• Guj farmers take digital route to voice grievances 30 May 2020 23:47 Rajkot: In normal times, they would have braved the blistering heat and hit the roads. But farmers from villages across Gujarat will be now going ‘digital’ to voice their burning issues with the state government. In a first, nearly 10,000 farmers are …
  • Haryana gangster arrested for threatening Gandhidham trader 30 May 2020 23:47 Afroz Ansari was caught by Kutch Police from Haryana-Uttar Pradesh border on May 28 Rajkot: The Kutch police have arrested a history-sheeter from Haryana, who was serving a life term in the 2016 murder case of a Gandhidham-based garments businessman. Afroz …
  • Moneyless diamond polisher killed near Bhavnagar 30 May 2020 23:47 Police at the crime scene Rajkot: A 51-year-old diamond polisher, who was jobless due to lockdown, was stabbed to death by two sons of his friend whom he had lent Rs 50,000. The victim Ramesh Baraiya, a resident of Malanka village adjoining Bhavnagar city, …
  • Unseasonal rains in Amreli provide respite from heat 30 May 2020 23:47 Savarkundala taluka recorded 25mm of rainfall on Saturday Rajkot: Some parts of Amreli district received unseasonal showers bringing much-needed respite from heat to people on Saturday. Though the entire district remained overcast, rain occurred only in …
  • Ahmedabad cop commits suicide in hometown Sihor 30 May 2020 23:47 Rajkot: A constable from Ahmedabad police hanged himself to death in home town Sihor of Bhavnagar district on Friday night. Police said the deceased, Ashok Chhelana (30), a constable with Khokhra police station in Ahmedabad, hanged himself from the branch …
  • Village sarpanch ends life 30 May 2020 23:47 Rajkot: The sarpanch of Mota Mandva village of Kotada Sangani taluka in Rajkot district ended his life by consuming pesticides on Friday night. Police said the deceased, identified as Ashok Mansara (44), had taken the drastic step on Friday evening. “ …
  • Why should India eat Tommy Atkins when we have our desi mangoes? 30 May 2020 18:02 The Times of India recently reported how Rajkot farmers were growing a mango from Florida named Tommy Atkins. The head of the fruit science department of Junagadh University was quoted saying this was the world’s leading mango variety and had much less …
  • Gujarat: Woman applies insecticide on cancerous part, dies 30 May 2020 14:32 Representative image RAJKOT: In a bizarre case, a 65-year-old woman, suffering from cervical cancer, died on Friday reportedly after she applied insecticides on her private parts, assuming that it would relieve her of the pain. The victim Kunwar Bavarva of …
  • Kutch cops announces Rs 10,000 reward for info on rape accused 30 May 2020 08:17 Representative image RAJKOT: The Kutch police on Friday announced reward of Rs 10,000 for any information on the accused who had allegedly raped a four-year-old girl in Bhachau town of the district a week ago. The parents of the girl are native of West …
  • CM Rupani, are these the ventilators you promised? 30 May 2020 04:15 CM Vijay Rupani had inaugurated Dhaman-1 machines with great pomp, announcing that these Gujarat-made devices would turn State into world leader in fight against coronavirus. After Mirror exposé on fake ventilator scam, we now show you where govt hospitals …
  • Bihar: 1.4 lakh return home by 83 special trains 29 May 2020 23:43 Photo for representative purpose only PATNA: Altogether 1.4 lakh people stranded in 10 states, including migrant workers, reached Bihar by 83 Shramik Special trains on Friday. Of these, 40,000 were from Gujarat alone. Chief public relations officer (CPRO) …
  • Piling logs, liquidity crunch crush Kutch timber makers 29 May 2020 23:23 Rajkot: Timber logs worth at least Rs 450 crore, which could have made at least three million wooden beds of standard size (6ft X 7ft), have piled up at the custom-bonded warehouses in Kutch as local importers are refraining from taking their stock due to …
  • ‘Positive’ mom gives birth to healthy baby 29 May 2020 23:23 Sonal with her newborn son in Surendrangar hospital on Friday Rajkot: A 25-year-old Covid positive woman gave birth to a healthy baby in a government hospital of Surendranagar on Friday. This is the first incident of successful delivery of Covid positive …
  • Eight booked for firing on ex-BJP MLA in Una 29 May 2020 23:23 People gathered in large number inf ront of the house of the ex-MLA after the incident on Thursday Rajkot: Eight persons, including seven from the same family, were booked for criminal conspiracy and attempting to murder three persons including former BJP …
  • Kutch cops announces Rs 10k reward for info on rape accused 29 May 2020 23:23 Rajkot: The Kutch police on Friday announced reward of Rs 10,000 for any information on the accused who had allegedly raped a four-year-old girl in Bhachau town of the district a week ago. The parents of the girl are native of West Bengal and are under …
  • Fertilizer racket busted in Amreli, four booked 29 May 2020 23:23 Amreli deputy director of agriculture raided a fertilizer shop in Khambha on Thursday Rajkot: A racket of illegal sale of fertilizer meant for agriculture purpose was busted on Friday in Khambha in Talaja taluka of Bhavnagar district. A five-member team …
  • School principal upset over his promotion kills self 29 May 2020 23:23 Rajkot: In a bizarre case, a financially well-off school principal in Morbi town committed suicide, apparently because of he was mentally disturbed over being promoted to the post. Mansukh Vashiyani, 52, was found hanging from the ceiling in the room on …
  • Liquor-laden SUV turns turtle, driver dead 29 May 2020 23:23 Caption Rajkot: A driver of a liquor-laden SUV died after the vehicle overturned near Ghatila village in Maliya-Miyana taluka of Morbi district early on Friday morning. The deceased was identified as Suresh Sharma (27), a native of Rajasthan who lived in …
  • Rajkot: Migrant worker waiting for bus crushed by garbage van 29 May 2020 17:42 A 35-year-old farm labourer on way to his native place in Dahod district in central Gujarat was run over by a garbage collection van while he was waiting for a bus in Rajkot city late Thursday, police said. The driver and the cleaner of the van have been …
  • Gujarat farmers rush for groundnut seeds as monsoon rains approach 29 May 2020 17:13 Mills make a killing as seed prices jump in a short span Farmers in Gujarat are seen rushing for groundnut seeds as the monsoon rains inch closer with the approaching cyclonic storm next week. Groundnut cultivation in the State is expected to jump by at …
  • Gujarat: Fertilizer racket busted in Amreli 29 May 2020 11:54 A team raided a shop in Khambha taluka of Amreli district and seized the stock worth Rs 3 lakh. RAJKOT: Amreli deputy director of agriculture busted a racket of allegedly illegal sell of fertilizer use in the agriculture. A team raided a shop in Khambha …
  • Rajkot: 10 faculty members resign protesting transfer of their head 29 May 2020 03:31 The college administration said that the doctors continued to discharge their duties in the Covid-19 hospital even after submitting their resignations. (Representational Photo) Ten faculty members of the department of medicine at Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay …
  • In Sayajibaug zoo, lockdown has given privacy for tigers to mate 29 May 2020 03:10 Written by Aditi Raja | Vadodra | Published: May 29, 2020 6:13:15 am Tigers Dharti and Paresh that have been brought to the Sayajibaug zoo. (Photo by Bhupendra Rana) In a water pool inside the open-to-sky area of the tiger enclosure of the iconic …
  • Ahmedabad BJP chief tests positive; state tally at 15,593 29 May 2020 03:10 BJP president of Ahmedabad city, Jagdish Panchal (46), who is also MLA from Nikol, is currently admitted at Apollo hospital in Ahmedabad. (Representational) BJP’s Ahmedabad city president is among the 247 who tested positive in the city on Thursday. With …
  • Relax rules for business, urges RCCI 28 May 2020 23:39 Rajkot: Rajkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has urged the state government to grant relaxation in the rules for industries. Citing that the industrial units have to function with 50% workforce only, the industry body has demanded that the …
  • ‘Alert Citizen’ app keeps tab on quarantined people 28 May 2020 23:39 Rajkot: Jamnagar district police have made an ‘Alert Citizen’ mobile app through which the cops can keep tab on the people under quarantine. “So far, we have made 4,000 people download this app on their mobilephones. Every quarantined person has to upload …
  • Flight service resumes at Rajkot airport 28 May 2020 23:39 Rajkot: The flight service resumed at Rajkot airport after two months on Thursday. The first flight from Mumbai landed at Rajkot airport with 77 passengers. In return, 36 passengers from Rajkot boarded the flight to Mumbai. However, the airport authorities …
  • 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 …
  • 3 including ex-BJP MLA hurt in firing 28 May 2020 23:38 Thousands of people gathered at Rathod’s office after the incident Rajkot: Three persons, including a former BJP MLA, were injured in a firing in Una town of Gir-Somnath district on Thursday afternoon. Police said three unidentified motorcycle-borne …
  • Honour killing: Cops suspect slain woman’s brother of killing duo 28 May 2020 23:38 Sanjay Ram and his wife Dhara were killed in Junagadh on Wednesday Rajkot: Junagadh police is hot on the trail of a man, who is strongly suspected to have to brutally hacked to death his sister and her husband in honour killing, on Wednesday. Sanjay Ram ( …
  • Four killed in two different accidents 28 May 2020 23:38 Rajkot: Four persons were killed in two different accidents reported from Morbi and Bhachau in Kutch district on Wednesday night. In Rangpar village of Morbi district, two SUVs collided with each other and a bike rammed into the rear of one SUV. “Two bike …
  • Two lion carcasses found in Gir forest near Amreli 28 May 2020 23:38 The cub was suspected to have been killed during infighting Rajkot: Carcasses of a lion cub and an adult lion were found from different regions of Amreli district on Thursday. In first case, carcass of a cub less than a year old was found Piplva round of …
  • Govt scheme eases foster parents’ burden 28 May 2020 23:38 Rajkot: “After my son died, my daughter-in-law remarried. However, they left me with the responsibility of bringing up their two minor daughters. If it would not have been for the monthly assistance of Rs 6,000 from the government, I would have been left …
  • 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 …
  • Quack, nurse arrested for running hospital in Chotila 28 May 2020 23:38 Rajkot: A 12-bed hospital on Anandpur Road in Chotila was raided and a quack and a nurse who were running the establishment were arrested on Thursday. Police said the accused, identified as Vishal Sorani and Varsha Bawalia, were arrested after a tip-off …
  • Man killed in freak accident 28 May 2020 23:38 Rajkot: A man was killed in a freak accident involving a garbage van of Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) at Shastri ground near Rajkot bus stand on Thursday evening. Police said the victim, identified as Bhupat Bambhania (40), died after getting sand- …
  • 10 doctors resign over transfer of Rajkot medical college prof 28 May 2020 23:38 There was no reason cited for sudden transfer of Dr S K Gadhvicharan Rajkot: A major row has erupted over transfer of Dr S K Gadhvicharan, associate professor of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay (PDU) Medical College in Rajkot, with at least 10 doctors from the …
  • A day after couple hacked to death, girl’s brother suspected 28 May 2020 21:32 Sources said that while Sanjay is an Ahir, the girl belongs to Koli community. (Representational Photo) A DAY AFTER a couple was hacked to death near Vanthali town of Junagadh district, police said that they suspected the girl’s brother’s involvement in …
  • Gujarat Covid-19 tally now 15,575, toll 960 28 May 2020 20:27 Representative image AHMEDABAD: Gujarat in 24 hours ending 5 pm on Thursday added 367 Covid-19 positive cases, taking the total tally to 15,575. Out of new cases, 247 were recorded in Ahmedabad, 44 in Surat, 33 in Vadodara, 8 in Mahisagar and seven each in …
  • Prithvi Shaw a special talent, needs to be disciplined if he wants to achieve great things: Wasim Jaffer 28 May 2020 10:48 Former India opener and Mumbai great Wasim Jaffer said he is a little concerned with the way Prithvi Shaw's international career has panned out so far, saying the young India opener needs to focus on being disciplined. Wasim Jaffer said Prithvi Shaw …
  • Moodern Medicine; Gujarat, India to Begin Clinical Trials of Covid Drug Made From Cow Dung and Urine 28 May 2020 08:17 India 06:20 GMT 28.05.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Previously, several Hindu organisations in the country and political parties have touted the consumption of cow urine and cow dung as an effective precaution or even remedy for coronavirus. …
  • Rajkot- Mumbai-returned man dies of Covid-19 - Rajkot News s of India 28 May 2020 08:16
  • Rajkot: Mumbai-returned man dies of Covid-19 28 May 2020 07:21
  • Saurashtra learns to live without siesta 28 May 2020 07:02 With strict lockdown in place, shops have decided to work in the afternoon so as to keep their businesses running By Nischal Sanghavi The Covid-19 lockdown has brought in a major shift in the traditional lifestyle of people and businesses in Rajkot, Morbi …
  • Covid-19: Congress blames 'Namaste Trump' event for 800 deaths in Gujarat, BJP calls it 'baseless' 28 May 2020 02:11 MUMBAI: The Gujarat Congress on Monday claimed that the ‘Namaste Trump’ event held in February in Ahmedabad was responsible for more than 800 coronavirus deaths in the state, PTI reported. However, the Bharatiya Janata Party termed the allegations “ …
  • Masks help women embroidery makers earn a decent living 28 May 2020 01:29 These women have set target of producing of 2.5 lakh masks and have already distributed one lakh pieces Rajkot: Preparing home-made washable masks has become common during lockdown. But with the intervention of district administration, the women self-help …
  • Jharkhand labourer tweets gratitude 28 May 2020 01:29 Rajkot: “Bahut Bahut Shukriya Aap Logo Ka. Hamko Ghar Jane Me Aap Logo Ne Bahut Sahyog Diya” — is a simple tweet that speaks volumes about the depth of gratitude that migrants felt after being able to reach their home-towns, safe and sound. Gulam Ansari, a …
  • Pre-monsoon work begins on war footing in Rajkot 28 May 2020 01:29 RMC has kick-started work on city roads before they are inundated in the monsoon Rajkot: As part of its pre-monsoon preparedness, the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) has been working on a war footing basis. Between May 4 and May 25, the RMC has cleaned …
  • Revive business in Kutch, urges GCCI 28 May 2020 01:28 The White Rann has given an impetus to tourism sector Rajkot: Gandhidham Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has listed out several steps to state government for the revival of industrial operations in Kutch district. GCCI has recommended GST stimulus …
  • ‘Stalker’ guard killed by couple 28 May 2020 01:28 Ali Mohemmed Sai Rajkot: A couple was arrested on Wednesday for the murder of an elderly security guard of a godown on Morbi Road in Rajkot on Sunday night. Police said that the deceased, identified Govind Chawda (65), had allegedly stalked the woman when …
  • SOMA seeks cash doles for poor to push demand in market 28 May 2020 01:28 Rajkot: Saurashtra Oil Mills Association (SOMA) has urged the central government to give cash doles to poor and other vulnerable groups to increase demand in domestic market. The largest groundnut oil producers’ organization in a letter to union finance …
  • 82-year-old rammed by SUV 28 May 2020 01:28 Rajkot: An 82-year-old man was rammed by an SUV allegedly by two assailants in Kukama village of Bhuj taluka in Kutch district on Tuesday evening. Police said after Kuldeepsinh Rathod and Ajitsinh Jadeja hit Juvansinh Sodha with the vehicle, Sodha’s one …
  • Uprooted tree injures 2 bikers 28 May 2020 01:28 Rajkot: Two riding on bike got crushed under a tree in Chamardi village of Babra taluka of Amreli district on Wednesday. According to the police, an old tree uprooted because of heavy wind in the coastal area and fell on the bike carrying a man and a woman …
  • Junagadh couple hacked to death in honour killing 28 May 2020 01:28 File pic of deceased Sanjay and Dhara Rajkot: In a case strongly suspected to be an honour killing, a young couple in their twenties was brutally hacked to death on Vanthli-Keshod highway in Junagadh district on Wednesday evening. Victims Sanjay Ramsinh …
  • Old wall falls on five, two killed 28 May 2020 01:28 Rajkot: Two persons were killed and three others injured when a wall of a dilapidated house that was being demolished came tumbling down in Nilkanth Sheri area of Lathi town in Amreli district late on Wednesday evening. According to police who identified …
  • Seeds on sale in Gujarat: Minister R C Faldu 27 May 2020 18:20 Faldu also discussed the arrangement of transportation for the labourers from Dahod and Godhra who come to Sau...Read More RAJKOT: Seeds of different crops are on sale from 1,500 centres in the state, said state agriculture minister R C Faldu on Wednesday. …
  • Global Vehicle Electric Current Collectors Market 2020 Current and Future Market Landscape Analysis 2026 27 May 2020 09:51 The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. May 27, 2020 (Profound via COMTEX) -- The report provides rational insights along with historical and forecast data to aid in better understanding of the Global Vehicle …
  • Covid: Gujarat plans to give world a wonder drug 27 May 2020 09:22 For first time in India, clinical trial of ayurvedic medicine derived from panchgavya — cow’s milk, butter, ghee, dung and urine — to begin in Rajkot, followed by Ahmedabad and Surat; trials to be based on modern medicine protocols By Nischal Sanghavi The …
  • Kutch: Rajasthan migrants return to salt refineries, Kandla port 27 May 2020 06:27 Around 1,000 have come back in specially arranged buses by owners RAJKOT: The exodus of migrant workers from Gujarat due to lockdown has come as a severe blow to industries across various sectors. Two of the most labour intensive industries - the salt …
  • 13 doctors to volunteer at Rajkot civil hospital 27 May 2020 01:08 Dr Manish Mehta, Medical Superintendent of Rajkot civil hospital issued 13 doctors, who specialise in critical care, orders of posting in the Covid-19 hospital on Tuesday. (Representational) As many as 13 members of Rajkot chapter of Indian Society of …
  • Gujarat Covid toll 915; positive case count 14,829 26 May 2020 17:37 Gandhinagar, May 26 (IANS) Gujarat’s Covid-19 death toll reached 915 on Tuesday as 27 more people succumbed to the dreaded virus. With 361 new cases reported on Tuesday, the state’s count of corona positive cases climbed to 14,829. The state has been …
  • Gujarat: Ayurvedic portion distributed among 1.64 lakh people in Jamnagar 26 May 2020 17:08 Ayurvedic herbal portion has been provided to 1,64,683 people in Jamnagar so far. RAJKOT: The Ayurvedic department of Jamnagar district administration has distributed Ayurvedic herbal portion among 1,64,683 people since the beginning of the coronavirus- …
  • Truck catches fire on Keshod-Junagadh highway 26 May 2020 16:57 The truck caught fire around 4pm on Monday RAJKOT: A truck caught fire Keshod-Junagadh highway on Monday. According to fire department, the cause of fire could not be ascertained, but nobody was hurt in the incident. Officials said that the incident …
  • Corona letter: Don't put a mask on your toddler 26 May 2020 08:48 Gujarat, which has reported over 14,000 Covid-19 cases and 888 fatalities — second only to Maharashtra — is facing heat over its decision to limit testing. The Ahmedabad Medical Association (AMA) has threatened to go on strike if the state government does …
  • Eid celebrations a simple affair in Gujarat in view of curbs 26 May 2020 03:48 Ahmedabad: The usual festivity witnessed on Eid-ul-Fitr was missing this time as Muslims in Gujarat kept away from mosques and celebrated the festival on Monday while remaining indoors in view of the coronavirus outbreak. Though lockdown restrictions, …
  • All greetings online for celebration 26 May 2020 00:03 Rajkot: While the streets of Savarkundala in Amreli district wore a deserted look on Eid, the fibre network the virtual space was abuzz with activity as community members took to online to greet one another on the occasion of Eid on Monday. Though the day …
  • APMC clerk attacked for not issuing licence 26 May 2020 00:03 Rajkot: A clerk working at the old market yard of Rajkot Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) was attacked allegedly by three persons with an iron rod at the gate of the yard on Sunday evening. Police said the accused, Dilip Chandarana, Pratik …
  • This mango oasis stands tall in concrete jungle 26 May 2020 00:03 One of Kesar variety mango trees in Navagam near Rajkot Rajkot: While Junagadh rules the world of mangoes with its kesar variety, there is a huge orchard with more than 500 mango trees in Navagam, in the outskirts of Rajkot, which has been quietly tickling …
  • 4,000 booked for lockdown violation in Porbandar 26 May 2020 00:03 Rajkot police enforcing lockdown on Monday Rajkot: In the past two months, Porbandar district police have booked 4,000 people for the alleged violation of the lockdown order imposed to fight the spread of Covid-19 infection. At present, there are 1,800 …
  • Married woman raped at knifepoint 26 May 2020 00:03 Rajkot: A married woman was allegedly raped by a man at knife-point in Saypar village of Rajkot taluka. Though the woman was raped twice in the past two and a half months, the complaint in this connection was lodged on Sunday night. Police said the accused …
  • Elderly couple attacked over land dispute 26 May 2020 00:03 Rajkot: An elderly couple was injured after they were attacked with an iron rod by an assailant over a land dispute in Dhutarpur village on the outskirts of Jamnagar on Sunday. Police said the accused, identified as Ashok Chauhan, had attacked Chaku Rathod …
  • Only three board 70-seater aircraft 26 May 2020 00:03 Rajkot: TruJet started operation with its 70 seater aircraft between Ahmedabad and Porbandar with only three passengers, of whom only two came to Ahmedabad, according to airport authority. The Alliance Air return flight between Diu and Mumbai got cancelled …
  • Sweet truth: This mango won’t let sugar levels spike 26 May 2020 00:03 Rajkot: There’s some sweet news for diabetics who refrain from gorging on mangoes fearing spike in blood sugar. After nearly five years of consistent efforts, ‘Tommy Atkins’ variety of mango has been successfully cultivated in kesar hubs of Junagadh and …
  • 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 …
  • Covid-19: Gujarat’s tally mounts to 14,468, death toll 888 25 May 2020 19:30 Gandhinagar, May 26 (IANS) With an addition of 405 new cases on Monday, the number of Covid-19 positive cases in Gujarat has climbed to 14,468, while 30 deaths in the last 24 hours took the states death toll to 888. Health authorities carried out a total …
  • 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 …
  • Learnt a lot of things from Sachin sir on mental aspects of game: Prithvi Shaw 25 May 2020 11:13 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Indian youngster Prithvi Shaw talked about Sachin Tendulkar, whom he considers as his 'mentor'. Sachin Tendulkar in numerous interactions with him has spoken more about mental aspects of batting rather than technical …
  • Was eight years old when I met Sachin Sir, reveals Prithvi Shaw 25 May 2020 07:57 By IANS NEW DELHI:  India cricketer Prithvi Shaw has once again spoken about his admiration for cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and revealed how the latter has been helping him since a very young age. Shaw expressed his happiness for getting help, both on …
  • Docs have carried out 3 organ transplants since lockdown 25 May 2020 00:51 Pune: Three people in Pune have benefitted from the organs of a security guard who was declared brain dead by doctors recently. Family members of the 40-year-old man, a resident of Dehu road, made the decision to donate the liver and kidneys. The …
  • Three loan sharks booked for suicide abetment 25 May 2020 00:08 Rajkot: Three loan sharks were booked on Sunday for the alleged suicide abtment of a labourer who hanged himself to death in a factory on Kotharia Road in Rajkot on Thursday. Ashwin Makwana, the brother of suicide victim Praful Makwana (36), alleged due to …
  • Farmer rights leader files complaint against cops 25 May 2020 00:08 Pal Ambaliya at mamlatdar's office in Rajkot on Thursday Rajkot: Farmer rights leader and chief of Kisan Congress, Pal Ambaliya, on Sunday lodged a complaint against assistant commissioner of police (ACP), police inspector (PI) and unidentified cops of …
  • Dhari artist expresses gratitude 25 May 2020 00:08 Hitesh Vanara with his sketches Rajkot: In order to express his gratitude to the triumvirate of Amreli district — collector Ayush Oak, superintendent of police Nirlipt Rai and district development officer Tejas Parmar — an artist from Rajkot has made their …
  • Two hit by lockdown blues commit suicide in Rajkot 24 May 2020 00:37 Rajkot: Frustrated with the ongoing lockdown period, two persons including a 70-year-old man committed suicide in Rajkot in the past 24 hours. On Saturday morning, Bechar Solanki (70) hanged himself to death from the ceiling fan of his house in Lakshmivadi …
  • ‘Restart trains, flights from Rajkot’ 24 May 2020 00:37 Rajkot: Rajkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged the central and state government to resume train and flight services from Rajkot. In a release issued by the chamber, it said, "Ahmedabad is a Covid-19 hotspot in Gujarat. Hence, travelling to …
  • Four cellphones found inside Rajkot Central Jail 23 May 2020 01:05 Rajkot: Four cellphones were found from two barracks of Rajkot Central Jail during the checking by a flying squad from Sabarmati Central Jail of Ahmedabad on Thursday evening. “We have booked unidentified prisoners for the offence. When jailer D R Karangia …
  • Financial distress leads to three suicides in Rajkot 22 May 2020 01:16 Rajkot: A tempo driver, a factory labourer and a tailor, committed suicide in three separate incidents reported from the city and district in 24 hours ending Thursday. All these men took the drastic step due to acute financial crisis caused due to lockdown …
  • Congress leader detained in Rajkot says he was ‘beaten up by police’ 21 May 2020 22:44 Pal Ambaliya is detained in Rajkot on Wednesday. (Express Photo) Congress leader Pal Ambaliya, who was hospitalised on Thursday, alleged that he was beaten up by police during his preventive detention, a day after he and other party workers went to the …
  • Garbage-free cities: Rajkot, Surat in top 6 20 May 2020 12:05 File photo: A view of a deserted flyover during the ongoing lockdown. ANI NEW DELHI: Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh, Rajkot and Surat in Gujarat, Mysuru in Karnataka, Indore in Madhya Pradesh and Navi Mumbai have been ranked as top six garbage-free cities out …
  • Woman killed for resisting rape attempt in Rajkot 19 May 2020 23:07 Rajkot: A 27-year-old woman was murdered after she fought back a rape attempt by a man in Charel village of Rajkot’s Jamkandorna taluka on Tuesday. The accused, Yuvrajsinh Darbar, also made an unsuccessful attempt to commit suicide, fearing arrest. Darbar …
  • Migrant worker held for ‘raping’ 6-year-old girl in Rajkot 19 May 2020 20:34 Chouhan was arrested based on analysis of CCTV footage of the area. (Representational) Hours after he allegedly kidnapped a six-year-old girl in Rajkot district, a migrant worker native to Uttar Pradesh was arrested by Rajkot rural police on Tuesday. The …
  • Rajkot, Mysuru, Indore among... 19 May 2020 15:18 Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday, May 19, announced the results of garbage free-star rating for Indian cities. He said that Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh, Rajkot in Gujarat, Mysuru in Karnataka, Indore in Madhya Pradesh …
  • Rajkot market opens, long queues at paan and fafda shops 19 May 2020 12:32
  • Rajkot, Indore, Navi Mumbai among Centre's '5-star garbage-free' cities; Delhi 3-star 19 May 2020 08:14 NEW DELHI: The Centre Tuesday declared Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh), Rajkot, Surat, Mysore, Indore and Navi Mumbai as '5-star garbage-free cities'. Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri announced the results of garbage-free star …
  • Six-year-old homeless girl raped in Rajkot 19 May 2020 06:45 CCTV footage of the alleged accused RAJKOT: An unidentified man allegedly raped a six-year-old girl in Navagadh locality of Jetpur in Rajkot district on early Monday morning. Police said the image of the accused had been caught on the footage of the CCTV …
  • Rajkot: Rumours spark violence in red zone 18 May 2020 04:09
  • Five cops, scribe hurt in Rajkot migrant fury 18 May 2020 04:03
  • Five cops, scribe hurt in Rajkot migrant fury 18 May 2020 01:53 Migrant workers clash with cops in Rajkot’s Shapar-Veraval on Sunday RAJKOT: Demanding trains to return to their natives, thousands of migrant labourers resorted to violence and vandalism near industrial clusters of Shapar and Veraval adjoining Rajkot city …
  • Mumbai couple rides 800km on scooter to Kutch - Rajkot News s of India 17 May 2020 23:43
  • 5 cops, scribe hurt in Rajkot migrant fury 17 May 2020 23:32 Migrant workers clash with cops in Rajkot’s Shapar-Veraval on Sunday Rajkot: Enraged at the cancellation of Shramik Special Train, thousands of migrant labourers resorted to violence and vandalism near industrial clusters of Shapar and Veraval adjoining …
  • Rajkot: Migrants attack cops, damage vehicles 17 May 2020 14:07 Migrants damage a truck demanding means of transport to travel to their native places in Rajkot on Sunday. (PT...Read More AHMEDABAD: Demanding immediate travel arrangements, migrant workers on Sunday hurled stones at the police and damaged vehicles on a …
  • Moneyless diamond polisher killed near Bhavnagar 30 May 2020 23:47 Police at the crime scene Rajkot: A 51-year-old diamond polisher, who was jobless due to lockdown, was stabbed to death by two sons of his friend whom he had lent Rs 50,000. The victim Ramesh Baraiya, a resident of Malanka village adjoining Bhavnagar city, …
  • Ahmedabad cop commits suicide in hometown Sihor 30 May 2020 23:47 Rajkot: A constable from Ahmedabad police hanged himself to death in home town Sihor of Bhavnagar district on Friday night. Police said the deceased, Ashok Chhelana (30), a constable with Khokhra police station in Ahmedabad, hanged himself from the branch …
  • Fertilizer racket busted in Amreli, four booked 29 May 2020 23:23 Amreli deputy director of agriculture raided a fertilizer shop in Khambha on Thursday Rajkot: A racket of illegal sale of fertilizer meant for agriculture purpose was busted on Friday in Khambha in Talaja taluka of Bhavnagar district. A five-member team …
  • Gujarat: Fertilizer racket busted in Amreli 29 May 2020 11:54 A team raided a shop in Khambha taluka of Amreli district and seized the stock worth Rs 3 lakh. RAJKOT: Amreli deputy director of agriculture busted a racket of allegedly illegal sell of fertilizer use in the agriculture. A team raided a shop in Khambha …
  • Rajkot: 10 faculty members resign protesting transfer of their head 29 May 2020 03:31 The college administration said that the doctors continued to discharge their duties in the Covid-19 hospital even after submitting their resignations. (Representational Photo) Ten faculty members of the department of medicine at Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay …
  • 10 doctors resign over transfer of Rajkot medical college prof 28 May 2020 23:38 There was no reason cited for sudden transfer of Dr S K Gadhvicharan Rajkot: A major row has erupted over transfer of Dr S K Gadhvicharan, associate professor of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay (PDU) Medical College in Rajkot, with at least 10 doctors from the …
  • Locusts not hit rabi crops; efforts on to prevent spread before monsoon to save kharif crops 27 May 2020 13:33 New Delhi: Desert locusts -- the crop destroying insects -- have not impacted rabi crops in India but the government efforts are on to eliminate the insects before monsoon in order to save kharif crops, officials from the Locust Warning Organisation (LWO) …
  • I know I have got a new life and now I only want to look ahead: Railways maintenance employee 26 May 2020 18:42 STORY OF A COVID-19 SURVIVOR New Delhi: Faiyaz Ahmad, a 29-year-old Railways maintenance employee posted in Bhavnagar, Gujarat, reached his home in Patna on March 9 . He visits home every year for Holi and this year was no different. Within days, however, …
  • Gujarat Covid toll 915; positive case count 14,829 26 May 2020 17:37 Gandhinagar, May 26 (IANS) Gujarat’s Covid-19 death toll reached 915 on Tuesday as 27 more people succumbed to the dreaded virus. With 361 new cases reported on Tuesday, the state’s count of corona positive cases climbed to 14,829. The state has been …
  • 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 …
  • Covid-19: Gujarat’s tally mounts to 14,468, death toll 888 25 May 2020 19:30 Gandhinagar, May 26 (IANS) With an addition of 405 new cases on Monday, the number of Covid-19 positive cases in Gujarat has climbed to 14,468, while 30 deaths in the last 24 hours took the states death toll to 888. Health authorities carried out a total …
  • 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 …
  • Alliance Air to resume flight services from May 25 | Details here 24 May 2020 05:21 Image Source : PTI/FILE Alliance Air to resume flight services from May 25 | Details here  Air India's regional arm 'Alliance Air' on Saturday said it will recommence its flight services from May 25 onwards and operate 57 daily services to …
  • Locusts spark panic in Bhavnagar 24 May 2020 00:37 Caption Rajkot: Swarms of locusts triggered panic among farmers on the outskirts of Bhavnagar city on Saturday. District administration sources said that the locusts got diverted towards Bhavnagar because of change of wind direction caused by Cyclone …
  • Reservation counters to open from May 25 24 May 2020 00:37 Rajkot: Reservation counters at Bhavnagar Terminus and the railway stations of Porbandar, Junagadh and Veraval have started functioning since Friday and will remain open from 8 am to 6 pm. Apart from these stations, reservation counters will also open from …
  • State must pay or Rlys should waive migrants’ fare, says Gujarat HC 23 May 2020 21:09 The report put the total number of migrants in Gujarat at 22.5 lakh, “prior to them being allowed to return to their native states”. (File) The Gujarat high court has said that the state government should bear the fare of the migrants returning to their …
  • COVID-19: Hotspot Ahmedabad crosses 10K-mark, Gujarat total 13,669 23 May 2020 17:33 Gandhinagar, May 23 (IANS) Gujarat’s financial capital Ahmedabad on Saturday reported 277 more coronavirus positive cases and crossed the 10K-mark to reach 10,001. Overall, 396 cases in the state took Gujarat’s total cases to 13,669. With 27 more …
  • Large locust swarm from Africa headed to Gujarat 23 May 2020 15:17 Gandhinagar, May 23 (IANS) A large swarm of locusts from Africa is headed towards Gujarat. According to the Jamnagar District Collector, the swarm may affect the Jamnagar, Devbhumi Dwarka and Porbandar districts, the westernmost coastal districts of the …
  • Gujarat: With strict lockdown, rigorous screening, Amreli kept corona cases under control 22 May 2020 22:33 Written by Gopal Kateshiya | Amreli | Published: May 22, 2020 11:41:16 pm Among the 4,96,730 people under home quarantine in Gujarat, 1,61,636 are in Amreli – the highest for any district in the state. (Representational) Until May 13 — 54 days since …
  • Anand K. Sahay: An ill-wind blows in J&K after UT status 22 May 2020 14:06 As the year turned, however, it became evident that the local terrorists who had stayed under the radar began to find their stride We will do well to recall that the fundamental reason cited in August 2019 for dissolving the state of Jammu and Kashmir -- …
  • Counters open in Gujarat for booking in passenger trains 22 May 2020 06:09 After opening of reservation offices and booking counters at the nominated stations, the ticket booking will resume in usual manner as was being done before the nationwide Lockdown. From Friday, Passenger Reservation Offices and Ticket Booking Counters at …
  • Locusts back in Kutch, North Gujarat 22 May 2020 01:16 Locusts have been sighted at isolated places in villages of Kutch, Bhavnagar, Banskantha and Patan Rajkot: A threat of another locust attack looms large over regions of Kutch and North Gujarat once again. Locusts have been sighted at isolated places in …
  • Statewide round up on Corona cases 22 May 2020 00:01 Maharashtra crosses 40,000 cases Maharashtra crossed the grim milestone of 40,000 cases on May 21 with the State reporting 2,345 Covid-19 cases to take the cumulative tally to 41,642. While this was the second-highest single-day surge till date , it was …
  • 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 …
  • Covid-19: Gujarat cases near 13K mark, death toll 773 21 May 2020 17:30 Gandhinagar, May 21 (IANS) The number of positive Covid-19 cases in Gujarat mounted to 12,910 on Thursday with the addition of 371 new cases. The state also reported 24 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking its Covid-19 toll to 773. There are 6,649 active …
  • With 398 new cases, Guj’s corona tally jumps to 12,539 21 May 2020 08:53 Gandhinagar, May 20 (IANS) The total number of Coronavirus positive cases climbed over the 9,000-mark for the hotspot Ahmedabad, as 271 fresh cases were added taking the total to 9,216 in the city on Wednesday. The death toll in Ahmedabad also crossed the …
  • How NGOs in Ahmedabad serve migrants and local economy 20 May 2020 13:29 Written by Ritu Sharma | Ahmedabad | Updated: May 20, 2020 6:40:13 pm The cooperatives’ collective Self-employed Women’s Association (SEWA) Federation has employed its nearly 100 women members in preparing masks, sanitisers and supplying vegetables. (Photo …
  • West Ahmedabad back to its old ways 20 May 2020 09:18 Honking on roads as people rush out for purchases and services; pan shops, salons, garages witness queues If one were to ignore the masks, and the hint of social distancing, the sight of western Ahmedabad on Tuesday reminded more of pre-festival shopping …
  • 34k labourers sent to native states 20 May 2020 03:00 Rajkot: The administrations of Morbi and Bhavnagar have sent as many as 34,351 migrant labourers to their natives in Uttar Pradesh (UP), Bihar, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh (MP) and Jharkhand. “In the past 13 days, the Morbi district administration has sent 18, …
  • Gujarat’s total Covid cases cross 12K-mark, toll rises over 700 19 May 2020 18:10 Gandhinagar, May 19 (IANS) Gujarat’s total corona tally crossed the 12,000 mark on Tuesday as 395 fresh cases took the number to 12,141, while 25 more deaths took the death toll to 719. As the nation enters the fourth phase of lockdown, where many …
  • No passes needed for inter-district travel in Gujarat: Deputy CM 19 May 2020 14:53 Gandhinagar, May 19 (IANS) As the Gujarat Health Department issued order, here on Tuesday, identifying the containment zones, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said as per the provisions of the Lockdown 4.0 there was no need for passes to commute between …
  • Left with just 20% workforce, Alang ship breakers hit hard 19 May 2020 00:20 The work in all Alang plots is likely to stop in the next 5-7 days Rajkot: Alang in Bhavnagar, that houses one of world’s largest ship breaking and recycling industry, looks like a deserted place despite majority of the units resuming work from April 30 …
  • Container carrying 72 workers caught 17 May 2020 23:32 The labourers hail from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar Rajkot: A container carrying 72 labourers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh was seized and the driver and the cleaner were arrested at Nari Chowkadi near Vartej on the outskirts of Bhavnagar on Saturday night. …
  • Gujarat's COVID-19 cases go up by 391 to 11,380; deaths cross 650 17 May 2020 21:38 By PTI AHMEDABAD: The number of COVID-19 patients in Gujarat rose to 11,380 after 391 new cases were reported on Sunday, while the death toll reached 659 as the virus claimed 34 more lives, a health department official said. As many as 191 coronavirus …
  • New lockdown rules to be implemented tomorrow: Rupani 17 May 2020 19:35 Rupani said the collectors, municipal commissioners, district development officers (DDOs) will decide on the containment and non-containment zones in their respective areas and send a list to the state government. The state government will wait for a day …
  • Five Covid-19 patients discharged after recovery in Bhavnagar 17 May 2020 14:17 Image used for representational purpose only RAJKOT: Five persons, including three from the same family, were discharged from Sir T hospital of Bhavnagar after they recovered from Covid-19 infection, on Saturday. According to doctors, Ranjitsinh Machchhar …
  • Gujarat Board declares Class 12 Science result, girl students pass percentage decline 17 May 2020 11:03 The pass percentage of females dropped from 72.01 per cent to 70.85 per cent. Representational image/ file Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) class 12 Science results were declared on Sunday with …
  • Gujarat COVID-19 cases cross 10,000-mark; death toll 625 17 May 2020 04:15 Image Source : AP Gujarat COVID-19 cases cross 10,000-mark The number of COVID-19 cases in Gujarat crossed the 10,000-mark on Saturday, with 1,057 new patients being found positive for coronavirus including 709 "super spreaders" in Ahmedabad, …
  • Gujarat Covid toll 915; positive case count 14,829 26 May 2020 17:37 Gandhinagar, May 26 (IANS) Gujarat’s Covid-19 death toll reached 915 on Tuesday as 27 more people succumbed to the dreaded virus. With 361 new cases reported on Tuesday, the state’s count of corona positive cases climbed to 14,829. The state has been …
  • Covid-19: Gujarat’s tally mounts to 14,468, death toll 888 25 May 2020 19:30 Gandhinagar, May 26 (IANS) With an addition of 405 new cases on Monday, the number of Covid-19 positive cases in Gujarat has climbed to 14,468, while 30 deaths in the last 24 hours took the states death toll to 888. Health authorities carried out a total …
  • Contraband worth Rs 47L seized, 2 held 24 May 2020 00:45 Vadodara: Based on a tip off the sleuths of special operations group (SOG) of city arrested two persons carrying methamphetamine worth Rs 47 lakh near Dena crossroads on NH-48 on Friday. The two accused Narendra alias Chenaram Chaudhary, a native of Jalore …
  • Reservation counters to open from May 25 24 May 2020 00:37 Rajkot: Reservation counters at Bhavnagar Terminus and the railway stations of Porbandar, Junagadh and Veraval have started functioning since Friday and will remain open from 8 am to 6 pm. Apart from these stations, reservation counters will also open from …
  • 1,300 people return to Saurashtra from Mumbai 24 May 2020 00:37 Caption Rajkot: More than 1,300 people from from Amreli, Junagadh, Botad and Gir Somnath districts who were stuck in Mumbai have been brought back to Saurashtra. The Amreli district administration arranged for a special train to run between Savarkundala …
  • COVID-19: Hotspot Ahmedabad crosses 10K-mark, Gujarat total 13,669 23 May 2020 17:33 Gandhinagar, May 23 (IANS) Gujarat’s financial capital Ahmedabad on Saturday reported 277 more coronavirus positive cases and crossed the 10K-mark to reach 10,001. Overall, 396 cases in the state took Gujarat’s total cases to 13,669. With 27 more …
  • With 398 new cases, Guj’s corona tally jumps to 12,539 21 May 2020 08:53 Gandhinagar, May 20 (IANS) The total number of Coronavirus positive cases climbed over the 9,000-mark for the hotspot Ahmedabad, as 271 fresh cases were added taking the total to 9,216 in the city on Wednesday. The death toll in Ahmedabad also crossed the …
  • Eight injured in clash over quarantine 20 May 2020 23:12 Rajkot: Eight people were injured in a clash that erupted after one faction asked the other to stay in home quarantine as they had come from outside. The members, interestingly, belong to the same family in Bheemnath village of Barwala taluka in Botad …
  • Gujarat’s total Covid cases cross 12K-mark, toll rises over 700 19 May 2020 18:10 Gandhinagar, May 19 (IANS) Gujarat’s total corona tally crossed the 12,000 mark on Tuesday as 395 fresh cases took the number to 12,141, while 25 more deaths took the death toll to 719. As the nation enters the fourth phase of lockdown, where many …
  • Gujarat's COVID-19 cases go up by 391 to 11,380; deaths cross 650 17 May 2020 21:38 By PTI AHMEDABAD: The number of COVID-19 patients in Gujarat rose to 11,380 after 391 new cases were reported on Sunday, while the death toll reached 659 as the virus claimed 34 more lives, a health department official said. As many as 191 coronavirus …
  • Gujarat Board declares Class 12 Science result, girl students pass percentage decline 17 May 2020 11:03 The pass percentage of females dropped from 72.01 per cent to 70.85 per cent. Representational image/ file Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) class 12 Science results were declared on Sunday with …
  • Over 5,000 buses left Surat carrying 1.6 lakh people to other parts of state 17 May 2020 00:20 Written by Kamaal Saiyed | Surat | Published: May 17, 2020 3:58:10 am The state transport department charges only one way fare from the passengers and only 30 people are allowed to travel in the 51-seater bus. (Representational) In every 3 minutes, a …
  • 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 …
  • Over 6L migrants leave Surat in 15 days 13 May 2020 00:05 Surat diamond workers board a bus for Saurashtra on Tuesday Surat: The coronavirus pandemic and the extended lockdown has triggered an exodus of about 6 lakh migrant workers from the from the city in the last fornight. Majority of the workers, who headed …
  • Gujarat: Coronavirus positive cases cross 6,000-mark in Ahmedabad; state tally at 8,542 12 May 2020 07:04 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus positive cases cross 6,000-mark in Ahmedabad The number of coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad mounted to 6,086 on Monday, with the death toll in the city touching the 400-mark. The total number of cases in Gujarat climbed to 8, …
  • Covid-19: Ahmedabad crosses 6K mark; Gujarat tally 8,542 11 May 2020 20:55 Gandhinagar, May 12 (IANS) The number of coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad mounted to 6,086 on Monday, with the death toll in the city touching the 400-mark. The total number of cases in Gujarat climbed to 8,542 with 513 people falling prey to the dreaded …
  • Bhavnagar sends home 16 Covid slayers on Sunday 11 May 2020 00:24 The recovered patients were given a health kit each for protection Rajkot: Sixteen more Covid-19 patients were discharged from Bhavnagar Sir T Hospital on Sunday, taking the total number of recoveries in the city and district to 44. Those discharged …
  • Gujarat crosses 8,000 mark with 8,195 cases; 493 deaths 10 May 2020 18:09 Gandhinagar, May 10 (IANS) With an addition of almost 400 cases on Sunday, Gujarat’s total of coronavirus positive cases crossed the 8,000 mark as it reached 8,195. Similarly, the death toll also inched towards the 500 mark with 493 deaths, as 21 more …
  • Gujarat: Migrants clash with cops in Hazira,100 detained 10 May 2020 01:16 Written by Kamal Saiyed | Surat | Updated: May 10, 2020 5:02:27 am Surat has seen four such migrant outbursts since the imposition of the first lockdown in March this year. (Representational Photo) Hundreds of migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, …
  • 15 ‘outsiders’ test positive in Saurashtra districts 10 May 2020 00:55 Rajkot: At least a 15 people tested positive for Covid-19 virus in different districts of Saurashtra on Saturday. In majority of the cases, those testing positive had travelled from outside to the districts in Saurashtra region. Meanwhile, a 62-year-old …
  • Over 30,000 migrants left Surat on a single day 09 May 2020 18:35 Written by Kamaal Saiyed | Surat | Published: May 9, 2020 11:32:04 pm As per the procedures, a group leaders of a residential society can book for 30 passengers. (Representational Photo) Over 30,000 migrants left Surat on Saturday to their home states and …
  • 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 …
  • Psychologists to CM: re-open de-addiction centres for tobacco users 08 May 2020 22:53 The government must arrange for large scale counselling of people through digital mediums,” said Dr Rajesh Parmar, a psychologist and founder of GPIH. (Representational Photo) As many as seven experts from Gujarat Psychological Intervention Helpline (GPIH) …
  • Gujarat: With 380 new coronavirus cases, tally reached 6,625 07 May 2020 06:07 Image Source : PTI Gujarat: With 380 new coronavirus cases, tally reached 6,625 Gujarat reported 380 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, 291 of them in Ahmedabad, taking the number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 6,625, while the death toll due to the …
  • 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 …
  • 380 new corona cases in Gujarat, tally 6,625 06 May 2020 20:10 Medical team taking swab test after vegetable vendors were found coronavirus positve at Jodhpur ward in Ahmeda...Read More AHMEDABAD: Gujarat reported 380 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, 291 of them in Ahmedabad, taking the number of Covid-19 cases in …
  • Eight positive in Botad 05 May 2020 23:10
  • Liquor shops biggest crowd-puller on Day 1 of Lockdown 3 05 May 2020 07:22 New Delhi: Lockdown 3.0’s first day on Monday saw increased relaxations from harsh curbs as commercial activities were allowed in several states and standalone shops for building material, electrical items, computers, optical, mobiles, etc reopened in non- …
  • Gujarat: Toll crosses 300 as 375 test positive in one day 05 May 2020 02:05 The youngest to die was a 26-year-old woman with tuberculosis, while a 90-year-old woman who died had no underlying ailment. (Representational) More people with no underlying health conditions died of coronavirus, than those with co-morbidities in a day, …
  • Gujarat government decides against giving relief in six cities after Centre grants relaxations in lockdown 3.0 04 May 2020 17:21 Share0 In the wake of the high number of Coronavirus cases in many municipalities, the Gujarat government has decided against giving any relief in six cities as a deviation from the government at the Centre’s order granting certain relaxations in “Red” …
  • Coronavirus lockdown enters phase III: States open up, some tread more cautiously 03 May 2020 23:36 A worker paints circles outside a liquor vend to ensure distancing, in Mohali Sunday. (Express photo by Jasbir Malhi) MAHARASHTRA: Stores to open in Mumbai, Pun Liquor shops, electronics stores, mobile phone stores and stationery shops will be allowed to …
  • Gujarat: No relaxations in red zones, some services to resume in other areas 03 May 2020 14:58 Medical officials in Vadodara’s Nagarwada after a person tested positive in the area. (Express photo: Bhupendra Rana) The Gujarat government on Sunday said that the COVID-19 lockdown will be strictly implemented in six municipal corporations and six …
  • Gujarat tally crosses 5,000 mark, records 26 deaths – highest in a day 02 May 2020 19:21 As many as 160 people were discharged even as 36 remained critical and on ventilator support. (Representational Photo) The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Gujarat crossed the 5,000 mark and the state also recorded highest number deaths in a …
  • 18 patients die in a day, toll reaches 236; 328 new cases 01 May 2020 20:44 Ahmedabad reported 267 new cases taking the total to 3,313 while 16 more deaths took the death toll to 165. (Representational Photo) With 18 COVID-19 patients succumbing to the infection on Friday, the death toll in Gujarat rose to 236, while the state …
  • 326 new coronavirus cases, 22 deaths reported in Gujarat within 24 hours 01 May 2020 19:44 By PTI AHMEDABAD: With 326 new cases reported since previous night, the total number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat reached 4,721 on Friday, a senior official said. During the same period, 22 patients succumbed to the infection, taking the death toll due …
  • Gujarat: Full list of red, orange, green zones post May 3 01 May 2020 10:16 Image Source : INDIA TV Gujarat: Full list of red, orange, green zones post May 3 Gujarat is India's second-worst impacted state by the coronavirus pandemic. As of Friday morning, Gujarat has 4,395 coronavirus cases including 214 deaths. As the country …
  • COVID-19: All you need to know about the new Red, Orange and Green Zones in India 01 May 2020 08:11 Express News Service NEW DELHI: As the nationwide lockdown in order to contain COVID-19 outbreak comes to an end on Sunday, the Centre has revised the zonal classification of districts across India, based on the severity of infection spread, for the week …
  • Gujarat COVID-19 tally jumps to 4,395; death toll at 214 01 May 2020 07:17 Image Source : PTI Gujarat COVID-19 tally jumps to 4,395; death toll at 214 The coronavirus tally in Gujarat rose to 4,395 on Thursday after 313 new cases were recorded during the last 24 hours, while 17 more patients died - 12 of them in Ahmedabad - said …
  • Covid-19 cases cross 3K-mark in Ahmedabad; Gujarat’s tally 4,395 01 May 2020 02:04 Gandhinagar, April 30 (IANS) With Ahmedabad crossing the 3,000 Covid-19 positive patients mark, Gujarat reported 313 new cases on Thursday, taking the states tally to 4,395. The state on Thursday reported 17 deaths, taking Gujarat’s death toll from the …
  • 17 more deaths in Gujarat as total cases cross 4,000 29 Apr 2020 23:39 By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodra | Updated: April 30, 2020 3:20:06 am Vadodara reported 22 new cases, which included seven mediapersons. (Representational Photo) Coronavirus cases in Gujarat crossed 4,000-mark on …
  • 20 corona deaths in a day in Gujarat, 19 of them in Ahmedabad 28 Apr 2020 20:12 The total cases in Gujarat is now 3,785, with 218 new cases reported on Tuesday. (File Photo/Representational) Gujarat reported 20 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, with Ahmedabad alone accounting for 19 of them. This is the highest single-day death count in …
  • Covid-19 woman from Botad gives birth to healthy baby 28 Apr 2020 09:22
  • Ahmedabad, beware of super spreaders 28 Apr 2020 09:21 The biggest threat of transmission of the coronavirus comes from people who interact with a large number of people on a daily basis, making them potential super spreaders of the virus. Unfortunately, the number of such people is constantly on the rise. 23 …
  • 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 …
  • Cops intercept car, find IMFL hidden under onions 26 Apr 2020 07:43 30 bottles of IMFL and 25 litres of country liquor were being ferried under ruse of supplying essential items amid lockdown; 2 Botad men arrested The Paliyad police station in Botad district of Gujarat nabbed two persons with 30 bottles of IMFL and 25 …
  • Coronavirus in Gujarat: COVID-19 tally breaches 3000-mark with 256 new cases. District-wise list 26 Apr 2020 04:01 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Gujarat: COVID-19 tally breaches 3000-mark Gujarat is witnessing a rapid surge in coronavirus cases daily as the state is the second worst-hit among Indian states after Maharashtra. The total number of coronavirus cases in …
  • Ahmedabad crosses 2,000-mark, 6 of 48 wards quarantined 25 Apr 2020 21:25 Ahmedabad Municipal Commiss-ioner Vijay Nehra on Saturday said that no shops in these six wards shall be allowed to operate. (Representational Photo) As total cases in Ahmedabad crossed 2,000-mark, six of the total 48 wards under AMC jurisdiction have been …
  • Gujarat corona positive cases climb to 3,071, Ahmedabad 2,003 25 Apr 2020 17:44 Gandhinagar, April 25 (IANS) Total coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad climbed to 2,003 even as Gujarat’s tally shot up to 3,071 with 256 new cases across the state on Saturday. Six more deaths have taken the state’s death toll to 133. Gujarat now has the …
  • Gujarat: 217 new coronavirus cases, nine deaths 24 Apr 2020 03:22 Image Source : PTI Gujarat: 217 new coronavirus cases, nine deaths The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat reached 2,624 on Thursday after 217 new cases were reported since previous night, a senior health official said. Nine COVID-19 patients died …
  • 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
  • Gujarat crosses hundred mark with death toll 103 23 Apr 2020 07:32 Gandhinagar, April 22 (IANS) Gujarat crossed the one-hundred mark as far as the death toll due to covid-19 is concerned, as on Wednesday the state recorded the second highest number of deaths — 103 — after Maharashtra, which has the maximum deaths in the …
  • Gujarat coronavirus tally 2,407 with 229 new cases, 13 deaths 23 Apr 2020 06:48 Image Source : PTI Gujarat coronavirus tally 2,407 with 229 new cases The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 2,407 with 229 patients being detected on Wednesday, a health department official said. The death toll of COVID-19 patients in the …
  • COVID-19 cases rise to 2,272 in Gujarat; death toll reaches 95 22 Apr 2020 10:23 AHMEDABAD: The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 2,272 after 94 more people tested positive for the disease in the state on Wednesday, a health department official said. The death toll in the state went up to 95, as five more patients …
  • Gujarat: 72 COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths reported in last 12 hrs; tally jumps to 2,272 cases, 95 deaths 22 Apr 2020 09:38 Image Source : INDIA TV Gujarat: 72 COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths reported in last 12 hrs; tally jumps to 2,272 cases, 95 deaths In the last 12 hours, 72 fresh cases of coronavirus have been reported in Gujarat taking the overall tally in the state to 2,272. …
  • Gujarat now second after Maha with 2,178 cases, sees 19 more deaths 22 Apr 2020 01:39 Gandhinagar, April 21 (IANS) Tuesday proved to be a bad day for Gujarat, as the state not only crossed the 2,000 mark for coronavirus patients but reached the second spot in the country, after Maharashtra, with 2,178. The day saw the maximum number of …
  • Gujarat: Two cops booked for ‘beating up’ 8 Dalits 22 Apr 2020 00:24 According to police, the four accused have been identified as Reyan Memon, Ashfaq Memon, Ashraf Memon and Mukeshbhai, all residents of Naswadi in Chhota Udepur. (Representational) Botad district police booked two policemen of Dhhasa police station in the …
  • Gujarat records 21 Covid deaths — highest in a day, state tally at 2,194 21 Apr 2020 20:51 With 127 new cases from Ahmedabad, including two new cases from the rural division, the district total reached 1,375, making up more than 60 per cent of the state’s total cases. (Representational) As many as 21 COVID-19 patients succumbed to the infection …
  • Coronavirus cases in Gujarat surge past 2,000; 77 fatalities reported 21 Apr 2020 13:45 Image Source : INDIA TV Coronavirus cases in Gujarat surge past 2,000; 77 fatalities reported The coronavirus cases in Gujarat have crossed 2,000 as the death toll in the state notched up to 77. Due to the intensified surveillance and testing, a majority …
  • With 108 more positive cases, Gujarat’s tally touches 1,851 20 Apr 2020 09:07 Gandhinagar, April 20 (IANS) With 108 fresh corona cases reported on Monday, the COVID-19 tally in Gujarat moved up to 1,851 while the total number of deaths due to the deadly virus was reported to be 67. Of the total new cases, 91 were reported from …
  • 228 new COVID-19 cases in Guj; state tally rises to 1,604 20 Apr 2020 05:36 Ahmedabad: The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 1,604 on Sunday after 228 more people tested positive for the infection, an official said. Of the total new cases, 140 were reported from Ahmedabad, taking the district’s tally to 1,002, state …
  • Coronavirus in Gujarat: With new 228 COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 1,604; death toll at 58 19 Apr 2020 09:49 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Gujarat: With new 228 COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 1,604; death toll at 58 The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 1,604 on Sunday after 228 more people tested positive for the infection, according to state …
  • Coronavirus cases in Gujarat cross 1,000-mark, 5 more die 18 Apr 2020 07:06 Coronavirus cases in Gujarat cross 1,000-mark The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 1,099 after 170 new cases were reported since Thursday night, a senior official said. With five patients dying, the death toll due to the pandemic stood at 41, …
  • 8 deaths and 167 new cases; state tally crosses 1,000-mark 17 Apr 2020 21:47 The state has received 24,000 rapid antibody test kits from the Centre, imported from China. (Representational Photo) Coronavirus cases in Gujarat crossed the 1,000-mark with 167 cases reported as of Friday, taking the total count to 1,107, even as the …
  • Corona cases in Gujarat rise to 1,099 (Ld) 17 Apr 2020 16:18 Gandhinagar, April 17 (IANS) Gujarat on Friday registered a total of 170 coronavirus positive cases, the highest in a single day. Most cases continued to be detected in Ahmedabad and Surat following intensified testing. Gujarat now has reported 1,099 …
  • 92 new COVID-19 cases in Gujarat, state tally at 1,021. Ahmedabad, Vadodara among 3 other hotspots 17 Apr 2020 11:51 Image Source : AP A doctor interacts with a patient and conducts his swab test during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus. Gujarat has reported 92 new coronavirus cases taking the state confirmed patients above the 1000-mark, a health …
  • Coronavirus in Gujarat: With 163 new COVID-19 cases, tally climbs to 929 17 Apr 2020 05:13 Coronavirus in Gujarat: With 163 new COVID-19 cases, tally climbs to 929 The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat stood at 929 on Thursday after 163 new patients were detected, a senior official said. Three COVID-19 patients died in the state since …
  • 4 medical staff of LG Hospital, AMC official test positive; Gujarat coronavirus tally 940 17 Apr 2020 00:57 By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara | Published: April 17, 2020 3:43:34 am With the rising number of coronavirus cases, Gujarat government has put 5 areas in Surat under curfew till April 22. (Express photo: Javed Raja) The state …
  • 80-year-old man dies of coronavirus in Botad 17 Apr 2020 00:01
  • COVID-19: With 163 new coronavirus cases in Gujarat, count rises to 929; death toll at 36 16 Apr 2020 17:45 By PTI AHMEDABAD: The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat stood at 929 on Thursday after 163 new patients were detected, a senior official said. Three COVID-19 patients died in the state since Wednesday night, taking the death toll to 36, said Principal …
  • Corona positive cases in Gujarat continue to rise; tally 929 (Ld) 16 Apr 2020 17:33 Gandhinagar, April 16 (IANS) With an addition of almost a hundred corona positive cases in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on Thursday registered a total of 163 positive cases, the highest number of positive cases in a single day. Gujarat now has a total of 929 corona …
  • Coronavirus latest India update, April 16: Six-day curfew in Surat hotspots; China sends 650,000 medical kits 16 Apr 2020 11:40 A team of doctors held a medical check up at a Panchkula area after a positive case was reported on Wednesday. (Express photo/Jaipal Singh) Coronavirus India Updates: The number of coronavirus cases in India crossed to 12,000 to stand at 12,380 while …
  • Coronavirus in Gujarat: 105 new COVID-19 cases reported, 3 more die; state tally jumps to 871 16 Apr 2020 11:02 Coronavirus in Gujarat: 3 more persons die of COVID-19; state toll rises to 36 The total number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 871 after 105 more people tested positive for the infection during the last 12 hours, a health official said on Thursday …
  • Coronavirus latest India update, April 16: Cases cross 12,000 mark; China sends 650,000 medical kits 16 Apr 2020 08:50 A team of doctors held a medical check up at a Panchkula area after a positive case was reported on Wednesday. (Express photo/Jaipal Singh) Coronavirus India Updates: The number of coronavirus cases in India crossed to 12,000 to stand at 12,380 while …
  • 105 new cases take total to 871 in Gujarat with 36 deaths 16 Apr 2020 08:18 Gandhinagar, April 16 (IANS) Gujarat on Thursday reported 105 new Corona positive cases with three deaths. The state is now rapidly inching towards the one thousand mark with the total of 871 positive cases and 36 deaths. With an increased and intensified …
  • Gujarat COVID-19 crisis: With 127 new coronavirus cases, tally at 766; 5 deaths 16 Apr 2020 04:34 Gujarat COVID-19 crisis: With 127 new coronavirus cases, tally at 766 The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 766 as 127 new patients were detected on Wednesday, while five patients died, taking the death toll due to the pandemic to 33, a senior …
  • 11-day-old infant tests positive, Covid-19 cases cross 700 in Gujarat 15 Apr 2020 11:14 Vadodara recorded five more cases, including a 9-year-old boy, taking the district total to 121. Express Photo by Bhupendra Rana An 11-day-old infant and two others tested positive in Rajkot taking the districts tally to 21 while the state’s tally reached …
  • COVID-19: 56 more cases in Gujarat; total 695, 30 death 15 Apr 2020 07:52 Gandhinagar, April 15 (IANS) With increased and intensified surveillance and testing for coronavirus infections at the hotspots in Gujarat, health authorities said 56 new positive cases were detected in the last 12 hours in the state, including Ahmedabad’s …
  • 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 …
  • Nizamuddin: 110 attendees traced so far, says Gujarat DGP 04 Apr 2020 17:25 Image Source : PTI (FILE) Nizamuddin: 110 attendees traced so far, says Gujarat DGP (Representative image) Gujarat Police on Saturday traced seven more persons who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi last month, taking the total number of the …
  • Gujarat: Probe ordered into ‘police brutality’ on Dalits during lockdown 30 Mar 2020 18:54 Solanki had posted that eight Dalits of the village were badly beaten up by police for allegedly breaking the lockdown. (File/Representational) Botad Superintendent of Police has ordered an inquiry into an episode of alleged police brutality on eight …
  • Gujarat: 4 Congress MLAs resign ahead of RS polls, 41 sent to Jaipur resort 15 Mar 2020 23:28 Written by Vaibhav Jha , Kamaal Saiyed, Gopal Kateshiya | Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat | Published: March 16, 2020 4:44:03 am Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi. Four Gujarat Congress MLAs tendered their resignation to the Assembly Speaker on Saturday, …
  • In Gujarat, over 1 lakh first-year college students await NAMO e-tablets 27 Feb 2020 23:28 Out of a total 3,09,651 first year students across the state, tablets have been distributed to only 1,50,785 of them. Thus, over 50 per cent or 1,58,866 students are still awaiting their tablets. With barely three months left for the academic session to …
  • BJP leaders busy mobilising people for Trump roadshow; 14 districts identified 22 Feb 2020 03:23 AHMEDABAD: Over the next two days BJP leaders across Gujarat will be busy mobilising crowds to line up along the route for the much-publicised roadshow of US President Donald Trump from Ahmedabad airport to Motera stadium on Monday. Party insiders here …
  • Gujarat govt proposes 5 new medical colleges to augment MBBS seats 02 Jan 2020 06:25 AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat government will seek approval to set up five new medical colleges in Panchmahal, Gir-Somnath, Devbhumi-Dwarka, Botad and Morbi districts under a Central government scheme, deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said on Wednesday. He said …
  • ‘He used to rape women in front of their partners’ cries Victim 15 Nov 2019 12:01 Ahmedabad: Akbar alias Lulo Sandi member of a notorious gang who raped women in front of their partners have been nabbed by the city crime branch on Wednesday from Ahmedabad. Member of Dafer gang, Sandhi(45) hailed from Vasava village of Viramgam is …
  • 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 …
  • Cyclone Maha weakens, will skirt Gujarat coast: IMD 06 Nov 2019 08:33 Dozens of boats parked at Vanakbara ports in Diu town on Wednesday morning as Diu administration prohibited all boats to go out into the sea as Cyclone Maha is all set to hit the coast. (Express photo: Javed Raja) Due to rapid weakening, the severe …
  • 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 …
  • Gujarat: 1,500 mcft Narmada waters pumped into Shetrunji dam through SAUNI 28 Oct 2019 13:23 SAUNI is the ambitious project of the state to divert one million acre feet (43,560 mcft) of floodwaters of Narmada river, otherwise overflowing from the Narmada dam and eventually draining into the sea, to 115 dams of water-starved Saurashtra. THE SAUNI …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • As Gujarat braces for #CycloneVayu, Home Minister Shah reviews preparedness 11 Jun 2019 17:20 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) As Gujarat braces for #CycloneVayu, Home Minister Shah reviews preparedness 11 Jun 2019 As Cyclone Vayu continues to intensify and is expected to make a landfall in Gujarat, Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a high-level meeting to …
  • Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat on Thursday, NDRF teams on alert 11 Jun 2019 17:18 Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat on Thursday, NDRF teams on alert Cyclone Vayu Updates: A deep depression over the Arabian Sea which brewed over the past two days has intensified into a cyclonic storm and is likely to hit the Gujarat coast on June 13 morning, …
  • "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 …
  • Cyclone Vayu may hit Guj coast on Thursday: IMD 11 Jun 2019 16:48 NEW DELHI: A deep depression over the Arabian Sea which brewed over the past two days has intensified into a cyclonic storm and is likely to hit the Gujarat coast on June 13 morning, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday. Cyclone ' …
  • Gujarat on alert as cyclonic storm Vayu closes in 11 Jun 2019 16:29 #CycloneVayu : It is very likely to move nearly northwards and cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval & Diu region as a Severe Cyclonic Storm with wind speed 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph during the early morning of 13th …
  • 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 …
  • Amit Shah reviews preparations for cyclone Vayu 11 Jun 2019 14:32 Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday reviewed the preparations for cyclone Vayu which is expected to make a landfall in Gujarat and directed officials to ensure all possible steps for safety of people, officials said. The National Disaster Response Force ( …
  • Amit Shah chairs meeting on Cyclone Vayu 11 Jun 2019 13:00 Image credits: @IMDWeather/Twitter. New Delhi: India's Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed the preparedness of relevant state and central ministries to deal with Cyclone Vayu and its aftermath. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), …
  • Amit Shah chairs high-level meeting to review preparedness on Cyclone 'Vayu' 11 Jun 2019 12:01 The Home Minister also directed for 24x7 functioning of control rooms. New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday chaired a high-level meeting to review the preparedness of state and central agencies concerned to deal with the situation arising …
  • 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 …
  • Gujarat: Worried about husband's safety, Army jawan's wife kills self 18 Feb 2019 20:07 By PTI AHMEDABAD: The wife of an Army jawan allegedly committed suicide in Gujarat's Devbhoomi Dwarka district as she had become anxious about his safety, the police said Monday. Meenakshi Jethwa (22) had become worried about her husband Bhupendrasinh…
  • Wife ends life as jawan insists on returning to post 18 Feb 2019 08:00 RAJKOT: The fear of losing her husband, an Indian Army jawan, become so overpowering that a woman committed suicide in Khambhaliya town of Devbhoomi Dwarka district late on Saturday night. The woman Meenakshi Jethwa (22) was found hanging from the ceiling …
  • Happily divorced: Indian women are breaking the ... 28 Jan 2019 00:58 "DIVORCE IS FFFFFINAL,” wrote Shasvathi Siva on her Facebook timeline three days ago. It was a celebration in upper case. The 27-year-old entrepreneur from Mumbai wanted to highlight her excitement and relief. “I’m throwing a divorce party to thank …
  • Pakistan forces capture 11 Indian fishermen, 19 others saved by Coast Guard 17 Oct 2018 17:35 AHMEDABAD: Eleven Indian fishermen were Wednesday captured by the Pakistani maritime forces in the Arabian Sea but 19 others were saved from falling into the hands of the neighbouring country's forces, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) said. The Pakistani …
  • News Alerts! Vietnam: 7 dead, 5 in coma after taking drugs at music festival 17 Sep 2018 11:38 3:08 pm: Cricketer Virat Kohli and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu have been recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award: Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award committee sources. 2:50 pm: Submitted 2 memorandums&requested that situation to undergo election within 18 …
  • Gujarat’s cotton farmers ward off pink bollworm 06 Sep 2018 00:02 A farmer tending to his cotton crop in Vinchhiya taluka of Gujarat’s Rajkot district. (Photo: Gopal Kateshiya) His entire crop was destroyed by pink bollworm larvae two year ago. But that hasn’t deterred Uday Khachar from growing cotton again. This kharif …
  • Gujarat: Indian Coast Guard apprehend nine Pakistani fishermen 19 Aug 2018 18:28 India and Pakistan have disputes over the alignment of IMBL in the Arabian Sea. (AP Photo/Representational) Nine Pakistani fishermen on board a fishing boat were apprehended by Indian Coast Guard (ICG) after they allegedly crossed over to the Indian …
  • Emerging crisis: With rainfall deficit, Kharif sowing falls 07 Aug 2018 00:41 Written by Gopal Kateshiya | Rajkot | Published: August 7, 2018 4:23:03 am Women sowing paddy While the Kharif sowing season is coming to a close, sowing of crops in Gujarat has been done in only 64.50 lakh hectare (lh) so far — a deficit of 25 per cent as …
  • Gujarat: Coastal Saurashtra flooded, north still waits for rain 20 Jul 2018 22:16 Written by Gopal Kateshiya | Rajkot | Published: July 20, 2018 11:14:46 am A waterlogged street in Vadodara on Thursday after heavy rainfall over last 24 hours. (Express Photo by Bhupendra Rana) While coastal Saurashtra is reeling under floods following …
  • Modi’s July 20 visit off as heavy rains pound Gujarat 17 Jul 2018 18:41 Gandhinagar, July 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposed visit to Gujarat on July 20 has been cancelled following torrential rains in Saurashtra and south Gujarat for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday, even as many districts received four to …
  • Torrential rain hits coastal Saurashtra, scores of villages flooded 16 Jul 2018 17:30 Moderate rain was reported from Rajkot, Surendranagar, Morbi, Botad and Jamnagar districts while Devbhoomi Dwarka and Porbandar witnessed light showers. (Representational Image/ PTI Photo) Normal life was thrown out of gear and road and railway …
  • Congress loses control of Bhavnagar panchayat after two members defect to BJP, retains three other 20 Jun 2018 11:06 Written by Gopal Kateshiya | Rajkot | Published: June 20, 2018 3:56:36 pm Congress members Jagabhai Baraiya and Bhanubhai Chauhan defected to the BJP and another Congress member, Hiraben Aviya, abstained from voting as he did not attend the general board …
  • The rustic platter 29 May 2018 09:16 Express News Service If you are one of those craving something spicy and hot in Gujarat when your palate does not approve of the sweetness in Gujarati thali, Kathiawari cuisine comes to the rescue. And no matter how good the Kathiawari thali is in any …
  • Gujarat: To make education accessible to all, help of civil society must, says Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama 19 May 2018 01:02 Bhupendrasinh Chudasama at the foundation-laying ceremony of BKNMU in Junagadh on Friday. (Express photo) Gujarat Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama on Friday sought the cooperation of parents, students and the society at large to improve the …
  • UP Govt to reward toppers’ villages 01 May 2018 23:19 LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh Government has announced to give a facelift to the villages of this year's toppers of the UP Board examination. Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, in his capacity as the PWD Minister, has announced that "pucca…
  • Dalit’s beating clip goes viral as Gujarat celebrates Founding Day 01 May 2018 13:29 Devbhoomi Dwarka (Gujarat), May 1 (IANS) About a year and a half after the infamous Una Dalit flogging case, an assault on a Dalit villager in Saurashtra region of Gujarat went viral on social media on Tuesday, the Founding Day of the western state. In the …
  • Three former chiefs of Okha municipality among 19 booked for Rs 2.75 crore ‘toilet scam’ 25 Mar 2018 23:18 The matter came to light after a person filed a complaint with district authorities who in turn had asked the ACB to probe the matter. (Representational/Express) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Gujarat on Sunday booked 19 persons, including three …
  • India's first coastal policing academy to start from next month 11 Mar 2018 14:21 NEW DELHI": Nearly a decade after threats to coastal security was magnified during the 26/11 terror attacks, the country's first national academy to train police forces in effectively safeguarding the Indian shoreline will start functioning …
  • Gujarat civic polls: Congress continues to gain in Saurashtra-Kutch 20 Feb 2018 03:42 Alleging EVM tampering, Congress workers protested in Kodinar in Gir Somnath district and demanded repolling by ballot papers. (Aravind Suchak) In the results announced for the 33 municipalities that went to polls in the Saurashtra-Kutch regions, Congress …
  • Gujarat election result 2017: Full list of constituencies and candidates, winner list in Narendra Modi’s home state 17 Dec 2017 12:45 Gujarat Elections 20`17: Check out the list of winners of each constituency Gujarat election result 2017: The assembly elections in the state has been no less than a war between the Congress and the ruling BJP. Congress’ newly appointed President Rahul …
  • Gujarat elections 2017: Rahul Gandhi’s devotion to temple politics catches BJP off guard 10 Dec 2017 08:25 Rahul Gandhi inside the Somnath temple. (Source: INC/ Twitter) There is a new facet emerging in the Gujarat Assembly elections, the first phase of voting for which ended on Friday. Never before have temples played such a major role in politics of the …
  • Guj polls: Over 45 pc turnout in six hours, Rupani, Patel cast vote 09 Dec 2017 10:43 Ahmedabad, An estimated 45 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the first six hours on Saturday in the first phase of polling to 89 seats in Gujarat Assembly elections. As the day progressed, the pace of voting picked up even as in number of pockets …
  • Gujarat polls: Voting resumes in Surat after 70 malfunctioning EVMs replaced 09 Dec 2017 10:03 Ahmedabad: For the first phase of Gujarat elections, BJP and Congress are locked in head-to-head for 89 of 182 constituencies.  Kutch, Saurashtra have the maximum number of constituencies that vote in the first phase and are considered as crucial.    …
  • Gujarat Sees Enthusiastic Voting Amid Rising Complaints Against EVMs 09 Dec 2017 09:42 Over 30 per cent ballotting was registered till afternoon in Gujarat’s first phase Assembly elections, as enthusiastic voters queued up in large numbers amid rising complaints of malfunctioning Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). The Election Commission …
  • Gujarat polls: Over 30 per cent voter turnout in first phase polling amid EVM, VVPAT glitches 09 Dec 2017 08:46 AHMEDABAD: Over 30 per cent ballotting was registered till afternoon in Gujarat's first phase Assembly elections, as enthusiastic voters queued up in large numbers amid rising complaints of malfunctioning Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). The Election …
  • Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 updates: EVMs, VVPATs glitches mar polling in first 2 hours 09 Dec 2017 08:28 — By IANS | Dec 09, 2017 11:15 am Gandhinagar: Visible enthusiasm among voters marked the first phase of Gujarat election on Saturday as large queues lined up outside 24,689 polling booths. The Election Commission said it received several complaints …
  • Gujarat elections: 70 EVMs found malfunctioned in Surat, restored 09 Dec 2017 07:44 The Election Commission has also requested for an additional 4,150 VVPATs to replace the defective ones and to keep some as reserve. Ahmedabad: For the first phase of Gujarat elections, BJP and Congress are locked in head-to-head for 89 of 182 …
  • First phase of Gujarat polls sees 11 per cent voter turnout in first two hours amid technical glitches 09 Dec 2017 07:30 AHMEDABAD: Visible enthusiasm among voters marked the first phase of Gujarat election on Saturday as large queues lined up outside 24,689 polling booths. The Election Commission said it received several complaints against malfunctioning EVMs and VVPATs, …
  • EVM, VVPAT glitches mark 10% polling in Gujarat 09 Dec 2017 06:21 The second phase polling is on December 14 and counting, along with that of Himachal Pradesh, will be held on December 18. (PTI) Visible enthusiasm among voters marked the first phase of Gujarat election on Saturday as large queues lined up outside 24,689 …
  • Gujarat polls: 70 Electronic Voting Machines malfunction in Surat 09 Dec 2017 06:18 Ahmedabad: For the first phase of Gujarat elections, BJP and Congress are locked in head-to-head for 89 of 182 constituencies.  Kutch, Saurashtra have the maximum number of constituencies that vote in the first phase and are considered as crucial.    …
  • EVM, VVPAT glitches mark 20 per cent polling in Gujarat 09 Dec 2017 06:13 Visible enthusiasm among voters marked the first phase of Gujarat election on Saturday as large queues lined up outside 24,689 polling booths. The Election Commission said it received several complaints against malfunctioning EVMs and VVPATs, while the …
  • Gujarat assembly elections voting begins for first phase 09 Dec 2017 04:50 — By PTI | Dec 09, 2017 08:36 am Ahmedabad, The first of Gujarat’s two-phase assembly polls began on Saturday across 89 constituencies spread out in the 19 districts of Kutch, Saurashtra and southern regions. A total of 977 candidates are in the fray from …
  • Gujarat assembly election 2017: BJP or Congress? Voters to decide 09 Dec 2017 03:27 Gandhinagar: The first of Gujarat's two-phase assembly polls began on Saturday across 89 constituencies spread out in the 19 districts of Kutch, Saurashtra and southern regions. A total of 977 candidates are in the fray from Kutch, Morbi, Jamnagar, …
  • 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 …
  • Eight booked for firing on ex-BJP MLA in Una 29 May 2020 23:23 People gathered in large number inf ront of the house of the ex-MLA after the incident on Thursday Rajkot: Eight persons, including seven from the same family, were booked for criminal conspiracy and attempting to murder three persons including former BJP …
  • 3 including ex-BJP MLA hurt in firing 28 May 2020 23:38 Thousands of people gathered at Rathod’s office after the incident Rajkot: Three persons, including a former BJP MLA, were injured in a firing in Una town of Gir-Somnath district on Thursday afternoon. Police said three unidentified motorcycle-borne …
  • Sweet truth: This mango won’t let sugar levels spike 26 May 2020 00:03 Rajkot: There’s some sweet news for diabetics who refrain from gorging on mangoes fearing spike in blood sugar. After nearly five years of consistent efforts, ‘Tommy Atkins’ variety of mango has been successfully cultivated in kesar hubs of Junagadh and …
  • 616 sent back to native states 24 May 2020 00:37 Rajkot: Gir-Somnath district administration has sent a total of 616 migrant labourers back to their native places. According to a release issued by the district administration, 357 labourers stuck in the district were sent to Junagadh railway station and …
  • 1,300 people return to Saurashtra from Mumbai 24 May 2020 00:37 Caption Rajkot: More than 1,300 people from from Amreli, Junagadh, Botad and Gir Somnath districts who were stuck in Mumbai have been brought back to Saurashtra. The Amreli district administration arranged for a special train to run between Savarkundala …
  • COVID-19: Hotspot Ahmedabad crosses 10K-mark, Gujarat total 13,669 23 May 2020 17:33 Gandhinagar, May 23 (IANS) Gujarat’s financial capital Ahmedabad on Saturday reported 277 more coronavirus positive cases and crossed the 10K-mark to reach 10,001. Overall, 396 cases in the state took Gujarat’s total cases to 13,669. With 27 more …
  • 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 …
  • Lions welcome human baby in jungle 22 May 2020 01:16 A picture of the lions taken from inside the ambulance Rajkot: Though this may read like a rip-off from a jungle folklore, but strange things did happen in Gir Somnath forests on Wednesday night. Picture this: A 108 emergency services ambulance carrying a …
  • Even baby adjusts to warrior mom’s time 22 May 2020 01:16 Sankhat inspects a vehicle at the checkpost on Thursday Rajkot: It was earlier always a battle of emotions when P V Sankhat, woman sub-inspector with Prabhas-Patan mahila police station of Gir Somnath district had to leave her three-year-old son crying and …
  • Covid-19: Gujarat cases near 13K mark, death toll 773 21 May 2020 17:30 Gandhinagar, May 21 (IANS) The number of positive Covid-19 cases in Gujarat mounted to 12,910 on Thursday with the addition of 371 new cases. The state also reported 24 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking its Covid-19 toll to 773. There are 6,649 active …
  • West Ahmedabad back to its old ways 20 May 2020 09:18 Honking on roads as people rush out for purchases and services; pan shops, salons, garages witness queues If one were to ignore the masks, and the hint of social distancing, the sight of western Ahmedabad on Tuesday reminded more of pre-festival shopping …
  • Gujarat’s total Covid cases cross 12K-mark, toll rises over 700 19 May 2020 18:10 Gandhinagar, May 19 (IANS) Gujarat’s total corona tally crossed the 12,000 mark on Tuesday as 395 fresh cases took the number to 12,141, while 25 more deaths took the death toll to 719. As the nation enters the fourth phase of lockdown, where many …
  • Gujarat: He wants to move freely, to get back to jail 19 May 2020 07:16 Representative image AHMEDABAD: This bootlegger was incarcerated for getting others inebriated, but now he has hit a bottleneck. He cannot cross the Rajasthan border to enter Gujarat to surrender to Palanpur jail authorities. While thousands of migrants …
  • Over 5,000 buses left Surat carrying 1.6 lakh people to other parts of state 17 May 2020 00:20 Written by Kamaal Saiyed | Surat | Published: May 17, 2020 3:58:10 am The state transport department charges only one way fare from the passengers and only 30 people are allowed to travel in the 51-seater bus. (Representational) In every 3 minutes, a …
  • Tobacco shop plundered and set ablaze 16 May 2020 23:39 Rajkot: A shop selling tobacco products was plundered and set ablaze by some miscreants in Veraval town of Gir Somnath district on Friday morning. Police said the accused, whose numbers and identities could not be ascertained, broke into the shop owned by …
  • 72-year-old die of Covid-19 infection in Bhavnagar 16 May 2020 00:00 Rajkot: A 72-year-old man died of Covid-19 in Bhavnagar’s Sir T Hospital on Friday. According to the district administration, the deceased Iqbal Meman was admitted on May 13. He had co-morbid conditions like hypertension and diabetes. He was resident of …
  • Man murdered by his cousin, uncle in Una 12 May 2020 02:09 Rajkot: A man was murdered allegedly by his cousin and uncle in Mandhgam village of Una taluka in Gir Somnath district on Sunday night. The accused attacked the deceased with a spear and bats, said police. Police said the accused, Bharat Dodhiya and his …
  • Stop migrant workers walking home, take them to shelters: DGP 10 May 2020 20:35 Shivanand Jha also appealed to people to avoid inter-district travel as much as possible, to avoid the spread of COVID-19.   Days after hundreds of migrant workers began walking on foot to border districts of Gujarat in order to travel back to Madhya …
  • Gujarat crosses 8,000 mark with 8,195 cases; 493 deaths 10 May 2020 18:09 Gandhinagar, May 10 (IANS) With an addition of almost 400 cases on Sunday, Gujarat’s total of coronavirus positive cases crossed the 8,000 mark as it reached 8,195. Similarly, the death toll also inched towards the 500 mark with 493 deaths, as 21 more …
  • Gujarat: Migrants clash with cops in Hazira,100 detained 10 May 2020 01:16 Written by Kamal Saiyed | Surat | Updated: May 10, 2020 5:02:27 am Surat has seen four such migrant outbursts since the imposition of the first lockdown in March this year. (Representational Photo) Hundreds of migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, …
  • 15 ‘outsiders’ test positive in Saurashtra districts 10 May 2020 00:55 Rajkot: At least a 15 people tested positive for Covid-19 virus in different districts of Saurashtra on Saturday. In majority of the cases, those testing positive had travelled from outside to the districts in Saurashtra region. Meanwhile, a 62-year-old …
  • Over 30,000 migrants left Surat on a single day 09 May 2020 18:35 Written by Kamaal Saiyed | Surat | Published: May 9, 2020 11:32:04 pm As per the procedures, a group leaders of a residential society can book for 30 passengers. (Representational Photo) Over 30,000 migrants left Surat on Saturday to their home states and …
  • 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 …
  • Three Covid-free districts battle virus spread again 09 May 2020 00:59 Amreli health official screens people entering district at check-post Rajkot: The worst fears of authorities in districts of Saurashtra are coming true. Three districts, which had recently become Covid-free, are again battling the spread of virus, now due …
  • Video: Lion Searching For Food Enters Gujarat School, Rescued 05 May 2020 06:34 A lion was filmed inside a school building in Gujarat. A lion searching for food entered a primary school building in Gujarat recently. A video shared on Twitter by Indian Forest Services officer Susanta Nanda shows the lion inside the school building in …
  • Lion enters school in Una taluka ,rescued 03 May 2020 21:21 Later on, a video of the rescue team trying to rescue the lion went viral. (File) AN ASIATIC lion sneaked into a school building while trying to make a kill in an adjoining livestock enclosure in Paswala village of Una taluka in Gir Somnath district. It …
  • 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. …
  • Mangoes take a hit this season, lockdown troubles weigh in 01 May 2020 20:44 Written by Gopal Kateshiya, Kamaal Saiyed, Aditi Raja | Rajkot, Surat, Vadodra | Published: May 2, 2020 2:04:05 am Mangoes are currently selling at much lower rates than the normal range. (Photo by Javed Raja) Any other summer, Gujarati homes would have …
  • 326 new coronavirus cases, 22 deaths reported in Gujarat within 24 hours 01 May 2020 19:44 By PTI AHMEDABAD: With 326 new cases reported since previous night, the total number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat reached 4,721 on Friday, a senior official said. During the same period, 22 patients succumbed to the infection, taking the death toll due …
  • Gujarat: Full list of red, orange, green zones post May 3 01 May 2020 10:16 Image Source : INDIA TV Gujarat: Full list of red, orange, green zones post May 3 Gujarat is India's second-worst impacted state by the coronavirus pandemic. As of Friday morning, Gujarat has 4,395 coronavirus cases including 214 deaths. As the country …
  • Covid-19 cases cross 3K-mark in Ahmedabad; Gujarat’s tally 4,395 01 May 2020 02:04 Gandhinagar, April 30 (IANS) With Ahmedabad crossing the 3,000 Covid-19 positive patients mark, Gujarat reported 313 new cases on Thursday, taking the states tally to 4,395. The state on Thursday reported 17 deaths, taking Gujarat’s death toll from the …
  • Andhra fishermen start journey from Gujarat’s Veraval to Visakhapatnam in buses 28 Apr 2020 16:53 Written by Avinash Nair | Ahmedabad | Updated: April 28, 2020 10:08:16 pm The first lot of fishermen left Veraval in 27 buses on Tuesday evening. A medical check-up of the fishermen was done before they boarded the buses, officials said. (Express photo) …
  • 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 …
  • Indian fishermen stranded at ports amid coronavirus lockdown 26 Apr 2020 18:18 For the past one month, Mailupalli Polisu has been confined to his boat, which is docked at the Veraval Port in the western Indian state of Gujarat. Polisu is among the nearly 25,000 fishermen belonging to several Indian states stuck on their boats on the …
  • Coronavirus in Gujarat: COVID-19 tally breaches 3000-mark with 256 new cases. District-wise list 26 Apr 2020 04:01 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Gujarat: COVID-19 tally breaches 3000-mark Gujarat is witnessing a rapid surge in coronavirus cases daily as the state is the second worst-hit among Indian states after Maharashtra. The total number of coronavirus cases in …
  • Gujarat corona positive cases climb to 3,071, Ahmedabad 2,003 25 Apr 2020 17:44 Gandhinagar, April 25 (IANS) Total coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad climbed to 2,003 even as Gujarat’s tally shot up to 3,071 with 256 new cases across the state on Saturday. Six more deaths have taken the state’s death toll to 133. Gujarat now has the …
  • Gujarat crosses hundred mark with death toll 103 23 Apr 2020 07:32 Gandhinagar, April 22 (IANS) Gujarat crossed the one-hundred mark as far as the death toll due to covid-19 is concerned, as on Wednesday the state recorded the second highest number of deaths — 103 — after Maharashtra, which has the maximum deaths in the …
  • Gujarat coronavirus tally 2,407 with 229 new cases, 13 deaths 23 Apr 2020 06:48 Image Source : PTI Gujarat coronavirus tally 2,407 with 229 new cases The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 2,407 with 229 patients being detected on Wednesday, a health department official said. The death toll of COVID-19 patients in the …
  • COVID-19 cases rise to 2,272 in Gujarat; death toll reaches 95 22 Apr 2020 10:23 AHMEDABAD: The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 2,272 after 94 more people tested positive for the disease in the state on Wednesday, a health department official said. The death toll in the state went up to 95, as five more patients …
  • Gujarat: 72 COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths reported in last 12 hrs; tally jumps to 2,272 cases, 95 deaths 22 Apr 2020 09:38 Image Source : INDIA TV Gujarat: 72 COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths reported in last 12 hrs; tally jumps to 2,272 cases, 95 deaths In the last 12 hours, 72 fresh cases of coronavirus have been reported in Gujarat taking the overall tally in the state to 2,272. …
  • Gujarat now second after Maha with 2,178 cases, sees 19 more deaths 22 Apr 2020 01:39 Gandhinagar, April 21 (IANS) Tuesday proved to be a bad day for Gujarat, as the state not only crossed the 2,000 mark for coronavirus patients but reached the second spot in the country, after Maharashtra, with 2,178. The day saw the maximum number of …
  • Gujarat records 21 Covid deaths — highest in a day, state tally at 2,194 21 Apr 2020 20:51 With 127 new cases from Ahmedabad, including two new cases from the rural division, the district total reached 1,375, making up more than 60 per cent of the state’s total cases. (Representational) As many as 21 COVID-19 patients succumbed to the infection …
  • Coronavirus cases in Gujarat surge past 2,000; 77 fatalities reported 21 Apr 2020 13:45 Image Source : INDIA TV Coronavirus cases in Gujarat surge past 2,000; 77 fatalities reported The coronavirus cases in Gujarat have crossed 2,000 as the death toll in the state notched up to 77. Due to the intensified surveillance and testing, a majority …
  • Aggressive COVID-19 testing being done in Gujarat, says CM Vijay Rupani 21 Apr 2020 13:45 Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in a conversation with India TV on how the state is dealing to fight coronavirus said that they are doing aggressive COVID-19 testings, identifying people and treating them. The chief minister said he is monitoring all …
  • Indian pet dog fights off a leopard attack after the big cat climbs over wall into bungalow yard 21 Apr 2020 11:49 Moment a pet dog fights off a leopard attack after the big cat climbs over wall into bungalow yard in India A dog fought off the large leopard in Una, Gujarat, protecting its owner at night The leopard was caught by Nava Bandar forest officers the …
  • 127 new COVID-19 cases in Gujarat; state tally climbs to 2,066 21 Apr 2020 06:40 AHMEDABAD: The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat crossed the 2,000-mark and rose to 2,066 after 127 more people tested positive for the infection on Tuesday, a health official said. Of the new cases, 69 were reported from Surat and 50 from Ahmedabad. …
  • With 108 more positive cases, Gujarat’s tally touches 1,851 20 Apr 2020 09:07 Gandhinagar, April 20 (IANS) With 108 fresh corona cases reported on Monday, the COVID-19 tally in Gujarat moved up to 1,851 while the total number of deaths due to the deadly virus was reported to be 67. Of the total new cases, 91 were reported from …
  • Corona cases in Gujarat rise to 1,099 (Ld) 17 Apr 2020 16:18 Gandhinagar, April 17 (IANS) Gujarat on Friday registered a total of 170 coronavirus positive cases, the highest in a single day. Most cases continued to be detected in Ahmedabad and Surat following intensified testing. Gujarat now has reported 1,099 …
  • No COVID-19 cases in 325 districts, 27 districts report zero cases in last two weeks 16 Apr 2020 17:50 No COVID-19 cases in 325 districts Out of 720 districts in India, 325 districts are coronavirus free as no COVID-19 cases have been found in these districts so far. In the daily press briefing by the health ministry officials, Joint Secretary, Union Health …
  • Corona positive cases in Gujarat continue to rise; tally 929 (Ld) 16 Apr 2020 17:33 Gandhinagar, April 16 (IANS) With an addition of almost a hundred corona positive cases in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on Thursday registered a total of 163 positive cases, the highest number of positive cases in a single day. Gujarat now has a total of 929 corona …
  • 105 new cases take total to 871 in Gujarat with 36 deaths 16 Apr 2020 08:18 Gandhinagar, April 16 (IANS) Gujarat on Thursday reported 105 new Corona positive cases with three deaths. The state is now rapidly inching towards the one thousand mark with the total of 871 positive cases and 36 deaths. With an increased and intensified …
  • Gujarat COVID-19 crisis: With 127 new coronavirus cases, tally at 766; 5 deaths 16 Apr 2020 04:34 Gujarat COVID-19 crisis: With 127 new coronavirus cases, tally at 766 The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 766 as 127 new patients were detected on Wednesday, while five patients died, taking the death toll due to the pandemic to 33, a senior …
  • Coronavirus cases in Gujarat climb to 766, toll 33 15 Apr 2020 17:15 Gandhinagar, April 15 (IANS) With 104 more cases, Gujarat’s total coronavirus tally reached 766 on Wednesday, with Ahmedabad (450) accounting for over half of the cases, while three more deaths took the state’s toll to 33. On Wednesday morning, a total of …
  • COVID-19: 56 more cases in Gujarat; total 695, 30 death 15 Apr 2020 07:52 Gandhinagar, April 15 (IANS) With increased and intensified surveillance and testing for coronavirus infections at the hotspots in Gujarat, health authorities said 56 new positive cases were detected in the last 12 hours in the state, including Ahmedabad’s …
  • COVID-19: Gujarat cases climb to 650; death toll 28 14 Apr 2020 17:35 Gandhinagar, April 14 (IANS) With Ahmedabad nearing the 400-mark for coronavirus positive cases, Gujarat has now registered a total of 650 cases and 28 deaths. The number of cases found on Tuesday were 78 and 2 deaths. On Tuesday morning a total of 45 …
  • Gujarat reports 45 new coronavirus cases, state tally rises to 617  14 Apr 2020 09:14 By PTI AHMEDABAD: The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 617 after 45 more people tested positive for the disease, a health official said on Tuesday. Out of these 45 new cases, 31 have been reported from Ahmedabad, nine from Surat, two from …
  • Gujarat: COVID-19 cases climb to 572, death toll reaches 26. Check district-wise list 14 Apr 2020 05:28 Image Source : PTI Gujarat: COVID-19 cases climb to 572, death toll reaches 26. Check district-wise list Gujarat on Monday reported 56 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of the affected people in the state to 572, a state Health Department …
  • COVID-19 cases in Gujarat jump to 538, death toll rises to 26 13 Apr 2020 12:27 By PTI AHMEDABAD: The total number of COVID-19 cases in Gujarat rose to 538 on Monday after 22 more people tested positive for the disease, an official said on Monday. Besides, the number of death rose to 26 after two more patients succumbed to coronavirus …
  • With 22 new cases, Gujarat corona tally goes up to 538 13 Apr 2020 08:08 Gandhinagar, April 13 (IANS) With Ahmedabad nearing the 300 mark for Coronavirus positive cases, Gujarat on Monday registered 22 new cases and two deaths, taking the total number of infected cases in the state to 538 with 26 deaths, health officials said. …
  • Coronavirus in Gujarat: COVID-19 cases mount to 516; death toll 24. Check district-wise tally 13 Apr 2020 06:30 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Gujarat: COVID-19 cases mount to 516; death toll 24. Check district-wise tally The total number of COVID-19 cases in Gujarat jumped to 516 on Sunday with 48 more people testing positive for the novel coronavirus, a senior …
  • Gujarat reports 493 COVID-19 cases, 23 deaths 12 Apr 2020 23:07 Ahmedabad: The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat has gone up to 493, with 25 new patients being found in the state, a health official said on Sunday. The state has so far reported 23 deaths, including a 75-year-old man who succumbed to the disease at …
  • 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 …
  • COVID-19: Gujarat positive cases climb to 516; death toll at 24 12 Apr 2020 18:36 Gandhinagar, April 12 (IANS) Gujarat crossed the 500-mark on Sunday as 48 positive cases were found during the day with coronavirus penetrating areas outside hotspots, taking the total positive cases in the state to 516 with 24 deaths. Twenty-three more …
  • Gujarat coronavirus cases near 500-mark at 493; check district-wise list 12 Apr 2020 10:20 Image Source : PTI Medics check police personnel at Metas Adventist Hospital in the wake of coronavirus pandemic during a nationwide lockdown, in Surat. Gujarat coronavirus cases in the country are nearing 500-mark as confirmed patients are now at 493 …
  • Coronavirus cases spring up in new areas in Gujarat 12 Apr 2020 08:42 Gandhinagar, April 12 (IANS) Twenty five more positive cases were detected in Gujarat on Sunday morning and one person has died due to Covid-19, the health authorities announced, taking the total detected positive Coronavirus cases to 493 in the state. …
  • Guj- Tally of COVID-19 patients rises to 432 with 54 new cases 12 Apr 2020 03:01 Ahmedabad: The number of coronavirus positive patients in Gujarat rose to 432 after 54 new cases emerged on Saturday, a state health department official said. As many as 31 new cases were reported from Ahmedabad, 18 from Vadodara, three from Anand, and one …
  • Ambulance driver ferries seven labourers in Rajkot, all 8 arrested 11 Apr 2020 19:30 An FIR was registered against the eight under IPC sections 269 (negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life) and 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant). (Representational Image) An ambulance driver was …
  • 70 more positive cases found in Gujarat; Friday’s total 116; 2 deaths 11 Apr 2020 07:09 Gandhinagar, April 10 (IANS) The continued intensified surveillance and testing for the coronavirus in the 24 hotspots declared in Gujarat’s five major cities, yielded 70 more positive cases on Friday evening with a total of 116 positive cases registered …
  • 116 new coronavirus cases found in Gujarat, total jumps to 378 11 Apr 2020 07:02 Image Source : AP 116 new coronavirus cases found in Gujarat, total jumps to 378 The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 378 after 116 new cases were reported since Thursday night, a senior health official said on Friday. The increase in cases …
  • Businessman arrested for preventing health team from conducing survey in Veraval 10 Apr 2020 16:33 Police said that a team of paramedical staff of Veraval taluka went to Jabbar Chowk in Veraval town to conduct health survey. (File/Express photo) A businessman was arrested for allegedly preventing a health department team from conducting a survey at …
  • 46 new cases in Gujarat take total to 308; 19 deaths 10 Apr 2020 08:17 Gandhinagar, April 10 (IANS) With the continued and intensified surveillance and testing of coronavirus infection inside the hotspots of Gujarat, the health authorities said on Friday that 46 new confirmed positive cases have been detected in the last 12 …
  • 76 new COVID-19 cases found in Gujarat; death toll up to 17 10 Apr 2020 04:53 Image Source : AP 76 new COVID-19 cases found in Gujarat; death toll up to 17 With a record 76 new cases, the highest so far in a single day, the total number of coronavirus infections in Gujarat shot up to 262 on Thursday, while the death toll rose to 17 …
  • 14-month-old boy among 16 dead due to corona in Gujarat 08 Apr 2020 07:41 Gandhinagar, April 8 (IANS) Four more coronavirus positive cases were detected in Gujarat on Wednesday morning, taking the total positive cases to 179 in the state. With two more deaths, the total death toll has risen to 16 in the state, the health …
  • Strict lockdown at Gujarat’s Covid-19 hotspots, cases reach 175 07 Apr 2020 20:02 Gandhinagar, April 7 (IANS) With a total of 175 positive cases in the state and 14 deaths as of Tuesday, the Gujarat government announced that intense survey, under the Cluster Containment Strategy, will be continued in 24 identified hotspots in five major …
  • Gir Somnath cops turn ‘Corona Vir’ for hapless people 06 Apr 2020 22:56
  • Maximum testing for 15 hotspots in Gujarat, cases rise to 146 06 Apr 2020 19:11 Gandhinagar, April 7 (IANS) With the states tally of Covid-19 positive cases rising to 146 on Monday, including 12 deaths, the Gujarat government has announced that maximum testing will be conducted in 15 identified hotspots under the Cluster Containment …
  • Gujarat: COVID-19 death toll rises to 11, cases climb to 128 06 Apr 2020 06:20 Image Source : PTI Gujarat: COVID-19 death toll rises to 11, cases climb to 128 With 20 more persons, including a 14-month-old boy in Jamnagar, testing coronavirus positive in Gujarat on Sunday, the number of patients in the state rose to 128, a senior …
  • Not allowed to deboard, 600 fishermen from Maharashtra say: worse than being afflicted by corona 06 Apr 2020 00:33 Written by Neeraj Tiwari | Mumbai | Published: April 6, 2020 4:05:21 am Fishermen from Gujarat who deboarded at Nargol were checked for coronavirus-like symptoms. (Photo: Deepak Joshi) For nearly 600 fishermen from Maharashtra, stranded at sea off Gujarat …
  • 20 cases in Gujarat on Sunday, including infant; total at 128 05 Apr 2020 16:41 Gandhinagar, April 5 (IANS) In just a week’s time, the number of positive cases of coronavirus in Gujarat has more than doubled from 61 to 128. Sunday saw the maximum number of positive cases in a day with 20, including a 14-month-old baby from Jamnagar. A …
  • Gujarat: 10 linked to Tablighi Jamaat among new COVID-19 cases; state tally at 122 05 Apr 2020 11:39 Image Source : Gujarat: 10 linked to Tablighi Jamaat among new COVID-19 cases; state tally at 122 The total number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 122 with 14 new patients being reported on Sunday, including 10 having link to the religious …
  • 61-year-old COVID-19 patient dies in Surat; 14 new cases reported from Gujarat 05 Apr 2020 09:26 Image Source : PTI 61-year-old COVID-19 patient dies in Surat; Gujarat toll reaches 11 A 61-year-old woman who tested positive for coronavirus died at a hospital in Surat on Sunday, taking the total number of COVID-19 deaths in Gujarat to 11, a senior …
  • 10 linked to Tablighi among new COVID-19 cases; Gujarat tally 122 05 Apr 2020 08:45 AHMEDABAD: The total number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 122 with 14 new patients being reported on Sunday, including 10 having link to the religious congregation recently organised by Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin in Delhi, a health department …
  • Three more corona positive cases in Gujarat; total 108 cases 04 Apr 2020 16:36 Gandhinagar, April 4 (IANS) Three more coronavirus positive cases were detected in Gujarat on Saturday evening, the health authorities said, taking the total detected positive cases to 108. Till Saturday 10 deaths due to Corona virus have been reported. …
  • Five containment clusters created in Ahd 04 Apr 2020 06:41 AMC on Friday identified five clusters in the city, with all of its 2,252 residents quarantined. Of the five, three clusters are located in Central Zone, and one each in South and North Zones. The 'containment clusters' (hotspots where positive …
  • Gujarat corona toll 9, total positive cases 95 03 Apr 2020 17:21 Gandhinagar, April 3 (IANS) One more person died on Friday in Ahmedabad due to corona virus infection, taking the death toll in Gujarat to 9. Till Friday, 95 persons have been found positive in the state. Another corona positive male from Panchmahal also …
  • 7-year-old among new COVID-19 cases in Gujarat, state toll touches 8 03 Apr 2020 14:00 Image Source : PTI 7-year-old among new COVID-19 cases in Gujarat, state toll touches 8 Coronavirus in Gujarat: A 78-year-old man from Godhra died on Friday due to the coronavirus infection, taking the death toll in Gujarat to 8. Till Friday, total of 95 …
  • Eight dead in Gujarat; two minors among seven who tested positive for coronavirus in state 03 Apr 2020 08:51 By PTI AHMEDABAD: Seven more persons, two of them minors, have tested positive for coronavirus in Gujarat, taking the number of infections in the state to 95, while one person succumbed to the disease, raising the toll to eight, said officials on Friday. …
  • Gujarat: 88 coronavirus cases so far, Markaz attendee cause of 6 infections in Bhavnagar 03 Apr 2020 04:08 Image Source : AP (FILE) Gujarat: 88 coronavirus cases so far, Markaz attendee cause of 6 infections in Bhavnagar (Representative image) Number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 88 on Thursday. In the last 24 hours Bhavnagar in Gujarat has registered …
  • COVID-19 patient dies in Vadodara; Gujarat toll reaches seven 02 Apr 2020 07:05 By PTI AHMEDABAD: A 52-year-old man died of coronavirus in Vadodara early Thursday morning, taking the COVID-19 toll in Gujarat to seven, an official said. The man was admitted to Sir Sayajirao General (SSG) Hospital in Vadodara on March 19 after he fell …
  • COVID-19: 5 more positive cases found in Gujarat; state total 87 01 Apr 2020 19:15 Gandhinagar, April 1 (IANS) Wednesday recorded the highest COVID-19 positive cases in a day, 13 in Gujarat, taking the total positive cases in the state to 87. Jayanti Ravi, the principal secretary, Health and family welfare Department, Gujarat said, “ …
  • 3 new COVID-19 cases in Guj; state tally reaches 58 29 Mar 2020 20:31 Ahmedabad: Three more coronavirus cases were reported in Gujarat on Sunday, taking the total number of COVID-19 patients in the state to 58, an official said. All the three new cases were reported from Ahmedabad, principal secretary (health) Jayanti Ravi …
  • 3 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Gujarat, state toll at 58 29 Mar 2020 11:42 Image Source : AP Coronavirus confirmed cases in Gujarat surge to 58. Gujarat has reported three more coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the total number of COVID-19 patients in the state to 58, an official said. All the three new cases were reported from …
  • COVID-19: 5th death in Gujarat, total cases 61 29 Mar 2020 08:05 Gandhinagar, March 29 (IANS) An Ahmedabad resident died of coronavirus infection, taking the COVID-19 death toll in Gujarat to five, even as the total number of coronavirus patients rose to 61 with three more positive cases coming to light on Sunday. The …
  • 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 …
  • Military Digest: A supreme act of sacrifice 30 May 2020 05:05 Flight Lieutenant Karan Sher Singh Kalsia, KC Air Force pilots by inclination, training and for reasons of professional pride are disposed to take risks to the extent of endangering their own lives to prevent civilian casualties. Flight Lieutenant Karan …
  • Bihar: 1.4 lakh return home by 83 special trains 29 May 2020 23:43 Photo for representative purpose only PATNA: Altogether 1.4 lakh people stranded in 10 states, including migrant workers, reached Bihar by 83 Shramik Special trains on Friday. Of these, 40,000 were from Gujarat alone. Chief public relations officer (CPRO) …
  • Police use ‘facial recognition’ app to ensure home quarantine 29 May 2020 21:39 The application has been developed by Hemal Dodhia, founder of CTO Mahavir Consultants, whose services have been hired on a third-party basis by the police. (Representational Photo) To ensure strict compliance of home quarantine, Jamnagar Police have come …
  • ‘Alert Citizen’ app keeps tab on quarantined people 28 May 2020 23:39 Rajkot: Jamnagar district police have made an ‘Alert Citizen’ mobile app through which the cops can keep tab on the people under quarantine. “So far, we have made 4,000 people download this app on their mobilephones. Every quarantined person has to upload …
  • Saurashtra learns to live without siesta 28 May 2020 07:02 With strict lockdown in place, shops have decided to work in the afternoon so as to keep their businesses running By Nischal Sanghavi The Covid-19 lockdown has brought in a major shift in the traditional lifestyle of people and businesses in Rajkot, Morbi …
  • Seeds on sale in Gujarat: Minister R C Faldu 27 May 2020 18:20 Faldu also discussed the arrangement of transportation for the labourers from Dahod and Godhra who come to Sau...Read More RAJKOT: Seeds of different crops are on sale from 1,500 centres in the state, said state agriculture minister R C Faldu on Wednesday. …
  • Gujarat Covid toll 915; positive case count 14,829 26 May 2020 17:37 Gandhinagar, May 26 (IANS) Gujarat’s Covid-19 death toll reached 915 on Tuesday as 27 more people succumbed to the dreaded virus. With 361 new cases reported on Tuesday, the state’s count of corona positive cases climbed to 14,829. The state has been …
  • Gujarat: Ayurvedic portion distributed among 1.64 lakh people in Jamnagar 26 May 2020 17:08 Ayurvedic herbal portion has been provided to 1,64,683 people in Jamnagar so far. RAJKOT: The Ayurvedic department of Jamnagar district administration has distributed Ayurvedic herbal portion among 1,64,683 people since the beginning of the coronavirus- …
  • Home gardening e-com. sector blooms amid lockdown 26 May 2020 11:43 Two months of lockdown in the country has turned many into avid gardeners exploring their green side by growing a variety of plants, including flowers and vegetables, in their gardens and balconies. This is reflected in the increase in the sale of …
  • Elderly couple attacked over land dispute 26 May 2020 00:03 Rajkot: An elderly couple was injured after they were attacked with an iron rod by an assailant over a land dispute in Dhutarpur village on the outskirts of Jamnagar on Sunday. Police said the accused, identified as Ashok Chauhan, had attacked Chaku Rathod …
  • Gujarat: One year on, 370 engineering graduates still await posting orders from govt 25 May 2020 20:00 According to Nirav Joshi (28), one of the 370-odd engineering graduates, almost all of them were working in private engineering colleges before clearing the government examination. (Rerpesentational) Around 370 engineering graduates, who have cleared an …
  • In steepest fall since 2003, processing of crude slumps 29% 25 May 2020 16:54 India’s crude oil processing in April slumped by 28.8 per cent from a year ago, its biggest drop since at least 2003, as a nationwide lockdown weighed on fuel demand and forced refiners to cut production. Refiners processed about 14.75 million tonnes or 3. …
  • India's April crude processing in biggest drop in nearly two decades 25 May 2020 10:22 (Representative image) NEW DELHI: India's crude oil processing in April slumped by 28.8% from a year earlier, its biggest drop since at least 2003, as a nationwide lockdown weighed on fuel demand and forced refiners to cut production. Refiners …
  • Gujarat: ‘Narmada water being diverted to Saurashtra dams, reservoirs’ 23 May 2020 21:10 “Water will be provided in the other three links in phases,” Ashwani Kumar said. (Representational) The Gujarat government has begun diverting 4,000 million cubic feet of Narmada water to dams and reservoirs in the water-scarce Saurashtra region under the …
  • Large locust swarm from Africa headed to Gujarat 23 May 2020 15:17 Gandhinagar, May 23 (IANS) A large swarm of locusts from Africa is headed towards Gujarat. According to the Jamnagar District Collector, the swarm may affect the Jamnagar, Devbhumi Dwarka and Porbandar districts, the westernmost coastal districts of the …
  • REFINERY NEWS ROUNDUP: Refineries raise runs, but other bring works forward 22 May 2020 11:45 Some refineries in the Asia-Pacific are raising run rates as lockdown measures are eased but others have brought forward works due to weak demand . Oil Corp. has raised crude throughput to 60% at its nine refineries with the restart of several process …
  • Congress leader detained in Rajkot says he was ‘beaten up by police’ 21 May 2020 22:44 Pal Ambaliya is detained in Rajkot on Wednesday. (Express Photo) Congress leader Pal Ambaliya, who was hospitalised on Thursday, alleged that he was beaten up by police during his preventive detention, a day after he and other party workers went to the …
  • Covid-19: Gujarat cases near 13K mark, death toll 773 21 May 2020 17:30 Gandhinagar, May 21 (IANS) The number of positive Covid-19 cases in Gujarat mounted to 12,910 on Thursday with the addition of 371 new cases. The state also reported 24 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking its Covid-19 toll to 773. There are 6,649 active …
  • GE Renewable bags 102.6 MW wind turbine project from Powerica 21 May 2020 11:48 New Delhi: GE Renewable Energy on Thursday said it has bagged a 102.6 MW wind turbine supply deal from Powerica Ltd for projects in Gujarat. "GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Powerica Ltd to supply 38 of its 2.7-132 onshore wind turbines to be …
  • With 398 new cases, Guj’s corona tally jumps to 12,539 21 May 2020 08:53 Gandhinagar, May 20 (IANS) The total number of Coronavirus positive cases climbed over the 9,000-mark for the hotspot Ahmedabad, as 271 fresh cases were added taking the total to 9,216 in the city on Wednesday. The death toll in Ahmedabad also crossed the …
  • Gujarat’s total Covid cases cross 12K-mark, toll rises over 700 19 May 2020 18:10 Gandhinagar, May 19 (IANS) Gujarat’s total corona tally crossed the 12,000 mark on Tuesday as 395 fresh cases took the number to 12,141, while 25 more deaths took the death toll to 719. As the nation enters the fourth phase of lockdown, where many …
  • No passes needed for inter-district travel in Gujarat: Deputy CM 19 May 2020 14:53 Gandhinagar, May 19 (IANS) As the Gujarat Health Department issued order, here on Tuesday, identifying the containment zones, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said as per the provisions of the Lockdown 4.0 there was no need for passes to commute between …
  • On Ruskin Bond's 86th birthday, new book to take... 19 May 2020 13:25 NEW DELHI: Popular author Ruskin Bond turned 86 on Tuesday and to celebrate the occasion, Speaking Tiger has brought out his new book which is about his adventures on boats, trains and planes. In 'Hop On: My Adventures on Boats, Trains and Planes', …
  • Migrant woman delivers baby girl on board Shramik train bound to Bihar 19 May 2020 10:41 Written by Debraj Deb | Agartala | Published: May 19, 2020 2:57:47 pm The woman gave birth to a baby girl near Katihar junction of Bihar. (Reuters/File) A migrant woman gave birth to a child on board a Bihar-bound Shramik Special train from Tripura. …
  • Special trains for stuck Gujarati migrants sought 19 May 2020 00:22 Migrant workers walk to board bus to Surat railway station in the hot afternoon Surat: At a time when the migrants from other states are being transported to their home towns in Shramik special trains, the railway board members have urged the Ministry of …
  • Councillor’s brother abuses cop, booked 19 May 2020 00:20 Rajkot: Brother of a woman councillor with Jamnagar Municipal Corporation (JMC) was booked for allegedly obstructing a policeman on duty on Sunday night. Police said Hussein Khafi, brother of councillor of ward number-12, Jainab Khafi, allegedly abused the …
  • 42,000 people reach Bihar 18 May 2020 23:28 PATNA: Altogether 35 Shramik special trains, carrying nearly 42,000 migrant workers, students and other stranded persons reached different places in Bihar from 11 states, including Delhi, on Monday. The East Central Railway (ECR) has received 305 Shramik …
  • ‘New Reliance’ to be best proxy for new India’s consumption, tech-driven growth story: RIL 18 May 2020 02:50 Mumbai: Pitching itself as the ‘New Reliance for New India’, the Mukesh Ambani-led conglomerate has said it will be the best proxy for the country’s consumption and tech-propelled growth story. In a presentation ahead of its rights issue that opens on May …
  • Gujarat Board Class 12 Science results: Fewer students score A1 this year, all pass in Gujarati paper 17 May 2020 22:13 Among subjects, this year, too, Chemistry recorded the lowest pass percentage of 72.38 per cent followed by Physics with 72.41 per cent. (Representational) The number of students with highest grade of A1 dropped drastically to 44 from 254 the previous year …
  • Gujarat Board declares Class 12 Science result, girl students pass percentage decline 17 May 2020 11:03 The pass percentage of females dropped from 72.01 per cent to 70.85 per cent. Representational image/ file Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) class 12 Science results were declared on Sunday with …
  • Gujarat GSEB HSC Science result announced; 71.34% cleared, lowest in eight years 17 May 2020 03:49 AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) on Sunday declared HSC science stream result with a pass percentage of 71.34% which is the lowest result in eight years. The result is around 1.09% less as compared to 2018, …
  • Mukesh Ambani's RIL could sail through India's economic crisis unscathed: See how 16 May 2020 15:45 Reliance JioFiber plans revealed: Starts at Rs 699, free benefits and more At a time when global business activities are disrupted and the world is finding measures to deal with novel times of Covid-19 pandemic, India's corporate behemoth Reliance …
  • 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 …
  • Sharp decline in vulture population, from 40 million to 19,000: Prakash Javadekar 24 Jul 2019 19:06 There has been a sharp decline in the population of vultures in the country which has come down from 40 million to 19,000 in a span of over three decades, the Environment Ministry told the Parliament on Friday. Responding to a query on the status of …
  • 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 …
  • Govt hospital in Odisha denies transportation, family carries body on a sling 19 Jul 2019 09:05 The family was denied van despite state govt's Mahaprayana scheme that offers free service for transportation of dead bodies from hospitals. Kalahandi: Tribals here had to carry the body of their relative who died during treatment at an NGO-run …
  • Denied Transportation, Odisha Family Carries Dead Body In A Sling 19 Jul 2019 08:41 Kalahandi, Odisha: Tribals in Kalahandi district of Odisha had to carry the body of their relative, who died during treatment at an NGO-run hospital, in a sling made of cloth after authorities denied to provide a van. Nigidi Majhi, who was admitted to the …
  • Odisha: Relatives carry body of family member on a sling after hospital denies transportation 19 Jul 2019 07:14 Kalahandi (Odisha) [India], July 19 (ANI): Tribals here had to carry the body of their relative who died during treatment at an NGO-run hospital in Gunupur village in Kalahandi district of Odisha in a sling made of cloth after authorities denied to provide …
  • Artist LN Tallur builds connections between the past and the present and urges viewers to question the obvious 15 Jul 2019 12:35 Arguably his biggest show in the US, the other part of the title comes from a slow motion video, titled Interference, that shows dust being beaten out of an 18th century rug, woven by jail inmates, at the Junagadh museum in Gujarat. TOWERING 18 feet tall …
  • 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 …
  • Partition on basis of religion was a historical mistake: Amit Shah 28 Jun 2019 12:30 Category: Delhi, News Posted by Rasia Hashmi Published: Jun 28, 2019, 4:42 pm IST Updated: Jun 28, 2019, 4:42 pm IST New Delhi: In a scathing attack on Congress, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Friday that partition of India on the basis of religion …
  • Rainfall deficient, says IMD 16 Jun 2019 21:34 Situation grim in Vidharbha and Marathwada regions. Mumbai: Rainfall deficiency in central India, including Maharashtra, is still over 59 per cent despite rains due to Cyclone Vayu, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday. The weather …
  • 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: IMD issues fresh warning to fishermen, storm 260 km off Porbandar 15 Jun 2019 08:56 Fishing boats are seen parked at a harbour ahead of Cyclone Vayu at Veraval, India, June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Saturday issued a fresh warning to fishermen not to venture into the Arabian sea and along …
  • 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 …
  • Hours after Gujarat CM's all-clear, IMD says Cyclone Vayu could recurve, could hit Kutch on June 17 14 Jun 2019 19:25 By PTI AHMEDABAD: A top Union Ministry of Earth Sciences official Friday said cyclone Vayu is likely to recurve and hit Kutch on June 17-18, hours after Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced that the storm posed no threat to the state as it had …
  • More than 180 trains in Gujarat affected in last two days due to Cyclone Vayu: Railways 14 Jun 2019 16:40 NEW DELHI: Services of more than 180 trains have been affected due to Cyclone Vayu in the last two days, with over 132 trains to Gujarat being cancelled, the railways said Friday. The railways has cancelled 132 trains and short terminated 54 trains between …
  • Cyclone Vayu to recurve, may hit Gujarat's Kutch, says official 14 Jun 2019 15:10 NEW DELHI: Cyclone Vayu is likely to recurve and hit the Kutch coast of Gujarat, a top official of the Ministry of Earth Sciences said Friday. "Vayu is likely to recurve on June 16 and hit Kutch between June 17-18," M Rajeevan, Secretary of the …
  • 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 skirts Gujarat, but alert continues 13 Jun 2019 22:11 The deadly cyclonic storm Vayu that brought life to a standstill in coastal Saurashtra and threatened to cause extensive damage in Gujarat upon its landfall has changed course. The authorities are, however, not taking any chances. They are continuing with …
  • 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 …
  • Cyclone Vayu: Defence assets put on standby 13 Jun 2019 20:52 IN ships Chennai, Gomati and Deepak at Mumbai have been packed with relief material and are ready to be deployed at short notice. New Delhi: All defence assets along the West Coast have been put on standby for quick response as strong winds, dust and heavy …
  • Cyclone Vayu begins skirting Gujarat coast, brings heavy rainfall: IMD 13 Jun 2019 18:15 Image Source : PTI Huge wave hits the wall of a temple along the seashore during high tide Moving north-westwards, Cyclone Vayu on Thursday afternoon started skirting the Saurashtra coast in Gujarat while heavy rains which lashed the coastal areas were …
  • 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 …
  • Cyclone Vayu changes course overnight 13 Jun 2019 09:12 Cyclone Vayu which had intensified into a “very severe” cyclonic storm has changed its course slightly and will most likely not cross the Gujarat coast, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed earlier on Thursday. Earlier, the weather department …
  • Cyclone Vayu will not hit Gujarat; 'very severe storm' to pass Veraval 13 Jun 2019 04:44 Gujarat government evacuated over 2.7 lakh people as 'very severe cyclonic storm' inched closer to state coast. Gujarat: Vayu is expected to cross Gujarat coast between Dwarka and Veraval as a "very severe cyclonic storm" with a wind …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Cyclone Vayu likely to hit Gujarat on June 13; coastal cities brace for inundation, crop damage 11 Jun 2019 06:16 The approaching Cyclone Vayu. (Source: US Joint Typhoon Warning Center) Cyclone Vayu expected to hit Gujarat coast on June 13 is likely to inundate the low lying coastal areas of Porbandar, Junagarh, Gir Somnath and Amreli districts at the time of landfall …
  • 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 …