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Lalbhai Contractor Stadium to get state-of-the-art pavilion,floodlights soon

January 5, 2009 2:43:29 am

Cricket enthusiasts in Surat have been deprived of watching international matches in their city so far. But their wait may soon come to an end,as the Surat District Cricket Association...

Sex workers form group to educate fraternity on legal matters

January 5, 2009 2:42:16 am

Sex workers in the city have formed an organisation to educate fellow workers on legal matters to avoid ‘continuous harassment’ at the hands of police and spread awareness about legal aids.

City sways to desi beats of folk fest

January 5, 2009 2:40:57 am

Folk artists thronged the city to celebrate the two-day Vadodara Day Festival ‘09. An array of unique instruments and singing styles were on display on the first day of the event on Sunday.

Baroda Medical College to have its centre to treat poisoning cases

January 5, 2009 2:39:44 am

The Baroda Medical College (BMC) will soon set up its own poison resource centre. In fact,every medical college in the state will now have its own poison centre,the nodal centre being in Ahmedabad.

Civic school board to give second chance to absentees

January 5, 2009 2:38:46 am

Taking note of the high number of students opting out from the quarterly exams of the municipal corporation-run schools...

Farmers vow to fight till last breath to save grazing land

January 5, 2009 2:37:26 am

Bhartiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) leaders and farmers of Vadodara-Zala village in Sutrapada taluka have warned the state government against allotting grazing land for industrial purpose.

Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia works a charm with his magic flute

January 5, 2009 2:35:40 am

It was due to the unflagging spirit and efforts of the late maestro,Pandit Pannalal Ghosh,that the simple bamboo flute is now recognised in the category of instruments like sitar...

Criminals fire at crime branch cops,escape

January 5, 2009 2:33:15 am

Three members of a local gang — wanted in a murder case — fired four rounds at the city Crime Branch officers in Kadodra village on the outskirts of the city on Sunday,according to the police.

In absence of relief package,diamond workers threaten to boycott LS polls

January 5, 2009 2:32:00 am

The meltdown-hit diamond industry workers have threatened to boycott the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections in an attempt to press for suitable rehabilitation package.

Now,Factories Act applicable to units even with one worker

January 5, 2009 2:30:10 am

In its bid to improve the working environment and prevent the exploitation of factory workers,the state government has decided to apply the provisions of Factories Act to even the units having just one worker.

All-women gang sends Morbi police into a tizzy

January 5, 2009 2:29:14 am

An all-women gang involved in looting cash has sent the Morbi police into a tizzy.

Teachers present 12-point demand to govt

January 5, 2009 2:27:28 am

Teachers from across the state converged at the Gujarat State Primary Teachers’ Federation meet held at Gandhinagar on Sunday. The federation later presented a 12-point demand list to the state Education Minister,Ramanlal Vora.

Now,copyright of Mahatma Gandhi’s writings belongs to people

January 5, 2009 1:13:47 am

Ahmedabad-based Navjivan Trust,which owned the copyright of the writings of Mahatma Gandhi since 1948,has no plan to apply for an extension after the exclusive right expired on January 1 this year.

Polan Bazar residents repose faith in private hands for security 

January 5, 2009 1:12:39 am

Even as the Polan Bazar pipe-bomb case in Godhra is yet to be solved,the residents of the area have entrusted a small-time steel owner and president of Muslim Ghanchee Samaj Panch to provide security cover to the area during festivals.

Jamnagar court issues warrant against mayor

January 5, 2009 1:10:57 am

A court in Jamnagar has issued a bailable warrant against Jamnagar Mayor Kananksinh Jadeja.

‘Surprised’ Advani denies any rift with Rajnath

January 5, 2009 1:09:57 am

Gandhinagar MP and Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha,L K Advani,denied any rift between him and BJP national president Rajnath Singh here on Sunday.

Rs 1,500 cr govt securities to come under the hammer

January 5, 2009 1:08:47 am

The state government has announced sale of Gujarat Government Stock (Securities) worth Rs 1,500 crore to finance its capital expenditure on schemes launched in the annual development plan for 2008-09.

Lost in 2002 riots,boy visits ‘home’ after seven years for an hour

January 5, 2009 1:07:20 am

Nine-year-old Muzaffar alias Vivek,who was brought up by Hindu parents after he went missing from the Gulbarg Society in Meghaninagar seven years ago during the riots,paid a visit to his biological parents on Sunday.

‘Principal’ offender: Teacher raises voice against abuse

January 4, 2009 3:25:39 am

A Lady teacher and a clerk of a Panchmahals school have been sitting on a dharna for the last three days to protest against the alleged sexual harassment of the teacher by the principal.

Give way to traffic on the right,Vadodara citizens told in drive

January 4, 2009 1:36:28 am

The traffic brigade officially hit the roads on Saturday with members of the Traffic Education Trust and the Vadodara Initiative starting the awareness drive of “right-side first.” For the first time in the city...

Direct train link to Mumbai: 111 Keshod citizens follow in Dave’s footsteps,threaten suicide

January 4, 2009 1:28:19 am

The demand for starting a direct train service from Veraval to Mumbai is gathering momentum in Junagadh district.

‘Gujarat youth joined Army in record numbers’

January 4, 2009 1:27:08 am

In a record of sorts,a total of 719 Gujarati youths had joined the Indian Army last year,Director,Recruitment,Colonel S P Sharma revealed this to the media at a gathering prior to this year's first Army recruitment rally scheduled to be held in Ahmedabad from January 18.

Now,NGOs come to the rescue of diamond polishers

January 4, 2009 1:20:54 am

Several NGOs have come forward to help the diamond polishers who are struggling to make ends meet following the shutdown of several units as a result of the global meltdown.

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