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’