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140th rath yatra of Lord Jagannath commences in Ahmedabad
140th rath yatra of Lord Jagannath commences in Ahmedabad

The 140th rath yatra of Lord Jagannath on Sunday commenced in the city amid tight security as lakhs of devotees flocked the 15-km journey route to catch a glimpse of the deity.

Rains lash several parts of Gujarat as monsoon advances

Monsoon has advanced further in Saurashtra, the department said.

India cannot progress without Hindi, says M Venkaiah Naidu

The minister's comment comes in the backdrop of apprehensions being expressed by the people, especially in the southern states over the usage of Hindi language.

 

International Yoga Day: Amit Shah, Baba Ramdev create world record, draw crowd of 54,522 in Ahmedabad
International Yoga Day: Amit Shah, Baba Ramdev create world record, draw crowd of 54,522 in Ahmedabad

PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday led over 50,000 yoga enthusiasts in performing 'asanas' in Lucknow amid showers on the International Day of Yoga.

Ramdev reveals how much did Amit Shah lose weight by practicing yoga
Ramdev reveals how much did Amit Shah lose weight by practicing yoga

A day ahead of the International Yoga Day on June 21, Ramdev appreciated the efforts of the National Democratic Alliance for celebrating it on a huge scale.

Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram was set up on this day 100 yrs ago
Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram was set up on this day 100 yrs ago

Two books -- 'Letters to Gandhi' and 'Pioneers of Satyagraha' -- were released on the occasion today.

Gujarat gets Centre's nod to shut gates of Sardar Sarovar dam

The Sardar Sarovar Project will provide irrigation facilities to 18.45 lac hectares of land, covering 3,112 villages of 73 talukas in 15 districts of Gujarat, through a canal network.

Government has 7-point strategy to double farmers' income: Prakash Javadekar
Government has 7-point strategy to double farmers' income: Prakash Javadekar

The urea bags have been made available in 45 kg, in place of the 50 kg bags available in the past. Usually, farmers calculate how much urea they need for one acre of farm land in terms of bags. 

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani flags off special train on centenary celebration of Sabarmati Ashram
Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani flags off special train on centenary celebration of Sabarmati Ashram

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Saturday flagged off Gandhi Darshan Astha Special Train from Sabarmati Railway station on the completion of 100 year of Sabarmti Ashram.

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.

AIIMS topper Nishita Purohit aspires to become a cardiac surgeon

Nishita Purohit, a teenage girl from Gujarat`s Surat District who recently took the social media by storm with her astonishing performance in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) examination, aspires to become a cardiac surgeon.

Brother-duo arrested for 'honour killing' of sister in Gujarat

Two brothers were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly killing their 28-year-old sister to protect the family 'honour' by forcing her to consume poison in Jasdan village of the district last month.

Gujarat govt notifies rules for new prohibition law

The Gujarat Prohibition (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was passed by the state Assembly in February this year and subsequently became an Act in March.

Man throws bangles at Smriti Irani in Gujarat, shouts 'Vande Mataram'; detained
Man throws bangles at Smriti Irani in Gujarat, shouts 'Vande Mataram'; detained

The authorities in Gujarat detained a man who threw bangles at Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani while she was addressing a function at Amreli town in Gujarat on Monday.

Gujarat board: Class 12 Science student wrote about sexual fantasies in Chemistry exam answer sheet
Gujarat board: Class 12 Science student wrote about sexual fantasies in Chemistry exam answer sheet

The lady teacher got the shock of her life when she read the pornographic material. 

NCB arrests Nigerian with drugs worth over Rs 3.5 crore

In an operation carried out on Delhi-Goa Rajdhani Express after it halted at Vadodara railway station today, the NCB sleuths arrested Peter Chinedu Okafor with 843 gram amphetamine, 255 gram cocaine, and 65 gram ecstasy tablets from his possession, NCB Zonal Director Hariom Gandhi said.

MP honeytrap: Court dismisses bizman's anticipatory bail plea

The court noted that despite being asked to join the investigation, Kumar has not joined the probe and he is evading execution of NBW.

Ahmedabad boy, who scored 99.9 percentile in Class 12, all set to become a Jain monk

Varshil Shah, who got a 99.9 percentile in Class 12, is all set to become a Jain monk.

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani plays good samaritan; helps accident victims

Gujarat Chief Minister on Sunday aided four women who were injured in a road accident by getting them rushed them to a hospital in one of his convoy vehicles.

IMFL, beer bottles worth Rs 36.59 lakh seized in Gujarat

Police on Saturday seized Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and beer bottles worth Rs 36.59 lakh from a truck at a toll booth at Bharthan village in the district.

Ahmedabad cops to use mobile app to penalise traffic violators

The ATP (Ahmedabad Traffic Police) mobile application is directly connected with the police control room, which would then generate an e-challan to that offender.

Rs 50 lakh in defunct notes seized in Gujarat; 2 detained

Though police managed to nab the duo, who was carrying a box, the car driver drove off after spotting law enforcement personnel.

GSEB SSC Results 2017: Gujarat SSC 10th Class board results 2017 declared, check gseb.org
GSEB SSC Results 2017: Gujarat SSC 10th Class board results 2017 declared, check gseb.org

GSEB SSC Results 2017, Gujarat SSC 10th Board Results 2017, GSEB SSC Result 2017 declared by the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) on Monday.

Three killed, 4 injured in road accident involving two buses in Gujarat

At least three persons were killed and four others injured when a bus rammed into another stationary bus at a village near here on Thursday, police said.

When PM Narendra Modi stopped his convoy to let an ambulance go ahead
When PM Narendra Modi stopped his convoy to let an ambulance go ahead

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Gandhinagar yesterday to inaugurate the 52nd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank.

Good ports essential for country's progress, Gujarat's Kandla is finest in Asia: PM Modi
Good ports essential for country's progress, Gujarat's Kandla is finest in Asia: PM Modi

The PM said the ports are essential for India's progress.  

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.

PM Narendra Modi's two-day Gujarat visit begins today
PM Narendra Modi's two-day Gujarat visit begins today

On the second day of his visit, the Prime Minister will visit Gandhinagar to participate in the opening ceremony of the meetings of the African Development Bank Group.

DRI seizes 52 kg smuggled gold worth Rs 15 cr from Mundra port

Sleuths of the Gandhidham regional unit of DRI seized the gold from a consignment of Param Equipments Pvt Ltd, concealed in a frame of egg incubator last night, DRI deputy director HK Singh told reporters.