Gujarat Has 30.7% Women Participation in Workforce: PLFS Report 2019-20

March 14, 2022 7:32 pm

Gujarat is not among the top states to have women participation in the workforce. The National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MOSPI) conducted the latest Periodic Labour Force Survey and it affirms the previous sentence. As per the report, Gujarat has only 30.7 percent women participation in the workforce. While the […]

Gujarat: SDB To Give Incentives To Those Who Shift Their Business From Mumbai To Surat

January 22, 2022 7:28 pm

As per a decision made by the managing committee of Surat Diamond Bourse – the names of the members shifting their business from Mumbai to Surat at the reception of the bourse for a lifetime under the list ‘Leading member of SDB that started diamond trading’ will be put up by SDB. The circular of […]

Red-Tapism Is Speed Breaker To Tesla’s India Entry

January 13, 2022 5:18 pm

Even though Elon Musk has wanted sell Tesla cars in India as early as 2019, seems the red-tapism of Indian bureaucracy stands in way. Disagreements over a local factory and the country’s import duties of as much as 100 per cent have led to an impasse. “Still working through a lot of challenges with the […]

Savitribai Phule’s Birth Anniversary: Remembering The Mother Of Feminism And Women Empowerment

January 13, 2022 11:01 am

The word ‘feminism’ (as féminisme) was coined for the first time in 1831 by a French philosopher Charles Fourier. And 1831 was the year when the feminist icon Savitribai Phule was born.  Today marks the birth anniversary of Savitribai Phule – a social reformer – who is remembered for her exceptional contribution to women rights […]

New Year Resolutions To Keep Or To Break?

January 1, 2022 1:19 pm

Like every year, New Year’s eve is the time when most adults make resolutions. It is a different thing that most of the time, these resolutions are broken.  Social media has enabled people to share their resolutions with people in no time. It is therefore not surprising to find people putting out their New Year […]

Spider-Man Movies To Binge Over The Weekend For Non-Spidey Fans!

December 18, 2021 1:46 pm

Spider-Man: No Way Home, starring Tom Holland released on the big screen on December 16 which brought back all cinephiles to cinema halls and became the biggest opener with an opening of Rs 33 crores. Undoubtedly, the film has successfully amused the ‘spidey fans’ as they awaited the theoretical movie release for ages. However, it […]

Indiscriminate Firing In Air At Wedding Ceremony In Gujarat’s Dwarka

December 9, 2021 8:05 pm

Incidents of people firing in the air at wedding ceremonies are now becoming common in Gujarat. In Devbhoomi Dwarka district, a video of firing once again went viral today in which a youth is seen firing in the air with his pistol. In the rural areas of Saurashtra, there are still incidents of firing in […]

More Than 6 Lakh Indians Give Up Citizenship In Last 5 Years: Why?

November 30, 2021 9:58 pm

More than six lakh Indians have given up their citizenship in the last five years – informed the Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai to the Lok Sabha responding to a question on November 30. This statement was supported by the data available with the Ministry of External Affairs which states that a […]

Ambani May Follow Walton’s Succession Model

November 25, 2021 5:45 pm

Sam Walton’s mantra for success was simple – keep family central, but delegate management and control.Mukesh Ambani, whose current net worth is over $94 billion, seems to be prepping to plan the next stage of $208-billion business following the iconic Walmart Inc. founder’s ‘success through succession’ model. On those lines, the children are key. While […]

After 5 Years Of Marriage, Preity Zinta And Husband Jane Goodenough Become Parents To Twins

November 19, 2021 12:23 pm

The Dimple queen who once ruled Bollywood – Preity Zinta might be away from the cinema but keeps engaging with her fans through social media. After five years of marriage, Preity Zinta and husband Jane Goodenough become parents to twins. She shared the good news with her fans on instagram, Twitter and expressed gratitude. She […]

Gujarat’s Bhuj Renowned Painter Among 47 Indian Artists Awardees’ List

November 13, 2021 5:52 pm

Art resides in the land of Kutch. Artists from Kutch have been nationally and internationally recognised time and again which embodies the line that defines Kutch – Khushboo Gujarat Ki. An International Online Watercolor Competition was organized by International Watercolor Society Nepal and Arts Mate International with NB Gurug Art Studio Nepal in Kathmandu Nepal […]

Instagram To Come Up With “Take a Break” Reminders Feature

November 11, 2021 2:27 pm

Tech-savvy youngsters today tend to spend hours and hours scrolling through instagram and DMing their day out losing track of time which then erodes their mental health. Instagram head Adam Mosseri had announced previously that it was looking into “Take a Break” reminders – a feature that would let users set a reminder for themselves […]

Mumbai Cops Held Man From Hyderabad For Sending Rape Threats To Virat Kohli’s Baby

November 10, 2021 7:26 pm

On November 2, the Delhi Commission for Women issued a notice to Delhi Police asking for a responseregarding the rape threats received by the nine-month old daughter of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma following the team’s loss to Pakistan in T20 World Cup. A man identified as Ramnagesh Srinivas Akubathini, 23, from Hyderabad has been […]

IIM-A’s Alumni Files PIL To Enforce Quota In PhD Course

November 10, 2021 2:08 pm

Earlier known as Fellow Programme in Management, a PIL filed in the Gujarat high courtis seeking the SC/ST and OBC quota in IIM’s dotoral programme. A PIL was filed last week by an alumni associatioin of IIM-A requesting the court’s directionsto the central government authorities and the premier institute to extend the benefitsof the quota […]

BSF Sacks Jawan From Service Based On Espionage Charges

October 30, 2021 9:42 pm

It is informed that constable Mohammed Sajjad of Gandhidham Gujarat BSF, who was arrested for espionage activities by ATS (Anti-Terrorist Squad), Ahmedabad on October 25, 2021, has been dismissed from the service by BSF” – read a statement of an official release by the paramilitary force. Border Security Force (BSF) jawan Mohammed Sajjad who was […]

Crackling Diwali Ad Campaigns That Illuminate Compassion

October 30, 2021 5:24 pm

Diwali is literally and figuratively a festival of lights. It is a time when people get to gather to light crackers, create colourful rangolis and engage in Pujas and Aartis at their homes. However, it is not just limited to that. These festivities somehow bring people closer, leaving them with a sense of belongingness and […]

Varun Taunts BJP, Tweets 1980 Vajpayee Video In Support Of Farmers

October 14, 2021 5:45 pm

Smarting after being evicted from the new 80-member national executive committee of his party, BJP MP Varun Gandhi has turned the tables on the central government as he tweeted a 1980 clip of Atal Bihari Vajpayee in support of farmers.    The video shows Vajpayee at his aggressive best at a farmers rally as he warns […]

Thorough background of Gujarat Ministers 2021

September 17, 2021 7:21 pm

PM Modi, known to give political shock waves, has pushed for a “No Repeat Theory” by replacing all old faces including the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani. The new cabinet brings with itself a vibrant vibe with fresh and young faces making room for new ideologies. However, with all-new faces in the ‘Special Team […]

Kim Jong Un, all trim and tanned stands out at North Korean parade

September 22, 2021 12:16 pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held center stage at a military parade, showing off to a national television audience a thinner frame, a trace of a tan and a haircut reminiscent of his grandfather — state founder Kim Il Sung. There were no major new weapons on display at North Korea’s first military parade since U.S. […]

15 engineering courses open for Biology students in Gujarat

June 4, 2022 6:53 pm

The Gujarat government has now allowed admissions to 15 undergraduate engineering courses for students who cleared Class 12 with Biology as the main subject. The change in the admission criteria has been adopted in order to implement the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. Among first of the states to implement All India Council for Technical […]