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Mission Jagruti banks on SMS from villagers

Friday 20 December '13

Citizens are being educated on how to monitor quality of services offered by the government.
Godhra tense after villagers kill poultry farm owner, security beefed up

Thursday 24 October '13

The victims are all Ghanchi Muslims from Godhra while Sarangpura is a predominantly Hindu village.
From the fields to the fast track

Sunday 20 October '13

A day in the life of Bhavna Vasava, a Class IX student at Eklavya Model Residential School, Gora Colony, Nandod.
SSNNL falls out with VMC on Narmada water supply pact, city water supply hit

Wednesday 9 October '13

The plant was inaugurated by state Energy and Industries Minister Saurabh Patel on September 13.
UAV to keep eye on Ganesh immersion

Wednesday 18 September '13

A total 1,827 big and small immersion processions of Lord Ganesha will pass through different parts of the city on Wednesday.
‘Modi’s student supporters yet to register as voters’

Monday 16 September '13

A recent sample survey — conducted at the MS University, Sardar Patel University and Gujarat University — reveals a lack of awareness among students on how to register themselves as voters
Land of milk, maize and dinosaurs

Tuesday 3 September '13

Mahisagar’s headquarters, Lunawada, was in news for the 2002 riots
Gujarat co-op milk federation to invest Rs 3,000 cr outside state

Saturday 24 August '13

The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which markets Amul brand of milk and milk products, is looking to increase its foothold outside Gujarat
India speaks...780 ways

Sunday 11 August '13

115 years after the Linguistic Survey of India, a Vadodara-based NGO has compiled a list of every single language spoken in the country, however few who speak it.
15-foot replica of proposed Statue of Unity draws tourists to Narmada dam

Saturday 10 August '13

Even as work on one of the most ambitious projects of the Narendra Modi government, the 182-metre-tall Statue of Unity, is set to start soon with tender floated for the same a few days ago
Hundreds of investors duped in data entry scam

Thursday 11 July '13

Hundreds of investors in Vadodara’s tribal-dominated talukas of Bodeli, Chhota Udepur, and Pavi Jetpur appear to have been cheated in an internet-based-work-at-home data entry scam.
Chugging Back Home

Sunday 23 June '13

A train that ferried commoners for 57 years returns to its original owner, the royal family of Vadodara
Evolution of Modi’s self-branding: CM rubs shoulders with Atal on schoolbags

Friday 21 June '13

4,500 schoolbags, 1.38 L notebooks distributed in 104 schools
Evolution of Narendra Modi's self-branding: CM rubs shoulders with Atal on schoolbags

Friday 21 June '13

It may seem like a small beginning but it is significant for the signal it sends: the process of rebranding Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has begun in earnest
Once upon a time, there was a lake...

Saturday 1 June '13

Wadhwana lake in Vadodara, state’s 2nd largest, has gone dry.
Pak Hindus seek roots in Anand, wish to extend their visas by a year

Thursday 30 May '13

Twenty-two members of a Hindu family living in Pakistan’s Sindh province are visiting Gopalpura village in Anand district for the first time since the family was separated during Partition.
2 yrs after daughter was raped, killed in Sydney, family awaits justice

Wednesday 8 May '13

Court set to deliver verdict next week; neighbour has pleaded guilty.
2 yrs after daughter was raped, killed in Sydney, family awaits justice

Wednesday 8 May '13

Court set to deliver verdict next week; neighbour has pleaded guilty
From ’15, Class X board exam may have 100% objective-type questions

Saturday 4 May '13

To save students from rote learning and ensure faster, error-free evaluation, the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) is considering to introducing 100% objective-type ques...
After clearing TAT, teachers now face age bar for govt school jobs

Wednesday 17 April '13

The state Education Department had issued advertisement on April 6 to fill up 498 vacancies for higher secondary teachers in government schools, but limited the maximum age of an interested candidate ...


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