Coach of Aravalli Express derails; no casualty

An air-conditioned coach of Aravalli Express running between Bandra and Jaipur on Saturday derailed near the Sabarmati railway station here, officials said.

SIT defends four Gujarat police officers in Gulberg case

The Supreme Court-formed SIT, the prosecution agency in 2002 Gulberg Society riot case, here today defended four former top-ranked Gujarat police officials in connection with survivors' plea to arraign them as accused.

Gujarat: 61 people died in police custody in 5 years

 As many as 61 persons died during police custody in the last five years, the Gujarat government today informed the state Legislative Assembly.

Swine flu claims four more lives in Gujarat, toll reaches 421

Four more people lost their lives due to swine flu in Gujarat today, taking the death toll in the state to 421 this year, a release issued by the Gujarat health department stated today.

Gujarat education board cancels Class 12 computer exams

Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) on Wednesday cancelled the Class 12 computer theory examination after its paper was found to have questions from the old course.

Mild tremors felt in Gujarat's Kutch; no reports of damage

As many as four mild tremors measuring 1.4 to 3.8 on the Richter Scale were felt in various parts of Kutch district of Gujarat on Tuesday, Institute of Seismological Research's website said.

Alliance between BJP-PDP is not bad: LK Advani

BJP veteran leader LK Advani said here on that the political alliance between BJP and the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir is "not bad" but some decisions taken by the Mufti Sayeed government without consulting the BJP were "not good".

Mild tremor felt in Northern Gujarat; no damage reported

An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale was felt in various parts of North Gujarat's Mehsana, Sabarkantha and Banaskantha districts.

Solar Impulse team miffed with India over delay in immigration clearance

With a part of the Solar Impulse team stuck in Ahmedabad over immigration clearance to pilot Bertrand Piccard, took to Twitter to express their disappointment.

Solar plane pilot plays down criticism by colleague
Solar plane pilot plays down criticism by colleague

One of the pilots of the solar powered plane, which is trying to set a world record by flying across the world, today sought to play down the the criticism by his colleague who had held the "administration" responsible for the delay in departure from Ahmedabad for want of clearances.

Solar Impulse-2 successfully lands in Mandalay, Myanmar
Solar Impulse-2 successfully lands in Mandalay, Myanmar

The plane landed at Mandalay airport in Myanmar at 13:21pm UTC, as part of its global flight.

National interest priority for BJP in J&K: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah has said that national interest was the priority for his party in Jammu and Kashmir where anti-national activities would not be allowed.

Solar Impulse 2 pilot Piccard criticise lengthy hold-up in Ahmedabad

Solar Impulse 2 pilot Bertrand Piccard criticise the lengthy hold-up in Ahmedabad.

Solar Impulse-2 plane lands in Varanasi; next stop Mandalay in Myanmar
Solar Impulse-2 plane lands in Varanasi; next stop Mandalay in Myanmar

Solar Impulse-2, the world's first and only solar-powered aircraft, landed in Varanasi on Wednesday night, completing a 15 hours long flight.

Nestle refuels pilots in Solar Impulse aircraft

The entire nation is excited about the Solar Impulse aircraft, powered solely by the sun`s energy that landed in Ahmedabad on March 10 night and took off on Wednesday for its next leg to Varanasi on its global flight. 

Solar Impulse flight row: Govt rubbishes claims of bureaucratic red tape; plane lands in Varanasi
Solar Impulse flight row: Govt rubbishes claims of bureaucratic red tape; plane lands in Varanasi

The Narendra Modi-led government has rubbished Solar Impulse 2 pilot Bertrand Piccard`s criticism following a lengthy hold-up in Ahmedabad, saying the delay did not take place because of bureaucratic red tape as claimed by the Solar Impulse team but because of the pilot`s oversight in filling the necessary forms.

Solar Impulse pilot Piccard gets his passport stamped; team flies to Varanasi
Solar Impulse pilot Piccard gets his passport stamped; team flies to Varanasi

When solar-powered planes took the challenge to be the first to circumnavigate the globe powered solely by the sun, the makers didn't know that they will have greater challenges to tackle. Upon reaching India, the pilots got the real picture of India's red tapism and bureaucracy which led to major delays in their schedule.

Solar Impulse takes off from Ahmedabad, next stop Varanasi
Solar Impulse takes off from Ahmedabad, next stop Varanasi

World's first solar-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 has taken off from Ahmedabad Wednesday morning at 7:15 am.

Zero fuel plane 'Solar Impulse-2' all set to fly to Varanasi
Zero fuel plane 'Solar Impulse-2' all set to fly to Varanasi

The world's only solar-powered aircraft 'Solar Impulse-2' is all set to fly to Varanasi Wednesday after a week's stop over in the city as part of its round-the-world trip.

Solar Impulse-2 aircraft extends stopover in Ahmedabad once again
Solar Impulse-2 aircraft extends stopover in Ahmedabad once again

Solar Impulse-2 (SI-2), the world's first aircraft to be powered solely by solar energy, which made a stopover here en route its round-the-world trip, delayed its departure until Wednesday due to "fog concerns".