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Amit Srivastava

  • 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
  • With under 80% seats lying vacant under CAP, survival of Navi Mumbai MBA colleges now at stake

    Survival of MBA colleges in the satellite city is at stake as around 80% seats under centralised admission process (CAP) are lying vacant after third round of counselling. The third round of counselling concluded on August 1 and some colleges failed to fill even 10% of its total seats through CAP....

    Sunday, 3 August 2014 - 6:20am
  • 3-year-old student injured in Sanpada school, family cries foul play

    Parents tell police they suspect bruises were inflicted by a grown-up, school says they were the result of a fight among students

    Wednesday, 25 June 2014 - 7:15am
  • Girls outshine boys in SSC results

    Girls across the state have done it again! This year too they have outshone boys in SSC exams. The SSC results that were declared on Tuesday have brought Navi Mumbai in the limelight as students have done exceptionally well. Two students have scored above 97%. Suradha Iyer and Anuja Patil of Fr...

    Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 6:05am
  • Mumbai shines in SSC results, schools achieved 100% result

    The result of school secondary certificate (SSC) examination conducted by Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) was declared on Tuesday and a majority of city schools have scored above 90% while a few schools have achieved 100% result. In Thane district, a...

    Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 6:20am
  • Prices of Alphonso mango touch all time low in Navi Mumbai

    If traders at the Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) in Vashi are to be believed, the price of Alphonso mango — considered the king of fruits — has crashed to an all-time low. Now, the price of premium-quality Alphonso mango available in the wholesale market is matching the price that was...

    Wednesday, 7 May 2014 - 6:50am
  • Mumbai University restructures management syllabus to meet industry demand

    The academic council of Mumbai University has cleared the proposal for restructuring the syllabus of management programmes to meet the industry needs. The decision was taken last month and will be uploaded in the university official website soon. The restructuring of the syllabus was pending for...

    Wednesday, 7 May 2014 - 6:35am
  • Highway sans bus shelter gives a prickly time to Nerul commuters

    The ongoing road concretisation work on the Sion-Panvel highway has left thousands of commuters exposed to the scorching heat, on an everyday basis. Some of them take shelter under the flyover and cross the road on seeing the bus approaching, risking their lives.

    Sunday, 6 April 2014 - 1:25am
  • Parents can complain to education department regarding difficulty in admission under RTE

    Parents from the economically weaker sections of the society can now register a complaint with the civic education department if they find difficulty in admitting their children in government-aided private schools, under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act. At present,...

    Sunday, 6 April 2014 - 1:15am
  • Soon, take auto rickshaw ride in city with qualified drivers

    The level of unemployment in our country can be gauged from a pretty disturbing fact- A number of applicants for auto rickshaw permits in the city are from people who are post graduates, graduates and engineering diploma holders. The name of the winners of the lottery system were declared last...

    Saturday, 5 April 2014 - 2:00am