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Two Covid cases detected every minute in Vadodara

Vadodara has started registering more than two Covid-19 positive cases every minute. On Thursday, Covid-19 cases in Vadodara city and district touched another single-day high with 3,094 cases within 24 hours almost 129 cases every hour.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:53 am

Postpone group meetings, MSU VC urged

Members of the sankalan samiti on Thursday demanded that MS University vice-chancellor (VC), professor Parimal Vyas, should stop visits and group meetings at the university campus in the name of pre-inspection for the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:53 am

Vadodara: 75 test Covid positive on M S University campus in a day

In a major spike in Covid-19 cases at M S University campus, as many as 75 students, teachers and non-teaching staff members tested positive for the virus. As many as 36 girl students were found infected with coronavirus on Thursday, of which 20 are said to be from the Faculty of Science.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:53 am

Vadodara: 40-days-old baby girl battling Covid-19

A 40-day-old baby has become possibly the youngest patient to be admitted for Covid-19 treatment at state-run SSG Hospital during the ongoing third wave. The baby girl was shifted to SSG Hospitals paediatric department from Jamnabai General Hospital.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:53 am

Mother quits bootlegging, daughter aims for UPSC

All throughout her childhood, the minor saw her mother, Shobha, struggle to make ends meet for their family of four. Even when their father brought home a meager income as a mill worker or later when the mill closed and all responsibilities fell squarely on Shobhas shoulder.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:53 am

Co-accused denied bail

A sessions court on Thursday rejected bail application of Hemant alias Raju Bhatt who is a co-accused in the rape case filed by a law student in the city.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:53 am

Five priests among seven arrested for assaulting temple sevak; all get bail

Seven persons including five saints of Sokhda Swaminarayan Temple were arrested by taluka police on Wednesday for assaulting one of the volunteers. Anuj Chauhan, a sevak at the temple, had filed a complaint of assault against the accused on Tuesday evening.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:55 am

112 bag gold medals at SGGU convocation

A total of 112 students were conferred gold medals during the third annual convocation ceremony of Godhra-based Shri Govind Guru University (SGGU) on Wednesday.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:55 am

Gujarat: Govt doctors to go on strike from today

At a time when Covid-19 cases have spiked all over Gujarat, government doctors across the state have decided to go on indefinite strike from Thursday. The doctors forum has announced that they will stop all routine and emergency work.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:54 am

Help centre launched in Anand

Anand district administration on Wednesday launched a command and control centre as Covid-19 help centre. It will help suspect cases as well as positive patients by assisting them in home-based treatment, guidance through telemedicine and support in need of emergency.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:54 am

She cheated death thrice last yr, opts for isolation now

The after-effects of Covid have barely left her, but even as she was trying to recuperate over the last few weeks, the city saw a renewed surge of Covid infection.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:54 am

Gujarat artists to build Mother Marys tallest statue in Congo - Times of India

Gujarat artists to build Mother Marys tallest statue in Congo Times of India

Google News 20 Jan 2022 4:24 am

Gujarat: Berries in jungles to curb sloth bear attacks

They grew berries around their houses and in fields in Chhota Udepur and relished the fruits. But it was actually love labour lost as the same berries also drew in the dreaded sloth bears to the villages.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:59 am

Teams of cops hot on trail of robbers

The rural police have formed several teams to track down the robbers who had looted cash and ornaments from a bungalow in Sevasi four days ago. Anjana Patel, a resident of Taarak Bungalows, had filed a complaint against four persons including a woman for committing robbery.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:59 am

Cost accountancy exam: 76 clear test

A total of 76 students from Vadodara cleared their foundation level examination as the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) declared results of examination conducted in December last year on Tuesday.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:59 am

Poll dispute leads to clashes, 15 hurt

About 15 persons were injured when two groups clashed in Talsat village late on Tuesday night over some old rivalry. Cops have registered cross complaints from both the groups. Injured people have been admitted to hospital for treatment, said sources.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:59 am

Gujarat: Over 130 days on ventilator, 11-year-old springs back to life - Times of India

Gujarat: Over 130 days on ventilator, 11-year-old springs back to life Times of India

Google News 19 Jan 2022 4:29 am

Three more Omicron cases in Vadodara

Vadodara city on Monday registered three new cases of Omicron variant of Covid-19 taking the total number of patients with the newly detected variant to 46.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:56 am

Covid patient dies

A 65-year-old man, from Nava Yard in the city, passed away during treatment at state-run SSG Hospital on Monday. Officials said that the man was admitted in the hospital on January 12 after he tested Covid-19 positive. The deceased was a resident of Roshan Park society of Nava Yard.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:56 am

Testing low, but new Covid cases in Vadodara cross 1,300-mark

Covid-19 cases continued to spike in Vadodara city and district on Monday even after lower testing of samples. Since the last three days, the number of fresh Covid-19 cases in Vadodara city and district were in the range of 1,211 to 1,274.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:56 am

Fresh Covid cases in MSUs science faculty, MRID

M S University campus continued to witness fresh Covid-19 cases after the break that the university had observed during Uttarayan festivities.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:56 am

Gujarat HC ordered protection of water bodies

In 2002, Gujarat high court had directed the state government, all the area development authorities as well as local bodies to protect, maintain and preserve the water bodies in the state which are identified as per the development plans, town planning schemes and the government records.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:56 am

Murder accused flees from SSG, held

A man accused of murder fled from the SSG Hospital here on Sunday night. Anil alias Michael Vasava escaped from the hospitals prisoners ward when the guards were not present at the spot.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:56 am

Over 900 Barodian households in red containment zone

As Covid-19 cases are continuously rising in Vadodara city and district, over 900 households in the city covering a population of over 5,000 residents are now in containment (red) zone.At the same time, around 234 households with 1,119 population are in the buffer (orange) zone.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:45 am

Decide on Patidars in OBC category at the earliest

Union minister of state for social justice and empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Sunday asked the Gujarat government to take a decision on inclusion of the Patidar community in Other Backward Classes (OBC) category at the earliest.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:45 am

Youth platform holds leadership prog

Chhatra Sansad, city-based youth platform recently concluded InternNation leadership programme.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:45 am

Mobile vet dispensaries save 38 birds

Kites and loose strings continued to claim innocent birds, many of whom were found in critical conditions by rescuers.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:34 am

Youths come to aid of boy deserted by father in cold

A one-year-old boy deserted by his father in extreme cold in Bodeli was helped by youths who ensured that the child was reunited with his family.Youths who were present near the ST bus depot in Bodeli in Chhotaudepur district spotted that a man was sleeping with a child.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:34 am

A lab to promote research amongst science undergrads

Research is usually carried out by students pursuing PhDs or those who are studying in the last year of their masters degree course. But MS Universitys Faculty of Science is starting a new concept curiosity laboratory for grooming undergraduate students for research.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:34 am

Testing down, 1 death confirmed

With testing in the 24 hours ending on Saturday evening hitting the lowest in the last five days, the number of Covid-19 cases saw a decline in Vadodara city and district as compared to the cases registered on Friday. One more Covid-19 death was confirmed taking the toll to 624.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:34 am

Team MSU wins 3 more seats

The majority group in the M S University (MSU) won on four seats in three categories of the senate for which polls were held on Thursday.

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:45 am

50 years ago, city hosted states 1st kite flying contest

Did you know that Banayan City hosted the first-ever kite flying competition in the state? And that too, over half a century ago? Surprised, right!For those enthusiasts who think International Kite Festival is the pioneering event of its kind, heres some news.

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:45 am

10 dacoits booked under GujCTOC Act

Ten more dacoits have been booked under the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organized Crime Act (GCTOC).

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:45 am

Over 1,000 Covid cases make fresh peak after May 2021

Covid-19 cases registered in the city and district made a fresh peak on Thursday with 1,047 new cases being registered in the city and district. The previous highest number of 989 cases was registered on May 7 last year in the city and district.

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:45 am

Engg student jumps off fifth floor, dies

A 17-year-old boy committed suicide by jumping off a high-rise in Gotri area on Wednesday evening.

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:45 am

With 862 cases, Covid inches close to second wave peak

The city and district witnessed a major spike in Covid-19 cases with 862 new cases being registered on Wednesday. The new cases registered in a day are now equal to May 20 last year.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:48 am

Zambia returnee couple may not be 1st Omicron cases

The couple from Harni who had landed in India on December 7 from their travel to Zambia and then tested positive for Covid-19 were believed to be the first cases of Omicron variant in the city.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:48 am

16-year-old Madhya Pradesh girl raped by juvenile in parked bus, boy detained; aides at large

In yet another incident that has tarnished the safe city image of Sanskarinagri, a minor girl was allegedly raped by a juvenile boy inside a luxury bus on the New VIP Road while his two acquaintances kept a watch outside.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:48 am

Khambhati kites try to soar against Covid

This Uttarayan is a mixed bag for kite makers at Gujarats traditional kite making hub - Khambhat.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:47 am

This Barodian has developed kite flying robot!

While the colourful kites adorning the Uttarayan sky is a festival of sight in itself, the story on the other end of the string is, however, not so delightful for the tired handler.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:47 am

VMC to have 19 election wards

The Vadodara Municipal Corporation is set to take its administration close to the citizens. The city will now have 19 administrative wards instead of 12. The administrative wards, so far, had more than one election wards under them. Many found this complicated.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:47 am

Gujarat: Teenage girl raped after being dragged into parked bus in Vadodara; minor accused detained - Times of India

Gujarat: Teenage girl raped after being dragged into parked bus in Vadodara; minor accused detained Times of India

Google News 12 Jan 2022 8:53 pm

606 fresh cases, active nCov figures cross 2,000 in Vadodara

The city and district registered yet another major surge with 606 fresh cases on Tuesday. The number of active cases have now crossed 2,000. The number of positive cases detected on a single day crossed the number registered on May 26 last year.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 8:02 am

Teen vax fails to gather steam in city

Covid-19 vaccination of eligible adolescents in the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) areas has seen a major dip after teenagers in this age group are not turning up for their jabs and officials are now looking at means to encourage them for inoculation.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 8:02 am

Special arrangements for MSU senate elections

M S University has decided to make special arrangements for the last leg of the senate elections scheduled on Thursday in view of the rising Covid-19 cases at the university campus.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 8:02 am

Platform ticket rates hiked to curb rush

The Vadodara railway division of Western Railway has increased rates of platform tickets to control the number of visitors at railway stations and platforms in view of the rising cases of Covid-19 infection.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 8:02 am

Two BJP leaders fight over encroachment

High drama took place over the removal of encroachments near the Khanderao Market in the city. The historical building also has the headquarters of the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC).The row was sparked after the local corporators from the ruling BJP raised the issue of encroachment.

The Times of India 11 Jan 2022 7:48 am

470 new cases reported in city, district

The city and district saw 470 new Covid-19 cases on Monday that took the total number of active cases to 1,653. The number of new Covid-19 cares registered on the day crossed the number of new cases registered on May 28.

The Times of India 11 Jan 2022 7:48 am

Senator wants MSU to postpone election

A senate member and a contesting candidate on Monday demanded that MS University should postpone the election in view of the rising Covid-19 cases across the state.

The Times of India 11 Jan 2022 7:48 am

23 out of 35 Omicron cases had no symptoms

The Times of India 11 Jan 2022 7:35 am

Gujarat: Netas flout Covid rules in Khambhat dayro event - Times of India

Gujarat: Netas flout Covid rules in Khambhat dayro event Times of India

Google News 11 Jan 2022 4:57 am

A Twenty20 tournament to spot talented young cricketers

The Times of India 10 Jan 2022 7:55 am

Over 1,800 participate in Veraval marathon

The Times of India 10 Jan 2022 7:45 am

Vadodara adds almost 100 fresh Covid cases in 24 hours

Vadodara city and district has started adding almost 100 fresh Covid-19 cases within a day. By Sunday evening, Vadodara counted for 398 fresh cases 89 more than 309 cases registered in 24 hours ending on Saturday evening.

The Times of India 10 Jan 2022 7:42 am

MSU restricts cross hostel entries

After two wardens and a mess contractor tested positive of Covid-19, M S University has decided to restrict cross hostel entries of students at the universitys Halls of Residence. Last week, two wardens of Halls of Residence at the boys hostel campus tested positive.

The Times of India 10 Jan 2022 7:42 am

Vice-consul of Russian consulate visits MSU

Dr Elena Remizova, vice-consul at the Russian consulate, Mumbai, and director of Russian Centre for Science and Culture, Mumbai, visited MS Universitys Faculty of Arts on Saturday. She interacted with the dean, officials and faculty members of MSUs Department of Russian.

The Times of India 10 Jan 2022 7:42 am

In MSU, blended mode for classes from today

With spike in Covid-19 cases, M S University will move to blended mode of education from Monday onwards. At some faculties where exams were scheduled to begin, the examinations will be held online.

The Times of India 10 Jan 2022 7:42 am

MSU restricts cross hostel entries of students

The Times of India 10 Jan 2022 7:40 am

Vadodara adds almost 100 fresh nCov cases in 24 hours

The Times of India 10 Jan 2022 7:30 am

Man forges call letter for police recruitment

The Times of India 9 Jan 2022 7:45 am

MSU senate polls: Gujarat HC disposes plea

Gujarat High Court (HC) on Friday disposed of a petition filed by two senate members of M S University.

The Times of India 9 Jan 2022 7:38 am

309 new Covid cases, Vadodara tally at 74,000 now

The number of new Covid-19 cases being reported in a day in the city and district crossed the 300 mark with 309 cases being reported on Saturday. The total number of Covid-19 cases reported in the city and district since the pandemic began reached 74,001 cases on the day.

The Times of India 9 Jan 2022 7:38 am

Vadodara: Less use of beds, but hospitalization likely to rise rapidly

With Covid-19 spreading much faster in the third wave than in the previous two waves, the administration is looking to increase hospitalisation capacity at a brisk pace.

The Times of India 9 Jan 2022 7:38 am

City girl bags gold, silver at natl roller skating cship

City girl Jaladhi Parmar, a Class 3 student of Anand Vidya Vihar (AVV), has secured gold and silver medal at the 59th national roller skating championship.

The Times of India 9 Jan 2022 7:38 am

309 new cases, Vadodara tally at 74k

The Times of India 9 Jan 2022 7:35 am

Five new Omicron cases in Gujarat's Banyan City - Times of India

Five new Omicron cases in Gujarat's Banyan City Times of India

Google News 9 Jan 2022 4:10 am

HC trashes plea challenging voters list in senate polls

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 8:05 am

Three nabbed for killing a man during scuffle

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 8:00 am

Low supply makes 15-18 yrs vaccination drive tardy

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 7:50 am

17 schools reported Covid cases in past month

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 7:45 am

Baroda TT champ makes it to TOPS list for second time

When Indian sportspersons participate in Olympics 2024 in France, one of the members of the contingent may well be from Vadodara. Table tennis champion Manush Shah has been picked up by the ministry of sports for its Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) to prepare him for the 2024 Olympics.

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 7:40 am

Always positive, now Corona positive as well

When the newly appointed chairman of the executive committee of the Godhra municipality posted a cheerful family photograph on a social media site, many would have mistaken it to be a happy occasion like birthday or anniversary.

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 7:40 am

Dahod SP, wife contract nCov infection

Dahod superintendent of police (SP) Hitesh Joysar tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. Health officials have started the process of identifying his close contacts and isolating them. Joysar was feeling unwell and got himself tested for Covid-19.

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 7:39 am

Active cases in city near 1,000-mark

Another massive surge was witnessed in Covid-19 cases in the city and district with 281 persons testing positive on Friday. As compared to Thursday, 105 more cases were added on Friday.The 281 new cases were detected from 7,574 tests conducted in the city and district.

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 7:39 am

Covid-19: Low supply makes jab push tardy in Vadodara

The sluggish Covid-19 vaccination of adolescents in the 15 to 18 years age group continued on Friday too. City witnessed a decline as there was no supply of vaccines to the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) and only 5,112 eligible teens were jabbed in the city on Friday.

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 7:39 am

17 schools reported nCov cases in 30 days

Gujarat government on Friday decided to suspend offline classes for students from class one to class nine till January 31.

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 7:39 am

Break ends: Covid beds in SSG start getting occupied

After a gap of almost four months, patients have gradually started trickling in Covid-19 designated hospital at the state-run SSG Hospital again.

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 7:39 am

Woman thrashed, video goes viral

A video of a man thrashing a woman with a stick has gone viral on social media. The police have launched an inquiry to ascertain if the video is of Chhota Udepur or Alirajpur a border district in Madhya Pradesh.

The Times of India 7 Jan 2022 7:53 am

In death, woman gifts new life to five

A 37-year-old woman gave a new lease of life to five persons after her family members donated her body organs in the city on Thursday. Dhrunali Patel, who was under treatment at Bhailal Amin General Hospital (BAGH), was declared brain dead on Wednesday.

The Times of India 7 Jan 2022 7:53 am

Wedding plans hang in balance

Many who have weddings scheduled in the coming days are worried over the number of guests and possible restrictions, but the concern for Nilesh Patel in Vadodara is much more.

The Times of India 7 Jan 2022 7:53 am

176 more infected in Vadodara, active nCov cases rise to 722

Covid-19 cases in the city and district saw a slight dip with 176 persons testing positive on Thursday. The number of active cases reached 722 out of which 104 were hospitalised.The new cases were detected from 5,894 tests conducted in the 24 hours till Thursday evening.

The Times of India 7 Jan 2022 7:53 am

Baroda girl Yastika Bhatia picked up for ODI World Cup

When the nation was under lockdown amid Covid pandemic, 21-year-old Yastika Bhatia didnt waste her time at home. Instead, she practised batting shots in the parking lot of her apartment in Manjalpur in Vadodara.

The Times of India 7 Jan 2022 7:53 am

Teen vaccination progress sluggish

The vaccination drive for adolescents between 15 and 18 years of age is loosing steam. The decline has been consistent despite a large population of eligible teenagers still remaining unvaccinated.

The Times of India 7 Jan 2022 7:52 am

Covid hospitalisation crosses 100-mark

From single digit hospitalisation due to Covid-19 till last month, the numbers reached three figures in Vadodara city on Thursday. The massive surge in Covid-19 cases in the city has led to the situation.

The Times of India 7 Jan 2022 7:52 am

Gujarat: Villagers sleep on trees for fear of raging bull - Times of India

Gujarat: Villagers sleep on trees for fear of raging bull Times of India

Google News 7 Jan 2022 4:25 am