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Creativity Will Drive India’s Prosperity: Is Anyone Listening?
A special "Nobel Series" session was a notable addition at the latest Vibrant Gujarat Summit (January 9-12). Nine laureates were invited to share their thoughts about the challenges of humankind and what could be done to alleviate them. A Nobel exhibition is housed in Ahmedabad's Science City f..
Amazon India To Empower Tribal Entrepreneurs In Gujarat
With an aim to drive digital literacy among tribal entrepreneurs in Gujarat, Amazon India on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Gujarat Tribal Development Department (TDD) during the "Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017" here. As part of the MoU, Amazon India will educat..
Modi’s Mother Exchanges Old Notes For Rs 4,500
A week after Rs 500 and 1,000 notes were spiked, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Hiraba Modi on Tuesday exchanged demonetised currency for Rs 4,500 at a bank near the state capital Gandhinagar. Wearing a white cotton sari over a dark blue blouse, 96-year-old Hiraba queued up at the Raisan b..
AAP MLA Arrested In Surat Ahead Of Kejriwal Rally
Gulab Singh, an AAP MLA from Delhi and the party in-charge in Gujarat, was arrested here on Sunday, hours before a rally by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. A Delhi Police team which had flown from the national capital made the arrest after Gulab Singh, who has been in and ..
Pregnant Dalit Woman Beaten Up In Gujarat
A pregnant Dalit woman was attacked by some upper caste people who barged into their home after her family refused to clear animal carcasses from fields in Gujarat's Banaskantha district, police said Saturday. All six accused have been arrested. The incident was reported from Mota Karja village i..
Dalit Agitation Forces Gujarat To Set Up Atrocity Courts
The Gujarat government on Thursday announced setting up of special courts in 16 districts of the state to handle cases related to atrocities on Dalits. According to a government notification, the special atrocity courts would be functional from October 1 and would also have govern..
AAP Seeks Gujarat High Court Help For Rally In Surat
The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the state government on an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) petition that Surat police was not granting the party permission to hold a rally of AAP chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. "This will be the first rally by Kejriwal in the state, to ..
Coal Block Case Accused Radha Krishna Saraf Dies
Radha Krishna Saraf, former Director of Gagan Sponge Iron Private Ltd (GSIPL) and an accused in the Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block allocation case, died here of a heart attack on Tuesday. After retiring from public sector undertaking (PSU) Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) as the Executive Di..
Congress Spokesperson Up In Arms In Gujarat
Ahmedabad: The simmering anger against the Gujarat Congress leadership exploded on Thursday with senior leader and spokesperson Shaktisinh Gohil giving up responsibilities for the 2017 assembly polls, days after a former MP resigned from the core committee. First on his Facebo..
Modi To Visit Gujarat To Launch Irrigation Scheme
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will visit his home state Gujarat to launch an irrigation scheme-- SAUNI Yojna, a project initiated by him in 2012 as Chief Minister. "Looking forward to being in Gujarat today for the launch of SAUNI Yojana. This scheme will truly benefit the people of Guj..