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Despite surge in cases, AMC yet to update containment zones’ list

May 28, 2020 1:55:41 am

Despite repeated attempts, Additional Chief Secretary (Forest and Environment), Rajiv Kumar Gupta who is in-charge of Ahmedabad city for Covid-19 operations, was unavailable for comment.

Gujarat: 14-year-old winner of KBC is now Porbandar SP

May 28, 2020 11:48:33 pm

From school, Saini went on to pursue his MBBS and did internships before clearing the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination to become an IPS officer of Gujarat cadre in 2014.

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For Covid patients: Ahmedabad’s VS Hospital board members seek HC help to use health facility to full strength

May 27, 2020 10:04:27 pm

The hospital’s request comes at a time when several private hospitals have refused to come on board to treat Covid patients or continue to negotiate with the AMC on the treatment charges.

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UP couple detained for murder of watchman in Rajkot: Police

May 27, 2020 8:34:09 pm

Teams of Detection of Crime Branch (DCB) and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Rajkot city police picked up the couple hours after the night watchman at a jute-bag godown was found dead.

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A week on, no arrest yet in rape of 4-yr-old girl in Kutch

May 27, 2020 8:03:48 pm

On Tuesday, Ibrahim Halepotra, the president of Akhil Kutch Sunni Muslim Hit Rakhsak Committee, wrote a letter to the district collector demanding police action against the accused and alleged inefficiency in policing.

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Dahod youth jumps into well to evade arrest, dies: Cops

May 27, 2020 6:58:29 pm

The deceased, Ajay Valvai (22) who had also managed to escape, had accidentally jumped into a well, the police said.

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Gujarat: 17-year-old girl flogged in public for eloping; three booked

May 27, 2020 5:26:44 pm

The video of the incident surfaced on social media Wednesday, after which the police identified the accused and booked them. No arrests have been made so far.

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Ahmedabad: ‘Official transferred for self-promotion, scaring people’

May 27, 2020 6:34:48 am

The campaign, under the hashtag #StopTargetingGujarat, launched on Monday in English, Gujarati and Hindi by the BJP IT Cell has been widely circulated on social media platforms.

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Ahmedabad: Wife of Jnanpith award winner Chaudhary dies of Covid-19

May 27, 2020 5:41:03 am

Speaking with The Indian Express, Raghuveer Chaudhary (82) said that Paruben was admitted to Apollo Hospital last week after her health deteriorated following urinary tract infection and other complications.

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Gujarat: Mamlatdar, 3 others held for ‘accepting bribe of Rs 90k’

May 27, 2020 5:35:25 am

According to ACB officers, the accused were trapped while accepting a bribe to clear a truck seized for royalty in sand mining.

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Ahmedabad: Constable, woman aide held for extortion bid

May 27, 2020 4:53:03 am

A combined team of Detection of Crime Branch (DCB) and Cyber Crime Cell arrested constable Dashrathsinh Parmar and his woman accomplice, Rupal, who were allegedly involved in extorting a city-based businessman.

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Ahmedabad’s situation better than Italy, France: Govt to HC

May 27, 2020 4:51:18 am

According to the state government’s s civil application moved on Monday in response to the critical HC order of May 22, “...the rise in the number of Covid-19 cases has been substantially slow in the state as compared to the said countries,” despite the latter having superior medical facilities.

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Gujarat: Mehsana SP transferred to State Reserve Police Force in Dahod

May 27, 2020 1:07:12 am

According to a notification by the Home department of the Gujarat government, Superintendent of Police (SP) in Mehsana, Manish Singh, was transferred and appointed to the vacant ex-cadre post of Commandant, State Reserve Police Force, Group 4, in Dahod.

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Ahmedabad: Cong attacks BJP over Dhaman-1 ventilators, transfer of AMC official

May 27, 2020 12:08:56 am

Chavda, president of Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC), alleged that doctors at the civil hospital have clarified that Dhaman-1 ventilators, which were recently gifted by a Rajkot-based businessman to the hospital, were not actually ventilators.

Vadodara: Rajbhoi community rope-makers struggle to make ends meet during lockdown

May 26, 2020 10:43:53 pm

With the lockdown in place, the community members have been unable to travel to Surat to arrange for the raw materials or even to go to other districts, mostly rural areas, where they sold their produce.

Gujarat’s first Shramik train to Kerala leaves with 1,200 migrants

May 26, 2020 9:17:38 pm

The train which started from Rajkot with 300-odd passengers, stopped at Ahmedabad to pick up over 270 migrants including those from Gandhinagar and Mehsana, 62 from Vadodara and 568 from Surat.

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Private school mandates uniform during online classes, told to withdraw circular

May 26, 2020 8:15:10 pm

The circular issued by the school authorities to the parents said, “The planning of the second phase of online classes is quite methodical and serious in nature, we would like to establish formal classroom environment for academic and co-scholastic classes”.

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No quarantine for asymptomatic passengers arriving in Gujarat

May 26, 2020 5:14:57 am

The government has recommended “self-supervision of symptoms” for a period of 14 days for the passengers upon reaching their homes.

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Rural Ahmedabad: 35% of Covid cases from industries

May 26, 2020 5:01:29 am

Two employees, one each from Intas Pharmaceuticals and Zydus Cadila tested positive for the virus, taking the number of positive cases to 170 in rural Ahmedabad, where 35 per cent of the infected are working in industrial clusters, according to officials.

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Ahmedabad: Illegal slaughter of buffaloes; waiting for after Eid to detain more accused, say police

May 25, 2020 11:28:09 pm

This was following Gujarat High Court (HC) directions that require accused persons to be tested for Covid-19 before being presented before a magistrate.