Mandya (Karnataka), May 1 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday mocked the BJP's attack on the central government over corruption, saying that the party does not talk about its former chief minister going to jail for graft in Karnataka. "Yesterday (Tuesday) they spoke in parliament about corruption, but they will not talk about it in Karnataka.
Ahmedabad, April 16 (IANS) Ahmedabad Tuesday launched the first-of-its-kind heat action plan to create a comprehensive early warning system and preparedness plan for extreme heat events fuelled by climate change. Created by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) in partnership with an international coalition of health and academic groups, it will help in reducing the impact of extreme heat by initiating an early warning system for residents. It will also provide preparation training to medical and community workers, building public awareness of the heat-related risks, and coordinating inter-agency emergency response efforts when heat waves hit
Ahmedabad/Pune, April 14 (IANS) Your bill reads zero in a restaurant in Ahmedabad and you are told the person who had come before you has paid for your meal. You get into an auto in the same city and the driver tells you you can pay whatever you want at the end of the journey. You shop in Pune and at the billing counter the salesperson tells you you can pay what you deem is the price of the product
Gandhinagar, April 4 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said he wants to pay back debts he owes to the country. At a book release function here, Modi said: "Log kah rahe hain Narendra Modi ne Gujarat ka karz chuka diya hai, ab Hindustan ka karz chukange." (People are saying I have repaid the debt of Gujarat and they are now repay the debt owned to India)
Gandhinagar/New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Narendra Modi government Tuesday introduced a bill in the Gujarat assembly which seeks to create a multi-member Lokayukta and dilute the primacy of the governor in the appointment of the anti-corruption ombudsman.
Gandhinagar, March 31 (IANS) India's major roads may double up as solar highways, if an innovative proposal by some scientists gets the government's approval. The proposal is the brainchild of scientists at the Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI) in the state capital. In a paper just published in the International Journal of Energy, Environment and Engineering, the scientists say highways can be used to generate solar power, if a roof of solar panels was laid over them, across the length of the roads
Oran (Algeria), March 31 (IANS) Egypt Under-20 football team snatched the 2013 African Youth Championship (AYC) title at the Ahmed Zabana Stadium here after edging past Ghana 5-4 on penalties. The match ended 1-1 in regular time Saturday as Saleh Gomaa opened the scoring for Egypt on penalty (4th minute) and Jeremiah Arkorful equalised for Ghana on penalty too, four minutes later, reports Xinhua.
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), March 13 (IANS) At least three leading Mumbai institutions will set up operations in the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City) and six nationalised banks will follow suit in India's first international financial services centre (IFSC) here. The Financial Technologies Knowledge Management Co
Ahmedabad, Jan 30 (IANS) The third edition of the Gujarat Kensville Challenge golf will see the strongest ever field as both the Indian Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) and European Challenge season for 2013 season tees off here Thursday.
Ahmedabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Gaganjeet Bhullar gave himself a good start to the week of the Gujarat Kensville Challenge as he led his team of young local golfers, Varun Parikh, Kairav Shah and Anshul Patel to a fine win in the pro-am here Wednesday.
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