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Indian Derby on April 5

January 16, 2009 2:42:34 am

The most sought after event of the Mumbai Racing Season,the Indian Derby,will be run on April 5. The constrained season which begins on January 31,will end on May 3. Besides,Pune will be hosting one of the five Classic races.

Triple ton for Valsangkar

January 16, 2009 2:41:42 am

Parikshit Valsangkar smashed a mammoth 367,and was supported brilliantly by Omprakash Jaiswal and Vishal Nag,who also scored centuries...

Two narcotics officials held

January 16, 2009 2:41:32 am

The Anti-Corruption wing of CBI,Lucknow region,arrested an inspector and a sub-inspector of Central Bureau of Narcotics on Wednesday while accepting a bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh in Vikas Nagar area.

Willingdon boys have a ball

January 16, 2009 2:40:43 am

Top seed Rahil Fazelbhoy of Willingdon Sports Club,Mahalaxmi fashioned an easy win to cruise into the boys’ under-15 quarter-finals,in the DHFL Junior Open Squash Tournament at the Matunga Gymkhana on Thursday.

Film on her govt leaves Maya cold,release held

January 16, 2009 2:40:19 am

Known for her fastidiousness ,BSP chief Mayawati did not like what was shown about her,in a film made on the achievements of her government.

Keeping the pulse count,as the clock ticks

January 16, 2009 2:39:45 am

As the marathon day fast approaches Mumbai’s pulse is racing fast. But ask any coach about this and they wouldn’t want their wards to be in the same mood.

Maya freebies the final blow to state’s finances

January 16, 2009 2:38:47 am

The freebies worth Rs 2,750 crore which Chief Minister Mayawati announced on her birthday came at a time when the state’s finances are already under severe strain due to revenue shortfalls.

Oppn closes ranks on Maya,goes for the kill

January 16, 2009 2:34:31 am

The police used lathicharge,water cannons and tear gas as an united opposition put up a series of protests — the biggest since Mayawati came to power...

Central assistance to ‘wash away’ water scarcity in city

January 16, 2009 2:34:25 am

The water woes in the city are expected to minimise with the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) receiving financial aid from the Centre for strengthening and rejuvenating the two major water sources including Ajwa Sarovar and Pratappura Sarovar.

Revenue dept sends orders to AAU on land allotment in Vadodara,Kheda,Anand

January 16, 2009 2:33:12 am

The ANAND Agriculture University (AAU) has received orders from the Revenue department regarding the allotment of 487.5 acres of land in Vadodara...

Mulayam demands list of fund contributors

January 16, 2009 2:33:04 am

Calling for the dismissal of the Mayawati government,Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh demanded on Thursday that the list of fund contributors on the occasion of her birthday be made public.

Minor tiff turns into clash at Naswadi cinema hall

January 16, 2009 2:32:21 am

A minor tiff between a ticket checker at a cinema hall and locals ensued into a communal tiff in Naswadi town of Vadodara district on Wednesday night. The situation,however,was brought back to normal soon after the police intervened.

Mayawati announces 3 big,97 small schemes

January 16, 2009 2:31:09 am

There was no cake to cut and no candles to blow out. No one sang ‘happy birthday’ either. Still,Chief Minister Mayawati’s birthday,a mega occasion for her party so far,turned into a state event...

Centre gives green signal,money to construct rail overbridge at Lalbag

January 16, 2009 2:30:31 am

Commuters plying on the road connecting Rajmahal and Lalbaug will soon heave a sigh of relief.

JD(U) legislator’s sons booked for beating up Congress leader

January 16, 2009 2:29:30 am

The two sons of JD(U) MLA Chhotu Vasava are in the news again for the wrong reasons. The Bharuch police have booked both of them for attempt to murder,rioting and allegedly attacking a local Congress leader on Thursday.

‘It is injustice to promote forest beat guards based on their computer skills’

January 16, 2009 2:28:17 am

The Class-III employees of the state Forest Department,comprising largely of beat guards,do not seem to be keen on learning computers,even when the state government wants them to do so.

In UP village,Miliband,Rahul Gandhi spend a night in a Dalit woman’s hut

January 16, 2009 2:27:14 am

On his mission to discover rural India,British Foreign Secretary David Miliband got to understand,a little,the tough life of the rural poor,spending a night in a Dalit woman’s hut at Simara village in Uttar Pradesh.

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.

Naturally yours

January 16, 2009 2:18:45 am

To say that climate change is the next major world crisis would be the understatement of the year.

Off field

January 16, 2009 2:17:51 am

It wouldn't be inappropriate to say- one can separate cricketer from cricket,but not cricket from the cricketer.