Articles tagged under: Amreli

PGVCL disconnects BSNL connection in Dhari town, landlines, broadband dead, govt online work stalled

November 30, 2018
PGVCL disconnects BSNL connection in Dhari town, landlines, broadband dead, govt online work stalled

Amreli:The electricity connection of government sector telecom provider BSNL's exchange and office in Dhari town of Amreli district in Gujarat has been disconnected due to non-payment of bill. Due to non availability of electricity, the exchange has been almost shut down which in turn has made all the BSNL landline phones in the town dead. The online work in most of the local government offices and other places dependent on BSNL broadband were also completely hampered. Deputy ...Read More

Body of two more lion cubs found in East Gir Forests, officials again claim in-fight to be the reason

November 25, 2018
Body of two more lion cubs found in East Gir Forests, officials again claim  in-fight to be the reason

Amreli: The bodies of two female lion cubs have been recovered from the Eastern Gir forests in Amreli district of Gujarat where during September-October this year 23 lions of the same pride had died from deadly Canine distemper virus (CVD). A forests officials today said that prima facie it seemed that the reason behind the death of the two lion cubs was in-fight among the big cats. He said that the body of an around an year old cub was found in Bherala area under Chanch...Read More

Ill- looking lion rescued from railway track close to Gir forests

November 24, 2018
Ill- looking lion rescued from railway track close to Gir forests

Junagadh: An ill looking lion which had went on the nearby railway track in Sarasiya range of Gir-East forest in Amreli district of Gujarat was somehow rescued by forest team, a forest official today said. ACF A C Thakkar said that the lion with injury in the hind legs was found on the railway track yesterday. It was made unconscious with a medicine shot and later taken to nearby animal care center. The driver of a local train had notice the lame looking lion and stopped the trai...Read More

Lion cub injured in in-fight in Gir forest dies

November 17, 2018

Amreli: A four months old lion cub today died after reported injury in an in-fight among lions in Eastern Gir forests in Savarkundala area. A forest official today said that the injured cub was under treatment in an animal care center after its rescue on Friday last but it succumbed today. DeshGujaratRead More

Lion enters house, sits on pile of groundnut, stays there, photo goes viral

November 12, 2018
Lion enters house, sits on pile of groundnut, stays there, photo goes viral

Junagadh: A lion entered into the house of a farmer in Patla village of Dhari belt in Amreli district of Gir(East) forest division late Sunday night. It sat on a pile of groundnut inside the house of a farmer. It had killed a buffalo calf. It was later shooed away by forest staff. Photo of lion sitting on pile of groundnut is viral online. Read More

Former minister Sanghani bats for man jailed for attacking lioness in Gir, says he should get attack rather than jail

November 06, 2018
Former minister Sanghani bats for man jailed for attacking lioness in Gir, says he should get attack rather than jail

Amreli: Former Law and Justice minister of Gujarat and prominent co-operative leader Dilip Sanghani today openly came in defense of a man jailed for attacking and seriously injuring a lioness in Khadhadhar area under Khamba in Amreli district in Gir forests last month. He also said that Mannubhai Devipoojak, who attacked the beast with an axe in self-defense on October 20, should have been given award for his bravery rather than putting him behind bars. Sanghani told newsmen ...Read More

Amreli Congress leader sits on dharna at State party headquarters

November 03, 2018
Amreli Congress leader sits on dharna at State party headquarters

Ahmedabad: In yet another embarrassment to opposition Congress, a senior party leader from the home district of leader of opposition Paresh Dhanani today sat on dharna in front of the party's state headquarters in Paldi here alleging that Dhanani and two other MLAs of the party had helped BJP candidate in the election of the Savarkundala APMC. Dipak Malani, who was till recently the taluka Congress president in Savarkundala, sat on dharna here. Malani, also a Director of Gujc...Read More

Young lion rescued from deep well in rural Dhari area

October 15, 2018
Young lion rescued from deep well in rural Dhari area

Junagadh: A lion was rescued from 25 ft deep well in Devla village of Dhari belt in Gir East area by forest department staff. Post rescue, injured young lion was taken to Jasadhar animal care centre. The rescue operation continued for three hours. Open wells without surrounding wall in farm areas around Gir forest often become deathtrap for lions. While in core areas, walls are built around wells, the greater area has many existing wells without wall. In another development, a th...Read More

Spell of light to moderate rain and convective storm at isolated places continues, Amreli sees over half an inch of rain

October 04, 2018
Spell of light to moderate rain and convective storm at isolated places continues, Amreli sees over half an inch of rain

Gandhinagar: The spell of light to moderate rain and convective storm in some parts of Gujarat continued today as well with Amreli in Saurashtra seeing over half an inch of rain. Amreli saw 18 mm of rain while Dhari saw 8 mm, Babra 6 mm and Dasada in Surrendranagar 4mm. Some other areas of the state also saw light rain. The met department said that light to moderate rain would take place in parts of the state in the coming five days. Meanwhile, due to a system in the ...Read More

Rajnath suggests Rahul to think ‘four times’ before levelling allegations against anyone

September 22, 2018
Rajnath suggests Rahul to think ‘four times’ before levelling allegations against anyone

Amreli: Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh today gave suggestion to congress president Rahul Gandhi to think 'four' times before making a serious allegation against anyone. Singh who is on a day long trip to Gujarat told newsmen here before participating in a cooperative event refused to make any comment on the allegation leveled by Rahul Gandhi on the BJP government and Rafale deal issue. However during his brief interaction with media he said that the...Read More

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