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141th Rathyatra Of Lord Jagannath Concludes Peacefully
The 141th rathyatra of Lord Jagannath passed off peacefully amid tight security with lakhs of devotees thronging roads to capture a glimpse of the deity in a grand procession. The splendid procession comprised decorated elephants, trucks mounted with tableaux portraying Indian culture, besides t..
Ahmedabad Gets World Heritage City Certificate
Ahmedabad in Gujarat on Friday was formally accorded the status of India's first World Heritage City with UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova handing over the certificate in this regard to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. Speaking on the occasion, Rupani said it was a proud moment for over 6.5 crore..
Gujarat’s Solar Irrigation Cooperative Has A Solution For Groundwater Crisis
Dhundi, Kheda district, Gujarat: Phodabhai Parmar, a 72-year-old farmer, sits on a charpai sipping tea as solar panels gleam in the fields behind him. Parmar is one of six farmers who have formed the worlds first solar irrigation cooperative in Dhundi village in Gujarats Kheda district, about 90 km ..
Shoe Hurled At Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya In Gujarat
A Patidaar agitation activist hurled a shoe at Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya during a public function in this town in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district on Sunday, police said. Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convenor in Bhavnagar region Bhavesh Patel hurled the shoe at Mandaviya who hails from..
5 Experiences You Must Not Miss In Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, situated city in the heart of Gujarat, might not be a favorite tourist destination but the city has a lot for fun and unique experiences to offer for all age groups. Ahmedabad always charms its visitors with delicious food, amazing hospitality and colorful culture. Here are the top five..
PM Attends Somnath Temple Trust’s Meeting
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday attended the 116th meeting of the Somnath Temple trust at Somnath in Gujarat, official sources said. During the meeting, the Prime Minister suggested that the temple precincts be upgraded to provide drinking water and other civic amenities apart from ens..
Gujarat Police Nab D-Gang Shooters
The Gujarat Police on Saturday arrested four sharp-shooters reportedly close to the Dawood Ibrahim gang from the outskirts of Rajkot city who were allegedly on their way to eliminate a Jamnagar-based businessman. Police sources claimed they were on the assignment on the instructions of the Pakist..
Creativity Will Drive India’s Prosperity: Is Anyone Listening?
A special "Nobel Series" session was a notable addition at the latest Vibrant Gujarat Summit (January 9-12). Nine laureates were invited to share their thoughts about the challenges of humankind and what could be done to alleviate them. A Nobel exhibition is housed in Ahmedabad's Science City f..
Amazon India To Empower Tribal Entrepreneurs In Gujarat
With an aim to drive digital literacy among tribal entrepreneurs in Gujarat, Amazon India on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Gujarat Tribal Development Department (TDD) during the "Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017" here. As part of the MoU, Amazon India will educat..
Modi’s Mother Exchanges Old Notes For Rs 4,500
A week after Rs 500 and 1,000 notes were spiked, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Hiraba Modi on Tuesday exchanged demonetised currency for Rs 4,500 at a bank near the state capital Gandhinagar. Wearing a white cotton sari over a dark blue blouse, 96-year-old Hiraba queued up at the Raisan b..