Rahul Gandhi Takes Jab At Jumla Version Of Vaccines

October 27, 2021 7:37 pm

The Covid 19 vaccination in India recently touched the 100 million mark. With celebrations in order, Congress President Rahul Gandhi criticised the Narendra Modi led government for cherry picking. He said that the government should focus on the ones who haven’t been vaccinated yet instead of only celebrating the positives. Following which, Congress MP from […]

Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya Among 11 Nominated For Khel Ratna, 35 For Arjuna Award

October 27, 2021 7:03 pm

A total of 11 players from various disciplines have been selected as nominees for the sporting honour of year 2021 – Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award. Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Borgohain and Indian wrestler Ravi Dahiya are to be awarded the Khel Ratna. Also read: Khel Ratna Award Was Renamed Because […]

Katrina Kaif And Vicky Kaushal Engaged? Find It Here.

October 27, 2021 5:29 pm

The new Bollywood sensation who is drooled over especially by the female fan club – Vicky Kaushal is all set to tie the knot with B’town’s Kamli Katrina Kaif in December 2021, reports say. The wedding outfits are also being designed the one of the classic names in Indian Bridal wear – Sabyasachi. Katrina will […]

Slums Displaced For Bullet Train Not Entitled For Compensation, State To HC

October 27, 2021 2:12 pm

While responding to the public interest litigation (PIL), filed by Ahmedabad-based trade union Bandhkaam Mazdoor Sangathan on rehabilitation of 75 slum dwellers evicted for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, the state, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and bullet train authorities have submitted before the Gujarat High Court that the evicted persons cannot be considered as “project-affected” […]

Ahmedabad: Law Garden Street Vendors On Protest

October 27, 2021 9:01 am

Traffic Police forced the street vendors around Law Garden to vacate their place as they cause hindrance to the traffic. In response to this, the street vendors are staging protest. The protesting vendors had been brought to Navrangpura Police Station where nine of the vendors decided to sit on indefinite fast. Protesters claim that they […]

No Muslim Ownership In Any Area Where There Are Hindu Temples: Gujarat Town Sprinkles Gangajal To Purify Area.

October 27, 2021 4:00 am

When a 60 plus-year-old man Kisanbhai (name changed on request) shouted that Muslims should be beggars, not hotel owners, he meant it very sincerely. Not taking into consideration that his son who lives in the United State of America works for a Muslim-owned company, he furiously shouted anti-Muslim slogans. “This is my country. America is […]

All You Need To Know About IPL New Teams' Auction

October 26, 2021 4:43 pm

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has expanded itself with the two new sets of teams to join the bandwagon after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) awarded the franchise rights on Monday.  A Kolkata-based business conglomerate paid a whopping Rs 7,090 crore for Lucknow. While CVC Capital Partners, a European equity firm […]

BJP MLA Writes Letter To PM, CM: 'Fulfill Promise Of Museum Near Statue Of Unity'

October 26, 2021 8:58 am

Seeking the fulfillment of a ‘promise’ made to the Kshatriya community, BJP MLA from Savli constituency in Vadodara – Ketan Inamdar has written a letter to PM Narendra Modi and Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel on Monday. He has sought to fulfill the ‘promise’ made on setting up a museum near the Statue of Unity devoted […]

Another Twist In Aryan Khan Tale

October 25, 2021 7:08 pm

When Mumbai High Court is set to hear the bail application of Aryan Khan, son of Superstar Shah Rukh Khan on 26th October, there is an unexpected turn in the story which itself is everything except expected. Prabhakar Sail, a man claiming to be bodyguard of Kiran Gosavi, the unauthorised individual who was seen catching […]

Gandhi Ashram Redevelopment: Yatra Opposing Project Reaches Ahmedabad

October 24, 2021 10:41 am

Commenced from Sevagram ashram in Wardha on October 17, the ‘Sevagram Sabarmati Sandesh Yatra’ arrived at Ahmedabad on Saturday. The yatra was started by the Gandhian followers to oppose the state government’s redevelopment project of Gandhi Ashram. Also Read: Please do not convert Gandhi Ashram into Disneyland, Gandhians plead The Gandhian followers who undertook the […]

I’m Lucky To Play Table Tennis With Bhavina Patel: Gujarat MoS Harsh Sanghavi

October 21, 2021 6:48 pm

When Harsh Sanghavi visited paralympic winner Bhavina Patel’s house in Ghatlodia, Ahmedabad he was curious to know how she practiced table tennis. On behalf of the Gujarat Government he presented a ₹3 crore reward for her historic silver medal win at the Tokyo Paralympic Games and also took insights into her journey.  The youngest member […]

King Khan Meets Aryan After 19 Days, Father-son Duo Spotted Getting Teary

October 21, 2021 6:06 pm

After 19 days of Aryan Khan’s arrest, father Shah Rukh – spotted with a grim on his face, visited his son, who is presently in the custody of NCB at the Arthur road jail.  The sessions court in Mumbai rejected Aryan Khan’s bail application in the drugs case on October 20, 2021.  Aryan has been […]

NCB Raids King Khan's Mannat And Ananya Panday's Residence

October 21, 2021 2:46 pm

After Aryan Khan’s arrest by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), the question that whether Shah Rukh Khan’s house would be raided was answered with a clear no by the NCB. However, after Aryan’s WhatsApp chats with an “upcoming actress” were produced as evidence by NCB on October 20, the B’wood King’s Mannat was raided by […]

Gandhiji And 2002 Gujarat Riots Face - Ashok Parmar In One Painting, Leads Controversy

October 21, 2021 8:36 am

A Controversy has erupted over a painting in the ongoing art exhibition ‘Mahatma Gandhi The True Spirit’ in Udaipur. The painting has led to controversy citing the inclusion of Ashok Parmar’s face, who is considered the face of 2002 Gujarat’s riots, in the painting besides Gandhiji. However, Ashok Parmar, popularly known as the Face of […]

Gujarat Government Announces Relief Package Of ₹546 Crore For Farmers

October 20, 2021 4:21 pm

In view of the heavy rains in some parts of Gujarat this year, the state government today announced assistance to farmers in a cabinet meeting. A relief package of Rs 546 crore has been announced to help 2.82 lakh farmers in the state. After the cabinet meeting, Minister Jitu Vaghani announced these decisions. He said […]

Squid Game Will Be Worth Rs 6,770 Crores To Netflix So Far

October 19, 2021 6:25 pm

Netflix’s hit TV show Squid Game is reportedly worth almost Rs 67,47,48, 45, 000 i.e. $900 million in impact value, an internal metric. The company said the South Korean series became its biggest series launch ever, topping 111 million viewers globally since its Sept. 17 release. Squid Game beat out Bridgerton, which reached about 82 […]

Ahmedabad, Surat Become Centres For Bogus GST Billing: Govt

October 17, 2021 4:15 pm

Since the execution of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in July 2021, Ahmedabad and Surat have turned into centres for bogus billing in Gujarat. The trap of unlawful transactions has additionally spread quickly to industrializing locales like Bhavnagar, Rajkot, Morbi and Gandhinagar. Though it has spread quickly, Ahmedabad and Surat still account for 58 per […]

Reliance Brands Ltd Becomes First External Investor Of Manish Malhotra's Brand

October 16, 2021 1:53 pm

Manish Malhotra luxury retail footprint that extends stores across Mumbai, Hyderabad and New Delhi, gets its first external investor – Reliance Brands Limited (RBL) for a 40 percent stake. Reliance was also in talks to acquire Ritu Kumar’s brand but has now signed a definitive agreement to invest in the brand that had been so […]

All Time Iconic 007 Films For Newbies To Binge

October 14, 2021 7:51 pm

James Bond fever has returned with a bang as “No Time To Die” is already seeing packed cinema halls, even as the Covid-19 restrictions ease. The Daniel Craig starrer is a sequel of sorts to the 2006 superduper hit “Casino Royale”. Hollywood has never had any dearth of franchises in various genres, ranging from superheroes to magicians […]

World Economic Outlook Report Predicts 8.5% Growth Of Indian Economy Next Fiscal

October 13, 2021 1:01 pm

IMF World Economic Outlook report for the quarter ending September 2021 has estimated the Indian economy to grow at 8.5 percent next financial year 2021-22. This bolsters the general opinion about robustness of the economy, which is coming out of the recession created by the Covid-19 epidemic. IMF has suggested no change in the estimated […]

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah: Dhoni Won’t Charge Any Fee For Being Mentor Of Indian Team

October 12, 2021 8:22 pm

Former captain MS Dhoni will not charge any fee for mentoring the Indian cricket team during this month’s T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman, BCCI secretary Jay Shah. The iconic former captain was brought in as a mentor by the BCCI last month when it announced the squad for the mega-event, scheduled to […]

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s Airline Gets Government Nod

October 11, 2021 8:21 pm

The authorities have given a go forward to billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala backed startup airline Akasa. The aviation ministry has issued the no-objection certificates (NOC) and now it might want to apply for air operator allow (AOP or licence) from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). The proposed extremely low-value service (LCC) is being […]

Shahenshah Of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan Turns 79 Today

October 11, 2021 8:01 am

Would you believe that it was not Jai but Veeru who was the original choice to play the cop in Zanjeer? Yes, Dharmendra had taken Salim-Javed’s script to Prakash Mehra and was really keen on playing Vijay, but had to drop out just before the film was to kick-off because of a family commitment. Unwilling […]

SRK Loses Over 4 Crore Per Shoot As BYJU Hits Pause On His Ads

October 9, 2021 3:40 pm

SRK has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons after his son Aryan Khan was arrested from a cruise ship for the consumption of illegal substances. Meanwhile, SRK has called off his upcoming projects to be with his family in Mumbai, and recently BYJU’S took the hard decision to pause their association with the […]

Alia Bhatt’s Entrepreneurial Journey: IIT-Kanpur Backed Startup Is Her Latest Investment

October 9, 2021 2:44 pm

Alia Bhatt, the actor known for her originality, spontaneity and powerhouse acting is also a smart investor. Her latest investment is Kanpur-based startup Phool. It is an IIT-Kanpur-backed startup that converts floral waste into incense products. Founded in 2017 by engineering graduate Ankit Agarwal, Phool enables the conversion of floral waste into charcoal-free luxury incense […]

Air India: Back To Beginning

October 8, 2021 5:17 pm

Walter Vieira All is well that ends well. It has been a trauma for many, many years to see one of the worlds best airlines, which was,’ iconic,’ and recognised globally as the ‘ maharaja airline ‘- slowly go down the ‘ brand slide ‘ to a stage where it was the ‘ last resort […]

7UP Launches All-New Festive Packs In Gujarat Before Navratri

October 5, 2021 7:11 am

Marking the celebrations for the auspicious festival of Navratri, 7 UP – the refreshing clear drink launched its all-new limited edition festive packs in Gujarat, featuring the quirky, curly-haired brand mascot Fido Dido.   Over the years, the autumn festival of Navratri has metamorphosized into an event of stupendous scale with thousands of people coming together to […]

From Deepika to Sara, Bollywood Celebs Under NCB Scanner in Drugs Case

October 3, 2021 8:39 pm

Aryan Khan is just the latest known name to come under the clutches of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). Before him, there have been many Bollywood biggies who have been summoned and interrogated by the NCB in relation to drug probes. Bollywood actors have been under the NCB’s scanner for quite some time now. In […]

Gift-City Plans To Play Pied Piper To Global Investors At Dubai Expo

October 2, 2021 1:39 pm

Gift City, Gandhinagar has decided to market itself internationally, inching towards its stated raison d’etre. Deciding to participate with vigour at EXPO 2020 in Dubai, it has planned two dedicated panel discussions on investment opportunities. The Gift City MD Tapan Ray will deliver a keynote address. Global investors from Southeast Asia, Middle East, Europe, and […]

Top 10 Self-improvement Books Of All Time

October 2, 2021 9:00 am

Over time the perception of self-help/ self-improvement books has changed substantially. What started as an impulse purchase at an airport stall has now become the source of people’s life philosophies and mantras. Nuggets of wisdom are readily available through the condensation of the author’s life or astute observations. It offers an alternative path and often […]

Making Marginalised Mainstream: Taapsee Pannu Releases 'Vulnerable' in India

September 30, 2021 3:36 pm

After making India proud with the world premiere of the short film ‘Vulnerable: Scars That You Don’t See’ at Milano Fashion Week, actor Taapsee Pannu announces its release in India through her social media handle. A collaboration of creative powerhouses Shabinaa Khan and Kulsum Shadab Wahab, the short film now streams over YouTube. Following the […]

Supreme Court dismisses Adani's plea to authorize for City Gas Distribution network in Ahmedabad

September 28, 2021 10:00 pm

AGL filed a writ petition in the Gujarat High Court feeling resentful, challenging the various Regulations under the PNGRB Act and also the grant of authorization to a competitor which is a state-entity – Gujarat Gas. The High Court dismissed AGL’s petition in 2018. AGL approached the Supreme Court challenging the High Court’s dismissal. One […]

Lata Mangeshkar turns 92, Biswajit goes down melody lane

September 28, 2021 7:00 am

“I couldn’t believe I was seated between Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle, the two pillars of the music industry, at the premiere of my first Hindi film, Bees Saal Baad,” reminisces Biswajit Chatterjee on Lata Mangeshkar’s 92nd birthday, September 28, adding that the evening became even more magical when after the screening, she invited the […]

Baroda Dairy dispute settled: Rs 18 crore to be paid to milk producers

September 22, 2021 5:09 pm

The Baroda Dairy dispute that has been going on for the last few days has been settled amicably. It has been announced that Rs 18 crore will be paid to milk producers. This payment will be made to milk producers in Dussehra. Thereafter, an additional Rs 9 crore will be paid by March 2022.  BJP […]

Ahmedabad Collector Sandeep Sangle fulfills wish of terminally sick 11-year-old girl

September 18, 2021 6:32 pm

Ahmedabad District Collector Sandeep Sangle fulfilled the wish of Flora, who is suffering from a brain tumour, by giving her the opportunity to become a ‘Collector’ for a day. Flora’s mother, Sonalben Asodia, recounts the story, saying, “My 11-year-old daughter Flora, an 8th standard student, always had a dream to become a collector after her […]

Munmum Dutta slams TMKOC actor Raj Anadkat dating rumours, says she had better expectations from the public

September 13, 2021 9:39 am

There were reports claiming that the actress is dating her co-star Raj Anadkat. Munmun Data has finally spoken against the trolls for slut-shaming her and age-shaming to allegedly have a relationship with TMKOC star Raj Anadkat who plays the role of Tappu. Both actors have an age gap of around nine years. Munmun Dutta penned […]

Meet the man who first told India that Gujarat CM Rupani is going to resign soon.

September 11, 2021 9:21 pm

Soon after 10.45 am on September 11, Kiritbhai received a call. His source told him. “Today is the day. Vijay Rupani will resign as Gujarat Chief Minister”. After confirming it, Kiritbhai posted the news to his Facebook page. And the rest is history. ‘Savaare cha, sanje Akila’, is a known phrase in Gujarat. It means, you […]

Covid paves way for this courier company to set up factory for ready to eat food packs

September 10, 2021 6:48 pm

Brothers and founders of Chips Express Pvt Ltd, Vimal and Tushar Patel launched their ready to eat food packs Hungrill (meaning Hunger Will) in January 2020 and Covid-19 happened. But Covid-19 came as a boon for their newly established business of ready to eat food packs. “The food is not dehydrated or uncooked with instructions. […]

Reliance Jio and Google's JioPhone Next launch deferred, to roll out during Diwali

September 10, 2021 3:08 pm

Reliance Jio made an announcement on Friday that it has put off the launch of JioPhone Next, the low-priced smartphone developed in partnership with Google, to Diwali. The phone was initially scheduled to be launched on September 10 on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. The company further said in a statement that both the companies […]

Truthfully Books

July 10, 2021 9:30 am

You can never start reading too early with your kids. As a newborn, it ensures one-on-one bonding time with the baby and exposes their brain to accelerated cognitive development. Your child’s brain is like a sponge; the younger they are, the quicker they can soak in information. Reading introduces rhythm, vocabulary, inflections of tone and […]

How Hyderabad has surpassed Ahmedabad in pharma

July 8, 2021 3:00 pm

Zydus Cadila Healthcare was one of the first to announce plansfor a Covid vaccine, more than a year ago, so its application for emergency approval for the 3-dose ZyCov-D last month is long overdue. The company has been cautious, but innovations like the needle-free applicator, which introduces the vaccine through the skin instead of the muscle, will probably make the delay worthwhile. Zydus has also tested the vaccine […]

Dilip Kumar, the ever-green Prince Charming

July 7, 2021 11:54 pm

Roshmila Bhattacharya This morning, July 7, I woke up to the news that Dilip Kumar was gone. It took me a while to accept that this was not another mischievous rumour. This time it was true. At 7.30 am, at the age of 98, he had taken his final curtain call at Mumbai’s PD Hinduja […]

An Indian diplomat’s love poem to Latin America gets an Italian twist

June 30, 2021 10:00 am

Abhay K sees the world in a constant rhythm, and when he pens down this experience what you get is a book that opens the borders of time and place. India’s 21st Ambassador to Madagascar is a Bihari who didn’t confine himself to geographical boundaries. Poets can find magic in mundane and his published work—The Seduction of […]

The Buzz Bazaar

June 28, 2021 9:32 pm

No DCM yet for Indian Embassy in Jakarta The Embassy of India in Jakarta is yet to get a Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM). There is no certainty when the DCM would be appointed and with the current pandemic situation, the buzz is that the External Affairs Ministry is in no hurry to rush an […]

Lasaniya Kheema from the Balasinor kitchen

June 25, 2021 11:13 pm

Princess Aaliya Sultana Babi, Balasinor Lasaniya Kheema is basically a winter dish as the hara lassan is mostly available only during winters. This was generally a breakfast dish to be had with moong k bhune hue khichdi. People now freeze green garlic and so this dish can be made and relished for lunch or dinner, […]