Bodeli (Vadodara): Four children miraculously survived Wednesday's Gujarat bus accident in which 44 were killed. A 13-year-old survivor, Mamta Baria, was crying uncontrollably for several hours after the accident, lamenting that she had failed to save her friends.

Eco-tourism is of special interest in the present day scenario for its relationship with conservation, sustainability and biological diversity and as a development tool. It is very much desirable to adopt certain firm measures to propagate good quality ecotourism without pressurizing or stressing the area. July-Dec 2007

Vadodara: Engineering major ABB will invest Rs 200 crore by the end of 2011 towards setting up new units and expansion of its existing facilities at Maneja.

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Death drives India

This year, Chandra Nagar village in Savli tehsil of Vadodara district got water from the SSP. It received water for the third year in succession. And for the third consecutive year, water did not reach the village service area as promised. The plan was: each water users' association at the service area would be supplied.