Amit Shah

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Home Minister Amit Shah Launches Schemes Of Sumul Dairy: Surat

Union Minister Amit Shah laid the foundation stone for various schemes of Surat District Co-operative Milk Producers Union Limited (Sumul Dairy) in Surat, on March 13. In addition, Shah was in all praise for the administrative reforms in Gujarat, after Gujarat became first to have technology based police recruitments. Notably, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also on a two-day visit to Gujarat for several programmes.

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 - 02:59 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: politics, Amit Shah, Surat, schemes, Sumul Dairy

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Mahesh Savani with Manish Sisodia

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Businessman & AAP leader Mahesh Savani Quits Party: Gujarat

A prominent industrialist from Surat and Patidar leader, Mahesh Savani, resigned from the Aam Aadmi Party, on January 17. He announced his resignation from the party citing ''personal reasons''. As per reports, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia himself had come to Surat to invite him in the political party. Savani refused to join any other political party, as he will reportedly work for social and noble causes.

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 - 06:44 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: politics, Aam Aadmi Party, MAHESH SAVANI, Gujarat, Surat

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6 dead in Gas leakage incident in Surat

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6 Killed, 20 Hospitalized Due To Gas Leakage Incident: Surat

At least six people have died and 20 were admitted to hospital on January 6, after a gas leakage incident. The incident happened at a company in Sachin GIDC in Surat, Gujarat, informed Dr. Omkar Chaudhary the in-charge of Superintendent of the hospital. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi express condolences to those who lost their lives in the incident and wished speedy recovery of injured. further details are awaited. 

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 02:13 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Gujarat, Gas Leak, Surat, Six Killed, GIDC area

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Kosamba Station with Madhubani Painting

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Kosamba Railway Station Adorns Walls With Madhubani Paintings: Surat

Surat's Kosamba railway station has adorned the walls with world-famous Madhubani paintings depicting memories from Ramayana as well as promoting women empowerment. It is believed that the "passenger experience" would be made memorable. "The artwork in the station has also helped the COVID-19 hit Madhubani artists financially," DCM Purshottam Kumar told ANI. Reportedly, revamping of Kosamba railway station was done by a private… read-more

Wed, 29 Dec 2021 - 02:54 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Surat, Madhubani Painting, Kosamba, Ramayana, Women Empowerment

Courtesy: ANI

Social activist popularly known as Greenman Viral Desai with Jawans of RPF

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Greenman Viral Desai Pays Unique Tribute To CDS General Bipin Rawat

Social activist Viral Desai, popularly known as "Greenman" paid a unique tribute to CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife, and 11 others who lost their lives in the Tamil Nadu IAF helicopter crash. On December 11, Desai planted 13 trees in the Urban Forest Shahid Smriti van developed by Hearts at Work Foundation near Udhna railway station, Surat. The RPF Jawans also participated and accorded a salute to the first CDS. 

Sun, 12 Dec 2021 - 12:33 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Greenman Viral Desai, CDS general Bipin rawat, Madhulika Rawat, Shahid Smriti Van, Surat

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Road in Indore.

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Indore Surpasses Surat, Vijaywada To Become India's Cleanest City

Madhya Pradesh's Indore again became the cleanest city of India by securing the first position in the Swach Survenkshan 2021 awards. The awards were announced by President Ram Nath Kovind on November 20. Surat in Gujarat and Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh secured the second and third positions, respectively. Besides, Chhattisgarh bagged the first position for the cleanest state. Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi won the award for the cleanest Ganga town… read-more

Sat, 20 Nov 2021 - 04:10 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Swach Survenkshan 2021, indore, Surat, Vijaywada, cleanest city

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Smart City Awards 2020


Smart City Awards 2020: UP Tops List Followed By MP & TN

In the list of Smart City awards 2020 released on June 25, two cities Indore (MP) and Surat (Gujarat) have bagged the first prize for their overall development. Whereas Chandigarh topped among the union territories. The smart city awards are given considering the development of social aspects, governance, economy, culture, urban environment and mobility, water, sanitation, etc. Besides, UP, MP and Tamil Nadu topped among all states.

Sat, 26 Jun 2021 - 02:33 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Smart City Awards 2020, Surat, indore, Awards

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Contaminated Water

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Gujarat: 6 Die, 50 Under Treatment After Drinking Contaminated Water

The consumption of contaminated water has left six dead and nearly 50 hospitalised in Surat district of Gujarat. The incident took place on May 30 and 31 in Kathor village where the residents suffered vomiting and diarrhoea after drinking the water. Consequently, they were admitted to government and private hospitals for treatment. Meanwhile, the locals have accused the authorities of failing to provide basic amenities to the residents.

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 02:20 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Surat, Gujarat, Contaminated water, Public Health

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CR Patil.

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Gujarat BJP Head Stirs Row After Dispensing COVID Drug Remdesivir For Free

Gujarat BJP chief CR Paatil has drawn all the heat after he allegedly distributed 5,000 doses of key COVID-19 drug Remdesivir for free in Surat (his hometown). Reportedly, the medicine is under severe shortage and can be sold only under prescription. Paatil's move has even stirred political controversy as Congress leaders have demanded strict actions from Governor Acharya Devvrat against the alleged illegal procurement of the drug.

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 11:11 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Gujarat, Surat, CR Paatil, REMDESIVIR

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Surat Court Acquits 122 People Accused As Terror Outfit SIMI Members

Around 122 people, who were accused of being members of the banned outfit 'Student's Islamic Movement of India' (SIMI), were acquitted by a Surat court on March 6. Charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, the Magistrate acquitted them giving the accused a benefit of the doubt. Besides, the Magistrate opined the prosecution failed to produce "satisfactory" evidence. The members who were accused of attending a SIMI gathering also… read-more

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 - 08:24 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Surat, SIMI, Acquitted, Gujarat, UAPA

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