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rewind to the angry young man

January 6, 2009 1:35:18 am

You’ve grown up with Big B and it pains you to see the advertisements for a range of thingamajigs.

Visually-impaired show the way in 12th Annual Round Table Car Rally

January 5, 2009 2:45:37 am

Altogether 117 cars participated,each with a differently-abled instructor guiding the driver with the help of Braille maps They say the mind can see things that the eye cannot.

GSPC reduces price of retail gas

January 5, 2009 2:44:33 am

The Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) has reduced the price of retail gas,following the reduction in energy prices globally,sources said.

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.