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Surat: City in Gujarat, India
Surat is a city in the Indian state of Gujarat. It used to be a large seaport and is now the commercial and economic center in South Gujarat, which is famous for its diamonds and textile Industries and as a shopping centre for apparels and accessories. It is the eighth largest city and ninth largest urban agglomeration in India. It is the administrative capital of the Surat district. The city is located 284 kilometres (176 mi) south of the state capital, Gandhinagar; 265 kilometres (165 mi) south of Ahmedabad; and 289 kilometres (180 mi) north of Mumbai. The city centre is located on the Tapti River, close to Arabian Sea.


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Women were made to stand naked for a long time while lady doctors subjected them to a gynaecological finger test.
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After Bhuj strip-check row, Surat trainees forced to stand naked for med test

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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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Gujarat: Massive fire breaks out at Raghuvir textile market in Surat

The cause of the fire has not yet been known.
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Surat artist makes PM Modi's portrait in diamond

Akash Salia shaped a three-carat diamond into the map of India with PM Modi's face on it by laser inscription. Now, he wants to send the diamond to the Prime Minister.
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Murder of Hindu outfit leader 'blasphemy killing', 6 arrested

Twenty-four hours after one of the appellants in the Ayodhya title suit, Kamlesh Tewari, was murdered at noon in his office-cum-residence in Lucknow, a joint team of Uttar Pradesh Police and Gujarat..
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Rahul Gandhi appears before Surat court, pleads not guilty in 'why all thieves share Modi surname' defamation case

The former Congress chief appeared before a Surat magisterial court and filed an application for permanent exemption. The court fixed the matter for hearing on December 10, 2019.
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Opponents desperate to silence me: Rahul on defamation cases

"I am in Surat today to appear in a defamation case filed against me by my political opponents, desperate to silence me. I am grateful for the love & support of the Congress workers who have gathered..
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Rahul Gandhi appears before Surat court in defamation case

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday appeared before a court here in a criminal defamation case filed against him over his remark: Why do all thieves share the Modi surname? During the last hearing..
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Gujarat High Court disposes of Surat Airport Action Committee's PIL

The petition filed three years ago in 2016 had sought more air connectivity and frequency of domestic as well as international flights from Surat to other cities.
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Watch: People wear Modi masks while performing 'Garba' in Surat

People from all walks of life were seen in colourful outfits and donning Modi masks while grooving to the musical beats.
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Surat: 1,800 people perform Garba wearing helmets to create awareness on road safety

What a unique way!
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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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Surat: Women flaunt body paint tattoos featuring Modi, Trump during Navratri preparations

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Initiate action against Gujarat Pollution Control Board officials, NGT tells state chief secy

The case pertains to illegal waste disposal in the Kadodara creek in Surat by a chemical company which lead to the death of two people and grievous injury to a third.
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Surat market bans transgenders after community member allegedly beats man to death

A notice was also pasted in the market banning the community from entering it.
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Caught on cam: Parents, relatives thrash teacher for beating class 12 student in Surat school

Both the incidents that took place in Ashadeep School in Surat, have been captured in the CCTV footage.
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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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Media glare takes air out of fart contest in Surat

Mul Sanghvi, one of the organisers of the event, says that at least 12 people had registered to be the contestants for the event
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Surat police slammed for not applying mind

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700-foot-long cake weighing 7,000 kg: Surat baker all set to celebrate PM Modi's 69th birthday

To mark PM's 69th birthday, Breadline Bakery in Gujarat's Surat is gearing up to make a record by preparing a 700-foot-long cake weighing 7,000 Kg.
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What the fart! Surat to see flatulence contest

Two friends in Surat, Mul Sanghvi and Yatin Sangoi, are all set to host the city's first farting competition: 'WTF-What the Fart'.
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Watch: 8 arrested for drunken revelry at Ganesh Puja pandal in Surat

The video from the dry state showed a group of men dancing and singing to loud Bollywood music in front of a Ganpati idol even as they consumed beer.
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Gujarat: Devotees arrested for dancing drunk, brandish beer bottles

The Surat police came to know about it after the video went viral on Facebook
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Rs 500-cr Ganesh-shaped diamond is a big draw in Surat

Unlike most idols, this tiny one isn't immersed as the value of the precious stone is pegged at Rs 500 crore.
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Fraud lands jewellery firm into trouble after Bombay High Court order

The court found that to prevent the official liquidator from taking possession of its properties in Opera House, Bandra Kurla Complex and Surat, the company had installed other companies as bogus..
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Mumbai: 11-year-old missing girl found in Surat

Dindoshi police had registered the missing complaint on Saturday
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Little piece of Gujarat lives in Vladivostok

CURTAIN-RAISER: Diamond workers from Surat are set to welcome PM Modi
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Gujarat High court develops child-friendly deposition centres in courts

Two such centres were inaugurated on Saturday by Acting Chief Justice AS Dave at Surat and Bharuch district courts.
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Maharashtra: Smuggled liquor seized by excise cops

State excise officials are also on the lookout for two individuals, one based in Surat and the other in Mumbai, who are alleged to be the kingpins.
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Most rescued child labourers from Ahmedabad and Surat

This resecue came following the 854 raids that were carried out by the department. In all Rs 4.9 lakh was collected as fine from various units during the raids
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Surat woman with 80 degree bent spine gets new life

Life Revived: A Complex Surgery helped 28-year-old to get rid of A decade-old health problem
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Plastic ban rattles Surat textile traders

Merchants claim that materials used neither harm nature nor human life; seek details of banned plastic products from civic body
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Surat: Man's 'rain theory' for building damage junked

NCDRC backed state commission's verdict stating that insurance company was right in rejecting a claim of damage to buildings, which was caused due to non-maintenance and not by rain
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Rains force evacuation of 13,000 in South Gujarat

Heavy showers lash Vadodara, Surat, Bharuch & Valsad
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Over 5,000 relocated as rain drowns Valsad, Surat

Surat and Anand districts witnessed heavy downpour on Saturday.
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Abu Dhabi deports last fugitive in Rs 22k crore Bitcoin scam

The last of the five accused in the alleged Rs 22,000 crore Bitcoin scam, Dhaval Mavani - a resident of Surat - arrived in Delhi on Tuesday after being deported from Abu Dhabi. A red corner notice was..
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Ahmedabad: Better safe than sorry, say residents

The residents of societies across Ahmedabad have started taking extra precaution to make sure that all potential fire hazards are nipped in the bud after fire incidents across the state like Friday's..
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Surat man gives triple talaq to wife over dowry

The woman claimed that her husband gave her verbal divorce in front of his family, just forty days after her mother passed away.
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6-year-old raped by neighbour in Surat: Cops

The incident came to light on July 19, after another neighbour saw the girl emerging from the room of the accused and told her mother.
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Surat, Kankaria & tragedy called Engineers Act

The first and immediate requirement is to change the act from "Civil Engineers Act" to "Engineers Act" and cover all other branches of engineering therein
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Air cheer: PM10 level dipping in Delhi

Analysis of data for 50 metropolitan cities for 2016, 2017 and 2018 showed a declining trend in Delhi, Varanasi, Ranchi, Raipur, Vijayawada and Bengaluru, among others, whereas the level of PM10 rose..
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With 11,431 complaints, Ahmedabad leads in labour law violation cases

However, number of complaints that were found to be true is higher in Surat
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Beware! Your smart TV could be peeping in bedroom

HACKY TECH: Surat man discovers a video of him and his wife on a porn site he frequented
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Surat: SpiceJet plane overshoots runway on landing, none hurt

Incident took place on Sunday evening.
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Surat: Divyang dad puts kidney on sale to aide son's studies

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Surat's Stuti Khandwala cracks NEET, JIPMER, AIIMS and JEE, takes up 90% scholarship offer at MIT

Stuti had earlier scored 98.8% in her Class 12 CBSE Board Exams to top the Science stream from Rajasthan.
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Surat fire: Kin demand civic officials be pinned

Another PIL in HC seeks SMC, fire officials be named in FIR
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Gujarat High Court seeks report on deadly Surat fire probe

Twenty-two people, mostly teens, lost their lives in the fire at Takshashila Complex on May 24.
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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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