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  • newWoman kills liquor addict hubby in Bhavnagar
    A woman on Tuesday night allegedly killed her husband after being fed up with his liquor habit and physical torture, in a village in Bhavnagar district. The deceased was identified as Raju Joliya and police detained his wife Kajal after Raju's brother Ramesh filed a complaint at Mahuva police station.
    - 18 hours ago 1 Jun 23, 6:13am -
  • new3-year-old boy mauled to death by pack of stray dogs in Gujarat's Rajkot
    Amreli residents' fear quotient went a notch higher on Tuesday after a pack of nearly six stray dogs mauled a three-year-old boy to death. The horrific incident took place at a farm in broad daylight in Damnagar town in the district.
    - 18 hours ago 1 Jun 23, 6:08am -
  • newWoman beaten up in public over extra-marital affair in Dahod
    Dahod district police registered an offence and nabbed three persons after the videos of a woman being beaten after being disrobed went viral on Wednesday. The police traced the incident to the Margala village in Fatehpura taluka of the district.
    - 19 hours ago 1 Jun 23, 6:00am -
  • newDGP 'disturbed', calls Botad custodial death 'wake-up call'
    Ten days after the Gujarat high court intervened in a case pertaining to a custodial death in Botad, the Gujarat DGP, who said he was "disturbed" by the incident, shot off a letter to police officers saying "the incident was a wake-up call".
    - 19 hours ago 1 Jun 23, 5:53am -
  • newGujarat University colleges have 55k arts, commerce seats
    Gujarat University has about 55,000 seats available at commerce and arts colleges affiliated with it.
    - 19 hours ago 1 Jun 23, 5:38am -
  • newKids in Gujarat dig well with bare hands to quench thirst
    If you thought digging soil with bare hands and filling buckets was just a fun sport on the beach for children, well, read on. Here, in Gujarat's Chhota Udepur district's Dabba village, little children dig soil not as part of summer vacation fun, but as an existential routine to tap the daily quota of drinking water!
    - 19 hours ago 1 Jun 23, 5:36am -
  • newAmdavadis facing 49-day passport pause
    If you're dreaming of an international vacation this Diwali, better think twice as the passport application process in Ahmedabad is facing significant delays.
    - 19 hours ago 1 Jun 23, 5:20am -
  • newAhmedabad airport may soon get a third terminal
    The city's Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (SVPIA) may soon get a third terminal. Adani Airports CEO Arun Bansal told TOI Wednesday that while work is on to expand the existing T1 and T2, Ahmedabad's passenger growth is such that the airport needs a brand new terminal.
    - 19 hours ago 1 Jun 23, 5:16am -
  • Woman murders her liquor-addict husband in Bhavnagar
    A woman allegedly murdered her liquor-addict husband in a village in Bhavnagar district on Tuesday night.
    - 1 day ago 31 May 23, 10:40pm -
  • Elderly woman killed in leopard attack in Dahod district
    The incident took place at the Chharchhoda village in Garbada taluka of Dahod district.
    - 1 day ago 31 May 23, 7:29pm -
  • Conman swaps card at ATM booth, dupes man of Rs 36,000
    A 46-year-old man lost Rs 36,000 after a conman swapped his bank debit card with a fake one at an ATM booth in Limbayat area of the city.
    - 2 days ago 31 May 23, 8:23am -
  • Indian Coast Guard rescues nine sailors off Gujarat coast
    Nine crew members stranded on an Indian fishing boat due to the engine failure off the Gujarat coast were rescued by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG), the maritime agency said on Tuesday.
    - 2 days ago 31 May 23, 8:18am -
  • Gujarat’s inland fisheries output dips
    While the state government has several schemes to incentivize inland fisheries, their output by value has fallen by 12.7% in the past decade, according to a report from the Union ministry of statistics and programme implementation (MoSPI).
    - 2 days ago 31 May 23, 8:17am -
  • Rail link to Dholera SIR a priority for govt
    The Union and the state governments will work to ensure quick rail connectivity for the Dholera special investment region (SIR).
    - 2 days ago 31 May 23, 8:17am -
  • Sloth-like 4.37% rise in bear numbers in seven years
    From 343 in 2016 to 358 in 2023, the sloth bear population in Gujarat has increased by just 4.4% in seven years according to the census carried out by the Gujarat forest department. The tribal districts known for their bear populations such as Narmada, Dahod and Panchmahal have shown significant declines in their numbers.
    - 2 days ago 31 May 23, 8:17am -
  • Rain likely to subside from tomorrow in Gujarat
    With the effects of the current cyclonic circulation weakening, rain is likely to recede from the city and state from Thursday onwards.
    - 2 days ago 31 May 23, 5:39am -
  • AMC's draft bylaws look set to transform parking in Ahmedabad
    To revolutionize parking in Ahmedabad, the city civic body has unveiled a new set of bylaws with all the bells and whistles on Tuesday. Brace yourselves for the Traffic and Parking Implementation Cell (TPIC), an elite squad which will be empowered to enforce parking rules and crack down on illegally parked vehicles.
    - 2 days ago 31 May 23, 5:37am -
  • GSHSEB Class 12 general stream results out today
    The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) will announce Class 12 general stream results on Tuesday. The exam was conducted from March 14-28 and was taken by 5.65 lakh students, compared to 4.5 lakh students in 2022.
    - 2 days ago 31 May 23, 5:33am -
  • Gujarati wife-killer becomes FBI's most wanted!
    Al-Qaida leader and global terrorist Osama bin Laden once figured prominently on this list. Today, a 33-year-old Gujarati, Bhadresh Patel, is on the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the US.
    - 2 days ago 31 May 23, 5:23am -
  • Rs 14k crore in Rs 2,000 notes deposited: SBI
    India’s largest bank, State Bank of India (SBI), has so far received Rs 14,000 crore worth of currency notes in Rs 2,000 denomination since May 23, when the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced withdrawal of the notes from circulation, according to the bank’s chairman, Dinesh Khara.
    - 3 days ago 30 May 23, 8:15am -

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    • Dalits embrace Buddhism at a mega event in Gujarat
      Notably, Ambedkar, along with his thousands of followers, embraced Buddhism on October 14, 1956, in Nagpur. AHMEDABAD: Nearly 50,000 people belonging to the Dalit and tribal community on Friday renounced Hinduism and embraced Buddhism on the occasion of the 132nd birth anniversary of social reformer BR Ambedkar at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.Baudh bhikshu Pragya Ratna of the Great Ashoka Buddh Vihar in Porbandar administered the 'Deeksha' to the hundreds of thousands of attendees. The Swayam Sai…
      - 48 days ago 14 Apr 23, 7:22pm -
    • Gujarat: 95 sanitation workers died since 2019, no government officials charged 
      A national government survey found that 13,460 people in the nation were employed in drain and septic tank cleaning in 2018, and that number increased to 58,098 people in 2019. AHMEDABAD: Circulars issued by the Gujarat Government's Urban Development and Housing on 10 May 2019 and the Panchayat and Village Development Department on 11 July 2019 stated the same thing: "If any sanitation worker dies while cleaning the underground drains, septic tank, so make a class II officer of the corporati…
      - 54 days ago 8 Apr 23, 4:17pm -
    • Asaram trust's 16 properties face demolition risk as Ahmedabad municipal body revokes nod 
      The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation revoked a conditional consent given to the trust to regularise these properties by paying "impact fee" to AMC and will soon decide on their demolition. AHMEDABAD: Sixteen properties of a trust run by jailed self-styled godman Asaram now face the risk of demolition after the Gujarat Revenue Department ruled they were constructed without converting the land for "non agriculture (NA)" use.Following the Revenue department's order, issued earlier this month, the…
      - 30 Jul 18, 11:19pm -
    • Crude bombs found ahead of Jagannath Rath Yatra, two held
      On the eve of the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra here, police today said it has found crude bombs during a search in Gomatipur, a communally-sensitive area of the city. AHMEDABAD: On the eve of the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra here, police today said it has found crude bombs during a search in Gomatipur, a communally-sensitive area of the city.The 141st Rath Yatra (the chariot procession of Lord Jagannath) will start from the Jagannath temple in Jamalpur area amid tight security tomorrow morning…
      - 13 Jul 18, 8:52pm -
    • Man kills self inside police station in Gujarat
      AHMEDABAD: A 35-year-old man allegedly committed suicide at a police station here in the wee hours today, police said. Rafiq Sheikh, who was arrested by the police under section 151 (arrest to prevent commission of cognisable offence) of the CrPC last evening, hanged himself by the window grill of the lockup toilet, they said.Sheikh, a resident of Shah Alam area, used a shawl to hang himself by the grill of window inside the Ishanpur police station in the city, inspector M N Pandya told PTI.…
      - 2 Nov 16, 7:01pm -
    • IIM-A students to impart education to underprivileged kids
      The Centre was inaugurated today by Chairman of Wagh Bakri Group Piyush Desai in the presence of IIM-A Director Ashish Nanda and several other faculty members and students. AHMEDABAD: The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) today inaugurated its community outreach project 'SMILE Centre' wherein students and faculty members of the premiere institute would impart formal as well as informal education to children of underprivileged families.    The SMILE (Student Mediated I…
      - 27 Oct 16, 5:22pm -
    • Dalit couple seeks justice for murdered soldier-son
      AHMEDABAD: The parents of an Indian Army soldier, who was allegedly killed by upper caste members six years back at their village in Surendranagar district, have sat on a dharna in Gandhinagar demanding justice, after the accused were acquitted by a local court for lack of evidence.The Dalit couple, Jahabhai Rathod (66) and his wife Jethiben (65), from Karadi village of Surendranagar district, have been sitting on an indefinite hunger strike at Satyagrah Chhavni in the state capital for last…
      - 14 Oct 16, 4:33pm -
    • Three of family killed, 11 injured in clash over old rivalry
      The case is being investigated even as the persons named in the FIR are yet to be arrested, the police official said. AHMEDABAD: Three persons of a family, including a man and his two sons, were killed and 11 injured when two groups clashed over personal animosity at Talaja town in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat, police said today.    The incident took place late last night at Khoja Society in Gulubhai-ni-Wadi locality when the groups clashed with each other using revolver, swords and also p…
      - 10 Oct 16, 3:42pm -
    • Dalits plan rail roko stir in Gujarat on Oct 1
      Dalit organisations, fighting against \"atrocities\" on the community in Gujarat, today announced holding of \"rail roko\" agitation at some places in state on October 1. Dalit leaders associated with \'Una Dalit Atyachar Ladat Samiti\' and \'Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch\' said they will stop trains at two to three places. AHMEDABAD: Dalit organisations, fighting against "atrocities" on the community in Gujarat, today announced holding of "rail roko" agitation at some places in state on Octobe…
      - 15 Sep 16, 3:48am -

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