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Zero fuel plane 'Solar Impulse-2' takes off for Varanasi after extended stopover in Ahmedabad

Maintenance engineers at work at Solar Impulse-2 aircraft inside a hangar in Ahmedabad (Photo: PTI)

The world's only solar-powered aircraft 'Solar Impulse-2' today took off for Varanasi from Ahmedabad after a week's stopover in the city as part of its round-the-world trip.

Sun plane completes first sea leg of round-the-world bid


Solar Impulse 2 (SI2) landed in Ahmedabad at 11.25 pm Tuesday, completing the initial sea crossing of its epic bid to become the first plane to fly around the world powered solely by the sun, flying i

Ishrat case: Vanzara files plea to return to Gujarat

D.G. Vanzara

Former IPS officer and accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case, D.G.

Six-year-old brutalised with rod, man held

The man has been booked under Indian Penal Code’s Section 375 (D) as per the new anti-rape laws

Coast Guard officer is shunted out

Coast Guard DIG B.K.

DG Vanzara walks free after eight years

Controversial Gujarat police officer D.G.

Boy thrashed by teachers ends life

A 16-year-old boy studying in class 10 at a school in Banaskantha district allegedly committed suicide after he was severely beaten up by four teachers for damaging a school property, the police said

‘US must bear cost of treatment’

Shakuntala Patel, wife of Sureshbhai Patel who was left partially paralysed after a police officer confronted him aggressively in the US last week, Thursday demanded the American government bear the e

DG Vanzara gets bail in Ishrat Jahan case

D.G. Vanzara

After spending seven and half years in jail, former Gujarat top cop D.G.

400 Pakistan Hindus seek citizenship

More than 400 Hindu families from Pakistan who are living in Gujarat on Thursday attended a camp held by the Union ministry of home affairs and the district collector’s office here.

The controversy surrounding the banning of Leslee Udwin’s film India’s Daughter somehow glossed over the question as to how the permission to film the documentary was given, notwithstanding the well-e

In the early hours of January 11 this year, Priya Parameswaran Pillai, an Indian citizen, was all set to board an Air India flight to London from Delhi.