Austrelia vs India cricket match today in Baroda!

October 24th, 2009 No Comments   Posted in Vibrant Gujarat Summit

Security arrangement during India-Australia ODI will be top priority for Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) management this time around.

For, it would be playing host to one of the most important personalities of the state. Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be present at the ODI that will be played on October 25 at Reliance Stadium.
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Surat BRTS project to be kicked off on Sardar Patel Jayanti

October 24th, 2009 No Comments   Posted in Development

Ambitious Surat Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS) project will be kicked off by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on 31st  October – Sardar Patel Jayanti. Modi will perform groundbreaking of Rs.78 crore first phase of the project.

The Surat Municipal Corporation(SMC) had recently approved Rs. 228 crore Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS) project. Cost wise, this is be the biggest project approved by the SMC in its history.
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NID invited for Cannes contest!

October 24th, 2009 No Comments   Posted in Development, Education In Gujarat

NID-logoNational Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad has been selected to compete for World Photography Award whose results will be declared

at Cannes festival in France in April 2010. Participation in this competition is only through invitation. The organizing committee extended invitation to 120 institutes across the world.

Building on the success of the 2008 and 2009 competitions, the organizers have invited students and photography institutions across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.

The theme of the competition is War and Peace’. “Students have been asked to submit their work online. Two shortlisted students from one institution on each continent will then be selected by a panel of judges chosen from World Photographic Academy.

The twelve shortlisted students, along with their tutors, will be invited to Cannes in April 2010, where as part of World Photography Festival, finalists will conduct their final assignment,” said Deepak Mathew, co-ordinator of photography department at NID.

An exhibition of photographs selected from student submissions from all 120 participating institutions will also be held.

Gujarat Univercity ATKT exams begin from today!

October 24th, 2009 1 Comment   Posted in Education In Gujarat

gujarat_univercity_logoHolidays are over and exam fever has gripped more than 50,000 students of the Gujarat University as they will appear for exams which

begin on Saturday and continue till November 5.

“Students of first, second and third year of BA, BCom, BSc streams will appear for the exams along with those pursuing BBA, BCA and Law. The exams will be conducted in 20 selected centres in Ahmedabad. Those students who have yet not got their admit cards can approach the university officials on Saturday,” said GU officials.
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IIM-A to tie up with 3 top Univarsities!

October 24th, 2009 No Comments   Posted in Development, Education In Gujarat

iim-ahamedabad-logo1-286x300Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad is all set to add another feather in its cap. The premier B-school will enter into tie-ups

with three top international schools — University of Virginia, Ohio State University and Duke University.

The tie-ups are being planned in three separate spheres — student exchange programme, faculty exchange programme and joint programme in research and training. “This is in addition to nearly 75 tie-ups that the IIM-A already has with different renowned business schools,” said IIM-A director Samir Barua.
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Ahmedabad metro rail gets onto fast track!

October 24th, 2009 2 Comments   Posted in Development
Even as the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation was preparing to launch the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS), experts were quietly

materialising another mass rapid transit system for the city on the eve of Diwali.
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