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BJP wins Vadodara Municipal Corporation, one seat away from winning Jamnagar

The BJP has emerged as the winner in Vadodara Municipal Corporation. The saffron party has already won 45 of the 76 seats thus crossing the majority mark with ease. The counting for the remaining seats is going on and BJP is leading in many of them. Notably, the magic figure in Vadodara Municipal Corporation is...

RIL to build world’s largest zoo in Gujarat’s Jamnagar

Oil to telecom major Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) will build what it claims to be the world’s largest zoo in Gujarat’s Jamnagar. The zoo will house close to 100 different species of animals, birds and reptiles from India and across the world. 280-acre land It will be built on about 280-acre land, close to the...

Second batch of Rafale jets arrived at Jamnagar airbase from France

After the first batch of five Rafale fighter jets arrived in India on July 29, the second batch of three Rafale jets arrived at Gujarat’s Jamnagar airbase on Wednesday evening. Unlike the first batch that made a halt in the UAE before arriving in India, the second batch of the fighter jets flew non-stop from...

Father-son thrashed by cops in Jamnagar for violating COVID-19 norms

After Tamil Nadu, a case of a father-son duo being allegedly thrashed for violating COVID-19 norms in Kalavad police station of Jamnagar district in Gujarat has emerged. Ghanshyam Udeshi and his son Nishant were allegedly thrashed inside a police station for not wearing a mask. The two have been admitted to a hospital. A head...

Ahmedabad police yet to identify cop who thrashed man inside a car in Jamalpur

The Ahmedabad police has not yet identified the cop who is accused of assaulting a youth in Jamalpur. A complaint was registered against an unknown cop for assaulting one Junaid Khan, a mechanic. The incident happened near a picket at Jamalpur Darwaza in Jamalpur area of Ahmedabad. The complaint states that Khan was attacked by...

As cases rise, Guj health secy Jayanti Ravi meets officials in Jamnagar

Health secretary Jayanti Ravi is in Jamnagar to take stock of the COVID-19 situation in the district. The district has been recording a surge in COVID-19 cases in the last many days. Ravi attended a meeting with municipal commissioner Satish Patel and other health department officials to discuss the strategies to minimise the spread of...

Renowned Gujarati cartoonist Jami is no more

Renowned cartoonist Avad Bin Hassan Jami breathed his last in Jamnagar on Saturday. Popularly known as ‘Jami’, the 77-year-old had his work regularly published in leading Gujarati daily newspapers and news magazines for over two decades. Jami took to be a cartoonist full time after retiring from the Kendriya Vidyalaya in Jamnagar. Jami, who was...

Gujarat reports 217 COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths in 24-hours; 7 deaths in Ahmedabad

Gujarat has reported 217 fresh cases of coronavirus in the past 24-hours ending at 5 pm on Thursday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the state’s coronavirus case tally to 2,624. After 13 deaths were reported from Gujarat on Wednesday, nine fresh deaths were again reported on Thursday that pushed the state’s death...

Gujarat reports 229 COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths in 24-hours; 9 deaths in Ahmedabad

Gujarat has reported 229 fresh cases of coronavirus in the past 24-hours ending at 5 pm on Wednesday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the state’s coronavirus case tally to 2,407. After 19 deaths were reported from Gujarat on Tuesday, 13 fresh deaths were again reported on Wednesday that pushed the state’s death...

Gujarat reports 45 fresh cases of coronavirus in 12-hours, case tally rises to 617

Gujarat has reported 45 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 12-hours ending at 10 am on Tuesday taking the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 617 in the state. After two deaths on Sunday, two more deaths have been reported from Gujarat on Monday that pushed the state’s death toll due...

Ahmedabad reports 38 fresh cases of coronavirus in 24-hours, Gujarat’s tally at 572

Gujarat has reported 56 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 24-hours ending at 6 pm on Monday taking the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 572 in the state. After two deaths on Sunday, two more deaths have been reported from Gujarat on Monday that pushed the state’s death toll due...

Ahmedabad reports 59 coronavirus cases in 24-hours, Gujarat’s case tally touches 262

In what could be a major cause of concern for the Gujarat government, 76 fresh cases of the virus were reported in the last 24-hours—the highest rise in a day so far—taking the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases to 262 in the state. Out of the 76 cases, 59 cases are of Ahmedabad alone,...