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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.

IIM-A holds its second Doctoral Colloquium

January 6, 2009 2:02:13 am

Poverty eradication through profitable ventures,cooperate management in financial institutions and human resource management in mergers and acquisitions...

‘Full marks’,says Anti-Corruption Bureau’s annual report card

January 6, 2009 2:01:02 am

The Gujarat Police's Anti Corruption Bureau had gone hi-tech last year. The agency's latest performance report has shown how fruitful the move turned out to be.

Blast case: Surat police nab two from Karnataka

January 6, 2009 1:59:35 am

Surat police have arrested two persons from Karnataka in connection with the Surat bombs conspiracy that had occurred immediately after the July 26 serial blasts in Ahmedabad.

Housing Board to construct LIG,MIG houses in seven cities

January 6, 2009 1:58:25 am

The Gujarat Housing Board has come up with a project to provide low-cost housing to lower and middle income groups in the state.

ESIS hospitals have funds,patients; but no doctors

January 6, 2009 1:56:40 am

While revenue of around Rs 50 crore generated under the state's Employees State Insurance Scheme is lying unused...

Gujarat on a ‘high’ with the sale of legal liquor

January 6, 2009 1:54:18 am

Liquor is prohibited in Gujarat. Yet,in Vadodara,there exists a full-fledged business of making indigenous liquor essence of prominent alcoholic labels that are sold in the city.

Residents beat up drunken cop for allegedly molesting teenager

January 6, 2009 1:53:21 am

In a brazen molestation attempt,a city policeman,Bhupendrasinh Raol,allegedly misbehaved with a 17-year-old schoolgirl,Preety Rajput,on Monday.

Diamond toll rises: Surat polisher becomes 15th worker to commit suicide

January 6, 2009 1:52:17 am

Another diamond polisher committed suicide by consuming poison in his house at Katargam in Surat,on Sunday.

New policy fails to erase diamond industry’s woes

January 6, 2009 1:50:55 am

It seems joblessness is pushing the diamond workers of the city to the world of crime. According to sources,a few youths arrested recently by the police for their involvement in criminal activities were found to be diamond workers who had lost their jobs.

Draft spoke big of CSR,policy does a somersault

January 6, 2009 1:48:50 am

Less than four months after its draft industrial policy held forth the need to make Corporate Social Responsibility effective for the sake of the state population...

Modi doesn’t promise the moon,but targets meltdown miracle

January 6, 2009 1:47:16 am

The new industrial policy of the state announced barely a week ahead of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit-09,by the Minister of State for Industry,Saurabh Patel,is high on promises and low on specifics.

Truckers go on nationwide strike after talks

January 6, 2009 1:44:50 am

The nation-wide strike of transport operators began peacefully in Gujarat on Monday after talks with the Central government remained inconclusive till Sunday night.

The Producer

January 6, 2009 1:40:39 am

Forbidden Films is the name of Abhay Deol’s just-launched banner. The actor wants to chart the forbidden territory with it,it seems.

The Road Ahead

January 6, 2009 1:39:36 am

At Christie’s,MF Husain’s diptych Battle of Ganga and Jamuna came under the hammer for over Rs 6 crore in March...

Down on His Luck

January 6, 2009 1:37:49 am

If you remember Gaurav Kapur,it would be for his pranks and antics that once passed off as veejaying on television,not for the blink-and-you-would-miss appearances in movies.

Colours Won’t Fade

January 6, 2009 1:37:03 am

One day,about a decade ago,I visited the studio of Manjit Bawa where he enthusiastically showed me the works of young,talented artists he had collected.