The crop-cutting exercise in Amreli district started around two weeks ago and is likely to go on for three more weeks. Representatives of insurance companies, district panchayat and farmers are jointly conducting the crop cutting experiments under the supervision of revenue officers.
Laboratory tests have confirmed that four of the 23 lions had been infected by the dreaded canine distemper virus (CDV) while 10 others had been infected Babesia protozoa, an infection spread by tick parasite.
Forest officers said that the series of deaths, including of six cubs, had been triggered by a fight among male lions to take over a pride in Sarasiya Vidi.
The release said that a scan of the dead lioness revealed that a micro chip had been fitted on the lioness and that she had been given medical treatment in September last year after she had fallen ill.
The investigating agency had repeatedly summoned Kotadiya for recording his statement, but he failed to show up. Eventually, the CID-Crime moved court in May this year, and a non-bailable warrant was issued against Kotadiya.
According to the police, 43-year-old Bharat Khuman had consumed poison at his agricultural farm on September 5.
A stock of jute bags that were purchased by GUJCOT to stock groundnut during the last year’s procurement had caught fire on March 13 this year.
At the meeting, SOMA demanded that NAFED give timely delivery of groundnut to traders. This is the second meeting between NAFED and oil millers this year after the meeting in May.
Dashrath Chaudhary, a local supervisor in Mines and Mineral Department, had filed a complaint with Rajula police station late Thursday alleging that 21.65 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of sand worth Rs 52 crore was illegally mined from Dhatarvadi river.
“We had warned the agency and the consultant four times but they did not take our warnings seriously. Such delay cannot be allowed and therefore, we have fined them,” Rajkot Municipal Commissioner Banchhanidhi Pani said.
The institute has maintained that the protesters were engaged through outsourcing. CSMCRI said that they were never on the employee rolls.
According to the police, the three consumed poison leaving the two-year-old. A suicide note, purportedly written by Nilesh addressed to his parents, has been recovered by the police.
Formerly known as Alfred High School, it was this school that Mahatma Gandhi had attended from 1880 to 1887. Till mid-1990s, Mohandas Gandhi Vidyalaya was considered to be top school in Rajkot.
While inaugurating the summit, the CM launched the master development plan for Raiya area which will be developed as a compact town.
SP, Rajkot (Rural), Antrip Sood, said the girl had gone missing from the factory premises on Friday, following which her father had filed a missing complaint with Gondal Taluka police. Based on the father’s complaint, the police had filed a case of kidnapping.
“In 2013, the BJP demanded that the then UPA government declare Rs 2,100 as MSP for wheat. But today, the BJP government has declared Rs 1,735 as MSP for wheat…This is cheating with farmers. The government should keep its promises or be prepared to face results,” the farmer leader said.
ABVP claimed that its office-bearers have been booked under false charges.
The system will have 37 speakers, 11 amplifiers-cum-lane-controllers, one microphone, centralised software, a DVD player etc.
The carcass of a male lion, aged 10 to 12 years, was found in the Shetrunji river in Talaja taluka of Bhavnagar district on June 6. At the time, the forest department did not reveal the cause of death and had said that the matter was being probed.
“They claimed that voter registration forms submitted by ABVP supporters were selectively rejected by Prof Baxi. We had scheduled a hearing on the issue at 4.30 pm on Tuesday. But the ABVP supporters became aggressive and attacked Prof Baxi,” the vice-chancellor said.