India News | Edited by Bhagyashree Pandey | Tuesday January 3, 2017
Born on January 3, 1831, Savitribai Phule was a social reformer and poet. Many of her poems were against discrimination and propagated education. She is regarded as an important figure in Maharashtra's social reform movements. Along with her husband, Jyotirao Phule, she played a major role in the struggle for women's rights in India during the Brit...
People | Edited by Bhagyashree Pandey | Tuesday January 3, 2017
Hailed as the country's first woman teacher, Savitribai Phule was also a social worker and a poet. Born on January 3, 1831, 2017 marks her 186th birth year. Savitribai Phule is credited with laying the foundation of education opportunities for women in India and played a major role in improving women's rights in the country during the British Raj. ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 30, 2016
Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today said good education was key to any country's sustainable progress, and the government was launching several initiatives to reverse the 'brain drain'.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 15, 2016
After his visit to Nagpur, Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar will next week meet the students of FTII here who had protested against Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as the chairman of the institute.
Pune News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2016
Journalism students at an institute in Pune have claimed that they were threatened against inviting JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar for a discussion. They alleged that this was done by a suspected activist of BJP's youth wing, police said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 2, 2015
The ongoing protest against the scrapping of non-NET fellowship spread from Delhi to other parts of the country today with students holding similar agitations in Kolkata, Pune, Allahabad and Varanasi.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 19, 2015
The Mumbai University (MU) has received 136 fake degree cases in just four months of the academic year 2015-16, surpassing the number of similar cases reported in the last three years.
Pune News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 9, 2015
Stating that social reformer Savitribai Phule's work towards women empowerment can become a guiding factor for today's generation, Maharashtra Finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar today announced that her memorial will be built in the premises of Savitribai Phule Pune University.
India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Striking students of the Film and Television Training institute students today took their protest against their institute head, actor-turned-politician Gajendra Chauhan, to the Capital.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 21, 2014
Pune-born scientist Thomas Kailath conferred prestigious Medal of Science by US President Barack Obama for his contributions to science and technology.
India News | Reported by Syed Imtiaz Jaleel, Edited by Devesh Kumar | Monday July 7, 2014
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 in the state.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 31, 2014
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.
India News | Indo-Asian News Services | Tuesday August 14, 2012
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 those times, Shatrughan Sinha, and whose dialogue delivery he imitated to regale friends.
Pune News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 4, 2012
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.
Pune News | mid-day.com | Thursday September 15, 2011
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 like sex workers and transgenders, the Nashik-based Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YC...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday June 19, 2011
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; if only I had born in that era," said Ali Aamir ...
Pune News | mid-day.com | Thursday April 7, 2011
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 Dr Bhushan Keshav Patwardhan pointed out the need...
Pune News | mid-day.com | Monday February 7, 2011
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 idea of an electronic eye monitoring their every move...
Pune News | mid-day.com | Friday December 24, 2010
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 tremendous mental stress after having failed to clea...
Pune News | Harish Thakkar & Manasi Saraf-Joshi , DNA | Wednesday December 22, 2010
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 and 9 points out of 10.According to the sources, pa...
Pune News | Gitesh Shelke, DNA | Thursday December 2, 2010
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 wondered how the varsity could know about the poli...
Cities | Gitesh Shelke, DNA | Tuesday November 16, 2010
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 at the main gate on Ganeshkhind Road, the other cam...
Cities | Gitesh Shelke, DNA | Saturday October 30, 2010
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-graduate teachers and six each of 24 different boards o...
Cities | Ashish Jadhav, DNA | Thursday October 28, 2010
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 institute. "Being an autonomous institute we have dec...
Cities | mid-day.com | Thursday April 29, 2010
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.
Cities | mid-day.com | Wednesday March 24, 2010
Students and faculty members of the University of Pune are now strangely guarded every time they want to use the washroom.
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday February 17, 2010
Pune, a university town has 5 lakh students. 18,000 of them foreign nationals.
India News | Imtiaz Jaleel | Thursday June 25, 2009
Pune's agricultural university is already appealing to farmers not to grow sugarcane this year.