In Gujarat's Surat, to mark the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Divyang children in a school are making rakhis for the army personnel stationed at Indian borders. According to the school's spokesperson, the children of the school are making festival goodies since the last 15 years, and this year they have received an order to make 2,000 rakhis. The students will create it "with utmost sincerity and dedication," said the spokesperson.
In Gujarat's Borsad, a truck mowed down a police constable who tried to stop the truck, during the intervening night on July 19-20. The incident occurred at around 1 pm, when a police personnel who was on routine night patrol, decided to stop a truck out of suspicion. The truck driver, hesitant to stop, ran over the police constable, who then succumbed to his injuries. The driver is arrested.
In Gujarat's Tapi, around 60,000 cusecs of water has been released from Ukai Dam in the past few days. The same has been built across tapi river. This has come after several parts of Gujarat witnessed widespread flooding and water-logging caused by incessant rains. Meanwhile CM Bhupendar Patel has reviewed the situation, and issued directions to ensure efficiency of relief operations.
PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to address the Natural Farming Conclave, organised under the "Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, on July 10. The event organised in Surat, Gujarat will witness the participation of thousands of farmers, stakeholders, Gujarat CM and Governor, whereas PM Modi will address the event through video conferencing, in Delhi. Notably, following the guidance of PM Modi, Surat adapted the natural farming, with the involvement of… read-more
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.
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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.
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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.
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
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.
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
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