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Metropolis in Gujarat, India

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Ahmedabad: Metropolis in Gujarat, India
Ahmedabad is the largest city and former capital of the Indian state of Gujarat. It is the administrative headquarters of the Ahmedabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court. Ahmedabad's population of 5,633,927 makes it the fifth-most populous city in India, and the encompassing urban agglomeration population estimated at 6,357,693 is the seventh-most populous in India. Ahmedabad is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River, 23 km (14 mi) from the state capital Gandhinagar, which is its twin city.

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Covid update: Patients killed in Gujarat; Fauci on vaccine; AAP’s 3rd proposal [Video]

Covid update: Patients killed in Gujarat; Fauci on vaccine; AAP’s 3rd proposal

From Covid patients dying in Ahmedabad to AAP government sending a proposal to L-G, here are the top updates on coronavirus pandemic. In Gujarat’s Ahmedabad, eight Covid-19 patients were killed in a..

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PM Modi, Gujarat CM announce ex-gratia for Ahmedabad hospital fire victims [Video]

PM Modi, Gujarat CM announce ex-gratia for Ahmedabad hospital fire victims

A massive fire broke out at a COVID care hospital in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on August 06. Around eight people lost their lives, including five men and three women in the fire incident at Shrey Hospital...

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Ahmedabad hospital fire: 'Taking help of fire, forensic experts in probe', informs JCP [Video]

Ahmedabad hospital fire: 'Taking help of fire, forensic experts in probe', informs JCP

A massive fire broke out at a COVID care hospital in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on August 06. Around eight people died in the fire at Shrey Hospital in Ahmedabad. More details are awaited in this regard...

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41 patients shifted to SVP Hospital, spot sealed in Ahmedabad fire incident [Video]

41 patients shifted to SVP Hospital, spot sealed in Ahmedabad fire incident

A massive fire broke out at a COVID care hospital in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on August 06. Around eight people died in the fire at Shrey Hospital in Ahmedabad. More details are awaited in this regard...

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8 dead as fire breaks out at a hospital in Ahmedabad [Video]

8 dead as fire breaks out at a hospital in Ahmedabad

A massive fire broke out at a COVID care hospital in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on August 06. Around eight people died in the fire at Shrey Hospital in Ahmedabad. More details are awaited in this regard...

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Watch: 8 killed after fire breaks out at a Covid hospital in Ahmedabad [Video]

Watch: 8 killed after fire breaks out at a Covid hospital in Ahmedabad

Eight people were killed after a blaze in the wee hours at a private hospital in Ahmedabad. The victims, which include five men and three women, were being treated at the ICU ward of the COVID-19..

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Ahmedabad Jain community to send silver bricks weighing 24 kg for Ram temple bhoomi pujan [Video]

Ahmedabad Jain community to send silver bricks weighing 24 kg for Ram temple bhoomi pujan

Jain community from Gujarat's Ahmedabad has marked its support for the Ram temple in Ayodhya. The community is going to send silver bricks weighing around 24 kgs to Ayodhya for the foundation..

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PM Modi's Pakistani sister sends him 'rakhi' [Video]

PM Modi's Pakistani sister sends him 'rakhi'

Ahead of the auspicious occasion of 'Rakshabandhan', Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sister from Pakistan Qamar Mohsin Shaikh, who lives in Ahmedabad, sent him 'rakhi' by post. Qamar Mohsin Shaikh said,..

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Ahmedabad trader making rakhis with COVID precautionary messages [Video]

Ahmedabad trader making rakhis with COVID precautionary messages

A rakhi maker in Ahmedabad has packaged rakhis with precautionary messages against COVID-19 printed on them. Mohd Iqbal who is engaged in business of making and selling rakhis said, "We want to spread..

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Ahmedabad streets flooded after downpour [Video]

Ahmedabad streets flooded after downpour

Streets in Ahmedabad were flooded following heavy rains. Knee-deep water disrupted vehicular movement. Earlier, IMD predicted cloudy sky with Light rain in Ahmedabad.

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Ahmedabad old age homes get busier as more families isolate senior citizens amid COVID-19 [Video]

Ahmedabad old age homes get busier as more families isolate senior citizens amid COVID-19

The old age homes of Ahmedabad have been getting more number of inquiries in the current pandemic situation. A lot of people contacted the old age homes to inquire about the vacancy amid lockdown...

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Heavy rainfall floods Gujarat's Dwarka [Video]

Heavy rainfall floods Gujarat's Dwarka

Sever water-logging witnessed in Gujarat's Dwarka after heavy rainfall. Water-logging disrupted daily lives of people. Traffic snarled due to the water-logged roads. Extremely heavy rainfall is on..

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Extremely heavy rainfall expected in parts of Gujarat: IMD Ahmedabad [Video]

Extremely heavy rainfall expected in parts of Gujarat: IMD Ahmedabad

Informing about the weather conditions, Ahmedabad's Meteorological Department Director, Jayanta Sarkar, on July 07 said that extremely heavy rainfall is expected in Jamnagar, Dwarka and Kutch districts..

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Fire breaks out at Indian Bank ATM in Ahmedabad [Video]

Fire breaks out at Indian Bank ATM in Ahmedabad

Fire broke out at Indian Bank ATM in Ahmedabad on July 06. Incident occurred at CTM Area. Fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the flames. No injuries were reported in the incident. Cause of fire..

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Water level increases in Shetrunji river after heavy rainfall in Junagadh [Video]

Water level increases in Shetrunji river after heavy rainfall in Junagadh

Due to heavy rainfall in Junagadh, water level has been increased in Shetrunji River on July 05. The highway road from Somnath to Una has also been closed. Porbandar recorded 10 inches, Dwarka 12,..

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Watch: Heavy rain triggers flood-like situation in several areas of Dwarka [Video]

Watch: Heavy rain triggers flood-like situation in several areas of Dwarka

Heavy rain with thundershowers triggered flood-like situation in several areas of Dwarka in the state of Gujarat. The district recorded heavy rain with thundershowers leading of flooding in several..

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‘Bug bounty’ helps techies make a killing amid Covid lockdown

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Ahmedabad has India’s highest corona deaths/m population

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