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Auto-rickshaw,bus operator tussle for parking space leaves commuters high and dry

January 22, 2009 1:42:17 am

The Vadodara Municipal Corporation’s (VMC) grand task of developing ‘stylish’ bus stands across the city is unlikely to serve anypurpose,thanks to the lack of coordination between the civic body and the traffic department.

For now,brakes on Sena-Cong culinary tug of war

January 22, 2009 1:41:43 am

The culinary tug of war between Shiv Sena’s Shiv Vada Pav and Congress’s Kaande Pohe,in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra,will be delayed.

Taxing times ahead for Barodians as civic body acts pricey this fiscal

January 22, 2009 1:41:16 am

If those well-versed with the financial nitty-gritty of the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) are to be believed,the Barodians are going to pay close to Rs 226 crore worth additional taxes in the present financial year.

Musician’s mom suffers cardiac arrest,kin blame hot water bag

January 22, 2009 1:38:11 am

A hot water bag intended to ameliorate the condition of Bollywood music director Ismail Darbar’s mother has led to a dispute between the director and the authorities of Dr Girish Group of Hospitals.

Sidis in Gir bask in Obama glory

January 22, 2009 1:36:41 am

As Barack Hussein Obama was being sworn in as President of the United States of America in Washington DC on Tuesday night...

Exploring mysticism

January 22, 2009 1:35:35 am

A long weekend,like the one coming up,is an ideal time to catch up on sleep or watch the latest movies or even spend some time with yourself.

70-yr-old woman arrested for forgery to usurp dead NRI’s property

January 22, 2009 1:35:10 am

A 70-Year-old lady from Rajkot was arrested for her alleged involvement in a 29-year-old land case.

Rashid Khan’s intricate Taans,‘musical dramatics’ enthrall audience

January 22, 2009 1:34:14 am

The Indian Classical Music (ICM) offers to its exponents almost unlimited freedom for interpretation,variation and improvisation and hence the same raag sung or played by two artists can create diametrically different impressions.

Back to Stone-Age

January 22, 2009 1:33:55 am

They say,when the going gets tough,the tough gets going. But what do you do when tough time seems unending — like the present times,where every sector is badly hit by the global meltdown...

Your refined edible oil may actually be cheap palmoline

January 22, 2009 1:33:02 am

The next time you find refined edible oil at unbelievable prices,take a closer look at the tin. Chances are that the packet or tin,which you pick up as cotton seed or groundnut oil,may actually be nothing but cheap palmoline.

Two more fishing boats found abandoned off Gujarat coast; owners detained,interrogated

January 22, 2009 1:32:02 am

Even as the tragic tale of fishing trawler Kuber and its crew is still fresh in public memory,two more Indian fishing boats have come under the scanner of security agencies in the state.

Paying tribute through dance

January 22, 2009 1:31:50 am

With ultimate finesse and mystic moves,Shashikala Ravi will offer tribute to Thyagaraja,a 200-year-old South Indian saint and one of the greatest Carnatic musicians.

Modi likens safai karamcharis to priests,gets back a load of demands from angry workers

January 22, 2009 1:31:03 am

Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s attempt to woo the safai karamcharis (sanitary workers) at a felicitation prgramme by comparing them to temple priests backfired after the workers’...

Railway Police edge past NNI Belgaum

January 22, 2009 1:29:43 am

Railway Police narrowly defeated NNI Belgaum 4-3 in penalty strokes after being deadlocked at a goal apiece at full-time in the Ambedkar trophy Hockey tournament match held at the Ammunition Factory Hockey ground,Khadki,on Wednesday.

Rich dreams drove duo to kill nephew

January 22, 2009 1:29:27 am

It was their dream to set up a plastic factory on the outskirts of Ahmedabad that motivated Yogesh Parmar and Chirag Gohil to allegedly kidnap and later murder their 14-year-old nephew Krunal Gohil.

‘Be positive about FSI relaxation’

January 22, 2009 1:28:35 am

Residents of Pune Cantonment should adopt a 'positive approach' towards the issue of the proposed relaxation of Floor Square Index in areas under the cantonment jurisdiction,Pune Cantonment Board vice president Prasad Kedari said here on Wednesday.

Energy is key to Gujarat’s march: ex-plan panel member

January 22, 2009 1:27:49 am

Former member of planning commission Y K Alagh on Wednesday said the future of Gujarat will depend on long-term energy planning as it is one of the fastest growing regions in the world.

Jasjeet consolidates lead at LG Western India Amateur

January 22, 2009 1:26:58 am

A stutter in the beginning offered the rest of the field some hope,but by the time Jasjeet Singh tapped the ball in for a par on the final hole,he had established firm control over the proceedings.

Realty players in power play,pledge Rs 2 lakh crore to light up Gujarat

January 22, 2009 1:26:54 am

The state government has received as many as 29 proposals from private developers promising to invest nearly Rs 2 lakh crore in the power sector and generate over 42,000 MW in Gujarat,sources said.

State govt ‘fails’ to furnish evidence to prove Nano land allotment ‘legal’

January 22, 2009 1:26:04 am

The state government,in its reply running into 166 pages submitted to the court,has claimed that the land allotted to Tata Motors for its Nano car project was legally acquired in 1911.

Grim stats rising: diamond worker’s wife sets self,daughter on fire

January 22, 2009 1:25:06 am

The ill-effects of the meltdown in the state’s diamond industry have taken a heavy toll. This time it is 23-year-old wife of a jobless diamond polisher...

Toddler molested

January 22, 2009 1:24:38 am

A two-and-a-half-year-old girl was allegedly molested by a professor on January 15 at a crèche near State Bank Colony in Bibewadi.

Rehabilitation centre inaugurated

January 22, 2009 1:23:41 am

Ashok Mehta ,a former sheriff of Mumbai inaugurated the rehabilitation centre jointly funded by Lions Clubs International Foundation and the Lokmanya Medical Trust at Lokmanya Hospital,Nigdi recently.

Corporate houses seek police help in building canine force for greater security

January 22, 2009 1:23:06 am

After terror attacks in Ahmedabad and Mumbai,the big business houses in the state have stepped up security at their plants.

NCP corporators get ward officer suspended

January 22, 2009 1:22:28 am

Showing their "prowess," NCP corporators in the Pune Municipal Corporation on Wednesday joined hands to get a ward officer of Yerawada ward office suspended...