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Shree Somnath Trust donates Rs 50 lakh for setting-up oxygen plant in govt hospital

With the shortage of oxygen emerging as one of the major reasons behind the spiralling death toll due to COVID-19, the Shree Somnath Trust has decided to donate Rs 50 lakh for setting up an oxygen plant at a government health facility in the region. The operationalisation of the plant will be taken care of...

Asiatic Lions census in Gir Sanctuary postponed due to coronavirus lockdown

The census of Asiatic lions in Gujarat’s Gir Wildlife Sanctuary has been postponed amid the 40-day nationwide lockdown imposed to counter the coronavirus pandemic, according to a senior forest official in the state. The counting exercise, which takes place every five years, was slated to begin next month. Till Thursday (23 April), Gujarat reported 2,407...