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Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Aditi Raja


Gujarat: Locality in Anand blocks entry after first positive case in neighbourhood
Tue, Apr 07, 2020

The administration has quarantined 75 persons who could have come in contact with the patient, including several staff members of the municipality. Collector RG Gohil said that the area was being contained to avoid further spread.

Gujarat: Follow lockdown norms, minority community leaders appeal to people
Tue, Apr 07, 2020

The campaign through social media was launched after minority-dominated areas of Ahmedabad city, including Dariapur, Jamalpur and Kalupur, as well as districts of Central Gujarat and Vadodara, emerged as hotspots of coronavirus spread.

To avoid community transmission, Vadodara admn collaborates with agency for food distribution
Mon, Apr 06, 2020

The decision was taken after a 54-year-old man from Nagarwada area of the city who volunteered in distributing food packets to those in need tested positive on Sunday.

Zoos in Gujarat strive to keep meat supply going for their animals
Mon, Apr 06, 2020

While the Vadodara, Rajkot and Junagadh zoos have been able to procure buffalo meat for its carnivores in advance, Surat Municipal Corporation’s Sarthana zoo has resorted to feeding smaller meals of chicken to its big cats.

Gujarat: Contradictory messages from state, private power utilities on grid overload ahead of 9 pm event
Sun, Apr 05, 2020

Private power utilities like Torrent Power Limited have issued an advisory to their consumers, requesting them to not turn off all electrical appliances as it could have a cascading effect on the grid stability. The

Coronavirus India Latest Updates April 5: Modi reminds people to light lamps, Chidambaram calls for aggressive testing
Mon, Apr 06, 2020

Coronavirus India Latest Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reminded people to light lamps and candles on today night to show the country's collective resolve to fight coronavirus. "#9pm9minute," PM Modi tweeted to remind people of the exercise.

Vadodara meat vendors wary of doing business: Feel like we are bootleggers
Sat, Apr 04, 2020

Commissioner of Police Anupam Singh Gahlaut said that the police is awaiting clearance from the VMC to allow the shops to open.

Power dept, utilities plan to balance load after PM’s call to switch off lights
Sat, Apr 04, 2020

With the peak load demand down to almost half due to the lockdown, the utilities are putting together a plan to handle the nine minutes of lights out smoothly.

52-yr-old man is first COVID-19 casualty in Vadodara
Fri, Apr 03, 2020

With four of his immediate family members, including his wife, daughter, son and daughter-in-law, admitted in the COVID-19 ward for treatment, his last rites were performed by staff members from the Vadodara Municipal Corporation and two members of his family.

52-yr-old man is first casualty in Vadodara, seventh in state
Thu, Apr 02, 2020

The man's family members continue to remain in the isolation ward for treatment.

Vadodara reports first Covid-19 death: 52-year-old man who returned from Sri Lanka
Thu, Apr 02, 2020

The family is anxious about the recovery of the others, including the 29-year-old daughter-in-law of the deceased, who is expecting her second child and is in the end of her third trimester.

Coronavirus India Latest Updates, April 2: Death toll rises to 53 as cases cross 2,000-mark; Maharashtra worst hit
Thu, Apr 02, 2020

Coronavirus Cases in India Latest Updates: The number of people who have been infected with the novel coronavirus rose to 2,069 today, while 53 deaths have been reported. Multiple states have reported positive cases linked to those who attended the Nizamabad Markaz event.

Gujarat coronavirus lockdown: Words of hope, despair from migrant workers at VMC schools
Wed, Apr 01, 2020

Meanwhile, a police inspector (PI) was suspended on Tuesday, after a video emerged of him thrashing vegetable sellers and overturning their carts in Nikol area of Ahmedabad

Vadodara’s first COVID-19 patient discharged
Tue, Mar 31, 2020

The patient will now be in home quarantine for 14 days with the authorities checking on him everyday and helping him with essential supplies and food.

Vadodara COVID-19 patient likely to be discharged on Tuesday
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

One of the nine patients a 49-year-old man who was Vadodara's first case tested negative in two consecutive reports and will complete his 14 days in the isolation ward on Tuesday, Superintendent of SSG hospital Dr Rajeev Daveshwar told this newspaper.

Meat vendors face restrictions, suffer losses amid virus outbreak
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

Despite being in the list of essential services released by the Ministry of Home Affairs, meat shop owners say they are faced with restrictions by the local authorities on opening shutters as well as the unavailability of new stock in times of the COVID-19 lockdown.

In Vadodara, residents still await doorstep delivery of essential items
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

The Vadodara Municipal Corporation released a list of supermarkets and local stores willing to execute doorstep delivery but most of the stores did not answer the calls.

Coronavirus: In Gujarat, ayurvedic concoction, homeo pills to boost immunity
Sun, Mar 22, 2020

Since March 10, around 20 lakh people in the state have taken the concoction, which is being distributed along with phials containing the homeopathic Arsenic Album 30 pills.

Gujarat: 5 MLAs quit, Congress scrambling for numbers in Rajya Sabha polls
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

Of the five, Patel, Jadeja and Kakadiya had been with the BJP earlier. All the five have been suspended from the Congress, state chief Amit Chavda said.

Without a bridge, students have a tough time crossing Narmada to reach exam centres
Sat, Mar 07, 2020

As a makeshift emergency access for light two-wheelers and construction use, a pathway of loose mud, gravel and stones has been kept open under the watch of the State Reserve Forces (SRP) deployed to ensure that no one ventures on to the under construction bridge.