Articles tagged under: Diu

Issue of rates of water supplied by Gujarat to UT areas resolved in Western Zonal Council meet

June 12, 2022
Issue of rates of water supplied by Gujarat to UT areas resolved in Western Zonal Council meet

Diu: Union Home & Cooperation Minister Shri Amit Shah, chaired the 25th meeting of the Western Zonal Council at Diu today. Chief Ministers of Goa, Gujarat and Administrator of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu, Senior Ministers from Gujarat and Maharashtra, Union Home Secretary, Chief Secretaries from the member States in the Western Zone, Secretary, Inter State Council Secretariat and other senior officers from the States and Central Ministries and Departments participated in the...Read More

Ban on beach bath in Diu for three months

June 04, 2022
Ban on beach bath in Diu for three months

Diu: Diu collector has ordered a ban on bathing in all the beaches and sea in Diu from 1st June to 31st August. The ban is imposed due to safety reasons during the monsoon. The visitors can visit the beaches but they are not allowed to bathe. The collector has implemented section 144. The legal actions will be taken under IPC 188 and 291 against those who breach the ban. The ban is imposed because higher sea waves are formed with more current and wind during the start of the monsoon which can be...Read More

Council meeting likely to discuss merger of villages under Valsad district into UT

June 01, 2022
Council meeting likely to discuss merger of villages under Valsad district into UT

Diu: The Western Zonal Council meeting to discuss all outstanding issues between states of the western region and between the states and the centre will be held in the Union Territory of Diu on June 11, 2022. The issue of merging some parts of four villages of Valsad district into a union territory is likely to come up for discussion at the meeting. The issue of liquor smuggling happening through neighboring states and issues of mutual cooperation in the area of maintaining law and order w...Read More

Seven Congress councillors in Diu join BJP

May 09, 2022
Seven Congress councillors in Diu join BJP

Diu: Impressed with the ideology and development agenda of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, seven councillors in Diu have left the Congress and joined BJP on Saturday at a glittering function held at Ghoghla Fisherman Shed in the presence of Union Minister Vijayaben Rahatkarji and Diu region BJP president, Vijay Tandel. The seven councilors who joined the BJP are Haresh Pancha Kapadia, Dinesh Sakar Kapadia, Ravindra Devgi Solanki, Nikitaben Devang Shah, Bhavnaben Pradeep Dudhmal, Ranjanben Raju...Read More

Torrent Power sing pact for retail power supply to Dadra Nagar Haveli, Daman, Diu

March 17, 2022
Torrent Power sing pact for retail power supply to Dadra Nagar Haveli, Daman, Diu

Gandhinagar: Torrent Power Limited has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) and Shareholders Agreement (SHA) with Hon'ble Administrator of the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Holding Entity) and Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Power Distribution Corporation Limited (the SPV) for purchase of 51% Equity Share Capital of the SPV from the Holding Entity. The SPV will be responsible for distribution and retail supply of electricity and holds distribution...Read More

Indian Navy to hand over decommissioned Khukri vessel to Diu administration to create a museum

January 25, 2022
Indian Navy to hand over decommissioned Khukri vessel to Diu administration to create a museum

Diu: INS Khukri, lead ship of the Indian Navy’s Khukri class corvettes and an indigenous surface-to-surface missile fitted vessel that had the distinction of being part of both, the Western and Eastern Fleets, is scheduled to be handed over to the Diu Administration on 26 January 2022. Built by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders, the ship was commissioned on 23 August 1989 in Mumbai by Shri Krishna Chandra Pant, the then Hon’ble Raksha Mantri and Mrs. Sudha Mulla, wife of late Capt Mahendra Nath M...Read More

Man dies of drowning at Nagva beach of Diu while taking selfie

January 25, 2022
Man dies of drowning at Nagva beach of Diu while taking selfie

Diu: A 38-year old man from Andhra Pradesh died after drowning in the sea when taking a selfie at Nagoa beach in Diu on Sunday. The deceased identified as Durgaprasad Giridi, a native of West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, worked as a fitter in a manufacturing unit in Sutrapada village of Gir Somnath district. He had come to Diu with his five colleagues via car for the holidays. The group of six persons went on a rocky mound at Nagoa beach to click selfies. One of the slippers of t...Read More

Diu administration shuts several hotels over illegal construction

November 27, 2021
Diu administration shuts several hotels over illegal construction

Diu: A total 6 hotels of Diu are closed after the collector’s order due to the illegal construction. The tourism department of Diu administration had issued notices to the managers of 27 hotels and paying guest houses. Later, notices were issued to 8 hotels for which the hearing was done by collector Saloni Rai. Those who have done illegal construction were supposed to make FAR as per municipal bylaws and submit revised plans for approval within 7 days, as per the hearing. The six hote...Read More

Union cabinet approves privatization of electricity distribution and supply in Dadra Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu

November 24, 2021
Union cabinet approves privatization of electricity distribution and supply in Dadra Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the formation of Company (Special Purpose Vehicle) to privatize the electricity distribution business in the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu (DNH&DD), sale of Equity Shares of the newly formed Company to highest bidder and formation of Trust(s) for serving employees’ liabilities. The said privatisation process will fulfill the desired outcomes of better services to over 1.45 ...Read More

Hazira – Diu Cruise Service to resume operation from November 5

November 01, 2021
Hazira – Diu Cruise Service to resume operation from November 5

Surat: The Hazira-Diu-Hazira cruise service by a private operator namely 'Mumbai Maiden' will restart its operation from 5th November. The service will resume after a gap of long pandemic period. The liquors such as beer, whisky, wine and vodka will be served on the cruise. It will also have the facilities of a casino, night club, restaurant and hotel. As informed by the spokesperson of Mumbai Maiden, the cruise had started from 31st march 2020 but it was closed from April due to Covid-19 pa...Read More

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