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Constable taking Rs 8 lakh bribe for DySP nabbed by ACB in Gujarat

August 03, 2019
Constable taking Rs 8 lakh bribe for DySP nabbed by ACB in Gujarat

Rajkot: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Gujarat Police today nabbed red-handed a police constable in Dhoraji of Rajkot district taking bribe of Rs 8 lakh on behalf of a DySP rank official for not beating up an accused of a case lodged under Arms Act. Assistant Director of ACB D P Chudasama, said that constable Vishal G Sonara (34) posted in Jetpur city police station of Rajkot district was caught from a public place on Porbandar Highway in Dhoraji town. He was talking with DySP of ...Read More

Gujarat CM launches Rs. 133 crore Vhali Dikri Yojna

August 03, 2019
Gujarat CM launches Rs. 133 crore Vhali Dikri Yojna

Rajkot: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupanilaunched from his home town Rajkot the ‘VhaliDikri Yojna’, meaning Dear Girl’, to mark his 63rd birth anniversary today. It is a statewide cash incentive scheme for every girl child born in Gujarat, with a view to raising the female birthrate at par with male to achieve gender equality. It entails the State Government will pay Rs.4,000 to every girl child at the time of admission to Standard IV, Rs.6,000 at the time of taking admission to Stand...Read More

Rajkot city received nearly 6 inches of rain

August 02, 2019
Rajkot city received nearly 6 inches of rain

Gandhinagar: Presented here is rainfall data from across Gujarat as on 8 pm today. Mangrol (Surat) and Rajkot city topped with 7.30 and 5.66 inches of rains respectively ; Amreli, Kaprada, Gir Gadhda, Pardi and Vapi also received heavy rains. Read More

Gujarat CM launches ‘Gir cow gold milk’ distribution in Rajkot

July 20, 2019
Gujarat CM launches ‘Gir cow gold milk’ distribution in Rajkot

Rajkot: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today launched the ‘Gir cow gold milk’ distribution under the aegis of Arvind Maniar Charitable Foundation’s no-loss-no-profit scheme at a function at Hemu Gadhvi Hall in Rajkot today. Speaking on the occasion, he called upon the Rajkot citizens to take benefit of Karuna Ambulance, Cattle Camp, Animal Medical Camp, etc. He said that his government is committed to growth of agriculture, animal husbandry and fishery. He specifically mentione...Read More

ASIs and constables will need to surrender service revolver after duty hours: Rajkot Police Commissioner orders

July 12, 2019
ASIs and constables will need to surrender service revolver after duty hours: Rajkot Police Commissioner orders

Rajkot: Rajkot Police Commissioner has announced a decision that Assistant Sub Inspectors (ASIs) and constables will not be allowed to take service revolver to home. They will need to surrender the weapon after their duty is over. The decision has been taken after an incident in which lady ASI and paramour constable were found dead at lady ASI's residence in the city. In a tragic end to the love-story between two police personnel, the dead bodies of a lady ASI and her lover constable w...Read More

First conviction under Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Act 2017, man awarded 10 years jail term, one lakh fine for stealing and slaughtering calf

July 06, 2019
First conviction under Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Act 2017, man awarded 10 years jail term, one lakh fine for stealing and slaughtering calf

Rajkot: In the first conviction under the sections of Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Act 2017 that provides for lifer for slaughtering cow and its progeny, a court in Dhoraji town of Rajkot district today awarded 10 years of jail term to a man. According to prosecution, one Salim Chadar had stolen a cow calf and it was allegedly slaughtered for feasting guests. During the investigation the accusation was found to be correct. The FSL investigation also confirmed the slaughter...Read More

Heart for transplant reaches hospital in Ahmedabad from Airport in just 22 minutes

June 20, 2019
Heart for transplant reaches hospital in Ahmedabad from Airport in just 22 minutes

Ahmedabad: The heart of a dead person in Rajkot city was brought by air here and was taken to a private hospital from the airport for transplant through a green corridor in just 22 minutes this morning. The heart was transplanted to a critically ill 35 year old person admitted in the hospital in the city. A police officer of the traffic wing associated with the green corridor creation said that the heart reached the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here at 0713a...Read More

Indefinite fast of farmers ends in Rajkot

June 09, 2019
Indefinite fast of farmers ends in Rajkot

Rajkot: The indefinite fast of a group of around dozen farmers associated with Bhartiya Kisan Sangh here finally ended on fourth day today. The farmers were sitting on fast in front of Bedi Market yard in support of their various demands including payment of crop insurance. They also had participated in a symbolic havan for good senses to prevail upon the government and the insurance company. District BJP president and chairman of the yard, D K Sakhiya did the m...Read More

Air India Rajkot-Mumbai daily flight frequency to be reduced to thrice a week from July

June 09, 2019
Air India Rajkot-Mumbai daily flight frequency to be reduced to thrice a week from July

Rajkot: The daily Rajkot-Mumbai flight of public sector Air India will be operated only for three days a week from July to September. According to Air India sources the flight which is operated daily from this central city of Saurashtra would be run only on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The daily flight for Delhi from here would operate as usual, the sources said. They said that the decrease in the frequency of the Rajkot-Mumbai flight was necessitated due to use of...Read More

After filling up enough stock of water capable of meeting 70 days need, supply of Narmada water to Aaji and Nyari dam stopped

June 05, 2019
After filling up enough stock of water capable of meeting 70 days need, supply of Narmada water to Aaji and Nyari dam stopped

Rajkot: The filling up of Narmada water in Aaji and Nyari dams here was stopped today with enough water stored in the dams to continue the supply of water to this biggest city of Saurashtra for over two months. An official today said that the city needed around 5 million cubic ft of water per day for its needs and now the two dams have enough water for supply up to 70 days or ie up to August 15. Much before that the monsoon would arrive. He said that the water filling was st...Read More