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Gujarat: State in western India
Gujarat is a state on the western coast of India with a coastline of 1,600 km (990 mi) – most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula – and a population of 60.4 million. It is the fifth-largest Indian state by area and the ninth-largest state by population. Gujarat is bordered by Rajasthan to the northeast, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu to the south, Maharashtra to the southeast, Madhya Pradesh to the east, and the Arabian Sea and the Pakistani province of Sindh to the west. Its capital city is Gandhinagar, while its largest city is Ahmedabad. The Gujarati people of India are indigenous to the state, and their language Gujarati, is the state's official language. The economy of Gujarat is the fifth-largest in India, with a gross state domestic product (GSDP) of 15.03 trillion (US$210 billion) and has the country's 11th-highest GSDP per capita of 196,000 (US$2,700). Gujarat ranks 21st among Indian states in human development index. The state traditionally has low unemployment and is widely considered one of the most industrially developed states of India and a manufacturing hub.

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Ahmed Patel laid to rest in Gujarat's Bharuch [Video]

Ahmed Patel laid to rest in Gujarat's Bharuch

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel laid to rest in Gujarat's Bharuch on November 26. Former party present Rahul Gandhi, former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh Kamal Nath along with other leaders was..

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Rahul Gandhi reaches Gujarat's Bharuch to pay last respects to Ahmed Patel [Video]

Rahul Gandhi reaches Gujarat's Bharuch to pay last respects to Ahmed Patel

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reached Gujarat's Bharuch to pay last respects to senior party leader Ahmed Patel on November 26. Patel breathed his last after multi-organ failure in the wee hours of Nov..

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COVID-19 test first thing for passengers arriving from Delhi, Gujarat at Pune Railway Station [Video]

COVID-19 test first thing for passengers arriving from Delhi, Gujarat at Pune Railway Station

COVID-19 tests are being done on passengers arriving from Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan and Gujarat at Pune Railway Station. A doctor said, "Passengers with high temperature are undergoing Rapid Antigen Test;..

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Mortal remains of Ahmed Patel brought to hometown Bharuch [Video]

Mortal remains of Ahmed Patel brought to hometown Bharuch

The mortal remains of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel were brought to Sardar Patel Hospital in his hometown of Bharuch in Gujarat on November 25. His last rites will likely be performed on November..

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India's ancient books have mention of democratic values: President Kovind [Video]

India's ancient books have mention of democratic values: President Kovind

While addressing at the 80th All India Presiding Officers' Conference in Gujarat's Kevadia on November 25, President Ram Nath Kovind said, "I am glad that the Indian government since 2015, has taken..

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COVID-19: Mandatory RT-PCR test begins at Mumbai's Dadar Railway Station [Video]

COVID-19: Mandatory RT-PCR test begins at Mumbai's Dadar Railway Station

A mandatory RT-PCR test rule began in Mumbai from November 25 (Wednesday) amid rising cases of coronavirus pandemic. Travellers from Delhi, Rajasthan, Goa and Gujarat arrived at Mumbai's Dadar Railway..

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Congress veteran Ahmed Patel passes away following COVID complications [Video]

Congress veteran Ahmed Patel passes away following COVID complications

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who was undergoing treatment at a Gurugram hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, breathed his last after multi-organ failure in the wee hours of November 25,..

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Fewer footfalls at Saputara hill station due to COVID-19 scare [Video]

Fewer footfalls at Saputara hill station due to COVID-19 scare

People visited Saputara hill station amid the restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Saputara is the only hill station in Gujarat and it remains overcrowded during the Diwali vacations. This time..

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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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Markets are super spreader, follow COVID appropriate behaviour: NCDC Director [Video]

Markets are super spreader, follow COVID appropriate behaviour: NCDC Director

National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Director Dr Surjeet Kumar Singh, who is leading a central team in Gujarat to review the escalating COVID-19 situation in the western state, said he along with..

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7 dead in truck-car collision in Gujarat's Surendranagar [Video]

7 dead in truck-car collision in Gujarat's Surendranagar

A major accident happened after a car collided with a truck in Gujarat's Surendranagar on November 21. Seven people got killed in the accident. The incident happened in Patdi area.

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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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PM Narendra Modi to address all India presiding officers conference on Thursday

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a meeting with chief ministers of different states over Covid-19 situation in the country, through video conferencing. Tuesday's meeting is in line with..
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SC raps Gujarat, asks Delhi to tighten belt

Worried over possible worsening of the Covid-19 situation after the festive season and onset of winter, the Supreme Court on Monday asked all states to submit action plans in two days to ensure the..
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Wary Maharashtra puts strict curbs on travel from Delhi, Raj, Guj, Goa

Worried by the prospect of a post-Diwali surge in Covid-19 cases, the Maharashtra government on Monday imposed stringent restrictions on people travelling to the state from New Delhi, Rajasthan,..
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CBI takes along Hathras case accused for polygraph, brain mapping test

Yesterday, the CBI took the accused persons to Gandhinagar in Gujarat from Aligarh Jail, Jail Superintendent informed.
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Gujarat: 7 people burn to death after car crashes into truck in Surendranagar

The lone survivor of the incident, a woman, was rescued from the SUV and admitted to a nearby hospital.
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Centre contemplating sending high-level teams to states, UTs reporting rise in Covid-19 cases

The Centre is contemplating sending high-level multidisciplinary teams to states and union territories that are reporting a rise in Covid-19 cases, the health ministry said on Friday. The Centre had on..
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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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Covid-19: Centre rushes high-level teams to 4 states to strengthen surveillance, testing

The Centre has rushed high-level teams to Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Manipur where they will visit districts reporting high number of Covid-19 cases and support the state's efforts towards..
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Unicef: 25% of schoolkids from Covid-hit families may drop out

Community volunteers who reached out to 300 habitations in 12 districts across seven states in August- September found children engaged as paid worker or pushed into child labour, the situation being..
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WHO to set up Global Centre on Traditional Medicine in India: PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi was speaking after inaugurating the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Jamnagar (Gujarat) and National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur (Rajasthan), via video..
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PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate two Ayurveda institutes in Rajasthan and Gujarat today

PM Modi extended his greetings on the occasion and wrote on Twitter, "Greetings on Ayurveda Day. On this special day, I will be inaugurating two Ayurveda institutes, located in Rajasthan and Gujarat...
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Ayurveda Day: PM Modi to inaugurate two Ayurveda institutions today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the two future-ready Ayurveda institutions in Gujarat and Rajasthan on Friday (November 13).
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Citizens of border areas, defence forces are stakeholders in maintaining security: Amit Shah

Home minister made the statement while speaking at an event called 'Vikasotsava 2020' organised in Kutch district of Gujarat. "The aim of this 'Vikasotsava' is to provide amenities to the residents of..
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BJP wins 41 out of 59 bypoll seats, 31 at Cong's expense

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Bypoll results 2020: Counting and results to be declared on 56 assembly seats in 11 states including MP

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PM Modi inaugurates Ropax ferry services between Surat and Saurashtra in Gujarat


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Gujarat: PM Modi inaugurates Ro-Pax Hazira-Ghogha ferry service

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Modi to virtually flag off ferry service 'Voyage Symphony' in Gujarat

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Gujarat: Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hits Bharuch

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PM to flag off Ro-Pax ferry service between Hazira-Ghogha in Gujarat on Nov 8

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3 more Rafale fighters touch down in India

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NGT widens ambit of firecracker pollution cases beyond NCR, notices to 18 states, UTs

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SpiceJet receives 3000 bookings for Seaplane service on the first day

SpiceJet has claimed that it has received an overwhelming 3000 bookings for its first seaplane journey between Sabarmati riverfront and Kevadia in Gujarat. The country's biggest regional airline has..
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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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Pulwama terror attack truth revealed after claims in Pakistan Parliament: PM Modi

"The country can never forget that some people were not saddened at the sacrifice of the security personnel during the Pulwama attack. At that time, these people were only doing politics. I request..
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Rashtriya Ekta Diwas: PM Modi pays tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Statue of Unity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, October 31, paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary, at the Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Gujarat.
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National Unity Day 2020: 10 powerful quotes by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

On the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel, on October 31, 2018, PM Modi unveiled the 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat's Narmada district. His birthday is observed as National Unity Day.
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PM Modi inaugurates Sardar Patel Zoological Park in Kevadia

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PM Modi inaugurates 'Arogya Van' in Narmada district of Gujarat

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 2-day visit to Gujarat from today, check full schedule

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21 lakh people in Gujarat received free treatment under Ayushman Bharat scheme, saved Rs 100 crore: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that 21 lakh people in Gujarat have received free treatment under the Ayushman Bharat scheme and saved about Rs 100 crore.
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70.5 lakh farmer families in Gujarat being facilitated with irrigation system to enhance their income: PM Modi


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