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School harassing RTE students, claim parents

Thursday, 22 February 2018

“Although our children fall under RTE, the school has charged us Rs 6,000 as activity fees when my son was admitted in Std I last year. This year they demanded Rs 12,000. When we refused to give so much money to the school, they started ill-treating our children,” said a parent.

“Although our children fall under RTE, the school has charged us Rs 6,000 as activity fees when my son was admitted in Std I last year. This year they demanded Rs 12,000. When we refused to give so much money to the school, they started ill-treating our children,” said a parent.

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Now, college students to get course in consumers’ rights

Thursday, 15 February 2018

The UGC letter reads, “Greater involvement of students in the consumer movement will enhance the pace at which the ideals of the movement percolate far and wide in society."

The UGC letter reads, “Greater involvement of students in the consumer movement will enhance the pace at which the ideals of the movement percolate far and wide in society."

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NEET mandatory for students to study medicine abroad

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

"Now, by making NEET compulsory, the students who would want to pursue medical courses later will be unable to do so,” said Dr Amit Gupta

"Now, by making NEET compulsory, the students who would want to pursue medical courses later will be unable to do so,” said Dr Amit Gupta

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‘Country needs more neurologists’

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

“Even 40-50 per cent of epilepsy patients go untreated in India,” Dr Ichaporia told Sakal Times. 

“Even 40-50 per cent of epilepsy patients go untreated in India,” Dr Ichaporia told Sakal Times. 

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Marathi speakers from K’taka need not give domicile proof

Sunday, 4 February 2018

Pune: The prerequisite of submitting domicile certificates for admission to post-graduate government medical and dental colleges in Maharashtra has been relaxed for Marathi-speaking students from the Maharashtra-Karnataka border, as per instructions from the Maharashtra Medical Education Department.

Pune: The prerequisite of submitting domicile certificates for admission to post-graduate government medical and dental colleges in Maharashtra has been relaxed for Marathi-speaking students from the Maharashtra-Karnataka border, as per instructions from the Maharashtra Medical Education Department.

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‘Education sector needs at least 6 pc allocation’

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Pune: City-based educationists have said the Central government should look at the education sector as an investment sector for better future, and not as a profit-making one, while allocating the budget for education. 

Interestingly, last year, 3.17 per cent budget allocations out of the total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) had disappointed experts in the field. Over the past few years, education expenditure has been on the decline. In context to this, Sakal Times spoke to educationists about expectations from Thursday’s budget. 

Pune: City-based educationists have said the Central government should look at the education sector as an investment sector for better future, and not as a profit-making one, while allocating the budget for education. 

Interestingly, last year, 3.17 per cent budget allocations out of the total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) had disappointed experts in the field. Over the past few years, education expenditure has been on the decline. In context to this, Sakal Times spoke to educationists about expectations from Thursday’s budget. 

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EMEDICOZ APP BRINGS TOGETHER DOCTORS AND MEDICAL STUDENTS FOR SPREADING KNOWLEGE

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Pune: To ease the pressure on medical students and expand the horizon of knowledge among doctors and medical students, eMedicoz, a medical education-centric mobile application for building a professional network among medical students, doctors and healthcare professionals has been launched in India.

Pune: To ease the pressure on medical students and expand the horizon of knowledge among doctors and medical students, eMedicoz, a medical education-centric mobile application for building a professional network among medical students, doctors and healthcare professionals has been launched in India.

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Stop politicising ‘triple talaq’ issue, say activists

Monday, 29 January 2018

Speaking to Sakal Times, Shamsuddin Tamboli, President of Muslim Satyashodhak Mandal (MSM), disappointed by the logjam, said that issues of Muslim community remain a matter of debate and a political agenda to succeed in politics.
Politicising the issue

Speaking to Sakal Times, Shamsuddin Tamboli, President of Muslim Satyashodhak Mandal (MSM), disappointed by the logjam, said that issues of Muslim community remain a matter of debate and a political agenda to succeed in politics.
Politicising the issue

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Sensitivity among people has been lost... Be careful, India!

Saturday, 27 January 2018

In the wake of the controversies associated with the film, Padmaavat, the nation has witnessed arson protests which magnified by the time of the release.

The film tells the story of 14th-century Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler. The film is an adaptation from 1550 Malik Muhammad Jayasi’s epic poem Padmavat, a historic fiction about the siege of Chittor by Alauddin Khilji.

In the wake of the controversies associated with the film, Padmaavat, the nation has witnessed arson protests which magnified by the time of the release.

The film tells the story of 14th-century Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler. The film is an adaptation from 1550 Malik Muhammad Jayasi’s epic poem Padmavat, a historic fiction about the siege of Chittor by Alauddin Khilji.

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Continue RTE admissions or face de-recognition: Maharashtra govt to schools

Saturday, 27 January 2018

Pune: Private and unaided schools in the city have received a letter from the State government to continue Right to Education (RTE) admissions, failing which they will be de-recognised.

The Independent English School Association has claimed that the government is yet to remunerate around Rs 800 crore for RTE admissions. However, RTE activist from the city questioned why private schools hadn't taken up this issue during the academic year.

Pune: Private and unaided schools in the city have received a letter from the State government to continue Right to Education (RTE) admissions, failing which they will be de-recognised.

The Independent English School Association has claimed that the government is yet to remunerate around Rs 800 crore for RTE admissions. However, RTE activist from the city questioned why private schools hadn't taken up this issue during the academic year.

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