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Porbandar (Gujarat), Nov. 21 : The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency has detained 56 Indian fishermen off the coast of Gujarat and also captured their boats.
New Delhi, Nov 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday wished Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel "good health and a long life" on her 73rd birthday.
Surat, Nov. 20 : Brides and grooms from two different states met in Surat, Gujarat, to take part in a mass wedding to correct the skewed sex ratio and prevent the collection of dowry.
Hyderabad, Nov 19 : Gujarat expects investment deals of over Rs.12 lakh crore at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors' Summit scheduled to be held in January, a minister said here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Nov 19 : India's first smart city, the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City), Wednesday announced it had been conferred with the e-LETS award for the smart city's command and control centre from the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom).
Ahmedabad, Nov. 19 : The Nanavati-Mehta Commission submitted its final report on the 2002 Godhra Train Carnage that resulted in communal riots causing immense loss to life and property in the Gujarat.
Ahmedabad, Nov 18 : After 12 years and 24 extensions, the two-member Nanavati-Mehta Commission of Enquiry submitted its much-awaited final report on the 2002 Godhra train carnage and the subsequent communal riots, here Tuesday.
Mumbai, Nov. 18 : Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel, said the state was geared to tap the changing economic scenario with new industrial policies that would put the nation at the global forefront.
New Delhi, Nov 17 : The CBI Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here with Gujarat Forensic Science University (GFSU) to enhance its investigating capacity by using forensic science.
New Delhi, Nov 13 : The Supreme Court Thursday directed the Ahmedabad-based trial court to complete within three months the trial over the 2002 post-Godhra Gulberg Society massacre, in which 35 people including former Congress parliamentarian Ehsan Jaffri were burnt alive and 31 people went missing.
Chennai, Nov 13 : In a bid to attract IT companies to Gujarat, the government plans to refund of provident fund (PF) contribution made by the companies, it was announced Thursday.
New Delhi, Nov 13 : An international conference on material engineering and exhibition will be held at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
New Delhi, Nov. Nov 11 : The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its order on the bail plea of Gujarat cadre IPS office Narendra Kumar Amin who is in jail for his alleged involvement in Ishrat Jahan and other staged shootout cases.
Mumbai/Gujarat, Nov. 11 : The Congress party on Tuesday questioned the practicality of the bill, which makes voting in local body polls compulsory, passed by Gujarat Governor O.P. Kohli.
New Delhi, Nov. 10 : The Congress Party on Monday said it would wait to see how the newly passed Gujarat Local Authorities Laws Bill, which makes voting in the local body elections in the state compulsory, is implemented on the ground.
Anand (Gujarat), Nov. 9 : Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has stressed upon the need to enhance the involvement of women in the dairy sector, adding that today India is the largest producer of milk in the world.
New Delhi, Nov 9 : BJP MP from Rajkot constituency in Gujarat, Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai Kundariya who took oath as a minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ministry Sunday, is a prominent industrialist and also known for his social work.
Mumbai, Nov 7 : Mumbai's Maritime Energy Heli Air Services (MEHAIR) Pvt Ltd, which operates India's first onshore seaplane services in Maharashtra, will soon launch regional amphibian aircraft services within Gujarat, an official said Friday.
New Delhi, Nov 7 : Regional air service operator Maritime Energy Heli Air Services (Mehair) Friday said that it has received the requisite permissions for starting services in Gujarat.
Vadodara, Nov 7 : The Indian Body Builders Federation (IBBF) has organised a selection trial here Saturday for the Indian team for the sixth World Body Building and Physique Sports Championship to be held in Mumbai Dec 5-10.
Vadodara, Nov. 4 : Tribal women launched an anti-liquor campaign on Tuesday to make their village in the Chhota Udaipur district in Gujarat hooch free.
Surat, Nov. 4 : A decline in gold prices led to a huge rush of customers across jewellery stores in Surat.
Mumbai, Nov 4 : The US will join as a 'partner country' for the 7th Vibrant Gujarat Global Investor Summit scheduled to be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat early next year, it was announced here Tuesday.
Junagadh (Gujarat), Nov.3 : A lion, which had fallen in an open well was rescued by the forest department in Amrapur village of Junagadh district on Monday.
Surat, Oct. 1 : Specially-abled children hit the dance floor on Tuesday as they participated in the traditional Dandiya dance performed in honour of Goddess Durga during 'Navratri'.
New Delhi, Oct 31 : The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Gujarat government on a petition seeking compensation to families of debt-ridden farmers who committed suicide for being unable to come out of financial distress.
Ahmedabad, Oct. 31 : Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel flagged off the 'Run for Unity' programme in Ahmedabad on Friday, which is being observed as National Unity Day across the nation.
Ahmedabad, Oct. 30 : Gujarat Meteorological Department director Manoroma Mohanty on Thursday said Cyclone Nilofar, which is expected to make its landfall on the Indian coast later in the day, is weakening in its intensity, and will soon form a depression.
New Delhi, Oct. 30 : Very severe cyclonic storm Nilofar has weakened into a severe cyclonic storm ahead of making its expected landfall on Thursday night at the northern Gujarat coast and adjoining Pakistani coast.
New Delhi, Oct 29 : Private telecom companies have geared up to provide continuing mobile communication services to public with minimum disruption during the impending Gujarat cyclone.
Gir-Somnath District (Gujarat), Oct. 29 : C. P. Patel, the District Magistrate (Collector) of Gir Somnath District, on Wednesday, requested tourists to return home, and also confirmed that fishermen have been called back from sea, as Cyclone Nilofar is expected to strike the west coast of Gujarat in a couple of days.
Hyderabad, Oct 28 : A city court Tuesday convicted three people and sentenced them to two years' imprisonment while acquitting two others in a 10-year-old case relating to attack on a Gujarat Police team here.
Jafrabad (Gujarat), Oct. 28 : Fishermen in Amreli district here have been advised not to venture into sea as the Cyclone Nilofar is likely to make a landfall on Friday near Naliya in Kutch district of Gujarat.
New Delhi, Oct 28 : The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Tuesday said it has deployed rescue and rehabilitation teams at various locations as cyclone Nilofar approaches the Gujarat coast.
Gandhinagar, Oct. 27 : Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Monday assured that preparations are in place to deal with the impending Cyclone Nilofer.
Ahmedabad, Oct. 27 : Gujarat Meteorological Department Director Manorama Mohanty on Monday warned of an approaching cyclone off the coast of the state, which has been denoted the name 'Nilofer'.
Porbandar, Oct. 27 : Coastal districts in Gujarat would receive heavy to very heavy rainfall from Thursday as Cyclone Nilofar is reportedly going to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours.
Vadodara, (Gujarat), Oct. 27 : Two 100-year-old revolvers and a sword sheathe have been burgled from Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery.
Jamnagar (Gujarat), Oct. 27 : Jamnagar collector and district magistrate Nalin Upadhyay on Monday confirmed that the state was on high alert after reports emerged of a cyclone heading towards Gujarat.
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Oct 27 : Top officials in the Shreeji Group in Rajkot have become incommunicado following revelations by the central government that an owner of the company held Swiss bank account/s.
New Delhi, Oct.24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wished the people of Gujarat on the occasion of the state's New Year.
Surat (Gujarat), Oct.20 : In an extraordinary show of appreciation, a diamond merchant in Surat, Gujarat, has gifted cars and jewellery as bonus to his 491 employees ahead of the Diwali festival.
New Delhi, Oct 18 : The central government Saturday cleared a 35.96 km metro rail project in Ahmedabad.
Rajkot (Gujarat), Oct.17 : Gold jewellery sales have doubled as shoppers throng markets to mark the auspicious occasion of the Gurupushya Nakshatra, Hindu festival celebrated largely in India. Jewellery retailers also attracted customers through massive discounts.
Gandhinagar, Oct 17 : The US has evinced interest in participating in the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Summit-2015 as a partner country.
Mumbai, Oct 10 : Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel will jump into the BJP poll campaign in Maharashtra during the weekend, a party official said here Friday.
Ahmedabad, Oct.8 : As part of the recently launched 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', railway authorities in Gujarat have introduced hi-tech plastic bottle crushers at the Ahmedabad Railway Station in a bid to keep it clean.
New Delhi, Oct 1 : The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Wednesday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture (JV) company for setting up a 100 MW offshore wind power project off the Gujarat coast.
Porbandar, (Gujarat) Sep. 27 : A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Porbandar, Vitthal Radadiya has gifted property worth Rs 100 crore for the remarriage of his daughter-in-law in Jam Kandorana village in Gujarat.
Surat, (Gujarat) Sept. 24 : Ahead of the holy Navaratri festival, enthusiastic revelers got themselves tattooed with the faces of Modi and Obama as a mark of support for the former's U.S visit.
New Delhi, Sep 22 : The next Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the world's largest annual gathering of the Indian diaspora, will be held in Gujarat capital Gandhinagar in January next year to mark 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa, officials said Monday
New Delhi, Sep 22 : The Congress Monday lashed out at the Gujarat government for projecting Arunachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir as disputed regions in a map circulated during the signing of memoranda with China Sep 17.
Vadodara/Surat, Sept.22 : In a bid to empower women, the Government of Gujarat has provided free stalls for the sale of handmade items and goods to them at Navratri Festival venues during the nine-day celebrations to honour the Goddess Durga.
By Prashant Sood, Ahmedabad, Sep 21 : The Vibrant Gujarat (VG) summit here next January is likely to see some extra enthusiasm among participants as Narendra Modi, the man behind the event, is now India's prime minister. The summit, being billed as the "Davos of the East", is being perceived as a global networking platform to propel growth and investment.
New Delhi, Sep 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday greeted New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on winning the general elections for the third term.
Ahmedabad, Sep 20 : After Chinese President Xi Jinping, the British and Australian prime ministers are likely to visit Gujarat in January for a summit to tap investments and resources, sources said Saturday.
Sonari, (Gujarat) Sept. 20 : The last rites of Gujarati fisherman Balu Shigand, who died in a Pakistani jail in August, were performed at his native Sonari village on Friday.
Ahmedabad, Sep 20 : The 145th birth anniversary of the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi, going by the Hindu calendar, was celebrated at his birthplace Porbandar in Gujarat Saturday.
By Prashant Sood, Ahmedabad, Sep 18 : The agreements signed between India and China concerning Gujarat and the Chinese province of Guangdong would be mutually beneficial and help improve employment opportunities, state chief secretary Varesh Sinha said Thursday.
New Delhi, Sep 18 : State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) Thursday said it has won an order worth over Rs.3,500 crore from the Gujarat State Electricity Corp (GSECL) for setting up a thermal power project in Gujarat.