Gujarat

State in India

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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 in excess of 60 million. It is the sixth 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 11.62 lakh crore (US$170 billion) in gross domestic product and a per capita GDP of 156,000 (US$2,300). Gujarat ranks fifteenth among Indian states in human development index.

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It rose from Rs 1,865 crore in 2013-14 to Rs 2,354 crore from this year's state budget
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Agriculture minister RC Faldu said that Kutch, Jamnagar, Devbhoomi Dwarka, Patan, and Banaskantha had reported the attacks, and several teams had been deployed..
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Vrat, who was the Governor of Himachal Pradesh, has been credited for taking concrete steps against a number of social evils, including drug abuse there.
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Thakor, an MLA from Radhanpur constituency in north Gujarat, said that he took the decision to resign as an MLA after being "insulted" and "deceived" by the..
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The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of self-styled preacher Asaram Bapu in connection with a sexual assault case lodged against him in Gujarat.
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The data with state Agriculture department says sowing was taken up in about 39.81 lakh hectares till July 8, this kharif season
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Analysis of data for 50 metropolitan cities for 2016, 2017 and 2018 showed a declining trend in Delhi, Varanasi, Ranchi, Raipur, Vijayawada and Bengaluru, among..
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The victims were identified as Manali Rajvadi (24) and Mohammed Zahid Momin (22). More than 15 others were injured, at least three of them seriously. The..
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Speaking on the matter, Vijay Nehra, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation said, "Police along with the FSL team is investigating the matter. Proper treatment is..
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As per GPCB, 70% of all water bodies polluted
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The Sports Authority of India campus in Gandhinagar will get a global standard high performance training centre for para athletes with focus on athletics, power..
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Thus, across hospitals, the total number of vacancies tallies to 12,055 - over 37% of the approved strength of 31,833 vacancies.
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Shiksha Abhiyan: Shortage of teachers & classrooms reflect poor share in budget, says report
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The Government of Gujarat has given the clearance for its setup for and has over 200-square kilometres of land has been earmarked
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BJP accused the Congress of bad mouthing the farmers in the state
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Over 1.62 lakh liquor bottles worth Rs 254 crore were seized in last two years
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Ex-MP, nephew and five others were found guilty of killing activist
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Meteorologist Manorama Mohanty told DNA that no major rainfall is expected until the end of the week, except for isolated showers in south Gujarat.
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With finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget announcements, Dholera Industrial City in the state is expected to get a major boost. The zone has been..
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While details are yet to be worked out, the fund will have an annual corpus of more than Rs 3,000 crore. Sources said GOI has agreed to continue providing its..
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Public debt of the state for the year 2016-2017 was Rs 1,99,338 crore while the RBI pegs it at Rs 2,48,000 crore in its report
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This raises a question over the government's efforts to mobilise financial resources
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17% of state's malnourished kids falls under severely underweight category, govt informs state Assembly
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In Ahmedabad, only 96 schools were found to be short of 379 classrooms, an average of four classrooms per school.
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Flagship explorer ONGC is on its second clean-up drive to rid glaciers and river beds of garbage in select areas of Uttarakhand and Himachal. It is also..
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Of a total 620 cases of sewer cleaning deaths in 15 states reported since 1993, the highest number of cases at 144 are from Tamil Nadu followed by 131 from..
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Cong says Porbandar Dist co-op gave Rs 12cr to private company in violation of rules, BJP denies it
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Jadeja takes potshots at Opposition, latter questions need for 'arrogant' resolution and rise in crime rate
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Claiming that farmers were being cheated in the name of crop insurance, he said the claims would have been much higher if the government were the one disbursing..
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Violators face jail up to 5 years for illegal sale of properties in such areas
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External affairs minister S Jaishankar, who was last week elected to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat, on Monday took oath as a member of the Upper House. Former top..
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WEATHER REPORT: The highest rainfall of 234 mm was recorded in Umergam taluka of Valsad district
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Thakor had later launched a series of attack on the Congress saying that his vote was for an honest national leadership
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They paid the bond as they chose to opt out of compulsory service in rural areas
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The court has asked the authorities to respond by the third week of this month
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India also needs 2.5 times of energy it currently consumers.
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The 2009 hooch tragedy refers to a series of hooch-related deaths that occurred between July 5 and 7 in Gujarat - a dry state.
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