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Hyderabad: Chain snatcher, with over 100 cases across states, says love for wife prompted him to return to crime
India

Hyderabad: Chain snatcher, with over 100 cases across states, says love for wife prompted him to return to crime

Umesh Kathik, 28-year-old, decided to put an end to chain snatching due to his ill health but returned to the field after he got married last year

Explained: The Pal-Dadhvav massacre and the calls for Boris Johnson to apologise for the tragedy
India

Explained: The Pal-Dadhvav massacre and the calls for Boris Johnson to apologise for the tragedy

On 7 March 1922, the British opened fire on tribals protesting in the now state of Gujarat, killing over 1,200 people. As Boris Johnson begins his two-day trip from Ahmedabad, there are growing voices that he should address the matter

Boris Johnson to start two-day India visit from Ahmedabad: From defence to trade, what’s on the agenda
World

Boris Johnson to start two-day India visit from Ahmedabad: From defence to trade, what’s on the agenda

The United Kingdom prime minister will begin his visit on 21 April from Ahmedabad and then travel to New Delhi to meet Narendra Modi. The leaders will discuss ways to further boost ties between the two nations

One lakh excess premature deaths linked to air pollution in 8 Indian cities: Study
India

One lakh excess premature deaths linked to air pollution in 8 Indian cities: Study

The researchers attributed this rapid degradation in air quality to emerging industries and residential sources like road traffic, waste burning, and widespread use of charcoal and fuelwood

IPL 2022 Gujarat Titans preview: GT have the stars but will the support cast hold up?
First Cricket News

IPL 2022 Gujarat Titans preview: GT have the stars but will the support cast hold up?

Gujarat’s batting, despite a chink or two, is likely to pull through, thanks to their power hitters. The bowling, on the other hand, may cost them matches throughout this edition.

'Convicts are like man-eater leopard': What court said when sentencing 38 in 2008 Ahmedabad blasts case
India

'Convicts are like man-eater leopard': What court said when sentencing 38 in 2008 Ahmedabad blasts case

In the Judgement, a copy of which was made available on Saturday, the court also said that in its opinion, the death sentence will be reasonable as the case falls in the 'rarest of the rare' category

Uttar Pradesh Polls 2022: Father of 2008 Ahmedabad serial blast case convict campaigning for SP, alleges Yogi Adityanath
Politics

Uttar Pradesh Polls 2022: Father of 2008 Ahmedabad serial blast case convict campaigning for SP, alleges Yogi Adityanath

A special court on Friday sentenced to death 38 members of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen in the 2008 serial blasts which killed 56 people and injured over 200.

Ahmedabad serial blasts 2008: Plotters planned to kill then-Gujarat CM Narendra Modi, says prosecutor
India

Ahmedabad serial blasts 2008: Plotters planned to kill then-Gujarat CM Narendra Modi, says prosecutor

The special court judge has observed in his verdict that the convicts had tried to kill the then CM Narendra Modi, then home minister of Gujarat Amit Shah and local MLA Pradipsinh Jadeja, said a senior lawyer

Ahmedabad serial blasts 2008: Survivors, kin hail verdict, but want death penalty for all 49 guilty persons
India

Ahmedabad serial blasts 2008: Survivors, kin hail verdict, but want death penalty for all 49 guilty persons

A special court on Friday handed down the death penalty to 38 persons and sentenced 11 others to life imprisonment for the 21 blasts that took place in a span of 70 minutes on 26 July, 2008, killing 56 and injuring over 200

2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case: 49 convicted, 28 acquitted by Gujarat court
India

2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case: 49 convicted, 28 acquitted by Gujarat court

The 49 accused were convicted under Section 16 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, which deals with terrorism, and other provisions of the stringent act, as well as Indian Penal Code Sections 302 (murder) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy), special public prosecutor Amit Patel said

India vs West Indies: How captain Rohit's 'googly' advice helped Chahal bag four wickets
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India vs West Indies: How captain Rohit's 'googly' advice helped Chahal bag four wickets

Chahal took four wickets in the match and also reached the 100 wickets milestone in ODIs.

Hardik Pandya to skip Ranji Trophy, Kedar Devdhar named Baroda captain
Sports

Hardik Pandya to skip Ranji Trophy, Kedar Devdhar named Baroda captain

Hardik Pandya hasn’t played red ball cricket since December 2018 and has often admitted that injuries have put a spanner on his prospects in the longest format of the game.

India vs West Indies: Visitors arrive in Ahmedabad for limited-overs series
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India vs West Indies: Visitors arrive in Ahmedabad for limited-overs series

The 'Men in Maroon' will be playing three ODIs at the Narendra Modi Stadium here, beginning February 6, followed by three T20 Internationals at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Hardik Pandya says selectors, team management know where he stands in terms of bowling fitness
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Hardik Pandya says selectors, team management know where he stands in terms of bowling fitness

Pandya’s back problem had led to him not bowling a lot in the past two years but he intends to “surprise” everyone during the upcoming Indian Premier League where he would be captaining the CVC-owned Ahmedabad franchise.

IPL 2022: Hardik Pandya set to lead Ahmedabad franchise, BCCI gives Letter of Intent to franchise
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IPL 2022: Hardik Pandya set to lead Ahmedabad franchise, BCCI gives Letter of Intent to franchise

This year's tournament will be sort of a comeback trail for Hardik, who has been out of favour since the completion of the ICC T20 World Cup, where India were knocked out in the league phase.

IPL 2022: Nehra all set to become head coach of Ahmedabad, Vikram Solanki to be 'Director of Cricket'
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IPL 2022: Nehra all set to become head coach of Ahmedabad, Vikram Solanki to be 'Director of Cricket'

World Cup-winning former India coach Gary Kirsten will be the 'Mentor' of the franchise which is expecting to get its formal 'Letter of Intent' (LOI) during the month

Gujarat: Man opens country's first veterinary ventilator hospital in Ahmedabad; all you need to know
India

Gujarat: Man opens country's first veterinary ventilator hospital in Ahmedabad; all you need to know

Shaival Desai, founder of BestBuds Pet Hospital, said the idea came to him after his pet dog passed away, owing to shortage of medical facilities

Watch: Ahmedabad's food stall sells Oreo pakoda; netizens share disgust
India

Watch: Ahmedabad's food stall sells Oreo pakoda; netizens share disgust

The stall named ‘Rokadiya Bhajiya’ in Ahmedabad serves this dish as ‘Oreo biscuit Pakoda’

'Insane numbers!': Twitter reacts to new IPL franchises getting sold for over a billion dollars
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'Insane numbers!': Twitter reacts to new IPL franchises getting sold for over a billion dollars

The business conglomerate Sanjiv Goenka’s RPSG group won the bid for Lucknow in the Indian Premier League with an offer in excess of $932 million while the private equity firm, Irelia Company Pte Ltd. (CVC Capital Partners), will own Ahmedabad after making a bid of more than $692 million.

IPL: Lucknow and Ahmedabad announced as two new teams with RPSG, CVC Capital Partners making winning bids
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IPL: Lucknow and Ahmedabad announced as two new teams with RPSG, CVC Capital Partners making winning bids

The bidding took place at the Taj Hotel in Dubai on Monday and it is the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group (RPSG) (Lucknow) and CVC Capital Partners (Ahmedabad) who will join the cash-rich league as the new owners.