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470 tribal couples tie the knot,some with kid in tow

May 31, 2009 3:29:26 am

One-year-old Priyanka cuddles in the arms of her mother who is decked up in the bridal attire. Her father,the groom,is sitting on a plastic chair placed in the opposite row.

Bandra station renovation: a year’s work scarred in three weeks

May 31, 2009 3:28:00 am

It took a year of elaborate efforts to restore the Bandra railway station building to its original glory. But it took only a few hundred commuters and just three weeks to deface it.

Robbery: city banks tighten security

May 31, 2009 3:26:27 am

In a bid to avoid robberies,many city-based banks have decided to beef up security on their premises. The Apna Sahakari Bank at Bhoiwada...

Missing sailor: a month on,police yet to file FIR

May 31, 2009 3:25:14 am

Almost a month and a half after a Petty Officer of the Indian Navy went missing under mysterious circumstances from INS Godavari,the sailor’s family has approached the Yellow Gate police to file an FIR alleging that he was murdered.

AIEEE results out,boys on the top

May 31, 2009 3:25:06 am

The city topper in the AIEEE exams with an All-India Rank 3,Shayam,had also secured a rank of 113 in the IIT exams.

Jamal’s wife writes to Spanish Govt for his release

May 31, 2009 3:23:57 am

With no progress in the case of Jogeshwari-resident Roshan Jamal Khan who has been under arrest in Spain on terror charges for over a year...

Attacks on Indian students Down Under leave them anxious,but not deterred

May 31, 2009 3:18:55 am

The recent attacks on Indian students studying in Australia have led to apprehensions among city students who are leaving for Australia and other countries for higher studies this year and their parents.

Cop assaulted by two while escorting prisoner for treatment

May 31, 2009 3:17:54 am

An assistant Sub-Inspector from the Vadodara Central Jail,Hussain Rahimbhai,was beaten up by two unidentified persons while he accompanied a prisoner...

After IIT JEE,city student scales another high

May 31, 2009 3:17:26 am

Mumbai’s Pararth Shah came 12th and Abhsihek Padmanabhan of Thane 16th in the All-India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) results declared on Saturday.

Taximen vie for swanky models

May 31, 2009 3:16:29 am

The order to phase out taxis that have been running for 25 years or more have led to race among taxi drivers to get swanky cars to attract the commuters’ eye.

‘Chaddi Baniyan Dhari’ gang strikes in city,decamps with valuables worth Rs 6.8 lakh

May 31, 2009 3:16:25 am

The Chaddi Baniyan Dhari gang struck early morning on Saturday at the house of a city businessman and decamped with loot worth Rs 6.8 lakh.

Passenger inconvenience again,this time it’s Etihad

May 31, 2009 3:14:59 am

In another case of passenger inconvenience,an old couple who flew from New York to Mumbai via Abu Dhabi on Etihad Airways have complained to the airline that they were forced to spend almost 14 hours at New York’s John F Kennedy (JFK) airport without any help from the airline’s ground staff.

Now,it is Ahmedabad University; admissions to begin from June 1

May 31, 2009 3:14:46 am

After having set up many reputed colleges and schools in Ahmedabad,the city’s leading industrialists have come together to gift the city one more institute of learning-Ahmedabad University.

26/11 terror probe report lands in fresh controversy

May 31, 2009 3:13:21 am

The Ram Pradhan committee inquiry report about the role of Mumbai Police during the 26/11 terror attack has run into a fresh controversy...

Vadodara IIT rankers top in AIEEE,too

May 31, 2009 3:13:09 am

The city students seem to have found ways to crack national-level entrance exams. First it was IIT and now it is AIEEE.

Smoking ban: civic body figures on fines don’t tally

May 31, 2009 3:11:32 am

Almost eight months after the implementation of smoking ban,officials from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) Health Department recently announced that they had collected Rs 78,000...

Social welfare department shifts venue to avoid ‘bribe-taking’ middlemen

May 31, 2009 3:11:23 am

In a bid to tackle corruption charges levelled against people associated with the Social Welfare Department,it has finally shifted its operation from Narmada Bhavan to another spot.

Sheila wants charge of police,MCD

May 31, 2009 3:08:39 am

With UPA-II in place,the Delhi government wants to take up its demand of being given charge of the Delhi Police and the municipal corporation.

High Court directs RJ Shah Committee to review fee ceilings of SFIs

May 31, 2009 3:08:13 am

The Gujarat High Court has directed the Justice R J Shah Fee Regulatory Committee to review-for the third time-the maximum limit of fees in some self-financed professional institutes for courses in pharmacy,accountancy and management.

14 V-Cs to attend BAOU meeting on distance learning programme

May 31, 2009 3:06:35 am

In a bid to abide by the recommendation in the 11th five-year plan report to increase the gross enrolment ratio of distance learning from nine per cent to 14 per cent...

Urdu schools turn around

May 31, 2009 3:05:53 am

On most evenings last year,Deputy Director of Education (Northeast zone) R P Yadav would walk into homes of students enrolled in Urdu-medium schools in Jafrabad area and convince them...

GujCET,HSC marks to have 50:50 ratio for medical admission

May 31, 2009 3:05:11 am

There is some bad news for those students who wanted to have second chance for admission in medical and dental colleges.

Speeding kills three in South Delhi

May 31, 2009 3:03:05 am

Speeding took three more lives in South Delhi early on Saturday morning. Three auto-rickshaw drivers died on the spot when a Hyundai Verna car rammed a tree and then crashed into two auto-rickshaws near Chirag Delhi...

Two youths murdered in Surat in separate incidents

May 31, 2009 3:00:34 am

In two separate incidents,two youths were murdered in Salabatpura and Katargam areas of the city.

Leopard spotted in Palsana taluka,cage installed

May 31, 2009 2:58:18 am

Forest officials have set up a cage in Amalsadi village of Palsana taluka in Surat district after a leopard picked up a goat on Thursday night.