Gujarat

Night curfew in Gujarat extended till February 4

Gandhinagar: The night curfew in Gujarat due to Covid-19 pandemic, currently in place in 27 cities, including eight municipal corporations, will continue till February 4, the state government announced on Friday. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel earlier in the day to review the Covid situation in...

4 bodies found at Canada-US border belonged to Gujarati family, Indian High Commission confirms

Ottawa: The four bodies recovered near the Canada-US border in Manitoba on January 19 were of a Gujarati family, the High Commission of India in Ottawa confirmed. The family of four, a couple and their two children, from Dhingucha village in Gandhinagar in Gujarat has gone to Canada on visitor’s visa. They were reportedly trying...

Gujarat records 12,911 new Covid-19 cases, 22 deaths in 24 hours

Gandhinagar: The daily tally of Covid-19 cases in Gujarat reduced to 12,911 in 24 hours ending Thursday evening, as per the state health department bulletin. Twenty-two patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The death toll due to Covid-19 in state has reached 10,345.   4,405 new cases in Ahmedabad city The daily tally...

Govt announces Padma awards; 7 from Gujarat on the list

128 Padma awards recipients nationally this year; 1 Padma Bhushan, 6 Padma Shri awardees from Gujarat  Ahmedabad/New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs released the list of Padma awardees on Tuesday. This year, a total of 128 Padma awards will be conferred, including two duo case, across three categories, viz. Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and...

Gujarat’s Covid death toll continues to rise; 28 succumb to infection in a day

Daily tally of Covid cases in Gujarat up by 20%; 16,608 test positive   Gandhinagar: The number of deaths due to Covid-19 in Gujarat rose further on Tuesday. A total of 28 deaths were recorded during the day, up from 25 the previous day. The death toll due to Covid in the state has reached...

Gujarat’s Covid-19 case tally drops, but deaths surge

25 patients succumb to Covid-19 in Gujarat; 13,805 persons test positive during the day Gandhinagar: The daily tally of Covid-19 cases in Gujarat has been dropping since reaching its peak four days ago. However, the death toll continues to rise. A total of 13,805 tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday evening, nearly 44 per cent...

Gujarat tableau at Republic Day parade to highlight tribals’ contribution in freedom movement

Gandhinagar: Gujarat’s tableau which will be part of the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi on Republic Day this year will display the contribution of tribals in the state to the freedom movement of the country. The 45-feet-long, 14-feet-wide and 15-feet-long official tableau will represent the incident of indiscriminate firing by the British army on...

Night curfew in 17 more cities in Gujarat as Covid-19 cases rise

Gandhinagar: With Covid-19 cases increasing in several cities, the state government has decided to impose night curfew in 17 more cities in addition to the current list of 8 municipal corporations and two cities. Till now, the night curfew from 10 pm to 6 am was in place in the municipal corporation areas of Ahmedabad,...

PM Modi inaugurates new circuit house near Somnath temple

Gandhinagar/New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the new Circuit House near Somnath temple in Gujarat on Friday morning. He did the inauguration via video conferencing. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel joined the ceremony virtually from Gandhinagar. PM Modi congratulated the state government, the Somnath temple trust and others on the occasion, adding that the new...

Gujarat records fresh peak for 3rd straight day; 24,485 fresh cases in 24 hours

13 patients succumb to Covid-19; Ahmedabad city nears 10k mark   Ahmedabad: Gujarat witnessed a fresh peak of Covid-19 cases for the third straight day on Thursday, with 24,485 persons testing positive for the infection. It was also a 17% jump from the previous day’s tally of 20,966. As many as 13 patients succumbed to...

AAP losing strength in Gujarat; after Vijay Suvada, Surat diamond trader Mahesh Savani quits

  Surat: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) seems to be facing difficulty in keeping its flock together. Close on heels of singer Vijay Suvada resigning from the party, prominent Surat-based diamond trader Mahesh Savani has quit the party less than seven months after joining. Savani is also known for his philanthropic activities. He has organised...

Gujarat records 12,753 new Covid-19 cases, 5 deaths in 24 hours

Gadhinagar: The holiday weekend is over. Covid-19 cases in Gujarat are rising again. In 24 hours ending Monday evening, Gujarat recorded 12,753 fresh cases of infection. This is the highest single-day tally since May 5 when there were 12,955 cases. It is thus a 257-day high. Five patients succumbed to the infection during this period....