160% rise in budget for Gujarat water board’s drought plan

160% rise in budget for Gujarat water board’s drought plan

The GWSSB is responsible for water supply to the water-scarce areas and its main source is Narmada river.

Ahmedabad: Wooden door of 15th century Kalupur Darwaja falls

Ahmedabad: Wooden door of 15th century Kalupur Darwaja falls

Officials from the local office of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), led by conservation assistant S L Parmar, reached the the spot in the afternoon for preliminary inspection.

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It has also drawn up an ‘action plan’ to inspect all the buildings in the vicinity.

On April 24, ozone levels hit 75 parts per billion or 150 µg/m³, the first sharp rise seen during the scheme, from around 62 parts per billion or 124 µg/m³ the preceding day.

Nitin said he had put together the project with a shoebox he got from a neighbour and a roll of cotton his brother got for him.

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Ahmedabad: Wooden door of 15th century Kalupur Darwaja falls

Officials from the local office of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), led by conservation assistant S L Parmar, reached the the spot in the afternoon for preliminary inspection.

Ahmedabad mayor, green activists brainstorm to find ways to increase green cover
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Gujarat renames food processing mission, likely to fetch Rs 10,000-cr investment
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Two more heat-related deaths in Ahmedabad
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Vijay Rupani’s personal secretary now AMC deputy commissioner
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