Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta, edited by Samira Shaikh | Saturday December 15, 2012
52-year-old Professor Sandeep Desai is a familiar face on Mumbai's local trains. He goes around begging on the crowded local trains to raise funds for running English medium schools for underprivileged children in rural Maharashtra and Rajasthan. Des...
People | Agencies | Wednesday November 21, 2012
Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, who was executed on Wednesday, was a school drop-out from a small village in Pakistan who earned infamy as the sole surviving gunman from the 26/11 Mumbai attacks of 2008.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday October 24, 2012
Although Navi Mumbai has earned the title of a 21st century city owing to its state-of-the-art infrastructure and civic facilities, one area within its jurisdiction does not have a school. Due to which nearly 300 students from Sambhaji Nagar Warlipad...
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 13, 2012
School students today took out a rally in support of Pakistani teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai, who was critically injured after being shot, allegedly by the Taliban.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Friday October 5, 2012
If you are a parent of a year-old infant who you want to educate in an upscale English medium school, it might be a good idea to give the nappies and bottles a wide berth for a day and make a trip to the school of your choice to make sure they still ...
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday September 17, 2012
A Shiv Sena rally against price rise yesterday was reminiscent of the old-school protest from the 1990s, involving as it did the banging of steel plates with spoons while bicycles and bullock carts trundled along the streets.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday September 12, 2012
More than 15 students from Kendriya Vidyalaya in Kanjurmarg have complained against their Physical Training (PT) teacher Sandhya Singh alleging that she kept them hungry while they participated in an athletic competition in Kandivli. Singh allegedly ...
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday August 1, 2012
While schools are generally the best place to go to quench one's thirst for knowledge, the students of Kendriya Vidyalaya at Kanjurmarg are faced with a different kind of thirst. With taps and drinking water facilities running dry for two years now, ...
Mumbai News | Saurabh Gupta | Thursday July 26, 2012
In a landmark decision that will change the face of municipal education in Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to privatise schools amid vehement opposition from Congress-NCP councillors.
Riya Chakravarty | Tuesday July 24, 2012
Actor Imran Khan has hired a language teacher to perfect the finer nuances of the Haryanvi dialect for his role in Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday July 19, 2012
A day after MiD DAY reported on the travails of a retired army man and his wife to secure admission for their 'special needs' child in any of the city's 'regular' schools, Dunnes School in Colaba opened its gates to the boy.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday July 18, 2012
Admission season is admittedly a stressful time for all parents, but for Lt Colonel (retd) S K Tewari and his wife, the ordeal has stretched to painful proportions. For months now, the former army man and his wife have been going from one school to a...
Press Trust of India | Friday July 13, 2012
Two Mumbai school boys, Hriday Vaswani and Vignesh Naiker, have been chosen for a week-long training stint at the Manchester United Soccer Schools(MUSS) Global Residential Programme in the UK to be held from July 15 to 20.
Meerut News | mid-day.com | Thursday July 12, 2012
A 12-year-old school-going boy was luckless enough to get hit by a speeding biker, but was fortunate to be found by a Good Samaritan, who took him to hospital and even deposited his gold chain with the doctors as collateral for the medical expenses.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Friday July 6, 2012
A woman teacher, 35-year-old Archana Bacche, with the Rambhau Mhalgi Secondary and Higher Secondary School in Kadus, Khed taluka, was sacked after she complained about sexual harassment by some people in the school.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday July 3, 2012
All's fair in love, war and political feuds - even depriving your estranged uncle his daily cigarette fix. Last week, the Yuva Sena, led by Sena cub Aaditya Thackeray, flagged off a 'drive' against shops and tapris selling cigarettes near school prem...
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Friday June 29, 2012
A 12-year-old boy who had been run over by a private school bus met with a tragic death on Wednesday after failing to get adequate treatment in time. The bus driver, Deepak Rajaram Ghurav, 49, who ran over the sixth standard student, has been arreste...
Lovely M | Friday June 8, 2012
After Mumbai and Delhi, film producer Ekta Kapoor is all set to open a branch of her media school, Institute Of Creative Excellence, in Bangalore.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday May 31, 2012
Kharadi resident Nandini Abhikitdas Mitra , who is the principal of the school, and her driver Bappa Karmokar alias Sushant , sent several SMSes from SIM cards procured under assumed names to management officials, parents of students and staffers, a...
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 25, 2012
School Education Minister Rajendra Darda told reporters that 79.60 per cent girls and 70.32 per cent boys passed the examination.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday May 22, 2012
With the number of std IX students failing to secure a minimum of 25 per cent marks in their final exams in their maths and science papers rising this year, city-based schools are a worried lot. School principals believe that special efforts are requ...
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday May 22, 2012
In case the Ulhasnagar municipal workers were missing, or had missed out on, standing outside classrooms in punishment for reaching school late, Monday provided them a refreshing adult version of the old lesson in punctuality. Around 10.35 am, over 1...
Press Trust of India | Monday April 30, 2012
Talented Mumbai schoolboy Prithvi Shaw is to head for England to be with 157-year-old educational institution, Cheadle Hulme School, in Manchester for the three-month summer semester.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday April 23, 2012
It's not often that you hear a five-year-old wanting to stay back in school after classes. But, in the case of the leopard that ventured in to the National Education Society school in Mulund West on Saturday, its desire to hang about in the school pr...