Gandhinagar uses 26% more water per capita than Ahmedabad!

Published on April 18, 2021 AHMEDABAD: The babus’ city guzzles 26.5% more water at 83 litres per day per household compared to 105 litres for Ahmedabad, revealed a direct measurement in a study carried out by IIT-Gandhinagar (IIT-Gn) researchers along with other agencies. The study revealed that Amdavadis use more water for bathing than their … Continue reading Gandhinagar uses 26% more water per capita than Ahmedabad!

Gandhinagar GMERS gets ICMR nod for testing, now 19 labs in Gujarat

Published on April 24, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Gujarat has got one more lab in the government setting on Friday, taking the number of total government-run labs in the state at 15. Jayanti Ravi, principal secretary (health & family welfare), said that GMERS Gandhinagar has got ICMR nod for the Covid-19 testing.As on Friday morning, Gujarat has … Continue reading Gandhinagar GMERS gets ICMR nod for testing, now 19 labs in Gujarat

Hours after mother’s demise, fireman in Gandhinagar resumes duty

Published on April 20, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Gautam Patel, a fireman with Gandhinagar Fire and Emergency Services (GFES), was on duty in the state capital – disinfecting parts of the city – on Saturday when he got news that his 77-year-old mother was critical. “I rushed home and could talk to her for a few minutes … Continue reading Hours after mother’s demise, fireman in Gandhinagar resumes duty

When artisans read seasonal colour forecast!

Published on January 28, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Prakash Vegda, a quilt (dhabla) weaver from Balej, 40km from Veraval in Gir Somnath district, had not heard about colours such as Sugar Almond, Dark Cheddar, Bluestone or Eden before he came to National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) at Gandhinagar earlier this month. “We work predominantly with brown … Continue reading When artisans read seasonal colour forecast!

Gujarat experts to verify Tunda’s claims

AHMEDABAD: Seventy-year-old Saiyad AbdulKarim alias Tunda, is perhaps the biggest and most important catch in recent times for national security agencies. Not without reason - considered a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) ideologue - Tunda is thought to be involved in multiple bombings in India and also in contact with countless terror operatives including Dawood Ibrahim. Tundawas caught on the India-Nepal border on August 16. What he says now, … Continue reading Gujarat experts to verify Tunda’s claims

‘Gravitational waves are astronomy’s holy grail’

Ahmedabad: India is now set to join a global scientific effort to detect gravitational waves emanating from various sources in the universe. Currently, the US and some European countries are the only nations involved in this enterprise. A project titled, 'Indian Initiative in Gravitational-Wave Observations (IndIGO)', is under consideration for initiation under the current Five-Year … Continue reading ‘Gravitational waves are astronomy’s holy grail’