Luxury writing instruments are mostly identified with the west or far east, but this pen maker, hailing from Jamnagar, has made his mark among fountain pen enthusiasts across the globe. Kanakhara family business has today crossed borders and even continents.
A nine-year-old girl was injured in an accident involving a cow in the Koyali area on the outskirts of the city. This is the second incident of its kind involving bovines in the city since Sunday even as other similar incidents have been reported in the region.
The first case of BA.5 sub-variant of omicron variant of Covid-19 was detected in the state of an NRI who travelled to Vadodara city from South Africa where the variant was first identified. The variant has been classified as a variant of concern.
It was an embarrassing moment for the police when the Uttar Pradesh (UP) cops came to the city for arresting an accused. The man who UP police were looking for was allowed to leave by the Manjalpur police on bail on Sunday night.
As a part of an initiative to rehabilitate women bootleggers, the Anand district police has ensured that a woman, who used to eek out a living by selling liquor, now sells ice cream. A drive-through ice cream parlour that will be operated by the woman will be inaugurated on Tuesday.
Till a few days ago, the enclosure of lions in Safari Park at the Statue of Unity (SOU) used to echo with roars of the big cats. But since Sunday, the purring sound of two lion cubs is drawing the tourists to the park.
It was downright professional badminton that 16-year-old Aafiya Lokhandwala had played while smashing and dropping the shuttlecock in a tournament in the city on Sunday. And, her skills not only stunned her opponents but also helped her clinch the Player of the Tournament award.
A day after the row over idols from small temples that were found in an artificial pond in Navlakhi compound, mayor Keyur Rokadia visited the spot on Sunday. Rokadia met advocate Niraj Jain who staged a dharna near the idols on Saturday night and did not budge till Sunday morning.
The city on Sunday registered nine new cases of Covid-19. The citys share in cases was more than half of the total number of cases that the state registered in the past 24 hours ending on Sunday. The state registered 15 fresh cases of Covid-19.
Even as M S University has slipped into vacation mode and it is heading towards a new academic session, the university seems to be simply lacking behind when it comes to preparing in advance for the new session. The new academic session at the university will start in mid-June.
A row was raked up after idols and the remains of small temples were found near the artificial pond prepared in Navalakhi Ground by the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) on Saturday late in the evening.
Senior dermatologist from Vadodara Dr Shyam B Verma has been elected as an international board member of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) one of the leading global associations that organises the second largest annual conferences on dermatology.
MS Universitys Department of Zoology has the largest collection of invertebrates in entire western India. On the eve of International Day for Biological Diversity which falls on Sunday, the department said that it has a collection of nearly 4,000 invertebrates and about 500 vertebrates.
The Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) may have spent crores on sprucing up Sursagar, but it does not seem to have helped the ponds aquatic life. For the second time within a month dead fish have surfaced in the pond on Friday. The Sursagar pond was rejuvenated at a cost of Rs 38 crore.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh called Gujarat, the centre of religious, social, spiritual and economic consciousness. Speaking at the youth conclave organized by the Karelibaug Swaminarayan temple, Singh said that the state gives its visitors positive energy.
Special operation group (SOG) of Anand district arrested six persons with two pieces of whale vomit weighing 736 grams estimated to be worth Rs 73.60 lakh. The sale of sperm whale puke is deemed illegal under the Wildlife Protection Act.
The detection of crime branch (DCB) has nabbed a close associate of sharpshooter Anil alias Anthony Gangwani from Sayaji Park Road in the city. Deepak Sharma, a resident of New VIP Road, had been on the run for several months.
vadodara the detection of crime branch dcb has seized liquor stock worth rs 5 lakh from the city based on information cops checked a tempo parked on the national highway 48 near tarsali crossroads on wednesday night and found the stock hidden underneath rubber seats the tempo driver wasnt to be seen anywhere cops seized 2200 bottles in all along with 130 pieces of rubber seats the tempo driver...
A woman from Dakor has registered an offence against two policemen alleging sexual harassment while she was on a tour to Vaishno Devi and other places. She claimed that the accused had troubled her throughout the tour that lasted for about a week.
The city on Thursday recorded 12 new Covid cases, among the lowest in the past few days. With the discharge of 19 patients, the number of active cases reached 128. Gujarat recorded 19 cases and discharge of 27 patients, taking the active cases to 204.
Leader of the opposition Congress in Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) has served a legal notice to the civic body regarding the expenses made on vehicles issued to the civic body functionaries and the money spent on refreshments.
A 68-year-old man died of severe burns after his car caught fire on the outskirts of the city on Wednesday. The incident occurred early in the morning when Haresh Amin was driving his car on the Sindhrot Road.The car suddenly went off the road and rammed into a big pipe.
For the first time after March 24, a Covid-19 patient was hospitalized in the city. The patient is a prison inmate with no serious symptoms.After the inmate tested positive, he was admitted at the SSG Hospital as he had comorbid conditions though without showing any major symptoms.
Her calculation of the odds of the valuable item falling in wrong hands outweighed her initial hesitancy and her integrity shone brighter than the gold chain that Kinjal Parmar, a final year student of MSc mathematics of Faculty of Science at MS University when she took care to restore the
vadodara eight patients including three from gujarat and adhya pradesh mp underwent minimal invasive coronary artery bypass surgery cabg at a citybased hospital minimally invasive heart surgery is done to treat a variety of heart conditions unlike the conventional open heart surgery which is done by cutting the sternum the breast bone in mini cabg a small incision cut is made on the right side of the right side of the patients chest to reach the heart between the ribs.
An alleged robbery of Rs 11.84lakh at a petrol pump in Devgadh Baria town of Dahod district has turned out to be an incident staged by the staffers of the pump to do away with cash to settle a debt. Four persons were arrested in connection with the offence.
A native of Thasra in Kheda district, Vini Jaiswal wanted to pursue information technology (IT) as she found the field fascinating. Her passion also led her to the US where she shifted in 2010 to study Masters of Science in Information Technology and Management.
Even though its still a good four months away, but with Covid-19 ebbing, Navratri organizers in the city, especially those who hold mega events in the garba capital, are already gearing up to greet the nine-night revelry in style this season.
A 28-year-old woman has filed a complaint of cheating and harassment at cybercrime police station. Asha Patel (name changed) had downloaded a mobile app and had taken loan between April 29 and May 5 this year.
Reply to an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act by an activist has revealed that Rs 6.5 lakh was spent by the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) in 13 months on refreshments, tea and coffee for the offices of four elected functionaries of the civic body.
Indias premier theatre-training institute, the National School of Drama (NSD), feels the need to expand itself. Against an estimated population of 1.38 billion, NSD, fully funded by Government of Indias ministry of culture, offers just 26 seats to aspirants.