AHMEDABAD

  • High level of pollution in cities across India after Diwali, Faridabad maintains prescribed standards 11 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After the celebrations, in the the fallout of Diwali, the quality of air has gone alarmingly bad across the country. The Met department has predicted that the air will stay polluted for the next two days. On Thursday, the national capital recorded 210 micro grams per cubic metre...
  • Ahmedabad Metro project gets green signal, first phase to cover 35.96 km 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Aiming at providing much needed connectivity to the commuters in some of the densest and traffic congested areas of Ahmedabad, Union Cabinet on Saturday approved Rs 10,773 crore for the phase-1 of Ahmedabad metro covering 35.96 km. The metro is expected to considerably reduce the traffic congestion and will...
  • Gujaratis in UK want direct flights to Ahmedabad 6 days ago

    London: Gujaratis, who constitute nearly half of the Indian Diaspora in the UK, on Friday called on the new Indian government to launch direct flight routes between Britain and Ahmedabad. The National Congress for Overseas Gujaratis in the UK made the representation at the ongoing Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in London. "Direct...
  • Co-operative banks should join Jan Dhan Yojna: Amit Shah October 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday asked the co-operative sector banks of Gujarat to join the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna' and take up a movement to ensure that everyone in the state has a bank account. Shah was in the city on Tuesday to inaugurate RuPay ATM and debit...
  • Ahmedabad to get India's first intelligent traffic system October 9, 2014

    Ahmedabad: With the launch of a pilot project to alert commuters about the traffic situation, Ahmedabad became the first Indian city to get an Intelligent Traffic System (ITS). The pilot project was launched by Japanese firm Zero Sum Ltd in association with the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on a 10-km...
  • RAF to set up five new battalions in country: DG CRPF October 7, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Rapid Action Force (RAF) will set up five new battalions in the country, Director General, Central Reserve Protection Force (CRPF) announced in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. "The Centre has realised usefulness of RAF and therefore has decided to set up five new RAF battalions across the country," Dilip Trivedi, DG of...
  • Narendra Modi wants to convert Mumbai into Ahmedabad: Chhagan Bhujbal October 6, 2014

    Yavatmal: Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal on Monday said that Modi is gradually turning out to be the "PM of Gujarat" and wants to convert Mumbai into Ahmedabad. "Modi is gradually emerging as the Prime Minister of Gujarat and wants to convert Mumbai into...
  • Ahmedabad residents proud of former CM, say Modi is a global leader September 29, 2014

    Admirers back home in Ahmedabad heaped praises on their former chief minister and present Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that they are incredibly proud of him and that his speech was an indicator that he will bring about great changes in the country. ...
  • US city of Columbus marks Narendra Modi's visit to America September 27, 2014

    Washington: The mayor of the American city of Columbus in Ohio state, which has a sister city relationship with Ahmedabad, has issued a citation to mark the maiden US visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In a citation, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman urged all city residents to join him in recognition...
  • Caught on camera: Horrific car collision in Ahmedabad, 1 dead September 25, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A horrific car collision in Ahmedabad has been captured on camera. Eyewitnesses say two cars were racing each other early on Thursday morning when the accident happened. The CCTV footage shows the two cars brushing against each other at an intersection. One of the drivers died on the spot...
  • Former IIM-Ahmedabad lecturer accuses her ex-boyfriend of raping her September 23, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A former assistant lecturer of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Tuesday lodged a rape complaint against her former boyfriend, who used to be a PhD student of the same institute, the police said. The complaint was lodged at the Satellite area police station by a woman who claimed...
  • Ahmedabad hotel denies issuing 'diktat' to northeast Indian staff during Chinese President's visit September 22, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Hours after the Union Home Ministry ordered a probe into reports that employees of an Ahmedabad hotel from the northeast were asked to stay away from duty during Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit, the city police and hotel management have denied issuing any such instruction. "I am not aware...
  • Seeing business, Gujaratis flock to learn Chinese languages September 22, 2014

    Ahmedabad: With Gujarat hoping to boost trade ties with China after President Xi Jinping's recent visit, more are more Gujaratis are thronging institutes imparting training in various foreign languages especially to learn Chinese with a view to explore business opportunities in the neighbouring country. Several pacts were inked between the two...
  • Four Indian cities in Asian Top 10 destinations list September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Four Indian cities Agra, Ahmedabad, Kochi and Panaji feature among the Asian Top 10 list of a global survey, when it comes to lastminute bookings for luxury destinations, which are also affordable. Amongst the Asian Top 10 luxurious but affordable destinations, four Indian cities have been listed,...
  • Muslim cleric's remarks on Navratri an attempt to malign Hinduism, says VHP; seeks his arrest September 21, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Sunday took strong objection to what it termed as "provocative" remarks on Navratri festival by Maulana Mehdi Hasan, saying it is a deliberate attempt to "malign" Hinduism and demanded his arrest. VHP has also called for a statewide movement in Gujarat to bar Muslim youths...
  • Gujarat rolls out the red carpet for Chinese president Xi Jinping September 17, 2014

    President Xi Jinping is in India and breaking with protocol, he began his threeday India trip from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state. Both sides have hit the ground running two crucial MoUs have been already signed but more importantly Modi and President Xi seem to have hit...
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  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle September 17, 2014

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  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou September 17, 2014

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Gujarati fiesta for Chinese President Xi Jinping as Narendra Modi celebrates his birthday at home September 17, 2014

    Ahmedabad: It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. And the PM did not disappoint. The Chinese President was given a red carpet welcome in Ahmedabad, Modi's hometown, where he was accorded a police guard...
  • With Modi as PM, India's credibility crisis has ended: Amit Shah September 16, 2014

    Ahmedabad: BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesdasysaid that India's "credibility crisis" has ended under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the country has started earning respect in the world. Speaking at the felicitation function of the Prime Minister at Adalaj here, Shah also expressed hope that India would emerge...
  • My experience in Gujarat has helped me in Delhi: Narendra Modi September 16, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his hometown Ahmedabad on Tuesday, a day ahead of the Chinese President, Xi Jinping's visit to Gujarat. This is Modi's first visit to the state since taking over as Prime Minister. Jinping visits Gujarat on Wednesday, also Modi's birthday. In Ahmedabad, Modi addressed Bharatiya Janata...
  • Ahmedabad decked up to welcome PM Narendra Modi September 16, 2014

    Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's homecoming, Ahmedabad is all decked up to welcome him. The city is prepared to host Modi's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday. The duo will visit Hridaykunj and will then go on to the Sabarmati riverfront, one of state's showpiece projects. ...
  • Ahmedabad prepares to host PM Modi and the Chinese President September 16, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are scheduled to visit Ahmedabad on Wednesday. This will be Modi's first visit to the state after becoming the Prime Minister and Xi's first to the subcontinent. From the airport to the upmarket areas of Vastrapur, and beyond, the civic body...
  • Ahmedabad decked up for a grand welcome to PM Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping September 16, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad is decked up for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's homecoming. This will be his first visit after taking over as the Prime Minister. A day later, the city will host Chinese President Xi Jinping. The Gujarat government as well as BJP state unit are leaving no stone...
  • IIM Calcutta ranked best Bschool in Asia September 15, 2014

    Kolkata: The premier Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta has been ranked as the best Bschool from Asia in the FT Masters in Management Global Rankings. It has been recognised at rank 13 of the 2014 Financial Times Master in Management (MiM) ranking leaping by 6 places from 2013, for...
  • Gujarat, Guangdong set to become sister provinces September 15, 2014

    Beijing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state, Gujarat, is set to become the sister province of one of China's most developed Guangdong province and its capital Guangzhou the sister city of Ahmedabad, after the two sides ink a pact this week during Chinese President's India visit. The pacts are expected to...
  • Chinese President Xi's visit will strengthen ties: PM Modi; talks of Buddhism bond September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he was looking forward to welcoming Chinese President Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad on September 17 and was sure that his visit will strengthen ties between India and China, which share a strong bond of Buddhism. Ahead of Xi's visit, Modi...
  • Ahead of Chinese President Xi's visit Gujarat CM reviews preparation September 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Sunday paid a visit to the Ahmedabad airport as well as the Sabarmati riverfront to take a stock of the preparations for Chinese President Xi Jinping's oneday visit scheduled on September 17. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to arrive at the airport on...
  • BJP to hold reception ceremony for PM Modi, Amid Shah in Ahmedabad September 13, 2014

    Ahmedabad: BJP's Gujarat unit has organised a ceremony next week to felicitate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah who will be visiting their home state for the first time after assuming their respective responsibilities. "For the first time after assuming their respective positions, both Modi and Shah are...