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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.

Businessman shot at,robbed of Rs 75,000

January 28, 2009 12:54:49 am

The city witnessed another armed robbery on Tuesday barely days after bandits had opened fire at a public place in Paldi. Naresh Agrawal...

Urdu,the language of choice for students at Gujarat Vidyapeeth

January 28, 2009 12:51:59 am

The maximum takers for free Indian language courses run by Gujarat Vidyapeeth is Urdu,followed by Sanskrit and South Indian languages.

RBI: Industries signing MoUs in Vibrant Gujarat deserve help

January 28, 2009 12:50:57 am

Reserve Bank of India Governor D Subbarao,on Tuesday,expressed hope that banks will be convinced of lending money to industries that had pledged to invest in Gujarat during the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit 2009.

Muzaffar alias Patni case: HC tells foster,biological parents to cooperate

January 28, 2009 12:49:38 am

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday directed the foster as well as the biological parents of Muzaffar alias Vivek Patni to cooperate with each other in the interest of the boy.

Modi visited Polan Bazaar,Signal Faliya a day before R-Day celebrations

January 28, 2009 12:48:29 am

Chief Minister Narendra Modi kept to the mood of the Republic Day celebrations in Godhra on Monday.

Convicts offer Rs 25 lakh to reduce term; rejected

January 28, 2009 12:46:08 am

Even as the families of the five accused sentenced to life imprisonment in the sensational Bijal Joshi gangrape case offered to pay Rs 25 lakh to reduce the sentence in an open court on Tuesday...

New Beginnings

January 28, 2009 12:40:16 am

Life isn’t easy if you’re trying to make it as an independent musician in India. However,there is some hope with artists coming together to form Baaja Gaaja,India’s first music expo.

Pursuit of happiness

January 28, 2009 12:39:15 am

In 2005,Naseeruddin Shah portrayed a true-to-life character in Parzania,whose family is torn apart by the Gujarat riots.

Mystery woman

January 28, 2009 12:38:15 am

How does Soha Ali Khan spend her free time,especially since she has so few films? “I sink into a couch with a mug of coffee and a mystery novel...

Green Fingers

January 28, 2009 12:37:11 am

For Delhi-based artist Anjum Singh,the deconstruction is as fascinating as the creation itself.

Holy Days

January 28, 2009 12:35:16 am

What Do Raas Leela performers have in common with a Sufi group from Syria? “The same that native Americans have in common with Africans.

Delhi Red Cross turns to theatre to attract donors

January 28, 2009 12:30:45 am

Adopting a novel way of raising funds for its relief activities,the Delhi Red Cross Society is organising a play to raise funds for the refurbishment of its hospital in East Delhi’s Seemapuri area.

Delhi Red Cross turns to theatre to attract donors

January 28, 2009 12:30:44 am

Adopting a novel way of raising funds for its relief activities,the Delhi Red Cross Society is organising a play to raise funds for the refurbishment of its hospital in East Delhi’s Seemapuri area.

Court seeks Delhi govt’s response on Utsav Bhasin bail plea

January 28, 2009 12:29:09 am

The Supreme Court sought a response from the Delhi government on Tuesday on the bail plea of Utsav Bhasin,the son of a Haryana industrialist accused of mowing down a man with his BMW in South Delhi in September last year.

34 acquitted in Sadar Bazar riot case

January 28, 2009 12:27:49 am

Nineteen years after communal riots in Sadar Bazar here claimed eight lives,a city court has acquitted 34 persons accused of resorting to violence in the area,for want of evidence.

Court throws out Kalkaji mahant’s appeal

January 28, 2009 12:26:09 am

The Delhi High Court refused to quash criminal proceedings against the mahant of the Kalkaji temple on Tuesday for the alleged mismanagement of temple property.

Fee hike: Gurgaon officials say can only regulate Haryana Board schools

January 28, 2009 12:25:22 am

While the Haryana government has said it can’t regulate private schools as far as a fee hike is concerned,D P S Nangal,the Gurgaon commissioner,said on Tuesday that he has written to the education department and leasing agencies like HUDA and MCG...

Mob beats up cop for slapping auto driver

January 28, 2009 12:24:16 am

A Delhi Police constable was beaten up by an angry mob after he slapped an autorickshaw driver in the Gokulpuri area of Northeast Delhi on Tuesday.