Lakshmi Ajay

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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.

Spurred by plaints, vicinity of 22 tourist destinations in state to get a daily clean
Sat, May 14, 2016

In line with the Swachh Bharat mission, the department will undertake cleaning the vicinity of 22 tourist destinations that get a large tourist footfall of more than a lakh people annually.

Gandhinagar: NIFT begins lateral admissions
Fri, May 13, 2016

The lateral entry scheme, in its third year now, enables candidates a direct entry into the second year and admissions are released on seats left vacant after giving admission to regular four-year UG programme.

‘Kanhaiya, Hardik are intellectual terrorists’: Vivek Agnihotri
Wed, May 11, 2016

Agnihotri’s film could not be screened at the auditorium in H K college campus and his interaction with NID-Ahmedabad students was cancelled on Tuesday.

NID Ahmedabad students have designs on trains
Wed, May 04, 2016

Students in three groups look at ways to enhance commuter experience.

NID Ahmedabad students’ films to be screened in Lahore
Thu, Apr 28, 2016

NID has been participating in the festival for the last two years, said Arun Gupta, Principal Faculty & Coordinator, Film & Video, at NID.

IIM Ahmedabad’s PGPX Programme: Female enrolment goes up, but number of applicants plunges
Tue, Apr 26, 2016

The programme fee was raised from Rs 21.5 lakh to Rs 24 lakh in 2015 and is currently around 27 lakh.

Space research: Nirma University inks MoU with ISRO
Tue, Apr 19, 2016

The Nirma University has recently inked an MoU with Space Applications Centre (SAC), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Ahmedabad for collaborative research leading to technology development and innovation in this space.

Indo-Spanish project to boost Ahmedabad’s cultural heritage
Wed, Apr 13, 2016

The joint project that began in December 2013, was designed to create new enterprises in cultural heritage ecosystem of Ahmedabad and around.

NID Ahmedabad develops new colour scheme for recently-announced Tejas train
Tue, Apr 12, 2016

NID Bengaluru faculty members had also earlier worked on the colour palette, however, the project shifted to the RDC-Ahmedabad as more design options were sought, said officials.

Toilet construction: Women make inroads into male bastion, don the role of ‘sanitation technicians’
Sun, Apr 10, 2016

The trainers drive home the point that while the cost of construction material is around Rs 8,000, the women can get the rest as labour cost and eke out a livelihood doing masonry work.

Hardlook: Bumps on Nano speedway in Gujarat
Mon, Mar 21, 2016

Patel’s and Rajput’s suspension triggered the suspension of 26 more employees on February 22 after they came out in support for the reinstatement of the two.

Govt recognises workers’ union of Tata Motors
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

The state labour department has arrived at a ‘formula’ to bring the 4-week long stand-off between Tata Motors and its 422 striking Nano plant workers to find an amicable solution.

Gujarat Tata Motors plant strike: 22 trade unions support suspended workers
Sat, Mar 12, 2016

As the strike intensifies, officials of the Tata Motors Sanand plant have said that the workers were suspended on charges of indiscipline and it has nothing to do with Union formation.

Sanand: Talks fail, strike at Tata plant enters day 12
Sat, Mar 05, 2016

A meeting was held between Sarkhej DSP PO Bhatt, Deputy Labour Commissioner M S Patel, company officials and seven-odd representatives of the workers till 3 pm.

Patidar women show strength, threaten to root out BJP in 2017 Gujarat polls
Mon, Feb 29, 2016

Hardik speech played at rally, women vow to become Ahalyabai & Laxmibai

JNU an example of how needlessly polarised we are getting as a nation: Barkha Dutt
Sat, Feb 20, 2016

Adding that NDA government should de-escalate the JNU row by handing it over to the university and its students to be resolved, Dutt condemned the incident of lawyers allegedly beating up journalists and said that action should be taken in this issue.

After discarding socialism as ‘western’, country losing its idealism of yore: Lord Meghnad Desai
Sat, Feb 13, 2016

The function was well attended by noted personalities like publisher Gopalbhai Patel, VC of Gujarat Vidyapith -Anamik Shah, retired IAS officer of Gujarat cadre SK Nanda among others.

Hardlook- Start-up culture: How it started — and flourished
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

The IIM-A professor says: “The focus for CIIE has shifted from going for only big novel patentable technologies to now, where technology is an important component of the business model of a startup.”

Dine under water at this unique restaurant in Ahmedabad
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

Though there are many sea-themed restaurants in the country, The Real Poseidon in Ahmedabad might just be India's first underwater restaurant.

Mrinalini Sarabhai: Amma’s last journey with ghungroo on feet
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

Popularly known as Amma, Mrinalini, danseuse, Padma Bhushan awardee and wife of Indian scientist the late Vikram Sarabhai, passed away Thursday.

Centre ropes in NID to give fillip to dying crafts of minorities
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

NID to help minority affairs ministry give brand identity to ‘endangered crafts’ of six minority communities.

Pedalling to work saved him 30 minutes, everyday
Mon, Jan 18, 2016

He said by car he used to take one hour and 15 minutes to office, but now he takes only 45 minutes.

Honour for Remo Fernandes at Sabarmati festival
Mon, Jan 04, 2016

The Sabarmati festival, a cultural extravaganza, would held between January 6 and January 10 at the riverfront exhibition centre and other venues.

NID scraps elective course that was to be taught by Rajesh Talwar’s attacker
Tue, Dec 29, 2015

The National Institute of Design (NID) has decided to scrap an elective course on designing for the Indian Railways that was to be taught by its alumnus Utsav Sharma

For Swachh Varanasi, CEPT students bat for low-cost, ‘people-led’ design solutions
Sun, Dec 20, 2015

The work along with many other projects was on display this week at the CEPT campus.

CEPT students bat for ‘people-led’ design interventions to give new idiom to Varanasi
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

On a 11 day trip in the city last month, students interviewed 30 local people and found out some of the major issues dogging the city.

Corbusier was an apolitical person: Swiss ambassador to India
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

Corbusier was "an apolitical person", "who did not fall prey to totalitarian mermaids singing", said Linus von Castelmur.

Municipal corporation elections: More women in fray, fewer women voted
Sun, Dec 13, 2015

As per election branch data, the maximum women voters turnout in Surat district was seen in Ward No 29 (Vadod Unn), ie. 50.80 percent. Sources said the Muslim community votes were divided in different wards due to delimitation.

Diploma projects, internships pave way for start-ups, brands scouting for fresh talent at NID’s placement fair
Tue, Dec 08, 2015

Sources added that Walt Disney which came for placements interviewed close to 60 people and were looking to recruit only interns or students with diploma projects at the job fair.

Placement drive: Rs 72 lakh pay offer to NID student, 8 bag salaries of Rs 48 lakh; average Rs 15 lakh
Tue, Dec 08, 2015

Eight students from textile design also bagged pay packages of Rs 48 lakh each (cost to company), they said. Besides Trident Group, which made 17 job offers, Samsung and Microsoft were among the other firms interested in hiring NID students.

In Ahmedabad, lotus blooms in Patel bastions
Thu, Dec 03, 2015

In Viramgam, home town of Hardik Patel, BJP betters its tally of 16 seats; all four BJP candidates win in Nikol ward

The child mother: Story of a 14-year-old rape victim in Gujarat
Sun, Nov 29, 2015

A 14-year-old rape victim in Gujarat attends to her child, in between watching TV, playing

Gujarat civic polls: Missing names dampen voters’ spirit
Mon, Nov 23, 2015

Many of the voters who found their names “deleted” said they had cast their votes last year, in the Lok Sabha elections.

In Patidar stronghold, BJP pamphlets woo voters, cite multi-crore civic works
Sat, Nov 21, 2015

Ghatlodiya ward in Anandiben Patel’s assembly seat saw widespread violence during quota agitation on August 25.

Chatth function: As PM Narendra Modi sings praise to Biharis in old speech, CM Anandiben Patel courts voters
Wed, Nov 18, 2015

The event was attended by close to 20,000 Biharis living in and around Ahmedabad.