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Gujarat: Leopard kills farmer in Chhotaudepur

Gujarat: Leopard kills farmer in Chhotaudepur

AHMEDABAD: A 50-year-old farmer was killed by a leopard in district of central on Friday, a forest official said. The incident took place when Balu Rathwa (50) and his wife were plucking cotton in his field in Vavdi village of Pavijetpur tehsil, around 180km from the state capital. “When Rathwa […]

IAF opens airfield midnight to transport organs

IAF opens airfield midnight to transport organs

AHMEDABAD: The on Thursday facilitated airlifting of critically required human organs for transplant from to Ahmedabad at midnight. The South Western Air Command (SWAC) of the IAF, in an immediate response to a call from the government of , facilitated the reception of donated organs and their dispatch from the […]

Rape, murder accused gets bail to take LRD exam

Rape, murder accused gets bail to take LRD exam

AHMEDABAD: Manan Desai will go to Shruti Vidhyalay on Sunday to appear in the exam for recruitment of Lok Rakshak Dal (LRD), fixed pay constables with Gujarat police, with law enforcement escort. He is not a VIP candidate to get police protection, but an under-trial accused of murder! Desai has […]

Rs 175-crore fake CGST invoice scam unearthed

Rs 175-crore fake CGST invoice scam unearthed

AHMEDABAD: Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Commissionerate in Ahmedabad recently unearthed a Rs 175-crore fake invoice in Ahmedabad, where fraudsters generated bogus bills worth Rs 175 crore to illegally avail input tax credit (ITC). Samir Husain Mithawala, 38, has been identified as the key accused in the case and […]

NGO puts safety wires on bridges

NGO puts safety wires on bridges

AHMEDABAD: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and Mission Safe Uttarayan, an NGO have taken up the task of putting up wires along bridges to prevent manja coated kite threads from reaching commuters on the road. Manoj Bhavsar who has been running the mission says that in 2007 he too had received […]

‘For your heart, pills no alternative to exercise’

‘For your heart, pills no alternative to exercise’

AHMEDABAD: Popping a pill may not be an alternative for exercise to raise your good cholesterol — high-density lipoprotein (HDL) — after all. Dr Steven Nissen, chairman of cardiovascular medicine at the US-based , said research on attempts to improve HDL by medication has not yielded encouraging results. “Over the […]

AMC gives Chinubhai statue a facelift

AMC gives Chinubhai statue a facelift

AHMEDABAD: He was the first Hindu Baronet of the British Indian empire, instrumental in convincing Mahatma Gandhi to make Ahmedabad the hub for experimenting with his ideas to get India independence and gave huge sums in donation for social activities and forming educational institutions including Gujarat College in Ahmedabad. This […]

Till Oct, 1.46% of land for bullet train acquired

Till Oct, 1.46% of land for bullet train acquired

AHMEDABAD: The Union ministry of railways has admitted on the floor of the Rajya Sabha that only 21.02 hectares that is 1.46% of the total land required for the project have been acquired as on October 18, 2018. The government has to acquire 1,434.4 hectares for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed […]

Child labourer made to travel in freight elevator

Child labourer made to travel in freight elevator

AHMEDABAD: Investigators probing the accidental death of Mehul Meena, a 13-year-old , at a hotel in the Prahladnagar area of the city, found that the hotel authorities made the boy travel in the along with goods he was the smallest worker there. Mehul, who was travelling with goods that had […]

Guj waiting for 3 yrs for guidelines on urban poor

Guj waiting for 3 yrs for guidelines on urban poor

AHMEDABAD: The has directed the central government to provide guidelines and parameters to the state government to ascertain who will be categorized as living below (BPL). A bench of Acting Chief Justice A S Dave and Justice J B Pardiwala ordered last week for providing at the earliest the details […]