November 24, 2011 4:32:19 am

In a setback for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee,noted academician Sunanda Sanyal on Wednesday stepped down from the government-appointed school education committee.

November 24, 2011 4:25:20 am

Vadodara police on Wednesday busted a gang of women and children specialised in thefts at marriage functions and recovered Rs 48,000 in cash,gold ornaments of worth Rs 1.50 lakh,some foreign currency and other valuables which they had stolen from marriage ceremonies at Surya Palace Hotel,Relish Resort and a marriage hall in Panigate area,police said.

November 24, 2011 4:23:33 am

The GPCB is all set to take strict action against Gujarat Environment Protection and Infrastructure Limited Company’s plant at Sachin as the pollution board suspected that the plant is discharging hazardous toxic wastes directly into the creek.

November 24, 2011 4:21:43 am

While more than 500 police sub-inspectors joined the state police force on Wednesday — the biggest batch of PSI — the Joint Director of Police Training Academy,K D Patadia,attended the oath-taking ceremony wearing the badge meant for the Director General of Police.

November 24, 2011 4:19:14 am

In a bid to streamline the recruitment process for low-rank officers,the Gujarat Police has gone online from this month.

November 24, 2011 4:14:17 am

The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday reserved its order till December 1 on whether to register a fresh FIR in connection with the conclusion of the SIT that Ishrat Jahan and three others were killed in a fake encounter in 2004,and whom to handover the investigation of the same.

November 24, 2011 4:12:36 am

In a petition that may spell trouble for senior IPS officer Satish Verma,who has played a pivotal role in the investigation of the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case,a Porbandar resident has sought probe by an independent agency into the alleged fake encounter of his brother.

November 24, 2011 4:07:21 am

A week of group art shows,music performances and photography and radio workshops.

November 24, 2011 4:02:22 am

Ever wondered why the sky is blue and the grass is green? Kyun Kyun Ladki ,a play based on Mahashweta Devi's story picture book,Why Why Girl ,finds answers to these and more. “It is a journey through the magical world of questions,” says director Shaily Shathu.

November 24, 2011 3:59:47 am

It was like a colourful dream. More than three lakh devotees were at Alandi from November 20 to 23 for the 716th Sanjeevan Samadhi Sohola of Sant Dyaneshwar.

November 24, 2011 3:58:10 am

Young minds nurtured their creative quotient and provided solutions for problems of the society at Young Change Makers Conference held earlier this year.

November 24, 2011 3:56:09 am

He may no longer be amongst them physically,but his teachings live on through their actions.

November 24, 2011 3:54:04 am

Aash,meaning ‘hope’ in Kashmiri,is an apt title for this exhibition.

November 24, 2011 3:51:56 am

The multiple choice question format introduced by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission for the state civil services mains examination has drawn flak,with detractors claiming that such an examination could not test analytical thinking and in-depth knowledge that are needed for class I administrative posts.

November 24, 2011 3:50:16 am

Four years,two plans and several modifications later,the Central Zoo Authority has finally given an in-principle approval to the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan makeover plan with a few minor changes.

November 24, 2011 3:47:16 am

The Khadki Cantonment Board has beefed up security at its main office,schools and hospitals following the attack on the office of executive engineer Arun Godbole by some MNS activists last week.

November 24, 2011 3:44:40 am

Three years after the 26/11 terror attacks,the Mumbai Police have not succeeded in probing and prosecuting the Italian connection to the carnage in which 165 people were killed and scores more wounded.

November 24, 2011 3:41:18 am

Taking up the issue of the horses that pull Victoria carriages in the city,a Division Bench of the Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the executive health officer of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to hold a meeting with state officials and animal rights groups to discuss the problem.

November 24, 2011 3:39:31 am

After years of delay,the Central Railway has reached an agreement with the state road development agency for a crucial bridge on the 6.45-km Santacruz-Chembur Link Road and a final approval is expected within the fortnight.

November 24, 2011 3:37:56 am

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday refused to grant anticipatory bail to a man who is alleged to have duped five scientists from the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre of more than Rs 1 crore.