Ahmedabad: News

19 Feb 2020

Donald Trump

Inside Air Force One, US President Donald Trump's official aircraft

United States President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit India on February 24 and 25.

16 Feb 2020


'Namaste' replaces 'Kem Cho': Centre renames Donald Trump's Gujarat event

The Union government has decided to rename the event in Gujarat where US President Donald Trump will be the chief guest later this month.

08 Feb 2020


On India trip, Trump likely to visit Ahmedabad, Delhi, Agra

US President Donald Trump is taking a leaf from his 'friend' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book.

NID Ahmedabad postpones convocation; Mallika Sarabhai was chief guest

The National Institute of Design (NID) in Ahmedabad has postponed its annual convocation where renowned danseuse-activist Mallika Sarabhai was invited as the chief guest.

19 Jan 2020


Falling panels, glitchy screens mar Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas's first commercial run

The much-anticipated Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express took its first commercial run on Sunday, two days after its inaugural run.

20 Dec 2019


CAA protesters attack cops in Ahmedabad, seven youths save them

Currently, those who are protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act are seeing police personnel as villains. Across India, cops, tasked with maintaining law and order, are being targeted.

30 Nov 2019

Porsche 911

Porsche owner fined Rs. 9.8 lakh for flouting traffic rules

In a bizarre piece of news, the owner of a Porsche 911 sports car, worth around Rs. 2 crore, was slapped with a whopping fine of Rs. 9.8 lakh by the Ahmedabad Regional Transport Office (RTO) for driving without valid legal documents and number plates.

22 Nov 2019


Police says Nithyananda fled country; government has no formal information

On Thursday, the Ministry of External Affairs said that it has no formal information on self-styled godman Swami Nithyananda fleeing the country.

19 Nov 2019


Man claims his daughters held captive at Nithyananda's ashram

A Bengaluru couple moved the Gujarat High Court on Monday alleging that their two daughters have been illegally confined at the self-styled godman Swami Nithyananda's ashram in Ahmedabad.

25 Jul 2019

Kargil War

This IIM graduate wants to help Kargil students crack CAT

Muzamil Anwar (28), a graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, is planning to approach the government of Jammu and Kashmir with his proposal to establish an institute which would help coach students in Kargil for the Common Admission Test.

15 Jul 2019


Tata Sky Broadband offering unlimited data plans at Rs. 590/month

Rivaling Reliance Jio's GigaFiber and Bharti Airtel's V-Fiber, Tata Sky Broadband has updated its plans to offer unlimited data at upto 100Mbps at prices starting from Rs. 590 per month.

11 Jul 2019


This IIM graduate helped 35,000 farmers by selling their vegetables

When he graduated from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, in 2007, instead of going for a well-paying job abroad, 26-year-old Kaushlendra Kumar went back home to Bihar to help ameliorate the plight of farmers.

25 May 2019


This Ahmedabad woman coated her car with cow-dung: Here's why

Cow dung-coated walls outside houses are a common sight in rural India as they help beat the summer heat.

16 May 2019


More non-engineers are making it to IIM Ahmedabad: Here's why

It's common knowledge that many students, after their engineering, join top management institutes for an MBA.

10 May 2019


Ahmedabad shocker: Minor raped his 14-year-old classmate, got her pregnant

In a shocking incident which casts doubts on how we are raising our kids, a minor in Ahmedabad was booked for raping his classmate.

23 Apr 2019

Amit Shah

PM Narendra Modi casts vote at polling booth in Ahmedabad

PM Narendra Modi today cast his vote in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections at a booth in Ahmedabad and appealed to people to come out in large numbers to exercise their franchise.

23 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

#Elections2019: Voter ID powerful than terrorists' IEDs, says PM Modi

After casting his vote in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, PM Narendra Modi today said that that the Voter ID is more powerful than terrorists' IEDs.

24 Feb 2019


Design mascot for Bullet Train and win Rs. 1 lakh

The work on India's first bullet train, which will connect Ahmedabad to Mumbai, began last year in August.

17 Feb 2019


Vintage car rally to commence from Ahmedabad tomorrow

To promote heritage tourism in India, as many as 24 vintage cars will cover a distance of nearly 1,200 km between Ahmedabad and Jaipur over five days as part of a rally starting on Monday.

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.

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.

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


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.