January 7, 2009 12:30 am

Twenty-nine sugar mills in the state,that have been shut for the last many years will be auctioned off,said State Cooperatives Minister Harshavardhan Patil on Tuesday.

January 7, 2009 12:30 am

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications on Tuesday launched GSM services in Gujarat with a special offer of free local talk-time worth Rs 900 on any network for a duration of three months.

January 7, 2009 12:30 am

As a result of the retail sector being hit hard due to economic meltdown,the number of mall projects completed last year has become less than half of what was expected.

January 7, 2009 12:29 am

The unabated forced unemployment faced by ‘Ratna Kalakars’ or diamond workers in the state,due to the economic meltdown,has prompted the state committee of the CPM to start a state-level campaign to focus on the prevailing crisis.

January 7, 2009 12:29 am

Burdened with diabetes and hypertension,Americans are looking at alternate forms of medicine,other than anti-depressant pills,says Minal Vazirani,a US-based doctor of internal medicine.

January 7, 2009 12:28 am

The state government has agreed to tap extra water supply from the Bhatsa dam and provide the city with an additional 100 MLD water from the dam.

January 7, 2009 12:28 am

The 14th Dalai Lama,Tenzing Gyatso,on Tuesday,inaugurated a six-day World Religions Dialogue and Symphony (WRDS) at Mahuva in Bhavnagar district.

January 7, 2009 12:27 am

So what if an elderly woman dies at the chaotic Nashik Phata chowk? So what if a housewife's wrist is broken and she gets 45 stitches? So what if there is a jam everyday...

January 7, 2009 12:27 am

The Mumbai International Airport limited on Tuesday started the demolition of terminal 2A in the international wing of the airport.

January 7, 2009 12:27 am

The Municipal Corporation standing committee on Tuesday finalised the entry fee and entertainment charges for Kankaria Lake Front amid a walkout staged by the Congress.

January 7, 2009 12:26 am

The Congress party seems to be in trouble in Saurashtra as the Gujarat High Court has rejected the anticipatory bail application of the party's Amreli MP in connection with a case of cheating the farmers of the region.

January 7, 2009 12:25 am

Even as our political parties gear up for the next elections and grapple with complex issues such as security and the farm crisis,among others,the Congress and the Shiv Sena also seem determined to press with their plans to cook up culinary politics to feed their cause.

January 7, 2009 12:25 am

The Customs Department will now start patrolling the deep seas within a stretch of 136 kilometres falling between Surat,Bharuch and Narmada,from Wednesday onwards.

January 7, 2009 12:24 am

Once upon a time,Western innovations like the harmonium,violin and the mandolin were considered alien to Indian classical music. Over the years,however,they came to be accepted in the realm of Indian music and there were more that joined the list.

January 7, 2009 12:23 am

An attempt to rob the officials of the Paschim Gujarat Vij Co. Ltd (PGVCL) who had gone to a bank to deposit the company money on Tuesday was foiled because of the alertness of a security guard.

January 7, 2009 12:22 am

The Ahmedabad District Education Officer (DEO) has asked the private schools not to issue leaving certificates (LC) to the wards of diamond workers,if they fail to pay their school fees.

January 7, 2009 12:22 am

Faced with the prospects of no private participation in the underground Colaba-Bandra-Mahim Metro rail corridor,the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has decided to invite global agencies to prepare a design for the underground project...

January 7, 2009 12:21 am

Several educational institutions have decided to relax fees for the children of diamond polishers.

January 7, 2009 12:20 am

Even as Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab,the lone terrorist captured alive during the 26/11 terror strikes,on Tuesday pleaded again for consular access,the Mumbai Police Crime Branch sought and were granted his custody till January 19...

January 7, 2009 12:20 am

More than 200 families staying in Macchipir Indira Society of Maninagar have been issued notices to shift to Piplag for an alternative rehabilitation to make way for yet another infrastructure development project of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC).

January 7, 2009 12:18 am

On the final day of the siege of the Taj,as firemen took stock of the damage on the sixth floor of the heritage wing even while the terrorists had moved to lower floors,they found a video camera with a tape in it,in one of the rooms.

January 7, 2009 12:10 am

So what if an elderly woman dies at the chaotic Nashik Phata chowk? So what if a housewife's wrist is broken and she gets 45 stitches? So what if there is a jam everyday...

January 6, 2009 11:11 pm

Former INLD minister Sampat Singh and former BJP MP Rattan Lal Kataria,during the public contact programme,visited 300 villages on Monday.

January 6, 2009 11:10 pm

A national seminar on “Breaking yield barriers through balanced fertilisation” was organised at the Haryana Agricultural University.

January 6, 2009 11:05 pm

The Haryana government has promulgated the Punjab Scheduled Roads and Controlled Areas Restriction of Unregulated Development (Haryana Amendment) Ordinance,2009...

January 6, 2009 11:02 pm

The Haryana government has decided to increase the budget for adventurous sports to Rs 40 lakh keeping in view the growing interest of women in these sports.

January 6, 2009 11:01 pm

The implementation of the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission by the Haryana government has failed to satisfy many section of state employees.

January 6, 2009 10:58 pm

Pawan Jain,media convenor of the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee,has appealed to the President to dismiss the Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh and ask the Election Commission...

January 6, 2009 10:56 pm

Moving a step ahead to put the proposed environment masterplan in form by next year...

January 6, 2009 10:51 pm

Levelling serious allegations of corruption against president of Zirakpur Municipal Council Narinder Kumar Sharma...

January 6, 2009 10:48 pm

The boundary of the walled city of Amritsar,which dates back to the time of Maharaja Ranjit Singh,is crumbling.

January 6, 2009 10:47 pm

The foundation of Qila Mubarak,a protected monument,was laid by Baba Ala Singh in 1764 in the heart of Patiala,and it was completed by his grandson Maharaja Karam Singh.

January 6, 2009 10:45 pm

There’s nothing to beat a good party and I believe life’s a party after all,” says 23-year-old Sarthak Gupta,a Leeds University Graduate in HR and Marketing...

January 6, 2009 10:44 pm

There was a time when travelling across the pothole-filled Press Enclave Marg was only for the spirited,intent on a relatively traffic-free getaway from the bustling Outer Ring road.

January 6, 2009 10:43 pm

On the directions of the Punjab and Haryana High Court,the Tarn Taran police today registered a rape case against a doctor,more than two years after the incident.

January 6, 2009 10:43 pm

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