Category Articles: India/World

Above normal rainfall of 106 % likely during Monsoon 2024: IMD

May 28, 2024
Above normal rainfall of 106 % likely during Monsoon 2024: IMD

New Delhi: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today  updated its Long-Range Forecast Outlook for the Southwest Monsoon Rainfall Season (June–September) 2024. It also released the Monthly Rainfall and Temperature Forecast for June 2024 in a virtual media interaction today in New Delhi. Dr. Mritunjya Mohapatra, Director General of Meteorology, presented the forecast. Highlights of the Long Range forecast Quantitatively, the southwest monsoon seasonal rainfall over the country a...Read More

394-meter-long tunnel completes for Bullet Train Project

May 27, 2024
394-meter-long tunnel completes for Bullet Train Project

Mumbai: The Additionally Driven Intermediate Tunnel (ADIT) of 394 meter at Ghansoli for Mumbai- Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project, has been excavated. This will expedite the construction of 21 km long tunnel between BKC and Shilphata in Maharashtra. The 26-meter-deep inclined ADIT will facilitate construction of the 3.3 km (approx.) tunnel through New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM), by allowing simultaneous access for tunnelling 1.6 meter (approx.) on each sides. Out of 21 km of tunnelling w...Read More

GSFA Futsal Club Championship kicks off at Vadodara Sama Sports Indoor Hall

May 25, 2024
GSFA Futsal Club Championship kicks off at Vadodara Sama Sports Indoor Hall

Vadodara: Gujarat State Football Association (GSFA) has organised Gujarat State Futsal Club Championship - 2024 for the fourth continuous year. The Championship has been organised at Sama Sports Indoor Hall at Vadodara from May 25 to May 31, 2023. Total 15 Clubs of Men’s & 4 Clubs of Women’s from Gujarat cities Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Vapi, and Rajkot are participating. The tournament will be played in League cum knockout format. The matches are live on Gujarat State Football Asso...Read More

NSE Listed Companies’ Market Capitalization Surpass USD 5 Trillion

May 24, 2024
NSE Listed Companies’ Market Capitalization Surpass USD 5 Trillion

Mumbai: The market capitalization of Indian listed companies on NSE surpassed USD 5 Trillion (Rs 416.57 trillion) on May 23, 2024. On the same day, the Nifty 50 Index touched an all-time high of 22,993.60 The Nifty 500 index also touched an all-time high of 21,505.25 today indicating that growth in equity market is not restricted to only the large, capitalized stocks. The journey of market capitalization of Indian listed companies from to USD 2 trillion (July 2017) to USD 3 trillion (May 2021...Read More

30 WR trains affected due to block between Virar-Vaitarna section

May 23, 2024
30 WR trains affected due to block between Virar-Vaitarna section

Ahmedabad: In order to carry out the work of replacement of Steel Girder by PSC slab at Bridge No. 90 between Virar – Vaitarna section, blocks will be taken. The block will be from 22.50 hrs to 04.50 hrs o­n the intervening night of 24th/25th May, 2024. Due to this block, few Western Railway trains will be cancelled, partially cancelled, rescheduled & regulated. According to a press release issued by Public Relations Department of Western Railway, the details of these trains are as unde...Read More

Shah Rukh Khan rushed to hospital in Ahmedabad

May 22, 2024
Shah Rukh Khan rushed to hospital in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: The first IPL qualifier match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) took place at the Narendra Modi Stadium in the city on Tuesday. Bollywood actor and owner of KKR, Shah Rukh Khan, who was in the city to support his team, was rushed to KD Hospital this afternoon after suffering a heat stroke. Shah Rukh Khan has been in Ahmedabad for the past two days. Following the Kolkata Knight Riders' match yesterday, Shah Rukh Khan returned to the ITC Narmada Hotel ...Read More

Over 76,000 Segments to be cast for 16 km tunnel for Bullet Train Project

May 21, 2024
Over 76,000 Segments to be cast for 16 km tunnel for Bullet Train Project

Mumbai: A 21-kilometer tunnel is under construction between the Bandra Kurla Complex and Shilphata for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project. Of the total length, 16 kilometers will be excavated using three Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs), while the remaining 5 kilometers will be constructed using the New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM). To construct the 16-kilometer section with TBMs, 76,940 segments will be cast to form 7,441 rings. Special ring segments are being cast for the tunnel li...Read More

Heatwave to continue in Gujarat; IMD issues orange alert

May 21, 2024

Ahmedabad: The Indian Meteorology Department (IMD) has issued an Orange Alert for several districts of Gujarat as heatwave conditions are likely to prevail with high temperatures over the upcoming four days. WEATHER WARNING for next 4 days for Gujarat State Diu, Daman, Dadra & Nagar Haveli May 21st: Heat wave conditions very likely continue to prevail at isolated pockets in the districts of Saurashtra-Kutch namely Surendranagar, Porbandar, Bhavnagar, Junagadh, Rajkot, Amreli and in Kut...Read More

Summer Hair Care Secrets You Need to Know

May 20, 2024
Summer Hair Care Secrets You Need to Know

As the temperature increases, our first concern is about our skin and hair health, right? Sometimes, summer can be harsh on your hair, causing dryness, dryness, and damage. You don’t need to worry about it. With some exciting hair care secrets, you can manage your hair locks to look fabulous in all seasons. Speaking of secrets, herbs, and nutrients like Ashwagandha, biotin, and multivitamins help rejuvenate your hair. Before you change your routine to improve hair health, compare the Ashwag...Read More

Cricket’s Economic Impact in India

May 19, 2024
Cricket’s Economic Impact in India

Cricket is not merely a sport in India; it's a fervent passion and a veritable cultural phenomenon. Its introduction in the 18th century by British colonists marked the beginning of a deep-seated love affair that has grown exponentially over the centuries. In contemporary India, cricket transcends the bounds of mere sport, influencing social interactions and national identity. Its impact is felt in every nook and cranny of the country, capturing the hearts of millions, from bustling cities to re...Read More