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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…

Fire breaks out in 11-storey residential building in South Mumbai; no casualties reported, cooling operations underway

Mumbai: A fire broke out at an apartment located in an eleven-storey building on Nepeansea Road in south Mumbai early Tuesday morning, a fire official said.

There was no casualty in the mishap, he said, adding that two women got trapped on upper floors of the building and were later rescued by the fire brigade.

The blaze erupted at around 4.40 am in the flat located on the sixth floor of Atlas building, and gutted its two bedrooms, electric wiring, and installations, wooden beds, bedding, furniture, and clothing, the official said.

"Two women trapped on the upper floors were rescued. No one is reported injured in the blaze," he said.

It was a level-2 fire, he said, adding that more than eight fire engines were rushed to the spot and the flames were doused after about four hours.

The cooling operation was underway at the site, he said. The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained, he added.

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