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Syndicate elections for 16 posts held at MSU

February 22, 2009 1:07:27 am

Elections to the highest body of the M S University (MSU) — Syndicate — was held on Saturday. While members for five categories were elected through voting,candidates in two others won uncontested.

Modi asks people to ‘punish’ those who betrayed Telengana cause

February 22, 2009 1:05:34 am

Seeking to woo voters in the name of the Telangana cause,Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked the people to “pick and punish” all those who had "betrayed” them over the creation of a separate state.

Khare,Miyajiwala emerge winners

February 22, 2009 1:05:23 am

Ranjeet Ravindra Khare,class 8 student from Loyola High School and Alefiya Miyajiwala,class 7 student from Sardar Dastoor Noshirwan won the 'HDFC Standard Life Spell Bee - India Spells 2009',Pune region.

Brain Gym kids on cloud nine

February 22, 2009 1:04:02 am

“Everybody had great expectations on me. I had no other choice but to win,” when seven-year-old Muskan Shivani...

Gandhidham Kamakhya Express from Feb 28

February 22, 2009 1:03:58 am

Western Railway will introduce a new weekly train between Gandhidham and Kamakhya (Guwahati) from February 28.

Industrial accidents: Public hearing on Feb 24

February 22, 2009 1:02:58 am

Taking cognisance of nearly 100 industrial accidents that took place in the over 120 cotton ginning factories in Mehsana district over the last two years...

Gujarat records steep decline in vulture population

February 22, 2009 1:01:57 am

There had been a steep decline in vulture population in Gujarat between 2005 and 2007,according to surveys carried out between March and May in these years.

Protest outside PMPML HQ

February 22, 2009 12:59:18 am

More than 200 residents from Pandav Nagar area,along with activists from Pune Jilha Molkarin Sanghatana...

I-T officers’ association cries foul over ‘abrupt’ transfers

February 22, 2009 12:59:08 am

In opposition to the ‘abrupt’ transfer of 28 Income-Tax officers,the Income-Tax Gazetted Officers’ Association (IGOA) issued an objection letter to the Chief Commissioner of Income-Tax on Saturday.

RTI application filed by government servant on official letterhead cannot be rejected,says CIC

February 22, 2009 12:57:59 am

An RTI application filed by a government servant on an official letterhead cannot be rejected merely on the ground that it has been filed by him/her in an official capacity,the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) has said.

DIEO threatens to stop milk procurement

February 22, 2009 12:57:59 am

Dairy Industry Export Organisation,an association of dairy products manufacturers and exporters with members from across the country including Maharashtra...

Hearing in Nano land allotment case adjourned to March 5

February 22, 2009 12:57:00 am

Even as the hearing in the Nano land allotment case was adjourned to March 5,Rashtriya Kisan Dal representative H K Thakar submitted replies to notices issued to him earlier to justify his locus standi in the matter.

Shiksha Bachao Andolan comes up with alternate curriculum for sex education

February 22, 2009 12:56:41 am

Delhi-based Shiksha Bachao Andolan,a voluntary group of historians,intellectuals,teachers,students and parents has designed an alternate curriculum for sex education.

National data says farmer suicides a reality in Gujarat,state denies

February 22, 2009 12:56:06 am

The annual publication,‘Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India’,brought out by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB),Ministry of Home Affairs,Government of India,has indicated that on an average,about 500 farmers have committed suicide every year in Gujarat over the last decade.

‘This institute is exactly what the nation needs’

February 22, 2009 12:55:41 am

With climate changes adversely affecting food security and production,a focused research in the area of agriculture was the need of the hour...

‘Edu hub needs more attention’

February 22, 2009 12:54:34 am

Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Saturday took a dig at State Agriculture Minister Balasaheb Thorat for the tardiness in implementing the necessary infrastructure projects at the College of Agriculture in Shivajinagar.

Woman dead after couple in extramarital relationship attempts suicide

February 22, 2009 12:54:03 am

A couple attempted suicide by consuming poison in the outskirts of Sukhpur village in Junagadh on Friday.

Modi claims credit for Pranab’s advice on salary cut

February 22, 2009 12:51:14 am

Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday claimed that statements given by Union minister Pranab Mukherjee about not to layoff workers,but to reduce the salaries...

Youth attacked by gang,dies at hospital

February 22, 2009 12:44:22 am

A gang of seven to eight persons assaulted and murdered a youth outside Bhave High School in Sadashiv Peth in broad daylight today.

Parents Act: Not many impressed by legislation

February 22, 2009 12:41:50 am

Even as the Maharashtra government has decided to implement the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act from March 1...

Going the Mumbai way to raise funds

February 22, 2009 12:39:41 am

The Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority,the setting up of which was cleared by the cabinet on Thursday,will be looking at the sale of plots under its jurisdiction as the primary source of revenue.

Citizens,police sweat over unruly foreign students

February 22, 2009 12:36:46 am

On Monday,two Iranian students,Nariman Fathohi (27) and Hamidreza Mohammed Reza Khaksa (29),living in Kondhwa,were driving a car at high speed on the wrong side at Brahma Avenue.

Meltdown effect? NRI kills self after losing job in Canada

February 22, 2009 12:33:46 am

In a fatal fallout of the economic meltdown,a 31-year-old NRI committed suicide at his parents’ flat in Dwarka,Southwest Delhi,after losing his job in Canada.

DJB spanner: can’t lay sewer pipelines

February 22, 2009 12:32:44 am

As if hurdles from civic bodies such as the ASI and Forest department are not enough,the Delhi Jal Board has also thrown a spanner in the government’s plans to regularise unauthorised colonies.

Sheila govt faces hiccups in regularising illegal colonies

February 22, 2009 12:31:49 am

Despite Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit’s instructions to all civic agencies to expedite work in Delhi’s 1,639 unauthorised colonies in the run up to general elections,261 areas might not make it to the final list of colonies up for regularisation,Newsline has learnt.