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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Hardik Patel asks youth to be patient, says Cong will reward them
Sat, Aug 08, 2020

In an interview to The Indian Express, the young leader said that former Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot and former Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia "committed a big mistake" by revolting against the party despite the latter amply rewarding them.

Won’t do anything by sidelining senior leaders, need their advice: Hardik Patel
Sat, Aug 08, 2020

In a conversation with Parimal Dabhi, Hardik Patel spoke about his challenges, objectives and the way ahead.

Explained: Hardik Patel’s journey from Patidar youth leader to Gujarat Congress working president
Tue, Jul 14, 2020

Hardik Patel has become the youngest leader in the Congress to have held such a senior post in Gujarat – he will turn 27 on July 20.

Gandhinagar forest authorities issue advisory on bird watching
Mon, Jul 06, 2020

Deputy Conservator of Forest (DCF) of Gandhinagar district, SM Damor had issued the advisory earlier this month in the form of an appeal.

Gopal Italia, who hurled shoe at minister, is AAP Gujarat vice-president
Sun, Jul 05, 2020

Gopal Italia came to limelight in 2017 when as a government employee, he had called up Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, complaining about the inefficient prohibition law in the state.

Gujarat: At-home baking spree has retailers run out of stock
Sun, May 31, 2020

“There has been a surge in the demand of various bakeware items such as bread loaf pan, cake mould, muffin mould, pizza pan, baking mould and even barbecue skewers," said Tapan Shah, owner of RB Shah Enterprises, which deals with branded kitchenware in Ahmedabad.

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani: ‘My govt enabled migrants to reach home with dignity, care’
Thu, May 21, 2020

My government has been successful in providing wages of more than Rs 1,000 crore to labourers (including migrants) and ensuring they are not fired.

Family in dark, Covid positive father found dead at bus stop
Mon, May 18, 2020

Speaking for Ahmedabad Civil Hospital where Makwana was admitted, Officer on Special Duty Dr M M Prabhakar told The Indian Express it was the job of the AMC to keep the family informed. “We are a multi-speciality treating hospital and there are corporation people to coordinate this.”

Gujarat: Water aerodromes await assessment, activists question govt’s priorities
Tue, May 12, 2020

A few environmental activists have raised questions over concerns for the environment and the priorities of the central and state governments at a time when the country is in the midst of a strict lockdown, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, that is likely to have an adverse impact on the economy.

Ahmedabad hospital splits COVID wards on faith, says govt decision
Fri, Apr 17, 2020

As per hospitalisation protocol, a suspected COVID-19 case is kept in a separate ward from those confirmed, as long as the test results are pending.

Sabarkantha villagers apply for MNREGA jobs via social media
Tue, Apr 14, 2020

The villagers have started filing the applications under an initiative taken up by NREGA Workers Union, a group of villagers from around seven districts of North and Central Gujarat.

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.

Ahmedabad: Civic body delivers meals to those home-quarantined, gets requests for Jain food
Thu, Mar 26, 2020

'We are trying to be as accommodative as possible. We provide Jain food as it is not difficult. But we can't provide non-vegetarian food on demand,' said a senior health officer.

I’m a youth leader of India, you are a Patel leader of North Gujarat: Mevani to Dy CM
Fri, Mar 20, 2020

The war of words occurred after Patel called Mevani a Dalit leader while seeking his vote for BJP's tribal candidate in the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls, and Mevani retorted that he is a national Dalit youth leader whereas Patel is a Patidar leader of only North Gujarat.

Dabhoi MLA points out issues affecting Vadodara’s development
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

The Budget session is on in the Assembly and Mehta was speaking during a discussion on budgetary demands of the urban development department. He defeated Congress leader Siddharth Patel from Dabhoi to be elected to the Assembly.

Gujarat govt released Rs 28 lakh to non-existent gaushalas: Congress MLA
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

Rajput raised the issue in Gujarat Assembly during Question Hour, following which senior minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said that the government will get the matter investigated.

A flap away from extinction
Tue, Mar 03, 2020

Great Indian bustard is a critically endangered species whose Indian population is estimated to be 150, out of which less than 10 are in Gujarat.

Gujarat Budget: focus on farm, education, health
Thu, Feb 27, 2020

Among the key announcements were one urban health centre for every 10,000 people, relief in electricity duty for around 30 lakh consumers, developing 500 schools in the state as Schools of Excellence, and a scheme for NRIs to give back to the community.

Donald Trump announces $3-billion deal with India: ‘Some of the most feared military equipment’
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

“Over the course of my visit, Prime Minister Modi and I will also discuss our efforts to expand the economic ties between our two countries. We will be making very, very major — among the biggest ever made — trade deals,” he said.

DDLJ to Sholay, Sachin to Virat, Donald Trump strikes the chords
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

From Bollywood blockbusters like Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge & Sholay to cricket stars Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli, Trump cited several examples to strike a local connect and drew loud applause.

Among 1.25 lakh heartbeats: Officials, businessmen, people from 13 districts
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

The “1,25,000 beating hearts”, as Trump addressed the crowd, comprised top officials in the Central and state government, business leaders, NRIs, students, and people from 13 districts of Gujarat and some from outside the state.

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".

Look forward to being with people of India, going to be exciting: Donald Trump
Mon, Feb 24, 2020

The government is pulling no stops in rolling out the red carpet for Donald Trump who lands in Ahmedabad at 11.40 am Monday for what officials have described as “the first standalone visit by a US President to India”.

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.

Explained: How India proposals at UN event can help elephants, migratory birds
Sun, Feb 23, 2020

India has proposed inclusion of the three species on Appendix-I of the Convention. Appendix-I lists species threatened with extinction, while Appendix-II lists those in need of global cooperation for favourable conservation status.