• "Will Be Left With Concrete": Gurgaon Residents Push To Save Aravallis 15 Sep 2019 05:20 Aravallis is a biodiversity hotspot with over 400 species of native trees, shrubs and herbs. Gurgaon: Earlier this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on India's commitment to combat land desertification by protecting forest cover and combating …
  • High-speed rail route to be developed from Delhi to Hisar: Khattar 14 Sep 2019 03:56 The Chief Minister was interacting with media persons after attending the 38th meeting of National Capital Region Planning Board held under the chairmanship of Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs and Chairman, National Capital Region …
  • 6 Drown In Gujarat's Dhansura While Immersing Lord Ganesha Idol In River 07 Sep 2019 09:37 Six people have drowned in a river during the immersion of a Lord Ganesha idol (Representational) Ahmedabad: Six persons from a village in Gujarat drowned in a river while taking a bath after immersing an idol of Lord Ganesha, police said today. The …
  • Is India doing what's necessary to fight desertification? Part-I 05 Sep 2019 15:52 On the eve of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification from September 2 to 3, almost 33% of India's all out land is confronting cruel degradation. India has a progression of projects to address the issue and has focused on reestablishing 21 …
  • Gujarat govt reshuffles 80 IAS officers 30 Aug 2019 08:17 The cities of Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara will get new municipal commissioners. (Representational Image) A total of 80 IAS officers, including Additional chief secretaries, 10 district collectors and municipal commissioners were reshuffled Friday in Gujarat …
  • North Gujarat likely to get more rain this week 28 Aug 2019 00:09 The waterlogged area outside SSG hospital’s Out Patient Department. (Express Photo by Bhupendra Rana) North Gujarat, which witnessed the lowest rainfall compared to Kutch, Saurashtra, East Central and South Gujarat, is expected to receive more rain this …
  • 10 beautiful places in Rajasthan 18 Aug 2019 07:53 Ten places you must add to your wish list while travelling to Rajasthan. Located in the Thar Desert, Rajasthan is the largest state of our country. Enveloped in beautiful sand dunes, Rajasthan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in our country. …
  • Gujarat: Dams get 72 per cent of their fill after heavy rain 12 Aug 2019 20:27 Sardar Sarovar reservoir on Tuesday. (Express photo by Javed Raja) WITH almost the entire state experiencing very heavy rainfall in the first 10 days of this month, 205 major dams in the state have an average 72 per cent of their capacity full on Monday. …
  • Leopard rescued from Gurgaon village released into the Aravallis 10 Aug 2019 22:20 The leopard was released on late Friday night Seven hours after a two-year-old male leopard was rescued from Gurgaon’s Badshahpur area, the animal was released back into the wild by the forest department late Friday night. “The leopard was released at …
  • Rescued from Gurgaon, leopard released in forest 10 Aug 2019 09:29 “The leopard was released at midnight in the Aravalli habitat,” said Vinod Kumar, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests. (File) Seven hours after a two-year-old male leopard was rescued from Gurgaon’s Badshahpur area, the animal was released …
  • Chaos In Gurugram Village As Leopard Enters Salon 10 Aug 2019 02:37 Young male leopard enters a saloon in Gurugram. (Representational image) Gurugram: Residents of Badshahpur village in Gurugram faced a scary situation on Friday afternoon after young male leopard entered a house and then a saloon. However, the salon …
  • Gujarat braces for a wet weekend 09 Aug 2019 23:00 For August 11, the IMD’s warning said, “Heavy to very heavy rain very likely at isolated places in the districts of Banaskantha, Patan, Vadodara, Surat, Dangs and Tapi.” (PTI) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast very heavy rainfall on …
  • Chaos in Gurugram village after leopard enters house 09 Aug 2019 18:32 Gurugram, Aug 9 (IANS) Residents of Badshahpur village here faced a scary situation on Friday afternoon after young male leopard entered a house and then a saloon. However, the saloon operators, who managed to flee safely, also showed presence of mind to …
  • 10 best places to visit in Rajasthan 09 Aug 2019 17:54 Rajasthan is the largest state of our country and one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. This Indian state is known for its rich cultural and ethnic heritage. Located in the Thar Desert, Rajasthan is known for its splendor and vibrant …
  • Gujarat expects decent rains after low atmospheric pressure in MP 30 Jul 2019 19:24 Gandhinagar, July 31 (IANS) Even though the rain gods have made a late entry into the parched lands of Gujarat, the state expects decent rainfall in the week ahead with a low pressure system being created in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh. “In the next five …
  • Alpesh Thakor, former Congress MLA, joins BJP 19 Jul 2019 18:02 Alpesh Thakor, former Congress MLA, joins BJP Maverick OBC leader Alpesh Thakor, who quit as a Congress legislator after casting his vote in favour of BJP candidates in the July 5 Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat, joined the ruling BJP on Thursday. Thakor …
  • Former Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala join BJP 18 Jul 2019 18:05 OBC leader Alpesh Thakor in Ahmedabad. (Express photo: Javed Raja/File) FORMER Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala joined Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Thursday in the presence of state president Jitu Vaghani at party’s state headquarters …
  • Alpesh joins BJP, says quit 'bad school to join Gurukul' 18 Jul 2019 17:54 <br>"I've quit the school (Congress) with poor teachers and got myself admitted to a 'Gurukul' having scholars. Sometimes we get misled by lavish furnishings and good looks of a school building, but later realise there is little to …
  • Alpesh Thakor, his aide to join BJP on Thursday 17 Jul 2019 18:03 Gandhinagar, July 17 (IANS) Maverick OBC leader Alpesh Thakor, who quit as a Congress legislator after casting his vote in favour of BJP candidates in the July 5 Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat, is set to embrace the ruling BJP on Thursday, along with …
  • PGTI Feeder Tour season to tee off this week 15 Jul 2019 19:35 New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) Feeder Tour season is set to tee off this week and the season will feature six events with a prize purse of Rs 8 lakh each. As a general rule, the top 60 players from the 2018 …
  • Rhinos, rainbows, and a road-trip: Cruising through Assam in the Honda Cr-V, Civic 11 Jul 2019 09:46 Winding roads past mesmerising greens dotted with pinks and purples, lush tea gardens, and the majestic Brahmaputra. Assam, the gateway to the North East, is all that and more. A four-day road trip, at the invitation of Honda’s Drive to Discover expedition …
  • MLSU BA 3rd year results declared, how to check via website 04 Jul 2019 17:27 MLSU BA Third year results 2019: The results of BA third year examinations are available on the websites mlsu.ac.in, mlsuportal.in. Image source: mlsu.ac.in MLSU BA Third year results 2019: Mohanlal Sukhadia University has declared the results for BA 3rd …
  • Ban on plastic in Mount Abu from August 15 02 Jul 2019 17:20 Image Source : PTI Ban on plastic in Mount Abu from August 15 The Sirohi administration and the Forest Department have decided to ban the use of plastic in Rajasthan's Mount Abu from August 15.  The move aimed at protecting the environment and wildlife …
  • Haryana govt helped Patanjali to buy lands illegally 24 Jun 2019 08:32 When agricultural holdings get fragmented over years, the state government has the power to step in and help farmers pool their land parcels for improving land productivity, after which the pooled land is divided up into larger plots. Instead of the …
  • Activists demand ban on sale of airguns in Mount Abu to protect birds, animals 24 Jun 2019 06:03 People hurt animals and birds with pellets, disturb them with sound corks and take pleasure in it. (Representational) Mushrooming of shops selling airguns in Mount Abu, the sole hill station of the desert state of Rajasthan, has not gone down well with …
  • Proposal sent to Gujarat govt: Plan to bar begging at 10 religious sites 23 Jun 2019 22:07 Sources said that the department has proposed to start seven new beggars’ admission centres, or beggar homes, at a cost of approximately Rs 3.40 crore to cater to these 10 sites. In order to curb begging at 10 renowned religious sites in Gujarat, the state …
  • Patanjali's maze of firms that do shady land dealing 21 Jun 2019 08:50 Restricted by state government orders, the ownership of such land could not be formally registered, so the advances made continued to be reflected in the accounts as ‘advances against land’. Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava & Nitin Sethi report. Part 1: How …
  • Leopard electrocuted to death in Gurugram village 20 Jun 2019 15:45 Image Source : PTI Representational image A leopard died in a Haryana village after it came into contact with high-tension electric wire, a wildlife official said on Thursday. The leopard was found hanging from a high-voltage wire, tangled over a tree, in …
  • Leopard Electrocuted To Death In Gurgaon Village, Found Tangled Over Tree 20 Jun 2019 13:00 The leopard was found hanging from a high-voltage wire, tangled over a tree, in Mandawar village. Gurgaon: A leopard died in a Haryana village after it came into contact with high-tension electric wire, a wildlife official said on Thursday. The leopard was …
  • Herbal highways are a good drive 20 Jun 2019 05:48 But will the roadside ‘bumper’ crops be available for motorists to take home? ET Bureau| Updated: Jun 20, 2019, 10.32 AM IST Getty Images Who will the herbs belong to: the highway authorities, local people or motorised itinerants? A little haldi by the …
  • How Patanjali broke laws to buy land in Aravalli hills 19 Jun 2019 08:51 The land acquisition, the consolidation process in Kot and a slew of other decisions by the Haryana government to open the hills to privatisation and commercial activity run contrary to court orders, environmentalists’ demand, and at times the Union …
  • Cyclone Vayu: Major parts of Gujarat receive rain 13 Jun 2019 09:24 Saurashtra and Kutch areas in the north witnessed the highest rainfall in the state. (Express photo: Javed Raja) With the change in weather due to cyclone Vayu, as many as 37 talukas of Gujarat recorded rainfall in the range of half to two inch in the last …
  • Cyclone Vayu: List of helpline numbers you may need 13 Jun 2019 09:21 Cyclone Vayu: List of helpline numbers you may need  In view of Cyclone Vayu in Gujarat, helpline numbers have been activated for those in distress to reach out. Cyclone Vayu is expected to hit the coast near Veraval as a very severe cyclonic storm " …
  • Congress alleges land scam involving Patanjali in Haryana 08 Jun 2019 15:40 New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday alleged that the Patanjali group has acquired over 400 acres of land in the Aravalli region in Haryana’s Faridabad and demanded immediate inquiry into the matter. Addressing a press conference at the party …
  • Area around Asola declared eco-sensitive, experts sceptical 06 Jun 2019 21:11 The MoEF notification bars commercial mining, setting up of industries in areas around the wildlife sanctuary With the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) issuing a notification declaring the area around the boundary of the Asola Bhatti Wildlife …
  • Tallest Shiva statue in Nathdwara to be ready in Aug 03 Jun 2019 13:53 Jaipur, June 3 (IANS) The world’s tallest statue of Lord Shiva, the fourth tallest statue in the world, in Nathdwara, Rajasthan, is just a few months away from completion. The 351-foot statue at Ganesh Tekri, 50 km drive from Udaipur, would be ready by …
  • Missing man’s remains found 2 years later, wife among 3 held 25 May 2019 23:55 Police said they ascertained the victim’s identity by questioning local residents after the FIR was registered. Two years after a resident of Faridabad’s Dabua Colony went missing, police arrested his wife, a man she was in a relationship with, and a third …
  • From barren land to rich ecosystem: Story behind Yamuna Biodiversity Park 22 May 2019 20:11 A leopard was sighted at the park, which proved there was a functional ecosystem in the area. Setting an example for environmental conservation in the country, the Yamuna Biodiversity Park, officials said, has grown from a “barren land” to a rich ecosystem …
  • How to go birding in Delhi this summer: Our handy guide 21 May 2019 12:46 Birds add mojo to otherwise monotonous summer days, and birders who’ve reached expert levels say the hot weather is a good time to start bird watching in Delhi. “Winter and passage birds have gone out and resident birds are breeding now. Very soon you will …
  • Day after violence, Gujarat Dalit youth's wedding procession protected by 300 policemen 14 May 2019 14:14 Police force securing the wedding procession of a Dalit youth in Gujarattwitter Just a day after stones were hurled at a Dalit community by the upper castes at Khambhisar village of Gujarat's Aravalli district for riding a horse as part of the marriage …
  • Gujarat: Patidars stall Dalit wedding procession with stone pelting and bhajans 13 May 2019 16:02 Patidars stall Dalit wedding procession with stone pelting and bhajans Police had to resort to a baton charge on Sunday after members of the Patidar community allegedly stopped a Dalit man's wedding procession in Gujarat's Aravalli district and the …
  • Gujarat: Dalit man offers prayer at local temple, upper caste members hold-off his wedding procession 13 May 2019 10:12 Image Source : PTI Representative Image The wedding procession of a Dalit bridegroom at a village in Sabarkantha district of Gujarat had to be provided police cover on Sunday after members of the Thakor community objected to him offering prayers at a local …
  • Gujarat: Village tense after stones hurled at Dalit wedding procession 12 May 2019 22:24 Police try to control the situation as upper caste members organise yagna to stop the Dalit wedding procession. (Express) Stones were hurled at a wedding procession of a Dalit groom allegedly by upper castes people in a village in Gujarat’s Aravalli …
  • Clash in Gujarat village after Patidars stall Dalit wedding procession  12 May 2019 20:04 By PTI AHMEDABAD: Police had to resort to a baton charge on Sunday after members of the Patidar community allegedly stopped a Dalit man's wedding procession in Gujarat's Aravalli district and the two sides pelted stones at each other. The incident …
  • Hot potato: PepsiCo drops all suits against Gujarat farmers 11 May 2019 10:33 AHMEDABAD: The controversial flurry of suits by US food and beverages giant PepsiCo against North Gujarat farmers, for growing a potato variety registered by it, ended on Friday with the company unconditionally withdrawing all cases from courts. The …
  • Pepsi buries the hatchet with Gujarat farmers 11 May 2019 02:49 AHMEDABAD: PepsiCo India on Friday “unconditionally” withdrew all its cases against potato farmers of Gujarat for alleged infringement of rights over a particular variety of the tuber. The farmers involved said they have sought a token Rs 1 compensation …
  • PepsiCo takes back all cases against Gujarat farmers 11 May 2019 02:35 AHMEDABAD: PepsiCo India on Friday “unconditionally” withdrew all its cases against potato farmers of Gujarat for alleged infringement of rights over a particular variety of the tuber. The farmers involved said they have sought a token Rs 1 compensation …
  • PepsiCo withdraws potato lawsuits against remaining nine farmers 11 May 2019 00:40 A lawsuit against two farmers — Fulchand and Suresh Kachchhawa — was withdrawn last week by the company. PepsiCo India on Friday unconditionally withdrew six lawsuits it had slapped on nine farmers from Aravalli and Sabarkantha districts. The farmers, …
  • Gujarat: Hunt on for ‘tantrik’ who advised man to sacrifice two girls, man held 11 May 2019 00:40 The police have learned that the tantrik’s first name is ‘Nawal’, and have found out his phone number. (Representational) Bharuch and Vadodara police are on the lookout for a Rajasthan-based ‘tantrik’, who allegedly influenced a man to abduct his relative’ …
  • PepsiCo India withdraws cases against Gujarat potato farmers 10 May 2019 15:31 The battle of a multinational-versus-farmers over potato seeds came to an end on Friday, with PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd withdrawing cases against nine farmers filed in two Gujarat courts. On Friday, PepsiCo sought an early hearing in the cases of …
  • Big victory for Gujarat potato farmers as PepsiCo withdraws all cases against them 10 May 2019 14:44 By Online Desk PepsiCo India on Friday withdrew its lawsuits filed against potato farmers from Gujarat for allegedly growing a variety which the company claimed to have exclusive rights. However, farmers said that the final decision should be of the court  …
  • Woman Cops photo Goes Viral: ‘Idea was to tell cops that Jusab is nobody’ 09 May 2019 01:03 Nitmika Gohil, Aruna Gameti and Shakuntala Mal with captured gangster Jusab Allahrakha Sandh. On Sunday, a picture of four plainclotheswomen pointing guns at a gangster who was on Gujarat police’s ‘Wanted’ list, Jusab Allahrakha Sandh, went viral on social …
  • PepsiCo withdraws one of three lawsuits filed against Gujarat farmers 06 May 2019 18:23 PepsiCo India Monday withdrew one of the lawsuits it had filed against Gujarat farmers for allegedly growing a variety of potato for which the food and beverages giant claimed to have secured exclusive rights. PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd made a …
  • PepsiCo withdraws one of 3 lawsuits filed against Gujarat farmers 06 May 2019 16:42 Ahmedabad, May 6 () PepsiCo India Monday withdrew one of the lawsuits it had filed against Gujarat farmers for allegedly growing a variety of potato for which the food and beverages giant claimed to have secured exclusive rights. PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt …
  • Activists want PepsiCo to compensate farmers for causing 'harassment' 04 May 2019 04:17 Chhabil Patel, one of the farmers sued by PepsiCo, said they used rejected potatoes as seeds. Ahemdabad: A day after PepsiCo announced that it would withdraw cases filed against the potato farmers in Gujarat, activists and farmer leaders on Friday said the …
  • PepsiCo representatives meet Gujarat govt officials 03 May 2019 17:22 AHMEDABAD: Representatives of food and beverages major PepsiCo India, which has decided not to pursue the cases it has filed against potato farmers in Gujarat, met state officials Friday seeking "amicable solution for everyone". Senior officials …
  • Pepsi to withdraw case against Gujarat potato farmers 02 May 2019 18:07 It had filed cases against nine farmers from Sabarkantha and Aravalli districts in Gujarat for allegedly growing a variety of potatoes and sought damages ranging from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 1 crore. Food and beverages giant PepsiCo India on Thursday said it will …
  • Gujarat: PepsiCo withdraws lawsuits against nine farmers 02 May 2019 18:06 The company claimed that it has exclusively registered the potato variety under its name under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001. The variety is used by the company for making potato chips of Lay’s brand. (Representational…
  • Aravalli Biodiversity Park tells tale of 13-year course correction 15 Apr 2019 03:15 NEW DELHI: The near-irreversible damage done to the Aravalis by human greed in the name of development is well chronicled. However, there is still some hope of saving the hills, as is evident from a visit to the Aravalli Biodiversity Park on the outskirts …
  • Aravalli Biodiversity Park tells tale of 13-yr course correction 14 Apr 2019 23:27
  • You will be in trouble if anything is done to Aravalli, SC warns Haryana govt 08 Mar 2019 12:22 The Supreme Court warned the Haryana government Friday that it will be in "trouble" if it has done "anything" with Aravalli hills or forest area by passing amendments to an Act to allow construction there. A bench of Justices Arun …
  • SC raps Haryana for allowing construction in Aravalli hills 02 Mar 2019 15:53 Image Source : FILE Image The Supreme Court on Friday came heavily on the Haryana government for passing amendments to an act that allows construction in Aravalli hills, reported news agency PTI. A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta asked the …
  • Govt reverses Khemka order on ‘Aravalli consolidation’ 02 Mar 2019 08:01 An inquiry by Khemka had revealed that 2,565 acres out of 3,184 acres to be consolidated was uncultivable in the hilly area Haryana government has reversed an over six-year-old order of then director general of Consolidation of Holdings Ashok Khemka, in …
  • Supreme Court slams Haryana over Aravalli move 02 Mar 2019 03:07 New Delhi:The Supreme Court Friday slammed the Haryana government for changing the law to allow construction activity in Aravalli hills in the face of court orders asking it to protect the last of Delhi’s green cover, and ordered the state to hold off on …
  • ‘Do you think you are supreme?’: State govt feels SC heat over Aravalli law 01 Mar 2019 21:42 Aravali range hills and forest in Faridabad and Gurgaon District. (Express photo by Abhinav Saha) The Supreme Court Friday rapped the Haryana government for a recent law which allowed construction in the Aravalli hills and sought to legitimise past …
  • SC raps Haryana for allowing construction in forest area of Aravalli hills 01 Mar 2019 15:04 NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday came down heavily on the Haryana government for passing amendments to an act which allows construction in Aravalli hills, saying the step will destroy the forest and this cannot be permitted. A bench of Justices Arun …
  • SC raps Hry for allowing construction in Aravalli 01 Mar 2019 14:49 NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday came down heavily on the Haryana government for passing amendments to an act which allows construction in Aravalli hills, saying the step will destroy the forest and this cannot be permitted. A bench of Justices Arun …
  • SC stays Haryana law allowing construction in Aravalli region 01 Mar 2019 13:21 [India], Mar 1 (ANI) Slamming the Haryana government, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the implementation of a new state law allowing construction work in the Aravalli region. "It is really shocking. You are destroying the forest. It is not …
  • Illegal mining in Aravalli: Govt machinery ‘rotten’ in Rajasthan, says Supreme Court 04 Feb 2019 13:51 The state had earlier told the court that all the government departments concerned in Rajasthan were “on the job” to stop illegal mining. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) The entire government machinery is “rotten” in Rajasthan and the officials are “hand …
  • Aravalli road project: PWD minister to ask NHAI for realignment 29 Nov 2018 22:11 Residents have been up in arms against the project As residents of Gurgaon and environmentalists continue to protest against the construction of a 37-km road between NH48 and MG Road, which is expected to compromise 16 hectares of the Aravalli Biodiversity …
  • Gurgaon residents take up fight against road project through Aravalli park 28 Oct 2018 21:36 At the protest in Gurgaon on Sunday morning. (Express photo) At 7 am on Sunday, a group of students hurried to the amphitheatre at the Aravalli Biodiversity Park in Gurgaon to attend a protest. Last week, they had read news reports that a road project by …
  • SC shocked over ‘vanishing’ Aravalli hills 25 Oct 2018 22:38 The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed shock over the disappearance of 31 hills in the Aravalli area of Rajasthan and asked the State government to stop illegal mining in the 115.34-hectare area there within 48 hours. The top court said that even though …
  • Supreme Court shocked over disappearance of 31 hills in Aravalli area of Rajasthan 24 Oct 2018 22:13 By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: October 23, 2018 6:44:15 pm During the hearing, the bench asked the state’s counsel as to what steps have been taken by them to stop illegal mining activity in Aravalli area. The Supreme Court Tuesday expressed shock over “ …
  • SC on disappearance of Aravalli hillocks: ‘Rajasthan mining puts Delhi residents at risk’ 24 Oct 2018 22:11 Since you admit that there is illegal mining in your state, give your royalty to the people of Delhi, the court said. (Express Photo/Tashi Tobgyal/File) Expressing shock at the disappearance of entire hillocks in Rajasthan to illegal mining, the …
  • SC directs Rajasthan govt to stop illegal mining in Aravalli Hills 23 Oct 2018 11:21 [India], Oct 23 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Rajasthan Government to stop illegal mining in a 115.34 hectare area in Aravalli Hills within 48 hours. A bech comprising Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta said it was compelled to pass …
  • Stop illegal mining in Aravalli hills within 48 hours: SC directs Rajasthan govt 23 Oct 2018 08:43
  • SC directs Rajasthan govt to stop illegal mining in Aravalli hills within 48 hours 23 Oct 2018 08:42 The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the Rajasthan government to stop illegal mining in a 115.34-hectare area in Aravalli hills within 48 hours. A bench comprising Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta said it was compelled to pass the order because …
  • Stop illegal mining in Aravalli hills within 48 hours: SC to Rajasthan govt 23 Oct 2018 08:17
  • Haryana's move to exclude parts of Aravalli from NCZ pays little heed to ecology and climate resilience 15 Sep 2018 00:55 A large part of the area being cleared for development is bhood, or the sandy foothills of the Aravallis that act as water recharge zones. (IE) Parts of the Aravalli Range surrounding the National Capital Region (NCR) are set to be excluded from the …
  • Haryana won’t divert E-way through Aravalli 26 May 2018 01:10 The tribunal noted that in view of the statement and submission, nothing survived in the petition and disposed of the matter. New Delhi: The Haryana government has told the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that it has shelved its plan to divert a 12-km …
  • Why CM Khattar is silent over ruination of the Aravalli Mountains in Gurugram? 27 Mar 2018 07:32 While Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar is silent over ruining of the Aravalli Mountains, two decades back, the erstwhile CM Bansi Lal had stripped his minister Narbir of his portfolio for issuing licenses to brick kilns in violation of …
  • Construction of road via Aravalli put on hold 18 Mar 2018 21:47 NGT issued showcause notices to the Centre, Haryana government and the private firm — Kaluwala Construction Company The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed a private construction company to not go ahead with clearing six hectares of forest land in …
  • NGT puts on hold construction of road through Aravalli Range 18 Mar 2018 11:26 NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed a private construction company not to go ahead with clearing a six hectare forested area of the Aravalli Range to build a road connecting some farmhouses in Gurugram district with the national …
  • ‘Amity campus in Aravalli hills records 71 species of birds’ 05 Mar 2018 18:18 As many as 71 species of birds have been recorded at Amity University in Aravalli hills during a Campus Bird Count (CBC) conducted this past month as part of a global effort by Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). As many as 230 campuses across India, …
  • Save Aravalli forests from govt axe: Gurugram villagers to Prez 04 Mar 2018 02:51 04 Mar 2018 | 2:01 AMCHANDIGARH: As many as 1,017 persons were issued tickets for various traffic violations on Holi — a quantum jump from 742 challans last year. As per a press release issued by the traffic police, 140 of them were caught driving drunk …
  • Aravalli forest turning into 'mass graveyard' of wildlife: Activists 27 Dec 2017 15:28 GURUGRAM: With the authorities turning a blind eye to the ongoing depredation, the Aravalli forest region is fast becoming a land of poaching and illegal construction as well as garbage dumping, wildlife activists said on Wednesday."Rampant wildlife …
  • Gujarat Aravalli election results 2017 LIVE from Modasa, Bayad, Dahegam, Gandhinagar South constituencies 18 Dec 2017 03:14 Gujarat Election results of gujarat elections, gujarat polls, gujarat elections 2017, gujarat polls 2017, gujarat second phase, news, India news, latest news, Modasa, Bayad, Dahegam, Gandhinagar South constituencies Gujarat Aravalli election results 2017 …
  • Govt must step in to save Aravalli hills, says Kiran 15 Nov 2017 17:47
  • Aravalli Range: This is what’s left of a forest 22 Oct 2017 21:34 The Surajkund-Badkhal Road cuts through the Aravalli range in Faridabad. Until the 1960s, Aravalli land was considered common village land and utilised for grazing and other such purposes. Express Photo by Abhinav Saha Anil Hansana, a resident of Faridabad …
  • NGO objects to Aravalli project 08 Oct 2017 19:48
  • Aravalli Tree Felling Row: Senior IAS man putting pressure, behaving badly with us, say IFS officers 31 Jul 2017 23:59 Written by SUKHBIR SIWACH | Chandigarh | Published:August 1, 2017 3:05 am Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. (File/Photo) Haryana Additional Chief Secretary (Forests), who had “directed” his subordinate officers to grant tree-felling …
  • NGT refuses to stay Haryana govt decision allowing realtor to clear trees in Aravalli range 04 Jul 2017 00:56 Despite a plea challenging the permission to fell trees, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Monday did not stay the Haryana government’s decision allowing the realtor of the land to clear the area of wood vegetation. A 52-acre plot of land in the Aravalli …
  • PM Narendra Modi wants grand Buddha memorial in Aravalli 30 Jun 2017 21:10 Written by Parimal Dabhi | Modasa | Updated: July 1, 2017 1:58 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at supporters during a road show in Rajkot, Gujarat on Thursday. (PTI Photo) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed his desire to build a huge …
  • Aravalli hills: Despite NGT notice, Haryana gives nod for tree-felling 25 Jun 2017 00:20 National Green Tribunal (File Photo) Despite a National Green Tribunal (NGT) notice to the Union Environment Ministry, Haryana government and its forest department regarding tree felling on land owned by a real estate company in the Aravalli area of …
  • Part of forest in Aravalli named after ex-PM Chandra Shekhar 17 Jun 2017 16:16 Gurugram: The forest around Aravalli foothills in Bhondsi area here has been named in the memory of former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar, who had an farmhouse there and pushed for afforestation, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday. …
  • Haryana to combat Aravalli's... 05 Jun 2017 11:47 The Aravalli is a range of mountains in western India running some 692km in a northeastern direction across the Indian states of Gujarat, Rajasthan and Haryana, and ending in Delhi. It regulates the weather system of the region besides affording natural …
  • Fire breaks out in slums, spreads to Aravalli's forest in Gurugram 26 May 2017 16:34
  • To keep animals in their habitat, water pits in Aravalli filled 16 May 2017 01:26 Written by Sakshi Dayal | Gurgaon | Published:May 16, 2017 6:07 am About 15 pits in the Aravali in Gurgaon and Faridabad have been filled. Express photo With temperatures rising and in the wake of multiple instances of animals venturing into populated …
  • Alila Fort Bishangarh Set for February Opening Following Seven Year Restoration and Conversion of Ancient Warrior Fort in Aravalli Hills 16 Jan 2017 19:54 January 16, 2017 — New York — Alila is the first international hotel group to open a property in the Aravalli hills between Delhi and Jaipur and Fort Bishangarh is thought to be one of the only warrior forts of its kind to be converted into a unique …
  • Stop tree felling in Aravalli park: HC 09 Jan 2017 20:02 Observing how it was once all praises for the development of the Aravalli Biodiversity park, the Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to check any unauthorised tree felling there. ‘Check encroachment’ “We direct the DDA to …
  • Modi government netted Udayanraje by land sell enticement: NCP 14 Sep 2019 13:07 Mumbai: On a day Udayanraje Bhosale, a direct descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji, quit the NCP to join the BJP, the Sharad Pawar-led party alleged that Narendra Modi government was "luring" royals by promising them a permission to sell lands in …
  • Looking for Cong in Chanasma 09 Sep 2019 15:37 Sitting at his office in Chanasma GIDC (Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation) zone, Rajul Patel (52) is holding meetings with local Congress workers. Amidst dwindling Congress numbers in this BJP bastion, his is a difficult job —rendered even more …
  • Maharashtra: Politicians reach out to help flood-hit, but politics, party-swapping continue 09 Sep 2019 15:29 Sangli was the worst-hit district in the recent Maharashtra floods. (File) With the Assembly elections barely months away, all the prominent political parties in the state tried their best to make an impression on the voters of western Maharashtra by …
  • THDC bonds issue oversubscribed 06 Sep 2019 11:52 State-run THDC India's corporate bonds issue has been oversubscribed six times receiving bids for Rs 3215 crore from investors against issue size of Rs 1500 crore, the company said on Friday. THDC said it has issued corporate bonds series -II of Rs …
  • The Secret Lives of Antiquities 04 Sep 2019 22:56 The Standing Buddha statue (Express Photo by Praveen Khanna) Last week, Gallery of Confiscated and Retrieved Antiquities at Delhi’s Purana Qila opened its doors to visitors. Curated by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the gallery is located in one …
  • Gwen challenges police to perform duties well even without incentives 02 Sep 2019 13:03 Governor Gwendolyn Garcia lead the flag raising ceremony at the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) on Monday, September 2. (Photo by Cebu Provincial Government) CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police officers should do their jobs well not because of any …
  • Pakistani military builds checkpoints in Paktiato Draft 01 Sep 2019 17:24 AT News Report KABUL: Adding to the continued violation of territory, Pakistan has built checkpoints inside the Afghan territory in eastern Paktia province, local officials said Sunday. Ayoub Gharwal, the Provincial Council’s deputy head, said that …
  • It’s raining exhibitions in the capital 30 Aug 2019 20:36 One-day pop-up exhibitions happen to be the new fad in the capital’s fashion scene. With the festive season coming, the time for shopping hauls is here. At this time of the year, one gets to witness a spree of fashion and wedding exhibitions as well as pop …
  • JP Nadda in Delhi: ‘All registered voters of Chanasama joined BJP’ 30 Aug 2019 01:33 J P Nadda conveyed the party leadership displeasure with Thakur’s toilet remarks made while addressing a gathering at Sehore in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday. (File) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced that all the registered voters of …
  • BJP set for organisational polls to elect its president 29 Aug 2019 22:42 The elections of national council members will take place in December, followed by the election of the party’s national president. With the BJP getting a “massive” response to its membership campaign, the party is set to hold its organisation elections to …
  • MP govt cracks whip on cops over illegal sand mining 29 Aug 2019 06:58 Bhopal, Aug 29 (IANS) A video showing a police official negotiating with the mining mafia in Madhya Pradesh has surfaced, revealing that the illegal activity is being done with the complicity of the police. As soon as the matter came to light, the Director …
  • Royal Fables patrons discuss the role of the custodian as a cultural catalyst 28 Aug 2019 11:07 It's hard to resist reaching out and feeling the enchanting weave of a Patan Patola or the soft lustre of a Khadi drape. When you do, you're surrealistically transported back centuries, to a time when such resulting finery was the piece de …
  • Satara: Men out crab-fishing run into 8-foot crocodile 28 Aug 2019 09:14 The female crocodile is about seven years of age and weighs around 70 kg. A group of men who went to catch crabs at the Tarali river in Mauje Abale village of Patan taluka, Satara, were in for a shock when they spotted an 8-foot-long crocodile around 11 pm …
  • Gaurang Shah and his Sari Tales 28 Aug 2019 08:08 Fresh off his National Award honour for Best Costume Design for the multi-lingual film Mahanati, the 2018 biopic on South Indian actress Savitri, designer Gaurang Shah should understandably be on a high. It's no mean feat considering Mahanati marks …
  • North Gujarat likely to get more rain this week 28 Aug 2019 00:09 The waterlogged area outside SSG hospital’s Out Patient Department. (Express Photo by Bhupendra Rana) North Gujarat, which witnessed the lowest rainfall compared to Kutch, Saurashtra, East Central and South Gujarat, is expected to receive more rain this …
  • Punjab: Water flow down, but breaches cause flooding 23 Aug 2019 03:48 “River water should go to Harike Patan from where it is further flows to Rajasthan and Pakistan side, but due to breaches it has been flowing here in our villages,” said Heera Singh of Kutebwal village near Sutlej bridge. Despite water flow in Sutlej …
  • Textile trails: A walk through the craft landscape of India 22 Aug 2019 07:17 ET Bureau| Updated: Aug 22, 2019, 07.46 AM IST Agencies India’s indigenous weaves have drawn interest globally. India’s indigenous weaves have drawn interest globally. The recent National Handloom Day, celebrated country wide on August 7, saw leading …
  • Govt funding up to Rs 1.5 crore to temple trusts to add sheen to 'aarti' 22 Aug 2019 03:32 The government is loosening its purse strings to add sheen to the ritual of ‘aarti’ and other cultural spectacles performed at select temples and religious sites that draw hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. For this, some 25 temple trusts, …
  • Flood in Chenab, Sutlej inundates 62 schools, 50 villages, damages crops 22 Aug 2019 03:02 Flood in Chenab, Sutlej inundates 62 schools, 50 villages, damages crops KASUR/JHANG/BUREWALA: Floodwater of rivers Sutlej and Chenab Wednesday inundated dozens of villages, 62 public schools, damaged crops and mud houses at several places in …
  • Book review: The Wayward Daughter by Shradha Ghale 19 Aug 2019 19:14 The Wayward Daughter is a compelling read that portrays a Kathmandu girl seeking out love, finding herself and her own life in her family’s journey through many trials and triumphs. Paperback  Fiction Publisher: Speaking Tiger Page: 280 Price: Rs 560 By …
  • Revisiting some rare weaves, this National Handloom Day 17 Aug 2019 20:45 National Handloom Day celebrates the pluralistic traditions of the country. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock) With #SareeTwitter taking the internet by storm to exhibitions highlighting the diversity of handspun weaves, it becomes imperative to observe …
  • Punjab on alert after heavy rain prediction; schools in Himachal district shut today 17 Aug 2019 11:06 Image Source : PTI Representational Image Heavy rains continued to lash several states across India on Saturday. Among those affected by incessant downpour are - Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. Meanwhile, Punjab remains on alert …
  • PANTAYA Launches First Original Scripted Series 'El Juego De Las Llaves' 16 Aug 2019 23:30 "El Juego De Las Llaves" is PANTAYA's first original scripted series. PantayaSpanish-language streaming service PANTAYA debuts its first-ever original scripted series El Juego de las Llaves (The Game of Keys). The provocative half-hour series …
  • Kerala limps back to normalcy after massive flooding; IMD predicts heavy rains in parts of country 16 Aug 2019 06:57 Image Source : PTI IMD predicts heavy rainfall in parts of the country Kerala took a sigh of relief as the flood water receeded in many districts on Thursday. The death toll in flood-hit Kerala, however, touched 104. Meanwhile, several parts of Madhya …
  • Incessant Rains In Madhya Pradesh, Several Rivers In Spate 15 Aug 2019 23:10 Several rivers are in spate in Madhya Pradesh and many low-lying areas inundated following incessant rains in various parts of the state, officials said on Thursday. The India Meterological Department (IMD) has forecast "very heavy to extremely heavy …
  • #SHREIT announces distribution payment at 0.19 baht per unit following H1/2019 net profit rising to 81.33 million baht 15 Aug 2019 13:25 Bangkok--15 Aug--MT Multimedia Strategic Hospitality Extendable Freehold and Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust ("SHREIT") announced a revenue of 201.76 million baht with a net profit of 81.33 million baht for H1/2019 and a distribution …
  • Hardik Patel detained on way to meet jailed IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt 14 Aug 2019 10:15 By PTI PALANPUR (Gujarat): Congress leader Hardik Patel, two party MLAs and around 27 of their supporters were on Wednesday detained while they were on way to Palanpur district jail in Gujarat to meet sacked IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, police said. Bhatt, …
  • In Pune, supply system breaks down, Kolhapur residents face drinking water shortage 12 Aug 2019 23:48 Residents of Kolhapur have to rely on tankers. (Express photo) AFTER one of the worst floods in its history, residents of Kolhapur are now facing a drinking water problem, after the water drawing and filtration system of the city broke down at all four …
  • After 2 days of shortage, petrol dealers body says adequate fuel stock for Kolhapur, Sangli 12 Aug 2019 07:39 Relief operations are on in the flooded Kolhapur. (Express) After two days of fuel shortage, the All India Petrol Dealers Association (AIPDA) on Monday said they now have adequate stock of petrol and diesel for Kolhapur and Sangli. “Petroleum companies on …
  • Eight more found dead in Saurashtra, death toll rises to 27 in Gujarat 11 Aug 2019 22:09 The swollen Tapti river in Surat on Sunday. (Express photo by Hanif Malek) A DAY AFTER heavy rainfall lashed Saurashtra and Kutch regions of Gujarat, bodies of eight people, who were swept away by rivers in Surendranagar, Jamanagar and Rajkot districts, …
  • Back from the ‘dead’ 10 Aug 2019 22:26 Bhikhi Panchal faked her own death on February 5, 2005, and eloped with her paramour Vijubha Rathore On the night of February 5, 2005, Yash Panchal’s grandparents, in Balva village of Patan, woke up to the wails of the four-year-old. Yash’s mother Bhikhi …
  • Youth killed over minor issue 10 Aug 2019 05:23 Youth killed over minor issue OKARA: A youth was killed over a minor issue at Lassorri Patan on the bank of River Sutlej on Friday. Reportedly, Rab Nawaz and another man were giving bath to their cattle in the river water when a quarrel started between …
  • Gujarat braces for a wet weekend 09 Aug 2019 23:00 For August 11, the IMD’s warning said, “Heavy to very heavy rain very likely at isolated places in the districts of Banaskantha, Patan, Vadodara, Surat, Dangs and Tapi.” (PTI) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast very heavy rainfall on …
  • Venky's (India) June-Qtr Profit Falls 05 Aug 2019 22:54 Aug 5 (Reuters) - Venky's (India) Ltd ::JUNE QUARTER PROFIT 618.4 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS 710.5 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.JUNE QUARTER REVENUE FROM OPERATIONS 9.05 BILLION RUPEES VERSUS 7.55 BILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.  Full Article Nov 5 (Reuters) - Venky…
  • Why India's solar push could kill the livelihood of pastoral communities 05 Aug 2019 03:44 The parched brown of the land in Charanka village in north-west Gujarat, around 50 km from India’s border with Pakistan, seemed endless. In peak summer, during one of the worst droughts to hit the region in 30 years, it seems devoid of all life--even …
  • Vadodara schools declare holiday; Gujarat braces for major monsoon downpour on Thursday 01 Aug 2019 01:23 Image Source : NIRNAY KAPOOR Large parts of Vadodara are already flooded Gujarat latest news: The land of Gaekwars has a proud military history but it also has had to bow before nature's fury. Vadodara is getting ready to face downpour that has already …
  • Gujarat: Heavy rains lash Vadodara, schools to remain close tomorrow 31 Jul 2019 17:02 Breaking a record of sorts, Vadodara received over 10 inches of rainfall within a few hours on Wednesday evening till 6. (Express Photo by Bhupendra Rana) Incessant rainfall for more than 12 hours flooded major parts of Vadodara even as river Vishwamitri …
  • Weather forecast in India Live Updates: Rain, thunderstorm predicted in Delhi today 31 Jul 2019 08:55 Stay tuned for the weather forecast in India live updates. Weather forecast in India Live Updates: India TV is getting you weather forecast, weather updates from across the country. Check July 31 weather forecast for Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Maharashtra, Bihar, …
  • Gujarat expects decent rains after low atmospheric pressure in MP 30 Jul 2019 19:24 Gandhinagar, July 31 (IANS) Even though the rain gods have made a late entry into the parched lands of Gujarat, the state expects decent rainfall in the week ahead with a low pressure system being created in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh. “In the next five …
  • 10 monuments to stay open till 9 p.m.: Minister 30 Jul 2019 00:24 Ten historical monuments across the country, including Humayun’s Tomb and Safdarjung Tomb in Delhi, will be open to the public from sunrise till 9 p.m., said Union Minister of State (independent charge) for Culture and Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel on Monday …
  • Delhi’s popular monuments open till 9 pm soon 30 Jul 2019 00:13 Humayun’s tomb One can soon take in the sights of Humayun’s Tomb and Safdarjung Tomb at night, with the government deciding to keep 10 heritage monuments open to the public from sunrise till 9 pm. The announcement was made by Union Culture and Tourism …
  • At 80, doctor earns PG diploma in cancer care 29 Jul 2019 03:58 Over half a century ago, a 25-year-old youth armed with a Diploma in Medical Practice and a dream in his eyes came to Adilabad town from Patan Bori, 25 kms from the neighbouring Yavatmal district of Maharashtra. He was determined to earn enough money …
  • Son Beats Father To Death Over Land Dispute In Mumbai 27 Jul 2019 14:49 A 32-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly bludgeoning his father to death in Maharashtra's Yavatmal district, police said on Saturday. Namdeo Uravate allegedly killed his father Dattu Uravate at Khapri village in Jhari tehsil in the early hours …
  • Man Arrested For Allegedly Beating Father To Death Over Property Dispute 27 Jul 2019 13:34 The man allegedly kept hitting his father even after he collapsed, smashing his head. (Representational) Mumbai: A 32-year-old man was arrested for allegedly beating his father to death over property dispute in Maharashtra's Yavatmal district, police …
  • Nellore: Web channels staff held for extortion 25 Jul 2019 02:59 Nellore: Dargamitta police detained seven persons for demanding and collecting Rs 70,000 from a brothel  operator saying they were reporters and videographers of different web channels in Nellore on Wednesday. Some of them claimed that they were from the …
  • Donations to gaushalas, barring candidates who don’t rear cows: MP House ideas on cow protection 22 Jul 2019 07:34 During a discussion in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, legislators cutting across party lines wore their love for the gau mata on their sleeves even as they blamed each other’s party for the plight of the cow. * Election nomination forms should be rejected if the …
  • Gujarat to get new police stations, several to be upgraded 21 Jul 2019 16:45 Ten new police stations, headed by sub inspectors, will be established in as many districts. Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government will set up new police stations and upgrade others for improved law and order, Minister of State for Home Pradipsinh Jadeja said …
  • Former Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala join BJP 18 Jul 2019 18:05 OBC leader Alpesh Thakor in Ahmedabad. (Express photo: Javed Raja/File) FORMER Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala joined Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Thursday in the presence of state president Jitu Vaghani at party’s state headquarters …
  • Former Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor, Dhavalsinh Zala join BJP in Gujarat 18 Jul 2019 18:03 In a major blow to the Congress in Gujarat, former party legislators Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala joined the BJP on July 18. Mr. Thakor and Mr. Zala had resigned as MLAs on July 5, apparently after voting against Congress candidates in the Rajya Sabha …
  • Former Congress Gujarat MLA Alpesh Thakor joins BJP 18 Jul 2019 12:55 OBC leader Alpesh Thakor in Ahmedabad. (Express photo: Javed Raja/File) Former Congress leader Alpesh Thakor joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday in the presence of Gujarat BJP president Jitu Vaghnai, according to PTI. Putting an end to …
  • Former Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor, Zala join BJP in Gujarat 18 Jul 2019 12:12 By PTI GANDHINAGAR: Former Congress legislators Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala joined the BJP in Gujarat on Thursday. Thakur and Zala joined the ruling party at a function held in its headquarters here in the presence of Gujarat BJP president Jitu …
  • 7 states where Congress MLAs quit to help BJP 12 Jul 2019 11:54 It seems the Congress is imploding in the states as well. In Karnataka, its coalition government with the Janata Dal-Secular is on tenterhooks after some of its MLAs quit the party and resigned from the assembly. In Goa, 10 of its 15 MLAs have quit to join …
  • India’s magnificent stepwells are relics of a nuanced history 11 Jul 2019 23:02 THE STORY goes that devout followers of Nizamuddin Auliya, a Sufi saint who lived from 1238 to 1325, had already begun work on his baoli or stepwell when Ghazi Malik, the new sultan of Delhi, ordered all projects to stop until the construction of an …
  • Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel’s mother passes away 07 Jul 2019 18:08 Category: India Posted by Sameer Published: Jul 07, 2019, 9:43 pm IST Updated: Jul 07, 2019, 9:43 pm IST Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel’s mother Bindeshwari Baghel, aged 78, passed away at Ramkrishna Hospital in Raipur on Sunday. Baghel …
  • Over 1,400 teachers undergo training in Vadodara 01 Jul 2019 10:43 VADODARA: More than 1,400 teachers from across Gujarat participated in Gyan Sarovar Sahodaya's teacher training programme which was held in the city on Saturday. The teacher training programmes are held for all the subjects by resource persons who have …
  • Nab the ultimate 5-star island getaway 27 Jun 2019 00:38 Whether you’re a traveller who seeks out adventures in remote locations, or more of a laid-back holiday-maker who can be found watching the sunset with a cocktail in hand — this week’s hottest deals have something for everyone. THAILAND 9-DAY PACKAGE $1490 …
  • Revealing Lavasa's dissent note may endanger life: EC 25 Jun 2019 00:41 New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has turned down a request for public disclosure of the dissent notes of commissioner Ashok Lavasa with regard to his decisions pertaining to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speeches that were alleged to have …
  • Hours after joining BJP, Jaishankar declared Rajya Sabha bypoll candidate from Gujarat 24 Jun 2019 18:28 S Jaishankar arrived at Ahmedabad airport on Monday evening. (Express photo) Minister of External Affairs in the Union government, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, and OBC youth leader from Mehsana, Jugalji Thakor (Lokhandwala), are all set to file their …
  • EC: Disclosing Lavasa’s dissent notes may ‘endanger life or physical safety’ of individual 24 Jun 2019 12:30 CEC Sunil Arora with Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra. (File) Refusing to disclose under the RTI Act the dissent notes of Commissioner Ashok Lavasa on decisions regarding model code violations by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Election Commission has …
  • Proposal sent to Gujarat govt: Plan to bar begging at 10 religious sites 23 Jun 2019 22:07 Sources said that the department has proposed to start seven new beggars’ admission centres, or beggar homes, at a cost of approximately Rs 3.40 crore to cater to these 10 sites. In order to curb begging at 10 renowned religious sites in Gujarat, the state …
  • Yoga Day celebrations in Gujarat: Over 1.5 crore people expected to take part 20 Jun 2019 01:36 A rangoli of Prime Minister Narendra Modi by the Sahaj Rangoli Group in Vadodara. (Express photo by Bhupendra Rana) Gujarat Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama on Wednesday said that the theme for the fifth annual International Day of Yoga, to be …
  • Gujarat: Cyclone Vayu turns into low-pressure, brings moderate rainfall to state 18 Jun 2019 21:26 Fishing boats are seen parked at a harbour ahead of Cyclone Vayu at Veraval, India, June 13, 2019. (Source: Reuters) A weakened Cyclone Vayu turned into a low-pressure formation near Kutch and adjoining areas on Tuesday, bringing moderate rainfall to …
  • Death of sanitation workers triggers demand for machines 17 Jun 2019 17:34 The tragic deaths of seven persons including four sanitation workers after inhaling toxic fumes while cleaning a septic tank in a hotel in Vadodara district on June 15 have triggered demand for machines instead of manual cleaning of sewer lines and septic …
  • Cyclone Vayu: Major parts of Gujarat receive rain 13 Jun 2019 09:24 Saurashtra and Kutch areas in the north witnessed the highest rainfall in the state. (Express photo: Javed Raja) With the change in weather due to cyclone Vayu, as many as 37 talukas of Gujarat recorded rainfall in the range of half to two inch in the last …
  • Nepal's vest festival or Bhoto Jatra marks end of longest chariot festival 10 Jun 2019 13:04 The festival surrounds an old tradition of publicly displaying a jewel-studded vest 'Bhoto' on the last day of the Jatra. Kathmandu: The 'Rato Machhindranath' chariot festival concluded in Nepal's Lalitpur district on Sunday after …
  • Ramadan 2019 Deadlier than 2018: Taliban Responsible for over 40% of Nearly 2,000 Casualties 08 Jun 2019 16:09 The number of deaths went up by about ten percent, from 841 last year to 911 in 2019. The overall number of casualties, including injuries, slightly increased by less than five percent from 1,855 (841 killed; 1,014 injured) to 1,917 (911 killed; 1,006 …
  • Gujarat dentist poisons her brother, niece; claims she was feeling ignored 08 Jun 2019 07:26 Ahmedabad: A woman dentist, feeling ignored by the family, allegedly killed her brother and his 14-month-old daughter by poisoning them in a span of 25 days, Patan police in Gujarat said on Friday. Following a complaint by her father, Kinnari Patel, the 28 …
  • Midday Meal scheme hits roadblock after renewal of Drought Declaration Certificate 06 Jun 2019 12:21 The MDM scheme will be continued from June 10 when the schools reopen (after summer vacation). (Representational) The state-run Midday Meal (MDM) scheme, which the government had declared to continue in 51 tehsils of Gujarat reeling under drought, even …
  • Gujarat: Midday Meal Scheme in 51 drought-hit tehsils halted 05 Jun 2019 20:52 In-charge Commissioner of Midday Meal Scheme in Gujarat, J D Desai, said the drought notification of Revenue Department expired on May 31, 2019. “The scheme will be continued from June 10 when the schools reopen.” The state-run Midday Meal Scheme, which …
  • Election Commission gives clean chit to PM Modi for Patan speech 06 May 2019 20:09 New Delhi: For the fifth consecutive day, the Election Commission (EC) on Saturday gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for complaints filed over his speech made at Patan in Gujarat on 21 April. The EC found that the speech did not violate the …
  • No code violation by PM Modi in Patan speech, rules EC 04 May 2019 21:25 New Delhi: The EC on Saturday gave a clean chit to PM Narendra Modi for his Gujarat speech in which he had claimed that the Indian government had kept Pakistan on its toes to ensure the safe return of its pilot. This is the sixth clean chit to Mr Modi by …
  • EC: Nothing wrong with PM’s Patan speech; no violation of code 04 May 2019 18:34 New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Yet another speech of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has got clearance from the Election Commision, which said on Saturday that it did not violate the model code of conduct. Modi in his speech in Gujarat’s Patan on April 21 had said …
  • No poll code violation by PM Modi in Patan speech: EC 04 May 2019 16:28 By PTI NEW DELHI: The Election Commission Saturday gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his Patan speech in which he claimed that his government had kept Pakistan on toes for the safe release of IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman. ALSO READ |  …
  • Fact check: Did PM abuse in a rally in Patan? 22 Apr 2019 14:14 New Delhi. Gaurav Pandhi, Congress supporter as per his Twitter bio, tweeted a video of Prime Minister Narendra Modi talking at a rally accusing him of using a Hindi expletive. Pandhi, in his tweet, said, “What kind of language is this Mr. PM? Does it …
  • 'Patan Patola': a documentary on the creation of Patola saris 27 Mar 2019 08:59 The Patola saris are one of India’s finest and most recognisable weaves. Originating from Patan region in Gujarat, they have a rich heritage spanning back to the 12th century and today, are seen as heirloom pieces treasured by families and handloom …
  • Dalit teen tied to tree, beaten up in Gujarat’s Patan; hunt on for accused 23 Mar 2019 00:11 The incident reportedly took place on Monday when the boy had reached school to appear in the Class XII Board exam. (representational) Police in Gujarat’s Patan district have filed an FIR against two men who allegedly beat up a 17-year-old Dalit boy by …
  • Dalit teen tied to a tree, beaten by two men in Gujarat’s Patan district 22 Mar 2019 11:55 An incident of a 17-year-old Class XII Dalit student from Mehsana allegedly being tied to a tree and beaten by two persons in a farm field on March 18 afternoon has been reported from Gorad village of Chanasma taluka in Patan district. According to the FIR …
  • Reconstruction undergoing in Nepal's quake-stricken Patan Durbar Square 26 Jul 2018 05:30 People work at a reconstruction site of Patan Durbar Square in Lalitpur, Nepal, on July 25, 2018. Reconstruction process is undergoing in Patan Durbar Square as many temples were badly damaged in the earthquake in 2015. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)
  • Know where Emarson Patan is, anyone? 30 Mar 2018 19:16 SIBU: Family members of a crane operator, Emarson Patan Levis, are still looking for him, almost a month after he went missing on Feb 22. Emarson, 18, from Kapit, was working at a sawmill in Engkilo, and was staying at the factory’s quarters with his …
  • Tiger Shroff and Disha Patan’s Baaghi 2: Five reasons to watch the romantic actioner 29 Mar 2018 12:54 Written by Sampada Sharma | New Delhi | Updated: March 29, 2018 5:51 pm Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani starrer Baaghi 2 will hit screens on March 30. Baaghi 2, starring Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani, is all set to hit screens on March 30. A sequel to the …
  • Praktis sa Gilas wala patan-awi 12 Feb 2018 12:13 MAS gipahugtan sa Gilas Pilipinas ang ilang preparasyon sa paghiabot ni naturalized player Andray Blatche alang sa ilang umaabot nga engkuwentro batok sa gikahadlukang Australia Boomers alang sa Window 2 sa FIBA World Cup qualifiers. Kagahapon, …
  • Patan’s ‘Modi fans’, Dahod’s ‘change seekers’ vote today 14 Dec 2017 07:06
  • Gujarat elections: Patan-based Selvi family, guarding ancient craft since 12th century, says 'have little hope in any political party' 10 Dec 2017 17:08 By: PTI | Patan | Published: December 10, 2017 9:36 pm The Selvi family has gone to great lengths to preserve the craft — now showcased in the “Patan Patola Heritage” museum in the town, which documents the history of the textile, also known as the “mother …
  • Patan: Hardik Patel, aides get conditional bail in assault case 08 Sep 2017 16:53 By: PTI | Ahmedabad | Published:September 8, 2017 10:20 pm Hardik Patel (File Photo) Patel quota stir spearhead Hardik Patel and two of his close aides were granted conditional bail by the Patan district court in an assault and dacoity case registered …
  • Nepal's quake-stricken Patan Durbar Square under reconstruction 23 Aug 2017 01:53 A labour works at a reconstruction site of Patan Durbar Square in Lalitpur, Nepal, on Aug. 22, 2017. Reconstruction process is undergoing in Patan Durbar Square as many temples were badly damaged during the earthquake in year of 2015. (Xinhua/Sunil …
  • Patan Strategic ‘Route’ for Equipping Taliban 10 Aug 2017 09:34 (Last Updated On: August 10, 2017 11:57 am)The Taliban militants simply import their military equipment from Pakistan through the “De Enzerkay kandaw” valley in Patan district of Paktia province, said Afghan security forces stationed in the province. The …
  • Gujarat floods: Banaskantha, Patan get Rs 1,500 crore relief package 03 Aug 2017 17:24 AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat government today announced a special relief package of Rs 1,500 crore for the flood-affected Banaskantha and Patan districts. The announcement was made by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, who spent five days in that region to get …
  • Gujarat floods: Banaskantha, Patan declared ‘disaster-affected’ 03 Aug 2017 11:47 By: PTI | Ahmedabad | Published:August 3, 2017 4:58 pm Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani visits flood affected areas of Banaskantha district on Sunday. PTI Photo  A week after torrential rains leading to flood wreaked havoc in north Gujarat, state …
  • Indian-origin youth shot at in AtlantaA 24-year-old man from Sundher village in Patan, Sameer Hasmukh Patel, was shot at in a departmental store late on Monday night in Atlanta, US. 13 Jun 2017 18:16
  • Five weddings bring joy for riot-hit families of Patan village 22 May 2017 02:13 Written by RITU SHARMA | Vadavali (patan) | Published:May 22, 2017 6:26 am Shabana Ahmed, Shaista Sipahi and Rashida Malek. Javed Raja Eighteen-year-old Shabana Ahmed Malek, like any other young woman, was excited about her new life, preparing for her …
  • Patan clash: Exams set to begin, children yet to return to village 09 Apr 2017 22:51 Written by RITU SHARMA | Ahmedabad | Published:April 10, 2017 4:09 am One person died and 20 were injured in the Patan clash. (Express Photo) Examinations begin next week, but many students from Vadavali village in Patan district are likely to stay away …
  • Patan collector terms Vadavali violence as ‘Hindu-Muslim riot’ 30 Mar 2017 00:04 Written by RITU SHARMA | Ahmedabad | Published:March 30, 2017 4:43 am AFTER a preliminary enquiry, the Patan district administration has termed the recent clash at Vadavali village as a ‘Hindu-Muslim riot’. In its report to the Gujarat revenue department, …
  • Thirteen arrested in Patan communal clash case 28 Mar 2017 00:21 A Thakore mob allegedly attacked Vagjipara with sharp weapons and guns and ransacked and looted homes, set houses, cattle yards and vehicles to fire. (Representational Image) TWO DAYS after the communal clash in Patan district, the police have arrested 13 …
  • Communal clash in Gujarat’s Patan: One killed in violence, cross FIRs filed; security stepped up 26 Mar 2017 12:56 By: PTI | Ahmedabad | Updated: March 26, 2017 5:45 pm Police have said that they have tightened security to avoid any further clash. (Express Photo) Security was today stepped up in the communal violence-hit Vadavali village in Patan district where one …
  • Communal clash in Patan: One killed in violence, cross FIRs filed; security stepped up 26 Mar 2017 09:52 By: PTI | Ahmedabad | Published:March 26, 2017 3:16 pm Police have said that they have tightened security to avoid any further clash. (Express Photo) Security was today stepped up in the communal violence-hit Vadavali village in Patan district where one …
  • Gujarat: 1 dead, 6 injured in communal clash in Patan district 26 Mar 2017 07:34 The violence had started following a minor fight between students of two communities, an official of Chanasana police station said. Ahmedabad: One person died and six others were injured in a communal clash at Vadavali village in Patan district of Gujarat …
  • Guj: One dead, six injured in communal clash in Patan district 25 Mar 2017 17:57 Top police officials rushed to the spot and the State Reserve Police (SRP) teams were deployed. The situation was now under control, police said. The violence started following a minor fight between students of two communities, an official of Chanasana …
  • Dilip Buildcon Ltd receives completion certificate for Jabalpur - Patan - Shahpura project 11 Mar 2017 06:01 Dilip Buildcon Ltd has received the Completion Certificate and declared fit for entry into operation w.e.f. 08th February, 2017, for the project of 'Jabalpur-Patan-Shahpura (SH-15 & SH-22A) Road, Total Length 38.842 Kms in the state of Madhya …
  • Hardik Patel resumes quota stir with rally in Patan 27 Jan 2017 21:19 Hardik Patel, President, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) arrives with his supporters for a rally in Himmatnagar, Gujarat on Tuesday. (Source: PTI Photo/File) Leader of Patidar reservation stir Hardik Patel on Friday gave a fresh start to his …
  • Indian national killed in Patan bicycle accident 07 Jan 2017 14:44 KATHMANDU: An Indian national lost his life in a fatal bicycle fall in Kupondole of Lalitpur district on Saturday. Police have identified the deceased as 28-year-old Rakesh Sah of Raxaul in Bihar of India. Sah, who was seriously injured in the incident, …
  • Hot potato: PepsiCo drops all suits against Gujarat farmers 11 May 2019 10:33 AHMEDABAD: The controversial flurry of suits by US food and beverages giant PepsiCo against North Gujarat farmers, for growing a potato variety registered by it, ended on Friday with the company unconditionally withdrawing all cases from courts. The …