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Sohini Ghosh


For COVID-19 victim, it’s a clinical funeral
Sun, Mar 29, 2020

Known to have been suffering from pulmonary fibrosis for more than a year, along with diabetes and hypertension, she died in hospital and was buried by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, whose staff, wearing surgical masks and gloves, performed the final rites and read out the prayers.

Coronavirus India update, March 28: Hundreds of migrants throng Delhi bus terminal to go back home
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

Coronavirus India latest update today, 28 March: At 180, Maharashtra has the most number of cases in the country and is followed closely by Kerala (176).

Gujarat: Govt files Action Taken Report on COVID-19 at HC
Fri, Mar 27, 2020

The response was pursuant to the court's requirement from the state to file an Action Taken Report in response to the suo motu cognisance it had taken in the wake of the World Health Organization declaring novel coronavirus as a pandemic.

Gujarat takes efforts to ramp up Covid-19 testing facilities, medical infrastructure
Wed, Mar 25, 2020

With the new facility in Vadodara, there are now five government-established COVID-19 diagnostic centres, including the ones in Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Surat and Bhavnagar.

Gujarat: More facilities being readied in various districts, says Govt
Tue, Mar 24, 2020

While five corporation areas and Kutch district were already locked down, it was decided on Monday morning that the rural limits of the districts of Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot too will be shut down.

In Gujarat, 93 flouted self-isolation rules in 10 days, FIRs against 10
Mon, Mar 23, 2020

In Ahmedabad, police booked two people on Sunday for deserting home quarantine and attending a birthday party, despite a clear advisory issued by the health department to them

Nagas allege discrimination in Ahmedabad after quarantined on ‘false alarm’
Sun, Mar 22, 2020

One of the nine persons, a 24-year-old woman who is employed as a call centre executive in an IT consultancy company, spoke to The Indian Express, where she said that a police team from Sola police station reached their office at Sola road in Ahmedabad around 9 pm on Friday night.

Gujarat sees three new positive cases with foreign travel history, number rises to 5
Fri, Mar 20, 2020

The three new positive cases include a 49-year old man from Vadodara with a travel history from Spain, and two women in Ahmedabad from Finland and New York.

Highest so far: 39 coronavirus samples tested in a day in Gujarat
Fri, Mar 20, 2020

The government also suspended all Gujarat State Road Transport Services Corporation (GSRTC) buses to Maharashtra, passengers arriving in Gujarat from other states will be screened at 16 checkposts.

Gujarat: 15 samples being tested every day, say officials
Wed, Mar 18, 2020

In increased preparedness, the health department also made public 127 private hospitals across the state where COVID-19 tests can be done, with maximum number under the jurisdiction of Surat Municipal Corporation.

Coronavirus Highlights: Second death in India; national emergency in US
Sat, Mar 14, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak Highlights, Coronavirus in India Latest News Updates: The Delhi woman was traced by the health department after her 46-year-old son (Noida employee) was tested positive on Thursday.

Gujarat’s Naroda Gam trial: ‘Verdict will bring some peace to us’
Fri, Feb 28, 2020

Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani is an accused in this case along with Babu Bajrangi and VHP leader Jaideep Patel, all of whom are out on bail.

Motera was filled to capacity but many people at Sabarmati bank couldn’t catch a glimpse of the leaders
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

“We could not see anyone... we just stood in this heat since morning. It would have been better to watch them on TV,” said a disappointed Ajaybhai.

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".

Donald Trump in India today: Amid tight security, Sabarmati set for maiden visit by a US President
Mon, Feb 24, 2020

US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania, and senior advisers to the President, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, are expected to visit the Ashram along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi around 12.30 pm.

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.

Donal Trump India visit: Reception committee meets informally
Sun, Feb 23, 2020

An official close to the development told this paper that the two members who were absent are Gujarat Technical University vice-chancellor Navin Sheth and Padma Shri awardee folk artiste Bhikhudan Gadhvi.

Trump’s visit to Sabarmati: Ashram may consider closing on Feb 23
Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Entry to general public may be closed on February 23 and permission to offer prayers for that day, are being postponed at the moment.

Dissent is ‘safety valve’ of democracy: Justice Chandrachud
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

Terming dissent as the "safety valve of democracy", Justice Chandrachud said that silencing of dissent and the generation of fear in the minds of people go beyond the violation of personal liberty and a commitment to constitutional values.

Ahmedabad dresses up for Kem Chho Trump
Fri, Feb 14, 2020

Less than a fortnight to go, their first stop, Ahmedabad, is in a rush to get ready for the visit that has been awaited since 2017, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi first extended an invite.