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49 civil aviation deals worth Rs 20,641 crore cancelled: Bhupendrasinh Chudasama
Fri, Feb 28, 2020

In reply to a question asked by Congress MLA from Kapadvanj, Kalabhai Dabhi during the Question Hour, the civil aviation minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama told the House that 22 MoUs were inked during the Vibrant Gujarat summits held in 2015 and 2017.

Nine projects for farmers, rural Gujarat in state budget
Thu, Feb 27, 2020

Rs 1,400 crore for new schemes, biggest of which is to provide electricity to farmers during the day

Gujarat Budget: Rs 200 cr for buying more equity in GIFT City project
Thu, Feb 27, 2020

Funds to kick-start work for Surat Metro project and to refurbish Alang ship-breaking yard in Bhavnagar

Gujarat: 63 fishermen and 11 boats caught by Pak in a week
Thu, Feb 27, 2020

In a statement tabled in the House, state minister for Fisheries, Jawahar Chavda pointed out that 63 fishermen and 11 boats were seized by Pakistan in four separate incidents between February 13 and 18, 2020.

Pakistan apprehends 63 fishermen, 11 boats from Gujarat in a week
Wed, Feb 26, 2020

The figure was revealed in a statement tabled by state fisheries minister Jawahar Chavda in the Gujarat Assembly.

Ahmedabad: A peek over the barricade
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

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Ahmedabad to Agra: Red carpet for Donald Trump
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

Behind grand show at Motera: 10,000 cops securing the city, 700 buses ferrying people and a once-in-a-lifetime tagline to woo crowds.

Donald Trump Speech at Motera Stadium HIGHLIGHTS: ‘Good ties with Pakistan, tackling terror together’
Wed, Feb 26, 2020

Donald Trump Speech Today at Motera Stadium HIGHLIGHTS: US President Donald Trump said on Modi. Trump, who was addressing over one lakh people at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, also said that "India is the country that has always been admired and where millions of Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Jains, and Christians worship side by side".

Donald Trump India Visit highlights: US president in Delhi; talks with PM Modi scheduled for day 2
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

Donald Trump India Visit, Namaste Trump Event 2020 highlights: After a quick handshake and a hug, PM Narendra Modi introduced the Trumps to the welcoming party at the airport. A tri-services guard was also present at the airport to honour the US President.

Ahmedabad: RoRo ferry service to resume operations on February 24
Sat, Feb 22, 2020

“The ferry service was to resume operations by February 21, 2020, but due to insufficient tidal waters the service will now resume from February 24, 2020,” stated an official release from the ferry operator on Friday.

Ahmedabad readies for ‘Namaste Trump’: Security forces, administration on their toes
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

The Trumps are expected to land in Ahmedabad around noon from where they will head straight to the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel stadium, popularly called the Motera Stadium, for the ‘Namaste Trump’ event designed on the lines of the Howdy Modi event in Houston September 2019.

‘Notices were to present ownership documents,’ says AMC Commissioner on ‘eviction’ of slum-dwellers
Wed, Feb 19, 2020

In a statement to The Indian Express on Tuesday, Ahmedabad Municipal Commissioner Vijay Nehra said, “There are no plans to evict any slum-dwellers near the event venue or the route which the dignitaries will take.”

Ahead of Donald Trump visit, 45 families in Gujarat slum served eviction notices
Tue, Feb 18, 2020

The move comes just days after the AMC began building a wall allegedly to cover the Saraniyavas or Dev Saran slum on a route that the US President is likely to take while visiting the city.

Gujarat metro plans to let out trains for birthdays and pre-wedding parties
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

The “Birthday party and pre-wedding celebrations on wheels” policy launched by GMRCL in August 2019, which was hardly publicised and remained in the confines of its website, was withdrawn due to lack of response. The metro officials said they plan to reintroduce it after June 2020.

Shipping ministry meeting today to decide fate of Ro-Ro ferry service
Thu, Feb 13, 2020

A four-fold rise in dredging costs and ‘unforeseen’ siltation in the Narmada river force the Gujarat government to ask the Centre to take over the project

International bullion exchange to check business to Dubai, Singapore: Officials
Sun, Feb 02, 2020

Hours after the announcement, the BSE’s India International Exchange’s MD and CEO, V Balasubramaniam, said it was keen to set up the International Bullion Exchange at GIFT IFSC.

Gujarat: Industry welcomes Budget 2020 but to ‘tread with caution’
Sun, Feb 02, 2020

Though MSMEs players including those in GCCI welcomed the move to set up a National Technical Textiles Mission which will have a four-year implementation period till 2023 and will have an outlay of Rs 1,480 crore, an Ahmedabad-based expert on textiles said the government should have focused more on classical textiles.

Progress in state on potato value chain should be replicated: PepsiCo Asia head
Fri, Jan 31, 2020

“How can industry and farmers win together? We follow contract farming or collaborative farming, where we put farmers at the centre,” he said.

Gujarat: ‘Exotic’ red potatoes to be grown in state
Thu, Jan 30, 2020

The red potatoes, which have red-pigmented skin and flesh, are being grown for the first time in the country by the company. They will be showcased to farmers and experts during a field visit on January 31, the concluding day of the Global Potato Conclave.

Over 9,300 guns sold in 5 years; Ahmedabad, Rajkot top the list
Wed, Jan 22, 2020

Ahmedabad topped the list of districts with a total of 1,340 guns being sold in five years between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2019, states data tabled by the Gujarat government in the state legislature.

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