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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.

  • Gujarat official claims to be god’s avatar, refuses to work

    Gandhinagar: A Gujarat government officer has refused to come to office since he believes that he is the tenth incarnation of Lord Vishnu – Kalki, and has to “change the global conscience” by undertaking “penance” at home.

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    No threat to coastal Gujarat from cyclonic storm ‘Sagar’

    Ahmedabad: Cyclonic storm ‘Sagar’ which is building up near Yemen is less likely to have any significant impact on coastal Gujarat as it is moving towards Gulf of Oman, according to meteorological department.

  • Airtel gets DoT nod for Telenor merger gets

    New Delhi : The Department of Telecom (DoT) on Monday approved the merger of Telenor India with Bharti Airtel, according to an official source.

  • Gujarat: Three detained for indulging in celebratory firing

    Anand: Three people were detained in Gujarat’s Anand for opening celebratory firing at a Lok Sangeet event. In a video which surfaced on Monday, numbers of people were seen carrying rifles and firing continuously in the air during the event.

  • Hinduja Power takes over Kiran Energy for Rs 1K cr

    Mumbai : Hinduja National Power Corp, a part of the Hinduja Group, has acquired Kiran Energy Solar Power for around Rs 1,000 crore, two sources close to the development have said.

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    ISIS suspect planned to assassinate PM Modi by sniper attack, Gujarat ATS chargesheet reveals shocking details

    A charge sheet filed by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) against two ISIS terrorists, Ubaid Mirza and Mohammad Kasim Stimberwala, last month, claims that an unidentified associate of one of the two arrested men talked about assassinating Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The charge sheet against Mirza and Mohammad Kasim Stimberwala — both arrested last October — was filed before the chief judicial magistrate at Ankleshwar in Bharuch

  • Uttan: Fishermen haunted by fishhook injuries in deep sea

    Bhayandar: Already combating the threat of fishing with LED lights and bull trawling, the fishing community from the coastal belts in Uttan near Bhayandar are now haunted by yet another and much more dangerous trend in the form of “Paaka Fishing” initiated  by a section of  their unscrupulous counterparts from Gujarat and Daman.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi greet people on Maharashtra, Gujarat Day

    New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted people of Maharashtra and Gujarat on their respective statehood day. President Kovind took to Twitter and said, ” On Maharashtra Day, greetings and good wishes to the people of Maharashtra. May the state continue to prosper and develop in the years to come #PresidentKovind”

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    Gujarat: Three arrested for kidnapping, raping 14-year-old girl in Surat

    Surat: Three persons were arrested on Sunday in Bardoli town of Surat district for allegedly kidnapping and gang-raping a 14-year-old girl, the police said. They said accused Naresh Jaware, along with his accomplices, Akash and Chhotu, had, on Thursday, kidnapped the victim and raped her after taking her to a desolate place in Bardoli town.

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    Gujarat: Man kills wife, chops body into 11 pieces in Surat

    Surat (Gujarat): In a hair-raising incident, a man killed his wife and chopped her body into 11 pieces in Gujarat’s Surat. The accused namely Shahnawaz Sheikh killed his wife Julekha and dumped the chopped parts of her body in different parts of the city, said Surat Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) B.S. Thakkar.

  • Cash Crunch: Cashless economy, finally; ATMs run out of cash, government says no currency shortage

    New Delhi: A day after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan flagged the shortage of Rs 2,000 notes in ATMs, reports trickled in about a large number of ATMs of various banks running out of cash in Delhi and in   Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Bihar.

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    Mumbai: Sunil Tatkare alleges Devendra Fadnavis loves Gujarat and allows projects to shift

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party has accused Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for being in love with the neighbouring state Gujarat and is allowing all major projects to be diverted then he should also take the Nanar project to Gujarat.  Sunil Tatkare, the state president of NCP said, his party will not allow Nanar project to be set up in Konkan and Fadnavis can actually shift it to Gujarat.