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In a surprising ‘U’ turn, Bhajan singer Hemant Chauhan a day after wearing saffron, claims he had not joined BJP

August 21, 2019

 Gandhinagar: In a surprising 'U' turn, popular Gujarati Bhajan singer Hemant Chauhan today said he had not joined ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yesterday. Chauhan said this in a video statement which became viral on social media platform. Chauhan had yesterday joined BJP with over a dozen artists, singers, musicians at State BJP headquarters 'Kamalam' in Gandhinagar by accepting a saffron scarf with BJP election symbol lotus printed over it offered by State BJP chief Jitubhai Vag...Read More

Narmada dam water level at historic 133.19 meter mark at 3 pm on August 21

August 21, 2019

Bharuch: Water level in Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam was today at 133.19 meter at 3.00 pm. As on 2.00 pm, the dam witnessed 2,10,443 cusec inflow against 88,572 cusec outflow. 6 units of 200 mw River Bed Power House (RBPH) are generating power since August 9, when Narmada dam's gates were opened for the first time. Same way, 2 units of Canal Head Power House (CHPH) are also generating power. Read More

Chandrayaan-2 successfully inserted in to a Lunar orbit, next maneuver tomorrow

August 20, 2019
Chandrayaan-2 successfully inserted in to a Lunar orbit,  next maneuver tomorrow

Ahmedabad /Bengalore: Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI) of Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to moon, maneuver was completed successfully today. A statement by ISRO today said that it was completed at 0902 hrs IST as planned, using the onboard propulsion system. The duration of maneuver was 1738 seconds. With this, Chandrayaan-2 was successfully inserted into a Lunar orbit. The orbit achieved is 114 km x 18072 km. Following this, a series of orbit maneuvers will be performed on Chan...Read More

Hemant Chauhan, Saumil Munshi, Bankim Pathak, Sangita Lambadiya, other leading artists join BJP

August 19, 2019

Gandhinagar:Amid continuing spree of Gujarati artists joining ruling BJP during the ongoing membership drive, more than 15 such artists including those from film, folk and singing areas today joined the party here. Gujarat BJP president welcomed them all in the party during an event organized at Shri Kamalam, the state headquarter of the party at Koba near here. Among those joining BJP were film maker Rajesh Thakkar, son of noted singer Hemubhai Gadhvi, Bihari H Gad...Read More

River rafting, a new attraction at Sardar Sarovar – Statue of Unity tourism circuit

August 17, 2019
River rafting, a new attraction at Sardar Sarovar – Statue of Unity tourism circuit

Bharuch: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today inaugurated Gujarat's first river rafting activity at Khalwani near Kevadiya colony in central Gujarat. Khalwani is located near Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam and Statue of Unity. The Government of Gujarat is in process to add number of new tourist attraction in this area. According to the government, river rafting activity will be possible during entire year due to regular 600 cu sec flow of water at Khalwani. The facility will open for public...Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation from Red Fort on 73rd Independence Day

August 15, 2019

Full text of Prime Minister Modi's speech My dear countrymen, On this solemn day of Independence, many greetings to all countrymen. Today is also the festival of Raksha Bandhan. This centuries-old tradition expresses the love of brother and sister. I extend my best wishes to all the countrymen and all the brothers and sisters on this auspicious festival of Raksha Bandhan. May this festival filled with affection fulfil the hopes, aspirations and dreams of all our brothers and sis...Read More

Aramco to take 20% in Reliance’s Jamnagar refinery, chemical biz at USD 75 bn enterprise value

August 12, 2019
Aramco to take 20% in Reliance’s Jamnagar refinery, chemical biz at USD 75 bn enterprise value

Mumbai: Mukesh Ambani on Monday announced that Saudi oil giant Aramco has agreed to take a 20 per cent stake in his flagship Reliance Industries' oil refinery and chemical business at an enterprise value of USD 75 billion (around Rs 5,32,466 crore). Making the announcement at Reliance Industries' 42th annual general meeting, he said this would be the biggest foreign investment in the history of the company. As part of the deal, Saudi Aramco will supply 500,000 barrels p...Read More

‘Rajadhiraj’ – fusion of Art, Literature and Music – on Lord Dwarkadheesh unveiled in Ahmedabad

August 09, 2019
‘Rajadhiraj’ – fusion of Art, Literature and Music – on Lord Dwarkadheesh unveiled in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: In a unique programme ‘Rajadhiraj’ with Dwarkadheesh and Dwarka as theme;Pichhvai paintings of Lord Dwarkadheesh for the first time, a Coffee Table Book and a music album were unveiled by Chief Minister of Gujarat at YMCA in Ahmedabad today. Besides the Chief Minister,Vaishnavacharya HH Dwarkeshlalji Maharaj, Deputy Chief Minister Shri Nitinbhai Patel, Shri Anant Ambani, Energy Minister Shri Saurabh Patel, Minister of State for Food and Public Distribution Shri Dharmendrasinh Jade...Read More

Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam’s gates opened for the first time

August 09, 2019
Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam’s gates opened for the first time

Bharuch: The gates of Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam were opened for the first time today after installation in year 2017 to maintain the level of 131.18 meter allowed by Narmada Control Authority. There are total 30 gates, of which 25 were opened today. Gora bridge in downstream was closed for traffic due to release of water from Narmada. Low lying villages on the bank of river Narmada are alerted in three districts - Narmada, Vadodara and Bharuch. With heavy inflows in Sardar Sarovar dam,...Read More

Live: PM Narendra Modi addressing the nation over government’s Kashmir moves

August 08, 2019

New Delhi: Soon after Parliament nod for doing away with Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unveiled his government’s roadmap for speeding up the pace of development there. Blaming Pakistan-inspired terrorism and separatism which took roots under the special status provision, Mr Modi said that 42,000 innocent lives had been lost due to such nefarious and anti-national activities. In his 40-minute address to the nation,...Read More