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Surat: Farm labourer-turned-pilot nominated for Padma Shri award

He is no businessman but son of the soil who fought abject poverty, toiled as farm labourer as a child and went on to become a celebrated aviation instructor.

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Gujarat: Ganesh idol damaged in Surat pandal, 5 arrested

Five persons were arrested on Saturday after a Ganesh idol was damaged in Begampura area in Surat on Friday. According to police, the incident took place around 1 am on Friday after an argument bet...

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Gujarat: ‘78% BPL families prefer private hospitals for treatment’

The compliance audit report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) for the year ending March 2017, which was tabled in the Gujarat Assembly on Wednesday, has revealed that only 54 per cent of...

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1,000 farmers oppose bullet train project in Gujarat High Court

As many as 1,000 farmers affected by the proposed Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train submitted affidavits in the Gujarat High Court on September 18, voicing their opposition to the project. A division b...

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1,000 farmers oppose Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project in Gujarat High Court

Ahmedabad: As many as 1,000 farmers affected by the proposed Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train submitted affidavits in the Gujarat High Court on Tuesday, voicing their opposition to the project. A divi...

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Born On PM Modi Birthday, Over 1200 Cut Cake Together To Set World Record

A popular bakery in Gujarat celebrated Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 68th birthday in a unique way on Monday. Over 1,200 people who share their birthday with the Prime Minister gathered at Sarsana...

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Surat, previously known as Suryapur, is a well-developed metropolis of the Indian state of Gujarat. It is also administrative capital of the Surat district. The city is located 306 km south of state capital Gandhinagar, and is situated on the left bank of the Tapti River (Tapi), the center being around 22 km (14 mi) from its mouth.