• Ambaji temple in pilgrim town Ambaji in North Gujarat received 2.59 crore donation during 9-night festival Navratri this year. Navratri is second big season after Bhadarvi poonam fair during which Ambaji temple recieves huge donatio. According to temple trust, during 9-night festival Navratri the temple receieved 24.70 lakh in Bhet kendra, Rs 3.23 lakh for golden conversion of shikhara, Rs 14.21 lakh at gaadi, Rs 1.50 crore at bhandaara and 641 gram donation of gold
  • Talatis who work as government employees at village level will go on strike on Monday, October 22 seeking hike in salary. Talati union has threatened to boycot the government works across all 18,000 villages of Gujarat.
  • Pakistani Marine Security Agency captures three Indian fishing boats off Gujarat coast with around 18 fishermen aboard; Just four days ago, Pakistan had captured another boat and 12 fishermen off Gujarat coast
  • 300 kg heroin case: Gujarat ATS nabs terror operative Manzoor Mir from Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir. he was instumental in terror finance and had links with Pakistan based terror outfir Jaish-e-Mohammed

Category Articles: Events

British High Commission to host “Young Thinkers’ Conference” in Ahmedabad

September 06, 2018
British High Commission to host “Young Thinkers’ Conference” in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: The British High Commission will for the first time hold its flagship foreign and security policy conference in Ahmedabad. The conference is titled as Young Thinkers’ Conference (YTC). The conference will structure around three riveting panel discussions, covering thematic topics like ‘Making Smart & Sustainable Cities & Future of Clean-Tech in Cities’, ‘Creating a Gender Equal Society’, and ‘Youth Voices in Politics’. Already well-established in Delhi, where it ...Read More

Gujarat govt announces Kala Mahakumbh 2018

July 02, 2018
Gujarat govt announces Kala Mahakumbh 2018

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has announced second edition of Kala Mahakumbh between 16th July and 10th September this year. The Mahakumbh will be held in four age groups. It will include 29 art forms of which 7 are newly added this year. They include wedding song/fatana, kuchipudi, sarod, sarangi, jodiya pava, ravan haththo and bhavai. Online registration to participate in Mahakumbh will open during 1st to 15th July at www.kalamahakumbhgujarat.com. DeshGujaratRead More

Thousands participate in State-level International Yoga Day function in Ahmedabad

June 21, 2018
Thousands participate in State-level International Yoga Day function in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: The State-level International Yoga Day, being celebrated in the world due to efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was held at the Sardar Patel Stadium here today, with Governor O.P. Kohli, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Union Minister of State for Law and Justice P.P. Choudhary, Ahmedabad Mayor Bijalben Patel and a large number of people joining yoga asana. Speaking on the occasion, Governor O.P. Kohli said that yoga is a unique confluence of Indian culture, tradition and kn...Read More

Blog: Charm of extra mile initiatives when basics are taken care off

May 04, 2018
Blog: Charm of extra mile initiatives when basics are taken care off

By Japan K Pathak: The Municipal Corporation has for the first time organized Sabarmati Riverfront Summer Festival in Ahmedabad. Such initiatives fall in 'extra mile' category. They are not part of the charter of basic essential duties. The government or local body is able to hold such extra mile events only when public sentiments regarding fulfillment of basic duties on part of the government are overall in control. Not each town or city would see extra mile activities. When law and order...Read More

AMC to organize Sabarmati Riverfront Summer Festival 2018

April 24, 2018
AMC to organize Sabarmati Riverfront Summer Festival 2018

Ahmedabad: Amdavad Municipal Corporation(AMC) will organize Sabarmati Riverfront Summer Festival during 1-6 May. Various events are planned during this period daily between 7-10 pm. All the events will take place at Riverfront event ground near NID. Entry will be free and open to public. Rajkot based artist Sairam Dave will perform on 1st May followed by Gujarat Cultural Show and Rajasthani folk dance performance on May 2. Open air movie show will take place on 3rd and 4th of May. Riverf...Read More

CMs of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Gujarat attend Madhavpur fair

March 27, 2018
CMs of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Gujarat attend Madhavpur fair

Porbandar: Traditional fair has been started on the occasion of wedding of Shri Krishna and Rukshmani in Madhavpur (Ghed). Madhavpur fair has been given a high-tech touch this year. Which was visited today by Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani and other dignitaries. This fair is held in two parts. Regional craftsmen’s crafts exhibition has been organized in one part. Artistry items identifying the art of Saurashtra have been demonstrated. In the second part of the fair, various wor...Read More

Theatre Olympics underway in Ahmedabad, entry is free for all

March 25, 2018
Theatre Olympics underway in Ahmedabad, entry is free for all

Ahmedabad: The city is hosting Theatre Olympics during 24 March to 7 April. Daily one play is to be staged in city's Tagore hall. Of them around 7 are Hindi plays. Rest of the plays are in other languages. Entry is free for all. The schedule of event is attached here. DeshGujarat Read More

Madras Regiment Symphony Band of Indian Army to perform at IIMA

February 16, 2018
Madras Regiment Symphony Band of Indian Army to perform at IIMA

Ahmedabad: IIM Ahmedabad will host invitation-only event 'An evening of Music' by the Indian Army (Madras Regiment) Symphony Band at the iconic Louis Kahn Plaza at IIM Ahmedabad (Old campus) this weekend. The evening of music is part of a chain of events being conducted by the participants of Armed Forces Programme (AFP 17). AFP Programmes are conducted annually by IIM Ahmedabad for ensuring a smooth transition of Armed Forces Officers into the corporate world. The current batch has 60 parti...Read More

Gujarat govt to organize 4-day long ‘Grand Education Fair’ from February 2

January 31, 2018
Gujarat govt to organize 4-day long ‘Grand Education Fair’ from February 2

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani will inaugurate a four-day long ‘The Grand Education Fair’ from February 2 at the Gujarat University Convention Centre in Ahmedabad. The event has been jointly organized by the Government of Gujarat, Knowledge Consortium of Ahmedabad, and Gujarat University. The education fair will provide pivotal information and guidance to the students of standard 10th & 12th about various courses, colleges, universities, fee structures, administra...Read More

Wind speed across Gujarat likely to remain very- good during two days of festival of kites

January 12, 2018
Wind speed across Gujarat likely to remain very- good during two days of festival of kites

Ahmedabad: The festival of kites 'Uttarayan', one of the most popular and colorful religious celebrations in Gujarat held on January 14 and 15 every year, is likely to be a 'very-good' one for the second consecutive time with regard to 'availability of wind'. In fact for the festival-lover Gujaratis, when Uttarayan knocks around the corner, 'wind' takes the center-stage of discussion on the eve of Uttarayan. On Uttarayan and Basi Uttaryan (Jan 15) when lakhs and lakhs o...Read More

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