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Universities adapt to online classes, others go beyond just teaching
Wed, Apr 01, 2020

From online classes to online exhibition and evaluation of projects by engineering students, and from online assessments to shifting the admission process to an online platform, universities in Gujarat are taking to the internet to teach students during the lockdown.

Thousands throng AMC health office for interviews to medical staff post
Tue, Mar 31, 2020

The interviews, held by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Urban Health Society, were for the 1000 urban health clinics, which were announced in this year’s state Budget.

Ahmedabad: Setting up of 1,000 urban health clinics gathers pace
Tue, Mar 31, 2020

Interviews were held at 10.30 am Monday, at a short notice for 354 new urban health clinics that would operate from 5 pm to 9 pm, as the process gathered pace amid mass exodus of migrant population from urban areas due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Lockdown log: How a housing society took prompt step to combat virus situation
Mon, Mar 30, 2020

The cosmopolitan mix of the apartment complex with professionals like doctors, nurses and officials from multinational pharma and medical companies helped the committee to take this pre-emptive measure taking a cue from other countries.

Professors track international passengers at Education Dept’s Command & Control Centre
Thu, Mar 26, 2020

Around 45 staff have been entrusted with the task of tracking down and counselling around 20,000 passengers who have returned to Gujarat from foreign countries this month.

Ahmedabad: Friends count days in quarantine, wait to go back to families
Wed, Mar 25, 2020

Abhishek Gupta, an employee in a multinational pharma company in Ahmedabad, has not met his family members including his wife, son, aging parents, brother, sister-in-law and their two children for over last three months.

Coronavirus: In Gujarat, ayurvedic concoction, homeo pills to boost immunity
Sun, Mar 22, 2020

Since March 10, around 20 lakh people in the state have taken the concoction, which is being distributed along with phials containing the homeopathic Arsenic Album 30 pills.

PM Narendra Modi’s Janta Curfew rings a bell of Maha Gujarat Movement
Fri, Mar 20, 2020

Historian Rizwan Kadri says the Janta curfews were a major part of Maha Gujarat Andolan during 1956-60 and credits the hero of the Maha Gujarat movement Indulal Yagnik for initiating them, “which played a major role garnering mass support during the Navnirman Andolan in 1974 too”, says Kadri.

Coronavirus effects: Gujarat education dept to broadcast lessons through private TV channel
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

Also, nearly 1.5 lakh government primary teachers will reach out to all individual students and hand over worksheets, all 51 weekly tests and their answer sheets conducted in the second semester to Class III-VIII students.

Ahmedabad: MICA students contribute to education campaign in Bihar
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

The aim of the mentorship is to help students from underprivileged backgrounds develop habits, dispositions, mindsets and behaviours that would help them make successful transitions from high school to college and eventually, their careers.

No decision yet on merging of govt primary schools: Gujarat Education Minister
Sat, Mar 14, 2020

Debates over plan to merge government primary schools have been going on for around six months where the education department has already identified nearly 5,100 “non-viable” schools to be merged-with very few students and high number of teachers.

Gujarat: No decision yet on merging of govt primary schools, says Chudasama
Sat, Mar 14, 2020

As per the education department’s decision in August 2019, in the first phase, around 3,000 government primary schools were to be merged with other government schools within a month.

Ahmedabad: Graduates bag better packages than postgraduate candidates
Fri, Mar 13, 2020

Candidates with bachelor's degrees, barring pharmacy graduates, were offered around Rs 6 lakh per annum. Pharmacy graduates were offered the lowest salaries of around Rs 1.5 lakh per annum.

Gujarat Assembly: State govt plans to link water connection with Aadhaar, and more
Fri, Mar 06, 2020

The linking of water connection with Aadhar numbers was also included in the resolution proposed by BJP MLA from Karanj constituency Pravinbhai Ghoghari in the Assembly on Thursday.

Gujarat: Education dept to co-organise hackathons with African nations
Mon, Mar 02, 2020

“The international hackathon expected within six months with one of the African countries will provide a larger catchment area to students,” said Principal Secretary (Education) Anju Sharma.

Engineering diploma, degree seats: Gujarat govt revokes order ‘partially’, adds 510 seats in 16 institutes
Sun, Mar 01, 2020

Giving into “political pressure” and revising its government resolution (GR) issued on February 7, 2020, the state government late Saturday evening issued another GR adding a total of 510 diploma and degree engineering seats

Gujarat Budget: Schools of Excellence with state, Centre, foreign funding
Thu, Feb 27, 2020

The Gujarat education department has announced the Mission Schools of Excellence project for government schools, with a multi-level funding of state government, Central government as well as national and foreign funding agencies.

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.

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".

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