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Explained | As hospital fires kill many, the question: who is responsible?

August 12, 2020 6:53 am

Every building should get a fire safety audit done every year, where a fire officer comes to check on all the parameters and codes.

Gujarat revenue minister’s brother dies by suicide

August 10, 2020 2:16 pm

According to police, the 63-year-old was the director of Karan Chemicals in Khambat and a resident of Shalin Residency Bungalows in Shilaj area of Ahmedabad rural.

Prostitution racket busted in Ahmedabad, 2 arrested

July 27, 2020 9:26 pm

Police have also launched an investigation to find out if the accused had pushed any other victim women into prostitution in the past.

Bus services suspended for 10 days in Surat from Monday

July 25, 2020 11:03 pm

As per the government press release, with the Unlock 1 and 2 guidelines, the government buses and private buses were running across the state following the norms of social distancing and sanitisation.

Ahmedabad: As preschools embrace virtual learning, parents try to keep up

June 30, 2020 8:19 pm

On Monday, a public interest litigation (PIL) filed at the Gujarat High Court (HC), seeking a ban on online classes for children aged between 18 months and six years, was taken up by a division bench.

Ahmedabad: 25-yr-old man arrested for ‘abducting, raping’ minor

June 26, 2020 6:35 pm

The accused, a native of Morena in Madhya Pradesh, used to stay in Narol in Ahmedabad. He was arrested by a team of Ahmedabad police from his native place on Friday and the girl was also rescued from the spot.

Gujarat: Four children among six of family found hanging in flat

June 19, 2020 4:45 pm

The bodies of two brothers and their four children were found hanging in the family-owned empty flat in Vatva GIDC locality in the early hours, inspector D R Gohil of Vatva GTDC Police Station said.

Covid-19 patient flees hospital in Ahmedabad, brought back

June 11, 2020 2:19 pm

Dr Patel said, in the complaint, that the patient had tested positive on June 1 and was admitted to Samras Hostel on the evening of June 3.

Rural Ahmedabad: 4 talukas account for 84% of Covid cases 

June 11, 2020 2:10 pm

At present, Dholka has 126 cases, while Daskroi 110 cases, Sanand 75 and Bavla 56, accounting for 84 per cent of the total Covid cases in rural Ahmedabad.

Two Shramik trains leave for Nagaland, Bengal with over 3,000 migrants

June 05, 2020 6:19 pm

While the train to Howrah in West Bengal largely carried artisans who used to work in jewellery shops in Ahmedabad, the train to Dimapur in Nagaland will be stopping at Vadodara, Surat and Nagpur to pick up passengers.


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.