2002 Gulberg society case: Second accused jumps parole

2002 Gulberg society case: Second accused jumps parole

According to the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT), which probed the case, Ranip police station officials were alerted by the jail authorities after Lallu didn’t return on April 8.

Saurashtra University to adopt UGC’s model syllabus from this session

Saurashtra University to adopt UGC’s model syllabus from this session

KCG advisor and former VC of Gujarat University A U Patel said: "We had advised VCs of all universities in the state to go for UGC's model syllabus. Barring SU, others are yet to respond''.

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Daman gangrape: Two engineering students arrested from Rajkot and Surat
Daman gangrape: Two engineering students arrested from Rajkot and Surat

The arrested students have been identified as Haresh Sayera (20) of Surat and Brijoy Dharaiya (20) of Rajkot.

Ahmedabad: Diamond exports decline by 13.66% for first time in 5 years
Ahmedabad: Diamond exports decline by 13.66% for first time in 5 years

Exports of gems and jewellery decline by 3.46 per cent.

Gujarat AAP leader begins 51-km long ‘gauchar bachao yatra’

A surgeon by profession, Dr Kalsaria was scheduled to begin his march from Karamdiya village in Bhavnagar and cover villages in parts of Bhavnagar and Amreli districts.

Gujarat HC notice to censor board on PIL against Machli jal ki rani hai song
Gujarat HC notice to censor board on PIL against Machli jal ki rani hai song

The song “Machli jal ki rani hai, raati daaru ke sang khani hai (fish is the queen of water, to be eaten with liquor in the night)” has been picked from popular rhyme “Machli jal ki raani hai, jeevan uska paani hai ”.

NID Ahmedabad students’ films to be screened in Lahore
NID Ahmedabad students’ films to be screened in Lahore

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

Gujarat govt to provide pack of 6 sanitary pads at Re 1
Gujarat govt to provide pack of 6 sanitary pads at Re 1

The napkins will be provided to all the girls studying in schools and colleges. And for those girls who do not study, the napkins will be distributed by Asha workers.

Letters to CJI for judge’s transfer: Gujarat HC notice to govt, lawyers’ body, its chief
Letters to CJI for judge’s transfer: Gujarat HC notice to govt, lawyers’ body, its chief

The petitioner, advocate K R Koshti, argued that the secret vote invited by the GHAA president involving transfer of a sitting judge amounts to contempt of court.

66 fodder depots for relief to cattle in water-scarce Kutch
66 fodder depots for relief to cattle in water-scarce Kutch

At the same time, under the orders of the committee, total 66 fodder depots have also been opened in Kutch district which will provide fodder to cattle at subsidised rates.

Diamond polisher from Surat kills self in Dhoraji
Diamond polisher from Surat kills self in Dhoraji

Yogesh Vaghasiya (26) was found hanging in his rented room in Nava Bus Stand of Dhoraji by his landlady Bhavna Vachhani at 10 am on Wednesday, police said.

Gujarat Congress ‘pani yatra’ to end today
Gujarat Congress ‘pani yatra’ to end today

State party spokesperson Manish Doshi said that the state government had not woken up despite several parts of the state facing severe water crisis and most of the dams, particularly in Kutch, Saurashtra and North Gujarat having dried up.

Gujarat’s Chhota Udepur: As water level depletes, villagers chip in, pool funds to dig, deepen their borewells
Gujarat’s Chhota Udepur: As water level depletes, villagers chip in, pool funds to dig, deepen their borewells

State government provides aid only to sink 300-feet deep.

Gujarat salt producers meet FM Saurabh Patel, no decision on VAT rollback
Gujarat salt producers meet FM Saurabh Patel, no decision on VAT rollback

Ahir expressed hope that the government would soon take a decision in the matter.

Toll mounts to 6 in Adani Power plant mishap
Toll mounts to 6 in Adani Power plant mishap

He said the company has announced ex gratia ranging from Rs 7.5 lakh to Rs 18 lakh for the families of those killed in the accident, and Rs1 lakh each for the injured.

Gujarat HC to hear Ribeiro petition against Pandey’s appointment as DGP next week
Gujarat HC to hear Ribeiro petition against Pandey’s appointment as DGP next week

The petitioner’s lawyer approached a division bench led by Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy Wednesday morning during mentioning for urgent hearing. The bench told the petitioner that “let it come before it in regular course”.

Now, Gujarat wants students to choose govt schemes for PhD
Now, Gujarat wants students to choose govt schemes for PhD

A senior official in the state higher education department said the idea behind suggesting topics for PhD is to ensure critical evaluation of the government programmes so as to know if these were beneficial to the people at large or what deficiencies were there in their implementation.

Ahmedabad: Daman police detain 11 students for gang-rape
Ahmedabad: Daman police detain 11 students for gang-rape

A third year student of dentistry of Navsari, studying in Daman Medical College, was gang-raped in Daman and Anand, on April 21 and 22, by boys whom she allegedly met on social media.

Power of Gujarat to frame forest policy: HC issues notices to state govt, Centre
Power of Gujarat to frame forest policy: HC issues notices to state govt, Centre

The division bench, led by Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy, issued notices to the state and Central government for their response by June 14 after summer vacation.

Freedom fighter, ‘Didi of Dangs’, dies at 103 in Surat
Freedom fighter, ‘Didi of Dangs’, dies at 103 in Surat

Pakvasa’s work in the district had earned her the epithet, “Didi of the Dangs”.

Central University of Gujarat to set up centre on security studies
Central University of Gujarat to set up centre on security studies

The grant of Rs 1.88 crore has also been sanctioned for this centre for the academic session 2016-17 by the University Grants Commission.

IIT-GN bags HUDCO award for quake-proof technology use
IIT-GN bags HUDCO award for quake-proof technology use

The award was given to IIT-GN for the implementation of earthquake resistant technology in the construction of the institute’s staff housing and hostel buildings.