Mild earthquake hits Gujarat''s Kachchh district

Mild earthquake hits Gujarat''s Kachchh districtKachchh (G

BJP launches ‘referendum’ on illegal money in Gujarat

BJP launches ‘referendum’ on illegal money in GujaratAhmedabad, Apr 11 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday launched `referendum' to seek people's view about getting back the black money stashed by Indians in illegal accounts abroad.

The results of the two-day referendum, which is being carried out on the instructions of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, would be made public later.

Voters were seen exercising their franchise in the cardboard-made `ballot boxes' here.

Election sweets in Vadodara

 Election sweets in VadodaraVadodara (Gujarat), Apr 11 : With an eye on the upcoming general elections, a sweet shop in Vadodara has started producing sweets in the shape and colours of various political party symbols.

This unique concept has been successful in attracting hordes of customers in the city.

"It''s the time of Lok Sabha elections. So being a sweetshop owner, even I thought of preparing sweets especially for the season to attract the customers and party workers," said Ramesh Aggarwal, owner of the sweet shop.

Elections likely to hit Gujarat travel business

Elections likely to hit Gujarat travel businessAhmedabad, Apr 11 : The travel business in Gujarat is likely to decline this year due to general elections.

Travel agents in Gujarat fear that they may see a decline of 25-30 percent in business. Many voters in the state have postponed their vacation trips in order to cast their votes.

Considering the upcoming elections, tourists from Gujarat are afraid of travelling to troubled regions like Jammu and Kashmir.

Bookings for Tata Nano begin

Bookings for Tata Nano beginAhmedabad, Apr 9 : The bookings for Nano, the world's cheapest car, began here on Thursday.

The booking amount ranges between Rs. 2,850 and Rs. 4,110.

While the base model of the car `Tata Nano Std' is priced at Rs. 95, 000, the other variants `Tata Nano CX' and `Tata Nano LX' are available at Rs. 1,20,000 and Rs. 1,40,000 respectively. Customers can either pay the entire booking amount themselves or seek financing of the booking amount.

A large number of people visited the Tata Motors showroom to enquire about the bookings of the car.

Maya Kodnani sent to judicial custody

Maya Kodnani sent to judicial custodyAhmedabad,