Patan

Patan: Woman dips 11-year-old’s hand into hot oil to ‘confirm’ truth

The woman wanted to know if the girl had told anyone about her talking to a stranger a few days earlier; incident took place in Santalpur in Patan district Patan: In a heart-wrenching incident, a woman forcibly took the hand of an 11-year-old girl and dipped it in hot oil to “confirm” if she was...

PM Modi praises Patan farmer, woman tour guide in Mann Ki Baat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised a farmer from Gujarat’s Patan, Kamraj Chaudhary, for his innovative farming techniques. He was addressing the nation through his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’. PM Modi said that Chaudhary of Patan’s Lukhasan village is an example of people who are expanding the scope of science by taking...

Locust swarms descend on B’kantha again, officials say no need to panic

Locusts have made an appearance in some parts of Banaskantha and Patan districts in Gujarat in the last few days, but agriculture officials said there is no need to panic. They said that the number of insects is much less compared to last year when huge swarms had inundated the district affecting standing crops in...

Gujarat reports 229 COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths in 24-hours; 9 deaths in Ahmedabad

Gujarat has reported 229 fresh cases of coronavirus in the past 24-hours ending at 5 pm on Wednesday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the state’s coronavirus case tally to 2,407. After 19 deaths were reported from Gujarat on Tuesday, 13 fresh deaths were again reported on Wednesday that pushed the state’s death...

Gujarat reports 239 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths in 24-hours; 15 deaths in Ahmedabad alone

Gujarat has reported 239 fresh cases of coronavirus in the past 24-hours ending at 5 pm on Tuesday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the state’s coronavirus case tally to 2,178. After eight deaths were reported from Gujarat on Monday, 19 fresh deaths were again reported on Tuesday that pushed the state’s death...

Rani-ki-Vav at Patan Decorated with Colorful Lights for 2-day Concert, Free of Charge

Patan: Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen’s Stepwell) is an exceptional example of a distinctive form of subterranean water architecture of the Indian subcontinent, the stepwell, which is located on the banks of the Saraswati River in Patan. It is decorated with the colorful lights, the concert at Vav will start from today. The festival will include CM...