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Sunday, October 17, 2021



Valsad: 5 held for disposing chemical waste in water body

October 16, 2021 2:55 am

The accused have been identified as manager Piyush Desai, environment and safety manager Pradip Mishra, president technical and operations Kamal Vashi, staffer Maninder and driver Rohan Singh Solanki.

Gujarat: Heavy rain alert in Rajkot, Junagadh, Valsad today, wet spell to stay till Sep 18

September 15, 2021 2:29 am

Widespread rainfall is likely across the state, while Saurashtra districts are expected to receive very heavy rainfall.

1,500 people from Maharashtra screened at Valsad crossings

September 07, 2021 8:09 am

As the number of Covid cases were high in Maharashtra and Kerala, the state government had sent an advisory to the Valsad district collector to screen people coming from the neighbouring state at the border.

Barge tragedy: Three more bodies found at Valsad coast

May 23, 2021 10:24 pm

According to the police, till Sunday evening, a total of seven bodies have beenfound in Valsad. ONGC Barge P305 and tugboat Varaprada had sunk in the Arabian sea during the cyclone on May 17.

Gujarat: 4 bodies with life jackets on found in Valsad, link with ONGC barge suspected

May 23, 2021 1:22 am

The police have also found two abandoned boats at Umargam in Valsad district.

Cong ex-MP, 9 party workers acquitted in kidnapping case

October 15, 2020 5:09 am

Talking to the Indian Express, former MP Kishan Patel said, “The police complaint was lodged against me and my supporters as part of the political vendetta by the BJP leaders and we are satisfied with the court order.”

Noted author Kundanika Kapadia dies at 93

April 30, 2020 7:03 pm

The author of five short stories and three novels won the Gujarati Sahitya Academy award in 1985 for her novel Saat Pagla Aakashma.

Valsad district: On way to court for dowry case hearing, woman attacked with acid

February 07, 2020 2:00 pm

The complainant told the police that when she stepped out of the washroom, two bike-borne youths came near her and threatened her to withdraw the case against Bokade family, while the pillion rider threw acid on her.

Gujarat: Hindu woman trying to flee with Muslim lover caught, handed over to parents

March 21, 2018 12:46 am

The couple were caught while they were trying to board a flight for Kolkata at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai on Sunday night in a joint operation by Gujarat and Maharashtra police.

40 endangered plant species battle to survive amid growing tourists footfall, agriculture: MSU study

April 22, 2015 2:42 am

Among these plants is a rare finding: the only insectivorous plant ever sighted in Gujarat which is also the only one of its kind in the world.