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Rain fury in Gujarat: Saurashtra on red alert

Gujarat has so far received over 71% of its average annual rainfall Rajkot: The Met department has predicted extremely heavy rain in Gujarat over next three-four days. Saurashtra has been put on red alert, with the administration making all preparations to deal with the situation. Extremely heavy rain is likely in Rajkot, Junagadh and Jamnagar...

Gujarat: Night curfew in 8 municipal corporations extended till September 25

Gandhinagar: Night curfew in the eight municipal corporation areas of Gujarat has been extended till September 25, as per a notification by the state government on Tuesday. The curfew had been imposed to check the spread of coronavirus amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The eight municipal corporations that will have the night curfew are Ahmedabad, Vadodara,...

Dams overflow as heavy rains lash Jamnagar, Rajkot, Junagadh

CM-designate Bhupendra Patel orders airlifting of people stranded in 3 villages Jamnagar: Heavy waterlogging was witnessed in parts of Jamnagar on Saturday morning, with water entering several houses in low-lying areas. People were seen wading in chest-deep water in some places. Beraja, Aliabada and Khimrana villages were completely inundated. Newly constructed bridges were...

Independence Day: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani to unfurl Tricolour in Junagadh on August 15

Gandhinagar: The state-level celebrations of the 75th Independence Day of India will be held in Junagadh, the government said on Friday. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will be on a two-day tour of the district on August 14-15, during which he will attend events at the district headquarters. The event on August 14 will be held...

Girl mauled to death by leopard in Junagadh

In an unfortunate incident, a leopard from Gir forest division attacked a three-year-old girl in Junagadh district resulting in her death. The incident happened in Devli village under the Jamvala range of the Gir-West forest division at a farm. Forest officials on Sunday said that the girl was playing in the field when a leopard...

Man who stabbed woman multiple times in broad daylight in Junagadh arrested

A man who stabbed a woman several times in broad daylight in a market in Junagadh was arrested by the police on Wednesday. Sanjay Goswami, a diamond polisher who belongs to Lathi in Amreli district, was formally arrested after his test results came negative. Goswami, allegedly killed the woman with whom he had an extramarital...

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...