India's first ever seaplane services between Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad and the Statue of Unity in Kevadia was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. SpiceJet will now operate two daily flights on the Ahmedabad-Kevadia route effective October 31. Here is all you need to know about this...
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met party MPs, who are protesting against the three farm laws at Jantar Mantar on January 15. While speaking to mediapersons, Rahul said, "The three (farm) laws have been brought to finish the farmers. If we don't stop this now, it will continue to happen in other sectors too. Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not respect the farmers. The farmers will neither deter nor fear."
A crocodile was rescued by wildlife team in Gujarat's Vadodara. 10-feet long crocodile was rescued from an area of Virod Village in Vadodara. The crocodile had injured leg and it was later handed over to the forest department.
The nation celebrated joyous festival of Makar Sankranti with zeal on January 14. On this auspicious occasion, BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Gujarat's Rajkot was decked up with colourful kites. The idol of god was beautifully decorated with different varieties of kites and 'charkhi'. Devotees enjoyed the mesmerising scenario of the temple.
The seaplane flight services between Statue of Unity in Kevadia and Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad will restart from December 27. Director of Civil Aviation of Gujarat, Captain Ajay Chauhan said, "Hopefully in the upcoming holiday season more bookings will be done."
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 the decision to celebrate Constitution Day on every 26th of November." "Today, when democratic institutions are being questioned around the world, the Indian institutions are gaining more strength. Our ancient books have mentions of democratic values. Our founding fathers gave a final form to these sentiments in the Constitution," he added.
An Anganwadi worker rows 18 kms to remote villages to attend tribal kids and expecting mothers. Relu Vasave travels to interior villages every day from Maharashtra's Nandurbar. Relu belongs to Nashik and grew up near Narmada, where she learned swimming. Since April, Relu began visiting newborns, expecting mothers from hamlets of Aligat and Dadar. As an Anganwadi member, Relu checks weight, proper growth of newborns and their mothers. Relu has received heaps of praises from tribal people for her effort during the pandemic. The Anganwadi member's work has been also praised by the Chief Minister's office. Watch the full video for more.
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Home Minister Amit Shah on January 14 took part in Makar Sankranti program in Gujarat's Ahmedabad. On the occasion, Home Minister was seen flying a kite. Earlier, Shah along with his family members visited Shree Jagannathji Temple in Ahmedabad.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on January 14 visited Shree Jagannathji Temple in Gujarat's Ahmedabad. He offered prayers and performed 'aarti' along with his family members. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary and Home Minister's son Jay Shah was also present.
On January 12, the COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' arrived to Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport. It was dispatched by Pune's Serum Institute of India today. CEO of Delhi International Airport (DIAL), Videh Kumar Jaipuriar said, "Temperature-controlled facility, ranging from -20 degrees Celsius to +25 degrees Celsius, at our two Cargo terminals can efficiently and safely handle COVID-19 vaccines. Both terminals can handle around 5.7 million vials in a day." The first consignment of vaccine will also arrive to Gujarat's Ahmedabad. The Additional Director of Family Welfare Department of Gujarat, Dr Nilam Patel said, "2.76 lakh doses arriving here today will be given to Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Bhavnagar zones." The COVID-19 vaccination drive will start in India from Jan 16.
On October 31, the nation is celebrating 145th birth anniversary of 'ironman' Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid floral tribute to 'ironman' on his birth anniversary at 'Statue..