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  • US Medal of Science Conferred on Indian-American Scientist

    US Medal of Science Conferred on Indian-American Scientist

    Pune-born scientist Thomas Kailath conferred prestigious Medal of Science by US President Barack Obama for his contributions to science and technology.

  • With Eye on OBC Votes, Maharashtra Government Renames Pune University After Savitribai Phule

    With Eye on OBC Votes, Maharashtra Government Renames Pune University After Savitribai Phule

    The Prithviraj Chavan government in Maharashtra today decided to name Pune University after Savitribai Phule, a prominent social reformer of the 19th century, in yet another move aimed at retrieving the political fortunes of the Congress-NCP combine ...

  • Indian-Origin Professor Awarded Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship

    Indian-Origin Professor Awarded Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship

    An Indian-origin professor has been awarded the Fulbright-Nehru fellowship for Academic and Professional Experience to teach immunonutrition and functional foods in medical institutions across India, a press statement said.

  • Vilasrao Deshmukh liked imitating this film star

    Vilasrao Deshmukh liked imitating this film star

    In the early 1960s, a young and handsome student in Pune University harboured a secret ambition: to become a star in Bollywood. Over the years, the Bollywood dreams of Vilasrao Dagadoji Deshmukh crumbled although he resembled an upcoming star of tho...

  • Pune varsity guard shot dead

    Pune varsity guard shot dead

    A security guard of the University of Pune was shot dead by an unidentified man in the campus on Thursday night, sending shockwaves among the student community here, police said on Friday.

  • Soon, sex workers in Pune will flaunt university education

    Soon, sex workers in Pune will flaunt university education

    At a time when education is becoming big business, here's an example of a university that believes in taking learning to the masses and not differentiating between its students. In a bid to rehabilitate and empower marginalised sections of society li...

  • 60 per cent and nowhere to go

    60 per cent and nowhere to go

    Ali Aamir finds himself at the crossroads. He has scored just over 61 per cent in the Higher Secondary Exam and is waiting to get admission in Pune's Wadia College where the cut-off is 75 per cent."My daddy says that during the time he was a student getting 60 per cent marks was considered very good...

  • Symbiosis to offer liberal arts

    The new Vice-Chancellor of Symbiosis International University has joined office and coinciding with it came the announcement of plans to start a School of Liberal Arts from June 2011. The school will offer courses lasting a few weeks and also four-year degree courses in liberal arts. Vice-Chancellor...

  • Female hostellers damage CCTV cameras to protect privacy

    Female hostellers damage CCTV cameras to protect privacy

    Fed up of not being able to control boyfriends sneaking into the women's hostel and unauthorised entry of other visitors, the University of Pune (UoP) some time ago put up CCTV cameras at the main gate of the Savitribai Phule Girls' Hostel on the campus. But students are not too kicked about the ide...

  • 16-yr-old sets himself ablaze on university premises, dies

    16-yr-old sets himself ablaze on university premises, dies

    Residents of the servants' quarters at the University of Pune saw smoke emanating from one of the houses and informed the police, who broke open the door to find a teenaged boy had set himself ablaze.The police said it looked like Prashant Suresh Shinde (16) committed suicide because he was under tr...

  • University of Pune students complain of poor infrastructure

    On the second day of its visit to the University of Pune (UoP) on Tuesday, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (Naac) team interacted with the students, apart from visiting various departments. The students were asked by the team to rate the university and gave a verdict of between 8 a...

  • Iranian spy case: Details sought from Pune varsity

    The state government has shot off a letter to the University of Pune (UoP) asking what police action has been initiated in the case of the Iranian spy who was admitted as a PhD student by the UoP. The UoP received the query letter from the Mantralaya on Tuesday. However, the UoP officials concerned ...

  • Pune varsity to install CCTV cameras to curb crime

    Rattled by the ruckus created by the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and continuous thefts on the University of Pune (UoP) campus, the authorities have installed closed-circuit television cameras (CCTVs) at its entry gates to keep a close watch on visitors.While one CCTV camera has been installed a...

  • University of Pune senate elections tomorrow

    The University of Pune (UoP) senate election for teachers, post-graduate teachers and board of studies will be held on Sunday. Twenty-six teachers, six post-graduate teachers and 219 candidates for the board of studies are in the fray.There are 13 senate seats for teachers, four seats for post-gradu...

  • Vishwakarma Institute of Technology inks pact with Pennsylvania State University

    City-based Vishwakarma Institute of Technology (VIT) on Tuesday signed a pact with the Pennsylvania State University of the US. Addressing the media on Wednesday, the vice-president of Vishwakarma Group of Institute, Hemant Abhyankar, said the tie-up would prove beneficial to the students of the ins...

  • Pune University installs CCTV camera at ladies' hostel gate

    Pune University installs CCTV camera at ladies' hostel gate

    Fed up of not being able to control boyfriends sneaking into women's hostel and unauthorised entry of other visitors, Pune University officials finally put up a CCTV camera at the Savitribai Phule Girls Hostel on the campus.

  • Toilet CCTV bluff works at Pune campus

    Students and faculty members of the University of Pune are now strangely guarded every time they want to use the washroom.

  • Foreign students wary after Pune blast

    Foreign students wary after Pune blast

    Pune, a university town has 5 lakh students. 18,000 of them foreign nationals.

  • Lack of rainfall leaves sugar belt bitter

    Lack of rainfall leaves sugar belt bitter

    Pune's agricultural university is already appealing to farmers not to grow sugarcane this year.

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