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Gujarat: Rescue work underway in flood-affected areas of Surat

As heavy rain continued to lash parts of Gujarats Surat on August 17, affected people were moved to safe places. Rescue work is underway in Surat where people were shifted to safe places. Over 15 inches of rainfall has been recorded in last 48 hours. We've installed a dewatering pump and 7 tractors to take water out, informed Commissioner of Surat Municipal Corporation Banchhanidhi Pani.

The Times of India 18 Aug 2022 11:46 am

Flood-like situation on Surat streets after heavy rainfall | WATCH

Flood-like situation on Surat streets after heavy rainfall | WATCH

India Today 18 Aug 2022 11:05 am

Arrested MD distributor lived lavish life in Surat

One of the drug dealers arrested in the MD case Mahesh Vaishnav (45) of Moksi village in Savli of Vadodara lived a lavish life in Surat city. After making huge money in a short period of time in the recent past, Vaishnav went to live in an apartment worth Rs 1.

The Times of India 18 Aug 2022 8:20 am

Flood-like situation in citys low-lying areas

Nearly three lakh residents of Puna, Limbayat, Parvat Patia, Saniya Hemad, Kumbhariya and other such areas adjoining the rivulets faced flood-like situation on Wednesday after water levels in the rivulets touched the danger mark and some parts witnessed water over four feet.

The Times of India 18 Aug 2022 8:20 am

14 fishermen rescued from sinking boat by ICG

In a rescue operation undertaken amid extreme weather and sea conditions, a team of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) from Daman had to airlift 14 fishermen from mid-sea off Valsad coast on Wednesday.

The Times of India 18 Aug 2022 8:19 am

Janmashtmi Special: Check Out The Latest Hindi Devotional Video Song 'Sawali Surat Pe' Sung By Ravi Raj

Listen to the popular Hindi devotional song 'Sawali Surat Pe' sung by Ravi Raj. Music is given by Ravi Raj while the lyrics is given by Traditional. Stay tuned to ETimes Hindi section for more Hindi devotional songs, Hindi Bhakti songs, Sawali Surat Pe songs, play most popular religious songs, mesmerizing bhajans, aartiyan, chants, katha, kirtan and bhakti songs.

The Times of India 17 Aug 2022 11:26 pm

Eighth Person Arrested in Murder of Fazil on 28 July in Surathkal

Eighth Person Arrested in Murder of Fazil on 28 July in Surathkal Mangaluru: Police have succedded in arresting one more person involved in the murder of Fazil in Surathkal on 28 July 2022. The arrested person has been identified as Harshith (28) hailing from Bantwal. With Harshiths arrest, the total number of accused in this [] The post Eighth Person Arrested in Murder of Fazil on 28 July in Surathkal appeared first on Mangalorean.com .

Mangalorean 17 Aug 2022 9:36 pm

Gujarat: 14 fishermen rescued by Indian Coast Guard from adrift boat off Valsad coast

In a rescue operation undertaken in extreme weather and sea conditions Indian Coast Guard team from Daman airlifted 14 fishermen from a fishing boat Tulsi Devi off Valsad coast on Wednesday.

The Times of India 17 Aug 2022 7:25 pm

Akshara and Abhimanyu to separate after a leap: Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai

Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlataa Hai, the longest-running television programme, is about to take a small time jump. The current theme of the song centers on Anisha's death after Kairav rejects her, and Abhimanyu (Harshad Chopda) accuses Akshara (Pranali Rathod) of providing for her family. The show will skip a year, and Abhimanyu and Akshara will both be depicted as living apart. A close friend of the production company said, Because they discovered a good location, the producers are currently filming in Surat. Following the jump, Akshara will be seen residing in Dr. Kunal's (Mrunal Jain's) home, while Abhimanyu will now concentrate on his career. The separation track is frequently used in TV shows because viewers enjoy seeing the two main actors reunite after a conflict. How Abhimanyu and Akshara will resolve their differences and get back together is still up in the air. Rajan Shahi's Yeh Rishta is one of the longest-running television shows. The focus of the show is on family ties and the difficulties that relationships face. The show in its first season had Hina Khan and Karan Mehra essaying lead roles, Mohsin Khan and Shivangi Joshi played lead roles after the leap and now after the third leap, Harshad and Pranali play the lead couple. Mayank Arora, Sachin Tyagi, Karishma Sawant, Swati Chitnis, Ami Trivedi and Vinay Jain play important roles. The show has two families - Goenkas and Birlas and is based in Udaipur. The show has a huge popularity between old age, youth and teenagers. Vietnamese factories will produce Apple Watch and MacBook for Apple Eric Nam to make his acting debut with Transplant starring Bill Camp, and more Nia Sharma raises internet temperature by sharing black and white pictures

News Track 17 Aug 2022 3:01 pm

Heavy Showers to Persist over Gujarat on August 17-18; Multiple Reservoirs Cross Danger Levels Amid Excess Monsoon Rains - The Weather Channel

Heavy Showers to Persist over Gujarat on August 17-18; Multiple Reservoirs Cross Danger Levels Amid Excess Monsoon Rains The Weather Channel Gujarat experiences heavy rains, alerts issued in various districts Economic Times Heavy Rainfall forecast for the next two days in Gujarat DeshGujarat Gujarat rain: Flood-like situation in Surat, severe water logging in Ahmedabad; alerts issued in many areas Times Now View Full Coverage on Google News

Google News 17 Aug 2022 1:11 pm

Gujarat election 2022: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot begins his two-day visit to poll-bound state

Rajasthan Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot is on a two-day visit to Gujarat. He began his scheduled visit to thestate onWednesday to review Congress's preparedness for the state Assembly polls due later this year.Gehlot was supposed to start his three-day Gujarat visit on Tuesday, but he could not arrive in Surat city due to bad weather conditions.

India TV 17 Aug 2022 11:01 am

Clash during vote counting

Clashes broke out between Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS), student wing of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) members on the VNSGU campus during the counting of elections to 12 senate seats on Tuesday.

The Times of India 17 Aug 2022 8:20 am

Incessant rain paralyzes south Gujarat, rivers swell

Heavy rainfall disrupted normal life in south Gujarat districts and affected the vehicular movement on the national highway-48 as overflowing rivers and rivulets spilled onto the roads and flooded villages on Tuesday.

The Times of India 17 Aug 2022 8:19 am

Gujarat: Incessant rain triggers flood-like situation in Surat; IMD predicts heavy rainfall for August 17

Gujarat: Incessant rain triggers flood-like situation in Surat; IMD predicts heavy rainfall for August 17

The Economic Times 16 Aug 2022 10:47 pm

Gujarat: Heavy rains leads to flood situation in Mithi Khadi, Surat; orange alerts issued in many districts

Gujarat floods: Heavy rain lashed different parts of Gujarat on Tuesday, the Met Department said. Amid the heavy rain, the department will issue an orange alert in eight districts and a yellow alert in seven districts of Gujarat on Wednesday.

India TV 16 Aug 2022 4:48 pm

Gujarat Assembly Polls: Rajasthan CM Gehlot to Begin 3-day Tour from Surat Today

This will be Gehlot's first visit to the BJP-ruled Gujarat after being appointed the Congress's senior observer for the state Assembly polls

News18 16 Aug 2022 10:53 am

Be Rooted in Nature & Nature Will Protect You-Rev Fr Austin Peres

Be Rooted in Nature & Nature Will Protect You- Fr Austin Peres at Prakrithicha Gopanth Ek Dees- 2022 Mangaluru/Surathkal: Prakrithicha Gopanth Ek Dees- 2022 an unique program organised by ICYM , Sacred Heart Church Surathkal unit , on August 14, 2022, on the occasion of 75th independence day and diocesan youth Sunday at near [] The post Be Rooted in Nature & Nature Will Protect You-Rev Fr Austin Peres appeared first on Mangalorean.com .

Mangalorean 16 Aug 2022 8:42 am

Board naming junction after Savarkar removed

The Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) removed the flex bearing the name and picture of Veer Savarkar at the Surathkal Junction on Sunday after an objection from SDPI.

The Times of India 16 Aug 2022 8:09 am

CM Gehlot to Visit Gujarat for 3 Days, Meet Cong Leaders Ahead of Polls

The Rajasthan CM will start his visit from Surat, where he will meet leaders from the south zone of the state, before holding discussions with leaders from Saurashtra zone in Rajkot

News18 15 Aug 2022 8:34 pm

Savarkar Banner Removed by Mangaluru City Corporation After Complaints From SDPI

A leader of SDPI said the issue was brought to the notice of the police as Surathkal is a communally sensitive area.

The Quint 15 Aug 2022 4:12 pm

ITC One Colombo: A truly pioneering development that brings many firsts to Sri Lanka

The US$ 400 million+ ITC One Colombo project, which comprises of the Sapphire Residences residential tower and super luxury ITC hotel, is creating history by recording many firsts in Sri Lanka and is on course to be completed in 2023. The majestic 50-storey Sapphire Residences tower and the parallel 30-storey high super luxury ITC hotel sit at the heart of Colombos prime Galle Face oceanfront. The most distinctive feature is the eye-catching AHASA ONE Sky Bridge a one-of-its-kind in South Asia, which has been installed c.100 metres in the air and connects the two towers between the 19 th & 21 st levels. Widely celebrated as an engineering marvel that was featured in a recent TV documentary, AHASA ONE proudly announces that Sri Lanka is ready to join the ranks of world-class global destinations where outstanding landmarks are found. Poised to become a visible and vibrant symbol of resurgent economic growth for the nation, this landmark project is being developed by WelcomHotels Lanka (Private) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of ITC Limited, one of Indias foremost private sector companies with interests in Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Hotels, Paperboards and Packaging, Agri Business, and Information Technology. A global leader in sustainability, ITC Limited is the only enterprise in the world of comparable dimensions to be carbon-positive, water-positive and solid waste recycling positive for over a decade. It is unsurprising therefore that WelcomHotels Lanka is dedicated to delivering the finest and greenest residential and hotel complex in Colombo. The companys commitment guarantees a magnificent luxury residential development with 5-star hospitality services, all created around the unwavering principle of Responsible Luxury. Sapphire Residences embodies these values and, in keeping with the companys ethos, it has already achieved the prestigious and globally respected LEED BD+C (Core and Shell Development) pre-certification at the highest Platinum level. The ITC hotel is also being designed to be certified as a LEED platinum building. There is also a conscious effort to source materials based on the availability and quality parameters, with preference given to domestic sources. Indeed, the majority of the Project Team consists of local talent supported by a Whos Who of world-class experts and engineers from across the world; these include Principal Architecture by Gensler (USA) working alongside revered local architect Surath Wickramasinghe, residential interiors by YOO Inspired by Starck (UK), Principal Structural Engineers Thornton Tomasetti (USA), landscape design by Burega Farnell (Singapore), hotel interiors by Design Wilkes Malaysia, security design by Control Risks, with L&T Limited as General Contractor, ensuring effective knowledge transfer and the upgrading of local skills. . Other unique features of the development include: First of-its-kind diaphragm wall construction which ensures minimum disturbance to the existing ground water, while also providing a higher level of water tightness due to the availability of less joints, water bars and other such elements. HDPE Membrane Water Proofing LED architectural lights used for faade illumination which consumes less energy and lights up the building in a way that makes it stand out from every angle State-of-the-art hydro pneumatic system and sewage treatment plants Rainwater harvesting 100% recycled water is consumed for Irrigation, flushing and cooling High-end technology features including flexible and highly adaptive technology for audio visual systems, home & guest automation system for Sapphire Residences and Multiple high speed elevators, allowing for rapid movement of people in the Four underground basements for parking to facilitate avoidance of traffic congestion on the Helipad on the roof of the hotel tower to enable VIP movements, emergency services, providing a valuable centrally located Subi George, Managing Director, WelcomHotels Lanka Pvt. Ltd. comments WelcomHotels Lanka remains committed to the vision and status of this landmark development, which has already delivered many milestones which are first of its kind in the country. This has been achieved despite the significant external challenges that we continue to face during these uncertain times. We are confident that this development will generate a surge of positivity and pride within Colombo, as well as benefiting the wider economy, not least through the creation of thousands of jobs. We look forward to being part of Sri Lankas bright future.

ADAderana 15 Aug 2022 2:16 pm

Mangaluru corporation removes Veer Savarkar banner after complaints from SDPI

Mangaluru, Aug 15: A flex banner erected at the Surathkal junction in Mangaluru naming the circle after Hindutva ideologue V D Savarkar was removed after Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) workers raised objections to it. SDPI's Surathkal unit expressed their

Oneindia 15 Aug 2022 10:58 am

Mangaluru: Flex naming circle after Savarkar removed

The Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) council had approved a proposal, mooted by Mangaluru City North MLA Dr Y Bharath Shetty, to name the circle at Surathkal in the Mangaluru City North constituency as Veer Savarkar Circle.

The Times of India 14 Aug 2022 9:44 pm

Surat man revamps car on theme of Har Ghar Tiranga by spending Rs 2 lakh; expresses desire to meet PM Modi

To mark 75 years of India's Independence, a youth from Gujarat's Surat spent Rs 2 lakh to revamp his car on the theme of Har Ghar Tiranga and 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav'.

The Times of India 14 Aug 2022 6:16 pm

Ukai dam discharge maintained

Discharge of water from Ukai dam was maintained at 1.84 lakh cusecs (one cusec is 28.32 litres per second) on Saturday even as the inflow reduced to 1.36 lakh cusecs compared to two lakh cusecs on Friday.

The Times of India 14 Aug 2022 8:17 am

Surat: Unidentified man cheats bank by tampering ATMs

A fraudster from the city has tampered with different automatic teller machines (ATM) of a nationalized bank multiple times and successfully makes the machines restart after every withdrawal.

The Times of India 14 Aug 2022 6:11 am

Surat: One arrested near RTO for fraudulently registering old bikes

Based on specific information, sleuths of the Special Operation Group (SOG) caught a 40-year-old man near Surat regional transport office (RTO) who was allegedly getting old motorcycles registered using bogus documents. Accused Nimesh Gandhi made a voter ID card with a bogus address of Olpad and used it to register multiple motorcycles.

The Times of India 14 Aug 2022 6:10 am

Amrut Mahotsav: Gujarat to flag off 75 pilgrim buses from Surat to Somnath tomorrow - The Indian Express

Amrut Mahotsav: Gujarat to flag off 75 pilgrim buses from Surat to Somnath tomorrow The Indian Express

Google News 13 Aug 2022 6:01 pm

Husband-wife unique scandal, one is leader and the other is 'Robinhood'

Surat: The Crime Branch in Gujarat's Surat has arrested two thieves who used to help the poor with stolen money. The story of these VIP thieves, popularly known as 'Robinhood', is very interesting. The wife of a criminal who committed thefts in many cities of the country including Gujarat is a leader in Bihar and he himself used to play an active role in politics with his wife. This alleged Robinhood, who belongs to the world of politics and crime, has been caught by Surat police after a lot of hard work. One of the two arrested thieves is Mohammad Irfan alias Ujale Akhtar Sheikh while the other has been identified as Muzammil Ghulam Rasool Sheikh. Mohammad Irfan alias Ujale Akhtar Sheikh is a resident of the Sitamarhi district of Bihar. While his accomplice is also a resident of Pokharera village in the Sitamarhi district. However, he currently lives in Hyderabad. Mohammad Irfan alias Ujale Mohammad Akhtar Sheikh has been an expert in the theft business for years. He has committed thefts in Bihar, Delhi, Punjab and Surat city of Gujarat. On the night of July 27, he entered a bungalow in Raghuveer Society in Umra police station area of Surat city and escaped after stealing Rs 6.61 lakh. The car number was not from Surat, so the police were having problems catching him, but finally, Surat police arrested him from the Mithikhadi area of the Limbayat police station area. The police have also seized stolen goods and a loaded Indian pistol, and two cartridges from these two criminals. With this, the incident of theft in the Umra area of Surat has been solved by the Surat crime branch. About 5 years ago, the Delhi Police had also arrested him on charges of theft, even then he made headlines in the name of Robinhood. Mohammad Irfan has admitted that he used to go in a luxury car to carry out the theft and spend the stolen money on the poor, Surat Crime Branch Senior Police Inspector Lalit Baghadia said. However, the police are not believing his story at the moment. Both the arrested criminals used to do recce during the day and then go to steal at the location with the help of Google Map at night. The police or anyone else did not suspect his actions so the plate of the Zilla Parishad member was put on the car. He also came to thank the supporters living in Surat after his wife's victory. Hindu girl kidnapped and forcibly converted to Islam 24 times after watching 'Arundhati' movie, young man poured petrol and... Class 12th student murdered due to love affair, one arrested

News Track 13 Aug 2022 10:35 am

Inflow in Ukai dam reduces, floodgates remain closed

Around 3.58 lakh cusecs water was flowing into Ukai dam on Friday morning due to heavy rain in the catchment area in Maharashtra, but the inflow reduced to 2.32 lakh cusec in the night and is likely to fall further by Saturday.One cusec of water translates into 28.

The Times of India 13 Aug 2022 8:18 am

Surtis pay in advance to book blessings by eunuchs

While you may be accustomed to advance bookings for movie tickets, air tickets and so on, this is one booking that will seriously leave you marvelling - advance booking for eunuchs' blessings! But, as they say, anything is possible in the Diamond City.

The Times of India 13 Aug 2022 5:52 am

Bengaluru: BBMP continues to sell faulty flags, citizens unhappy

National flag The sale and supply of flawed national flags have continued unabated and while BBMP is replacing these flags, citizens are upset. Avanthika V Sahel Sajid As the country gears up to celebrate 75 years of Independence day on August 15, this year, the BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike) has undertaken the task of distributing 15 lakh national flags across Bengaluru as part of the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign. However, it has been subjected to criticism by the public for selling faulty flags. As of August 12, BBMP had received 13 lakh flags for distribution and expected more in the coming days. BBMP Commissioner Tushar Girinath said that they have already distributed 10 lakh flags and he expected BBMP would be selling another 5 lakh flags over the next three days, when BBMP would be stepping up its activities in the wake of celebrations. The majority of the suppliers for the flag as designated by the Union Ministry of Culture are from Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. They were supplied to the Kannada and Culture Department which in turn handed them over to BBMP without checking for quality or conformity with the flag code. And BBMP went ahead and sold it. People have observed discrepancies in the length to height ratio and defects such as the Ashok Chakra being distorted or off-centre. TNM too observed several other inconsistencies such as unevenly cut edges, haphazard stitching and irregular shape in the make of the flags purchased from the BBMP office. Veeresh Bellur, an RTI activist who drew the attention of the authorities said, Some of the cloth material used were of sub-standard quality, the size of the flags were not even and the Ashoka Chakra was not properly placed in the middle. Such flags cannot be hoisted as they are clearly in violation of the National Flag Code, 2002 which specifies that the flag should be rectangular, having a 3:2 length to height (width) ratio, with the chakra in the centre. Meanwhile, netizens too have taken to Twitter to express their dismay over the quality of flags being sold by the BBMP. Why is bbmp distributing Indian national flag everywhere that too at a price .. to top it the quality n cutting of the flag is pathetic.. it's an insult ..(sic) asked Bhaskar Rao in a tweet, while another person P Jayanandan tweeted, BBMP Be responsible and take stringent actions. Har ghar Thiranga is not to insult the nation or national flag (sic) @CMofKarnataka Namasthe Sir. Flags supplied & sold by BBMP are not properly made, as shown here. Citizens are expressing sadness. pic.twitter.com/U8xVgoaupO naramuakn@gmail com (@naramuakn) August 5, 2022 While the flags are being sold at Rs 22 per piece across all zones and wards of Bengaluru in BBMP offices, retail shops, major malls and even door to door by BBMP workers and pourakarmikas, BBMP is now faced with the task of handling the exchange of the faulty flags that are being returned by the public. That also has not stopped the BBMP from aggressively pushing up the sales of flags as it has been encouraging residential welfare associations, apartment complexes and individual property owners to purchase the flags. Senior BBMP officials have been exhorting the general public to hoist flags from August 13 to 15 in every home. When asked about the issue, Special Commissioner (Administration) of BBMP, S Rangappa said, We received 10 lakh national flags from the Department of Kannada and Culture, of which 1-2% had minor issues, such as the Ashok Chakra being a little to the left or to the right or other damages that often occur doing bulk printing. While most of the defective flags have been identified and set aside to be returned to the supplier, the defective ones sold to the public are being exchanged and replaced. Rangappa said that the BBMP was not responsible for the direct procurement of flags from the suppliers and they merely redistributed the flags that they received from the Department of Kannada and Culture, the major nodal agency responsible for the procurement of flags. Joint Director (Bengaluru Division), Department of Kannada and Culture, Ashok N Chalavadi said that they had directly sent the 10 lakh flags they received from the Centre to the BBMP, without segregating or even opening them. These flags were supplied from suppliers in Surat and Ahmedabad. Ironically, Karnataka is home to Indias only BIS-certified flag-making unit at Hubballi. The unit makes khadi flags and has been suffering ever since the amendment to The Flag Code of India 2002, which now allows polyester and machine made flags for public display, apart from the traditional handspun and handwoven flags made of cotton, wool, silk or khadi bunting.

The News Minute 12 Aug 2022 5:58 pm

Surat on alert as Ukai set to release 1.81 lakh cusecs water

At least 60 people were shifted to a safer location as water from Tapi river entered low-lying areas of Surat city on Thursday.

The Times of India 12 Aug 2022 8:25 am

Surat on alert as Ukai set to release 1.81L cusecs water

At least 60 people were shifted to a safer location as water from Tapi river entered low-lying areas of Surat city on Thursday. The Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) also sounded an alert following the release of over 1.81 lakh cusecs of water from the Ukai dam.

The Times of India 12 Aug 2022 8:24 am

Surat: State monitoring cell starts probing cases against top bootleggers

The State Monitoring Cell (SMC) of Gujarat Police has started investigating multiple cases involving top bootleggers of the state. Earlier, the SMC was known for raiding liquor dens, seizing liquor consignments and raiding gambling dens.

The Times of India 12 Aug 2022 8:24 am

Mluru Girl in Special Olympics Bharat Team Wins Unified Cup 2022 Detroit with Bronze Medal

Mangaluru Special Girl 22-year-old Likitha Harish Putran a student of Lions Special School- Surathkal in Special Olympics Bharat Team Wins Unified Cup 2022 Detroit , USA with Bronze Medal. She is the daughter of Harish Puthran, an auto-rickshaw driver, and Ms Jalajakshi, a homemaker, residing in Baikampady, Mangaluru Mangaluru: After the Special Olympics Bharat team [] The post Mluru Girl in Special Olympics Bharat Team Wins Unified Cup 2022 Detroit with Bronze Medal appeared first on Mangalorean.com .

Mangalorean 11 Aug 2022 5:59 pm

Ahead of I-Day, Kudumbashree members in Kerala are stitching 50 lakh national flags

Entrepreneurship The flags are being manufactured as part of the Union Governments Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, aimed at inspiring national integration. Maria Teresa Raju As the country gears up to celebrate its 75th Independence Day, 700 sewing units under Kudumbashree in Kerala are on overdrive, working to finish the 50 lakh national flags that will be hoisted in homes and institutions all over the state. In Peringazha in Ernakulam districts Kalamassery, Crystal Carry Bags, a sewing unit under Kudumbashree primarily engaged in manufacture of bags, was busy executing the orders it received ahead of the August 11 deadline. Eight members were engaged in measuring, cutting and stitching the flags to precision, under the leadership of Bindu, the president of the unit, and Jubina CP, the secretary. Operating from the first floor of Jubinas home, the one-year-old unit has five sewing machines and two fabric-cutting machines. Besides the eight women working from here, the unit also has other members working from their homes. Earlier, everybody used to work from their own homes. But I found that the products lacked the desired perfection. That was when we decided to take out a loan and set up this unit, says Jubina, who is also the secretary of the Kudumbashrees District Tailoring Consortium. In Ernakulam district, the national flags are stitched under the coordination of the Consortium. Established in 2020, the Consortiums flag-making works involve 235 women through its 55 units. They receive orders from schools, governmental and semi-governmental institutions and local self-governments. Ajith PA, District Programme Manager, said two lakh flags were expected to be distributed in Ernakulam. Orders for 1.6 lakh flags have been received as of August 8, he said. The fabric for the flags is sourced from Surat in Gujarat and Erode in Tamil Nadu. Following the recent amendment of the Flag Code of India, a polyester-mix fabric is used in stitching the flags. The initiative is part of the Union Governments Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, aimed at inspiring national integration. The women at Crystal say that it gives them immense pride to be a part of the countrys historic celebration through their work. Haseena Sherif (38), a member of the Kudumbashree for the past 12 years and has been engaged in stitching works for the past couple years said that this was the first time she was able to take part in a national campaign like this one. I am very proud and happy that I got this opportunity to make the flags, she said. Her colleague Jameela Firoz (40) also expressed her pleasure in being a part of the campaign. Women like us are often asked what we have done for the society and the country, our contributions always looked down on. Now I can say that mine were among the lakhs of flags that were hoisted around the country for Independence Day, she said, beaming. Unlike most of her colleagues, Jameela Firoz has never received any training in sewing. The women at Crystal credit their secretary Jubina for all their gains. A plus-two graduate, Jubina says she always believed in the need to be self-sustained, and did not like being dependent on others for her financial needs. She is well aware that financial independence is the first step towards being empowered. This was why she started her own sewing business at her home in 2018. In 2019, the Kalamassery East CDS trained women in stitching cloth bags. Jubina, Bindhu and a few others from Peringazha attended the training and started stitching cloth bags from their homes in December 2019. When the pandemic hit in 2020, the women branched out to making cloth masks. During that time, women who were not members of Kudumbashree were also included in the works. The lockdown affected the income sources of several households. The mask sales helped several of them through the difficult times, Jubina remembers. The Kudumbashree had also organised training for sewing masks under NIFT at Nellikuzhi Apparel Unit for one or two members from each block. Jubina attended the training from Peringazha. The Tailoring Consortium was established by the Ernakulam District Mission around this time. Later, when the Government of Kerala initiated distribution of ration kits through the PDS, the women were tasked with stitching cloth bags. Since then, we have continuously received cloth bag orders. There has not been a period where we didnt have any work, she adds. The difficulty in delivering materials and collecting the products from homes and a lack of perfection in the work prompted me to think of setting up a single unit. That is how Crystal was set up in its present form. A Rs 3.5 lakh loan was availed from the Kalamassery Municipalitys plan fund for the same, she explains. The unit initially functioned from a rented room but in an effort to cut down on monthly rent expenses, they later shifted to Jubinas home. The mask and cloth bag orders are what helped the unit stand on its feet, she admits. Media coverage of the units work has helped bring more women into its fold. Several of them are able to make substantial contributions to their familys income through the sewing work. For Jameela Firoz, the income from Crystal is what sustains her family now. My husband cuts fish at a local outlet. The recent trawling ban and the rough seas that followed brought in dull business. It was my earnings that helped pay the rent and take care of my childrens needs last month, she says. Pennamma KK (60) lost her husband to tuberculosis four months back. He was chronically ill for a long time. Pennamma is a retired peon in a cooperative bank. It is her income that sustained the family all along. Since her monthly pension is barely sufficient to pay back their housing loan, Pennamma joined Kudumbashree after her retirement. Rahima Siyad (36), a resident of HMT Colony, also acknowledged the positive contribution her income makes. I joined Kudumbashree a year and a half back when I saw the empowerment that the women around me got through it. Being able to take care of my childrens needs with my hard-earned money is extremely gratifying, she says. Another member Jaseela Ashraf (32) agrees with Rahima. Sewing has always been her favourite occupation. Even before she joined Crystal a year back, she used to make dresses for her family and friends. When I moved to Peringazha from my native Malappuram a short while back, it wasnt possible for me to set up my own venture soon. So, I joined the women in my neighbourhood and began working through Kudumbashree. Being financially independent earns me respect from my family and my opinions and suggestions are valued, she says.

The News Minute 11 Aug 2022 5:44 pm

Man succumbs to bullet injuries

A 40-year-old man from Ankleshwar succumbed to bullet injuries he had received on the head, on Wednesday at a local hospital. He was shot by three unidentified persons near his home at Bhagyoday society on August 4.

The Times of India 11 Aug 2022 8:21 am

Stay in Kamrej, study in SVNIT sans laboratory

The beleaguered students of Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Surat, are feeling like living in Maximum City Mumbai where pupils spend two to three hours daily commuting.

The Times of India 11 Aug 2022 8:21 am

Two warehouses of packaged food, chemicals gutted in blaze

Two warehouses of processed packed food and chemicals gutted in fire early on Wednesday. on the citys outskirts.The fire started in one warehouse and soon spread to the adjoining one.

The Times of India 11 Aug 2022 8:20 am

1.75L cusecs Ukai water released

With heavy rain in the catchment areas of Ukai reservoir, 1.75 lakh cusecs of water was released from the dam on Wednesday. The water level in the dam was fast approaching the rule level following which the decision was taken to release water downstream. The water level in Ukai reached 334.

The Times of India 11 Aug 2022 8:20 am

Surat: IIITians stay in Kamrej, study in Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute sans lab

The beleaguered students of Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Surat, are feeling like living in Maximum City Mumbai where pupils spend two to three hours daily commuting.

The Times of India 11 Aug 2022 7:14 am

Tricolour is the pride of our past: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday described the national flag as a reflection of the pride of India's past, commitment to the present and dreams of the future, and said it stood for the country's unity, integrity and diversity. Addressing a Tiranga Yatra in Surat via video conferencing, he said, The tricolour of India does not only contain three colours, but is also a reflection of the pride of our past, our commitment to the present and our dreams of the future. Our tricolour is a symbol of India's unity, India's integrity and India's diversity, he said.

The Times of India 11 Aug 2022 6:06 am

Surat: Man rapes, impregnates 24-year-old woman; booked

Sarthana police booked a 25-year-old man for allegedly raping a 24-year-old woman multiple times and impregnating her.

The Times of India 10 Aug 2022 7:28 am

INTACH, Art Kanara Trust & Chiranthana Charitable Trust host Hindustani Vocal Concert

INTACH, Art Kanara Trust & Chiranthana Charitable Trust organize Hindustani Vocal Concert by Vinayak Hegde Hirehadda Mangaluru: The Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage (INTACH), Mangalore Chapter, in association with Art Kanara Trust and Chiranthana Charitable Trust, Surathkal, organised An Evening with Vinayak Hegde Hirehadda, a Hindustani vocal music concert on Monday, August [] The post INTACH, Art Kanara Trust & Chiranthana Charitable Trust host Hindustani Vocal Concert appeared first on Mangalorean.com .

Mangalorean 9 Aug 2022 7:55 pm

Reps of 27 mosques demand similar relief for all 3 victims

Muslim Aikyata Vedike Surathkal, a forum involving the office-bearers of 27 mosques in Surathkal, have set a 10-day deadline for the government to provide compensation of Rs 25 lakh each to the kin of Mahammed Fazil and Masood B, failing which it threatened to hold a massive protest.

The Times of India 9 Aug 2022 8:22 am

Dang women milk success from dairy items

After tasting success with the first all-tribal women-run restaurant, women in Dang have taken their business acumen to the next level.

The Times of India 9 Aug 2022 8:22 am

Two die in separate accidents

Two people died after being hit by city buses near Kamela Darwaja and Rander within 12 hours ending Monday morning. Kishan Patel, a 28-year-old diamond artisan, died after a city bus rammed his motorcycle from behind on the Ring Road near Kamela Darwaja.

The Times of India 9 Aug 2022 8:22 am

2 city students among Top 50

Two students from the city have secured ranks among Top 50 in the JEE main exam, results of which were announced on Monday. Mahit Gadhiwala secured 28th rank while Anand Sasikumar secured 58th. Gadhiwala is Gujarat topper as well.

The Times of India 9 Aug 2022 8:22 am

Man who cheated 6,000 people held

The special operations group (SOG) of city police nabbed a 38-year-old man on Monday for his alleged involvement in duping nearly 6,000 people through a ponzi scheme. The accused had offered a daily return of 1 % on investment under the scheme. Some of the accused were arrested earlier.

The Times of India 9 Aug 2022 8:22 am

Minor gang-raped near New Delhi Railway Station

Minor gang-raped near New Delhi Railway Station New Delhi: A 17-year-old girl, hailing from Surat in Gujarat, has been allegedly gang-raped by two men near the New Delhi Railway Station here, a police officer said on Monday. The accused, identified as Hardeep Nagar (21) and Rahul (20), both working as hawkers (water bottle sellers), [] The post Minor gang-raped near New Delhi Railway Station appeared first on Mangalorean.com .

Mangalorean 8 Aug 2022 10:07 pm

Karnataka: Surathkal mosques want similar relief for kin of Muslim victims Mahammed Fazil and Masood B - Times of India

Karnataka: Surathkal mosques want similar relief for kin of Muslim victims Mahammed Fazil and Masood B Times of India

Google News 8 Aug 2022 9:04 pm

BJYM member Praveen Nettaru murder case: Two more accused arrested

Death The arrested persons have been identified as Abid (22), a resident of Navoor in Sullia, and Naufal (28), a resident of Bellare. TNM Staff Two more persons were arrested by Dakshina Kannada police on Sunday, August 7, in connection with the murder of BJP Yuva Morcha (BJYM) member Praveen Kumar Nettaru in Karnataka's Bellare. The arrested persons have been identified as Abid (22), a resident of Navoor in Sullia, and Naufal (28), a resident of Bellare. The police had earlier arrested Shafeeq, Zakir, Saddam and Harris in connection with Praveen's murder. The police are also probing a suspected Kerala connection, as it was earlier reported that the attackers came on a Kerala registered motorcycle On July 28, the police arrested 29-year-old Mohammed Zakir and 27-year-old Savanoor Shafiq for the murder of BJYM member. Rishikesh Bhagwan Sonawane, Superintendent of Police in Dakshina Kannada district, said that Zakir was previously booked in a criminal case in Bellare. On August 2, the police arrested 32-year-old Saddam, a resident of Bellare, and 42-year-old Harris, a resident of Pallajamajalu in connection with Praveen's murder. Praveen was hacked to death on July 26 by bike-borne assailants in Bellare village in the Dakshina Kannada's Sullia taluk. The attack occurred just days after a man named Masood was attacked and killed by a gang of eight people in Kalanja village. Praveen's murder became a communal issue after Hindutva groups claimed he was targeted in retaliation for Masood's death. The Ministry of Home Affairs had ordered National Investigation Agency (NIA) to investigate the murder of BJPYM member Praveen Nettaru in Dakshina Kannada's Bellare. Police officials said that the process of transferring the case is underway. Masood, an 18-year-old from the Bellare village, was hacked to death by a group on July 19 for rearing a calf. A few days later, in the same taluk, two bike-borne assailants attacked BJP Yuva Morcha member Praveen Nettaru. The following day, on July 28, a man named Mohammed Fazil was killed in Surathkal. It is still being probed whether the three murders are linked. Six people in connection with Fazils murder were arrested on July 28. Read: Six arrested for Fazil murder in Karnataka, police say it was pre-planned

The News Minute 8 Aug 2022 5:50 pm

National Institute of Technology Karnataka turns 63, dedicates projects

The National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) Surathkal, launched several activities on its 63rd Foundation Day observed on Saturday. A remodelled library, and the newly built NITK west side entrance were inaugurated.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 8:23 am

Swine flu cases to prevail till end of winter: Docs

With steady rise in number of swine flu cases, health officials predict that the figure will be more than 100 within a week. Nine fresh swine flu cases were reported on Saturday and the total number of cases is now 52 in the city.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 8:23 am

After 12-year legal battle, man gets Rs 2.5 lakh mediclaim

A 50-year-old man had to fight for 12 long years to get a Rs 2.5-lakh claim, which was rejected by the insurance company on the grounds that the bill was paid in cash to the hospital. Complainant Firoz Rabadi had undergone the surgery in 2010. The State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission observed that there is no generalized rule that a patient cannot pay a doctor in cash.

The Times of India 7 Aug 2022 5:09 am

Armed intruder enters CMs Tiranga event, probe on

Police initiated an inquiry into the incident of a man who gained entry into the venue of a Har Ghar Tiranga event on Thursday carrying a pistol, in which chief minister Bhupendra Patel and other senior ministers were present.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:29 am

Five involved in daylight bank robbery nabbed

Five people, who had carried out a daylight robbery in a public sector bank in Ankleshwar on Thursday, were arrested by the Bharuch police who also recovered Rs 38 lakh looted money on Friday.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:29 am

Six new cases take swine flu tally to 43

Six new positive cases of swine flu were reported in the city on Friday pushing the tally to 43. On Friday, a total of 12 patients were hospitalized. In the past two days, two deaths have been reported in the city due to the disease.

The Times of India 6 Aug 2022 8:28 am

Married woman called her BF saying I'm alone at home and then...

AHMEDABAD: A shocking case of honeytrap has come to light in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. In fact, the young man befriended a woman on a chatting app here. After that, the two started talking on the phone, however, after a few days, suddenly the woman called him that the husband had gone out of the house and he should come home. In such a situation, the young man reached the woman's house and the two had a relationship in the bedroom. However, soon after, he realized that something was going wrong. After that, two men came there and demanded Rs 5 lakh by threatening to frame him on the charge of rape. In such a situation, he also gave Rs 2.70 lakh, however, after making more demands, the youth has given a complaint to the Chandrakheda police. In fact, the 30-year-old victim, who runs a shop in Asarwa in Ahmedabad, is a resident of the Ambawadi area. Just a few days ago, on the Kawek-Kawek app, he became friends with a woman named Kavita and after that, the two started talking on Instagram and WhatsApp. A few days ago, Kavita sent him the location of herhouse and called the young man to herhouse. In such a situation, the young man also went to herhouse and returned after drinking coffee. A few days after all this happened, Kavita told her, Tomorrow my husband is going to Surat. I'll be alone at home. I want to meet you. The young man also went to meet her. After that, the two sat for a while and talked. Meanwhile, the woman, who described herself as Kavita, closed the door and took the young man to the bedroom. Here she took off her clothes and asked the boy to have a relationship with her. The two made a connection. During this time, suddenly two people came there and started beating the boy. They threatened to implicate him in the rape case and then a third person came who described himself as a lawyer by giving his name as Ramesh. After that, they took the mobile phone of the youth and asked him to transfer Rs 5 lakh. However, when the youth said that he did not have Rs 5 lakh, he asked to give Rs 70,000 for the time being and demanded the amount in instalments. In such a situation, the victim gave 70 thousand rupees. At the same time, even after giving Rs 2.70 lakh, when they kept demanding money, the victim went to the police and gave a complaint. Police have registered a case and started an investigation. Revenue employee dies in suspicious condition, wife charged with murder For dowry, in-laws along with husband killed the wife 'Take off the clothes..' Pharmacist used to make this demand from the girls in video call

News Track 5 Aug 2022 3:37 pm

Gujarat In for Fresh Spells of Heavy Rains; Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot on Alert Between August 5-9 - The Weather Channel

Gujarat In for Fresh Spells of Heavy Rains; Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot on Alert Between August 5-9 The Weather Channel

Google News 5 Aug 2022 11:28 am

Potholes, traffic jams on NH 48 multiply travellers woes, time

If you are planning to travel on National Highway 48 in Surat district, you may need at least two hours more than your usual travel time to reach the destination.

The Times of India 5 Aug 2022 8:26 am

Gujarat: Divyang children from Surat to prepare 2,000 Rakhis for BSF personnel - Republic World

Gujarat: Divyang children from Surat to prepare 2,000 Rakhis for BSF personnel Republic World

Google News 4 Aug 2022 1:49 pm

ADGP Alok Kumar Visits Bajpe, Surathkal Police Station Limits

ADGP Alok Kumar Visits Bajpe, Surathkal Police Station Limits Mangaluru: The ADGP of Law and Order, Alok Kumar, visited Surathkal and Bajpe police station limits to meet police personnel and the public. During the visit, Alok Kumar interacted with police personnel and the public, and collected information on the recent incidents. As a precautionary measure, [] The post ADGP Alok Kumar Visits Bajpe, Surathkal Police Station Limits appeared first on Mangalorean.com .

Mangalorean 4 Aug 2022 1:23 pm

5 injured after explosion in food unit at Ichhapore

Five employees of Euro India Fresh Foods suffered burns in a blast following a flash fire early on Wednesday at Ichhapore GIDC. The employees told the fire officials that there was gas leak from a pipeline and the flash fire occurred when an electric switch was turned off.

The Times of India 4 Aug 2022 8:28 am

Finally, IIIT-Surat to hold classes from SVNIT campus

In the sixth year since its establishment, the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Surat will again conduct its academic work from the campus of Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT) from the next week.

The Times of India 4 Aug 2022 8:28 am

Ahmedabad records 320 new cases

he city on Wednesday again crossed the 300 daily Covid tally, recording 320 cases, taking the active cases to 2,209. In Gujarat, the daily tally was 1,059 and the active cases reached 6,407. The number of patients on ventilators reduced to four from 12. There was no death for the second consecutive day.

The Times of India 4 Aug 2022 6:24 am

Surat: Dazzle of Botswana mines lures diamantaires

For Surat diamond units, Botswana has emerged as the biggest destination outside India to set up their production centres. Though small, around 20, including all the 12 DTC sight holders in Surat, have set up their polishing and manufacturing units in the southern African country.

The Times of India 4 Aug 2022 5:25 am

Gujarat: Surat reports first death from swine flu this year - The Indian Express

Gujarat: Surat reports first death from swine flu this year The Indian Express

Google News 3 Aug 2022 9:13 pm

Karnataka: Another Muslim killed due to Shia-Sunni dispute!

Bangalore: After the news of the killing of a Muslim youth named Mohammed Fazil by the assailants on Krishnapura-MRPL Road in Mangaluru, Karnataka, surfaced, some media channels have been engaged in its propaganda. The communal agendas tried to prove only hours after the incident that Fazil was killed by the BJP to avenge the killing of Yuva Morcha (BJYM) leader Praveen Nettaru. However, in the police investigation, something else has come to light. According to police, Mohammad Fazil was attacked with a deadly weapon by 4-5 unidentified miscreants. In their initial investigation, police reportedly found that the deceased was killed because he was a Sunni Muslim and was in love with a Shia woman. The miscreants who killed Fazil were wearing masks on their faces. They all came in a Hyundai car and killed Fazil and fled by sitting in the car. However, the police are yet to confirm what led to the criminals killing Fazil. Mangaluru Police Commissioner N Sashi Kumar confirmed Fazil's murder on July 28, saying the incident took place at Suratkal in Mangaluru City. A 23-year-old boy was brutally attacked by 4-5 people at around 8 pm on Krishnapura Katipalla Road. Fazil also ran to escape from the attackers, but he could not succeed. Fazil was rushed to a hospital in critical condition, where he died. Job aspirant in Gujarat commits suicide after failing to clear exams Human trafficking under guise of Trust, priest taking 12 minor girls to Kerala arrested Indore: Zomato's delivery boy stabbed to death, negligence in hospital too

News Track 30 Jul 2022 10:38 am

Uproar in Karnataka after Muslim youth's murder, appeals to read jummah prayer at home

Bangalore: Tension has erupted after the murder of a Muslim man in Surathkal in Mangalore, Karnataka. Police said, a man named Faizal was attacked and killed with a sharp weapon in Surathkal in the southern part of Karnataka. The situation in Mangalore has become tense after the killing of the youth, following which police have been deployed at every cornerof the area. The police have also imposed Section 144 in many parts. The police requested people from the Muslim community to offer jummahprayers at their homes today. Mangalore Police Commissioner N Sasi Kumar said that at around 8 pm (on July 28), 23-year-old Faizal was attacked by 4-5 unidentified miscreants near Krishnapura Katipalla Road in Surathkal. Faizal was immediately taken to the hospital. Where the doctors declared him dead. The Commissioner further said that a case has been registered at Surathkal police station. Further, Section 144 of CrPC has been imposed at Surathkal, Mulki, Bajpai, and Panambur. Police Commissioner N Shashi Kumar said, We are recording the statement of the eyewitnesses. who was with the deceased during the incident. A case of murder has been registered at Surathkal police station. Keeping in view the sensitivity of the situation in small areas in Mangalore, we have imposed Section 144.'' 24-year-old Rekha badly beaten by Muslim youth, also stabbed in the chest Odisha: Spl TaskForce seizes Rs3 cr assets of drug peddler Muslim youth hacked to death in Karnataka

News Track 29 Jul 2022 11:22 am

Father mutilated son's body and disposed body parts in Ahmedabad, held

In a horrifying incident, a father brutally murder his 21-year-old son and mutilated his body and disposed of the parts in different areas in Ahmedabad. The father chopped his son's body into six pieces and threw it in different areas of Ahmedabad. However, the crime branch successfully solved the filicide case and arrested the accused within days of the crime. On July 20, a part of the body, chest and stomach, was found in the Vasana area of Ahmedabad. Two days later, two legs were found in a nearby area. Vasana police registered an FIR under sections of murder and destruction of evidence and made teams to investigate the matter. Ahmedabad crime branch, under the leadership of DCP Chaitanya Mandalik, started parallel investigations. Cops matched the body parts and both legs which were found to be belonging to a single person. The deceased was found to be 21-year-old Swayam Joshi. The police suspected Swayam's father Nilesh of the murder as the police were not able to contact him after the crime. Based on technical and ground intelligence, cops managed to nab Nilesh as he was about to escape to Gorakhpur and from there to Nepal. He was planning to take Awadh express train from Surat. Nilesh told police officials that his son Swayam was a drug and alcohol addict. On July 18, Nilesh and his deceased son Swayam had a fight over money. Swayam wanted money for alcohol, which Nilesh refused to give leading to a fight breaking out between the two resulting in Nilesh hitting Swayam with a kitchen stone. Nilesh later went to the Kalupur area and brought an electric grinder and black plastic bags. He took his son Swayam's body to the bathroom and with the help of an electric grinder, he cut it into 6 pieces. Later, using his Activa bike, he threw the body parts in different areas of Ahmedabad. Nilesh told police that it was due to his son's addiction and habit of fighting regularly, that he was forced to commit the murder. Further investigations are underway in the matter. Few body parts are yet to be recovered. Debt-ridden man stabbed landlady 91 times, arrested Bangalore Crime: Suspected terrorist set to join Al Qaeda arrested Haryana DSP Killing: Three more accused arrested, police are raided 24 villages

News Track 25 Jul 2022 1:10 pm

Gujarat Flood: Water Levels Recede In Most Areas, Over 70 Dead So Far

Flood waters have begun to recede in most flood affected areas of Gujarat as the rains have stopped in several areas. However, in several areas, disaster relief teams have been kept on standby due a heavy rain alert especially in eight districts of Gujarat, including Surat, Junagadh, Gir, Bhavnagar, Tapi, Dang, Valsad and Navsari. Over 70 people have died in rain-related incidents in Gujarat so far. NDTV's Saurabh Gupta gets us a ground report.

NDTV 16 Jul 2022 2:19 pm

Show Of Strength By Rebel Shinde Camp At Guwahati

Rebel Maharashtra MLAs have been holed up at the five-star Radisson Blu hotel in Guwahati since their arrival from Surat early Wednesday. The rebels have been vocal in their demand for the Sena to end its three-year-long alliance with the Congress and Sharad Pawar's party. Ratnadip Choudhury reports.

NDTV 27 Jun 2022 11:18 pm

Jungalow House by Neogenesis+Studi0261 in Surat, India

Project: Jungalow House Architects: Neogenesis+Studi0261 Location: Surat, India Area: 6,000 sf Photographs by: The Fishy Project Jungalow House by Neogenesis+Studi0261 Neogenesis+Studi0261 has designed the Jungalow House in Surat, India. It doesnt take more than a [] The post Jungalow House by Neogenesis+Studi0261 in Surat, India appeared first on Architecture Art Designs .

Desktop Nature 27 Jun 2022 3:45 pm

From Mumbai to Surat to Guwahati, the journey of the Maharashtra political crisis

From Mumbai to Surat to Guwahati, the journey of the Maharashtra political crisis

Firstpost 23 Jun 2022 11:04 am

Escorted By Gujarat Police, Rebel Sena MLAs Leave Surat For Guwahati

Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde along with other party MLAs arrived in Guwahati in BJP-ruled Assam early this morning. They were received by BJP leaders Sushanta Borgohain and Pallab Lochan Das.

NDTV 22 Jun 2022 7:42 am

Maharashtra Mahabharat: The Sena Split?

It's a battle of the numbers in Maharashtra as the Maha Vikas Aghadi government looks on the edge. In Breaking Views on NDTV, we break down what the before of Maharashtra government looked like versus what is could possibly look like now. With reporters on the ground from both Mumbai and Surat along with the former Finance Minister of Maharashtra we get you all the views.

NDTV 21 Jun 2022 9:13 pm

Political Earthquake Hits Uddhav Thackeray Government, Other Top Stories

Uddhav Thackeray, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, has acted against a senior minister who decamped last night for Surat, along with at least 21 other MLAs - a G-22. Eknath Shinde is at the centre of the new political crisis; Yashwant Sinha, a former Union Minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led NDA government, was today named the joint opposition candidate for President polls. The BJP is yet to announce its pick for the July polls and other top stories.

NDTV 21 Jun 2022 9:00 pm

Shiv Sena Leader Meets Rebel Eknath Shinde At Hotel In Gujarat

Maharashtra minister and top Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde has reportedly moved to Meridian hotel in Surat in BJP-ruled Gujarat with 21 other MLAs, setting off alarm bells in the Uddhav Thackeray government.

NDTV 21 Jun 2022 5:36 pm

Will Never Cheat For Power: Sena Rebel Eknath Shinde Alters Twitter Bio

Amid the ongoing political developments in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena on Tuesday sacked Eknath Shinde as the party's chief whip after he reportedly moved to a Surat hotel in Gujarat, along with 21 other MLAs.

NDTV 21 Jun 2022 5:17 pm

Uddhav Thackeray Punishes Eknath Shinde, Head Of Sena's G-22

Uddhav Thackeray, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, has acted against a senior minister who decamped late last night for Surat, along with at least 21 other MLAs. Eknath Shinde is leading a huge revolt against his own party.

NDTV 21 Jun 2022 4:59 pm

Team Thackeray Wobbles. A Minister Plus 21 MLAs Decamp To Surat

Maharashtra minister and top Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde has reportedly moved to Meridian hotel in Surat in BJP-ruled Gujarat with 21 other party MLAs, setting off alarm bells in the Uddhav Thackeray government.

NDTV 21 Jun 2022 12:21 pm

India's First Road Made Of Steel At Gujarat's Hazira Port

Every year 20 million tonnes of steel waste is generated from different steel plants in the country. By 2030, it will be 45 million tonnes every year. The situation is such that mountains of steel waste have formed outside the steel plants. But now this waste is being used. A road has been made in Gujarat from the waste of a plant in Surat. NITI Aayog member VK Saraswat inspected this road today. A report by NDTV's Mukesh Singh Sengar from Surat.

NDTV 11 Jun 2022 11:37 pm

Massive Fire At Dyeing Mill In Gujarat's Surat

A massive fire broke out at a dyeing mill in Pandesara industrial area of Surat on Saturday. No casualty has been reported in the mishap so far. As per a fire official, the blaze has been brought under control. (Video Credit: ANI)

NDTV 5 Jun 2022 7:51 am

Raksha Mantri launches two indigenous frontline warships; Surat (Guided Missile Destroyer) & Udaygiri (Stealth Frigate)

Raksha Mantri launched two frontline warships of the Indian Navy Surat and Udaygiri at Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL), Mumbai. Surat is the fourth Guided Missile Destroyer of P15B class, while Udaygiri is the second Stealth Frigate of P17A class. Both warships have been designed in-house by the Directorate of Naval Design (DND) and []

Samvada 20 May 2022 1:12 pm

From Surat to New York, diamond trade suffers under the weight of Russia sanctions

Surat, one of the worlds largest polishing hubs, the diamond bazaars have gone quiet in recent weeks. Workers sit idly and grumble over cups of tea. Imports of new stones are down. Prices have fallen. Everybody has the same complaint: Sanctions have pushed exporters into a tough spot.

The Economic Times 13 May 2022 9:11 am

AAI empowers local artisans by providing space to self-help groups at Surat airport

AAI empowers local artisans by providing space to self-help groups at Surat airport

The Times of India 12 May 2022 7:46 pm