Written by Rohit Bhan | Thursday May 14, 2015, Ahmedabad
Nine months after the Chinese government signed a memorandum to set up an Industrial park for Chinese players in Gujarat, the project is yet to take off. The land acquisition process, apparently, is progressing at a snail's pace.
The good news is that there are now 112 more Asiatic lions in Gujarat than there were in 2010. Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi's thrilled. "News that made me very happy- 27% increase in Asiatic lions. Kudos to locals, officials & wildlife lovers whose efforts led to this," Mr Modi tweeted.The not-so-good news, at least for humans, is that 93 of those magnificent but deadly beasts have been spotted outside the area of the Gir National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary, closer to human habitats.
Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel is scheduled to perform the groundbreaking ceremony of phase-1 of the ambitious Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project tomorrow at Vastral in Ahmedabad, an official statement said today.
The crew shortage hit the national carrier Air India again on Monday with its flight to Ahmedabad from New Delhi failing to depart for its destination even after delay of one-and-half hours and putting over 150 passengers onboard at inconvenience.
Written by Rohit Bhan | Saturday March 07, 2015, Ahmedabad
In a road rage incident, a young woman was verbally abused and her car repeatedly rammed by two men with their Innova SUV at a busy intersection in Ahmedabad. The incident, which took place on February 23, was captured on a cell phone by a bystander, and has now gone viral on social media.
Written by Rohit Bhan | Tuesday March 03, 2015, Ahmedabad
With 283 swine flu deaths in the state, the Ahmedabad Bar Association has decided to take a leave of absence from work. About 10,000 advocates will not be attending court sessions starting today till Saturday to avoid gathering of a large number of litigants in court complexes.
Written by Rohit Bhan | Wednesday February 25, 2015, Ahmedabad
The administration in Ahmedabad has prohibited large public gatherings without prior approval in wake of drastic rise in reported cases of swine flu. Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code or CrPC has been invoked which prohibits large assembly of people.
Reuters | Tuesday February 24, 2015, Mumbai/New Delhi
Gujarat Police today said they had made the single biggest seizure of gold smuggled into the country after arresting six people leaving the Ahmedabad airport with 60 kg of the precious metal flown in from Dubai.
Written by Rohit Bhan | Tuesday February 10, 2015, Ahmedabad
A musical band called to play at the wedding of Jay Shah, BJP chief Amit Shah's son, left without striking a note. And there were no firecrackers when the baraat, or groom's party, arrived at the YMCA Club in Ahmedabad, the venue of the wedding.