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Ahmedabad: Notorious Juhapura gangster and land mafia Nazir Vora arrested under PASA

Nazir Vora faces around 20 cases; sent to Bhuj jail   Ahmedabad: Notorious gangster Nazir Vora, wanted in cases of land grabbing and power theft, has been arrested under Prevention of Anti-Social Activities (PASA) Act. He has now been sent to Bhuj jail. Nazir Vora faces several charges, including illegal occupation of government land, encroachment,...

Swachh Survekshan 2021: 3 cities of Gujarat among top 10; Indore ‘cleanest’ for 5th straight year

New Delhi: Three cities of Gujarat have found a place among the 10 cleanest cities of India in the Swachh Survekshan 2021 rankings. Ahmedabad, while ranked 10th on the list of cleanest cities in the annual survey, has been adjudged the cleanest cantonment in the country. Indore in Madhya Pradesh was adjudged the cleanest city...

Jaago, Gujarat! Over 50% rise in Covid-19 cases in a day; Ahmedabad worst hit

Gandhinagar: All eyes have been on the Covid-19 situation in Gujarat even before Diwali. It was after Diwali last year that Covid cases had begun to rise. This year, while the number did not rise immediately, it started moving up a few days later. Over the past few days, Gujarat has been witnessing a rise...

As Covid cases rise in Ahmedabad, micro-containment makes a comeback after 6 months

Ahmedabad recorded 30 cases of Covid-19 in 2 days Ahmedabad: The practice of demarcating micro-containment areas made a comeback in Ahmedabad after a gap of nearly six months following a surge in number of fresh Covid-19 cases. In last two days, the city reported 30 new cases. Of these, 16 were recoreded on Wednesday and...

Ahmedabad: Customer finds cockroach in rajma-chawal from eatery near Science City

The takeaway had been ordered from New Freezeland   Ahmedabad: A customer who had ordered food from a popular food joint on Science City road in Ahmedabad was in for a shock when she spotted a cockroach staring back at her from the food. According to the complaint made to the health department of the...

Ahmedabad airport shuttle bus service to resume soon

Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad airport shuttle bus service, that had been discontinued a while back, is all set to resume operations soon. The decision was taken at a recent meeting between AMC officials and Ahmedabad airport authorities In a tweet on Thursday, municipal commissioner Mukesh Kumar said, “Ahmedabad airport shuttle service to restart soon”. The pick-up...

Flora Asodia, Ahmedabad’s one-day ‘Collector’, loses battle against brain tumour

Ahmedabad: Eleven-year-old Flora Asodia, a brain tumour patient who had been made Collector of Ahmedabad for a day last month, breathed her last on Wednesday. The class 7 student from Gandhinagar had always aspired to be a Collector. However, she was detected with brain tumour seven months ago. As her condition deteriorated, she underwent a...

Gujarat: Congress, BJP, AAP to fight it out in Gandhinagar elections on Sunday

Regular elections for Thara and Okha municipalities, by-elections for vacant seats in Ahmedabad, district and taluka panchayats of Gujarat, too, on Sunday Gandhinagar: Several cities of Gujarat will be abuzz with voting activity on Sunday. Elections for the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation and Thara and Okha municipalities as well as by-elections to seats lying vacant in...

Covid-19: Gujarat reports 27 new cases, highest in 2 months

18 fresh cases of Covid-19 in Ahmedabad, Surat cities alone   Gandhinagar: Gujarat reported a rise in number of fresh Covid-19 cases on Saturday. A total of 27 persons tested positive for the infection in 24 hours ending Saturday evening, according to the state health department. This is the highest single-day jump in the state...

Gujarat: Surat gets 2-inch rain in 2 hours

Gandhinagar: Parts of Gujarat received rain on Saturday. Umerpada taluka in Surat received 51 mm (2 inches) of rain in 2 hours between noon and 2 pm. Kukarmunda taluka in Tapi district received 37 mm rain in 4 hours between 10 am and 2 pm. Dediapada in Narmada received 30 mm and Naswadi in Chhota...

This Navaratri, AMTS to take you on religious tour of Ahmedabad for Rs 60

Buses will start from Lal Darwaja, Vadaj, Saranjpur and Maninagar terminus; minimum 40 passengers required for group tour   Ahmedabad: This Navratri, the devout will have an opportunity to explore religious places in Ahmedabad, thanks to the Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Services (AMTS). In a transport committee meeting on Thursday, it was decided that religious tours...

Petrol prices increase after 2-month break; diesel, too, costlier

Petrol to cost Rs 98.75 per litre in Ahmedabad, Rs 108.47 in Mumbai New Delhi: The prices of fuel increased in the country on Tuesday. While the price of petrol increased by 19 to 25 paise, that of diesel saw a hike between 24 to 27 paise. In Ahmedabad, petrol now costs Rs 98.75 per...