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‘Friendship club’ scam: Over 2,500 persons duped of Rs 1.54 crore, two arrested in Ahmedabad

May 16, 2021 11:33 pm

Police have also recovered 11 mobile phones, seven diaries, 19 ATM cards, five Aadhaar cards, seven cheque books and five passbooks from the two accused.

‘Infected’: Pharmacies not taking back unused Covid medicines in Ahmedabad

May 16, 2021 9:37 pm

When checked, it was revealed that in the absence of any directives from the state Food and Drug Control Administration (FDCA), most of the pharmacists in the city have adopted this “policy” while a few “oblige” on the basis of the trust and customer base.

Gujarat: MIS-C in newborns could be Covid antibody side-effect, say neonatologists

May 16, 2021 4:50 am

The indications of a weak cry, shock, and low heart pumping rate pointed towards a multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), doctors said, and the condition appeared to be linked with Covid-19.

Gujarat CM: State to set up 150 PSA plants in anticipation of 3rd Covid wave

May 16, 2021 12:50 am

The chief minister said the oxygen requirement of the state had peaked around 1,180 MT during the current second wave of Covid-19 in the state.

Violation of Covid norms at weddings in Gujarat: 700 held in 41 days

May 15, 2021 4:26 am

In Petlad taluka of Anand district, six Disc Jockeys (DJs) were detained and their equipment impounded on Thursday night over Covid protocol violations.

Surat man held for posting ‘misleading’ info about PM on Facebook

May 15, 2021 2:14 am

As per an FIR lodged against Dangar on Wednesday, the accused has used his Facebook account by the profile name Sanjaytori Talaviya on April 10 night to post a picture of PM Modi and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee with “exaggerated and misleading information”.

Ahmedabad: Man held for impersonating as doctor, treating Covid patient

May 15, 2021 2:07 am

According to police, Narendra Pandya (22), a resident of Isanpur, and his accomplice, Sohil Shaikh (22), a resident of Vatva, were arrested by the police after the relatives of the Covid patient brought the duo to Amraiwadi police station on Thursday night.

Ahmedabad man held for ‘abetting’ wife’s suicide

May 15, 2021 1:45 am

According to police, Vijay and Chetna were married for the past 10 years and had a nine-year-old son.

Ahmedabad: Woman inspector held for ‘conspiring to extort’ money from businessmen

May 14, 2021 3:08 am

According to police, Geetha Pathan, PI, who was the former incharge of Mahila Police Station (East), was arrested by Ahmedabad Police Detection of Crime Branch after a three month long investigation was conducted against her.

Ahmedabad: Man held for uploading ‘objectionable photos’ of woman

May 13, 2021 5:18 am

A complaint submitted in the matter said a nude photo of the woman was sent to her brother-in-law through Telegram application from an unknown number, police said.


Ahmedabad's Jagannath Temple holds Rath Yatra amid Covid

June 23, 2020 7:20 pm

A symbolic Rath Yatra was organised in the Lord Jagannath temple premises on Tuesday after the Gujarat High Court rejected the state government's plea to carry out public procession.

As Covid-19 cases soar, migrants wait for special trains

May 29, 2020 10:23 pm

Ahmedabad comprises more than 70 per cent of the state’s total after the district total crossed 11,000 following 256 new cases on Wednesday.

After Motera event, Trumps visit Taj Mahal

February 24, 2020 7:59 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday arrived at the Ahmedabad International Airport ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to the city, where the two leaders will take part in the 'Namaste Trump' event at Motera Stadium.

India all set to welcome US President Donald Trump today

February 24, 2020 8:23 am

Across the Sabarmati river on the east bank, a huge poster with the Trumps and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been put up.

Ahead of Donald Trump's visit, Ahmedabad gets a makeover

February 13, 2020 5:48 pm

From Gujarat, the Trumps will travel to New Delhi, where the two sides will hold bilateral talks.

Inside IRCTC's Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express

January 17, 2020 12:45 pm

IRCTC Ahmedabad to Mumbai Tejas Express Train Fare, Ticket Price, Route, Time Table, Timings, Stoppage: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Friday flagged off the inaugural run of the second premium Tejas train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.

This Ahmedabad-based restaurant has robots to serve food

July 25, 2019 8:29 am

While the two robots named 'Lexa' have limited utility purpose, adding that feature too is on the charts.

Kai Po Che! Snapshots from the India International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad

January 13, 2016 1:12 pm

Ahmedabad skies are really colourful this week, resonating with cries of 'kai po che' — thanks to the India International Kite Festival.


ABVP holds countrywide protests against anti-nationalism in some groups

February 18, 2016 10:59 am

Ahmedabad/Bengaluru/Mumbai, Feb 18 (ANI): The Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad members in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Kolkata took to streets to protest against the 'anti-national' sentiments that have risen from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Members of ABVP from Ahmedabad raised slogans against those who supported the anti-national elements in JNU. An ABVP leader said they will continue their protests till the anti-nationalists are punished. In Bengaluru, the student took out a 'Tricolor march'. A protestor of ABVP in Bengaluru said they condemn the act of central universities rising to support the anti-national slogans raised in JNU. In Kolkata, ABVP members were seen raising slogans against the anti-national elements.

Cisco chairman, US India Business Council CEO meet PM Modi

February 15, 2016 7:15 am

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Cisco executive chairman John Chambers and President and Chief Executive Officer of US India Business Council Ajay Banga on Monday, bringing immense experience and passion in U.S.-India relations and business. Banga is a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Economic Club of New York. He is a graduate of Delhi University and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

Suresh Chhara arrested for allegedly attacking journalist Revati Laul

January 21, 2016 11:57 am

Ahmedabad, Jan 21 (ANI): Gujarat riots convict Suresh Chhara, who was out on parole, was arrested in Ahmedabad on Thursday for allegedly attacking journalist Revati Laul. Laul, who is writing a book on the convicts in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case, said she was attacked by Chhara when she went to house in Naroda area of Ahmedabad late on Wednesday evening for interviewing him. Chhara has been convicted to 31 years in prison for his involvement in the Naroda Patiya massacre, in which 97 people were killed during the 2002 communal riots. He was out on parole.

Journalist Revati Laul allegedly attacked by Gujarat riots convict

January 21, 2016 6:56 am

Ahmedabad, Jan 21 (ANI): A convict in the Gujarat riots case, out on parole, allegedly assaulted a journalist in Ahmedabad on Wednesday evening, when she met him for an interview. Revati Laul, who is writing a book on 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case convicts, alleged that she was punched and slapped by Suresh Chhara. She said she was questioning him at his house in the Naroda area of Ahmedabad during an interview. She added that she managed to escape after Chhara's son and some neighbours intervened. Laul was treated at a government hospital, and later she lodged a complaint at the Vejalpur police station.