Category Articles: Road Journey

Young lioness found injured on highway near Gir East Forests in Gujarat dies during treatment

November 15, 2019
Young lioness found injured on highway near Gir East Forests in Gujarat dies during treatment

Amreli: A quite young lioness died in a road accident on a road near Gir East forests in Amreli district in Gujarat today. A forest official said that the around 3 to 5 year old lioness was found injured beside Khamba-Dedan road near Tulsishyam range of Gir East Forests. It was apparently hit by any unknown vehicle while crossing the road. The beast was taken to Jasadhar animal care center for treatment where it succumbed. ' The Field staff rescued the animal an...Read More

Uber to start its service in two more cities in Gujarat including Rajkot by the year end

November 08, 2019

Ahmedabad: Uber, the world's largest personal mobility company that provides cabs and other services, today said that it would expand its services to two more cities in Gujarat including Rajkot, the largest city of Saurashtra region in the western state. Addressing a press conference here Krishna Veer Singh, Head of West India Ridesharing, Uber, said that the company which currently offered its cab/auto services in a total of six cities/towns of Gujarat, would add two more cities Rajkot...Read More

Gujarat government decides to allocate Rs 172.78 crore for 162 municipalities for repair of rain-damaged roads

October 11, 2019
Gujarat government decides to allocate Rs 172.78 crore for 162 municipalities for repair of rain-damaged roads

Gandhinagar: After allocation of Rs 216 crore grant to the municipal corporation of the eight largest cities in Gujarat recently for repair of roads damaged during ongoing monsoon rain, CM Vijay Rupani today also decided to allocate Rs 172.78 crore grant for similar work in 162 municipalities across the state. Of this amount Rs 160.48 crore will be utilized for the repair work purely in the 162 municipalities while remaining Rs 12.30 crore has been allocated for various works including thermo...Read More

Ahmedabad Jaipur AC Volvo Premium ST Bus Service launched by GSRTC

October 10, 2019
Ahmedabad Jaipur AC Volvo Premium ST Bus Service launched by GSRTC

Gandhinagar: Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) has started Ahmedabad Jaipur Vovlo Sleeper premium bus service. The bus will leave Ahmedabad at 7.00 pm and reach Jaipur next day at 8.00 am. It will leave Jaipur at 4.30 pm and reach Ahmedabad at 5.30 am next day. The bus will stop at Mahesana, Palanpur, Abu Road, Sirohi, Pali and Ajmer. Ahmedabad - Jaipur fare is Rs. 1361. DeshGujaratRead More

Two govt departments spar over Sasan – Mendarda bridge collapse

October 08, 2019
Two govt departments spar over Sasan – Mendarda bridge collapse

Junagadh: Two departments of the State government have blamed each other for collapse of a small river bridge on Sasan - Mendarda - Junagadh highway in Saurashtra region of Gujarat. Road and Building department which is responsible for construction and maintenance of the highway and bridges claimed that R&B department had sought permission for repair of bridge on 19th of July this year. The forest department had given conditional approval on 9th of August this year and asked to execute repai...Read More

A highway bridge on river Malanka collapses in Junagadh district

October 06, 2019

Junagadh: A small road bridge on a local river Malanka in Mendarana taluka of Junagadh district suddenly caved in this evening. The incident took place when a few vehicles were crossing it. Police said that at least 4 vehicles were trapped on the broken part of the bridge and some of these also sustainend some damage but fortunately no casualty has taken place. DeshGujaratRead More

21 dead in road mishap near temple-town of Ambaji in North Gujarat, total 31 deaths in three accidents

September 30, 2019
21 dead in road mishap near temple-town of Ambaji in North Gujarat, total 31 deaths in three accidents

Palanpur: At least 21 people died in a road mishap near Trishuliya ghat close to pilgrimage town of Ambani in Banskantha district in North Gujarat. In yet another road accident in the district 5 people had died earlier near Kuchavada teen rasta in Deesa rural police station area. On a day of road mishaps, five other people had died in car-truck collision in Mehmadabad area in Kheda district. SP Banaskantha Ajit Rajiyan said that the speeding bus slipped and turn...Read More

Janmarg gives order for 300 electric buses to Tata Motors for BRTS Ahmedabad, largest so far in the country

September 13, 2019
Janmarg gives order for 300 electric buses to Tata Motors for BRTS Ahmedabad, largest so far in the country

Ahmedabad: In the largest single order of Air Conditioned Electrical buses in the country so far, Ahmedabad Janmarg Ltd, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation incorporated “Special Purpose Vehicle” that operates BRTS buses in the city, today decided to give order of 300 such buses to Tata Motors Limited for supply, operation and maintenance. The decision was taken in the meeting of the board of directors of the Jammarg ltd today. The tender for the same was done in March this ...Read More

Motor Vehicle Amendment Act 2019 implementation in Gujarat: CM to address press on Tuesday

September 09, 2019
Motor Vehicle Amendment Act 2019 implementation in Gujarat: CM to address press on Tuesday

Gandhinagar: Announcement on implementation of traffic rules in Gujarat in reference to new Motor Vehicle Amendment Act 2019 will be made by Chief Minister Rupani tomorrow at 4 pm in capital Gandhinagar. DeshGujaratRead More

Sabarkantha police warns NHAI of homicide section in case of accidental death due to poor condition of highway

September 06, 2019
Sabarkantha police warns NHAI of homicide section in case of accidental death due to poor condition of highway

Himmatnagar: Due to very bad condition of the stretch of national highway number 8 passing through Sabarkantha district of North Gujarat, the District Superintendent of Police (SP) has written a letter to National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) that roads need to be repaired immediately in view of upcoming Bhadarvi Poonam fair at Ambaji. SP Chaitanya Mandlik has in his letter also warned NHAI that in case of any accident due to poor condition of highway, police will file case add section pert...Read More

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