Post Tagged with: "Vadodara"

Activists seek details of action from JICA

Activists seek details of action from JICA

VADODARA: City-based Paryavaran Suraksha Samiti (PSS) has sought details from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which is funding the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, on the actions it has taken so far after receiving representation from farmers and their representatives against alleged violation of guidelines in the land acquisition process. […]

Fire brigade to procure better quality equipment

Fire brigade to procure better quality equipment

VADODARA: The Vadodara Fire and Emergency Services (VFES) of the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) will now be able to fires in high-rise buildings and similar structures from a distance using state-of-the art equipment. The civic body cleared proposals for procurement of three fire-fighting vehicles including two Advanced High-tech Special Vehicles […]

Alert women help cops nab fraudster

Alert women help cops nab fraudster

VADODARA: Police on Friday arrested a man who tried to dupe women by promising them gas connections under a government scheme. Patodiya was nabbed from Danteshwar area where he was meeting women to explain the free gas connection scheme. He had begun publicizing the scheme from Friday. ?Patodiya works for […]

With 110 volunteers, sixth Charotar crocodile count begins

With 110 volunteers, sixth Charotar crocodile count begins

VADODARA/ ANAND: The sixth count in Charotar to know the number of reptiles in this belt of central Gujarat started on Friday. The crocodile count will be carried out in the wetlands of twin districts of Anand and Kheda with the help of from 13 states and a masters student […]

Naib subedar arrested in prohibition case

Naib subedar arrested in prohibition case

VADODARA: The detection of crime branch (DCB) arrested an army naib subedar on Friday under the Prohibition Act. Crime branch sleuths said that Arunjyoti Vishwas was wanted in the case after the police arrested two bootleggers some days ago. Police had arrested Shubhankar Vishwas and Mukesh Sarkar, both residents of […]

Talati caught taking Rs 500 bribe

Talati caught taking Rs 500 bribe

VADODARA: The anti-corruption bureau (ACB) trapped a talati while accepting a bribe of Rs 500 in Mahisagar district on Friday. ACB sleuths had laid a trap after they received a complaint that talati Kailash Pargi had demanded the bribe. According to the complainant, his neighbour wanted to have the talati?s […]

Anganwadi women get lessons in ?good touch bad touch?

Anganwadi women get lessons in ?good touch bad touch?

VADODARA: The police on Friday trained hundreds of anganwadi workers under their ?Samajh Sparsh Ni? campaign at the hall in the city. They also distributed unique cards to the workers that will educate them about understanding the good touch and bad touch before spreading awareness about it among children and […]

7 years on, shop owner gets a dressing down, fine

7 years on, shop owner gets a dressing down, fine

VADODARA: The owner of a boutique in Raopura never imagined that unseasonal rain way back in 2010 would come to haunt him seven years later. The boutique owner has been ordered to compensate a woman, whose expensive Punjabi dress purchased from the shop shrunk when she got wet in the […]

Chhota Udepur farmer mauled to death by leopard

Chhota Udepur farmer mauled to death by leopard

VADODARA: A killed a farmer early on Friday morning in the Pavi Jetpur taluka of Chhota Udepur district neighbouring Vadodara. The forest department has placed cages around the place where the incident took place to rescue the leopard. The incident happened on Friday morning when the victim Balu Rathwa (50) […]

From a sporting fest to an international race, VIM has travelled a long way

From a sporting fest to an international race, VIM has travelled a long way

VADODARA: It was exactly a decade ago when the city?s corporates and prominent personalities came together to launch Vadodara in 2009. The race that began as a half marathon was launched with much fanfare by the organizers that included the current Vadodara International Marathon (VIM) chairperson Tejal Amin. The organizers […]