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  • BRT a safer mode of transit, reduces chances of fatal accidents 2 days ago

    Improving our public transport system is clearly the need of the hour. Urban transport experts point out that the bus rapid transit system or BRT can help save lives. Using a BRT as a mode of travel, could increase the chances of avoiding fatal accidents. ...
  • Mani Ratnam's Tamil romantic-drama 'Okay Kanmani' is almost complete December 9, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker Mani Ratnam seemed to have shot upcoming Tamil romantic-drama 'Okay Kanmani' at such a breakneck speed that it's almost complete. It is touted to be his quickest project. The film's shooting started in October. The film's cinematographer P.C. Sreeram recently tweeted: "Travelling time to reach our next destination. Mani...
  • 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Twitter account suspended December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Twitter account of Pakistani terrorist and 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed has been suspended by the social networking site. The move comes after the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief spew venom and wrote about freeing Kashmir and avenging 1971 Bangladesh war and Ahmedabad riots. However, hours after Twitter suspended the account,...
  • A month before Vibrant Gujarat Summit, hotels in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar booked to capacity November 30, 2014

    Ahmedabad: With over a month to go for the seventh edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors' Summit, hotels in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar are already booked to capacity. With Prime Minister Narendra Modi now gaining stature as a global leader, his brainchild, the Vibrant Gujarat summit, is a housefull affair...
  • Ishrat case: Vanzara tells court he only followed orders November 29, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Jailed Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara on Friday told a special CBI court that he executed the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter on orders given by his superior on the basis of inputs received from Intelligence Bureau (IB). He made this submission through his lawyer during hearing on his bail...
  • Gujarat: Husband kills wife, mother-in-law with the help of father-in-law November 23, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A 52-year-old woman and her daughter were allegedly strangled to death by their respective husbands, following a discord between the daughter and her husband in Pasodara village of Kamrej taluka of Surat, police said on Sunday. After a heated argument, one Prakash Dobaria (34) with his father-in-law Vitthal Hirpara...
  • Ahmedabad: Three-year-old girl rescued from borewell November 22, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A three-year-old girl, who fell into a 45-feet-deep abandoned borewell in Ghodasar area in the city on Saturday, was rescued by a team of firemen in a swift operation, officials said. "Jahnvi Hirenbhai Param, aged about three years, was today rescued from an abandoned bore-well in New Aarti society in...
  • MCI summons over 300 doctors for allegedly receiving bribes from a pharma firm November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has summoned over 300 doctors to question them on an anonymous complaint that they had been bribed by a pharmaceutical firm. Reacting to the complaint, the MCI has said that it has already questioned 166 doctors. The probe is at an initial stage...
  • Ahmedabad: Police give 1 litre free petrol to traffic rule followers November 13, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a unique initiative to encourage citizens, the police gave an incentive of one-litre free petrol on Thursday to those following all traffic rules in Ramol area in the city. "More than 58 people, who were found obeying traffic rules today got incentives of one-litre of...
  • As it happened: India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI November 6, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) PLAYING XIs: INDIA: Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli (c), Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Akshar Patel, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma SRI LANKA: Kusal Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Mahela Jayawardene, Angelo Mathews (c), Priyanjan,...
  • Adani hikes CNG, PNG price in Ahmedabad, Vadodara November 2, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Corporate giant Adani announced that it has hiked Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) prices by Rs 4.28 to Rs 48.09 per kg and Piped Natural Gas (PNG) by Rs 2.60 per Standard Cubic Meter in Ahmedabad and Vadodara. The steep hike in price was done under new domestic gas pricing...
  • Ahmedabad: 5 injured in group clash; two detained November 1, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Five persons were injured when two groups of a minority community clashed at a town in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district following which police had to fire in air and resort to baton-charge to control the mob on Friday. Two persons have been detained in connection with the incident, police said on...
  • High level of pollution in cities across India after Diwali, Faridabad maintains prescribed standards October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: After the celebrations, in the the fallout of Diwali, the quality of air has gone alarmingly bad across the country. The Met department has predicted that the air will stay polluted for the next two days. On Thursday, the national capital recorded 210 micro grams per cubic metre...
  • Ahmedabad Metro project gets green signal, first phase to cover 35.96 km October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Aiming at providing much needed connectivity to the commuters in some of the densest and traffic congested areas of Ahmedabad, Union Cabinet on Saturday approved Rs 10,773 crore for the phase-1 of Ahmedabad metro covering 35.96 km. The metro is expected to considerably reduce the traffic congestion and will...
  • Gujaratis in UK want direct flights to Ahmedabad October 18, 2014

    London: Gujaratis, who constitute nearly half of the Indian Diaspora in the UK, on Friday called on the new Indian government to launch direct flight routes between Britain and Ahmedabad. The National Congress for Overseas Gujaratis in the UK made the representation at the ongoing Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in London. "Direct...
  • Co-operative banks should join Jan Dhan Yojna: Amit Shah October 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday asked the co-operative sector banks of Gujarat to join the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna' and take up a movement to ensure that everyone in the state has a bank account. Shah was in the city on Tuesday to inaugurate RuPay ATM and debit...
  • Ahmedabad to get India's first intelligent traffic system October 9, 2014

    Ahmedabad: With the launch of a pilot project to alert commuters about the traffic situation, Ahmedabad became the first Indian city to get an Intelligent Traffic System (ITS). The pilot project was launched by Japanese firm Zero Sum Ltd in association with the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on a 10-km...
  • RAF to set up five new battalions in country: DG CRPF October 7, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Rapid Action Force (RAF) will set up five new battalions in the country, Director General, Central Reserve Protection Force (CRPF) announced in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. "The Centre has realised usefulness of RAF and therefore has decided to set up five new RAF battalions across the country," Dilip Trivedi, DG of...
  • Narendra Modi wants to convert Mumbai into Ahmedabad: Chhagan Bhujbal October 6, 2014

    Yavatmal: Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal on Monday said that Modi is gradually turning out to be the "PM of Gujarat" and wants to convert Mumbai into Ahmedabad. "Modi is gradually emerging as the Prime Minister of Gujarat and wants to convert Mumbai into...
  • Ahmedabad residents proud of former CM, say Modi is a global leader September 29, 2014

    Admirers back home in Ahmedabad heaped praises on their former chief minister and present Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that they are incredibly proud of him and that his speech was an indicator that he will bring about great changes in the country. ...
  • US city of Columbus marks Narendra Modi's visit to America September 27, 2014

    Washington: The mayor of the American city of Columbus in Ohio state, which has a sister city relationship with Ahmedabad, has issued a citation to mark the maiden US visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In a citation, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman urged all city residents to join him in recognition...
  • Caught on camera: Horrific car collision in Ahmedabad, 1 dead September 25, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A horrific car collision in Ahmedabad has been captured on camera. Eyewitnesses say two cars were racing each other early on Thursday morning when the accident happened. The CCTV footage shows the two cars brushing against each other at an intersection. One of the drivers died on the spot...
  • Former IIM-Ahmedabad lecturer accuses her ex-boyfriend of raping her September 23, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A former assistant lecturer of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Tuesday lodged a rape complaint against her former boyfriend, who used to be a PhD student of the same institute, the police said. The complaint was lodged at the Satellite area police station by a woman who claimed...
  • Ahmedabad hotel denies issuing 'diktat' to northeast Indian staff during Chinese President's visit September 22, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Hours after the Union Home Ministry ordered a probe into reports that employees of an Ahmedabad hotel from the northeast were asked to stay away from duty during Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit, the city police and hotel management have denied issuing any such instruction. "I am not aware...
  • Seeing business, Gujaratis flock to learn Chinese languages September 22, 2014

    Ahmedabad: With Gujarat hoping to boost trade ties with China after President Xi Jinping's recent visit, more are more Gujaratis are thronging institutes imparting training in various foreign languages especially to learn Chinese with a view to explore business opportunities in the neighbouring country. Several pacts were inked between the two...
  • Four Indian cities in Asian Top 10 destinations list September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Four Indian cities Agra, Ahmedabad, Kochi and Panaji feature among the Asian Top 10 list of a global survey, when it comes to lastminute bookings for luxury destinations, which are also affordable. Amongst the Asian Top 10 luxurious but affordable destinations, four Indian cities have been listed,...
  • Muslim cleric's remarks on Navratri an attempt to malign Hinduism, says VHP; seeks his arrest September 21, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Sunday took strong objection to what it termed as "provocative" remarks on Navratri festival by Maulana Mehdi Hasan, saying it is a deliberate attempt to "malign" Hinduism and demanded his arrest. VHP has also called for a statewide movement in Gujarat to bar Muslim youths...
  • Gujarat rolls out the red carpet for Chinese president Xi Jinping September 17, 2014

    President Xi Jinping is in India and breaking with protocol, he began his threeday India trip from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state. Both sides have hit the ground running two crucial MoUs have been already signed but more importantly Modi and President Xi seem to have hit...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 17, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle September 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...