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Defeated in ludo by wife, Vadodara man breaks her spine

27 Apr 2020

Defeated in ludo by wife, Vadodara man breaks her spine

A man in Vadodara couldn't digest the fact that his wife defeated him several times in online ludo and took to violence, causing her serious spine injuries.

In Vadodara, theft-accused passes coronavirus infection to head constable

16 Apr 2020

In Vadodara, theft-accused passes coronavirus infection to head constable

A head constable deployed at Dabhoi police station of Vadodara district, Gujarat, tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, two days after he nabbed a thief who was apparently infected, reports Indian Express.

Gujarat: 10.5ft crocodile enters village, captured by forest officials

19 Aug 2019

Gujarat: 10.5ft crocodile enters village, captured by forest officials

Yesterday night, a 10.5 feet-long crocodile came out of the flooded Dhadhar river, and entered a house in a village in Gujarat, causing panic among locals.

#VadodaraRains: Four dead; 5,000 evacuated as heavy rains hit Gujarat

01 Aug 2019

#VadodaraRains: Four dead; 5,000 evacuated as heavy rains hit Gujarat

Four persons were killed and over 5,000 were evacuated in the city of Vadodara and surrounding areas in Central Gujarat, as heavy rains disrupted life in the state in the last two days.

Vadodara: 7 die of suffocation while cleaning septic tank

15 Jun 2019

Vadodara: 7 die of suffocation while cleaning septic tank

In a tragic incident, seven people died of suffocation while cleaning a septic tank in Gujarat's Vadodara on Friday night. The men were cleaning a tank outside a hotel in Fartikui village in Dabhoi taluk.

Railway coach burnt to recreate Godhra incident for Modi's biopic

04 Mar 2019

Railway coach burnt to recreate Godhra incident for Modi's biopic

On Sunday morning, a railway coach was set on fire in Vadodara to recreate 2002's Godhra train burning incident for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biopic, reports IE.

Gujarat: Man kills wife with axe, injures kids, commits suicide

20 Jan 2019

Gujarat: Man kills wife with axe, injures kids, commits suicide

A 35-year-old man allegedly killed his wife and injured his two sons with an axe in Gujarat's Vadodara district and then committed suicide by jumping in front of a train yesterday.

Gujarat: IAF set to exhibit aerial skills of various aircraft

25 Sep 2018

Gujarat: IAF set to exhibit aerial skills of various aircraft

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will exhibit the aerial skills of its various aircraft at an air show in Gujarat's Vadodara city on Wednesday and Thursday (26-27 October).

Private carrier Jet Airways starts Vadodara-Indore daily direct flight

02 Sep 2018

Private carrier Jet Airways starts Vadodara-Indore daily direct flight

Private carrier Jet Airways commenced Sunday its daily direct flight services to Indore from Vadodara in Gujarat.

You can 'march' with armed forces at Vadodara Airport

15 Aug 2018

You can 'march' with armed forces at Vadodara Airport

A first-of-its-kind art installation called 'Shaurya Sthal' in Vadodara Airport will make it possible for you to 'march' with armed forces.

55-year-old Vadodara aunty's 'Kiki Challenge' video goes viral

04 Aug 2018

55-year-old Vadodara aunty's 'Kiki Challenge' video goes viral

A Kiki dance challenge video of a 55-year-old woman, a Vadodara city resident, has gone viral on social media in Gujarat, even as police in several states have warned people not to perform such acts.

New records set at Youth Athletics Championships

24 Jul 2018

New records set at Youth Athletics Championships

The 15th National Youth Athletics Championships, being held at Vadodara, saw new records being set on its final day.

MS University of Vadodara cancels 'anti-national' Kunal Kamra's show

23 Jul 2018

MS University of Vadodara cancels 'anti-national' Kunal Kamra's show

Controversial comedian Kunal Kamra's show, scheduled for August 11 at the MS University of Vadodara, got canceled after 11 ex-students objected to the Vice Chancellor on grounds of anti-national content.

Vadodara airport to switch to solar-energy to cut electricity cost

10 Jul 2018

Vadodara airport to switch to solar-energy to cut electricity cost

The Vadodara airport will soon switch over to solar energy for its everyday operations to cut down its electricity cost.

Gujarat fisherman who died in Pakistan jail cremated at home

06 Jul 2018

Gujarat fisherman who died in Pakistan jail cremated at home

The mortal remains of a fisherman who died in a Pakistan jail in March this year was today consigned to flames at his native Kotada village in Gujarat's Gir Somnath district.

Vadodara: Class-10 student, accused of stabbing junior in school-toilet, held

23 Jun 2018

Vadodara: Class-10 student, accused of stabbing junior in school-toilet, held

A Class 10 student was arrested by Gujarat police on Friday for allegedly stabbing to death his junior inside the school's toilet.

Railways: Dispose plastic bottles and get Rs. 5/bottle on Paytm

07 Jun 2018

Railways: Dispose plastic bottles and get Rs. 5/bottle on Paytm

The Railways has come up with a brilliant initiative to keep its premises clean, with some help from passengers.

Vadodara airport seeks nod from AAI to operate facility round-the-clock

04 Jun 2018

Vadodara airport seeks nod from AAI to operate facility round-the-clock

The Vadodara airport authorities have sought permission from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for operating the facility round-the-clock at the city's airport situated in Harni.

All the passenger-friendly changes Railways brought in May

01 Jun 2018

All the passenger-friendly changes Railways brought in May

The Indian Railways is on a mission to do the best it can. In just the last month, it has introduced a range of changes to make the whole experience smoother for passengers.

#CareerBytes: Best engineering colleges, other than IITs, NITs

26 May 2018

#CareerBytes: Best engineering colleges, other than IITs, NITs

Given the vast prospects that it offers, Engineering remains one of the most preferred courses in India after Class-12.

Party on railway platform? Soon, it will be possible

23 May 2018

Party on railway platform? Soon, it will be possible

Hosting social gatherings at banquet halls would soon become a thing of the past.

Vadodara: Three men held for assault on woman cop 'paraded'

11 May 2018

Vadodara: Three men held for assault on woman cop 'paraded'

Three men arrested for attack on an on-duty woman sub-inspector were allegedly paraded by police in Vadodara.

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: Gujarat farmers protest against land acquisition process

09 Apr 2018

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: Gujarat farmers protest against land acquisition process

A group of farmers today protested against the consultation meeting organized in Vadodara for the acquisition of land for the Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed rail project, alleging that it was called at a "very short notice".

Mumbai: 13-month-old undergoes successful liver transplant

06 Apr 2018

Mumbai: 13-month-old undergoes successful liver transplant

A 13-month-old child became the youngest in Maharashtra to undergo a successful liver transplant.

CBI books Vadodara firm for Rs. 2,654cr fraud; raids premises

05 Apr 2018

CBI books Vadodara firm for Rs. 2,654cr fraud; raids premises

The CBI on Thursday said it had registered a criminal case against a Vadodara-based company dealing in electric cable and equipment, and its directors for allegedly cheating various banks to the tune of Rs. 2,654cr.

Best engineering colleges (other than IITs, NITs) after 12th Class

05 Apr 2018

Best engineering colleges (other than IITs, NITs) after 12th Class

Given the vast prospects that it offers, Engineering remains one of the most preferred courses in India after Class-12.

Gujarat Assembly speaker urges people to help birds quench thirst

04 Apr 2018

Gujarat Assembly speaker urges people to help birds quench thirst

As summer knocks on the doors, Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi has urged people in Vadodara to place water bowls outside their homes to help birds and animals quench their thirst.

Vadodara police uses Priya's wink to spread awareness on safe-driving

25 Mar 2018

Vadodara police uses Priya's wink to spread awareness on safe-driving

Displaying their witty side, the Vadodara City Police have adopted a unique strategy to spread awareness on safe driving.

Four-year-old girl kidnapped from Vadodara, rescued from Ahmedabad; accused arrested

17 Mar 2018

Four-year-old girl kidnapped from Vadodara, rescued from Ahmedabad; accused arrested

A four-year-old girl, who was allegedly kidnapped from Vadodara three days back, was rescued from Ahmedabad and reunited with her family.

#DecodingBudget: Jaitley's budget focuses on safety and Railways modernization

01 Feb 2018

#DecodingBudget: Jaitley's budget focuses on safety and Railways modernization

After declaring that infrastructure is important for economic growth, FM Arun Jaitley made an all-time high allocation to Indian Railways.

Man has 'unnatural sex' with three cows, one found dead

17 Jan 2018

Man has 'unnatural sex' with three cows, one found dead

In a bizarre case, a man in Por village of Vadodara has been arrested for allegedly having 'unnatural sex' with three cows, TOI reported.

Zero's Teaser: Poet slams Shah Rukh for not giving credits

05 Jan 2018

Zero's Teaser: Poet slams Shah Rukh for not giving credits

On January 1, Shah Rukh Khan tweeted the teaser of his film 'Zero' along with the lines "Ticket liye baithe hain log meri zindagi ki, tamasha bhi poora hona chahiye."

BJP's Gujarat strategy: Modi to address 50-70 public meetings

27 Oct 2017

BJP's Gujarat strategy: Modi to address 50-70 public meetings

The upcoming Gujarat election is a prestige battle for the BJP, which faces 20+ years of anti-incumbency.

PM Modi slams opposition over Gujarat poll dates row

23 Oct 2017

PM Modi slams opposition over Gujarat poll dates row

Amid the controversy over the delay in announcement of Gujarat election dates, PM Narendra Modi defended the Election Commission while launching the Ro-Ro (roll-on, roll-off) ferry service in the state.

Rahul in Gujarat: Never seen women wear shorts in RSS!

10 Oct 2017

Rahul in Gujarat: Never seen women wear shorts in RSS!

Rahul Gandhi began his second day of Navsarjan Yatra in Vadodara by paying his respects to Babasaheb Ambedkar at a Sankalp Bhoomi prayer meeting.

Mahamana Express in "bad condition" after maiden journey; passenger-amenities stolen

26 Sep 2017

Mahamana Express in "bad condition" after maiden journey; passenger-amenities stolen

When the high-profile Varanasi-Vadodara Mahamana Express returned to Vadodara after its very first trip, railway officials were shocked to find some passenger amenities on the train were missing!

Prachi Sukhwani, with 80% vision loss, makes it to IIM-A!

11 Apr 2017

Prachi Sukhwani, with 80% vision loss, makes it to IIM-A!

21-year-old Prachi Sukhwani of Vadodara, who suffers 80% vision loss, is making headlines for her inspiring achievement: she has cracked the Common Admission Test for 2016 and made it to the premier Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad!