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Amit Srivastava

  • Implementation of fee regulation act is an eyewash: Educational activists

    City education activists have termed the state government's decision of implementing Maharashtra Educational Institutions (Regulation of Collection of Fee) Bill, 2011, from the next academic session, an eyewash. Based on the Bansal Committee report, activists believe that the committee report has...

    Wednesday, 26 November 2014 - 5:55am
  • Apple prices shoot up as supply from J&K hit

    The agriculture produce market committee (APMC) at Vashi has not received apples from flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir for the past one week which has resulted in rise in price of the fruit. The juicy apples from Kasmir are unlikely to be available in the retail market before first week of October,...

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 5:15am
  • First flight to take off from Navi Mumbai International Airport in Dec 2018, says CM Prithviraj Chavan

    The first flight will take off from Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) in December 2018, informed chief minister Prithviraj Chavan while inaugurating the exhibition centre at sector 30 of Vashi on Thursday. The much-awaited prestigious project has already got all the necessary clearances and...

    Friday, 5 September 2014 - 6:38am
  • CM Prithviraj Chavan inaugurates Cidco's state-of-the-art exhibition centre at Vashi

    Cidco's state-of-the-art exhibition centre at Vashi was finally inaugurated on Thursday by chief minister Prithviraj Chavan. The opening of the centre was postponed twice earlier as Chavan was not available to attend the function. The opening ceremony was attended by deputy chief minister Ajit...

    Friday, 5 September 2014 - 6:36am
  • Extra FSI: One of my crucial decisions, says Prithviraj Chavan

    Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan termed the decision of additional floor space index decision (FSI) for the redevelopment of old and dilapidated buildings in Navi Mumbai as one of the important decisions he has taken. This decision will benefit thousands of Navi Mumbaikars who have been living in...

    Friday, 5 September 2014 - 6:34am
  • NAINA is bigger than Mumbai, claims Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan

    Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan is enthusiastic about the modern township plan which is to be developed in Navi Mumbai Airport Influence Notified Area (Naina) by planing agency Cidco. The NAINA is bigger than Mumbai city with all modern facilities, claimed Chavan. He assured that the project...

    Friday, 5 September 2014 - 6:28am
  • Slab falling and FSI issues rock general body meeting

    In the second consecutive general body meeting, the issue of additional floor space index (FSI) for Navi Mumbai and slab falling incidents in old and dilapidated buildings cropped up, and all party members sought a concrete solution of the lingering issue. Mayor Sagar Naik termed the state...

    Thursday, 4 September 2014 - 7:30am
  • 2.5 FSI for Navi Mumbai will create affordable homes: Realtors

    A day after the state government allowed 2.5 floor space index (FSI) for old and dilapidated Cidco-constructed buildings, developers and industry observers have welcomed the move saying it will open up the realty market in the already-saturated nodes of Navi Mumbai.

    Thursday, 4 September 2014 - 6:30am
  • Youth Congress weeding out bogus names from voters' list

    CBD-Belapur: City's youth wing of Congress has threatened to protest against the election commission officer in Belapur if the bogus names are not removed from the voters' list. The outfit claimed that Booth Level Officers (BLO) of the election commission have not done a fair job while surveying...

    Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 7:59am
  • New SEZ in Navi Mumbai as Mukesh Ambani's dream in shambles

    As Mukesh Ambani's dream to set up a mega special economic zone (SEZ) in Navi Mumbai and several thousands of crores in capital investment lie in shambles, the Narendra Modi-led government is going ahead with another giant SEZ project in the neighbourhood. The government-owned Jawaharlal Nehru...

    Saturday, 16 August 2014 - 5:10am