Category Articles: Travel

SpiceJet to shift its entire operations at Mumbai to Terminal 2 from October 1

August 20, 2019
SpiceJet to shift its entire operations at Mumbai to Terminal 2 from October 1

Gurugram: SpiceJet will shift its entire Mumbai operations to the state-of-the-art Terminal 2 of the city’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport with effect from 1st October, 2019. The transition is being implemented with the support of Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL). The consolidation of operations (both passenger and cargo) will help SpiceJet efficiently service thousands of passengers travelling on the airline to and from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Int...Read More

Free wifi facility launched at Statue of Unity; World Forest, Safari, Cactus Garden, some of the upcoming tourist attractions here

August 17, 2019
Free wifi facility launched at Statue of Unity; World Forest, Safari, Cactus Garden, some of the upcoming tourist attractions here

Bharuch: A free wifi internet service was launched today at Statue of Unity site in Narmada district where the tallest statue of the world featuring Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is located. The service was launched by Chief Minister Rupani. The service has become possible with cooperation of Reliance Jio. The Chief Minister while speaking to media persons said the government was developing a 'Vishwa Vann' (world forest) here which shall have varieties of plants from allover the world. He...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

Youth with hidden knife in shoe arrested at SVPI Airport before boarding flight to Guwahati

August 08, 2019
Youth with hidden knife in shoe arrested at SVPI Airport before boarding flight to Guwahati

Ahmedabad: A youth, identified as one Minazul Siddique Ali Rehman (21) was today arrested at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here immediately after a knife was found hidden inside one of his shoe during frisking before he was to board a flight to Guwahati. Police said that Minazul who was associated with textile business in Surat, was a native of Dhubri district in Assam. He was to board Indigo flight number 6E6055 before which he was nabbed at around 1345 ...Read More

Custom Superintendent of Ahmedabad airport arrested in Rs. 8 crore gold smuggling case

August 07, 2019
Custom Superintendent of Ahmedabad airport arrested in Rs. 8 crore gold smuggling case

Ahmedabad: Custom Superintendent Sommnath Chaudhary has been arrested and sent to judicial custody for his involvement in gold smuggling at Sardar Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad. The agency in its probe found that Rs. 8 crore gold was smuggled via Ahmedabad airport and sold to jewelers in South Gujarat. Chaudhary's involvement emerged through call records of one of accused caught red-handed while smuggling gold. Others involved in this case are Sajjan Jahangir Chaudhary (Va...Read More

Ginger opens its first Lean Luxe hotel at Sanand in Gujarat

August 07, 2019
Ginger opens its first Lean Luxe hotel at Sanand in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: GINGER today announced opening of a 104-room Lean Luxe hotel in Sanand. With this hotel, the brand will have a total of nine operating hotels in the state of Gujarat and two more in the pipeline. Located 35 kms from the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad, GINGER Sanand is based in the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation area which houses major industries such as Automobile, Pharma and FMCG. The National Highway-17 connects the city to a network of roadw...Read More

IAF Helicopter makes precautionary landing in farm in Bhavnagar district, all safe

August 06, 2019
IAF Helicopter makes precautionary landing in farm in Bhavnagar district, all safe

Bhavnagar: An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter made a precautionary landing near Bhavnagar district in Gujarat this morning after it developed a technical snag while flying from Surat to Jamnagar. All nine crew members on board the helicopter were safe, he said.The medium lift helicopter of the South Western Air Command (SWAC) was on Monday engaged in a rescue operation in a flooded region of Mangrol in a Surat district of South Gujarat. It made the precautionary landing at an agricultural fiel...Read More

CM inspects Rs.721-cr 300-room project being built atop Gandhinagar railway platforms

July 28, 2019
CM inspects Rs.721-cr 300-room project being built atop Gandhinagar railway platforms

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupanitoday inspected for the progress of the first-of-its-kind Rs.721-crore project being built by Gandhinagar Railway & Urban Development Corporation (GARUD) atop Gandhinagar railway platforms here. He spent about an hour inspecting the finer details the world-class 70-metre high 300-room Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream project. Rupani was accompanied by Chief Minister’s Principal Secretary Manoj Kumar Das, GARUD’s Mr. Khan, Railwa...Read More

Clearances received, work for Dholera International Airport to start after appointment of PMC

July 27, 2019
Clearances received, work for Dholera International Airport to start after appointment of PMC

Ahmedabad: All the clearances for Dholera International Airport of Gujarat, have been taken and its work would start after the appointment of Project Management Consultant (PMC) for it, CEO and MD of the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC) Alkesh K Sharma and MD of Dholera Industrial City Development Ltd (DICDL) J P Shivahara informed today. 'We are waiting for the appointment of the PMC for the greenfield airport and once it is done, the ground breaking f...Read More

World’s largest online bus ticketing platform redBus launches offer of Rs 99 ticket on selected routes in Gujarat

July 25, 2019
World’s largest online bus ticketing platform redBus launches offer of Rs 99 ticket on selected routes in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: World's largest online bus ticketing platform redBus has launched ‘Bus99’, a limited period offer that allows travelers to avail bus tickets for as low as Rupees 99/- on selected routes within Gujarat and a few interstate journeys originating from this western state. CEO, redBus, Prakash Sangam, today said that the special offer applies to bookings on select routes within the state of Gujarat and a few interstate journeys originating from here, between the July 24 and the Au...Read More