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One more Tablighi Jamaat worker tests positive, count reaches 13

April 09, 2020 11:14 pm

As of now, 127 Tablighi Jamaat workers have been traced in Gujarat and among the 13 positive cases two persons have died.

Three arrested for posting 'obscene' content over Nizamuddin event

April 06, 2020 10:31 pm

The three men had posted inflammatory comments on Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter regarding the Markaz gathering at Nizamuddin in New Delhi.

AMC makes details of COVID-19 positive persons public

April 01, 2020 10:29 pm

The order to make names and details of Covid-19 positive persons public was issued by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Commissioner Vijay Nehra “in larger public interest and with a view to stop the spread of COVID-19”.

Thousands throng AMC health office for interviews to medical staff post

March 31, 2020 10:27 pm

The interviews, held by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Urban Health Society, were for the 1000 urban health clinics, which were announced in this year’s state Budget.

Gujarat: Source of infection unknown for at least 10 patients, officials suspect community transmission

March 31, 2020 10:55 pm

While the state health department has been categorising seven of the total 23 positive cases in Ahmedabad as “local transmission”, the local authorities said that they have been unable to trace the chain of infection in at least three of the seven cases.

After closed APMCs, unseasonal showers add to farmer's woes in Gujarat

March 28, 2020 2:05 pm

The ready-to-harvest golden-brown wheat stalks spread over 50 bighas of Atmaram Patel's land is now wet and expected to adversely affect the quality of wheat, which in turn will affect his income.

Cong MLA put put under home quarantine after visit to Jaipur

March 26, 2020 10:24 pm

The MLA had stayed with 67 other MLAs of Gujarat Congress at a resort in Jaipur for 10 days during the MLAs crisis related to Rajya Sabha polls earlier scheduled on March 26, which were indefinitely postponed in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

Professors track international passengers at Education Dept's Command & Control Centre

March 26, 2020 10:00 pm

Around 45 staff have been entrusted with the task of tracking down and counselling around 20,000 passengers who have returned to Gujarat from foreign countries this month.

Gujarat sees three new positive cases with foreign travel history, number rises to 5

March 20, 2020 3:38 pm

The three new positive cases include a 49-year old man from Vadodara with a travel history from Spain, and two women in Ahmedabad from Finland and New York.

Ahmedabad: Kidney research institute defers 'elective' surgeries to prevent COVID-19 infection

March 19, 2020 4:11 pm

“We have invoked this protocol to nullify possible infection at first stage itself. The preventive guidelines will remain in force till further orders,” said Dr Vineet Mishra, Director, IKRDC-ITS.


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.