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23 hrs ago | The Times of India

Surat was first to revolt against salt tax

Mahatma Gandhi began his historic march in March 1930 when he undertook the 390 kilometre-long journey with supporters from Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad to Dandi on the southern coast of Gujarat.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Newindpress

25 Years and Still Making Modi-sh Statements

Bipin Chauhan remembers that day in 1989 when he first tailored a white khadi kurta for Narendra Modi.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Hindustan Times

Airtel Voda Idea move to cash in on mobile payments

Till a few years ago, Sachin Dhaval had to visit the collection centre of SUMUL, the Surat-based milk co-operative, to pay cash a day in advance for placing his orders.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Reuters

In cat-and-mouse game, India uncovers new gold smuggling route

India is scrambling to crack down on a new gold smuggling tactic that it fears could accelerate a flood of illegal imports of the precious metal into the world's second-biggest buyer.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

SBWire

Indian CNG Car Market Heads for Double Digit Growth

The CNG passenger car market in India is growing at a rapid pace. There is huge potential for the market to take off.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Reuters

In cat-and-mouse game, India uncovers new gold smuggling route

With the lure of big profits from avoiding duty, smugglers have come up with innovative ways to bring in gold ranging from swallowing nuggets to hiding bars in dead cows.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

CFR.org

From Surat to Yumen: Plagued by Paranoia

Masked residents of Surat queue up for train tickets for the first train out of the city on September 25, 1994, as the death toll due to pneumonic plague continues to climb.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Times of India

RSS-backed iftar parties liven up Eid in Gujarat

AHMEDABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel may have refrained from hosting iftar parties but these symbolic functions for sadbhavana have found support from an unlikely quarter.

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