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Death of dolphins,turtles: Forest dept begins survey to assess damage

February 14, 2009 1:51:29 am

A day after carcasses of endangered dolphins and green sea turtles were found in the Jamnagar Marine National Park,a team of the Forest department from Gandhinagar began an extensive survey along with local officials,on Friday.

Tehsildars threaten to go on mass leave

February 14, 2009 1:51:21 am

The federation of tehsildars and naib tehsildars has threatened the district administration to go on mass leave from February 18 as the sixth pay commission...

Scholars in city to discuss international role of Nagari script

February 14, 2009 1:49:45 am

Scholars from different parts of the country will be holding discussions on the possibilities of Nagari script emerging as an international script in a two-day conference to be held at the Gujarat Vidyapeeth on February 14 and 15.

LPG supply back to normal

February 14, 2009 1:49:19 am

The LPG supply to the city was back to normal on Friday as around 25,000 cylinders were supplied by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and 30,000 cylinders by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited.

Munde rubbishes rumours on Sena-BJP rift

February 14, 2009 1:48:13 am

Bharatiya Janata Party General Secretary Gopinath Munde has rubbished the rumours about rift between BJP- Shiv Sena alliance.

On Valentine’s Day,literatti to profess love for Gujarati

February 14, 2009 1:48:06 am

This Valentine’s Day,the literati will openly declare their love for the Gujarati language. On Saturday,they will take out a ‘Save Gujarati Rally’ under the aegis of Gujarati Bhasha Parishad...

Cong proposes hike of Rs 44.25 crore in civic budget

February 14, 2009 1:46:20 am

The Opposition Congress,in its amendment of 2009-10 Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) budget,has suggested an increase of Rs 44.25 crore mainly for infrastructure improvement.

Seminar on innovation’

February 14, 2009 1:46:16 am

Alard group of institutes has organised a national seminar on “Innovation: Key to Business Success” on Saturday in the backdrop of the economic recession.

Centre yet to release Rs 212.44 crore promised to victims of 2002 riots

February 14, 2009 1:45:23 am

The Ministry of Home Affairs in 2007 had announced additional ex-gratia payment for those whose residential properties had been damaged during the 2002 riots.

Shaniwarwada dance festival on February 21,22

February 14, 2009 1:45:17 am

This year’s Shaniwarwada dance festival,to be held on February 21 and 22,is dedicated to Late Dr. Rohini Bhate. Her students will perform some of her compositions-including Bhadra on the opening day.

KCB CEO to replace PCB chief

February 14, 2009 1:43:54 am

Khadki Cantonment Board chief executive officer D K Malik will take charge as the Pune Cantonment Board chief executive officer after a month.

SIT attaches absconder tag on 13 more accused wanted for Gulbarg massacre

February 14, 2009 1:42:47 am

The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) is learnt to have declared 13 more accused wanted in the Gulbarg Society massacre case as absconders.

Wind up BRTS project: BJP to PMC

February 14, 2009 1:41:52 am

As the election season is coming closer,the political parties have again started showing their concern for the civic issues,as the Bharatiya Janata Party...

Eighth suicide reported in Amreli since December

February 14, 2009 1:40:26 am

Another jobless diamond industry worker committed suicide in Amreli on Friday,even as the Reserve Bank of India has announced to form a task force to find solution to help the ailing units.

Soon,half-yearly tax payers can file e-returns

February 14, 2009 1:39:41 am

The sales tax department will soon introduce e-return filing for half-yearly tax payers. This move covers all dealers and makes them eligible for e-returns.

3 bodies found from railway tracks,police suspect mass suicide

February 14, 2009 1:39:14 am

In what appears to be a case of mass suicide,bodies of a man,a woman and a child were found on the railway tracks in the city outskirts in the early hours of Friday.

Vidya Yeravdekar bags Young EDGE award

February 14, 2009 1:38:19 am

Principal director of Symbiosis Vidya Yeravdekar was recently awarded the Young EDGE education award for education leadership 2009 by deputy chairman of central planning commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia.

‘Awareness about govt schemes can bring in change in tribal belt’

February 14, 2009 1:37:56 am

A four-member team from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) left Dang district for Delhi on Thursday evening with its findings on the conditions of the people living in the tribal belt.

Poor upkeep blamed as aqueduct on Daman Ganga collapses

February 14, 2009 1:36:08 am

The aqueduct on Daman Ganga collapsed on Thursday morning,disrupting supply of water to several agriculture lands and industries in the Umbargaon taluka and some areas of Silvassa.

Jab they met

February 14, 2009 1:34:51 am

One may recall scenes from a Hindi movie in 80's,where a boy meets girl in typing class and falls for her.

Social security net can do little for diamond workers

February 14, 2009 1:34:35 am

As suicide,crime and desperation plague jobless diamond workers and issue of relief packages take political hue,a fact stands out— existence of a large number of unregistered polishing units.

‘Modi taking credit for Centre’s initiatives to help diamond industry’

February 14, 2009 1:32:08 am

The Congress has accused Chief Minister Narendra Modi of taking credit of the initiatives taken by the Centre to help the ailing diamond industry in the state.

Power bills come day after due date,utility claims late fee from 700

February 14, 2009 1:31:38 am

On Friday,around 700 families living at Boat Club Road and Dhole Patil Road received their electricity bills a day after the date for payment without late fee.

Hopes derailed: interim budget fails to deliver on promises

February 14, 2009 1:31:04 am

The interim railway budget yielded precious little for the city with no new trains from Pune being announced.

Arrested Pak fishermen to be produced before court today

February 14, 2009 1:30:30 am

The 18 Pakistani fishermen,who were detained by the Indian Coast Guard on Wednesday for illegally crossing the International Maritime Border Line,will be produced before a Porbandar court on Saturday.