Articles tagged under: Junagadh

Gujarat govt to move proposal before centre for shifting of railway station of Junagadh

November 15, 2019
Gujarat govt to move proposal before centre for shifting of railway station of Junagadh

Junagadh: Gujarat Chief Minister has taken a decision to make representation in the Centre for shifting of existing railway station of Junagadh city in order to ease the traffic. According to a statement issued by the State government, a proposal in this connection will be sent to the Centre and followup will be done. If centre give permission for a new railway station, the city of Junagadh will experience significant relief in its years old issue of traffic jam. It's worth noting that Ju...Read More

Gujarat govt. declares Uparkot wall and gate as State protected monument

November 07, 2019
Gujarat govt. declares Uparkot wall and gate as State protected monument

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today said it has declared Uparkot fort wall and Uparkot gate in Junagadh as protected monument of State. According a note issued by the department of Sports, Youth and Cultural Affairs, Government of Gujarat, protected monument of Uparkot area wall and gate is spread over 2,73,733 square meter area. DeshGujaratRead More

Mahant Bharatdas, the famous sole voter of Banej temple booth, in deep Gir forests of Gujarat passes away

November 01, 2019
Mahant Bharatdas, the famous sole voter of Banej temple booth, in deep Gir forests of Gujarat passes away

Rajkot: Mahant Bharatdas Darshadas, the hermit famous as the lone voter of the booth especially made each election since 2007 in the old Banej temple situated in deep Gir forests in Gujarat, died today. He was 68 years old. His associate and disciple of his guru, Haridas Darshandas Bapu today said that Bharatdas, a native of Pali in Rajasthan, was suffering from many ailments including diabetes, hypertension and heart related problems for the past several years. Both of his K...Read More

BJP corporator in Junagadh Abbas Qureshi arrested under PASA for misbehaviour with police

October 16, 2019

Junagadh: A BJP corporator of party ruled Junagadh Muncipal Corporation was today arrested by police under the the Prevention of Anti-Social Activities Act (PASA). Police said that corporator of ward number 3 Sukhnath Chowk Abbas Qureshi had misbehaved with the PI and PSI of A-division police station in the city. He had also threatened them. The district collector had issued a warrant under PASA and he was arrested today and sent to Vadodara jail. DeshGujaratRead More

Video clip of harassment to leopard cub goes viral; Gujarat forest department in search of accused, announces Rs. 25,000 prize

October 14, 2019

Junagadh: After a video clip of unidentified persons harassing a leopard cub went viral, State forest department is in search of those visible in the video with leopard cub. Forest department today morning issued an appeal to identify the accused. In the afternoon, the department, further escalating its efforts announced Rs. 25,000 cash prize to one who helps identifying the accused. Identification or details of accused can be conveyed to forest department on this number: 7574950055. ...Read More

Video of Garba dance with alive snakes come to fore in Gujarat, Forest dept. books 5

October 12, 2019

Junagadh:A somewhat bizarre incident of dancing with alive snakes has come to fore in Sheel village under Mangrol taluka of Gujarat. An over two minutes long video of this dangerous looking dance with three snakes has also gone viral. In the incident shot on October 6 during last Navratri, ladies can be seen doing Garba dance in the background with three other girls holding alive snakes in their hands. DFO Junagadh Dr Sunil Berwal today said that five people including the orga...Read More

Fire in rural bank of Gujarat, documents-furniture burnt, cash intact

October 11, 2019
Fire in rural bank of Gujarat, documents-furniture burnt, cash intact

Junagagh: A fire today broke out in a bank in Agatrai village under Keshod taluka of Junagadh district in Gujarat. Police said that the fire broke out in the Sahkari Gramin Bank branch in the village in the morning at around 6 am. The fire fighters controlled it in around two hours. Cash kept in the bank, fortunately remained intact but furniture and documents were burnt down. The exact reason behind the fire was not yet known, however it apparently was caused by...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

CM Rupani reviews progress of Girnar rope way project on site

October 06, 2019
CM Rupani reviews progress of Girnar rope way project on site

Junagadh: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today during his visit to Junagadh district reviewed the progress of ongoing Girnar ropeway project. He said a private operator Usha Breko is speedily executing the project and the rope way will be operational in next three to five months period. Rupani added that Uparkot development and Narsinh Mehta sarovar beautification works were also underway. He said a circuit of Gir lions, Somnath and Girnar will bring more tourists and therefore create more...Read More

Sorath region gets cancer hospital at Vadala in Junagadh district

October 06, 2019
Sorath region gets cancer hospital at Vadala in Junagadh district

Juangadh: Gujarat Chief Minister Rupani today inaugurated the first cancer hospital of Sorath region of Gujarat at Junagadh. Himalaya cancer hospital has been set up by Korat doctor husband wife at Vadal in Junagadh district. Chief Minister Rupani congratulated Dr. Rajesh Korat for his decision to offer free lodging and boarding facility to patients and their relatives. Dr. Rajesh Korat is originally from Bhesan taluka. He is settled in Vadodara. He said he decided to set up a cancer hospital h...Read More

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