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Members dissolve Surat Diamond Workers’ Association

January 14, 2009 3:17:51 am

Members of the Surat Diamond Workers’ Association (SDWA) finally decided to dissolve their association on Tuesday,after a group of diamond polishers staged protests,alleging that the association had failed to solve their financial problems post the meltdown.

US speaker shows less vibrant face of Gujarat

January 14, 2009 3:16:19 am

Briefly though,the less vibrant face of the other,neglected,Gujarat peeped through the hype and glitz of the VGGIS meet on Tuesday.

SC upholds Pande’s appointment,says it is govt’s will

January 14, 2009 3:15:17 am

The Supreme Court,on Tuesday,refused to issue any direction to set aside the appointment of Gujarat Director General of Police,P C Pande,who had came under a cloud for his alleged role in the 2002 post-Godhra riots.

Gujarat worst in rural children education: Report

January 14, 2009 3:13:55 am

The Vibrant Gujarat summit and claims of resounding success in various fronts apart,Gujarat lags behind states like Orissa,Bihar and Rajasthan in providing education to children in villages,says the Annual Status of Education Report Rural 2008 released on Tuesday.

Modi’s ‘Taj Mahal’ to displace 35,000 families,says IIM-A study

January 14, 2009 3:12:43 am

They say its Modi’s ‘Taj Mahal’,but the Sabarmati Riverfront Development Project,which is expected to attract maximum attention during the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit 2009...

Summit ends with promises worth Rs 12 lakh crore

January 14, 2009 3:09:47 am

Nearly 8,500 memoranda of understanding (MoUs) projecting an investment of Rs 12,00,000 crore were signed during the two-day Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit 2009,the state government informed.

VS Hospital employee commits suicide

January 13, 2009 2:27:48 am

A 30-year-old Class IV contractual employee of the V S Hospital,Baldev Rao Vaghela,allegedly committed suicide by jumping into Sabarmati River in the city late on Sunday.

Uttarayan sidelines: Manja kills two on city flyovers

January 13, 2009 2:26:31 am

A host of new flyovers that have come up in the city are now proving 'risky' for commuters in the Uttarayan season. The reason: with kites flying over them,glass-laced manja has proved to be deadly.

High Court quashes DCP’s decision to deny NOC to building

January 13, 2009 2:24:12 am

The Gujarat High Court,on Monday,quashed the decision of the Deputy Commissioner of Police,Zone II,of denying to give a no-objection certificate to a resident of Mirzapur to construct a multi-storey building.

Court orders inquiry into AUDA’s surreptitious land acquisition deal

January 13, 2009 2:22:50 am

The court of the Additional Principal Sessions Judge has directed officers of the Anti-Corruption Bureau to hold an inquiry...

Gujarat ATS lets off Modasa blast suspect after interrogation

January 13, 2009 2:21:31 am

Gujarat’s Anti-Terrorism Squad,which “picked up” a Modasa blast suspect at a village in Banka in Bihar recently...

Godhra carnage accused dies of cardiac arrest

January 13, 2009 2:19:08 am

A 40-year-old Godhra train carnage accused,Iliyas Sikandar Giteli,died following a major cardiac arrest at the Civil Hospital on Monday afternoon.

Health Ministry approves BMC’s collaboration with South Florida University

January 13, 2009 2:18:08 am

The Health Ministry on Sunday gave a go-ahead to the Baroda Medical College with its proposal to tie up with South Florida University to start a new Postgraduate degree course in Emergency Medicine.

Medical colleges and MCI discuss problems,development issues

January 13, 2009 2:16:48 am

As a part of its platinum jubilee programme,a Medical Council of India team recently organised ‘MCI at you door step’ seminar in the state.

Student leaders asked to remain present at ACP’s office

January 13, 2009 2:15:37 am

Vadodara police have asked the two Akhil Bharthiya Vidyarthi Parishad leaders to present themselves before the senior police officials who had issued a notice to extern them from the city.

Panel visits SSNNL dam site

January 13, 2009 2:14:17 am

A committee constituted by the Ministry of Environment and Forest visited the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited dam site recently.

Civic body to give waste disposal carts a makeover

January 13, 2009 2:12:50 am

The Vadodara Municipal Corporation is set to change the existing design of the waste disposal carts.

Vadodara Railway Division heaves sigh of relief as oil sector calls off strike

January 13, 2009 2:11:40 am

The Vadodara Railway Division heaved a sigh of relief after the oil sector called off its strike three days ago.

After 20 years of struggle,city to get new court complex

January 13, 2009 2:10:34 am

After a two-decade long struggle for a new court complex for delivering speedy justice,an expansion is on the cards in the area previously marked in the Vaccine Compound in the Old Padra Road.

Hawkers up in arms against misbehaviour of civic officials

January 13, 2009 2:02:31 am

The hawkers of Surat took out a rally under the banner of Gujarat Shramik Hawkers Sangathan on Monday,demanding strict actions against the civic officials who misbehave with them.