Gir Somnath district

Gir Somnath district News

2 months after death, fisherman’s body returns home

Shiyal’s body was flown to Mumbai on Saturday, and was brought by road to Garal, some 12 km from Una, on Sunday afternoon.

Gir Somnath SDM files complaint against a woman for converting to Islam ‘illegally’

In complaint, SDM alleged that Shevra, a Hindu, converted to Islam in July last year without seeking prior permission from district magistrate.


Narendra Modi plans new tribal district in Gujarat to clear ‘debt’

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Monday announced the 28th district in poll-bound Gujarat,which will be called Chhota Udepur. Modi told a tribal sammelan that the district will come into being on January 26,2013

Bid to get whale shark satellite-tagged fails

Gujarat forest department and researchers of an NGO made an attempt to satellite-tag a whale shark off Sutrapada coast in Gir Somnath district on Friday,but the operation remained unsuccessful after the tag got entangled in fishing net.

Sasan Gir residents call off hunger strike

Residents of Sasan Gir,Bhalchhel and Haripur villages of Mendrarda taluka in Junagadh district called off their seven-day long hunger strike .