Vadodara: The World Heritage Site of Champaner-Pavagadh is home to a heritage of the avian kind. The tough terrain of Pavagadh mountain is home to threatened vultures and nine of them were spotted in the two-day census exercise conducted by GEER Foundation and forest department.

The teams also monitored a place where the vultures nest in the cliffs during the exercise that ended on Sunday. While officials said the number of vultures spotted at the location are equal to those spotted earlier, they are worried about the fact that only one Egyptian vulture or Khero Gidh that is white-backed was spotted in the mountain valleys.

AHMEDABAD: The woes for CNG car and rickshaw users refuse to die down. Adani Gas Ltd (AGL), a subsidiary of Adani Enterprises Ltd, has announced Rs 2.80 per kg hike in CNG prices.

With the onset of the scorching summer, would-be brides fight shy of getting married into families in two villages in Gujarat because they have to trudge long distances each day to fetch water in intense heat.

The acute water crisis that stares at Jetpur and Devaliya villages in Vadodara district has not only spelt hardships to the people there, but also brought problems of finding girls for youths of marriageable age.

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank, will support Gujarat in the replication in five cities of the rooftop solar project, completed last month in Gandhinagar, in

Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) on Thursday issued a notice to Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) over heavy black smoke emission from the flare of its plant in the outskirts of the city. RIL has been asked to submit a detailed report about the incident and an action plan on preventive measures.

According to GPCB officials, K U Mistry, chairman of the pollution watchdog body noticed the black smoke while travelling to the city on Thursday. “While on way to the city,

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat has taken a step forward to become India's solar capital.

State-run integrated energy company Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) has asked Adani Gas, an Adani Group subsidiary, to source natural gas from some other sources, a GSPC official said to

AHMEDABAD: Here is another instance of a suspected cover up by the state health department.

If the figures given out by the directorate of national vectorborne disease control program (NVBDCP) are to be believed then there were just 14 malaria deaths in the state between January and October this year.

AHMEDABAD: Nearly 75% of diabetics have uncontrolled sugar levels which may be wreaking havoc with the functioning of their vital organs like kidney and heart and adversely affecting their nerve fu

AHMEDABAD: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) aims to ready the master plan to combat the outbreak of diseases three months in advance.