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Railways to generate funds from land

Rail minister Suresh Prabhu flags off the Mumbai to Palitana Super Fast Express at Bandra Terminus on Friday — Aadesh Pokhare Prabhu reveals that railway land in the city will be ‘optimised’ to provide capital for stalled projects After Foreign Direct ... Asian Age, 3 weeks ago

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Indian Express, 3 weeks ago

Ironies of history: October 14 and the Jains of Palitana

October 14 was the anniversary of the conversion of Dr Ambedkar and 5 million others, mainly Dalits, to Buddhism in 1956. And not the Buddhism of monastery-based ritualism, nor the self-focused meditation so fashionable nowadays, but a socially ...
 Goa Herald2 months ago
Indian Express

4 blackbucks killed in Velavadar

In the first major incident of poaching of its kind, four blackbucks were shot down by poachers on the fringes of the Velavadar National Park in Bhavnagar district in Saurashtra region on Friday. Police arrested one of the alleged poachers but three ...
 Indian Express1 day ago Poachers kill four black bucks in Bhavnagar, one held  Indian Express1 day ago Poachers kill four blackbucks  Times of India22 hours ago

One held in Gujarat for poaching blackbucks

Ahmedabad One person was caught with four carcasses of blackbucks by the forest department and the police in a joint operation, official sources said here today. The carcasses were of blackbucks allegedly shot by poachers near the national ...
 DeshGujarat1 day ago One held by forest department, police for poaching blackbucks  Business Standard India1 day ago

Gujarat plans airport at Dholavira in Kutch

VADODARA: The Gujarat Government is planning to construct and develop an airport at Dholavira in Kutch district, one of the two largest Harappan sites in the country and also a paradise for bird-watchers, to connect it to the national circuit for ...
 IndiaPost2 weeks ago Gujarat plans to build airport at Dholavira  Hindu Business Line2 weeks ago Guj govt plans airport at Dholavira in Kutch: Tourism Minister  Business Standard India2 weeks ago State govt. plans airport at Dholavira in Kutch  Trans Reporter2 weeks ago
Indian Express

45 Jains embark on road to sainthood

The 45 Jains who got initiated in Surat Monday. (Source: Express photo) Forty-five Jains, aged between 12 to 59 years, renounced their worldly lives to become monks at a ceremony in Ichchanath area of Surat on Monday. Of these, 30 were women. The ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago
Indian Express

Jain monks Diksha program in Surat

The event organised by the Samyam Suvas Parivar which claimed this was the biggest initiation in 522 years, the last one being in Palitana where 38 had taken diksha. (Source: Express photo) Fortyfive Jains aged 12 to 59 years renounced their ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago
Times of India

Largest group of Jains to take diksha in Surat

MUMBAI: The Jain community will witness a "record-breaking'' 45 dikshas at Surat on December 1. Community leaders claim this is unprecedented in the past 522 years. At that time Jainacharya Hemvimalsuriji had initiated 500 men and women as Jain ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago

New trains to Patna, Lucknow

AHMEDABAD: Railway authorities on Monday flagged off a weekly train from Ahmedabad to Lucknow. Another train to UP, bound for Allahabad from the city, will start operating from November 13. These trains, along with a weekly that connects Patna to ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Cook Islands issues commemorative coin of Jainism founder

ism, Cook Islands, an island country in the South Pacific Ocean, today launched a special coin commemorating Jain religion's traditional founder Lord Adinath. Unveiled by Johann Berner of Switzerland's Coin Invest Trust, who are on an India tour, ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
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