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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 Ahmadabad 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. Ahmadabad is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River, 30 km (19 mi) from the state capital Gandhinagar, which is its twin city.


Booked in kidnapping case by Gujarat police, Swami Nithyananda flees country; ashram raided

An FIR against the controversial guru was filed on Wednesday on the charges of kidnapping and wrongful confinement of children to make them collect donations from followers to run his Ahmedabad ashram.
DNA - Published

2017 North Korean nuke test equal to '17 Hiroshimas': Isro study

Researchers led by K. M. Sreejith of the Space Applications Centre, Isro in Ahmedabad, Gujarat noted that North Korea withdrew from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in 2003. It..
IndiaTimes - Published

Ahmedabad firm picked to redesign Central Vista

Ahmedabad-based architecture and urban design firm HCP Design has been picked to prepare the massive revamp of the Central Vista (Rajpath), construction of a new Parliament and central secretariat —..
IndiaTimes - Published

Railways to implement Rs 18000cr project to run trains at 160 kmph

The railways' target is to operate high speed trains in two categories — at 160 kmph on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Kolkata routes, and up to 320 kmph under the ongoing bullet train project between..
IndiaTimes - Published

Ahmedabad: Booze bottles prompt BJ Medical College to lock terrace doors

Sources in the hospital had accused the students of using the alcohol bottles and dumping the same on the terrace
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Man cheated of Rs 60,000 in pizza refund fraud

According to a complaint filed with the Vastrapur police station, Rushay Shah, 27, a resident of Drive-in had on October 4, 2019, ordered two pizzas from the food delivery app.
DNA - Published

Car sales rise on Dussehra in Ahmedabad, decline during Navratri

People pre-book vehicles during Navratri, while some take deliveries on Navratri, most prefer Dussehra.
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Live-in couple found dead, police suspect suicide

Their body was recovered in a decomposed state on Monday late night
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Dussehra fails to beat evil of slowdown

As footfall doesn't raise profit, sweet shops say fafda, jalebi sales dull, situation unlikely to improve till Diwali
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Jewellers pray for Midas touch to lift festive season

Local jewellers are desperately hoping that the festive season revives business and sales pick up However, a section of the industry believes that the government need to take corrective steps urgently..
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: 14 medical students from BJ College fall prey to dengue

Sources in the know said that in the last one month around 30 to 40 students have been diagnosed with the diseases.
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Much needed respite for residents as IMD predicts sunny week ahead

Rains in evening resulted in water-logging in Navratri grounds, disappointing garba enthusiasts
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Textile markets seek buyers ahead of Diwali

Floods in Bihar, crop damage have resulted in subdued demand
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Three arrested for stealing Rs 69,000 worth sandalwood

The cops formed several teams to keep an eye on areas that had an abundance of sandalwood trees.
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Missing girl Vrushti Kothari's mobile phone location traced to Madhya Pradesh

Earlier, cops said that Vrushti had gone to her childhood friend Shivam's house on September 29. They left Shviam's house the next day and have been missing since then.
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Differently-abled monthly grants doubled from Rs 10,000 to Rs 20,000

The aid to take care of differently-abled children has been fixed at Rs 2,160 per month.
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad rickshaw drivers get relaxation in fines

Rickshaw drivers welcomed the relaxations but said that many of their demands have not been entertained.
DNA - Published

Arjun Elegance society in Ahmedabad takes broom to Garba to teach kids about Swachhta

Dance & Clean: Women and Children proactively participated unlike the male participants
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Woman jumps from building, falls on old man; both die

30-year-old woman jumped from the 13th floor of a building in Amraiwadi as she made an attempt at suicide but ended up falling on a senior citizen killing both on the spot.
DNA - Published

Food and Drugs Control Authority cracks whip on food adulteration in Ahmedabad

The drive is aimed to ensure that citizens can buy unadulterated and safe products during the festive season of Diwali.
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: This Dussehra, say no to street's fafda

AMC to crack down on temporary farsan manufacturers
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: To beat showers, revellers had designer raincoats ready

ALTERNATE OPTION: This year seasonal Rains have been exceptional & continued till October
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: 2 held by Vejalpur police as fake call centre racket busted

The man identified as Azhar Saiyad, 32, a resident to Khanpur was arrested by the police officers when he came to meet Chauhan near Rupali cinema to buy the data.
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Now taking left turn to be obstacle-free

At crossroads, a left turn is a freeway and only those who have to go straight or turn right have to follow red traffic light
DNA - Published

Swachh Bharat: Littering plunges at Ahmedabad railway station in last four years

Meanwhile, the 2018-19 year saw 40% of the decrease in cases, where only 2654 cases were lodged and a total of Rs 3.2 lakh worth of fine was collected
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Honest eatery rapped for 'roach' dosa

The unit is now closed to customers until further instructions from the civic body.
DNA - Published

Roll back hefty fines, or else: Auto drivers in Ahmedabad

Drivers give 10 days to govt to take a call, warn of statewide stir
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Doctor who conducted over 5,000 kidney transplants no more

REST IN PEACE: Padma Shri HL Trivedi was in intensive care unit (ICU) for the past two months
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: 30,000 schoolkids write to Mahatma Gandhi, apprise him of state of the nation

The students in their letters also apprised Bapu of how his countrymen have given up on non-violence and how alcohol consumption is widespread in the country.
DNA - Published

India's stature has gone up in world: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Recounts successful US trip, UN address during his visit to Ahmedabad; attends Vibrant Navratri celebration and performs aarti
DNA - Published

Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary: PM Modi to visit Sabarmati Ashram today, to felicitate cleanliness workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad later today to take part in a Swachh Bharat programme on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The Prime..
IndiaTimes - Published

Fit India: Youth cycles 26km blindfolded in Ahmedabad

Trivedi earlier has skated on road for 4.8 km with a blindfold while dribbling a basketball
DNA - Published

Ishrat Jahan's mother doesn't want to fight for justice anymore

Ishrat Jahan, a 19-year-old woman from Mumbra near Mumbai, along with Amjadali Akbarali Rana, Zeeshan Johar, and Javed Shaikh alias Pranesh Pillai, was killed by a team of Gujarat police in an..
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Patient death - SVP Hospital blamed, authorities deny

The patient was brought here in a very serious condition with myocardial infarction (heart attack).
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Rickshaw drivers to go off road against exorbitant fines

Auto-rickshaw drivers across the city has called for a strike on October 3
DNA - Published

IMD warns of wet weekend for Ahmedabad ahead of Navratri

The highest rainfall for Saturday was recorded in the South West Zone and the Central Zone which saw 12.5 mm and 11.75 mm of rainfall respectively.
DNA - Published

4 drug dealers arrested by Ahmedabad crime branch with Meth worth Rs 1.5 crore

The accused have been identified as Mazhar Hussain Tejabwala, Imtiyaz Sheikh, Shejad Tejabwala and Imran Ajmeri.
DNA - Published

Rain mucks up garba at Rajpath, Karnavati clubs of Ahmedabad

First two nights cancelled due to waterlogging in grounds
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Four cops file complaint against abusive woman

The complaint states that the woman tried to stop cops inducting accused in the jail
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad crosses 100% of its seasonal rainfall quota

Against an average rainfall of 793 mm, the city has received 803 mm so far
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Diet, exercise key to control type-2 diabetes, say experts

The diabetologists- Banshi Saboo, Sanjeev Phatak, and Dharmendra Panchal, claimed that by following a strict diet and regular exercise, patients can achieve glycemic range (HbA1c) which is at par with..
DNA - Published

Ishani Parmar murder case: accused held by Ahmedabad police

Ishani Sandip Parmar, a resident of Juna Bilodra village of Nadiad taluka was found murdered on Wednesday at her office in Amulya Complex in Ambawadi area of the city at around 2:30 pm.
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad to get 300 new CNG buses as demand for public transport rises

The decision was taken during the meeting of Standing Committee on Thursday.
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Rain nightmare for Garba organisers

Unabated rains threaten to play spoilsport during the nine-day festivities
DNA - Published

Cloudy sky, light rains likely for next 4-5 days in Ahmedabad, says IMD

Heavy rains likely in parts of south and east Gujarat and Saurashtra for next couple of days
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Kinjal Dave summoned over copyright violation

Dave in controversy for her immensely famous song 'Chaar-Chaar Bangadi Wali Gadi Laidu'
DNA - Published

India's tallest man operated in Ahmedabad hospital

HIP Replacement: Lucknow's resident Dharmendra Singh's height is 8 feet 1 inch
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad to get 100 Nirbhaya vans to ensure safety of women

It's mainly aimed at preventing crime against women including eve-teasing and chain snatching among others.
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad sees 36% drop in garba events in 2019

Events no longer lucrative due lack of sponsors, strict parking regulations
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Engineering student, another arrested for debit card fraud

The case came to light after one Tushar Mattu, a resident of Makarba, filed a complaint stating that Rs 16,000 was taken from his account through his State Bank of India debit card
DNA - Published

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