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  • newAhmedabad: 3 workers fall from 13th floor in Ghuma

    - 19 hours ago 1 Oct 23, 5:42am -
  • newNarcotics found in 20 parcels sent from abroad
    The cybercrime branch and customs department in Ahmedabad have uncovered an international drug trafficking syndicate that used a private courier to smuggle cocaine and cannabis into India. The drugs were concealed in toys, notepads, and books. A joint operation resulted in the seizure of 2.31g of cocaine and 5.97kg of cannabis, with an estimated total value of Rs 50 lakh. The syndicate was discovered to be using the dark web and social media platforms for distribution. Investigations are ongoing…
    - 19 hours ago 1 Oct 23, 5:38am -
  • newMan duped of Rs 45 lakh in Ahmedabad's Bapunagar

    - 19 hours ago 1 Oct 23, 5:35am -
  • newCop in Ahmedabad gets one month in jail for drinking on duty
    A police constable in Ahmedabad has been sentenced to one month in jail for drinking alcohol while on duty. The constable had sent an SOS to the police control room, complaining of workplace harassment. When the police arrived to help him, they discovered that he was intoxicated. The constable denied the charges but was found guilty of violating prohibition laws. The court decided not to give the maximum punishment considering the pending case and the constable's remorse.
    - 19 hours ago 1 Oct 23, 5:29am -
  • newWoman moves Gujarat HC to remove 'Baby' from birth certificate
    Geeta Patel, a 50-year-old woman from Gujarat, has approached the high court to correct her birth certificate, which mistakenly mentions her name as 'Baby'. Geeta has provided several identity documents to prove her real name, but her requests for an updated birth certificate were ignored for months. Her lawyer argued that 'Baby' was just a gender marker and not a name. The court has instructed the authorities to decide on Geeta's application within a month.
    - 19 hours ago 1 Oct 23, 5:27am -
  • Rain likely to recede from Gujarat from Oct 2

    - 2 days ago 30 Sep 23, 8:38am -
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal wants to keep pot boiling, GU tells high court
    The Gujarat High Court has reserved its verdict on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's review petition against the court's order to fine him Rs 25,000. The case is related to Gujarat University's plea to furnish PM Narendra Modi's degree under the Right to Information Act. Kejriwal's lawyer argued that the university had not posted Modi's degree on its website, while the solicitor general requested the court to impose a greater penalty on Kejriwal for seeking a review of the court order. Both…
    - 2 days ago 30 Sep 23, 5:27am -
  • NID files complaint against cloned admissions website
    The National Institute of Design (NID) in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, and Bengaluru has discovered a phishing or cloned website ahead of admissions. The website, which claims to be linked to NID's 2024 admissions, deceives applicants by using the institute's acronym and providing past papers, notifications, and fee structures. Authorities have approached the cybercrime cell to take action against the website and have warned applicants to be cautious. Cyber security experts suggest creating awareness…
    - 2 days ago 30 Sep 23, 5:24am -
  • Societies in 'Kill Conocarpus' mode
    Residents of Zion Sky Field in Shilaj, Ahmedabad have removed all 25 Conocarpus trees from their premises after learning about the health issues they can cause. The forest department has issued a notification banning the distribution of Conocarpus saplings and their inclusion in mass plantation drives. However, the department is unaware of the scale at which these trees have been planted in the state. Many societies have been contacting the city social forestry department for guidance on removin…
    - 2 days ago 30 Sep 23, 5:18am -
  • Retired teachers back to learning to take Class 10 exam for benefits
    Around 200 retired teachers in Gujarat are preparing to take the Class 10 Gujarati, Hindi, or CCC examinations in order to secure their post-retirement benefits. A government notification mandates that teachers must pass one of these exams to be eligible for benefits. However, many teachers argue that these exams do not benefit them or their students. They believe that the government should adopt a more lenient approach towards retired teachers and that it is awkward for teachers to have to take…
    - 2 days ago 30 Sep 23, 5:10am -
  • WC to boost private jet traffic at Ahmedabad airport by 30%
    The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad is experiencing a surge in chartered aircraft activity, with an expected 30% increase in non-scheduled charter aircraft movements in October. This is due to the ICC Cricket World Cup matches scheduled to be held in Ahmedabad, which will attract political figures, business magnates, celebrities, and sports enthusiasts. The airport is well-prepared for the increase, with around 43 aircraft parking stands. The demand for private jet tr…
    - 2 days ago 30 Sep 23, 5:10am -
  • Rs 800 crore cocaine seized near Gandhidham in Gujarat
    In a major drug seizure in the Kutch district of Gujarat, the local police found 80 kg of cocaine worth Rs 800 crore abandoned near the coast. The police discovered the packets while patrolling the coast and confirmed that they contained cocaine. This incident highlights a new modus operandi of international drug mafias, who abandon the drugs at isolated places instead of directly handing them over to local receivers. Investigations are ongoing to identify the consignee. This seizure adds to a s…
    - 3 days ago 29 Sep 23, 5:33am -
  • Chief prosecutor must appear in Gujarat HC: Morbi victims’ kin
    The kin of the victims of the Morbi bridge collapse tragedy in Gujarat, India, have expressed their objection to a junior lawyer representing the state government in opposing the bail application of the prime accused. In a letter to various authorities, they demanded that the chief public prosecutor handle the case. The suspension bridge collapse in October 2022 resulted in the death of 135 people and injured over 200. The association formed by the victims' kin, called the 'Tragedy Victim Associ…
    - 3 days ago 29 Sep 23, 5:28am -
  • Spa owner held in Ahmedabad for ripping clothes off Nagaland woman

    - 3 days ago 29 Sep 23, 5:22am -
  • Ahmedabad: 'More women with cardiac issues than a decade ago'
    The prevalence of cardiac diseases among women has increased, with more women now undergoing heart procedures compared to a decade ago, according to doctors in Ahmedabad, India. Factors such as environment, stress, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, low physical activity, and poor diet are nullifying the protective effects of hormones before menopause. Women are also less likely to undergo health check-ups, leading to delayed detection of cardiac issues. Risk factors like smoking and chol…
    - 3 days ago 29 Sep 23, 5:13am -

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    • Islamic State module busted in Gujarat, three Kashmiri Youth and woman from Surat arrested
      According to the police, among the four people detained is a lady from Surat named Sumera, and one more person connected to the IS module is still at large. AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat Police Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) arrested four Islamic State (IS) affiliates after dismantling a terrorist organization module in the coastal town of Porbandar. The accused, including the woman, were brought before the Porbandar court, and the court granted them all a 13-day remand.According to the police, among the…
      - 10 Jun 23, 6:49pm -
    • Three members of diamond worker's family commit suicide; police suspect financial troubles
      His one daughter and son took the extreme step along with him and his wife outside the house, while the other two children were back at home. SURAT: A diamond worker's wife and two children have died after the four of them allegedly consumed a poisonous substance near their residence in Gujarat's Surat city apparently due to financial problems, police said on Thursday.The family took the extreme step late Wednesday evening, they said, adding the condition of the diamond worker, Vinu Mordiya (5…
      - 8 Jun 23, 7:36pm -

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