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Banana fibre paper for lasting currency notes

Vikas Bhargavas Apr 11 (PTI) Ahmedabad: Gujarat-based Navsari Agriculture University (NAU) has standardised a process of manufacturing high value paper from banana fibre, which it claims can be used to make currency notes that last for about a century. “We have standardised the process of making high value paper from banana fibre. The paper has […]

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India will win the World Cup, says Ricky Ponting

India will win the World Cup, says Ricky Ponting

Mar 25 (PTI) Ahmedabad, Handed a comprehensive defeat by India, Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has predicted that there is no stopping Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s men now and they will beat Pakistan before lifting the World Cup after a gap of 28 years. “India played well as a team and deserved victory. We were not […]

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Sachin Tendulkar crosses 18,000 ODI run mark

Sachin Tendulkar crosses 18,000 ODI run mark

Mar 24 (PTI) Ahmedabad, Sachin Tendulkar today crossed another milestone as he went past the 18,000-run mark in ODIs during India’s World Cup quarterfinal match against Australia here. Playing in his 451st ODI, Tendulkar reached the milestone with a single off Australian fast bowler Brett Lee in the 14th over of India’s run chase at […]

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India won quarters by 5 wickets

India won quarters by 5 wickets

India won 2nd quarters against Australia by 5 wickets. Yuvraj and Raina help India to get the target easily, once the target was looking hard to achieve. India now inches closer to a World Cup Win but there is one more hurdle to reach to finals and that Pakistan. Yuvraj Singh won man of the […]

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NZ thrash Zimbabwe by 10 wickets in a 1-sided affair

New Zealand - Zimbabwe

Mar 4 (PTI) Ahmedabad: New Zealand displayed a clinically efficient all round performance to thump Zimbabwe by 10 wickets with more than 16 overs to spare in their crucial group league encounter of the World Cup at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, today. The Kiwis first bundled out Elton Chigumbura and Co. for a […]

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Godhra verdict: 11 get death, 20 get life term

Godhra verdict: 11 get death, 20 get life term

Mar 1(CNN-IBN) New Delhi: A Sessions Court at the Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad on Tuesday awarded death sentence to 11 people and life term to 20 others. The setence was pronounced by Additional Sessions Judge PR Patel, who had on February 22 convicted 31 people of criminal conspiracy in the Sabarmati Express train burning […]

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Godhra case: Sentences to be pronounced on March 1

Feb 25 (PTI) Ahmedabad: The prosecution today sought death penalty for all the 31 convicts in the Godhra train carnage case in a special court here which reserved till March 1 the pronouncement of quantum of punishment for them. Designated Judge P R Patel heard the prosecution and the convicts inside the Sabarmati Jail here […]

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Godhra train burning case: Conflicting versions led to acquittal of 63

Godhra train burning case

Feb 23 (TNN)New Delhi : AHMEDABAD: Almost nine years since 59 passengers on the Sabarmati Express were killed at Godhra railway station — sparking off the Gujarat riots — a trial court on Tuesday convicted 31 people while letting off 63. ( Court blames 31 for S-6 fire, says no proof against 63 ) With […]

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World Cup: Australia beat Zimbabwe by 91 runs

World Cup 2011 Aus Vs Zim

Feb 22 (TNN) AHMEDABAD: Zimbabwe looked good to chase Australia’s total when Charles Coventry drove Brett Lee handsomely through the covers for four in the second over and then sent one soaring over the point fence for a flat six in the fourth. But once Lee caught a skier to dismiss Coventry off his own […]

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