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Vadodara: Metropolis in Gujarat, India
Vadodara also known as Baroda, is the third largest city in the Gujarat State. It is the administrative headquarters of Vadodara District and is located on the banks of the Vishwamitri river, 141 kilometres (88 mi) from the state capital Gandhinagar. The railway line and NH 8 that connect Delhi and Mumbai pass through Vadodara. The city got its name due to abundance of Banyan (Vad) trees found in the city. The city is also known as Sanskari Nagari and Kala Nagari of India.


Pigeon with chip found in Gujarat [Video]

Pigeon with chip found in Gujarat

A chip-fitted pigeon was caught in Gujarat's Vadodara. It had a ring and a small device on its leg. According to Gujarat Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA), "Device may have been..

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Vadodara couple sets up blood donation camp at their marriage reception [Video]

Vadodara couple sets up blood donation camp at their marriage reception

In wake of COVID-19 spread, governments had issued guidelines for marriage which included avoiding large gatherings. Following these protocols, a couple in Vadodara opted for court marriage but called..

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Remdesivir black marketing racket busted in Vadodara, 90 injections seized [Video]

Remdesivir black marketing racket busted in Vadodara, 90 injections seized

The Crime Branch busted a racket involved in black marketing of Remdesivir injections and arrested five people in Vadodara. Commissioner of Police of Vadodara, Shamsher Singh said, "We've seized 90..

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According to a leading news portal, at least eight patients of aspergillosis are currently undergoing treatment in Vadodara.
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Lockdown in Gujarat? Here's what Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has to say

Night curfew is in place in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot from 10 pm to 6 am. The restrictions will be in place till March 31 in the state.
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In this category, Surat came second, followed by Bhopal, Pimpri Chinchawad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Raipur, Greater Mumbai, Visakhapatnam and Vadodara.
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Ahmedabad-Vadodara section of NH-48 rated best NH in first ever ranking carried out by NHAI

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Gujarat Congress promises coffee dates in Vadodara civic poll manifesto, BJP objects

Controversy erupted in Gujarat's Vadodara after Congress in its manifesto for the upcoming civic body polls promised 'dating destination with coffee shops' to the youth. The Bharatiya Janata Party..
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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani collapses on stage while addressing poll rally in Vadodara

On learning of this incident, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation with the CM to inquire about his health.
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Miracle work by ambulance, reaches hospital in record 12 minutes!

The heart was flown in from Vadodara and took 12 minutes to reach AIIMS from Terminal 2 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.
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Ahmed Patel laid to rest; Rahul Gandhi attends funeral

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel was laid to rest at his native village Piraman in Gujarat's Bharuch district on Thursday. Patel's mortal remains reached Piraman from Vadodara and he was laid to rest..
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Night curfew in Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot from today; here's what will remain open

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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PM Modi expresses grief over road accident in Gujarat's Vadodara

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Gujarat: 3 dead, 1 injured after building collapses in Vadodara's Bawamanpura, rescue operation underway

Three people were killed after an under-construction building in Bawamanpura area of Gujarat's Vadodara collapsed in the wee hours of Tuesday i.e. September 29.
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Money laundering case: ED questions Ahmed Patel for second time

This money laundering case pertains to the alleged Rs 14,500 crore bank loan fraud that is said to have been perpetrated by the Vadodara-based pharma firm Sterling Biotech and its main promoters and..
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Last resort: Gujarat Congress packs 65 MLA in hotels after 3 resignations

With eight Congress MLAs resigning ever since RS polls were announced — three, namely Akshay Patel (Karjan), Jitu Chaudhary (Kaprada) and Brijesh Merja (Morbi), resigned in the past two days — the..
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Alderson points out Covid privacy issues on Surat, Vadodara municipal websites

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Coronavirus in India LIVE updates: 52-year-old COVID-19 patient passes away in Gujarat's Vadodara

Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Delhi were among the places to report a large number of new cases over the past 24 hours.
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Make-in-India: Indo-US firm gets nod to test Covid-19 Kit

An Indo-US firm — CoSara Diagnostics — based out of Baroda and supported by Bengaluru-based Centre for Cellular And Molecular Platforms (CCAMP) has developed a diagnostic kit for Covid-19, which..
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PM's constituency Varanasi among 20 best performing Smart Cities to guide 'laggard' ones

The union housing and urban affairs ministry has paired up 20 best performing cities with the 20 bottom cities and they will work as "sister cities". Ahmedabad (1st rank), Nagpur, Tiruppur, Ranchi,..
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42,000 postcards in support of CAA sent to PM Modi from Vadodara

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Gujarat: At least six killed in blast at AIMS Industrial Private Limited in Vadodra

Several people have been injured and are undergoing treatment in a nearby hospital
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179 infants die in two Gujarat hospitals, CM Rupani walks away when asked

Rupani, who was addressing a group of reporters on the sidelines of an event in Vadodara, ignored the question on infants' death and chose to walk away.
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Now, Vadodara police to recover compensation for damage during anti-CAA protests

Compensation will be recovered from miscreants who damaged police vehicles during an anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protest in Hathikhana area here last month, the police said on Wednesday.
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UK lawmaker blames HSBC, Stanchart, Baroda in South Africa corruption

Corruption under South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma was enabled by international banks, companies and governments which should now seek to recover the loot they helped to launder, British..
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Dilapidated building collapses in Vadodara, 7 labourers feared trapped

Rescue operation is currently underway.
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Vadodara: Fine art faculty designs iron cacti artwork for Statue of Unity cactus garden

The state government, along with the Centre, is trying to get maximum footfall at the monument.
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Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry urges companies to speed up insurance claims

The rains had resulted in huge losses in places like Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat as well as in parts of Saurashtra and north Gujarat
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Fast urbanising areas have less realty projects in Gujarat

Amarjeet Singh also lamented that most projects in Vadodara do not have planning for sewage requirements
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Construction rules streamlined in Gujarat

The State also announced an increased Floor Space Index (FSI) in most cities, with a special FSI to construct landmark buildings in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot.
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Met warns of heavy rains for south Gujarat

Gandhinagar, Kheda, Ahmedabad, Anand, Vadodara, Dahod and Mahisagar are also expected to see heavy rains in the coming two days.
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Gujarat: PIL on loudspeaker ban in silence zones

The petitioner, Chandulal Mistry, a senior citizen from Vadodara, has demanded that the authorities should be directed to prohibit the use of loudspeakers in residential areas as well.
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Gujarat: Forest department, wildlife activists rescue 52 crocodiles in Vadodara after floods

The rescue and release of crocodiles is being done by the district forest department in coordination with Wildlife SOS and Gujarat Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA). A 24-hour..
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Gujarat: 2 men trigger bomb hoax for fun, arrested by Vadodara Crime Branch

The accused were identified as Jignesh Bariya (35) and Sagar Thakkar (30), residents of Vadodara.
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Rains force evacuation of 13,000 in South Gujarat

Heavy showers lash Vadodara, Surat, Bharuch & Valsad
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Battered Vadodara limps back to normalcy

While Rupani and Patel visit flood-affected, administration concentrates on preventing an outbreak of diseases
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Vadodara: Loss of wetlands trapped the rain

A study by the Gujarat Ecological Society shows that the city lost 41.04 hectares of wetlands between 2005 and 2018, close to 30.5% of its total wetland area, due to reclamation.
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Odisha, Rajasthan lashed by heavy rainfall; Vadodara limps back to normalcy

Rainwater flooded parts of Odisha and Rajasthan after a heavy downpour in the two states, while Gujarat's rain-hit Vadodara limped back to normalcy as the swollen Vishwamitri river's ferocity started..
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Flood-hit Vadodara limps back to normalcy; Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks to Gujarat CM

Life in the rain-ravaged Vadodara is limping back to normalcy as the water level of the swollen Vishwamitri river, which flows through the central Gujarat city, started receding on Friday.
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Vadodara: Plucky cops save 73 locals stranded in floodwaters

In a daring rescue effort, sub-inspector Govind Chavda and his team of seven rescued 73 people stranded in their houses in flood-ravaged Vadodara.
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Vadodara: Floods bring crocodiles to streets, 3 rescued

Animal rescue workers had a busy day as they rescued three juvenile crocodiles from the city.
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Vadodara flood a product of apathy?

Citizens' warnings about the ill-impact of natural drains being encroached and how it can flood city were ignored
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Vadodara witnesses 500 mm of rain in 24 hrs

In Channi, four labourers die after a wall collapse; nearly 5K people evacuated
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Passengers stranded at flooded Vadodara railway station rescued by Army; CM Rupani holds meeting to assess situation

The stranded passengers got on the Army truck and were taken to safety.
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Vadodara cop saves 70 people as floodwater enters residential areas

Chavda, with the help of local people, managed to take over 70 people of a flooded Vadodara locality to safety.
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Watch: As rains inundate Vadodara, crocodiles seen entering residential area

Spotting of crocodiles has created terror among residents.
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Vadodara rains: Airport to be closed till Friday morning, NDRF teams deployed

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20-inch rain in 8 hrs: Vadodara struggles to stay above water

So far, three NDRF teams have been deployed in Vadodara and the state was likely to send more in the hours that followed.
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Air cheer: PM10 level dipping in Delhi

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Gujarat High Court wants govt to clarify on manual scavenging

Counsel for the petitioner organisation Hirak Ganguly pointed out the recent death of seven persons on June 15 inside a septic tank of a hotel in Dabhoi taluka of Vadodara due to asphyxiation, while..
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DPIL's Bhatnagar siblings get bail from Gujarat High Court in Rs 2,654 crore bank fraud case

The court of Justice Sonia Gokani granted the duo bail on the condition that they will not leave Vadodara, and ordered them to deposit a bond of Rs 2.5 crore each
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Toxic fumes in Vadodara hotel septic tank claim 7

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Railways readies to cover Mumbai-Pune in 2 hrs

The railways plans to connect Mumbai with Pune, Nashik and Surat in 2 hours, while the MEMUs will cover Mumbai-Baroda distance in 3 hours.
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