Ahmedabad News Roundup | India's biggest mall for the city, Ahmedabad-Ayodhya flight & more

Ahmedabad News Roundup | India's biggest mall for the city, Ahmedabad-Ayodhya flight & more

Read about the latest news and updates trending in the city of Ahmedabad on January 11.

From IIM Ahmedabad's plans to establish first overseas centre in Dubai this year to the 221-meter-long flower of AMC's 11th annual flower show achieving Guinness Record, read on to know more about the latest trending Ahmedabad news highlights.

LuLu Group touted to construct India's Biggest Mall in Ahmedabad

Retail giant LuLu Group, headquartered in the UAE, is set to develop country's largest mall in Ahmedabad. LuLu Group currently has 6 operational malls in cities including Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Bengaluru, Lucknow and Coimbatore. With construction kicking off this year itself, the project promises to be a landmark development in the retail landscape of Gujarat.

IIM Ahmedabad to expand its reach by setting up an overseas branch in Dubai

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) is now poised to extend its presence to Arab nations with the establishment of an IIMA Dubai center.

This will mark the premium institute's first overseas branch, building upon the foundation laid in 2019 at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) for executive education programs. The Dubai center is set to offer customized programs starting from April.

Ahmedabad-Ayodhya flights operational from today

Following the grand inauguration of Ayodhya's Maharishi Valmiki International Airport, the first flight has now taken off from Ahmedabad to Ayodhya. The direct flight operated by Indigo took about 2 hours to reach its destination. This new flight route aims to provide seamless access to the devotees visiting the Ram Temple.

Ahmedabad bags Guinness record for longest flower wall displayed at flower show

The 221-meter-long flower wall which was displayed at AMC's 11th annual flower show achieved a new Guinness World Record this Wednesday. The record for being 'The longest structure made using flowers' surpassed the previous record held by a 166.15-meter-long structure.

The flower show, which commenced on December 30, drew an impressive 7.6 lakh visitors.

In a first, Arizona State University to offer Gujarati language based training programme

Under an MoU which was signed between Gujarat's CM and Arizona State University, the varsity will launch a Gujarati version of an entrepreneurship training programme. The course which is to be offered under offline mode was announced during the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2024 kicked off on Wednesday.

Three-match T20 series between India and Afghanistan cricket teams to start today

The first match of the three-match T20 cricket series between India and Afghanistan is set to commence today at Mohali's International Stadium. This series marks the first-ever white-ball contest between the two teams. Indian team captain Rohit Sharma will be participating in today's game, with Virat Kohli expected to join the series from the second match onwards.

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