It has been learned that the cultural ceremony, involving Bollywood celebrities, is scheduled to start at 1830 hrs and will run for 50 minutes. The toss will be held at 19:30 hrs and the match will start 30 minutes later.
During his day-long stay in Gujarat, the British prime minister is scheduled to have a closed-door meeting with prominent business leaders from the state, sources said.
At least 15,000 people are expected to greet both the prime ministers who will travel from the airport to Raj Bhavan, as per the release.
Lucknow and Ahmedabad teams, owned by the RP Sanjeev Goenka Group and CVC Capital respectively, will be the two new IPL franchises, to be part of the tournament from 2022.
Every year, visually impaired girls in Ahmedabad make diyas to light up the festivities during the festival of light. Students of Andh Kanya Prakash Gruh are now giving final touches to diyas ahead of Diwali.
They may have lived like humans, but they turned divine after their demise. These are Meet and Krish, the two friends who turned immortal even after their deaths.
This was for the fifth time in a row that CM Rupani has carried out the Pahind ritual. The deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and the Gujarat Minister of Home, Pradeepsinh Jadeja were also present at the Lord Jagannath temple in Jamalpur.
New Delhi: The continuation of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was thrown in doubt on Monday after it was confirmed that Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) spinner Varun Chakravarthy and pacer…
New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has termed the pitches on which the second and third India-England Test matches were played as “average”. The second Test was played at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai and the third Test was staged at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera near Ahmedabad. The ICC rates performance […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a three-city visit today to personally review Covid vaccine development and manufacturing process. Accordingly, he will visit the Zydus Biotech Park in Ahmedabad, Bharat Biotech in Hyderabad and Serum Institute of India in Pune. “PM will embark on a 3-city visit to personally review the vaccine […]
Ahmedabad: Amid rising coronavirus cases in the Ahmedabad city, authorities have decided to impose a 57-hour-long weekend curfew in municipal limits here from Friday night to stem the spread the COVID-19 spread, said officials on Thursday. Meanwhile, in the wake of the prevailing situation, the Gujarat government has put on hold its earlier decision to open […]
Kevadiya: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a seaplane service between the Statue of Unity near Kevadiya in Gujarat’s Narmada district and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad. Modi inaugurated the service by boarding the twin- engine plane from pond-3 close to Sardar Sarovar Dam near here. Before boarding the plane, Modi spent some time at […]
Ahmedabad: Eight patients in the ICU ward of a private COVID-19 designated hospital died after a fire broke out there on Thursday, a fire official said. The victims include five men and three women, who were being treated at the ICU ward of the COVID-19 designated Shrey Hospital in Navrangpura area of Ahmedabad, the official […]
Ahmedabad: A symbolic Rath Yatra was organised in the Lord Jagannath temple premises on Tuesday after the Gujarat High Court rejected the state government’s plea to carry out public procession. For the first time in 143 years, this world-renowned event was held without the accompaniment of troupes, tableaux and public participation in view of the […]
Nuapada: Odisha Police claimed a major breakthrough in busting a network of criminals involved in manufacture and sale of duplicate cough syrup by arresting two persons from Gujarat and Chandigarh. The two accused- Bhabesh Jewani and Sumit Kumar have been arrested by a team of Nuapada Police which was working on the case after it […]
Bhubaneswar: With armed robbers not giving two hoots to police, the Police Commissionerate needs to revisit the idea of crime-zone mapping in the twin city, which it mulled over some eight years back but had put in cold storage following apprehensions, and to some extent hard lobbying by the real estate developers. Where crime zone […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday flagged off the exposure visit for winners of the 12th edition of Tata Steel’s Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS) programme. The winning group of 20 students will go on an exposure visit to one of the premier facilities of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Space Applications Centre […]
New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday issued a show cause notice to Congress leader and Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu over his remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The EC notice was based on a complaint by Neeraj, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker in Gujarat, who alleged that Sidhu described the Prime […]
Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday cast his vote at a polling booth in Ranip, Ahmedabad, a part ofthe Gujarat’s Gandhinagar parliamentary constituency, in the third phase of the Lok Sabha polls. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah is the party candidate from this constituency, which was earlier represented by BJP veteran L.K. Advani. […]
Palghar (Maharashtra): The Western Railway’s (WR) long distance services on the Ahmedabad and New Delhi sectors were severely disrupted after two wagons of a goods train caught fire, with services resuming after 12 hours, officials said here on Friday. A WR spokesperson said that the fire broke out near Vangaon station in a goods trains […]
Ahmedabad: A leopard sneaked inside the premises of the high-security Gujarat government secretariat in Gandhinagar in early hours Monday, prompting the Forest Department to launch a search operation for the feline. The secretariat, or Sachivalaya, in the state capital near here houses the offices of Gujarat chief minister and chief secretary, besides those of other […]
Ahmedabad: Senior Supreme Court lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan on Saturday alleged that to justify the changed Rafale deal, the Indian Air Force (IAF) officials were being forced to speak in praise of the new deal signed by the Modi Government. The opposition parties and many activists have been questioning the change in the deal […]
Ahmedabad: The 141st Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath in Ahmedabad commenced this morning in the city amid tight security as lakhs of devotees flocked to the 18km route to catch a glimpse of the deity. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel performed ‘Pahind Vidhi’ – a symbolic ritual of cleaning […]
Ahmedabad: An Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot escaped narrowly on Friday after the Jaguar aircraft he was flying developed a snag and crashed near an air base here in Gujarat. The pilot, a Squadron Leader, was returning to the Jamnagar Air Force base after a routine training mission when he detected the snag while landing, […]
Ahmedabad: Scores of persons protesting against the impending release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmaavat’ went on rampage here on Tuesday evening, burning vehicles and pelting stones even as cinema halls announced they would not screen it despite Supreme Court orders. Police said around 200 protesters went around multiplexes on the upmarket SG Highway in Ahmedabad […]
Ahmedabad: BJP chief Amit Shah on Monday appeared before a special sessions court here following summons issued in the 2002 Naroda Gam case in which 11 persons were killed. Shah was summoned after the key accused in the case and former Minister in the then Narendra Modi government Maya Kodnani claimed to have failed to get […]
Ahmedabad: India’s Manika Batra enjoyed a superb start to her campaign at the 30th Asian Cup table tennis tournament, winning all three round robin group matches in the women’s singles category here on Friday. The World No.119 will now compete in the play-offs for a place in the quarter-finals. She will face World No.6 Miu […]
Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of the ambitious Rs 1.08 lakh crore ($17 billion) Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed rail project here. The ground-breaking ceremony of India’s first bullet train project was performed at the Athletic Stadium near the Sabarmati railway station. Modi and Abe pressed buttons […]
Berhampur: Five girls from an orphanage in this south Odisha city have been successfully placed in a company in Ahmedabad.
Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan will be conferred with a Doctor of Arts Honoris Causa degree by an Ahmedabad-based institute Rai University to appreciate her contribution to Indian cinema and for her endeavour to bring out the strong side of a woman via the silver screen. Overwhelmed by the honour, the actress hopes to live up […]
Tata-Singapore Airlines joint venture airline Vistara tonight announced the launch of its operations from January 9 with flight from Delhi to Mumbai and Ahmedabad