Category Articles: Events

World’s Largest Cricket Stadium at Motera gears up to welcome cricket fans

February 13, 2021
World’s Largest Cricket Stadium at Motera gears up to welcome cricket fans

Motera: Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) is thrilled to welcome cricket fans for one of the most riveting series between India and England when it opens the gates of The World’s Largest Cricket Stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad after a break of six years! The booking for the 3rd test match against England will open at 11.00 AM on February 14, 2021. The authorities have decided to allow 50% spectators of the stadium’s capacity during the test matches at GCA’s cricket stadium at Motera. It sh...Read More

125th Birth Anniversary of Jhaverchand Meghani to be celebrated across Gujarat

January 22, 2021

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister  Vijaybhai Rupani today decided to celebrate this year of the 125th Birth Anniversary of National Poet Shri Jhaverchand Meghani as a state level celebration highlighting the pride and honor of the National Poet. The 125th Birth Anniversary of Shri Jhaverchand Meghani is falling on August 28th, 2021. For this purpose, the Chief Minister has constituted a 12-member committee headed by Gujarat Education Minister  Bhupendrasinh Chudasama for state-wide planning and g...Read More

Decision on permission to Navratri Garba events after SOPs are received from Centre: Nitin

October 05, 2020
Decision on permission to Navratri Garba events after SOPs are received from Centre: Nitin

Gandhinagar: In reply to a question pertaining to permission to Navratri garba events, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today told media persons that the government will take decision on this only after the Central government releases Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs) for public events. Patel said, once the SOPs are arrived, a decision will be taken by the core committee led by Chief Minister, regarding how and where it can be applied. 'The Government of India has in its Unlock-5 guide...Read More

Veteran Parsi theater actor Yezdi Karajnia felicitated in Surat

March 10, 2020
Veteran Parsi theater actor Yezdi Karajnia felicitated in Surat

Surat: Surat based veteran Parsi Gujarati theater actor Yazdi Karanjia was felicitated by Parsi community last evening in presence of top actor Boman Irani and City Mayor Jagdish Patel among others. Karanjia (83) is conferred Padma Shri honor this year. Speaking at a function, Boman Irani said, there are just 67,000 Parsis left in the world, but they give impression of million because people like Yazdibhai. I have a long way to go to be compared with what Yazdibhai has done for theatre. I hav...Read More

Corona Virus: Faganotsav 2020 cancelled at Dakor

March 06, 2020
Corona Virus: Faganotsav 2020 cancelled at Dakor

Dakor: The Government of Gujarat has decided not to hold Fagan Utsav 2020 at Dakor this year in view of Corona Virus spread related concerns. Darshan at temple, pad yatra etc will continue. DeshGujaratRead More

Chitra Bharati Short Film Festival kicks off at Gujarat University

February 21, 2020

Ahmedabad: Chitra Bharati Film Festival kicks off at Gujarat University in presence of Film Maker Subhash Ghai, Lyricist, Screenwriter, Poet Prasoon Joshi, Screenwriter Dilip Shukla among others. Gujarat Chief Minister inaugurated the event. DeshGujaratRead More

Bharatiya Chitra Sadhna to organize Chitra Bharti Film Festival in Ahmedabad during 21-22-23 February

January 28, 2020
Bharatiya Chitra Sadhna to organize Chitra Bharti Film Festival in Ahmedabad during 21-22-23 February

Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Chitra Sadhna which was established in year 2016 today said it is going to organize the third Chitra Bharti Film Festival during 21-22-23 February in Ahmedabad. The film festival will show case short films, documentary films, fiction, short animated and campus films and after screening by experts more than Rs. 10 lakh cash prizes will be announced. A three-day master class will be attended by director Subhash Ghai, Director Dilip Shukla, Writer/Director Mihir Bhta, A...Read More

Eight North-Eastern states to participate in Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat in April

January 08, 2020
Eight North-Eastern states to participate in Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat in April

New Delhi: The eight States of the Northern Eastern Region will participate in a big way during the Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat due to be held in the first week of April this year. The annual fair is held at Madhavpur Ghed in Porbandar district and the Mela this year will commence on 2nd April, a day after the Ram Navami festival. The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Spa...Read More

Pandit Jasraj felicitated at Saptak festival in Gujarat

January 02, 2020
Pandit Jasraj felicitated at Saptak festival in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: In pictures - Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj, a 1930 born veteran Indian classical vocalist facilitated in Amdavad, Gujarat during Saptak festival. DeshGujaratRead More

Renown singers to give performances at Kankaria Carnival 2019

December 21, 2019
Renown singers to give performances at Kankaria Carnival 2019

Ahmedabad: Kankaria Carnival 2019 will be held during 25-31 December. Among the artists who are going to perform during the week are Gita Rabari, Jigardan Gadhvi, Vishwanath Batunge, Payal Vaidya, Kirtidan Gadhvi, Osman Mir and Sairam Dave. Roack band, horse and dog show, laser beam show, drama performance, Disney characters, comedy show, cultural programmes, folk dances, tabla performance, mouth organ performance, pupet show, Bhavai and Yoga sessions are some of the highlights of the programmes...Read More