Tuesday, 21 March, 2023

Topic: Surat

Surat’s new diamond bourse wants Mumbai’s glitter, gets slammed for ‘objectionable’ incentives

Surat Diamond Bourse, currently under construction, is expected to open in 3 or 4 months. It is expected to house nearly 4,400 merchants and employ about 1.5 lakh people.

Slapped, pinched, beaten unconscious — how Surat babysitter now in custody ‘abused’ 8-month-old

Komalben Tandlekar has been sent to 14 days judicial custody, after the baby's parents, Mitesh and Shivani Patel, filed a police complaint based on CCTV footage from their house.

Sports Al Dente, a Surat-based company, set to open its first office in Delhi

While plans have hit the pre-production stage for the Delhi office, the sports news website has already put the geotags over the world map. International offices in the Philippines and Quezon City are on the anvil.

‘My city is fully open’ say users in Patna and Surat on Bharat Bandh, but post image from 2016

New Delhi: National highways, link roads and railway tracks were blocked by protesting farmers during the nationwide Bharat Bandh Monday, resulting in highway blockages...

Mephedrone & opium worth over Rs 20 lakh seized in two operations in Surat, 4 arrested

3 accused in the first operation are history-sheeters. They had brought mephedrone from Mumbai. The 4th accused in second case ​was smuggling opium from Rajasthan.

Rahul Gandhi appears before Surat court in defamation case over ‘Modi surname’ remark

In a complaint, BJP legislator Purnesh Modi had alleged that Gandhi defamed the entire Modi community by saying 'How come all the thieves have Modi as the common surname?'.

Who’ll bring back lost years & honour, ask 127 Muslim men branded terrorists in Gujarat in 2001

On 6 March 2021, a Surat court acquitted 127 Muslim men labelled SIMI terrorists and charged under UAPA back in December 2001.

Surat court acquits 122 accused of being members of SIMI 20 years after arrest

The court said that the prosecution failed to produce "cogent, reliable and satisfactory" evidence to establish that the accused persons belonged to the banned outfit.

How the ‘ignored’ Patidar community helped AAP emerge big in Surat civic polls in Gujarat

AAP won 27 seats in Surat Municipal Corporation, mostly in Patidar-dominated areas. But party says everyone, and not just Patidars, gave ‘corruption-free leadership’ a chance.

This Surat bakery is celebrating Modi’s 70th birthday with a 771-kg, 71-foot-long cake

Breadliner, a bakery in Surat celebrated PM Modi’s birthday with a 'corona warriors' themed cake and is set to distribute it among children.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.