• 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

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Rafale issue was not tarnishing image of Modi government but sabotaging the operational needs of IAF: Defence Minister Sitharaman in Gujarat

October 01, 2018
Rafale issue was not tarnishing image of Modi government but sabotaging the operational needs of IAF: Defence Minister Sitharaman in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said that the Rafale deal issue being raised by Congress party was not tarnishing the image of the Narendra Modi government but was in fact sabotaging the operational needs of the Indian Air Force. She also said that the number of aircraft under the deal has in reality been increased by the Modi government. The Defence Minister said that the question as to why the government run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) could n...Read More

Former President Dr Pranab Mukherjee delivers first lecture at IIM Ahmedabad as distinguished guest faculty

September 18, 2018
Former President Dr Pranab Mukherjee delivers first lecture at IIM Ahmedabad as distinguished guest faculty

Ahmedabad: Former President Pranab Mukherjee today delivered first lecture to students at IIM Ahmedabad.  Dr. Mukherjee  is visiting IIMA as distinguished guest faculty for the course "Public Policy for Inclusive Development of India" offered to students by Professors Anil Gupta & Vijaya Sherry Chand under the aegis of the JSW School of Public Policy. Topic of today's lecture was 'Constitutional Provisions for Socio-Economic Inclusivity: Theory and Parliamentary Practice'. Details ...Read More

IIMA students to be taught by Shri Pranab Mukherjee

September 08, 2018
IIMA students to be taught by Shri Pranab Mukherjee

Ahmedabad: Students across PGPM (Post Graduate Programme in Management), FABM (Food and Agri-Business Management) and PGPX (Post Graduate Program in Management for Executives) programs at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad will be attending a course called “Public Policy for Inclusive Development of India”. This brand new course is housed within the JSW School of Public Policy at IIMA and Shri Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India is to be the faculty for at least 12 out of ...Read More

Seychelles president Danny Faure visits Gandhi Ashram, IIMA in Gujarat

June 23, 2018
Seychelles president Danny Faure visits Gandhi Ashram, IIMA in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Seychelles president Danny Faure today visited Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) here and also had a meeting with 'long-time friend' and its Director Professor Errol D'Souza. A statement by the prestigious B-school said that the Institute was glad to share that His Excellency, Mr. Danny Faure, The President of Seychelles, visited IIM Ahmedabad campus today (Saturday, June 23, 2018). He interacted with the Director, Prof. Errol D’Souza, Dean Programmes, P...Read More

President of Seychelles to start his India trip by with visit to IIMA and GFSU in Gujarat today

June 22, 2018
President of Seychelles to start his India trip by with visit to IIMA and GFSU in Gujarat today

Ahmedabad: On his tour to India at the invitation of President Ram Nath Kovind, the Seychelles’ head of state, President Danny Faure will first visit Ahmedabad in Gujarat today. In Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar, Faure will visit prestigious institutions of higher learning including the Indian Institute of Management and the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University. In Goa, he will visit the Indian Naval Air Station. Faure will then travel to New Delhi where he will meet the President, the Vice-Presiden...Read More

There’s correlation between nightlight and GDP growth: World Bank Chief Economist, South Asia at IIMA

March 15, 2018
There’s correlation between nightlight and GDP growth: World Bank Chief Economist, South Asia at IIMA

Ahmedabad: The Research and Publications department of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad on Wednesday hosted Dr. Martin Rama, Chief Economist for South Asia, World Bank. Dr. Rama threw light upon the correlation between the nightlight and GDP growth of various geographical areas within South Asia. This topic was not something many had heard of before, thereby eliciting interest in many students. According to Dr. Martin, the primary reason behind this study was that many developing cou...Read More

‘There should be a TV channel dedicated to best practices across the country and the world’

March 10, 2018
‘There should be a TV channel dedicated to best practices across the country and the world’

Ahmedabad: There should be a dedicated TV channel featuring all best practices happening across the country and the world, said Professor Pradip Khandwala, former Director of IIMA, interacting with media persons ahead of launch of his book 'Fast Forward Toward Civilizational Greatness Agenda for India'. Professor gave example of China where a national radio station, as early as in 1950s had practice to dedicate half an hour slot to feature the innovations happening across the country. Kh...Read More

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau interacts with IIMA students (video)

February 19, 2018
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau interacts with IIMA students (video)

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) today hosted the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, for a student interaction at the Ravi J. Matthai Auditorium, Main Campus. Embedded on this page is Youtube video of his address/interaction. DeshGujaratRead 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

Canadian Prime Minister to visit IIMA, Gandhinagar Akshardham in Gujarat

February 14, 2018
Canadian Prime Minister to visit IIMA, Gandhinagar Akshardham in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, arriving in India later this week, will deliver a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). Trudeau is also going to visit the Akshardham mandir of Swaminarayan sect in State capital Gandhinagar. Mr Trudeau is scheduled to visit the IIMA on February 19 and address its students, the leading business school said in a statement in Ahmedabad on Monday. "The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) will have the p...Read More

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