Articles tagged under: Japan K Pathak

1857 Ahmedabad: Eye witness account of public execution of 18 revolutionaries

July 19, 2021
1857 Ahmedabad: Eye witness account of public execution of 18 revolutionaries

(Representational picture) Japan K Pathak In this first season of History series, I am republishing some carefully selected old reporting/articles of historical value, curated from over 100 years old records. Such articles though deserving, never got placement in any book, journal or even Google search engine through all these years. They were once published and forgotten. After over a century, I am collecting such writings and putting them here with opening remarks on their historic value. ...Read More

Popular chanlo value of Rs. 101 is linked to year 1890 reform

July 17, 2021
Popular chanlo value of Rs. 101 is linked to year 1890 reform

Japan K Pathak In this first season of History series, I am republishing some carefully selected old reporting/articles of historical value, curated from over 100 years old records. Such articles though deserving, never got placement in any book, journal or even Google search engine through all these years. They were once published and forgotten. After over a century, I am collecting such writings and putting them here with opening remarks on their historic value. __________________ Pre...Read More

Surat had surpassed Ahmedabad for a century; An 1861 report gives reasons of its rapid decline later

July 09, 2021
Surat had surpassed Ahmedabad for a century; An 1861 report gives reasons of its rapid decline later

Japan K Pathak In this first season of History series, I am republishing some carefully selected old reporting/articles of historical value, curated from over 100 years old records. Such articles though deserving, never got placement in any book, journal or even Google search engine through all these years. The article presented in full text on this page below is from the Ras Goftar, September 9, 1861. A lengthy article has some interesting details of historic value scattered here and ther...Read More

1894 Ahmedabad: At entrance of Jama mosque was a tain idol, for faithful to tread on

July 07, 2021
1894 Ahmedabad: At entrance of Jama mosque was a tain idol, for faithful to tread on

Japan K Pathak In this first season of History series, I am republishing some carefully selected old reporting/articles of historical value, curated from over 100 years old records. Such articles though deserving, never got placement in any book, journal or even Google search engine through all these years. Today's piece is regarding a February 1894 article, in which an Englishman J.C.Mackay narrates his journey to Ahmedabad through rail and his experiences while touring within Ahmedabad c...Read More

Champagne dashed on ‘Enterprize’ marked start of Ahmedabad’s first Mill

July 05, 2021
Champagne dashed on ‘Enterprize’ marked start of Ahmedabad’s first Mill

Japan K Pathak In this first season of History series, I am republishing some carefully selected old reporting/articles of historical value, curated from over 100 years old records. Such articles though deserving, never got placement in any book, journal or even Google search engine through all these years. Presented below is a news report published in a newspaper on 12 June 1861 about opening of the first cotton mill in Ahmedabad by Ahmedabad Spinning & Weaving Co. Ltd. The mill wa...Read More

UP religious conversion case accused Salahuddin’s Vadodara based NGO had received nearly Rs. 10 crore foreign fund in 4 years

July 01, 2021
UP religious conversion case accused Salahuddin’s Vadodara based NGO had received nearly Rs. 10 crore foreign fund in 4 years

Japan K Pathak Vadodara: Salahuddin Zainuddin Sheikh, a Vadodara based NGO operator who was arrested by Anti Terrorist Squads (ATS) of Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly diverting foreign funds for religious conversion to Delhi based Umar Gautam is Managing Trustee of AFMI Charitable Trust. This NGO has received nearly Rs. 10 crore foreign fund in four years period during 2016-2022 as per its FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation Act) submissions. Salahuddin led AFMI charitable...Read More

Surat 1870s: Trade guild would shut all shops but one to raise common purse

June 19, 2021
Surat 1870s: Trade guild would shut all shops but one to raise common purse

By Japan K Pathak In this first season of History series, I am republishing some carefully selected old reporting/articles of historical value, curated from over 100 years old records. Such articles though deserving, never got placement in any book, journal or even Google search engine through all these years. They were once published and forgotten. After over a century, I am collecting such writings and putting them here with opening remarks on their historic value. Presented below is one...Read More

Govt invites applications for 1,619 post of doctors; only 530 appear in interview

February 25, 2021
Govt invites applications for 1,619 post of doctors; only 530 appear in interview

Japan K Pathak Gandhinagar: The government many times is blamed for shortage of doctors at public hospitals and clinics, but how difficult it is for the government to get sufficient number of doctors in public service is the actual story which needs to be told, and the story is sad. Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC) had recently announced vacancies for 1,619 medical officers in the State government (Gujarat Medical and Health Service, Class-II - Medical Officer and Insurance Medica...Read More

Coming up, a 236 acre Sardar Patel Sports Enclave, the Sports Capital of India, at Motera in Gujarat

February 24, 2021
Coming up, a 236 acre Sardar Patel Sports Enclave, the Sports Capital of India, at Motera in Gujarat

Japan K Pathak Sabarmati: Not just world's largest Cricket stadium, Motera will also have a 236 acres Sports arena at single location covering infrastructure for 50 sports. The proposed SVP Sports Enclave to be announced today in a function to inaugurate Sardar Patel Cricket stadium here, will be a multi-sports venue that will provide the infrastructure to host national and international sporting events. Proposed buit up area of SVP Sports enclave will have 93,00,000 square feet buit-u...Read More

On Rahul Gandhi’s Gujarat remark, made in Assam today

February 14, 2021
On Rahul Gandhi’s Gujarat remark, made in Assam today

Japan K Pathak Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today while speaking in Assam mentioned 'Gujarat' at least thrice in his speech. No surprise that none of three mentions was made as expression of respect for Gujarat. Instead the State's name was mentioned in bad taste and disrespectful manner. All Rahul wanted to convey in this section of his speech in Assam was Congress party's promise that if it is elected to power it will increase payment to tea garden workers from Rs. 167 to Rs. 365. Rahul cou...Read More

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