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Raising the bar: Jail inmate caught running extortion racket

February 17, 2009 4:02:52 am

The recovery of mobile phones and sim cards has almost become the norm in the Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad,the state's largest prison.

SIT arrests retired cop in Visnagar riot case

February 17, 2009 3:59:46 am

The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team,on Monday,arrested retired Gujarat policeman,M K Patel,in connection with the infamous Visnagar riot case of 2002.

Centre’s succour to riot victims: a case of too little,too late?

February 17, 2009 3:58:16 am

The Centre had declared the 2002 post-Godhra riots at par with the Sikh riots of 1984 and had announced an additional Rs 50-crore relief package for the affected families.

Probe to decide fate of docs facing action in the case

February 17, 2009 3:52:49 am

In the wake of the FIR lodged against eight doctors for allegedly using infected needles while treating Hepatitis D patients in and around Modasa...

Deadly trail of Hepatitis D continues; toll climbs to 19

February 17, 2009 3:51:13 am

The death toll in the Hepatitis D outbreak in Modasa in north Gujarat reached 19,with two more deaths reported on Monday...

Live it up

February 17, 2009 3:40:58 am

Homme,an international French brand of footwear is out with its all-new Nubuck collection.

Food or art?

February 17, 2009 3:38:09 am

As a friend once suspected,egg tempera is not something one gets at an Italian restaurant,but is,in fact,a painting technique.

Feast on Fibre

February 17, 2009 3:36:41 am

For those who can't put together the weight-loss jigsaw puzzle,should try and connect two important links.

Perfect Pear

February 17, 2009 3:34:16 am

There is nothing more refreshing than a deliciously juicy pear. But did you know the skin of these great pears contain valuable phytonutrients? New research shows phytonutrients found in foods...

Shape Up

February 17, 2009 3:31:35 am

Personal trainer Satyajit Chaurasia better known as Satya,grins,a tad wryly,when we ask him to comment on Aamir Khan’s skinny look in his forthcoming film,Three Idiots.

So Lonely

February 17, 2009 3:30:40 am

We're all voyeurs. We like nothing better than to sit inside our bubbles and watch other people in their bubbles.

Paisa Vasool

February 17, 2009 3:29:05 am

Whether it’s convincing you to buy Tata Sky Plus with her dimpled smile or acting as the perfect brand ambassador for Fame Multiplex,Gul Panag is a show-stealer.

Reel of Opportunity

February 17, 2009 3:27:16 am

Cinema in specific and entertainment in general is here to stay.

Sailin’ through a Sale

February 17, 2009 3:25:31 am

Shopping without doubt is a year-round affair,but what really has everyone airing out their shopping bags is the four-letter word spelt 'SALE'.

Ex-servicemen warn Centre against low pensions

February 17, 2009 3:22:35 am

The Indian Ex-Servicemen League has warned the Centre of serious consequences in case lower pensions were brought into effect before the Lok Sabha polls.

Bank employees to go on strike today

February 17, 2009 3:21:26 am

With the failure of the talk between SBI and State Sector Bank Employees Association on February 14,more than 50,000 bank employees will go on a full day strike on Tuesday (February 17).

No headway in 9-yr-old cheque-bounce case

February 17, 2009 3:20:17 am

A simple cheque bounce case never got this murkier.

No end in sight to industrialists’ woes

February 17, 2009 3:19:05 am

In yet another blow to the state industry,the Punjab State Electricity Board has imposed two-hour daily powercut and peak load restrictions for five hours daily.

Recession hits consultancy projects at Panjab University

February 17, 2009 3:17:51 am

After placements,it is the turn of different services at Panjab University to be hit by the global recession.

Gurdwara clash: 3 granted bail

February 17, 2009 3:17:02 am

A local court has granted bail to three people who were arrested in connection with the Sector-38 (West) gurdwara clash that took place on January 29.

Eatables at education institutes exempted from VAT

February 17, 2009 3:16:00 am

Students across Panjab University and other city-based education institutes now have reason to cheer as the Chandigarh Administration has decided not to levy VAT on food items.

PU holds seminar on role of culture in society

February 17, 2009 3:14:31 am

As part of the golden jubilee celebration of the Panjab University,a three-day national seminar on ‘Globalisation and Cultural Identities: Philosophical Challenges and Opportunities’ began at the Philosophy Department on Monday.

‘Need for decentralised,participative and gender-sensitive government’

February 17, 2009 3:13:29 am

The onslaught of globalisation,free market economy and the increasing cult of privatisation have immensely affected human relationships and civilisation besides having posed serious challenges to the environment.

School,Admn at loggerheads over ‘building violations’

February 17, 2009 3:12:01 am

Triggered by UT Administration’s move to serve eviction notice for building violations,the management of Vivek High school has now its trained guns on the authorities for ignoring their “contention”...

Mentally ill people do not seek help: Study

February 17, 2009 3:10:45 am

Highlighting a whopping gap in ailment and treatment seekers,a door-to-door household survey conducted at the Department of Psychiatry...