Tulsi Tanti: The Wind Sector Champion Who Was Ahead Of His Time

October 4, 2022 4:49 pm

“I was ahead by 27 years; my time has come now.” Tulsi Tanti, the founder-chairman of Suzlon Energy, spoke these words a few hours before succumbing to a cardiac arrest at 64. The pioneer of windmill energy in India and one of the global figures in the sector spent a day in Ahmedabad on September […]

Gujarat Tops Misuse of Agriculture Land Laws To Procure Benami Property

October 3, 2022 7:07 pm

With vast tracts of land still available in Gujarat, alongside co-exists an equally big economy of organised money laundering. According to highly placed sources in the Income Tax Department, Benami property now tops the choice to “absorb” black money. Builders strike a deal with farmers to procure agricultural land. The poor farmer gets a commission. […]

JIO True 5G Will Enable Access Of Medical Services To Rural India In Real-Time

October 2, 2022 5:12 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services in India at the Indian Mobile congress 2022 which was inaugurated by prime minister Narendra Modi in the presence of industrialists Mukesh Ambani, Sunil Bharti Mittal and Kumar Manglam Birla, and Akash Ambani. At the same seminar, Jio introduced a 5G connected ambulance which would be capable of […]

Suzlon Energy Founder Tulsi Tanti Passes Away At 64 

October 2, 2022 12:14 pm

Founder and managing director of Suzlon Energy Tulsi Tanti died due to cardiac arrest on the evening of October 1. Tanti, 64, was also the chairman of the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association. He is survived by his daughter Nidhi and son Pranav. Tanti was in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on October 1, Saturday.  The company’s regulatory […]

Act Strictly Against Insurance Firms, Consumer Court Tells IRDA

September 28, 2022 3:44 pm

In some way or the other, Covid-19 continues to have a stranglehold on our lives. The number of cases may have dropped, but Covid-19 insurance policyholders are having a harrowing time in getting their claims approved. Finally, the consumer court in Vadodara has intervened. The court has recommended that the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority […]

Maharashtra Overtakes Gujarat In Number of Companies Formed In August 

September 25, 2022 4:15 pm

Gujarat was picked over Maharashtra for Vedanta and Foxconn’s semiconductor plant. The companies were in talks with the Maharashtra government earlier and it looked like both the parties would sign the MoU soon but Gujarat emerged as the winner at the last moment. But this time, Maharashtra won the race.  This one, is about the […]

Abhay K’s Stray Poems Flaunt Cosmic Ride Across The Globe

September 21, 2022 7:03 pm

Every human on this planet will narrate a unique definition of poetry, evoking a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience or stimulating a response through figurative language chosen or arranged for its meaning, sound, rhythm, mood, tone, syntax and diction. For poet-diplomat Abhay K, poetry is a spiritual exercise. His latest collection of poems titled ‘Stray […]

Sundar Pichai, First Major IT CEO To Visit Indian Embassy In American Capital

September 20, 2022 4:19 pm

CEO of Google and recipient of Padma Bhushan this year, Sundar Pichai visited the Indian Embassy in US Capital. This was the first occasion when a prominent Indian American IT CEO visited the Indian embassy in Washington DC. The meeting comes in the wake of the Indian government’s determined outreach to American CEOs. Commerce and […]

C R Paatil Back After 10 Day Wellness Break

September 20, 2022 10:20 am

Gujarat State BJP President C R Paatil took a 10-day break at the behest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, just before election campaigning in Gujarat reaches its peak. Gujarat faces Assembly elections in December. C R Paatil, the Gujarat MP who is also the State Party president came back after a 10-day break, all invigorated […]

The Cheetahs Are Back in India, 75 years After The Last Ones Were Killed.

September 17, 2022 12:46 pm

Global warming is not just an international issue but let us take it individually and make a small change in our lives for a better world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said. In the 21st century, India is emanating a message to the world that ecology, economics and development (vikas) can co-exist, he added, emphasizing that […]

Union Health Minister Launches List Of Quality-Assured, Cost-Effective Medicines For Indian Citizens

September 14, 2022 11:52 am

The National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM) plays a major role in ensuring accessibility of affordable quality medicines at all levels of healthcare, enhancing the cost-effectivity, quality-assured medicines, and contributing towards reduction in Out-of-Pocket expenditure on healthcare for the citizens. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), “Essential Medicines satisfy the priority and should be […]

Ahmedabad Hosts Cat Convention

September 12, 2022 8:26 pm

Over 100 high-breed cats were registered with the Feline Club of India (FCI) at Ahmedabad’s first Cat Convention at the banquet hall of Hotel Mann Residency on Sunday. It was a visual treat for cat lovers, with some magnificent looking young felines making their debut in Ahmedabad’s cat society. Some peeped out of boxes, others […]

The Time to Nail Tobacco Use in India is Now.

September 12, 2022 12:46 pm

Dr Shalini Singh As India celebrates 75 years of Independence with several events held to mark the country’s glorious history, culture and its accomplishments under the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ initiative, it is the right time to nail deadly tobacco to help our youth to breathe the fresh air of freedom. In India, around 1.3 million […]

Gujarat Confidential With Vibes.

September 8, 2022 8:13 pm

Even as Congress in Gujarat struggles to keep its meagre existence afloat, there are fresh allegations against its State Party President. Vo! has been sounded off by party members about how State Party President Jagdish Thakor made an irresponsible statement that is proving to be expensive to the party which is already nearly comatose in […]

19-Year-Old Dreamer Set To Ablaze; Jharkhand Govt Pushed For Fair & Speedy Trial

August 30, 2022 4:00 pm

A 19-year-old girl, Ankita Singh hailing from Dumka district located in India’s eastern Jharkhand state was burnt alive by an alleged stalker. The girl eventually succumbed to death on Sunday, August 28, 2022. Aspiring to become a police officer and lifting her career to heights, her hopes were all smashed on an ill-fated night when […]

KGF Babu Declares Donation Drive In Manifesto Without Candidature

August 24, 2022 8:08 pm

KGF Babu plans to spend close to Rs 350 crore from his personal funds to provide Rs 5,000 to each household in the constituency as part of his education and welfare scheme for five years (2022-2027). Some party ticket holder, you ask? Well, Yousuf Shariff alias KGF Babu—because he belongs to the Kolar Gold Fields […]

Sustainable Development For Planet Earth, Need Of Hour

August 24, 2022 7:02 am

We must rise higher to rescue the Sustainable Development Goals – and stay true to our promise of a world of peace, dignity and prosperity on a healthy planet.- António Guterres – Secretary General – United Nations It all started In June 1992, at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, more than 178 […]

Gujarat: Milking Insurance Benefits Leads Woman To Guise Dead Cow As Insured Bovine

August 22, 2022 9:30 pm

This could be the Gujarat Model for some villagers across India. In a bid to milk some insurance benefits, Ratanben Bhutadiya from a small village Memadpur, Banaskantha district, fought hard to claim insurance for a cow that was living because her old cow died shortly after the new purchase. Living off a piece of land […]

PAN, Aadhar Mandatory For Annual Cash Transactions Worth ₹ 20 Lakhs; New Rules In Action

August 18, 2022 12:15 pm

In a bid to put an end to the cases that endorse illegal money pooling activities and unaccounted cash transactions, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) amended cash limit rules operational from May 26 onwards, quoting- ‘withdrawal or deposit of cash above ₹ 20 lakhs without PAN & Aadhar card details, will augment disciplinary […]

Mondays With Manjul, Aug 15

August 15, 2022 6:41 am