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27 Mar 2018


Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: Rotating chairs, leg-rest, coffee-maker and separate washrooms!

Whether the much-awaited Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train will run successfully is a question for later days, but its designing will surely be one of a kind.

26 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Work on India's first bullet train underway in full swing

The work on the country's first high-speed bullet train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai is on in full swing with the designing of bridges and tunnels progressing well, a senior official has said.

08 Mar 2018


Disturbing trend of casual, social smoking among young women professionals

Casual and social smoking is on the rise among young working women across Indian metros with many of them considering it to be a "stress buster", says a survey.

ISRO hiring young scientists, engineers: All you need to know

The esteemed Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is hiring engineers and scientists and has announced 28 vacancies.

21 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case: Gujarat's ex-DGP PP Pandey discharged

Special CBI judge JK Pandya discharged former Gujarat DGP PP Pandey in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. He was charged along with other former police officers with conspiracy, illegal confinement and murder by the CBI.

14 Feb 2018


Valentine's Day wars: India devises creative ways to 'celebrate'

While the rest of India celebrates love on Valentine's Day, it is common for right-wing groups to use this day to harass couples and unleash violence.

14 Feb 2018


Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train to start a year earlier

The Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train that was scheduled to be completed by 2023, has advanced its completion deadline to August 15, 2022.

24 Jan 2018


India burns over a movie, a day before Padmaavat's release

A day ahead of the release of Padmaavat, protests, violence and arson were reported from different places including Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and Gujarat, states that had banned the movie.

19 Jan 2018


Netanyahu recreates viral Oscar selfie with Bollywood biggies in India

What is one of the prime proofs of the "great friendship" between India and Israel? An iconic selfie.

17 Jan 2018


Netanyahu in India: Busy day for Israeli PM in Ahmedabad

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has landed in Ahmedabad on his fourth day in India. The day started with a roadshow from the airport to Sabarmati Ashram along with PM Narendra Modi.

16 Jan 2018


There're plans to kill me: Pravin Togadia's sensational claims

Revealing details of his disappearance, VHP chief Pravin Togadia has made sensational claims: plans were being made to have him killed.

15 Jan 2018


Where is Pravin Togadia? VHP claims party president is 'missing'

VHP president Pravin Togadia has been "missing" since morning, the party claimed today. It has held protests demanding he be "traced."

18 Dec 2017


Jet fined Rs. 50,000 for button in passenger's food

Jet Airways has been ordered to pay Rs. 50,000 to a passenger who found a button in his in-flight meal.

18 Dec 2017


#FakeNews: Rumors flood WhatsApp ahead of Gujarat vote count

On the eve of counting of votes for the Gujarat State Assembly elections, a number of 'fake news' messages were circulated on WhatsApp.

14 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Gujarat polls: Congress says CEC working as Modi's "personal secretary"

The bitterly-fought Gujarat elections have witnessed a new democratic low. Now, Congress has accused CEC of working as PM Narendra Modi's "personal secretary."

12 Dec 2017


Modi ends Gujarat campaign with India's first seaplane ride

The last day of PM Narendra Modi's Gujarat election campaign was historic: it marked the first journey of a seaplane in India.

11 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Gujarat Polls: Modi, Rahul Gandhi denied permission to hold roadshows

With the second phase of the Gujarat polls coming up, PM Narendra Modi and Congress VP Rahul Gandhi have hit the campaign trail with a vengeance.

Bumrah's grandfather's body found in Sabarmati river

Santokh Singh Bumrah, the 84-year-old grandfather of Indian pacer Jasprit Singh Bumrah, was found dead on Sunday. The senior citizen's body was fished out from Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad.

27 Nov 2017


Jignesh Mevani: Ex-journalist, lawyer, fire-brand Dalit leader to contest independently

For the upcoming Gujarat elections, Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani has declared that he will contest as an independent from Banaskantha district's Vadgam constituency.

22 Nov 2017


Aadhaar-based verification at airports from next year

From 2018, passengers flying out of the Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Vijayawada airports will be able to enjoy paperless travel if they link their tickets to Aadhaar.

16 Nov 2017


Post-GST: Mumbai grabs bullion hub tag from Ahmedabad

Now, Mumbai has taken the title from Ahmedabad, as the preferred centre for bullion trade in India. With the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax, the octroi has been withdrawn, that dealers had to earlier pay on gold-silver purchases.

13 Nov 2017

Amit Shah

Jay Shah fails to turn up, 'The Wire' case adjourned

A metropolitan court in Ahmedabad adjourned the hearing in the criminal defamation case that Jay Shah, BJP chief Amit Shah's son, had filed against The Wire.

Akshardham temple terror-attack case: Key accused arrested after 15 years

Fifteen years after the deadly terror strike on the Akshardham Temple in Gujarat's Gandhinagar in September 2002, the Ahmedabad Crime Branch Police arrested Ajmeri Abdul Rashid, a key accused in the case.

02 Nov 2017


This man 'hijacked' a Mumbai-Delhi flight for his girlfriend

Two days after a hijack note on a Jet Airways flight sent airports in India into a tizzy, it has emerged that the hoax-threat was made by a Mumbai-based multi-millionaire jeweler.

01 Nov 2017


Is Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train viable? Over 40% seats go vacant

In September, India kickstarted its journey towards the launch of its first bullet train. For the project, India got a soft loan of Rs. 88,000cr from Japan.

30 Oct 2017


20 infants die in Ahmedabad civil hospital in three days

Twenty infants have died at Ahmedabad's civil hospital in three days, most of them due to "severe life threatening conditions".

30 Oct 2017


Jet Airways Mumbai-Delhi flight diverted to Ahmedabad after hijack-note found

Owing to "security reasons", a Mumbai-Delhi Jet Airways flight last night was diverted to Ahmedabad and passengers deplaned.

24 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi

Ashok Gehlot: IB searched hotel where I met Hardik, Jignesh

Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot alleged that local Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials searched and acquired the CCTV footage of the Ahmedabad hotel room where he met with Patidar leader Hardik Patel and Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani.

28 Sep 2017


Surprise ticketless flyer on Ahmedabad-Mumbai flight: A bird!

While it's common to see birds fly, seeing a winged-friend fly on a plane is something very uncommon!

17 Sep 2017


Grand celebrations planned for Modi's birthday

PM Narendra Modi turns 67 today. The Centre plans to observe this day as "Seva Diwas" (Day of Service). Various activities have been planned for the "big day" including construction of toilets, voluntary work and sanitation drives.

14 Sep 2017


The revolutionary Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: All you need to know!

PM Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe have laid the foundation stone for the ambitious bullet train project in Ahmedabad.

13 Sep 2017


Modi greets Abe with signature bear hug in Ahmedabad

Indian PM Narendra Modi has received his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on his arrival at the Ahmedabad airport with his signature bear hug.

12 Sep 2017

North Korea

PM Modi, Shinzo Abe to hold road show in Ahmedabad

PM Narendra Modi and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe are all set to grace the city of Ahmedabad.

02 Sep 2017

South Korea

Ahmedabad, India's first World Heritage City, formally accorded the status

Ahmedabad was formally accorded the status of India's first World Heritage City yesterday at an event.

10 Aug 2017


Do you know who created the classic Doordarshan logo?

Many '80s and '90s kids will remember watching Doordarshan's logo montage with the channel's signature tune playing in the background on the TV.

20 Jul 2017


Meet IIM Ahmedabad's 2017-19 'starry' batch!

IIM Ahmedabad's 2017-19 academic batch will be seeing some noted and diverse students in attendance with regard to gender, work experience and educational background.

09 Jul 2017

South Korea

Ahmedabad first Indian city to be declared World Heritage Site

On July 8, Ahmedabad scripted history by becoming the first Indian city to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

28 May 2017


Did the government stay mum on Zika in India?

The World Health Organization has released a report that said three cases of Zika were recently reported in Ahmedabad in Gujarat, with one as recently as January 2017.

09 May 2017


Gujarat Dy CM's 'heavily drunk' son barred from boarding flight

According to Ahmedabad airport officials, the son of Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel was barred from boarding a flight to Greece as he was highly inebriated.

28 Feb 2017


Performance, not looks is my goal: Soman

After achieving the title of Ultraman, by winning the triathlon in Florida on February 19, Milind Soman said he trained to better his performance and not for the way he looks.

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