ADAM HALLIDAY The Indian Express Group


Origin test: Scientists collect blood samples of Sindhi-Kutchi horses

Tuesday 22 January '13

Scientists from the National Research Centre on Equines (NRCE) in Hisar, Haryana, this weekend took blood samples and performed various measurements and observations of Sindhi-Kutchi horses, which som...
At cattle fair, Banni maldharis shift focus to right on grasslands

Tuesday 22 January '13

An audience of several hundred pastoralists stood in the dusty grounds and atop trucks and lorries parked in a circle around a makeshift stage in the shrub land, watching and listening to the young ac...
Gujarat forest dept to resurvey Great Indian Bustard population

Sunday 20 January '13

The forest department will re-survey the population of critically-endangered Great Indian Bustard (GIB) next month.
Fly high, but save the avian population

Monday 14 January '13

According to a government notice, nearly 50 lakh kms of string are used to fly kites during the festival
Watch the accessories BJP's Poonam Madam declares

Monday 10 December '12

BJP candidate Poonam Madam can be the candidate with the most luxurious array of accessories.
Watch the accessories she declares

Monday 10 December '12

Poonam’s watches are worth Rs 8 lakh, her husband Parminder Kumar’s watches slightly higher.
Now, EC trains, tests staff for polls

Wednesday 21 November '12

After completing the training, all returning officers (ROs), assistant returning officers (AROs), and BLOs will have to take a test.
Bird-watching begins, but poor monsoon still haunts

Tuesday 13 November '12

Birding and wildlife photography groups and nature resorts have begun to see the arrival of both domestic and foreign visitors attracted by the annual bird-watching season in Gujarat.
Nailing the culprits

Sunday 11 November '12

Suspicious, the agents searched his car and discovered an air-compressor in his trunk, inside which was a strange, cylindrical, lead container.
State wants MoEF to defer probe panel’s visit to APSEZ

Friday 2 November '12

Citing the upcoming Assembly elections, the state government is learnt to have requested the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to postpone the scheduled visit of a committee investigat...
MoEF forms panel to inspect Adani Port and SEZ at Mundra

Tuesday 18 September '12

The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has constituted a committee headed by environmentalist Sunita Narain to inspect the Adani Port and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) at Mundra in Kutch...
New map may pave way for proposed international airport at Dholera

Thursday 6 September '12

Fresh maps of a new alignment for the proposed international airport at Dholera shows it does not fall within the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) area, a top official said, adding this may expedite the ...
Israel to help Gir mango farmers

Wednesday 5 September '12

The government has reached an in-principle agreement with the Israel government to start a horticulture centre at Talala of Gir, where experts from the West Asian country would periodically visit to t...
Israel envoy in Gujarat, ‘Hitler’ owners agree to change store name

Tuesday 4 September '12

The proprietors of ‘Hitler’ men’s garment store in the posh Vastrapur neighbourhood of the city have decided to change the shop’s name reportedly due to “political pressure” and protest calls from acr...
Dumped for ‘witchcraft’, tribal woman seeks maintenance

Tuesday 28 August '12

The civil court at Dediapada in Narmada district will hear on Tuesday the maintenance plea filed by a 45-year-old tribal woman who, along with her three minor children, was thrown out by her husband’s...
Jewish group urges Hitler owner to change shop’s name

Monday 27 August '12

A small group of Jews from the local synagogue visited ‘Hitler’ men’s garment store in Vastrapur area of the city on Sunday and urged its proprietor to change the shop’s name.
MoEF clarifies SC ruling, calms rattled Alang shipbreakers

Wednesday 22 August '12

In an apparent end to the uncertainty over the fate of Asia’s largest ship-recycling yard, the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has clarified that ship-breaking rules framed under the ...
Gujarat n-plant runs into land acquisition hurdle

Tuesday 21 August '12

NPCIL’s Mithivirdi project, one of the first after the India-US n-deal, faces opposition
Tribals go hi-tech to claim forest land

Sunday 19 August '12

Inside the Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in Narmada and in parts of The Dangs district, 5,000-odd tribal families living inside forests are using GPS technology and satellite maps to stake claim t...
Graveyard shift

Sunday 19 August '12

With a walkie-talkie and a pair of binoculars, Ru guides dying ships that beach at the yard


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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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