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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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Huge crowd gathers at market in Ahmedabad after night curfew lifted [Video]

Huge crowd gathers at market in Ahmedabad after night curfew lifted

Huge crowd were seen in a market in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on November 23, following the lifting of the night curfew. Social distancing norms went for a toss. Gujarat has 13,600 active cases of..

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Ahmedabad streets wear deserted look during COVID curfew [Video]

Ahmedabad streets wear deserted look during COVID curfew

Streets wore a deserted look as curfew has been imposed in Ahmedabad till 6 am on November 23 to curb the spread of COVID-19. Police are on a strict vigil in the city to stop unnecessary movement of..

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COVID-19: Police maintain strict vigil amid curfew in Ahmedabad [Video]

COVID-19: Police maintain strict vigil amid curfew in Ahmedabad

In a bid to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, curfew has been imposed in Ahmedabad from November 20 to 23. Police are checking vehicles in the city to stop unnecessary movement of the public. During..

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Complete curfew starts in Ahmedabad till Nov 23 [Video]

Complete curfew starts in Ahmedabad till Nov 23

Police checked vehicles in Ahmedabad as complete curfew imposed in the city from November 20 from 9 pm onwards. The complete curfew will continue till 6 am of November 23. Panic buying to hoard..

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6-year-old Arham Om Talsania becomes world’s youngest computer programmer [Video]

6-year-old Arham Om Talsania becomes world’s youngest computer programmer

6-year-old Ahmedabad resident Arham Om Talsania has become the world’s youngest computer programmer. Talsania has entered Guinness World Record as the World's Youngest Computer Programmer by clearing..

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Marvel unleashed! 6-yr-old becomes world's youngest computer programmer [Video]

Marvel unleashed! 6-yr-old becomes world's youngest computer programmer

Arham Om Talsania is a six-year-old boy who has become the world's youngest computer programmer, setting an unprecedented record. A resident of Gujarat's Ahmedabad, Arham has created a Guinness World..

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Muslim contribution to pre-Diwali ritual reinforcing composite Indian culture [Video]

Muslim contribution to pre-Diwali ritual reinforcing composite Indian culture

Diwali is a festival that not only adds up lights, colours and happiness to our lives but also brings together citizens of different communities, creed, caste and religions as they get a chance to..

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Adani Group takes over Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport [Video]

Adani Group takes over Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport

Adani Group has taken over the operations of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad. The Airports Authority of India completed all the procedure and handed over the airport..

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Massive explosion in Ahmedabad's chemical factory leaves 9 dead, rescue operation underway [Video]

Massive explosion in Ahmedabad's chemical factory leaves 9 dead, rescue operation underway

9 workers died after a massive explosion ripped apart a chemical godown in Ahmedabad. The godown was located in the industrial belt on Pirana- Piplaj road. Injured workers have been admitted in the..

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PM Modi travels in India's maiden seaplane service from Kevadia to Sabarmati [Video]

PM Modi travels in India's maiden seaplane service from Kevadia to Sabarmati

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended inaugural event of seaplane service on October 31. He travelled in India's maiden seaplane flight from Kevadia to Sabarmati. The flight connects Sabarmati..

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PM Modi inaugurates water aerodrome and seaplane services at Sabarmati Riverfront [Video]

PM Modi inaugurates water aerodrome and seaplane services at Sabarmati Riverfront

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended inaugural event of seaplane service on October 31. He travelled in India's maiden seaplane flight from Kevadia to Sabarmati. The flight connects Sabarmati..

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PM Modi on two-day Gujarat visit; pays tribute to Keshubhai Patel [Video]

PM Modi on two-day Gujarat visit; pays tribute to Keshubhai Patel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid floral tribute to former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Pat at his residence in Gandhinagar on October 30. Keshubhai Patel passed away after prolonged illness in Ahmedabad on..

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‘Like a father figure to me’: Watch PM Modi’s tribute to Keshubhai Patel [Video]

‘Like a father figure to me’: Watch PM Modi’s tribute to Keshubhai Patel

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel passed away after prolonged illness in Ahmedabad. Keshubhai Patel was Gujarat’s CM from March 1995 to October 1995 and from March 1998 to October 2001...

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Former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel passes away at 92 [Video]

Former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel passes away at 92

Former chief minister of Gujarat, Keshubhai Patel, passed away at the age of 92. He was admitted at a hospital in Ahmedabad. "We tried to revive him but couldn't after he was brought to the hospital in..

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In view of the complete curfew imposed in Ahmedabad city, Metro services in the city will remain suspended on November 21 and 22.
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Gujarat: Night curfew to be imposed in Ahmedabad amid spike in COVID-19 cases

In the last few days, private hospitals in Gujarat has been filling up with COVID-19 patients. Reportedly, there are only 400 beds vacant for COVID-19 patients.
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Amit Shah asks farmers in Ahmedabad to take up organic farming


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PM Modi takes maiden seaplane flight from Kevadia to Ahmedabad


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Gujarat: PM Modi inaugurates India's 1st seaplane service; all you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, October 31, launched a seaplane service between the Statue of Unity near Kevadiya in Gujarat's Narmada district and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 2-day visit to Gujarat from today, check full schedule

The Prime Minister will also unveil the seaplane service connecting the Statue of Unity in Kevadia with Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad.
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PM Modi to commemorate Sardar Patel's birth anniversary as National Unity Day on October 31

The Prime Minister will also unveil the seaplane service connecting Statue of Unity in Kevadia with Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad.
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Adani Group to take over operations of Ahmedabad, Lucknow & Mangaluru airports by Nov 7

The Airport Authority of India has signed MOUs with three entities of the Adani group.
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PM Modi to inaugurate first Seaplane service from Sabarmati Riverfront to Statue of Unity on October 31

The first flight will take off from Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad to the Statue of Unity in Kevadia Colony in the Narmada district.
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Railways invites first set of tenders for DPR of Delhi-Ahmedabad high speed corridor


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WB govt allows flights from 6 cities with high COVID-19 cases from Sept 1

Earlier, the Kolkata airport has announced an extension on restrictions of flights arriving in Kolkata from six cities--Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur, and Ahmedabad, till August 31 in view of..
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Centre likely to discuss privatisation of 6 airports in Cabinet meeting on Wednesday

The Modi government had earlier decided to privatise operations of 12 airports of the Airport Authority of India (AAI). The decision on privatisation of six airports of Ahmadabad, Mangalore, Lucknow,..
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National Expert Group discusses vaccine development with domestic manufactures

National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration on Monday met leading domestic vaccine manufactures- Serum Institute of India, Pune; Bharat Biotech, Hyderabad; Zydus Cadila, Ahmedabad; Gennova..
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Zydus' 'budget' injection costs 2,800/shot

Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadila announced the launch of its anti-viral Remdesivir drug at Rs 2,800 per injection, making it the "most economical" brand in the country.
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'Visionary scientist, industrialist, institution-builder': Remembering Vikram Sarabhai on his 101st Anniversary

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Home minister Amit Shah condoles loss of life in Ahmedabad fire


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Ahmedabad hospital fire: PM announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to kin of deceased, Rs 50,000 to injured

At least 8 people were killed after a massive fire erupted at a hospital in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Wednesday night.
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8 killed as fire breaks out at hospital in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, PM Modi pays condolences

The fire broke out at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on the fourth floor of the Shrey hospital.
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After 3-month freeze, Ahmedabad’s 600-year-old heart is beating again


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WHO suggests Ahmedabd Covid-19 measures as case study: Gujarat government

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has appreciated the management of Covid-19 in Gujarat's Ahmedabad and suggested to take up various measures being implemented in the city as a case study for rest of..
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WB govt extends restriction on flights to Kolkata from six cities till Aug 15

Earlier, on July 17, flight operations to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur, and Ahmedabad were suspended on the request of West Bengal government till July 31.
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Emirates gets nod to fly out people from Ahmedabad, Chennai, Hyderabad & Kolkata till July 26


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Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune emerge as new urban Covid hotspots

Among India’s nine largest urban centres (with 5 million plus population), it is now Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune that are witnessing the most rapid rise in Covid cases while the earlier epicentres..
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West Bengal Lockdown: Ban on passenger flights to Kolkata from 6 cities extended till July 31

Flight operations to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur and Ahmedabad were suspended from July 6 to July 19 on the request of West Bengal government.
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Frequency of trains to Bengal from Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad reduced over Covid situation


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Flights from Delhi, 5 other cities can’t land in Kolkata

The civil aviation ministry has announced suspension of flights to Kolkata from six cities with a high incidence of Covid-19, including Delhi and Mumbai, with effect from Monday in accordance with a..
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Covid-19 vaccine by Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadila gets DCGI nod for human clinical trials

After Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, another potential Covid-19 vaccine indigenously developed by Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd got the nod from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on..
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‘Bug bounty’ helps techies make a killing amid Covid lockdown

The Gandhinagar resident is part of a growing tribe of highly skilled programmers who can scan codes to detect vulnerabilities. Nikhil Srivastava, an Ahmedabad-based cyber security expert and mentor,..
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Southwest monsoon likely to reach Delhi, Haryana around June 25

The Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) continues to pass through Kandla, Ahmedabad, Indore, Raisen, Khajuraho, Fatehpur and Bahraich.
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Covid in cities: Ahmedabad has highest CFR, Mumbai deaths/m

Ahmedabad has the highest case fatality rate and Mumbai the highest number of cases and deaths per million among the country’s nine largest megapolises, but the growth of cases and deaths over the..
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Doctorss find 73 patients in Ahmedabad using CT scan as quick Covid test


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Ahmedabad has India’s highest corona deaths/m population

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Sena leader blames 'Namaste Trump' event for Covid-19 spread

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday alleged that the event held in Ahmedabad to welcome US President Donald Trump in February was responsible for the spread of coronavirus in Gujarat and later in..
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Coronavirus: How Ahmedabad's 'Dhanvantri Raths' are helping lighten load on hospitals

The Gujarat govt's Dhanvantri Raths launched in Ahmedabad have proven to be a blessing for the city's ailing health infrastructure as the administration battles the Covid pandemic. The raths, equipped..
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80% Covid cases from 5 states, 60% from 5 cities: Govt

On a day India saw yet another 24-hour peak in Covid-19 cases, the government said the lockdown has helped limit the concentration of cases to a few states and cities -- 80 percent reported in five..
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4,885: Biggest jump in India’s Covid count

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No new Covid-19 case among CISF personnel in last 24 hours, total count at 106

According to the health bulletin, the total number of active Covid-19 cases among CISF personnel across the country stands at 106. So far, 3 personnel have recovered after treatment. A maximum of 39..
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Over 1000 migrant workers gather at GDMC ground in Ahmedabad, demand to be sent home

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Indian Railways to resume passenger train service from Tuesday

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Railways passenger service to resume gradually from Tuesday

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334 Covid-19 'super-spreaders' found in Ahmedabad: Official

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Covid-19: Air India schedules 7 commercial flights to repatriate nationals from the US

Some of the Indian nationals stranded in the US due to Covid-19 related international travel restrictions will fly back home on Sunday on a non-scheduled commercial flight from New Jersey to Mumbai and..
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15 districts account for 64% of Covid-19 cases, says Niti Aayog CEO

Fifteen districts are contributing 64% of the Covid-19 cases in the country and out of these five account for 50% of the cases, according to Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant. These five districts include..
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AIIMS director meets doctors at Ahmedabad hospital over Covid-19 treatment


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Police clash with crowds in Indian city after stricter lockdown

Some residents frustrated over a strict coronavirus lockdown in Ahmedabad, the largest city in the western Indian state of Gujarat, hurled stones and were met with teargas in clashes with paramilitary..
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Big spike forces Ahmedabad into total lockdown till May 15

The crack-team of IAS officers in-charge of Covid-control in Ahmedabad ordered a stringent lockdown in city where only milk and medicines will be sold from Thursday 6am to May 15. Sale of grocery,..
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291 new COVID-19 cases, 25 deaths in a day in Ahmedabad; shops to remain closed till May 15

As per an order issued by Ahmedabad civic authorities, no shops, other than those selling milk and medicines, will be allowed to remain open in the city till May 15.
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Migrants grow restless, clashes in Surat & Bengaluru, chaos in Mumbai

The suffering, frustration and despair of 40 days in lockdown began to brim its banks on Monday as tides of migrants desperate to return home to UP, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal from Surat clashed..
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