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Students mint money at MSU’s BBA Baazigar-Season-3

January 7, 2009 12:35:04 am

The third day of M S University's (MSU) BBA Baazigar-Season-3 saw all the final 20 teams executing their business plans right from 12 am on Tuesday.

Hypnotherapy still considered ‘black magic’ in India

January 7, 2009 12:34:14 am

While Hypnotherapy has gained higher acceptance in several developed countries,it is still considered 'black magic' in India,said experts at the 5th National Conference and Workshop on Hypnotherapy...

NGO consortium out to create RTI awareness through booklets

January 7, 2009 12:32:21 am

With a view to inform common people about the proactive disclosures under the Right to Information (RTI) Act,the Mahiti Adhikar Gujarat Pahel (MPAG)...

Accidents on the rise as vehicles speed

January 7, 2009 12:31:04 am

Panchmahals district,particularly the Godhra-Dahod Highway,has registered an unprecedented increase in fatal accidents. As many as 24 deaths took place in last week,including three on Tuesday.

Reliance Communications launches GSM services in Gujarat

January 7, 2009 12:30:09 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.

CPM takes up the cause of jobless diamond workers

January 7, 2009 12:29:31 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.

Dalai Lama inaugurates 6-day world religions meet at Mahua

January 7, 2009 12:28:25 am

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

Entry,entertainment charges fixed for Kankaria fest

January 7, 2009 12:27:17 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.

Trouble for Cong in Saurashtra as one more leader faces arrest

January 7, 2009 12:26:17 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.

Customs dept to patrol deep seas from today

January 7, 2009 12:25:25 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.

‘String’ operation: Pt Vishwa Mohan Bhatt,father of Mohan Veena

January 7, 2009 12:24:34 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.

Alert guard foils robbery attempt in Junagadh

January 7, 2009 12:23:13 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.

Students not to get school leaving certificate,if fail to pay fees

January 7, 2009 12:22:08 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.

Meltdown effect: Surat schools reduce fees for children of diamond polishers

January 7, 2009 12:21:25 am

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

Alternate site enrages slum dwellers,activists

January 7, 2009 12:20:20 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).

Arts Fair: A never-before-seen demand for artwork at MSU

January 6, 2009 2:29:55 am

After a two-year hiatus,M S University’s Fine Arts Fair witnessed an unprecedented increase in the advanced bookings of artworks produced by artists as well as students.

Oil sector officers to go on stir from tomorrow

January 6, 2009 2:28:37 am

Adamant on the issue of salary hike,the Oil Sector Officers Association-an amalgamation of officer unions of 14 PSU oil firms-has decided to go on an indefinite strike from January 7.

With no proper security in place,Bombay High vulnerable to terror strike

January 6, 2009 2:24:56 am

The country’s largest offshore oilfield,Bombay High,is vulnerable to terror attack,as its safety and security is being compromised with,says the Association of Scientific and Technical Officers.

‘Civic body saved on energy by keeping several areas in the dark’

January 6, 2009 2:23:16 am

The Vadodara Municipal Corporation might have won the national award for energy conservation by installing energy saving streetlights...

Explosions claim three lives at Ankleshwar factory

January 6, 2009 2:21:47 am

At least three contractual workers were killed and two others severely injured in two explosions at an Ankleshwar-based chemical dye manufacturing unit on Monday.

An illustrious family implies higher expectation levels,says Ustad Fazal Qureshi

January 6, 2009 2:13:28 am

It can be an advantage if you are surrounded by geniuses in the family. But on the flip side,it can make or break you if there are too many expectations to meet.

Reserve Bank cuts CRR for cooperative banks by 0.50 pc

January 6, 2009 2:09:28 am

In an inadvertent coincidence,as the state government came out with its new industrial policy,the Reserve Bank of India announced a reduction of fifty basis points...

With polls round the corner,Cong steps out to strengthen its hold at grassroots level

January 6, 2009 2:08:02 am

With the Lok Sabha elections approaching fast,the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee has gone on an overdrive to strengthen the party at the grassroots.

During recession some industries think in terms of recreation

January 6, 2009 2:06:19 am

At a time when global economic meltdown has struck deep into businesses,some industrial units have seen a ray of hope.

Confusion over ownership puts brakes on demolition

January 6, 2009 2:03:58 am

A mega demolition drive involving two societies and a total of 400 houses has been put on hold by the Rajkot Collector's office following confusion over ownership.