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Cyclones, price hike, Covid: Gujarat's boat-building industry sees the worst slump in decades

September 02, 2021 2:32 am

Manufacturers say, 250-300 boats were built per year in Mangrol till 2015-16, but it was 50 last year.

Between diesel price and deep sea: Many fishermen unable to set sail this season

September 01, 2021 9:20 am

Fishing season in Gujarat generally begins from August 15 and ends on May 13. However, the state government pushed it to September 1 this year, anticipating rough sea conditions during the rainy season.

Carnivorous plants found in Girnar forest, say researchers of BKNMU

August 25, 2021 7:56 pm

The presence of these plants along with megafauna species such as Asiatic lions has been hailed by experts as a commendation of Girnar forest being a “healthy and functional ecosystem” as these plants do not thrive where pollution levels are high.

Gujarat: Engineer seeks people’s help to transplant trees during widening of two state highways

August 08, 2021 9:48 pm

Vivek Goswami has been using social media platforms and groups of nature enthusiasts, appealing for help to save around 150 trees that are likely to be cut for the widening of SH 109 from 7.5 metres to 10 metres and SH 110 from 5.5 metres to 10 metres.

2 BJP leaders among 19 booked for murder of former Junagadh mayor’s son

June 04, 2021 2:49 am

Dharmendra, 49, was allegedly stabbed to death by four men near Ram Nivas Society, around 500 metres away from his residence in Ambedkarnagar area on Bilkha Road of Junagadh city late on Wednesday morning.

12-year-old assault case: Politically motivated, says Cong leader who got one-year jail

February 23, 2021 3:27 am

The court of judicial magistrate (first class), Dilipgiri Goswami sentenced the father and the sons to one year imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on each of them.

Watch: CCTV camera captures Asiatic Lion entering hotel in Junagadh

February 11, 2021 10:28 am

“There were a lot of guests in our hotel at the time the lion entered our premises. However, it being early hours of the day, most of them were in their rooms and there was little activity on the ground floor,” Koradia said.

Junagadh: Duo breaks 3 ATMs in 2 days, wanted money to buy weed

December 04, 2020 3:06 pm

“Both Ansari and Dhobi are addicted to marijuana but had ran out of money to purchase the contraband. Therefore, in a bid to make easy money, they attempted to steal cash from ATMs,” the police said.

Govt to declare MSP for kharif crops in May: Kundariya

February 13, 2015 7:59 pm

Mohan Kundariya announced that the central government will declare base prices for crops of kharif season in May.


Junagadh’s Mahabat Maqbara is a stunner to behold

November 24, 2015 3:25 pm

Standing forgotten on the dusty streets of Junagadh in Gujarat, stands the 19th century mausoleum of Nawab Mahabat Khan II, called the Mahabat (not Mohabbat) Maqbara.


Six dead, 20 injured in school bus accident

January 21, 2016 8:18 am

Junagadh (Gujarat), Jan 21 (ANI): A school bus in Gujarat’s Junagadh area met with an accident on Thursday. Six people, including four children and two women, have been killed in the accident. More than 20 children have been grievously injured. Medical aid is being provided to the injured children.