Published on August 1, 2022 Ahmedabad: A study carried out on the coast of Gujarat indicated that various heavy metals, salinity, nitrate, and carbonate/carbon trioxide can be found in both seawater and groundwater. The ecological risk index (ERI) was found to be higher for the study area compared to the areas focused on in Kerala … Continue reading ‘Seawater brings wave of risks to Gujarat’
From soil and water into veggies: Heavy metals lace green produce
Published on August 5, 2022 Ahmedabad: The healthy serving of green, leafy vegetables like spinach and cabbage considered central for good health might be laced with harmful heavy metals from the soil in which it's grown and the water it's fed. A doctoral study 'Heavy Metals in Soil, Agricultural Product and in Groundwater from Industrially … Continue reading From soil and water into veggies: Heavy metals lace green produce
Students make cotton tango with tangalia
Published on August 5, 2022 Ahmedabad: Tangalia, the famed textile handicraft from Surendranagar, is undergoing a change with many traditional artisans using acrylic or other synthetic yarn for the fabric which is conventionally made from wool. Two students of textile design at National Institute of Design (NID) worked with the artisans recently and proposed cotton … Continue reading Students make cotton tango with tangalia
Proclaiming Love from Campus Wooftops!
Published on August 8, 2022 When classroom sessions and assignments wear them out and human interactions do little to quell that gnawing sense of loneliness, it is the four-legged furry creatures that offer emotiona l succour to students at premier institutes. No surprise then that caring for these selfless creatures is top priority for students … Continue reading Proclaiming Love from Campus Wooftops!
Reigning cats & dogs at premier institutes!
Published on August 8, 2022 Ahmedabad: Girls love them, they are super popular in dorms and their fan following cuts across batches. And no, class studs of the IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A) do not stand a chance against the swooning popularity of the pack of 38 dogs and 15 cats that have made the lush green … Continue reading Reigning cats & dogs at premier institutes!
Co-founder of National Institute of Design, Gira Sarabhai, passes away
Published on July 16, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Gira Sarabhai (98), one of the eldest members of the Sarabhai family, breathed her last at her residence ‘The Retreat’ in Shahibaug area of Ahmedabad. She possibly died due to health-related complications, said family members. She was daughter of textile magnet Ambalal Sarabhai and sister of space pioneer Dr … Continue reading Co-founder of National Institute of Design, Gira Sarabhai, passes away
Ahmedabad: 28% footpaths encroached on by parking, says Cept study
Published on July 16, 2021 AHMEDABAD: A study carried out by Cept University on city roads revealed that only 252km of the city’s road network has footpaths, which is 15% of the total length. Of the total, about 71km or 28% cannot be used by pedestrians as the pavement is blocked by on-road parking. The … Continue reading Ahmedabad: 28% footpaths encroached on by parking, says Cept study
Ahmedabad: Study suggests extension of existing AMTS, BRTS routes
Published on July 14, 2021 AHMEDABAD: With addition of metro route in upcoming years, Ahmedabad would have three public transport modes - AMTS, BRTS and metro. The student projects, displayed as part of Summer Exhibition at CEPT University tried to address the issue of transport management. As part of the strategic plan for urban transport … Continue reading Ahmedabad: Study suggests extension of existing AMTS, BRTS routes
Only 12% of Ahmedabad uses public transport, says study
Published on July 14, 2021 AHMEDABAD: How many Amdavadis hail public transport --the good old AMTS bus, the hyped BRT or the promising metro operational on a limited stretch -- as their mode of travel? A study carried out by CEPT University students revealed that the number is merely 12%. Against this, 27%, which is … Continue reading Only 12% of Ahmedabad uses public transport, says study
Ahmedabad: One-way airfare to Canada costs students 10% of total course fee
Published on July 12, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Parents of Chetan Khatri (name changed), a Ghatlodia resident, were in for a shock when they started checking the availability of flights to Canada. “I have got admission in a PG diploma course for business management at a reputable university in Canada for the Fall semester (starting from September). … Continue reading Ahmedabad: One-way airfare to Canada costs students 10% of total course fee