Articles tagged under: Diu

26 returning after booze party in Diu nabbed by Gujarat police

December 30, 2019
26 returning after booze party in Diu nabbed by Gujarat police

Amreli: Even as the year end is just a couple of days away and parties have already begun, the Amreli police today nabbed around 26 youths who were returning after participating in a booze party in nearby union territory of Diu. Police said that most of those nabbed were from Ahmedabad. They were nabbed from a place near Hindorana crossing in Rajula police station area of Amrelic district. Prima facie during breath analyzer test they were found to have consumed ...Read More

Entry fee scam in Diu

December 24, 2019
Entry fee scam in Diu

Diu: A video of corruption in entry fee of tourist island Diu has been in circulation on social media. While the prescribed entry fee for a tourist is Rs. 140, a viral video shows how police men collect Rs. 200 per person and pocket Rs. 60 per each entry. The corrupt practice was captured in video when a bus full of children from a school in Jasdan taluka of Rajkot district was entering Diu. Read More

Parliament passes the Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill, 2019

December 03, 2019
Parliament passes the Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill, 2019

New Delhi: Parliament passed the Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill, 2019 today. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy addressed the Rajya Sabha and said that the bill has been brought to provide for merger of union territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, in view of fruitful utilization of manpower, improve administrative efficiency, reduce administrative expenditure and improve service delivery as well as facilit...Read More

Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman Diu merger bill introduced in Lok Sabha

November 26, 2019
Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman Diu merger bill introduced in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: The Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill, 2019 was introduced today in Lok Sabha. The bill proposes merger of two neighboring union territories into one. Statement of object and reasons: The Union territories of Daman and Diu and the Dadra and Nagar Haveli are located in western region of the country. Both Union territories were under the Portuguese rule for a long time. They were liberated from Portuguese rule in December, 1961. Since 19...Read More

Union Territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu to be merged

November 22, 2019
Union Territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu to be merged

New Delhi: After bifurcation of Jammu & Kashmir, the Narendra Modi led government in the Centre is learnt to have decided to unify the union territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, V Murlidharan today said the 'Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) bill, 2019' will be placed in the business of the house next week. DeshGujaratRead More

Son of president of BJP’s Daman and Diu unit arrested

May 03, 2019
Son of president of BJP’s Daman and Diu unit arrested

Daman:The son of BJP's Daman and Diu unit president Gopalbhai K Tandel was arrested by police today. Police said that Hemraj was booked in a case related to alleged beating up of a person almost two months back. He had beaten him up suspecting theft. The case was lodged in Kadaiya police station of the union territory. DeshGujaratRead More

Tender floated for selection of operator for CATAMARAN/FERRY SERVICE between Daman and Diu, High Speed boat to reduce travel time from 12 to 4 hours

January 04, 2019
Tender floated for selection of operator for CATAMARAN/FERRY SERVICE between Daman and Diu, High Speed boat to reduce travel time from 12 to 4 hours

New Delhi/Mumbai/Daman: The Ministry of Shipping of union government has begun the process for selection of a ferry operator to start ferry/catamaran services in the Arabian sea between Daman and Diu, the union territories adjoining Gujarat. MoS Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya today said that the tender for the same has been floated by the Shipping corporation of India yesterday. The last date for submitting it was January 24 and the bids would be opened on January 25. He said that t...Read More

Diu Daman BJP MP Lalubhai Patel announces, he will not contest 2019 Lok Sabha election

May 10, 2018
Diu Daman BJP MP Lalubhai Patel announces, he will not contest 2019 Lok Sabha election

Daman: Sitting BJP Lok Sabha MP from Daman Diu seat Lalubhai Patel has announced his decision, not to contest the Lok Sabha election next year. Lalu Patel made this announcement before local BJP workers gathered to celebrate Centre's decision to given approval to government medical hospital in Daman Diu and Dadra Nagar Haveli. Lalubhai said he is dedicated worker of BJP and he will work for victory of whoever is the BJP candidate for Daman Diu seat. Lalubhai said he had conveyed his ...Read More

Diu Smart City becomes first to run on 100% Renewable Energy during Daytime

April 23, 2018
Diu Smart City becomes first to run on 100% Renewable Energy during Daytime

Diu: Diu Smart City has become the first city in India, that runs on 100% renewable energy during daytime setting a new benchmark for other cities to become clean and green. Diu had been importing 73% of its power from Gujarat until last year. It has now adopted a two-pronged approach whereby a 9 MW solar park spread over 50 hectares rocky barren land has been developed besides installing solar panels on the roof tops on 79 government buildings thereby generating 1.3 MW annually. To further enha...Read More

Modi launches Daman-Diu, Ahmedabad-Diu air connectivity, announces new university in Daman, launches Rs 1000 crore schemes

February 23, 2018
Modi launches Daman-Diu, Ahmedabad-Diu air connectivity, announces new university in Daman, launches Rs 1000 crore schemes

Daman: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched development schemes worth Rs 1,000 crore for Daman and Diu, and also inaugurated a flight connecting Ahmedabad to coastal town of Diu. The prime minister, who inaugurated Air Odisha's flight connecting Ahmedabad with Diu under the Centre's regional connectivity scheme UDAN, said air connectivity will boost tourism in the region. He also launched a helicopter service connecting Daman and Diu at an event here. "The air connectivity wi...Read More

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