Gujarat Technological University won’t hold online examination

The Gujarat Technological University (GTU) has announced that it won’t lead its semester assessments on the web and the students should show up in tests face to face.

This has prompted a significant turmoil among the students and guardians and they are presently considering investigating lawful alternative against the GTU’s choice of not contribution online examination to its students, sources said.

College authorities said that it had directed online assessment for its last year understudies and the college had seen critical occasions of abnormalities.

The present circumstance constrained the college not to give the online test choice to understudies.

There were more than 60,000 understudies who had showed up in online assessments.

Against this, there are almost four lakh students in GTU who will show up in semester examinations.

Then, different colleges in the state including the Gujarat University are proceeding to offer the alternative of online examinations to their students.

Western unsettling influence carries rain to Ahmedabad, state

Citizens woke up to foggy climate with solid virus twists on Friday as a few regions recorded light to direct showers promptly toward the beginning of the day. As per India Meteorological Department (IMD) site, the city got a normal 2mm precipitation.

The most extreme temperature of the city took a sharp plunge of 9.8 degrees celsius as it recorded 23.5 degrees contrasted with 33.3 degrees on Thursday. As indicated by the site, it was 6.9 degrees lower than the typical. Then again, the base temperature recorded ascent of 7.3 degrees celsius at 21 degrees, basically recording comparative temperatures during the day and night hours.

IMD authorities said that the marvel was brought about by the western aggravation initiated cyclonic course over southwest Rajasthan and neighboring territories.

The IMD has given a gauge for light to direct precipitation in Surendranagar, Jamnagar, Porbandar, Junagadh, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Devbhoomi Dwarka, Gir Somnath, Botad and Kutch on Saturday. On Sunday, light showers could be knowledgeable about Surat, Valsad, Navsari and Dangs alongside connecting Union Territories. From December 13, the dry climate could be normal, said specialists.

State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) information showed that Umargam in Valsad locale recorded the most noteworthy precipitation at 35 mm, trailed by Jafrabad in Amreli (30 mm), Vapi in Valsad (29 mm), Chhota Udepur, and Pardi in Valsad (25 mm each). A sum of 136 talukas of the state recorded 1 mm or more precipitation on Friday.

Computer engineering graduate from Ahmedabad wins GSTN competition with Rs100,000 award

Viraj R. Raval, 23, a PC designing alumni from Ahmedabad has won a monetary reward of Rs100,000 for his video “Benefits of Registering the Business under GST” in the GST-n-You, an creativity contest organized by Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), an official assertion said.

Out of the 223 sections for GST-n-You, 16 members have been decreed as the victors under three classes in the challenge that was open from September 15 to October 15, 2020.

Four passages have been chosen for the second prize of Rs 50,000 each and the victors in this class are Arun Vijayan of Thiruvananthapuram for his video on “Benefits of GST for Taxpayers and Consumers”, Gautam Mahanti of Navi Mumbai for his creative graphic “Benefit of e-Invoice and SMS based EWB generation”, Shubham Jaiswal of Kanpur for his video ”Benefits of GST for Taxpayers” and Hensi Shah of Anjar in Kachchh for her video “Basic Concepts of Refund on Inverted Duty Structure”, it said.

Other than these, 11 different members have been chosen for the third position and have won a monetary reward of Rs10,000 every, it added.

Aside from these 16 monetary reward champs, 14 additional members have been chosen for the Certificate of Appreciation for their innovativeness and inventiveness. The outcomes alongside the granted sections of members have been transferred on the GSTN entry, it said.

GSTN gives IT framework and administrations to the Central and state governments, citizens and different partners for execution of GST.

One lakh autos to stay off the street during ‘Bharat Bandh’ in Ahmedabad

The Ahmedabad Autorickshaw Drivers’ Union has stretched out its help to the December 8 Bharat Bandh call given by ranchers’ affiliations challenging three homestead enactments.

On Monday, the auto-cart drivers’ association said more than one lakh three-wheelers will stay off the street in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.

Ashok Punjabi, the head of Gujarat Autorickshaw Drivers’ Action Committee, said they sponsored the bandh call and asked the Union government to satisfy all the requests of the ranchers.

“Autorickshaw drivers are also sons of farmers and we will be supporting them on Tuesday in their bandh call. There will be a voluntary strike called by the autorickshaw drivers in Ahmedabad and anyone found operating their vehicle will be greeted by flowers and requested to join us. Nobody will be forced to be a part of the strike. There are over two lakh autorickshaw drivers in Ahmedabad and we expect that more than one lakh will be a part of tomorrow’s bandh.”

The Minority Coordination Committee (MCC) in Ahmedabad has likewise turned out on the side of the ranchers’ bandh call.

Mujahid Nafees, the convener of MCC, said in a proclamation, “The MCC expresses its complete solidarity with the ongoing farmers’ nationwide protests and endorses the Bharat Bandh call given on December 8. The call has come after several rounds of failed negotiations between the protesting farmers in Delhi and the Union government. The MCC calls upon all sections of the society to stand with the historic struggle of farmers and participate in the Bharat Bandh.”

On Monday, Gujarat Director General of Police Ashish Bhatia reported IPC area 144 that bars get-together of multiple people at any open spot will stay forced statewide on Tuesday.

Night curfew stretched out in Ahmedabad till additional notice

Ahmedabad, Night curfew in Ahmedabad was reached out on Monday till additional notification to check the spread of COVID-19 in the Gujarat city, police said.

The move comes a day after Ahmedabad announced 306 new COVID-19 cases, the most elevated in Gujarat, taking the count in the area to 52,030, according to legitimate figures.

Prior, the night time limit became effective in the city on November 23 and was stretched out till December 7.

In another warning gave on Monday morning, city Police Commissioner Sanjay Srivastava declared expansion of the night time limitation till additional requests.

“There will be a curfew between 9 pm and 6 am beginning December 7 until further order in this regard,” the order said.

“People must remain indoors during this period. They must not stand on roads, streets or public places and not move around on foot or in vehicles during this period,” it said.

The warning likewise reported relaxations for some particular administrations.

It said staff of the police, common protection, Central Armed Police Forces, fire and crisis administrations, homeguards, news sources, ATM activities and private security offices have been absolved.

Dissemination of milk and water, specialists, clinical work force and LPG gracefully have likewise been barred from the domain of the night time limit.

Individuals discovered abusing the check in time standards will be reserved under Indian Penal Code Section 188 (rebellion to arrange appropriately declared by community worker), and applicable areas of the Disaster Management Act, said the notice.

A comparative night check in time has additionally been implemented in Rajkot, Vadodara and Surat since November 21.

Gujarat BJP delays ‘Chintan Shivir’ because of Covid-19 pandemic

The decision BJP in Gujarat has chosen to defer its two-day ‘Chintan Shivir’ (meeting to generate new ideas), which was booked to start on November 21, because of the Covid-19 pandemic, a gathering representative said on Friday. State BJP president CR Paatil should seat the two-day meeting in Gandhinagar, and boss clergyman Vijay Rupani and his delegate Nitin Patel were likewise booked to join in, state BJP representative Bharat Pandya said.

“It’s an old tradition in the BJP to organise Chintan Shivirs to discuss issues concerning people, about the party’s organisation and elections.

In view of the present coronavirus situation, we have decided to postpone the session for now,” Pandya said.

The meeting will be held at a fitting time later on, he added.

Gujarat has been seeing an abrupt spike in Covid-19 cases since the start of this current month.

More than 1,300 new cases were distinguished on Thursday, of which Ahmedabad area alone recorded 246 diseases.

Gandhinagar locale additionally detailed 80 new cases in 24 hours till 5 pm on Thursday.

To contain the viral spread in Ahmedabad city, specialists have reported a 57-hour end of the week time limit from 9 pm on Friday till 6 am on Monday.

Then, the Center is sending an elevated level group to Gujarat to give fundamental direction to the nearby specialists with respect to regulation, observation, testing and proficient clinical administration of Covid-19 cases.

The wellbeing service on Thursday said Dr S K Singh, overseer of National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) will be driving the group, which will visit locale with high number of contaminations.

Narendra Modi comes in Ahmedabad on two-day Gujarat visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi showed up here on Friday morning on a two-day Gujarat trip during which he is planned to dispatch a large group of undertakings, including a seaplane administration among Kevadiya and Ahmedabad, and visit the Statue of Unity, said an authority.

Upon his landing in the Ahmedabad air terminal, he was invited by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Governor Acharya Devvrat.

This is the PM’s first visit to his home state after the Covid flare-up.

From the air terminal, Modi would leave for Gandhinagar to meet the lamenting group of previous Gujarat boss priest and BJP robust Keshubhai Patel, who passed on Thursday.

He is likewise expected to meet the group of Gujarati film hotshot Naresh Kanodia and his music arranger sibling Mahesh Kanodia, both of whom kicked the bucket as of late.

Naresh and Mahesh Kanodia were related with the BJP and chose as MLA and MP, individually, previously.

It is likewise expected that the PM would meet his nonagenarian mother Hiraba, who lives on the edges of Gandhinagar city with Modi’s more youthful sibling Pankaj Modi.

The PM would then arrive at Kevadiya in Narmada region to introduce different the travel industry ventures close to the Statue of Unity, a landmark committed to Sardar Patel.

On Saturday, he would initiate a seaplane administration interfacing Kevadiya with Ahmedabad. PTI

Former Chief Minister of Gujarat Keshubhai Patel, Dies at 92 in Ahmedabad

Patel was an individual from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the 1980s. He therefore left the BJP in 2012 and framed the Gujarat Parivartan Party. The 92-yar-old pioneer was chosen from Visavadar in the 2012 state get together political decision however later surrendered in 2014 because of medical affliction.

Keshubhai Patel, the Former Chief Minister of Gujarat, passed on Thursday. Patel inhaled his last at a medical clinic in Ahmedabad in Gujarat. Keshubhai Patel was the Chief Minister of Gujarat in 1995 and from 1998 to 2001. He was a six-time individual from Gujarat Legislative Assembly. Patel was conceived on July 24, 1928 in Visavadar town in the present Junagadh locale. He joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in 1945 as a pracharak. He was detained during the crisis. Mahesh Kumar Kanodia Dies at 83, PM Narendra Modi Condoles Demise of Veteran Gujarati Singer.

Keshubhai Patel Dies at 92, Former Chief Minister of Gujarat Was Admitted at Hospital in Ahmedabad

Patel was an individual from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the 1980s. He in this manner left the BJP in 2012 and shaped the Gujarat Parivartan Party. The 92-yar-old pioneer was chosen from Visavadar in the 2012 state get together political decision yet later surrendered in 2014 because of chronic sickness.

Seaplane from Maldives comes in Ahmedabad; PM Modi to take inaugural flight

Head administrator Narendra Modi will take the official inaugural flight on October 31.

A seaplane from the Maldives showed up here in Ahmedabad on Monday. The plane will associate the Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad to the Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Narmada area.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take the official debut trip on October 31.

As indicated by a delivery from the Defense wing, the seaplane, which will be worked by SpiceJet, is a Twin Otter 300 and enlisted for the sake of Spicejet Technic.

On Sunday evening, the seaplane took off from the Maldives’ capital Male and arriving inside Venduruthy channel for a specialized end, before showing up in Gujarat.

Gujarat: Diwali vacation from October 29 to November 18

The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) on Tueday reported that the Diwali excursion will be from October 29 to November 18 for all state board schools. When schools are shut because of Covid-19 pandemic, every instructive action, including on the web classes will stay shut in this twenty-day get-away period, as per a GSHSEB proclamation.

Schools and universities have been shut in the state throughout the previous a half year and numerous instructive foundations are directing on the web classes and tests.

The state government is yet to accept an approach re-opening of schools after the Diwali get-away. State training priest Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said as of late that a choice in such manner will be taken soon, after conference with different partners including guardians, understudies, school trustees, educators and conspicuous educationists.

The priest said the most vital assessment in resuming schools will be of the wellbeing division.

The priest said he will at that point talk about the issue with boss clergyman Vijay Rupani, vice president serve Nitin Patel and the whole bureau before taking an official conclusion on resuming schools.

The Center had in the ongoing ‘Open 5’ rules proposed re-opening schools from October 15 of every a restricted way. The states have been given the position to choose if they needed to resume schools or not. THe Gujarat government chose not to resume schools from October 15.

Over the most recent few months the state government has held not many rounds of gatherings with different partners, some of who have proposed staggered participation and calling understudies on substitute days.