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Computerised chart display system arrives at Vadodara railway station

February 23, 2009 2:52:40 am

After a pilot project at Rajkot,the ‘On Line Reservation Chart Display System’ was launched in Vadodara on Sunday.

NGO consortium demands amendments in Child Labour Act

February 23, 2009 2:50:28 am

Child Rights Collective – Gujarat,a consortium of NGOs working for the protection of child rights in the state,has demanded amendments in the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act (CLPRA),1986.

TADA accused dies of chest pain,family suspects foul play

February 23, 2009 2:49:26 am

A TADA accused involved in the communal flare up in Surat in the aftermath of the Babri Masjid demolition in 1993,died of chest pain at the Sir Sayajirao General (SSG) Hospital on Sunday.

Three-day mass camp to provide aid worth Rs 15 lakh to differently-abled

February 23, 2009 2:48:12 am

Mumbai-based Ratnanidhi Charitable Trust has organised a three day mass-level camp for the differently-abled and hearing impaired in the city.

Syndicate poll results — a reflection of party politics in university

February 23, 2009 2:47:15 am

On the face of it,party politics may not exist in the M S University (MSU),but results of the Syndicate elections speak otherwise.

Work load mounts as state Pollution Control Board faces staff crunch

February 23, 2009 2:46:03 am

It is not just environmentalists and activists who think that the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) is understaffed to tackle a huge amount of paper work...

Valuables stolen at marriage function

February 23, 2009 2:43:51 am

In an incident of burglary that occurred at a marriage function in Junagadh on Saturday night,a woman lost cash and ornaments worth Rs 1.47 lakh.

Shipping firms lay off 35% staff to remain afloat

February 23, 2009 2:43:03 am

As the global slowdown takes its toll,the Mediterranean Shipping Company,one of the top firms in the country providing cargo vessel services,has been forced to opt for low-value cargoes and effect layoffs to survive.

Surat schools fear meltdown may be too hot to handle this summer

February 23, 2009 2:41:33 am

The jobless diamond polishers of Surat are waiting for the final school exams of their children to get over so that they can move to their native villages in north Gujarat and Saurashtra.

Madhavpur beach turns ‘turtle’: Nurtures two lakh marine lives in twenty years

February 23, 2009 2:39:15 am

Madhavpur beach,which made news recently for Tropex-2009 military exercise,has another claim to fame.

GIDC slammed for allotting land it never owned

February 23, 2009 2:38:03 am

The state legislative committee on public enterprises has severely criticised the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation Ltd (GIDC) for allotting a plot of land,to a textile unit,it never owned.

Rose Festival at Chandigarh concludes on a high note

February 23, 2009 2:27:42 am

The three-day Chandigarh Rose Festival concluded on Sunday with several attractions,including a painting competition and antakshari.

Spate of laptop heists: Cops grope in the dark

February 23, 2009 2:24:05 am

The recent spate of laptop thefts in the city (see box for details) seems to have the left the city police baffled.

Now,mini museums at railway stations

February 23, 2009 2:16:18 am

The Northern Railways have a ‘contemporary’ plan for its railway stations.

I can cure people of crime as I am a doctor,says SSP

February 23, 2009 1:56:49 am

Dr Sukhchain Singh Gill,who was appointed as the Senior Superintendent of Police also has an MBBS degree.

Three students injured in a scuffle

February 23, 2009 1:53:01 am

Three medical students were injured after a group of youths from Ludhiana reportedly crossed swords with them at Hotel Aroma early on Sunday morning.

Chemists to down shutters on March 18

February 23, 2009 1:48:12 am

Irked over the decision of the Drug Advisory Committee formed by the state government to check the sale of habit-forming drugs...

Police arrest 5 for robbing courier firm of Rs 14.89 lakh

February 23, 2009 1:47:58 am

The City police on Sunday arrested five people for robbing a city courier firm to the tune of Rs 14.89 lakh last week. Those arrested include a former partner in the firm.

Man arrested for raping daughter for over a year

February 23, 2009 1:46:48 am

Rajkot rural police have sought custody of a migrant labourer accused of raping his minor daughter several times last year. Chatrabhuj Bhat (42)...

NGO meet says corruption and ignorance plague NREGA in Gujarat

February 23, 2009 1:45:26 am

The Gram Mazdoor Sabha (GMS) held a state-wide discussion on Sunday on the ground realities of implementation of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) in Gujarat.

He advocates well-being of cows

February 23, 2009 1:44:13 am

For senior advocate Rajeev Duggal,Govind Gau Dhaam,where he spends a lot of his time serving sick and injured cows is a second home.

From April 1,get railway tickets booked at your post office

February 23, 2009 1:39:56 am

Come April 1 and the city residents can get their railway tickets booked from Head Post Office near Bharat Nagar Chowk.

Child protection cell at women’s police stations not a good idea?

February 23, 2009 1:38:41 am

What may come as a help to the abused,addicted and abandoned children of the state,the Gujarat government under its "Nirogi Balvarsha Yojana" has decided to set up child protection cells in women police stations across the state.

Deadly strain reaches Dahod,first confirmed case reported

February 23, 2009 1:37:12 am

After Modasa,it is now Dahod that faces the threat of Hepatitis B outbreak. On Sunday,the first confirmed case of Hepatitis B was reported here.

World’s largest Hepatitis B vaccination drive in Modasa

February 23, 2009 1:34:50 am

Following the deadly Hepatitis B outbreak in Modasa,the state Health Department is going to launch a massive vaccination drive.