Saturday, 28 May, 2022

Topic: Ahmedabad

India marks 1,000th ODI with convincing 6-wicket win over West Indies in Ahmedabad

With Sunday's victory set up by captain Rohit Sharma and spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar, India became the first cricket team in the world to play 1,000 Men's ODIs.

Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad to probe murder of man killed over Facebook post, three arrested

Police arrest Saba Chopda, Imtu Pathan for killing Kishan Bharwad and Maulana Mohammed Zavaravala for providing weapons. Alleged link with Pakistani cleric’s videos being probed.

Viral photo of plastic-choked Mithi river in Mumbai is fake, is a 2008 image from Manila

The image was shared by BJP leader Priti Gandhi, along with the photo of Sabarmati Riverfront, with the hashtags #TaleOfTwoCities and #ModiHaiToMumkinHai.

‘We’ll fall sick among family’: Migrant workers in Ahmedabad flock to catch trains back home

With Gujarat crippled by the Covid second wave, hundreds of migrant workers have gathered to return home to Bihar, UP, West Bengal & Chhattisgarh.

In Ahmedabad, wait for last rites gets longer as bodies pile up at crematoriums

For families of deceased Covid patients, it's a long wait — from queuing up outside morgues to get bodies of their loved ones to finding a place for cremation.

Govt to send 25 doctors, 75 paramedics from central police forces to Ahmedabad Covid facility

Gujarat reported 8,920 fresh coronavirus cases Friday, taking the state's tally to 3,84,688, while a record 94 patients died due to the infection.

‘Unpredictable’ Covid strain in Ahmedabad causing lung damage & delayed symptoms, say doctors

Doctors are concerned about new, more serious symptoms they’re observing in Covid patients, but state health officials say it’s nothing extraordinary.

How Sultans of Gujarat and 3 Sufis gave Ahmedabad a written history

In ‘Narrative Pasts’, Jyoti Gulati Balachandran writes that when Le Corbusier visited Sarkhej he remarked, ‘Why do you need to visit the Acropolis in Athens when you have this here?’

Ahmedabad will emerge as India’s sports city, says Amit Shah after Modi stadium inauguration

Home Minister Amit Shah said world-class facilities for all kinds of games were being put in place in Ahmedabad, which is now home to the world's largest cricket stadium.

Renamed only 1 stadium after Modi, Congress named over 19 after Nehru-Gandhi family, says BJP

Congress accused Modi government of narcissism after the Sardar Patel cricket stadium in Ahmedabad gets renamed after the PM. BJP hit back, calling it doublespeak.

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.