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‘Apply rules for coaching classes too’

School principals have said that while they are expected to abide by rules laid down by the education department regarding picnics and excursions, coaching classes take students to resorts as a result

09 Feb 2016 1:30 AM

Experts warn on dangers of DP 2034

The Mumbai development plan 2034 that the BMC is expected to announce soon will be disastrous for Mumbaikars as it is developer oriented and encourages vertical growth — which will leave in its wake d

07 Feb 2016 12:23 AM

University of Mumbai panel talks net neutrality

The Department of Civics and Politics, University of Mumbai, organised a panel discussion on differential pricing.

04 Feb 2016 6:35 AM

Women school bus drivers plan hits roadblock

Transport department denied permits to 52 female drivers, says they need one year experience driving public transport

28 Jan 2016 1:50 AM

Schools committee confirms Republic Day parade at Bandra

While the Republic Day parade at Marine Drive may have been called off, the Brihanmumbai Inter-School Republic Day (BIRD) committee has confirmed the parade at Bandstand in Bandra.

25 Jan 2016 4:57 AM


ABVP office in Matunga attacked

Unknown assailants attacked and ransacked the Matunga office of the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Saturday afternoon.

24 Jan 2016 6:51 AM

ABVP office attacked in Mumbai

Unknown assailants attacked and ransacked the Matunga office of the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad on Saturday afternoon.

24 Jan 2016 5:43 AM

Notices to 3 schools over RTE violation

The BMC’s education department has issued withdrawal of recognition notices to three schools in Mumbai after they refused to admit students who were allotted seats in these schools.

22 Jan 2016 2:11 AM

‘RSS ideology against India’s spirit’

Rahul also says that BJP has been replicating Cong’s successful initiatives

17 Jan 2016 1:33 AM

Research comes to standstill at Mumbai University

New research has come to a standstill in the University of Mumbai, as the Research Recognition Committee (RRC), which confirms research titles as well as recognises guides, has been defunct for the pa

16 Jan 2016 1:25 AM


Mumbai University convocation to break tradition

The convocation ceremony of the University of Mumbai to be held on January 14 at Fort will be one of the rare occasions when the degrees will not be pronounced by the deans of the individual faculties

14 Jan 2016 6:22 AM

IITians hold forum to discuss student suicides

A student group consisting mostly of IITians, a few other institutions and other social strata has decided to discuss the issue of increasing number of students committing suicide.

12 Jan 2016 4:55 AM

School bus owners organise session against molestation

The recent incident in which a nine-year-old was allegedly molested by a contractual employee in a Dadar school, has prompted the school bus owners association (SBOA) to organise a counselling session

12 Jan 2016 1:24 AM

Answer books to be personalised

In a bid to make the examination process free of malpractices, the ICSE board has decided to introduce personalised answer books for students appearing for the ICSE and ISC exams from this year.

09 Jan 2016 12:38 AM

Body for out-of-school kids axed

While the state government is making all efforts to get out-of-school children back in school, the BMC has disbanded a committee that was set up in 1985 to do the job of finding out of school children

07 Jan 2016 6:27 AM


Mumbai University email embarrasses candidates

A faux pas by the University of Mumbai had caused it a lot of embarrassment after a confidential email sent to interviewees for vacant posts informing them of postponement of the interview went out to

05 Jan 2016 4:35 AM

Mumbai schools get online for nursery, KG admissions

Around 100 Mumbai schools have got together and started an online admission process for nursery and junior kindergarten (KG) classes.

03 Jan 2016 12:51 AM

Students warm up to fighting robots

The heavy dose of dueling robots during the recently concluded technological festivals at IIT-B and VJTI coupled with the influence of the Hollywood science fiction movie Real Steel, which depicted bo

02 Jan 2016 3:21 AM

Flashback 2015: Weight off kids’ shoulders

The year 2015 saw a major effort by the government to reduce the weight of school bags.

31 Dec 2015 1:07 AM

Techies hope to give new Disha to dementia patients

Students of the Veermata Jijabai Institute of Technology (VJTI) may have a solution for people suffering from dementia and help them venture out of their homes independently without having someone to

29 Dec 2015 5:10 AM