Speaking at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, Birla said, up until now the group's investments in Gujarat "are of over Rs 30,000 crore and counting".
Key indices Sensex gained 1%, Nifty 0.6% and Nifty Bank rose 1%. Nifty ended below 10800, Sensex below 36000 level.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has agreed to Home Minister Rajnath Singh's request to acquire 300 acres of land in the state and give it to the Centre for constructing barbed wire fencing along the India-Bangladesh border, officials said.
Essar Steel India Ltd sought a liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo on an online trading platform this week, three industry sources said.
The Centre has released over Rs 113 crore to six border states as part of its plan to ameliorate the problems of people living in these isolated locations, officials.
Three lakh first-year college students in Gujarat will get tablet computers worth Rs 11,000 for a token sum of Rs 1,000, said Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Saturday.
In a departure from the practice of its judgments and orders being available in English language only, the Supreme Court is planning to have them translated, to start with, in Hindi, which may later extend to vernacular languages.
Pitching for building a Ram temple in Ayodhya at the earliest, the RSS said the government should enact a law to acquire the land for the construction, just like Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel had rebuilt the Somnath temple in Gujarat.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel on his birth anniversary and recalled his contribution to the country's unification post independence.
This year's annual conference of directors general and inspectors general of police will be held at the site of the 182-metre statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat, officials said.