Articles about Ahmedabad

5 offbeat tourist destinations near Ahmedabad

06 May 2022

Lifestyle
5 offbeat tourist destinations near Ahmedabad

Located in the vibrant state of Gujarat, Ahmedabad has beautifully preserved its rich history and heritage and reflects its glorious past through ancient temples, fascinating museums, and magnificent mosques.

38 awarded death sentence in 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case

18 Feb 2022

India
38 awarded death sentence in 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case

A special court on Friday (February 18) pronounced death sentence for 38 convicts in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial bombings case.

IPL 2022, Hardik Pandya likely to lead Ahmedabad team: Reports

10 Jan 2022

Sports
IPL 2022, Hardik Pandya likely to lead Ahmedabad team: Reports

India all-rounder Hardik Pandya could lead the newly-introduced Ahmedabad franchise in the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL) season.

India's human values can bring lasting solution to tragedies: Modi

11 Sep 2021

India
India's human values can bring lasting solution to tragedies: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the world has now realized that a permanent solution to tragedies, like the 9/11 terror attack, would be found through India's human values.

Trial in Ahmedabad serial blasts case concludes after 13 years

03 Sep 2021

India
Trial in Ahmedabad serial blasts case concludes after 13 years

Thirteen years after 56 people were killed in a series of bomb blasts in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, a special court has concluded the trial against 77 accused, while reserving its verdict in the matter.

Man seals private parts with adhesive to avoid pregnancy; dies

25 Aug 2021

India
Man seals private parts with adhesive to avoid pregnancy; dies

A 25-year-old man in Gujarat allegedly died after using a strong epoxy adhesive to seal his private parts instead of using a condom during sex.

Over 15,000 jewelers in Gujarat join nationwide strike against HUID

23 Aug 2021

India
Over 15,000 jewelers in Gujarat join nationwide strike against HUID

Over 15,000 jewelers across Gujarat kept their businesses shut on Monday as they joined the nationwide strike against the implementation of Hallmarking Unique ID (HUID) system, industry stakeholders claimed.

PM Modi to inaugurate major development projects in Gujarat today

16 Jul 2021

India
PM Modi to inaugurate major development projects in Gujarat today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to virtually inaugurate several railway and development projects in Gujarat today.

Speeding car runs over family asleep on footpath in Ahmedabad

29 Jun 2021

India
Speeding car runs over family asleep on footpath in Ahmedabad

A woman was killed while her husband and two children were injured after a speeding car ran over them when they were sleeping on a footpath in Ahmedabad, Gujarat in the wee hours of Tuesday, police said.

Gujarat: Man jailed for hurling sandals at HC judge

04 Jun 2021

India
Gujarat: Man jailed for hurling sandals at HC judge

A magisterial court in Ahmedabad sentenced a tea vendor from Gujarat's Rajkot district to 18 months in jail for hurling his sandals at a High Court judge in 2012.

Gujarat: COVID-19 survivor ends life over fear of mucormycosis

31 May 2021

India
Gujarat: COVID-19 survivor ends life over fear of mucormycosis

An 80-year-old man from Ahmedabad who had recovered from coronavirus allegedly killed himself out of fear of contracting the mucormycosis infection, police said on Monday.

Narendra Modi's aunt dies during COVID-19 treatment

27 Apr 2021

India
Narendra Modi's aunt dies during COVID-19 treatment

Narmadaben Modi, the aunt of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, died of COVID-19 while undergoing treatment for the viral disease in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. She was 80 years old.

Long wait at crematoriums in Gujarat amid COVID-19 surge

14 Apr 2021

India
Long wait at crematoriums in Gujarat amid COVID-19 surge

Relatives of COVID-19 victims as well as those who died of other ailments are forced to wait for hours for performing the last rites as many crematoriums in Gujarat are witnessing a huge rush since the last week.

Fire engulfs school building in Ahmedabad; three workers rescued

09 Apr 2021

India
Fire engulfs school building in Ahmedabad; three workers rescued

Three workers were rescued by the fire brigade after a major blaze engulfed a six-story school building in Gujarat's Ahmedabad city on Friday, officials said.

Lockdown fear: Migrants leaving Gujarat amid COVID-19 surge

08 Apr 2021

India
Lockdown fear: Migrants leaving Gujarat amid COVID-19 surge

Fearing another lockdown in the wake of a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases in Gujarat, migrant workers and their families have started leaving Surat and Ahmedabad, two of the state's most severely affected cities.

India vs England: Remaining T20Is to be played behind closed-doors

16 Mar 2021

Sports
India vs England: Remaining T20Is to be played behind closed-doors

In a major development, the remaining three T20Is between India and England in Ahmedabad will be played behind closed doors.

Motera cricket ground, world's largest, renamed Narendra Modi Stadium

24 Feb 2021

India
Motera cricket ground, world's largest, renamed Narendra Modi Stadium

The newly-refurbished Motera Stadium has been renamed the Narendra Modi Stadium after the Prime Minister.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy semi-finals: All you need to know

28 Jan 2021

Sports
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy semi-finals: All you need to know

The semi-finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is set to be held on Friday.

India vs England, Test series: Records Ravichandran Ashwin can break

26 Jan 2021

Sports
India vs England, Test series: Records Ravichandran Ashwin can break

Following a successful Australia tour, India are set to host England in a four-match Test series, starting February 5.

INDvsENG: BCCI aims at bringing back spectators in T20Is

24 Jan 2021

Sports
INDvsENG: BCCI aims at bringing back spectators in T20Is

In what comes as a positive news for Indian cricket fans, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is keen on getting fans back to stadiums.

Yuvraj prepared me for Australia's 'chin music': Shubman Gill

24 Jan 2021

Sports
Yuvraj prepared me for Australia's 'chin music': Shubman Gill

Young Indian opener Shubman Gill made his mark in the recently-concluded Border-Gavaskar series that India won 2-1.

'Kuldeep will make a difference against England', says Bharat Arun

23 Jan 2021

Sports
'Kuldeep will make a difference against England', says Bharat Arun

Team India bowling coach Bharat Arun recently dropped hints regarding leg-spinner Kuldeep Yadav's playing time in Test cricket.

BCCI could allow 50% crowd attendance for India-England Tests

21 Jan 2021

Sports
BCCI could allow 50% crowd attendance for India-England Tests

There is some good news for Indian cricket fans as the BCCI is contemplating allowing 50% crowd attendance for the Tests against England.

Work underway on over 1,000 kilometer metro network: PM Modi

18 Jan 2021

India
Work underway on over 1,000 kilometer metro network: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said work is in progress on over 1,000 km long metro rail network in 27 cities in India.

BCCI to discuss 'bigger IPL window' in forthcoming meeting

17 Jan 2021

Sports
BCCI to discuss 'bigger IPL window' in forthcoming meeting

While two new teams are set to be introduced from the IPL 2022 season onwards, the BCCI is working on ways to get a bigger window in the international calendar in order to accommodate a longer tournament.

Gujarat: Sabarmati Ashram reopens for visitors after nine months

05 Jan 2021

India
Gujarat: Sabarmati Ashram reopens for visitors after nine months

The historic Sabarmati Ashram, on Monday, reopened its doors for visitors, with social distancing and other COVID-19 protocols in place, after remaining closed for over nine months due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Ather improves 450X electric scooter's performance via OTA update

26 Dec 2020

Auto
Ather improves 450X electric scooter's performance via OTA update

Ather Energy has started rolling out a new update for the Android and iOS apps of the 450X and 450 Plus electric scooters.

AMC starts online facility for COVID-19 vaccine registration

26 Dec 2020

India
AMC starts online facility for COVID-19 vaccine registration

The civic body in Gujarat's Ahmedabad city has launched an online facility for people from priority groups to register for the COVID-19 vaccine, an official said on Saturday.

Indian Cricketers Association nominates Pragyan Ojha to IPL Governing Council

23 Dec 2020

Sports
Indian Cricketers Association nominates Pragyan Ojha to IPL Governing Council

The Indian Cricketers Association (ICA), on Wednesday, nominated former India spinner Pragyan Ojha as its representative to the IPL Governing Council.

Shami sidelined for six weeks, could miss England Tests

23 Dec 2020

Sports
Shami sidelined for six weeks, could miss England Tests

Indian pace spearhead Mohammed Shami has been sidelined for six weeks, owing to his wrist fracture.

Gujarat government issues advisory on mucormycosis fungal infection

22 Dec 2020

India
Gujarat government issues advisory on mucormycosis fungal infection

The Gujarat health department has issued an advisory to doctors and health officials after some COVID-19 patients were recently found infected with mucormycosis, saying it is a serious but rare fungal infection and has an overall "mortality rate of 50 percent".

Modi to chair all-party meet to review COVID-19 situation Friday

30 Nov 2020

India
Modi to chair all-party meet to review COVID-19 situation Friday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to chair an all-party meeting this Friday to review the COVID-19 situation in India, according to reports.

Applying for Covishield's emergency approval in 2 weeks: SII

28 Nov 2020

Technology
Applying for Covishield's emergency approval in 2 weeks: SII

The CEO of the Serum Institute of India (SII), Adar Poonawalla, on Saturday said that the company will seek the emergency-use authorization of the coronavirus vaccine 'Covishield' soon.

Modi embarks on 3-city tour to view COVID-19 vaccine development

28 Nov 2020

India
Modi embarks on 3-city tour to view COVID-19 vaccine development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday embarked on a three-city tour to review the development of COVID-19 vaccines.

PM to visit three cities to review coronavirus vaccine development

28 Nov 2020

India
PM to visit three cities to review coronavirus vaccine development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit three cities today to review the coronavirus vaccine development and manufacturing process, his office revealed.

England to play four Tests in India: Sourav Ganguly

25 Nov 2020

Sports
England to play four Tests in India: Sourav Ganguly

The England cricket team is set to tour India in 2021 for a full-fledged bilateral series.

Second coronavirus wave is like tsunami: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

23 Nov 2020

India
Second coronavirus wave is like tsunami: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

Though the coronavirus situation is under control in Maharashtra, people can't afford laxity as the second wave would be as strong as a tsunami, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Sunday.

Coronavirus: Night curfew in Gujarat cities. Will Delhi follow suit?

21 Nov 2020

India
Coronavirus: Night curfew in Gujarat cities. Will Delhi follow suit?

The worrying rise in coronavirus cases forced the Gujarat government to impose a night curfew in Surat, Vadodara, and Rajkot starting today. This means the areas will be locked down from 9 pm till 6 am.

'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

20 Nov 2020

India
'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

Feluda, the world's first coronavirus test based on gene-editing technology CRISPR, will be rolled out in Delhi in the first week of December, multiple reports said. Following Delhi, the kits will be available in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, and Ahmedabad.

As coronavirus cases rise, Centre sends teams to four states

20 Nov 2020

India
As coronavirus cases rise, Centre sends teams to four states

Even as India's coronavirus tally seems to be under control, some states are logging an alarming rise in infections, prompting the Centre to send teams there. On Thursday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare deployed teams to Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Manipur to control the surge.

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