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  • Gujarat: 1 labourer dead, 3 injured in blast at chemical unit in Bharuch 6 days ago

    Bharuch: A labourer has died and three others have been injured in an explosion that took place on Tuesday early morning at a chemical factory unit in Bharuch, Gujarat. The fire has now been brought under control. It is yet to be deciphered what kind of product was being manufactured when...
  • Ahmedabad: 4 young men kill girl for allegedly resisting their rape bid January 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: A 22-year-old girl was killed by four young men when she resisted their alleged bid to rape her in Naranpura area of the city, police said. Police said the incident took place on Wednesday night when Vandana, who was staying at a working women's hostel in Naranpura area, and her...
  • Special focus on defence sector at Vibrant Gujarat Summit, 11 MoUs signed January 13, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Gujarat rolled out the red carpet for global business leaders who brainstormed and pledged investment in the state at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit but the special focus was on defence. Other areas of focus in the three-day event were health, food security and climate change. Eleven MoUs were signed in...
  • 21,000 MoUs worth Rs 21 lakh crore signed at Gujarat Vibrant Summit January 13, 2015

    Gandhinagar: The seventh edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in Gandhinagar was bigger and more impressive than all the previous editions as over 21,000 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) worth Rs 25 lakh crore have been signed. The three-day event saw political and business leaders from across the world converge...
  • Coal allocations: SC notice to Gujarat government on failure to provide information to CBI January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Monday sought an explanation from Gujarat Government for its alleged failure to provide requisite information relating to two coal block allocations to the CBI for its probe into coalgate scam. "Despite our order, no response has been received by the CBI and no documents have...
  • 'Modi-Obama' kites a hit in Gujarat on Makar Sankranti January 12, 2015

    Vadodara: With the country all set to welcome US President Barack Obama for the Republic Day in New Delhi, the 'Modi-Obama' kites are the flavour this season in Gujarat for the upcoming Makar Sankranti festival. The markets in Vadodara, Surat, Bharuch, Rajkot, Ahmedabad and other places in the state are flooded...
  • Over 18,000 MoUs worth Rs 10 lakh crore signed on day one of Vibrant Gujarat Summit January 12, 2015

    Gandhinagar: As the second day of Vibrant Gujarat Summit is underway in Gandhinagar on Monday, over 18,000 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) worth Rs 10 lakh crore were signed on day one of the summit itself. Another 5000-odd MoUs are likely to be signed today. The three-day summit kicked off on Sunday...
  • Live: Gujarat Vibrant Summit 2015 - Day 2 January 12, 2015

    The seventh edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit inaugurated by Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Sunday is being attended by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, US Secretary of State John Kerry and 50 CEOs of top Indian as well as international companies. ...
  • Global leaders praise PM Modi's development initiatives January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and vision, global leaders ranging from UN Secratary General to World Bank chief on Sunday described him as the "driving force" of India's growth engine during the inauguration of the 7th Vibrant Gujarat Summit. UN Secretary General, who started his speech in Modi's mother...
  • Arun Jaitley adopts 4 villages in Gujarat January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday adopted four villages in Vadodara district in Gujarat as part of the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana for MPs. "Today I adopted four villages-- Karnali, Pipaliya, Valida, Baglipura-- under the Karnali group panchayat of Dabhoi taluka in Vadodara district,...
  • 'Vibrant Gujarat' is now India's principle economic summit, says Arun Jaitley January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit has become the country's "principle economic summit" and welcomed other states organising similar events. "The more the states organise it, the more their idiom and their attitude in support of investment...
  • Investors across the world attend 7th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit January 11, 2015

    Addressing at the seventh edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit in Gandhinagar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wooed investors from across the world by presenting his government as business-friendly and portraying India as the idle place for an investment. ...
  • PM Modi woos investors at Vibrant Gujarat summit, says India offers demand, democracy, demography January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wooed investors from across the world by presenting his government as business-friendly and portraying India as the idle place for an investment. He said, "India offers you 3Ds - democracy, demography and demand and it will not be found anywhere else in the...
  • RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani announces Rs 100,000 crore investment in Gujarat January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on January 11 announced Rs 100,000 crore investment across businesses in the next 12-18 months and said India was on the path to become the world's fastest growing economy. The investments will be in expanding petrochemical production capacity as well as in launch the much-awaited...
  • Gujarat a cultural crossover to the world: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday said Gujarat could also be a crossroad for a new era of sustainable development while it has long been a cultural crossover to the world. "This dynamic state has long been a cultural crossover to the world. Today, it can also be a...
  • Suzuki Chairman says Gujarat plant will be ready by 2017: Vibrant Gujarat Summit January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Suzuki Motor Corp's new car manufacturing unit in Gujarat, being set up at an investment of Rs 4,000 crore, will be ready by 2017, its Chairman Osamu Suzuki said. "Currently we are constructing a new plant in Gujarat... we will complete it by 2017 with the support of Chief Minister...
  • I am highly impressed by PM Modi's slogan 'sabka saath, sabka vikas': John Kerry January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: US Secretary of State John Kerry said no act of terror will ever stop "the march of freedom" and the entire world is with the people of France. In the deadliest terror attack in France in four decades, heavily-armed gunmen stormed a satirical newspaper's office in Paris on January...
  • Watch: RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani addresses the gathering at Vibrant Gujarat Summit January 11, 2015

    Addressing the seventh edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit, Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that Reliance will invest Rs 100,000 crore in the state in next five years. He said, "Each Vibrant Gujarat Summit has been bigger than the earlier one. I urge companies to invest in India. Reliance...
  • Vibrant Gujarat Summit: Day 1: As it happened January 11, 2015

    Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel inaugurated the seventh edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit on Sunday, a flagship programme of the state government, in Gandhinagar, which will be attended by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, US Secretary of State John Kerry and 50 CEOs of top Indian as well as...
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Vibrant Gujarat Summit, Ban Ki-Moon, John Kerry among attendees January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the seventh edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit on Sunday, a flagship programme of the Gujarat government, in Gandhinagar, which will be attended by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, US Secretary of State John Kerry and 50 CEOs of top Indian as...
  • Ban Ki Moon to inaugurate canal top solar power plant in Gujarat January 10, 2015

    Vadodara: UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon will inaugurate Gujarat's first 10 MW solar power plant on Narmada river canal on Sunday, state Energy Minister Saurabh Patel said on Saturday. "The Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited (SNNL), an agency created by the Gujarat government for...
  • Live: India waiting for NRI's with open arms, says PM Modi at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas January 8, 2015

    The three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2015 celebration, an annual meet of visiting NRIs and tourists, started on Thursday at Gandhinagar in Gujarat. ...
  • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to begin today, Indian diaspora from across the world flocks to Gujarat January 8, 2015

    Gandhinagar: The three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2015 celebration, an annual meet of visiting NRIs and tourists, will kick off in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, on Thursday. President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present for the event among other dignitaries. The Indian diaspora settled across the world is flocking to...
  • Temporary aberrations in Pakistan-India Dosti bus service will be sorted out: MEA January 7, 2015

    Gandhinagar: India on Wednesday expressed hope that "temporary aberrations" in the Dosti bus service connecting Delhi and Lahore, which has been restricted to the Wagah border by Pakistan in view of increased "terror threats", will be sorted out. "This is an initiative which our former Prime Minister Atal Bhihari Vajpayee and...
  • Caught on camera: 4-year-old falls from 4th floor in Gujarat, sustains minor injuries January 6, 2015

    A CCTV camera has captured the shocking visuals of a 4-year-old child falling from the roof of her home. The girl survived the fall with only a fracture in her waist. Her father said that she is currently stable. The incident took place when she was flying a kite at...
  • Security in Gujarat enhanced, Coast guard, Navy carry out surveillance January 6, 2015

    Coast patrolling has been intensified in Gujarat after a Pakistani boat recently bombed itself near Porbander. Coast guard and Navy have been carrying out surveillance. The boats returning from the sea are being checked thoroughly. ...
  • 173 marine commandos deployed in Gujarat coastal areas after the recent Pakistani boat explosion January 5, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Security has been tightened across the coastal region of Gujarat after a Pakistani boat exploded 365 kms off Porbandar coast on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. 173 marine commandos have been deployed at 20 police stations along the coastal areas to avert any untoward incident. "After...
  • Terror at sea: India searches for second Pakistan boat which came from Karachi January 4, 2015

    New Delhi: After a mid sea operation against a Pakistani boat that probably averted a 26/11 like terror attack on New Years eve, sources say Indian authorities are on the lookout for a second boat which also came from Karachi around the same time. Indian secirity agencies are searching the...
  • Shiv Sena protests against Ghulam Ali's music show; 15 held January 3, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Shiv Sena on Saturday held protests demanding cancellation of Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali's music show in the city on Sunday. Fifteen Sena workers were later arrested for holding the protests, police said. "Police today arrested 15 members of Shiv Sena at Karnavati Club in SG highway area here for protesting...
  • 'Ghar wapsi' is natural process, says RSS leader Vaidya January 3, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Defending the controversial ghar wapsi program, senior RSS leader Manmohan Vaidya on Saturday said 'conversion' is a wrong term to be used for'home coming'. "Conversion is not an appropriate word for ghar-wapsi. This is not conversion. This is a home coming for those who have natural urge to reconnect with...