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‘Govt has permitted only reopening of religious places, but no utsav or mahotsav during June-July’

June 06, 2020
‘Govt has permitted only reopening of religious places, but no utsav or mahotsav during June-July’

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in a video conference meeting with district officials and representatives of religious oranizations stated clearly that though the government is giving permission to reopen the temple for visitors, no utsav or mahotsav (religious gathering on various occasions) will be permitted during the months of June and July due to Covid-19 situation. The central government had given conditional permission to reopen religious places with effect from June 8...Read More

Wouldn’t continue in party that is into match fixing: Vaghela after his removal from State NCP chief post

June 05, 2020

Gandhinagar: After he was removed from the post of president of Gujarat unit of Nationalist Congress Party, former Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela said in a press conference that he would not stay in a political party that is into match fixing. Vaghela said he had told NCP leader Praful Patel over phone call that he would come to Mumbai and meet him, but by the time he (Vaghela) returned from a visit to Kevadiya Colony, he learned that he was replaced as State NCP president by former NCP MLA ...Read More

Rupani announces Rs.14,000-crore ‘Gujarat Atmanirbhar Package’

June 05, 2020
Rupani announces Rs.14,000-crore ‘Gujarat Atmanirbhar Package’

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today announced Rs.14,000-crore ‘Gujarat Atmanirbhar Package’ to make farmers, traders, self-employed, professionals, industrialists self-reliant and to revive the state’s economy from the COVID-19 crisis evolved due to lockdown. The packages to make various contributors of economy self-reliant are in the form of assistance and incentives, subsidy, exemptions, payment of taxes, including GST and VAT, extension of dates of payment, arrears of ...Read More

Gujarat BJP to hold virtual rallies, online sammelans

June 04, 2020

Gandhinagar: Gujarat BJP will hold mass virtual contact drive during 4-28 June across the State, State party chief Jitu Vaghani said here. Mansukh Mandaviya and Devusinh Chauhan will hold press conference through video in Vadodara on June 5. Ganpat Vasava and Bharatsinh Parmar will address similar conference on June 6 in Surat. IK jadeja and Shabdasharan Brahmbhatt will do it in Rajkot on June 8. Each booth will make a Whatsapp group and include participants from newly added 47...Read More

Will try Gujarati Khichdi in kitchen before we meet in person next time: Australian PM in talk with PM Modi

June 04, 2020

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison today said, 'I wish I could be there for what has become the famous 'Modi hug' and share my Samosas. Next time, it will have to be the Gujarati Khichdi. I will try that in the kitchen before next time we meet in person." Australian Prime Minister said, "I commend India on its leadership on taking chair of WHO's executive board. This is a very important time to be chairing that board and I have no doubt that India's leadership will be critical in de...Read More

Seventh Congress MLA resigns from the Assembly ahead of polling for Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat

June 04, 2020

Gandhinagar: Two more Congress MLAs have tendered their resignations ahead of Rajya Sabha election for four seats in Gujarat. Congress MLAs from Karjan assembly seat in Central Gujarat, Akshay Patel and Kaprada seat in South Gujarat Jitubhai Chaudhary handed over their resignations from the State assembly to Speaker Rajendra Trivedi last evening. Speaker has accepted both resignations and two MLAs are no more the members of State assembly. The MLAs are voters in Rajya Sabha elections and...Read More

Somnath Temple to reopen for limited hours with set of norms for pilgrims

June 03, 2020

Somnath: As per the instruction and guidance from the government, all the temples under Shri Somnath Trust including Somnath Mandir, Bhalka Tirth Mandir, Shri Ram Mandir, Shri Ahilyabai Mandir, Shri Bhidiya Mandir and Shri Gita Mandir will reopen for pilgrims from June 8. Shri Somnath temple will remain open for limited hours during 7.30 to 11.30 am and 12.30 to 6.30 pm. No pilgrim will be allowed inside the temples during Aarti time in order to prevent crowding. Wearing mask has been ma...Read More

We will definitely get our growth back: PM Modi addressing CII annual session

June 02, 2020

New Delhi: The Prime Minister delivered the inaugural address at the 125th Annual Session of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) through video conference today. The theme of this years annual conference is “Building India for a New World : Lives, livelihood, growth” Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said such online events are becoming the new normal due to Corona. This is also the biggest strength of human beings that makes a way out of every difficult...Read More

Rath Yatra 2020 in Ahmedabad to be a simple affair : Mandir Trustee

June 01, 2020
Rath Yatra 2020 in Ahmedabad to be a simple affair : Mandir Trustee

Ahmedabad: Mahendra Jha, trustee of Jagannathji Temple in Ahmedabad, today told media persons that there would be no elaborate Rath Yatra 2020 this June 23 on the occasion of Ashadhi Bij. Jha said only three chariots and bare minimum persons would be part of the procession. He said, as per the guidance given by Dilipdasji Maharaj (chief priest of Jagannath Mandir, Jamalpur) a decision has been taken to mark the occasion in simple manner without Bhajan groups and trucks. Only one or two e...Read More

Be even more alert and careful as economy opens up: PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat

May 31, 2020

New Delhi: Amidst unlocking the coronavirus lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday warned people to not let their guards down as the economy opens up gradually from Monday. The government has announced a phased exit on from over two-month lockdown and termed lockdown 5.0 as 'Unlock 1.0'. In the 65th edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', which coincides with the last date of the fourth phase of nationwide lockdown, Mr Modi said, 'The last time I spoke to you ...Read More

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