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IPL match scheduled today in Ahmedabad postponed as 2 KKR players test COVID-19 positive

The Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) that has scheduled today at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad has been postponed. The decision comes after two team members of the KKR squad tested positive for COVID-19. According to an official statement, Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier...

DC thrashes KKR in Ahmedabad as Prithvi smashes 82 off 41 balls

Delhi Capitals (DC) returned to winning ways after registering a comfortable victory over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in IPL at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Thursday. With the victory, DC has occupied the second spot on the points table. Notably, Chennai Super Kings continue to remain on top of the points table. Exceptional...

Ahmedabad: 3 more hospitals declared as designated COVID-19 facility

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Wednesday declared three more hospitals in the city as designated COVID hospitals. The three hospitals include LG General Hospital, VS General Hospital and Shardaben Hospital. Following the decision, the entire bed strength of these three hospitals except the gynaecology emergency department in Shardaben Hospital will be made...

Amit Shah gives cryptic reply on secret meeting with Sharad Pawar in Ahmedabad

Rumours are rife about a secret meeting between Union home minister Amit Shah and NCP chief Sharad Pawar in Ahmedabad on Saturday. However, Amit Shah on Sunday left people guessing when he neither admitted nor declined the secret meeting. In fact, in a cryptic reply, Shah said, “Everything need not be made public.” Notably, the...

IIMA emerges as latest COVID-19 hotspot in city, over 40 test positive

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) has emerged as the latest hotspot for COVID-19 in the city. Over 40 people have tested positive for the virus in the past four days which includes five students who went to watch the first T20I match between India and England at the Narendra Modi Stadium on March...

IPL 2021: First match between Mumbai & Bangalore on April 9

The IPL Governing Council on Sunday announced the schedule for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 to be held in India. After nearly two years, the IPL extravaganza will return home with Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai & Kolkata hosting the marquee event. Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium to host final on May 30 The season...

Rishabh Pant 2.0 and Washington Sundar put India on a driving seat on Day 2 of 4th Test

A magnificent ton by Rishabh Pant, a half-century by Washington Sundar and a defensive 49 by Rohit Sharma on Friday helped India come out of the grip of England that dominated the first two sessions of the second day of the fourth and final Test being played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Resuming...

Gujarat leg of bullet train project to start first if Maharashtra delays land acquisition

The National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) that is executing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious bullet train project planned between Mumbai and Ahmedabad has expressed unhappiness over the inordinate delay in the acquisition of land for the project in Maharashtra. NHSRCL’s managing director Achal Khare has said that the possibility of running the...

Ayesha Suicide Case: Accused husband Aarif nabbed from Rajasthan

The Gujarat Police on Monday arrested Aarif Khan, the husband of Ayesha, who committed suicide in Ahmedabad last month. Aarif Khan, who was absconding, was arrested in Pali. Shyam Singh, a senior police officer of Jalore district, said that the Gujarat police arrested Khan and the Rajasthan Police extended all the required support. Aarif Khan...

Gujarat: Average voter turnout of 42% recorded in municipal corporation elections

The voting for the six municipal corporations in Gujarat came to an end at 6 pm on Sunday. The voter turnout was poor to average in areas under all the six municipal corporations, with the state recording an average voter turnout of 41.93 per cent. While voting was slow in the morning, it picked up...

Ex-MCI chief Ketan Desai receives second shot of COVID-19 vaccine in Ahmedabad

Former president of Medical Council of India (MCI) Dr. Ketan Desai and his wife received the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. Notably, Desai was the first person to get the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Ahmedabad. He had taken the first dose of the vaccine in the presence of...

BCCI announces team for last two Tests against England

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the team for the last two Test matches against England. The last two matches will be played in Motera stadium in Ahmedabad. While the third Test will be played from Feb 24 to 28, the last Test will be played from March 4-8. The...