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Great Rann of Kutch


Around 60 thousand chicks emerge from new nesting ground of lesser flamingos

January 24, 2021 8:43 pm

Between August and September 2020, around 1,00,000 nests were found by forest officials and experts during their visits to the Kuda area in GRK in eastern Kutch where their breeding attempt has been successful for the second consecutive year, they said.

Breeding colony in Great Rann of Kutch: 250 flamingo chicks stuck in mud rescued, reunited with flock

December 14, 2020 10:43 am

Forest officials got an alert three days ago from the Border Security Force (BSF) about separated and stranded young ones of greater flamingos near the Indo-Pakistan Boarder in GRK.

Biodiversity board eyes heritage tag for Rann’s inland mangrove cluster

March 16, 2013 3:56 am

THE Gujarat State Biodiversity Board (GSBB) has identified Shravan Kavadia,the only known inland mangrove cluster in the world,as a potential biodiversity heritage site.

BSF rescues nine fishermen stranded near Sir Creek

August 28, 2012 5:52 am

The BSF on Monday rescued nine fishermen who were stranded in the marshy Sir Creek area near the Great Rann of Kutch after their boat capsized a week ago.

Remains of a fort discovered near Pak border may unlock secret of the Rann

July 29, 2012 4:51 am

A former ISRO scientist and three researchers have found the ruins of a pentagon-shaped fort near the Indo-Pak border that probably sank in a powerful 19th century earthquake.

Remains of a fort discovered near Pak border may unlock secret of the Rann

July 29, 2012 3:11 am

Discovery is likely to shed new light on how the quake of 1819 formed the western borders.


Hamirsar in Bhuj: Once there was a lake

June 09, 2015 5:07 pm

The famous Hamirsar lake in Bhuj, Kutch district has dried up completely.