Ahmedabad News Roundup| Evacuations and train cancellations amid heavy rain to new GPU Bill & more

Ahmedabad News Roundup| Evacuations and train cancellations amid heavy rain to new GPU Bill & more

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From flood-like situations, locals' evacuations and train cancellations due to heavy rainfall, the announcement of the Gujarat Public Universities Bill and the launch of PVR Inox's multiplex at Himalaya Mall, stay updated about all that's happening in Ahmedabad and Gujarat at this Ahmedabad News Roundup.

Flood-like situation grips rain-soaked Gujarat

Southern and central Gujarat have been grappling with relentless rain. Rainfall with the overflow of many key dams has triggered a flood-like crisis. In response, nearly 10,000 individuals were safely evacuated across five districts, with close to 200 requiring rescue from waterlogged areas.

Ahmedabad itself received a substantial 84mm of rain by 8 pm on Sunday, resulting in widespread water logging throughout the city.

Revolutionary changes in state education: New Gujarat Public Universities Bill

The Gujarat Public Universities (GPU) Bill, formerly known as the Gujarat Common University Bill, has passed through the Gujarat Assembly. This legislation seeks to streamline governance for all 11 state universities, including institutions like Gujarat University and Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad University. While the governor will continue to serve as the chancellor for 10 universities, Shubhangini Raje Gaekwad is set to assume the role of chancellor for MS University.

Narmada River crosses danger level: Halt in Mumbai-Ahmadabad trains

Heavy rainfall in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh has pushed the Narmada river past its danger level, necessitating the temporary suspension of train services passing through Bharuch and Ankleshwar stations. Commuters faced significant delays, and several train routes had to be canceled due to these unforeseen circumstances.

PVR Inox launches 5-Screen Multiplex at Himalaya Mall

PVR Inox has launched its 5-screen multiplex at Ahmedabad's Himalaya Mall. With a total seating capacity of 1,102, complete with celebrity recliners, this multiplex will offer 4K laser projection system, Dolby 7.1 sound setup, and 3D viewing experience powered by Volfoni's smart crystal diamond solution.

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