• Ambaji temple in pilgrim town Ambaji in North Gujarat received 2.59 crore donation during 9-night festival Navratri this year. Navratri is second big season after Bhadarvi poonam fair during which Ambaji temple recieves huge donatio. According to temple trust, during 9-night festival Navratri the temple receieved 24.70 lakh in Bhet kendra, Rs 3.23 lakh for golden conversion of shikhara, Rs 14.21 lakh at gaadi, Rs 1.50 crore at bhandaara and 641 gram donation of gold
  • Talatis who work as government employees at village level will go on strike on Monday, October 22 seeking hike in salary. Talati union has threatened to boycot the government works across all 18,000 villages of Gujarat.
  • Pakistani Marine Security Agency captures three Indian fishing boats off Gujarat coast with around 18 fishermen aboard; Just four days ago, Pakistan had captured another boat and 12 fishermen off Gujarat coast
  • 300 kg heroin case: Gujarat ATS nabs terror operative Manzoor Mir from Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir. he was instumental in terror finance and had links with Pakistan based terror outfir Jaish-e-Mohammed

Dahej – Ghogha Ro-Ro ferry may carry vehicles by February 2018

Bharuch: Dahej – Ghogha ro-ro ferry service is attracting average 55% passenger traffic at present. Number of pick-up points are set up on Dahej – Surat road route. Similarly transportation between Ghogha and Bhavnagar – Rajula is also facilitated now. Adani Group has been given contract for dredging. A two-year contract is worth Rs 48 crore. Initially dredging will be done for 6 meter draft. Later maintenance job will also be done by Adani. By end of January or start of February, ro-ro service will not just carry passengers but also vehicles. Ship for this purpose may arrive by January 25. These details were shared by operator Indigo company’s Chetanbhai Contractor.

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