20+ days hospitalization cut to half in 3 months

In 55 years

The share of Covid-19 patients spending more than 20 days in hospitals has got reduced to 2% out of active patients – which accounts for 289 cases as on October 17 in Gujarat. The share was more than 4% at 461 three months ago on July 17.

Gujarat: Smaller cities got only 14% of realty pie

In 55 years

Smaller and medium cities in Gujarat account for only 14% of the real estate projects registered with the Gujarat Real Estate Regulatory Authority (GujRERA). Their share in the real estate sector investment is just 6%, shows a data analysis by the state regulator.

CMO orders probe into GCS registration

In 55 years

Order comes after ex-employee alleges irregularities; claims hospital did not have BU permit, fire NOC, GPCB licence at the time of opening

Guj: Delay reopening of schools, doctors prescribe

In 55 years

The buzz in academic circles suggests that limited reopening of schools will be allowed in Gujarat after Diwali. But the recent guidelines issued by the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) have advised reopening only after the case positivity rate goes below 5% in the district concerned. That translates into fewer than five persons testing positive for Covid-19 of the 100 scanned.

Guj bypolls: 102 nominations found valid so far

In 55 years

Ahd: Con call kingpins to be booked under PASA

In 55 years

With the number of cases of con call centres continuing to rise, Ahmedabad city police have decided to apply Prevention of Anti-social Activities Act (PASA) to send these cybercrooks behind the bars.

Guj yet to set up team to probe lion deaths

In 55 years

The Gujarat government is yet to form an investigation team to look into the large number of deaths of Asiatic lions in the first five months of 2020.

Ahd: Autorickshaw driver’s son cracks NEET

In 55 years

The recently declared results of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) have thrown up some fresh tales of how youths have overcome the shackles of poverty to scale new heights. They include two students from Ahmedabad – Faizan Bavani and Urmila Makwana who have cracked the medical entrance exam and are on their path to fulfilling their dreams of becoming doctors.

Ahmedabad experiences change of weather

In 55 years

After a couple of days of clo​udy weather in the city, the sky is expected to clear up from Monday, mentioned the forecast by India Meteorological Department (IMD). While several areas in the city experienced lightning on Saturday night, some areas on Sunday reported light drizzle.

Gujarat adds 1,091 new Covid cases, 9 deaths

In 55 years

Gujarat in 24 hours ending 5 pm on Sunday added 1,091 cases, taking the total to 1.6 lakh. It was the lowest daily tally for the state in 55 days as the cases went below 1,100 after 54 days.

Guj: Retired officer of GSLDB booked in DA case

In 55 years

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Saturday booked a retired class II officer, Laxmikant Parulkar, former assistant director in Dahod of Gujarat State Land Development Board in a case of disproportionate assets.

Guj sees 92-day low daily Covid tally at 996

In 55 years

Gujarat in 24 hours ending 5 pm on Monday added 996 new positive cases, taking the total to 1.6 lakh. It was the 92-day low daily tally for the state as cases went below 1,000 for the first time in 91 days.

Guj to allow agri-land use for affordable housing

In 55 years

Even as the real estate developers are battling the Covid-19 induced demand slowdown, the realty sector on Saturday received a booster dose with Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani making a slew of announcements.

Book loan sharks under PASA: Gujarat DGP

In 55 years

As the state government aims to act strictly against loan sharks who extort money at usurious interest rates, DPG Ashish Bhatia has directed all police officials across the state to take strict action against such offenders including under the of Prevention of Anti-Social Activities Act (PASA) and Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Gujarat: 102 nominations for bypolls valid

In 55 years

Scrutiny of nomination papers of candidates for the assembly byelections in Gujarat, done on Saturday, has found total 102 nominations to be valid, and 33 were rejected, a release of the state chief electoral officer said on Sunday. A total of 135 forms were scrutinized.

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