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Ahmedabad: Metropolis in Gujarat, India
Ahmedabad is the largest city and former capital of the Indian state of Gujarat. It is the administrative headquarters of the Ahmedabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court. Ahmedabad's population of 5,633,927 makes it the fifth-most populous city in India, and the encompassing urban agglomeration population estimated at 6,357,693 is the seventh-most populous in India. Ahmedabad is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River, 23 km (14 mi) from the state capital Gandhinagar, which is its twin city.

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PM Modi travels in India's maiden seaplane service from Kevadia to Sabarmati [Video]

PM Modi travels in India's maiden seaplane service from Kevadia to Sabarmati

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended inaugural event of seaplane service on October 31. He travelled in India's maiden seaplane flight from Kevadia to Sabarmati. The flight connects Sabarmati..

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PM Modi inaugurates water aerodrome and seaplane services at Sabarmati Riverfront [Video]

PM Modi inaugurates water aerodrome and seaplane services at Sabarmati Riverfront

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended inaugural event of seaplane service on October 31. He travelled in India's maiden seaplane flight from Kevadia to Sabarmati. The flight connects Sabarmati..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:06Published
PM Modi on two-day Gujarat visit; pays tribute to Keshubhai Patel [Video]

PM Modi on two-day Gujarat visit; pays tribute to Keshubhai Patel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid floral tribute to former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Pat at his residence in Gandhinagar on October 30. Keshubhai Patel passed away after prolonged illness in Ahmedabad on..

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‘Like a father figure to me’: Watch PM Modi’s tribute to Keshubhai Patel [Video]

‘Like a father figure to me’: Watch PM Modi’s tribute to Keshubhai Patel

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel passed away after prolonged illness in Ahmedabad. Keshubhai Patel was Gujarat’s CM from March 1995 to October 1995 and from March 1998 to October 2001...

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Former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel passes away at 92 [Video]

Former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel passes away at 92

Former chief minister of Gujarat, Keshubhai Patel, passed away at the age of 92. He was admitted at a hospital in Ahmedabad. "We tried to revive him but couldn't after he was brought to the hospital in..

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'Immunity booster' sweets gain traction in Ahmedabad as Diwali approaches [Video]

'Immunity booster' sweets gain traction in Ahmedabad as Diwali approaches

In a bid to boost business amid the COVID-19, sweet shop owners in Ahmedabad have introduced immunity booster food items as Diwali approaches. The reason behind the move of shop owners is the growing..

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Firecracker workers in Ahmedabad reeling under COVID impact [Video]

Firecracker workers in Ahmedabad reeling under COVID impact

As the country is reeling under the impact of COVID-19, several firecracker workers are facing hardship even as Diwali approaches. Factory workers in Ahmedabad are suffering due to the dip in demand..

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Seaplane from Maldives arrives in Gujarat's Ahmedabad [Video]

Seaplane from Maldives arrives in Gujarat's Ahmedabad

A seaplane from Maldives arrived in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on October 26. The seaplane will connect Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad to Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Narmada district. Prime Minister..

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Watch: Seaplane to ferry passengers to Statue of Unity, flights from Oct 31 [Video]

Watch: Seaplane to ferry passengers to Statue of Unity, flights from Oct 31

A 19-seater seaplane which will be used for flights between the Sabarmati riverfront and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's Statue of Unity in Gujarat as part of a first-of-its-kind service in the country..

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Watch: Fire breaks out at chemical factory in Ahmedabad [Video]

Watch: Fire breaks out at chemical factory in Ahmedabad

A fire broke out at a chemical factory in Tulip Estate of Ahmedabad city on October 14. 17 fire tenders were present at the spot. More details are awaited in the matter.

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Watch: 3,000 kg apples on display at Ahmedabad temple on reopening day [Video]

Watch: 3,000 kg apples on display at Ahmedabad temple on reopening day

Around 3000 kilogram apples were put on display at Shree Swaminarayan Mandir in Ahmedabad as the temple has been reopened for devotees from October 13. One of the priests at the temple said, "After..

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3 re-infection cases of COVID-19 in India so far: ICMR [Video]

3 re-infection cases of COVID-19 in India so far: ICMR

So far in India, three cases of re-infection of COVID-19 have been identified, two in Mumbai and one in Ahmedabad, informed Balram Bhargava, DG, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), on October..

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Amid pandemic, garba dancer designs special PPE kit-themed Navratri costume [Video]

Amid pandemic, garba dancer designs special PPE kit-themed Navratri costume

For the first time in the recent history of Gujarat, there will be no 'Garba' during the Navratri festival due to COVID-19. But a Garba dancer in Ahmedabad has come up with something new. He has..

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Gandhi Jayanti: Visiting Sabarmati Ashram; why Mahatma didn't return after 1930 [Video]

Gandhi Jayanti: Visiting Sabarmati Ashram; why Mahatma didn't return after 1930

The Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat's Ahmedabad is a significant milestone in India's freedom journey. It was set up in 1917 and was home to MK and Kasturba Gandhi for around a decade. The Ashram was meant..

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The Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat's Ahmedabad is a significant milestone in India's freedom journey. It was set up in 1917 and was home to MK and Kasturba Gandhi for around a decade. The Ashram was meant..

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Gujarat: PM Modi inaugurates India's 1st seaplane service; all you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, October 31, launched a seaplane service between the Statue of Unity near Kevadiya in Gujarat's Narmada district and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 2-day visit to Gujarat from today, check full schedule

The Prime Minister will also unveil the seaplane service connecting the Statue of Unity in Kevadia with Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad.
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PM Modi to commemorate Sardar Patel's birth anniversary as National Unity Day on October 31

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PM Modi to inaugurate first Seaplane service from Sabarmati Riverfront to Statue of Unity on October 31

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Trump gets red carpet treatment in first official visit to India

President Donald Trump spoke to a crowd of more than 100,000 people in Ahmedabad, India, getting a rapturous reception in the world's largest cricket stadium. The president bragged about his close..
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Railways invites first set of tenders for DPR of Delhi-Ahmedabad high speed corridor


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WB govt allows flights from 6 cities with high COVID-19 cases from Sept 1

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Centre likely to discuss privatisation of 6 airports in Cabinet meeting on Wednesday

The Modi government had earlier decided to privatise operations of 12 airports of the Airport Authority of India (AAI). The decision on privatisation of six airports of Ahmadabad, Mangalore, Lucknow,..
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National Expert Group discusses vaccine development with domestic manufactures

National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration on Monday met leading domestic vaccine manufactures- Serum Institute of India, Pune; Bharat Biotech, Hyderabad; Zydus Cadila, Ahmedabad; Gennova..
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Zydus' 'budget' injection costs 2,800/shot

Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadila announced the launch of its anti-viral Remdesivir drug at Rs 2,800 per injection, making it the "most economical" brand in the country.
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'Visionary scientist, industrialist, institution-builder': Remembering Vikram Sarabhai on his 101st Anniversary

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Home minister Amit Shah condoles loss of life in Ahmedabad fire


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Ahmedabad hospital fire: PM announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to kin of deceased, Rs 50,000 to injured

At least 8 people were killed after a massive fire erupted at a hospital in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Wednesday night.
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8 killed as fire breaks out at hospital in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, PM Modi pays condolences

The fire broke out at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on the fourth floor of the Shrey hospital.
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After 3-month freeze, Ahmedabad’s 600-year-old heart is beating again


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WHO suggests Ahmedabd Covid-19 measures as case study: Gujarat government

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has appreciated the management of Covid-19 in Gujarat's Ahmedabad and suggested to take up various measures being implemented in the city as a case study for rest of..
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WB govt extends restriction on flights to Kolkata from six cities till Aug 15

Earlier, on July 17, flight operations to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur, and Ahmedabad were suspended on the request of West Bengal government till July 31.
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Emirates gets nod to fly out people from Ahmedabad, Chennai, Hyderabad & Kolkata till July 26


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Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune emerge as new urban Covid hotspots

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West Bengal Lockdown: Ban on passenger flights to Kolkata from 6 cities extended till July 31

Flight operations to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur and Ahmedabad were suspended from July 6 to July 19 on the request of West Bengal government.
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Frequency of trains to Bengal from Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad reduced over Covid situation


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Flights from Delhi, 5 other cities can’t land in Kolkata

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Covid-19 vaccine by Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadila gets DCGI nod for human clinical trials

After Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, another potential Covid-19 vaccine indigenously developed by Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd got the nod from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on..
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‘Bug bounty’ helps techies make a killing amid Covid lockdown

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Southwest monsoon likely to reach Delhi, Haryana around June 25

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Covid in cities: Ahmedabad has highest CFR, Mumbai deaths/m

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Doctorss find 73 patients in Ahmedabad using CT scan as quick Covid test


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Ahmedabad has India’s highest corona deaths/m population

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Sena leader blames 'Namaste Trump' event for Covid-19 spread

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday alleged that the event held in Ahmedabad to welcome US President Donald Trump in February was responsible for the spread of coronavirus in Gujarat and later in..
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80% Covid cases from 5 states, 60% from 5 cities: Govt

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4,885: Biggest jump in India’s Covid count

India saw its biggest surge in Covid-19 infections, with 4,885 reported on Saturday, as Gujarat became the second state to add over 1,000 cases in a day — 709 of which were detected during a weeklong..
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No new Covid-19 case among CISF personnel in last 24 hours, total count at 106

According to the health bulletin, the total number of active Covid-19 cases among CISF personnel across the country stands at 106. So far, 3 personnel have recovered after treatment. A maximum of 39..
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Over 1000 migrant workers gather at GDMC ground in Ahmedabad, demand to be sent home

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Indian Railways to resume passenger train service from Tuesday

Initially with 15 pairs of trains will run, railway ministry said on Sunday. These trains will be run as special trains from New Delhi station connecting Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur,..
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Railways passenger service to resume gradually from Tuesday

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334 Covid-19 'super-spreaders' found in Ahmedabad: Official

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Covid-19: Air India schedules 7 commercial flights to repatriate nationals from the US

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Police clash with crowds in Indian city after stricter lockdown

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Big spike forces Ahmedabad into total lockdown till May 15

The crack-team of IAS officers in-charge of Covid-control in Ahmedabad ordered a stringent lockdown in city where only milk and medicines will be sold from Thursday 6am to May 15. Sale of grocery,..
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291 new COVID-19 cases, 25 deaths in a day in Ahmedabad; shops to remain closed till May 15

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Migrants grow restless, clashes in Surat & Bengaluru, chaos in Mumbai

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IAF conducts fly-past over Delhi saluting 'corona warriors'

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