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Thursday, May 06, 2021



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.

Bike-borne men fire on Porbandar gangster Bhima Odedra, condition reportedly stable

January 24, 2017 4:40 pm

Police said the incident took place at around 12:30 pm when Odedra was attending wedding ceremony of a relative.

Lesser flamingos take flight as Chhaya Rann goes dry

June 04, 2016 5:19 am

These birds which have been classified as near threatened species by IUCN start landing at this urban wetland from September onward and roost till July.

Govt releases Rs 75 lakh for Porbandar cow sanctuary

September 12, 2015 1:46 am

The land is yet to be allotted. While 100 hectares would be used for building 1,000 cow sheds, 800 hectares would be used for fodder production.

State govt releases Rs 75 lakh for cow sanctuary near Porbandar

September 11, 2015 7:48 pm

The sanctuary is to be set up over an area of 900 hectares. But the land is yet to be allotted. While 100 hectares would be used for building 1,000 cow sheds, 800 hectares would be used for fodder production.

Navy gets new base in Porbandar

May 10, 2015 3:32 am

This is the second base of the Indian Navy in Gujarat; the first one is INS Dwarka near Okha.


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.