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State set to get new commission for educational reforms

February 26, 2009 1:42:18 am

The process to constitute Gujarat Educational Innovations Commission has commenced.

GRIMCO struggles to dispose of uniforms worth over Rs 1 crore

February 26, 2009 1:41:13 am

The Gujarat Rural Industries Marketing Corporation Ltd faces a grim prospect because of its failure to sell uniforms worth Rs 1.24 crore under the Ganvesh scheme even after a lapse of two years.

Sardar Sarovar Project has received the highest Central aid: Jharkhand MP

February 26, 2009 1:40:01 am

Chief Minister Narendra Modi often complains that the Centre has been ignoring Gujarat in terms of extending assistance to the state.

Sachin Pilot cricises Guj govt for inaction

February 26, 2009 1:38:52 am

Congress MP Sachin Pilot has criticised the Gujarat government for its failure to take effective measures at a time when jobless diamond workers in the state are committing suicide and people are dying in Sabarkantha district due to the outbreak of Hepatitis B.

Cong calls upon Guv to dismiss ‘tainted’ Kodnani

February 26, 2009 1:37:26 am

The Congress legislators,on Wednesday,called on Governor Nawal Kishore Sharma and demanded the immediate dismissal of state Minister for Higher Education Maya Kodnani.

Industrial zones in grip of chemical calamity

February 26, 2009 1:35:58 am

Lethal skin ailments and waterborne diseases are stalking thousands of workers and families in the industrial zones of Vatva,Pirana and Narol in the state.

Surat slumchildren back ‘home’ on the streets

February 26, 2009 1:31:51 am

Over 750 rescued child labourers,rag pickers and destitutes,studying in schools run by non-governmental organisations under the National Child Labour Project,will soon be on the streets again.

Class XII student commits suicide ahead of board exams

February 26, 2009 1:30:12 am

A student of Class XII is reported to have committed suicide in Amreli because of the fear of the board exams.

IIM placement week a closely-guarded affair

February 26, 2009 1:28:54 am

The final ‘Placement Week’ of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad’s Post Graduate Programme batch of 2007-09,began on Wednesday,amid tight secrecy.

Govt to tie up with Adani group for running Bhuj hospital

February 26, 2009 1:27:41 am

In a significant development,the state government has decided to have a corporate house — the Adani Group — pitch in with the management of the Rs 100-crore G K General Hospital at Bhuj.

Modasa in battle mode to tame deadly Hepatitis B

February 26, 2009 1:25:47 am

The official mass vaccination programme continued on the third day in Modasa on popular demand,thereby taking the figure of those immunised beyond 71,000— the biggest ever mass Hepatitis B vaccination drive in the world by far.

As slowdown continues,realty sector goes from boom to doom

February 26, 2009 1:20:30 am

The tricity,once considered as the most sought after destination for real estate prospects,is now finding it hard to maintain its sheen.

PML has no formal order to shut down plant

February 26, 2009 1:20:06 am

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has not directed Punjab Meats Limited (PML),owned by Dr A S Bindra,to shut down,in a case pertaining to the functioning of the Effluent Treatment Plant.

HUDA gives nod to increase housing cover area in state

February 26, 2009 1:19:35 am

With an aim to increase the dwelling units in the state and provide affordable accommodation to all,the Haryana Urban Development Authority is all set to increase the covered area of the group housing societies in the state from the existing 10 per cent to 20 per cent.

Swarming season begins,expert says be(e)ware

February 26, 2009 1:19:11 am

Spring is the swarming season of honeybees. They move around in large groups and go around changing colonies,basically looking for new homes.

Bee attack at Sector-33 school,41 students hurt

February 26, 2009 1:18:32 am

A swarm of bees attacked 41 primary school students of Government Model Senior Secondary School in Sector 33 on Wednesday.

On the right foot

February 26, 2009 1:11:19 am

This store takes you back in time. The Sheng’s Shoe Store in Sector 17-B looks exactly the way it did when it was set up in the 1960s.

Practice is the key when it comes to maths,chemistry

February 26, 2009 1:09:43 am

What is the chemical formula of acetone? What are the chemical properties of chloroform? Vector properties of a perpendicular?

Target Boards ’09: Last-minute success mantras

February 26, 2009 1:08:40 am

With less than a week to go for the board examinations,students are trying to do their best in their last-minute endeavours.

Post office to pay for not informing consumer on rules

February 26, 2009 1:06:50 am

The District Consumer Forum has asked the Director Postal Services and Chief Post Master of Sector 17,Chandigarh to pay Rs 10,000 as compensation...

Lukewarm response on concluding day of World Punjabi conference

February 26, 2009 1:05:37 am

The concluding day of the World Punjabi Conference,being held at PU,receiveda lukewarm response on Wednesday with not many delegates turning up for the conference.

PU faculty seeks more grants from state

February 26, 2009 1:04:19 am

In an alleged show of step-motherly treatment,the state government seems to be failing to provide funds to Panjab University...

Unions oppose privatisation in railways

February 26, 2009 1:03:10 am

The annual convention of the Northern Railway Men’s Union,which was held at the Ambala Cantonment today,resolved to oppose the privatisation attempts being made in the Indian Railways.

Cop ‘grabs’ municipal land,tubewell

February 26, 2009 1:02:06 am

A police officer has been accused of “grabbing” prime municipal land and blocking passage to a water supply tubewell installed in Ward 2 in Kharar.

Chand-Fiza conflict: PSHRC seeks report from Mohali SSP

February 26, 2009 1:01:02 am

The Punjab State Human Rights Commission on Wednesday sought a report from Mohali Senior Superintendent of Police on what action has been taken on the complaint of former Assistant Advocate General of Haryana Anuradha Bali alias Fiza.

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