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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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Navy gets new base in Porbandar

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

Gujarat: Bridge across Bhadar river in Porbandar collapses

The accident disrupted vehicular traffic on the NH8E Extension which connects Veraval to Dwarka via Porbandar.

48 Indian fishermen captured by Pakistan; 8 boats seized

The Forum claimed that the Pakistani agency guards fired several rounds in the air to overpower the fishermen.

Congress workers block highway in Porbandar to demand better cotton price, detained

Fourteen Congress workers were detained after they blocked the NH 8E to protest against the prevalent low prices of cotton and groundnut.

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The vast grey in the blue

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.

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