Articles tagged under: Dwarka

Gujarat celebrating Janmasthami today, the 5248th birth anniversary of Bhagwan Krishna

August 30, 2021
Gujarat celebrating Janmasthami today, the 5248th birth anniversary of Bhagwan Krishna

Devbhumi Dwarka: Gujarat is celebrating the festival of Janmashtami today. Krishna Mandirs including the ones at Dwarka, Dakor and Shamlaji and ISKCON mandirs across the State are attracting large number of visitors today after closed-doors last year due to Covid-19 pandemic. Majority of Hindus are observing 'Farali' fast today. Like every year, a tall and ancient Shri Dwarkadhish Mandir or Jagat Mandir in Dwarka is the hub of various festivities of Janmashtami, the 5248th birth anniversary...Read More

Saffron flag re-hoisted atop Dwarkadhish temple after lightening incident

July 19, 2021
Saffron flag re-hoisted atop Dwarkadhish temple after lightening incident

Dwarka: A saffron Flag was hoisted again on the peak of Dwarkadhish Temple in its regular position on Sunday-18th July after repairing work was carried out for some damage to the flag pole due to the fall of lightning on Tuesday – 13th July. On Tuesday, lightning strike had caused some damage to the saffron flag and the base of its pole. After this incident, the flag hoisting was done at half-mast on the temple. The repairing work was done by 15 workers on Saturday following a survey done ...Read More

Lightning strikes close to Dwarkadhish Mandir

July 13, 2021
Lightning strikes close to Dwarkadhish Mandir

Dwarka: Due to fall of lightning, Dwarkadhish Mandir's saffron flag suffered some damage. Photographs and video clips of the same have gone viral on social media. DeshGujarat Another clip pic.twitter.com/RsN9TF7CFq— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) July 13, 2021 Jagat Mandir of Lord Dwarkadheesh witnessed a long spell of lightning with thunder showers. No damage or loss except the flag getting torn. Lord Dwarkadheesh is always a saviour. Jay Dwarkadheesh!#Dwarka #Gujarat #Rains #Mo...Read More

Major temples across Gujarat to remain closed for public amidst surge in Covid-19 cases

April 12, 2021
Major temples across Gujarat to remain closed for public amidst surge in Covid-19 cases

Vadodara: Temples and religious places across Gujarat to remain closed amidst surge in Covid-19 cases Many temples and religious places across Gujarat are going to remain closed for the devotees during upcoming days due to the surge in Covid-19 cases in the state. The Dwarkadhish Temple will remain closed for a period of 19 days- from 12th April 2021 to 30th April 2021 and the devotees will be able to do online darshan on the website dwarkadhish.org. The Shamlaji Temple at Aravalli distri...Read More

RSPL Soda Ash plant at Kuranga in Devbhumi Dwarka district inaugurated

January 19, 2021
RSPL Soda Ash plant at Kuranga in Devbhumi Dwarka district inaugurated

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today virtually inaugurated a new soda ash plant in Devbhumi Dwarka district, set up at estimated cost of Rs. 4,000 crore by RSPL Limited. A 1500 TPD soda-ash plant along with 50 MW Captive power plant is located near Kuranga village. DeshGujaratRead More

In pictures: Chief Minister reviews under-construction Sea bridge to Bet Dwarka on site

December 31, 2020
In pictures: Chief Minister reviews under-construction Sea bridge to Bet Dwarka on site

Okha: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today visited the construction site of Okha - Bet Dwarka sea bridge. Construction of a signature bridge, one of dream projects of Prime Minister Narendrabhai Modi is underway. According to the State government communication, it will be the longest sea bridge of India. The Chief Minister visited the in-sea site of the bridge construction in hovercraft and also received briefing on the same with the help of the model of proposed bridge. DeshGujarat Read More

Shivrajpur beach in Gujarat accorded ‘Blue Flag’ status

October 11, 2020
Shivrajpur beach in Gujarat accorded ‘Blue Flag’ status

New Delhi: International organizations and juries have accorded 'Blue Flag' status to 8 sea beaches of India and recognized them for their cleanliness, friendly infrastructure, sustainable development practices in ocean nearby and on beaches, said Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today. Shivrajpur (Gujarat), Ghoghla (Diu), Kasarkod and Padubidri (Karnataka), Kappad (Kerala), Rushikonda (Andhra Pradesh), Golden (Odisha) and Radhanagar (Andaman) beaches are beaches that have been accorde...Read More

Dwarkadhish Temple Janmashtami 2020 Live Video Stream; Webcast from Mandir

August 12, 2020

Dwarka: In view of Covid-19 pandemic, entry of visitors to Dwarkadhish temple in pilgrim town Dwarka has been disallowed. However all religious traditions are continuing inside the temple like every year. Presented here is live video of Janmashtami Festivities at Dwarkadhish temple. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Read More

Dwarkadhish Mandir to remain closed for visitors during Janmashtami and Parna this year

August 06, 2020
Dwarkadhish Mandir to remain closed for visitors during Janmashtami and Parna this year

Dwarka: Expecting heavy rush of devotees on Janmashtami, Gujarat's Dwarkadhish temple is going remain closed from August 10 to August 13 Gujarat for visitors. However the religious rituals may continue to take place by priests as per tradition. A formal order in this regard has been issued by the district administration in view of ongoing Covid-19 pandemic situation. The order states that Krushna Janmotsav festival (Janmashtami) on 12 August and Parna festival on 13 August may attract 1.5 lakh p...Read More

For the first time in Gujarat, boats are declared as Covid-19 containment zones

July 25, 2020
For the first time in Gujarat, boats are declared as Covid-19 containment zones

Dwarka: For the first time, boats have been declared Covid-19 containment zones in Gujarat. The district collector of Devbhumi Dwarka has today declared Chandrasagar and Harsiddhi Krupa boats parked at Okha Mori Jetty of Dalda Port as Covid-19 containment zones. Chandrasagar has presence of 11 persons while Harsiddhi Krupa has presence of 12 persons aboard. The district collector has also declared an area of Dalda port of Dwarka talukas as buffer zone. The area covers Shivam Jetty, Punab...Read More

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