''Nano'' popular among Rajkot college students

  ''Nano'' popular among Rajkot college students  Rajkot, Apr 7 : College students in large numbers flocked to the Tata showroom in Rajkot to have a glimpse of the world''s cheapest car ''Nano''

Manjari, a prospective customer, said the car would be a craze among college students.

"Today, I have booked a Nano. We have come for its test drive. I think it will be craze among college students. It''s comfortable to sit and drive," said Manjari.

Meeta said it was a dream car.

Private Doctors In Gujarat On Strike

Private Doctors In Gujarat On StrikeIn the Saurashtra-Kutch region, around 2,800 private doctors struck work on Monday to protest what they called as harassment from civic officials in the drive to guarantee safe disposal of bio-medical waste.

The officials have been raiding the doctors’ clinics after the death of 62 patients in the state in February-March because of the suspected use of contaminated syringes.

1,000 kg waste seized in Rajkot

1,000 kg waste seized in RajkotNine scrap yards sealed, owners fined; 32 docs given notice for improper handling of waste

A team of Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) on Wednesday raided nine scrap yards in the city and seized more than 1000 kg of bio-medical waste, including injection syringes, bottles and medicines. The scrap yards have been sealed.

Rahul Gandhi starts youth Congress membership campaign

Rahul GandhiRajkot, Feb 22 : Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi today visited the border district of Kutch in Gujarat to further accelerate the youth Congress membership campaign.

Gandhi will pay homage to Kasturba Gandhi on her death anniversary today at Gandhiji''s ancestral home in Rajkot.

He will then meet local youth Congress leaders at Kishanpara chowk in Rajkot and interact with women from the Young Women''s Convention at Hemu Gadhvi Hall.

Gandhi will also visit Bhujodi to see Kutchi handicrafts and meet artisans.

18 Pakistanis arrested in Gujarat coast

18 Pakistanis arrested in Gujarat coastRajkot, Feb.

Rajkot''s Paridhan Utsav 2009 promotes Khadi

Mahatma GandhiRajkot, Feb. 4 : To promote Khadi among the youth, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) along with the Friends'' group organized a fashion show on Monday that displayed unique creations from the traditional hand-spun fabric.

The function Paridhan Utsav 2009 witnessed some special designer collection for kids, men and women designed by Rajkot based designers.

"I have done a lot of fashion shows but this show is quiet different as Khadi garments are being displayed here and the designs are very good," said Jimmy Nanda who won Mrs. India crown in 2007.