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Tribes India Aadi Mahotsav’s Soar to New Heights 40,000 Tribal Artisans Benefitted 22.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Aadi Mahotsav is an effort to scale up the livelihood and income generating opportunity for tribals by giving them the opportunity to interact and sell their goods directly to the customers. Ministry of Tribal affairs and TRIFED through Aadi Mahotsav’s provides them market access across the country.
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PM concludes his visit to Gujarat 19.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated L& T Armoured Systems Complex in Hazira to the nation today. He also visited the Complex and showed keen interest in the innovative spirit behind the project.
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PM to visit Hazira in Surat tomorrow 18.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi will visit Hazira in Surat tomorrow on 19 January 2019. At Hazira, He will visit L& T Armoured Systems Complex and will unveil a plaque to dedicate it to the nation.
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Global Trade Show- the flagship event in the run up to Vibrant Gujarat Summit inaugurated by PM in Gandhinagar 17.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 9th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit gets underway at Mahatma Mandir Exhibition cum Convention Centre in Gandhinagar tomorrow. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the inaugural session of the summit aimed at giving a fillip to investments in Gujarat.
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Prime Minister to visit Gujarat tomorrow for Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019 16.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a three day visit to Gujarat beginning tomorrow, 17th January 2019. During this period, he will visit Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, and Hazira. In his first engagement tomorrow at the Mahatma Mandir Exhibition cum Convention Center in Gandhinagar the Prime Minister will inaugurate Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show.
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Major Achievements of Ministry of Culture in the last three years 8.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The primary mandate of Ministry of Culture is preservation and conservation of ancient cultural heritage and promotion of tangible and intangible art and culture through its attached, subordinate and autonomous organisations.
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RBI data shows growth in housing prices slipping to 5.3% in 10 major cities 18.10.2018 Sify Finance
Real estate prices grew marginally at 5.3% in 10 cities for the quarter April-June says RBI data.
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The Hindu Shah Bano moment is here 17.10.2018 Rediff: Columns
'Modi's power rests on the Hindu vote.'
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'I don't want to be a <I>bahu</I> who is being tortured' 17.9.2018 Rediff: Movies
'Being a small-town girl has helped me play different characters, feel emotion, and gain from my experiences because I have lived that life.'
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Golden sip! Assam tea fetches record Rs 39,001 per kg 25.7.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
In place of two leaves and a bud, a tea garden in Assam has found a golden bud. In an all-time record for pan-India tea auction system, a hand-made gold tips speciality tea from Assam fetched a price of Rs 39,001 per kg on Wednesday at Guwahati Tea Auction Centre. In sale 30, Guwahati-based Sourabh Tea Traders Pvt Ltd bought two kg of Manohari Gold tea for its clients in Ahmedabad, Delhi and Kolkata. Manufactured by Manohari Tea Estate at Dibrugarh, Manohari Gold, which is made only from the bud, has a unique colour and taste. Gold teas are a latest addition to the list of speciality teas and recently Donyi Polo tea estate in Arunachal Pradesh sold around 3 kg of golden needle grade for Rs 18,801 per kg. Rajan Lohia, owner of Manohari Tea Estate, said a lot of effort is put to make this kind of tea and it took around 20 days to produce two kg of gold tips. "It looks like pieces of pure gold," Lohia said. The tea was manufactured under the supervision of tea expert C K Parashar, who had been associated ...
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Gujarat rain crosses half-way mark 22.7.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
With rain merry continuing at many places, the season's rainfall in the state has already crossed 50% of the average rainfall of the last 30 years, official data shows. The milestone has been achieved five weeks after monsoon set in. According to rain figures compiled by State Emergency Operation Centre, the state has received an average of 427 mm rainfall as of Saturday morning, which is 51.35% of the average of 831 mm rain the state has received between 1988 and 2017. South Gujarat region, which receives the highest rainfall among all parts of the state, has received over 67.5% of average rain so far. As against the 30-year average of 1,435 mm, the region has received 969 mm rain so far. Saurashtra, which was battered by heavy rains earlier this week, has received 398 mm rainfall as of Saturday morning, which is 58.5% of the 30-year average of 679 mm. East-Central Gujarat region, which also comprises Ahmedabad, has received 38% rainfall so far, while north Gujarat has received 27.5%. Kutch region has ...
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Ahmedabad emerges as key garment manufacturing hub 20.7.2018 DNA: India
Once called as Manchester of the East, Ahmedabad is emerging as a major centre for manufacturing cotton garments across India. Low overhead costs and conducive city infrastructure are drawing key manufacturers to the city. The city, now home to around 5,000 manufacturers, has seen a significant spurt in the number — from about 500 — over a decade. While the local manufacturers have expanded their operations over the last couple of years, manufacturers from outside the state have also poured into the city because of the low cost of production. "No other major Indian city has so low overhead cost as Ahmedabad. Retail and wholesale buyers, as well as players of organized retails, have set their eyes on Ahmedabad to source products," said Vijay Purohit, president of Gujarat Garment Manufacturers Association (GGMA) which began three-day GGMA Garment Fair at Gujarat Universtiy Exhibition Ground on Thursday. Products are cheaper by about 30 per cent as compared to those in larger cities like Mumbai, also called ...
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Gujarat University sends proposal for subway to connect its two campuses 20.7.2018 DNA: India
A subway may soon connect the two campuses of the Gujarat University (GU) very soon. The varsity has floated a proposal to connect its sports complex to the Convention and Exhibition Centre (GUCEC). The proposal has reached the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, sources said. If AMC passes the proposal GU will be the second institute to have a subway of its own, followed by Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). "We want the subway for two reasons: one, to ease mobility; secondly, to get NAAC accreditation. For accreditation, we need everything on one campus. I met former mayor Gautam Shah and several AMC officials in May to discuss the plan. We have to get the design part ready. The process will take some time. The university space is spread across 270 acres and we want to utilise every inch of it. In future, we also wish to have our own stadium along with other facilities," said Himanshu Pandya, Vice-Chancellor, Gujarat University. As part of the expansion plan, the university will also ...
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Gujarat Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja accuses Pakistan of spreading child-lifter rumours 28.6.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Gujarat Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja on Wednesday refuted the rumours about child-lifting gangs being active in the state, and urged people not to panic. He accused Pakistan of circulating a video on social media which he said was responsible for spreading the rumour. His statement comes in the wake of several mob lynching incidents recently reported from different parts of the state. Addressing the media in Gandhinagar on Wednesday, Jadeja said: "I assure people of Gujarat that there is no such gang active in the state which abducts children. A video from Pakistan requesting people to beware of such gangs is responsible for spreading such a rumour, creating great misunderstanding in the society. The video started circulating in Okha, Dwarka and then the rest of the state. But our police is active and people should not panic." He condemned the lynching incidents that have recently taken place in the state. "Our police will act against those who manhandled the victims," Jadeja said. "We also request ...
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Housing expensive in 39 cities, but cheaper in ten cities says NHB housing index 27.6.2018 Sify Finance
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At Gandhi Ashram, Seychelles President Danny Faure seeks to know more of Bapu's mantra 24.6.2018 DNA: Money
Seychelles President Danny Faure, who arrived in Ahmedabad on Friday, visited the Gandhi Ashram on Saturday. Faure, visited the Ashram around 10 am and spent over 30 minutes there. The President, who is on a six-day visit to India, visited the archive centre, the library and the Hriday Kunj. He also tried his hand at the Charkha. In the visitors book, Faure wrote about the need to teach non-violence to children of the world. "The principle of non-violence is what we need to teach the children of our world, and what was expressed by Gandhi many years ago remains relevant today. An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind," the President wrote. Kartikeya Sarabhai, trustee of Sabarmati Ashram Preservation & Memorial Trust, said the President was particularly interested in Gandhi's ideas about non-violence. "He wanted to see the collected works of Gandhi in which the Father of Nation wrote the quote 'An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind'. The President wanted to know the context in which ...
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Narendra Modi, Joko Widodo fly kites for peace, progress in Indo-Pacific, beyond 31.5.2018 DNA: Money
Flying kites, visit to mosque, inaugurating exhibition related to the Ramayana and Mahabharata, addressing Indian diaspora, besides holding bilateral talks with President Joko Widodo was all in a day's work for Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his first-ever official visit to Indonesia. PM Modi and his Indonesian counter-part flew kites as they inaugurated the first joint kite exhibition themed on Indian epics at Jakarta's National Monument. The Kite Exhibition showcased the strong cultural links between India and Indonesia. "Cultural connect touching the skies! Ramayana themed joint kite exhibit unveiled...Ahmedabad and Jakarta Kite Museums exchange MoU," Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet. The theme of the exhibition was mythological epics, and the Ramayana-themed kites were designed by Indonesian artists, while India organisers contributed kites with the Mahabharata theme. Modi also visited the iconic Arjuna Wijaya Chariot monument and paid a visit to ...
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India, Indonesia ties elevated to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership 31.5.2018 Rediff: News
The 2 countries signed 15 agreements including one on defence cooperation after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held 'productive discussions' with President Joko Widodo.
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AMC's waste collection vehicle caught ferrying vegetables! 17.5.2018 DNA: Opinion
Ever imagined your vegetables would be ferried in a waste disposal vehicle before it reaches to you?Well, this has happened in Ahmedabad. In a case of sheer negligence by the Solid Waste Management Department, a vehicle of door-to-door waste collection was found ferrying vegetables. A video of the same went viral on Wednesday. The civic authority, however, has scrapped the allegations. Acting swiftly on the controversial matter, the team caught the culprit within four hours and began an inquiry into the same. "We have nabbed the driver along with the vehicle. A detailed inquiry is underway," said Harshad Solanki, Director of Solid Waste Management, AMC. Solanki informed that they are investigating the matter. He further said that the vegetables were stale and were dumped in Kalupur market. "Personnel deputed at the refuse transfer station informed that such vegetables are a daily affair. We receive them daily. Even a CCTV footage at the station shows that the vegetables were dumped," said Solanki. He ...
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Google celebrates Mrinalini Sarabai's 100th birthday 11.5.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Today's doodle, illustrated by Sudeepti Tucker, shows Sarabhai with her signature parasol while her students are dancing on stage.
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