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Madhavpur Mela ‘unites people through feelings’, says President

April 11, 2022 8:12 am

The fair is held in the coastal village of Madhavpur, around 60 kms south of Porbandar, and celebrates the marriage of Hindu deity Lord Krishna with Rukmini.

President Kovind to inaugurate 5-day fair in Porbandar on April 10: Minister

April 06, 2022 5:47 am

Addressing media persons after the weekly Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, Vaghani said that the fair, which celebrate the wedding of Lord Krishna with Goddess Rukmani, will be inaugurated by the President on April 10 in the evening.

2 months after fisherman killed in Pak firing: Trawler captain booked for endangering lives of crew

January 23, 2022 9:53 pm

Navi Bandar Marine police booked Dilip alias Gado Solanki, captain of fishing boat Jalpari when PMSA allegedly fired on it on November 6, 2021.

10 Pak fishermen, including two teenagers, handed over to Porbandar police

February 10, 2022 3:23 am

🔴 ICG ship Ankit had intercepted and interdicted Pakistani fishing boat Al Yaseen late on Saturday evening for allegedly crossing over to the Indian side of the notional International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) at the Arabian sea off Gujarat coast.

Gujarat: 4 of family killed in Porbandar accident

September 18, 2021 1:05 am

Police said the incident took place at around 6 am when the car in which five men were driving hit the crash-barrier in the approach to a river bridge on the highway and then rammed into the road divider.

Gujarat: Porbandar parks, beaches closed till April 21

April 08, 2021 4:28 am

The notification, issued by District Collector DN Modi, stated that all the parks and gardens in Porbandar and Asmawati river front in Porbandar town will remain open to public for morning walks from 5 am to 8 am only.

Gujarat: Fishermen observe bandh in protest of proposed phase-II of Porbandar harbour

February 23, 2021 2:20 am

Fisheries Minister Jawahar Chavda said that the government had already dropped the proposal of siting the phase-II at Kuchhadi and that the fishermen community would be informed about it in due course.

Gujarat: Porbandar, Devbhoomi Dwarka districts face heavy rainfall deficit

August 17, 2019 12:11 am

Porbandar receives the third-highest average rainfall annually, among all 11 districts of Saurashtra region, falling behind Gir Somnath (37 inch) and Junagadh (35 inch) - the districts which share their border with Porbandar. But this year, the coastal district is yet to get its quota of rain.

Gujarat's Madhavpur fair: Cleanliness bowls over visitors, food prices pinch them

March 30, 2018 6:03 am

The fair is organised by Madhavpur village panchayat and Madhavraiji temple committee every year. However, this year, the state and Central governments jointly pitched in and overtook the entire task of organising and managing the fair.

Gujarat: Naval drone crashes in Porbandar, no report of casualty

March 23, 2018 12:13 am

No injuries or damage to any property has been reported. After taking off at around 9.30 am, the UAV crashed in an open ground of an ice factory behind the Udyognagar police station.


The vast grey in the blue

January 11, 2015 5:27 pm

Last week’s Pakistani boat incident may have rocked the rest of the country, but off the Porbandar coast, a chase by the Coast Guards, life goes an as usual — with an added layer of security and fear.