Category Articles: World

Pakistan releases 26 Indian fishermen, most of them from Gujarat

August 13, 2018
Pakistan releases 26 Indian fishermen, most of them from Gujarat

Karachi: Pakistan today released 26 Indian fishermen from Malir jail as a goodwill gesture. The fishermen will be handed over to Indian border officials at Wagah border tomorrow, the report said. Pakistan has released Indian fishermen, most of them from Indian State of Gujarat a day before country's independence day. Newly-elected Parliament's maiden meeting is also going to start the process of handing over powers to the new government tomorrow. The fishermen had been arrested by the auth...Read More

Gujarati boy’s videos on life in Canada go viral on social media

August 09, 2018

Gandhinagar: Couple of clips captured and released by Gujarati boys from Canada have gone viral on social media platforms. One of Gujarati boys captures the video while the other in his typical Kathiawadi dialect speaks about life in Canada in funny tone. The video captures a boy carrying a packet of flour on shoulder and making roti. The boy recalls his days in Gujarat when he would ride on Access two-wheeler to take something home from shop or would order for roti and insist perfectness ...Read More

Curious case of Pakistani intruder nabbed in Banaskantha

August 05, 2018
Curious case of Pakistani intruder nabbed in Banaskantha

Palanpur: There was general impression that India's border with Pakistan in Banaskantha area of Rann of Kutch was well protected, with fencing in place, good presence of Border Security Force(BSF) jawans and difficult geography of Rann of Kutch. However the latest incident of intrusion has proved that the border is still vulnerable. The incident has raised several serious questions. The detail of the incident: Locals from Samli village contacted Vav Police in border area of Banaskantha...Read More

Data collected by Swiss National Bank and Bank for International Settlements shows deposits of Indians in Swiss Banks decreased by 34.5% in a year

July 24, 2018
Data collected by Swiss National Bank and Bank for International Settlements shows deposits of Indians in Swiss Banks decreased by 34.5% in a year

New Delhi: Swiss authorities have shared the following information regarding the Swiss National Bank (SNB) figures quoted in the media “The figures published by the SNB are regularly mentioned in the Indian media as a reliable indicator of the amount of assets held with Swiss financial institutions in respect of Indian residents. More often than not, the media reports have not taken account of the way the figures have to be interpreted, which has resulted in misleading headlines and analyses. ...Read More

Saudi Airlines plane going to Dhaka from Riyadh make emergency landing in Ahmedabad

July 16, 2018
Saudi Airlines plane going to Dhaka from Riyadh make emergency landing in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: An aircraft of Saudi Airlines going to Dhaka in Bangladesh from Riyadh in Saudi Arabia had to make emergency landing at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here tonight. The plane landed here due to a medical emergency. Airport Director Manoj Gangal said, ' Saudia Airline flight SV804 from Riyadh to Dhaka requested Ahmedabad ATC for diversion to Ahmedabad as a passenger named Nazir Ahmed Runa, Male, 38 yrs was unconscious. Diversion was immediately app...Read More

CMO official, Resident Commissioner of Gujarat in Delhi meet Israel ambassador

July 15, 2018
CMO official, Resident Commissioner of Gujarat in Delhi meet Israel ambassador

New Delhi: Daniel Carmon, the Ambassador of Israel in India last evening said Israel will start convening joint working groups with Gujarat soon. 'For a friendly, professional and efficient follow-up to Gujarat Chief Minister's Israel visit, we met yesterday with Gujarat Resident Commissioner Arti Kanwar and Secretary to CM Ashwini Kumar - will start convening Joint Working Groups ASAP,' tweeted Daniel Carmon with his photograph with Gujarat cadre IAS officers Ashwini Kumar and Arti Kanwar. ...Read More

KOTRA to open office in Gujarat; MoU signed with State government

July 10, 2018
KOTRA to open office in Gujarat; MoU signed with State government

New Delhi: The Government of Gujarat and Korea Trade Promotion Corporation(KOTRA) today signed memorandum of understanding(MoU) here. As per a note released by Gujarat government, KOTRA delegation will participate in Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019. A Gujarat government delegation will visit South Korea to promote Vibrant Gujarat Summit. KOTRA will start an office in Gujarat. At present, KOTRA has its offices in India at New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Bengaluru. MoU was sig...Read More

Live: PM Modi & South Korean President Moon Jae-in jointly inaugurate Samsung Mobile manufacturing unit in India

July 09, 2018

New Delhi: The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, and theNOIDA, India – July 09, 2018 – The Honourable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, and the Honourable President of the Republic of Korea, His Excellency Moon Jae-in, today jointly inaugurated Samsung Electronics’ new mobile phone manufacturing facility – The World’s Largest Mobile Factory – in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. Samsung India also launched its ‘Make for the World’ initiative, whereby it ...Read More

16 MoUs inked during Rupani’s Israel visit

July 06, 2018
16 MoUs inked during Rupani’s Israel visit

Gandhinagar: During recently concluded his six-day long visit to Israel, Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani held a series of meetings including the meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and agricultural minister Uri Yehuda Ariel for detail deliberations on issues like agro farming, desalination plants and other technologies. As an outcome of these meetings, Gujarat has signed as many as 16 MoUs with Israel on issues pertaining to agriculture, water management-st...Read More

PM Narendra Modi addresses Saurashtra Patel Cultural Samaj of USA via video in Gujarati

July 06, 2018
PM Narendra Modi addresses Saurashtra Patel Cultural Samaj of USA via video in Gujarati

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today morning (Indian Standard Time) addressed Saurashtra Patel Cultural Samaj in America via live video for 25 minutes. The Prime Minister urged each NRI member to send at lest five foreign tourists to India. He also asked Motel Patels to showcase India in TV sets of hotel/motel rooms. Among those present in the function in America was BJP MLA from Ahmedabad Vallabhbhai Patel. Following are highlights of PM's Gujarati address: Foreigners who know ...Read More

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