Sunday, Nov 27, 2022



Kutch cattle herder, 86, languishes in Pak jail despite completing his sentence

October 24, 2022 2:19 am

A social worker from Kutch has written to the Pakistan government seeking the octogenarian cattle herder’s release on humanitarian grounds. The letter claims that Latif Sama's mental health has deteriorated following his long stay in the prison.

BSF seizes Pakistan fishing boat from Kutch

October 03, 2022 9:28 pm

The Pakistani fishermen aboard the boat fled upon seeing the BSF troops.

Two-day bird count begins: 104 birdwatchers start looking for passage migrant birds in Kutch

September 11, 2022 3:35 pm

The two-day maiden exercise aims to estimate the population of red-backed shrike, blue-cheeked bee-eater, red-tailed shrike, great whitethroat, rufus-tailed scrub robin, European roller, common cuckoo and spotted flycatcher—the birds which migrate from west and central Asia to Africa and make a stopover in Kutch before flying to eastern Africa across the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean.

Power of unity took care of Kutch, state during deadly tremors: PM

August 29, 2022 4:13 am

Appealing to the people of Kutch to ensure that their guests don’t go back without visiting the Smriti Van, the PM added, “I also appealed to the education department to reserve one day for school students to visit Smriti Van so that they can learn about the dynamics of the earth and the nature.”

Man’s body found in water tank in Kutch, police look for roommate from Barmer

August 22, 2022 2:07 am

The Anjar police said a metal wire and a shawl were found wrapped around the body of the deceased, suggesting that he was first strangled and the body was later dumped in the tank.

Kutch emerges epicentre of Gujarat’s Lumpy Skin disease outbreak, records more than half the toll

August 12, 2022 9:28 am

Trenches and bloating cattle carcasses on the pastoral land adjoining the Mundra-Mandvi coastal highway, suggest high casualty numbers. Dogs feed on the carcasses, while black drongos and cattle egrets feast on flies swarming the remains.

Pasture turns graveyard as LSD ravages villages in Kutch, claiming hundreds of cattle heads

August 11, 2022 11:40 pm

The viral disease that originated in Africa has been sweeping Gujarat for three months since the first case was reported in Kaiyari village in Abdasa taluka of Kutch on April 23, the district where many depend on cattle-herding for their livelihood.

Bid to enter Indian territory: BSF seizes 2 Pakistani boats

August 05, 2022 7:02 am

The fishermen occupying the boats fled to the Pakistani side of the border leaving their boats behind, an official release stated here.

Water level rises in dams, 20 in Kutch filled to 68 pc

July 22, 2022 12:30 am

South Gujarat, which has 13 dams, has recorded 70.58 per cent filling until Thursday with six dams being full. The dams have a total of 6,097.19 MCM of gross storage, which is 2,519 MCM higher than the storage of 3,567.43 MCM recorded on July 21 last year.

Kutch logs around 100 per cent of annual rainfall this monsoon

July 14, 2022 3:06 am

According to rainfall data available with the Gujarat State Disaster Management Agency (GSDMA), Kutch had received an average 445 millimetres (mm) or around 18 inch of rainfall as of July 13 morning.