Articles tagged under: Porbandar

AAI – Gujarat government hold meeting: Expansion of Porbandar airport, proposed airstrip at Rajpipla among the issues discussed

May 28, 2019
AAI – Gujarat government hold meeting: Expansion of Porbandar airport, proposed airstrip at Rajpipla among the issues discussed

Gandhinagar: Expansion of Porbandar airport runway and allocation of necessary land for that project, new airstrip near Rajpipla and infrastructure development of proposed Rajkot and Dholera international airports were some of the issues that were discussed today in a meeting between Gujarat government and Airport Authority of India, chaired by Gujarat Chief Minister in presence of Gujarat cadre IAS Guruprasad Mahapatra who is currently heading the Airport Authority of India(AAI). According ...Read More

Speeches at nomination procession function of Porbandar BJP candidate Rameshbhai Dhaduk

April 02, 2019

Porbandar: Presented here is the video of speeches in nomination procession function of Porbandar BJP MP Rameshbhai Dhaduk. 100s of cars arrived in Porbandar as part of this function from Gondal where Dhaduk is based. DeshGujaratRead More

Why Congress didn’t hold dharna when Rajiv Gandhi said only 15 paise reaches the needy against each Rupee released: Rupani asks Congress

January 03, 2019
Why Congress didn’t hold dharna when Rajiv Gandhi said only 15 paise reaches the needy against each Rupee released: Rupani asks Congress

Porbandar: Reacting to State Congress's dharna events yesterday against corruption in government departments, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today questioned why Congress didn't agitate against corruption when its own leader Rajiv Gandhi had as prime minister stated that a Rupee released from Delhi becomes 15 paise when it reaches to poor beneficiary. 'Why Congress members were mum at that time when their own Prime Minister had admitted corruption?,' Rupani asked. Speaking at launc...Read More

Spurt in rescue operations along Gujarat coast, Coast Guards save 31 fishermen and 3 boats

December 17, 2018
Spurt in rescue operations along Gujarat coast, Coast Guards save 31 fishermen and 3 boats

Porbandar: The Indian coast guards have saved altogether 31 fishermen from 4 water-flooded boats around Gujarat coast in last couple of days. Defense spokesperson Colonel Sombit Ghosh today said that the coast of Gujarat witnessed sudden spurt in search and rescue of the fishing boats in the last few days. In four separate incidents, distress calls were received by Indian Coast Guard from fishermen for assistance. Responding to the distress calls swiftly, Coast Guard units on patrol were d...Read More

Junagadh, Porbandar to get water supply every third day

November 21, 2018
Junagadh, Porbandar to get water supply every third day

Junagadh: Due to insufficient rain during monsoon this year, district headquarters Junagadh will get water supply from municipal corporation every third day. This decision taken by local civic body will be in implementation with effect from November 22. Earlier Porbandar Municipality had taken same decision. DeshGujarat Read More

One dead, 4 rescued as two fishing boats collide in Arabian sea off Gujarat coast

November 06, 2018

Porbandar: A 41 year old fisherman died while four others were rescued today when a small fishing boat they were aboard collided with another one in the Arabian sea off Bhavpara Miyani coast of Porbandar district in Gujarat. Marine police said that the deceased has been identified as Dinesh K Soneri. He and four others were in a small fishing boat while the other bigger boat came from the opposite side. The other four were rescued safely. The smaller boat capsized. DeshG...Read More

Gujarat pays rich tribute to Bapu on birth anniversary, over 5000 students form countenance of Gandhiji in his hometown

October 02, 2018
Gujarat pays rich tribute to Bapu on birth anniversary, over 5000 students form countenance of Gandhiji in his hometown

Porbandar/Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad: Mahatma Gandhi was today paid rich tribute in his home-state Gujarat on his birth anniversary and around 7000 students at his birthplace Porbandar stood in planned manner to create the shape of his face, a feat which in all likelihood would also get a place in Guinness world records. Around 7000 students assembled and made the shape of countenance of Bapu at Chowpati on the sea shore in presence of CM Vijay Rupani and the representatives of Guinness world reco...Read More

Porbandar – Mangalore sailing expedition of Western Naval command flagged off

September 26, 2018
Porbandar – Mangalore sailing expedition of Western Naval command flagged off

Porbandar: A sailing expedition from Porbandar to Mangalore to mark the Golden Jubilee year of the Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy was flagged off from here today. The expedition on the Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Bulbul would conclude on October 13 when it reaches Mangalore in Karnataka. Defence spokesperson Colonel Sombit Ghosh today said that the expedition was flagged off by Rear Admiral Sanjay Roye, the Flag Officer Commanding Gujarat Naval Area from I...Read More

Coast-guard starts ‘de-fueling’ operation of M V Henry which has drifted from Porbandar harbour

July 16, 2018
Coast-guard starts ‘de-fueling’ operation of M V Henry which has drifted from Porbandar harbour

Ahmedabad: The India Coast Guard and some other agencies today started an operation to de-fuel the 'notorious' vessel M V Henry, form which around 1500 kg of heroine worth over 4500 crores smuggled from abroad was seized in July last year. The operation has been started to avoid any possibility of oil-spill in the sea. The vessel which was bought later by a Porbandar based firm and was brought there had drifted from the harbour. Defence spokesperson Sombit Ghos...Read More

Two ailing Gujarat fishermen return to Gujarat from Pakistani jail

July 01, 2018
Two ailing Gujarat fishermen return to Gujarat from Pakistani jail

Porbandar: Two ailing fishermen, released from Pakistan jail arrived in Gujarat. Pakistan Marine Security Agency had caught them from mid-sea for violation of maritime border last year. Dana Arjan Chauhan is 39-year old. He is suffering from cancer. He was arrested on 2nd May last year for violation of international maritime boundary. Rama Mensi Gohil is 45-year old. He is from Kanjotar village of Gujarat. He is suffering from paralysis. With repeated representations and request...Read More