Articles tagged under: Junagadh

Rupani performs ground breaking for various development works in Saurashtra

January 20, 2021

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister today digitally performed e-foundation-stone laying ceremonies for an underground gutter scheme, worth of Rs. 319.48-cr, for Junagadh city and tourist amenities developmental works, worth of Rs. 32 crore, at Sasan Gir – Devaliya, from a function organized at Police Parade Ground in Junagadh. Earlier, Rs. 32 crore was sanctioned for over-bridge at Junagadh. And today, the Chief Minister announced to allocate another Rs. 88 crore for constructing two modern ov...Read More

4 including Junagadh origin Munawar Faruqui held mocking Hindu deities and customs

January 03, 2021

Junagadh: Madhya Pradesh police has arrested five so called ‘standup comedians’ including Junagadh origin and Mumbai based Munawar Faruqi on January 1 for allegedly insulting Hindu gods and goddesses in Indore. Those arrested other than Faruqi are Edvin Anthony, Prakhar Vyas, Priyam Vyas and Nalin Yadav. They have been booked under India Penal Code’s Sections 295-A (deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings), 298 (deliberate intent to wound the religious feelings...Read More

Former Nawab family still dreaming that Junagadh is part of Pakistan

December 13, 2020

Karachi: Neighbouring country Pakistan is living in its own world. After placement of Junagadh in Pakistan's new map by Iran Khan government, self proclaimed Nawab of former native state Junagadh, Jehangir Khan in a function yesterday made Sahibjada Ahmed Ali as Diwan (Vazeer e Aazam) of Junagadh. In his absurd remark, Jehangir Khan during this ceremony at Junagadh House in Karachi said, 'Junagadh is Pakistan, it was Pakistan and it will be Pakistan'. جوناگڑھ کے نقشے کو رو...Read More

Girnar ropeway crosses 1 lakh visitor landmark in just six weeks

December 11, 2020

Junagadh: The Girnar ropeway has achieved the landmark of ferrying 1 lakh visitors in just six weeks, Usha Breco, the developer of the ropeway said on Thursday. The ropeway company also announced special fares for Covid-19 warriors and defence personnel.The Girnar ropeway, the world’s longest to a temple, was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 24. Under the special schemes, doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers, police, ASHA workers, medical students engaged in Covid-19 wor...Read More

Girnar Ropeway Online Ticket Booking Service Launched

November 03, 2020

Junagadh: Passenger ropeway firm Usha Breco, which has built the 2.3 km ropeway at Girnar, has launched online ticket booking for the newly inaugurated Girnar ropeway from November 1. Tickets for Girnar ropeway can be booked on the website The users also have the option of choosing the time slot for the ropeway travel. “The online booking facility for Girnar ropeway tickets is aimed at the convenience of passengers, especially those coming from other cities and states....Read More

Girnar Ropeway one-way and two-way ticket prices announced

October 22, 2020

Junagadh: The two-way fare of the Girnar ropeway is Rs. 700, while the fare is Rs. 350 for children in the age group of 5-10. No fare will be charged for children under the age of five. There is also an option of availing a one-way ticket for Rs. 400. This detail was communicated by Usha Breco company today. The Girnar ropeway project, developed at a cost of Rs. 130 crore by passenger ropeway pioneer Usha Breco Limited, will prove to be the catalyst of growth, especially in tourism and allied...Read More

PM Modi to e-dedicate Girnar Ropeway on October 24

October 15, 2020

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Rs. 100 crore Girnar ropeway project in Junagadh district on October 24 via video conferencing. State Chief Minister may attend this function in Junagadh. The Prime Minister on October 24 will also launch the Dinkar Yojana for daytime agriculture power supply. The Prime Minister will also inaugurate Rs. 300 crore UN Mehta Heart Hospital building for children. Prime Minister's visit to Ahmedabad and Statue of Unity in Gujarat is sc...Read More

2.3 km Girnar Ropeway to have capacity to carry 8,000 persons per day; One of cabins to have glass-floor

October 07, 2020

Junagadh: A 2.3 km long Ropeway at Girnar, which is expected to become operational from next month will have the capacity to carry 800 people in one hour, or 8,000 in a day. Usha Breco, the company that operates similar ropeways in Pavagadh and Ambaji, besides Haridwar, Kerala, and Odisha is executing the project of the Girnar ropeway. The Girnar ropeway includes nine towers. Twenty-five cabins, each of them with a capacity of eight passengers, will be a part of the ropeway. One of the cab...Read More

Damodar Kund – Khakh Chowk road to be converted to four track

September 25, 2020

Junagadh: Reaching foothills of Girnar will be easier in future as the project of four laning between Khakh Chowk and Damodar Kund is soon going to kick off. Rs. 86.13 lakh four track road project will also include Rs. 27.82 lakh bridge. While the works between Girnar Darwaja and Bhavnath temple are over, the works between Damodar Kund and Khakh Chowk were requiring approval of forest department. As this approval has arrived, the works are going to start soon. Proposed bridge will be constructe...Read More

ACB nabs Dy Mamlatdar for receiving bribe to approve NA approval to Agriculture land

September 23, 2020

Gandhinagar: Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has today nabbed a deputy mamlatdar of Junagadh collector office for taking Rs. 1 lakh bribe from an applicant for approval to binkheti (non-Agriculture) application. Jagdish Gopalbhai Makwana, a deputy mamlatdar who is class-3 officer of Gujarat government in Land branch of Junagadh Collector office had demanded Rs. 30 per square meter bribe for binkheti(NA) conversion of agriculture land. The total sum of bribe demanded by Makwana was Rs. 3,90,000...Read More