GUJARAT

  • Gujarat: School teacher sentenced to life-term for raping minor 12 hours 36 minutes ago

    Valsad: A local court on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to a teacher for raping a 14-year-old student in a school in the year 2013. Valsad district and sessions court Magistrate BG Doshi convicted the teacher Kiran Lalu Patel under Protection of Children against Sexual Offences act (POCSO), 2012 and IPC...
  • Gujarat: MiG-21 crashes near Jamnagar, pilot safe 17 hours 49 minutes ago

    Jamnagar: A MiG-21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near Bed village in Jamnagar district on Saturday while the pilot managed to eject safely, police said. "A MiG-21 crashed at Rasoolnagar area near Bed village, 20-km from Jamangar city," district superintendent of police Neeraj Badgujar said. "The...
  • AP government issues alert after rise in swine flu cases in Telangana, Delhi & Gujarat 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The Andhra Pradesh government has issued an alert with Telangana, Delhi & Gujarat witnessing a steep rise in swine flu cases. So far 60 deaths have been recorded in the country in 2015. Telengana is the worst hit with around 500 cases and 17 deaths. The National Capital is also...
  • Pakistan: Over 400 Hindu families seek Indian citizenship 2 days ago

    Ahmedabad: More than 400 Hindu families from Pakistan who are living in Gujarat on Thursday attended a camp held by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and the district collector's office. The two-day camp has been organised on demand from those seeking the citizenship. "Around 400 to 450 families participated. The...
  • Minority shareholders voting on Gujarat plant in 6 months: Maruti 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India expects to obtain minority shareholders approval on its plans to let parent Suzuki Motor Corporation own and invest in its upcoming plant in Gujarat in the next six months. The company, which had delayed seeking the approval for the same, is awaiting the amendments to...
  • 'Navjivan' to open cafe, portal to spread Gandhian ideology 4 days ago

    Ahmedabad: With a view to present Gandhian ideology in a modern way, Mahatma Gandhi-founded publication house Navjivan Trust will open an art gallery, cafeteria and a centre for sustainable development. Gujarat Chief Minster Anandi Patel will inaugurate the art gallery, cafe and the sustainable development centre on January 29 at the...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group B wrap: Sensational Wakhare helps Vidarbha thrash Gujarat 1 week ago

    Off-spinner Akshay Wakhare bagged a career-best seven wickets 7 for 70 to run through Gujarat batting line-up in a sensational bowling display and set up Vidarbha's 120-run victory in their Ranji Trophy Group B match on Saturday. Gujarat were dismissed for just 175 in 70 overs in their second innings at...
  • Gujarat: 1 labourer dead, 3 injured in blast at chemical unit in Bharuch January 20, 2015

    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...
  • Watch: Cyrus in conversation with US businessman on the success of 'Vibrant Gujarat Summit' January 18, 2015

    The seventh edition of the 'Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit' which kicked off in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders from across the world in which leaders and businessmen from India and world announced huge investments. Cyrus Boracha talks to a US businessman on the success of the summit. ...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha January 18, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on 'Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2015', Goa Minister's 'curing' LGBT remark, Sunanda Pushakar death case and the government unblocks 32 websites that had 'jihadi content'. ...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group B wrap: Punjab manage a point vs Gujarat, stay in 2nd position January 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Title contenders Punjab maintained their second position in the group table despite managing a single point against Gujarat in a Ranji Trophy cricket match. A match which turned out to be a first innings contest saw Punjab get all out for 362 in reply to Gujarat's mammoth first innings total...
  • Why 2015 will be defining year for India January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: If there were an annual prize for the "World's Most Hopeful Economy," it would likely go to India. After years of disappointing returns, the world's largest democracy rediscovered vigor in 2014. Stocks rose by a third; foreign investment grew by a quarter; the economy at one stage expanded...
  • 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...
  • Minister of Trade UK Lord Livingstone Vibrant Gujarat Summit January 16, 2015

    Minister of Trade UK Lord Livingstone talks about investments flowing into India because of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit held in Gandhinagar. ...
  • Lawsuit against Modi in 2002 Gujarat riots case dismissed by US court January 15, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not have to face a US lawsuit claiming he failed to stop anti-Muslim rioting in 2002, a federal judge in New York ruled on Wednesday. ...
  • Indo-British Trade Council Chairman on Vibrant Gujarat Summit January 13, 2015

    Indo-British Trade Council Chairman Uday Dholakia talks about investments flowing into India because of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit held in Gandhinagar. ...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B wrap: Gujarat on top against Punjab on Day 1 January 13, 2015

    Ahmedabad: A solid performance by the top half helped Gujarat reach 284 for four in their first innings on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match against Punjab. Electing to bat after winning the toss, Gujarat recovered from the early loss of opener Smit Patel (14) to be...
  • 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...
  • US to invest $1 billion in renewable energy projects in India January 13, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Secretary of State John Kerry met on the sidelines of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit and the two are believed to have discussed modalities of the Indo-US civil nuclear agreement. Sources said that the two leaders also discussed an energy pact that will be taken...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 12, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • 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...
  • Code for India launches Gujarat chapter January 12, 2015

    Washington: Silicon Valley-based 'Code for India', a fast growing network of Indian-origin tech professionals, on Monday announced to launch a Gujarat chapter to help build skills development programmes in the state. "Our mission is to think local and hack global with our volunteer base of tech professionals from top technology companies...
  • 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. ...
  • India on the brink of 'quantum leap', PM Modi tells investors at Vibrant Gujarat Summit January 12, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised on Sunday to pursue predictable policies and ensure stable taxes, in a speech that sought to address concerns for foreign investors in Asia's third-largest economy. US Secretary of State John Kerry led a roll call of leaders, including UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and World...
  • 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...
  • Vibrant Gujarat summit: Modi exhibited forward looking leadership, says Ban Ki Moon January 11, 2015

    Speaking at the Vibrant Gujarat summit, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has exhibited forward looking leadership. He also said, "All world leaders are inspired by Mahatma Gandhi's teachings." ...
  • Vibrant Gujarat summit: US would like to strengthen trade ties with India, says John Kerry January 11, 2015

    Speaking at the Vibrant Gujarat summit on Sunday, US Secretary of state John Kerry said that the United States would like to strengthen commercial ties with India. He also said, "I am highly impressed by PM Modi's slogan 'Sabka sath, sabka vikas'." ...
  • Defence procurement policy will be industry friendly: Manohar Parrikar January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Government on Sunday said it will come up with industry friendly defence procurement policy with a view to attracting overseas and domestic investment for manufacture of equipment in the country. "Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2015 will have an industry friendly approach for the defence production,"...