Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train: Angry farmers to meet JICA
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 6:51 AM
Farmers in Gujarat opposing Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train project said they would soon meet local officials of Japan International Cooperation Agency, which enables assistance for overseas projects. JICA is funding Rs 1.08 lakh crore Bullet Train project in India. Farmers under the aegis of Gujarat Khedut Samaj are protesting against land acquisition under the project siting violation of human rights and harm to local environment.
Dengue cases rise, 110 in just a week in Ahmedabad
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7:31 AM
After Swine Flu fear, it's the dengue fever that has kick-started with whopping numbers. There are 110 cases in just a week. Interestingly, eight doctors at Civil Hospital Asarva and three doctors at VS Hospital have been diagnosed with dengue. In a weekly health bulletin issued by the health department of AMC, 150 cases of dengue have been reported till October-13.