Articles tagged under: Amreli

Former Lathi MLA rejoins BJP

March 14, 2019
Former Lathi MLA rejoins BJP

Gandhinagar: Former MLA of Gujarat Hanubhai Dhorajiya today re-joined BJP. Dhorajiya who had won assembly election in 2007 on Lathi seat in Amreli district on BJP ticket was denied ticket in the next election and had first joined Aam Admi Party (AAP) and later Congress. He had contested a by-election in 2014 unsuccessfully as Congress candidate. He rejoined BJP today at the party state headquarter Srikamalam near here today. BJP president Jeetu Vaghani put the saffron scarf on...Read More

Woman ASI nabbed by ACB in Gujarat taking Air Conditioner as bribe for helping accused

February 09, 2019
Woman ASI nabbed by ACB in Gujarat taking Air Conditioner as bribe for helping accused

Amreli: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Gujarat police today nabbed a woman ASI posted in Vanda police station in Savarkundala Taluka of Amreli district in Gujarat taking an Air Conditioner (AC) as bribe from an accused in a case pertaining to alleged abatement of suicide. ACB Assistant Director Gambhisinh Padheriya said that ASI Chetna M Kansagara (40) was nabbed during a trap of the ACB from her residence in police lines in Savarkundala. She had earlier taken Rs 75000 ...Read More

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