Tag Archives: Gujarat newspaper
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..
Women’s Day Special: India’s Most Powerful Female Politicians
International Women’s Day is a worldwide event that celebrates women’s achievements – from the political to the social – while calling for gender equality. It has been observed since the early 1900s and is now recognised each year on March 8. ..
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..
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..
Facebook, Twitter to Support Republican Convention Despite anti-Trump Calls
Washington: Despite activist groups mounting anti-Donald Trump pressure, social networking giant Facebook and micro-blogging website Twitter will support the Republican National Convention in July where Trump is expected to be announced the party’s presidential nominee. According to media repor..
AAP MLA Arrested In Surat Ahead Of Kejriwal Rally
Gulab Singh, an AAP MLA from Delhi and the party in-charge in Gujarat, was arrested here on Sunday, hours before a rally by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. A Delhi Police team which had flown from the national capital made the arrest after Gulab Singh, who has been in and ..
Pregnant Dalit Woman Beaten Up In Gujarat
A pregnant Dalit woman was attacked by some upper caste people who barged into their home after her family refused to clear animal carcasses from fields in Gujarat's Banaskantha district, police said Saturday. All six accused have been arrested. The incident was reported from Mota Karja village i..
Congress Spokesperson Up In Arms In Gujarat
Ahmedabad: The simmering anger against the Gujarat Congress leadership exploded on Thursday with senior leader and spokesperson Shaktisinh Gohil giving up responsibilities for the 2017 assembly polls, days after a former MP resigned from the core committee. First on his Facebo..
Modi To Visit Gujarat To Launch Irrigation Scheme
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will visit his home state Gujarat to launch an irrigation scheme-- SAUNI Yojna, a project initiated by him in 2012 as Chief Minister. "Looking forward to being in Gujarat today for the launch of SAUNI Yojana. This scheme will truly benefit the people of Guj..
Modi To Inaugurate Scheme He Launched in 2012
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launches the first phase of an ambitious drinking water and irrigation project aimed at addressing the needs of the perennially parched regions of Saurashtra in Gujarat. The Rs 12,000 crore project, initiated by Modi as Chief Minister in May..