Pune University

  • Pune Univeristy gets social science project under Indo-US plan August 17, 2013

    A social science project under the "Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative" has been awarded to the University of Pune which will team up with the University of Massachusetts in a joint exercise. The institutional partnership project, aiming to develop "appropriate research and analytical tools", was recently announced under the second round...
  • Pune University provides hostel to NE students August 29, 2012

    Pune: Two weeks after students from the Northeastern states left the city in the wake of a panic-driven exodus, the University of Pune (UoP) has stepped forward with a helping hand. In a welcome initiative, the varsity has started accommodating insecure North-East students in the varsity's hostel. “Last week four...
  • I was attacked for political mileage: NCERT Professor May 13, 2012

    Goons went on a rampage at the office of former NCERT Professor Suhas Palshikar in Pune, a day after he resigned over the controversial cartoon of Dr BR Ambedkar. ...
  • Ambedkar not the only politician lampooned by Shankar May 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Former NCERT adviser Professor Suhas Palshikar's Pune University office was allegedly attacked and ransacked by an unidentified group over the row on the 63-year-old cartoon of BR Ambdekar. Earlier on Friday, Palshikar had quit as the NCERT advisor after the NCERT was forced to withdraw the sketch from...
  • Haven't asked for police protection: Ex-NCERT advisor May 12, 2012

    Goons in Pune went on a rampage at the office of Professor Suhas Palshikar against the so called derogatory cartoon of BR Ambedkar. ...
  • Cartoon row: ex-NCERT advisor's office ransacked May 12, 2012

    Pune: Former NCERT adviser Professor Suhas Palshikar's Pune University office was allegedly attacked and ransacked by an unidentified group over the row on the 63-year-old cartoon of BR Ambdekar. Speaking about the incident, Palshikar told CNN-IBN that two to three men had attacked the NCERT advisor's office. Reportedly, they told him...
  • Pune Univ security guard catches couple, shot dead May 4, 2012

    Pune: A security guard of the University of Pune was shot dead by an unidentified youth in the campus on Thursday night, sending shockwaves among the student community in Pune, police said on Friday. The incident occurred around 8 pm, when the 56-year-old security guard, Prahlad Jogdandkar, caught a young couple...
  • Quest to save Newton's 'gravity tree' June 20, 2007

    Pune: Two- hundred a eighty years after he died, Isaac Newton’s statue at Pune’s Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics has big problems to ponder. Not why the apple falls to the ground- but why an entire apple tree in the university area may do so. And it is no ordinary...