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A noble step to empower women in <strong>Gujarat</strong>

A noble step to empower women in Gujarat

22 Sep 2014

Vadodara/Surat: The Gujarat government launched a campaign to empower the women of state economically and financially. They are being provided free stalls for sale of handmade items and goods during the auspicious Navaratri. Navratri, a nine days long Hindu festival, is celebrated with ferver across the country in the honour of goddess Durga.

Vadodara,   Navratri,   Surat,   Anandiben Patel,   women empowerment,   Financial independence,  
<strong>Gujarat</strong> govt launches helpline to build toilets at home

Gujarat govt launches helpline to build toilets at home

22 Sep 2014

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Sunday launched a toll free number for people in Valsad district through which they can seek government's assistance in building toilets at home. The service was launched by Patel at a function at Nanapodha village in Kaparda taluka of Valsad.

Gujarat govt,   launch,   helpline number,   build toilets,   home,   Gujarat Chief Minister,   Anandi Patel,  
Seeing business, Gujaratis flock to learn Chinese languages

Seeing business, Gujaratis flock to learn Chinese languages

22 Sep 2014

Ahmedabad: With Gujarat hoping to boost trade ties with China after President Xi Jinping's recent visit, more are more Gujaratis are thronging institutes imparting training in various foreign languages especially to learn Chinese with a view to explore business opportunities in the neighbouring country.

Chinese President,   Xi Jinping,   Gujarat visit,   Trade ties,   Business opportunities,   ,  
Telecom industry relieved over court ruling on mobile towers

Telecom industry relieved over court ruling on mobile towers

22 Sep 2014

New Delhi: The latest verdict of the Gujarat High Court that base stations for wireless data and mobile communications pose no threat to health if prescribed norms are followed, say industry experts.

Telecom industry,   mobile towers,   Gujarat High Court,   Health hazards,   Bhaskar Bhattacharya,   Radio frequency,   ,  
HC asks <strong>Gujarat</strong> not to collect duty on telecom customers’ forms

HC asks Gujarat not to collect duty on telecom customers’ forms

21 Sep 2014

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court has asked the state government not to collect stamp duty from various telecom service providers including Tata TeleServices, Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications on customers' application forms.

Ahmedaba,   Gujarat High Court,   state government,   stamp duty,   telecom service providers,   Tata TeleServices,   Bharti Airtel,   Reliance Communications,   customers' application forms,  
Did not wish Modi on B'day due to Xi's <strong>Gujarat</strong> visit, says Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa

Did not wish Modi on B'day due to Xi's Gujarat visit, says Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa

20 Sep 2014

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday told two visiting BJP leaders that he deliberately refrained from wishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday because he did not want to disturb the Premier with Chinese President Xi Jinping visiting Gujarat.

Sri Lankan President,   Mahinda Rajapaksa,   BJP leaders,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   Chinese President,   Xi Jinping,  
40 districts in Uttar Pradesh declared <strong>drought</strong>-hit

40 districts in Uttar Pradesh declared drought-hit

17 Sep 2014

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday decided to declare 40 districts as drought hit and suspended all revenue realisation in these districts. He also demanded Rs 6,061 crore package from the Centre for dealing with the natural calamity.

40 districts,   Uttar Pradesh,   drought-hit,   monsoon,   rains,   UP,   SP,   Akhilesh Yadav,  
Mahatma Gandhi's birthday celebrated as per Hindu calendar

Mahatma Gandhi's birthday celebrated as per Hindu calendar

20 Sep 2014

Ahmedabad: The 145th birth anniversary of the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi, going by the Hindu calendar, was celebrated at his birthplace Porbandar in Gujarat on Saturday.

Mahatma Gandhi,   Hindu calendar,   Porbandar,   Gujarat,   Rentia Baras,   Bhadrapad month,   Gregorian calendar,  
<strong>Gujarat</strong> CM Anandiben Patel inaugurates 7th 'Garib Kalyan Mela'

Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel inaugurates 7th 'Garib Kalyan Mela'

19 Sep 2014

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Friday kick started the seventh edition of the state-sponsored initiative ‘Garib Kalyan Mela’ from Jamnagar city.

Anandi Patel,   Garib Kalyan Mela,   Jamnagar city,   Navratri,   Rakhi Melas,  
Mervyn hopes India ends hockey gold <strong>drought</strong> at Asian Games

Mervyn hopes India ends hockey gold drought at Asian Games

15 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Once a powerhouse in men's hockey at the world level, India steadily lost its stature over the years and even at the Asian Games gold medals were few and far between, but former inside forward Mervyn Fernandes hopes the national team will be able to regain its "golden" touch at the upcoming Asiad.

Indian men's hockey team,   Asian Games,  

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