Surat

  • News 360: Gujarat BJP wants Modi to contest from Surat or Ahmedabad 18-03-2014 09:51 PM

    While the Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi, the Gujarat unit of BJP wants him to contest from either Surat or Ahmedabad. ...
  • Watch: Government, locals did not help us, say people rescued from Kedarnath 23-06-2013 09:30 AM

    Surat pilgrims rescued from Kedarnath complains of not being provided with any help from the Uttarakhand government as well as locals. People said they used to scavenge for food. They also said there are many bodies on the route to Kedarnath. ...
  • I never gave clean chit to Modi: Ex-Deoband vice chancellor 21-10-2012 05:20 PM

    Thrown out of the Darul Uloom Deoband for praising Gujarat CM Narendra Modi, the former vice chancellor of the seminary Ghulam Vastanvi is now campaigning for the Congress. On Sunday, he shared the dais and asked for votes to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party. "I never gave a clean chit...
  • Anna Hazare inspires saree design 03-09-2011 10:54 AM

    After t-shirts and caps, the Anna Hazare fever seems to have caught the imagination of Surat's famous sari industry as well. A textile wholesaler has placed a bulk order for saris each carrying an embroidered image of Anna. ...
  • Citizen Journalist: Surat ex-Mayor takes on PWD 08-02-2011 09:19 AM

    Kanubhai Mawani, a former Mayor of Surat forced a corrupt PwD official to return the bribe. ...
  • Three get life term for raping Surat schoolgirl 20-02-2010 12:11 PM

    Surat: In a system where justice is often delayed if not denied a fast track court in Surat has wrapped up a gangrape trial in less than a year. The court sentenced three men to a life term for raping a 16-year-old girl. ...
  • 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...
  • Watch: 4-yr-old thief caught on camera 27-07-2009 12:04 PM

    An aunt and uncle were training her four-year-old niece to steal with the help of her brother. ...
  • Recession shatters India's diamond dream 01-03-2009 05:31 PM

    Surat, India's diamond hub has been badly hit by the global meltdown. ...
  • CJ: Alert citizens helped defuse Surat bombs 02-08-2008 11:01 AM

    Citizen Journalist Praveen Bhalala's story is a message in itself. ...
  • Watch: Three-year-old gets new life, hope | Palak's story 17-06-2008 12:47 AM

    New Delhi: His impressive show during the recently concluded limited overs cricket series in Sri Lanka has taught Irfan Pathan to enjoy each and every small moment of success that comes his way. After being out for two years due to injury, this is one thing I have learnt. I...
  • Metro wipes: News from across the cities today 17-03-2008 11:41 PM

    Melbourne: Former Australian wicketkeeper Rod Marsh and retired fast bowler Andy Bichel have been appointed to the national selection panel after a shakeup of cricket administration in Australia. Pat Howard, a former rugby international who started work this week as Cricket Australia's general manager for team performance, announced the recruitment...