Rajkot News

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

Gujarat: History-sheeter Nilay Mehta, aide Shabana Baig get life imprisonment in murder case

The court of additional sessions judge held Shabana Baig and Nilay Mehta guilty of murdering Vimleshkumari Varse on March 20, 2013.

Gujarat: Congress MLA held, police say he sought Rs 40 lakh from irrigation ‘scam’ accused

Congress MLA from Gujarat’s Dhrangadhra, Parsottam Sabariya’s arrest comes a month after police had registered an FIR on a complaint filed by an executive engineer of Irrigation Department in Morbi district panchayat, Satish Upadhyay.

Deficient Monsoon: ‘Amreli kharif yield may drop by 33%’

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.

Vaccine from US delivered to Junagadh lions deaths: Govt deputes two forest 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.

Gujarat: One more Gir lioness dies due to illness, total deaths now 14

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.

Gujarat: Two more lions die, forest dept says ‘not unusual’

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.

Bitcoin Extortion case: On the run, ex-BJP MLA held from Maharashtra

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.

Gujarat: As cotton crop fails, Amreli farmer kills self, his wife fights for life in hospital

According to the police, 43-year-old Bharat Khuman had consumed poison at his agricultural farm on September 5.

Rajkot cops question Delhi lawyer in jute bags burning case

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.

Hire enough staffers at groundnut godowns, traders tell NAFED

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.

Gujarat: Nine held for illegal sand mining of Rs 52 crore

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.