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Stray dog attacks 13 people, including eight kids, in Surat

July 04, 2022 4:41 pm

The injured children and adults were rushed to a hospital in Surat and given anti-rabies shots. Hospital authorities said their condition is normal.

Bharuch: 21 held for ‘sprinkling inflammable material on pan shop, elderly woman’

July 02, 2022 1:07 am

The police said that 23 have been named in the police complaint based on video footage, while the remaining nine are yet to be identified.

Gujarat: Airstrip at Surat airport to be strengthened using steel slag

July 02, 2022 12:48 am

Sources said that through e-tendering, Adroit Structural Engineers Private Limited from Vadodara was given the work for ground improvement and stabilisation of the runway strip in October 2021.

70-yr-old woman falls into sewer pit, rescued

July 01, 2022 11:45 pm

The house inmates, after learning about the incident, called the fire department officials. The villagers also gathered and inserted a rope into the pit but the woman could not hold it.

Surat, Navsari dists receive heavy rainfall in last 24 hrs

July 02, 2022 1:27 am

Surat residents got a reprieve from the scorching heat due to the downpour that started on Thursday night but it has also increased the water level in creeks, which is nearing the danger mark.

Couple held with cocaine worth Rs 39 lakh

June 27, 2022 12:51 am

Acting on a tip-off, Surat SOG officials intercepted a luxury car from Maharashtra and after checking the vehicle, found cocaine packed in plastic bags in it.

Textile weavers’ body warns of protest if fuel surcharge not slashed

June 26, 2022 1:30 am

Representatives of 35 industrial societies attended the meeting and decided to make representations.

Police were mute spectators’: AAP councillors locked up in school, party workers assaulted in Surat

June 25, 2022 8:18 pm

While two AAP leaders were beaten up, four councillors from the party were locked up in the school and three cars belonging to the leaders were damaged in the clash at municipal school no. 252-343 at Ramnagar Vasahat in the Kapodara area.

Woman electrocuted in Surat after farmers connect barbed wire fence to power line

June 25, 2022 3:15 pm

Sources with the police said Daniel Nayka and his brother Dharmesh erected a barbed wire fence across their sugarcane crop, with one of its ends touching the overhead high-tension power line, to drive away pigs in Surat’s Valanpur village.

The unravelling in Maharashtra is unsurprising and disturbing

June 24, 2022 5:41 pm

With less than two years to go for the general election in 2024, and given that the Opposition is struggling to rally together to put up a fight against a formidable and predatory BJP, the loss of a crucial state will be consequential.


Surat fire: At least 20 killed as flames engulf Takshashila complex

May 25, 2019 3:13 pm

While the Surat Municipal Corporation had conducted a fire audit on coaching classes in November, the rooftop establishment on Takshashila Complex escaped the radar because it “did not fit the definition of a coaching class”.

Amboli Village in Surat - A School Apart

September 07, 2014 11:49 am

Until last year, Amboli village in Surat celebrated Independence Day at its panchayat school. That was before it realised 32 HIV+ students were on its rolls.


Akshay Kumar flags off marathon in Surat

February 14, 2016 1:56 pm

Surat, Feb 14 (ANI): Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar flagged off a night marathon in Surat, Gujarat. Thousands of people participated in different categories of marathon. Physically challenged people also participated in the one-kilometre category of the race. At least, 12 physically challenged people came from Pune to participate in the marathon. The physically challenged were happy to take part in the marathon which gave them a new hope to live life despite challenges. Around 15,000 people participated in the marathon but thousands more came to the venue to watch Akshay, the brand ambassador of Surat night marathon.The fund raised through this event will be used for installing closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras in the city, clean India project and improving facilities in a cancer hospital in Surat.

Diamond industry in Surat picks pace after losses

February 09, 2016 8:21 am

Surat, Feb 09 (ANI): The diamond industry in Surat has picked up steam after it witnessed a slump in business last year. More than 5,000 Surat polishers had lost their jobs since June 2015, as Chinese consumers pulled back luxury purchases, leaving jeweller with stocks of unsold jewellery and gems. However, Surat Diamond Association President Dinesh Navdiya said business was slowly picking up pace in the ‘Diamond city of the world’. He added that the return of workers has given a boost to the industry. Navdiya feared that the passage of Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in the Parliament would have a negative impact on the industry.

Hardik Patel produced in court

January 21, 2016 7:53 am

Surat, Jan 21 (ANI): Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel was taken to the Surat district court early today. Hardik’s advocate Jaswant Wada said that Hardik had written a letter to the people stating the solution lies with the government and if the Patel community stood at a disadvantage, then he would continue the agitation against the Gujarat Government. Surat police had earlier submitted a 44-page chargesheet against Hardik in a case related to blockade of highway near Kamrej last year.