Shark Tank Contestant Wants To Buy Byju’s One Day

February 3, 2023 8:12 pm

The sharks of Shark Tank were stunned as they came across a pitcher who had just turned 18. Shreyaan Daga, the owner of a skill development company, impressed them impressed with his entrepreneurial journey but also got a standing ovation from Aman Gupta. He is the co-founder of OnlineLiveLearning (OLL), a platform that offers classes […]

Congress Suspends Amarinder Singh’s Wife Citing ‘Anti-Party Actions’

February 3, 2023 6:14 pm

Patiala MP and former Union Minister, Preneet Kaur, has been suspended from the Congress party over allegations of “anti-party activities.” The decision was taken by the Disciplinary Action Committee (DAC) of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) after a complaint was made by the Punjab Congress Chief and other state leaders. Kaur, who is married […]

Gujarat Government Shuffles Top IAS And IRS Officers 

February 3, 2023 6:33 pm

In a major reshuffle, the Gujarat government has transferred several top-ranking IAS and IRS officers. IAS Sonal Mishra, the Commissioner of Rural Development, has been appointed as the Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in New Delhi. Meanwhile, Milind Torawane, the Chief Commissioner of State Tax in Ahmedabad, has been transferred […]

PM Modi And President Biden To Hold Historic Meeting In Mid-2023

February 3, 2023 5:57 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit the United States later this year, as he has received an invitation from President Joe Biden. The official visit is expected to take place in either June or July, according to sources. The trip will include a state banquet at the White House and a speech to […]

Veteran Film Director K. Vishwanath Dies At 92

February 3, 2023 5:35 pm

Filmmaker K. Vishwanath, recipient of India’s highest cinema honour, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, passed away in Hyderabad on Thursday, February 2, at the age of 92 while undergoing treatment for age-related illnesses at a hospital. Vishwanath wrote, directed, and acted in several films over the course of his seven-decade career. Though primarily known for his […]

Rajasthan: CM Gehlot To Present State Budget On Feb 10

February 3, 2023 4:51 pm

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will now table the state budget on February 10. Given that the state is anticipated to hold elections by the end of 2023, this will be the final budget of the current government. Gehlot will respond to the Budget discussion on February 16. The Chief Minister had earlier announced the […]

Top 5 Ideas For Home Decor In 2023

February 3, 2023 4:47 pm

With the beginning of a New Year, everything seems new and fresh, and we prefer to see things from a different perspective, like reshaping and redesigning them to make them more engaging and pleasing. A beautifully decorated home can offer you the vibes you wish to have throughout the year. Here are the ways to […]

Rajasthan Is Fav Wedding Destination For Celebs

February 3, 2023 5:26 pm

Will Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani exchange vows on February 6 in Rajasthan?  Rumours suggest that the couple has been dating for some time and that their fairy-tale happy ending will begin in the luxurious Suryagarh Palace hotel in Jaisalmer. Kiara and Sid might join the lengthy list of famous couples who got married in […]

Gujarat To Host First Tourism Working Group Meeting Of G20

February 3, 2023 4:44 pm

Rann of Kutch will host the first Tourism Working Group (TWG) meeting of G20 nations from February 7th to 9th, according to the Gujarat Information Department. The meeting will be attended by Union Minister of Tourism G. Kishan Reddy and Sandra Carvao, Chief of Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness at UNWTO. The event will focus […]

Gujarat: Celebratory Firing In Air Lands Father, Son In Jail

February 3, 2023 3:41 pm

A 41-year-old man and his father were detained for allegedly celebrating by firing in the air during a wedding procession in their village in Gujarat’s Amreli district. The main defendant, a farmer by trade, and his father, 63, were both charged with violations of the relevant Arms Act provisions. According to a statement from the […]

Study Finds Increased Tree Cover Can Reduce Summertime Deaths By 30%

February 3, 2023 3:22 pm

A new study published in The Lancet has found that planting more trees in urban areas could reduce summertime fatalities by 30%. Researchers studied 93 European cities with a total of 57 million inhabitants, and found that increasing tree cover by up to 30% could help cool off cities by an average of 0.4 degrees […]

Byju’s Lays Off 1500 Employees

February 3, 2023 3:02 pm

The online learning platform Byju’s has terminated around 15,00 people in a new round of layoffs, while insiders within the company claim the action was part of the optimisation strategy the tech behemoth unveiled last year, which also involved firing 2,500 employees. According to the people familiar with the situation, the most recent job cuts […]

Ahmedabad RTO Will Operate From Rented Premises For Another Year

February 3, 2023 3:35 pm

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel laid the foundation stone for the new RTO building at Subhash Bridge on November 19, 2021, which is moving at a snail’s pace. The building that was put on a fast-track basis is not likely to be finished for another year and has already missed its completion date by more […]

Gujarati Man Arrested Using Fake Portuguese Passport For International Travel

February 3, 2023 2:20 pm

A 32-year-old man from Gujarat, has been taken into custody in Mumbai for using a fake Portuguese passport to travel to three countries in the past five years. The man, Mujib Hussain Kazi, hails from Kheda in Gujarat and was detained at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport. According to authorities, Kazi had entered the […]

Jodhpur: G20 Nations Convene For Groundbreaking Discussion On Skills Gap, Social Protection

February 3, 2023 2:07 pm

The G20 Status Working Group kicked off its three-day meeting on Thursday with delegates from G20 nations, guest countries and international organisations in attendance to discuss pressing global issues related to labour, employment and social security. Under the Indian Presidency, discussions will centre around the global skills gap, social protection, and long-term social security finance. […]

Budget Allocation of MGNREGS Lowest in 8 Years

February 3, 2023 1:43 pm

The Rs 60,000 crore allocated to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in the Budget for next year is the lowest allocation since 2016-17.  A straight comparison of this year’s allocation of Rs 60,000 crore with the current year’s revised outlay of Rs 89,400 crore shows a fall of 33 percent. However, […]

Sabarmati Second Most Polluted River in India

February 3, 2023 12:32 pm

The Sabarmati is the second most polluted river in India after the Cooum river in Tamil Nadu, according to a Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) November 2022 report tabled by the Union ministry of Jal Shakti.The CPCB data identified 311 polluted stretches on 279 rivers based on monitoring results in terms of biochemical oxygen demand […]

Vastrapur Lake Area Plagued by Rats

February 3, 2023 12:15 pm

The lower walkway in the Vastrapur lake garden is punctured by extensive burrows, which have become a breeding ground for rats. It has become quite common to see visitors, many of whom come there with their children in the evenings, go berserk when the rodents scamper around the garden and the walkways. The rat infestation […]

In Gujarat, Stamp Duty Collection Up 19% in 2022

February 3, 2023 11:58 am

The real estate sector notched up an impressive performance in the year 2022, with property registrations up 11 percent and government revenue in the form of stamp duty and registration fee rising by 19 percent over the preceding year. According to official data, the number of properties registered in 2022 in the state stood at […]

Guj Govt To Revise Minimum Daily Wages Of Workers

February 3, 2023 11:49 am

After a gap of eight years, the Gujarat government will now revise the minimum daily wages of workers in the state. While it has prepared a draft on revised wages for skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers, it has already finalized the daily minimum wages for those employed in sweeping and cleaning services. The minimum daily […]