Aditi Raja

Articles By Aditi Raja

Gujarat: Dinosaur Museum paints a picture of neglect

While the basement of the museum has been inundated for close to three weeks, the dysfunctional air-conditioning in the movie hall prevents the screening of an informative five-minute 3D film.

Vadodara: In a first, trainee civil services officers to learn archery

Probationary officers undergoing training since August at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie, will be taught the nuances of the sport by Gujarat’s own Archery national champion Dinesh Bhil from Chhota Udepur, at a three-day workshop from November 13 to 15 there.

Pass Ayodhya verdict day as any other day: RSS advice to people

Members of the RSS say that the Sangh has been discussing the impact of the Ayodhya verdict on the ground and realised that “emotions have to be kept in check”.

In Vadodara — the ‘boon’ of flowing tap water in homes

The changes are part of an initiative to ensure every household in the district has doorstep tap connectivity and access to clean, surface water.

PM Modi, Amit Shah to visit on October 31: Kevadia Colony likely to get ‘special status’

With as many as 30 peripheral projects set to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31 at SoU's first anniversary, the administration has felt the need to separate Kevadia from the Gram Panchayat.

Power generation spikes at Sardar Sarovar dam

The dam, which touched its full reservoir level (FRL) of 138.68 metres in mid-September, has been steady around 138 metres ever since.

Gujarat’s Anand district grieves Ambaji accident victims

Davol village in Borsad taluka of Anand district bid a tearful farewell to eight-year-old Janhavi Gohel, on Tuesday. Janhavi was among the 21 persons killed when a bus carrying over 70 passengers from Ambaji to Anand fell into a gorge on Monday.

Vadodara Collector orders probe into sale of property under Disturbed Areas Act

Vadodara District Collector and Magistrate Shalini Agarwal has ordered an inquiry into the sale of Goradia’s bungalow located in Kesarbaug on the Vasna-Tandalja road, after about 50 residents of the area submitted an application challenging the sale.

Tallest statue, fallen statue

Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited (SSNNL) Managing Director Rajeev Kumar Gupta said they would now make changes in the steel reinforcement of the dinosaur statues in order to make them stronger.

At Statue of Unity, crocodile pond being fenced off to commence seaplane terminal work

The administration has begun the work of isolating and fencing pond 3, to keep crocodiles at bay before the work of building the seaplane terminal starts.

Narmada’s Riverbed Powerhouse on after two years, now at full capacity

The RBPH last generated about 3,76,000 MW power between April and June 2017 and was completely shut the following year.

Explained: Gujarat’s new system of teachers’ attendance through face recognition

While the government has abandoned the plan to use Microsoft's Kaizala mobile phone application to mark attendance, it has stuck by the technology of face recognition.

Explained: Why Gujarat and MP are arguing over Narmada water and hydro power

While MP Chief Minister Kamal Nath has indicated that the state will follow the Authority guidelines in letter and spirit, the government has raised an objection to its consent to Gujarat, terming it ‘unilateral’, and has refused to share its surplus water with Gujarat that would allow the reservoir to be filled.

Explained: Who’s Priti Patel, Britain’s new Home Secretary?

Priti Patel was born in London in March 1972 to Sushil and Anjana Patel. she went to school in Watford. She studied economics at Keele University, before completing her postgraduate studies at the University of Essex.

Gujarat’s water woes may keep Narmada’s riverbed power house shut long term

The Madhya Pradesh government has termed the NCA’s approval of a request from the Gujarat government body SSNNL in April as a ‘unilateral’ and refused to share its surplus water with Gujarat in order to allow the Sardar Sarovar reservoir to be filled.

Seat of apex court of the erstwhile royal state of Baroda, Nyaymandir now faces neglect

Having housed the district court since the early 1900s, it now wears a deserted look — its doors and windows shut to even curious tourists, as the future of the building is in limbo, while the judiciary takes its time to hand it over to the Vadodara Municipal Corporation.

Gujarat: Statue of Unity viewing gallery to be enclosed after monsoon mess

Tourists who visited the gallery circulated videos, expressing their disappointment. Officials initially stated that rainwater would enter the gallery that left open for tourists to enjoy the view of the Narmada dam and the Vindhya mountain range.

PM Narendra Modi set to launch 30 projects on Statue of Unity anniversary

Among the 30 projects are Shreshth Bharat Bhavan, Ekta Mall, a butterfly park, a nutrition Park, a mirror Maze, several State Bhavans, a safari Park, a tent city and a tribal museum.

Gujarat’s Gifted-30 soars high, all students of this year’s batch clear NEET

This year, all 30 students of the batch cleared NEET, of whom 12 students are set to get admission in state-run medical colleges.

Vadodara civic body to revamp its fire dept

While Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) went on a drive to conduct safety checks at various commercial establishments, including coaching centres, restaurants and hotels, following the incident, the civic body is now set to address the glaring inadequacies within the fire department itself.