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  • Government Increased Subsidies on Smartphones, Tractors & Natural Farming to Benefit Lakhs of Farmers January 20, 2022 9:28 am Subsidies on Smartphones & Tractors Gujarat Agriculture Minister Raghavji Patel listed a few major measures taken by his ministry since the establishment of the new government, during a news conference in Gandhinagar. According to sources, the media …
  • Docs, district functionaries test positive January 8, 2022 1:35 am Rajkot: At least 30 doctors and 25 nursing staff have tested positive in the last four days in Rajkot even as 273 fresh cases were reported from the city on Friday. Of the new cases, 203 cases were from the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) area, said, …
  • 22-year-old labourer gets 20 years in jail for raping six-year-old in Botad in 2018 January 6, 2022 1:00 am
  • ‘Gujarat to have 100% piped water connections by Oct 2022’ January 5, 2022 7:43 am New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) With around 90 per cent of rural households across the state having access to piped drinking water supply, Gujarat is now aiming to achieve 100 per cent saturation by October 2022 under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM). There is a …
  • Gujarat: Medical aspirant gang-raped, confined in farm in Botad for 18 days December 31, 2021 12:33 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyRAJKOT: A 20-year-old medical studies aspirant was allegedly gangraped by three persons who confined her in a farm house for over a fortnight in Botad district. The girl had cleared Class XII in science stream …
  • At Bhavnagar national park, blackbucks get a mound of relief from annual floods December 29, 2021 12:26 am ON A cold winter evening, a large herd of blackbucks sun on an elevated structure on the northern boundary of Blackbuck National Park (BNP) in Velavadar of Bhavnagar district. On a similar structure on the bank of Alang river on the southern boundary of …
  • Gujarat BJP MLA shares videos of party-organised cricket tourney; crowd seen violating COVID norms December 28, 2021 4:19 am By PTI AHMEDABAD: Amid a rise in COVID-19 cases and the threat posed by the highly transmissible Omicron variant, a Gujarat BJP MLA on Monday shared videos on Facebook of a night cricket tournament organised by his party in which a large part of the crowd …
  • Watch: Gujarat BJP MLA's Video Of Cricket Match Is A Covid Nightmare December 27, 2021 11:20 pm Videos of the tournament final showed spectators running to the pitch to celebrate Ahmedabad: Gujarat BJP MLA Saurabh Patel today shared videos of a night cricket tournament organised by his party and attended by hundreds - most without masks and no …
  • Govt ensured Gujarat development despite pandemic, says Amit Shah December 11, 2021 8:26 pm Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], December 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday lauded the efforts of the BJP government in the state saying that the development work went ahead in Ahmedabad even during the time of coronavirus pandemic. He was …
  • How excess North-East Monsoon rainfall is affecting agriculture across India December 9, 2021 10:26 am India has received 52 per cent excess rainfall to date during the current North-East monsoon with north-west parts receiving double the normal showers and the southern peninsula 69 per cent more than normal, according to India Meteorological Department ( …
  • 81% stayed on schedule for second vaccine shot in Gujarat December 8, 2021 7:59 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyAHMEDABAD: In the past 50 days, the share of those vaccinated for the first dose of Covid vaccine rose from 90% to 94% — recording 4% rise. In comparison, those who got the second shot rose from 48% to 76% — …
  • Light to moderate rainfall activity forecast over Western Maharashtra, yellow alert issued for Mumbai November 28, 2021 9:35 pm Winter chill over western Maharashtra will return only in December as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast light to moderate rainfall activity over the region this week. Northern parts of Konkan and Madhya Maharashtra are bracing for some …
  • Unseasonal rains in Guj due to cyclonic circulation in sea November 18, 2021 9:35 am Light thunderstorm with lightning and surface wind less than 40 kmph (in gust) accompanied with light to moderate rain very likely at isolated places in all the districts of South Gujarat region and in Daman, Dadra Nagar Haveli.AHMEDABAD: A cyclonic …
  • Gujarat: 10 IAS officers get new roles, additional duties October 29, 2021 10:45 pm In a rejig of senior IAS officials ahead of Diwali, the Gujarat government on Friday transferred 10 officials or gave them additional duties. This also includes a new head for the finance department and new district collectors for Bharuch and Botad. In a …
  • Gujarat govt announces Rs 546 cr package for rain-hit farmers October 20, 2021 2:37 pm The Gujarat government on Wednesday announced an over Rs 500 crore relief package for the farmers affected by heavy rain in the four districts of Saurashtra, who suffered crop loss. Compensation of Rs 13,000 per hectare would be paid to each of them for a …
  • Two teenagers kill selves at Botad October 5, 2021 12:21 am
  • Threat of cyclonic storm hitting Gujarat recedes October 1, 2021 2:34 am The threat of a cyclonic storm hitting Gujarat appeared to have receded by Thursday evening as remnants of cyclone Gulab which had turned into a depression moved away westwards. The depression is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm away from the …
  • Ahmedabad gets 19mm rain, whiff of Cyclone Gulab in air September 28, 2021 2:30 am Ahmedabad: The city received 11mm rainfall between 10am and noon on Monday, resulting in waterlogging in many areas. In all, till 8pm the city had received 19mm of rain. The water receded by late afternoon. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD …
  • Gujarat on red alert as extremely heavy rainfall predicted September 14, 2021 6:37 pm A red alert was sounded in Gujarat for Wednesday as many parts of the state are expected to receive heavy to extremely heavy rains over the next two to three days, as the monsoon, in its end phase, gets vigorous phase over the western coast. After rain …
  • NDRF deploys 20 teams in Gujarat after heavy rainfall September 14, 2021 10:40 am The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Tuesday said that it has deployed 20 teams across Gujarat to tackle flooding due to heavy rainfall in many parts of the state. According to the NDRF officials, the teams have been stationed in Morbi, Gandhi …
  • Man stabbed to death in Gujarat's Botad district September 8, 2021 11:44 pm
  • August dries up hopes of farmers, monsoon revival key to kharif fortune August 28, 2021 11:15 pm Rao Gulab Singh Lodhi planted soyabean on 12 out of his 16 acres on July 11, a day before the southwest monsoon revived after a three-week-long “break” phase. “It rained well in the first half of June. But we were advised on DD Kisan channel not to sow, as …
  • Union ministers Mandaviya, Rupala begin 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra' in Gujarat August 19, 2021 8:30 am Union ministers Mansukh Mandaviya and Parshottam Rupala embarked on a 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra' in Gujarat on Thursday as part of the ruling BJP's exercise to establish a dialogue with the common people and thank them for supporting the party in …
  • Rajkot: Heavy rain batters Saurashtra, three dead July 25, 2021 11:49 pm People trying to remove a two-wheeler stranded in Rajkot on SundayRAJKOT: Torrential rain battered several parts of Saurashtra region, leaving at least three persons dead and several villages and towns heavily waterlogged due to flash floods in local …
  • Gujarat Class 12 students get back to campuses as board exams begin for repeat candidates July 15, 2021 9:53 pm An average of 39 per cent attendance was recorded in the state on Day 1 as schools reopened for Class 12 on Thursday when higher and technical institutes also resumed classes. As per the attendance data maintained by the education department, Rajkot city …
  • Locals renew demand for Arnej-Tarapur railway line July 10, 2021 11:52 pm Vadodara/ Anand: Residents in Central Gujarat have renewed their demand for setting up 45km Arnej-Tarapur railway line that can shorten travel time between Saurashtra-Kutch and south Gujarat. The Arnej-Tarapur railway line proposal is one of the oldest …
  • Garments trader looking for cheap dollars conned in Bharuch, four arrested July 7, 2021 1:05 am Four accused in police custodySurat: Bharuch police on Tuesday arrested four persons conning people by promising to exchange US dollars at lower rates. The gang had last week abducted and cheated a garments trader from Surat by offering to exchange Rs 1.7 …
  • Plan to install 300 oxygen plants for possible COVID-19 third wave: Gujarat CM July 5, 2021 11:14 am The Gujarat government plans to install 300 pressure swing absorption (PSA) oxygen plants in the state to tackle a possible third wave of the coronavirus infection, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said on Monday. He said the normal requirement for medical …
  • Heavy rains continue to lash Gujarat, Anjar worst hit June 20, 2021 7:13 am Image Source : PTI/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Heavy rains continue to lash Gujarat, Anjar worst hit.   Most parts of Gujarat continued to witness heavy rains on Saturday, affecting normal life. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light to …
  • Monsoon covers Guj; Ahmedabad gets 4mm rain June 20, 2021 2:53 am Saturday afternoon showers cooled the cityAHMEDABAD: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday announced that the southwest monsoon has further advanced into remaining parts of Gujarat and covered the entire state along with north Arabian Sea and …
  • Gujarat transfers 77 IAS officer in major reshuffle June 19, 2021 9:56 pm In a major reshuffle in the bureaucracy, the Gujarat government Saturday transferred 77 IAS officers which included district collectors, municipal commissioners and managing directors of electricity distribution companies. Anju Sharma, a 1991-batch officer …
  • Gujarat continues to witness heavy rains, Anjar worst hit June 19, 2021 6:22 pm Most parts of Gujarat continued to witness heavy rains on Saturday, affecting normal life. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light to moderate rainfall in all the 33 districts of Gujarat on Sunday and Monday. According to the …
  • Heavy rains in Gujarat, Anand gets 173 mm in 4 hours June 19, 2021 9:03 am Heavy showers lashed almost all parts of Gujarat inundating many areas in Anand and Surat districts, which affected the normal lives of the people. Just within a couple of days, the state has received about 6 per cent of the average rainfall. Rains have …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Guru Nanak Dev was clear in his understanding of danger Babar's invasion posed for India: PM Modi December 25, 2021 8:25 pm New Delhi [India], December 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that Guru Nanak Dev showed the country the path of "courage, compassion and kindness" and he was clear in his understanding of the danger that Babar's …
  • Indian Coast Guard officials apprehend 2 Pakistani fishing boats inside Indian waters December 4, 2021 7:19 am Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], December 3 (ANI): Indian Coast Guard officials apprehended 2 Pakistani fishing boats and 18 crew present inside Indian waters on Friday, informed PRO Defence, Gujarat. PRO Defence informed, "Indian Coast Guard officials …
  • Two Merchant Vessels Collide in India's Gulf of Kutch November 27, 2021 8:00 pm Registration was successful! Please follow the link from the email sent to Send again https://sputniknews.com/20211127/two-merchant-vessels-collide-in-indias-gulf-of-kutch-1091066681.html Two Merchant Vessels Collide in India's Gulf of …
  • PAK kills Maha fisherman off Gujarat coast days after India released 10 Paki fishermen [details] November 7, 2021 7:12 pm PAK declines use of its airspace for Srinagar-Sharjah flights; exposes its anti-Kashmir agenda A young fisherman from Palghar in Maharashtra was killed and another was injured after Pakistan Marine Security Agency (PMSA) troops fired at a fishing boat off …
  • Agha Khan trust to help Gujarat vaccinate 400 villages under ‘Project Pratiraksha’ October 23, 2021 11:44 am The Gujarat government will be helped by the Agha Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) in getting the state vaccinated against Covid-19 through ‘Project Pratiraksha’. The trust has targeted around 400 villages with the least vaccination in the state …
  • No place for third party in Gujarat, says BJP state chief (Ld) October 5, 2021 12:03 pm With a thumping win, for the first time in the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) elections, polling for which was held on Sunday, the BJP crushed the entire opposition bagging 41 ward seats in its kitty. The BJP also won in two other civic bodies in …
  • Why IMD is still tracking Shaheen long after it is away from Indian coast? October 3, 2021 11:21 am More than two days after the Severe Cyclonic Storm Shaheen moved well away from Dwarka on India’s western coast, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) continues to issue advisory/bulletin giving its latest location and predicted track. On Sunday, …
  • Inconsequential cyclone ‘Shaheen’ forms off Gujarat coast October 1, 2021 9:11 am The seas off the West Gujarat coast have witnessed inconsequential cyclone ‘Shaheen’ that materialised on Friday morning from a remnant deep depression from erstwhile Bay of Bengal cyclone 'Gulab.' 'Shaheen' was located 400 km West- …
  • Threat of cyclonic storm hitting Gujarat recedes October 1, 2021 2:34 am The threat of a cyclonic storm hitting Gujarat appeared to have receded by Thursday evening as remnants of cyclone Gulab which had turned into a depression moved away westwards. The depression is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm away from the …
  • Five killed, 14 injured as heavy rain continues in Gujarat September 30, 2021 6:46 pm Five persons died and 14 others were injured following heavy rain in Saurashtra and Kutch during the last two days, the local administration said Thursday. While two persons died in Jamnagar, one death each was reported from Kheda Junagadh and Devbhoomi …
  • Depression over northeast Arabian Sea moving away from India September 30, 2021 6:11 pm The depression over Arabian Sea is moving westwards, away from the Indian coast but continued to batter coastal Gujarat and Maharashtra with heavy rainfall. On the other hand, a well-marked low-pressure area (WMLPA) over north Jharkhand and Bihar brought …
  • Away-going Arabian Sea cyclone to hasten monsoon withdrawal September 30, 2021 1:02 pm Formation of depression on Thursday and forecast of an eventual away-going cyclone in the North-East Arabian Sea may have just expedited the withdrawal process of the year 2021 South-West monsoon from the western-most outpost of the country bordering …
  • Low pressure area in Gulf of Kutch may intensify into cyclonic storm in Arabian Sea September 30, 2021 7:31 am Ahmedabad: The remnant of cyclone Gulab has turned into a depression, moved into the Gulf of Kutch and is likely to further intensify into a cyclonic storm in the Arabian Sea, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday. Due to this weather …
  • Ahd: More showers likely for next 3 days September 1, 2021 10:14 am From September 3 onwards, the rains may reduce in intensity, says IMDAHMEDABAD: After a long hiatus, Amdavadis experienced rainfall on Monday and Tuesday, giving much respite from the heat and humidity. The city on Monday recorded 8mm rainfall, whereas …
  • Kutch man wanted in Rs 2,500-crore heroin cases nabbed July 30, 2021 2:24 am Shahid Kasam SumraAHMEDABAD: A Kutch man wanted in four cases for smuggling a total of 530kg of heroin, worth Rs 2,500 crore, into India from Pakistan, was arrested by Gujarat ATS at the Delhi airport on Thursday, officials said. Shahid Kasam Sumra, 35, a …
  • Four held for abetting woman’s suicide July 21, 2021 1:21 am Rajkot: After a 20-year-old pregnant woman ended life following harassment over undergoing a sex determination test, the police on Monday evening arrested her husband and three in-laws for suicide abetment in Moti Khavdi village of Jamnagar district. …
  • 1,500 IMFL bottles seized in Jamnagar, two held June 28, 2021 1:19 am Rajkot: Acting on a tip off, Jamnagar police seized 1,500 bottles of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) from Gulabnagar area of Jamnagar on Sunday morning. Police arrested truck driver Dharmesh Gohel (31), a resident of Navagam (Ghed) and Imran Sheikh (35), …
  • Monsoon covers Guj; Ahmedabad gets 4mm rain June 20, 2021 2:53 am Saturday afternoon showers cooled the cityAHMEDABAD: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday announced that the southwest monsoon has further advanced into remaining parts of Gujarat and covered the entire state along with north Arabian Sea and …
  • Gujarat transfers 77 IAS officer in major reshuffle June 19, 2021 9:56 pm In a major reshuffle in the bureaucracy, the Gujarat government Saturday transferred 77 IAS officers which included district collectors, municipal commissioners and managing directors of electricity distribution companies. Anju Sharma, a 1991-batch officer …
  • In major reshuffle, Gujarat transfers 77 IAS officers June 19, 2021 6:21 pm In a major reshuffle in the bureaucracy, the Gujarat government has transferred as many as 77 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers including a principal secretary, municipal commissioners and several district collectors. In a notification, the …
  • 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 …
  • 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) …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • PM Modi targets Congress; says post-Independence, new construction took place only for few families January 21, 2022 3:29 pm Image Source : PTI. PM Modi speaks during inauguration of a new circuit house in Gujarat’s Somnath via video coferencing, Friday, January 21, 2022.    Earlier, there used to be hesitation in talking about our religious, cultural heritage: PM Modi New …
  • After Independence new construction took place only for a few Delhi families: PM Modi January 21, 2022 1:03 pm In a veiled attack on the Congress, PM Modi on Friday said that after Independence, new construction took place only for a "few families from Delhi", but his government brought the country out of this "narrow thinking" and is building …
  • PM Narendra Modi targets Congress; says post-Independence, new construction took place only for few families from Delhi January 21, 2022 8:57 am By PTI AHMEDABAD: In a veiled attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that after Independence, new construction took place only for a "few families from Delhi", but his government brought the country out of this " …
  • Gujarat Fisherman, Arrested A Year Ago, Dies In Pak Jail January 17, 2022 2:00 pm The victim is identified as Jayanti Solanki, a resident of Sutrapada village (Representational) Veraval (Gujarat): A 50-year-old fisherman from Gujarat, who was arrested by Pakistani authorities a year ago on high seas, died in a jail in that country due …
  • The First IVF Calf of Punganur Cattle Breed Born in Maharashtra January 11, 2022 10:31 pm Punganur breed Calf The Punganur breed is one of the world's shortest cattle breeds, with less than 500 cows. On Saturday, the Punganur breed's first IVF calf was born in the year 2022, bringing joy to the breed and the Animal Husbandry Department …
  • Gujarat reports 5,396 fresh cases, 2,311 in Ahmedabad alone January 7, 2022 6:16 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Gandhinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) Gujarat on Friday reported 5,396 fresh Covid-19 cases, of which Ahmedabad alone accounted for 2,311 infections, taking the states overall Coronavirus tally to 8,50,252 till date. Surat also reported a large number …
  • ‘Gujarat to have 100% piped water connections by Oct 2022’ January 5, 2022 7:43 am New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) With around 90 per cent of rural households across the state having access to piped drinking water supply, Gujarat is now aiming to achieve 100 per cent saturation by October 2022 under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM). There is a …
  • 70-year-old woman robbed, murdered December 16, 2021 2:07 am Rajkot: A lone elderly woman living in a village of Gir Somnath district was killed on Tuesday night by robbers who also stole jewellery she was wearing worth Rs 1.35 lakh. Prabhas Patan police have launched an investigation into the matter based on a …
  • Gujarat high court reunites interfaith couple December 10, 2021 2:40 am Ahmedabad: The Gujarat high court on Thursday reunited an interfaith couple who had eloped last year, but were separated after they were tracked down. The Hindu man was arrested on charges of rape and violation of the Protection of Children From Sexual …
  • In this Gujarat village, women panchayat dictates terms December 8, 2021 12:40 am Badalpara village carved its own change by selecting only women members for its panchayat this yearRAJKOT: We are the change that we seek, said former US president Barack Obama while emphasizing on individuals to be the harbinger of change. A similar …
  • Bodies of two fishermen found December 3, 2021 11:48 pm Search is still on for the other six missing fishermenRajkot: Dead bodies of two of the eight fishermen who went missing on Thursday early morning were found on Friday. The fishermen went missing after their anchored boats capsized at the Nava Bandar …
  • Bodies of 3 Gujarat fishermen recovered December 3, 2021 6:51 pm The bodies of three fishermen were recovered from the sea after eight fishermen went missing when their boats capsized in turbulent waters in Saurashtra, Gujarat. Late on Friday evening, the third body was found after a search and rescue operation was …
  • 8 fishermen missing after strong winds destroy boats off Gujarat coast December 2, 2021 10:49 am At least eight fishermen were missing after their boats anchored near the sea coast got destroyed and capsized amid the stormy weather overnight in Una taluka of Gujarat's Gir Somnath district, officials said on Thursday. A rescue operation was …
  • Gujarat: 25% of new Covid cases from Ahmedabad November 30, 2021 11:24 pm Picture used for representational purpose onlyAHMEDABAD: Gujarat on Tuesday reported a major increase in new Covid-19 cases – from 27 on Monday to 40 on Tuesday, the highest increase in over a fortnight. At 10 cases, Ahmedabad city accounted for 25% of the …
  • Light to moderate rainfall activity forecast over Western Maharashtra, yellow alert issued for Mumbai November 28, 2021 9:35 pm Winter chill over western Maharashtra will return only in December as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast light to moderate rainfall activity over the region this week. Northern parts of Konkan and Madhya Maharashtra are bracing for some …
  • New Covid cases down by 20% in Gujarat November 25, 2021 9:02 am Ahmedabad: After more than 30 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, the number fell to 29 on Wednesday, representing a 20% fall in Gujarat. The fall was greater for Ahmedabad at 24%, from 17 to 13. The other new cases included three each from Vadodara city and …
  • Gujarat government refutes Rahul Gandhi's claim of three lakh COVID-19 deaths November 24, 2021 7:54 pm By PTI AHMEDABAD: The BJP government in Gujarat on Wednesday strongly refuted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's claim that nearly 3 lakh people have died due to coronavirus so far as against the official tally of around 10,000 and dubbed his remark as an …
  • Unseasonal rains in Guj due to cyclonic circulation in sea November 18, 2021 9:35 am Light thunderstorm with lightning and surface wind less than 40 kmph (in gust) accompanied with light to moderate rain very likely at isolated places in all the districts of South Gujarat region and in Daman, Dadra Nagar Haveli.AHMEDABAD: A cyclonic …
  • Fisherman stuck in Pak jail due to typo error released November 17, 2021 1:37 am Babu BambhaniyaRajkot: A fisherman from Gujarat who was stuck in Pakistan jail for over four years just because of a typographic error in his middle name by authorities there, has been released along with 19 others. Babu Bambhaniya, a resident of Nava …
  • People due for COVID vaccine second dose barred from entering gardens, buses in Surat November 14, 2021 7:39 am By PTI SURAT: The civic body in Gujarat's Surat city has barred people who have not taken the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine from entering public spaces such as gardens, zoos and boarding city buses, an official said on Saturday. At least 6.68 lakh …
  • India now has 6 Banni IVF calves November 10, 2021 8:53 pm Days after its very first Banni IVF calf, India now has a total of six of them — all from the same farm in Gujarat — a step forward in the artificial insemination programme for the cows and buffaloes in the country. In this case, the artificial …
  • Kodinar boy tops NEET in Gujarat by scoring 715/720 November 3, 2021 3:11 am Hrutul ChhagRajkot: Scoring 715 marks out of 720, Hrutul Chhag of Kodinar town in Gir Somnath district secured the top rank in NEET exam, results of which were declared on Monday evening. Hrutul, a student of Rajkot school, was studying online from his …
  • 28-day low: Covid cases at 10 in Gujarat October 18, 2021 4:32 am Representative imageAHMEDABAD: After the highest cases in nearly three months at 34 on October 14, just three days later the cases plummeted to 10 – a 28-day low, and recording a 70% drop in three days. Four municipal corporation areas accounted for 80% of …
  • Gujarat: Man kills himself after axing cousin to death over farm dispute in Kodinar October 12, 2021 8:39 pm A man allegedly died by suicide by jumping into a well on his farm after axing his cousin to death at Kodinar’s Malshram village in Gir Somnath Tuesday. Police said the murder was the outcome of a dispute about laying a pipeline in their agricultural field …
  • Gir-Somnath starts diabetes reversal drive October 9, 2021 12:13 am
  • Five killed, 14 injured as heavy rain continues in Gujarat September 30, 2021 6:46 pm Five persons died and 14 others were injured following heavy rain in Saurashtra and Kutch during the last two days, the local administration said Thursday. While two persons died in Jamnagar, one death each was reported from Kheda Junagadh and Devbhoomi …
  • Fresh 'low' forms as resident depression swamps West India September 28, 2021 7:51 am A fresh low-pressure area has formed over North-West Bay of Bengal and adjoining coastal areas of West Bengal on Tuesday even a predecessor depression (from cyclone 'Gulab') was located about 60 km East-North-East of Parbhani and 250 km South-West …
  • Ahmedabad gets 19mm rain, whiff of Cyclone Gulab in air September 28, 2021 2:30 am Ahmedabad: The city received 11mm rainfall between 10am and noon on Monday, resulting in waterlogging in many areas. In all, till 8pm the city had received 19mm of rain. The water receded by late afternoon. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD …
  • Dams brim as rain bounty continues September 28, 2021 12:18 am Rajkot: The rain bounty continued in Saurashtra and Kutch regions resulting in several dams overflowing on Monday. The downpour is likely for a couple of more days, the weather department release stated. The highest rainfall of 166 mm was recorded in …
  • GHCL to set up 0.5 MTPA soda ash plant in Kutch September 20, 2021 11:53 am Heavy chemicals major, GHCL Limited will set up a greenfield soda ash plant of 0.5 million tonnes capacity in Kutch, Gujarat to increase its manufacturing capacities from 1.1 million tonnes per annum to 1.6 MTPA. This is seen as a move to help reduce the …
  • Gujarat on red alert as extremely heavy rainfall predicted September 14, 2021 6:37 pm A red alert was sounded in Gujarat for Wednesday as many parts of the state are expected to receive heavy to extremely heavy rains over the next two to three days, as the monsoon, in its end phase, gets vigorous phase over the western coast. After rain …
  • Gujarat: Heavy rains lash Rajkot, Jamnagar; over 200 rescued, 7,000 shifted to safer places September 14, 2021 1:00 pm Extremely heavy rains lashed Rajkot and Jamnagar in Gujarat over the last 24 hours, following which more than 200 people stranded in the floodwaters were rescued and over 7,000 people shifted to safer places in the two districts, officials said. A national …
  • NDRF deploys 20 teams in Gujarat after heavy rainfall September 14, 2021 10:40 am The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Tuesday said that it has deployed 20 teams across Gujarat to tackle flooding due to heavy rainfall in many parts of the state. According to the NDRF officials, the teams have been stationed in Morbi, Gandhi …
  • Extortion racket leader, aide held from Gir Somnath September 4, 2021 2:01 am Accused in police custodySurat: Surat crime branch sleuths arrested two gangsters accused under the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GujCTOC) Act from Hadmatiya of Gir Somnath district. Those arrested include Vipul Gajipara and Denish …
  • Terror forces can dominate for some time, but their existence not permanent: PM Modi August 20, 2021 5:01 pm The prime minister's remarks come in the wake of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan Somnath:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that destructive forces and people who follow the ideology of creating empires through terror can dominate for …
  • Climate change, insects hit coconut farmers hard August 18, 2021 12:16 am Rajkot: Thanks to the health benefits it provided, the raw coconut juice and its meat were in high demand during the second wave of Covid. One nut used to fetch around Rs 60-80 in the retail market. The farmers of Gir Somnath and Junagadh districts, the …
  • Citizens Z: What Is Freedom To Me August 15, 2021 12:17 am They are raring to vote, and to seize their Constitutional rights: to free speech, to education, to pursue their dreams, to marry a person of their choice. They are glad India has travelled so far, in girl’s rights, technology, economy; but worry over the …
  • Doc builds resort by grabbing forest land near Gir forest August 11, 2021 10:57 pm Dr Vaghasiya had purchased land adjacent to Gir sanctuary and built a lavish resort with 24 roomsRajkot: A lavish resort flourishing illegally at a kissing distance from the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary in Junagadh for the last three years has been discovered by …
  • 60 active Covid cases in Ahmedabad, 213 in Gujarat August 5, 2021 5:22 am Representative imageAHMEDABAD: The downward trend in daily Covid-19 positive cases in Gujarat continued on Wednesday. Fifteen new cases and 28 discharges brought the number of active cases down by 13 to 213. It’s one of the lowest active case count for the …
  • Gujarat allows 50% seating capacity in closed-space functions, 400 people in open ceremonies July 29, 2021 6:13 am As Covid cases continue to decline in the state, Gujarat on Wednesday said that 400 persons will be allowed in public ceremonies in open spaces from July 31. Moreover, functions with up to 50 per cent of seating capacity will be allowed in closed spaces. …
  • Man regains vision lost in cyclone July 28, 2021 12:10 am Nanu Savaliya (extreme right) with treating medicosRajkot: For over six decades, Nanu Savaliya, a farmer near Una town of Gir-Somnath district, took utmost care of his eye. He had lost one eye during childhood and had vision only in one. But all hell broke …
  • Rajkot: Heavy rain batters Saurashtra, three dead July 25, 2021 11:49 pm People trying to remove a two-wheeler stranded in Rajkot on SundayRAJKOT: Torrential rain battered several parts of Saurashtra region, leaving at least three persons dead and several villages and towns heavily waterlogged due to flash floods in local …
  • Gujarat: Snapped powerlines, costly diesel add to woes in clearing damaged orchards July 18, 2021 9:26 pm On a sultry afternoon, two months after cyclone Tauktae hit Saurashtra coast, 23 labourers working on mango orchard of Kalu Gohil in Motha village of Gir Somnath’s Una taluka sought refuge under a tarpaulin sheet that shields two diesel-fired power …
  • Gujarat Class 12 students get back to campuses as board exams begin for repeat candidates July 15, 2021 9:53 pm An average of 39 per cent attendance was recorded in the state on Day 1 as schools reopened for Class 12 on Thursday when higher and technical institutes also resumed classes. As per the attendance data maintained by the education department, Rajkot city …
  • Rains lash Saurashtra, one killed by lightning July 11, 2021 1:00 am Heavy rains drench Rajkot city late on Saturday eveningRajkot: After a break, heavy rains lashed various parts of Saurashtra on Saturday. As per information received, heavy rains were witnessed at Rajkot, Dhoraji Gondal and parts of Gir Somnath district. …
  • Active Covid cases now close to 1,000 in Ahmedabad July 5, 2021 3:36 am Representative imageAHMEDABAD: On Sunday evening, Gujarat had 2,467 active cases — the lowest since March 1 — out of which 1,074 are in Ahmedabad district, accounting for about 43% of the total active cases. The city in 24 hours ending 5pm on Sunday …
  • Eight arrested in Gir Somnath for railway ticket scam June 24, 2021 12:49 am
  • How Tauktae flagged concerns for Gir’s lions May 30, 2021 6:01 am Gir’s lions may have escaped the Tauktae fury, but the cyclone scare has flagged the risk of keeping the entire endangered population in one region. In the wake of the tropical cyclone Tauktae battering Gujarat in all its fury last week, a curious sequence …
  • 18 lions go missing, hundreds of chicks dead in Gr Gir May 19, 2021 4:26 am Dead birds in Greater GirAHMEDABAD: Cyclone Tauktae cast its destructive shadow on the wildlife too. At least 18 lions were reported missing from the coastal districts of Amreli, Gir Somnath and Bhavnagar which bore maximum brunt of the cyclone. Senior …
  • Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hits Gir Somnath in Gujarat May 17, 2021 4:57 am An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 hit Gujarat’s Gir Somnath district in the early hours of Monday, officials said. No casualty or damage to property was reported, they said. The earthquake was recorded at 3.37 a.m. with its epicentre one km East-South East of …
  • Gujarat: Night sessions, awareness drives in Gir nesses but Covid vaccination slow March 31, 2021 9:18 am SITTING UNDER a thatched roof structure supported by wooden trusses with no walls outside his mud house in Asundarali ness inside Gir forest, 65-year-old Rana Makwana talks about how he volunteered to get inoculated for Covid-19 when everyone else was …
  • Seven convicted of holding ‘illegal lion show’ in Gir forest, get up to 3 yrs in jail March 9, 2021 2:31 am A trial court on Monday convicted seven men, including three tourists from Ahmedabad, for luring an Asiatic lion with a chicken during an illegal lion show in Babariya range of Gir (west) wildlife division in 2018. The court sentenced them to rigorous …
  • Gir Somnath records first case of bird flu January 24, 2021 8:52 am
  • Gujarat: Gir Somnath registers first case of bird flu in poultry January 24, 2021 4:25 am
  • Gir Somnath registers first case of bird flu in poultry January 23, 2021 11:47 pm Disinfection being carried out in Dolasa village in Gir Somnath district on SaturdayRajkot: Gir Somnath district officials on Saturday confirmed the region’s first case of bird flu in poultry birds. After the report, 220 poultry birds were culled in one …
  • Vijay Rupani lays foundation of modern fishing harbour in Gir Somnath January 21, 2021 9:19 am CHIEF MINISTER Vijay Rupani laid the foundation stone of a modern fishing harbour at Nava Bandar near Una in Gir Somnath district on Wednesday and said the fisheries production in the state had touched 8.58 lakh metric tonnes due to the friendly policies …
  • PM Narendra Modi named Somnath Temple trust chairman January 19, 2021 7:45 am Image Source : PTI (FILE) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah offer prayers at the Somnath Temple. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Monday unanimously chosen as the new chairman of the trust which manages the world famous Somnath …
  • PM Narendra Modi named Somnath Temple trust chairman; 2nd PM to hold post January 19, 2021 4:49 am AHMEDABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Monday appointed the new chairman of the trust which manages the world famous Somnath Temple at Prabhas Patan town in Gujarat's Gir-Somnath district, becoming the second PM to hold the post. Modi, one of …
  • PM Modi named Somnath Temple trust chairman January 18, 2021 10:00 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Monday unanimously chosen as the new chairman of the trust which manages the world famous Somnath Temple at Prabhas Patan town in Gujarat's Gir-Somnath district, becoming the second PM to hold the post. Mr. Modi, one …
  • Gir Somnath: Leopard killed in road accident January 9, 2021 9:11 pm A female leopard was killed after being hit by an unidentified vehicle on Shilaj-Nathej Road near Navabandar in Una taluka of Gir Somnath district late on Friday night, forest officers said on Saturday. Dushyant Vasavada, Chief Conservator of Forests of …
  • Leopards attack two in Gir Somnath January 2, 2021 11:57 pm
  • Six held for poaching common cranes in Gir Somnath district December 20, 2020 9:31 pm Common cranes of central Asia visit Saurashtra and Kutch every winter. (Representational)Six men were arrested for allegedly poaching four common cranes from Hiran-II dam at Umrethi village near Talal in Gir (west) wildlife division on Saturday. According …
  • Gujarat: 19 mild earthquakes felt in Gir Somnath; no casualty December 7, 2020 9:51 am As many as 19 earthquakes of magnitudes in the range of 1.7 to 3.3 were experienced in Gujarat's Gir Somnath district from the wee hours of Monday till morning, officials said. There was no report of any casualty or loss of property, they said. A …
  • Guj: 19 mild earthquakes felt in Gir Somnath December 7, 2020 7:19 am
  • Earthquake in Gir Somnath December 7, 2020 6:28 am
  • Junagadh SP to hold addl charge of Gir-Somnath December 5, 2020 12:24 am Rajkot: Junagadh district superintendent of police (SP) Ravi Shetty has been directed to hold additional charge of adjoining Gir-Somnath district too. Gir-Somnath SP Rahul Tripathi who had tested positive with Covid-19 had gone under quarantine and in his …
  • Illegal limestone mining busted in Gir Somnath December 4, 2020 12:09 am
  • Five detained for entering Gir forest without permission, recording Asiatic lion on hunt October 16, 2020 6:26 pm A screen grab of the video that had gone viral A DAY AFTER a video showing a group of men filming an Asiatic lion preying on a cow, the forest department on Friday detained five men and launched a hunt for the prime accused who is on the run. In the videos …
  • Woman raped in Gir Somnath, accused on run September 18, 2020 5:52 pm As per the FIR lodged where the accused has been booked for allegedly raping the woman on multiple occasions from 2019 to 2020, police said.A man allegedly raped a 30-year-old woman on multiple occasions by holding her four-year-old son at knife point in …
  • Second lion attack in Gir Somnath in 48 hours September 9, 2020 11:03 pm
  • Gir Somnath farmers protest laying of 27-km BG line September 7, 2020 11:51 pm
  • Reached somnath from Rajasthan on saturday: 6 BJP MLAs leave for ‘undisclosed’ location August 9, 2020 11:22 pm In Porbandar, Nirmal Kumavat told media persons that the Congress government in Rajasthan was “harassing” Opposition MLAs .([email protected]) Six Rajasthan BJP MLAs who arrived in Somnath late on Saturday, left for an undisclosed location early on Sunday …
  • Gir Somnath: Retired teacher found dead after ‘leopard attack’ in Talala July 28, 2020 8:57 pm The RFO said that they had placed four traps in and around the orchard to rescue the leopard, but to no avail as of Tuesday evening. (Representational) A retired school teacher was found dead at his mango orchard near Talala town on the border of Gir …
  • Gujarat: Retired teacher mauled to death by 'wild animal' in Gir Somnath July 28, 2020 12:16 pm The spot where the victim was attacked on Monday night. RAJKOT: A 64-year-old man was mauled to death on Virpur-Dhava road of Talala taluka in Gir Somnath district on Monday night. The incident was first reported as murder in police station however the …
  • No entry in Somnath temple sans pass July 22, 2020 1:46 am Rajkot: Hundreds of devotees made a beeline to offer prayers at the famous Somnath temple on the first day of Shravan on Tuesday. However, the swelling number of people since early morning led to some anxious moments with police having to intervene for …
  • Order for unlock-2 issued in Gir Somnath district July 2, 2020 11:55 pm Rajkot: An order for unlock-2 was issued by Gir Somnath district magistrate on Thursday. With this, shops falling under containment zone or micro containment zone will be allowed to open from 7 am to 7 pm. The shops not falling under these zones will be …
  • 2 lion cubs drown in well in Gir-Somnath village July 2, 2020 1:27 am Rajkot: Two lion cubs, aged around 6-7 months, drowned in a well in a village of Gir-Somnath district on Tuesday night. The forest department was informed by locals in the morning and the carcasses were sent for post mortem. According to forest department, …
  • Two lion cubs drown in a well in Gir Somnath July 1, 2020 4:43 pm Photo for representative purpose only RAJKOT: Two lion cubs aged between 6-7 months drowned in a well in a village of Gir Somnath district on Tuesday night. The forest department were informed in the morning and the carcasses were sent for post-mortem. …
  • Rain, lightning claim seven lives in Amreli, Gir-Somnath June 15, 2020 11:36 pm A village in Amreli got inundated following heavy rains on Monday Rajkot: At least six people died after being struck by lightning while one person was swept away as heavy rain lashed Amreli and Gir-Somnath districts on Monday. The rainfall accompanied by …
  • Four discharged in gir Somnath May 23, 2020 1:05 am Rajkot: Four Covid-19 positive patients were discharged from Covid Care Centre in Lilavanti Bhavan of Somnath in Gir Somnath district on Friday. The discharged patients included Sharda Saudagar (55), a resident of Morwad village of Kodinar taluka, Manisha …
  • Lockdown effect: Lion at school premises in Gir Somnath, nilgai on Ahmedabad roads May 3, 2020 9:05 am Image Source : SCREEN GRAB A lion spotted at a school premises in Gir Somnath. A lion was spotted at a school premises in Gir Somnath while a Nilgai was witnessed in empty, closed market area in Ahmedabad during lockdown situation across the state. …
  • Lions walk back 140km to reach home in Gir from Surendranagar April 12, 2020 7:37 pm Written by Gopal Kateshiya | Rajkot | Updated: April 13, 2020 12:35:57 am One of the lions feeds on a buffalo in Chotila range of Surendranagar district. (Photo courtesy: Gujarat forest department) TWO ASIATIC lions that had been camping in Chotila range …
  • Gir Somnath cops turn ‘Corona Vir’ for hapless people April 6, 2020 10:56 pm
  • Gujarat: Lioness found dead at Gir sanctuary November 20, 2019 11:02 am Image Source : PTI Gujarat: Lioness found dead at Gir sanctuary A lioness was found dead in the sanctuary area of Gujarat's Gir Somnath district, a forest official said on Wednesday. Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is home to more than 500 …
  • Bharatdas Darshandas, lone voter from Gujarat’s Gir Forest, dies at 69 November 1, 2019 8:09 pm Bharatdas Darshandas BHARATDAS DARSHANDAS, a priest for whom the Election Commission had been setting up a dedicated polling station deep inside Gir forest during every major election over the past two decades, died in a hospital in Rajkot on Friday after …
  • Mahant Bharatdas Darshandas, the lone voter from Gujarat’s Gir Forest, dies November 1, 2019 5:33 pm The 69-year-old hermit, Bharatdas Darshandas, was hospitalised four days ago due to renal complications. (Photo: Facebook/@Election Commission of India) Bharatdas Darshandas, a priest who was the lone voter from Banej district in Gujarat’s Gir Forest, …
  • Gujarat: Endangered Gir lion dies after falling in a trap in Amreli, two detained October 18, 2019 3:03 pm The place of incident is around 17 km east of Dhari, the headquarters of Gir (east) forest division. “One person is being questioned in connection with the death of the lion,” sources in the forest department said. (Representational Image) An Asiatic lion …
  • Gujarat: Endangered Gir lion dies after snare gets trapped in neck October 18, 2019 11:21 am The place of incident is around 17 km east of Dhari, the headquarters of Gir (east) forest division. “One person is being questioned in connection with the death of the lion,” sources in the forest department said. (Representational Image) An Asiatic lion …
  • 74 people caught for holding illegal lion shows in Gir forest in last 2 years July 16, 2019 5:18 pm CCTV cameras have also been set up at checkpoints inside the forest and “friends of forests” have been appointed from villages bordering the forest, the government said. (Gujarat Forest Department) During the last two years, a total of 74 persons have been …
  • Gujarat's Gir lions to soon have radio collars around their necks June 25, 2019 1:14 am Gujarat's Gir lions to soon have radio collars around their necks The rare Asiatic lions in Gujarat's Gir forests and surrounding regions will have radio collars fitted around their necks this month, similar to the lions of the African savannah and …
  • Vayu to skirt Saurashtra coast, affect Somnath, Junagadh, Porbandar, Diu June 13, 2019 10:23 am Ahmedabad: Vayu, the very severe cyclonic storm over the Arabian Sea, has changed course and is expected to skirt the Saurashtra coast on Thursday afternoon. With wind speed of 135-145 kmph, touching up to 160 kmph, the districts of Gir Somnath, Junagadh, …
  • Cyclone Vayu: Somnath temple remains open despite threat June 13, 2019 9:19 am Dust storm at Somnath temple before the cyclone was expected Gujarat’s Somnath temple, located at the Arabian Sea beach, remained open even when Cyclone Vayu was expected to a make landfall here. When the state was preparing for the worst and evacuated …
  • Daily rituals remain unhindered at Somnath Temple amid cyclone alert June 13, 2019 8:29 am Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Jun 13, 2019, 12:15 pm IST Updated: Jun 13, 2019, 12:15 pm IST Gir Somnath: Daily rituals and prayers have remained unhindered at Gujarat’s renowned Somnath Temple, located on the coast of the Arabian Sea …
  • Amit Shah along with family offers prayers at Somnath temple May 18, 2019 9:56 am Ahmedabad: BJP president Amit Shah Saturday offered prayers at famous Somnath temple in Gujarat along with his family members. Shah, who is on Gujarat visit, was accompanied by his wife, a son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter. They performed rituals at …
  • Illegal lion shows still being carried out in Gir's Amreli region | Watch video May 16, 2019 5:19 pm Gir forest and other protected areas spread across Junagadh, Gir Somnath, Amreli and Bhavnagar districts in the Saurashtra region are the only natural abode of Asiatic lions in the world. The administration in Gujarat has been working round the clock to …
  • Gujarat: Farmer attempts suicide at CM Vijay Rupani’s programme in Gir Somnath November 11, 2018 12:46 pm By: PTI | Ahmedabad | Published: November 11, 2018 6:13:46 pm Currently there are about 35 incubators in Gujarat against a target of 50 set under the 2016 policy.  (In Picture: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani) A farmer Sunday attempted suicide by consuming …
  • Video: Car driver attempts to mow down police constable in Gujarat's Gir Somnath June 13, 2018 1:15 am Car driver attempts to mow down police constable in Gujarat's Gir Somnath A car driver on Tuesday attempted to mow down a police constable in Gujarat's Gir Somnath. The cop is presently hospitalised and is being treated for injuries.  The incident …
  • Saurashtra shocker: BJP wiped out in Amreli and Gir Somnath December 18, 2017 7:23 pm Though the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday won Gujarat for the sixth successive time, the saffron party was completely routed in two districts of Saurashtra region. The Congress, which retained Amreli seat, dislodged the BJP from remaining four seats in …
  • Saurashtra shocker: BJP wiped out in Amreli and Gir Somnath districts December 18, 2017 6:08 pm AHMEDABAD: Though the BJP today won Gujarat for the sixth successive time, the saffron party was completely routed in two districts of Saurashtra region. The Congress, which retained Amreli seat, dislodged the BJP from remaining four seats in Amreli …
  • Gujarat Gir Somnath election results 2017 LIVE UPDATES from Somnath, Una, Talala, Kodinar constituencies December 18, 2017 3:14 am Gujarat Gir Somnath election results 2017 LIVE UPDATES from Talala, Kodinar, Una constituencies: The political battle in Gujarat has intensified with the assembly elections inching towards the second phase. Gujarat Gir Somnath election results 2017 LIVE …
  • Choose ‘smart’ over ‘smart alec’ for conflict resolution strategies January 16, 2022 10:32 am India is gearing up for Amrit Mahotsava, but notwithstanding celebratory fervour, many conflicts within remain unresolved. The dominant mood being self-laudatory, honest introspection is hardlythe flavourof the season. Even the United States of America, …
  • Odisha SEC orders collectors to remove government hoardings from public spaces January 13, 2022 3:39 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: As the model code of conduct has come into force after the announcement of panchayat polls, the State Election Commission (SEC) on Wednesday directed the district collectors to remove hoardings and stickers displayed at …
  • NIT Rourkela closed for 2 days January 11, 2022 2:57 am By Express News Service ROURKELA: Facing a cluster outbreak of Covid-19 on campus, the National Institute of Technology-Rourkela (NIT-R) on Monday issued order for closure of the institution on January 12 and 13. The effective closure period including …
  • Omicron Variant LIVE Updates: India's tally mounts to 961; Delhi, Maharashtra worst-hit December 30, 2021 6:12 am Image Source : PTI. A health worker uses a temperature screening device on tourists, in wake of rise in Omicron variant of coronavirus, at Junagarh fort in Bikaner.    Omicron variant LIVE Updates: India reports 13,154 new COVID19 cases in the last 24 …
  • Delhi: SDMC fixes Rs 100 as entry fee for Bharat Darshan park December 28, 2021 5:33 am The South Delhi Municipal Corporation has fixed Rs 100 as the ticket price for visiting Bharat Darshan in West Delhi Janakpuri. One of the biggest parks in Delhi and spread over 8.5 acres, it was thrown open for visitors on Saturday. Senior citizens will …
  • Quaid's birthday celebration in his lifetime December 25, 2021 1:04 am The Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah was born early on Christmas Day morning, December 25, 1876, in a Khoja family. Jinnah’s sincere and inspiring leadership earned him genuine admiration which was not confined to Indian Muslims but abroad as well. Being …
  • Light to moderate rainfall activity forecast over Western Maharashtra, yellow alert issued for Mumbai November 28, 2021 9:35 pm Winter chill over western Maharashtra will return only in December as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast light to moderate rainfall activity over the region this week. Northern parts of Konkan and Madhya Maharashtra are bracing for some …
  • Dead continue to be carried on bikes as only 7 hearses allotted for Kalahandi November 21, 2021 6:47 am By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA:  Five years after the State government launched the Mahaprayan scheme to provide free hearse services from government hospitals, people in tribal-dominated Kalahandi district continue to face difficulties in carrying …
  • Global child abuse, pornography racket busted; CBI exposes 5,000 offenders, arrests 7 [details] November 18, 2021 10:20 am Chennai teacher sent to jail under POCSO but sexual harassment in schools leave parents worried The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested seven people in the ongoing investigation of the cases related to alleged online child sexual abuse and …
  • CBI arrests 7 accused in alleged online child sexual exploitation case November 18, 2021 2:53 am Child sexual exploitation material (CSEM) was shared by the accused on social media platforms. India TV exclusively accessed some Whatsapp groups, that were involved in CSEM peddling online. Involvement of foreign nationals in suspected. The Central Bureau …
  • 7 arrested in CBI crackdown on online child sexual abuse November 17, 2021 11:06 pm (MENAFN- IANS) New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested seven people in the on-going investigation of the cases related to alleged online child sexual abuse and exploitation. The CBI said the accused were arrested …
  • CBI cracks down on online child abuse, raids 76 sites across 14 states (Ld) November 16, 2021 7:16 pm (MENAFN- IANS) New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) In a major crackdown on Tuesday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided 76 locations across 14 states and Union Territories to curb the menace of online child abuse. The agency had registered 23 separate …
  • Junagarh Black Day walk held November 10, 2021 2:23 am Islamabad : Muslim Institute in connection with the Junagarh Black Day organised a walk here on Tuesday. Amongst distinguished speakers at the walk were Sahibzada Sultan Ahmed Ali Dewan of Junagadh State and Chairman Muslim Institute, Kanwar Dilshad, …
  • Naveen Patnaik shares stage with minister accused of links to murder suspect November 8, 2021 9:12 pm In a show of support, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday publicly shared the stage with state Home Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra who has been accused by opposition parties of trying to shield the main suspect in a school teacher’s killing. Patnaik …
  • CM Naveen Patnaik to visit Odisha's Kalahandi on November 8 amid protest threat November 8, 2021 4:42 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: All eyes are on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to Bhawanipatna on Monday where he would launch the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) smart cards amidst a boycott call and string of protests demanding Minister of …
  • BJD siding with Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra has Meher community restive October 29, 2021 4:33 am Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: Hundreds of people from the Kalahandi Meher Samaj on Thursday joined a four-km-long rally from Baldiamal to Junagarh before staging demonstration in front of the block development office to express their anguish over the …
  • Indian Lawmaker Urges its Government to Invade and Occupy Bangladesh October 25, 2021 11:33 pm   by Ahmad Shihab   25 October 2021 Subramanian Swamy, a veteran lawmaker belonging to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of India, once again demanded his country to invade Bangladesh and occupy it. He made the demand first in 2011 and kept hammering …
  • Shutdown in Kalahandi over missing lady teacher, BJP demands minister’s resignation October 20, 2021 6:25 pm A 12-hour shutdown on Wednesday by opposition BJP over the disappearance of a lady teacher and subsequent recovery of an unidentified body buried in the playground of the school where she taught hit normal life in Odisha’s tribal Kalahandi district. The …
  • Focus on Punjab, Hry only; farm fires in other states go unnoticed October 17, 2021 3:59 pm The farm fires in Punjab and Haryana hog all the limelight as they have a direct bearing on the air quality not just in Delhi-NCR but almost in entire north-west India. But are there no farm fires in other states? There are. But because the numbers are …
  • Three parks to be opened by South MCD in Oct-Nov October 3, 2021 5:01 pm Over the next few months, three parks under the South MCD will be open to the public: Bharat Darshan park at Punjabi Bagh by this month, a children’s parks in New Friends Colony and an adventure park in Dwarka by October-end or November. SDMC Mayor Mukesh …
  • Fresh 'low' forms as resident depression swamps West India September 28, 2021 7:51 am A fresh low-pressure area has formed over North-West Bay of Bengal and adjoining coastal areas of West Bengal on Tuesday even a predecessor depression (from cyclone 'Gulab') was located about 60 km East-North-East of Parbhani and 250 km South-West …
  • Cyclone Gulab nightmare in 'Uttar Andhra' September 27, 2021 3:05 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts plunged into darkness as Cyclone Gulab made landfall between Santhabommali and Vajrapukotturu, 20 km north of Kalingapatnam in Srikakulam district at 8:30 pm on Sunday. The landfall …
  • Fight against Maoists should be accelerated, made decisive: Amit Shah September 27, 2021 1:35 am Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that the fight against Maoists is "reaching its end" but "needs to be accelerated and made decisive". In the past two years (since Shah became the home minister), efforts have been made to …
  • Conduct study on success of children from Naxal-hit areas: Odisha CM to Centre September 27, 2021 12:03 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday requested the Centre to conduct a study on how many children from the left-wing extremism (LWE) affected areas across the country are getting into national level …
  • Odisha sustained its efforts to curb LWE activities: CM September 26, 2021 5:41 pm New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): Odisha has sustained its efforts to curb Left Wing Extremists (LWE) activities and has registered substantial success, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday. His remarks came at a review meeting on 'Left- …
  • Patnaik asks Centre to strengthen infra in Maoist-affected areas September 26, 2021 1:28 pm Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday requested the Centre to consider several development proposals to strengthen infrastructure in Maoist-affected districts of his state. Participating in a meeting of several Chief Ministers, chaired by Union …
  • Blossom Media announces winners of 3rd edition iconic Brand September 15, 2021 4:12 pm Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 15 (ANI/NewsVoir): The global pandemic has affected all business alike, but small and medium enterprises were hit harder. They had to face issues of manpower, cash crunch, and lack of digital infra among others. …
  • NDRF deploys 20 teams in Gujarat after heavy rainfall September 14, 2021 10:40 am The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Tuesday said that it has deployed 20 teams across Gujarat to tackle flooding due to heavy rainfall in many parts of the state. According to the NDRF officials, the teams have been stationed in Morbi, Gandhi …
  • Deep depression weakens, but heavy rain to continue September 14, 2021 9:13 am The rain-driving deep depression over North Interior Odisha has weakened into a depression that lay centred over North Chhattisgarh and adjoining North Interior Odisha about 80 km West-North-West of Jharsiguda and about 120 km South-South-East of Ambikapur …
  • Delhi: Bharat Darshan Park near Punjabi Bagh to be ready by month-end September 9, 2021 12:34 am An official overseeing the project said that replicas of the Char Dham—Badrinath, Dwarka, Puri and Rameswaram—had been prepared and they were being erected in the park. NEW DELHI: The construction work for Bharat Darshan Park near Punjabi Bagh is likely to …
  • Flipkart strengthens last mile network for the upcoming festive season September 8, 2021 6:12 pm In view of the upcoming festive season and the Big Billion Days, Flipkart has announced the strengthening of its ‘Kirana Delivery Program’, which helps onboard local general trade stores as delivery partners. For this festive season, Flipkart has …
  • Flipkart strengthens kirana delivery programme ahead of festive season September 8, 2021 4:04 pm Walmart-owned Flipkart on Wednesday said it has bolstered its delivery network with more than one lakh 'Kirana' (neighbourhood stores) partners from across the country ahead of its Big Billion days sale and upcoming festive season. Flipkart had …
  • Flipkart strengthens Kirana delivery with 100k partners for festive season September 8, 2021 11:11 am Ahead of the upcoming festive season and flagship festive sale event, Big Billion Days, e-commerce giant Flipkart has announced the strengthening of its ‘Kirana Delivery Program’. The programme helps onboard local general trade stores as delivery partners. …
  • PPP MPA says India illegally occupying Junagarh September 8, 2021 3:04 am PESHAWAR: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Member Provincial Assembly Ahmad Karim Kundi has asked the federal government to include Junagarh in the course of studies at the federal and provincial level to create awareness among the youth. Talking to reporters …
  • Illegal Indian occupation: PPP MPA asks PM to take up Junagarh issue at UN September 8, 2021 3:04 am PESHAWAR: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Member Provincial Assembly Ahmad Karim Kundi has asked the federal government to include Junagarh in the course of studies at the federal and provincial level to create awareness among the youth. Talking to reporters …
  • Long march for drought-hit tag for Odisha farmers September 4, 2021 5:47 am By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA:  Congress leaders, on Friday, organised a 9-km long rally of farmers from Khamar Haldi village to Dharmagarh and presented a memorandum to Sub Collector Sarat Chandra Srichandan demanding immediate declaration of …
  • IRCTC announces new tour packages from Kerala September 2, 2021 7:58 pm Air and train packages offering tours of historic places, major pilgrimage centres among attractions To revive the tourism industry post COVID-19, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has announced new air and train packages starting …
  • ‘Secret Superstar’ Actor Raj Arjun Wins The Best Actor Award For ‘The Minituarist Of Junagarh’ At IFFSA Toronto 2021 August 26, 2021 4:25 pm Actor Raj Arjun who is garnering praises for Mx Player’s series ‘Sabka Sai’, received the Best Actor Male award for ‘The Minituarist of Junagarh’ in the featurette film category at the International Film Festival of South Asia (IFFSA) Toronto 2021. “I feel …
  • Delhi: South MCD to build puzzle parking facility for over 200 cars for visitors at Bharat Darshan Park August 23, 2021 8:42 am South MCD will build a parking facility with space for over 200 cars for visitors at the Bharat Darshan Park in Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh. The project is estimated to cost Rs 33 crore. Construction of the mega city park that has replicas of 17 monuments built …
  • Union minister Ashwini Vaishnaw stresses on railway infra in Odisha's Kalahandi August 22, 2021 7:07 pm By PTI BHAWANIPATNA: Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Sunday said that his primary objective is to better the railway infrastructure in Kalahandi district and other backward regions of Odisha. Announcing that a railway project from Junagarh to Ambaguda in …
  • With replicas of 17 monuments, Bharat Darshan Park to be inaugurated in Delhi next month August 18, 2021 5:15 pm The Bharat Darshan Park — a mega-city park that has replicas of 17 monuments built from scrap — is likely to be inaugurated next month as the South MCD has almost completed the construction. The park in Punjabi Bagh, spread over 8.5 acres and built at a …
  • Partition issues in retrospect August 14, 2021 2:47 am This Independence Day sees the region in greater turmoil, as the situation in the west deteriorates toward civil war, and Kashmir-related friction goes on in the east; that is characteristic of the conflictual nature of India-Pakistan relations. Indian …
  • On cam: Major mishap averted as overhead water tank comes crashing down July 31, 2021 8:06 am Jul 31, 2021, 12:59PM ISTSource: ANIA 40-year-old overhead water tank collapsed suddenly in Gujarat's Junagarh, and people in the vicinity had to run away to save themselves from the gushing water. Luckily, no one was injured in the incident.
  • Vigorous monsoon swamps West Madhya Pradesh, East Rajasthan July 27, 2021 12:12 pm West Madhya Pradesh and East Rajasthan received extremely heavy rainfall during the 24 hours ending on Tuesday morning, while East Gujarat, Bihar, Punjab and Jharkhand saw very heavy rainfall as the belt of heavy precipitation covered West India and …
  • Prepare action plan for Kalahandi development: Odisha chief secretary July 26, 2021 4:42 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR : Principal Advisor to Chief Minister and Chairman of Western Odisha Development Council (WODC) Asit Tripathy on Sunday asked Kalahandi administration to work out definite action plan for elevating the development of the …
  • 'Black spots' identified to curb accidents in Odisha's Kalahandi July 23, 2021 3:32 am By Express News Service BHAWANIPATNA: With road accidents in Kalahandi showing no signs of abating, district road safety committee has decided to take precautionary measures to curb the menace. In its virtual meeting on Thursday, the committee, chaired by …
  • Odisha STF seizes leopard hide in Boudh district, poacher arrested July 21, 2021 4:40 pm By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested a poacher and seized a leopard hide and one single barrel muzzle loading (SBML) gun from his possession. Poacher Hara Rana of Gochhangi village in …
  • IFFCO Kisan Sanchar setting up 17 FPOs in Gujarat in tie-up with NABARD, NCDC July 14, 2021 11:14 am Fertiliser major IFFCO's arm IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd is setting up 17 Farmer Producer Organisation (FPOs) in Gujarat in association with NABARD and NCDC. A total of 5,000 farmers will get associated with these FPOs by the end of this year and more than …
  • Skins of tiger, leopard seized from Odisha's Kalahandi, six held July 11, 2021 4:43 am An inter-state involved in wildlife crime was busted in Odisha's Kalahandi district on Saturday, and six people were arrested in this connection, an official said. In a joint operation conducted by forest officials of Odisha and Chhattisgarh and …
  • Hides of tiger, three leopards seized from Kalahandi, six arrested  July 10, 2021 10:46 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: In a major crackdown, a joint team of officials from Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) and Odisha and Chhattisgarh forest departments busted an inter-state smuggling racket and seized four big cat skins from …
  • Monsoon arrives 8 days early in Rajasthan; IMD issues very heavy rain alert for UP, MP and Bihar June 19, 2021 5:11 am After a five-day break, the Southwest monsoon made some progress on Friday, turning vigorous over several parts of the country. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the monsoon has now advanced and entered southeast Rajasthan, covered most areas …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …