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EDMC girl students getting HPV vaccine at the Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital.(HT Photo)

EDMC immunises over 5,000 girls for HPV, cervical cancer

New Delhi | By Baishali Adak
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2019 12:22 AM IST
Under the civic body’s immunisation programme, over 26,000 eligible girl students between the ages 10-14 were identified in 2017. Twenty percent of them have been administered the HPV vaccine so far.
The on-going dispute between the parents and the school is over the latter’s decision to hike fees for Class 1 by 38% in 2018.(HT Photo)
The on-going dispute between the parents and the school is over the latter’s decision to hike fees for Class 1 by 38% in 2018.(HT Photo)

Revoke expulsion of students over fee hike, BMC tells Dahisar school

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 06:43 AM IST
The education department made the decision as it is yet to receive a detailed report in the matter, which the school was asked in March to submit to the department.
School no 18 at Parabwadi is one of the many civic schools that have undergone a makeover in the past two years.(Praful Gangurde/ HT)
School no 18 at Parabwadi is one of the many civic schools that have undergone a makeover in the past two years.(Praful Gangurde/ HT)

TMC schools score high on quality education after infrastructure upgrade

Hindustan Times | By Ankita G Menon, Thane
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2018 11:52 PM IST
Thane Municipal Corporation’s education department has made use of Corporate Social Responsibility funds to give civic schools a facelift
Between 2008 and 2017 the enrolment in its schools fell by over 50% as per statistics shared by Praja Foundation.(HT Photo)
Between 2008 and 2017 the enrolment in its schools fell by over 50% as per statistics shared by Praja Foundation.(HT Photo)

Mumbai’s municipal corporation to use social media, modern classrooms to woo more students to its schools

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2018 12:19 AM IST
Among other efforts, the municipal corporation has, in the last one year, spent 96 crore to repair its crumbling infrastructure
A full moon is seen during a lunar eclipse in Beijing, China January 31, 2018.(Reuters File)
A full moon is seen during a lunar eclipse in Beijing, China January 31, 2018.(Reuters File)

Lunar eclipse: Astronomers dispel superstition about eating during the eclipse

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Malavika Vyawahare
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 09:30 AM IST
Astronomical Society of India has invited those defying the belief during the 6 hour, 17 minute, 18 second long eclipse starting at 10:44 pm on July 27 -- the longest lunar eclipse this century -- to post photographs on social media with the hashtag: #EclipseEating.

Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation fails to curb dropout rate in schools

Hindustan Times | By Ankita G Menon, Kalyan
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 12:40 AM IST
Instead of improving the dropout rate, the KDMC is focussing on earning revenue from this situation by mulling to rent out the school premises to private bodies
Mumbai mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar on Wednesday announced that ex-mayor Vishakha Raut will be taking over as the leader of the House of elected representatives next week.(HT FILE)
Mumbai mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar on Wednesday announced that ex-mayor Vishakha Raut will be taking over as the leader of the House of elected representatives next week.(HT FILE)

Sena leaders win key posts in Mumbai civic body committees

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Pillai
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2018 12:29 AM IST
Senior leaders Yashwant Jadhav and Mangesh Satamkar were elected as the chairpersons of the standing and education committees
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