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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 third-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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IAF's ALH Dhruv makes precautionary landing in Gujarat's Kevadia [Video]

IAF's ALH Dhruv makes precautionary landing in Gujarat's Kevadia

An Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on routine training sortie carried out a precautionary landing 30 km short of Ahmedabad while returning from Kevadia on March 06...

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Cricket fans rejoice India's victory against England outside Narendra Modi Stadium [Video]

Cricket fans rejoice India's victory against England outside Narendra Modi Stadium

The Indian cricket team won the fourth test match against England by an innings and 25 runs. They won the series by 3-1 on March 06 in Gujarat's Ahmedabad. Cricket fans were seen enjoying and rejoicing..

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Congress wiped out: Prakash Javadekar after BJP sweeps in Gujarat municipal polls [Video]

Congress wiped out: Prakash Javadekar after BJP sweeps in Gujarat municipal polls

After emerging victorious in Gujarat municipal corporation and zila panchayat elections, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar held a press conference on March 03. Stating number comparison between results..

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Chhattisgarh cop training 'Mallakhamba' to children of Naxal-hit area [Video]

Chhattisgarh cop training 'Mallakhamba' to children of Naxal-hit area

A Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) constable is providing 'Mallakhamba' training to children in the forests of Abujmarh in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district which is hit by the Naxalite violence. The..

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Watch: About 11-ft long crocodile rescued from construction site in Vadodara [Video]

Watch: About 11-ft long crocodile rescued from construction site in Vadodara

A crocodile was rescued from a constriction site in Gujarat’s Vadodara. The 11-feet-long reptile was found in a ditch in Kelanpur area on Saturday. After rescuing, the crocodile was handed over to..

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Voting underway for civic, panchayat polls in Gujarat [Video]

Voting underway for civic, panchayat polls in Gujarat

Polling underway for civic polls for 88 seats in Vadodara on February 28. People also queued up to vote for polls to 34 Zila panchayat seats and 168 taluka panchayat seats. Precautionary measures for..

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Crocodile rescued from construction site in Vadodara [Video]

Crocodile rescued from construction site in Vadodara

An 11-feet long crocodile was rescued from a construction site in Kelanpur area in Gujarat's Vadodara on February 27. The reptile was later handed over to the forest department. Crocodile was released..

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With old clips of Modi, Congress shows BJP's 'hypocrisy' over rising fuel prices [Video]

With old clips of Modi, Congress shows BJP's 'hypocrisy' over rising fuel prices

Building pressure on the central government over the rising fuel prices, the Congress on February 27, during a press briefing, showed old clips of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then Gujarat Chief..

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COVID-19: 51 persons hospitalised in total, out of which 23 deaths reported, informs Health Ministry [Video]

COVID-19: 51 persons hospitalised in total, out of which 23 deaths reported, informs Health Ministry

Health Ministry Joint Secretary Dr Mandeep Kumar Bhandari informed that the five highest vaccinating states today are Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra. Bhandari said that..

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Gujarat wants to end BJP, Congress style politics: Kejriwal [Video]

Gujarat wants to end BJP, Congress style politics: Kejriwal

People of Gujarat are fed up with BJP and Congress and want to bring their politics to end, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on February 26. "There are two big parties, people of Gujarat want..

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‘BJP & Congress is scared of 16 lakh people who…’: Kejriwal on AAP win in Surat [Video]

‘BJP & Congress is scared of 16 lakh people who…’: Kejriwal on AAP win in Surat

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that BJP and Congress are afraid of the people who voted for the AAP in the local body polls in Gujarat. "I have..

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CM Kejriwal holds roadshow in Surat as AAP enters Gujarat [Video]

CM Kejriwal holds roadshow in Surat as AAP enters Gujarat

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on February 26 held a roadshow in Gujarat's Surat after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) scored seats in Gujarat local body polls. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) got good number of..

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BJP, Congress scared after results of Gujarat civic polls: Kejriwal [Video]

BJP, Congress scared after results of Gujarat civic polls: Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Gujarat's Surat said BJP and Congress are perturbed and scared since results of Gujarat municipal elections rolled out. "I've..

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