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Little Rann of Kutch


Flooding of saltpans: Workers threaten to boycott local body polls

February 01, 2021 10:35 pm

Dozens of workers assembled in the desert at Kharaghoda, the entry point to the LRK near Patdi in Surendranagar district, holding placards announcing their decision to boycott the elections if discharge of Narmada waters was not stopped.

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.

Gujarat Confidential: Witty Side Up

February 05, 2014 6:03 pm

Amitabh Bachchan, during his recent interaction held at IIM-A in the city, spoke volumes about the Khushboo Gujarat Ki campaign that he is the face of.

IAF choppers air-lift maldharis lost in Little Rann of Kutch

June 29, 2012 7:12 am

Indian Air Force pressed its helicopters into service and rescued 14 maldharis,or pastoralists,who lost their way in the Little Rann of Kutch on Thursday evening.

After Amreli,Rann agariyas set to get CSIR’s tips

May 20, 2012 4:37 am

After a successful maiden project in Amreli,a patented salt-making process that has more than tripled the income of agariyas (traditional salt workers) there is likely to be extended to salt works in the Little Rann of Kutch (LRK) near Patan this year.

Leopard found dead in Little Rann

May 16, 2012 5:50 am

Forest officials found a dead male leopard with a severe head injury in the Little Rann of Kutch at around 7 am on Tuesday morning.

Rann’s ‘right to education’ taken with a pinch of salt

May 07, 2012 5:29 am

Eleven-year-old Ramjibhai Bhimani,son of an agariya (salt pan worker),timidly opens his school bag and takes out things one by one.

Scientists,babus debate how technology can uplift Little Rann salt pan workers

January 05, 2011 2:31 am

Academicians,government officials,activists and scientists on Tuesday debated how technology can help lift thousands of agariyas (salt pan workers) out of poverty.