PM Narendra Modi releasing butterflies on his 69th birthday

PM Modi marks birthday releasing butterflies, amid nature

Ahmedabad: From taking a stroll along the Sardar Sarovar Dam site, visiting a cactus garden in Narmada district, to releasing a basket full of fluttering butterflies into a Butterfly Garden in Kevadiya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in numerous activities in Gujarat on Tuesday to mark his 69th birthday. Modi, who arrived in Gujarat post […]

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S. Jaishankar joins BJP, nominated to contest RS seat from Gujarat

New Delhi/Ahmedabad: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, who was nominated to contest from a Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat hours after he joined the BJP on Monday, landed in Ahmedabad in the evening to file his nomination on Tuesday. Along with Jaishankar, who was inducted into the Union Cabinet by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month, […]

Cyclone Vayu will not make a landfall in Gujarat (Photo: IANS)

Cyclone Vayu begins skirting Gujarat coast, brings heavy rainfall: IMD

Ahmedabad: Moving north-westwards, Cyclone Vayu on Thursday afternoon started skirting the Saurashtra coast in Gujarat while heavy rains which lashed the coastal areas were likely to continue till the evening, the Indian Meteorological Department said. As was feared, the ‘severe cyclonic storm’ did not make landfall in Gujarat but was passing over the Saurashtra region, […]

Cyclone Vayu will not make a landfall in Gujarat (Photo: IANS)

Cyclone Vayu won’t make landfall in Gujarat: IMD

Ahmedabad: Cyclone Vayu will not make landfall on the Gujarat coast on Thursday as it was expected, and will pass by the Saurashtra region later in the day, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. IMD scientist Manorama Mohanty told the media here: “Cyclone Vayu will not hit Gujarat. It will pass nearby from Veraval, Porbander and […]

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Nearly 3 lakh shifted as Cyclone Vayu to be more intense

Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad: As a more intense Cyclone Vayu is racing towards Gujarat, triggered by a warmer Arabian Sea and acquiring moisture from the southwest monsoon, nearly 3 lakh people have been evacuated to safer places. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday evening revised its forecasts and stated the cyclone is likely to make a landfall between […]