Lakshmi Ajay


Astrophysicist, LIGO researcher Karan Jani proposes space research center at MSU
Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Karan Jani is part of the research team at LIGO project that looks for black holes with mass 10 to 1000 times heavier than sun.

CEPT varsity graphic shows India without Northeast, sees protest
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

A faculty who was part of the organising team called the gaffe “unfortunate accident” and said, “The poster was meant to be a graphic and not a strict map of the world, just to locate both countries.

Unjha municipality: Independents who won big warm up to Arvind Kejriwal
Sun, Oct 16, 2016

Arvind Kejriwal also visited the families of Patidar youths who were killed in police firing in Mehsana and Unjha.

Kin of cop who ‘killed self’ in Gujarat meets AAP leader, set to take case to Supreme Court
Sun, Oct 16, 2016

Investigating officer J G Chavda of Tharad police station said that among the eight accused, one was in custody while five others were out on bail.

‘Jai Sardar, Jai Patidar’: Arvind Kejriwal raises poll pitch
Sat, Oct 15, 2016

Reaches out to Patidars, meets relatives of two slain youths.

In backdrop of rain woes: Garba events get extended run of a few more nights
Tue, Oct 11, 2016

Last month, The Indian Express had reported about a garba event in Bharuch, organised by Hindu and Muslim business partners, which had to be shelved after protests by the VHP and other saffron organisations.

Sabarmati Central Jail inmates splash hopes of freedom and love on canvas
Wed, Sep 28, 2016

“I will work with an art gallery when I am released,” says 38-year-old Manish Parmar, who is among the three prisoners.

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani’s first ever Twitter Townhall turns into closed-door interview
Fri, Sep 23, 2016

Vijay Rupani, however, claimed that the townhall was a huge success.

Mevani targets PM Modi, Gujarat govt over ‘denial of land rights’ to Dalits
Sun, Sep 18, 2016

At the rally, outside the Taluka Seva Sadan, Mevani spoke about 331 allottees at Saroda village of Dholka, most of whom are Dalits and are yet to get possession of their land under the ALC Act.

‘Denial’ of land rights to Dalits: Mevani targets PM Modi, Gujarat government
Sun, Sep 18, 2016

Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani Saturday targetted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Gujarat government for their inability to provide land rights to the Dalit community in the state.

Three year heritage project: 45 traditional artisans turn designers
Fri, Sep 16, 2016

From taking tuitions for underprivileged kids to being a crafts designer, Ayesha Marfatia has managed it all, thanks to the Gujarat Sewa Women’s Cooperative Federation.

Rann Utsav: 6 villages to offer 2,000 rooms for homestay
Wed, Sep 07, 2016

The policy aims to attract local residents to offer bed and breakfast facility to boost tourists’ numbers that have swelled post the Khushboo Gujarat Ki campaign.

Stern Surrogacy rules to hurt infertile couples most: Experts
Sat, Aug 27, 2016

Surrogacy specialists from the State also averred that the government did not include any representative from Gujarat when the Bill was being formulated.

Dr Rajesh Mehta rescued: At Gujarat Medical college, a collective sigh of relief, some cheer
Thu, Aug 25, 2016

On Wednesday, policemen in plain clothes were stationed outside the college campus to nab the two accused.

Gujarat doctor abduction: Eleven-year-old boy watched it all
Thu, Aug 25, 2016

On Wednesday, the minor, who is the only eye-witness in the case and has testified before the crime branch and the ATS, narrated the account of abduction he had repeated before police several times.

Ahmedabad: Eatery where Modi held Chai Pe Charcha sealed, NaMo tea stall dismantled
Mon, Aug 22, 2016

The NaMo tea stall, which was so named after the Chai pe Charcha session, was also dismantled by the civic body officials during the sealing drive on August 5.

Pramukh Swami’s final darshan: Among volunteers at Sarangpur, realtors and diamond merchants
Wed, Aug 17, 2016

At a busy intersection on Bhavnagar Road at Botad, 150 km from Ahmedabad, is 39-year-old Dilipbhai Kakadiya, a diamond merchant from Surat, handling “transport and emergencies” and giving instructions on a walkie talkie.

Ahmedabad architect highlights need for lake conservation to battle water woes
Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Titled 'Arvind Talati: A forgotten pioneer of modern Indian architecture' - the exhibition which ends on September 3, showcases Talati's professional projects.

Gujarat plans cinema tourism
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

The state bagged the first prize in the ‘Best Film Promotion Friendly State'.

Gujarat Dalit protests: Three bastis, one united voice
Fri, Jul 22, 2016

The Indian Express visited three Dalit “bastis” across the state — in Ahmedabad, Surendranagar and Mehsana — to track the Una fallout.

Lord Ram spent 14 yrs in exile… I am going away for 6 months: Hardik Patel
Sun, Jul 17, 2016

Architect of Patidar quota agitation Hardik Patel received a hero’s welcome when he reached his home town after 13 months

Gujarat: Hardik Patel returns to a hero’s welcome at hometown Viramgam
Sat, Jul 16, 2016

Clad in a blue jeans and a crisp white half sleeved white shirt- Hardik who was riding atop an SUV vehicle in a cavalcade of supporters was all smiles as people threw rose petals on him.

Two years later: AAP’s second attempt in Gujarat
Mon, Jul 11, 2016

After Lok Sabha campaign failed, party makes aggressive push for assembly polls but still has miles to go.

Arvind Kejriwal says Gujarat govt got Surat visit cancelled, launches road show
Sun, Jul 10, 2016

Addressing AAP supporters at Sadbhavna Ground nearby, Kejriwal said, “Even though I wasn’t allowed to meet traders and businessmen in Surat, I wanted my Gujarat yatra to begin from Somnath.

Gujarat: After Censor refusal, makers of Patel stir to move film tribunal
Fri, Jul 22, 2016

The CBFC told the filmmakers that if they were aggrieved by the recommendations of the revising committee, they could move the tribunal in 30 days. The movie was scheduled to be released on June 17.

Demolition of CEPT buildings sparks social media outcry
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

Sources said students had protested against the razing of the design workshop at a meeting with the CEPT officials and architecture students had been reportedly using the space last semester in a bid to save it.

NID spins green yoga wear for fashionista
Tue, Jun 21, 2016

NID had been commissioned in March this year to come up with ‘yoga wear’ for both men and women and also designer yoga mats by the AYUSH Ministry.

Meet the life convicts in the 2002 Gulberg Society massacre case
Tue, Jun 21, 2016

Indian Express goes to Ahmedabad’s Chamanpura, next door to Gulberg Society, and meet the families of the 11 convicts who have been sentenced to life for the murders of 69 persons, including former MP Ahsan Jafri, in the society in 2002.

Gulberg massacre verdict: ‘Lost my trust in legal system, real culprits free today’
Sat, Jun 18, 2016

As relatives throng the vans to catch a glimpse of their loved ones; screams of Chinta mat karna (do not worry) were heard.

Gulberg case: They have caught the poorest of the poor, says mother of convict
Tue, Jun 07, 2016

Families of convicts brace for another round of long legal battle — broken dreams, financial duress and health issues.

Entrepreneurship finds favour with IIMA students
Mon, Jun 06, 2016

All PGP students looking to kickstart their entrepreneurial careers are eligible to apply for the Mavericks programme in their last year of studies, even as IIMA offers them a placement holiday.

Gulberg case verdict: ‘Hard to sleep, can’t stop thinking of missing son’
Fri, Jun 03, 2016

The nights are particularly tough to endure, said Rupa.

Government set to announce new policy for tech start-ups
Sat, May 28, 2016

The older start-up policy will stay, but it will stay limited only to processes not to product or new technology start-ups.

Gujarat govt set to announce new policy for technology start-ups
Fri, May 27, 2016

New policy includes assistance for capital, mentoring, sustenance, for procurement of software, stamp duty & registration fee reimbursement and incentives for power tariff and electricity duty.

NIFT Gandhinagar resubmits proposal for incubation centre, unlikely to take off this year
Thu, May 26, 2016

The academic report mentioned in the convocation brochure states that NIFT Gandhinagar has submitted a draft proposal for setting up an incubation centre to the Head office.

Gujarat: Govt doesn’t consult us, say IT industry titans
Tue, May 17, 2016

They were attending at a seminar on ‘ICT solutions for digital and smart Gujarat’ hosted in Ahmedabad.