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19 Jun 2020

Madhya Pradesh

BJP v/s Congress takes spotlight as Rajya Sabha voting begins

Voting for 19 Rajya Sabha seats, spread across eight states (Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya) started today, the first major political exercise since the coronavirus pandemic shut everything in March.

14 Jun 2020


Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 rocks Gujarat, epicenter near Rajkot

According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), a 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Gujarat's Rajkot at 8.13 PM today; the epicentre was reportedly 118 km north-northwest of Rajkot.

12 Jun 2020


Medical-infrastructure could soon collapse in Maharashtra, UP, Delhi, TN, Gujarat

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in India, the Centre has warned that five most-affected states — Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, and Gujarat — could soon fall short of ICU beds and ventilators, both necessary to defeat COVID-19.

10 Jun 2020


How to make authentic dhokla at home

Famous all across India, dhokla is known for its juicy and delicious flavor.

08 Jun 2020


Gujarat: After three resignations, Congress MLAs shifted to resorts

Over concerns that more MLAs will ditch the party before crucial Rajya Sabha elections of June 19, the Congress party in Gujarat shifted most of its legislators to different resorts.

06 Jun 2020


India now has more coronavirus cases than Italy

With 9,887 fresh coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours, India has now touched the grim benchmark of becoming the nation which has sixth-highest COVID-19 cases. 294 died in the last 24 hours.

05 Jun 2020

Sonia Gandhi

Another Congress MLA resigns before Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat

In a new development that should concern Congress, another MLA of the party has resigned ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls, scheduled to take place on June 19.

03 Jun 2020


Gujarat: Fire after explosion at chemical factory injures 40 workers

In a tragic turn of events, 40 workers were injured in Gujarat on Wednesday after a blast led to a huge fire in a chemical factory in Bharuch district.

03 Jun 2020


With Cyclone Nisarga's landfall, destruction begins too: Details here

The landfall process of Cyclone Nisarga started at 12:30 pm and climaxed after over three hours, throwing normal life out of gear along the Western coast, particularly in Maharashtra's Raigad, Ratnagiri, Mumbai, and some parts of Gujarat.

03 Jun 2020


Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall near Mumbai

Cyclone Nisarga, which started off as a deep depression over the East-central Arabian Sea, made landfall along the Western coast of India around 12:30 pm, said reports. The process will take about three hours to complete, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

02 Jun 2020


Cyclone approaches Mumbai, NDRF teams deployed

Less than two weeks after India's eastern coast was blown by Cyclone Amphan, the Western coast is prepping to deal with a fast-approaching storm that could amplify into a cyclone in the next 12 hours.

29 May 2020

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwala dies at age 88

In a tragic piece of news, famed astrologer Bejan Daruwala has died at the age of 88.

29 May 2020


Last trains carrying migrants to reach UP in 2-3 days

The massive exercise to bring migrant workers of Uttar Pradesh to their home state will end in 2-3 days with the culmination of the final batch of Shramik special trains, the state government said on Thursday.

28 May 2020


Gujarat: Ahmedabad Medical Association files PIL over COVID-19 testing

The Ahmedabad Medical Association has filed a Public interest Litigation (PIL) in the Gujarat High Court over COVID-19 testing in private labs.

28 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Locust invasion continues, drones being used, states remain alert

With locusts blanketing a number of states, wiping off vegetation in a matter of hours, and entering urban areas too, the Central government on Wednesday said drones have been deployed to mitigate the effect.

23 May 2020


Gujarat: 3 employees of Cadila Pharmaceuticals die due to COVID-19

Three employees of the Gujarat-based pharma major Cadila Pharmaceuticals died due to the coronavirus disease on Friday, the company said.

22 May 2020

West Bengal

Migrant workers serve notice to IIM-Ahmedabad over wages, institute responds

IIM-Ahmedabad was served a legal notice by migrant workers over non-payment of dues, a charge the top business school of India has denied, saying the money was paid.

18 May 2020


#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

17 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike in cases; tally crosses 90,000

India on Saturday reported roughly 4,800 new cases of COVID-19, hitting the biggest spike again—the second time since last Sunday.

12 May 2020


Gujarat: Article over CM Rupani's replacement lands news-editor in soup

The Gujarat Police has detained the editor of a Gujarati news website for allegedly suggesting in a news item that CM Vijay Rupani may be removed from his post.

09 May 2020

Amit Shah

Gujarat: Four arrested for spreading rumors about Amit Shah's health

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday issued a clarification on rumors circulating about his health.

07 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh

In coronavirus-battered Madhya Pradesh, information about samples isn't being shared

Transparency and the dissemination of correct data are crucial in the fight against coronavirus, but in Madhya Pradesh, these suggestions have gone for a toss.

05 May 2020


Babies born of surrogacy 'stuck' due to countrywide lockdown

With the nationwide lockdown, which was necessitated to keep a check on the spread of coronavirus, babies born of surrogacy are stuck in Gujarat as their biological parents can't travel to take them home.

05 May 2020


Coronavirus: India's death-toll nears 1,500; Maharashtra records 1,567 new cases

As of Monday, India reported over 46,000 cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Meanwhile, the nationwide death toll rose to 1,491, according to data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics.

04 May 2020


Surat: Migrant workers' protest turns violent; police lob teargas shells

A clash broke out between migrant workers and police officials in Gujarat's Surat on Monday.

Coronavirus: 1,077 dead in India; new lockdown guidelines from May-4

On Wednesday, the total number of coronavirus cases in India crossed 33,000, while the death toll rose to 1,077, according to data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics.

27 Apr 2020

Narendra Modi

Lockdown exit plan to be discussed by PM, CMs today

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a video-conference with Chief Ministers of all states on the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown which is supposed to end on May 3.

25 Apr 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Coronavirus: India's death toll touches 779; Rajasthan cases cross 2,000

The total number of deaths due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 779, while the number of infections crossed 24,400.

24 Apr 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Coronavirus: These Indian states are far from 'flattening the curve'

It has been almost a month since India was placed under a nationwide lockdown. At a press briefing on Thursday, the government said that the coronavirus outbreak has been growing at a linear rate of 4.5% and the curve has been "flattened."

16 Apr 2020


In Vadodara, theft-accused passes coronavirus infection to head constable

A head constable deployed at Dabhoi police station of Vadodara district, Gujarat, tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, two days after he nabbed a thief who was apparently infected, reports Indian Express.

15 Apr 2020


Gujarat CM self-isolates after meeting MLA who tested coronavirus positive

On Wednesday, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani decided to self-isolate himself after meeting a Congress MLA who tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday.

29 Mar 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

Coronavirus: 3 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Gujarat, J&K, Maharashtra

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the death toll rose further on Sunday as three deaths were reported in Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, and Maharashtra.

23 Feb 2020


#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

23 Feb 2020


Gujarat: Temporary gate, meant to welcome Modi and Trump, collapses

Ahmedabad, Delhi, and Agra, the three cities that US President Donald Trump will visit on his maiden trip to India, have been decked up.

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.

14 Feb 2020

Durga Puja

Students forced to remove underwear to prove they aren't menstruating

An incident reported from Gujarat's Bhuj shows there is a long way to go before all stigmas related to periods are quashed.

12 Feb 2020


Trump eyeing crowd of millions; Modi promises memorable welcome

US President Donald Trump will be visiting India on February 24 and 25, for the first time since he assumed office.

05 Feb 2020


Redmi Note 6 Pro explodes at service center, video captured

According to reports, Xiaomi's Redmi Note 6 Pro has exploded at a service center in Gujarat.

02 Feb 2020

Pakistan News

As locust swarms ravage crops, Pakistan declares national emergency

As swarms of desert locusts continue to wreak havoc in Pakistan, the nation has declared a national emergency to eliminate the pest infestation.

21 Jan 2020


With 6-feet long hair, Gujarat teenager breaks own world record

In what might remind you of the classic children's story of Rapunzel who had hair as long as a tower, an Indian girl has set the world record for the longest hair on a teenager.