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Bhupendra Patel takes oath as 17th CM of Gujarat

Besides Home Minister Amit Shah, CMs of Goa, Haryana, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh, too, attended the event Gandhinagar: A day after being declared as the next chief in the BJP-led government in Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel was sworn in as the 17th chief minister of Gujarat on Monday. He was administered the oath of office by...

Watch what you eat! Pani puri chutney samples from Satellite, Jodhpur, Memnagar ‘unsafe’

AMC health department has tested 460 samples of edible items in past two months Ahmedabad: Think twice before you ignore health warnings to gorge on the spicy pani puri at roadside stalls. During inspections conducted over the past two months, the health department of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has found several edible items either misbranded,...

Ahmedabad: Gandhi Bridge to remain closed for 20 days for repair

Ahmedabad: The busy Gandhi Bridge will be closed for commuters for next 20 days, starting Sunday, August 8, on one side. This is to allow repair work on the stretch. According to officials of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, work on repair of the 81-year-old bridge will begin on Sunday. The bridge, which connects the Income...

Gandhi Ashram Precinct Development Project: AMC allocates Rs 273 crore, hires consultant for Phase 1

The estimated cost of the entire project is Rs 1,200 crore Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is gearing up for the Gandhi Ashram Precinct Development Project, announced by the central and state governments. The civic body has already hired a consultant for the first phase and allocated Rs 273 crore for the same. The...

Ahmedabad’s Bala Hanuman Express for Walled City tour gathering dust

AMC’s circular route bus service was operated for just one year, after which its contract was not renewed Ahmedabad: Within just a year of its launch, the much-publicized circular bus route service, named Bala Hanuman Express and covering religious spots in the Walled City of Ahmedabad, was discontinued. And, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) seems...
‘Lambha suffering neglect despite 10 years of merge with AMC’

‘Lambha suffering neglect despite 10 years of merge with AMC’

Residents, accompanied by Congress workers, stage demonstration at AMC ward office; demand basic facilities Ahmedabad: Frustrated by the lack of basic amenities even after a decade of being merged with the city, residents of Lambha ward of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) staged demonstrations at the civic body’s Lambha ward office. They were accompanied by...

Heavy rains lash parts of Ahmedabad; over 2 inches in Maninagar 2 hours

Paldi, Odhav, Danapith, Kotarpur among other areas in Ahmedabad to have received over 45 mm rain on Tuesday afternoon Ahmedabad: Several parts of Ahmedabad city received moderate to heavy rain on Tuesday afternoon. In two hours between 1 pm and 3 pm, Maninagar received the highest, 57.5 mm rain (2.26 inches) followed by Paldi with...

Sealed schools in Ahmedabad to be allowed to reopen for a few hours

They were sealed for lack of BU permission, fire safety NOC; AMC to take off seal for some time to allow them to collect records required for preparing grade 10 mark sheets Ahmedabad: Students of around 25 schools in Ahmedabad that had recently been sealed for lack of building use (BU) permission and fire safety...
150 shops sealed; Ahmedabad traders turn ‘beggars’ to protest

150 shops sealed; Ahmedabad traders turn ‘beggars’ to protest

Hold bowls ‘begging’ Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation for relief after it seals commercial complex lacking BU permission Ahmedabad: For the past one week, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has been going after units without a building use (BU) permission. Continuing with the drive on Tuesday morning, it sealed a commercial complex in Ranip which has around 150...

Gangsters on AMC radar: After Baku Saiyyed, Nazir Vora’s illegal shops demolished in Ahmedabad

Amid police bandobast, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation razes 18 illegal shops owned by the local gangster in Juhapura on Monday Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s crackdown on illegal constructions by anti-social elements in the city continues. This time, it has started with anti-social elements. Days after demolishing shops constructed illegally by Sultan gang...

AMC carries out demolition of illegal structures in Juhapura

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Saturday carried out the demolition of illegal structures in non-TP areas of Juhapura. The demolition was carried out by the estate department of the AMC with the support of the local police. Illegal construction of Baksaiyed Pathan had come up near Noman Park in Fatehwadi Road of Juhapura. The...

Traders in Narol break open shops sealed by AMC, case filed against 22

Several traders in Narol have broken open about 90 shops that were sealed by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) for failing to get the required Building Use (BU) permission from the civic body. The shops in the Business Point building were sealed by the ACM as part of its drive to seal shops without BU...