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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.

Rajasthan forest dept wants to convert Sambhar Lake area into protected reserve
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Ramsar sites are those which have been granted the status by the Ramsar Convention, an inter-governmental accord signed in February 1971 to preserve the ecological character of wetlands of international importance in the signatory countries.

CMS COP13: Not pangolins, illegal trade to blame for coronavirus
Thu, Feb 20, 2020

Panelist Dr Susan Lieberman from the Wildlife Conservation Society, said that the trade of wild species for food, ornaments and medicines was worth between eight and 20 billion USD per year

Gujarat CM’s Mokla Mane: citizen interaction forum also resolves old complaints of people
Mon, Feb 17, 2020

The initiative, titled Mukhyamantri Sathe, Mokla Mane (With the Chief Minister, with an open mind), has not only caught the attention of the people but also proved to be a catalyst towards some key welfare decisions by the government.

Ahmedabad cops cite 2002, Patidar stir to defend move to impose Section 144
Fri, Feb 07, 2020

Ahmedabad police stated that the city has witnessed close to 500 rioting incidents in the last three years and that the city has a history of such serious events since the 2002 riots, which requires that law and order is taken care of.

Legendary Gujarati bookstore Lokmilap shuts shop after nearly seven decades
Sun, Feb 02, 2020

The Bhavnagar bookstore, started by poet Jhaverchand Meghani's son, which ran a publishing house by the same name, published more than 200 books in Gujarati.

Modasa: 5-day police remand for three accused of kidnap, rape and murder of Dalit woman
Tue, Jan 14, 2020

The woman went missing from Modasa town on January 1 and her body was found hanging from a tree in a village of Modasa taluka on January 5.

Lok Rakshak Dal recruitment: Reserved group candidates want to be included in open category for women too
Tue, Jan 07, 2020

After the GR dated August 1, 2018, the Gujarat government stopped picking women candidates from the quotas in the Open Competition category of women even if they qualify on merit.