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Six from Gujarat among Padma Shri recipients

Six from Gujarat among Padma Shri recipients

AHMEDABAD: Six persons from have been selected for the honours. The list was announced by the central government on the eve of Republic Day on Friday. The recipients include Jyoti Bhatt, Vadodara-based painter, Muktaben Dagli, founder of Surendranagar-based Pragnachakshu Mahila Seva Kunj, folk art historian and author Joravarsinh Jadav, traditional […]

Faceless quake survivor is face of resilience!

Faceless quake survivor is face of resilience!

AHMEDABAD: Even the most seasoned – habituated to see disfigured bodies – had shuddered when they removed bandages off Jhakhra Sanchar, a 53-year-old 2001 earthquake victim. His face was a debrided flat area with no nose, lips, ears and jaws with just one eye crying to be salvaged. Dr Ayyapan […]

Man arrested in Gujarat for Rs 177-cr GST fraud

Man arrested in Gujarat for Rs 177-cr GST fraud

AHMEDABAD: A man has been arrested for allegedly issuing fake invoices to claim Rs 177.64-crore input tax credit, the Central department said Saturday. The man, identified as Ehsas Ali Saiyad, a resident of Vadodara, was the mastermind of a scam involving issuing of fake invoices, said the office of the […]

Statue of Unity: Crocodiles to be relocated

Statue of Unity: Crocodiles to be relocated

AHMEDABAD: Crocodiles from two ponds near the Statue of Unity in ‘s are being relocated for the safety of tourists visiting the Sardar Patel memorial, officials said Sunday while dismissing reports that the move is linked to the seaplane service. As many 20 cages have been set up along the […]

Seaplane for SoU to displace crocodiles

Seaplane for SoU to displace crocodiles

VADODARA: They have made the huge pond near the Statue of Unity (SoU) in Narmada district their home since years. But hundreds of crocodiles now risk losing their habitat to make way for a seaplane service at SoU by the government. The forest department, in fact, has already begun removing […]