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Mafia’s role in Rajkot land deals upsets police

January 16, 2009 2:25:49 am

The involvement of land mafias in the mega deals done for the city's forthcoming mega construction projects has caused a serious concern among police and legal circles.

Couple held in Junagadh with heroin worth Rs 71,000

January 16, 2009 2:24:38 am

Acting on a tip-off,Special Operation Group (SOG) police have arrested a Junagadh-based couple on Thursday for possessing prohibited drugs.

Gomtipur couple shot at with country-made pistols,5 held

January 16, 2009 2:23:27 am

As a fallout of an old dispute,a married couple was fired at from country-made pistols outside their chawl in Gomtipur by nearly five persons on Wednesday night.

Auto lifters linked to Surat bomb planting arrested

January 16, 2009 2:22:09 am

Police have arrested two auto lifters,who are said to be members of a gang led by Afroz Usmani. Usmani was arrested by the Mumbai ATS for providing vehicles to terrorist groups for planting bombs in parts of Surat in July last year.

Bombardier to roll out its first train from Savli plant later this year

January 16, 2009 2:20:37 am

The Bombardier Transportation India will roll out the first train from its Savli (Vadodara) plant in the third quarter of 2009.

24 hours of kite flying on Uttarayan claims 48 lives

January 16, 2009 2:19:40 am

The Makarsankranti celebrations in Ahmedabad on Wednesday proved fatal for two and packed the hospitals with emergency cases caused by manjha cuts.

Lack of donors,set-up make cadaver transplant a failure

January 16, 2009 2:15:43 am

In the absence of willing donors,the doctors wanting to make cadaver transplant a success in Gujarat have been facing difficult times.

Two youths held for stealing cellphones

January 16, 2009 2:14:43 am

The police,on Thursday,arrested two youths involved in mobile phone snatching. The police also nabbed two more youths involved in the gang and seized 33 mobile phones,worth Rs 49,000.

Crisis forces man to dump diamond industry,take up real estate

January 16, 2009 2:14:05 am

Unable to cope with the continuing crisis in the diamond industry,a diamond firm owner has diversified from diamonds to real estate.

50 Armymen decorated with medals

January 16, 2009 2:13:08 am

The investiture ceremony of the Indian Army's Southern Command was held at the Town Hall in Gandhinagar on Thursday,wherein 50 awards were given to officers and personnel below the officer ranks.

Coast Guard captures two Pak boats,arrests 17

January 16, 2009 1:16:14 am

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) apprehended two Pakistani boats with 17 Pakistani nationals off the Gujarat coast on Thursday.

State back to DMRC for Rs 10,000-cr metro project

January 16, 2009 1:15:26 am

IF THE government claims are to be believed,the proposed Gandhinagar-Ahmedabad-Dholera metro rail project will soon be a reality.

Two-day Uttarayan festival grounds over 100 birds in Vadodara

January 16, 2009 1:10:56 am

The two-day kite extravaganza held during Uttarayan saw at least 106 birds sustaining injuries in the city. While nearly 20 of them succumbed to their injuries till Thursday evening...

Each Nano will cost Rs 60,000 to Gujarat exchequer: Gohil

January 16, 2009 1:08:50 am

Tata Nano looks set to get embroiled in yet another political controversy with the Congress seeking to make it the centerpiece of its campaign against Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Handful of industrialists can’t decide our next PM: Congress

January 16, 2009 1:07:34 am

Corporate India’s ‘observation’ at the just-concluded Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit (VGGIS) that Narendra Modi has all dynamism and vision to lead the country,has set the tongues wagging in political circles.

Godhra to tread on development highway

January 14, 2009 3:48:57 am

Godhra,which caught global attention after burning of the Sabarmati train in 2002 and the state-wide communal riots in its aftermath,has finally snared the state government’s attention as far as development is concerned.

Theft charge: ABVP leaders to challenge police claim in court

January 14, 2009 3:47:24 am

Served with extern notices,student leaders from Akhil Bharthiya Vidyarthi Parishad,Vikas Dubey and Surendra Pratap Singh along with their legal counsel Niraj Jain,will now challenge the claims of the Vadodara Police.

Pathway work in Vishwamitri project likely to affect croc nesting sites

January 14, 2009 3:45:45 am

The ongoing work of making a pathway in the ambitious Vishwamitri clean up project,initiated by the Vadodara Municipal Corporation,is likely to affect the nesting sites of Marsh Crocodiles.

Mob torches Asaram bus after it hits auto carrying schoolchildren,4 injured

January 14, 2009 3:44:23 am

A bus owned by the Asaram Ashram in Ahmedabad was torched by angry passers-by at the Subhash Bridge after it hit an autorickshaw injuring three school students and the driver of the rickshaw.

‘Everyone is busy trying to get 15 minutes of fame’

January 14, 2009 3:43:20 am

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan,acclaimed as one of the greatest sarod artistes of our time,considers audience to be the soul of his art.