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Nearly 3 lakh perform yoga at one place, set world record

In Rajkot, as many as 792 women took part in an 'aqua yoga' event, wherein they performed asanas in different swimming pools, an official of the city civic body said.

Amit Shah joins Ramdev's yoga event aimed at world records

The event was co-organised by the Gujarat government with Chief Minister Vijay Rupani sharing the dais with Shah and Ramdev.

Baba Ramdev guides through massive yoga event in Ahmedabad
Baba Ramdev guides through massive yoga event in Ahmedabad

Thousands of people performed yoga at the sprawling Gujarat University grounds here early on Wednesday despite light showers in what was claimed to be the world`s biggest congregation exercising together.

Sabarmati Ashram to celebrate 100 years on Saturday
Sabarmati Ashram to celebrate 100 years on Saturday

Mahatma Gandhi lived in the ashram, situated on the banks of Sabarmati river here along with his wife Kasturba from 1917 and 1930.

Ahmedabad traffic cops to use mobile app to penalise violators

According to the police officials, if the new system becomes a success, then it would be implemented on a permanent basis.
 

Ahmedabad serial blasts accused nabbed from Kerala

The 2008 Ahmedabad bombings were a series of 21 bomb blasts that hit Ahmedabad on July 26, 2008.

Instead of tying stone pelter on army jeep tie Arundhati Roy, tweets BJP MP Paresh Rawal; sparks row
Instead of tying stone pelter on army jeep tie Arundhati Roy, tweets BJP MP Paresh Rawal; sparks row

BJP MP and Bollywood veteran Paresh Rawal has sparked a controversy by one of his tweets.

In dry Gujarat, 'heavily drunk' son of Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel taken off flight
In dry Gujarat, 'heavily drunk' son of Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel taken off flight

Jaiman Patel reached the Ahmedabad International Airport in a drunken state, barely able to walk.

Gujarat HC: SIT opposes Maya Kodnani's plea to summon Amit Shah
Gujarat HC: SIT opposes Maya Kodnani's plea to summon Amit Shah

The SIT opposed Kodnani's plea to the bench of justices Harsha Devani and A S Supehiya contending that the plea, made at a belated stage, was not legally tenable and cannot be permitted.

Ahmedabad-based `Sparrow man` sends book to PM, here's what Narendra Modi wrote in response
Ahmedabad-based `Sparrow man` sends book to PM, here's what Narendra Modi wrote in response

Jagat Kinkhabwala, also known as 'sparrow man', said that in the letter, dated April 12, the PM did not only congratulate him but also displayed his sensitivity towards the issue.

Now, Gujarati Brahmins to get caste-based reservation in state assembly?
Now, Gujarati Brahmins to get caste-based reservation in state assembly?

Gujarati Brahmins are now demanding caste-based reservation in the state assembly.

'Panipuri wala' jailed for mixing toilet cleaner in 'paani'
'Panipuri wala' jailed for mixing toilet cleaner in 'paani'

A panipuri vendor has been put behind bars because he used to mix toilet cleaner in 'paani' (panipuri water).

OMG! This Ahmedabad businessman owes Rs 4,500 crore in taxes, but now missing - Read
OMG! This Ahmedabad businessman owes Rs 4,500 crore in taxes, but now missing - Read

He had revealed to the authorities that he had not disclosed an income of Rs13,860 crore. That puts him for a direct tax liability of Rs4,500 crore.  

Ahmedabad call centre raided for cheating US citizens; 19 arrested

Police today raided a call centre here and arrested 19 people, including six women, for allegedly posing as officials of US' Internal Revenue Service and extorting money from American nationals by threatening them of legal action over 'tax evasion'.

Arvind Kejriwal ups ante in Gujarat, meets patidar victims, non-commital about quotas
Arvind Kejriwal ups ante in Gujarat, meets patidar victims, non-commital about quotas

Kejriwal's visit to the state, although not his first, is expected to give a huge boost to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) members in the state ahead of the polls. 

ACB questioning based on clarification note on file: Sisodia
ACB questioning based on clarification note on file: Sisodia

"How do I become a criminal just for writing a clarification note (on an official file)? When I asked them, they (ACB) had no answer," Sisodia said.

Gujarat govt to invite Nobel prize winners ahead of Vibrant Summit

To motivate talented youths to take up research and development, Gujarat government has decided to invite Nobel Prize winners from across the world, a day before the inauguration of the next Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit.

Is Gujarat rejecting AAP in Assembly elections? Anti-Arvind Kejriwal posters flood Ahmedabad ahead of his visit
Is Gujarat rejecting AAP in Assembly elections? Anti-Arvind Kejriwal posters flood Ahmedabad ahead of his visit

Do these anti-Arvind Kejriwal posters signify that Gujarat is rejecting Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)?

Want Cleopatra-like beauty? Massage your face with cow urine, says Gujarat Board
Want Cleopatra-like beauty? Massage your face with cow urine, says Gujarat Board

For those, especially women, who want to look eternally beautiful like Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt, Gujarat Gauseva and Gauchar Vikas Board recommends them to massage their face with cow urine.

Gujarat Govt forms SIT to probe 2012 firing on Dalits
Gujarat Govt forms SIT to probe 2012 firing on Dalits

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani took the decision to constitute the three-member SIT to probe the incident after receiving several representations from Dalit leaders.

Ahmedabad's famous 'Toilet Cafe' has a connection with CM Anandiben Patel – Find out HOW
Ahmedabad's famous 'Toilet Cafe' has a connection with CM Anandiben Patel – Find out HOW

The cafe, which reportedly serves tea and breakfast among other items, is also very popular among VVIPs and celebrities.

Court rejects anticipatory bail plea of rebel BJP MLA Kotadiya
Court rejects anticipatory bail plea of rebel BJP MLA Kotadiya

Additional Sessions Judge of Ahmedabad rural D P Gohil dismissed the anticipatory bail plea on the ground that allegations against him were serious in nature and the matter was under investigation.

Hardik Patel leaves Gujarat for six-month exile
Hardik Patel leaves Gujarat for six-month exile

Leader Hardik Patel, left for Udaipur in Rajasthan, in accordance with the Gujarat High Court's condition while granting him bail.

Former Gujarat top cop DG Vanzara's revenue officer son caught taking bribe
Former Gujarat top cop DG Vanzara's revenue officer son caught taking bribe

Arjun Vanzara, son of former top Gujarat Police official, the controversial D.G. Vanzara, was on Tuesday caught red-handed by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) while accepting a bribe of Rs 75,000, officials said.

Preparations underway for Rathyatra; CM, Shah to offer prayers

Lord Jagannath temple authorities said here that elaborate preparations have been made for the 139th Rathyatra in the city.