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Lakshmi Ajay


Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe may visit Vadnagar: Workers scurry to give hometown of PM Modi a facelift
Fri, Sep 01, 2017

PM Narendra Modi is likely to visit the town in September along with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s museum suffers from low footfall
Sun, Jul 30, 2017

Designed by French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier in 1954, Sanskar Kendra has been likened to “a museum of man, popular tradition and scientific research”. Today, it has more than Rs 2 crore worth of donations in the form of artefacts and objects.

Special ode to Ahmedabad’s heritage at NID film festival
Fri, Jul 21, 2017

The illustrations of Ahmedabad will be published by NID, which is hosting Vyner at its bi-annual Chitrakatha International Students’ Animation Festival to be held between October 22 and 28.

GST: No protest slogans, satire takes centrestage in Ahmedabad
Fri, Jul 14, 2017

As the kavi sammelan wrapped up, traders geared up for another protest event — a ‘musical night’ to sing songs against GST— before they hold a protest march on Saturday.

No ‘Swachh Bharat’ at global textiles event
Mon, Jul 03, 2017

Dirty toilets, poor logistics, improper lighting, incessant rainfall leave both exhibitors and buyers exasperated.

Textiles India 2017: Industry leaders raise concerns over impact of GST on exports
Mon, Jul 03, 2017

Rakesh Mohan Joshi, faculty at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, said that GST implementation remained a concern for the industry at large.

Textiles India 2017: Textiles represent ‘cultural diversity’ of India, says PM Narendra Modi
Sat, Jul 01, 2017

The PM Narendra Modi made the statement while inaugurating a three-day global textile and handicrafts event, Textiles India 2017, at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar.

GST rollout: Textile leaders meet CM Vijay Rupani, few threaten to boycott trade event
Wed, Jun 28, 2017

Over three lakh traders from the state, including 50,000 Ahmedabad-based traders, have decided to join in the nationwide strike of textile industry on June 27, 28 and 29 to oppose the GST.

IIM-A honours its IAS alumni, five other achievers
Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Two such alumni — Kartikeya Misra, Collector of East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, and Rohan Chand Thakur, Deputy Commissioner of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh — were honoured at the third IIM-A Young Alumni Achiever’s Award on the campus on Thursday along with five others.

100 years of Sabarmati Ashram: Gandhi Darshan tourist train flagged off with 623 onboard
Sun, Jun 18, 2017

Besides places related to Mahatma Gandhi’s freedom struggle, the train will connect cities such as Varanasi, Gaya and Allahabad — popular pilgrimage destinations.

With GST days away, discount sales of gadgets, footwear flood markets
Thu, Jun 15, 2017

GST rollout: This week, online marketplace Paytm Mall announced a three-day Pre-GST Clearance Sale from June 13-15, in which over 6,000 retailers sold more than 500 brands.

LGBTQ clubs of IIMs, IITs to start online gender issue series
Wed, May 31, 2017

Aimed at spreading awareness around the LGBTQ community, it will be done in collaboration with similar groups from BITS Pilani, IIT-Bombay, IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Kharagpur, IIT-Gandhinagar and IISc Bangalore.

Building a narrative
Mon, May 29, 2017

Spanning 60 years of his career, architect BV Doshi’s retrospective in Shanghai will share stories behind his landmark projects.

Students told to remove analog watches at AIJEE centre
Mon, May 22, 2017

In Gujarat, the exam is being held at Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Rajkot, Surat and Vadodara.

National Institute of Design’s first batch of PhD aspirants select part-time course
Sat, May 20, 2017

NID is offering PhD in both full-time format of three years and part-time format of five years.

Sanand unit clocks just 2.56 lakh Nanos in 7 years
Mon, May 15, 2017

Over eight years have passed since Tata Motors shifted its Nano plant from Singur in West Bengal to Sanand, Gujarat. Between 2010-16, the car manufacturing unit has produced a little more than 2.56 lakh cars. Survival for the ‘people’s car’ seems an uphill task, with only 167 Nanos rolling out of the facility this April. […]

IIM-Ahmedabad Director Ashish Nanda resigns
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

In addition to his administrative responsibilities, Nanda also teaches the executive education, PGP, and PGPX programmes at the institute.

Don’t let this opportunity go, uproot Congress: Amit Shah in Gujarat
Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Amit Shah said the BJP has come a long way from being seen as representing only the urban middle class.

Modi architect of Advani’s Rath Yatra: Gujarat minister
Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Pradeepsinh Jadeja also lauded the Gujarat government under Vijay Rupani for recent decisions of bringing tighter prohibition norms and cow slaughter laws in the state.

Travel agencies expect 20% increase in foreign bookings
Sun, Apr 16, 2017

This year, Gujaratis have trained sights on Europe and South Africa, and not the USA.

Gujarat: Tata Motors hints at ‘openness to discuss’ employee wage hike with Sanand plant workers
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

This comes a year after Tata Motors’ Sanand plant workers went on one-month strike and garnered support from 21 trade unions.

ONGC highest recruiter at PDPU, employs 20 students
Sun, Mar 05, 2017

Last year saw around 65% of the batch from petroleum engineering batch at PDPU being placed while the number is slated to touch 70 per cent this year.

Workers at Tata Nano plant revive demand for wage revision, approach labour department
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

The workers have revived demands for wage revision and other rights for which they in February last year had gone on a month-long strike.

Turning the World Upside Down
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Taarak Mehta, one of Indian literature’s finest humorists, passed away in Ahmedabad yesterday. He was 87.

Living With The Heritage: ‘Ahmedabad Policies attractive, implementation faces roadblocks, lacks political will’
Sun, Feb 26, 2017

From restoration to a sustainable homestay today, Jagdip Mehta’s 200-year-old haveli in Moto Sutharwado pol at Khadia was the first applicant under the state’s ‘homestay policy”.