SYED KHALIQUE AHMED

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Two major dams full to the brim in state
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

The major dams and reservoirs in North Gujarat accounting for most of the ‘dark zone’ areas and Kutch have received only 17.96 per cent and 4.89 per cent of their total water storage capacity.

No takers for 16,532 engineering seats
Wed, Jun 24, 2015

The total number of BE/BTech seats available in more than 125 engineering colleges in the state is 71,799.

Selection of teaching faculty for science subjects in Gujarat University challenged in court
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

Those challenging the selection are university's science faculty dean Nisha Shah and assistant professor in the Gujarat College, Rajesh Modh.

HRD minister interfering in professional, higher educational institutions: Congress leader Girija Vyas
Sun, May 24, 2015

Vyas said that NCERT director Parveen Synclair was forced to resign when she refused to shape the national curriculum framework as per RSS directives.

Teachers’ work hours in tech colleges increased by 2 hours a week
Fri, May 22, 2015

Commissioner (technical education) Anis Mankad said that it meant only 24 minutes extra a day with five-day week in colleges.

PhD student accuses GU women cell chief of protecting ex-faculty in harassment case
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

In a letter sent to Gandhi on April 15, Parekh questioned the way WDC chairperson has begun the probe.

Gujarat top cotton producing state, harvests 108 lakh bales
Fri, Apr 03, 2015

CCI officials said that these figures could go up further as figures from several areas were still awaited.

State delegation to fly to Pak after it promises to return fishermen’s boats
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

There are a total of 57 boats in good condition that the Pakistani authorities have agreed to hand over to India.

State Congress unit likely to see more changes
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

The party is contemplating to change the Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly with a view to balancing the caste equations within the party.

St Xavier’s introduces double evaluation system in exams
Sun, Feb 08, 2015

'The new methodology being adopted by the institute was more expensive as two sets of examiners had to be hired.'

Common syllabus for 11 varsities from June
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

According to Patel, radical changes will also be introduced in patterns for internal examination.

After SC/ST cell’s demand, GU to fill vacancies as per roster system
Mon, Jan 19, 2015

GU had earlier advertised for the posts in November 2013 with all vacancies meant for the open category.

Narendra Modi aide becomes new Chancellor of Maulana Azad National Urdu university
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

Zafar Sareshwala has been appointed as Chancellor for a three-year term.

Cotton cultivation area doubles in 10 yrs: Govt
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

The figures say that 33% of the total of 89lakh hectares under agriculture is currently under cotton cultivation.

Govt says no to field trials of GM crops
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

The state government can not take any risk involving health of the people as also environment.

LD college takes a leaf out of Swacch Bharat; launches it’s own “Clean LDCE, Green LDCE” campaign
Thu, Nov 27, 2014

The college is procuring 150 dustbins to be put at important places across the campus for use by students and others.

Gujarati Muslims welcome Sharia-based SBI mutual fund
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

SBI is the first government bank in the country to launch Shariah-based equity and equity-related instruments.

Turkish envoy hints at direct Ahmedabad-Istanbul flight
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Burak Akcapar said that a direct air service between Istanbul and Ahmedabad would boost trade and commerce between India and Turkey.

Gujarat Vidyapith appoints new vice chancellor
Wed, Nov 05, 2014

Dr. Shah is currently a senior professor in the Department of Chemistry of the Saurashtra University at Rajkot.

In times of ‘love jihad’, two Gujarat spiritual heads give harmony lesson
Sun, Sep 28, 2014

Morari Bapu has known 79-year-old Yunusbhai Malek as 'Nathabhai' since childhood.

National Cong leaders missing from party candidates’ bypoll campaigns
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

Party sources said that the candidates had requested for young leaders who could mobilise the young voters in favour of the party.

After SC advice, Cong wants CM to remove ‘corrupt’ Babu Bokhiria
Sat, Aug 30, 2014

Nitin Patel backs water resources minister, says court stayed conviction.

Row over CUG V-C, registrar postings
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

Two professors write to President, allege violation of Central Universities Act.

After HC order GTU tells 1st year UG Engg students to continue in same colleges
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

The court order struck panic among the majority of students as admission process has been completed and classes have started.

3 months on, 5,000 engg students await score cards
Thu, Aug 07, 2014

Students belong to the autonomous colleges, sources put blame on DTE

Cong milks cow thefts to revive itself in state
Tue, Aug 05, 2014

It was the day Mahatma Gandhi launched the Quit India Movement against the Britishers from Mumbai in 1942.

Ahmed Patel’s son showcases his social work with future in politics on mind
Sun, Aug 03, 2014

Sachin Pilot and Kuldip Goel of L&T praised Faisal Patel for his work.

Tech varsity ties up with IPR to improve quality of PhD research
Sun, Jul 27, 2014

Under the arrangement, GTU will facilitate the registration of IPR faculties as research guides.

Losing NAAC accreditation in 2012, GU suffers loss of Rs 30 cr in 2 yrs
Thu, Jul 24, 2014

GU got its first NAAC accreditation in 2007 after Parimal Trivedi took over as vice-chancellor in 2006.

Pharma students refuse job offers at retail stores
Tue, Jul 15, 2014

A total of 31 pharmaceutical companies had participated in the fair and interviewed for a total of 840 jobs.

Saurashtra’s major dams turn off water supply for irrigation
Tue, Jul 08, 2014

State irrigation department officials said that orders had been issued to Ukai dam authorities in Tapi to stop supplying irrigation water.

Cong leader heads SU V-C search panel
Sun, Jul 06, 2014

Doshi is a familiar name in the educational circles of Gujarat.

Govt aims storage facilities to give farmers new boost
Fri, Jul 04, 2014

To make its focus on agriculture clearer, the state government has also declared 2014-15 as "Year for Agriculture Development".

GU, grant-in-aid science colleges at loggerheads
Thu, Jul 03, 2014

But the colleges are not ready to buy the university’s argument, stating that arranging laboratory is not an easy task

Party workers ‘insult’ Mistry at Cong meet
Sun, Jun 29, 2014

Party leaders alleged that this attack was “carefully planned and arranged” against him by his detractors in the party.

Mistry ‘insulted, heckled’ at Gujarat Cong meeting
Sun, Jun 29, 2014

The protesters asked Mistry why he failed to raise the issues before the top leadership during the elections to help improve the party’s performance.