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Jamia Millia Islamia offers honorary post to suspended MSU professor

January 29, 2009 12:56:24 am

Professor Shivaji Panikkar is in the news again. The M S University teacher,who was suspended following the Faculty of Fine Arts controversy involving a student named Chandramohan...

Experts ask real estate to realise social responsibility

January 29, 2009 12:54:26 am

In a brainstorming session on ‘Opportunities and Challenges in Finance and Banking for Real Estate Sector’ on Wednesday,banking experts told real estate developers to realise their social responsibility of providing affordable housing to the masses.

Govt to rehabilitate jobless diamond workers under NREGA

January 29, 2009 12:52:39 am

Unwilling to come up with a ‘bailout package’ for the rehabilitation of diamond workers,the Gujarat government has now devised a novel way to provide employment to the lot to survive in these turbulent times.

Interpol issues red corner notices against 6 absconders

January 29, 2009 12:49:41 am

The Interpol has issued Red Corner Notices (RCNs) against six accused in connection with the 2002 Ode massacre case in central Gujarat.

State on high alert after terror intercept

January 29, 2009 12:46:46 am

Deep-sea patrolling has been intensified in south Gujarat as well as neighbouring Maharashtra following a radio message intercept that hinted at the possibility of an attack akin to 26/11 in the region.


January 28, 2009 2:26:06 am

Thanks to Dev.D’s upcoming release,Anurag Kashyap has become more visible that he usually is.

President’s Man

January 28, 2009 2:24:30 am

Resumes can be interesting,especially in Bollywood. The curriculum vitae of the cast and crew often hold more surprises than the bewildering twists and turns of the movie plots themselves.

Master class

January 28, 2009 2:23:17 am

His is a classic case of entrepreneurship over design. Ravi Bajaj,aurguably one of the better menswear designers in this country,is rather low on the brand recall count. Reason?

Winning Score

January 28, 2009 2:21:30 am

In the whirlwind of praise and accolades surrounding Slumdog Millionaire and its Oscar worthy tunes by AR Rehman...

Minister fails to unfurl Tricolour,while guests go ahead with National Anthem

January 28, 2009 1:15:50 am

During the Surat district Republic Day celebrations held at a school on Monday,the National Flag remained unfurled while all the dignitaries present at the event including the state urban development minister sang the National Anthem.

Ex-maharani of Bilkha held in land selling case

January 28, 2009 1:14:37 am

Accused in a land selling case,the former maharani (queen) of the erstwhile Bilkha state,Ullaskumari,was arrested and sent in judicial custody on Tuesday.

Recession claims another life: Rajkot stock broker jumps to death

January 28, 2009 1:13:39 am

A 41-year-old stock broker jumped to death from the eighth floor of a multi-storied building in Rajkot on Tuesday morning.

Congress MLA rakes up row by honouring state Home Minister

January 28, 2009 1:12:32 am

Congress leader and Vankaner MLA Javed Pirzada has sparked controversy by honouring State Home Minister Amit Shah on the 60th Republic Day ceremony in Vankaner on Monday.

Teenage girl’s decomposed body recovered from Surat field

January 28, 2009 1:11:20 am

The badly decomposed body of a 16-year-old girl was found in an agricultural field in Kamrej taluka of Surat district on Sunday.

Port officials under scanner over illegal mining of bauxite

January 28, 2009 1:09:35 am

Illegal mining of minerals is rampant in Gujarat. However,the recent exposure of the theft of bauxite worth Rs 4 crore from Porbandar port has stunned the authorities.

VS Hospital comes out with Rs 74 cr budget for 2009-10

January 28, 2009 1:07:35 am

In an otherwise lack-lustre budget for 2009-10,the Board of Management of VS Hospital has come up with proposals relating to the setting up of an information centre,a kitchen complex,and an in-vitro fertilisation centre.

Cross canopies,skywalks to make walking on city roads a pleasure

January 28, 2009 1:06:39 am

The city may soon get swanky cross canopies and skywalks which may prove to be a blessing for pedestrians and the walkers wanting to cross the roads having high vehicular traffic.

Rs 9,600-crore agro industrial park to come up in Patan

January 28, 2009 1:04:30 am

The Netherlands-based Wageningen UR has proposed to set up a mega agro industrial park on a sprawling 2,500 acres of land in Patan in North Gujarat in collaboration with Yes Bank.

RBI restrains Ahmedabad cooperative bank from declaring dividend

January 28, 2009 12:57:54 am

The Reserve Bank of India has restrained the Ahmedabad People’s Co-operative Bank Ltd from executing certain activities,including declaring dividend,following high levels of non-performing assets.

Counterfeit currency racket busted,2 arrested

January 28, 2009 12:56:35 am

Acting on a tip-off,officials of the Ahmedabad City Detection of Crime Branch have busted a racket in counterfeit currency notes and arrested two persons from near Kotarpur area with fake currency notes worth more than Rs 3 lakh on Tuesday.