Gujarat

India to get the world’s largest cricket stadium, leaving behind Australia’s Melbourne Cricket Ground

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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India will soon get the world’s largest cricket stadium in Gujarat. The Sardar Patel stadium is rebuilt to seat 1,10,000 people. It will leave behind the Melbourne Cricket Ground which has 90,000 seats. There are many big stadiums in India which include Kolkata’s Eden Gardens, an iconic cricket venue, could hold over 100,000 people before its 2011 …

Indian teenager creates drones to defuse land mines

Saturday, January 14, 2017

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At the age of 14, while you may have been preparing for your board exams or extra-curriculum activities to gain extra marks; this teen is garnering rave reviews for his brilliant creation that has the potential to help the country in the long run. Looking dapper in his blue suit at the Vibrant Gujarat Global …

PM Modi skips yoga session to meet mother, but someone seems unhappy

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day Gujarat visit for the Vibrant Summit, skipped his daily yoga session this morning to meet his mother Hiraba, who lives at Raisan village near here. Through a tweet, Modi said he went to meet his mother early this morning and had breakfast together. Skipped Yoga …

11 police officers transferred in Gujarat

Monday, December 05, 2016

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Ahmedabad: In a major reshuffle, Gujarat government transferred eleven police officers, including Mahisagar Superintendent of Police N K Amin, an accused in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, who has been appointed on contract after his retirement. As per the notification issued by the Gujarat home department, State Police Service (SPS) officer Amin, who was given …

‘I did it for commission’, says Mahesh Shah who disclosed Rs 13,860 crore black money

Saturday, December 03, 2016

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AHMEDABAD: The Income Tax department on Saturday evening detained Ahmedabad-based property dealer Mahesh Shah, who went missing after revealing his unaccounted assets worth over Rs 13,860 crores under Centre’s Income Disclosure Scheme. Mahesh Shah claimed that he had made the declaration at the direction of some  powerful personalities in the desire for the commission. “I …

Demonetisation: Inside India’s first ‘Cashless Village’

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

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80km from Ahmedabad lies Akodara village, which is home to some 1,200 people and hailed as a ‘Digital Village’ when PM Narendra Modi felicitated the sarpanch at a function in Mumbai on January 2, 2015. The state government has collaborated with a private bank on the ‘Digital Village’ initiative and initiated a cashless SMS-based banking …

This Indian businessman has surrendered ₹6,000 Crore in cash

Monday, November 14, 2016

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By not giving people ample time to process their cash into notes of ₹100s or less, PM Modi made lakhs of crores worth of black money useless. However, it seems that PM Modi’s masterstroke is finally yielding some results as we’ve been getting news of bags full of ₹500 and ₹1,000 notes have been discovered in various parts …

Vibrant Gujarat Summit to showcase GST related issues

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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The Vibrant Gujarat Summit in January could be the first event to showcase the issues related to Goods and Services Tax (GST) and its implementation to the international community, a senior state official has said. “In January Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit is one occasion that basically all these issues (related to GST) could be discussed …

‘Not aware of PM’s reported summon to Anandiben’

Sunday, September 11, 2016

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Amid reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi summoned former Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel to Delhi over chaos at a Bjp event in Surat, the state party unit has said they were not aware of it and that there was no official communication regarding the development. According to Gujarat BJP’s media convener Harshad Patel, the …

PIL against Pokemon Go for ”hurting” religious sentiments

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

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A PIL has been filed in the Gujarat High Court against developers of the location-based augmented reality game Pokemon Go, alleging it hurts religious sentiments of certain communities by showing eggs in places of worship. Filed by Alay Anil Dave, the PIL is likely to be heard tomorrow by a division bench of Chief Justice …

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