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Will Aditya Thackeray fall short of his goal

Yuva Sena chief and Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) chairman Aditya Thackeray’s ambitious initiative to build a football ground at Bandra Reclamation has run into controversy.

24 Aug 2016 2:04 AM

St Stanislaus goes solar to save on power bills

In a bid to cut down expenses, St Stanislaus High School, a semi-aided school in Bandra, has turned to generating power for itself by installing solar panels.

22 Aug 2016 2:20 AM

ITI admissions held till wee hrs

Thousands of students who applied for admissions for vocational courses in the ITIs and polytechnics on the last day, on Tuesday, had to allegedly wait till 3 am the next day for the completion of the

19 Aug 2016 2:04 AM

Cops undertake data mining for SMS service

Gearing up for the launch of a mobile messaging service that will not only send traffic updates but also notices in case of traffic rule violations, the traffic police has started collecting informati

18 Aug 2016 6:00 AM

Appoint permanent teachers in 35 law colleges, says BCI

Cracking the whip on 35 government law colleges in Maharashtra, Bar Council of India (BCI), has asked the state higher and technical education ministry to appoint permanent teachers in these instituti

12 Aug 2016 1:32 AM


Bar Council to derecognise ‘rebel’ colleges

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has decided to crack the whip on law colleges in the state after some colleges and their principals were found creating unrest among all the colleges in the state and de

10 Aug 2016 2:01 AM

Students fret as Mumbai University schedule clashes with ICAI exams

The recently announced examination schedule for the second half of 2016 by the University of Mumbai has sent final year students of the commerce stream into a tizzy as the dates will be clashing with

07 Aug 2016 1:58 AM

MP starts campaign against enemy property bill

Even as the Select Committee appointed by the Rajya Sabha to discuss the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill 2016 suggested strongly that the bill must not be passed in its current form, th

04 Aug 2016 1:33 AM

Guest house that fell to Saddam Hussain revived in Iraq

The Shia Khojas from Mumbai have managed to refurbish and revive a guest house in the city of Najaf, Iraq that is owned by a philanthropist organisation of the community for more than 100 years but ha

01 Aug 2016 1:39 AM

State to curb forced-buying in schools

In a bid to clamp down on schools accused of forcing parents to shell out more money than the prevalent market rate for school uniforms, books and stationery, the state education department has decide

29 Jul 2016 4:37 AM


‘Focus on studies, not events’

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) had instructed its senior students to refrain from pressurising freshmen students to join various extra curricular activities that are held on the ca

27 Jul 2016 7:11 AM

Mumbai University, don’t appease politicians: Vinod Tawde

Education minister Vinod Tawde on Monday lambasted the University of Mumbai for resorting to appeasement of politicians rather than doing its duty towards stakeholders.

19 Jul 2016 1:43 AM

Notice issued to Jai Hind college over fee collection

The joint director of higher education has issued a showcause notice to Jai Hind College demanding to know why criminal action should not be initiated against the principal of the college for collecti

15 Jul 2016 1:41 AM

Maharashtra telling BMC to compromise RTE rules

Brihanmumbai Mahapalika Shikshak Sabha said CM assured regularisation of schools that do not conform to RTE Act norms

13 Jul 2016 7:37 AM

State to crack whip on builders

In a move to check builders from fleecing flat buyers and flouting norms, the state special inspector general of police has issued a circular to commissioners of all zones to register complaints again

05 Jul 2016 1:49 AM


Fine arts courses admissions deferred

The Centralised Admission Process for admission to applied arts and fine arts courses in the state have been suspended for a couple of days after students complained of the marks they secured in the M

23 Jun 2016 1:39 AM

Schools will take in less students from this year

The Archdiocese Board of Education (ABE) has decided to restrict the intake capacity of the schools under it to ensure imparting of quality education, as well as restrict overburdening of the teachers

08 Jun 2016 7:36 AM

Use zakat to secure prisoners’ release: Group

A citizen group of Muslim professionals in Maharashtra and Gujarat have appealed to the devotees to use the zakat they pay during the month of Ramzan to help secure the release of hapless persons lang

08 Jun 2016 2:47 AM

Look into demand for Sunni Muslims Cemetery in draft DP: CM

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has directed BMC commissioner Ajoy Mehta to look sympathetically into the demands of Bandra and Khar (west) residents of including a cemetery for Sunni Muslims in the

01 Jun 2016 7:05 AM