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  • International Yoga Day: Over 8,000 differently-abled, 4,000 pregnant women to participate in Yoga Day events in Gujarat

    Ahmedabad: Around 1.25 crore people, including over 8,000 differently-abled and over 4,000 pregnant women, will take part in the International Yoga Day events to be organised across Gujarat tomorrow, a state minister said today. Ahmedabad district administration is gearing up to break the world record of maximum number of differently-abled people doing ‘silent Yoga’ together, Minister of State for Education Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said.

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    Mumbai: Centre may form single tribunal to resolve inter-state water disputes

    Mumbai: A regional conference of western states on water resources was held in Mumbai on Monday to discuss the contentious issues among the five western states viz. Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa. Arjun Ram Meghwal, Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation who chaired the conference, hinted that a single tribunal may soon be formed to resolve the inter-state water disputes.

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    Gujarat tops Niti Aayog’s Water Management Index

    New Delhi: Gujarat has emerged as the best state on Niti Aayog’s composite water management index (CWMI) in the country followed by Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra. In northeastern and Himalayan states, Tripura has been adjudged as the top state in 2016-17 followed by Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Assam.

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    Plastics ban in Gujarat may kill over 2000 SMEs: Gujarat Plastic Manufacturers Association

    Vadodara: The plastics industry in Gujarat is expecting to face a crisis after the ban, with over 2000 SMEs on the verge of closure in several cities, according to the Gujarat Plastic Manufacturers Association (GPMA). “Over 2000 SMEs will be on verge of closure due to plastic ban in several cities including Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Rajkot in the gujarat, and around 50,000 people may lose employment due to this ban,” Alpesh Patel, president

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    IAF fighter jet Jaguar crashes near Gujarat’s Jamnagar, pilot killed

    New Delhi/Kutch: An Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter jet today crashed soon after it took off from the Jamnagar airbase in Gujarat, killing the pilot, official sources said. They said the aircraft was on a routine training mission and crashed around 10.30 am.

  • After Saturday showers, temp in city up by 3 degrees Celsius

    Mumbai : The city experienced a slight drizzle in some areas on Friday morning resulting in the sweltering heat that troubled Mumbaikars all day on Saturday. At Santacruz, the maximum temperature shot up to 36.1 degrees Celsius, almost three degrees above the normal. The corresponding temperature recorded on June 2 last year was 35 degrees Celsius.

  • Gujarat ATS arrests terrorist involved in 1993 Mumbai blasts

    Navsari (Gujarat): The Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Friday arrested a terrorist identified as Ahmed Lambu from Gujarat’s Navsari-Valsad coastal area, who was allegedly involved on 1993 Mumbai bomb blast case. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Interpol had earlier circulated a lookout notice against Ahmed. The arrested terrorist also carried a bounty of Rs. five lakh on his head. Ahmed was also involved in the illegal supply of weapons.

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    Absconding man, who killed his sister-in-law, has been traced to Gujarat’s Navsari district

    Mumbai: The man who killed his 33-year-old sister-in-law in a cottage in Malad (west) on Monday afternoon has been traced to Navsari district of Gujarat, said Malwani police. Harish Tatad is a mason and lives in Malad. Indu’s husband had suspicions of the affair but the duo — Indu and Harish — continued to see each other. Tatad allegedly killed Indu as she always fought with him doubting affair with other women.

  • Maharashtra creates 8 Lakh jobs in 7 months in organised sector: EPFO

    Mumbai: Maharashtra has seen the creation of over eight lakh jobs in the organised sector in the last seven months, the highest in the country, a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office said on Friday. “The country has seen creation of 39.36 lakh jobs in organised sector during the period September 2017 to March 2018. Maharashtra has bagged the first position by creating 8,17,302 employment opportunities in this sector,” the CMO statement

  • Gujarat: 111 infants dead at Adani-run hospital in 5 months, probe ordered

    Bhuj (Gujarat): The Gujarat government on Friday ordered an inquiry into the deaths of 111 newborns in five months at the Adani Education and Research Foundation-run G K General Hospital here. As per the data released by the hospital, 111 infants died in the first five months of 2018, ending May 20.

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    Heat wave condition to prevail in Gujarat for the next couple of days

    Gandhinagar (Gujarat): Heat wave condition are likely to prevail in Gujarat for the next couple of days as there are no chances of rain, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). “We have given heat wave alert for Gujarat for today. Many places have seen temperature above 44 degree Celsius in Gujarat,” IMD Gujarat Director Jayant Sarkar told ANI.

  • Clashes in Gujarat town over Dalit man adding ‘Sinh’ to name

    Ahmedabad: Angered by a Dalit man’s decision to add the suffix ‘Sinh’ to his name, a group of Rajputs clashed with Dalits in Dholka town here last evening, the police said. Two FIRs had been lodged, with both sides blaming the other for the violence, the police added.

  • Rajkot: 40-year-old Dalit rag-picker beaten to death by five men; Shocking Video

    On Sunday morning a 40-year-old Dalit rag-picker was beaten to death by unidentified men at Shapar village in Rajkot. After a video went viral on social media, where it was seen that the 40-year-old was mercilessly beaten up by men, the police launched an investigation.