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Hina Khan Bigg Boss 11

Bigg Boss 11 finalist Hina Khan recently posted a sweet message for her fans and loved ones on Instagram. The popular actor thanked everyone for supporting her throughout the show.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who is in India wants to break the record of Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie with the selfie he clicked with Bollywood actors and filmmakers on Thursday in Mumbai.

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Humble Politician Nograj actor Sruthi Hariharan recently opened up about her trysts with the casting couch and harassment at a media conclave.

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Instagram will now start showing users when their friends are online or were last active on the network in the Direct Messages option. Here's how it will work and how to turn off the feature in settings.

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WhatsApp Business app has been released on Android and is geared towards small and medium enterprises, and helping them connect with their customers. Here's everything to know about WhatsApp for Business.

It uses materials such as plastics and metals to convert products envisaged on computer-aided design to real three-dimensional items; commercial users have been its early adopters.

Ahmedabad News

Jignesh Mevani shown black flags by section of Valmiki community in Ahmedabad
Jignesh Mevani shown black flags by section of Valmiki community in Ahmedabad

Reacting to the protests, Mevani said, “I welcome the protesters. It shows that I am a threat to the RSS and the BJP. It is an attempt by them and wherever I go they send such people.” 

Chargesheet filed against Jain monk in rape case
Chargesheet filed against Jain monk in rape case

On Tuesday, Surat police had filed a chargesheet with Surat court. The monk was brought to Surat district court on Wednesday to commit the case to Sessions court where the trial will now begin in the case.

Man found dead in ex-MLA’s bungalow
Man found dead in ex-MLA’s bungalow

Upadhyay was secretary of Ribda Khedut Seva Sahkari Mandali, a cooperative society of farmers of Ribda village.

Benjamin Netanyahu doesn’t stop to greet, Indian Jews upset
Benjamin Netanyahu doesn’t stop to greet, Indian Jews upset

“We were told Netanyahu would come in an open jeep. We are a tiny community and it would have meant a lot had they halted for just two minutes.”

Gujarat: Kite strings kill 214 birds, injure over 4,000 in last five days
Gujarat: Kite strings kill 214 birds, injure over 4,000 in last five days

“The decline in numbers can be attributed to either less reporting or actual decline in incidents. In this case, it is the latter,” said G K Sinha, principal chief conservator of Forest Wildlife and the nodal officer of the campaign.

Three killed in kite-flying incidents, one by kite string; 1,957 cases of mishaps reported in Gujarat
Three killed in kite-flying incidents, one by kite string; 1,957 cases of mishaps reported in Gujarat

According to the data shared by 108 services, the cities that saw some of the highest emergency cases on Uttarayan were Ahmedabad with 618 cases, Surat with 295, Vadodara with 220, Rajkot with 164 and Panchmahals with 120.

To ‘maintain law and order’, Gujarat govt bans Padmaavat release in state
To ‘maintain law and order’, Gujarat govt bans Padmaavat release in state

The notification was issued days after the Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced that the ban on the movie will continue despite the change of name.

Facing threat to life from fellow party councillor: Congress leader
Facing threat to life from fellow party councillor: Congress leader

In the application to the Commissioner, Belim has mentioned the names of 19 accused, including his colleague Ravindra Patil, who contested in the recent Assembly elections from Limbayat but lost.

SSNNL to stop flow of Narmada water: Govt plans to divert water to industries, says farmers’ body
SSNNL to stop flow of Narmada water: Govt plans to divert water to industries, says farmers’ body

Gujarat Khedut Samaj has claimed that the water meant for irrigation was being diverted for industrial use during the summer season

Cow enters Ahmedabad airport area, flights diverted
Cow enters Ahmedabad airport area, flights diverted

Officials said the flights were diverted for security reasons and a probe has been ordered to find out how the cow entered.

Girl killed by kite string: Father booked for reckless driving
Girl killed by kite string: Father booked for reckless driving

Salabatpura police reached the spot and recorded the statements of the parents, before sending the body to New Civil hospital for postmortem.

Fire in Ahmedabad kills four of family; Mayor takes stock of situation
Fire in Ahmedabad kills four of family; Mayor takes stock of situation

The family is survived by their seven-year-old daughter, who had left to school before the fire began.

Gujarat: BJP loses power in Mehsana municipality, councillors return to Congress
Gujarat: BJP loses power in Mehsana municipality, councillors return to Congress

The Congress stayed in power for about a year. Last year, 10 Congress councillors “switched’’ over to BJP with their leader Raiben Patel continuing as municpality’s president after defecting from the Congress.

Rajasthan hacking: Demonstrators detained for protesting over Afrazul’s murder
Rajasthan hacking: Demonstrators detained for protesting over Afrazul’s murder

Advocate Shamshad Pathan, who led the protest, urged the gathering to “raise their voice against the injustice and atrocities on innocent persons”

Five-year-old girl dies after kite string slits her throat in Surat
Five-year-old girl dies after kite string slits her throat in Surat

The incident occurred on December 31 when Fatema, the daughter of Yunus Karodia, a resident of Hathuran village of Surat district, was in the city to shop with her family.

Left without homes, 550 displaced Muslim families of Kalyannagar to restart stir
Left without homes, 550 displaced Muslim families of Kalyannagar to restart stir

Professor J S Bandukwala, who has been leading the agitation since 2014, has written to CM Rupani terming the BJP-led VMC’s conduct “most shameful”.

Global Patidar Business Summit begins today, BJP, Congress leaders expected to attend
Global Patidar Business Summit begins today, BJP, Congress leaders expected to attend

The summit, expected to be a networking platform for small and big industrialists from the community, also aims to popularise “Brand Patidars”, especially among the youths who have been agitating for reservation in jobs.

Gujarat: Patidar leader frontrunner for leader of Opposition
Gujarat: Patidar leader frontrunner for leader of Opposition

With most of its senior leaders — Arjun Modhwadia, Siddharth Patel and Shaktisinh Gohil — biting the dust in the polls, the Congress is looking for a new face.

Ahmedabad police deploys special vans to catch offenders under anti-drinking law
Ahmedabad police deploys special vans to catch offenders under anti-drinking law

Assistant Commissioner of Police, Special Branch, MK Rana said that there will be one van at each police station for picking up offenders under the anti-drinking law.

Banks gave Rs 31,550 crore as crop loans in Gujarat, says bankers’ report
Banks gave Rs 31,550 crore as crop loans in Gujarat, says bankers’ report

According to a State-Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC) report made public on Thursday the highest disbursements till the end of September 2017 were made in Dangs district where banks gave out 169 per cent crop loans

After a poor show in cities costs party shot at power: Congress senior leaders to help it establish ‘urban connect’
After a poor show in cities costs party shot at power: Congress senior leaders to help it establish ‘urban connect’

Though the Congress improved its tally to 77 this year from 61 in 2012, the party failed to overcome BJP’s dominance on urban seats — of the 58 urban seats (where urban population is more than 50 per cent), the BJP has won 48 Assembly seats, the Congress has won remaining 10

Gujarat: RO-RO ferry service suspended for a fortnight
Gujarat: RO-RO ferry service suspended for a fortnight

The project that bridges the Gulf of Khambhat by linking Gogha in Bhavnagar to Dahej in Bharuch district will be suspended to remove and replace an existing walk-way with a linkspan at Gogha.

Ishrat Jahan encounter: CBI court summons four accused IB officers, two challenge move
Ishrat Jahan encounter: CBI court summons four accused IB officers, two challenge move

The accused officers are former IB special director Rajinder Kumar and Rajeev Wankhede, Tushar Mittal and Mukul Sinha, who were assistant central intelligence officers when the encounter took place in June 2004.

SSNNL begins work to change structure of Narmada canal
SSNNL begins work to change structure of Narmada canal

The flow of water in the 458-km-long canal will remain affected over the next nine days as engineers will construct bypass canals at four downstream locations.

Gujarat health department suggests 10-day Vipassana training for staff
Gujarat health department suggests 10-day Vipassana training for staff

The 10-day programme, according to the state health commissioner, will help “clear out negative energies”.

Private school fee regulation law constitutionally valid: Gujarat HC
Private school fee regulation law constitutionally valid: Gujarat HC

The court ruled that state legislature is competent and has the authority to form laws for state boards, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE).

Four Surat textile traders arrested for selling sarees with Buddha images
Four Surat textile traders arrested for selling sarees with Buddha images

The arrests were made after one Samast Yuva Ambetkar Samaj Surat (SYASS) submitted a memorandum to the district collector in this regard.

Ahmedabad serial blasts: Govt wants identification of accused from chargesheet
Ahmedabad serial blasts: Govt wants identification of accused from chargesheet

The special court, which is hearing the blast cases, had rejected several applications moved by the prosecution regarding this in 2016 after many witnesses expressed their inability to identify the accused.

Gujarat High Court denies 20-day bail to Babu Bajrangi

Justices Harsha Devani and A S Supehia had sought details of Bajrangi’s treatment from the jail authorities. They submitted that “Bajrangi has refused to get treatment from Civil Hospital for unknown reasons.”

Ahmedabad: Festival to reminisce ‘Saatvik’ food
Ahmedabad: Festival to reminisce ‘Saatvik’ food

During the three day festival, participants will participate in quizzes, contests and learn to make traditional food at the the 150 stalls.

ACP Reema Munshi gets relief from Gujarat High Court 
ACP Reema Munshi gets relief from Gujarat High Court 

Meanwhile, Munshi continues to be on leave. During the recruitment in June 2011, Munshi was examined thrice by standing medical board, Ahmedabad.

Two FIRs filed against Hardik Patel for taking out a roadshow in Ahmedabad
Two FIRs filed against Hardik Patel for taking out a roadshow in Ahmedabad

The other FIR was filed by Ahmedabad Detection of Crime Branch on December 13 for similar offence, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCB) Deepan Bhadran.

‘Sewage dumped in Narmada’: Gujarat High Court notice to govt, pollution board
‘Sewage dumped in Narmada’: Gujarat High Court notice to govt, pollution board

The Petitionerhas cited news reports and research works in the petition claiming that Narmada river is being polluted with “high quantity of sewage (millions of litres per day)” by various local authorities situated on the bank of the river in Madhya Pradesh.

Diabetes centre gets global recognition

Dr Mayur Patel, chairman of All India Institute of Diabetes and Research, said that Swasthya— a tertiary care centre— has used state of the art technology to provide specialty services under one roof. He added that urgent steps were needed to curb the spread of diabetes in India

Surat civic body to implement parking policy to curb traffic
Surat civic body to implement parking policy to curb traffic

The roads selected for the implementation of this policy include Anand Mahal road (Rander), Majuragate to Kshetrapal health care centre (Central Zone), Prannath hospital to Singhanpur cross road (Katargam zone), Varachha main road (Varachha), Udhna darwaja to Satyanagar (Udhna zone)

PM invited to inaugurate summit: Patidar outfit to hold global business meet
PM invited to inaugurate summit: Patidar outfit to hold global business meet

The summit will be organised between January 5 and January 7, 2018 in Gandhinagar.