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Gujarat: Pollution board issues notice to UltraTech Cement on mining

The regional GPCB office in Bhavnagar carried out an inspection on October 21, 2019, and brought out a report which said that the company was found transporting limestone from the mine through the village road, which was in breach of the conditions of the environmental clearance.

Ahmedabad: 27 idols ‘stolen’ from temple, trustee complains against kin

Taking cognizance, police booked Rannchodlalji and four other persons under the Indian Penal Code sections 454, 457, 380 and 114 for trespass, trespass to commit offence, theft and act committed when abettor was present respectively.


Gujarat: In Surendranagar, 400 herders return home four years after fleeing villages

Police said that members of the herders caste group in the two villages fled their homes between 2014 and 2016 after violent clashes with the members of the farming community.

Ahmedabad: Property sales hit as Viramgam comes under Disturbed Areas Act

According to the law, a “disturbed” area is where “public order in the said areas was disturbed for a substantial period by reason of riots or violence of mob”.

Ahmedabad: Restaurant owner held with heroin worth Rs 15 lakh

The accused has been identified as Amarjeet Singh, a native of Tarantal in Punjab, who runs Khalsa Dhaba on the Mundra-Gandhidham highway near Sinugra village under Anjar Taluka in Kutch.

Ahmedabad: Illegal liquor and beer worth Rs 2 lakh seized in Bayad, 1 held

Bayad is one of the six assembly constituencies that go to bypolls Monday.


‘Central law on data protection needed’

Speaking on the concluding day of the two-day annual technical summit on Sunday, former executive director of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Sudarshan Sen, said, “We need to have a central data protection law that doesn’t lack teeth.”

Gujarat: Soon, special government logo to differentiate dairy from faux milk products

The government is planning to come out with a special logo that will differentiate milk and milk products from cheaper non-dairy substitutes.

Ex-Hindu Mahasabha leader’s death in UP: ‘Three accused held from Surat not linked to ISIS’

The Gujarat ATS arrested Faizan Shaikh, Rashid Pathan and Maulana Mohsin Shaikh from Surat on Friday night for their alleged involvement in the murder of Tiwari in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Friday.

US-based Fortune 500 firm to create 2,500 jobs at SEZ near Ahmedabad

An application for setting up the SEZ unit was processed and cleared by the Zonal Development Commissioner of Kandla Special Economic Zone (KASEZ), Ahmedabad on Friday.

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This Ahmedabad-based restaurant has robots to serve food

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

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


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ABVP holds countrywide protests against anti-nationalism in some groups

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

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

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

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.