worker Prakash Amte.


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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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