Fully vaccinated Indians can travel to USA from Nov 8

October 15, 2021 9:49 pm

Indians waiting to visit the US, start packing your bags this November. The United States announced that foreign travellers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 including Indian travellers to prevent the spread of Covid-19 from foreign nationals travelling internationally to the country. “The US’ new travel policy that requires vaccination for foreign national travellers to […]

History repeats itself after 89 years on Gujarat land as female pilot recreates JRD’s flight

October 16, 2021 12:10 pm

Air India came back home just before its 89th birthday. The announcement that Tata Group won the bid to purchase national carrier Air India came as a pleasant surprise. Bhuj airport witnessed history on 15th October, the birthday of Air India, then called Tata Air Mail. Aarohi Pandit, the world’s first woman pilot to cross […]

With Promoter Of Anil Starch Nabbed, Crime Branch Finally Cracks Rs 1,500 cr Scam

October 22, 2021 12:43 pm

With the arrest of Amol Sheth, promoter of Ahmedabad’s once reputed firm Anil Starch, Ahmedabad Crime Branch has finally cracked a two-year-old Rs 1,500 crore scam in fleecing people by luring them with huge returns on their investments.   Police sources claim Sheth has been evading arrest so far using his political connections but now that he has […]

FIR Registered in Nirma’s Saurashtra Chemical Plant Accident

October 22, 2021 12:40 pm

In third of fatal accidents in a span of one months, Saurashtra Chemicals plant of Nirma Group in Porbandar where two persons died, Police has booked the safety in charge, production head and four engineers of the plant under IPC Sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), 287 (negligent conduct with respect to machinery) […]

Demand by Ethnic Groups for Bifurcation of Meghalaya Gains Momentum

October 22, 2021 12:40 pm

As the by-election to be held on October 30 in three assembly seats — Mawryngkneng and Mawphlang in the East Khasi Hills, and Rajabala in the West Garo Hills district in Meghalaya approaches the demand for bifurcation of the state on ethnic lines has gained momentum. The demand to further bifurcate Meghlaya on ethnic lines […]

At 101 out of 116, India Ranked Lower Than Pakistan and Nepal in Global Hunger Index

October 16, 2021 12:11 pm

While average Indian can bask in the reflected glory of the news having 237 billionaires and daydream about his time which has already arrived – ” apna time ayega nahi, apna time aa gaya” as proclaimed by one of those billionaires from a media house conclave’s shiny podium, the reality is rearing it’s ugly head […]

BJP-backed Panel Retains Control of Gondal APMC Fifth Time in Row

October 18, 2021 11:55 am

Results of election of board of director of Gondal APMC was announced yesterday, polling of which was done on Wednesday. 10 seat win of farmers’ constituency has ensured clean sweep by BJP-backed panel fo all the 16 seats of the APMC. The panel had already won four seats of trader’s constituency and two of the […]

Global Hunger Index: India Ranks 101, Behind Pak, Nepal, Bangladesh

October 16, 2021 12:09 pm

India ranked 101 out of 116 countries in the 2021 Global Hunger Index – its rank fell from 94 the last year 2020. The country was also behind its neighbours Pakistan (ranked at 92 position), Nepal(ranked at 76 position) and Bangladesh. This year, the report accessed data from 135 countries however evaluated only 116 of […]

India Is One Of The Most Dangerous Countries For Journalists, Says Report

October 22, 2021 12:42 pm

Out of 180 countries, India again finds itself at 142nd rank in the 2021 World Press Freedom Index produced by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) which is a French NGO. India ranked 133 in 2016 which then had climbed down to 142 in 2020. The RSF report says that India is one of the most dangerous […]

Mundra Rises In Andhra: DGP Serves Notice To TDP Chief For Defaming Police In Gujarat Drug Haul

October 14, 2021 7:10 pm

In an unpredicted offshoot of the 3000-kilo drug haul captured at Mundra port, the political slugfest in far-off Andhra Pradesh has reached another level with  DGP Gautam Sawang serving legal notices to opposition TDP leaders and media houses for defamatory comments against the police. In September, the DRI (Directorate of Revenue Intelligence) had seized heroin […]

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 […]

PM Modi Checks On Manmohan Singh’s Health

October 14, 2021 5:12 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished former PM Manmohan Singh a ‘speedy recovery’. PM Modi tweeted: ‘I pray for the good health and speedy recovery of Dr. Manmohan Singh Ji’. Dr Manmohan Singh was hospitalised yesterday at Delhi’s AIIMS for fever and weakness. Later on Wednesday, doctors at AIIMS said that the former PM’s condition was […]

‘Mahatma Gandhi Was Sad About Chauri Chaura Massacre In UP As Britishers Had Died’, Claims Gujarat School Teacher

October 22, 2021 12:42 pm

Mahatma Gandhi didn’t mind if Indians die but Britishers shouldn’t die; that’s what Mahatma and Nehru believed. Mahatma was sad about the Chauri Chaura massacre in Gorakhpur as Britishers had died.  Dono ki mili bhagat, a Social Studies teacher has been recorded making a series of comments on Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru–which clearly were […]

Over 50 Sportsperson Of Ahmedabad Sports Board Shine In Indian Civil Services Competition

October 22, 2021 12:43 pm

The team of Regional Sports Board (RSB), Ahmedabad has given a victorious performance in the All-India Civil Services Competition 2020-21. It was organized by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Government of India at New Delhi. Over 50 sportspersons including women athletes were given the trophies and medals. They participated in varied sports such […]

Airport Link Shuttle Bus From Ahmedabad To Resume Operations Soon

October 22, 2021 12:43 pm

In an announcement which will delight hundreds of fliers from Ahmedabad, Municipal commissioner Mukesh Kuma has said that shuttle bus service from SG Highway to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) airport is set to resume operations within a week. The decision was taken after a meeting held between officials of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and […]

Gujarat: HC Grants Bail To All Accused In First Case Under Anti-Love Jihad Law

October 18, 2021 11:53 am

The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday granted interim relief to a Muslim man (21) – accused under the state’s first anti-love jihad case – following a petition jointly moved by him and the Hindu woman (25) he had married in 2019. The complainant woman had filed an FIR against her husband Sameer Qureshi and in-laws […]

Gujarat Tells HC Key Focus Is On Fire Safety Of Schools, Hospitals

October 14, 2021 3:07 pm

The State Government has informed the Gujarat High Court that it is first “focusing on hospitals and schools” to ensure every building has an NOC from the Fire Department. The submissions were made before a division bench of Justice NV Anjaria and Justice AP Thaker, which was hearing a public interest litigation by advocate Amit Panchal about fire safety on Wednesday. The petitioner-advocate also produced the report of Justice DA Mehta Inquiry Commission into the […]

Second Industrial Accident In Two Months At Nirma’s Chemical Unit: Two Dead, Four Injured

October 14, 2021 4:15 pm

Two were killed and three others were left injured after an overhead container filled with raw material, fell on them at Saurashtra Chemicals, a unit of Nirma Group, on Wednesday. The probe has been ordered into the incident by the Porbandar District Collector, A M Sharma.   The incident being the second industrial accident in […]

Amid Coal Crisis, Gujarat Government To Buy Power From Tata

October 18, 2021 11:52 am

Gujarat Government is compelled to buy power at Rs 4.5 per unit which is higher than Rs.2.26 variable cost mentioned in the power purchase agreement, from Tata’s Mundra plant after Adani’s plant at Mundra and Essar Power’s plant at Salaya stopped supplying power to the state. Amidst widespread whispers which says there is impending crisis […]

ACB Gujarat Arrests Four, Including Shahera TDO Zarina Ansari For Taking Bribe

October 14, 2021 4:28 pm

Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Gujarat has arrested four people including Zarin Ansari, the Taluka Development Officer (TDO) of Shahera taluka of Panchmahal district of Gujarat, for demanding and accepting a bribe worth around Rs 2 lakhs.    A contractor had received a MNREGA tender for which he had to supply raw materials for road, well and […]