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Rakhi mails returned from abroad due to missing ID declaration; Postal department’s guideline for Rakhis here

July 21, 2024
Rakhi mails returned from abroad due to missing ID declaration; Postal department’s guideline for Rakhis here

Bhuj: Seventy rakhi mails sent abroad have been returned to Bhuj because they lacked proper ID declarations. The returned mails lacked necessary identity and declaration proof for ordinary and speed post services. The mails for rakhis must include 'Rakhi' in the declaration form for international mail. Ordinary mail takes 15 to 20 days to reach abroad, speed post arrives in a week, and register AD takes 10 to 12 days. Moreover, the cost for ordinary mail is Rs. 100, registered mail Rs. 210 or...Read More

GSRTC launches Vadodara – Shrinathji Nathdwara AC Volvo daily ST bus service

July 21, 2024
GSRTC launches Vadodara – Shrinathji Nathdwara AC Volvo daily ST bus service

Vadodara: The city of Vadodara has got a direct connectivity to pilgrim town Nathdwara Shrinathji in Rajasthan with launching of an Air Conditioned (AC) Volvo luxury bus service by the Gujarat government arm Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation(GSRTC). The service is announced to commence from Monday by the Minister of State for Transport Harsh Sanghavi. The ticket charge per seat as per the GSRTC officials shall be Rs. 927/seat in this bus which would leave Central ST depot at 5.30 am da...Read More

Newly-wed Anant and Radhika Ambani receive grand welcome in Jamnagar

July 17, 2024

Jamnagar: After completing all wedding functions in Mumbai, newlywed Anant Ambani and wife Radhika Ambani arrived at Jamnagar-based Reliance refinery complex on Tuesday night. They were welcomed at the airport by a large number of men and women dressed in traditional attire. Rose petals paved the road outside the airport and dhol music played by a huge group created a festive atmosphere. The Ambanis left for Reliance Greens campus in a decorated car that had a peacock-shaped statue on the...Read More

Devotees launch campaign against misconduct of monks of Vadtal Swaminarayan sect

July 16, 2024
Devotees launch campaign against misconduct of monks of Vadtal Swaminarayan sect

Surat: Devotees of the Vadtal Swaminarayan sect have been protesting against the monks involved in immoral acts. Today, a campaign has been launched against these monks. Over 300 devotees (Haribhakts) will travel across villages, cities, and theaters to raise awareness and warn people about these unethical monks. The campaign began with posters put up near Mashal Circle at Palanpur Patia of the city urging the removal of such monks to safeguard the sanctity of the Swaminarayan sect. There has...Read More

Chaturmas 2024 in Gujarat to start on 17 July, end on 16 November

July 16, 2024
Chaturmas 2024 in Gujarat to start on 17 July, end on 16 November

By Saumya Bhatt, Gandhinagar: Chaturmas, a sacred period of four months in the Hindu calendar  , which begins with Devpodhi/ Devshayani Ekadashi (Ashadhi Ekadashi) and concludes with Devuthi Ekadashi (Kartik Ekadashi) will this year 2024 start from tomorrow on 17th July(Devpodhi Ekadashi) and end on 12th November with Devuthi Ekadashi. The months included in Chaturmas are Shravan, Bhadrapad, Ashwin, and Kartik. According to the beliefs, God Vishnu goes into a deep meditative sleep called Yog...Read More

ગુજરાતમાં ચાંદીપુરા વાયરસથી શંકાસ્પદ છ વ્યક્તિના મૃત્યુઃ રેતમાખી કરડવાથી ખેંચ અને ઉંચો તાવ આવે છે

July 15, 2024
ગુજરાતમાં ચાંદીપુરા વાયરસથી શંકાસ્પદ છ વ્યક્તિના મૃત્યુઃ રેતમાખી કરડવાથી ખેંચ અને ઉંચો તાવ આવે છે

ગાંધીનગરઃ ઉત્તર ગુજરાતના એક વિસ્તારમાં નોંધાયેલા તાજેતરના ચાંદીપુરા વાયરસના કેટલાક કેસના સંદર્ભે આજે રાજ્યના આરોગ્ય મંત્રીએ આ રોગ વિશે કેટલીક માહિતી આપી હતી. જે મુજબ ચાંદીપુરા કોઇ નવો વ...Read More

Book Review: ‘Temple Economics’ by Sandeep Singh – A Guide of Historical & Modern Challenges to our “Nucleus” of Arthvyavastha

July 13, 2024
Book Review: ‘Temple Economics’ by Sandeep Singh – A Guide of Historical & Modern Challenges to our “Nucleus” of Arthvyavastha

Book Review by Saumya Bhatt 'Temple Economics (Arthvyavastha of Mandir)' is a meticulously researched book written by Sandeep Singh. This book(volume-1) delves into the historical and ongoing challenges faced by Hindu temples in India. Singh outlines the destructive impact of historical invasions, colonialism, and modern secular governance on the Hindu temples and their wealth. He emphasizes how despite India's independence in 1947, Hindu temples remained under the control of the secular g...Read More

Fire in truck on Ahmedabad – Vadodara Expressway, traffic on one direction affected

July 12, 2024

Ahmedabad: A truck caught fire on the Ahmedabad-Vadodara expressway this morning near Anand escape. This incident caused a significant traffic jam in one direction, while traffic remained normal in the opposite direction. The fire was eventually brought under control after over an hour, and traffic resumed thereafter. An accident occurred on the expressway near Bedwa village in Anand this morning. A truck bearing registration number PB 02 CR 9347, loaded with empty glass bottles, was travelin...Read More

SCADL plans to install Flap Lock-Based Smart Parking System in Ahmedabad

July 10, 2024
SCADL plans to install Flap Lock-Based Smart Parking System in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Smart City Ahmedabad Development Limited (SCADL) and has requested a proposal to implement a Flap Lock Based Smart Parking System at selected locations within Ahmedabad. This system aims to streamline parking management through innovative technology. The system will utilize flap lock-based units equipped with magnetic sensors or loop detection methods to detect parked vehicles. Each location will have a controller or gateway connected to multiple mechanical flap lock units, ensurin...Read More

ABVP cadres cleaned the roads after Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad

July 08, 2024
ABVP cadres cleaned the roads after Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: The 147th Rath Yatra of Bhagwan Jagannath took place on Sunday, drawing thousands of devotees to join the procession. However, after the Yatra concluded, the 18 km route was left strewn with visible litter. In response, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) initiated a cleaning campaign, with over 200 student volunteers cleaning the Rath Yatra route. For the past five years, the task of cleaning this waste has been undertaken through the Students for Seva initiative of ...Read More