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PKL 7: Clinical Pink Panthers see off Gujarat Fortunegiants
Ahmedabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A clinical Jaipur Pink Panthers saw out Gujarat Fortunegiants in a low-scoring encounter in the final match of the Ahmedabad leg of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 here on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
PKL 7: U-Mumba beat Patna Pirates in nail-biter
Ahmedabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A last-minute super raid by Rohit Baliyan was the difference as Pro Kabaddi League heavyweights U Mumba beat Patna Pirates 34-30 in a crucial encounter in front of a jam-packed Eka Arena in Ahmedabad on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
PKL 7: Hooda stars as Panthers beat Paltan 33-25
Ahmedabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Jaipur Pink Panthers beat Puneri Paltan 33-25 at the packed Eka Arena here on Thursday.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
PKL 7: Haryana Steelers beat UP Yoddha 36-33
Ahmedabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Haryana Steelers pipped UP Yoddha 36-33 in match number 40 of the Pro Kabaddi Season 7 at the EKA Arena on Wednesday.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Bengal Warriors, Telugu Titans play out fifth draw
Ahmedabad, Aug 12 (IANS) An intense battle between Bengal Warriors and Telugu Titans eventually finished in a 29-29 tie at the EKA Arena by TransStadia here on Monday. This was the fifth tie between these two sides, making this the most tied fixture in the history of VIVO Pro Kabaddi.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
UP Yoddha beat Bengaluru Bulls 35-33
Ahmedabad, Aug 12 (IANS) U.P. Yoddha put in a disciplined performance against Bengaluru Bulls to secure a 35-33 victory in an edge-of-the-seat thriller at the EKA Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad on Monday. 'Hi-Flyer' Pawan Sehrawat put in a brilliant all-round performance for side, scoring a Super 10 and also picking up three tackle points. However, Sumits High 5 combined with Monu Goyat and Shrikant Jadhavs effective raiding helped U.P. Yoddha stay ahead in the contest.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Gujarat cop rescues 2 kids on shoulder, video goes viral
Morbi (Gujarat), Aug 12 (IANS) A video of a policeman by carrying two children on his shoulders to rescue them from flood waters in Gujarat has gone viral on the social media.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Gujarat,National,IANS Life
PKL 7: Telugu Titans beat Gujarat Fortunegiants 30-24
Ahmedabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Telugu Titans notched up their first victory of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 7 as they defeated Gujarat Fortunegiants 30-24 at the EKA Arena here on Sunday.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
PKL 7: Haryana Steelers topple Bengaluru Bulls 33-30
Ahmedabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Haryana Steelers won their second consecutive match in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 7 after they beat Bengaluru Bulls 33-30 at the EKA Arena here on Sunday.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Thalaivas' old guard shines to victory
Ahmedabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Skipper Ajay Thakur led from the front as Tamil Thalaivas defeated Gujarat Fortunegiants 34-28 at the EKA Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad on Saturday.
2019-08-10
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Statue of Unity in shortlist for best engineered structures
Kevadia (Gujarat), Aug 2 (IANS) The Statue of Unity, the world's tallest statue honouring India's visionary leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, has been shortlisted for the 52nd Structural Awards 2019 that celebrate the best in engineering across the globe.
2019-08-02
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Art/Culture/Books
Rain brings relief to water-starved Gujarat
Ahmedabad, July 29 (IANS) After playing truant for most of July, it rained in almost all the 33 districts of Gujarat in the last 24 hours with the water-starved northern areas recording heavy showers. The rest of the state received light to moderate rainfall.
2019-07-29
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Key plotter in Akshardham attack case nabbed in Kashmir
Ahmedabad, July 26 (IANS) The Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad on Friday arrested what it claimed to be a key conspirator in the 2002 Akshardham Temple attack from Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-07-26
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Terrorism
BJP captures eighth municipal corporation in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, July 23 (IANS) The ruling BJP on Tuesday romped home with a thumping majority in the elections to Junagadh Municipal Corporation, thus continuing its rule over all the eight city corporations in Gujarat.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
DPR Korea beat Tajikistan 1-0 to win Intercontinental Cup
Ahmedabad, July 19 (IANS) DPR Korea beat Tajikistan 1-0 to win the Intercontinental Cup football tournament at the EKA Arena here on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Football
Syria hold India to 1-1 draw
Ahmedabad, July 16 (IANS) India were held to a 1-1 draw by Syria in their final Intercontinental Cup match in Ahmedabad on on Tuesday. Narinder Gahlot (18) scored in the 51st minute while Syrua struck back with skipper Firas Al-Khatib converting a penalty in the 78th minute.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Football
Freak roller-coaster ride collapse claims three lives in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, July 14 (IANS) In a freak accident, at least three people were killed and 30 others injured when a roller-coaster ride collapsed at the public park around the sprawling Kankaria Lake here on Sunday evening.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Three killed, 31 injured in amusement park accident in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, July 14 (IANS) At least three persons were killed and as many as 31 others injured when an amusement ride collapsed at the public park around the sprawling Kankaria Lake here on Sunday evening.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India lose 2-5 to DPR Korea despite second half surge
Ahmedabad, July 13 (IANS) Indias desperate attempt in the second half wasnt enough as they went down 2-5 to DPR Korea in their second match of the Intercontinental Cup at the EKA Arena here on Saturday.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Football
Rahul Gandhi granted bail in Gujarat defamation case
Ahmedabad, July 12 (IANS) A court in Ahmedabad on Friday granted bail to Congress President Rahul Gandhi in a defamation case filed by the Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank in which Union Home Minister Amit Shah is a director.
2019-07-12
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Drunk cops kill one, hurt two in mishap
Ahmedabad, July 10 (IANS) A speeding Bhavnagar Police vehicle, driven allegedly by an inebriated official, emerged rashly from within a BRTS bus corridor, knocking to death an autorickshaw driver after injuring two motorcycle riders here on Wednesday evening, witnesses said.
2019-07-10
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rains aplenty in south Gujarat, few drops in water-starved Kutch
Ahmedabad, July 8 (IANS) South Gujarat bordering Maharashtra continued to receive heavy showers during the last 24 hours up to Monday, while the perennially drought prone Saurashtra and Kutch regions were still starving for water at less than 20 per cent of the rain averages this season.
2019-07-08
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Tajikistan beat India 4-2 in Intercontinental Cup opener
Ahmedabad, July 7 (IANS) India squandered a 2-0 first half lead to lose 2-4 against Tajikistan in the opening match of the four-nation Intercontinental Cup here on Sunday.
2019-07-07
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Football
CBI court convicts former Gujarat BJP MP in RTI activist's murder
Ahmedabad, July 6 (IANS) A Special Court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here on Saturday convicted former Gujarat BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki in the murder of RTI activist Amit Jethva. The court also convicted six others in the case. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced on July 11.
2019-07-06
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Jagannath yatra brings religious fervor in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, July 4 (IANS) The sounds of 'dhols' (drums) and 'manjeeras' (hand cymbals) rent the air amid the spirited chanting of "Jay Ranchhod! Makhanchor" as the colourful procession of Lord Jagannath along with his brother Lord Balrama and sister Goddess Subhadra snaked through the byzantine lanes and bylanes of the walled areas of Ahmedabad on Thursday.
2019-07-04
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics,Religion
Amit Shah arrives in Gujarat for two-day visit, opens several projects
Ahmedabad, July 3 (IANS) Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Wednesday arrived here on a two-day visit to Gujarat, his first after joining the Union Cabinet, as he inaugurated various projects.
2019-07-03
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Gujarat hikes education outlay, 10,000 virtual classrooms planned
Ahmedabad, July 3 (IANS) The Gujarat government plans to create as many as 10,000 virtual classrooms in its schools among a slew of measures to upgrade information technology-based education, as part of highest-ever allocation of over Rs 30,000 crore for the sector.
2019-07-03
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Business/Economy,Education,Politics
Monsoon sets in Gujarat, heavy rain warning at several places
Ahmedabad, June 28 (IANS) With the monsoons setting in in several parts of Gujarat, as many as 97 tehsils in 25 districts have received moderate to heavy showers in the last 24 hours ending Friday.
2019-06-28
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
Monsoons likely to hit Gujarat in 48 hours: IMD
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) The south-west monsoon winds are likely to bring showers in Ahmedabad and other adjoining areas during the next 48 hours, weather officials said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
No Congress MLA forced or bribed to vote for me in RS polls: Ahmed Patel
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, facing an onslaught of questions in the Gujarat High Court during the hearing of a writ petition challenging his August 2017 Rajya Sabha victory, on Monday maintained that his party's legislators were neither threatened nor bribed into voting for him.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Gujarat's Gir lions to soon have radio collars
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) The rare Asiatic lions in Gujarat's Gir forests and surrounding regions will have radio collars fitted around their necks this month, similar to the lions of the African savannah and the Serengeti.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
Gujarat police make arrests in murder of Dalit, who sought protection
Ahmedabad, June 20 (IANS) The Gujarat Police on Thursday arrested eight persons allegedly involved in the murder of a Dalit deputy sarpanch in Saurashtra region's Botad district by upper caste men, days after he sought police protection fearing attacks.
2019-06-20
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Cyclone Vayu crosses Gujarat coast, causes heavy rains
Ahmedabad, June 18 (IANS) After playing truant for a week, Cyclone Vayu went past the Kutch coast in Gujarat on Tuesday in a considerably weakened state, leaving moderate to heavy showers at several places with the mercury plummeting dramatically.
2019-06-18
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
Cyclone Vayu begins skirting Gujarat coast, brings heavy rainfall: IMD
Ahmedabad, June 13 (IANS) Moving north-westwards, Cyclone Vayu on Thursday afternoon started skirting the Saurashtra coast in Gujarat while heavy rains which lashed the coastal areas were likely to continue till the evening, the Indian Meteorological Department said.
2019-06-13
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat on Thursday, thousands being evacuated
Ahmedabad, June 11 (IANS) Even as severe heat wave conditions prevailed, Gujarat is readying for Cyclone Vayu that is likely to make a landfall on the state's coast on Thursday, while teams of state and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are taking up positions in all the coastal districts, officials said on Tuesday.
2019-06-11
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Her car painted with cow dung, uses horse-cart for small distances
Ahmedabad, June 6 (IANS) Just as you enter the iron gates of 'Abhang Dwar' (invincible gate), a horse-cart welcomes you. Look around and there are vintage wooden ghunghroo bells, bamboo chairs, old-world charm wooden benches. And between all this, stands a proud Toyota Corolla Altis painted all over by cow dung, competing with a powerful air-conditioner inside.
2019-06-06
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
Power ministry signs MoU with Ahmedabad civic body on electric vehicles
Ahmedabad, June 5 (IANS) Union Power Ministrys joint venture Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) on the World Environment Day on Wednesday signed up a partnership with Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) to establish enabling infrastructure for launch of electric vehicles (EV) in the city over a period of 10 years.
2019-06-05
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Business/Economy
Thousands partake in clean Sabarmati drive
Ahmedabad, June 5 (IANS) As thousands sweated it out, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani here on the World Environment Day on Wednesday launched a massive five-day Sabarmati river clean-up campaign initiated by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation.
2019-06-05
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
14 turtles die in dried-up pond in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, May 31 (IANS) Gujarat Forest Department officials found 14 turtles dead in a dried up pond in the desert district of Kutch, officials said on Friday.
2019-05-31
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
Politics hots up in Gujarat amid rumours of Congress defections
Ahmedabad, May 29 (IANS) Gujarat's political climate is heating up amid speculation that the ruling BJP will engineer defections of Congress MLAs to ensure its victory on two Rajya Sabha seats falling vacant after resignations of BJP President Amit Shah and former Minister Smriti Irani, who have been elected to the Lok Sabha.
2019-05-29
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Next five years crucial to regain India's global position: Modi
Ahmedabad, May 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the next five years would be crucial for India to regain its global position.
2019-05-26
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Modi will transform Muslim lives, says tea vendor
Ahmedabad, May 26 (IANS) Imtiyazbhai, who runs a tea stall near Gujarat BJP's old headquarters in Ahmedabad's Khanpur area from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his babysteps in politics, on Sunday said he was sure Modi would change the lives of Muslims in the country.
2019-05-26
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Surat toll 23, state orders all coaching centres shut
Surat, May 25 (IANS) Shaken out of stupor by the devastating fire in a coaching centre in a four-storey building here that claimed 23 lives, all of Gujarat's eight municipal corporations and scores of municipalities on Saturday ordered shutdown of all coaching centres running in commercial complexes.
2019-05-25
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
79 schools score less than 10% result in Gujarat 12th boards (2nd Lead)
Ahmedabad, May 25 (IANS) A whopping 79 schools posted less than 10 per cent result in the 12th standard general stream examinations this year, even as English medium students performed better than their Gujarati counterparts, the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Educational Board (GSHSEB) announced here on Saturday.
2019-05-25
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Education
79 schools score less than 10% result in Gujarat 12th boards
Ahmedabad, May 25 (IANS) A whopping 79 schools posted less than 10 per cent results in the Class 12 general stream examinations conducted this year even as English medium students did better than their Gujarati counterparts, the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Educational Board (GSHSEB) announced here on Saturday.
2019-05-25
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Education
Didn't panic, says girl student saved from burning Surat building
Surat, May 24 (IANS) Amidst the chaos on the top floor and especially the room where children were confined in a burning building in Gujarat's Surat, a class 10 girl student showed presence of mind in calmly following her teacher to safety, while helping another student.
2019-05-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Gujarat BJP says exit polls as expected, Congress dismisses them
Ahmedabad, May 19 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday expressed confidence that the exit poll predictions on the Lok Sabha elections would be reflected in the actual results when they are announced on May 23, even as the opposition Congress insisted it would prefer to wait for the real thing.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Gujarat,National
PepsiCo finally withdraws all lawsuits against Gujarat potato farmers
Ahmedabad, May 10 (IANS) The controversy over PepsiCo's legal action against Gujarat's potato farmers was set to rest on Friday with the American food and beverages giant withdrawing all its suits alleging infringement of intellectual property rights involving nine farmers from two courts in the state in the wake of public anger and global embarrassment.
2019-05-10
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gujarat to shift 8 Asiatic Lions to UP zoo
Ahmedabad, May 8 (IANS) Eight Asiatic lions from the Sakkarbaug (Junagadh) zoo of Gujarat will be soon transferred to a zoo in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, as part of the Animal Exchange Programme.
2019-05-08
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Hot potato': PepsiCo could face stir in Gujarat farmers' support
Ahmedabad, April 30 (IANS) The ongoing tussle between Gujarat's potato farmers and PepsiCo seems to be snowballing into a nationwide agitation against the food and beverages giant which has dragged the farmers into a legal battle over growing a variety of potatoes, which it claims to be registered in its name.
2019-04-30
Category: India, Gujarat,Business/Economy,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights