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IITGN invites applications for PG programmes in Cognitive Science, Society & Culture

The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) has invited applications for MSc in Cognitive Science—an interdisciplinary field comprising of psychology, philosophy, computer science, neuroscience and artificial intelligence. The institute has also invited applications for MA in Society and Culture—a course that provides students the breadth and focuses in the key...

Congress leaders protest in Gandhinagar in support of agitating farmers

The Gujarat Congress on Sunday staged a protest at Gandhinagar’s Sector-6 against the contentious farm laws recently enacted by the Centre. All India Congress Committee’s Gujarat in-charge Rajiv Satav and party leaders Amit Chavda and Hardik Patel took part in the protest along with party MLAs. Notably, the party had earlier protested against the farm...

CBI to bring Hathras rape accused to Gujarat for polygraph test

The four accused in the infamous Hathras gang rape case will undergo a polygraph and brain mapping test in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar. All the accused are currently lodged in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh jail. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the case will bring the accused to Gandhinagar for the tests. Notably, all the...

Six-year-old girl raped in Ahmedabad

In an irony of sorts, an incident of a six-year-old girl allegedly being raped in Ahmedabad has come to light on Sunday, when the whole world is celebrating the International Day of the Girl Child. The victim is a resident of Danilimda. Police have already registered a case in this regard and started its investigation...

Amit Chavda, Paresh Dhanani detained for protest against farm bills

Following an aggressive protest against the contentious farm legislations, around 100 Gujarat Congress workers were detained by the police in Gandhinagar on Monday. Among those detained include Gujarat Congress president Amit Chavda and Leader of Opposition (LoP) Paresh Dhanani. The detainees, which also includes several Congress MLAs, had gathered at the Ambedkar statue ear...
PM Modi birthday: Rahul Gandhi shared best Wishes on his 70th birthday

PM Modi birthday: Rahul Gandhi shared best Wishes on his 70th birthday

"We are celebrating Prime Minister Narendra Modi''s 70th birthday with Seva Saptah (service week) as he himself believes in serving people. We also got 70 kgs of laddu to make this cake," a BJP worker was quoted as saying by news agency...

Woman stabs husband to death in G’nagar

A woman in Gandhinagar allegedly stabbed her husband to death on Wednesday after the two had yet another altercation. Umiya Patel, a 21-year-old has been detained by the sector 21 police station. The complaint said that Umiya had been married to one Vakji Patel for over two years now but the couple did not get...

IITGN celebrates Yoga Day

The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) on Sunday celebrated the sixth International Day of Yoga through virtual mode. Considering the need for social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Institute arranged a special guided yoga session online to spread the message of complete well-being of the mind and body through yoga. The entire...

Gujarat’s COVID-19 case count crosses 20k-mark, death toll in Ahmedabad jumps to 1,015

Gujarat has recorded 480 new COVID-19 cases and 30 fresh deaths due to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours ending at 5 pm on Sunday. With this, the total number of cases in the state now stands at 20,097, whereas the deaths due to the disease have jumped to 1,249. The state has...

COVID-19: 438 new cases, 31 deaths in last 24 hours in Gujarat

Gujarat on Sunday recorded 438 new COVID-19 cases and 31 new deaths due to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of cases in the state now stands at 16,781, while the fatalities due to the disease increased to 1,038. Of the total deaths recorded in the last 24...

Yogi who claimed to survive without food or water dies at 90

Prahlad Jani alias Chunriwala Mataji, a breatharian Yogi who claimed to have survived without food or water for over 70 years, died on Tuesday morning in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar district, his disciples said. He was 90 and breathed his last at his native village Charada, a statement said. He had a big following in Gujarat. Jani’s...

Ahmedabad’s COVID-19 case tally crosses 10,000-mark, death toll rises to 669

Gujarat has reported 396 fresh cases of coronavirus in the past 24-hours ending at 5 pm on Saturday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the state’s coronavirus case tally to 13,669, whereas the case count in Ahmedabad alone has crossed the 10,000-mark. The state also reported 27 fresh deaths that pushed the state’s...