Kutch

PM Modi gifts Kutch’s Rogan painting to Denmark queen

Copenhagen/Ahmedabad: The art of Gujarat is going places, that too, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On his visit to Denmark, he gifted a Rogan painting to Queen Margrethe II. Rogan painting is an art of cloth printing practised in Kutch. The craft involves paint made from boiled castor oil and vegetable dyes. This paint is...

PM Modi to address seminar on International Women’s day in Kutch

Modi will address the gathering via video conferencing   New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a Seminar on International Women’s Day in Dhordo, Kutch, at 6 pm on Tuesday through video conferencing. The seminar is being organised to recognise the role of women saints in the society and their contribution towards women empowerment....

Attack on Dalit family: Kutch MP writes to Harsh Sanghavi, calls for arrest of guilty

The Dalit family had been attacked for entering a temple in Ner village to offer prayers Bhuj: With no arrest made yet in the case of brutal attack on a Dalit family in Bhachau, Kutch MP Vinod Chavda has written to state Home minister Harsh Sanghavi demanding immediate arrest of the guilty. The incident took...

Gujarat: Earthquake of magnitude 3.9 strikes Kutch

An earthquake of 3.9 magnitude hit Gujarat’s Kutch district on Sunday. There was no report of any casualty or damage to property due to the mild tremor. An official from the Gandhinagar-based Institute of Seismological Research said the tremor of 3.9 magnitude was recorded at 12.43 pm at a depth of 14.2 km, with its...

India’s single largest solar park to come up in Kutch in Gujarat

NTPC gets approval from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy for a 4,750 MW renewable energy park in Kutch Ahmedabad: Gujarat’s renewable energy capacity is poised for a significant leap. Just weeks after Reliance Industries announced plans to set up a green energy Giga complex in Jamnagar, the country’s largest power company NTPC has...

28 more packets of charas recovered from Kutch

28 more packets of charas recovered from Kutch Indian coast guard officials recovered 28 more packets of charas weighing 1 kg each from Jakhau on Monday. The charas worth Rs28 lakh has taken the total number of such seizures to 1,300 packets so far amounting to around 1300 kg in the last few weeks. Police...

Coast Guard recovers charas worth Rs 36 lakh off Gujarat coast

Twenty-four packets of charas having a market value of approximately Rs 36 lakhs has been recovered by the landing party of the Indian Coast Gaurd on July 3 during a coastal patrol at Kadiyari Beyt near Jakhau port at the Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat. According to reports, the Indian Coast Guard in coordination with...

18 aftershocks, 2 quakes shake Kutch since Sunday

The Institute of Seismological Research on Tuesday said that as many as 18 aftershocks and two earthquakes have been registered in Gujarat after an earthquake of 5.3 magnitude shook parts of the state on Sunday. Of the 20 aftershocks, the ISR has categorised two tremors recorded on Monday of 4.6 and 4.1 magnitudes as separate...

Guj records earthquake of 5.5 magnitude, epicentre in Kutch

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on Richter Scale was reported from Rajkot in Gujarat on Sunday evening. Several parts of the state including Ahmedabad felt tremors as a result of the same. State officials said the epicentre was near Bhachau in Kutch district. According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake took place 122...

Gujarat: 391 COVID-19 cases, 34 deaths in 24 hours; total case count rises to 11,380

Gujarat has reported 391 fresh cases of coronavirus in the past 24-hours ending at 5 pm on Sunday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the state’s coronavirus case tally to 11,380. The state also reported 34 fresh deaths that pushed the state’s death toll due to COVID-19 to 659. Out of the 34...

105 fresh COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths in Gujarat during past 12-hours

Gujarat has reported 105 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 12-hours ending at 10 am on Thursday taking the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 871 in the state. After five more deaths were reported from Gujarat on Wednesday, three fresh deaths were again reported on Thursday that pushed the state’s...

7 fresh cases of COVID-19 in Ahmedabad push Gujarat’s COVID-19 tally to 95, death toll 8

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Gujarat has increased to 95 till 10 am on Friday after seven fresh cases, all from Ahmedabad, were reported in the state in the last 24-hours. The death toll due to the deadly virus also increased to eight from the earlier seven, after a 78-year-old man from...