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Gujarat’s gets a Golden Temple


May 5th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 5 (IANS) A two-day ceremony to unveil Gujarat's first ever Golden Temple began Saturday in Bhavnagar.The main function will be held Sunday at Gopinathji Dev Mandir, popularly known ... Read more...

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Modi, governor lead R-Day celebrations in Gujarat


January 26th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhavnagar (Gujarat), Jan 26 (IANS) The 63rd Republic Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm across Gujarat Thursday morning. Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal and Chief Minister Narendra Modi led the ... Read more...

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Forest bench retained due to ministry’s corruption: Apex court


September 9th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said that it wanted to wind up its forest bench scrutinising projects that would have an adverse bearing on environment but ... Read more...

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Demonstrations in Gujarat to back Hazare


August 17th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) The anti-corruption campaign of Anna Hazare found support in Gujarat Tuesday with people from all walks of life demonstrating in several cities in the state.Demonstrations ... Read more...

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My father was a lively person: Shammi Kapoor’s son


August 14th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Aditya Raj Kapoor has described his father Shammi Kapoor, who died Sunday morning, as a "happy and lively person" and has hoped his fans will ... Read more...

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Gujarat cop moves high court for denial of information (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) Senior Gujarat police officer Rahul Sharma Thursday moved the state high court against denial of information he needed to reply to a show cause notice ... Read more...

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Police officer facing action moves Gujarat High Court (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) Senior Gujarat police officer Rahul Sharma Thursday moved the state high court after being hauled up for passing on, without government permission, information to a ... Read more...

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Another Gujarat police officer faces action


August 11th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) After Sanjiv Bhatt, it is now the turn of another senior Gujarat police officer, Rahul Sharma, to face the music. He is being hauled up ... Read more...

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Congress’s Gandhinagar win a dent in Modi’s invincibility? (Gujarat Newsletter)


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 22 (IANS) It is not so much the Congress's victory as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) defeat in Gandhinagar that has roiled the political pot in this ... Read more...

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Congress bags Gandhinagar civic body


April 21st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 21 (IANS) The Congress will hold power in this capital of Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Gujarat following its victory in the maiden polls to the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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Congress in Gujarat: Lost in the shadows (Gujarat Newsletter)


March 24th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 24 (IANS) There is growing concern in some Congress quarters in Gujarat whether the party high command has given up on the state unit after the ... Read more...

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Farmers’ march continues against cement factory


March 14th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 14 (IANS) The union environment ministry's direction for immediate stoppage of work on Nirma's proposed Rs.1,400-crore cement plant notwithstanding, the agitating farmers' march to Gandhinagar continued Monday.The ... Read more...

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Nirma asked to stop work on cement plant project


March 12th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 12 (IANS) Detergent major Nirma's proposed cement plant in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district is in trouble, with the central environment and forests ministry ordering the company to stop construction ... Read more...

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Moratorium lifted in 8 industrial clusters


February 16th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The union environment ministry Wednesday lifted the moratorium on developmental projects in eight critically polluted industrial clusters.According to a ministry statement the moratorium was lifted for projects ... Read more...

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Gujarat riots: Government issues notice to top cop


February 5th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 5 (IANS) Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rahul Sharma was Saturday issued a show cause notice by the Gujarat government seeking an explanation why departmental action should not ... Read more...

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NTC land in Gujarat fetches Rs.145.93 crore


January 1st, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 1 (IANS) Hitting a New Year jackpot, the National Textiles Corporation (NTC) has sold through an e-auction two closed mills in Gujarat for a combined price of Rs.145.93 crore ($32.6 ... Read more...

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BJP sweeps Gujarat local bodies elections (Lead)


October 23rd, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept the local bodies elections bagging 21 of the 24 district panchayats, 162 of the 208 taluka panchayats and 41 of the ... Read more...

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BJP sweeps local bodies polls in Gujarat


October 23rd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) virtually swept the Gujarat local bodies elections Saturday bagging 22 of the 24 district panchayats and 36 of the 52 municipalities.The ... Read more...

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EVM’s reliability challenged in Gujarat court


October 15th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Within a week of the Gujarat civic polls, a public suit challenging the "reliability and functionality" of electronic voting machines (EVMs) was Friday filed in the Gujarat ... Read more...

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BJP sweeps six key civic bodies in Gujarat (Second Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat Tuesday scored a spectacular victory, winning six key municipal corporations and dealing a severe blow to the Congress.Thousands of ... Read more...

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BJP sweeps six key civic bodies in Gujarat (Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday scored a spectacular victory in Gujarat winning six key municipal corporations and dealing a severe blow to the Congress.Thousands of ... Read more...

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Lukewarm response to Gujarat civic polls


October 10th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 10 (IANS) The elections Sunday to six municipal corporations in the state were lacklustre with a turnout of around 45 percent. Both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and ... Read more...

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Gujarat civic, panchayat polls to set tone for 2012 assembly clash


October 9th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
By R.K. Misra Gandhinagar, Oct 9 (IANS) Elections to six key municipal corporations in Gujarat Sunday and panchayat polls 11 days later are almost akin to a mid-term mandate on the performance ... Read more...

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Gujarat civic polls: BJP plea rejected


September 27th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's plea to the Gujarat Election Commission seeking rejection of the Congress nominees' candidature in the Oct 10 polls to six municipal ... Read more...

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LNG facility for GM plant in Gujarat inaugurated


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Halol (Gujarat), Sep 22 (IANS) General Motors India Wednesday inaugurated an LNG facility at its factory premises here for supply of gas to its car manufacturing plant. This follows a tripartite agreement ... Read more...

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BJP wrests Congress bastion in Gujarat (Second Lead)


September 17th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) It was a perfect birthday gift for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) easily won for the first time the Kathlal assembly ... Read more...

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Gujarat panchayat polls announced


September 16th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Gujarat will be virtually in election mode for over a month in October in view of polls to nearly all the local self-government bodies in the state. Elections ... Read more...

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Eight new medical colleges for Gujarat


July 18th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 18 (IANS) Undeterred by the Medical Council of India's rejection of its proposals for starting three new medical colleges in the current academic year, the Gujarat government has decided to ... Read more...

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Gujarat asks MCI to review decision on medical colleges


July 15th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 15 (IANS) The Gujarat government Thursday requested the Medical Council of India (MCI) to review its decision rejecting proposals for two new medical colleges in the state and the renewal ... Read more...

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Thieves strike at ship anchored for breaking off Gujarat


June 7th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 7 (IANS) Two people have been arrested for theft on a ship anchored in Gopinath off the Saurashtra coast in Gujarat when security on it was withdrawn in view of ... Read more...

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Cyclone Phet brings rains to Gujarat


June 7th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 7 (IANS) Cyclone Phet, which spared Gujarat, has nevertheless brought rains across the state from Sunday night, officials said Monday. The cyclone, after weakening into a depression, ensured rains all along ... Read more...

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Cyclone Phet may hit Gujarat in next few days


June 2nd, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 2 (IANS) Rains and squalls were reported along the Gujarat coast Wednesday, with the weather office warning that these may intensify with the likelihood of cyclone Phet hitting the state ... Read more...

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Court go-ahead for Nirma cement plant in Gujarat


April 26th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 26 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday gave a conditional go-ahead to detergent maker Nirma for construction of its Rs.1,400 crore cement plant at Mahua near Bhavnagar which has been ... Read more...

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Asiatic lion census to begin from April 24


April 20th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 20 (IANS) Assisted by tools like the Global Positioning System and the Geographical Information System, more than 1,600 personnel will fan out in Gujarat's Greater Gir forest for four days ... Read more...

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Agitating Gujarat farmers reject Nirma’s proposal


April 9th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 9 (IANS) Farmers agitating against the cement plant being built by detergent maker Nirma in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district Friday declined the company's proposal to surrender 46 hectares of the ... Read more...

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