• 49 per cent of November Covid deaths in 8 days 30 Nov 2020 04:44 123 patients succumb to Covid-19 between Nov 22 and 29, of which 16 were on Sunday; daily cases dip with 1,564 persons testing positive for the infection in 24 hours; Ahmedabad reports 345 cases, its overall tally likely to cross 50k mark today Daily cases …
  • Contract award: Harmony Holdings sets up 10-person investigative committee 30 Nov 2020 02:36   • To review controversial contract awarded to BOTAD in 2010 • HADC to remit millions as returns of investment for the first time since 2012   Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Harmony Holdings Limited, Mallam Abdullahi Abdulmajeed …
  • Tests drop but cases peak in Gujarat 27 Nov 2020 03:55 From highest-ever 91.4k Covid tests on Wednesday, daily testing dropped to 70.8k on Thursday; 361cases in A’bad Covid-19 cases in Gujarat hit a fresh peak for the second consecutive day, with 1,560 persons testing positive in 24 hours. Ironically, a total …
  • Botad doctor held for ‘illegal’ delivery of 28-week pregnant teen 26 Nov 2020 23:33 The Damnagar police arrested Dr. Paresh Shravan for conducting ‘illegal’ deliveryRajkot: Nearly a year after body of a baby born prematurely was found buried in a farm of Lathi taluka in Amreli district, the police on Thursday arrested a doctor from Dhasa …
  • Gujarat govt withdraws rioting case involving Cong MLA, Patidar quota stir leaders 26 Nov 2020 01:21 The move comes around two months after the Supreme Court ordered expeditious disposal of cases involving sitting and former lawmakers in the country. (Representational)Congress MLA Lalit Vasoya and his former colleagues in the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti …
  • Mystery shrouds death of four farm labourers 25 Nov 2020 23:36 Rajkot: Four farm labourers from Panchmahal district have died under mysterious circumstances in Botad government hospital since Tuesday evening. Police suspect some kind of poisoning or consuming spurious liquor as possible reasons for the death. They had …
  • Hundreds gather at energy minister’s get-together in Botad 23 Nov 2020 01:28 Sneh milan progarmmeRajkot: Despite spiralling coronavirus cases across Gujarat, hundreds of BJP workers gathered at the Botad circuit house for ‘sneh milan’ programme presided by state energy minister Saurabh Patel. Social distancing was clearly not …
  • Gujarat sees highest daily tally of Covid cases, at 1,420 20 Nov 2020 18:08 As Ahmedabad and some other cities of the state went under night curfew, Gujarat on Friday saw the highest daily spike of coronavirus cases, at 1,420, taking its tally to 1,94,402, while the death toll rose to 3,837 as seven more succumbed. The rising …
  • Gujarat records 1,125 more coronavirus cases, 7 deaths 17 Nov 2020 17:07 Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 1,125 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,90,361, while the death toll climbed to 3,815 with seven more succumbing. In November so far, the state has added 17,417 cases at a daily average of 1,024. A total of 1,116 …
  • 1,152 new cases take Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,86,116 15 Nov 2020 03:21 Gujarat on Friday reported 1,152 new Covid-19 cases out of the 53,967 samples tested, taking its coronavirus tally to 1,86,116, while six deaths in the past 24 hours took the state’s Covid death toll to 3,791. Continuing the trend, Ahmedabad reported the …
  • Man clubs younger brother to death in Gadhada 13 Nov 2020 22:48 Rajkot: A man was booked for allegedly clubbing his younger brother to death in Gadhada of Botad district on Thursday night. Police said the accused, Mangaru Bhisariya (45), had hit his younger brother Kishor Bhisariya (40) with a bat over hurling abuses …
  • Gujarat bypolls: BJP romps home with all 8 seats at Congress's expense 11 Nov 2020 11:12 Ahmedabad: The victory of the ruling BJP in the eight seats in the Gujarat Assembly for which bypolls were held recently came at the expense of the Congress, which has seen a steady erosion in its base since notching up 77 seats in the Assembly elections …
  • Gujarat Bypoll Results 2020: Early trends give BJP lead in seven out of eight seats 10 Nov 2020 06:56 Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in seven out of eight assembly seats of Gujarat where bypolls were held earlier this month, according to early trends. In Baroda, Congress candidate Indu Raj is currently leading over BJP's Yogeshwar Dutt. …
  • Gujarat: BJP names 39 presidents for its city, district units 10 Nov 2020 00:36 Senior BJP leaders were consulted before the names were announced, said Paatil.The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday named the presidents of its 39 city and district units across Gujarat, many of them being new appointees. The the first major …
  • Counting of votes for Gujarat bypolls on Tuesday 09 Nov 2020 08:15 Ahmedabad: The popularity of former Congress MLAs who joined the BJP will be decided when votes polled for by-elections to eight Assembly constituencies in Gujarat will be counted on Tuesday. The counting will begin at 8 am on Tuesday at eight centres set …
  • Zero Covid cases in 4 districts, Gujarat tally over 1.76 lakh 04 Nov 2020 22:03 Temperature being taken of a woman by medical professionals (Representational)AT LEAST 975 fresh coronavirus cases were recorded across the state Wednesday even as four districts reported zero infections, a bulletin released by the state health department …
  • Bypolls 2020 Live Updates: MP voters know that CM Chouhan has just lied in 6 months, says Kamal Nath 03 Nov 2020 12:53 As many as 565 auxiliary polling stations, 8,000 PPE kits, 21 lakh hand gloves and health teams for each of the polling stations were among the measures put in place on Monday, the eve of by-elections to eight Assembly constituencies amid the Covid-19 …
  • Gujarat bypolls: 8,000 PPE kits, voting facility for Covid patients 03 Nov 2020 00:06 There are 18.75 lakh eligible voters in eight constituencies where bypolls will be held on Tuesday. (Representational)As many as 565 auxiliary polling stations, 8,000 PPE kits, 21 lakh hand gloves and health teams for each of the polling stations were …
  • Gujarat bypolls: Voting in eight seats on Tuesday with COVID-19 norms 02 Nov 2020 13:21 AHMEDABAD: Voting for bypolls to eight Assembly seats in Gujarat will be held from 7 am to 6 pm on Tuesday and authorities are taking various steps to check the spread of COVID-19 during polling, officials said on Monday. A total of 81 candidates are in …
  • Gujarat records 1,021 new coronavirus cases, six deaths 25 Oct 2020 09:09 Gandhinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday saw 1,021 more coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,66,254, while the death toll rose to 3,682 with six more succumbing. In October so far, the state has added 27,679 Covid cases at a daily average of 1, …
  • Gujarat: BJP suspends three over filing papers against party nominees 21 Oct 2020 23:56 This is second instance when Paatil, after taking over as the BJP chief in August this year, has taken swift action against those party workers who have refused to toe the party line (Representational)THE BJP on Wednesday suspended one of its councillors …
  • L&T Construction bags large contracts under its various business divisions 21 Oct 2020 05:23 The construction arm of L&T has secured orders from prestigious clients for its varied businesses. The Commercial and Residential Spaces arm of Buildings & Factories business has won orders from a reputed developer to construct a residential …
  • Gujarat assembly bypoll: Congress announces candidates for 5 seats 12 Oct 2020 21:44 (From left) Jayantilal Patel, Dr Shantilal Sanghani, Mohan Solanki, Suresh Kotadiya and Kiritsinh Jadeja.A doctor, a builder, a factory owner and a farmer are among the candidates announced by Congress for five of the eight Assembly constituencies in …
  • Five Congress turncoats in BJP’s list for Assembly bypolls in Gujarat 11 Oct 2020 20:52 All the eight bypolls were necessitated owing to the resignations of Congress MLAs from the respective constituencies.The BJP on Sunday declared seven candidates for the by-elections to eight Gujarat Assembly constituencies scheduled for next month. Five …
  • BJP fields five former Congress MLAs for Gujarat byelections 11 Oct 2020 13:21 Ahmedabad: All the five former Congress MLAs who joined the BJP earlier this year after resigning as legislators have been fielded by the saffron party in Gujarat for bypolls in their respective Assembly seats. By-elections will be held on November 3 in …
  • Sunday saw lowest fatality count 05 Oct 2020 15:57 The last time Gujarat reported a figure lower than this was on April 25 when there were 6 deaths; death toll nears 3.5kmark; 1,302 fresh cases of infection; Gandhinagar reports 60 cases, its highest ever; 283 cases in Surat, 191 in Ahmedabad Gujarat …
  • 1,343 new cases take Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,41,398 03 Oct 2020 18:04 Gandhinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,343 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s coronavirus tally to 1,41,398, while 12 more deaths in the past 24 hours mounted its Covid death toll to 3,490. As many as 57,065 tests were conducted inthe …
  • Guj: BJP workers play garba in Bhavnagar 27 Sep 2020 15:25 The event lasted for more than two hours but there was no police seen asking them not to violate social distancing normsRAJKOT: The Gujarat government may have decided not to organize Navratri this year but it seems BJP workers don’t listen to the orders …
  • Gujarat: Over 1,400 fresh Covid cases in state, tally nears 1.32 lakh 26 Sep 2020 22:35 Written by Express News Express | Ahmedabad | September 27, 2020 3:17:17 am Among the Saurashtra districts, Amreli crossed 2,000 cases while Rajkot continues to report over 150 cases each day, with the cumulative case tally crossing 9,300. ( …
  • 1,417 new cases take Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,31,808 26 Sep 2020 19:37 Gandhinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,417 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s cornavirus tally to 1,31,808, while 13 deaths in the past 24 hours mounted the state’s death toll to 3,409. Ahmedabad and Surat reported three deaths each, …
  • 4 cases of Congo fever reported in state, 1 dead 23 Sep 2020 23:05 Written by Sohini Ghosh | Ahmedabad | September 24, 2020 4:09:49 am Gujarat had first reported cases of CCHF in 2011, according to the World Health Organisation, which was also the first documented case in the country. (Representational)Four cases of …
  • Gujarat HC permits 14-yr-old girl to terminate her 14-week pregnancy 21 Sep 2020 16:06 A division bench of the Gujarat High Court permitted termination of a 14-week pregnancy of a 14-year-old girl from Botad who was allegedly kidnapped and raped in May this year. The parents of the minor child moved a habeas corpus petition before the …
  • Gujarat sees 1,407 new Covid cases, 17 more deaths 20 Sep 2020 19:54 Gandhinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Gujarat on Sunday saw 1,407 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,23,337, while the death toll rose to 3,322 as 17 more patients succumbed. In twenty days of September, the state has added 26,902 cases at an average of 1, …
  • Highest single day spike takes Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,21,930 19 Sep 2020 18:19 Gandhinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,432 new Covid-19 cases, the highest in a day so far, taking the state’s coronavirus tally to 1,21,930, while 16 deaths in the last 24 hours mounted the state’s death toll to 3,305. A total of 61,432 …
  • Guj sees new high daily Covid tally, recoveries cross 1 lakh 18 Sep 2020 17:38 Gandhinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Gujarat on Friday saw its highest daily spike of coronavirus cases, with 1,410 new infections taking its tally to 1,20,498 while the death toll rose to 3,289 as 16 more patients succumbed. In September so far, the state has added …
  • Gujarat reports highest single day spike of 1,379 Covid cases 17 Sep 2020 19:59 Gandhinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Gujarat recorded the highest single day spike in Covid-19 with 1,379 cases, taking the tally to 1,19,088, while 14 more deaths pushed the toll to 3,273, health officials said on Thursday. Surat reported 280 cases, Ahmedabad 171 …
  • Rajkot sees no respite from Covid 16 Sep 2020 04:27 With over 2,100 active cases, Rajkot has 3rd highest number of Covid cases in Gujarat; RMC chief tests positive, too The rate at which coronavirus cases is rising in Rajkot is alarming. With 2,180 total active cases as of Monday night, Rajkot has the third …
  • Gujarat’s Covid tally rises to 1,16,345, death toll at 3,247 15 Sep 2020 17:12 Gandhinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) Gujarat recorded 1,349 more coronavirus cases on Tuesday, sending its tally up to 1,16,345 while 17 more patients succumbed, taking the death toll to 3,247. In September so far, Gujarat has added 19,910 new cases at a daily …
  • Gujarat sees 1,326 new Covid cases, 15 more deaths 13 Sep 2020 17:38 Gandhinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) Gujarat recorded 1,326 more coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking its tally to 1,13,662, while the death toll rose to 3,213 with 15 more patients succumbing. In September so far, the state has added 17,227 more cases, at a daily …
  • Highest single-day spike takes Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,12,336 12 Sep 2020 17:18 Gandhinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported the highest single-day spike on 1,365 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s coronavirus tally to 1,12,336, while 15 fatalities in the last 24 hours took the state’s death toll to 3,198. Gujarat has …
  • Gujarat receives rainfall after a break of 10 days 12 Sep 2020 00:07 People cross a road amid heavy rain at Jashoda Nagar in Ahmedabad on Friday. (Photo by Nirmal Harindran)Various parts of Gujarat witnessed heavy rain on Friday after around ten days. Talod in Sabarkantha district recorded highest rainfall of 109 mm in …
  • Gujarat records 1,344 new Covid cases, 16 more deaths 11 Sep 2020 18:58 Gandhinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Gujarat on Friday recorded 1,344 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,10,971, while the death toll rose to 3,183 as 16 more patients succumbed. In September so far, Gujarat has added 14,536 cases with a daily average of 1 …
  • Gujarat sees 1,295 new Covid cases, 13 more deaths 08 Sep 2020 18:33 Gandhinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Gujarat saw 1,295 fresh Covid cases on Tuesday, taking its tally to 1,06,966, while the death toll rose to 3,136 as 13 more patients succumbed. In September so far, the state has seen 10,531 cases with a daily average of 1,316. …
  • Gujarat records 1,330 more Covid cases, 15 new deaths 07 Sep 2020 18:07 Gandhinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Gujarat recorded 1,330 coronavirus cases on Monday, taking its tally to 1,05,671 while the death toll reached 3,123 as 15 more patients succumbed. In seven days of September, the state has seen 9,236 cases at a daily average of 1, …
  • Gujarat sees new high of 1,335 Covid cases, 14 more deaths 06 Sep 2020 19:49 Gandhinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Gujarat recorded another spike of coronavirus cases with 1,335 new cases on Sunday taking its tally to 1,04,341, while the death toll rose to 3,108 as 14 more patients succumbed. In September so far, the state has recorded 7,906 …
  • Gujarat’s Covid tally reaches 1,03,006 : Officials 05 Sep 2020 19:38 Gandhinagar, Sep 6 (IANS) The Covid-19 cases in Gujarat rose to 1,03,006 cases, with the addition of the daily spike of 1,311 cases, health officials said. Surat reported 277 cases and Ahmedabad saw 167 cases coming up. The number of positive cases are …
  • Gujarat Covid-19 tally at 1,01,695, toll reaches 3,078 04 Sep 2020 19:18 Gandhinagar, Sep 5 (IANS) Gujarat’s corona cases rose to 1,01,695 with the addition of 1,320 cases on Friday while the toll reached 3,078 as 14 more succumbed. During August, the state had seen 35,002 positive cases with a daily average of 1,129 cases, …
  • Gujarat sees another spike in Covid cases, tally crosses 97K 01 Sep 2020 20:43 Gandhinagar, Sep 2 (IANS) Gujarat on Tuesday saw its highest spike of coronavirus cases so far, with 1,310 more cases taking its tally to 97,745 while the death toll rose to 3,036 with 14 more deaths. In August, the state had recorded 35,002 cases, with a …
  • Incessant rains: 5,000 people shifted to safer places in Bharuch and Vadodara districts 31 Aug 2020 20:19 As heavy rains continued in various parts of Gujarat, 5,000 people were shifted to safer places in Bharuch and Vadodara districts after several villages were flooded due to the rise in the level of the Narmada. While 20 people have died in rain-related …
  • 1,280 new Covid cases push Gujarat’s tally to 96,435 31 Aug 2020 19:32 Gandhinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) Gujarat has reported 1,280 new Covid-19 cases pushing the total tally to 96,435, health officials said on Monday. As many as 14 more fatalities were reported, taking the overall toll in the state to 3,022. Surat reported 257 cases …
  • 55.36% students want exams to be postponed: Ahmedabad Mirror survey 31 Aug 2020 01:49 AHMEDABAD: Anxious students, a government at the Centre that refuses to budge and a joint opposition moving the Supreme Court raising health and safety concerns of the students - the controversy surrounding the Joint Entrance Exams (JEE) and the National …
  • Two labourers crushed to death under marble sheets 30 Aug 2020 20:37 According to the state relief department, Panchabhai Dharjiya, 70, a resident of Dharpipla village in Ranpur taluka in Botad, died when a wall of his kutcha house fell on him. Dharjiya was rushed to hospital where he was declared dead. (Representational) …
  • Gujarat’s Covid toll crosses 3K, cases rise above 95K 30 Aug 2020 20:24 Gandhinagar, Aug 31 (IANS) Gujarat’s death toll due to coronavirus crossed the 3,000 mark with 17 more deaths on Sunday to reach 3,008, while the state recorded 1,272 more cases to take its tally to 95,155. During August so far, the state has seen 33,722 …
  • 14 deaths in 2 days as heavy rain continues in Gujarat 30 Aug 2020 20:11 According to the state relief department, Panchabhai Dharjiya, 70, a resident of Dharpipla village in Ranpur taluka in Botad, died when a wall of his kutcha house fell on him. Dharjiya was rushed to hospital where he was declared dead. (Representational) …
  • Gujarat reports higest single day spike of 1,282 Covid cases 29 Aug 2020 18:10 Gandhinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported the highest single day spike of 1,282 Covid cases, taking the state’s tally to 93,883, while 13 more deaths took the total number of fatalities to 2,991, health officials said. Hotspot Surat reported …
  • Amreli and Bhavnagar tackle rising cases amid reverse migration of labour force 29 Aug 2020 13:50 Written by Sohini Ghosh | Ahmedabad | Published: August 29, 2020 6:48:20 pm Until mid-July, the district was testing 60 samples on an average.As Gujarat inches towards one lakh cases, districts such as Amreli and Bhavnagar have been faced with the …
  • New deadline set for delayed projects by Western Railway in Saurashtra 27 Aug 2020 23:10 The officials added that they had revised the target of completing these projects by December, 2022 and March, 2021, respectively. (Representational)TWO MAJOR projects of Western Railway in Saurashtra — the Surendranagar-Rajkot double tracking and the …
  • Gujarat: 12 colleges identified to be converted into universities 27 Aug 2020 02:16 Written by Ritu Sharma | Ahmedabad | Published: August 27, 2020 4:57:39 am Though this would be developed over time, initial process has commenced, said Principal Secretary, Education, Anju Sharma.  AFTER several deliberations and discussions with …
  • Gujarat’s Covid tally crosses 90K, death toll 2,930 26 Aug 2020 18:01 Gandhinagar, Aug 26 (IANS) Gujarat on Wednesday reported 1,197 new Covid-19 cases, taking the states coronavirus tally past the 90,000-mark to 90,139 while 17 deaths in the last 24 hours took the states death toll to 2,947. In August, Gujarat has reported …
  • Gujarat’s Covid tally rises to 88,942, death toll at 2,930 25 Aug 2020 17:41 Gandhinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 1,096 new coronavirus cases to take its tally to 88,942, while its toll reached 2,930 with 20 more deaths. During August so far, the state has seen 27,509 new cases, with the daily average well above …
  • Alert issued for 108 dams as state gets over 94 per cent rain this year 23 Aug 2020 21:33 A waterlogged street at Saraspur area in Ahmedabad after incessant rain. (Express Photo)With rivers and lakes overflowing after heavy rain pounded parts of Gujarat on Sunday, high alert has been issued for 108 out of 205 dams in the state, while a warning …
  • Gujarat records 1,101 more Covid cases, 14 deaths 23 Aug 2020 20:52 Gandhinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Gujarat saw 1,101 more coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking its tally to 86,779, while the death toll rose to 2,897 as 14 more succumbed to the disease. In August, the state has been seeing a daily average of over 1,100 cases to …
  • Gujarat reports 1,212 fresh Covid cases, tally at 85,678 22 Aug 2020 17:12 Gandhinagar, Aug 22 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,212 new Covid-19 cases taking the state’s tally to 85,678, health officials said. The overall death toll in the state mounted to 2,883 with 14 more fatalities. The total number of recoveries in the …
  • Record spike takes Gujarat’s Covid tally to 84,466 21 Aug 2020 17:48 Gandhinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) Gujarat on Friday reported a record 1,024 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 84,466, while the death toll reached 2,869 after 14 more succumbed to the deadly virus. On a positive note, the state also registered …
  • Covid-19 effect: Demand for pulse oximeters, infrared thermometers rise on Snapdeal, Flipkart 20 Aug 2020 13:56 Written by Sneha Saha | Kolkata | Published: August 20, 2020 5:03:43 pm Flipkart has witnessed nearly 23x increase in demand for pulse oximeters and a 26x increase in demand for infrared thermometers. (Express Photo: Karanveer Singh Arora)Covid-19 has …
  • Gujarat’s Covid toll crosses 2,800, tally nears 80K 17 Aug 2020 16:35 Gandhinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) Gujarat’s Covid toll rose to 2,802 with 15 more deaths on Monday, while the state recorded 1,033 new cases to take its tally to 79,816. Meanwhile, 1,083 patients were discharged, taking the total number of recoveries so far to 62 …
  • Gujarat sees 1,120 more Covid cases, 20 deaths 16 Aug 2020 19:39 Gandhinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) Gujarat on Sunday recorded 1,120 new Covid cases, taking its tally to 78,783, while the toll rose to 2,787 with 20 more deaths. Meanwhile, 989 patients were discharged, taking the total number of recoveries to 61,496. The state …
  • Gujarat: 2 persons die, 1,750 people evacuated, 225 roads closed 14 Aug 2020 22:53 Heavy waterlogging in the old city area of Vadodara. (Photo by Bhupendra Rana)Thirteen teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed across Gujarat as widespread rainfall inundated several parts of the state on Friday and the …
  • 6 killed, close shave for bus passengers as rain lashes Gujarat 13 Aug 2020 22:36 Surat experienced waterlogging after heavy rain lashed the city on Thursday. (Photo by Hanif Malek)SEVEN deaths due to heavy rain were reported in state, while six persons have been rescued and another 115 evacuated on August 12 and 13. Of these, one death …
  • Gujarat records 1,118 new Covid cases, 23 more deaths 11 Aug 2020 20:50 Gandhinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) Gujarat’s coronavirus tally reached 73,238 on Tuesday with 1,118 new cases and the death toll rose to 2,697 with 23 fresh fatalities. Meanwhile, a total of 1,140 patients were discharged on Tuesday, taking the total number to 56, …
  • Gujarat reports 1,056 new Covid cases, tally at 72,120 10 Aug 2020 16:54 Gandhinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Gujarat reported 1,056 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the state’s tally to 72,120, while the death toll reached 2,674 with 20 fresh fatalities, health officials said. As many as 1,138 patients were discharged on Monday, …
  • Gujarat’s COVID-19 tally breaches 70K mark; toll climbs to 2,654 09 Aug 2020 16:34 Gandhinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) Gujarat’s COVID-19 tally breached the 70,000 mark on Sunday as 1,078 fresh cases were reported, while 25 more deaths took the toll to 2,654, health officials said. The state”s total number of cases was at 71,064 following the …
  • Gujarat sees 1,101 more Covid cases, Surat stays in lead 08 Aug 2020 20:27 Gandhinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) Gujarat recorded 1,101 fresh coronavirus cases on Saturday, sending its tally up to 69,986, while 23 more deaths took its toll to 2,629. The state has recorded 8,553 cases so far this month, averaging a daily count of over 1,000 …
  • State, AMA in war of words over testing 07 Aug 2020 04:17 In response to AMA’s PIL seeking more testing and labs in all districts, State govt accused it of seeking personal gains; AMA rubbished allegations; meanwhile, HC sought reply from State over absence of labs in 11 districts The Gujarat government and the …
  • Gujarat records 1,020 new COVID-19 cases as tally nears 66,000 mark; 25 die, 898 recover 04 Aug 2020 21:51 By PTI AHMEDABAD: Gujarat reported 1,020 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking its COVID-19 tally to 65,704, while 25 more patients succumbed to the infection, 11 of them in Surat, the state health department said. With 25 more patients dying due to the …
  • Cases in Gujarat drop to lowest in fortnight 04 Aug 2020 03:13 1,009 cases reported in state on Monday, which is the lowest since 998 on July 20; death toll crosses 2,500-mark with 22 more deaths Monday saw a sharp turn in the trend of emergence of new Covid-19 cases in Gujarat. A total of 1,009 new cases were …
  • 1,009 new cases take Gujarat's COVID-19 tally near 65,000 mark, Ahmedabad's largest mall sealed 03 Aug 2020 20:27 By PTI AHMEDABAD: Gujarat reported 1,009 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking its tally to 64,684, while the death toll crossed the 2,500-mark, the state health department said. With 22 COVID-19 patients dying in the last 24 hours, statewide fatalities …
  • 1,009 new cases take Gujarat’s Covid tally to 63,675 03 Aug 2020 18:48 Gandhinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) Gujarat on Monday reported 1,009 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 64,684, while 22 people succumbed to the dreaded virus in the last 24 hours, mounting the state’s death toll to 2,509. On the positive side, 974 …
  • Covid: 5 dists see new high; 4 in Saurashtra 03 Aug 2020 03:29 Highest-ever cases of Covid-19 in Rajkot (94), Bhavnagar (72), Jamnagar (52) and Devbhumi Dwarka (13); cases in Surat (rural) drop to lowest in a month; 155 cases in Ahmedabad district Gujarat reported more than 1,101for the sixth consecutive day with 1, …
  • Gujarat’s Covid tally rises to 63,675, death toll to 2,487 02 Aug 2020 19:58 Gandhinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) Gujarat saw 1,101 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking its total to 63,675, while the death toll rose to 2,487 with 22 patients succumbing. The state recorded 28,795 cases during July, and in the first two days of August, 2,237 …
  • 1,136 new cases push Gujarat’s Covid tally to 62,574 01 Aug 2020 18:36 Gandhinagar, Aug 1 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,136 new Covid-19 cases, taking the states tally to 62,574, while 24 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 2,465, health officials said. On the positive side, 875 persons were discharged on …
  • RS polls: 17 Guj Cong MLAs moved to Botad 10 Jun 2020 14:12
  • Rajya Sabha polls: Gujarat Congress shifts 17 MLAs from Rajkot resort to Botad 10 Jun 2020 12:01
  • Rajya Sabha polls: Gujarat Congress shifts 17 MLAs from Rajkot resort to Botad 10 Jun 2020 11:54 Ahead of the June 19 Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, the opposition Congress on Wednesday shifted 17 of its MLAs from a resort in Rajkot to a farmhouse near Gadhada town of Botad district, a party leader said. Fearing poaching, the party had shifted its …
  • Eight held for 16 tonne sand theft from riverbed in Botad 05 Jun 2020 00:42 The illegal sand theft was being carried out on the bank of Bhadar River in Paliad of Botad district Rajkot: Eight persons were arrested for the alleged theft of 16 tonne sand from the bank of Bhadar River in Paliad of Botad district on Thursday. Police …
  • Bihar workers hold rally in Botad 16 May 2020 00:00 Around 400 labourers from Bihar held a rally in Botad town on Friday, demanding immediate arrangements for them to travel back to their natives. Before situation could get out of hand, the police stopped them at a market and convinced them to wait for …
  • Seven new cases in Botad, all from community spread 07 May 2020 00:45 Health workers examine people in Bhavnagar on Wednesday Rajkot: Seven new Covid positive cases were registered in Botad on Wednesday taking the tally to 48. All the new cases are close contacts of persons who had earlier tested positive and were kept under …
  • Eight positive in Botad 05 May 2020 23:10
  • Covid-19 woman from Botad gives birth to healthy baby 28 Apr 2020 09:22
  • No new cases in Rajkot, two +ve in Botad 24 Apr 2020 02:20
  • Tablighi Jamaat member sneaks into Botad, held 24 Apr 2020 02:20
  • 80-year-old man dies of coronavirus in Botad 17 Apr 2020 00:01
  • Gujarat: BJP leaders visit Botad village, hand over compensation to family of Dalit dy sarpanch 22 Jun 2019 21:32 Manji’s widow Geetaben Solanki was handed over a cheque of Rs 4.15 lakh as compensation by the government on Saturday. (File) Three days after the murder of the Dalit deputy sarpanch of Jalila, Manji Solanki, allegedly by a group of upper-caste Kshatriya …
  • Gujarat Botad election results 2017 LIVE UPDATES from Gadhada (SC), Botad constituencies 18 Dec 2017 03:14 Gujarat Botad election results 2017 LIVE UPDATES from Gadhada (SC), Botad constituencies Gujarat Botad election results 2017 LIVE UPDATES from Gadhada (SC), Botad constituencies: The competition since the past two decades never looked this close. Congress …
  • Who is Saurabh Patel, the BJP leader who can steal Hardik’s thunder in Gujarat’s Patidar bastion of Botad 04 Dec 2017 09:53 In Botad, the party has pinned its hopes on Saurabh Patel. Bharatiya Janata Party is facing heat from influential Patidar community in Gujarat. There is an apparent rise in anger amongst Patidar youths against the ruling BJP government for not meeting the …
  • Congress replaces candidate for Botad seat 21 Nov 2017 17:54 Gandinagar: Putting an end to the logjam over the candidate from Botad in the Gujarat assembly elections, the Congress on Tuesday replaced Manhar Patel, an NCP defector, with D.M. Patel. The Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) had objected to Manhar Patel …
  • Narmada water to continue to flow into Botad dams: officials 25 Apr 2017 00:32 Written by Gopal Kateshiya | Rajkot | Published:April 25, 2017 5:12 am   Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated the phase-I pipeline of the SAUNI project by formally releasing Narmada water in Krushnasagar dam on April 17. Bhimdad and Krushnasagar …
  • Days after ‘social boycott’, Botad Dalits flee homes, camp outside revenue official’s office 24 Apr 2017 01:01 Administrative officials, including the social welfare officer of Botad district and subdivisional magistrate of Barwala Jayshree Zaroo, tried to persuade them to return to their homes (Source: Google maps) FOUR DAYS after allegedly facing social boycott, …
  • PM launches projects related to SAUNI Yojana at Botad 17 Apr 2017 18:43 The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today dedicated to the nation, Phase-1 (Link 2) of the SAUNI (Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation) Yojana, at Botad. He also laid the Foundation Stone of Phase 2 (Link 2) of the SAUNI Yojana. Earlier, he welcomed …
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Link-II of SAUNI project in Botad on Monday 16 Apr 2017 16:33 Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PTI Photo) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate phase-I of the Link-II pipeline canal of the ambitious Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI) Yojna in Botad district of Gujarat on Monday. This will be the second …
  • Gujarat: Farmer held for raping 13-year-old for over a year 21 Nov 2020 07:19 Picture used for representational purpose onlyRAJKOT: A 32-year-old married man with two children was arrested on Friday in Gokalpar village of Kalyanpur taluka of Devbhoomi Dwarka district for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl mutiple times in the last …
  • Farmer held for raping 13-year-old for over a year 21 Nov 2020 00:29 Rajkot: A 32-year-old married man with two children was arrested on Friday in Gokalpar village of Kalyanpur taluka of Devbhoomi Dwarka district for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl mutiple times in the last one year. The accused identified as Raja …
  • Eight killed in three accidents during Diwali holidays 20 Nov 2020 00:11 Four persons of one family died after their car went off road and crashed into a tree on Lakhtar Road near Wadhvan townRajkot: The Diwali festivities proved fatal for eight persons who were killed in three separate road accidents reported from Wadhvan in …
  • Gang of five involved in 46 robberies across state busted 11 Nov 2020 23:14 The accused in police custodyRajkot: A gang of five robbers was busted and 46 cases of house break-ins and robberies detected in Junagadh on Wednesday. “We had received a tip-off that a five-member gang of robbers from Dahod district which was hiding near …
  • Rajkot: DCB rescues minor boy year after ‘abduction’; 3 held 19 Sep 2020 20:36 Addressing a press conference, Rajkot city police commissioner Manoj Agarwal said that a woman of Jamnagar district had promised Rs 2 lakh to a couple of Dwarka town if they could abduct the infant boy and hand him over to her. (Representational)Around a …
  • Rajkot division of Western Rly flags off first train carrying industrial salt 05 Sep 2020 00:03 An excavator loads industrial salt in a wagon at Wavaniya station in Morbi district on Friday. (Express Photo)IN A historic development, the Rajkot division of Western Railway (WR) flagged off its first goods train carrying 3,882 tonne of industrial salt …
  • Mukhyamantri Kisan Sahay Yojana: Govt says no farmer entitled for compensation under scheme yet 01 Sep 2020 22:32 Written by Avinash Nair | Ahmedabad | Published: September 2, 2020 2:25:15 am When asked if the farmers have to apply for crop loss under the new scheme, the official said the respective district collectors are monitoring the situation. (Representational) …
  • KP Energy Ltd updates on 250.8 MW wind project 31 Aug 2020 13:00 The company had earlier announced regarding the alignment of KP Energy with CLP India Private Limited ("CLP India") for developing a 250.8 MW wind site at Devbhoomi Dwarka for Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) Tranche - VIII bid. …
  • Gujarat: 12 colleges identified to be converted into universities 27 Aug 2020 02:16 Written by Ritu Sharma | Ahmedabad | Published: August 27, 2020 4:57:39 am Though this would be developed over time, initial process has commenced, said Principal Secretary, Education, Anju Sharma.  AFTER several deliberations and discussions with …
  • Bhanvad lashed by 130mm rain in 2 hours 05 Aug 2020 08:06 A flooded street in a village in Amreli district on Tuesday RAJKOT: After three weeks of lull, torrential rainfall pounded five districts of Saurashtra on Tuesday with Bhanvad town of Devbhumi Dwarka district getting 130mm within just two hours between 4pm …
  • Four of family drown in water-filled pit at stone quarry 26 Jul 2020 01:15 A team from the Khambhalia fire department fished out bodies from the water on Saturday Rajkot: Four persons including three cousins, drowned in the water-filled pit at a stone quarry in Dharampur locality of Khambhalia in Devbhoomi Dwarka district on …
  • Couple end lives in Khambhalia taluka 16 Jul 2020 23:57 Rajkot: Realizing that there was no future to their relationship, a couple ended their lives by consuming pesticides in Goij village of Khambhalia taluka in Devbhoomi Dwarka district on Wednesday night. The deceased were identified as Mahendra Vijhoda (22) …
  • Gujarat: 925 new cases, Covid tally crosses 44k 16 Jul 2020 00:46 Surat reported the highest number of deaths in the state, while Ahmedabad at just two deaths reported its lowest incidence since mid-April. (Representational) Gujarat reported a new high of 925 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, amounting to a total of 44,631 …
  • Hardik Patel is Gujarat Congress working president 11 Jul 2020 20:23 Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at a rally in Gandhinagar with Patidar leader Hardik Patel. (File/Express photo by Javed Raja) Hardik Patel, the Patidar quota agitation leader who joined the Congress ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in the presence …
  • 872 new corona cases in Gujarat, 10,308 active cases 11 Jul 2020 16:55 Gandhinagar, July 11 (IANS) As many as 872 new coronavirus cases took Gujarat’s total tally to 41,027 on Saturday, while 10 more COVID-19 casualties increased the death toll to 2,034. As many as 502 patients were discharged on Saturday, taking the total …
  • Unlock weighing down Saurashtra's 11 10 Jul 2020 16:34 Eleven districts that had seen few cases until June 8have seen a sudden spike in the past one month By Nishchal Sanghavi Unlocking has been far from pleasant for Saurashtra region. Since June 8, when the first phase of Unlock 1 came into effect, Saurashtra …
  • Gujarat: Two persons electrocuted after heavy rain 09 Jul 2020 20:37 A waterlogged street in Makarba area of Ahmedabad on Wednesday. (Photo by Javed Raja) TWO PERSONS were killed after they came in contact with an electric cable which fell to the ground after electric poles fell in heavy rain in Devbhoomi Dwarka on Tuesday …
  • Gujarat rains: Bridge in Junagadh caves in due to heavy downpour. Watch Video 07 Jul 2020 10:19 Image Source : PTI Gujarat rains: Bridge in Junagadh caves in due to heavy downpour in Saurashtra Heavy rains lashed parts of Gujarat on Monday, causing a flood-like situation in some areas, including the Saurashtra region. A nearly 30-year-old bridge over …
  • Low pressure weighs heavily on Gujarat 07 Jul 2020 00:54 Causeway that caved in in Keshod taluka of Junagadhon Monday Rajkot: Flood-like situation prevailed in coastal districts of Saurashtra as the incessant rainfall that began on Sunday left normal life paralysed. Several areas and villages in Amreli, Junagadh …
  • Watch: Lightning, thunderstorms hit Dwarka, Porbandar leading to flood situation 06 Jul 2020 11:58 Image Source : ANI Flooding in parts of Dwarka, Gujarat following heavy rainfall in the region. Heavy rainfall, lightning, thunderstorms lashed parts of Gujarat causing flood situation in Dwarka, Porbandar. One of the regions which witnessed lightning …
  • Heavy rains across Gujarat; several areas in Surat flooded; NDRF on standby 06 Jul 2020 11:58 Image Source : PTI Parts of Gujarat receive heavy rains; 434 mm rainfall in Khambhalia tehsil Several districts in Gujarat witnessed heavy rains on Sunday, with Khambhalia tehsil in Devbhoomi Dwarka district receiving as much as 434 mm rainfall during the …
  • Saurashtra rains: Bridge in Junagadh caves in 06 Jul 2020 11:57 Waterlogging was reported in several parts of Rajkot following heavy rainfall in the city. AHMEDABAD: Heavy rainfall continued in several parts of Saurashtra region on Monday, causing flood- like situation in some areas a day after Khambhalia taluka in …
  • 12 inches rain pounds Khambhalia 06 Jul 2020 01:19 Two struggle to save themselves from an SUV that was swept away in flooded water Rajkot: Two persons were drowned, while one person was struck to death by lightning, as rain continued to pound Saurashtra on the second consecutive day on Sunday. Khambhalia …
  • Gujarat rains: Van swept away in heavy floodwater, 2 people rescued, 1 missing in Rajkot 05 Jul 2020 22:49 Three persons were travelling in Bolero and were crossing the bridge when the lost the control of the van due to strong current. Police say two persons have been saved while rescue operation for the third person is ongoing.Courtesy: Bhupendra Singh via …
  • Heavy rains reported in parts of Gujarat; 434 mm in Khambalia tehsil in day 05 Jul 2020 19:38 By PTI AHMEDABAD: Several districts in Gujarat witnessed heavy rains on Sunday, with Khambhalia tehsil in Devbhoomi Dwarka district receiving as much as 434 mm rainfall during the day, 292 mm between 6 and 8 pm alone, which led to major water-logging, …
  • Saurashtra rains: Man feared drowned in Rajkot 05 Jul 2020 14:55 Saurashtra, of which Rajkot is a part, has received heavy rainfall during the day AHMEDABAD: A man was feared drowned while two others managed to save themselves on Sunday when their pick-up van was swept away due to strong river current on the outskirts …
  • Gandhinagar Covid cases see 200% jump after economy opens 05 Jul 2020 07:03 Written by Sohini Ghosh | Ahmedabad | Published: July 5, 2020 10:47:35 am A top government official said on condition of anonymity that across the state, nearly 100 per cent industrial activity has resumed. The number of coronavirus cases in the state …
  • Lightning kills man as rain pounds Devbhoomi Dwarka 05 Jul 2020 00:35 Children enjoy short spell of rain in Rajkot on Saturday Rajkot: A man was killed by lightning in Shiva village of Bhanwad taluka in Devbhoomi Dwarka district on Saturday. The district recorded heavy rain with thundershowers leading to flooding in several …
  • Doctor duped of Rs 74.57 lakh in online fraud 03 Jul 2020 23:45 Rajkot: A doctor who owns a maternity hospital in Bhanwad of Devbhoomi Dwarka district has lost Rs 74.57 lakh in an online fraud. In his complaint, Dr Nishit Modi claimed he is an active member of a WhatsApp group named ‘Gujarat WhatsApp Group’. He said he …
  • Gujarat: 675 new Covid cases in state, Surat continues its upsurge 02 Jul 2020 01:46 By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara | Updated: July 2, 2020 5:37:10 am Among the 200-odd to test positive in Surat on Wednesday, was a leading diamond merchant, currently undergoing treatment in Kiran hospital. ( …
  • Lightning strikes kill two kids, 5 others in Gujarat 30 Jun 2020 13:58 By PTI AHMEDABAD: Seven persons, including two children, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike in Gujarat's Saurashtra region that witnessed heavy rainfall on Tuesday, police said. A 35-year-old woman and her 12-year-old son were struck …
  • Liquor worth Rs 28L seized; three held 28 Jun 2020 00:56 Rajkot: In two different raids reported from Devbhoomi Dwarka and Bhavnagar districts, police seized as many as 9,204 bottles of Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) woth Rs 27.72 lakh on Friday night. Three bootleggers were arrested in these operations. In …
  • Illegally mined bauxite worth Rs 44L seized 26 Jun 2020 00:09 Rajkot: A total of 3,546 metric tonne illegally excavated bauxite worth Rs 44.32 lakh was seized at Kenedi village of Bhatiya taluka in Devbhoomi Dwarka district on Thursday. “We raided the spot after we received a tip-off about the mineral theft racket in …
  • Gujarat: Ex-BJP MLA ‘assaults’ spiritual leader Morari Bapu, probe on 18 Jun 2020 23:34 Popular spiritual leader and Ram Katha preacher Morari Bapu. (File) Popular spiritual leader and Ram Katha preacher Morari Bapu allegedly faced attempted assault by dismissed BJP MLA Pabubha Manek at Dwarkadheesh temple in Devbhoomi Dwarka district on …
  • Gujarat: Deputy mamlatdar detained for taking Rs 1,000 bribe in 2018 17 Jun 2020 01:36 The PI said that Bloch’s samples have been sent for a Covid-19 test and if the test returns negative, the official will be arrested. “The same officer was caught after he took Rs 8,000 bribe in 2010. Trial is on in the case,” he added. (Representational) …
  • Gujarat: BJP councillor dies of Covid, state tally reaches 23,633 14 Jun 2020 22:43 Ahmedabad Mayor Bijal Patel expressed her condolences to Kanojia’s family in a tweet late night. (Representational) Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s BJP councillor of Bhaipura-Hatkeshwar ward Gayaprasad Kanojia succumbed to coronavirus on Sunday. He was …
  • Gujarat: Two held for smuggling IMFL worth Rs 2.5 lakh by parcel goods train 04 Jun 2020 03:12 Police are now probing how over 2,200 bottles of IMFL were loaded at Bandra Terminus without any checking. (Representational Photo) Two persons were arrested for smuggling liquor after a Gujarat Railway Police team found 48 boxes with over 2,200 bottles of …
  • Gujarat temples set to reopen for devotees 04 Jun 2020 03:00 For devotees, there is a long list of do's and don'ts which includes no ‘abhishek’ at Somnath temple AHMEDABAD: After being shut to devotees for more than two-and-a- half months due to the coronavirus pandemic, temples across the state like the …
  • 30 stranded in Saudi Arabia seek Guj help 04 Jun 2020 00:17 Vadodara: Around 30 workers from various parts of the state including Vadodara, Godhra and other places in the state are stranded in Saudi Arabia as they got stranded there due to the lockdown. The group had gone to the gulf country for a work assignment …
  • Medicos distribute expired medicines in Ahd 31 May 2020 03:56 Cifadroxil tablets carrying the expiry date of March 2020 AHMEDABAD: Complaints of district medical staff members, who have been engaged for distribution of medicines and attending to fever cases within Covid-19 containment zones of Ahmedabad city, …
  • Farmer leader under home quarantine 28 May 2020 23:39 Pal Ambaliya Rajkot: Kisan Congress leader Pal Ambaliya has been placed under home quarantine at his residence in Hanjadapar village of Khambhalia taluka in Devbhoomi Dwarka district ever since he lodged a complaint against cops for the alleged custodial …
  • Man arrested for strangling wife over cooking food 28 May 2020 23:38 Rajkot: The man who had accused his brother-in-law of murdering his wife turned out to be the murder in Khambhalia of Devbhoomi Dwarka. The accused Sunil Pandavi (33) was arrested on Thursday. Investigation revealed that Sunil allegedly strangled his wife …
  • Youth stabbed to death over affair with married woman in Dwarka village 23 May 2020 01:05 Dinesh Sutania Rajkot: A 20-year-old youth was stabbed to death and two women from the victim’s family were injured following an attack by four persons in Murvasar village of Dwarka taluka in Devbhoomi Dwarka district on Thursday night. The accused were …
  • Puducherry govt cancels orders for ventilators after controversy 21 May 2020 22:44 Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy. (File) Less than 24 hours after the state government conducted a press conference defending ventilators manufactured by Rajkot-based Jyoti CNC, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said that they would cancel …
  • 114 fishermen stranded on boat for two days 16 May 2020 06:56 Navsari administration forces them to stay onboard as they had set off from Okha without being medically screened; also social distancing was not kept; fishermen live without food, water and access to sanitation for two days before being allowed to get off …
  • Covid returns to Kutch, six test positive 12 May 2020 23:52 Rajkot: Six persons in Kutch, all from Anjar taluka, tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday. Five of these six persons had recently returned from Mumbai while one arrested with marijuana two days ago also tested positive. The number of cases in Kutch …
  • Gujarat sees 362 +ve cases, 24 deaths in 24 hrs 12 May 2020 19:19 Fire and emergency services employees spray disinfectant on streets in Ahmedabad. AHMEDABAD: Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 362 positive cases and 24 deaths in 24 hours ending 5 pm. The state also recorded discharge of 466 Covid-19 positive patients. It’s the …
  • Woman ends life as lover refuses to marry her 12 May 2020 02:10 Rajkot: A Dalit woman hanged herself to death in the women’s shelter home of Rajkot after her boyfriend from upper caste refused to marry her. Daksha Chauhan (22) had eloped with her boyfriend Pradeepsih Jadeja (24) on February 27. On March 24, Daksha …
  • Four docs make nCov fight a family affair 10 May 2020 00:55 Dr Jaldeepsinh Gohil Rajkot: Dr Jaldeepsinh Gohil, his wife Dr Urvi Zala and Dr Gohil’s sisters — Dr Puja Gohil and Dr Archana Gohil — are all warriors battling the pandemic across the state in various small and big hospitals. It’s become a Gohil versus …
  • 4L diamond workers apply to go to Saurashtra 09 May 2020 00:59 55,000 workers are expected to travel from Surat in the next 2 days Surat: As mas exodus of diamond workers begins from Surat, the state-run Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation's (GSRTC) is facing an uphill task. This is because as many as 4 lakh …
  • Gujarat: 89% cases from 3 districts, death toll at 163 28 Apr 2020 01:59 Thirty-one persons were on ventilator, according to the state government. (Representational) The districts of Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara together account for around 89 per cent of the total COVID-19 cases in Gujarat till April 26, according to the state …
  • Gujarat’s Covid cases continue rise, tally now 3,548 27 Apr 2020 17:04 Gandhinagar, April 27 (IANS) Gujarat on Monday recorded another 247 positive cases, with Ahmedabad accounting nearly 80 per cent of them, to take the state’s coronavirus tally to 3,548, while 11 more succumbed, taking the death toll to 162. More and more …
  • Gujarat’s concern: Dang has zero Covid, or influenza-like case 22 Apr 2020 22:45 Written by Sohini Ghosh | Ahmedabad | Published: April 23, 2020 1:41:41 am Among the total 6,109 SARI cases notified across private and public health institutions in the state, samples of 5,070 of such cases were taken. The good news is that Dang, which is …
  • Testing times ahead as Gujarat battles Covid-19 08 Apr 2020 07:43 With the state government’s maximum efforts at containing the coronavirus concentrated in five cities, fewer tests in majority of districts may serve as an eye-opener in the days to come; Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara and Bhavnagar districts account …
  • Gujarat: Anti-CAA protests turn violent in Surat, cop injured 30 Jan 2020 01:49 By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara | Published: January 30, 2020 5:04:41 am One policeman was reportedly injured in stone-pelting after which police used mild force to disperse the protesters. Protests against Citizenship …
  • Govt grants Indian Citizenship to Pakistani woman 19 Dec 2019 13:25 Devbhoomi Dwarka (Gujarat) [India], Dec 19 (ANI): In a silver lining for all those worried over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and while debate and protests over the issue are ongoing all across the country, a Pakistani woman granted Indian …
  • 26 farmers committed suicide in 5 yrs: Gujarat govt 11 Dec 2019 05:25 Written by Avinash Nair | Ahmedabad | Updated: December 11, 2019 9:58:19 am Apart from Dangs which recorded 13 deaths during the five-year period, Jamnagar recorded four deaths, while three deaths were recorded in Amreli district. Due to crop failure, a …
  • Boat Capsizes Off Gujarat Coast, 7 Fishermen Missing 09 Dec 2019 19:34 The capsized boat, however, was found floating off Gir Somnath coast (Representational) Porbandar, Gujarat: Seven fishermen remained missing three days after their boat capsized in the Arabian Sea off the Gujarat coast, officials said on Monday. The boat, …
  • Two dead, four fishermen missing as heavy rain continues in Gujarat 29 Sep 2019 22:19 A flooded cotton field in Khokhadadad village of Rajkot district, following very heavy rainfall on Sunday. (Express Photo) At least two persons died and four fishermen went missing as heavy rain continued in Saurashtra and Kutch regions for the second …
  • Gujarat receives heavy rainfall, showers forecast till Oct 2 27 Sep 2019 21:54 Heavy rainfall in Ahmedabad left the proposed venue of the state-organised Navratri celebrations waterlogged on Thursday. Javed Raja Widespread rainfall was reported from a total of 171 talukas, out of the 251 talukas in Gujarat Friday, and it is expected …
  • Gujarat: Cotton or Groundnut — Fibre crop or oilseed? 11 Sep 2019 20:31 Gabhru Der at his cotton fields in Gujarat’s Amreli district. (Express photo: Javed Raja) LEISURELY SURVEYING his cotton field, Gabhru Der wears a smile as the pink and whitish-yellow flowers of the crop sway gently in the morning breeze. Though a couple …
  • Daring locals form human chain to rescue girl from drowning in overflowing river 10 Sep 2019 10:42 This is the incredible moment villagers jump into fast-moving currents to save a girl from drowning. A 12-year-old girl was swept away due to heavy current in Saraswati river at Prachi Teerth of Sutrapada, western India on Friday. Footage taken by …
  • Gujarat: Sowing nears average mark in state, cotton acreage better than mean 05 Sep 2019 01:39 Cotton acreage has already crossed the normal range of 25.86 lh and stands at 26.64 lh. (File) WITH THE state receiving normal rainfall and better spatial distribution of precipitation, farmers have completed sowing in 82.80 lakh hectare (lh) or around 98 …
  • Gujarat: Kharif crop sowing gets a rain boost 09 Aug 2019 20:38 Sowing of Kharif crops in the state starts in June and goes on through August after arrival of south-west monsoon. (Express/Representational) Following the latest spell of rain since the beginning of this month, the sowing in the state has crossed the …
  • Government orders closure of maiden coastal police training academy sanctioned last year 10 Jul 2019 23:03 NEW DELHI: The government has ordered closure of an ambitious project to set up the country's first academy to train police forces in coastal security, owing to what is understood to be financial constraints, official sources said Wednesday. The …
  • Early showers: Saurashtra farmers get a headstart from Cyclone Vayu 20 Jun 2019 01:36 Dhanji Sakariya sowing groundnut at his field in Rajkot’s Baldhoi village. (Express photo: Gopal Kateshiya) Amid a light drizzle, Dhanji Sakariya does not stop sowing groundnut in the five-bigha plot that he tills as a share-cropper. He and his bullocks …
  • Cyclone Vayu likely to hit Gujarat on June 17 15 Jun 2019 10:45 Cyclone Vayu will change its path again and is likely to hit Gujarat’s Kutch on June 17-18, a top official of the Indian Ministry of Earth Sciences said on Friday. The very severe cyclonic storm reduced in intensity and turned into a severe cyclonic storm …
  • Cyclone Vayu to recurve, may hit Kutch next week 14 Jun 2019 23:50 NEW DELHI: Cyclone Vayu will change its path again and is likely to hit Kutch on June 17-18, a top official of the Ministry of Earth Sciences said on Friday. The very severe cyclonic storm will also reduce in intensity and turn into a severe cyclonic storm …
  • India: Sub: Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’ over Northeast & adjoining Eastcentral Arabian Sea TIME OF ISSUE: 1630 HOURS IST DATED: 14.06.2019 14 Jun 2019 14:17 The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’ (pronounced as VAA’YU) over northeast & adjoining eastcentral Arabian Sea moved west-southwestwards with a speed of about 04 kmph in last six hours and lay centred at 1430 hrs IST of today, the 14 th June, 2019 …
  • Cyclone Vayu: Porbandar's historic Bhuteshwar Mahadev temple collapses in gusty winds 14 Jun 2019 04:50 Cyclone Vayu: 150-year-old Bhuteshwar Mahadev temple collapses in Porbandar | Video A portion of Porbandar's Bhuteshwar Mahadev Temple, believed to be 150-year-old, has collapsed due to gusty winds and sea waves triggered by Cyclone Vayu. Just as water …
  • Vayu spares Gujarat, changes course towards Oman 14 Jun 2019 01:04 AHMEDABAD: Sparing Gujarat after changing course, Cyclone Vayu Thursday began moving away from the state coast towards Oman, even as the danger of heavy winds and rain in coastal areas continued, officials said here. Though the "eye of the storm" …
  • Cyclone Vayu spares Gujarat, heads towards Oman 13 Jun 2019 22:10 Ahmedabad: Sparing Gujarat after changing course, Cyclone Vayu on Thursday began moving away from the state coast towards Oman, even as the danger of heavy winds and rain in coastal areas continued, officials said here. Though the “eye of the storm” is …
  • Lord Krishna’s grace, says CM Vijay Rupani as Cyclone Vayu skips Gujarat 13 Jun 2019 21:55 According to the meteorological department, inclement weather would be witnessed across the coastal belt with very high velocity winds, high tides and rainfall. (Express photo by Javed Raja) Very severe cyclonic storm, Vayu, skirted the Gujarat coast and …
  • India: Sub: Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’ over Northeast & adjoining Eastcentral Arabian Sea: Cyclone Warning for Gujarat Coast: Orange Message TIME OF ISSUE: 1700 HOURS IST DATED: 13.06.2019 13 Jun 2019 14:44 The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’ (pronounced as VAA’YU) over northeast & adjoining eastcentral Arabian Sea moved northwestwards with a speed of about 07 kmph in last six hours and lay centred at 1430 hrs IST of today, the 13th June, 2019 near …
  • Cyclone Vayu: Fishermen in Gujarat claim heavy losses, seek govt assistance 13 Jun 2019 11:36 Another fisherman, Gafur Bhai Patel demanded assistance from government. Gir Somnath: As very strong winds hit the region and the sea turned rough due to cyclone Vayu, the fishermen in Veraval coastal area of the district have claimed that at least 40 to …
  • Vayu to skirt Saurashtra coast, affect Somnath, Junagadh, Porbandar, Diu 13 Jun 2019 10:23 Ahmedabad: Vayu, the very severe cyclonic storm over the Arabian Sea, has changed course and is expected to skirt the Saurashtra coast on Thursday afternoon. With wind speed of 135-145 kmph, touching up to 160 kmph, the districts of Gir Somnath, Junagadh, …
  • Cyclone Vayu: Major parts of Gujarat receive rain 13 Jun 2019 09:24 Saurashtra and Kutch areas in the north witnessed the highest rainfall in the state. (Express photo: Javed Raja) With the change in weather due to cyclone Vayu, as many as 37 talukas of Gujarat recorded rainfall in the range of half to two inch in the last …
  • Cyclone Vayu: List of helpline numbers you may need 13 Jun 2019 09:21 Cyclone Vayu: List of helpline numbers you may need  In view of Cyclone Vayu in Gujarat, helpline numbers have been activated for those in distress to reach out. Cyclone Vayu is expected to hit the coast near Veraval as a very severe cyclonic storm " …
  • Weather Forecast, Cyclone Vayu today LIVE UPDATES: Gujarat on alert even as storm changes track 13 Jun 2019 05:46 Cyclone Vayu LIVE UPDATES: ‘Very severe’ Cyclone Vayu is set to make landfall in Gujarat today. Weather Forecast, Cyclone Vayu LIVE News Updates: The “very severe” cyclonic storm Vayu will not make landfall in Gujarat as it has moved towards the sea, the …
  • Cyclone Vayu: List of trains cancelled in Gujarat 13 Jun 2019 05:37 Cyclone Vayu: List of trains cancelled in Gujarat Ahead of Cyclone Vayu in Gujarat, the Western Railway has decided to fully cancel operation of 15 mainline trains, while 16 other mainline trains will be short terminated with partial cancellation as a …
  • India on high alert as Cyclone Vayu changes... 13 Jun 2019 04:19 Flight operations at airports in Porbandar, Diu, Bhavnagar, Keshod and Kandla have been suspended for 24 hours. Cyclone Vayu will not make landfall on the Gujarat coast on Thursday as it was expected and will pass by the Saurashtra region later in the day, …
  • India: Sub: Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’ over Northeast & adjoining Eastcentral Arabian Sea: Cyclone Warning for Gujarat Coast: Orange Message 13 Jun 2019 04:11 BULLETIN NO. : 23 (ARB/01/2019) TIME OF ISSUE: 0830 HOURS IST DATED: 13.06.2019 The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’ (pronounced as VAA’YU) over Eastcentral & adjoining Northeast Arabian Sea moved north-northwestwards with a speed of about 11 …
  • Cyclonic Vayu not to make landfall in Gujarat 13 Jun 2019 04:07 Gandhinagar: Cyclonic Storm Vayu may not hit Gujarat coast. “According to Skymet Weather, Vayu is tracking north-northwestwards. As per weather models , the very severe cyclone Vayu may skirt the Gujarat coast near Porbandar, close to Dwarka or Okha coast …
  • India: Sub: Cyclonic storm “VAYU” intensified into very severe cyclonic storm over Arabian Sea – Cyclone Warning for Gujarat Coast: Orange Message 13 Jun 2019 02:18 PRESS RELEASE-4 Time of issue: 1830 hours IST Dated: 12-06-2019 Yesterday’s cyclonic storm “VAYU” (pronounced as VAA’YU) over eastcentral Arabian Sea (AS) moved nearly northwards, intensified into severe cyclonic storm in the evening (1730 hrs IST of 11th …
  • Gujarat braces for cyclone Vayu, 2.15 lakh people evacuated 12 Jun 2019 22:45 NDRF members inside an IAF C-17 aircraft as it lands in Jamnagar, Gujarat. The team will carry out relief and rescue missions for those affected by Cyclone Vayu. (PTI Photo) The Gujarat government undertook a massive evacuation drive on Wednesday across 10 …
  • Gujarat: 1.6 lakh people evacuated as Cyclone Vayu inches closer 12 Jun 2019 15:54 AHMEDABAD: Parts of Gujarat are bracing for impact from strengthening Cyclone Vayu, which is expected to slam into the state early Thursday, even as authorities shifted around 1.60 lakh people on the coast to safer places. People from low-lying areas of …
  • Cyclone Vayu: Western Railway cancels trains to coastal Gujarat 12 Jun 2019 11:54 The Western Railway has decided to short-terminate or cancel some of its trains passing through areas of Gujarat that are likely to be affected by cyclone ‘Vayu’. All WR passenger and mail trains to Veraval, Okha, Porbandar, Bhavnagar, Bhuj and Gandhidham …
  • ‘Very severe’ Cyclone Vayu to hit India tomorrow 12 Jun 2019 09:12 Centred nearly 340km south of Veraval in Gujarat on the East Central Arabian Sea, cyclonic storm ‘Vayu’ has intensified into a “very severe” storm and is most likely to make a landfall on the state’s coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and …
  • Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat on June 13, NDRF on alert: Here's how the state is bracing up 12 Jun 2019 06:01 Cyclone Vayu to strike Gujarat soon; Here is everything you need to do Cyclone Vayu is expected to make landfall in Gujarat on Thursday with the NDRF swinging into action to brace up for the impending cyclonic storm. Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday …
  • Cyclone Vayu To Hit Gujarat Tomorrow, Schools, Colleges Closed: 10 Points 12 Jun 2019 05:43 Gujarat Cyclone Vayu Updates: The NDRF, the army and other agencies have been roped in. New Delhi:  Nearly three lakh people will be evacuated from the western coast as Gujarat prepares for Cyclone Vayu, which is inching closer to the coast. The entire …
  • India: Cyclone Vayu: Home Minister Amit Shah chairs high-level meet 12 Jun 2019 02:45 Union Home Minister, Amit Shah chaired a high level meeting in New Delhi on Tuesday to review the preparedness of State and Central Ministries/Agencies concerned to deal with the situation arising out of Cyclone ‘VAYU’. India Meteorological Department …
  • Relief from sweltering heat likely over next few days: MeT dept 12 Jun 2019 02:14 New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): With mercury touching an all-time high of 48degC in the national capital on Monday, the Indian Met Office has said there will be respite from the sweltering heat in the next few days as temperatures are expected to dip. …
  • Cyclone Vayu likely to hit Gujarat coast early tomorrow 12 Jun 2019 00:19 A Meteorological Department scientist monitors Cyclone Vayu from his office in Ahmedabad. (Reuters) Severe cyclonic storm ‘Vayu’ is expected to make landfall on Gujarat coast early on June 13, even as its effects will be witnessed from June 12 midnight. …
  • Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat on Thursday, thousands being evacuated 11 Jun 2019 19:03 Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: Jun 11, 2019, 11:10 pm IST Updated: Jun 11, 2019, 11:10 pm IST Ahmedabad: Even as severe heat wave conditions prevailed, Gujarat is readying for Cyclone Vayu that is likely to make a landfall on the state’s …
  • "High Alert" In Gujarat As Vayu Becomes Severe Cyclonic Storm: 10 Points 11 Jun 2019 17:06 Vayu: Gujarat is on "high alert" as Vayu intensified into a severe cyclonic storm (Representational) New Delhi:  The entire Gujarat coastline was today put on "high alert" after cyclonic storm Vayu intensified into a severe cyclonic …
  • Delhi Temperature To Dip In Coming Days, Cyclone Vayu To Have Some Impact 11 Jun 2019 16:09 Delhi is likely to see some respite from the sweltering heat in the next few days. New Delhi: With mercury touching an all-time high of 48 degree Celsius in Delhi yesterday, the India Meteorological Department has said there will be respite from the …
  • Gujarat: Ferry boat owners in Okha end strike after assurance from local authorities 07 Jun 2019 12:36 As the ferry operators refused to lift the anchors from either Okha port or from jetties at Beyt Dwarka, thousands of pilgrims, tourists and locals were left stranded at Okha port. (Representational/Wikimedia)  Thousands of pilgrims and tourists were …
  • PM Modi offers prayers at Dwarkadheesh Temple; addresses public meeting in Dwarka 07 Oct 2017 13:18 Gujarat, Sat, 07 Oct 2017 NI Wire The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today began his two-day visit in Gujarat by offering prayers at the Dwarkadheesh Temple at Dwarka. The Prime Minister unveiled plaques to mark the laying of foundation stones for a bridge …
  • Narendra Modi in Gujarat Day 1 live updates: We don’t want business class to get caught in red tapism, says PM in Dwarka 07 Oct 2017 08:01 PM Narendra Modi addresses a public rally in Gujarat’s Dwarka (Source: Twitter/ @PIB_India) Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Jamnagar on Saturday on his two-day visit in poll-bound Gujarat during which he will lay foundation stones and …
  • Two held for firing on Dalits in Devbhumi Dwarka district of Gujarat 13 Jul 2017 11:53 Around 24 hours after the incident, the LCB picked up Gadher and Vajshi while they were driving on the Bai village approach road (Representational) A day after four Dalit men were allegedly opened fire on over a land dispute in Gujarat, the Local Crime …
  • 49 per cent of November Covid deaths in 8 days 30 Nov 2020 04:44 123 patients succumb to Covid-19 between Nov 22 and 29, of which 16 were on Sunday; daily cases dip with 1,564 persons testing positive for the infection in 24 hours; Ahmedabad reports 345 cases, its overall tally likely to cross 50k mark today Daily cases …
  • Tests drop but cases peak in Gujarat 27 Nov 2020 03:55 From highest-ever 91.4k Covid tests on Wednesday, daily testing dropped to 70.8k on Thursday; 361cases in A’bad Covid-19 cases in Gujarat hit a fresh peak for the second consecutive day, with 1,560 persons testing positive in 24 hours. Ironically, a total …
  • Leopard mauls 2-year-old boy to death 26 Nov 2020 23:33 Rajkot: A two-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard on Thursday morning in Luhari Mauli village of Gir Gadhda taluka in Gir Somnath district. According to the forest department, the leopard grabbed Dhaval Joriya while he was playing nearby a farm …
  • Gujarat sees highest daily tally of Covid cases, at 1,420 20 Nov 2020 18:08 As Ahmedabad and some other cities of the state went under night curfew, Gujarat on Friday saw the highest daily spike of coronavirus cases, at 1,420, taking its tally to 1,94,402, while the death toll rose to 3,837 as seven more succumbed. The rising …
  • 11 killed in accident on NH-48 cremated 20 Nov 2020 00:52 The truck carrying pilgrims rammed into a container truck on Wednesday morningVadodara/Surat: Eleven persons including five women, who were killed in the gruesome accident near Waghodiya Chowkdi on national highway-48 here on Wednesday morning were …
  • Madhya Pradesh cops probe CRPF man’s death 19 Nov 2020 01:28 Written by Vaibhav Jha | Ahmedabad | November 19, 2020 5:42:35 am The body of Ajitsinh Parmar, 25, who was posted in CRPF's COBRA unit in Gaya, Bihar, was exhumed from Ratlam and brought to his hometown Kodinar in Gujarat's Gir Somnath on Wednesday …
  • Body of CRPF jawan found on MP railway tracks brought to Gujarat hometown, probe launched 18 Nov 2020 20:08 Written by Vaibhav Jha | Ahmedabad | Updated: November 18, 2020 11:40:33 pm In Kodinagar, Parmar’s final procession was attended by thousands of people. (Express photo)Four days after a 25-year-old Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) commando was found …
  • Gujarat records 1,125 more coronavirus cases, 7 deaths 17 Nov 2020 17:07 Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 1,125 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,90,361, while the death toll climbed to 3,815 with seven more succumbing. In November so far, the state has added 17,417 cases at a daily average of 1,024. A total of 1,116 …
  • CRPF commando’s body found in MP 16 Nov 2020 00:33 Ajitsinh Parmar from Kodinar was serving in CRPF’s COBRA unit in GayaRajkot: The body of a CRPF commando from Kodinar in Gir-Somnath district was found on the railway tracks in Alot village of Ratlam district in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday. The family members …
  • 1,152 new cases take Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,86,116 15 Nov 2020 03:21 Gujarat on Friday reported 1,152 new Covid-19 cases out of the 53,967 samples tested, taking its coronavirus tally to 1,86,116, while six deaths in the past 24 hours took the state’s Covid death toll to 3,791. Continuing the trend, Ahmedabad reported the …
  • Gujarat: Over 1 lakh tourists visit Ambardi lion safari park in 3 years, no dip in footfall at Devaliya 14 Nov 2020 17:01 Tourists at Devaliya Safari Park near Sasan. (Express photo)The Ambardi Safari Park, which, was planned to distribute the Asiatic lion tourism flow in Sasan in Gir (west) forest, has attracted more than one lakh tourists since it was opened three years ago …
  • 15-year-old girl killed in crocodile attack 11 Nov 2020 23:14 CaptionRajkot: A 15-year-old girl was killed when a crocodile attacked her in Gir Somnath district on Wednesday morning. According to the forest department officials, Hiral Vagh was attacked by a crocodile when she was washing utensils in Macchundri river …
  • Gujarat: BJP names 39 presidents for its city, district units 10 Nov 2020 00:36 Senior BJP leaders were consulted before the names were announced, said Paatil.The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday named the presidents of its 39 city and district units across Gujarat, many of them being new appointees. The the first major …
  • Shapoorji Pallonji pushes back new port project in Gujarat by three years 03 Nov 2020 10:10 Mumbai, November 3 The Shapoorji Pallonji Group has pushed back the completion of a new port at Chhara in Gujarat’s Gir-Somnath district by three years to December 2023 citing “financial issues” at the firm. The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) in the …
  • Life of Keshubhai Patel, RSS karyakarta, Gujarat CM 29 Oct 2020 16:50 Keshubhai Patel became the Chief Minister of the first BJP government in Gujarat in 1995. (Express photo: Javed Raja)BJP’s first Chief Minister of Gujarat and veteran politician, Keshubhai Patel, passed away in Ahmedabad at the age of 93 years on Thursday …
  • Gujarat’s pride gets back its grasslands 28 Oct 2020 01:26 There are nearly 60 Asiatic lions living in 10 vidis spread across five districts viz Junagadh, Amreli, Bhavnagar and Gir-Somnath, which are home to over 500 lions including the Gir sanctuaryRAJKOT: ‘However hungry, a lion will never feed on grass,’ goes …
  • Gujarat: Amit Jethva murder convict Shiva Solanki’s son ‘dies by suicide’ 27 Oct 2020 01:23 Meet Solanki Amit Jethva murder convict Pratap alias Shiva Solanki’s 24-year-old son Meet, who was a student of Oxford University, allegedly died by suicide at his residence in Devli village of Kodinar taluka in Gir Somnath district on Monday. Police said …
  • Gujarat records 1,021 new coronavirus cases, six deaths 25 Oct 2020 09:09 Gandhinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday saw 1,021 more coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,66,254, while the death toll rose to 3,682 with six more succumbing. In October so far, the state has added 27,679 Covid cases at a daily average of 1, …
  • PM inaugurates three key projects in Gujarat 25 Oct 2020 07:55 Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated 3 key projects in Gujarat today through video conferencing. Shri Modi launched the Kisan Suryodaya Yojana for providing 16 hours of power supply to farmers. He also inaugurated the Paediatric Heart Hospital …
  • PM Modi: Kisan Suryoday Yojana will be a milestone for farmers in Gujarat 24 Oct 2020 21:10 PM Narendra Modi. (File)Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Girnar ropeway project in Junagadh, the expanded UN Mehta Cardiology and Research Centre and the Kisan Suryodaya Yojana worth Rs 4,100 crore in Gujarat on Saturday via video conference from …
  • PM Modi inaugurates three development projects in Gujarat 24 Oct 2020 18:05 Share0 On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated three development projects in Gujarat  and congratulated the state for the “marvellous” work that has done in the irrigation sector. In his vitual speech delivered to the people, he said All …
  • Centre is taking steps to strengthen agriculture sector, looking to ease farmers' lives: Modi 24 Oct 2020 10:21 AHMEDABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government is taking initiatives to strengthen the agriculture sector in the country so that farmers do not have to face any trouble. His statement comes amid opposition to the new farm laws by …
  • PM Modi to inaugurate three key Gujarat projects on Saturday via video conference 22 Oct 2020 16:30 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate three key projects in Gujarat on Saturday via video conference. He will launch the 'Kisan Suryodaya Yojana' for the state's farmers, inaugurate the Paediatric Heart Hospital attached with …
  • Narendra Modi to virtually inaugurate three projects in Gujarat on Oct 24 21 Oct 2020 23:56 PM Narendra Modi. (File)Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Wednesday formally declared details about three projects to be virtually inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 24 from New Delhi. Among the three projects is the UN Mehta Heart …
  • Gujarat: Govt changes name of daytime electricity scheme for farmers to Kisan Sarvoday Yojana 21 Oct 2020 00:13 The first phase of the scheme will be virtually launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 24.In an unusual development, the Gujarat government has changed the name of its ambitious scheme of providing electricity to all the farmers during daytime …
  • Five detained for entering Gir forest without permission, recording Asiatic lion on hunt 16 Oct 2020 18:26 A screen grab of the video that had gone viral A DAY AFTER a video showing a group of men filming an Asiatic lion preying on a cow, the forest department on Friday detained five men and launched a hunt for the prime accused who is on the run. In the videos …
  • Farmers in 3 districts to get electricity during daytime from October 24 16 Oct 2020 01:00 In the initial phase, the government will provide electricity during daytime to farmers in 1,055 villages of the three districts. (Representational)Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually launch Gujarat government’s ambitious Dinkar Yojana to provide …
  • Gujarat: Kharvas women ready to hook your palate with seafood and more 10 Oct 2020 08:16 The co-operative society of Kharva women is now starting a restaurant in Veraval where such delicacies will be served any time of the dayRAJKOT: Heard about the fish pizzas, samosas and fish delicacies in Veraval beaches, but don’t want to hit the sand? …
  • Sunday saw lowest fatality count 05 Oct 2020 15:57 The last time Gujarat reported a figure lower than this was on April 25 when there were 6 deaths; death toll nears 3.5kmark; 1,302 fresh cases of infection; Gandhinagar reports 60 cases, its highest ever; 283 cases in Surat, 191 in Ahmedabad Gujarat …
  • 1,343 new cases take Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,41,398 03 Oct 2020 18:04 Gandhinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,343 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s coronavirus tally to 1,41,398, while 12 more deaths in the past 24 hours mounted its Covid death toll to 3,490. As many as 57,065 tests were conducted inthe …
  • Gujarat: Registration for groundnut procurement gathers pace 02 Oct 2020 20:51 According to data shared by the Gujarat State Civil Supplies Corporation Limited (GSCSCL), registration process of 49,353 farmers was completed by 5:30 pm on Friday. (File)The number of registration of farmers for procuring their groundnut at the minimum …
  • 1,417 new cases take Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,31,808 26 Sep 2020 19:37 Gandhinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,417 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s cornavirus tally to 1,31,808, while 13 deaths in the past 24 hours mounted the state’s death toll to 3,409. Ahmedabad and Surat reported three deaths each, …
  • Man jailed for constable’s murder booked for assaulting jail assistant 24 Sep 2020 23:26 Vala also filed a cross-complaint alleging the jail assistant and a convict attacked him. (Representational)THREE WEEKS after he was booked for allegedly running an illegal public call office (PCO) from inside the Amreli district jail and forging documents …
  • Gujarat sees 1,407 new Covid cases, 17 more deaths 20 Sep 2020 19:54 Gandhinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Gujarat on Sunday saw 1,407 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,23,337, while the death toll rose to 3,322 as 17 more patients succumbed. In twenty days of September, the state has added 26,902 cases at an average of 1, …
  • Highest single day spike takes Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,21,930 19 Sep 2020 18:19 Gandhinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,432 new Covid-19 cases, the highest in a day so far, taking the state’s coronavirus tally to 1,21,930, while 16 deaths in the last 24 hours mounted the state’s death toll to 3,305. A total of 61,432 …
  • Gujarat former CM’s kin file suit against Delhi organisation 19 Sep 2020 01:28 Balvant Bhavan in Bhavnagar.Balvant Bhavan, a single-storeyed property of the second chief minister of Gujarat, late Balvantrai Mehta, in Bhavnagar, which was donated to a Delhi-based voluntary organisation by Mehta’s family, has become the subject of a …
  • Woman raped in Gir Somnath, accused on run 18 Sep 2020 17:52 As per the FIR lodged where the accused has been booked for allegedly raping the woman on multiple occasions from 2019 to 2020, police said.A man allegedly raped a 30-year-old woman on multiple occasions by holding her four-year-old son at knife point in …
  • Guj sees new high daily Covid tally, recoveries cross 1 lakh 18 Sep 2020 17:38 Gandhinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Gujarat on Friday saw its highest daily spike of coronavirus cases, with 1,410 new infections taking its tally to 1,20,498 while the death toll rose to 3,289 as 16 more patients succumbed. In September so far, the state has added …
  • Gujarat reports highest single day spike of 1,379 Covid cases 17 Sep 2020 19:59 Gandhinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Gujarat recorded the highest single day spike in Covid-19 with 1,379 cases, taking the tally to 1,19,088, while 14 more deaths pushed the toll to 3,273, health officials said on Thursday. Surat reported 280 cases, Ahmedabad 171 …
  • Rajkot sees no respite from Covid 16 Sep 2020 04:27 With over 2,100 active cases, Rajkot has 3rd highest number of Covid cases in Gujarat; RMC chief tests positive, too The rate at which coronavirus cases is rising in Rajkot is alarming. With 2,180 total active cases as of Monday night, Rajkot has the third …
  • Gujarat’s Covid tally rises to 1,16,345, death toll at 3,247 15 Sep 2020 17:12 Gandhinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) Gujarat recorded 1,349 more coronavirus cases on Tuesday, sending its tally up to 1,16,345 while 17 more patients succumbed, taking the death toll to 3,247. In September so far, Gujarat has added 19,910 new cases at a daily …
  • Gujarat sees 1,326 new Covid cases, 15 more deaths 13 Sep 2020 17:38 Gandhinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) Gujarat recorded 1,326 more coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking its tally to 1,13,662, while the death toll rose to 3,213 with 15 more patients succumbing. In September so far, the state has added 17,227 more cases, at a daily …
  • With 1,365 new Covid-19 cases, Gujarat tally crosses 1.12 lakh; death toll at 3,222 12 Sep 2020 22:34 Among 15 deaths reported across the state, two deaths each were from Bhavnagar and Rajkot - one each from rural and urban areas of both districts (Representational)Gujarat reported 1,365 new coronavirus cases and 15 deaths on Saturday, with the state tally …
  • Highest single-day spike takes Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,12,336 12 Sep 2020 17:18 Gandhinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported the highest single-day spike on 1,365 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s coronavirus tally to 1,12,336, while 15 fatalities in the last 24 hours took the state’s death toll to 3,198. Gujarat has …
  • Gujarat receives rainfall after a break of 10 days 12 Sep 2020 00:07 People cross a road amid heavy rain at Jashoda Nagar in Ahmedabad on Friday. (Photo by Nirmal Harindran)Various parts of Gujarat witnessed heavy rain on Friday after around ten days. Talod in Sabarkantha district recorded highest rainfall of 109 mm in …
  • Gujarat records 1,344 new Covid cases, 16 more deaths 11 Sep 2020 18:58 Gandhinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Gujarat on Friday recorded 1,344 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,10,971, while the death toll rose to 3,183 as 16 more patients succumbed. In September so far, Gujarat has added 14,536 cases with a daily average of 1 …
  • Second lion attack in Gir Somnath in 48 hours 09 Sep 2020 23:03
  • Gujarat sees 1,295 new Covid cases, 13 more deaths 08 Sep 2020 18:33 Gandhinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Gujarat saw 1,295 fresh Covid cases on Tuesday, taking its tally to 1,06,966, while the death toll rose to 3,136 as 13 more patients succumbed. In September so far, the state has seen 10,531 cases with a daily average of 1,316. …
  • Gujarat: As wet August delays harvest, onion prices rise in market 08 Sep 2020 01:09 In Rajkot district’s Gondal APMC, the other big wholesale market of onion in Saurashtra, arrivals on Monday were 5384 quintals and modal price was Rs 1,305. (Representational)While potato prices are soaring in the retail market in Saurashtra, onion prices …
  • Gir Somnath farmers protest laying of 27-km BG line 07 Sep 2020 23:51
  • Gujarat records 1,330 more Covid cases, 15 new deaths 07 Sep 2020 18:07 Gandhinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Gujarat recorded 1,330 coronavirus cases on Monday, taking its tally to 1,05,671 while the death toll reached 3,123 as 15 more patients succumbed. In seven days of September, the state has seen 9,236 cases at a daily average of 1, …
  • Gujarat sees new high of 1,335 Covid cases, 14 more deaths 06 Sep 2020 19:49 Gandhinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Gujarat recorded another spike of coronavirus cases with 1,335 new cases on Sunday taking its tally to 1,04,341, while the death toll rose to 3,108 as 14 more patients succumbed. In September so far, the state has recorded 7,906 …
  • Gujarat’s Covid tally reaches 1,03,006 : Officials 05 Sep 2020 19:38 Gandhinagar, Sep 6 (IANS) The Covid-19 cases in Gujarat rose to 1,03,006 cases, with the addition of the daily spike of 1,311 cases, health officials said. Surat reported 277 cases and Ahmedabad saw 167 cases coming up. The number of positive cases are …
  • Covid cases surge in Saurashtra 05 Sep 2020 03:17 █ 27% of total cases in State reported from 4 major districts of S’rashtra 1,320 cases in State, overall tally rises to 1,01,695; Rajkot reports its highest single-day jump with 162 cases Inthe first four days of September, Gujarat has reported more than 1 …
  • Gujarat Covid-19 tally at 1,01,695, toll reaches 3,078 04 Sep 2020 19:18 Gandhinagar, Sep 5 (IANS) Gujarat’s corona cases rose to 1,01,695 with the addition of 1,320 cases on Friday while the toll reached 3,078 as 14 more succumbed. During August, the state had seen 35,002 positive cases with a daily average of 1,129 cases, …
  • 52 workers test positive for Covid-19 at bullet train site 04 Sep 2020 18:57 The cumulative tally of cases at Morbi crossed 1,000 on Thursday. (Representational)Fifty-two labourers working at the bullet train construction site in Sabarmati ward of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) tested positive, of the 350 workers tested …
  • Gujarat sees another spike in Covid cases, tally crosses 97K 01 Sep 2020 20:43 Gandhinagar, Sep 2 (IANS) Gujarat on Tuesday saw its highest spike of coronavirus cases so far, with 1,310 more cases taking its tally to 97,745 while the death toll rose to 3,036 with 14 more deaths. In August, the state had recorded 35,002 cases, with a …
  • 1,280 new Covid cases push Gujarat’s tally to 96,435 31 Aug 2020 19:32 Gandhinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) Gujarat has reported 1,280 new Covid-19 cases pushing the total tally to 96,435, health officials said on Monday. As many as 14 more fatalities were reported, taking the overall toll in the state to 3,022. Surat reported 257 cases …
  • Gujarat’s Covid toll crosses 3K, cases rise above 95K 30 Aug 2020 20:24 Gandhinagar, Aug 31 (IANS) Gujarat’s death toll due to coronavirus crossed the 3,000 mark with 17 more deaths on Sunday to reach 3,008, while the state recorded 1,272 more cases to take its tally to 95,155. During August so far, the state has seen 33,722 …
  • 14 deaths in 2 days as heavy rain continues in Gujarat 30 Aug 2020 20:11 According to the state relief department, Panchabhai Dharjiya, 70, a resident of Dharpipla village in Ranpur taluka in Botad, died when a wall of his kutcha house fell on him. Dharjiya was rushed to hospital where he was declared dead. (Representational) …
  • Saurashtra districts see hike in cases; state tally crosses 94k 29 Aug 2020 19:58 Rajkot, too, recorded over a 100 cases and two deaths for the second consecutive day. (Representational)With districts in Saurashtra recording new high of daily cases, Gujarat reported 1,282 Covid-19 cases on Saturday, taking the tally here to over 94,000. …
  • Gujarat reports higest single day spike of 1,282 Covid cases 29 Aug 2020 18:10 Gandhinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported the highest single day spike of 1,282 Covid cases, taking the state’s tally to 93,883, while 13 more deaths took the total number of fatalities to 2,991, health officials said. Hotspot Surat reported …
  • Amreli and Bhavnagar tackle rising cases amid reverse migration of labour force 29 Aug 2020 13:50 Written by Sohini Ghosh | Ahmedabad | Published: August 29, 2020 6:48:20 pm Until mid-July, the district was testing 60 samples on an average.As Gujarat inches towards one lakh cases, districts such as Amreli and Bhavnagar have been faced with the …
  • Leopard found dead in residential compound 26 Aug 2020 23:48 Leopard carcass was recovered from a society in Gir Gadhada taluka on TuesdayRajkot: A leopard carcass was recovered from a residence in Krishna park society of Gir Gadhada taluka of Gir Somnath district on Tuesday night. According to the forest department …
  • Gujarat: Covid tally crosses 90k 26 Aug 2020 23:25 As per district official, the death audits for the district is done at the Bhavnagar government medical college. (Representational)Reporting nearly 1,200 Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, Gujarat’s tally has now crossed 90,000, with increasing incidence of …
  • Gujarat’s Covid tally crosses 90K, death toll 2,930 26 Aug 2020 18:01 Gandhinagar, Aug 26 (IANS) Gujarat on Wednesday reported 1,197 new Covid-19 cases, taking the states coronavirus tally past the 90,000-mark to 90,139 while 17 deaths in the last 24 hours took the states death toll to 2,947. In August, Gujarat has reported …
  • Gujarat’s Covid tally rises to 88,942, death toll at 2,930 25 Aug 2020 17:41 Gandhinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 1,096 new coronavirus cases to take its tally to 88,942, while its toll reached 2,930 with 20 more deaths. During August so far, the state has seen 27,509 new cases, with the daily average well above …
  • Gujarat MLA facing 15 criminal cases appointed to police complaints authority 24 Aug 2020 21:22 Kandhal JadejaThe Gujarat government has appointed 46 MLAs of 26 districts in the state as members of the District Pol-ice Complaints Authority, established in every district of the state under the provisions of the Gujarat Police Act, 2007. Significant …
  • Nine dead in a day as rain pounds parts of Gujarat 23 Aug 2020 22:39 People wade through water on a street in Saraspur area of Ahmedabad on Sunday, the second consecutive day of incessant rain in the city. Photo by (Nirmal Harindran)Nine people lost their lives in seven districts on Sunday as torrential rain continued to …
  • Alert issued for 108 dams as state gets over 94 per cent rain this year 23 Aug 2020 21:33 A waterlogged street at Saraspur area in Ahmedabad after incessant rain. (Express Photo)With rivers and lakes overflowing after heavy rain pounded parts of Gujarat on Sunday, high alert has been issued for 108 out of 205 dams in the state, while a warning …
  • Gujarat records 1,101 more Covid cases, 14 deaths 23 Aug 2020 20:52 Gandhinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Gujarat saw 1,101 more coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking its tally to 86,779, while the death toll rose to 2,897 as 14 more succumbed to the disease. In August, the state has been seeing a daily average of over 1,100 cases to …
  • Incessant rains in Gujarat hit normal life; flood situation in Bihar remains grim 23 Aug 2020 19:25 New Delhi: Rains pounded several areas of Gujarat on Sunday leading to swelling of rivers and over 100 dams being put on a high alert, while the flood situation in Bihar remained grim even though no new areas were affected by the deluge since Saturday. The …
  • Two siblings drown in Savarkundla village 23 Aug 2020 00:07 Rescue operation going on to find bodies on SaturdayRajkot: Two children drowned in a river in Nesdi village of Savarkundla taluka on Saturday afternoon. According to police, Gopi Sarviaya (12) and her brother Manav (10) drowned in the river when they were …
  • Gujarat reports 1,212 fresh Covid cases, tally at 85,678 22 Aug 2020 17:12 Gandhinagar, Aug 22 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,212 new Covid-19 cases taking the state’s tally to 85,678, health officials said. The overall death toll in the state mounted to 2,883 with 14 more fatalities. The total number of recoveries in the …
  • His maiden tour to Saurashtra: Paatil wooes Patidars, warns workers against groupism 22 Aug 2020 16:05 Newly appointed BJP Gujarat president C R Paatil.In a year when the Gujarat BJP welcomed into its fold several MLAs from the Congress ahead of the Rajya Sabha elections, newly appointed BJP state president C R Paatil asserted that the party would not …
  • Book BJP chief for violating Covid norms during Saurashtra tour: Congress 21 Aug 2020 21:35 Congress leaders submit a memorandum to the Rajkot collector on Friday. (Express Photo)Congress on Friday demanded that newly-appointed BJP president C R Paatil and other party leaders should be booked for allegedly not maintaining social distancing and …
  • Record spike takes Gujarat’s Covid tally to 84,466 21 Aug 2020 17:48 Gandhinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) Gujarat on Friday reported a record 1,024 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 84,466, while the death toll reached 2,869 after 14 more succumbed to the deadly virus. On a positive note, the state also registered …
  • Leauva Patel leader receives state BJP chief at Khodaldham 20 Aug 2020 23:37 BJP president CR Paatil being welcomed by Naresh Patel (second from right), president of Shree Khodaldham Trust and an industrialist, inside Khodaldham temple in Rajkot. (Express Photo)Leauva Patel leader Naresh Patel received newly-appointed BJP president …
  • Covid norms thrown to the wind as CR Paatil begins Saurashtra visit 20 Aug 2020 01:23 Gujarat BJP president CR Paatil at Sardar Patel Chowk in Talala of Gir Somnath district, Wednesday. (Photo by Sardarsinh Chauhan)NEWLY APPOINTED BJP Bharatiya Janata Party president CR Paatil kicked off his maiden Saurashtra tour with two major gatherings …
  • Gujarat ATS arrests man sent by Chhota Shakeel to kill BJP leader 19 Aug 2020 16:45 Image Source : PTI Gujarat ATS arrests man sent by Chhota Shakeel to kill BJP leader The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad has arrested a 'sharp shooter' who was allegedly sent here by gangster Chhota Shakeel to kill a BJP leader, a senior ATS official …
  • Gujarat ATS arrests man sent by Chhota Shakeel to kill BJP leaders 19 Aug 2020 13:13 By: PTI | Ahmedabad | Published: August 19, 2020 6:06:16 pm The agents questioned the man and learned that he was a citizen of India. (Representational)The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad has arrested a ‘sharp shooter’ who was allegedly sent here by gangster …
  • Reached somnath from Rajasthan on saturday: 6 BJP MLAs leave for ‘undisclosed’ location 09 Aug 2020 23:22 In Porbandar, Nirmal Kumavat told media persons that the Congress government in Rajasthan was “harassing” Opposition MLAs .([email protected]) Six Rajasthan BJP MLAs who arrived in Somnath late on Saturday, left for an undisclosed location early on Sunday …
  • Gir Somnath: Retired teacher found dead after ‘leopard attack’ in Talala 28 Jul 2020 20:57 The RFO said that they had placed four traps in and around the orchard to rescue the leopard, but to no avail as of Tuesday evening. (Representational) A retired school teacher was found dead at his mango orchard near Talala town on the border of Gir …
  • Gujarat: Retired teacher mauled to death by 'wild animal' in Gir Somnath 28 Jul 2020 12:16 The spot where the victim was attacked on Monday night. RAJKOT: A 64-year-old man was mauled to death on Virpur-Dhava road of Talala taluka in Gir Somnath district on Monday night. The incident was first reported as murder in police station however the …
  • No entry in Somnath temple sans pass 22 Jul 2020 01:46 Rajkot: Hundreds of devotees made a beeline to offer prayers at the famous Somnath temple on the first day of Shravan on Tuesday. However, the swelling number of people since early morning led to some anxious moments with police having to intervene for …
  • Order for unlock-2 issued in Gir Somnath district 02 Jul 2020 23:55 Rajkot: An order for unlock-2 was issued by Gir Somnath district magistrate on Thursday. With this, shops falling under containment zone or micro containment zone will be allowed to open from 7 am to 7 pm. The shops not falling under these zones will be …
  • 2 lion cubs drown in well in Gir-Somnath village 02 Jul 2020 01:27 Rajkot: Two lion cubs, aged around 6-7 months, drowned in a well in a village of Gir-Somnath district on Tuesday night. The forest department was informed by locals in the morning and the carcasses were sent for post mortem. According to forest department, …
  • Two lion cubs drown in a well in Gir Somnath 01 Jul 2020 16:43 Photo for representative purpose only RAJKOT: Two lion cubs aged between 6-7 months drowned in a well in a village of Gir Somnath district on Tuesday night. The forest department were informed in the morning and the carcasses were sent for post-mortem. …
  • Rain, lightning claim seven lives in Amreli, Gir-Somnath 15 Jun 2020 23:36 A village in Amreli got inundated following heavy rains on Monday Rajkot: At least six people died after being struck by lightning while one person was swept away as heavy rain lashed Amreli and Gir-Somnath districts on Monday. The rainfall accompanied by …
  • Four discharged in gir Somnath 23 May 2020 01:05 Rajkot: Four Covid-19 positive patients were discharged from Covid Care Centre in Lilavanti Bhavan of Somnath in Gir Somnath district on Friday. The discharged patients included Sharda Saudagar (55), a resident of Morwad village of Kodinar taluka, Manisha …
  • Lockdown effect: Lion at school premises in Gir Somnath, nilgai on Ahmedabad roads 03 May 2020 09:05 Image Source : SCREEN GRAB A lion spotted at a school premises in Gir Somnath. A lion was spotted at a school premises in Gir Somnath while a Nilgai was witnessed in empty, closed market area in Ahmedabad during lockdown situation across the state. …
  • Lions walk back 140km to reach home in Gir from Surendranagar 12 Apr 2020 19:37 Written by Gopal Kateshiya | Rajkot | Updated: April 13, 2020 12:35:57 am One of the lions feeds on a buffalo in Chotila range of Surendranagar district. (Photo courtesy: Gujarat forest department) TWO ASIATIC lions that had been camping in Chotila range …
  • Gir Somnath cops turn ‘Corona Vir’ for hapless people 06 Apr 2020 22:56
  • Gujarat: Lioness found dead at Gir sanctuary 20 Nov 2019 11:02 Image Source : PTI Gujarat: Lioness found dead at Gir sanctuary A lioness was found dead in the sanctuary area of Gujarat's Gir Somnath district, a forest official said on Wednesday. Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is home to more than 500 …
  • Bharatdas Darshandas, lone voter from Gujarat’s Gir Forest, dies at 69 01 Nov 2019 20:09 Bharatdas Darshandas BHARATDAS DARSHANDAS, a priest for whom the Election Commission had been setting up a dedicated polling station deep inside Gir forest during every major election over the past two decades, died in a hospital in Rajkot on Friday after …
  • Mahant Bharatdas Darshandas, the lone voter from Gujarat’s Gir Forest, dies 01 Nov 2019 17:33 The 69-year-old hermit, Bharatdas Darshandas, was hospitalised four days ago due to renal complications. (Photo: Facebook/@Election Commission of India) Bharatdas Darshandas, a priest who was the lone voter from Banej district in Gujarat’s Gir Forest, …
  • Gujarat: Endangered Gir lion dies after falling in a trap in Amreli, two detained 18 Oct 2019 15:03 The place of incident is around 17 km east of Dhari, the headquarters of Gir (east) forest division. “One person is being questioned in connection with the death of the lion,” sources in the forest department said. (Representational Image) An Asiatic lion …
  • Gujarat: Endangered Gir lion dies after snare gets trapped in neck 18 Oct 2019 11:21 The place of incident is around 17 km east of Dhari, the headquarters of Gir (east) forest division. “One person is being questioned in connection with the death of the lion,” sources in the forest department said. (Representational Image) An Asiatic lion …
  • 74 people caught for holding illegal lion shows in Gir forest in last 2 years 16 Jul 2019 17:18 CCTV cameras have also been set up at checkpoints inside the forest and “friends of forests” have been appointed from villages bordering the forest, the government said. (Gujarat Forest Department) During the last two years, a total of 74 persons have been …
  • Gujarat: Farmer attempts suicide at CM Vijay Rupani’s programme in Gir Somnath 11 Nov 2018 12:46 By: PTI | Ahmedabad | Published: November 11, 2018 6:13:46 pm Currently there are about 35 incubators in Gujarat against a target of 50 set under the 2016 policy.  (In Picture: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani) A farmer Sunday attempted suicide by consuming …
  • 49 per cent of November Covid deaths in 8 days 30 Nov 2020 04:44 123 patients succumb to Covid-19 between Nov 22 and 29, of which 16 were on Sunday; daily cases dip with 1,564 persons testing positive for the infection in 24 hours; Ahmedabad reports 345 cases, its overall tally likely to cross 50k mark today Daily cases …
  • 12 leopards shifted to private rescue centre in Gujarat 29 Nov 2020 22:14 Twenty-three more leopards, they said, will be transferred to the private facility in future. (Representational image)IN A first-of-its-kind project in the state, the Gujarat forest department has transferred 12 leopards, captured from the wild after the …
  • Three injured in group clash over love affair in Jamnagar 28 Nov 2020 23:56 Rajkot: Three persons were injured in a clash between two groups that erupted over an issue of a love affair between a youth and a girl in Lalpur of Jamnagar district on Friday. Police said the accused, Akram Halu, Aslam Halu, Gulmamad, Amad, Sabir Hussein …
  • Covid cases peak in Guj for third straight day 28 Nov 2020 03:04 Case tally rises to 2.05 lakh, death toll at 3,938 so far; A'bad reported 353 cases, Surat 299, Vadodara 167, Rajkot, 139; as cases rise further, daily testing drops again, with less than 70k tests across Guj on Friday For the third straight day, cases …
  • Five Covid-19 patients die in fire at ICU of Rajkot hospital 27 Nov 2020 21:33 Rescue workers and hospital staff move COVID-19 patients to a safer place after the fire broke out in the ICU of a designated COVID-19 hospital, in Rajkot. (PTI)Five persons undergoing Covid-19 treatment were killed and six others were injured as a fire …
  • Tests drop but cases peak in Gujarat 27 Nov 2020 03:55 From highest-ever 91.4k Covid tests on Wednesday, daily testing dropped to 70.8k on Thursday; 361cases in A’bad Covid-19 cases in Gujarat hit a fresh peak for the second consecutive day, with 1,560 persons testing positive in 24 hours. Ironically, a total …
  • Chicory Market Projected to Reach $905 Million by 2025 | Key Players are BENEO GmbH, Sensus, Leroux, Cargill Incorporated, Reily Foods Company 26 Nov 2020 21:45 Nov 26, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- The report "Chicory Market by Product Type (Extracts, Roasted, Instant Powder, Flour), Form (Powder, Cubes, Liquid), Plant Part, Application (Food & Beverage, Dietary Supplement, Feed & Pet food …
  • Medical college professor held for bribery, sexual harassment in Gujarat 26 Nov 2020 21:29 By PTI AHMEDABAD: A medical college professor has been arrested by the Gujarat Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on the charges of sexual harassment and demanding bribes from junior teachers for favourable appraisal. The accused, Dr S K Nagar, is a Class-1 …
  • At the centre of Covid, diagnostic labs have been much in demand 26 Nov 2020 04:10 ET Intelligence Group: Testing has been at the centre of the measures globally taken to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. That has provided a booster dose to the diagnostics industry, in India as well. From government-referred to now on-demand testing, the …
  • Former HoD of anatomy arrested for seeking bribe 26 Nov 2020 02:48 Vadodara: The anti-corruption bureau (ACB) on Wednesday arrested the former head of the anatomy department of Baroda Medical College for demanding a bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh to write a confidential report. He has also been accused of using obscene language …
  • Gujarat govt withdraws rioting case involving Cong MLA, Patidar quota stir leaders 26 Nov 2020 01:21 The move comes around two months after the Supreme Court ordered expeditious disposal of cases involving sitting and former lawmakers in the country. (Representational)Congress MLA Lalit Vasoya and his former colleagues in the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti …
  • Farmer ‘kills’ mother to usurp ancestral property 25 Nov 2020 03:05 Rajkot: Bollywood movies are replete with plots of murder-for-property. But a real-life conspiracy was exposed in a village of Jamnagar where a man killed his mother and made his siblings vanish, albeit on paper, to usurp their ancestral property. The …
  • Cops come to the rescue of family stranded in night curfew 24 Nov 2020 01:43 Family stuck in night curfew dropped home by copsRajkot: The road at Madhapar Chowkadi wore a deserted look. More than the curfew orders, the biting cold acted as a deterrent factor that forced the commuters to stay indoors in Rajkot on Sunday night. Apart …
  • 74 violators detained in Rajkot 22 Nov 2020 23:30 Rajkot: During the ongoing night curfew in Rajkot, city police detained 74 people and seized 72 vehicles on charges of violating curfew orders on Saturday night. Taking a serious note of a spike in Covid-19 positive cases, Rajkot police commissioner Manoj …
  • The 'kirana' warriors of Mumbai 22 Nov 2020 03:22 Team Mirror Corner shops that staked their own safety to keep you well stocked. ♦ When all his employees left for their villages, Rajat Food Mart’s Arvind Shah’s got his entire family to man the counters. He was not going to let Covid scare him from what …
  • Gujarat sees highest daily tally of Covid cases, at 1,420 20 Nov 2020 18:08 As Ahmedabad and some other cities of the state went under night curfew, Gujarat on Friday saw the highest daily spike of coronavirus cases, at 1,420, taking its tally to 1,94,402, while the death toll rose to 3,837 as seven more succumbed. The rising …
  • Centre to depute team to Gujarat, fourth time since Covid outbreak 20 Nov 2020 01:17 The central health ministry on Thursday announced that it will depute a high-level team to Gujarat soon to take stock of the surging Covid-19 cases after Diwali.(Representational Image) The central health ministry on Thursday announced that it will depute …
  • 25-year-old man looted, murdered in Lalpur 20 Nov 2020 00:11 Rajkot: The 25-year-old man was found murdered from Moti Rafudal village of Lalpur taluka in Jamnagar district on Thursday morning. Police said that the deceased Jayesh Madhudia appeared to have been killed between the night of Wednesday and early Thursday …
  • Eight killed in three accidents during Diwali holidays 20 Nov 2020 00:11 Four persons of one family died after their car went off road and crashed into a tree on Lakhtar Road near Wadhvan townRajkot: The Diwali festivities proved fatal for eight persons who were killed in three separate road accidents reported from Wadhvan in …
  • Pakistan detainee at Kutch facility dies after testing positive for Covid 19 Nov 2020 16:52 This is second death of a Pakistani national at the JIC this month.A Pakistani national detained for allegedly crossing over to the Indian side of the Indo-Pakistan border in 2014 died Thursday at the Joint Interrogation Facility (JIC) in Bhuj, Kutch, …
  • What is Vedanta’s Anil Agarwal seeing in BPCL that Mukesh Ambani of Reliance is not? 18 Nov 2020 15:33 Anil Agarwal, the billionaire owner of resources giant Vedanta Ltd, has just bailed out the Narendra Modi government from the biggest yet privatisation exercise undertaken in independent India turning a flop by filing an initial bid for the strategic …
  • COVID-19 has not prevented some countries from supporting cross-border terrorism: India 18 Nov 2020 08:47 By: PTI | New York | November 18, 2020 12:13:53 pm India's Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador T S Tirumurti.The COVID-19 pandemic has not prevented some countries from supporting cross-border terrorism and spreading religious hatred, India …
  • Gujarat records 1,125 more coronavirus cases, 7 deaths 17 Nov 2020 17:07 Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 1,125 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,90,361, while the death toll climbed to 3,815 with seven more succumbing. In November so far, the state has added 17,417 cases at a daily average of 1,024. A total of 1,116 …
  • Two hurt in fight over crackers 16 Nov 2020 00:33 Rajkot: In two separate incidents in Jamnagar on Saturday night, two persons were seriously injured in fights that burst over firing of crackers. Police said in the first incident Kripalsinh Jadeja (54) was stabbed by accused Hiren Zala and Ravirajsinh …
  • Absconding rape accused nabbed 16 Nov 2020 00:33 Rajkot: A rape accused who went underground after committing the crime a year ago in Kuwadawa village on the outskirts of Rajkot was nabbed from Tarana village of Jodia taluka in Jamnagar district on Saturday. Police said accused Anesh Bhuria (19) was …
  • Bharat Petroleum privatisation: Bid closes on tomorrow, all eyes on Reliance 15 Nov 2020 12:29 The government, which is selling its entire 52.98% stake in India's second largest oil refining and marketing company, had on four occasions extended the date of putting in the preliminary expression of interest (EoI). The current deadline is November …
  • 1,152 new cases take Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,86,116 15 Nov 2020 03:21 Gujarat on Friday reported 1,152 new Covid-19 cases out of the 53,967 samples tested, taking its coronavirus tally to 1,86,116, while six deaths in the past 24 hours took the state’s Covid death toll to 3,791. Continuing the trend, Ahmedabad reported the …
  • Contract health worker collects samples for Covid test illegally, booked 15 Nov 2020 00:19 capRajkot: A multi-purpose contractual health worker of Porbandar has been booked for negligence towards the seriousness of Covid and causing health hazard. According to an FIR registered with the Kamlabaug police of Porbandar on Friday night, medical …
  • WHO to set up centre on traditional medicine in India 13 Nov 2020 14:39 The World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus on Friday said that the global health body will set up a global centre on traditional medicine in India. Ghebreyesus said this on Friday during a video message on the Ayurveda Day …
  • Ayurveda Day 2020: PM Modi says 'It is our tradition, just need to develop it in new form' 13 Nov 2020 07:22 Image Source : TWITTER/@PMO Ayurveda Day 2020: PM Modi says 'It is our tradition, just need to develop it in new form' Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced two Ayurveda institutes in Rajasthan and Gujarat along with WHO on the occasion of 5th …
  • PM urged to highlight India’s occupation of Junagarh 10 Nov 2020 05:38 ISLAMABAD: Nawab of Junagarh Muhammad Jahangir Khanji on Monday appealed to Prime Minister Imran Khan to become an ambassador of Junagarh as he did in the case of Kashmir and highlight the issue of liberation of the state from Indian occupation at all …
  • Nawab urges UN to play role for freeing Junagarh from India 10 Nov 2020 04:52 ISLAMABAD: Nawab of Junagarh Muhammad Jahangir Khanji urged the United Nations on Monday to play its role for liberation of the Junagarh State from Indian illegal occupation, the Radio Pakistan reported. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Monday, …
  • Indian Conservationist Lauded for Giving Lease of Life to Vultures 01 Nov 2020 05:02 Indian conservationist Ram Jakati has been honored by Britain’s largest nature conservation charity, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) for his work in saving endangered Indian vultures. He was recently given the Medal for Outstanding …
  • October 27, a black day for Kashmiris 27 Oct 2020 03:25 The people of Jammu and Kashmir have been resisting the Indian occupation for the last 70 years. They are involved in a freedom struggle, facing the worst kind of Indian state terrorism. They have braved the Indian subjugation and atrocities with great …
  • MPs panel takes up NAB law amendment, Kulbhushan-specific ordinance 13 Oct 2020 02:09 ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary panel has taken into consideration some very important bills, including ones relating to the grant of permission to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to file an appeal against his death sentence and an amendment in the National …
  • Orissa HC quashes case against Minister Dibya Sankar Mishra 08 Oct 2020 04:18 By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Wednesday quashed the complaint case which the Court Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC), Junagarh had taken up against Minister of State for Home Dibya Sankar Mishra in 2014. The complaint was …
  • Good monsoon tidings may last until year-end 21 Sep 2020 13:16 Even as the South-West monsoon races away to end with a flourish by the scheduled September-30 time line, an early peek into the rest of the three months of the year by a South Korean agency suggests that the good tidings may last for the period and even …
  • Punjabi Bagh: Soon, spot replicas of Mysore Palace, Charminar at SDMC park 20 Sep 2020 22:14 Replicas of Mysore Palace and Hampi’s ruins at the Bharat Darshan Park. (Express)With replicas of 17 popular monuments from across the country including Mysore Palace, Charminar and Khajuraho Temple built from scrap material, the Bharat Darshan Park in …
  • India Abruptly Leaves Meeting of SCO Security Advisers Over Pakistan’s Depiction of Fictitious Map 15 Sep 2020 21:46 India 16:03 GMT 15.09.2020Get short URL In August this year, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan released a new political map that claimed all of Jammu and Kashmir and settled areas like Junagarh as Pakistani territories. The Indian government termed the …
  • Have Bharat Darshan in Delhi park from Mar; South Corpn Plans Replicas Of 35 Monuments 12 Sep 2020 23:38 chip off The old block: For the replica of the Golden Temple, a waterbody will be created around a 50-foot structureNew Delhi: Amid the hustle and bustle, honking of vehicles and traffic jams on Ring Road near Punjabi Bagh crematorium, about 17 artists …
  • Parveen Babi through the lens of 2020 27 Aug 2020 11:53 Karishma Upadhyay’s biography of the movie star comes at a time when mental health in Bollywood is dominating headlines When film journalist Karishma Upadhyay was asked if she’d like to write the biography of Parveen Babi, she was intrigued. “I didn’t know …
  • Nuakhai sans ‘bhetghat’ across western Odisha 24 Aug 2020 03:16 By Express News Service SAMBALPUR/BHAWANIPATNA/BALANGIR: The major agrarian festival of western Odisha, Nuakhai was celebrated across the region sans pomp and gaiety on Sunday. This year, the celebrations were largely subdued due to the Covid-19 …
  • Pakistan Gives Highest Civilian Award to Kashmiri Rebel Leader Syed Ali Geelani on Independence Day 14 Aug 2020 10:30 Asia & Pacific 10:16 GMT 14.08.2020Get short URL https://cdn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/07e4/08/0e/1080167498_0:336:3045:2048_1200x675_80_0_0_1e02a65348042356ebe225fc0d256b41.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img. …
  • A matter of maps 13 Aug 2020 00:56 As its answer to India’s oppressive policies on Kashmir, Islamabad has come up with a new map. This map is an improvement on the ludicrous Indian version issued earlier. In fact, looking at all the maps going around, the, South Asian region is beginning to …
  • Like China, India Can Live With Multiple Border Conflicts - Analyst on Pakistan's New Political Map 07 Aug 2020 11:26 Opinion 10:55 GMT 07.08.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): India has had border issues with its immediate neighbours Pakistan, Nepal and China since gaining independence from British rule in 1947. While for a long time the matters were peaceful, the …
  • Pakistan Wants to Control More Territories with Cross-Border Terrorism - India on Political Map 06 Aug 2020 19:02 India 16:42 GMT 06.08.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Pakistan sparked a fresh border controversy on Tuesday after Prime Minister Imran Khan released a "new" political map of the country, including the Indian side of Jammu and Kashmir as …
  • Pakistan includes J-K, Junagadh in its new political map: Revisiting the Junagadh issue 05 Aug 2020 08:29 Junagadh and its vassal enclaves were ruled by Muslim rulers but their population was overwhelmingly Hindu. In a move timed with the first anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the Pakistan …
  • Explained: When Junagadh voted to join India, and Pakistan got just 91 votes 05 Aug 2020 07:42 Written by Nirupama Subramanian , Edited by Explained Desk | Mumbai | Updated: August 5, 2020 1:07:59 pm A bazaar at Junagadh in Gujarat. Photo by F. Nelson/1890/British Library via WikiMedia Commons. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday …
  • India Terms Pakistan's New Map as an Exercise in 'Political Absurdity' 04 Aug 2020 20:21 World 17:59 GMT 04.08.2020Get short URL https://cdn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/105455/61/1054556150_0:223:3880:2405_1200x675_80_0_0_88ea5ba9a2cd5cea263c67a5e19bf297.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com…
  • Pakistan's New Map Includes Earlier Uncontested Indian Territories, Sparking Fresh Conflict 04 Aug 2020 13:57 World 13:53 GMT 04.08.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): India included Aksai Chin in Pakistan-administered Kashmir and certain territories bordering Nepal in its political map issued last November. At the time, Beijing termed the Indian decision as a …
  • Hardships of life no barrier for Odisha's Class XII topper Rohit Naik 03 Aug 2020 05:20 Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: If Sourav Kumar of Ambadola village under Junagarh block hogged limelight by becoming the district topper in HSC exams this year, another achiever on a more higher measure has, sadly, been lost in the obscurity and …
  • Delhi's gangster Jyoti Prakash held in Surat 31 Jul 2020 18:25 Representative image NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police have arrested wanted gangster Jyoti Prakash alias Baba, who was carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his arrest, from Surat in Gujarat, officials said on Friday. The 31-year-old, a resident of Najafgarh, had …
  • Raj: ‘Dead’ man returns home after 5 months 31 Jul 2020 06:20 Picture for representational purpose only. JAIPUR: A 24-year-old man from Chaurasi village of Dungarpur district who went missing in Gujarat and was believed to be dead, shocked everyone while he was found to be alive after five months. The family not only …
  • Modi regime has crossed all limits in trampling human dignity in IOJK: Shibli 25 Jul 2020 18:50 ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz Friday said the nation, under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, had dedicated all efforts and energies to project the Kashmir issue at international fora. `”We shall …
  • Live: Covid tests in India cross 1 crore mark 07 Jul 2020 12:05 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Delhi: BJP MP Gautam Gambhir hands over Kanti Nagar #COVID19 isolation centre set up by his foundation to Delhi Government. He says, "This is not the time for politics but to serve people". CBSE brings …
  • Odisha: Tired of official apathy, Hariharpur villagers in Kalahandi district repair road 17 Jun 2020 04:40 By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: After all their appeals to officials concerned went in vain, residents of Hariharpur in Junagarh block took it upon themselves to repair the village road.  The residents joined hands to repair the 2 km stretch of the …
  • Pre-monsoon downpour cools Gujarat, more rain on cards 08 Jun 2020 15:31 Gandhinagar, June 8 (IANS) Gujarat on Monday witnessed heavy rain in most parts of the state, spelling respite from almost two months of sizzling summer, and more rain is likely in the next three-four days. Although, the monsoon’s entry in Gujarat is …
  • No demand for Shramik special trains: North Central Railway 03 Jun 2020 18:04 Image used for representational purpose only PRAYAGRAJ: After operating 132 Shramik specials trains and catering to 1,77,371 migrants and other stranded people, there was no demand of originating Shramik train from any station served by North Central …
  • JioMart getting ready for kirana onboarding 26 May 2020 16:09 New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) JioMart now offers delivery in nearly 200 locations across the country and is democratising modern retail of essentials by reaching several new towns. JioMart is making modern and online retail experience accessible to many more …
  • 65 spl trains bring back 95,000 stranded people 25 May 2020 23:28 PATNA: At least 95,000 migrant workers and other stranded people reached different places in Bihar by 65 Shramik Special trains from 10 states on Monday. According to the railway officials, nearly 12 lakh migrant workers have so far reached Bihar by 952 …
  • 65 Shramik special trains reach Bihar 25 May 2020 13:32 Migrants from various states arrive by a special train to their native places during lockdown in Patna on Mond...Read More PATNA: About 95,000 migrant workers and other people stranded in various states due to lockdown reached different places in Bihar by …
  • Earthquake hits Gujarat 09 May 2020 18:10 Image Source : NCS Earthquake hits Gujarat An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter Scale hit Gujarat Saturday afternoon. The tremors were felt at 3.36 pm, according to the National Center for Seismology. NCS, the nodal agency of the Government of India …
  • How is your health? PM asks in surprise morning phone calls to nearly 100 Seniors 25 Apr 2020 03:39 NEW DELHI: “How is your health? Take special care of it” — 83-year-old Kuldip Raj Gupta, a veteran BJP leader in Jammu, was surprised when he heard the Prime Minister asking him this on the other side of the phone line on Thursday. Narendra Modi has made …
  • Covid-19: States ease lockdown in unaffected areas; curbs continue in hotspots 21 Apr 2020 21:54 States have begun easing the lockdown implemented following the Covid-19 pandemic. Gujarat allowed almost 4,000 industrial units to resume ops, while Bihar, UP, MP and Rajasthan focused on employing labourers in rural areas by beginning road construction …
  • Coronavirus hospital at Kalahandi, 5T Secretary reviews work 16 Apr 2020 05:17 By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA/SAMBALPUR: A 50-bed dedicated Covid hospital was opened in Kalahandi district on Wednesday in the presence of 5T Secretary VK Pandian and Special Development Commissioner Suresh Mohapatra. The hospital which has …
  • What zoos are doing in times of Covid-19 14 Apr 2020 06:41 As the coronavirus lockdown continues across the country, various zoos are implementing different methods in order to keep the animals safe. Zoo gives privacy to big cats, 4 more cubs born Two zoos in Gujarat are taking varying approaches in sexual …
  • Coronavirus updates March 13: Several states in shutdown mode, total number of confirmed cases 81 13 Mar 2020 16:59 People wearing a facemask amid concerns of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus leaves a Kasturba Hospital in Mumbai. (Express Photo: Prashant Nadkar) Several states across India went into battle mode to contain the spread of COVID-19, shutting down …
  • Coronavirus updates March 13: Air India to bring back stranded Indians from Milan on Sunday 13 Mar 2020 13:52 Medical students wearing masks as a precaution against the new coronavirus stand at the government medical college hospital. (AP Photo/Channi Anand) As India recorded its first coronavirus-related casualty Thursday with the number of confirmed cases …
  • Coronavirus updates March 12: Over 1,500 people under observation for coming in contact with 73 cases, says health ministry 12 Mar 2020 11:07 Foreign tourists being scanned at Junagarh fort in Bikaner on Wednesday. (PTI) The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India rose to 73, announced the Ministry of Healthy Thursday. The ministry on its website said that the total number of passengers …
  • Coronavirus India updates March 12: All you need to know 12 Mar 2020 10:44 Foreign tourists being scanned at Junagarh fort in Bikaner on Wednesday. (PTI) The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India rose to 73, announced the Ministry of Healthy Thursday. The ministry on its website said that the total number of passengers …
  • India prohibits entry of cruise ships with travel history to coronavirus-hit nations till March 31 12 Mar 2020 06:02 Medical officials check tourists in wake of the deadly coronavirus, at Junagarh fort in Bikaner on Wednesday. (PTI)New Delhi, March 11 (PTI): India on Wednesday prohibited entry of any international cruise ship, crew or passenger with a travel history to …
  • Collateral as India quarantines itself: Almost 1 million tourists a month; aviation, hotel slowdown 11 Mar 2020 23:25 Written by Pranav Mukul | New Delhi | Published: March 12, 2020 4:41:30 am Foreign tourists being scanned at Junagarh fort in Bikaner on Wednesday. (PTI) The Centre’s move to virtually lock its borders down for a month by suspending all existing visas, …
  • The Sheesh Mahals of Rajasthan 29 Feb 2020 06:38 New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANSlife) Mirror-work has traditionally played a very important role in decor of all kinds and Rajasthan and Gujarat, can be credited with introducing the world to innovative methods of using mirrors. The urge for decoration permeates …
  • Bangladesh: 1969 Uprising to Independence in 1971 09 Feb 2020 19:53 by R Chowdhury 9 February 2020 In the article “Bangladesh: Recalling 1969 Mass Uprising” (http://southasiajournal.net/bangladesh-1969-mass-uprising/),I recounted the historic movement that quashed the Agartala Conspiracy Case (ACC) and saw …
  • 27 per cent dip in rail budget for Odisha 06 Feb 2020 05:51 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha has been allocated Rs 4,373 crore for different railway projects in the Union Budget for the 2020-21 fiscal. The allocation is around 27 per cent less than that of last fiscal when the State had received Rs 5, …
  • Why Kashmiris observe Oct 27 as Black Day? 01 Feb 2020 02:59 Why Kashmiris observe Oct 27 as Black Day? Can durable peace and prosperity for the people of Pakistan and India and neighbouring states be achieved without solving the Kashmir issue? “Perhaps not”, insist the Kashmiri youth living in Rawalpindi-Islamabad …
  • Girl child protection meet on Girl Child Day at Odisha's Sundargarh District Headquarters Hospital 25 Jan 2020 05:20 By Express News Service SUNDARGARH: A flurry of activities marked the National Girl Child Day at the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) here on Friday. Chief District Medical and Public Health Officer Dr S K Mishra flagged off an awareness rally of …
  • New Year rush in Odisha temples 02 Jan 2020 02:34 By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA/JEYPORE: People thronged temples like Manikeswar and Bhawanishankar temples in Bhawanipatna and Lankeswari temple at Junagarh on the occasion of New Year on Wednesday. A heavy rush of visitors was also witnessed at …
  • Gujarat: Man kills 3 daughters after birth of fourth girl; hangs self 18 Dec 2019 19:09 By: PTI | Junagarh | Published: December 18, 2019 9:42:00 pm As per preliminary information, Solanki pushed his three daughters into the well one by one and then committed suicide by hanging himself, he said. (Representational Image) Upset over his wife …
  • Three Odisha men arrested on rape charges 15 Dec 2019 05:17 By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA:  Police  have arrested three persons for alleged involvement in gang-rape of a woman in Kalahandi district on December 12. The accused Jasketan Nag, Laxmikanta Nag and Kishor Chandra Mahalik, all from Talmala village …
  • 2020 travel goals: 5 budget-friendly backpacking trails 09 Dec 2019 05:22 For rushed millennials ravaged by the tugs and travails of work and life, balance is often restored through short holidays taken 2-3 times a year. The truncated vacation, stitched together from extended weekends and stolen weekdays, is not only simple to …
  • Denim brand Mufti to expand portfolio, footprint 24 Nov 2019 16:35 Men’s denim and casual wear brand, Mufti, is looking to expand presence in Tier-3 towns even as it focusses on expanding the offerings basket. The brand recently introduced footwear and athleisure as new categories and is now looking at more variants. New …
  • Electrification of rail lines in Odisha on fast-track 16 Nov 2019 01:57 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The on-going electrification work of Lanjigarh Road-Junagarh and Naupada-Gunupur branch lines under the jurisdiction of East Coast Railway (ECoR) will be completed soon. The Ministry of Railways had allotted Rs 62 crore …
  • Cyclone Bulbul in Bay of Bengal to become severe cyclone on Friday 07 Nov 2019 12:14   Cyclone Bulbul over the East-Central Bay of Bengal continued to move North and lay centred about 680 km South-South-East of Paradip (Odisha); 780 km South-South-East of Sagar Islands (Bengal) and 810 km South-South-West of Khepupara (Bangladesh) around …
  • Cyclonic storm MAHA weakens into deep depression over Arabian sea 07 Nov 2019 10:45 NET Bureau The Cyclonic storm MAHA over east-central & adjoining northeast Arabian Sea moved eastwards and weakened into a Deep Depression. It is lay centred over east-central & adjoining northeast Arabian Sea about 200 kilometer south-southwest of …
  • Cyclone Bulbul strikes a pose in Bay of Bengal, weakened Maha adrift in coastal Arabian Sea waters 07 Nov 2019 07:28   Cyclone 'Bulbul' in the latest in the series lording it over the territorial waters as it struck a menacing pose over the East-Central Bay of Bengal, but fortunately away from land anywhere. This is even as erstwhile extremely severe cyclone Maha …
  • Cyclone Maha weakens; may skirt Saurashtra, end over Diu with a whimper 06 Nov 2019 11:46   The weakening severe cyclone Maha may probably skirt the Saurashtra coast and not make landfall as expected, and may instead lie further weakened as a deep depression 40 km South of Diu by Thursday noon. The weakening trend has accelerated given the …
  • Watch: Crocodile rescued from drain amid heavy rains in Gujarat 06 Nov 2019 08:20 A 6.5 feet long crocodile was rescued from drainage in Gujarat on Tuesday. According to news agency ANI, the reptile was later handed over to the forest department. In a video that has now gone viral, forest officials can be seen taking away the crocodile …
  • As Maha heads for Gujarat, cyclone alert sounded in Bay of Bengal 05 Nov 2019 07:52 Just as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced a cyclone alert for the Gujarat coast and a Yellow Message in view of the approaching extremely severe cyclone Maha, it has also hinted that a cyclone is brewing in the Bay of Bengal. LINK: http:…
  • Many districts in Gujarat, Maharashtra likely to receive rainfall over next two days: IMD 05 Nov 2019 06:02 By ANI NEW DELHI: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said that on November 6 and 7, a few places over Gujarat, Maharashtra, Daman and Diu and Dadara and Nagar Haveli are likely to receive rainfall due to the formation of extremely severe …
  • Cyclone Maha: Heavy rainfall likely in Gujarat, Maharashtra; cabinet secretary reviews preparedness 04 Nov 2019 19:20 Heavy rainfall, accompanied by winds reaching up to 90 to 100 kmph and tidal waves up to 1.5 meter, are expected.Twitter Extremely severe cyclonic storm Maha is likely to intensify over Gujarat, Maharashtra and Daman and Diu by Tuesday (November 5) morning …
  • Excess monsoon and post-monsoon rain likely to hit Kharif output 04 Nov 2019 05:08 The excess monsoon and post-monsoon rainfall across parts of Central and South India have spoiled the kharif party for many a farmer in these regions this year. However, officials at the Agriculture Ministry said that the overall impact on kharif food …
  • Mann ki Baat: PM Modi bats for festival tourism, exhorts people to buy local products 27 Oct 2019 07:43 India has a lot of potential for festival tourism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said during his montly radio programme Mann ki Baat. "Diwali is celebrated in many parts of the world today. Not only the Indian community but also the govts of …
  • Gujarat: Women perform Garba with snakes in Junagarh, five held 12 Oct 2019 13:40 Junagarh: Five persons including a minor girl have been arrested after women were seen performing ‘Garba’ with snakes including a cobra at a function in Shil village. A video of three women performing ‘Garba’ with snakes had gone viral after which the …
  • Gujarat Women Seen In Video Holding Cobras During Garba, 3 Arrested 12 Oct 2019 13:37 New Delhi: A video showing women dancing the garba in Gujarat while some of them held cobras, went viral on social media. Three women, including a 12-year-old girl were arrested over the incident, a forest official said today. The video shows three women …
  • Video: Newly constructed bridge in Gujarat's Junagadh collapses 07 Oct 2019 06:21 Image Source : NIRNAY KAPOOR Bridge collapse in Junagarh, Gujarat A newly constructed bridge in Gujarat's Junagarh District gave way on Sunday injuring a few people. The bridge was built only a few years ago. As the bridge collapsed it took down four …
  • Farmers block NH over water for irrigation 04 Oct 2019 05:20 By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: Farmers of Talmala and Atigaon panchayats blocked the Hati river bridge on National Highway-26 near Junagarh on Thursday protesting lack of irrigation water. Farmers of 15 villages under the two panchayats staged …
  • Yogi Govt to project Akhilesh's pet Etawah Lion Safari project as a world-class one 03 Oct 2019 03:56 New Delhi: The Yogi Adityanath government is set to publicise former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's pet project of Etawah Lion Safari as a "world-class project comparable to all best safaris in the world like in Africa and Singapore" and a …
  • Odisha gangrape: Bus driver held after woman's fresh claims 02 Oct 2019 07:10 Representative A bus driver, accused of being the main culprit by a college student who was allegedly gangraped in Odisha's Kalahandi district nearly two weeks ago, has been arrested, police said on Saturday. The 22-year-old woman had named the bus …
  • Odisha minor girl gang-raped by 3 youths, accused arrested 29 Sep 2019 20:57  On Saturday, the police had arrested the key accused in Junagarh gang-rape case, taking the total number of nabbed culprits to nine. ROURKELA: Odisha police on Sunday arrested three youths in connection with the gang-rape of a minor girl in Odisha’s …
  • Juvenile among 9 arrested in Junagarh gang-rape case 26 Sep 2019 03:22 By Express News Service  BHAWANIPATNA: In a major breakthrough, police on Wednesday nabbed all the six accused in the gang-rape of a nursing student in Jaring forest, about four km from Junagarh. Three others were arrested for making video of the incident …
  • Choose between nationalistic and family-oriented parties, says Amit Shah 22 Sep 2019 10:49 Kicking off the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) campaign for the Maharashtra Assembly election on Sunday, party president Amit Shah asked voters to choose between nationalistic parties, such as the BJP which withdrew Article 370 from Jammu & Kashmir, and …
  • Fake sleuth held at Kolkata airport with tampered passport 19 Sep 2019 08:18 TNN | Updated: Sep 19, 2019, 12:08 IST Representative imageKOLKATA: A resident of Junagadh, Gujarat, who posed as a special officer of CID, was arrested at Kolkata airport on Wednesday after his passport was found to be tampered. Rohit Hasam Rajvani, 32, …
  • Ballot, not bullet, to solve Kashmir issue 18 Sep 2019 03:07 Ballot, not bullet, to solve Kashmir issue Might is not right, but right is might: ultimately, right defeats the aggressor country who presumes she is mighty. The fact has been proved in the past and is now being translated by the Kashmiris whose homeland …
  • The splendid Junagarh Fort 10 Sep 2019 00:26 BY SHONA ADHIKARI Sep 9 (IANS) It was my second visit to Bikaner and the magnificent Junagarh Fort drew me like a magnet. A visit to the fort takes at least an hour and a half, for there is much to see. Junagarh Fort is one of Rajasthan’s few forts, which …
  • Ex-MLA  Swatantra party from Junagarh Assembly Udit Pratap passes away 03 Sep 2019 01:30 By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: Former  MLA and scion of the royal family of Kalahandi, Udit Pratap Deo passed away in Bhubaneswar on Monday. He was 71. Udit Pratap was under treatment for prolonged illness in a private hospital in the city.  He …
  • PM Modi’s poll pitch of locking up corrupt gets going 22 Aug 2019 06:22 New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) “In the last five years, I have brought them to jail doors, give me another five, they will be inside,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said in April at an election rally in Gujarat’s Junagarh. Well within the first 100 days of …
  • Modi’s misadventure to result in solution to Kashmir issue: PU seminar 22 Aug 2019 02:29 Modi’s misadventure to result in solution to Kashmir issue: PU seminar LAHORE: Speakers at a national conference on Kashmir issue expressed the views that Modi was following Hindutva philosophy and his misadventure would result in solution to Kashmir issue …
  • An Anti-Pakistan agenda 21 Aug 2019 19:25 Behind abrogating Article 370 is a hunger for water By: Muhammad Sohail Ahmed In 1944, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah while addressing the students of Muslim Aligarh University, said that Pakistan came into existence the moment the first Hindu embraced …
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik dismisses 15 officials 18 Aug 2019 05:18 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Odisha Government dismissed at least 15 officials from service and stopped pensions of two others, an official release issued by the Chief Minister’s Office said on Saturday. Stating that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik …
  • Reversal of ‘accession’ and Islamabad’s options 15 Aug 2019 02:38 Reversal of ‘accession’ and Islamabad’s options The Hindu nationalists have finally struck down whatever was left of the fig leaf of “Special Status” of Indian-held Kashmir while making it a fait accompli for other two claimants of the disputed state, …
  • Kashmir — a bleeding wound 13 Aug 2019 21:01 According to the Partition Plan of June 3, 1947, which was passed by the British Parliament on July 18 that year, the former British colony was divided into two sovereign states. The Hindu-majority areas constituted India, while the Muslim-majority areas …
  • 'Pak shedding crocodile tears over J&K is worth exposing': UKPN prez 11 Aug 2019 09:10 This clearly means that Jammu and Kashmir did not belong to Pakistan just because it had a Muslim majority. London: India's decision to revoke Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, which accorded special status to Jammu and Kashmir, has rattled …
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli: When an IAS officer became the instrument of accession 09 Aug 2019 18:05 No, this is not an alternative solution to Kashmir issue. It was how Dadra & Nagar Haveli came into India! What if a government was to declare an Indian Administrative Service officer the Prime Minister of some territory for a day just to get him to …
  • 10 best places to visit in Rajasthan 09 Aug 2019 17:54 Rajasthan is the largest state of our country and one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. This Indian state is known for its rich cultural and ethnic heritage. Located in the Thar Desert, Rajasthan is known for its splendor and vibrant …
  • Two gates of Indravati dam opened in rain-battered Odisha 09 Aug 2019 08:57 Nabarangpur: Following relentless rain that triggered flash floods here, two gates of Indravati dam were opened on Friday to release excessive water. Due to heavy downpour and overflowing of dams, commuters were stranded for hours at Dharamgarh, Kalampur, …
  • Five blocks of Kalahandi cut off due to heavy rains 08 Aug 2019 03:30 By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: Large parts of Kalahandi have been cut off from the mainland with incessant rain lashing the district since Tuesday. The worst affected are Lanjigarh, Thuamul Rampur, M Rampur, Kalampur, Jaipana and  Karlamunda blocks …
  • Dreaded Fall Army Worms pest spreads to new areas in Kalahandi 07 Aug 2019 02:41 By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: THE dreaded Fall Army Worms (FAW) that were first sighted maize crops in Khaichuan village a week back, have now spread to other parts of the district. Agriculture Department officials said FAW pests have been sighted …
  • Live: Not Consulting J&K Assembly Before Abrogating Article 370 Bad Precedent, Asks DMK 06 Aug 2019 07:05 Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday moved the resolution in the Lok Sabha to revoke Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Shah also introduced Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Bill, 2019 in the Lower House. A resolution …
  • Wooing the vulture: Tracing 15 years of journey in Pinjore 29 Jul 2019 06:54 The founder stock of 123 vultures of three species was collected from various states included Assam, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Haryana. Jatayu conservation breeding centre (JCBC) for vultures, situated just outside Bir Shikargah …
  • People are leaving Congress because its leadership is weak: Vijay Rupani 27 Jul 2019 17:44 In the middle of his second stint as chief minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani sounds confident of making water scarcity a thing of the past and of increasing the BJP’s membership by 50% in the state. In an interview with ET in Gandhinagar, Rupani talks …
  • Animal ambulance rescues two-month-old ailing lion cub from Gir forest in Gujarat 27 Jul 2019 12:20 Image Source : ANI An ailing lion cub rescued from Gir forest, Gujarat A two-month-old lion cub was rescued by Gujarat government's animal ambulance at the Gir forest of Junagarh, on Saturday. The one-of-its-kind ambulance provided initial treatment …
  • Fact check- Is this lion roaming free on the streets of Mumbai? - Fact Check News 25 Jul 2019 07:00 Karan Patel, the lead actor of the popular television serial 'Ye Hai Mohabbatein', has created a sensation on social media by sharing the video of a lion crossing a busy street. He claims that the video is from Mumbai in Maharashtra. THE CLAIM A …
  • Dharmendra Pradhan seeks independent trains connecting Kalahandi with Odisha capital 19 Jul 2019 17:39 Image Source : PTI Dharmendra Pradhan seeks independent trains connecting Kalahandi with Odisha capital Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to run two independent trains -- Bhubaneswar- …
  • Pradhan seeks independent trains connecting Kalahandi with Odisha capital 19 Jul 2019 13:15 Bhubaneswar, July 19 (IANS) Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to run two independent trains — Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur and Bhubaneswar-Junagarh — for the convenience of the people in Odisha’s …
  • Gujarat gifts 7 lions to Uttar Pradesh 10 Jul 2019 09:58 Image Source : FILE PHOTO Gujarat gifts 7 lions to Uttar Pradesh The Etawah Lion Safari Park in Uttar Pradesh is preparing to welcome seven lions from Gujarat. Three of these lions will later be shifted to the proposed Gorakhpur zoo. Initially, eight lions …
  • Gujarat gifts 7 lions to UP 10 Jul 2019 04:35 Etawah, July 10 (IANS) The Etawah Lion Safari Park in Uttar Pradesh is preparing to welcome seven lions from Gujarat. Three of these lions will later be shifted to the proposed Gorakhpur zoo. Initially, eight lions were to be sent to the safari park but a …
  • NIA files supplemetary chargesheet in Junagarh fake currency case 16 May 2019 18:02 [India], May 16 (ANI): National Investigating Agency (NIA) has filed a supplementary charge sheet in Junagarh fake Indian currency case. "On Wednesday, we filed a supplementary charge-sheet in the NIA Special Court against the accused Tahir Shaikh …
  • Sambhaav Media Ltd commences 91.9 MHz FM radio station at Junagarh 16 Aug 2018 10:16 Sambhaav Media Ltd has on 15.08.2018 commenced operations of FM Radio Station at Junagarh (91.9 MHz) - acquired under E-Auction of Second Batch of Private FM Radio Phase-III Channels. The FM Radio Channels of the Company are being operated under the brand …
  • Trustee Raja produced in Junagarh court 04 Aug 2018 01:55 By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA/BHUBANESWAR : The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch on Friday night brought A Johnsel Raja, the prime accused in the Sardar Rajas Medical College and Hospital cheating case, on transit remand from Tamil …

  • Cong releases CCTV footage of 'irregularities' in Gujrat exam 30 Nov 2019 19:31 Image Source : REPRESENTATIONAL Cong releases CCTV footage of 'irregularities' in Guj exam The opposition Congress on Friday demanded cancellation of a written test conducted recently by the Gujarat government for recruitment of non- secretariat …
  • Caste Neutral PM and his Gujrat, Dalit Sarpanch killed in day light : Castevirus 002G2019 24 Jun 2019 09:12 Manji Solanki, a 55-year-old deputy sarpanch of Jalila village, Ranpur taluka, Botad district about 150 kilometres from Ahmedabad, Gujarat, was riding his motorcycle when a car rammed into his motorcycle and knocked him down. As Manji Solanki fell down, …
  • Modi threatens Pakistan with "Mother of Nuclear Bombs" 20 Apr 2019 02:53 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has threatened Pakistan to wipe out with the mother of nuclear bombs. He told an election rally in Surendranagar, Gujrat, on Wednesday: "We have the mother of nuclear bombs. I decided to tell [Pakistan], do whatever …
  • Kranti Industries Ltd updates on Joint Venture 11 Mar 2019 12:17 Kranti Industries Ltd's joint venture project named as KRANTI SFCI Private Limited, G.I.D.C. Plot No. 105 Village: Bamanbore, Taluka: Chotila, Surendranagar Gujrat- 360003 has started its commercial operations from dated 09th March, 20l9. This unit has …
  • Cyclone Ockhi LIVE: Poll campaigns hit as storm nears Surat, NDRF teams deployed 05 Dec 2017 13:32 After leaving behind a trail of destruction in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshwadeep, Cyclone Ockhi on Tuesday moved closer to the southern coast near Surat in Gujarat and is expected to make a landfall in the state around midnight, said officials. According …
  • Man Industries resumes regular operations at Anjar plant 23 Apr 2020 08:25 MAN Industries (India) Limited, one of the leading Large Diameter Pipe manufacturing companies has received the permission from the Competent Authority of Kachchh, Gujrat, allowing them to start regular operations / manufacturing at Company's Anjar …