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Death toll in Gujarat floods reaches 111

Ahmedabad | Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 IST

With 17 bodies recovered from Khariya village in Banaskantha district, the death toll in Gujarat floods since June 1 has reached 111. "Of these 58 deaths have been due to floods and as waters reced

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PM announces Rs 500 cr for flood ravaged Gujarat

Ahmedabad | Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced an immediate relief of Rs 500 crore for flood affected Gujarat region. In addition, the Central government would provide Rs 2 lakh for the next of kin of

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Vaghela wants Cong to project him as chief ministerial candidate: Ashok Gehlot

Ahmedabad | Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 IST

The Congress in Gujarat today claimed that senior political leader and former chief minister Shankarsinh Vaghela was putting pressure on party to declare him the chief ministerial candidate during the

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Vaghela wanted to be CM candidate, quit due to CBI fear: Gehlot

Ahmedabad |Tuesday, 2017 10:45:05 PM IST

The Congress on Tuesday said Shankersinh Vaghela resigned from the party as it did not meet his demand to project him as chief ministerial candidate in the coming 2017 assembly elections and that he r

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PM announces Rs 500 crore for flood-hit Gujarat after aerial survey (Night Lead)

Ahmedabad |Tuesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced Rs 500 crore for Gujarat for rescue work after an aerial survey of the flooded areas and Rs 2 lakh compensation to the kin of the 83 people who have d

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US regulatory nod for Zydus drug to treat ulcer

Ahmedabad |Tuesday, 2017 6:45:06 PM IST

Zydus Cadila on Tuesday said it has received final approval of the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for its Mesalamine delayed-release tablets (800mg) to treat a bowel disease that causes infla

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Flood ravages Gujarat as heavy rains continue

Ahmedabad | Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 IST

The Sabarmati river front was today closed for the public, while hundreds of people residing in localities adjoining the river bank were evacuated to safer places, even as the catchment areas of Arava

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Modi to conduct aerial survey of flood-hit Gujarat (Lead) (With Images)

Ahmedabad |Tuesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday conduct an aerial survey of the flood situation in Gujarat.

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Army, Air Force begin rescuing flood-affected people in Gujarat

Ahmedabad | Monday, Jul 24 2017 IST

Gujarat has been witnessing incessant widespread rains for the last two weeks causing flood-like situation in South Gujarat, Central Gujarat, Saurasthra and Kutch regions. "It has rained anywhere betw

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Torrential rain claims three lives in Gujarat

Ahmedabad | Saturday, Jul 22 2017 IST

Torrential rain have claimed three lives while 214 were rescued and over 6,000 people were shifted to relief camps in Gujarat. Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani today said, "Districts of Saurashtra

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Railway Board meet: projects including bullet train, freight corridor discussed

Ahmedabad | Saturday, Jul 22 2017 IST

Chairman Railway Board AK Mittal today held a review meeting here regarding progress of various ongoing projects in Gujarat and Rajasthan as well as the development of Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet train p

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Congress warns sulking Vaghela to behave, not embarrass party

Ahmedabad |Thursday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST

The Gujarat Congress on Thursday evening issued a warning to veteran party leader Shankersinh Vaghela not to "play any politics" under the guise of his 77th birthday celebrations with his supporters a

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