AHMEDABAD: Residents of Dedasan and Chailpur villages in Kheralu taluka have taken to the streets, protesting the indiscriminate sand mining along the Sabarmati river. The river's width has increased by almost 50 feet due to the illegal mining activity in the last few months.

The residents have found that the mining activities were illegal and that the village panchayat too was not informed of the mining contract by the state government. Though the villagers had registered police complaints, the illegal activities continued unabated.

New Delhi: In a rare compliment from a UPA minister for the Modi government in Gujarat, new and renewable energy minister Farooq Abdullah on Monday said the solar power plant atop a water canal in

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Vadodara: This small village located in Mehsana district, which has a population of just 1,300, had been facing water shortage like any other village in north Gujarat some 10 years ago, till the residents of Dethali village overcame their water crisis. Men and women are now drawing up plans to recharge underground water table.

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Ahmedabad: More than 25 volunteers and representatives from city-based Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) participated in the discussion, held at Van Chetna Kendra on Sunday, on the Gyps vulture census in Ahmedabad, Mehsana and Gandhinagar.

six villages were flooded in Mehesana district of Gujarat after a 20-foot-wide breach appeared in the Narmada canal near Kadi on June 10. Three- to four-foot-deep water flooded the houses in these villages and the drinking water supply was badly hit. This was the third major breach in the canal in three consecutive years. The cause of the breach is not known but environmentalists blame

Gandhinagar: Gujarat is set to get two more power plants. Ancient town of Vadnagar in Mehsana, which happens to be the native place of Chief Minister Narendra Modi, and industrial hub of Savli in Vadodara will have one power plant each with a capacity of 1,000MW.