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Two heavy-lift Chinook Helicopters for IAF arrive in Gujarat

The Indian Air Force has ordered 15 Chinooks and the first four helicopters arrived in February. The IAF had placed the order in 2015 along with 22 Apache attack helicopters. Boeing India said, the advanced multi-mission helicopter will provide the armed forces unmatched strategic airlift capability. Boeing said, the CH-47 Chinook is an advanced multi-mission helicopter and has unsurpassed ability ... Read More »

EAM S Jaishankar wins Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat

Gujarat Bhartiya Janata Party OBC front leader Jugalji Thakor also emerged victorious in the bypolls Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat, which were held in the assembly premises in Gandhinagar on Friday. EAM S. Jaishankar secured 104 votes and BJP OBC front leader Jugalji Thakor secured 105, while Congress candidates Chandrika Chudasama and Gaurav Pandya managed to get 70 votes each. WhatsApp ... Read More »

PM Modi meets Khimchandbhai from Amreli, Gujarat

He completed his 1100 km journey in 17 days. PM Modi in a tweet said that “Met the exceptional Khimchandbhai from Amreli, Gujarat. Bhikhubhai had decided that if BJP wins 300+ seats, he would cycle from Amreli to Delhi. He kept his word and am told that his cycle journey has drawn several admirers. I was deeply impressed by his ... Read More »

HDFC Bank to open 25 more branches in Gujarat

HDFC Bank will open 25 more branches in the state of Gujarat, taking its branch network to over 440. The Bank would open these branches by December 2019. As of March 31, 2019, the bank had a network of 415 branches and 1,187 ATMs in the state, the largest among private banks. Over 51 per cent of these branches are ... Read More »

Cyclone Vayu: Power supply disrupted in 560 Gujarat villages

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) chalked out an action plan well in advance in view of the cyclone threat. Sources informed that the state government promoted company’s in-charge Managing Director Shahmeena Husain. “Around 561 feeder lines in Saurashtra and south Gujarat are affected due to the impact of cyclone Vayu. We are confident that the power supply will ... Read More »

Cyclone Vayu turns into severe cyclonic storm as it approaches the Gujarat coast

At present, the cyclone is 340 kilometres away from Veraval and is expected to hit the coast in the next 24 hours. As per Met Department, landfall is predicted between Porbandar and Mahuva and Veraval and Diu island which is likely to affect Bhavnagar, Amreli, Junagadh, Gir Somnath and Porbandar districts adversely. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to ... Read More »

Gujarat on alert as Cycone ‘VAYU’ closes in

At present, the cyclone is 340 kilometres away from Veraval and is expected to hit the coast in the next 24 hours. As per Met Department, landfall is predicted between Porbandar and Mahuva and Veraval and Diu island which is likely to affect Bhavnagar, Amreli, Junagadh, Gir Somnath and Porbandar districts adversely. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to ... Read More »

Gujarat Pipavav Port suspends entire Port Operations at Pipavav Port

Gujarat Pipavav Port has suspended entire Port Operations at Pipavav Port, based on the directions of the District Administration as well as Gujarat Maritime Board (the port regulatory authority). The suspension of port operations is being done in view of an advisory of India Metrological Department about a severe Cyclonic Storm which is likely to cross the Gujarat Coast between ... Read More »

Gujarat Pipavav Port surges on the BSE

Gujarat Pipavav Port is currently trading at Rs. 84.20, up by 1.65 points or 2.00% from its previous closing of Rs. 82.55 on the BSE. The scrip opened at Rs. 83.90 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 84.25 and Rs. 83.90 respectively. So far 106 shares were traded on the counter. The BSE group ‘A’ stock of ... Read More »

Union Quality Plastics reports fire accident at Gujarat facility

Putting Quality First Since 1981. Union Quality Plastics has reported a fire accident occurred on June 04, 2019 at Umbergaon in Gujarat manufacturing facility. This facility manufactures extrusion & weaving HDPE woven fabric, LDPE Lamination, HDPE Tarpaulins, Vermibed and HDPE Geomembrane. The fire was immediately brought under control and there is no loss or injury to human life. The extent ... Read More »

Tata Power’s arm to develop 100 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Tata Power Company’s wholly owned subsidiary–Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL) has received a Letter of Award (LoA) from Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) on May 28, 2019 to develop a 100 MW solar project in Raghanesda Solar Park of Gujarat. The energy will be supplied to GUVNL under a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) valid for a period of 25 years ... Read More »

Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals reports 23% fall in Q4 net profit

  Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals has reported results for fourth quarter and year ended March 31, 2019. The company has reported a fall of 23.17% in its net profit at Rs 169.83 crore for the quarter under review as compared to Rs 221.06 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. However, total income of the company increased by ... Read More »

PM Modi to visit Gujarat to seek his mothers’ blessing 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gandhinagar in Gujarat today to seek the blessings of his mother. This will be PM Modi’s first visit to his home state after the results of 2019 Lok Sabha polls.   Besides, PM Modi will also visit Varanasi on Monday morning to thank the people of his constituency for reposing their faith in him. ... Read More »

Piramal Enterprises’ arm launches two new branches in Gujarat

Piramal Enterprises’ wholly owned subsidiary — Piramal Capital & Housing Finance (PCHFL) has expanded its housing finance operations in Gujarat, with the launch of two new branches – Vadodara and Surat in the state of Gujarat. The company will provide its housing finance offerings namely home loans, loans against property and small ticket construction finance in these markets. Piramal Enterprises ... Read More »

HIL commences final phase production at Golan Plant in Gujarat

HIL has commenced the final phase production of its CpVC, UpVC and SWR (Soil, Waste & Rain) Pipes and Fittings at its plant located at Golan Plant in the state of Gujarat. This is in line with the company’s intention to expand the plumbing solutions business with an extended portfolio. The total additional Capacity of 2,916 MT/P.A (1,260 M.T Per ... Read More »

ICE Make Refrigeration commissions in-house manufacturing facility in Gujarat

ICE Make Refrigeration has commissioned its in-house manufacturing facility of condenser coil and evaporator coil at Dantali, Gandhinagar in the state of Gujarat. The Company in December 2017 raised Rs 24 crore through initial public offer to part finance setting up this plant, backward integration to improve production efficiencies and up-gradation of existing facilities at its plants in Gujarat and ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in UP, Maha, Gujarat today

He will address an election rally in the Fatehpur Sikri Lok Sabha constituency from where Raj Babbar, film actor and state Congress President, is contesting the Lok Sabha polls. Rahul Gandhi will later address a public meeting in Bhavnagar District, Gujarat. The Congress president will also address a public meeting in Nanded, Maharashtra.   Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in ... Read More »

PM Modi addresses rallies in Gujarat & Goa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held two rallies in Gujarat and one in Goa a day ahead of the first phase of polling. In Junagadh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Congress of a “Tughlaq Road election scam” where money meant for poor, pregnant women was looted from people. This comes soon after IT raids at 1 Tughlaq road, the residence ... Read More »

Gujarat Gas accepts authorization of PNGRB for CGD network in new geographical areas

Mumbai : Gujarat Gas (GGL) has accepted the authorization of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) for laying, building, operating or expanding the City or Local Natural Gas Distribution network (CGD network) in the Geographical Areas of Sirsa, Fatehabad and Mansa (Punjab) Districts ; Ujjain (except area already authorized) District, Dewas (except area already authorized) District and Indore ... Read More »

69 candidates filed nomination papers for 26 Loksabha seats in Gujarat

The total number of nominations filed for 26 Loksabha seats in the state have gone up to 127. Last day of filing of nomination papers is Thursday, while polling will be held on 23 of this month. BJP’s sitting MP Mohanbhai Kundaria from Rajkot seat, Ms. Punamben Madam from Jamnagar seat, Naranbhai Kachhadia from Amreli seat, Dr.K.C.Patel from Valsad ST seat ... Read More »

BJP releases list of candidates for parliamentary constituencies for Gujarat and Kerala

Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday released list of candidates for parliamentary constituencies of Mahesana and Surat in Gujarat and Thrissur in Kerala. The party has fielded Rajya Sabha member Suresh Gopi as its candidate for Thrissur.  Sitting MP from Surat, Darshana Jardosh has been fielded from the constituency. Sharda Ben Patel will be the party candidate from Mahesana. The list was finalised ... Read More »

Gujarat: Talala Assembly by-election, Supreme Court restrains hold

The Supreme Court has stayed the Election Commission’s notification declaring a vacancy in Talala Assembly seat of Gujarat. The Supreme Court has stayed the Election Commission’s notification declaring a vacancy in Talala Assembly seat of Gujarat and the announcement of a bye-election along with the Lok Sabha elections. In fact, convicted Congress legislator of Talala in a case, the Gujarat ... Read More »

BJP President Amit Shah files his nomination from Gandhinagar, Gujarat

BJP president Amit Shah filed his nominations for the Lok Sabha polls from Gandhinagar on Saturday. Senior BJP stalwarts Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and key NDA partner Shiv Sena’s chief Uddhav Thackray besides Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani were present on the occasion. Ahead of filing of the nominations, BJP president Amit Shah paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi.  After which ... Read More »

PM Modi launched several projects in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated 750 beds Annexe of Guru Gobind Singh Hospital in Jamnagar, Gujarat. During his two day visit to the state, the Prime Minister has also inaugurated the newly built PG hostel of the hospital. Mr Modi also visited the Hospital complex and interacted with students and faculty. Prime Minister has also unveiled the Saurashra Narmada ... Read More »

PM Modi to launch several projects in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan Yojana (PM-SYM) and inaugurate the first phase of 6-km-long Ahmedabad Metro service. Prime Minister would also lay the foundation stone for Umiya Dham temple complex during his visit. PM Modi would visit Annapurna Dham Trust in Adalaj in Gandhinagar for the ground-breaking ceremony of a Shikshan Bhavan and a ... Read More »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to begin two-day visit to Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan Yojana (PM-SYM) and inaugurate the first phase of 6-km-long Ahmedabad Metro service. Prime Minister would also lay the foundation stone for Umiya Dham temple complex during his visit. PM Modi would visit Annapurna Dham Trust in Adalaj in Gandhinagar for the ground-breaking ceremony of a Shikshan Bhavan and a ... Read More »

PM Modi to visit Surat & Dandi in Gujarat

Once completed, it will have a peak handling capacity of over 1800 passengers. Surat airport is the third busiest airport in Gujarat after Ahmedabad and Vadodara in terms of both aircraft movements and passenger traffic. Expansion of infrastructure for development has been one of the priorities of the Government. Several initiatives have been undertaken in various sectors and aviation sector ... Read More »

PM launches developmental projects in Gujarat and Dadar & Nagar Haveli; to visit Mumbai later

Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of Nirali Cancer hospital at Navsari. The ultra-modern Nirali Cancer Hospital will be the first comprehensive cancer hospital of Navsari. It will benefit cancer patients of South Gujarat and neighbouring states. The setting up of Medical College will improve tertiary care facilities in both Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, and adjoining areas. ... Read More »

PM to launch developmental projects in Gujarat, Mumbai, Dadar & Nagar Haveli

In Mumbai, he will inaugurate the new building for National Museum of Indian Cinema and address the gathering.  The Museum has been set up to showcase the rich cinematic history of India as well as to encapsulate the socio-cultural history of India as revealed through evolution of Cinema. It will take the visitors through an absorbing journey of more than ... Read More »

PM Modi inaugurates 9th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in Gandhinagar

The main theme of 9th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2019 is “Shaping a new India. Speaking at the inaugural function, PM Modi said that India is ready for business as never before. PM Modi said, in last 4 years, we have jumped 65 places in World Bank’s Doing Business Report and his team is worker harder to ... Read More »

PM Modi to inaugurate 9th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit today

The 9th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit will witness the participation of  Heads of States, Captains of global industry and Thought Leaders. The 9th Vibrant Gujarat 2019 Summit will provide a forum for discussion on Global, National and State-level agendas with a sharp focus on all round economic development for a ‘New India’. In addition to the flagship events organized as ... Read More »

PM unveils Vibrant Gujarat Gobal Trade Show in Gandhinagar

At the Global Trade show Prime Minister Modi visited various pavilions and showed keen interest in the stalls of ISRO, DRDO, Khadi and the MSME Pavillion. The trade show highlights Prime Minister Modi’s vision of Make in India with an apt tagline of ‘From Charkha to Chandrayaan’.  The Global trade show is spread over an area of 200,000 sq. Mts, ... Read More »

PM Modi on three-day Gujarat visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a three day visit to Gujarat beginning today. During this period, he will visit Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, and Hazira. Prime Minister will inaugurate Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show at the Mahatma Mandir Exhibition cum Convention Center in Gandhinagar today. More than 25 industrial and business sectors will be showcased under one umbrella. He will ... Read More »

PM Modi on a three-day visit to Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a three day visit to Gujarat beginning today. During this period, he will visit Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, and Hazira. Prime Minister will inaugurate Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show at the Mahatma Mandir Exhibition cum Convention Center in Gandhinagar today. More than 25 industrial and business sectors will be showcased under one umbrella. He will ... Read More »

Gujarat becomes 1st State to implement 10% EWS Quota

Gujarat has become the first state to provide 10 percent reservation in jobs and educational institutions to the economically weaker sections in the general category, starting today. It will be implemented in all ongoing recruitment processes including where only an Advertisement has been published and a first stage of examination is yet to be held. 124th Constitutional Amendment passed in ... Read More »

Shalby conferred with best hospital for Medical Tourism in Gujarat Award

Shalby Hospitals has been presented with ‘The Best Hospital for Medical Tourism in Gujarat Award – 2019’. The company has been receiving this Tourism Award consecutively for 3 years. Shalby is a chain of Multi-specialty tertiary care hospitals based out of Ahmedabad. It has combined bed strength of more than 700 beds with its multispecialty hospitals across Gujarat and Goa. ... Read More »

Highway robbers flee with loot truck to Gujarat, 3 arrested 

‘Loot prize amounts to 60.45 Lakh’  Udaipur : Highway robbers who looted and fled on truck laden with Kathha powder worth 42.44 lakh rupees, were arrested within half an hour of the incident by the Dungarpur police in Gujarat on Thursday night. The robbers  had chased the truck in an autorickshaw and blocked its way by stopping the vehicle in front of the ... Read More »

Liquor worth 3 crores meant for poll bound Gujarat seized

Udaipur : In a major achievement, Dungarpur police has succeeded in seizing a large stock of illegal liquor from two different areas on the Rajasthan-Gujarat border on thursday night, The seizure is told to be worth some 3 crores, the counting of bottles that had begun in the morning continued till late night, sources claimed. A special team constituted by Dungarpur SP ShankarDutt ... Read More »