Tag: Ahmedabad

Amit Shah inaugurates new 4-lane Thaltej-Shilaj-Rancharda railway overbridge, built at a cost of Rs 55 crore

NEW DELHI: The Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the new 4-lane Thaltej-Shilaj-Rancharda railway overbridge, built at a cost of Rs 55 crore, in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat through video conferencing from New Delhi today. Several dignitaries including Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel were present at the programme. In his address on the occasion, […]

First Covishield consignment leaves Serum Institute for 13 locations

NEW DELHI: A decisive phase in India’s fight against coronavirus began in the wee hours on Tuesday as the first consignment of Covishield vaccines left Serum Institute of India for Pune airport, four days ahead of the nationwide inoculation drive launch. Three temperature-controlled trucks rolled out of the Serum Institute gates shortly before 5 am […]

Overall sales now trending very close to usual times, says D-Mart

NEW DELHI: Avenue Supermarts Ltd, which owns and operates the supermarket chain D-Mart, on Saturday said its overall sales and sales mix are now trending very close to usual times, though the consumption changes post COVID-19 still persists. Lesser trips and higher basket values continue to be the norm and products such as apparel, laundry, […]

Narendra Modi reviews COVID-19 vaccine development in Pune, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi held a 3-city tour to Serum Institute of India in Pune, Zydus Biotech Park in Ahmedabad and Bharat Biotech in Hyderabad today, to personally review the development and manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccine. The PM’s visit aimed at getting a first-hand perspective of the preparations, challenges and roadmap […]

Gujarat’s Horse trading: Amit Shah paid 10 crores says former Congress MLA Soma Bhai Patel on camera

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the November 3 bypolls in eight assembly seats in Gujarat, the Congress on Sunday released a video, claiming it showed a former MLA of the party accepting that he was paid crores by the BJP to switch sides. Gujarat Congress president Amit Chavda released the video at a press conference in […]

Tamil Nadu government ready to pay for Tamil medium school in Gujarat

NEW DELHI:Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday said that his government is willing to bear the expenditure for running the Tamil medium school in Ahmedabad which has been closed down. In a letter to his Gujarat counterpart Vijay Rupani, he said: “Tamil Nadu government is willing to undertake the entire expenditure for the […]

IPS officers transfers in Gujarat; Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara get new top cops

NEW DELHI: In a major reshuffle, the Gujarat government has transferred 74 IPS officers and appointed new police chiefs of Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara. The order was issued late Saturday night, a day after Ahmedabad Police Commissioner Ashish Bhatia was appointed as the state director general of police (DGP). As per the order, Sanjay Srivastava, […]

Cashless delivery mandatory after May 15 in Ahmedabad

NEW DELHI: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Monday decided to ban the cash-on- delivery option for grocery and food items from May 15, stating that novel coronavirus also spreads through currency notes. As per the AMC decision, the payment for such services will now have to be made only digitally, an official release said. […]

After Ahmedabad and Surat, now total lockdown in Gandhinagar from today

GANDHINAGAR: To curb the increasing number of corona positive cases and the spread of virus infection, the Gandhinagar Collector on Saturday said there would be a total lockdown in Gandhinagar city and Kalol municipality on the lines of Ahmedabad and Surat. The lockdown order will be in effect from May 9 (6 p.m.) in Kalol […]

Ahmedabad may have 8 lakh coronavirus cases by end of May: Official

NEW DELHI: The number of COVID-19 patients in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat may grow to eight lakh by the end of May if the current four-day period of doubling of such cases continues, an official said on Friday. So far, Ahmedabad city has reported 1,638 coronavirus positive cases, the highest in Gujarat. Of these, 1,459 […]

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