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AICTE, Mumbai University announce online workshop from 13 May to 17 May on 'Universal Human Values in Education'

The University of Mumbai in collaboration with AICTE (Western Region) will be organising an online workshop on 'Universal Human Values in Education' for institutions offering technical education.The workshop will commence on 13 May and end on 17 May. According to University of Mumbai, the workshop is of paramount significance to continue learning process amid COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown.The workshop will be conducted in Hindi and English. The morning session will be from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm and the evening session will be from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.File image of Mumbai University. Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons “To understand the basics of value education an online workshop is being organized exclusively for the Vice Chancellors of Technical Universities and University Coordinators appointed for coordinating the activities related to FDPs on Student Induction Programme,” the circular said.The workshop is specifically designed for sharing All India Council for Technical Edu…

COVID-19 Lockdown 3.0: 572 passengers returning from London, Singapore land at Mumbai airport; another flight to reach city later tonight

Mumbai: Nearly 572 Indians who were stranded abroad due to the coronavirus-enforced lockdown landed at the Mumbai international airport early Sunday morning, a Maharashtra government official said.

Of these, passengers belonging to Mumbai were kept under mandatory institutional quarantine in hotels near the airport, while those hailing from other cities were taken to their respective places where they will be kept in isolation in hotels taken over there for the purpose, the official said.

Two flights, one from London and another from Singapore, landed here in the morning, he said.

Passengers at the Mumbai airport on Sunday. Image courtesy: Twitter/@ANI

"Some 572 passengers have arrived. They were first screened and then kept in isolation as per the Union government's guidelines. They will have to undergo the mandatory health checkup and remain quarantined at the accommodation provided by the state," he said.

A flight from Manila (Philippines) carrying 241 passengers is expected to land on Sunday night, he added.

The official said among the passengers who arrived on Sunday, the maximum were from Mumbai while some belonged to other Maharashtra cities like Pune, Dhule, Kolhapur, among others.

Passengers from other cities were sent there in transport facilities provided by the state, the official said.

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"They will also be kept in local hotels taken over temporarily for the isolation purpose. Their health will be monitored. If anyone tests positive for COVID-19, he/she will be shifted to a local hospital dedicated for such treatment, he said.

The Maharashtra government has already converted all civil hospitals in the districts into facilities for treatment of COVID-19.



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