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Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Entertainment

Saif Ali Khan

Director duo Gayatri-Pushkar said they hoped that people would watch both Vikram Vedha and Ponniyin Selvan 1.

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, whose Tamil parents emigrated from Sri Lanka, spoke about what her new series My Little Pony offers children; her take on the Team Paxton-Team Ben debate on Never Have I Ever.

Godfather

Godfather trailer: Besides Chiranjeevi, the film stars Nayanthara, Satya Dev, Puri Jagannadh, and Salman Khan in an extended cameo.

Technology

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Amazon announced a slew of new products at its fall September 2022 event. Here are the biggest announcements.

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Nothing Phone (1): Here's all that's new with the latest camera update on the Nothing Phone (1).

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Here's a quick look at what is DLSS and how it improves the gaming performance on RTX-series graphics cards.

Gandhinagar News

Those who predicted poll dates are ‘self-appointed astrologers’: CEC
Those who predicted poll dates are ‘self-appointed astrologers’: CEC

The commission’s remarks came a day after state BJP president CR Paatil said that polls in Gujarat will be advanced by 10-12 days and will be completed by November-end.

BJP-run VMC sends bulldozers to AAP townhall event venue
BJP-run VMC sends bulldozers to AAP townhall event venue

Terming the move as “political vengeance” by the BJP, AAP party workers obstructed the bulldozers from razing the structure.

PM to launch projects worth Rs 3,400 crore in Surat on Sept 29
PM to launch projects worth Rs 3,400 crore in Surat on Sept 29

Municipal corporation officials, police officers and district administration officials have been monitoring preparations for the PM’s visit at Nilgiri ground in Limbayat area of Surat.

Mevani, Cong MLAs suspended from Assembly over OBC quota issue
Mevani, Cong MLAs suspended from Assembly over OBC quota issue

To fix OBC reservation in local bodies, the Gujarat government has appointed a commission headed by a retired High Court judge, K S Jhaveri.

Gujarat: 17-30%  posts in state pollution control board vacant, says CAG report
Gujarat: 17-30% posts in state pollution control board vacant, says CAG report

In response, the Gujarat government in January 2022 said “continuous efforts” were being made to tackle the staff crunch.

Bills to amend Municipalities, GNLU Acts passed; varsity to set up campus in Silvassa
Bills to amend Municipalities, GNLU Acts passed; varsity to set up campus in Silvassa

The amended GNLU Act enables the university to set up a campus outside Gujarat. Sources privy to the development told The Indian Express that the university is in the process to set up a campus in Silvassa, in the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli, as proposed by administrator Praful Patel.

Proposal to discuss inflation by Cong MLA turned down
Proposal to discuss inflation by Cong MLA turned down

While the Congress members talked about rising prices of daily essentials making life difficult for common people, the ruling BJP members defended its policies and efforts to contain inflation.

Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara added to list of Critically Polluted Areas in Gujarat
Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara added to list of Critically Polluted Areas in Gujarat

The audit watchdog stated that CEPI scores of Vadodara was highest in state, followed by Surat. Rajkot turned critically polluted from being a severely polluted area in 2009.

Gujarat road safety authority report: Number of tipplers behind wheels rise by 27 per cent
Gujarat road safety authority report: Number of tipplers behind wheels rise by 27 per cent

In Gujarat, a total of 9,393 cases were registered in 2018 where people were caught driving under the influence of alcohol. The cases of drunk driving violation rose to 11,937 in 2019, states the annual administrative report for the year 2019-’20.

Denied permission to discuss LSD, Cong MLAs stage walkout
Denied permission to discuss LSD, Cong MLAs stage walkout

The incident happened when Congress MLA Punja Vansh requested Speaker Nimaben Acharya for a discussion on LSD that killed thousands of cows in Gujarat.

Sukhadia and Parmar receive ‘Best MLA’ award
Sukhadia and Parmar receive ‘Best MLA’ award

Announcing the names, Speaker Nimaben Acharya remembered former Speaker Rajendra Trivedi who began these awards in the state legislature. She said the norms for giving the awards were published in 2020.

Rs 58 crore loss to Gujarat due to inappropriate land allotment to Adani firm: PAC report
Rs 58 crore loss to Gujarat due to inappropriate land allotment to Adani firm: PAC report

The PAC has recommended to recover the full amount from the company in three months and to take action against officials concerned for inappropriate classification of the land, causing loss to the state government and “undue” benefit to the company.

House passes Bills to amend Municipalities, GNLU Acts
House passes Bills to amend Municipalities, GNLU Acts

State education minister Jitu Vaghani could not be reached for comment.

Proposal to discuss inflation by Congress MLA turned down
Proposal to discuss inflation by Congress MLA turned down

Moving the proposal, Parmar said that a number of unions of government employees have been protesting in Gandhinagar and that it was due to rising inflation that everybody is facing difficulty in running their households.

Gujarat: Oppn members raise agitation of govt staff, suspended after protest
Gujarat: Oppn members raise agitation of govt staff, suspended after protest

On Wednesday, two questions of short notice were listed for discussion. As soon as the Speaker — Nimaben Acharya — ordered discussion on the first question of short notice, Leader of Opposition Sukhram Rathva demanded discussion on various burning issues of the state including the agitations by various government employees.

GUJCTOC amendment Bill passed: Over 740 arrests, drugs worth Rs 6,500 cr seized last year, says Sanghavi
GUJCTOC amendment Bill passed: Over 740 arrests, drugs worth Rs 6,500 cr seized last year, says Sanghavi

The minister stated this even as he noted that the inclusion of drug-related offences under the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GUJCTOC) Bill  required further discussion.

BJP MLA highlights ‘poor state of roads’ damaged in rain
BJP MLA highlights ‘poor state of roads’ damaged in rain

Admitting that roads have been damaged due to heavy rain, Panchal noted that Navsari and Valsad have witnessed 127.55 per cent and 138.77 per cent rain respectively.

After massive protest, Gujarat withdraws controversial cattle Bill
After massive protest, Gujarat withdraws controversial cattle Bill

The bill, which had proposed to licence, regulate and prohibit cattle movements in the urban areas, was passed on the last day of the budget session in March after a marathon discussion for six hours in which the Congress had strongly opposed it.

Bharatiya Kisan Sangh team stopped at Nadda event; alleges police detention
Bharatiya Kisan Sangh team stopped at Nadda event; alleges police detention

According to an official statement from BKS leader Mansukh Patoliya, the delegation was stopped from entering the venue by BJP workers while also getting them detained by the police for long hours.

Only PM Modi has worked for farmers in independent India, others used them: J P Nadda
Only PM Modi has worked for farmers in independent India, others used them: J P Nadda

BJP national president J P Nadda was speaking while launching Gujarat BJP’s ‘Namo Khedut Panchayat’ initiative from a farm at Nabhoi village of Gandhinagar district.

AAP will implement old pension scheme if elected in Gujarat: Kejriwal
AAP will implement old pension scheme if elected in Gujarat: Kejriwal

Kejriwal said Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has issued an order considering the implementation of the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) in the AAP-ruled state.

Thinking centred around polls will not do any good to cities, says PM Modi at mayors’ conference
Thinking centred around polls will not do any good to cities, says PM Modi at mayors’ conference

Modi also stressed on the development of Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities with planning by the states as economic centres.

Forest staff, VCEs, Anganwadi workers  protest, Mevani among those detained
Forest staff, VCEs, Anganwadi workers protest, Mevani among those detained

Vadgam MLA and Congress working president Jignesh Mevani joined a protest by the Anganwadi workers and was detained by police along with the workers.

Gujarat: Maldharis hold mahapanchayat to protest ‘government ambiguity’ on cattle control Bill
Gujarat: Maldharis hold mahapanchayat to protest ‘government ambiguity’ on cattle control Bill

The state government passed the Gujarat Cattle Control (Keeping and Moving) in Urban Areas Bill, 2022, in the last budget session of the Assembly.

Man, 5-yr-old son killed as CNG truck catches fire
Man, 5-yr-old son killed as CNG truck catches fire

Police said the bodies were taken to a community health centre for post-mortem and were in the process of registering a case of accidental death.

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