Articles tagged under: Porbandar

Pakistan Marines fire rounds targeting Gujarat fishing boat; one fisherman injured

September 24, 2020
Pakistan Marines fire rounds targeting Gujarat fishing boat; one fisherman injured

Porbandar: Pakistan Marin Security Agency fired four rounds targeting Indian fishing boat 'Devlabh' which belongs to Porbandar. Injured Tandel of Indian boat was taken to Civil hospital in Porbandar after the boat reached here early in the morning. There were five fishermen aboard. Among four rounds fired by Pakistan, 3 ended into sea while one round caused hand injury to Tandel of boat, Dhirubhai Bambhania. Pakistan Marine boat also hit Gujarat's 'Devlabh' boat in attempt to capture five fisher...Read More

Porbandar BJP MP Ramesh Dhaduk, two family members tested Covid19 positive

August 17, 2020
Porbandar BJP MP Ramesh Dhaduk, two family members tested Covid19 positive

Porbandar: Lok Sabha member from Porbandar seat, BJP leader Ramesh Dhaduk was tested Covid-19 positive. Dhaduk's daughter-in-law Monaben has also been tested positive. Ramesh Dhaduk's son Naimish was tested Covid positive yesterday. Dhaduk family had celebrated Krishna Janmotsav in grand manner in breach of unlock-3 guidelines on Janmashtami last week in presence of folk singer Geeta Rabari. More than 50 persons had gathered in this function but the local administration had not taken any st...Read More

MPEDA sets up sophisticated seafood quality control lab in Gujarat

August 16, 2020
MPEDA sets up sophisticated seafood quality control lab in Gujarat

Porbandar: Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), a coordinating agency under the Union Ministry of Commerce for central and state-level establishments engaged in fishery production and allied activities, has opened a Quality Control Laboratory in the coastal city of Porbandar, facilitating tests for seafood processors and exporters to confirm product safety as per international regulatory requirements. The state-of-the-art laboratory, which was inaugurated by MPEDA Chairma...Read More

Gujarat govt merges two neighboring municipalities with each other in three different cases

June 22, 2020
Gujarat govt merges two neighboring municipalities with each other in three different cases

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has clubbed two municipalities with each other in three different cases. With this, Surendranagar-Dudhrej and Vadhwan municipalities will be one single municipality and it will be called Surendranagar-Dudhrej-Vadhwan municipality with Surendranagar as headquarters. Navsari and Vijalpur municipalities will be one and it will be called as Navsari-Vijalpor municipality with Navsari as its headquarters. Porbandar and Chhaya municipalities will be o...Read More

Operation Samudra Setu – INS Shardul brings back 233 to Gujarat from Iran

June 12, 2020
Operation Samudra Setu – INS Shardul brings back 233 to Gujarat from Iran

Porbandar: INS Shardul, deployed for Operation Samudra Setu, entered Porbandar harbour with 233 Indian Nationals onboard, who were earlier evacuated from Bandar Abbas port in Iran. Personnel from Indian Navy, State authorities and Police were present to receive the evacuees. All arrangements including a screening zone, a sanitisation zone, availability of ambulances and buses for transport were put in place at the port. The evacuees were disembarked and were taken for medical screening at ...Read More

Indian Coast Guard saves Myanmar national at high seas off Porbandar coast

January 11, 2020
Indian Coast Guard saves Myanmar national at high seas off Porbandar coast

Porbandar: Coast Guard HQ, Porbandar received information from MRCC (Mumbai) regarding medical emergency onboard MV Fortune Wing at high seas. A Myanmar national Myo San age 39 yrs was seriously injured and required evacuation. On receipt of information, ICG ship C-445 sailed out at 1300 hrs for medical evacuation which was carried out 78 nm off Porbandar coast at 1845 hrs on 10 Jan. The patient was disembarked at Coast Guard jetty and handed over to local agent at the midnight of 11 Jan in ...Read More

Indian Coast Guard rescues fishing boat in distress off Gujarat coast

December 22, 2019
Indian Coast Guard rescues fishing boat in distress off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: In a swift operation during dark hours on 21 Dec 19, Indian Coast Guard rescued a fishing boat Vismita with onboard flooding. A distress call was received by Coast Guard Operations Centre, Porbandar at about 1910 hrs from Fishing Boat Vismita with 06 fishermen onboard. The boat was flooding and its engines had stopped working approx 24 Nautical miles from Porbandar. Coast Guard ship C-445 on routine patrolling was immediately diverted to render assistance to the distressed boat. Th...Read More

Indian Naval Air sixth Dornier aircraft squadron 314, commissioned at Porbandar

November 29, 2019
Indian Naval Air sixth Dornier aircraft squadron 314, commissioned at Porbandar

Porbandar: The Indian Navy commissioned its sixth Dornier aircraft squadron in strategically located Porbandar town of Gujarat on Friday, giving a fillip to coastal security near the sea border with Pakistan. The Indian Naval Air Squadron 314, called Raptors, which will operate with four newly-inducted, next generation Dornier aircraft, was commissioned by Deputy Chief of Naval Staff Vice-Admiral M S Pawar. Commissioning of Indian Naval Air Squadron (INAS) 314 marks yet another milesto...Read More

Commissioning of Naval Air Squadron 314 with newly inducted CS Doriner in Porbandar next week

November 22, 2019
Commissioning of Naval Air Squadron 314 with newly inducted CS Doriner in Porbandar next week

Gandhinagar: Indian Naval Air Squadron 314 with newly inducted CS Dornier aircraft will be commissioned into Indian Navy at Porbandar in coastal Gujarat on Friday, November 29. Vice Admiral MS Pawar AVSM VSM, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff will be the Chief Guest for the occasion. In another development, as a part of Navy Week activities 2019, a Indian Naval Symphonic Band Concert was conducted in Gujarat Diu & Daman Naval Area at Naval Base, INS Sardar Patel, Porbandar on 21 Nov 19. The band p...Read More

CM Rupani dedicates Asmvati riverfront in Porbandar

October 02, 2019

Asmavati Rivefront in Porbandar was inaugurated today morning pic.twitter.com/yD5d0nLyQX— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) October 2, 2019 Porbandar: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today dedicated the Asmavati Riverfront- Saurashtra’s first ever riverfront in Porbandar. Asmavati riverfront is 2 km long. It connects Porbandar and Chhaya municipalities. It has facilities such as recreation area fo children, meditation park, flower park, food zone, 2000 capacity party plot and more. ...Read More