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Under Right to Education this year: 68 more schools but 1,200 fewer seats in Pune
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

Only 15,725 seats in 849 schools are available this year for students from the economically and socially weaker sections of society

Pune: Parents, schools see red over plan to scrap CBSE-i
Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Of the 50-odd schools offering the international curriculum across the country, two schools are from Pune.

Pune: Officer asks schools to pay respect to freedom fighters, backtracks
Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Tanaji Ghadge quickly withdrew the offending letter and instructions to schools.

Optional practical training: Students eyeing US dream worried over new order
Wed, Feb 01, 2017

According to news reports, as part of Donald Trump’s broader policy on immigration, reducing the length of post-study work visa is under serious consideration.

We must honour our failures, says director of newly-formed IIT-Bhilai
Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Meanwhile, talking about his upcoming responsibility, Moona said he is aware of the pressure of performance on IIT students and said he would work to ease the pressure.

Nalanda University Chancellor Vijay Bhatkar defends links with RSS arm
Sun, Jan 29, 2017

While much is being spoken on the social media and academic circles about the saffronisation of one of India’s most promising universities, Bhatkar claims that he is unfazed by the criticism.

Maharashtra revises age criteria for school admissions, pushes cut-off date to September 30
Sat, Jan 28, 2017

In January 2015, the department had issued a GR that said all students seeking admissions in Class I must have completed six years of age,On Wednesday, the state school education department issued a government resolution (GR) in this regard bringing forth a mixed bag of reactions from schools and parents.

Pune: New anti-graft GR irks private schools
Wed, Jan 25, 2017

GR gives state the power to treat pvt staffers like govt employees in graft cases.

New anti-graft Government Resolution irks private schools in Pune
Wed, Jan 25, 2017

Private schools, however, argue that since the government does not pay for their salaries, it should stay out of their matters and allow them to take action against errant staff.

Sinhagad case: Two days after suicide, ambulance provided at hostel complex
Tue, Jan 17, 2017

The roommates had brought his body down and tried convincing hostel authorities to arrange for an ambulance but were not given a proper response.

Maharashtra education dept’s move to award extra marks for fine arts not fair, say students
Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Earlier this week, the Maharashtra government announced that state board students, proficient in drawing, classical and folk arts, would get 10 to 25 extra marks in Secondary School Certificate exams.

Pune college student ‘commits suicide’: ‘No ambulance, no help’ was taken to hospital on bike
Fri, Jan 13, 2017

Students claim hostel authorities refused to help and some misbehaved with them, college launches probe