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  • Panel presents proposals to raise quality of civic schools

    A federation of members of BMC's school management committees from various wards and public schools has presented a set of proposals like ID cards for schoolchildren, timely delivery of items provided to kids as well as implementation of a disaster plan to raise the quality of the civic...

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 7:40am
  • Powai family gets maid educated so she can get a better job

    Swati Gupta, 19, was forced to work as a maid so she could support her family after her father passed away. However, the Vashishts, whom she worked for, soon realised that she was meant for better things.

    Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 6:25am
  • After losing feet in bus accident, father of 2 awaits compensation

    On the eve of 2013 Arun Ghule boarded a private luxury bus in Borivli to travel home to his wife and two kids in Aurangabad. A little after midnight the bus crashed into a trailer carrying steel plates on the Ahmednagar-Pune highway. Ghule and some other travellers were seriously hurt. When he...

    Friday, 25 July 2014 - 6:35am
  • Abysmal lack of experts for treating kids with disabilities

    While the numbers of children with learning disability (LD), autism and cerebral palsy are increasing every year in India, the number of genuine remedial educators, psychologists and counselors are dismally low. According to the city experts, many people are claiming to be counselors and special...

    Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 6:30am
  • Parents of Kandivli school allege son abused by bus driver

    Parents of one of the students in Pawar Public School at Kandivli has reportedly filed a complaint against one of the cleaners of the school bus saying he physically abused their son studying in junior kindergarten. They have also approached the police. The school has now removed the cleaner, but...

    Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 8:00am
  • BMC fails to repair own school, faces flak from irate parents

    Repeated complaints of parents to BMC authorities and the reports being published in dna on June 5 about the bad state of BMC's Sitaram Mill Compound (SMC) Marathi and English medium school at NM Joshi Marg, seem to all have been in vain. BMC has failed to conduct major repairs in their own school...

    Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 6:10am
  • Offline cut-off list for Junior College in Mumbai to be declared on Monday

    Colleges will declare the offline cut-off merit list today for students who have applied for admission in First Year Junior College (FYJC). Tuesday was the last day to submit applications. The number of students, who have applied for offline admission is more than the number of seats available.

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 6:15am
  • New audiology lab for children coming up in Goregaon

    Parents have a reason to smile. The New Horizons Child Development Centre (NHCDC), Goregaon is to set up an audiology centre. It will not only screen children above 2 years but also newborns. According to Dr Waheeda Pagarkar, consultant for audio vestibular medicine, the level of deafness is higher...

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 7:50am
  • Study tour to Singapore for Maharashtra educationists

    Around 13 educationists from various education departments across the state are heading for a study tour at Singapore on July 19. According to senior education officials from Mantralay, the tour will span over four days. Higher authorities in the education department shortlisted 22 officials from...

    Friday, 18 July 2014 - 7:05am
  • FYJC: Offline admission process to start at 1pm today

    Thursday was the last day for online admission to First Year Junior College (FYJC) in city colleges. Those seats that now remain vacant will be available for students who seek admission offline. After the third merit list, around 74,109 seats had remained vacant. And after the online admission...

    Friday, 18 July 2014 - 6:35am

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