In Gujarat’s Vadodara, a communal clash broke out at a vegetable market in Savio town on October 3, confirmed police. Following which, around 40 persons have been arrested. According to the police, a religious flag was tied to an electric pole, which offended the sentiments of another religious group. When the persons who were offended went to initiate conversation, stone-pelting occurred. An FIR has been filed and investigation is underway… read-more
The Vadodara police and Gujarat Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) sealed a Madrasa for alleged links to PFI. According to the Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), an All India Imams Council (AIIC) meeting took place in the Madrasa, while a search was carried out. ACP further stated that the trustees “are being questioned”. This has come after the centre banned PFI under the UAPA Act, terming it as an unlawful association.
In Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, Vadodara Railway Police on February 17, arrested a person for allegedly stealing valuables from passengers on trains. The accused used to target sleeping people in the train and has been arrested by Vadodara police from Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh. "Stolen material worth over Rs 11 lakh has been recovered from his possession," said DSP BS Jadav. However, further investigation is underway.
Neil Shah, a class 12th student pursuing science from Vadodara, created a solar bicycle by recycling scrap cycles. His teacher Kaushik, challenged him and asked him to make such a cycle amidst increasing fuel prices. The bicycle runs upto 15 kilometres on a single charge at a speed of 40/km. Kaushik told ANI, "If students like him get support, then they can do… read-more
In the latest notification, Vadodara Municipal Corporation instructed all the street food stalls and restaurants to properly cover all non-vegetarian food on November 12 in Gujarat. The direction came after the corporation received complaints from the people who said ''non-vegetarian food in open seems very unhygienic''. However, the order of implementation of the rule will be issued after discussing it with stakeholders, said Deputy Mayor… read-more
Bhanumati Gheewal, who works as a nurse at Sir Sayajirao General Hospital in Gujarat's Vadodara, has been awarded Florence Nightingale Award. Reportedly, Gheewal did exemplary work and received the ''award for COVID-19 Gynaec duties including the delivery of newborns and working during 2019 floods that had inundated the hospital." Last year, the award was given to Dr. Shailla Cannie, Principal of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Nursing College.
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A massive fire broke out at Vadodara's Alkapuri underpass around 5.45 PM on April 28. The fire blazes pierced into bushes, hoardings on the road, extending the fire to railway stations’s platform 1. The road connecting the city and the railway station was blocked and people from the platforms have been evacuated. According to the latest information, the fire is not extinguished, and details regarding damage are not known yet.
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With over 1000 members, Vadodara becomes home to the highest number of crocodiles in Gujarat as per the first reptile census. Besides, the recent report revealed that the number of crocodiles in the Vishwamitri river has also increased by four times in the past two decades. While the number includes both adults and baby crocodiles, their presence has been reported in Dhadar and Dev rivers, including around 50 ponds in the district.
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Eleven people died and 17 others have been hospitalised after two trucks collided on the Waghodia Crossing Highway on November 18 at Vadodara, Gujarat. The accident took place while the victims were travelling from Surat to Pavagadh. However, the deceased and injured has been admitted to Vadodara's Sayaji Hospital. Moreover, OM Birla, a member of Lok Sabha offered his condolences to the family members of the deceased.
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National Rail and Transportation Institute has introduced seven dedicated courses to impart students with the skills sets required in the Railway sector. The courses include two B.Tech, two MBA and three MSc programmes. While the structure of MBA focuses on supply chain management, top priority of Indian Railways in future, the B.Tech course will zoom in on infrastructure and communication. The MSc course, in collaboration with Birmingham… read-more
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