A total of 7,000 athletes from 36 states/UTs are participating in the National Games which will conclude on October 12.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, who is on a two-day visit to Gujarat as part of the AAP's campaign for the upcoming Assembly polls, addressed a gathering of auto-rickshaw drivers in Ahmedabad in the afternoon (Sept 12) following which an auto driver invited him for dinner to which he responded affirmatively, asking him to pick him up from his hotel in auto-rickshaw. High drama unfolded when the CM was intercepted by police citing security reasons. Watch this video.
Speaking at the unveiling function of the anthem and mascot for the 36th National Games at the EKA Arena, TransStadia here in Ahmedabad, Shah, said: "Ten years ago, when Modiji was the chief minister here, he started the Khel Mahakumbh. At that time Gujarat was nowhere in sports on the global map.
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Before the commencement of the Rath Yatra, Union Home Minister Amit Shah performed 'mangla aarti' (auspicious ritual to pay obeisance to Lord) of the deities in the temple in the early hours.
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.
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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.
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: 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: 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, […]