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Now, GSRTC buses to use BRT corridor

Now, GSRTC buses to use BRT corridor

AHMEDABAD: The has decided to allow Gujarat State Road buses to use the bus rapid transit system (BRTS) decided corridor. The decision will be reviewed in three months. Municipal commissioner Vijay Nehra said, “We communicated to the ST authorities that their buses can now use the BRT corridor. The decision was pending implementation for a long time. On Wednesday, we […]

Teacher gave 80 marks to student who scored just 8

Teacher gave 80 marks to student who scored just 8

AHMEDABAD: In these competitive times, when a single mark can make or break a career, teachers assessing papers of the class XII and science stream exams have made shockers of totalling errors. In their carelessness, teachers passed with flying colours students who were failing the exam and failed students who had passed. These teachers were, for the first time, summoned […]

Precious lives snuffed out

Precious lives snuffed out

She always had a sparkle in the eyes and a smile on the lips. N Subhasini, one of the victims of Wednesday’s car accident that shook the city, was popular not just in her friends’ circle, she was a favourite to her relatives and neighbours too. Being the first graduate of the family, the girl yearned to lift the financial […]

Forest beat guards, anti-poaching watchers get training on using M-STrIPES app

Forest beat guards, anti-poaching watchers get training on using M-STrIPES app

Coimbatore: The forest department might soon start using the M-STrIPES (Monitoring System for Tigers – Intensive Protection and Ecological Status) app for wildlife census in the district’s forest beats. The application, launched by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), was earlier used in Anamalai Tiger Reserve and Mudumalai Tiger Reserve for tiger census. On Wednesday, a senior biologist from Mudumalai […]

5k illegal hoardings removed in B‘luru: BBMP

5k illegal hoardings removed in B‘luru: BBMP

BENGALURU: The BBMP on Wednesday informed the that around 5,000 illegal flexes/hoardings have been removed in and around till 2 pm on Wednesday. BBMP counsel made this submission before a division bench headed by chief justice during the hearing . The BBMP had swung into action following the direction issued by the court during the morning session. The court had […]

BBMP is municipal body, has to work 24×7: HC

BBMP is municipal body, has to work 24×7: HC

BENGALURU: The on Wednesday took the to task and observed that it would be better to close down the civic body if it can‘t work. A division bench headed by chief justice Dinesh Maheshwari made this strong observation in the midst of hearing on a 2007 PIL . The court reminded that the BBMP needs to work round-the-clock as it […]

Security beefed up in three neighbouring states

Security beefed up in three neighbouring states

SHILLONG/ITANAGAR/TRIPURA: Security was beefed up in the of to prevent a ‘spillover‘ of people left out of the NRC. Assam shares an 804-km boundary with Arunachal Pradesh, a 53-km border with and an 885-km border with . The Union home ministry had sent an advisory to these states asking them to tighten security. In Meghalaya, Khasi Students‘ Union (KSU) set […]