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HC seeks details on warranty,insurance in taxi phase-out issue

February 4, 2009 3:16:35 am

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed the government to seek clarification from vehicle manufacturers as well as insurance companies regarding concessions that may be granted to taxi owners wanting to purchase new taxis.

Pending health projects on civic body’s priority list

February 4, 2009 3:15:03 am

There is a marginal rise in the outlay of the civic health budget this year as compared to last year. The total budget is estimated at Rs 1674 crore,an increase of Rs 130 crore,from last year.

Municipal schools to grow their own green grocery

February 4, 2009 3:09:13 am

Apart from studies,the municipal schools will also be maintaining a kitchen garden from now on.

New menu promises to offer nutrition-rich food in schools

February 4, 2009 3:08:06 am

Thousands of students in municipal schools across the city have a reason to look forward to their afternoon meal.

GEB associations approach govt to implement Pay Commission order

February 4, 2009 3:06:46 am

Eight Associations led by the Gujarat Electricity Board Engineers’ Association has approached the state government with a charter of demands.

High Court defers hearing on Nano land allotment case to February 20

February 4, 2009 3:05:35 am

The Gujarat High Court,on Monday,deferred the hearing in the Nano land allotment case to February 20.

Over 32 students taken to SSG Hospital after fainting at MSU

February 4, 2009 3:04:17 am

The fun and frolic at Sky-09 turned into chaos soon after participants started fainting at C C Mehta auditorium in M S University.

MSU auditorium mishap is a major lapse on part of authorities

February 4, 2009 3:02:49 am

Even as the mishap at the Chandravadan C Mehta Auditorium in M S University is now being investigated,a major lapse on the part of the concerned authorities has surfaced.

ONGC contract labourers go on hunger strike

February 4, 2009 3:01:11 am

Contract labourers of the ONGC in Gujarat have gone on a hunger strike at the Avni Bhavan near Sabarmati from Septmeber 2 in a bid to demand proper salaries,provident fund,gratuity and the like.

The Importance of Being Invisible

February 4, 2009 3:00:23 am

Tash Aw sympathises with Booker winner Aravind Adiga. “Whenever you write an honest account of your country and show it in an ‘unfavourable’ light,you are bound to upset many people,” says Aw.

Congress leaders to raise meltdown effect in assembly during vote-on-account

February 4, 2009 3:00:11 am

A Meeting of the Congress party held under the chairmanship of Leader of the Opposition in the state Assembly Shaktisinh Gohil on Monday...

New canvas

February 4, 2009 2:59:16 am

During the inaugural ceremony of the new wing of the National Gallery of Modern Art,Union Tourism and Culture Minister Ambika Soni made a reference to the innumerable architectural drawings...

Meltdown takes a toll on civic hoardings in Ahmedabad

February 4, 2009 2:58:02 am

The economic meltdown has taken its toll on the hoardings of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation.

Disjointed Frames

February 4, 2009 2:57:31 am

Airports,stadiums and malls,for most of us these are little more than urban public places,but for Boston-based Indian artist,Kanishka Raja,they are symbols of change.

TCGL may fail to make it to Berlin fete too

February 4, 2009 2:56:46 am

The Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd could not make it to World Travel Mart 2008 at London.

Gandhian activists look forward to replicate models discussed in Hind Swaraj

February 4, 2009 2:54:43 am

With the three-day meet to mark the centenary year of the writing of ‘Hind Swaraj’ concluding on Sunday...

Seeds fall at South Club

February 4, 2009 2:54:40 am

Rajat Maheshwari justified his wild card by reaching the quarter-finals defeating sixth seed Shaikh Abdullah of Andhra 6-4,7-5 in the Junior Tennis Super Series being played at the South Club here.

Golf is tougher,says Jadeja

February 4, 2009 2:53:30 am

Himmat Singh Rai shot five under 65 to take first day honours,but Ajay Jadeja was the centre of attraction.

CAB to probe ‘fixed match’

February 4, 2009 2:51:59 am

A day after a senior Cricket Association of Bengal official created a sensation by admitting that match-fixing is rampant in the Kolkata Maidan...s

Threatened by inmates,visiting doctors seek protection in Sabarmati jail

February 4, 2009 2:51:32 am

Apparently iffy after the Sabarmati jail inmates created an atmosphere of “terror and fear” among the government doctors attending to them in the jail premises...

‘A rare conviction for procedural default’

February 4, 2009 2:49:32 am

The conviction of Dr Paresh Sheth by the lower court happens to be a first-ever instance of holding a doctor guilty by a court in Gujarat for procedural default,believe Health Department officials.

Bail plea of drug peddler rejected

February 4, 2009 2:49:15 am

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday rejected the bail petition of Nelson Vincent who was arrested for selling hashish.

57 yrs of theatre and still not (ham)strung

February 4, 2009 2:47:33 am

If it has been for no other play,it was Nathbati Anathbath,a play based on the character of Draupadi of Mahabharat,which could have fetched the Padmashri award to 61-year-old Shaonli Mitra...

District admn issues showcause notice to educational society for ‘breach of trust’

February 4, 2009 2:46:28 am

The Rajkot district collector's office has served a showcause notice to Yogi Divine Society for breach in trust deed.

Complaint filed against former mamlatdar in land scam

February 4, 2009 2:44:57 am

The Mangrol mamlatdar has lodged a complaint against six persons including two government officials for their alleged involvement in a land grabbing scam.