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Gujarat: RMC recovers over Rs 1 crore property tax from defaulters in one day

Civic officials said they have collected a total of Rs 213 crore property tax in 2018-19 so far, and exuded confidence that they would collect Rs 246 crore in all this financial year. The RMC has sealed more than 600 properties for non-payment of taxes.

Gujarat: Union minister lays foundation stone of road project in Junagadh

Mansukh Mandaviya, the Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and, Chemicals and Fertilisers laid the foundation stone of the bypass section at a ceremony organised on the outskirts of Junagadh city.

India Pakistan face off: Gujarat border villages asked to remain alert

Sub-divisional magistrate of Bhuj RJ Jadeja chaired a meeting of sarpanches and other elected leaders and community leaders of border villages in Banni area of Kutch district.

Arbitration on unpaid licence fees: ‘Pvt firm must pay dues to marine lab’

The firm, Prasmo Agri, used the technology and know-how to cultivate seaweed and extract bio-fertiliser and carrageenan from it.

Twelve raths flagged off to promote Dwadash Jyotirling Mahotsav at Somnath

These 12 raths, or a fleet of tableaux, dedicated one each to 12 jyotirlings of Lord Shiva in the country will roam in the 33 districts of the state for six days.

Govt committed to tackle drought in Kutch: Vijay Rupani

CM Rupani’s assurance comes when the arid district is facing one of the worst droughts in recent years

Farmer immolates self in Rajkot, family blame it on ‘crop failure’

Family members and neighbours woke up in the middle of the night after hearing his cries and broke open the door of his room. He was rushed to civil hospital where he succumbed while undergoing treatment.

Night-vision CCTVs, private security at venues: Rajkot police lays down guidelines

The Rajkot DCP said that they had also prepared an action plan to keep a strict vigil on alcohol consumption.

Bhavnagar district: Farmers force firm to suspend mining

Residents of 11 villages say mining affecting irrigation, ask govt to make its stand clear in a week.

Jamnagar farmer commits suicide, police book three moneylenders

In his complaint, Karshan stated that his elder brother had borrowed money from one Hemant of Rajkot and Mehul and Karubha of Rajpar village of Dhrol taluka.

One year of 2nd term: Rupani govt begins relief disbursal with cheques to drought-hit farmers

The disbursement of relief money to the drought-affected farmers starts just days after the BJP government categorically rejected the option of waiving farm loans amid growing demand for it from the Opposition Congress and the farmers’ outfits.

Leopard strays into magistrate court complex in Surendranagar

"The animal has been confined in a room in the court building, the doors of which have been bolted. A rescue team has arrived. We are waiting for traquiliser gun after which it will be tranquilised it and rescued," said the deputy conservator of forest