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PM Modi launches IIBX, India’s first international bullion exchange, in GIFT City

The India International Bullion Exchange (IIBX) is located in GIFT City in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday also launched the India International Bullion Exchange (IIBX), India’s first International Bullion Exchange in GIFT City, Gandhinagar. He also launched the NSE IFSC-SGX Connect and laid the foundation stone of the headquarters...

PM Narendra Modi visits mother Heeraba on her 100th birthday

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his mother Heeraba at her Gandhinagar residence on Saturday, her 100th birthday. He also took her blessings. “Today, I feel extremely happy and fortunate to share that my mother Smt. Heeraba Modi is entering her hundredth year. This is going to be her birth centenary year,” he wrote in...

PM Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat on May 28

Home Minister Amit Shah, too, to be in state over the weekend New Delhi/Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his home state Gujarat on Saturday, May 28, where he will inaugurate a multi-specialty hospital and make a public address in Rajkot. He will also address a seminar at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. As per...

First Global AYUSH summit ends with proposals for Rs 9,000 crore investment

  Gandhinagar: The first-ever Global AYUSH Investment and Innovation Summit (GAIIS), held in Gandhinagar in Gujarat, concluded on Friday, with investments to the tune of more than Rs 9,000 crore proposed across sectors like FMCG, Medical Value Travel (MVT) and services, pharmaceuticals, technology & diagnostics, and farmers and agriculture. The AYUSH summit had been...

Severe heat wave conditions likely in parts of Gujarat over next 2 days: IMD

Ahmedabad sizzles at 44 degrees   Gandhinagar: Respite for heat is not to be expected immediately. According to the India Meteorological Department, heat wave to severe heat wave conditions are “very likely” in Banaskantha and Kutch over next two days, i.e. Sunday and Monday. Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Vadodara, Patan Mehsana, Sabarkantha as well as Surendranagar,...

Home Minister Amit Shah in Gujarat, inaugurates cancer centre, audiology college

Gandhinagar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah who is on a one-day visit to Gujarat, inaugurated a cancer training centre in Kalol in Gandhinagar on Saturday. He represents the Gandhinagar constituency in the Lok Sabha. Addressing the gathering, Amit Shah said that India would be at the top in healthcare services in the coming days. Earlier,...

FM Nirmala Sitharaman to visit GIFT City on Saturday

Gandhinagar: Union Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be visiting the GIFT City in Gandhinagar on Saturday. She will lead a team of seven secretaries from the ministries of Finance and Corporate Affairs. The delegation will discuss matters of development and growth of International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) at GIFT City, the first one of its...

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...

Gujarat: Night curfew in 8 municipal corporations extended till September 25

Gandhinagar: Night curfew in the eight municipal corporation areas of Gujarat has been extended till September 25, as per a notification by the state government on Tuesday. The curfew had been imposed to check the spread of coronavirus amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The eight municipal corporations that will have the night curfew are Ahmedabad, Vadodara,...

Rajnath Singh reaches Gujarat for BJP executive meeting

Rajnath Singh will also attend meeting on preparations of Defence Expo-2022 which will be held in Gandhinagar next March Vadodara: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh landed at Vadodara airport in Gujarat on Thursday morning. He will be addressing the inaugural session of the state BJP executive meeting. He visited the Statue of Unity along with other...

GIFT City first in India to get Green Cities Platinum certification from IGBC

Gandhinagar: India’s only operational smart city and International Financial Services Centre (IFSC), GIFT City has recently been awarded the Green Cities ‘Platinum’ Certification for ‘Green Master planning & design and Implementation of GIFT City’s phase I development’ by CII’s Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). GIFT City is India’s first Greenfield...