Category Articles: World

Air Asia announces Rs 5699 fare offer for Ahmedabad – Thailand journey

May 10, 2019
Air Asia announces Rs 5699 fare offer for Ahmedabad – Thailand journey

Ahmedabad: AirAsia, a low-cost carrier today announced the introduction of attractive fares for all guests flying to Bangkok from Ahmedabad. Guests can now plan their travel to Bangkok at fares as low as INR 5699. The company in its statement said: Sale goes live on 13 May 2019 and AirAsia urges all flyers to plan their travel within 19 May 2019. Flights to Bangkok commence from 31 May 2019, where guests can book tickets under this offer till 31 Oct 2019. Thailand Government has extended a...Read More

Reliance Brands Limited Marks Its International Foray With Acquisition Of British Toy Retailer Hamleys

May 09, 2019
Reliance Brands Limited Marks Its International Foray With Acquisition Of British Toy Retailer Hamleys

Mumbai/London: Reliance Brands Ltd, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, and C Banner International Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed company, today signed a definitive agreement for Reliance Brands to acquire 100% shares of Hamleys Global Holdings Ltd, the owner of the Hamleys brand, from C Banner International. Founded in 1760, Hamleys has over 250 years of celebrated history of being the oldest and largest toy shop in the world and bringing smiles to children all over the world by bringing toy...Read More

Over 100 American companies visiting India to explore business opportunities; Gujarat, one of their destinations

May 07, 2019
Over 100 American companies visiting India to explore business opportunities; Gujarat, one of their destinations

Washington(press statement): The U.S. Commercial Service will bring more than 100 U.S. companies to India as part of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s largest annual trade mission program, Trade Winds. Trade Winds Indo-Pacific features a three-day business forum in New Delhi, India, with additional trade mission stops in Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Bangladesh. At each mission stop, attending companies will meet directly with government leaders, market ex...Read More

Pakistani intruder nabbed in Kutch of Gujarat

April 26, 2019
Pakistani intruder nabbed in Kutch of Gujarat

Bhuj: The Border security force (BSF ) today nabbed a Pakistani intruder near international border in Rapar area in Kutch district of Gujarat. A BSF official said that the intruder nabbed by the 37th battalion of BSF from near pillar number 110/2S close to Khadir. He has been identified as 22 year old Tagji R Valadiya, resident of village Kasbo in Mithi Tharparkar in Sindh province of Pakistan. No suspicious thing has been recovered from him. He has been handed over to the Bal...Read More

100 more fishermen return to native villages in Gujarat from jail in Pakistan

April 25, 2019
100 more fishermen return to native villages in Gujarat from jail in Pakistan

Prabhas Patan (Bhaskar Vaidya): 100 more fishermen who were released by Pakistan from jails today returned Veraval in Gir Somnath district of Saurashtra region of Gujarat. They were welcomed by relatives by offering garlands. These fishermen were in Pakistani jails for last one and half year. Among those released today, 81 are from Gir-Somnath district, while 05 are from Porbandar, 01 is from Junagadh, 02 are from Bhavnagar, 10 are from Union Territory Diu and 01 is from Ahmedabad. According...Read More

BAPS Hindu Mandir foundation stone-laying ceremony completed, celebrating UAE’s commitment to tolerance

April 21, 2019
BAPS Hindu Mandir foundation stone-laying ceremony completed, celebrating UAE’s commitment to tolerance

Abu Dhabi (press release) : Marking a significant moment in the history of the UAE, around 5,000 devotees and well-wishers thronged to participate in and witness the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the BAPS Hindu Mandir. Volunteers began to arrive at the site location as early as 6:00 a.m., with participants arriving at 8:00 a.m. The Shilanyas Ceremony, which is an ancient Vedic ritual performed to bless and sanctify the main foundation stones, commenced at 9:00 a.m. This ceremony signi...Read More

Modi world’s most popular leader on Facebook with 56 million cumulative likes

April 13, 2019
Modi world’s most popular leader on Facebook with 56 million cumulative likes

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has been proclaimed as the most popular world leader on Facebook, IANS has reported. PM has attracted over 43.5 million likes on his personal page on Facebook and 13.7 million likes on his official page. Number two after Modi was the United States (US) President Donald Trump with more than 23 million likes on his personal page and Jordan's Queen Rania with 16.9 million likes, as per the '2019 World Leaders on Facebook' report prepared by the l...Read More

Pakistan to release over 300 Indian fishermen starting from April 7

April 05, 2019
Pakistan to release over 300 Indian fishermen starting from April 7

Gandhinagar: Pakistan news paper Tribune quoting diplomatic sources said that Pakistan will release Indian fishermen in two phases starting with 100 men on April 7, followed by the remaining 200 in the next few days. The report says, Pakistan and India exchange a list of prisoners every year on January 1, as per a mutual decision was taken on May 21, 2008. According to the list this year, various jails in India had 347 Pakistani prisoners while Pakistan had 537 Indian prisoners in jail. In...Read More

UAE honours Indian PM with its highest civilian award Zayed Medal

April 04, 2019
UAE honours Indian PM with its highest civilian award Zayed Medal

Abu Dhabi: United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday awarded Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with its highest civilian award -- Zayed Medal. The UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan honoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Medal -- highest civil decoration of the country which is awarded to presidents, kings, and heads of states. The honour has been bestowed on PM Modi for his contribution towards boosting the relations between the two nations. UAE said that the two ...Read More

Pakistani prisoner dies of lever illness in Bhuj

March 24, 2019
Pakistani prisoner dies of lever illness in Bhuj

Bhuj: A Pakistani prisoner kept in Joint Interogation Centre(JIC) here was declared dead due to lever related illness. Pakistani citizen Mamad Sohil Abdul Rashid Saiyed (38) was arrested for intrusion in coastal territory of India. He was kept in JIC. On last 14th he was admitted to general hospital in Bhuj due to lever related illness. He died during treatment. 'B' division police of Bhuj is looking into the procedures. DeshGujarat Read More