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  • “Hum Kashmir mein Zabaan par chalte hain”

    It’s been a month that the lone voice has been buried in the valley after the funeral ceremony of Senior Journalist Shujaat Bukhari, Editor of Rising Kashmir, which took place on June 15. Though there is an unavowed fear among journalists, courageous journalism and reportage continue to sustain in the valley. “Hum Kashmir mein Zabaan…

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    Mumbai: State education department allows Junior colleges to begin classes after 70% seats are filled

    Mumbai: This year, the state education department has allowed colleges to begin their academic year once 70 per cent seats have been filled after the First Year Junior College (FYJC) admission process. However, colleges must submit the number of vacant and occupied seats to the department on a continuous basis so that the updated list…

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    Mumbai: 36 students debarred this year for copying and cheating in SSC exams

    Mumbai: 36 students have been debarred from appearing for Secondary School Certificate (SSC) board examination till March 2019 due to copying and cheating during examination. SSC results of 31 students have been ‘held in reserve’ as the inquiry against them is still going on while one student has been declared innocent. A total of 54…

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    Schools seek funds from Maharashtra government to implement safety measures

    Mumbai: Students of all schools will have more provisions for safety and security from this academic year as per directives from the state. School authorities claim they do not have funds to implement these initiatives and expect the state to provide funds for implementing these measures to ensure safety of children in their premises. Schools…

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    Mumbai: Over 50,000 students get admitted through RTE

    Mumbai: More than 51,155 students have been allotted admissions through Right to Education (RTE) in private unaided schools. RTE admissions will continue till there are vacant seats in private unaided schools and all students who have applied have been allotted admissions. A total of 1.96 lakh students have applied for RTE admissions this year. While…

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  • Maharashtra Class 12 HSC result 20018: Facing all odds, students still score high marks

    Mumbai: Students of Mumbai have scored high in the Class XII Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) board examinations this year, the results of which were declared on Wednesday. City junior colleges claimed they had secured 100 per cent results, with several students scoring above 90% in Science, Arts and Commerce stream. Around 2,288 students of the…

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    Mumbai: Parents shouldn’t pressurise children to score high marks, say educationists

    Mumbai: “It’s not about just high marks,” claimed educationists while advising parents not to pressurise their children to score high marks in board examinations. High marks do not define a student’s potential but skill, talent and areas of interest are the driving force of a students career as per experts. Parents often feel they have…

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    Mumbai: Shardashram to go ahead with ICSE board despite BMC warning

    Mumbai: Amidst the ongoing tussle between Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the school has decided to go ahead with starting Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) board. While, the BMC has sent a warning letter to the school stating to declare it ‘illegal’ if they continue with ICSE admissions for Class…

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    Mumbai: BMC aims to merge 63 schools

    Mumbai: Students of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools will be shifted as over 63 schools will be merged before this academic year begins in June. These schools are being merged with nearby civic-run schools as they do not have sufficient number of students attending classes. Around 90 BMC schools have been identified where the attendance…

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  • Student intake doubles in Mumbai Public Schools, 300 new teachers appointed

    Mumbai: Around 301 teachers have been appointed for Mumbai Public School (MPS) as the intake of students in these schools has doubled. MPS faced a lack of teachers but the BMC has now focussed on increasing recruitment by hiring good quality teachers. Over 27,000 students are studying in around 84 Mumbai Public Schools managed by…

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    Mumbai: Civic body to declare Shardashram School illegal if it starts ICSE board

    Mumbai: Parents of students studying at Shardashram Vidya Mandir (SVM), Dadar have opposed the school’s decision to begin admissions of Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) from Class 1 to 4. Due to this constant pressure, the civic education committee has decided to declare SVM as unauthorised if the school continues to carry on with…

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