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  • Gujarat: Sharp decline in Covid-19 cases June 11, 2021 2:55 am A citizen makes less-than optimal use of his maskAHMEDABAD: For the sixteenth consecutive day, the number of Covid-19 positive cases registered a decline in the state and in the city. On Thursday, 544 fresh cases were reported in the state with municipal …
  • Surat: Multi-crore car rental racket accused held from Botad June 8, 2021 2:03 am
  • Compounder jumps to death from hospital building May 31, 2021 12:04 am Rajkot: A 22-year-old compounder jumped off from the fifth floor of Botad-based hospital on Saturday evening and fell on the terrace of an adjacent house. He later succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. According to Botad police, Lalji Bavalia, a …
  • Gujarat: Cyclone Tauktae felled 30 lakh trees in Gir May 27, 2021 4:53 am Cyclone Tauktae, which toppled 25-30 lakh trees in Gir sanctuary, is expected to usher in some major changes in the Asiatic lion habitat.AHMEDABAD: Cyclone Tauktae, which toppled 25-30 lakh trees in Gir sanctuary, is expected to usher in some major changes …
  • Gujarat: Power supply to cyclone-hit Jafrabad, parts of Una, 450 villages yet to be restored May 26, 2021 6:02 pm Cyclone-hit Jafrabad, parts of Una town and 450 villages are the only areas where power supply is yet to be restored, the Gujarat government said Wednesday after a review of the electricity supply restoration work at a cabinet meeting in Gandhinagar. “ …
  • Night curfew eased by an hour in 36 Guj cities May 26, 2021 9:33 am The Gujarat government has decided to relax the nigh-time curfew by one hour in 36 major cities of the state, looking at the decreasing number of Corona infection. Now it will be effective from 9 p.m. instead of existing 8 p.m. Looking at the decreasing …
  • Tauktae flattens nearly 90% standing crop in Saurashtra May 19, 2021 11:03 am Hundreds of coconut trees uprooted in Gir Somnath districtAHMEDABAD: According to initial estimates, about 90% of standing crop in Saurashtra has been levelled by cyclone Tauktae, which struck Gujarat coast on Monday night and its effects were experienced …
  • Cyclone Tauktae weakens; to bring rain in many states: IMD May 19, 2021 7:26 am Ahmedabad: Cyclone Tauktae weakened into a "depression" and lay centred over south Rajasthan and adjoining Gujarat region on Wednesday morning, the India Meteorological Department said. After causing widespread rain in Gujarat, the cyclone is …
  • Tauktae tears up Gujarat coast; 13 dead, 16,000 houses damaged May 19, 2021 5:07 am Tauktae, characterised as an extremely severe cyclonic storm on Monday, has now weakened into a Ahmedabad: As many as 13 people were killed in Gujarat as cyclone Tauktae pummelled parts of the state and left behind a trail of destruction along the coast, …
  • Move North-Northeastwards and weaken Gradually into  a depression during next 12 Hours May 19, 2021 3:13 am By Chennaivision in National News, News May 19, 2021 According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD): (TIME OF ISSUE: 2125 HOURS IST, DATED: 18.05.2021, INDIA METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT) DATE/TIME (IST) …
  • Tauktae weakens as cyclonic storm, rains continue May 19, 2021 2:26 am At least seven people were killed in Gujarat as cyclone Tauktae battered parts of the state and left behind a trail of destruction along the coast, uprooting electric poles and trees, and damaging several houses and roads, before weakening, officials said …
  • Cyclone Tauktae: Crops damaged, orchards and plantations flattened in Gujarat May 18, 2021 6:47 pm The Gujarat government has ordered a survey of damage to crops and horticulture reported from across the state after cyclone Tauktae flattened mango orchards and banana plantations and damaged coconut palms. “The summer crop was completely damaged and …
  • DoT permits intra-circle roaming in cyclone-hit districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa May 18, 2021 11:46 am The Department of Telecom (DoT) has allowed intra-circle roaming arrangement in cyclone Tauktae-hit districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa and union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu for 24 hours, a senior government official said …
  • DoT permits intra-circle roaming in cyclone-hit districts May 18, 2021 11:08 am The Department of Telecom (DoT) has allowed telcos to make intra-circle roaming arrangement in cyclone Tauktae-hit districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa and union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu for 24 hours, a senior government …
  • Gujarat evacuates over 2 lakh from coastal belt before cyclone Tauktae May 17, 2021 5:19 pm The Gujarat government has evacuated more than 2 lakh persons from 18 districts along the coastal belt in view of extremely severe cyclonic storm Tauktae, which is likely to reach Gujarat coast Monday evening. The cyclone is expected to cross Gujarat coast …
  • As Gujarat braces for Cyclone Tauktae, 1.5 lakh people evacuated from coastal areas May 17, 2021 9:13 am Gujarat has evacuated 1.5 lakh persons from 17 districts along its coastal belt in view of the extremely severe cyclonic storm “Tauktae,” likely to reach the state in the evening hours of May 17 and cross between Porbandar and Mahuva (Bhavnagar district) …
  • Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Tauktae" to hit Gujarat Monday evening, evacuation underway May 17, 2021 8:37 am All You Need to Know About DarkSide Ransomware Gang The National Weather Forecasting Centre of the Meteorological Department said the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Tauktae" (pronounced Tau'Te) is gathering momentum and lay around 350 kilometres …
  • Extremely Severe Cyclone Tauktae with 210 kmph windspeed to touch Guj by evening May 17, 2021 7:50 am The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that Cyclone Tauktae will take an extreme shape in the east central Arabian Sea by Monday night, with wind speed reaching 180-190 kmph gusting to 210 kmph likely to prevail during the next six hours. The …
  • Cyclone Tauktae intensifies, nears Gujarat May 17, 2021 12:22 am As very severe cyclonic storm Tauktae intensified and progressed towards Gujarat, the state government started evacuating people from vulnerable villages along the Saurashtra coast from Sunday. Till afternoon, around 15,000 of the 1.5 lakh residents to be …
  • Tauktae intensifies, Gujarat on alert May 16, 2021 11:12 pm At least seven people were killed as Tauktae intensified into a “very severe cyclonic storm” and moved northwards towards Gujarat, leaving behind a trail of destruction – damaging houses, uprooting trees and snapping power lines – in the coastal districts …
  • Tauktae now ‘very severe’ cyclone, set to rip into Gujarat at 185kmph May 16, 2021 10:57 pm AHMEDABAD/NEW DELHI: Covid-bruised Gujarat braced for a battering by the strongest cyclone to hit its coast since 1998 as Tauktae, which cut a swathe through the western coastal belt on Sunday and intensified into a “very severe” cyclonic storm, raced …
  • Cyclone: 1.5 lakh people being shifted in Gujarat May 16, 2021 3:45 pm An estimated 1.5 lakh people are being shifted from low-lying coastal areas in Gujarat while 54 teams of the NDRF and SDRF remained deployed on Sunday in view of the IMD's warning that the very severe cyclonic storm Tauktae will reach the state coast …
  • ‘Chalo Saurashtra’ campaign by NGO May 8, 2021 7:27 pm As many as 2,000 volunteers of the group from Surat have left for the regionSurat: Surat-based Seva group has started a new movement of ‘Chalo Saurashtra’ — an initiative to help Covid patients get treatment at their doorstep and forced to travel to Surat …
  • Gujarat reports 13,847 new Covid cases, 172 deaths May 1, 2021 6:27 pm Gujarat on Saturday reported 13,847 new Covid cases, marking a slight drop from the 14,120 cases recorded a day before, taking its overall tally to 5,81,624, while 172 deaths in the past 24 hours mounted the states death toll to 7,355. In whole of April, …
  • Gujarat sees 14,605 new Covid cases, 173 deaths April 30, 2021 7:56 pm Gujarat’s Covid tally reached 5,67,777 with 14,605 fresh cases on Friday, while the death toll also jumped to 7,183 with 173 more succumbing. In April, Gujarat has registered 2,60,079 cases at an average of 8,669 cases daily. With a decline in recoveries …
  • Gujarat sees 14,120 more Covid cases, 174 deaths April 28, 2021 7:42 pm Gujarat on Wednesday recorded 14,120 new Covid cases, taking its tally to 5,38,845, while the death toll rose to 6,830 with 174 fresh deaths. In April so far, the state has added 2,31,147 cases at a daily average of 8,255. It has currently 1,33,191 active …
  • Gujarat: Night curfew extended to 9 more cities, fresh Covid restrictions issued April 27, 2021 12:16 pm Image Source : PTI Police personnel stop people during a night curfew, amidst spike in coronavirus cases, in Ahmedabad. (FILE) The Gujarat government on Tuesday decided to impose a night curfew in nine more cities of the state in a bid to stem the spread …
  • Gujarat govt announces new curbs, night curfew April 27, 2021 12:04 pm The Gujarat government on Tuesday decided to impose night curfew in nine more cities of the state in a bid to stem the spread of coronavirus. With this, the night curfew is now being enforced in 29 cities of Gujarat. The state government also announced new …
  • Gujarat now sees 14,340 Covid cases, 158 deaths April 26, 2021 6:01 pm Gujarat’s cumulative corona tally crossed the five lakh figure to reach 5,10,373 on Monday, with another high of 14,340 new cases, while the death toll rose to 6,486 with a staggering 158 fresh deaths. In April, the state has added 2,02,675 cases at an …
  • No bed in their backyards, patients risk long travel for treatment April 25, 2021 12:30 am Surat/Vadodara/Ahmedabad: The dire shortage of beds and oxygen is forcing Covid-19 patients to risk travelling hundreds of kilometres away to save their lives. If patients from Saurashtra are going all the way up to Surat, Vadodara hospitals are …
  • Gujarat reports record single-day spike of 14,097 Covid cases April 24, 2021 6:05 pm Shattering all previous records, Gujarat on Saturday reported a record single-day spike of 14,097 new Covid-19 cases, taking its overall tally to 4,81,737, while 152 deaths in the past 24 hours mounted its death toll 6,171. The state has reported as many …
  • Gujarat now sees 13,105 Covid cases, 137 deaths April 22, 2021 8:10 pm Breaking all previous records, Gujaraton Thursday saw 13,105 new Covid cases, taking its tally to 4,53,836, while the death toll climbed to 5,877 as 137 more succumbed. In April, the state has added 1,46,138 cases at an average of 6,643 daily, and there …
  • Gujarat now sees over 8K daily Covid cases, toll crosses 5K April 15, 2021 10:07 pm Gujarat on Thursday saw its daily Covid tally reach 8,152, taking its total to 3,75,768 while its death toll crossed the 5,000 mark to reach 5,076 as 81 more succumbed. In April so far, the state has added 68,070 cases at a daily average of 4,538. A total …
  • Gujarat sees 4,021 cases in highest 1-day spike till date April 9, 2021 10:11 am Gujarat on Thursday reported 4,021 cases of Covid-19, the highest single-day spike since the pandemic struck the state, with Ahmedabad and Surat districts bearing nearly 50 per cent of the state’s caseload, with the city of Ahmedabad adding nearly 500 …
  • Gujarat government says 13,400 infants admitted to SNCUs died in 2 years March 25, 2021 2:15 am More than 12 per cent of the total 1.06 lakh infants admitted for treatment to the Special Newborn Care Units (SNCUs) of government-run hospitals in Gujarat died during the last two years, the state legislative Assembly was informed on Wednesday. …
  • Gujarat sees daily Covid cases, deaths scale new high March 24, 2021 8:25 pm Gujarat on Wednesday saw its daily Covid tally rise to 1,790, taking its tally to 2,92,169 cases, while eight more succumbed, taking the toll to 4,466. In March so far, the state has added 22,280 cases at a daily average of 928. A total of 1,277 patients …
  • Gujarat sees 1,640 more Covid cases, four deaths March 22, 2021 7:11 pm Gujarat on Monday recorded 1,640 new Covid cases, taking its tally to 2,88,649, while the death toll rose to 4,454, with four more succumbing. In March so far, the state has added 18,760 cases, at a daily average of 853. A total of 1,110 patients were …
  • Piped drinking water in 100% households in 5 districts of Gujarat says CM March 17, 2021 2:32 pm Hundred per cent households in five of the 33 districts of Gujarat are already being provided with piped drinking water under the ‘Nal se Jal’ scheme, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani told the Legislative Assembly Tuesday. “Gujarat, during the current year, has …
  • 178 dowry deaths reported in Gujarat in 3 years March 11, 2021 10:07 am Some 178 women ended their lives due to dowry demands in a span of three years while 529 arrests have been made in cases related to dowry, the Gujarat government stated in the Assembly. Replying to a series of questions put up to Gujarat Chief Minister …
  • BJP returns to Saurashtra-Kutch winning all 12 district panchayats March 3, 2021 2:49 pm The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept all the 12 district panchayats, 71 out of 89 taluka panchayats and 31 out of 33 municipalities in Saurashtra-Kutch region in the elections to the local bodies, results of which were announced Tuesday. The BJP regained …
  • Gujarat polls: Counting of votes under way March 2, 2021 6:39 pm BJP emerges victorious in 18 out of 31 district panchayats in Gujarat. These include Ahmedabad, Porbandar, Jungadh, Amreli, Navsari, Valsad, Surat, Dev Bhoomi Dwarka, Gir Somnath, Botad and Aravalli, Kutch, Rajkot, Anand, Vadodara, Tapi and Narmada.
  • SIT to probe Rs 76 crore cheating by Bhavnagar firm February 19, 2021 12:00 pm Rajkot: Bhavnagar range IG, Ashok Kumar Yadav, on Thursday constituted a special investigation team (SIT) to probe allegations of Rs 76.55 crore fraud against a Bhavnagar-based firm. As many as 98 people have claimed that the firm, My Money Solution (MMS), …
  • BJP misusing official machinery to harass people, says Hardik Patel in Rajkot February 18, 2021 7:27 am Congress working president Hardik Patel on Wednesday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was misusing government officers and police to “harass people” as it has realised that popular support is with the Congress this election. Addressing a press …
  • After record sowing, over 3 lakh Gujarat farmers register to sell gram at MSP February 11, 2021 2:06 pm A record number of farmers — 3.12 lakh — have got themselves registered for selling gram (chana), which saw record sowing, to the government at minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 5,100 per quintal with the registration window to remain open for four more …
  • Gujarat: School for Classes 9, 11 resumes with less than 30% attendance February 2, 2021 4:31 am Less than 30 per cent attendance was recorded as schools for class 9 and 11 reopened across Gujarat Monday, more than 10 months since they were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. While only 27 per cent students of class 9 attended school on the first …
  • Man involved in 2019 triple murder caught January 22, 2021 1:55 am Surat: A 24-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for his alleged involvement in a September 2019 dacoity and murder case registered in Ankleshwar, Bharuch. Around 20 robbers had targeted PG Glass, a ceramic glass factory at Utiyadara village and attacked …
  • More vehicle loan rackets tumble out in open January 21, 2021 11:35 pm Fraud getting bigger by the daySurat: Police registered two more separate offences of borrowing loans on fake vehicles in the last two days. Earlier, an offence of Rs 8.64 crore fraud with Yes Bank was registered by Detection of Crime Branch (DCB) on …
  • Fake vehicles loan racket busted January 16, 2021 11:56 pm Surat: Police busted a gang that adopted an unusual method of borrowing loans and cheating a bank for Rs 8.64 crore on used heavy vehicles that do not exist. They booked 20 accused on Friday for the fraud, while five were arrested on Saturday. The five …
  • Smiles are back on campuses as schools, colleges reopen in Gujarat after 9 months January 12, 2021 4:34 am After staying at home for more than nine months, students on Monday got back to schools and colleges in Gujarat that recorded thin attendance. As per the data recorded by the state education department and accessed by The Indian Express, the state recorded …
  • 59-yr-old man leaves Sola Civil Hospital after 113 days of treatment for Covid-19 December 18, 2020 11:08 pm Deputy CM Nitin Patel with Devendra Parmar at Sola Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad on Friday. (Express Photo)A 59-year-old man discharged from hospital after 113 days of Covid-19 treatment was among 1,155 patients discharged on Friday, when the state added 1, …
  • Gujarat records 1,110 new Covid cases, 11 deaths December 15, 2020 7:14 pm Gujarat on Tuesday saw 1,110 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 2,29,913, while the death toll rose to 4,193, with 11 more succumbing. In December so far, the state added 20,133 cases at an average of 1,342 daily. A total of more 1,236 patients …
  • Gujarat sees 1,175 new Covid cases, 11 fresh deaths December 13, 2020 5:49 pm Gujarat on Sunday registered 1,175 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 2,27,683, while the death toll climbed to 4,171, with 11 more patients. In December so far, the state had added 17,903 cases at an average of 1,377 daily. A total of 1,347 …
  • Recoveries outnumber new Covid cases in Gujarat December 12, 2020 5:31 pm Gujarat on Saturday reported 1,204 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s overall toll to 2,26,508, while 12 deaths in the past 24 hours mounted its Covid death toll to 4,160 till now. The state conducted a total of 60,423 tests in the last 24 hours. On a …
  • Wet spell in winter leaves farmers worried of crop loss December 11, 2020 11:51 pm Nearly 139 talukas received rain with highest 35 mm in Umergam block of ValsadRajkot/Surat/Vadodara: Unseasonal rains in form of light to heavy drizzle accompanied by chilly wind was recorded in most parts of the state since Thursday night. Nearly …
  • Gujarat’s corona positive tally 2,25,304, death toll 4,148 December 11, 2020 6:00 pm Gujarat on Friday registered 1,223 coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 2,25,304, while the death toll rose to 4,148, with 13 more succumbing. In December so far, the state has seen 15,524 cases at an average of 1,411 per day. A total of 1,403 more …
  • Three siblings found dead in pond December 10, 2020 12:57 am Vadodara: Three brothers, who were missing since Tuesday afternoon, were found dead from a pond in Karjan taluka on Wednesday morning. The siblings – Madhur Saniya (13), Dhruv (10) and Uttam (8) – were last seen by their mother on Tuesday afternoon at …
  • Gujarat registers 1,325 new Covid cases, 15 deaths December 8, 2020 5:35 pm Gujarat on Tuesday saw 1,325 new Covid cases, taking its tally to 2,21,493, while the death toll climbed to 4,110, with 15 more succumbing. In December so far, the state has added 11,713 cases at an average of 1,464 daily. A total of 1,531 patients were …
  • Four booked for open firing in crematorium over fin disputes December 7, 2020 11:04 pm Rajkot: Four persons were booked on Sunday night for firing in the air in the crematorium of Chokadi village of Chuda taluka in Surendranagar district where the victim was performing the last rites of his mother. After the victim, Bharat Sindhav (48), …
  • CM to lay foundation for drinking water pipeline in Amreli December 6, 2020 12:36 am Rajkot: Chief minister Vijay Rupani is scheduled to lay the foundation stone of the bulk pipeline project in Chavand village of Lathi taluka in Amreli district on Sunday. According to a release issued by the state government, under this project an 85-km …
  • The significance of lions being spotted in Gujarat’s Jasdan area December 5, 2020 2:58 pm Prides of Asiatic lions (Panthera lio persica) usually consist a group of lionesses, cubs, sub-adults and one, or in some cases two, dominant male lions.Leaving their known habitat in Dhari in Gir (east) wildlife division in Amreli district, three Asiatic …
  • Gujarat sees another 1,512 corona cases, 14 new deaths December 2, 2020 7:39 pm Gujarat on Wednesday saw 1,512 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 2,12,769, while the death toll rose to 4,018 with 14 more succumbing. The state, which saw 36,836 cases in November at a daily average of 1,228, has added nearly 3,000 cases in the …
  • 49 per cent of November Covid deaths in 8 days November 30, 2020 4:44 am 123 patients succumb to Covid-19 between Nov 22 and 29, of which 16 were on Sunday; daily cases dip with 1,564 persons testing positive for the infection in 24 hours; Ahmedabad reports 345 cases, its overall tally likely to cross 50k mark today Daily cases …
  • Contract award: Harmony Holdings sets up 10-person investigative committee November 30, 2020 2:36 am   • To review controversial contract awarded to BOTAD in 2010 • HADC to remit millions as returns of investment for the first time since 2012   Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Harmony Holdings Limited, Mallam Abdullahi Abdulmajeed …
  • Tests drop but cases peak in Gujarat November 27, 2020 3:55 am From highest-ever 91.4k Covid tests on Wednesday, daily testing dropped to 70.8k on Thursday; 361cases in A’bad Covid-19 cases in Gujarat hit a fresh peak for the second consecutive day, with 1,560 persons testing positive in 24 hours. Ironically, a total …
  • Botad doctor held for ‘illegal’ delivery of 28-week pregnant teen November 26, 2020 11:33 pm The Damnagar police arrested Dr. Paresh Shravan for conducting ‘illegal’ deliveryRajkot: Nearly a year after body of a baby born prematurely was found buried in a farm of Lathi taluka in Amreli district, the police on Thursday arrested a doctor from Dhasa …
  • Gujarat govt withdraws rioting case involving Cong MLA, Patidar quota stir leaders November 26, 2020 1:21 am The move comes around two months after the Supreme Court ordered expeditious disposal of cases involving sitting and former lawmakers in the country. (Representational)Congress MLA Lalit Vasoya and his former colleagues in the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti …
  • Mystery shrouds death of four farm labourers November 25, 2020 11:36 pm Rajkot: Four farm labourers from Panchmahal district have died under mysterious circumstances in Botad government hospital since Tuesday evening. Police suspect some kind of poisoning or consuming spurious liquor as possible reasons for the death. They had …
  • Hundreds gather at energy minister’s get-together in Botad November 23, 2020 1:28 am Sneh milan progarmmeRajkot: Despite spiralling coronavirus cases across Gujarat, hundreds of BJP workers gathered at the Botad circuit house for ‘sneh milan’ programme presided by state energy minister Saurabh Patel. Social distancing was clearly not …
  • Gujarat sees highest daily tally of Covid cases, at 1,420 November 20, 2020 6:08 pm As Ahmedabad and some other cities of the state went under night curfew, Gujarat on Friday saw the highest daily spike of coronavirus cases, at 1,420, taking its tally to 1,94,402, while the death toll rose to 3,837 as seven more succumbed. The rising …
  • Gujarat records 1,125 more coronavirus cases, 7 deaths November 17, 2020 5:07 pm Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 1,125 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,90,361, while the death toll climbed to 3,815 with seven more succumbing. In November so far, the state has added 17,417 cases at a daily average of 1,024. A total of 1,116 …
  • 1,152 new cases take Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,86,116 November 15, 2020 3:21 am Gujarat on Friday reported 1,152 new Covid-19 cases out of the 53,967 samples tested, taking its coronavirus tally to 1,86,116, while six deaths in the past 24 hours took the state’s Covid death toll to 3,791. Continuing the trend, Ahmedabad reported the …
  • Man clubs younger brother to death in Gadhada November 13, 2020 10:48 pm Rajkot: A man was booked for allegedly clubbing his younger brother to death in Gadhada of Botad district on Thursday night. Police said the accused, Mangaru Bhisariya (45), had hit his younger brother Kishor Bhisariya (40) with a bat over hurling abuses …
  • Gujarat bypolls: BJP romps home with all 8 seats at Congress's expense November 11, 2020 11:12 am Ahmedabad: The victory of the ruling BJP in the eight seats in the Gujarat Assembly for which bypolls were held recently came at the expense of the Congress, which has seen a steady erosion in its base since notching up 77 seats in the Assembly elections …
  • Gujarat Bypoll Results 2020: Early trends give BJP lead in seven out of eight seats November 10, 2020 6:56 am Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in seven out of eight assembly seats of Gujarat where bypolls were held earlier this month, according to early trends. In Baroda, Congress candidate Indu Raj is currently leading over BJP's Yogeshwar Dutt. …
  • Gujarat: BJP names 39 presidents for its city, district units November 10, 2020 12:36 am Senior BJP leaders were consulted before the names were announced, said Paatil.The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday named the presidents of its 39 city and district units across Gujarat, many of them being new appointees. The the first major …
  • Counting of votes for Gujarat bypolls on Tuesday November 9, 2020 8:15 am Ahmedabad: The popularity of former Congress MLAs who joined the BJP will be decided when votes polled for by-elections to eight Assembly constituencies in Gujarat will be counted on Tuesday. The counting will begin at 8 am on Tuesday at eight centres set …
  • Zero Covid cases in 4 districts, Gujarat tally over 1.76 lakh November 4, 2020 10:03 pm Temperature being taken of a woman by medical professionals (Representational)AT LEAST 975 fresh coronavirus cases were recorded across the state Wednesday even as four districts reported zero infections, a bulletin released by the state health department …
  • Bypolls 2020 Live Updates: MP voters know that CM Chouhan has just lied in 6 months, says Kamal Nath November 3, 2020 12:53 pm As many as 565 auxiliary polling stations, 8,000 PPE kits, 21 lakh hand gloves and health teams for each of the polling stations were among the measures put in place on Monday, the eve of by-elections to eight Assembly constituencies amid the Covid-19 …
  • Gujarat bypolls: 8,000 PPE kits, voting facility for Covid patients November 3, 2020 12:06 am There are 18.75 lakh eligible voters in eight constituencies where bypolls will be held on Tuesday. (Representational)As many as 565 auxiliary polling stations, 8,000 PPE kits, 21 lakh hand gloves and health teams for each of the polling stations were …
  • Gujarat bypolls: Voting in eight seats on Tuesday with COVID-19 norms November 2, 2020 1:21 pm AHMEDABAD: Voting for bypolls to eight Assembly seats in Gujarat will be held from 7 am to 6 pm on Tuesday and authorities are taking various steps to check the spread of COVID-19 during polling, officials said on Monday. A total of 81 candidates are in …
  • Gujarat records 1,021 new coronavirus cases, six deaths October 25, 2020 9:09 am Gandhinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday saw 1,021 more coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,66,254, while the death toll rose to 3,682 with six more succumbing. In October so far, the state has added 27,679 Covid cases at a daily average of 1, …
  • RS polls: 17 Guj Cong MLAs moved to Botad June 10, 2020 2:12 pm
  • Rajya Sabha polls: Gujarat Congress shifts 17 MLAs from Rajkot resort to Botad June 10, 2020 12:01 pm
  • Rajya Sabha polls: Gujarat Congress shifts 17 MLAs from Rajkot resort to Botad June 10, 2020 11:54 am Ahead of the June 19 Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, the opposition Congress on Wednesday shifted 17 of its MLAs from a resort in Rajkot to a farmhouse near Gadhada town of Botad district, a party leader said. Fearing poaching, the party had shifted its …
  • Eight held for 16 tonne sand theft from riverbed in Botad June 5, 2020 12:42 am The illegal sand theft was being carried out on the bank of Bhadar River in Paliad of Botad district Rajkot: Eight persons were arrested for the alleged theft of 16 tonne sand from the bank of Bhadar River in Paliad of Botad district on Thursday. Police …
  • Bihar workers hold rally in Botad May 16, 2020 12:00 am Around 400 labourers from Bihar held a rally in Botad town on Friday, demanding immediate arrangements for them to travel back to their natives. Before situation could get out of hand, the police stopped them at a market and convinced them to wait for …
  • Seven new cases in Botad, all from community spread May 7, 2020 12:45 am Health workers examine people in Bhavnagar on Wednesday Rajkot: Seven new Covid positive cases were registered in Botad on Wednesday taking the tally to 48. All the new cases are close contacts of persons who had earlier tested positive and were kept under …
  • Eight positive in Botad May 5, 2020 11:10 pm
  • Covid-19 woman from Botad gives birth to healthy baby April 28, 2020 9:22 am
  • No new cases in Rajkot, two +ve in Botad April 24, 2020 2:20 am
  • Tablighi Jamaat member sneaks into Botad, held April 24, 2020 2:20 am
  • 80-year-old man dies of coronavirus in Botad April 17, 2020 12:01 am
  • Gujarat: BJP leaders visit Botad village, hand over compensation to family of Dalit dy sarpanch June 22, 2019 9:32 pm 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 December 18, 2017 3:14 am 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 December 4, 2017 9:53 am 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 November 21, 2017 5:54 pm 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 April 25, 2017 12:32 am 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 April 24, 2017 1:01 am 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 April 17, 2017 6:43 pm 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 April 16, 2017 4:33 pm 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 …
  • NGT forms 3-member committee to evaluate risk over Nayara Energy expansion June 11, 2021 12:25 pm The National Green Tribunal has constituted a three-member committee to evaluate the risk associated with the expansion of oil refinery of Nayara Energy Ltd, owned by Russian giant Rosneft, in Gujarat and suggest remedial measures. A bench headed by NGT …
  • Gujarat: Jilted lover held for murdering nurse May 20, 2021 10:42 pm Nagesh VegdaRAJKOT: A 24-year-old youth of Mithapur village of Devbhoomi Dwarka district was arrested by Meghpar-Padana police for murdering a nurse. Police informed that the accused, Nagesh Vegda, was in a relationship with Seema Pandavadara. But …
  • Gujarat: Power supply restored in 5,500 villages May 20, 2021 8:14 am Teams are working round the clock to restore electricity in other villages of the districtsGANDHINAGAR: The state energy department has been working overtime to restore electricity to villages which faced blackouts due to cyclone Tauktae. An official …
  • Tauktae flattens nearly 90% standing crop in Saurashtra May 19, 2021 11:03 am Hundreds of coconut trees uprooted in Gir Somnath districtAHMEDABAD: According to initial estimates, about 90% of standing crop in Saurashtra has been levelled by cyclone Tauktae, which struck Gujarat coast on Monday night and its effects were experienced …
  • Gujarat evacuates over 2 lakh from coastal belt before cyclone Tauktae May 17, 2021 5:19 pm The Gujarat government has evacuated more than 2 lakh persons from 18 districts along the coastal belt in view of extremely severe cyclonic storm Tauktae, which is likely to reach Gujarat coast Monday evening. The cyclone is expected to cross Gujarat coast …
  • As Gujarat braces for Cyclone Tauktae, 1.5 lakh people evacuated from coastal areas May 17, 2021 9:13 am Gujarat has evacuated 1.5 lakh persons from 17 districts along its coastal belt in view of the extremely severe cyclonic storm “Tauktae,” likely to reach the state in the evening hours of May 17 and cross between Porbandar and Mahuva (Bhavnagar district) …
  • Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Tauktae" to hit Gujarat Monday evening, evacuation underway May 17, 2021 8:37 am All You Need to Know About DarkSide Ransomware Gang The National Weather Forecasting Centre of the Meteorological Department said the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Tauktae" (pronounced Tau'Te) is gathering momentum and lay around 350 kilometres …
  • Extremely Severe Cyclone Tauktae with 210 kmph windspeed to touch Guj by evening May 17, 2021 7:50 am The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that Cyclone Tauktae will take an extreme shape in the east central Arabian Sea by Monday night, with wind speed reaching 180-190 kmph gusting to 210 kmph likely to prevail during the next six hours. The …
  • ‘Extremely Severe’ cyclone Tauktae to reach Gujarat coast today May 17, 2021 7:22 am By Chennaivision in National News, News May 17, 2021 Cyclone Tauktae – an ‘extremely severe cyclonic storm’ – is currently 160 km south-southwest of Mumbai and is “very likely” to reach the Gujarat coast this evening with gusts of up to 200 km per hour, …
  • Tauktae surging towards Guj, over 1.5L to be evacuated May 17, 2021 2:04 am A dust storm ahead of cyclone Tauktae hitting Gujarat, in Bhavnagar on Sunday. Landfall is expected between the UT of Diu and MahuvaAHMEDABAD: After being spared by cyclones for two consecutive years, the crashing of very severe cyclonic storm ‘Tauktae’ on …
  • Cyclone Tauktae intensifies, nears Gujarat May 17, 2021 12:22 am As very severe cyclonic storm Tauktae intensified and progressed towards Gujarat, the state government started evacuating people from vulnerable villages along the Saurashtra coast from Sunday. Till afternoon, around 15,000 of the 1.5 lakh residents to be …
  • Tauktae now ‘very severe’ cyclone, set to rip into Gujarat at 185kmph May 16, 2021 10:57 pm AHMEDABAD/NEW DELHI: Covid-bruised Gujarat braced for a battering by the strongest cyclone to hit its coast since 1998 as Tauktae, which cut a swathe through the western coastal belt on Sunday and intensified into a “very severe” cyclonic storm, raced …
  • Cyclone Tauktaeka: Gujarat braces for impact May 16, 2021 10:35 pm Gale-force winds, heavy rainfall and high tidal waves swept the coastal belt of Kerala, Karnataka and Goa as Cyclone Tauktae hurtled northwards towards Gujarat on Sunday, leaving six people dead, damaging hundreds of houses, uprooting electricity poles and …
  • Tauktae intensifies into severe cyclonic storm; six dead; Gujarat braces for impact May 16, 2021 8:31 pm By PTI BENGALURU/PANAJI/AHMEDABAD: Gale-force winds, heavy rainfall and high tidal waves swept the coastal belt of Kerala, Karnataka and Goa as Cyclone Tauktae hurtled northwards towards Gujarat on Sunday, leaving six people dead, damaging hundreds …
  • Cyclone Tauktae: Orange alert for Mumbai and nearby areas for May 17 | Updates May 16, 2021 4:31 pm Image Source : PTI A huge tidal wave due to the cyclone Tauktae at a seashore in Puthurai, in Kanyakumari district, Sunday. Cyclone Tauktae has intensified into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and is approaching the Gujarat coast, the India …
  • Cyclone: 1.5 lakh people being shifted in Gujarat May 16, 2021 3:45 pm An estimated 1.5 lakh people are being shifted from low-lying coastal areas in Gujarat while 54 teams of the NDRF and SDRF remained deployed on Sunday in view of the IMD's warning that the very severe cyclonic storm Tauktae will reach the state coast …
  • Cyclone Tauktae Wreaks Havoc In Karnataka: 4 Dead, 70 Villages Affected May 16, 2021 3:27 pm Cyclone Tauktae wreaked havoc across the coastal belt of Kerala, Karnataka and Goa as it made its way to Gujarat on Sunday. So far, four people have lost their lives and several hundreds of houses have been damaged due to the storm. Hundreds of people …
  • 'Tauktae' intensifies into 'very severe cyclonic storm', yellow alert issued for Gujarat coast: IMD May 16, 2021 7:50 am Fishing boats anchored amid cyclone Tauktae warning, at Puthiyappa fishing harbor in Kozhikode. (Credit: PTI)NEW DELHI: Cyclone Tauktae has intensified into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and is approaching the Gujarat coast, the India …
  • Cyclone Tauktae now severe cyclonic storm, says IMD May 16, 2021 7:18 am It is very likely to move north-northwestwards and reach Gujarat coast in the morning of May 18AHMEDABAD: The India meteorological department (IMD) bulletin at 10 pm on Saturday mentioned that the cyclonic storm Tauktae turned severe on Saturday evening, …
  • PM Modi holds high level meeting to review preparedness on Cyclone Tauktae May 16, 2021 1:23 am Image Source : PIB Prime Minister directs senior officers to take every possible measure to ensure that people are safely evacuated in wake of cyclone Tauktae. PM Narendra Modi took a high level meeting today to review the preparedness of States and …
  • Cyclone Tauktae intensifies, set to cross Gujarat coast by Tuesday May 16, 2021 12:27 am Image used for representational purpose onlyRAJKOT/SURAT: The cyclonic storm ‘Tauktae’ over the Arabian Sea intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and is likely to cross the Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Naliya around May 18, the India …
  • Cyclone Tauktae intensifies; to reach Gujarat coast by May 18, IMD says May 15, 2021 8:23 pm The cyclone is likely to cause heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of Gujarat Mumbai/Ahmedabad: Cyclonic storm Tauktae has intensified and is expected to reach Gujarat coast by May 18 and bring heavy rain to some areas, the India Meteorological …
  • Cyclone Tauktae: IAF keeps 16 transport aircraft, 18 choppers in readiness May 15, 2021 6:08 pm NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force on Saturday said it has kept 16 transport aircraft and 18 helicopters in readiness in peninsular India as part of preparations to deal with the situation that could arise out of cyclone Tauktae. The IAF has also decided to …
  • India: Cyclone Tauktae likely ... May 15, 2021 3:32 pm The cyclonic storm 'Tauktae' is likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm and is very likely to move north-north-westwards and cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Naliya around afternoon or evening of May 18. According to National …
  • Cyclone Tauktae intensifying, moving towards Gujarat, says IMD May 15, 2021 2:31 pm Huge wave turbulence due to the cyclone in the Arabiean, at a seashore in Kanyakumari. (PTI photo)MUMBAI/AHMEDABAD: Cyclonic storm Tauktae had intensified and was heading towards the coast of Gujarat and the Union Territory of Daman and Diu and Dadra …
  • PM reviews preparedness on cyclone Tauktae, asks officials to take all measures to ensure safe evacuation May 15, 2021 2:19 pm PM Modi in a high-level meeting to review the preparedness on cyclone Tauktae. (ANI photo)NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed the preparedness of states, central ministries and agencies concerned to deal with the situation arising …
  • Gujarat braces for cyclone Tauktae May 15, 2021 1:56 pm As per the IMD, the cyclone is likely to cross the Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Naliya on May 18 afternoon or evening. (ANI PHOTO)AHMEDABAD: In view of IMD's warning about Cyclone Tauktae, Gujarat has geared up adequately to ensure there is no …
  • Gujarat: ‘Friend’ sodomizes, blackmails teen May 7, 2021 7:45 pm Image used for representational purpose onlyRAJKOT: A 19-year-old undergraduate art student was sodomized by his ‘friend’ in Jamkhambhaliya of Devbhoomi Dwarka district. The teenager lodged a complaint of unnatural offences against Yusuf Mohammed Ali Chaki …
  • Timely oxygen supply saves lives of 28 Covid-19 patients May 3, 2021 12:16 am Police created a green corridor for the oxygen tankerRajkot: Unfortunate incidents of Covid-19 patients losing lives due to hospitals running out of oxygen are being reported from many parts across the country. Thanks to swift action of the administration …
  • Gujarat government says 13,400 infants admitted to SNCUs died in 2 years March 25, 2021 2:15 am More than 12 per cent of the total 1.06 lakh infants admitted for treatment to the Special Newborn Care Units (SNCUs) of government-run hospitals in Gujarat died during the last two years, the state legislative Assembly was informed on Wednesday. …
  • Gujarat sees daily Covid cases, deaths scale new high March 24, 2021 8:25 pm Gujarat on Wednesday saw its daily Covid tally rise to 1,790, taking its tally to 2,92,169 cases, while eight more succumbed, taking the toll to 4,466. In March so far, the state has added 22,280 cases at a daily average of 928. A total of 1,277 patients …
  • Gujarat sees 1,640 more Covid cases, four deaths March 22, 2021 7:11 pm Gujarat on Monday recorded 1,640 new Covid cases, taking its tally to 2,88,649, while the death toll rose to 4,454, with four more succumbing. In March so far, the state has added 18,760 cases, at a daily average of 853. A total of 1,110 patients were …
  • Gujarat sees 1,415 new Covid cases, four deaths March 19, 2021 9:25 pm Gujarat on Friday saw 1,415 new Covid cases, taking its tally to 2,83,864, while the death toll rose to 4,437, with four more succumbing. In March so far, the state has added 13,975 cases at a daily average of 735. A total of 948 patients were discharged …
  • 20-year-old school dropout booked for raping minor February 6, 2021 9:41 am Rajkot: A 20-year-old school dropout from Bhogat village in Kalyanpur taluka of Devbhoomi Dwarka district was booked for raping a minor girl and getting her pregnant. He was also charged under various sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual …
  • Absconding ‘killer’ held after 5 years February 6, 2021 9:41 am Rajkot: A 38-year-old man, who is accused of killing a driver in 2015 and has been on the run ever since was finally arrested after five years from Rajkot’s Jetpur town by the sleuths of the local crime branch of Devbhoomi Dwarka. According to police, they …
  • Thieves kill 55-year-old woman February 2, 2021 11:22 pm Rajkot: Police successfully cracked the murder case of a 55-year-old woman in Kalyanpur town of Devbhoomi Dwarka district on Tuesday within 24 hours and also arrested the two assailants connected with the case. Police arrested Sonu Rajput (23) and Malo …
  • Gujarat: School for Classes 9, 11 resumes with less than 30% attendance February 2, 2021 4:31 am Less than 30 per cent attendance was recorded as schools for class 9 and 11 reopened across Gujarat Monday, more than 10 months since they were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. While only 27 per cent students of class 9 attended school on the first …
  • 78,319 vaccinated in Gujarat, Covid tally 2,58,687 January 23, 2021 4:46 pm A total of 78,319 persons have received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Gujarat so far, including 31,116 on Saturday, even as 423 new cases took the state’s coronavirus tally to 2,58,687, while one death in the past 24 hours raised Gujarat’s Covid …
  • Community leader’s son booked for abetting suicide January 13, 2021 12:15 am Rajkot: Son of a community religious leader was booked on charges of abetting the suicide of a married woman along with five-year-old son in Vadinar town of Khambhaliya taluka of Devbhoomi Dwarka district late on Monday night. Vadinar Marine police booked …
  • Girl ends life as dad refuses to bail out her lover January 1, 2021 11:50 pm Rajkot: Failing to persuade her father to bail out her lover from jail, a lovelorn 17-year-old girl took the drastic step by hanging herself to death, at her residence in Jamkhambhalia town of Devbhoomi Dwarka district on Thursday evening. The 21-year-old …
  • 59-yr-old man leaves Sola Civil Hospital after 113 days of treatment for Covid-19 December 18, 2020 11:08 pm Deputy CM Nitin Patel with Devendra Parmar at Sola Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad on Friday. (Express Photo)A 59-year-old man discharged from hospital after 113 days of Covid-19 treatment was among 1,155 patients discharged on Friday, when the state added 1, …
  • Gujarat records 1,110 new Covid cases, 11 deaths December 15, 2020 7:14 pm Gujarat on Tuesday saw 1,110 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 2,29,913, while the death toll rose to 4,193, with 11 more succumbing. In December so far, the state added 20,133 cases at an average of 1,342 daily. A total of more 1,236 patients …
  • Fire breaks out in Dwarka hospital December 9, 2020 1:15 am Firefighter tries to douse the blaze at Aditya HospitalRajkot: A massive inferno that could be seen even from a great distance engulfed a four-storey hospital building located opposite old municipality building in Dwarka town of Devbhoomi Dwarka district …
  • Gujarat: Farmer held for raping 13-year-old for over a year November 21, 2020 7:19 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyRAJKOT: A 32-year-old married man with two children was arrested on Friday in Gokalpar village of Kalyanpur taluka of Devbhoomi Dwarka district for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl mutiple times in the last …
  • Farmer held for raping 13-year-old for over a year November 21, 2020 12:29 am Rajkot: A 32-year-old married man with two children was arrested on Friday in Gokalpar village of Kalyanpur taluka of Devbhoomi Dwarka district for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl mutiple times in the last one year. The accused identified as Raja …
  • Eight killed in three accidents during Diwali holidays November 20, 2020 12:11 am Four persons of one family died after their car went off road and crashed into a tree on Lakhtar Road near Wadhvan townRajkot: The Diwali festivities proved fatal for eight persons who were killed in three separate road accidents reported from Wadhvan in …
  • Gang of five involved in 46 robberies across state busted November 11, 2020 11:14 pm The accused in police custodyRajkot: A gang of five robbers was busted and 46 cases of house break-ins and robberies detected in Junagadh on Wednesday. “We had received a tip-off that a five-member gang of robbers from Dahod district which was hiding near …
  • Rajkot: DCB rescues minor boy year after ‘abduction’; 3 held September 19, 2020 8:36 pm Addressing a press conference, Rajkot city police commissioner Manoj Agarwal said that a woman of Jamnagar district had promised Rs 2 lakh to a couple of Dwarka town if they could abduct the infant boy and hand him over to her. (Representational)Around a …
  • Rajkot division of Western Rly flags off first train carrying industrial salt September 5, 2020 12:03 am An excavator loads industrial salt in a wagon at Wavaniya station in Morbi district on Friday. (Express Photo)IN A historic development, the Rajkot division of Western Railway (WR) flagged off its first goods train carrying 3,882 tonne of industrial salt …
  • Mukhyamantri Kisan Sahay Yojana: Govt says no farmer entitled for compensation under scheme yet September 1, 2020 10:32 pm Written by Avinash Nair | Ahmedabad | Published: September 2, 2020 2:25:15 am When asked if the farmers have to apply for crop loss under the new scheme, the official said the respective district collectors are monitoring the situation. (Representational) …
  • KP Energy Ltd updates on 250.8 MW wind project August 31, 2020 1:00 pm The company had earlier announced regarding the alignment of KP Energy with CLP India Private Limited ("CLP India") for developing a 250.8 MW wind site at Devbhoomi Dwarka for Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) Tranche - VIII bid. …
  • Gujarat: 12 colleges identified to be converted into universities August 27, 2020 2:16 am Written by Ritu Sharma | Ahmedabad | Published: August 27, 2020 4:57:39 am Though this would be developed over time, initial process has commenced, said Principal Secretary, Education, Anju Sharma.  AFTER several deliberations and discussions with …
  • Bhanvad lashed by 130mm rain in 2 hours August 5, 2020 8:06 am A flooded street in a village in Amreli district on Tuesday RAJKOT: After three weeks of lull, torrential rainfall pounded five districts of Saurashtra on Tuesday with Bhanvad town of Devbhumi Dwarka district getting 130mm within just two hours between 4pm …
  • Four of family drown in water-filled pit at stone quarry July 26, 2020 1:15 am A team from the Khambhalia fire department fished out bodies from the water on Saturday Rajkot: Four persons including three cousins, drowned in the water-filled pit at a stone quarry in Dharampur locality of Khambhalia in Devbhoomi Dwarka district on …
  • Couple end lives in Khambhalia taluka July 16, 2020 11:57 pm Rajkot: Realizing that there was no future to their relationship, a couple ended their lives by consuming pesticides in Goij village of Khambhalia taluka in Devbhoomi Dwarka district on Wednesday night. The deceased were identified as Mahendra Vijhoda (22) …
  • Gujarat: 925 new cases, Covid tally crosses 44k July 16, 2020 12:46 am Surat reported the highest number of deaths in the state, while Ahmedabad at just two deaths reported its lowest incidence since mid-April. (Representational) Gujarat reported a new high of 925 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, amounting to a total of 44,631 …
  • Hardik Patel is Gujarat Congress working president July 11, 2020 8:23 pm Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at a rally in Gandhinagar with Patidar leader Hardik Patel. (File/Express photo by Javed Raja) Hardik Patel, the Patidar quota agitation leader who joined the Congress ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in the presence …
  • 872 new corona cases in Gujarat, 10,308 active cases July 11, 2020 4:55 pm Gandhinagar, July 11 (IANS) As many as 872 new coronavirus cases took Gujarat’s total tally to 41,027 on Saturday, while 10 more COVID-19 casualties increased the death toll to 2,034. As many as 502 patients were discharged on Saturday, taking the total …
  • Unlock weighing down Saurashtra's 11 July 10, 2020 4:34 pm Eleven districts that had seen few cases until June 8have seen a sudden spike in the past one month By Nishchal Sanghavi Unlocking has been far from pleasant for Saurashtra region. Since June 8, when the first phase of Unlock 1 came into effect, Saurashtra …
  • Gujarat: Two persons electrocuted after heavy rain July 9, 2020 8:37 pm A waterlogged street in Makarba area of Ahmedabad on Wednesday. (Photo by Javed Raja) TWO PERSONS were killed after they came in contact with an electric cable which fell to the ground after electric poles fell in heavy rain in Devbhoomi Dwarka on Tuesday …
  • Gujarat rains: Bridge in Junagadh caves in due to heavy downpour. Watch Video July 7, 2020 10:19 am Image Source : PTI Gujarat rains: Bridge in Junagadh caves in due to heavy downpour in Saurashtra Heavy rains lashed parts of Gujarat on Monday, causing a flood-like situation in some areas, including the Saurashtra region. A nearly 30-year-old bridge over …
  • Low pressure weighs heavily on Gujarat July 7, 2020 12:54 am Causeway that caved in in Keshod taluka of Junagadhon Monday Rajkot: Flood-like situation prevailed in coastal districts of Saurashtra as the incessant rainfall that began on Sunday left normal life paralysed. Several areas and villages in Amreli, Junagadh …
  • Watch: Lightning, thunderstorms hit Dwarka, Porbandar leading to flood situation July 6, 2020 11:58 am Image Source : ANI Flooding in parts of Dwarka, Gujarat following heavy rainfall in the region. Heavy rainfall, lightning, thunderstorms lashed parts of Gujarat causing flood situation in Dwarka, Porbandar. One of the regions which witnessed lightning …
  • Heavy rains across Gujarat; several areas in Surat flooded; NDRF on standby July 6, 2020 11:58 am Image Source : PTI Parts of Gujarat receive heavy rains; 434 mm rainfall in Khambhalia tehsil Several districts in Gujarat witnessed heavy rains on Sunday, with Khambhalia tehsil in Devbhoomi Dwarka district receiving as much as 434 mm rainfall during the …
  • Saurashtra rains: Bridge in Junagadh caves in July 6, 2020 11:57 am Waterlogging was reported in several parts of Rajkot following heavy rainfall in the city. AHMEDABAD: Heavy rainfall continued in several parts of Saurashtra region on Monday, causing flood- like situation in some areas a day after Khambhalia taluka in …
  • 12 inches rain pounds Khambhalia July 6, 2020 1:19 am Two struggle to save themselves from an SUV that was swept away in flooded water Rajkot: Two persons were drowned, while one person was struck to death by lightning, as rain continued to pound Saurashtra on the second consecutive day on Sunday. Khambhalia …
  • Gujarat rains: Van swept away in heavy floodwater, 2 people rescued, 1 missing in Rajkot July 5, 2020 10:49 pm Three persons were travelling in Bolero and were crossing the bridge when the lost the control of the van due to strong current. Police say two persons have been saved while rescue operation for the third person is ongoing.Courtesy: Bhupendra Singh via …
  • Heavy rains reported in parts of Gujarat; 434 mm in Khambalia tehsil in day July 5, 2020 7:38 pm By PTI AHMEDABAD: Several districts in Gujarat witnessed heavy rains on Sunday, with Khambhalia tehsil in Devbhoomi Dwarka district receiving as much as 434 mm rainfall during the day, 292 mm between 6 and 8 pm alone, which led to major water-logging, …
  • Saurashtra rains: Man feared drowned in Rajkot July 5, 2020 2:55 pm Saurashtra, of which Rajkot is a part, has received heavy rainfall during the day AHMEDABAD: A man was feared drowned while two others managed to save themselves on Sunday when their pick-up van was swept away due to strong river current on the outskirts …
  • Gandhinagar Covid cases see 200% jump after economy opens July 5, 2020 7:03 am Written by Sohini Ghosh | Ahmedabad | Published: July 5, 2020 10:47:35 am A top government official said on condition of anonymity that across the state, nearly 100 per cent industrial activity has resumed. The number of coronavirus cases in the state …
  • Lightning kills man as rain pounds Devbhoomi Dwarka July 5, 2020 12:35 am Children enjoy short spell of rain in Rajkot on Saturday Rajkot: A man was killed by lightning in Shiva village of Bhanwad taluka in Devbhoomi Dwarka district on Saturday. The district recorded heavy rain with thundershowers leading to flooding in several …
  • Doctor duped of Rs 74.57 lakh in online fraud July 3, 2020 11:45 pm Rajkot: A doctor who owns a maternity hospital in Bhanwad of Devbhoomi Dwarka district has lost Rs 74.57 lakh in an online fraud. In his complaint, Dr Nishit Modi claimed he is an active member of a WhatsApp group named ‘Gujarat WhatsApp Group’. He said he …
  • Gujarat: 675 new Covid cases in state, Surat continues its upsurge July 2, 2020 1:46 am By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara | Updated: July 2, 2020 5:37:10 am Among the 200-odd to test positive in Surat on Wednesday, was a leading diamond merchant, currently undergoing treatment in Kiran hospital. ( …
  • Lightning strikes kill two kids, 5 others in Gujarat June 30, 2020 1:58 pm By PTI AHMEDABAD: Seven persons, including two children, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike in Gujarat's Saurashtra region that witnessed heavy rainfall on Tuesday, police said. A 35-year-old woman and her 12-year-old son were struck …
  • Liquor worth Rs 28L seized; three held June 28, 2020 12:56 am Rajkot: In two different raids reported from Devbhoomi Dwarka and Bhavnagar districts, police seized as many as 9,204 bottles of Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) woth Rs 27.72 lakh on Friday night. Three bootleggers were arrested in these operations. In …
  • Illegally mined bauxite worth Rs 44L seized June 26, 2020 12:09 am Rajkot: A total of 3,546 metric tonne illegally excavated bauxite worth Rs 44.32 lakh was seized at Kenedi village of Bhatiya taluka in Devbhoomi Dwarka district on Thursday. “We raided the spot after we received a tip-off about the mineral theft racket in …
  • Gujarat: Ex-BJP MLA ‘assaults’ spiritual leader Morari Bapu, probe on June 18, 2020 11:34 pm Popular spiritual leader and Ram Katha preacher Morari Bapu. (File) Popular spiritual leader and Ram Katha preacher Morari Bapu allegedly faced attempted assault by dismissed BJP MLA Pabubha Manek at Dwarkadheesh temple in Devbhoomi Dwarka district on …
  • Gujarat: Deputy mamlatdar detained for taking Rs 1,000 bribe in 2018 June 17, 2020 1:36 am The PI said that Bloch’s samples have been sent for a Covid-19 test and if the test returns negative, the official will be arrested. “The same officer was caught after he took Rs 8,000 bribe in 2010. Trial is on in the case,” he added. (Representational) …
  • Gujarat: BJP councillor dies of Covid, state tally reaches 23,633 June 14, 2020 10:43 pm Ahmedabad Mayor Bijal Patel expressed her condolences to Kanojia’s family in a tweet late night. (Representational) Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s BJP councillor of Bhaipura-Hatkeshwar ward Gayaprasad Kanojia succumbed to coronavirus on Sunday. He was …
  • Gujarat: Two held for smuggling IMFL worth Rs 2.5 lakh by parcel goods train June 4, 2020 3:12 am Police are now probing how over 2,200 bottles of IMFL were loaded at Bandra Terminus without any checking. (Representational Photo) Two persons were arrested for smuggling liquor after a Gujarat Railway Police team found 48 boxes with over 2,200 bottles of …
  • Gujarat temples set to reopen for devotees June 4, 2020 3:00 am For devotees, there is a long list of do's and don'ts which includes no ‘abhishek’ at Somnath temple AHMEDABAD: After being shut to devotees for more than two-and-a- half months due to the coronavirus pandemic, temples across the state like the …
  • 30 stranded in Saudi Arabia seek Guj help June 4, 2020 12:17 am Vadodara: Around 30 workers from various parts of the state including Vadodara, Godhra and other places in the state are stranded in Saudi Arabia as they got stranded there due to the lockdown. The group had gone to the gulf country for a work assignment …
  • Medicos distribute expired medicines in Ahd May 31, 2020 3:56 am Cifadroxil tablets carrying the expiry date of March 2020 AHMEDABAD: Complaints of district medical staff members, who have been engaged for distribution of medicines and attending to fever cases within Covid-19 containment zones of Ahmedabad city, …
  • Farmer leader under home quarantine May 28, 2020 11:39 pm 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 May 28, 2020 11:38 pm 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 May 23, 2020 1:05 am 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 May 21, 2020 10:44 pm 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 May 16, 2020 6:56 am 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 May 12, 2020 11:52 pm 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 May 12, 2020 7:19 pm 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 May 12, 2020 2:10 am 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 May 10, 2020 12:55 am 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 May 9, 2020 12:59 am 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 April 28, 2020 1:59 am 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 April 27, 2020 5:04 pm 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 April 22, 2020 10:45 pm 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 April 8, 2020 7:43 am 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 …
  • PM Modi offers prayers at Dwarkadheesh Temple; addresses public meeting in Dwarka October 7, 2017 1:18 pm 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 October 7, 2017 8:01 am 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 July 13, 2017 11:53 am 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 …
  • Simla Agreement does not rule out a multilateral dialogue: Javed Jabbar May 25, 2021 2:45 pm A virtual seminar in memory of renowned progressive leader and politician, Dr Rasheed Hassan Khan was organised by “The Neem Tree”, a Europe-based organisation. The title of the seminar was "Kashmir is mine".  Prominent intellectuals who …
  • 146 rescued from Barge P305 off Bombay High area May 21, 2021 9:46 am The severe cyclonic storm Tauktae that entered Saurashtra early on Tuesday, whipping up winds close to 180 kmph, has reduced in intensity and lay about 35 km west of Ahmedabad late in the evening, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). …
  • Bhubaneswar: Six trains cancelled up to June 1, Rajdhani Express to run twice a week May 20, 2021 12:55 pm According to the East Coast Railway (ECoR), Rajdhani Special trains from Bhubaneswar will run twice in a week instead of daily up to May 31 (Photo for representative purpose only)BHUBANESWAR: Rajdhani Express trains running via three different routes will …
  • Move North-Northeastwards and weaken Gradually into  a depression during next 12 Hours May 19, 2021 3:13 am By Chennaivision in National News, News May 19, 2021 According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD): (TIME OF ISSUE: 2125 HOURS IST, DATED: 18.05.2021, INDIA METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT) DATE/TIME (IST) …
  • Army’s Southern Command mobilises columns and Engineer Task Forces for relief efforts during Cyclone Tauktae May 18, 2021 10:57 am THE Pune-headquartered Southern Command of the Indian Army mobilised columns and Engineer Task Forces (ETFs) to the western coast from various parts of the country to assist the states and local administration to deal with Cyclone Tauktae. With the …
  • Cyclone Tauktae weakens to ‘Very Severe’ storm; heavy rain to continue in Maharashtra, Gujarat May 18, 2021 4:26 am The Extremely Severe Cyclone Tauktae, which hit the Gujarat coast last evening, has weakened into a ‘Very Severe’ category even as it rages through southern Gujarat on Tuesday morning. Officials at the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said …
  • 90 still missing from Barge P-305 which sunk off Mumbai coast May 18, 2021 4:18 am Ninety persons were still missing from Barge P-305, which sank 35 nautical miles (NM) from Mumbai due to cyclone Tauktae. As on Tuesday evening, 183 survivors of the barge as well as all 137 onboard Barge Gal Constructor were rescued. Naval ships INS Beas, …
  • Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Tauktae" to hit Gujarat Monday evening, evacuation underway May 17, 2021 8:37 am All You Need to Know About DarkSide Ransomware Gang The National Weather Forecasting Centre of the Meteorological Department said the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Tauktae" (pronounced Tau'Te) is gathering momentum and lay around 350 kilometres …
  • Extremely Severe Cyclone Tauktae with 210 kmph windspeed to touch Guj by evening May 17, 2021 7:50 am The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that Cyclone Tauktae will take an extreme shape in the east central Arabian Sea by Monday night, with wind speed reaching 180-190 kmph gusting to 210 kmph likely to prevail during the next six hours. The …
  • ‘Extremely Severe’ cyclone Tauktae to reach Gujarat coast today May 17, 2021 7:22 am By Chennaivision in National News, News May 17, 2021 Cyclone Tauktae – an ‘extremely severe cyclonic storm’ – is currently 160 km south-southwest of Mumbai and is “very likely” to reach the Gujarat coast this evening with gusts of up to 200 km per hour, …
  • Tauktae now ‘very severe’ cyclone, set to rip into Gujarat at 185kmph May 16, 2021 10:57 pm AHMEDABAD/NEW DELHI: Covid-bruised Gujarat braced for a battering by the strongest cyclone to hit its coast since 1998 as Tauktae, which cut a swathe through the western coastal belt on Sunday and intensified into a “very severe” cyclonic storm, raced …
  • Cyclone Tauktae: Orange alert for Mumbai and nearby areas for May 17 | Updates May 16, 2021 4:31 pm Image Source : PTI A huge tidal wave due to the cyclone Tauktae at a seashore in Puthurai, in Kanyakumari district, Sunday. Cyclone Tauktae has intensified into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and is approaching the Gujarat coast, the India …
  • 'Tauktae' intensifies into 'very severe cyclonic storm', yellow alert issued for Gujarat coast: IMD May 16, 2021 7:50 am Fishing boats anchored amid cyclone Tauktae warning, at Puthiyappa fishing harbor in Kozhikode. (Credit: PTI)NEW DELHI: Cyclone Tauktae has intensified into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and is approaching the Gujarat coast, the India …
  • PM Modi holds high level meeting to review preparedness on Cyclone Tauktae May 16, 2021 1:23 am Image Source : PIB Prime Minister directs senior officers to take every possible measure to ensure that people are safely evacuated in wake of cyclone Tauktae. PM Narendra Modi took a high level meeting today to review the preparedness of States and …
  • Cyclone Tauktae intensifies; to reach Gujarat coast by May 18, IMD says May 15, 2021 8:23 pm The cyclone is likely to cause heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of Gujarat Mumbai/Ahmedabad: Cyclonic storm Tauktae has intensified and is expected to reach Gujarat coast by May 18 and bring heavy rain to some areas, the India Meteorological …
  • India: Cyclone Tauktae likely ... May 15, 2021 3:32 pm The cyclonic storm 'Tauktae' is likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm and is very likely to move north-north-westwards and cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Naliya around afternoon or evening of May 18. According to National …
  • Cyclone Tauktae intensifying, moving towards Gujarat, says IMD May 15, 2021 2:31 pm Huge wave turbulence due to the cyclone in the Arabiean, at a seashore in Kanyakumari. (PTI photo)MUMBAI/AHMEDABAD: Cyclonic storm Tauktae had intensified and was heading towards the coast of Gujarat and the Union Territory of Daman and Diu and Dadra …
  • PM reviews preparedness on cyclone Tauktae, asks officials to take all measures to ensure safe evacuation May 15, 2021 2:19 pm PM Modi in a high-level meeting to review the preparedness on cyclone Tauktae. (ANI photo)NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed the preparedness of states, central ministries and agencies concerned to deal with the situation arising …
  • MHUs to assist Covid patients May 12, 2021 4:45 am By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA:  To provide basic health services at the doorsteps of Covid patients in home isolation, the district administration on Tuesday started Mobile Health Units (MHUs) in all Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) of Bhawanipatna …
  • NA-249 by-poll sees low voter turnout despite hectic electioneering April 30, 2021 2:14 am Nominees representing major political parties of Pakistan had been involved in hectic electioneering in the run-up to Thursday’s by-poll for NA-249, one of Karachi’s most ethnically diverse constituencies. Voter turnout on the big day, however, was …
  • NA-249 by-polls: PPP leading, PML-N close behind April 30, 2021 1:49 am KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party's (PPP) Abdul Qadir Mandokhel was leading the race in NA-249 by-election with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) Miftah Ismail trailing behind him, unofficial and unconfirmed results from 67 of a total of …
  • Baldia Town to choose a representative for NA-249 today April 29, 2021 2:48 am Karachi is all set to host the much-awaited by-election for the NA-249 (West-II) constituency, which encompasses Baldia Town, on Thursday (today). Candidates representing Pakistan’s major political parties are expected to give one another a good run for …
  • Getting the jab a tormenting affair in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur April 28, 2021 3:06 am By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR:  At a time when the government is advising people, especially the elderly, to get vaccinated for COVID-19, the process has become a tormenting affair in hospitals of Jagatsinghpur.  Without rest sheds or temporary …
  • All eyes on Karachi as country’s main political parties compete in NA-249 by-polls April 27, 2021 9:30 am The by-election in the Karachi constituency was scheduled following PTI leader Faisal Vawda’s resignation from the seat. Amid calls for a delay due to rising Covid-19 cases and a ban on one of the participating parties — the now proscribed Tehreek-e- …
  • Steep TPR drives Kalahandi’s virus burden April 25, 2021 5:26 am By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: With a test positivity rate (TPR) of 38 per cent, Kalahandi has steadily turned into one of the Covid hotspots of the State and its impact can be felt at the hospitals.   The district, which reported 282 cases in last …
  • Amid Covid surge, state govts rely on 'curfew raj' April 10, 2021 4:56 pm In the wake of the second wave of the Covid-19 epidemic, several states have resorted to night curfews, partial lockdown or complete lockdown. Around the same time last year, the infection level was nowhere near what it is today in most places, though the …
  • 14 crew of cargo vessel test Covid positive March 31, 2021 11:43 am By Express News Service PARADIP: Fourteen crew of cargo vessel MV APJ Kais that arrived from Tuticorin tested positive and have been admitted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar by Paradip Port Trust (PPT). The vessel, carrying 56,000 tonne coal had …
  • FATF turns into proxy of regional, global powers March 30, 2021 1:35 pm After World War II, the UN was established in 1945, initially by 51 leading countries to prevent future wars. However, its mission to preserve the world peace remains an uphill task owing to proxies of regional and global players. Similarly, the Financial …
  • ShopG to expand to over 300 cities in India by 2025, onboard more partners March 6, 2021 7:28 am Social commerce company ShopG is scaling up its presence to over 300 cities in the country and onboarding more partners as it looks to tap into the multi-billion dollar opportunity in the segment. ShopG was founded in 2019 by Ankur Arora, Abhishek Mishra, …
  • ShopG to expand to over 300 cities in India in next 3 years March 4, 2021 5:42 pm Social commerce company ShopG is scaling up its presence to over 300 cities in the country and onboarding more partners as it looks to tap into the multi-billion dollar opportunity in the segment. ShopG was founded in 2019 by Ankur Arora, Abhishek Mishra, …
  • How An Indian Stand Up Comic Found Himself Arrested for a Joke He Didn’t Tell February 11, 2021 3:31 am It was going to be the best year of Munawar Iqbal Faruqui’s life. The 29-year-old stand-up comic from Mumbai was set to complete his first tour of India. His YouTube channel had crossed 500,000 subscribers. And in the spring, he was to perform his first …
  • The young Indian stand-up who went to jail for a joke he didn't tell February 5, 2021 12:34 pm For more than a month, Munawar Faruqui, a tousled-haired, 30-year-old comic, languished in jail for a joke he didn’t tell. Faruqui was beginning to make his name in the crowded ranks of India’s up-and-coming stand-up comedians. More than half a million …
  • National War Memorial reopens for public with Covid guidelines January 30, 2021 4:19 am The National War Memorial of Southern Command was dedicated to and opened for the public in its renovated avatar on Friday after several months. A look at the history of the unique war memorial built through military-citizen cooperation and what new …
  • Bird flu outbreak hits poultry prices; sales plummet in North January 8, 2021 5:48 pm The scare caused by the outbreak of avian flu reported in six States has started impacting the beleaguered poultry sector. Prices of poultry products such as chicken meat and eggs have taken a beating over the past couple of days as consumers have started …
  • History forgets those who forget it December 25, 2020 3:22 am There was a time when foreign dignitaries visiting Pakistan would visit the mausoleums of father of the nation and Allama Iqbal in Karachi and Lahore respectively. Tributes were paid by laying floral wreaths. Visiting guests would write their personal …
  • Gujarat to survey crop loss due to rains; compensate farmers December 13, 2020 2:17 pm Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced that the State government will consider giving a relief assistance to the farmers for crop damages following a recent bout of unseasonal rains. At an event held in Bharuch district on Saturday, Rupani informed …
  • Rains may return to Andamans, TN from Dec 15 December 10, 2020 1:16 pm India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that fairly widespread to widespread rain or thundershowers may come back to the Andaman & Nicobar Islands and isolated rain or thundershowers to Tamil Nadu, South Madhya Pradesh and adjoining Maharashtra …
  • PM urged to highlight India’s occupation of Junagarh November 10, 2020 5:38 am ISLAMABAD: Nawab of Junagarh Muhammad Jahangir Khanji on Monday appealed to Prime Minister Imran Khan to become an ambassador of Junagarh as he did in the case of Kashmir and highlight the issue of liberation of the state from Indian occupation at all …
  • Nawab urges UN to play role for freeing Junagarh from India November 10, 2020 4:52 am ISLAMABAD: Nawab of Junagarh Muhammad Jahangir Khanji urged the United Nations on Monday to play its role for liberation of the Junagarh State from Indian illegal occupation, the Radio Pakistan reported. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Monday, …
  • Indian Conservationist Lauded for Giving Lease of Life to Vultures November 1, 2020 5:02 am Indian conservationist Ram Jakati has been honored by Britain’s largest nature conservation charity, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) for his work in saving endangered Indian vultures. He was recently given the Medal for Outstanding …
  • October 27, a black day for Kashmiris October 27, 2020 3:25 am The people of Jammu and Kashmir have been resisting the Indian occupation for the last 70 years. They are involved in a freedom struggle, facing the worst kind of Indian state terrorism. They have braved the Indian subjugation and atrocities with great …
  • MPs panel takes up NAB law amendment, Kulbhushan-specific ordinance October 13, 2020 2:09 am ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary panel has taken into consideration some very important bills, including ones relating to the grant of permission to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to file an appeal against his death sentence and an amendment in the National …
  • Orissa HC quashes case against Minister Dibya Sankar Mishra October 8, 2020 4:18 am By Express News Service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Wednesday quashed the complaint case which the Court Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC), Junagarh had taken up against Minister of State for Home Dibya Sankar Mishra in 2014. The complaint was …
  • Good monsoon tidings may last until year-end September 21, 2020 1:16 pm Even as the South-West monsoon races away to end with a flourish by the scheduled September-30 time line, an early peek into the rest of the three months of the year by a South Korean agency suggests that the good tidings may last for the period and even …
  • Punjabi Bagh: Soon, spot replicas of Mysore Palace, Charminar at SDMC park September 20, 2020 10:14 pm Replicas of Mysore Palace and Hampi’s ruins at the Bharat Darshan Park. (Express)With replicas of 17 popular monuments from across the country including Mysore Palace, Charminar and Khajuraho Temple built from scrap material, the Bharat Darshan Park in …
  • India Abruptly Leaves Meeting of SCO Security Advisers Over Pakistan’s Depiction of Fictitious Map September 15, 2020 9:46 pm India 16:03 GMT 15.09.2020Get short URL In August this year, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan released a new political map that claimed all of Jammu and Kashmir and settled areas like Junagarh as Pakistani territories. The Indian government termed the …
  • Have Bharat Darshan in Delhi park from Mar; South Corpn Plans Replicas Of 35 Monuments September 12, 2020 11:38 pm chip off The old block: For the replica of the Golden Temple, a waterbody will be created around a 50-foot structureNew Delhi: Amid the hustle and bustle, honking of vehicles and traffic jams on Ring Road near Punjabi Bagh crematorium, about 17 artists …
  • Parveen Babi through the lens of 2020 August 27, 2020 11:53 am Karishma Upadhyay’s biography of the movie star comes at a time when mental health in Bollywood is dominating headlines When film journalist Karishma Upadhyay was asked if she’d like to write the biography of Parveen Babi, she was intrigued. “I didn’t know …
  • Nuakhai sans ‘bhetghat’ across western Odisha August 24, 2020 3:16 am By Express News Service SAMBALPUR/BHAWANIPATNA/BALANGIR: The major agrarian festival of western Odisha, Nuakhai was celebrated across the region sans pomp and gaiety on Sunday. This year, the celebrations were largely subdued due to the Covid-19 …
  • Pakistan Gives Highest Civilian Award to Kashmiri Rebel Leader Syed Ali Geelani on Independence Day August 14, 2020 10:30 am Asia & Pacific 10:16 GMT 14.08.2020Get short URL https://cdn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/07e4/08/0e/1080167498_0:336:3045:2048_1200x675_80_0_0_1e02a65348042356ebe225fc0d256b41.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img. …
  • A matter of maps August 13, 2020 12:56 am As its answer to India’s oppressive policies on Kashmir, Islamabad has come up with a new map. This map is an improvement on the ludicrous Indian version issued earlier. In fact, looking at all the maps going around, the, South Asian region is beginning to …
  • Like China, India Can Live With Multiple Border Conflicts - Analyst on Pakistan's New Political Map August 7, 2020 11:26 am Opinion 10:55 GMT 07.08.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): India has had border issues with its immediate neighbours Pakistan, Nepal and China since gaining independence from British rule in 1947. While for a long time the matters were peaceful, the …
  • Pakistan Wants to Control More Territories with Cross-Border Terrorism - India on Political Map August 6, 2020 7:02 pm India 16:42 GMT 06.08.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Pakistan sparked a fresh border controversy on Tuesday after Prime Minister Imran Khan released a "new" political map of the country, including the Indian side of Jammu and Kashmir as …
  • Pakistan includes J-K, Junagadh in its new political map: Revisiting the Junagadh issue August 5, 2020 8:29 am Junagadh and its vassal enclaves were ruled by Muslim rulers but their population was overwhelmingly Hindu. In a move timed with the first anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the Pakistan …
  • Explained: When Junagadh voted to join India, and Pakistan got just 91 votes August 5, 2020 7:42 am Written by Nirupama Subramanian , Edited by Explained Desk | Mumbai | Updated: August 5, 2020 1:07:59 pm A bazaar at Junagadh in Gujarat. Photo by F. Nelson/1890/British Library via WikiMedia Commons. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday …
  • India Terms Pakistan's New Map as an Exercise in 'Political Absurdity' August 4, 2020 8:21 pm World 17:59 GMT 04.08.2020Get short URL https://cdn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/105455/61/1054556150_0:223:3880:2405_1200x675_80_0_0_88ea5ba9a2cd5cea263c67a5e19bf297.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com…
  • Pakistan's New Map Includes Earlier Uncontested Indian Territories, Sparking Fresh Conflict August 4, 2020 1:57 pm World 13:53 GMT 04.08.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): India included Aksai Chin in Pakistan-administered Kashmir and certain territories bordering Nepal in its political map issued last November. At the time, Beijing termed the Indian decision as a …
  • Hardships of life no barrier for Odisha's Class XII topper Rohit Naik August 3, 2020 5:20 am Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: If Sourav Kumar of Ambadola village under Junagarh block hogged limelight by becoming the district topper in HSC exams this year, another achiever on a more higher measure has, sadly, been lost in the obscurity and …
  • Delhi's gangster Jyoti Prakash held in Surat July 31, 2020 6:25 pm Representative image NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police have arrested wanted gangster Jyoti Prakash alias Baba, who was carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his arrest, from Surat in Gujarat, officials said on Friday. The 31-year-old, a resident of Najafgarh, had …
  • Raj: ‘Dead’ man returns home after 5 months July 31, 2020 6:20 am Picture for representational purpose only. JAIPUR: A 24-year-old man from Chaurasi village of Dungarpur district who went missing in Gujarat and was believed to be dead, shocked everyone while he was found to be alive after five months. The family not only …
  • Modi regime has crossed all limits in trampling human dignity in IOJK: Shibli July 25, 2020 6:50 pm ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz Friday said the nation, under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, had dedicated all efforts and energies to project the Kashmir issue at international fora. `”We shall …
  • Live: Covid tests in India cross 1 crore mark July 7, 2020 12:05 pm !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Delhi: BJP MP Gautam Gambhir hands over Kanti Nagar #COVID19 isolation centre set up by his foundation to Delhi Government. He says, "This is not the time for politics but to serve people". CBSE brings …
  • Odisha: Tired of official apathy, Hariharpur villagers in Kalahandi district repair road June 17, 2020 4:40 am By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: After all their appeals to officials concerned went in vain, residents of Hariharpur in Junagarh block took it upon themselves to repair the village road.  The residents joined hands to repair the 2 km stretch of the …
  • Pre-monsoon downpour cools Gujarat, more rain on cards June 8, 2020 3:31 pm Gandhinagar, June 8 (IANS) Gujarat on Monday witnessed heavy rain in most parts of the state, spelling respite from almost two months of sizzling summer, and more rain is likely in the next three-four days. Although, the monsoon’s entry in Gujarat is …
  • No demand for Shramik special trains: North Central Railway June 3, 2020 6:04 pm Image used for representational purpose only PRAYAGRAJ: After operating 132 Shramik specials trains and catering to 1,77,371 migrants and other stranded people, there was no demand of originating Shramik train from any station served by North Central …
  • JioMart getting ready for kirana onboarding May 26, 2020 4:09 pm 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 May 25, 2020 11:28 pm 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 May 25, 2020 1:32 pm 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 May 9, 2020 6:10 pm 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 April 25, 2020 3:39 am 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 April 21, 2020 9:54 pm 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 April 16, 2020 5:17 am 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 April 14, 2020 6:41 am 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 March 13, 2020 4:59 pm 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 March 13, 2020 1:52 pm 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 March 12, 2020 11:07 am 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 March 12, 2020 10:44 am 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 March 12, 2020 6:02 am 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 March 11, 2020 11:25 pm 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 February 29, 2020 6:38 am 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 February 9, 2020 7:53 pm 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 February 6, 2020 5:51 am 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? February 1, 2020 2:59 am 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 January 25, 2020 5:20 am 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 January 2, 2020 2:34 am 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 December 18, 2019 7:09 pm 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 December 15, 2019 5:17 am 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 December 9, 2019 5:22 am 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 November 24, 2019 4:35 pm 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 November 16, 2019 1:57 am 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 November 7, 2019 12:14 pm   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 November 7, 2019 10:45 am 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 …
  • As Maha heads for Gujarat, cyclone alert sounded in Bay of Bengal November 5, 2019 7:52 am 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:…
  • Gujarat: Women perform Garba with snakes in Junagarh, five held October 12, 2019 1:40 pm 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 …
  • Juvenile among 9 arrested in Junagarh gang-rape case September 26, 2019 3:22 am 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 …
  • The splendid Junagarh Fort September 10, 2019 12:26 am 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 September 3, 2019 1:30 am 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 …
  • NIA files supplemetary chargesheet in Junagarh fake currency case May 16, 2019 6:02 pm [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 August 16, 2018 10:16 am 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 August 4, 2018 1:55 am 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 November 30, 2019 7:31 pm 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 June 24, 2019 9:12 am 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" April 20, 2019 2:53 am 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 March 11, 2019 12:17 pm 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 December 5, 2017 1:32 pm 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 April 23, 2020 8:25 am 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 …