Gujarat

Gujarat revenue minister’s brother commits suicide

In an unfortunate incident, Gautam Patel, younger brother of Gujarat revenue minister Kaushik Patel, on Sunday committed suicide. Gautam Patel committed suicide by hanging himself at his home in Ahmedabad’s Shilaj area. Interacted with family before committing suicide Deputy superintendent of police (Ahmedabad rural) KT Kamaria briefed the media about the incident. He said...

Gujarat COVID-19 Update: State sees 1,101 new cases

Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,101 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The state has recorded over 1,100 cases eight times since the pandemic began. The overall number of COVID-19 cases has now crossed 69,000. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Gujarat now stands at 68,986.   The state has recorded over 1000 cases for...

Gujarat COVID-19 Update: 1,074 new cases recorded in a day

Gujarat on Friday saw 1,074 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. This is the eleventh time that the number of per day cases in Gujarat has crossed the 1,000 mark.   The overall number of COVID-19 cases has now crossed 68,000. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Gujarat now stands at 67,885....

Gujarat COVID-19 update: Cases cross 67,000

Gujarat on Thursday saw 1,034 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. This is the tenth time that the number of per day cases in Gujarat has crossed the 1,000 mark.   The overall number of COVID-19 cases has now crossed 67,000. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Gujarat now stands at 67,811....

Gujarat COVID-19 Update: 1073 new cases in 24 hrs

Gujarat on Wednesday saw 1,073 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. This is the ninth time that the number of per day cases in Gujarat has crossed the 1,000 mark.   The overall number of COVID-19 cases has now crossed 66,000. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Gujarat now stands at 66,777....

Gujarat COVID-19 Update: 1,020 new cases recorded in a day

Gujarat on Tuesday saw 1,020 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. This is the eighth time that the number of per day cases in Gujarat has crossed the 1,000 mark.    The overall number of COVID-19 cases has now crossed 65,000. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Gujarat now stands at 65,704....

Brother of CR Paatil tests positive for COVID-19

The brother of Gujarat BJP President CR Paatil has tested positive for COVID-19.  Several leaders of both BJP and Congress in the state have tested positive since the pandemic began.    Sources said Prakash Paatil is undergoing treatment at a private hospital. His driver has also tested positive for the disease. Prakash Paatil’s family has...

3.3 magnitude earthquake hits Bharuch

An earthquake of magnitude 3.3 on the Richter Scale was felt in south Gujarat on Monday evening. No casualty or damage to property was reported from the region, officials said.   The epicentre of the quake was in Bharuch district. It measured 3.3 on the Richter Scale and was 7 kilometres east-south-east from Bharuch city....

Gujarat COVID-19 update: 1,009 new cases in a day

Gujarat on Monday saw 1,009 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. This is the seventh time that the number of per day cases in Gujarat has crossed the 1,000 mark.   The overall number of COVID-19 cases has now crossed 64,000. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Gujarat now stands at 64,684....

Fire brigade emergency line went dead thrice in last one month

The emergency numbers 101 and 102 that citizens can call in case of fire and medical emergencies had gone kaput thrice in last one month.  The number at the Fire Brigade’s Control room was not reachable but since no major fire was reported in the city, the matter went unnoticed.   The emergency number 101...

3-time plasma donor gives Rs2.21 L to CM Relief fund

A three-time plasma donor has donated Rs2.21 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Faizal Chunara donated during chief minister Vijay Rupani’s visit to Surat.   The plasma donor had tested positive on his return from a foreign country. He was admitted to the Civil Hospital and later recovered. Soon after that, the government began...

CM Vijay Rupani gets birthday wishes from PM Modi, Amit Shah

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah were among the thousands of people who greeted Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on his birthday. Vijay Rupani on Sunday turned 64. PM’s Modi’s message Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to twitter to greet the sexagenarian on his birthday. The PM tweeted: “Best wishes to...