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13 Feb 2019


Norwegian pays Rs. 28,000 for street-haircut in Ahmedabad. Here's why

Small street businessmen in India often hoodwink foreign tourists by charging them over double the original price.

29 Jan 2019


India's first bullet train service to say 'sorry' for delays

In a country where train delays are taken for granted, the upcoming Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train service has said that it will set a new precedent.

15 Jan 2019


GoAir to pay Rs. 98,000 for canceling 25-tickets 'without reason'

In an incident of gross mismanagement, low-cost carrier GoAir has been recently directed by the consumer forum to pay more than Rs. 98,000 to a Mumbai-based man for canceling "without reason" 25 tickets that he had booked in 2015.

05 Jan 2019


Indians' favorite food to their ordering habits: Zomato provides insights

Foodtech startups like Zomato, Swiggy, and the like have taken India by storm, and their hold over the Indian market is increasing day by day.

17 Dec 2018


Gujarat: Man beat ex-wife over WhatsApp display picture

People who are short-tempered are often known to be aggressive and can easily get enraged over petty issues.

23 Nov 2018


Banks shut for three days this week: Details here

All Scheduled Commercial Banks including SBI (State Bank of India), PNB (Punjab National Bank), HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank, in several areas, witnessed three holidays this week, owing to different festivals.

07 Nov 2018


Now, Ahmedabad might be renamed to Karnavati

On the back of Yogi Adityanath announcing that Faizabad district would be renamed to Ayodhya, the BJP government in Gujarat has now expressed its interest in renaming Ahmedabad to Karnavati.

06 Oct 2018

Narendra Modi

Amul's Diwali gift to Ahmedabad? 'Fresh deodorized' camel milk!

Inspired by PM Modi's speech on the benefits of camel milk, Amul has buckled up its plans to sell fresh camel milk.

28 Sep 2018

Ranji Trophy

Former Saurashtra Ranji player Rajendra Shah passes away at 68

Former Ranji Trophy player Rajendra Shah died after a brief illness. He was 68.

12 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Gujarat: BJP youth leader calls Rahul Gandhi 'mentally ill'

Abhijat Mishra, the National General Secretary of Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), likened Congress President Rahul Gandhi to a 'spoiled brat' and 'mentally ill child'.

Godhra train-burning case: Two accused convicted, three others acquitted

A special court in Ahmedabad convicted two accused and acquitted three in the 2002 Godhra train burning incident, on Monday.

27 Aug 2018


Ahmedabad: Four-storey building collapses, 5 feared trapped, 6 injured

Around 5-6 people are feared to be trapped after two blocks of a four-storey building collapsed in Ahmedabad's Odhav area on Sunday, reports ANI. 6 were injured.

22 Aug 2018


Ahmedabad Metro: First trial run to begin in January 2019

The first trial run of the much-awaited Ahmedabad Metro Train would be conducted in January next year, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said today.

17 Aug 2018


Air Deccan to launch flight services to Ahmedabad from Nashik

Scheduled commuter airline Air Deccan today said it is planning to launch flight services to Ahmedabad (Gujarat) from Nashik (Maharashtra) as part of its strategy to connect smaller cities with business hubs.

12 Aug 2018


Gujarat: 7 family members killed as car falls into ditch

Seven members of a family, all minors, were killed when their car fell into a ditch in Gujarat's Panchmahal district, police said today.

02 Aug 2018


Gujarat: Dalit youth sports mustache causing clash between Dalits, Rajputs

Members of Dalit and Rajput communities clashed in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, after Karadia Rajputs, an OBC group, allegedly objected to a Dalit youth wearing shorts and sporting a mustache.

15 Jul 2018


Primary students of Ahmedabad civic schools to get free haircuts

Primary students of Ahmedabad's municipal schools will get a free haircut every month as part of the local civic corporation's "Ek Kadam Swachhate Ki Aur" program.

14 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

Jagannath Rath Yatra starts in Ahmedabad; PM greets people

The 141st Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath commenced this morning in Gujarat's Ahmedabad amid tight security as lakhs of devotees flocked to the 18km route to catch a glimpse of the deity.

09 Jul 2018

Bomb Threat

Ahmedabad-Delhi Vistara flight delayed by 4-hours due to hoax bomb-call

A Vistara flight to Delhi from Ahmedabad airport was delayed by around four hours today following a bomb threat which turned out to be a hoax.

Two retired Bank of India officers held for Rs.2,654cr fraud

The CBI today arrested two senior retired officers of Bank of India in connection with alleged loan fraud of Rs. 2,654 crore by Vadodara-based Diamond Power Infrastructure Ltd. (DPIL) in the bank.

05 Jul 2018


Man, who threatened to rape Congress leader Priyanka's daughter, arrested

Girish Maheshwari, a man from Ahmedabad was arrested, for his vile comments on Congress leader Priyanka Chaturvedi and threatening to rape her 10-year-old daughter after Home Minister Rajnath Singh intervened.

No probe will be ordered into 'exchange-of-currency' in Ahmedabad-bank: Sinha

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha yesterday said the government wouldn't order any probe into reports of exchange of currency notes worth Rs. 745.58cr at Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank within five days of the announcement of demonetization on November 8, 2016.

26 Jun 2018


#CareerBytes: Top 6 IIMs and their placement rates this year

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought after B-schools that provide quality management education at the postgraduate, doctoral, and executive levels in the country.

20 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Gujarat farmers to march against bullet-train, so much for #KisanKiBaatPMKeSaath

Farmers will march across 192 villages in Gujarat to protest against the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train from June 22, media reports said.

14 Jun 2018


Mangalore tops the list of elder abuse; Delhi at 5th

Delhi is among the top five Indian cities reporting high percentages of elderly abuse with 33% of the elderly population being treated poorly, a new survey released by HelpAge India said.

11 Jun 2018


Lesbian couple commits suicide after throwing baby in Sabarmati river

A lesbian couple allegedly committed suicide after throwing a child of one of them in the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad in Gujarat today.

08 Jun 2018


Incredible achievement: India discovers planet, joins distinguished league

In an incredible achievement, scientists at Ahmedabad's Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) have discovered a planet some 600 light years away from Earth, that revolves around a Sun-like star.

03 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

On rising fuel prices, Smriti Irani passes responsibility to states

Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani said states should bring fuel prices under GST framework to curtail exorbitant rates of petrol and diesel.

20 May 2018

Jet Airways

Mumbai jeweler becomes first-person to be put on No-Fly list

Mumbai-based multi-millionaire jeweler, Birju Kishore Salla, has become the first person to be put on the "National No Fly List".

Fire breaks out at ISRO's Ahmedabad office, no casualty

A fire broke out in the Space Applications Centre (SAC) at the Ahmedabad office of ISRO this afternoon.

26 Apr 2018

Piyush Goyal

Railways paints coaches in new color for vibrant look

The Railways has painted a number of dark blue color train coaches in yellowish tan and teak to give them a vibrant look.

25 Apr 2018


Two complete families and an NRI will adopt Jain-monkhood today

In the recent past, we have heard of unlikely stories of Jains taking diksha- young professionals in high-paying careers, students who topped board exams, and sometimes even 12-year-olds.

17 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Former VHP leader Pravin Togadia begins his indefinite fast

Former VHP leader Pravin Togadia began his indefinite fast in Ahmedabad in support of his demands, including construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

15 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Pravin Togadia quits VHP; VS Kokje elected new party president

Vishwa Hindu Parishad veteran Pravin Togadia quit the outfit on Saturday after his nominee Raghav Reddy lost the party's presidential election, held for the first time since it was founded in 1964.

06 Apr 2018


Mumbai: 13-month-old undergoes successful liver transplant

A 13-month-old child became the youngest in Maharashtra to undergo a successful liver transplant.

01 Apr 2018


Social acceptance helps reduce impact of autism: Doctors

Early signs of autism can often be detected in children as young as 2-3 years and it is advisable that parents start treatment as soon as possible for improved outcomes, according to doctors.

30 Mar 2018

Sexual Harassment

Ahmedabad: PG-owner spied on female tenants through cameras in washroom

In a disturbing incident, a PG owner in Ahmedabad was allegedly found spying on his female tenants through spy cameras in the washrooms.

30 Mar 2018


Land acquisition for Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train underway, but challenges ahead

The NHSRCL has started land acquisition for a station between the old and new Sabarmati stations for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train.

29 Mar 2018

Sexual Harassment

Gujarat: Certification program launched to make workplace safe for women

An organization in Ahmedabad has launched a certification program for companies to help in making the workplace safe for women employees.