Saurashtra News

Gujarat: Despite showers brought by cyclone Vayu, 47% rain deficit in Saurashtra

According to the data available with the Indian Meteorological Department, Gujarat as a whole had received an average 137.8 millimetre (mm) rainfall as of July 7.

Ranji Trophy: Cheteshwar Pujara perseveres to bring Saurashtra within touching distance

Cheteshwar Pujara couldn’t have found a better man to put a 200-run partnership and turn the game on its head. Now the Ranji final is just 55 runs away.


Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra make molehill of a mountain

Harvik Desai ton and Cheteshwar Pujara-Sheldon Jackson stand help Saurashtra chase down record target of 372 with six wickets to spare in quarterfinal vs Uttar Pradesh.

Two die of swine flu, 18 cases till date in Saurashtra

As of September 15, as many as 18 cases of swine flu were reported from hospitals in Rajkot district. Two of them were reported from Rajkot rural, five from Rajkot city and 11 from other districts of Saurashtra region

Torrential rain hits coastal Saurashtra, scores of villages flooded

In Una taluka, Kaneri, Kanakiya and Sanvav villages were surrounded in flash flood and were cut of from rest o the state temporarily. However, district authorities established contact with them later on and moved some people to safer places.

Heavy rainfall forecast in South Gujarat, Saurashtra

As heavy rainfall is expected to be concentrated in the South and Saurashtra areas, Kheda, Ahmedabad, Anand, Surendranagar, Rajkot and Jamnagar will receive moderate rainfall for five days.


Basic services absent, two villages in Saurashtra boycott elections

"After learning that residents of the village were boycotting polls, I sent a team of officials who tried to persuade them to take part in the election. Efforts went on until 4 pm but the residents remained adamant," said Ravi Shankar, district election officer.

4 more die, over 6,300 evacuated in last 24 hours: Flood-like situation in parts of Saurashtra, Army called in

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani visited State Emergency Operation Centre in Gandhinagar and took stock of the situation. “Surendranagar, Rajkot, Morbi, Amreli, Junagadh and Gir Somnath in Saurashtra have received heavy rains in the last 24 hours,” Rupani said after a review meeting.

Heavy rain continue in Saurashtra, man swept away in Jamnagar

All the 12 districts of Saurashtra and Kutch regions recorded rain on Friday. Dhrol taluka in Jamnagar recorded around four inches (97 mm) of rain during the day. Kodinar (90) of Gir Somnath, Kalyanpur and Maliya (80) taluka of Morbi were the other talukas which received heavy rain during the day

Ranji Trophy 2015: Saurashtra look to stay at home away against Services

Enjoying Delhi’s soft sunshine and the early winter coziness, the Saurashtra bunch comes across as team that is pleased with itself.