Kinnari Patel

  • Gujarat: Leptospirosis kills 130 in two months 23-09-2011 01:43 PM

    Surat: Leptospirosis has hit South Gujarat leading to 130 deaths in the past two months alone. Most of the patients in a special ward at Surat's Civil Hospital are at high risk because of their occupation, that is, working in paddy and sugarcane fields. The bacterial infection spreads through exposure...
  • Guj: Radiation affects workers in power station 01-08-2011 09:19 AM

    Surat: Seven labourers working in the reactor building of the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station in Tapi district of Gujarat have been affected by radiation. The incident took place in the month of May this year, when they were painting the building. However, none of them has suffered any serious radiation,...
  • Surat: only clay idols allowed for immersion 29-07-2011 08:34 AM

    Surat: Every year, about 25,000 idols of lord Ganesha and other deities are immersed in Surat's Tapi river. Most of them made of Plaster of Paris and painted with hazardous chemicals leave the river polluted and dirty. But that's set to change. Following a Gujarat High Court order, the Surat...
  • Ten Indians convicted for smuggling in Iran 23-12-2010 11:15 AM

    Valsad: Ten men from Gujarat working in a UAE-based marine service company, who went missing, have been traced to jails in Iran. They have been convicted for smuggling fuel. Their families allege their pleas to the government has gone unheeded. One of the them is Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary, whose family...
  • Gujarat gets its first Muslim woman DSP 13-08-2010 10:06 AM

    Surat: Clad in burqa, mother of two, teacher in school – outwardly Yasmin Sajid Shaikh would seem like any other Muslim woman destined for a domesticated life. However, this 29-year-old is soon to be the state's first Muslim woman Deputy Superintendent of Police. Says Yasmin, who cleared her state public...
  • Watch: Parents find new way to spy on kids 20-09-2009 02:41 PM

    A newly developed software will help parents in keeping an eye on their kids. ...
  • An uncrafted diamond Ganesha idol wows devotees 26-08-2009 04:54 PM

    Surat: The Asodaria family in Surat owns a Ganapati idol which is a rough diamond that they imported 10 years ago. The specialty of this rock is that it resembles the Ganesha figure. The diamond was brought into India after its discovery in the mines of Africa. The family even...
  • Gujarat diamond workers demand fairer share of sparkle 08-07-2008 04:32 AM

    Dhaka: Former West Indies cricket captain Brian Lara has been named brand ambassador of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) franchise Chittagong Kings. Lara has signed a three-year contract with Kings and is expected in Dhaka in November to complete formalities. The West Indies batting legend will be part of the Chittagong...
  • Ex-students' gift to their school: teachers from US 22-06-2008 02:23 PM

    R Ashwin's 5-wicket haul restricted New Zealand to 232 for 9 in their second innings after India were bowled out for 353 on Day 3 of the second Test in Bangalore. Earlier, New Zealand have reached 123 for 4, leading India by 135 runs overall. Openers Brendon McCullum and Martin...
  • Palak's story: From dumps to home to school 17-06-2008 01:36 AM

    Hyderabad: The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Uppal here is gearing up to host the first Test between India and New Zealand, beginning Aug 23. The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) is making all efforts for the smooth conduct of the Test, the first to be held under new guidelines...
  • Surat cops arrest house owners for hiding tenant info 12-06-2008 04:38 PM

    Dubai: Veteran batsman Sachin Tendulkar and pace spearhead Zaheer Khan remained static at their respective 12th spots to be the highest-placed Indian cricketers in the latest ICC Test rankings issued on Wednesday. While Tendulkar is the only Indian in the top-20 of the batting list, Zaheer has company in the...
  • Freedom fighter's home to go under bulldozer 28-05-2008 09:25 AM

    Wellington: Jesse Ryder has not been awarded a contract by New Zealand Cricket (NZC) for 2012. David White, the NZC CEO, announced the decision after a routine annual performance review in Wellington, which is a must for all contracted players. Ryder was not a part of New Zealand’s 15-man Test...
  • Surat beggars turn choosers as govt gives them jobs 01-05-2008 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi booked a berth in the semi-final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy after they beat Railways by seven wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground here on Wednesday. The match turned out to be more or less a repeat of the quarter-final between Mumbai and Karnataka played here...
  • 16 crushed to death by train in Surat 28-02-2008 07:17 PM

    Karachi: Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar has dedicated his third consecutive ICC Umpire of the Year award to the flood and dengue disease victims in Pakistan. Dar, who walked with the prestigious award for the third successive time on Monday said he saw the award as a tribute and gift for...
  • Markets recover but Surat still in shock | World scene 23-01-2008 09:49 PM

    Durban: An Indian Premier League cheerleader's secret blogging has led to her ouster from the tournament after her identity was revealed. Gabriella Pasqualotto (22) from Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, was blogging about the fun behind the scenes in the IPL. She was among the 40 local cheerleaders who were sent to...
  • Maharashtra's Navapur feels the heat as bird flu spreads 18-01-2008 10:25 AM

    New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab skipper Adam Gilchrist says he is looking to make it four victories on the trot when they clash with Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday. The Australian said it will be a challenge for his team to bat on the Ferozeshah...
  • Man saves woman from molesters, killed 16-01-2008 08:46 PM

    Mumbai: To keep memories of India's recent World Cup triumph alive, the local civic body has decided to set up a cricket gallery at the Andheri Sports Complex here. "We have decided to set up an art gallery primarily to preserve the memories of cricket. The gallery will have photographs...