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Centre’s green nod to Rs 1,400 crore airport at Rajkot
Centre’s green nod to Rs 1,400 crore airport at Rajkot

According to the GSAICL, the proposed project will aid development of trade and tourism besides improving regional connectivity in Gujarat.

IAF allots a MIG-27 to Rajkot for permanent display
IAF allots a MIG-27 to Rajkot for permanent display

With this, Rajkot will become third city in Gujarat to have a fighter aircraft as installation in public place.

RMC orders petrol pumps to build toilets in 15 days
RMC orders petrol pumps to build toilets in 15 days

Vadodara Municipal Corporation had issued a similar notification last month.

Rajkot: Three loco pilots injured after crankcase cover comes off engine at Jetalsar railway station
Rajkot: Three loco pilots injured after crankcase cover comes off engine at Jetalsar railway station

The accident took place when a Porbandar-bound train halted at Jetalsar junction. The injured were identified as pilots Imbrahim Bloch, Aravind Gohil and assistant pilot Ashok Meena.

Lawyers end strike against cop’s ‘threat’ to judicial officer
Lawyers end strike against cop’s ‘threat’ to judicial officer

The Gandhidham Bar Association (GBA) termed the incident “an assault on judiciary.” The GBA held a meeting of its general board on Friday to take a call on the appeal.

Amarnath yatra terror attack: Visavadar town responds to bandh call, observes partial shutdown
Amarnath yatra terror attack: Visavadar town responds to bandh call, observes partial shutdown

The VHP leader also claimed that Jammu and Kashmir was no longer under control of India. “If such a situation continues to prevail there, Hindus will not be able to go on pilgrimage. As it is Jammu and Kashmir has slipped out of hands,” Ladani said

65 cows die of fodder poisoning in Kutch
65 cows die of fodder poisoning in Kutch

Cattle-herders noticed some cows falling unconscious around 7.30 pm. Rajendra Kothari, manager of the mandal, on Tuesday said, “After our caretakers complained of animals falling unconscious, we rushed some veterinarians to the spot. Unfortunately, of 95 sick cows and calves, we could save only 30.”

Rajkot BJP leader booked for extortion
Rajkot BJP leader booked for extortion

Jigna Gamdha, the wife of 43-year-old Ramesh Gamdha who owned a cotton ginning factory and an oil mill in Lodhikha, filed a complaint naming nine persons including Devraj Sakhiya for extortion.

Rajkot: BJP leader, 8 others booked for extortion after factory owner commits suicide
Rajkot: BJP leader, 8 others booked for extortion after factory owner commits suicide

Jigna Gamdha, wife of Ramesh Gamdha (43), who owned a cotton ginning factory and an oil mill in Lodhikha, filed a complaint in the presence of Rajkot rural SP Antrip Sood. Despite the police registering an FIR, Gamdha refused to claim the body of her husband.

Body of boy swept in Narmada canal recovered
Body of boy swept in Narmada canal recovered

SSNNL officers said they stopped the water discharge for around 17 hours. Morbi taluka police have registered a case of accidental death and launched an investigation.

Congress workers burn Pakistan PM’s poster in Rajkot to protest Indo-Pak cricket match
Congress workers burn Pakistan PM’s poster in Rajkot to protest Indo-Pak cricket match

The leader of opposition in Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC), Vashram Sagathiya, fellow corporator Vijay Vank and scores of Congress workers assembled at Mavdi Chowk on 150 feet ring road at noon.

Rajkot: Rs one crore in scrapped notes seized, three held
Rajkot: Rs one crore in scrapped notes seized, three held

While Nandha is a Surat-based jeweller, Dave works as a forest guard in Jamnagar. Bhatti, a resident of Jamnagar, was a friend of Dave, police said.

Rajkot: 31 huts, twp shops razed in anti-encroachment drive
Rajkot: 31 huts, twp shops razed in anti-encroachment drive

In Kevdavadi, the RMC demolished 11 huts, which were constructed on its open plot, reserved for the economically weaker sections of the society.

Rajkot: Protesting against atrocities, Dalit journalist returns award

Jadav joined a rally — organised by the Rajkot unit of Bhim Army — to the office of District Collector Vikrant Pandey.

Cop who had chased Abdul Latif’s shooter dies
Cop who had chased Abdul Latif’s shooter dies

Then a traffic police sub-inspector, Zala tried to catch shooter Subhash Singh Thakur after he shot a person at Mehsana bus station in 1992.

Dogs kill 8-year-old girl in Kutch, injure another
Dogs kill 8-year-old girl in Kutch, injure another

“Pooja told her parents that she had been attacked by dogs. After that, the parents started searching for Sonal. She was found inside the orchard with severe bite wounds on her head and neck.”

Jamnagar medical college student found hanging in hostel room
Jamnagar medical college student found hanging in hostel room

“No suicide note has been recovered so far. So, we do not know the exact reason as to why he took the extreme step,” the police sub-inspector at Jamnagar said.

Firing at NRI house in Gir Somnath: one held
Firing at NRI house in Gir Somnath: one held

“We had information that he was coming towards Veraval from Diu. We intercepted him at Gangicha Chowkadi and recovered a country made gun from him,” said police.

Surat: Usha Mangeshkar’s ‘Save Water’ appeal in caller tune
Surat: Usha Mangeshkar’s ‘Save Water’ appeal in caller tune

The move is part of an attempt by SMC to create awareness among the citizens to save water as Tapi river is the only source of drinking water for Surat

Botad: Cong-backed candidates sweep APMC elections
Botad: Cong-backed candidates sweep APMC elections

With eight seats in the 17-member board of APMC, the party has a chance to rule the yard by pushing its candidate for president’s post after 17 years

Ugly scenes in RMC as Congress-BJP corporators face off over drinking water issue
Ugly scenes in RMC as Congress-BJP corporators face off over drinking water issue

This was the seventh meeting since the new general board of the civic body was formed after elections in 2015.

Rajkot PSI suicide: Father files complaint against alleged lover, three others
Rajkot PSI suicide: Father files complaint against alleged lover, three others

Based on the complaint, A Division police booked the four under IPC section 306 and Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes Act

Upleta municipality president, woman booked for driving Rajkot PSI to suicide
Upleta municipality president, woman booked for driving Rajkot PSI to suicide

While he was in charge of Bedipara police chowky of B Division police station in Rajkot, PSI Maru was named as an accused in an alleged case of custodial death in March last year.

Gir Somnath: MLA son, 2 others injured in scuffle over toll
Gir Somnath: MLA son, 2 others injured in scuffle over toll

“In his complaint, Sursinh, who runs a construction business in Surat, has accused around 10 men of beating him up with iron pipes and sticks.” an officer said.

Kutch: Pakistan arrests 42 Indian fishermen off Jakhau coast
Kutch: Pakistan arrests 42 Indian fishermen off Jakhau coast

Manish Lodhari, former president of Porbandar Boat Association said that the PMSA struck while seven fishing boats of Gujarat with 42 fishermen on board were operating near the notional IMBL on Sunday morning.

Gujarat: Four-year-old feared dead after he falls into tubewell
Gujarat: Four-year-old feared dead after he falls into tubewell

The incident comes a year after a two-and-half-year-old girl was killed in a similar accident in Dhrangardhra taluka of Surendranagar.

Lion cub falls in well at Amreli village, drowns
Lion cub falls in well at Amreli village, drowns

The incident comes around a month after a lion cub was mowed down by a railway engine in neighbouring Savarkundla taluka.

Accused of stalking, suspended Rajkot cop commits suicide
Accused of stalking, suspended Rajkot cop commits suicide

A Division police have registered a case of accidental death in this connection and started an investigation.

Water tanker ferrying liquor seized in Rajkot
Water tanker ferrying liquor seized in Rajkot

The police also arrested two other men—Shidam’s son Suresh (22) and his friend Ankit Pal (21)—who were piloting the tanker laden with liquor.

Rajkot time bomb case: Bomb planted to get house vacated, say Police
Rajkot time bomb case: Bomb planted to get house vacated, say Police

Police said that accused, planted the bomb and actually wanted to explode it in order to get a residential property, grabbed by one Dalpat Vyas, Nitin Baba and Munna Baba, vacated.

Gujarat: 7 injured in Morbi village mob attack
Gujarat: 7 injured in Morbi village mob attack

Halvad police said that the incident took place around 10:30 am on Tuesday when a mob of around 40 persons went to the farmhouse of one Pruthvisinh Zala and attacked him and his brother.

Gujarat: Gas cylinder explodes in Amreli village, 9 injured
Gujarat: Gas cylinder explodes in Amreli village, 9 injured

Babara police said the incident took place around 7 am when Sharda Jadav (30) was preparing tea at her home in Tramboda.

Gujarat: Cooking gas cylinder explodes in Amreli village, 9 injured
Gujarat: Cooking gas cylinder explodes in Amreli village, 9 injured

The injured were first rushed to a government hospital in Babra town from where they were referred to civil hospital in Amreli for further treatment.

Rajkot district panchayat: After Gujarat govt scraps LAD scheme, fund allocated to constituencies
Rajkot district panchayat: After Gujarat govt scraps LAD scheme, fund allocated to constituencies

Panchayat allocates Rs 18 lakh to each of the 36 constituencies

Fortune-teller booked for rape in Rajkot
Fortune-teller booked for rape in Rajkot

In her complaint, the victim stated that Bhatt continued to sexually abuse her over the next 10 years threatening her of dire consequences should she speak out.

Two die of swine flu in Rajkot
Two die of swine flu in Rajkot

Bechar Patel (45), succumbed to the H1NI virus late last night.