Articles tagged under: Diu

Diu Daman BJP MP Lalubhai Patel announces, he will not contest 2019 Lok Sabha election

May 10, 2018
Diu Daman BJP MP Lalubhai Patel announces, he will not contest 2019 Lok Sabha election

Daman: Sitting BJP Lok Sabha MP from Daman Diu seat Lalubhai Patel has announced his decision, not to contest the Lok Sabha election next year. Lalu Patel made this announcement before local BJP workers gathered to celebrate Centre's decision to given approval to government medical hospital in Daman Diu and Dadra Nagar Haveli. Lalubhai said he is dedicated worker of BJP and he will work for victory of whoever is the BJP candidate for Daman Diu seat. Lalubhai said he had conveyed his ...Read More

Diu Smart City becomes first to run on 100% Renewable Energy during Daytime

April 23, 2018
Diu Smart City becomes first to run on 100% Renewable Energy during Daytime

Diu: Diu Smart City has become the first city in India, that runs on 100% renewable energy during daytime setting a new benchmark for other cities to become clean and green. Diu had been importing 73% of its power from Gujarat until last year. It has now adopted a two-pronged approach whereby a 9 MW solar park spread over 50 hectares rocky barren land has been developed besides installing solar panels on the roof tops on 79 government buildings thereby generating 1.3 MW annually. To further enha...Read More

Modi launches Daman-Diu, Ahmedabad-Diu air connectivity, announces new university in Daman, launches Rs 1000 crore schemes

February 23, 2018
Modi launches Daman-Diu, Ahmedabad-Diu air connectivity, announces new university in Daman, launches Rs 1000 crore schemes

Daman: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched development schemes worth Rs 1,000 crore for Daman and Diu, and also inaugurated a flight connecting Ahmedabad to coastal town of Diu. The prime minister, who inaugurated Air Odisha's flight connecting Ahmedabad with Diu under the Centre's regional connectivity scheme UDAN, said air connectivity will boost tourism in the region. He also launched a helicopter service connecting Daman and Diu at an event here. "The air connectivity wi...Read More

PM Modi likely to launch Daman – Diu helicopter service, Ahmedabad – Diu flight service on February 25

February 14, 2018
PM Modi likely to launch Daman – Diu helicopter service, Ahmedabad – Diu flight service on February 25

Daman: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit union territory Daman on February 25. The Prime Minister is likely to declare open a helicopter service connecting Daman and Diu and launch Ahmedabad - Diu direct flight of Air Odisha under central government's UDAN scheme. Prime Minister will attend a function at Daman College Ground and leave for Surat to flag off a New India Night Marathon event. Local administrator Praful Patel held meeting with Daman based hotel association, industri...Read More

Air Odisha set to launch flights connecting Ahmedabad to Mundra, Jamnagar and Diu this month

February 14, 2018

Ahmedabad: Private non-schedule air operator Air Odisha has been granted flying permit to launch operations of scheduled flights from February 17th. Air Odisha will start its operation with launch of Ahmedabad - Mundra and Ahmedabad - Jamnagar flights using a 19-seater Beechcraft B-1900D planes. While Ahmedabad to Mundra and Jamnagar flights will be launched by Gujarat Chief Minister, the other fliht connecting Ahmedabad to Diu is likely to be launched by the Prime Minister on February 25. Air O...Read More

ASI objections, unavailability of Big B to delay launch of 3D show at Fort Diu

August 12, 2017
ASI objections, unavailability of Big B to delay launch of 3D show at Fort Diu

Diu: The 3D Sound and Light show at the historic Diu fort which was slated to start this month, is likely to be delayed for some more time owing to certain new objections by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and unavailability of superstar Amitabh Bachchan for dubbing of its Hindi version. Head of the division of the India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), pertaining to sound and light shows, Anil Kumar Gupta today informed this. He said that after init...Read More

Launch of 3D Light and Sound show at Fort Diu from next month

July 08, 2017
Launch of 3D Light and Sound show at Fort Diu from next month

Diu: The tourists visiting the union territory of Diu, adjoining Gujarat, would be able to see a magnificent 3D light and sound show at the world famous Fort Diu there from next month which will initially be in English in the voice of noted actor Kabir Bedi while the Hindi version will follow soon in the voice of superstar Amitabh Bachchan. Collector of Diu P S Jani today said that the show would be a part of a bigger project of developing the site of the fort which was among o...Read More

Congress retains hold over Diu Municipality, BJP though slightly improves the tally

July 03, 2017
Congress retains hold over Diu Municipality, BJP though slightly improves the tally

Diu: Congress has retained its hold over the municipality of Diu by winning 10 out of total 13 wards. The election for the local body in this union territory adjoining Gujarat was held on Saturday. The counting of the election took place today in which BJP could win only 3 wards, which was an improvement from last time's 2. However, in an embarrassment to BJP, its Daman and Diu unit's vice president Kiritbahi Vaja, who had contested the election from ward number 6,...Read More

Govt working on Hazira – Victor Port – Diu Ro-Ro ferry plan: Mandavia

June 19, 2017
Govt working on Hazira – Victor Port – Diu Ro-Ro ferry plan: Mandavia

Surat: While a Ro-Ro ferry service connecting Saurashtra and South Gujarat is soon going to be launched between Dahej and Ghogha, MoS in Centre Mansukh Mandavia on Sunday in Surat announced government's plan to start another Ro-Ro ferry service connecting Hazira in Surat and Diu and Vitor ports in Saurashra in near future. Mandavia was on visit to KRIBHCO facility where he shared this detail with media persons. He said a survey is being conducted by companies regarding possibilities ...Read More

Diu observer complete bandh

April 04, 2017
Diu observer complete bandh

Diu: Tourist island Diu observed bandh on Monday against closure of liquor shops close to highway. As per Supreme Court order, the administration forced closure of wine shops that are within 500 meter distance from national highway. 11-km highway from Ghoghla check post to Tadd check post covers the area of Ghoghla, Diu, Fudam, Malala, Jolavadi, Dangarvadi etc areas. Due to imposition of highway rules, 40 meter space will need to be left on both sides of road. Diu district panchayat presid...Read More

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