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Efforts on to douse fire in cargo ship off Mumbai, no casualties


September 10th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Efforts were underway Monday to extinguish a fire which broke out in a cargo ship, MV Amsterdam Bride, anchored eight km south of Mumbai harbour, said ... Read more...

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Nine IAF men killed as two choppers collide (Third Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Nine defence personnel, including five officers, were killed Thursday when two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters collided mid-air near Jamnagar in Gujarat, in one of ... Read more...

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Nine perish as two IAF choppers collide (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Nine defence personnel, including five officers, were killed Thursday when two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters collided mid-air near Jamnagar in Gujarat, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Eight killed as two IAF choppers collide (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) At least eight Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel were killed Thursday when two helicopters collided mid-air near Jamnagar in Gujarat, an air force spokesperson said. ... Read more...

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Sugandha Garg tells quirky stories on her travel show (With Images)


May 6th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Actress Sugandha Garg, host of "It Happens Only in India", says that the travel show is unique as it took her to lesser known places ... Read more...

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Women’s rights being violated in India’s surrogacy capital


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) A study by the New Delhi-based Centre for Social Research (CSR) has pointed to a grave violation of the women's rights at India's surrogacy hub, ... Read more...

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IAF to join US Red Flag exercise in 2013


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is all set to join the US Air Force-hosted prestigious 'Red Flag' combat aviation exercise in the US in 2013."We ... Read more...

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Warrant against Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt


August 17th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) A sessions court in Gujarat's Jamnagar town has issued a bailable arrest warrant against whistleblower Indian Police Service officer Sanjiv Bhatt in a 1990 case ... Read more...

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Demonstrations in Gujarat to back Hazare


August 17th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) The anti-corruption campaign of Anna Hazare found support in Gujarat Tuesday with people from all walks of life demonstrating in several cities in the state.Demonstrations ... Read more...

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Congress’s Gandhinagar win a dent in Modi’s invincibility? (Gujarat Newsletter)


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 22 (IANS) It is not so much the Congress's victory as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) defeat in Gandhinagar that has roiled the political pot in this ... Read more...

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Congress bags Gandhinagar civic body


April 21st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 21 (IANS) The Congress will hold power in this capital of Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Gujarat following its victory in the maiden polls to the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries plans major capacity expansion


April 13th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India's largest private sector player Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Wednesday said it was expanding its polyester manufacturing capacity in a major way to capitalise on ... Read more...

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Gujarat cheers Anna Hazare’s triumph


April 9th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 9 (IANS) People burst crackers and distributed sweets in cities and towns across Gujarat Saturday as veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare ended his four-day long fast in Delhi.Vinod Pandya, ... Read more...

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Mining firms encroaching on government land: Kamat


April 6th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 6 (IANS) Top mining companies, including the Vedanta Resources-owned Sesa Goa private limited (SGPL), have dumped their rejected ore on government land, Chief Minister Digambar Kamat has told ... Read more...

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14 Pakistanis held from Indian waters


April 5th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 5 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard intercepted a Pakistani boat off Gujarat's Kutch district Tuesday and arrested the 14 people on it for illegally entering Indian waters, officials ... Read more...

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Court offers relief to Gujarat police officer


March 22nd, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 22 (IANS) In a relief to a senior Gujarat police officer in a criminal case, the Gujarat High Court has set aside a lower court's order denying him ... Read more...

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Gujarat MP complains of threats from Delhi firm


March 14th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A Congress MP from Jamnagar in Gujarat has filed a complaint against a representative of a Delhi-based property firm for allegedly duping farmers in ... Read more...

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Seven Pakistani nationals arrested off Jhakhau coast


March 13th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
Jamnagar, Mar 13 (ANI): Seven Pakistani nationals have been arrested by the Coast Guard for trespassing into Indian waters near Jhakhau off the west coast of Kutch district.They were brought to ... Read more...

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Pilgrim city Dwarka awaits Modi’s blessings


March 10th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Dwarka (Gujarat), March 10 (IANS) Though it lies in a state that is witnessing rapid infrastructural development, this ancient Gujarat city where Lord Krishna is believed to have lived ... Read more...

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MTS to spend Rs.100 crore on data services in Gujarat


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Telecom service provider Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), owners of the MTS brand, Thursday said that it will spend Rs.100 crore on the rollout ... Read more...

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India to cut export transaction costs by Rs.2,100 crore (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India Tuesday announced a series of measures, including round-the-clock customs clearance at eight ports and reduction in levies, that will cut export transaction costs by nearly ... Read more...

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India to cut export transaction cost by Rs.2,100 crore


February 8th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India Tuesday announced a slew of measures, including round-the-clock customs clearance at eight ports and reduction in levies, that will cut export transaction cost by nearly ... Read more...

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Gujarat signs health agreements with 52 organisations


January 8th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Gujarat's health department has signed knowledge sharing memoranda-of-understanding (MoU) with 52 national and foreign institutions as part of the fifth Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors summit slated to be ... Read more...

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Dawoodi Bohra head conducts Moharram discourses at 99


December 14th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts at 99 years, the spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra community Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin is conducting the annual Moharram discourses in Mumbai for ... Read more...

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Three Pakistani fishing boats seized off Gujarat coast


December 2nd, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad , Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard Thursday seized three Pakistani boats with 21 fishermen on board as they entered Indian territorial waters in the Gulf of Kutch off the ... Read more...

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BJP sweeps Gujarat local bodies elections (Lead)


October 23rd, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept the local bodies elections bagging 21 of the 24 district panchayats, 162 of the 208 taluka panchayats and 41 of the ... Read more...

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BJP sweeps local bodies polls in Gujarat


October 23rd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) virtually swept the Gujarat local bodies elections Saturday bagging 22 of the 24 district panchayats and 36 of the 52 municipalities.The ... Read more...

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EVM’s reliability challenged in Gujarat court


October 15th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Within a week of the Gujarat civic polls, a public suit challenging the "reliability and functionality" of electronic voting machines (EVMs) was Friday filed in the Gujarat ... Read more...

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BJP sweeps six key civic bodies in Gujarat (Second Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat Tuesday scored a spectacular victory, winning six key municipal corporations and dealing a severe blow to the Congress.Thousands of ... Read more...

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BJP sweeps six key civic bodies in Gujarat (Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday scored a spectacular victory in Gujarat winning six key municipal corporations and dealing a severe blow to the Congress.Thousands of ... Read more...

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Lukewarm response to Gujarat civic polls


October 10th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 10 (IANS) The elections Sunday to six municipal corporations in the state were lacklustre with a turnout of around 45 percent. Both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force to evaluate Beechcraft T-6C trainer


October 8th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) has announced that its Beechcraft T-6C military trainer is scheduled for evaluation by the Indian Air Force (IAF) in field trials beginning Oct 11 ... Read more...

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Gujarat villagers worried due to consistent tremors


October 6th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Uday AdhvaryuJunagarh (Gujarat), Oct.6 (ANI): The consistent tremors being felt for over last two weeks in Jalandhar Village of Gujarat's Junagarh district have made the residents worried.The local resident are ... Read more...

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Quakes in Gujarat due to rise in water table: Experts


September 28th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) A rise in the underground water table due to the heavy monsoon was responsible for the earthquakes this month in Porbandar and Jamnagar districts of Gujarat, and there ... Read more...

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Gujarat civic polls: BJP plea rejected


September 27th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's plea to the Gujarat Election Commission seeking rejection of the Congress nominees' candidature in the Oct 10 polls to six municipal ... Read more...

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