Retail woes: Malls shrink in Ahmedabad

AHMEDABAD: The city seems to be living up to its name of being a retail graveyard. Apart from glaring vacant spaces in swanky city malls, the shrunken sizes of supermarkets and hypermarkets seem to be the first visible signs of downturn apart from closure of several malls. Major mall and super/hyper markets like Reliance Mart,…

CM Anandiben Patel lays stone for Ahmedabad Metro

Braving the unseasonal rains and hailstorm, Chief Minister Anandiben Patel performed the ground-breaking ceremony of the first phase of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project at Mahadevnagar in Vastral area here on Saturday evening. State ministers Nitin Patel and Pradeepsinh Jadeja also joined her in the function. Chief Minister Patel reached behind scheduled time at the function…

Jet Airways announce first international flight from Ahmedabad

AHMEDABAD: Jet Airways will enhance international connectivity with the introduction of a new direct daily linking Ahmedabad, a key business and tourist destination with Abu Dhabi, UAE’s commercial capital, effective March 29, 2015. As part of the airline’s plan to enhance global connectivity from India’s emerging metros, the introduction of this new service will allow…

Air show draws crowd in Ahmedabad

People in large numbers gathered at the Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad to see airplanes perform aerobatics as part of the Gujarat Aero Conclave. The airplanes performed stunning aerial displays and the ballet of the moving aircrafts, brightening up the skies of the city on Thursday. People were amazed to see the stunts and the formations…