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One-year rural service must for admission to MD/MS course

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Pune: Medical and dental students have to serve compulsory one-year bond service at government hospitals in rural areas otherwise they will not get admission in MD/ MS course, the State government has declared. The rule is mandated from academic year 2018-19. 

The State Medical Education Department issued a circular stating that students failing to complete the bond service will not be considered eligible for taking admission in MD/MS course hereafter. 

Pune: Medical and dental students have to serve compulsory one-year bond service at government hospitals in rural areas otherwise they will not get admission in MD/ MS course, the State government has declared. The rule is mandated from academic year 2018-19. 

The State Medical Education Department issued a circular stating that students failing to complete the bond service will not be considered eligible for taking admission in MD/MS course hereafter. 

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‘SC verdict will deter child marriages and marital rape’

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Pune: In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday held that a man indulging in sexual intercourse with a minor wife between the age of 15 to 18 years will be considered as rape.

This sheds light on social justice laws, like the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006, which are not implemented with the spirit and purpose for which they were enacted.  

Pune: In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday held that a man indulging in sexual intercourse with a minor wife between the age of 15 to 18 years will be considered as rape.

This sheds light on social justice laws, like the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006, which are not implemented with the spirit and purpose for which they were enacted.  

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Number of girls in medical colleges up by 45% across Maharashtra 

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Pune: A considerable increase in the number of girl students has been noticed in the field of medicine. It has increased by 45 per cent in medical colleges across Maharashtra. 

In Pune-based government medical colleges girls have been cornering around 60 per cent of the seats since 2013. In an average, around 120 out of 200 medical seats are taken by girls in government medical colleges. According to statistics, girls are not only filling the 33 per cent of the reserved seats, but are also taking the merit seats. 

Pune: A considerable increase in the number of girl students has been noticed in the field of medicine. It has increased by 45 per cent in medical colleges across Maharashtra. 

In Pune-based government medical colleges girls have been cornering around 60 per cent of the seats since 2013. In an average, around 120 out of 200 medical seats are taken by girls in government medical colleges. According to statistics, girls are not only filling the 33 per cent of the reserved seats, but are also taking the merit seats. 

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Oct 15 to be marked as Gadget Free Day

Monday, 9 October 2017

Pune: The State government has suggested to all educational institutions to observe a ‘Gadget Free Day’ once every month so that students get involved in reading activities. This was mentioned in a State government resolution directing institutions to follow ‘Wachan Prerna Day’ on the occasion of former president APJ Abdul Kalam’s birth anniversary on October 15.

Pune: The State government has suggested to all educational institutions to observe a ‘Gadget Free Day’ once every month so that students get involved in reading activities. This was mentioned in a State government resolution directing institutions to follow ‘Wachan Prerna Day’ on the occasion of former president APJ Abdul Kalam’s birth anniversary on October 15.

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CoEP experts to find solution over the increasing leakage in the concrete wall of Venna Lake dam

Sunday, 8 October 2017

A popular tourist attraction, Venna lake supplies water to Mahabaleshwar, Panchgani and 25 other surrounding villages

A popular tourist attraction, Venna lake supplies water to Mahabaleshwar, Panchgani and 25 other surrounding villages

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Nobel laureates’ connection with IUCAA

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Pune: It was a proud moment when the three physicists Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish won the Nobel Prize in Physics for detection and observation of gravitational wave project -- a feat in which Pune-based scientists also made a significant contribution. Sanjeev Dhurandhar and his team from Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) worked closely with the trio on this project.

Pune: It was a proud moment when the three physicists Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish won the Nobel Prize in Physics for detection and observation of gravitational wave project -- a feat in which Pune-based scientists also made a significant contribution. Sanjeev Dhurandhar and his team from Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) worked closely with the trio on this project.

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Lawyers, counsellors positive about SC verdict on divorce

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Adesh Kumar Goyal and Justice UU Lalit, in its order, said that “we are in the view that the period mentioned in Section 13B (2) of Hindu Marriage Act is not mandatory but directory. It will be open to the court to exercise its discretion in the backdrop of facts and circumstances of each case.”

Adesh Kumar Goyal and Justice UU Lalit, in its order, said that “we are in the view that the period mentioned in Section 13B (2) of Hindu Marriage Act is not mandatory but directory. It will be open to the court to exercise its discretion in the backdrop of facts and circumstances of each case.”

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Admissions to biz courses up 73 pc

Monday, 25 September 2017

“There has been a significant growth in the number of applications for MBA programmes. This demand has been further driven by female candidates for the full-time two-year programmes across Southeast Asia,” said Gaurav Srivastava.

“There has been a significant growth in the number of applications for MBA programmes. This demand has been further driven by female candidates for the full-time two-year programmes across Southeast Asia,” said Gaurav Srivastava.

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CoEP students help to develop smart villages

Friday, 22 September 2017

CoEP has adopted six villages in and around Pune that include Ranje, Khopi, Kusgaon of Bor Taluka, Chandavli and Shiravli of Mulshi Taluka and Khalad of Purandar Taluka. Around 200 students from all departments including civil, town planning, designing and others have participated in the project

CoEP has adopted six villages in and around Pune that include Ranje, Khopi, Kusgaon of Bor Taluka, Chandavli and Shiravli of Mulshi Taluka and Khalad of Purandar Taluka. Around 200 students from all departments including civil, town planning, designing and others have participated in the project

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50 pc waste pickers’ children have IQ level below standard

Friday, 15 September 2017

Nutrition affects cognitive development 

Nutritionist and dietician Dr Geeta Dharmatti said iron deficiency in blood provides less oxygen to the body, which does not reach the brain as well. “Iodine and thyroid play a major role in cognitive development of the brain. These intakes are responsible for keeping your energy, that maintains concentration level and focus,” she said, adding that it is necessary to check the source of calories, proteins and iodine of these children. “Marginalised children generally munch on foods like wada pav, bread products, which are cheap and easily available. These do not produce any good substance for the body,” she said.

Nutrition affects cognitive development 

Nutritionist and dietician Dr Geeta Dharmatti said iron deficiency in blood provides less oxygen to the body, which does not reach the brain as well. “Iodine and thyroid play a major role in cognitive development of the brain. These intakes are responsible for keeping your energy, that maintains concentration level and focus,” she said, adding that it is necessary to check the source of calories, proteins and iodine of these children. “Marginalised children generally munch on foods like wada pav, bread products, which are cheap and easily available. These do not produce any good substance for the body,” she said.

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