Articles tagged under: Diu

Mandaviya e-launches Hazira – Diu Cruise Service; Online booking soon

March 31, 2021
Mandaviya e-launches Hazira – Diu Cruise Service; Online booking soon

Surat: A new cruise service connecting Hazira port in Surat (Essar Port) and Diu island was launched by union Ports, Shipping and Waterways (Independent charge) minister Mansukh Mandaviya virtually via video conference. A cruise ship will leave Hazira every Monday and Wednesday and reach Diu next day in the morning. Return journey will take place on the same day in the evening from Diu and end at Hazira next day in the morning. One side journey will take 13 to 14 hours time. A 300-passenge...Read More

Hazira – Diu cruise service from March 31st

March 29, 2021
Hazira – Diu cruise service from March 31st

Surat: A new cruise service connecting Hazira port in Surat (Essar Port) and Diu island will be launched by union Ports, Shipping and Waterways (Independent charge) minister Mansukh Mandaviya on 31st of March at 4.30 pm from Hazira (Surat) virtually. A cruise ship will leave Hazira every Monday and Wednesday and reach Diu next day in the morning. Return journey will take place on the same day in the evening from Diu and end at Hazira next day in the morning. One side journey will take 13 to...Read More

Shri Somnath Trust launches no-profit package tour of Diu

March 21, 2021
Shri Somnath Trust launches no-profit package tour of  Diu

Prabhas Patan: Shri Somnath Trust on Saturday launched a package tour service connecting Somnath to Diu. The package tour costing Rs. 500 per person includes sightseeing, lunch and to-and-fro transportation by the bus. The package tour will include sightseeing of various locations in Diu such as Gangeshwar Mahadev, Nagoa Beach, Market, Church, Museum, Khukri and Fort. Fix Gujarati Lunch will be also provided during the tour. The bus have a capacity of 23 passengers and it will depart from So...Read More

Diu Daman: Tourist places shut during weekend, test report mandatory for hotel room

March 21, 2021
Diu Daman: Tourist places shut during weekend, test report mandatory for hotel room

Gandhinagar: Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Diu Daman has made it mandatory for tourists coming from Gujarat and Maharashtra to produce Covid19 negative test report for room in local hotels/resorts. The report must not be older than 72 hours when produced at hotels/resorts. The union territory has also decided to shut all places of tourist interests including beaches and gardens during weekends. The union territory has 44 active cases as on 21st of March morning, 6 more than prev...Read More

Torrent Power emerges highest Bidder for privatization of power discom in Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman Diu

February 20, 2021
Torrent Power emerges highest Bidder for privatization of power discom in Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman Diu

Ahmedabad: Torrent Power Limited today emerged as the highest Bidder for the sale of 51% stake in the Power Distribution Company in the union territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu adjoining Gujarat. According to a press release by the company the acquisition of 51% stake in the power distribution company by Torrent is subject to further formalities as prescribed under the Tender documents. The Bidding for the Distribution Business of the UT has been undertaken as part of the...Read More

President of India inaugurates/kicks off various developmental projects in DIU

December 26, 2020
President of India inaugurates/kicks off  various developmental projects in DIU

Diu: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated/laid the foundation stone for various developmental projects in Diu today (December 26, 2020). These includes inauguration of - first academic session of IIIT Vadodara-International Campus Diu; and Kamleshwar School, Ghoghla; laying of foundation stone for - construction of a school at Saudwadi; improvement of 1.3 kilometers heritage walk-way on Diu City Wall; conservation and facade restoration of heritage precincts (Zampa and market...Read More

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

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