At the world’s biggest cricket stadium having a capacity of 1,10,000, a batsman will have to first climb down 80- odds steps from the dressing room perched high over the sightscreen and then take a long walk on the sprawling oval to reach the central square.
After the Supreme Court ordered a “status quo” with regard to the dismantling of India’s decommissioned aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, the shipbreaker has halted all breaking activities at the Alang shipbreaking yard in Gujarat.
A look at the existing capacity utilisation at one of the world’s biggest ship recycling yards in Gujarat and what the Budget announcement means for Alang, which is planning to add 15 new plots to its existing capacity.
The Gujarat-based Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) has been awarded the work of preparing seismic microzonation maps for eight earthquake-prone cities located in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand.
Speaking to mediapersons after joining the BJP, Arvind Kumar Sharma thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and claimed to be the "son of the soil from a backward village of Mau", which is part of Purvanchal region of the Uttar Pradesh.
Though the official refused to divulge the reason behind the closure, real estate experts told The Indian Express that the footfall at the store had declined, especially after the Covid-19 outbreak, and the store was unable to sustain.
Imtiaz Jaleel, Member of Parliament from Aurangabad who addressed a gathering at the minority-dominated area of Gomtipur in Ahmedabad, said he along with Waris Pathan, former MLA from Maharashtra, have been visiting various cities in Gujarat, including Surat, Bharuch and Vadodara, for two days.
Marco Polo is the third cruise vessel to reach Alang in the last 50 days. The first such vessel to arrive for scrapping was "MV Karnika" which could not restart operations after the Covid-19 lockdown in India.
According to officials of the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), despite the green shoots in the Indian economy, a number of small enterprises in Gujarat were still facing liquidity issues and are finding it difficult to repay loans.