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-speaking people of India are indigenous to the state. The economy of Gujarat is the third-largest in India, with a gross state domestic product (GSDP) of 15.02 lakh crore (US$210 billion) and has the country's 11th-highest GSDP per capita of 197,000 (US$2,800). Gujarat ranks 21st among Indian states in human development index. The state traditionally has low unemployment and widely considered one of the most industrially developed state of India and a manufacturing hub.

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At least 8 people were killed after a massive fire erupted at a hospital in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Wednesday night.
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The fire broke out at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on the fourth floor of the Shrey hospital.
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The fire broke out at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on the fourth floor of the Shrey hospital.
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Seeking to raise the ante on the first anniversary of the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, the Imran Khan government on Tuesday released a new..
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The new map of Pakistan was released by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the eve of one year anniversary of the removal of the special status of erstwhile..
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In a provocative move, Pakistan on Tuesday unveiled its “new political map” showing the entire Jammu & Kashmir and parts of Gujarat as its territories,..
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Five of them took a Lucknow-bound flight from here on Monday and have already reached Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh for the event to be held on Wednesday, he said.
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has appreciated the management of Covid-19 in Gujarat's Ahmedabad and suggested to take up various measures being implemented..
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Continuing fight against desert locusts, the agriculture ministry on Friday said the control operations against the crop threatening migratory pest have so far..
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