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IOC looks to relaunch Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG across Gujarat
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Customers not having Aadhaar cards can also give their bank details to LPG distributor or given the 17digit LPG-id to the bank.

Cleaning industry eyes 40% growth after PM’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

There has been a visible improvement in the cleanliness and sanitation among industrial units.

Gold coins to pump-up footfalls at industrial expo in Gujarat
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Sam Balsara, MD Madison World - one of the figures behind Modi's advertising campaign in LS polls 2014, will address the audience.

Tweak in route-map of Ahmedabad metro to cost additional Rs 500 crore
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

The route of the project has so far been changed four times since the first Detailed Project Report was drawn up.

Farmer suicides in Gujarat: One department says no deaths, other 56
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

One department claims that there were no farmer suicides due to crop failures and debt while another suggests otherwise.

Farmer suicides: 2 govt depts tell different tales
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

Home department puts five-year toll at 125, including 33 related to debt and crop failure, while agriculture dept claims it’s only 56.

Children in Gujarat finding their way to private schools: CAG
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

CAG noticed that over 57 primary schools in Gujarat that were functioning without even a single teacher.

Posco to invest 20 million USD in Gujarat: South Korean Ambassador
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

SEZ of Gujarat and the DMIC corridor in Gujarat presents a lot of potential for future Korean investments in the state.

Audit watchdog found primary schools in state functioning under trees and temporary shelters
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

The CAG found 48 schools did not have their own buildings and 56 schools were in dilapidated condition.

CAG finds schools in Gujarat functioning under trees & temporary shelters
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

In Gujarat there are 31,545 elementary school managed by Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) as on March 31, 2013.

ONGC to drill 103 wells in Cambay basin in Gujarat
Mon, Nov 03, 2014

ONGC will spend over Rs 670 crore for drilling 103 wells in 30 blocks in Mehsana & Patan

Nine columns of Indian Army on stand-by ahead of cyclone Nilofar
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

Apart from the Army columns, about 14 rescue and relief teams of the NDRF have been positioned in different districts.

Industries in Kutch to suspend production before Nilofar hits; 30,000 people to be evacuated
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

Installations like 1200 MW Kutch wind park of Suzlon Group at Changdai are likely to be in the way of the cyclonic storm.

Kutch begins evacuation as cyclone Nilofar looms large
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Nilofar is expected to make landfall near Naliya on October 31.

Over 1000 workers laid off as industrial units in Gujarat struggle for cheaper gas
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

In the meeting the (SGSGCA) has also planned to once more approach the central government.

GIFT City project gets Centre’s nod
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

The govt will be considering GIFT as a smart city. The total estimated cost of Phase-I of the project is Rs 1,818 crore

Migrant labourer dead, another injured at Alang ship-breaking yard
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

The incident happened when the 27-year-old victim Prasant Dakua slipped and fell while climbing a ladder.

Xi new chapter starts with Gujarat page
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

MoU: Pacts signed for industrial parks, development of sister cities, states.

State firms see loss in Chinese ‘investments’
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

Glass manufacturers feel that Chinese companies has been posing stiff competition to the units spread between Vadodara and Valsad.

On Modi website, a piece on Gujarat’s Buddhist link
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

On the eve of Chinese president Xi Jinping's visit to Gujarat, Modi's website showcases a picture-heavy history of Buddhism with Chinese and English text.

Modi talks to Japan, benefits to flow to Gujarat
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

Modi sought Japan's assistance in Ahmedabad Metro project and the bullet train link between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.

Mangrol & Veraval ideal for whale shark tourism, satellite-tagging studies
Sun, Aug 31, 2014

The value of whale sharks in terms of the revenue generated through tourism is much higher than that generated from whale shark hunting.

412 Whale Sharks rescued in Gujarat in 10 years
Sat, Aug 30, 2014

According to WTI, a total of Rs 3 crore have been spent so far on the conservation efforts of this species.

‘Elite’ Gujaratis step forward to surrender their LPG subsidies
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

The company had circulated SMSes on customers mobile numbers requesting them to give up their LPG subsidies.

30 per cent of mall space in Ahmedabad vacant; Pune, Mumbai not far behind: Survey
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

The highest rental in a mall is at Vastrapur (Rs 120 per sq ft), while the lowest is at Kankaria lake (Rs 60 per sq ft).

To make campaign on social media ‘viral’, govt scouts for agency
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Handing comments and feedback is also an important part of the scope of work.

Anandiben govt plans ‘viral’ campaign on social media
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

The agency is looking for firms that can support multiple languages including English, Hindi, Gujarati and Chinese.

ISRO scientist awarded for ‘fuel-saving’ device
Wed, Aug 13, 2014

The device, little bigger than a paper pin is saving fuel onboard the Mars Orbiter

ISRO scientist awarded for “fuel-saving” device on Mars Orbiter
Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Chaman started developing the Ceramic Servo Accelerometer in 2003, with a simple plastic mug and a Teflon wire "as the only investments".

ISRO’s Mangalyaan to encounter Siding Spring comet in October
Wed, Aug 06, 2014

MOM will encounter comet Siding Spring, that will come closer to the Red planet than any recorded comet has ever passed the Earth.

Mars orbiter on track, no need to correct trajectory
Sun, Aug 03, 2014

Currently 163 million kilometres from the red planet, the spacecraft will however undergo a trajectory correction on September 14.

Staff shortage in Guj govt’s engineering & polytechnic colleges as high as 90%: CAG
Mon, Jul 28, 2014

CAG also pointed some of the lacuna's that exist in individual institutes.

CAG flays Gujarat govt for stopping fortified wheat flour project
Sun, Jul 27, 2014

The state also pointed out complaints from people regarding insects in fortified flour, etc.

Ford vendors converge in Sanand, invest Rs 500 crore
Sun, Jul 27, 2014

Another German automotive supplier, Cosma International, will be setting up base on 35,000 sq mtrs of land in Sanand.

Irrigation projects in Gujarat remained incomplete for 14 long years: CAG
Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Projects worth Rs 97 crore have remained incomplete for 14 years, depriving irrigation to 53 villages in Gujarat.

CAG flays Gujarat govt for discontinuing ‘cost-effective’ fortified wheat flour project
Sat, Jul 26, 2014

CAG also found "improper implementation" of the Annam Brahmam Yojana that was launched by the state govt in 2009.