Gujarat

District Primary Education Officer slaps 1.10 lakh fine on Memnagar school

AHMEDABAD: The District Primary Education Officer (DPEO) slapped a fine of Rs1.10 lakh on Memnagar-based Divyapath School for teaching subjects from a private publication despite being affiliated with Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB). The violation was discovered when the DPEOconducted a random check across schools. The school had asked students of class …

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Thieves strike as police focus on VGS bandobast

AHMEDABAD: As the city cops were busy in the VGS bandobast, burglars struck at two places in Sola area and one in Paldi and stole cash and jewellery worth Rs 9.65 lakh. Ramesh Rathod,, a resident of Krushnanagar in Chandlodia, told cops that thieves entered his jewellery showroom located at Signature Complex in …

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Corporate honchos see global leader in PM Narendra Modi

GANDHINAGAR: Vibrant Gujarat tends to spring surprises for Narendra Modi. At the 2009 summit, corporate honchos saw a future prime minister in him. Now, a global leader is seen in Modi in the eighth edition of the biennial summit, which kicked off at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar on Tuesday. In …

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Ephedrine was to be shipped to Kenya in bajra sacks

AHMEDABAD: The anti-terrorist squad, probing the Rs 270 crore ephedrine seizure case, has found striking evidence linking Ahmedabad boy turned international drug mafia Vicky Goswami to a drug trafficking racket run with help from Kishoresinh Rathod, the son of former MLA Bhavsinh Rathod. Kishoresinh was nabbed from Boro village on the …

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All puppies to be sold with microchips

AHMEDABAD: The central government is considering stringent norms for pet shopswhich not only sell but also house pets. The Union government is thinking of making it compulsory for pet shop owners to register themselves with the local body. The rules also make it mandatory for the state government to form a state board or …

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Surat trader comes up with sari with Rs 2,000 notes printed on it

Post demonetisation, several stories related to it have come to light, varying from colleges organising fashion shows to support the currency ban, to villages going cashless.In a similar development, a cloth trader in the city has got a new design of sari made, with the print of the newly introduced …

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Ahmedabad boy cracks CAT, scores in 99.85th percentile

AHMEDABAD: Results of Common Admission Test (CAT) 2016 were declared on Monday. Ayush Agrawal, a finance trainee from Ahmedabad, scored 99.85 percentile and was among estimated 60 students from Gujarat to score more than 99 percentile. Close to 50 students are from Ahmedabad. Ayush appeared for CAT for the second time. “The …

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Businessman, son cheat Qatar firm of Rs 188 crore

AHMEDABAD: A Qatar-based company has lodged a complaint against a city-based businessman and his son for cheating the firm of Rs 188 crore. Rajesh Vaidhya, an employee of the Qatar firm Mruntzat Qatar, named Bharat Shah and his son Fenil, who run three companies – Ardor International, Ardor Global and Chem-age International – in the …

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PM Modi skips yoga session to meet mother

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day Gujarat visit for the Vibrant Summit, skipped his daily yoga session this morning to meet his mother Hiraba, who lives at Raisan village near here. Through a tweet, Modi said he went to meet his mother early this morning and had …

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