Gujarat

State in India

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Gujarat is a state on the western coast of India with a coastline of 1,600ย km (990ย mi) โ€“ most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula โ€“ and a population in excess of 60 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, Daman and Diu to the south, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and 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 fifth-largest state economy in India with 17.02 lakh crore or US $251 billion in gross domestic product and a per capita GDP of 2,83,000 Rs or $4,100. Gujarat ranks fifteenth among Indian states in human development index.

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STATESMAN MODI: Some MLAs chose to celebrate with common people; schools held elocution on Abrogation of Article 370
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The ruling came from the single-judge bench of Justice JB Pardiwala who was adjudicating a dispute between Bank of Baroda and Gujarat government over who would..
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Celebrates the relief brought by the project to Gujarat, MP & Rajasthan
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The Prime Minister, who was in Gujarat on his 69th birthday, said that the scope of tap water has also increased by nearly three times in the last two decades in..
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"The country is realising Sardar's dream of Ek Bharat, Shreshta Bharat (One India, Great India). Today, the country is trying to complete the tasks which were..
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He said this disturbed the relief and rehabilitation works underway in the Madhya Pradesh areas submerged under the dam water. Modi, who turned 69 on Tuesday..
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Accompanied by Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani, Modi offered prayers as part of the state government's Namami Devi Narmade Mahotsav celebrations being held..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 69 on Tuesday and began the day with a visit to the Statue of Unity and the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the river Narmada in his..
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To mark PM's 69th birthday, Breadline Bakery in Gujarat's Surat is gearing up to make a record by preparing a 700-foot-long cake weighing 7,000 Kg.
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Modi, who turns 69 today, will also visit his mother Hiraba at her residence in Gandhinagar around 6 am to seek her blessings on his birthday
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As Gujarat began implementing new fine under the Motor Vehicles Act, cops gave violators a second chance
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Close to 43,600 two-wheeler riders without helmets died in road accidents in 2018. This was 21% higher than the previous year. Gujarat and Jharkhand have..
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For the premier of the world's largest democracy, the day remains chock-full of events.
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Around 15 to 20 passengers were trapped in the burning bus, however, the toll plaza workers and the local police reached the spot in time to save the people.
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The Chief Minister also reminded Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan about the 1971 war in which Bangladesh was liberated.
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The rescue operations of the three lions and a lioness began in the early hours of Sunday
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Meanwhile, the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) has approached the Supreme Court against the state's decision to fill the dam to maximum capacity.
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Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had earlier invited the Prime Minister to attend the 'Namami Devi Narmade Mahotsav' in Gujarat on his birthday on September..
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The Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat is expected to reach its full storage capacity soon, a milestone that will be witnessed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on..
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As per the last census in 2015, Gujarat is home to 523 lions spread over 22,000 sq km area spanning eight districts.
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They weren't paid for couple of months and often beaten up by accused
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On his 69th birthday, PM Modi will visit Gujarat wherein he will offer prayers to Narmada as part of a festival called Namami Narmade.
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There should be at least one Passport Seva Kendra in every district, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said on Saturday. He was speaking after inaugurating..
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SAFETY FIRST: The company to charge Rs 50 for 1st offence, Rs 100 for second and Rs 300 for third
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The Sardar Sarovar Dam, which is considered the lifeline of Gujarat has been filled up to 97% of its capacity
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Till Thursday morning, the state recorded 963 mm, which is 18% more than the seasonal average of 816 mm
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Karnataka to follow suit, Delhi hints at implementing Act
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Talking to DNA, Jaimin Shah, member of Trustee Board of NASSCOM Foundation said that the CoE in Gujarat will create an opportunity for the state to leapfrog in..
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Most of the states are considering notifying lesser fines for traffic offences than the stiff penalties in the amended Motor Vehicles Act, barely a day after the..
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Various BJP and non-BJP states have not backed the Centre's move including Gujarat, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Rajasthan, Karnataka,..
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Gandhinagar, Kheda, Ahmedabad, Anand, Vadodara, Dahod and Mahisagar are also expected to see heavy rains in the coming two days.
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Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that the new rules would be implemented in the state from Monday.
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Barely 10 days after the amended Motor Vehicles Act (MVA) came into force, the Gujarat government on Tuesday notified the fines for some of the traffic offences,..
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Preventive Mode: 108 data reveals 4 major cities of Gujarat account for most suicide bid cases
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In order to cater to the rush, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporations has created 61 artificial ponds for immersion.
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Energy minister Saurabh Patel said with the solar rooftop policy of the state government, the common man can now become both a consumer as well as producer of..
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In 2018, Amdavadis paid Rs 6.64 cr as fine for not wearing helmets. The department collected R 3.21 cr for the offence till April this year.
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He started using the platform in 2009 when he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat and his popularity grew overwhelmingly as he assumed the office of Prime Minister..
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