Surat, India Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Record 1703 nominations filed for phase one of Gujarat Assembly electionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Gujarat Global

    Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 has set a new record. In the first phase alone more than 1703 nominations have been filed breaking the record of 1695 nominations of 1995 elections which had brought BJP to power in Gujarat.

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  2. Gujarat elections: On CM Vijay Rupani route to nomination, a dam & temple after templeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | The Indian Express

    Union Finance Minister Aruj Jaitley joined Rupani at the meeting and accompanied him to the election office to file his papers for Rajkot West. CHIEF MINISTER Vijay Rupani visited four temples and also sought to underscore his government's achievements by visiting Aji dam in the hours before filing his nomination for Rajkot West.

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  3. Industry Mourns Diamond Broker Mark BostonRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 19 | Diamonds.net

    Mark Boston, a much-loved rough-diamond broker credited with driving forward India's cutting industry, died last Monday at the age of 71. He passed away at Royal Trinity Hospice in London, having decided to stop treatment last month after an 11-year battle with cancer, his family said in a recent statement. Boston, chairman of rough brokerage H. Goldie, started his 45-year career in the diamond industry as a trainee broker, sorting rough at the Diamond Trading Company - now De Beers' Global Sightholder Sales.

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  4. Industry Mourns Diamond Broker Mark BostonRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 19 | Diamonds.net

    Mark Boston, a much-loved rough-diamond broker credited with driving forward India's cutting industry, died last Monday at the age of 71. He passed away at Royal Trinity Hospice in London, having decided to stop treatment last month after an 11-year battle with cancer, his family said in a recent statement. Boston, chairman of rough brokerage H. Goldie, started his 45-year career in the diamond industry as a trainee broker, sorting rough at the Diamond Trading Company - now De Beers' Global Sightholder Sales.

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  5. Modi is first PM who has never held press conference as he 'cannot answer questions': Kapil SibalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | The Indian Express

    "Modi only thinks about himself. If he spends 15 days in Gujarat, or anywhere in the country where there are elections, he should become the election campaigner, not the Prime Minister," said Kapil Sibal.

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  6. 18 Khedut samaj leaders detained in ValsadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | The Indian Express

    The Valsad police on Friday arrested 18 leaders of the Khedut Samaj Gujarat for taking out a rally from Pariya village despite their permission being withdrawn. On Friday morning, over 30 farmers from the group, including KSG president Jayesh Patel, started the rally near Vapi, during which the 18 members were detained.

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  7. Delayed by alliance talks, disputes, Congress first list likely tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | The Indian Express

    Talks on, list likely over weekend: Gujarat Congress chief Bharatsinh Solanki and party's Gujarat in-charge Ashok Gehlot. Express THE CENTRAL election committee of the Congress met for the second time in a week on Friday but the party is struggling to finalise its candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections.

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  8. BJP uses Maharashtra to bond with Surat MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | The Indian Express

    On Tuesday evening, a group of young workers of various textile factories and trading shops were seated outside Dilawar Tea Centre in Limbayat constituency of Surat. Some of them were wearing skull-caps, most were in pullovers and all were sipping warm tea on the chilly evening when another group approached them.

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  9. As jobs dry up, private engineering college students pay the priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Rediff.com

    These colleges were the source for entry-level recruitments by the IT industry before the job market began to crash. Private engineering colleges are struggling to place their students unlike the Indian Institutes of Technology, which have seen a significant rise in pre-placement offers this year.

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  10. Gujarat: A small population with low enrolment of voters is focus of EC outreach - and BJPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | The Indian Express

    Of the nearly 11 lakh persons with disabilities , known as divyang, in Gujarat, over two-thirds are of voting age - 7.7 lakh who are 20 years old or more, besides the 18- and 19-year-olds among the rest. Gujarat has 4.21 crore voters aged at least 20, but the divyang among them number only 69,410, registered with the Election Commission until October 6. These will include some teens but even if all of them were counted in the 20-plus bracket, they would still represent less than a 10th of the 7.7 lakh total.

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  11. We have regressed as a nation: Deepika PadukoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | The Times of India

    Deepika Padukone, who plays the title role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati", said on Tuesday that "nothing can stop the release of this film" even as over 50 activists of Rajput Karni Sena vandalised a cinema hall and a mall in Kota for screening the film's trailer. NEW DELHI: Deepika Padukone , who plays the title role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali 's " Padmavati ", said on Tuesday that "nothing can stop the release of this film" even as over 50 activists of Rajput Karni Sena vandalised a cinema hall and a mall in Kota for screening the film's trailer.

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  12. Fura, a Gemstone Mining and Marketing Company Launches in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Newkerala.com

    MUMBAI: Fura Gems Inc., a gemstone mining and marketing company plans to pursue various gemstone mining projects in India and will market its global coloured gemstone portfolio in India. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada and administrative headquarters in Almas Tower, Dubai, Fura Gems Inc. is engaged in the mining, exploration and marketing of gemstones.

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  13. Why is 'chowkidar' of country silent on Jay Shah, Rahul attacks PM in GujaratRead the original story

    Monday Nov 13 | Nerve News

    Mehsana , Nov 13 - Holding a massive unplanned road show in the Patidar-dominated and BJP bastion of Mehsana, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday evening targetted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking why is the 'chowkidar' or gatekeeper of the country silent on immense and unbelievable profit in Jay Shah's company. During the last leg of the fourth and last of his three-day visit to the poll-bound state, Rahul Gandhi was welcomed by huge crowds in the region that is said to be the bastion of the ruling BJP party.

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  14. NRI From Gujarat Shot Dead in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | India.com

    Vadodra, Nov 12: A non-resident Indian was shot dead in North Carolina of United States by unidentified assailants on Saturday. Akash Talati belonged to Anand town of central Gujarat.

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  15. Congress inciting Surat traders over GST: Smriti IraniRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | The Indian Express

    Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday alleged that though small businessmen and traders in Surat are ready to embrace GST, Congress leaders are trying to "incite" them against the BJP government in Gujarat, which goes to polls next month. Contesting Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's charge that the GST and note ban "broke the legs" of Surat, India's textile hub, Irani said traders and businessmen are ready to be tax compliant, and her ministry is doing everything to solve problems they are facing in shifting to the new indirect tax regime.

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  16. Railways target completing Bullet Train project by August 2022Read the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | Nerve News

    New Delhi, Nov 9 - Unfazed by opposition criticism, Indian Railways is working overtime to push ahead with the much-talked about the Bullet Train project, aiming to complete it ahead of the August 2022 deadline set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani, who has a reputation of a turnaround man, has taken up the task of monitoring and chairing the periodic review meetings of the project that is estimated to cost over Rs 1 lakh crore .

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  17. Demonetisation killed jobs, PM using anger of jobless to fan communalism: Rahul GandhiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said demonetisation had destroyed millions of jobs while PM Narendra Modi was harnessing people's anger over unemployment towards communal hatred, leading the opposition's criticism of notebandi on its first anniversary. In an op-ed article in Financial Times, titled "Modi's reforms have robbed India of its economic prowess", Rahul said Modi's "arbitrary" act had killed millions of livelihoods by destroying the informal labour sector and wiping out small and medium businesses.

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  18. Fear of the Taxman Blights Modi's Quest to Expand Formal EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Twice in the past year, Mohammed Mohsin's textile design business was buffeted by major changes in the Indian economy. First, a ban on high-value notes, then a new tax system.

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  19. Modi turned people's anger into communal hatred: RahulRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Times of Oman

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "robbing" the country of its economic prowess and "damaging" India by converting people's anger due to joblessness into "communal hatred". On the first anniversary of demonetisation, which he termed as a "tragedy", Rahul said livelihood of millions of honest Indians were destroyed due to this "thoughtless act" of the prime minister.

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  20. Boon or tragedy? Government, opposition parties battle it out on note ban anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Union ministers fanned out across the country to highlight the crackdown on black money to mark the first anniversary of demonetisation on Wednesday which the BJP celebrated as "Anti Black Money Day" while the Congress-led opposition observed it as "Black Day" with street protests. One year after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his decision to demonetise high value currency notes, there were emotional speeches and number crunching and some poetry besides protests by the opposition parties.

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