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Touring country in a mobile cafe telling stories (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) Six young people with a passion for stories have set out to travel to eight cities with the unique mission of reviving the lost tradition of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Miss Kerala 2012: Three selected, 19 more to go


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 3 (IANS) The hunt for final contestants of beauty pageant Miss Kerala 2012 has begun with three beauties getting selected and 19 more in queue to walk the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

BJP downplays ex-Gujarat minister’s conviction


August 29th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday downplayed former Gujarat minister Mayaben Kodnani's conviction in a Gujarat riots case, calling it a "legal process"."We don't want to politicise ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Minister’s involvement only with Modi’s consent: Congress on Naroda


August 29th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday welcomed the court verdict convicting a former Gujarat minister and 31 others in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case, saying that ... Read more...

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I don’t know what’s happening with ‘Shantaram’ now: Big B


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Two of his much-talked about films have not come out yet and shedding light on them Amitabh Bachchan says shooting for "Shoebite" is complete and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indians second-most curious about education: Study


August 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Indians ranked second in search queries related to education, a study released here by search engine Google India said Wednesday.The list, topped by the US, ... Read more...

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Students from West Indies to visit India


August 8th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The University of West Indies (UWI) has started a new course on global cultures to enable its students explore India, an IGNOU official said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

West Bengal moves apex court on Singur land law


August 7th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Calcutta High Court verdict holding the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Congress to ascertain facts on Darda’s Modi remarks


July 31st, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Congress has decided to "ascertain the facts" regarding its MP Vijay Darda praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi at a function in Ahmedabad ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GVK Bio’s Ahmedabad facility cleared by USFDA


July 30th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) GVK Biosciences, Asia's leading contract research organisation Monday announced that its Ahmedabad clinical pharmacology unit successfully cleared the USFDA audit.The GVK BIO Ahmedabad facility, commissioned in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

NID training African craftspeople


July 24th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A group of 25 participants from Zimbabwe are attending a week-long crafts managers' workshop at the National School of Design in Ahmedabad to hone their ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

26/11 plotter Jundal to be taken to Mumbai court Saturday (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Giving priority to four cases in Mumbai, a Delhi court Friday directed Maharastra Police to produce 26/11 plotter Abu Jundal Hamza in a Mumbai court ... Read more...

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26/11 plotter Jundal to be taken to Mumbai court Saturday (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Giving priority to four cases in Mumbai, a Delhi court Friday directed Maharastra Police to produce 26/11 mastermind Abu Jundal Humza in a Mumbai court ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s new panel chief follows Gandhi’s teachings


July 10th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan's new Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim was born in India's Gujarat state where he attended lectures given by Mahatma Gandhi. He continues to be ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Now, Gujarat cops seek Jundal’s custody


July 6th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Gujarat Police Friday moved a Delhi court seeking custody of key 26/11 plotter Abu Jundal to ascertain his role in several terror cases in ... Read more...

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BJP dislikes minorities: Vaghela (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dislikes minorities and would like them to go to Pakistan, Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela said Wednesday, a day after ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP dislikes minorities: Shankarsinh Vaghela


July 4th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dislikes minorities and would like them to go to Pakistan, Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela said Wednesday, a day after ... Read more...

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Key suspect in Mumbai terror attack held (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Abu Jindal Hamza, an Indian suspected to be involved in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack and a member of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist organisation, ... Read more...

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South African Tourism woos India’s high income segment


June 20th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 20 (IANS) With more and more Indian tourists going to South Africa, the country's national tourism agency is focussing on tapping three high-income segments, a senior official said."We ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Don’t put up posters attacking BJP: Sanjay Joshi


June 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi Sunday appealed against putting up posters with his pictures and attacking BJP leaders as this would ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Essar commissions 2nd unit of Salaya power project in Gujarat


June 15th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 15 (IANS) Essar Energy Friday said the second unit of the 2X600 MW Salaya-I power plant in Gujarat has begun commercial operations.The Mumbai-based firm had launched commercial operations ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

“Patang” is totally unique: Seema Biswas (Interview) (With Images)


June 15th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Acclaimed actor Seema Biswas of "Bandit Queen" and "Water" fame looks at Indian-American director Prashant Bhargava's award winning first feature film "Patang" (Kite) as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Patang’ brings healing touch to Gujarat (With Images)


June 10th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Indian-American director Prashant Bhargava chose to set his award-winning first feature film "Patang" (Kite) about family conflict in Ahmedabad because of the unique way people of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BJP bows to Modi, Joshi quits party (Roundup)


June 8th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi, a bitter foe of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, resigned from the party Friday, exposing simmering divisions ... Read more...

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Sanjay Joshi, Modi’s foe, quits BJP (Second Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Sanjay Joshi, a bitter foe of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Friday resigned from the party, exposing divisions ... Read more...

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Medha Patkar told to ensure lawyer’s presence


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A court here Wednesday directed Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activist Medha Patkar to ensure the presence of her counsel in the next hearing in a ... Read more...

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‘Kai Po Che!’ to release in January 2013 (With Image)


May 18th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) "Kai Po Che!", the film adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's bestseller "The 3 Mistakes Of My Life", will come out Jan 11, 2013.The movie, produced ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Modi to skip BJP meet? It’s personal, aide says


May 16th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ahmedabad, May 16 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is expected to skip the upcoming BJP National Executive meet in Mumbai, with an aide saying it will be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

FC Barcelona to open football school in India


May 16th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Spanish giants FC Barcelona's first football school in India will come up in New Delhi by the end of the year, the club announced here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NHRC praises Gujarat for helping Dalits


May 14th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 14 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday praised the Gujarat government for bettering the lot of Dalits in the state.NHRC chairman and former chief justice K.G. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Two thrown out of train, one dies


May 14th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 14 (IANS) A man from Bihar was killed and another was battling for life Monday after being thrown out of a train in Gujarat when they resisted an ... Read more...

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RIM to launch 15 BlackBerry premium stores by year-end


May 11th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Canadian smartphone maker Research in Motion (RIM) will launch around 15 BlackBerry premium stores across the country by the end of this year to expand ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Gujarat law exam hit by reservation row


May 9th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 9 (IANS) Thousands will appear for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) exam Sunday to enter national law universities. But those who have opted for Gujarat National Law ... Read more...

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Air India’s ’sick’ pilots continue protest, four flights cancelled (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The agitation by Air India's 'sick' pilots continued for the second day Wednesday forcing the management to cancel four international flights, an official said."Till now ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air India’s ’sick’ pilots continue protest, three flights cancelled


May 9th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The agitation by Air India's 'sick' pilots continued for the second day Wednesday forcing the management to cancel three international flights, an official said."Since last night, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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